Tue.Sep 18, 2018

Meet the New 2018-2019 Cohort of the League of Innovative Schools

Digital Promise

This year, Digital Promise is excited to announce 12 new districts will join the ranks of the League of Innovative Schools. The League is a powerful network of forward-thinking school district leaders.

3 Interesting Trends in Online Education Content (That You May Not Know)

The CoolCatTeacher

Andrew Pass on episode 362 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Online content should be riveting, interesting, and should educate students.

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2018 Kajeet Homework Gap Grant Winners


Kajeet is proud to announce the winners of the second annual Homework Gap Grant. Each applicant offered an inspiring story about how Kajeet can help their students succeed with filtered and managed mobile connectivity.

Top 5 LMS benefits for HE students


Learning Management Systems were probably created for institutions of Higher Education.

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What to Consider When Assigning Homework

Ask a Tech Teacher

Homework has come under fire the last few years as data surfaced that seemed to support the conclusion that homework is a waste of time.

Why do Fewer Black Students Get Identified as Gifted?

Digital Promise

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article.

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Ed-Tech Company CEO Shares Leadership Style Approaches

Ed Tech from the Ground Up

Different styles of leadership work best for different companies and CEOs. Which one is right for you? The post Ed-Tech Company CEO Shares Leadership Style Approaches appeared first on Market Brief. The Startup Blog Business Strategy Leadership Startup

Closing the Familiarity Gap Through Global Education

Battelle for Kids

I recently attended a China Now forum hosted by the 1990 Institute. P21 Blog

Lessons from 100 podcast episodes

Ditch That Textbook

After 100 episodes, I have learned a thing or two or three. Along the way, three things have stuck with me as I continue on this podcasting journey. THANK YOU for being a listener and being on this journey with me. In this episode, I reflect on the problem with perfection, where to find inspiration, […]. DTT podcast #DitchPod

Are Curriculum Specialists in Edtech Denial?


As an educator who has built my career during the 21st Century, I've found that my fellow education professionals often classify themselves in one of two categories: Specialize in curriculum (often in one specific subject area) Specialize in technology (either as part of IT or integration) This is a mistake.

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A Back-to-School, Personalized Learning Toolkit


Growing up, I received what was largely a one-size-fits-all education; as a result, I struggled to connect academically to this model. Today, I’m amazed at the impact technology can have on the learning process—especially when it enables teachers to personalize learning.

The New Librarian: Implementing a district-wide Library Learning Commons initiative

eSchool News

A few years ago, while working as a teacher librarian at Templeton Elementary School in Oregon, I had the opportunity to redesign the school’s library website to include digital resources for the students to use as part of a shift to 1:1 iPad learning.

Marvel Highlights STEM While Debuting Captain Marvel Trailer

MIND Research Institute

On Good Morning America today, the first trailer for the highly-anticipated Captain Marvel movie was revealed. That in and of itself would have been big news, but the way Marvel and GMA chose to unveil the trailer was pretty special.

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Survey: Teens have doubled their social media use

eSchool News

Teenagers’ social media use has doubled in recent years, from 34 percent who reported using social media multiple times a day in 2012 to 70 percent reporting the same today, according to research from Common Sense.

Can You Teach Good Writing? We Ask One of the Greats


John McPhee, a master of telling nonfiction stories , became a teacher by accident 43 years ago when Princeton University needed a last-minute replacement. He has steered the course ever since, each spring when he takes breaks from writing books or pieces for The New Yorker, and it has become legendary in journalism circles.

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3 Ways for Students to Steal Your Password


Image Source: [link] Open sesame. Abracadabra. When you’re locking down your data, how secure is the password you chose? If it’s anything like the. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post. Thanks (and thanks for subscribing)!]. Cyber Safety Awareness and Prevention

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How 1-on-1 Time With Students Made Me a Better Teacher


When it happened to us, it was something to dread. Being summoned to speak with a teacher one-on-one usually meant we were in serious trouble, lagging far behind or that something terrible had happened. I carried this perception with me during my first year of teaching. But I didn’t want my students to fear having conversations with me. I was determined to flip their ideas about “talking to the teacher.”

Feedback That Saves Time, Improves Writing


Grading student writing in the traditional manner takes too much time and yields too little learning. Literacy consultant Sarah Tantillo offers three better ways to give students effective feedback – with all the tips and how-to teachers need to make the switch. Act now. Save your weekends.

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TLC Ninja: Ben Hartman and the Twitter Tribe


Many readers of On CUE are probably dedicated Twitter users, but there are even more educators out there who haven’t yet realized what this social media platform can offer.

The Value of #EdTech Certifications: #NYCSchoolsTech Podcast 3.0

The Innovative Educator

Cross posted at the #NYCSchoolsTech blog. Educators share the value in developing expertise and showing what they know via #EdTech recognition programs like the #NYCSchoolsTech Partner Certification Program.

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Legislators and Advocates Call on Governor to Sign Senator Wiener’s SB 822, Which Will Enact the Strongest Net Neutrality Protections in the Nation


Senate Bill 822 restores Obama-era net neutrality protections in California September 6, 2018 Los Angeles,CA– Today, legislators and advocates gathered at the Ronald Raegan State Building to urge Governor Brown to sign Senate Bill 822, which would enact the strongest net neutrality protections in the country.

How To Cite A Tweet: MLA Style

TeachThought - Learn better.

How To Cite A Tweet: MLA Style by TeachThought Staff How do you cite a tweet MLA Style?

Fall CUE Speaker Showcase: Cynthia Lipsig


Maybe you’ve seen it: that student who says she’s reading. She’s shaking her leg, flipping pages, certainly trying to make eye contact with her friend across the room.

One Important Question That Leads to Student Empowerment in Schools

The Principal of Change

I walked into Jasper Place High School in Edmonton, Alberta , as a basketball referee for the game, but as a principal at another school at the time.

Vivi Announces U.S. Launch


Vivi , the wireless screen mirroring solution designed for the classroom, today announced its entry into the U.S. edtech market, after years of use in Australian schools.

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Hands-on CTE + SEL: One School’s Recipe for Success

Where Learning Clicks

To reengage struggling students, a CA school designed a hands-on CTE program that interests students while preparing them for life beyond the classroom. The post Hands-on CTE + SEL: One School’s Recipe for Success appeared first on Where Learning Clicks.

FreshGrade Creates Professional Learning Center


FreshGrade the portfolio and assessment platform announces its Professional Learning Center?. Designed to give teachers flexibility with their professional development (PD), the Center offers online webinars, modular courses, and customizable PD options to streamline educators’ FreshGrade’s practice.

Google Apps: Disable Adding Collaborators

Teacher Tech

Disable Adding Collaborators to Google Apps This might only be an Alice problem, but when you share Google Apps with users outside of your domain there is a chance that the other domain can hijack your document. It’s a glitch but it’s pretty rare to happen so it’s not a priority to be fixed. However, […]. The post Google Apps: Disable Adding Collaborators appeared first on Teacher Tech. Advanced Google apps G Suite google

FreshGrade Creates Professional Learning Center to Foster Platform Proficiency


KELOWNA, British Columbia (Sept. 18, 2018) – This back-to-school season, FreshGrade, the portfolio and assessment platform that deepens the conversation about learning, announces its Professional Learning C enter.

Have You Tried out These EdTech Tools?

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

In keeping with our goal of introducing teachers and educators to the state-of-art educational technology tools and platforms, here is a list of some notable websites we culled out from the piles of.read more