Tue.Jan 14, 2020

How to Teach Bravery

The CoolCatTeacher

Michelle Cottrell-Williams on episode 603 From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Bravery, vulnerability, acceptance of others, acceptance of yourself — these can be difficult things to teach.

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Cash transfers to the poor won’t solve poverty

The Christensen Institute

In July of 2017, I was invited by a prominent development organization to a convening on cash transfer programs. In global development, cash transfers typically describe direct payments that donor organizations or governments make to the poor, often with no strings attached.

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5 Things to teach to develop cyber-savvy students


A version of this post was originally published on November 25, 2019, in Education Technology. A sense of security is something usually unseen yet it’s paramount to a great learning experience.

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What can we learn from 3 organizations’ approaches to integrate teaching and technology?

The Christensen Institute

In a blog post last fall, I called out an inconvenient truth facing K–12 blended learning. Blended learning still falls short as an effective, reliable, and convenient means to boost student learning. Those shortcomings keep it from becoming the norm across K–12 schools.

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.

Inspiring Ideas and Resources from the #STEM4INNOVATION Conference

Teacher Reboot Camp

“People can’t only design with their heads. They have to do it with their hands, too.” ” – Dr. Karan Watson, STEM 4 Innovation Keynote Speaker. Recently, I attended the incredible STEM 4 Innovation Conference at Texas A&M University.

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Over 40 STEAM Resources… Creative Thinking, STEM, and PBL at FETC 2020

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Image Creative Commons. Greetings from FETC at the Miami Beach Convention Center in sunny Florida. I am excited about an upcoming Keynote on Leadership and Motivation by Daniel Pink this Wednesday.


Kids blogging in math class: Why and how

Ditch That Textbook

This post is written by Thom Gibson a middle school math & robotics teacher and advisor at Headwaters School in Austin, TX. You can connect with Thom on Twitter @GibsonEDU and catch his educational podcast Stories from the Classroom. I often ask my 7th grade Pre-Algebra students "why do you think this is right?" when […]. The post Kids blogging in math class: Why and how appeared first on Ditch That Textbook. Ed Tech Guest Blog

Digital Learning Resources for January 2020


Explore digital learning resources for January 2020 and preview February's list

Fun with Data: How Many Students Choose Math for Christmas?

MIND Research Institute

For many students, ST Math may be something familiar they turn to during their holiday break, whether to show off their progress to their family or have some quiet time working on a challenging problem.

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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.

8 Great Time-Saving Tips for Teachers [Checklist]


Teachers, we’re well aware of just how much you have to accomplish each day in the classroom and how little time there is to get it all done.

Instagram Changes Policy to Disclose Date of Birth for New Users


Instagram is cracking down on underage users…or at least attempting to. In a recent article on EdWeek.org, writer Mark Liberman reports that new users are now being asked to disclose their date of birth, rather than just confirming that they are 13 years of age.

Can Teaching ‘Hope’ Revive Democracy?


A new book argues that hope is something that can be taught, and that it is the key to countering today's heightened polarization.

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The End of the Road for Windows 7: Three Options for Safe School Computing


Windows 7 may not be in the rear-view mirror quite yet but there is a lot you can do to keep your school’s computers safe and secure


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.

Why One Online University Launched Two Edtech Investment Funds


Universities have long served as incubators for promising ideas, and even as investors for some that turn into companies. And one of the biggest online universities in the U.S.

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Teach Email Subject Line

Teacher Tech

Eliminate No Subject How often do I get an email from students, including my college students, that has no subject line at all? Or something that does not help me to prioritize the email? I am sure like me, this drives you nuts.

Put to the Test: A Desktop in Your Pocket


Samsung's DeX Desktop Experience software is a unique program that lets teachers and students put all their schoolwork on their phones

Intro to @PearDeck Vocab w/Options to Export to @Gimkit or as Printable #Flashcards #edtech


I wanted to share some tips about using Pear Deck Vocabulary (aka: Flashcard Factory). To begin, here is a blog post I’ve previously published on Creative Ways to Use Pear Deck Vocabulary in a Variety of Classrooms.

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.

How It’s Done: Reading Students through Digital Storytelling


After brainstorming ways to peer coach, two virtual charter school teachers use their affinity for distance learning tech and podcasting to reach fellow educators around the country

Cognitive Evolution Will Define How AI Ushers in the Next Phase for Education


Our brain is an impressive organ, capable of great feats. It is also one of the most complex structures known to man. This jelly like 1.4 kg organ contains almost 100 billion neurons and each neuron. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post.

Vernier Software & Technology and SAM Labs Partner to Provide Data-Collection STEAM Activities


Vernier Software & Technology has partnered with SAM Labs to teach middle school students coding and computational thinking skills through data-collection STEAM activities

Using Tech to Bring Listening Comprehension to the Classroom


For many teachers, edtech translates to visuals and video.

The Ultimate 12 Step Guide For Choosing The Perfect Learning Management System

Picking the wrong LMS can cost you. Don’t settle for a disconnected, hard-to-use, expensive system that doesn’t meet your needs. Follow these 12 steps crafted by Lambda Solutions' LMS experts, and find your perfect eLearning solution!

Extension for Google Chrome


Where to start? Install PlagiarismCheck.org extension from Chrome web store. Once it is installed, click on the PlagiarismCheck.org icon in your browser and then Configure integration. In the Integrations click on Connect to Google Classroom, to link extension with your Google Classroom account.

HoverCam to Spotlight Classroom of the Future at FETC 2020


HoverCam will showcase its family of classroom learning technologies in booth 2425 at the Future of Education Technology Conference (FETC) 2020 in Miami.

Extension for Google Chrome


Where to start? Install PlagiarismCheck.org extension from Chrome web store. Once it is installed, click on the PlagiarismCheck.org icon in your browser and then Configure integration. In the Integrations click on Connect to Google Classroom, to link extension with your Google Classroom account.

Reimagining How Education Technology Supports SEL

Where Learning Clicks

Students dealing with mental health issues can find school difficult, so this Alabama district established a program using edtech to give them flexibility. The post Reimagining How Education Technology Supports SEL appeared first on Where Learning Clicks.

Leveraging Learner Variability to Elevate Equity in EdTech

Speaker: Vic Vuchic, Chief Innovation Officer & Executive Director, Learner Variability Project

In this webinar, Vic Vuchic, Chief Innovation Officer of Digital Promise, will share his insights into the modern boom in neuroscience and learning sciences research. You'll discover how much more we know now about how students learn - and how we can use that knowledge to create EdTech-enabled classrooms that can meet the diverse needs of all students.