Fri.Apr 26, 2019

How to Empower Students With Timely Knowledge Using “The Week”

The CoolCatTeacher

The Week is a valuable current events resource with timely information that helps students build their knowledge of current events.

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An Open Letter to Teachers About Online Classes

Ask a Tech Teacher

Nearly three million students currently attend online programs and six million take at least one online class. This means learning online has become one of the most popular approaches to education.

Start Building with Virtual Reality NOW


A dive right in guide to get students creating. While there is a lot of buzz around using Augmented and Virtual Reality technology in education, often as a technology on the horizon that is soon to emerge as a powerful classroom tool.

30 activities for any Depth of Knowledge level

Ditch That Textbook

Norman Webb’s Depth of Knowledge model can help teachers create learning opportunities that hit a variety of complexity levels. It is a framework for evaluating the level of complex thinking required to complete a task. The framework consists of four levels. DOK level 1: Recall. What is the knowledge? Where? DOK level […]. DitchBook Twitter chat Teaching depth of knowledge depth of knowledge activities dok DOK activities lesson planning webb's depth of knowledge

5 Costly Inventory Management Mistakes Schools Should Avoid

If your school is like most, inventory and/or asset management plays a critical role in daily operations.

Let Us March On ‘Til Victory Is Won

The Jose Vilson

Even on concrete, my shoes manage to screech at me when I’m chasing down a crosstown bus at 6:45 in the morning. My robust frame belies my uncanny ability to accelerate as the neon green sign flashes from a block away.

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In Puerto Rico, the odds are against high school grads who want to go to college

The Hechinger Report

Desirée Morales Díaz, who was accepted to American University but couldn’t afford to go there. “My My dad said, ‘I’ll just take two jobs.’ And that’s when I said no. I wouldn’t put my parents through this just to go to school in the United States.” Dennis M. Rivera Pichardo for The Hechinger Report.

The New Revenue Source Catching on with Game-Based Learning: Mom and Dad


When Julia Rivard Dexter first launched her game-based learning startup, Squiggle Park , she was hoping to reverse declining literacy rates by creating games that were so fun and engaging kids would want to play in their free time.

The Chromebook Infused Classroom

Teacher Tech

An Online Course by Holly Clark Do you have Chromebooks? Or is your school going 1:1 next year? Then this is for you! The Chromebook Infused Classroom Online Course – has opened the doors for pre-orders until May 8th or when all seats are sold. Find out more information HERE The Pre-Order price is half […]. The post The Chromebook Infused Classroom appeared first on Teacher Tech. Chromebook Google

Six Questions to Ask to Build a Culturally Inclusive Classroom

It’s almost impossible to ignore that K-12 classrooms in the U.S. are filled with students from increasingly diverse cultural backgrounds: race, nationality, religion, economic, etc.

Teachers’ Guide to Plagiarism

This article provides teachers with a step-by-step guide on how to handle plagiarism in the classroom: it examines the definition of the term "plagiarism" and its types with examples, describes common reasons students plagiarize, and provides tips for teachers to detect and prevent plagiarism among students.

Got humor? It might be the key to STEM engagement

eSchool News

Real-world relevance and a little dash of humor are two ingredients that might increase STEM engagement and make learning fun for high school students, according to a new survey. The Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) surveyed 1,100 high school students from across the U.S.

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8 Ways To Earn Revenue From Your Blog

TeachThought - Learn better.

8 Ways To Earn Revenue From Your Blog Or Website contributed by Getting your blog or website up-and-running is a matter of joy and pride. You’ve put in the effort to build something you love, so why not let what you have built reward you for all that hard work? Earning from your blog […]. The post 8 Ways To Earn Revenue From Your Blog appeared first on TeachThought.


2 actions school leaders can take to impact student wellbeing

eSchool News

The evidence is omnipresent and overwhelming that children are not well. Consider the results of a recent survey by The School Superintendents Association (AASA), which found that the two most important issues are student mental health and student apathy.

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3 Simple Tips & Tricks To Improve Your Website or Podcast SEO Strategy


Learn 3 simple things you can do to improve your website SEO today! The post 3 Simple Tips & Tricks To Improve Your Website or Podcast SEO Strategy appeared first on The TeacherCast Educational Network

Custom eLearning: What to Consider as an L&D Manager

A custom eLearning project is an exciting opportunity, but any L&D Manager will also tell you it can be challenging. Inno-versity shares 5 points to consider before kicking off your project. These concepts are critical to addressing the most common pain points which, IF addressed, will ensure success.

A New Compilation of Educational Mac Apps for Teachers

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Below is a compilation of Mac apps to help you maximize your technology integration efforts and make the best of mobile gadgetry in your instruction. The list, originally assembled by Apple more. 2019 Mac apps

#FactFriday: 70K kids use private education choice programs for students with special needs


April is World Autism Month! Students with autism are eligible for most (91 percent) private education choice programs for students with special needs.

Competition and Education

Reading By Example

Photo Source: Unsplash. My wife and I attended our first track meet of the year last night. The rain and overall cruddy weather did not sway the student athletes and coaches from completing the events. Our son participated in a team relay, high jump, and shot put.

Buncee Ideas Lab: Unlocking the Power of Creativity like Never Before


We are excited to announce that Buncee Ideas Lab is live! This is the latest update from our suite of cutting-edge ideas, to give your classrooms the tools they need to easily innovate learning at your school. What is Ideas Lab?

Key Elements for Successful eLearning Projects

Discover how this rapid development process creates engaging, custom learning solutions on a timeline that works for you, why a strong learning culture is important, and how to showcase your Return on Learning (ROL) using data to tell the story.

Here Is An Easy Way to Play Explain Everything Presentations Directly on Your Mac

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

For those of you looking for an easy way to project your Explain Everything presentations on Mac, Explain Everything Player is for you. This is a Mac application designed by Explain Everything more


Video: The power and the story

Learning with 'e's

Image from Pixabay I was working as learning resources manager at a large nursing college several years ago when a colleague arrived red faced at my office door. He asked me if he could borrow a video cassette from my library to show to his group of students.

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Simple Steps Selecting a Monitor

Hansen's Link to Tech

Whether you are multitasking or need a larger display to look at for work or at home there are 3 simple steps to consider before selectingIt’s not all about the price. It’s Not All About the Price. Don’t get fooled about an awesome deal or the idea that price dictates quality.