Fri.Sep 14, 2018

5 Ideas to Experience Inquiry in Your Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Kimberly Mitchell in Episode 360 of the 10-Minute Teacher From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Kimberly Mitchell talks about how we can promote inquiry in the classroom.

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5 Key Areas of Technology Professional Development for Teachers

EdTech Magazine

5 Key Areas of Technology Professional Development for Teachers. eli.zimmerman_9856. Fri, 09/14/2018 - 10:07.

The Case for Positive Reinforcement in Classrooms

Ask a Tech Teacher

Every teacher knows that students do better with positive reinforcement.

Blogging bootcamp: Top tools, tips, and resources for getting started

Ditch That Textbook

Blogging gives educators a way to share their voice. It allows us as professionals an opportunity to collaborate with others and write for our peers. Through blogging, we can give others a window into our classroom. We can write about our passions. We can share ideas and resources with our professional learning network. We can be heard. In […]. DitchBook Twitter chat blogging in the classroom blogging resources blogging tips getting started with blogging tips for bloggers

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.

Pilot Program Offers Free Robotic Teaching Resources

techlearning

Sony is offering a pilot program through which educators will be provided, free of cost, multiple KOOV kits for the classroom, 1 hour of training with the KOOV team and 4 weeks to experience KOOV first hand.

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Communications and Collaborations: A Back to School Guide for Teachers

techlearning

This month’s entry is about communication with students and staff members for new teachers or those new to a building or system.

40 Facebook Groups for Educators

Shake Up Learning

The post 40 Facebook Groups for Educators appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Like many people, I have a love/hate relationship with Facebook. But I have found a gold mine in Facebook groups for educators. In fact, I have 40 Facebook Groups for Educators to share with you in this post!

Common Leadership Missteps to Avoid

techlearning

The role of school administrator is evolving from a building manager into an instructional leader. This shift is not easy, and all leaders strive to be the best they can. Being a school leader isn’t easy and you are not going to make the right call all the time.

Fall CUE Speaker Showcase: Devin Rossiter

CUE

I can’t tell you how many times I have searched Youtube hoping to find the perfect video to aide instruction, only to find ones of poor quality or not quite the right information. Devin Rossiter has the solution.

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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.

Why we should focus on our beliefs as well as our practices

Reading By Example

I was at the front of the school during dismissal, holding the door open for the students leaving. One 3rd grader stopped, looked at me, and asked, “Did you go to college?” ” “Yes, I did,” I responded.

Do you have Common Sense?

CUE

You may have heard of Common Sense, but you may not be familiar with everything they offer.

When Education CEOs and Bigwig Financiers Go ‘Back to School’

Edsurge

Students and teachers were not the only ones to return to class this week. Nearly a thousand of the education industry’s C-level executives, private equity fund managers and investors gathered at BMO Capital’s “ Back to School ” conference in New York City. On their syllabus: networking and identifying the latest market trends in the education industry that can drive a company’s growth—and, of course, financial returns.

8 Ways for Students to Invest in Their Writing Skills Without Spending a Dime

EmergingEdTech

Students who do not have solid writing skills are at a clear disadvantage. They must compete with those who do, and they are judged on their writing skills in virtually every class. There are those. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post.

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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.

How To Add Materials To An Assignment In Google Classroom

TeachThought - Learn better.

How To Add Materials To An Assignment In Google Classroom by TeachThought Staff Adding materials to assignments in Google Classroom is simple–basically navigating to the Assignments page, clicking the paperclip icon, then choosing the source of the file from the dropdown menu.

Attention Getters for Any Lesson – ClassHook

Nick's Picks for Educational Technology

Engage Your Students Through the Movies and TV Shows They Watch Video clips from popular shows and movies provide a great way to capture the attention of students. ClassHook is a site that allows teachers to search for clips from popular TV shows and movies that are related to their curriculum.

Program Combatting Privacy and Tech Overuse Encourages Students to Take Control

edWeb.net

Dignity—it’s not a word often associated with social media and online interaction. However, as part of a new education program from Seton Hall Law School’s Institute for Privacy Protection, communication, community, and dignity are key themes of the curriculum.

Starts Monday! Global Collaboration Week (Current Detailed Listings)

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Students, teachers, and organizations will get online to celebrate global collaboration this coming week (September 17-21) as back-to-school season begins in the northern hemisphere.

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.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles. All this feeds the review I write each December on the stories we are told about the future of education. In the meantime, it also depresses the hell out of me. National) Education Politics. “Can Federal ‘ School Safety ’ Funds Be Used for Surveillance Tech ?”

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Google Classroom: Respond to Feedback Topic

Teacher Tech

Create a Topic Called “Respond to Feedback” The new Google Classroom interface allows for some really interesting possibilities for how to organize the Classwork page. I feel pretty confident that how I am organizing my page now is not how I will do it next semester or next year, it will be an iteration process […]. The post Google Classroom: Respond to Feedback Topic appeared first on Teacher Tech. Advanced Classroom Google classroom G Suite google

Some Very Good Websites to Help Develop Students Reading Skills

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Today's post features some of the best educational websites to help your students develop strong reading skills. They (websites) provide access to a treasure trove of resources, lessons plans,read more

What’s Going On In the Brain Of A Child Who Has Experienced Trauma?

MindShift

Educators are increasingly recognizing that students often have complicated lives outside of school that affect how ready they are to learn.

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EdTech at School

This E-book is designed to support educators with case studies of education technology use at school.

Resources for creating a school culture of empathy, inclusion, and kindness

eSchool News

Since the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, we’ve heard from many educators who are looking for resources to support students’ social and emotional development.

How the 2018 State Elections Could Shape the K-12 Market

Marketplace K-12

Much of the public’s focus during this year’s mid-term elections is on the battle for control of the U.S. Congress.

3 ways to improve special education outcomes

eSchool News

When you combine a steady growth in the number of students receiving special education services with rising expectations for the educators who serve these students, all of whom have very diverse needs, you get a “perfect storm” of challenges for K-12 leaders. According to the U.S.

Here Is A Good Digital Story Telling Tool for Students

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

StoryWeaver is an educational platform that draws on collaborative team work to develop ‘a rich digital repository of diverse children’s stories from Pratham Books.’ The purpose of this project is to.read more

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6 eLearning Trends in Custom eLearning Solutions

Most digital learning trends focus too much on the "digital" and not enough on the "learning". It is not enough that content builders master available tools. We need a return to core learning fundamentals. Get Inno-Versity's eBook for 6 of the most important trends coming to digital learning.

How to Launch an Instructional Technology Strategy

techlearning

Join us to learn how to plan and execute an instructional technology strategy that supports your digital learning needs.

#CelebrateWithDE – International Peace Day

Discovery Education

The United Nations established the International Day of Peace in 1981 and its guiding principle is a commitment to “peace above all differences.” This critical mission can be especially powerful to students and young people as they learn to navigate a world full of individual differences. Help them develop the skills they need to promote peace not only in the world but in their own hearts. Learn.

Splunk Selects Pearson VUE to Deliver Computer-Based Testing Program

techlearning

Pearson VUE has entered into an agreement with Splunk Inc. to deliver its certification exam programs worldwide. As part of the new agreement, Pearson VUE will provide Splunk certification candidates access to its network of secure test centers in 180 countries around the world. [Do