Sat.Oct 06, 2018

TeacherKit Saves You Time by Managing Class Tasks

Ask a Tech Teacher

TeacherKit , a useful classroom management app for iOS or Android, provides teachers with one location to log student attendance, take note of student behavior, record grades, create student-level reporting, and other tedious tasks that traditionally take time away from teaching.

The 5-Second Rule And Other Myths: How to Protect Kids’ Health At School

EdNews Daily

Guest article by Stephen Lewis. Five seconds might fly by to us, but to microbes, it’s plenty of time to hitch a ride on fallen food. Of course, try telling that to a hungry kindergartener whose ham sandwich hit the cafeteria floor. No, really: Tell him.

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Fall CUE Speaker Showcase: Sharon Frazier-Verpooten


The research on music education’s effects on learning is inarguable, but how can you make it work in your classroom? At Fall CUE, Sharon Frazier-Verpooten can show you the digital tools to incorporate music in your curriculum.

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The Most Important Skills for the 4th Industrial Revolution? Try Ethics and Philosophy.


For those keeping count, the world is now entering the Fourth Industrial Revolution. That’s the term coined by Klaus Schwab, founder and executive chairman of the World Economic Forum, to describe a time when new technologies blur the physical, digital and biological boundaries of our lives. Every generation confronts the challenges of preparing its kids for an uncertain future.

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.

Google Sheets: Create Fake Data

Teacher Tech

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National Cybersecurity Awareness Month: Week 2

EdTech Magazine

National Cybersecurity Awareness Month: Week 2. eli.zimmerman_9856. Sat, 10/06/2018 - 15:48. Ask the Experts: How Should Schools Prepare Students for Jobs in Cybersecurity? More on How to Prepare Students for the Cybersecurity Workforce. Security.

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Report Provides Insights Into Teachers’ Views On Design of Learning Spaces


Teachers believe that cramped K-12 classrooms with desks neatly in rows and the blackboard at the front of the room should be a thing of the past.

Read by Example Newsletter, 10-6-18: Work/Life Balance

Reading By Example

In this week’s newsletter, we explore the concept of work-life balance. Do checklists drain you? Consider an “un-checklist”, described in this post , in which you add daily experiences to a list that documents an interesting life. Commit30 is my favorite planner. My wife introduced it to me.

Chromebook Accessibility Features Teachers Should Know about

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

As a teacher using Chromebook in instruction, you need to make sure you are knowledgable about the required tips and features that will enable you to make the best of this device in more

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.

7 Dates #EdTech Teachers Need to Know

The Innovative Educator

If you teach tech, then you need to know when important tech topics are celebrated across the year.

Enhance Students Problem Solving Skills with These Android Apps

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Below are 5 popular Android educational problem-solving games to work out students minds and improve their memory. They (apps) provide a wide variety of puzzles, interactive games and more

Innovating School Pictures

Adjusting Course

If you were to list ten traditions you think most schools have in common, my guess is "school pictures" would be somewhere on your list. School pictures almost feel like a right of passage each Fall. Recently, our team applied a modest amount of innovation to the traditional practice. We invited staff to bring in their favorite book and hold it up during their individual staff picture. (We We worked with the photographer ahead of time to ensure this was okay.)