Thu.Sep 27, 2018

5 Habits of Healthy Teachers

The CoolCatTeacher

Jen Burdis on episode 370 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Jen Burdis, teacher and two-time American Ninja Warrior Competitor, shares her secrets for staying healthy as a teacher. Today’s Sponsor: Advancement Courses.

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Saying Yes to Student Ideas and Creativity

Digital Promise

“Voice, agency, and influence are ours to give and receive,” says Debora Collins, assistant superintendent for student learning at Albemarle County Public Schools in Virginia.

5 Aspects of digital citizenship students must be aware of

Neo LMS

We have spoken before about what defines a good digital citizen , and today we will extrapolate some more on that definition to include some new emerging trends.

Education Galaxy–Personalized Learning That’s Fun

Ask a Tech Teacher

The start of a new school year is always busy. New students, new parents, new rules at school–but there’s one more piece that shakes up my education ecosystem: new webtools. I get so many recommendations from colleagues, trusted forums, and my Twitter feed.

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.

6 Ways Education CEOs Can Set Boundaries for Success at Every Level

Ed Tech from the Ground Up

Within hectic lives education company leaders can avoid feeling stuck in a perpetual state of doing business and instead claim more time as their own. The post 6 Ways Education CEOs Can Set Boundaries for Success at Every Level appeared first on Market Brief.

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Use Personalized Learning Tools to Boost Classroom Equity

EdTech Magazine

Use Personalized Learning Tools to Boost Classroom Equity. eli.zimmerman_9856. Thu, 09/27/2018 - 15:46. As personalized learning continues to gain momentum across the U.S.,

A public cloud of social capital to connect schools and communities

The Christensen Institute

For the past few months, I’ve been writing a lot about the power of online connections to expand and diversify students’ networks.

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Fall CUE Speaker Showcase: The Intelligent Hoodlums

CUE

One of the best reasons to go to Fall CUE is to meet and connect with other educators. Don’t get me wrong, the learning can’t be beat. But the people are the real reason to make the trek to American Canyon High School. This year, I am seeking out this duo.

President Trump might have “saved” their jobs, but only innovation can keep them employed

The Christensen Institute

Shortly after President Trump won the election to become America’s 45th president, he worked out a deal with the CEO of United Technologies, Carrier’s parent company, to reverse plans to shut down a furnace manufacturing plant in Indianapolis.

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.

Digital Equity: It’s More Than Just Student Access

techlearning

Digital equity is one of the most complex and urgent issues facing 21st-century educators. Digital equity is one of the most complex and urgent issues facing 21st-century educators. It’s an economic concern, as schools consider how they can ensure equal access for all.

The Gallery Walk Reimagined With Applied Digital Skills

EdTechTeam

I started my journey by going on a walk … a Digital Gallery Walk. I remember how I used to do poster sessions with my math classes. Groups of students would tear off a big sheet of poster paper from an easel pad and go to work crafting their math presentations with grape and licorice-scented markers.

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Tech Tools for Active Learning Classrooms

techlearning

One of the latest buzzwords in education is “active learning,” but what does this really look like in the classroom? One of the latest buzzwords in education is “active learning,” but what does this really look like in the classroom?

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States Are Adopting More Computer Science Policies. Are High Schools Keeping Up?

Edsurge

Talk of education policy—or any policy, for that matter—can often be dry, divisive or both. But when it comes to policy that expands access to computer science education, legislators tend to be interested and in agreement. That, plus rapid tech adoption by schools and a major push from advocacy organizations, explains why nearly every U.S. state has adopted at least one policy requiring, standardizing or funding computer science education in schools. Across individual U.S.

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.

Harness the Power of LEGO® Education to Engage Students in STEAM Learning

techlearning

From preschool through high school, LEGO® Education provides a continuum of hands-on, playful learning solutions that engage every student’s natural curiosity.

Will Moving Office Hours Online Get Students to Show Up?

Edsurge

Stefan Stoll isn’t your typical hype man for education technology. Edtech is about teaching more people with fewer resources,” he complains. And that bothers Stoll, who is an associate professor of chemistry at the University of Washington, because he’s a firm believer that “the personal experience that a student has with an instructor is key to learning.” That skepticism, however, has fueled a carefully-crafted hotspot for innovation on campus: Stoll’s online office hours.

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Black Girls CODE Opens Tech Exploration Lab at Google Headquarters

techlearning

Today, Black Girls CODE, the non-profit organization dedicated to teaching girls ages 7-17 about computer programming and technology, cut the ribbon on its redesigned New York Tech Exploration Lab that’s co-located within its existing East Coast office within Google’s New York headquarters.

A World of Difference: Augmented Reality in Education

Veative

There are more things in heaven and earth, wrote William Shakespeare, than are dreamt of in our philosophies (Hamlet, scene V). By altering the very structures of our experience of the world, AR, augmented reality, is reaffirming the Bard’s intuitive grasp of reality as something that exceeds far beyond the contours of human perception. The word ‘augment’ is derived from the Latin word ‘augere’, which means to add or increase.

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.

MOOCs Find a New Audience with On-Campus Students

Edsurge

Colleges have been searching for new ways to make use of the massive open online courses they created ever since the fad died down several years ago. The latest idea: encourage residential students to take them—not for credit, but to fulfill prerequisites or just for personal enrichment. To understand the concept, it’s important to remember how much MOOCs have changed since they emerged about six years ago to great fanfare.

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What’s New: New Tools for Schools

techlearning

Capstone is pleased to announce its most popular PebbleGo databases are now available in Spanish.

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Beginner’s Guide to Genius Hour: Developing Students’ Passions

Teacher Tech

Providing Opportunities for Students to Explore and Develop Their Passions Through Genius Hour A Guest Blog Post by Marcia Carrillo @marciamentor I am passionate about sports! I love to play sports, watch sports, coach sports, analyze sports, and learn new sports or exercises! At what age did I realize this? Probably in 6th grade, when […]. The post Beginner’s Guide to Genius Hour: Developing Students’ Passions appeared first on Teacher Tech. Google Genius Hour

Three Digital Equity Leaders Call to Action for Students Without Home Internet Access

techlearning

The CoSN Meeting the Needs of Students Without Home Internet Access webinar on September 19, 2018 reflects the growing concern and call to action for school districts, business communities and state and federal government to address what has been termed as the homework gap.

EdTech at School

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

Providing Support Versus Enabling

The Principal of Change

In a workshop this past week, I discussed how it is essential to create conditions for students where students and adults find ways to learn for themselves.

SEL: A Leadership Roundtable

techlearning

School leaders discuss their district approaches to Social Emotional Learning. One component of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) requires school leaders to measure students’ social-emotional learning (SEL) in order to gauge school success.

Beginner’s Guide to Genius Hour: Developing Students’ Passions

Teacher Tech

Providing Opportunities for Students to Explore and Develop Their Passions Through Genius Hour A Guest Blog Post by Marcia Carrillo @marciamentor I am passionate about sports! I love to play sports, watch sports, coach sports, analyze sports, and learn new sports or exercises! At what age did I realize this? Probably in 6th grade, when […]. The post Beginner’s Guide to Genius Hour: Developing Students’ Passions appeared first on Teacher Tech. Google Genius Hour

October 2018

techlearning

FEATURES HOW CLASSROOM DESIGN, TECHNOLOGY, AND FURNITURE CAN ENHANCE STUDENT LEARNING By Craig Williams Wherever you are in the design and renovation process, I encourage you to develop a holistic approach to thinking about technology, furniture, and spatial design.

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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.