Tue.May 07, 2019

Raspberry Pi Guy, Rocketboards, and Robots

The CoolCatTeacher

Matt Timmons-Brown on episode 487 of the 10-Minute Teacher Matt Timmons-Brown is the “Raspberry Pi Guy” on Youtube. If you don’t know what the Raspberry Pi is, it is an amazing small computer from which you can make amazing things.

Foster Social-Emotional Learning through Making

Digital Promise

In July 2018, Digital Promise launched a new Maker Learning Leadership Cohort. This cohort program is dedicated to professional learning, peer connections, and school transformation in the Pittsburgh region.

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Finding the Ideal Front-of-Classroom Interactive Display

ViewSonic Education

Quick Take: Interactive displays are a big investment in edtech. Learn everything you need to know before jumping in: ? What is an interactive display and why it is important. ? Different types with their pros and cons. ? Identify what to consider when picking an IWB solution.

How ed-tech can enhance collaborative learning in the classroom


Ever since the classroom was invented educators have been using the latest technologies to enhance the learning process and support students in achieving the best academic outcomes.

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.

Introducing Verizon Innovative Learning schools Connection

Digital Promise

Digital Promise and Verizon Innovative Learning are excited to introduce Verizon Innovative Learning schools Connection —a web app designed to connect members of the Verizon Innovative Learning schools community to each other and to key resources.

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Challenges and Possible Solutions for Edtech Procurement: Part 1

Digital Promise

Classrooms are evolving as technology influences the way students learn and educators teach.

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4 Steps to a Safer School Bus Ride


More than 25 million students take the school bus every day, according to the American School Bus Council. It is the job of schools and transportation departments to ensure all of those students arrive to school and home safely, every single time.

How Technology will Alter the Teaching Profession

EdNews Daily

By Leilani Cauthen. Editor’s note: This is the first in a series of glimpses into the possible future of education. Everything changes. And Technology changes everything. In education like everywhere else, the way that products are delivered (in this case, learning) is undergoing a seismic shift.

Microsoft Education Resources

Educational Technology Guy

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 Social-Emotional Learning Is Suddenly in the Spotlight


Growing up can be tough. As young people’s bodies and brains are changing rapidly, they’re also grappling with new ideas and influences that will shape who they become. Kids today might actually have it worse, thanks to technology.

Biometrics in Schools to Yield Security Benefits and Privacy Concerns

EdTech Magazine

Biometrics in Schools to Yield Security Benefits and Privacy Concerns. eli.zimmerman_9856. Tue, 05/07/2019 - 14:04.

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Lifelong Lessons From Teachers That Edtech CEOs Still Live By


It can often take until adulthood before one finally understands the wisdom imparted by our classroom teachers. Sometimes, it’s not until we lead and guide others that we appreciate what educators do every day. Starting and running an education company isn’t for the faint of heart.

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Google Dynamic Learning Project Strategy Menu - thought-starters for instructional strategies, explore tech tools and start tackling your challenges as an educator.

Educational Technology Guy

The Google Dynamic Learning Project is a great resource for educators and educational leaders. It helps schools create sustained, system change with support, resources, consulting and coaching and more. One of the components that is very useful to teachers is the Project Strategy Menu.

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.

Meet the Edtech Grantees of Google’s $25 Million AI Impact Challenge


Seven years ago, Google’s artificial intelligence technology was barely able to identify cat videos with passable precision. So what can its AI do today when it comes to tackling actual problems—say, famine, flooding, pollution and parent engagement?

Colleges must stop holding students hostage and release their debt

The Hechinger Report

From Left to Right: Russell Kavalhuna, president of Henry Ford College, Ora Hirsch Pescovitz, president of Oakland University, M.

To Scale Online and Save Small Schools, Higher Ed Takes a Page From K-12


As online learning has grown in both higher education and K-12 schools, it has traditionally taken different pathways. But hundreds of small colleges and one company have an incentive to try and change that.

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Why Using SMS Texting in the Classroom can be a Great Idea


Texting CAN be an Educational Tool Teaching has changed in the last years. Students are more involved in their own learning, having the necessary space to discover solutions. Professors, on the other. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post.

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.

The Four Neural Subsystems of Deeper Learning

MIND Research Institute

With nearly a third of Americans saying they would rather clean a bathroom than do math , schools have reached a tipping point where the way math has always been taught is just not working for educators or students anymore.

Top 5 Ways Teachers can Appreciate Each Other


Teachers are amazing. Period. Here at EdTechTeam our daily work is to inspire and empower educators so that they can continue to do the good work of inspiring and empowering students.

10 Ways Traditional Classrooms Punish Mistakes In Learning

TeachThought - Learn better.

contributed by Miriam Clifford The greatest mistake I ever made in my education was failing a physics course at Cornell. I opted to take an auto-tutorial class that did not require calculus because I was afraid to make math errors. Up until this point, I had never failed at anything. It was a turning point […]. The post 10 Ways Traditional Classrooms Punish Mistakes In Learning appeared first on TeachThought. Teaching Experienced Teacher

5 Reasons to have OER and Open Up Resources on Your Radar

Teacher Tech

Have OER and Open Up Resources on Your Radar Guest Blog post by Shaelynn Farnsworth OER or Open Education Resources has been around for over 20 years. Previously, OER was more prominent in higher-ed, but awareness of OER continues to grow across the nation in PreK-12 settings. It was during an EdCamp four years ago […]. The post 5 Reasons to have OER and Open Up Resources on Your Radar appeared first on Teacher Tech. Guest Post OER

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EdTech at School

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

5 core computational thinking skills that strengthen humanities skills

eSchool News

Anyone who says you can’t apply computational thinking and digital learning strategies to strengthen students’ writing skills is wrong. To the contrary, this innovative learning style helps students hone critical-thinking skills across every discipline.

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Safely Share YouTube Videos

Teacher Tech

Add YouTube Videos to Google Slides I was asked how to keep YouTube from showing suggested videos. An easy way to accomplish this is to share a Google Slides with YouTube videos embedded in the slides! Bonus, you can add context and notes to the video. YouTube Locate the video you want to share with […]. The post Safely Share YouTube Videos appeared first on Teacher Tech. Advanced Google Slides YouTube G Suite google slides youtube

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Defining Your Own Journey

The Principal of Change

From “ The Innovator’s Mindset “: When forward-thinking schools encourage today’s learners to become creators and leaders, I believe they, in turn, will create a better world. That’s my why, and it’s the way, I believe, we must approach the what and the how of our work as educators.

Simple Browser Extension Promotes Classroom Creativity


Screencastify makes screen recording easily accessible for teachers and kids alike

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.