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Ease the struggle of struggling students with these useful browser extensions

Neo LMS

E-learning has become an intricate part of education in general. However, there are categories of students who don’t have equal chances when it comes to accessing the Internet, which hinders their development and personal growth.

5 Ways to Improve Relevance in Our Classrooms Now

The CoolCatTeacher

Denis Sheeran on episode 590 From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Part of being remarkable is that students believe your class and content applies to their life.

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Where did Christmas Come From?

Ask a Tech Teacher

Watch this video and come away educated: Jacqui Murray has been teaching K-18 technology for 30 years. She is the editor/author of over a hundred tech ed resources including a K-12 technology curriculum , K-8 keyboard curriculum, K-8 Digital Citizenship curriculum.

Innovators Creating Prosperity: Safe Water Network

The Christensen Institute

Welcome to our Innovators Creating Prosperity series, spotlighting organizations across the globe that are positively impacting economic development. The development industry is brimming with programs that seek to bring water to poor communities, and for good reason. Globally, 2.1

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.

20 sites for students with free time on their hands

Ditch That Textbook

When students are done with an assignment or project, how can they spend extra time wisely? These sites give them something academic to chew on.>>> >>> UPDATED DECEMBER 2019! <<<As <<<As a teacher, there’s always been a question that I wanted to have an answer to. “I’m done. What do I do now?” ” Early in my teaching career, my […].

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How One Student Uses Video to Fight the Impacts of Gun Violence on Students

Edsurge

On Valentine’s Day 2018, Carlitos Rodriguez tucked his camera into his school bag. He was planning to film a video about “love, support, friendship, and goodness” for his vlog.

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Preschoolers can learn complex math topics. Here’s how to help them.

The Hechinger Report

Building with toys is one way experts say children can develop spatial skills. Photo: Lillian Mongeau/The Hechinger Report. Most parents know how important it is to expose young children to letters, words and books. But math? Not so much.

Varsity Blues, Online: Georgetown U. Parent Paid $9K for Stand-In to Take Online Courses for Her Son

Edsurge

The college counseling company at the heart of the “Varsity Blues” cheating scandal did more than just help students get into college through fraudulent means. It also had its employees pose as students to take online courses for them once they were enrolled, to make sure they passed.

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Binge Watch the Top 25 edWebinars of 2019!

edWeb.net

“This was one of the best trainings I have ever attended—and I have been in education for many, many years.” ” If you get some down time over the holidays, it’s a great time to catch up on some of the most popular edWebinars of 2019!

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 Steps For Teaching Through Project-Based Learning

TeachThought - Learn better.

What is the step-by-step process for effective teaching through project-based learning in your classroom? Like all good teaching, it starts with students. The post 8 Steps For Teaching Through Project-Based Learning appeared first on TeachThought.

Student Goal-Setting with Digital Vision Boards

techlearning

Vision boards are collages of inspirational people, quotes, and visuals to inspire an individual to pursue their dreams and passions

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Holiday STEAM Activities and the ST Math Winter Break Challenge

MIND Research Institute

When you think of holiday celebrations, things like hot cocoa, extra time with family and friends, and maybe even snow come to mind! We know the holiday season can be busy, and with December, comes winter break. How can you keep students engaged with math during this time?

Using Social-Emotional Learning to Combat Digital Stress

edWeb.net

24/7 access to technology has brought many benefits, from online collaboration to improved parent-teacher communication. But that 24/7 environment has also brought increased stress to students’ lives as issues they encounter at school, especially on social media, follow them home.

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.

Big Audio in Small Packages—Samson’s LM10X Lavalier Microphone

techlearning

At less than an ounce, Samson’s LM10X lavalier microphone can not only pick up the subtleties of a teacher’s voice but can be clipped to a shirt or tucked into a pair of eyeglasses so it just about disappears.

Back to the Basics: 4 Effective Technologies For Teaching and Learning

EmergingEdTech

While Flashy New Technology can be fun to Consider, Proven Solutions Should not be Overlooked The world of EdTech is often focused on flashy gadgets too expensive for school budgets. Or it’s crammed. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post.

How to develop a rubric for your curriculum

Linways Technologies

6 steps to create a rubric for classrooms in the context of higher education. We discussed about the basics, definitions, and various types of rubrics in our previous blog; “ An Introduction to Rubrics for Higher Education ”.

Kitaboo College – Enabling Higher Education with Technology

Kitaboo on EdTech

The requirements of a higher education institution such as a college or a university are quite different from that of a K-12 institution. There are more subjects for students to choose from, subjects that involve a range of complex topics.

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.

6 FREE Google Templates for Creative Productivity 

Shake Up Learning

The post 6 FREE Google Templates for Creative Productivity appeared first on Shake Up Learning. When you ask Lisa Johnson (a.k.a. TechChef4U ) to write a guest blog post, she gives you an EPIC blog post with FREE templates! Today you get 6 FREE Google Templates for Creative Productivity!

My Grown Up Holiday Wish List

Buncee

With Buncee, we have an incredible opportunity to reach people not only around our own country but around the world. It is during this special time of the year that most people begin thinking about their own holiday wishes and the wishes of their family members and friends.

The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 188 What Might We Learn From Schools Around The World?

TeachThought - Learn better.

A podcast with Teru Clavel about her book, World Class: One Mother's Journey Halfway Around the Globe in Search of the Best Education for Her Children. The post The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 188 What Might We Learn From Schools Around The World? appeared first on TeachThought. Podcast

How To Elevate Case-Based Teaching Strategies

Omega Notes

Case-based learning provides several important benefits to students. In addition to making stronger connections between theory and practice, students also develop greater interpersonal skills through working with peers.

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.

Learn to Code from Scratch

techlearning

New book release: Scratch Coding, By the Book—Super Scratch Programming Adventure

Fact or Fallacy: Why Esports Are Here to Stay in K–12 Schools

EdTech Magazine

With a $1 billion market, esports programs at K–12 schools and colleges or universities offer innovative ways to reach students in a tech-rich era. A growing number of K–12 schools are establishing esports programs , and universities are offering top players thousands of dollars in scholarships, but misconceptions persist about competitive video gaming in an educational setting. . MORE FROM EDTECH: Want to start an esports program at a K–12 school? Get tips at edtechmag.com/StartEsports.

Educational Video Content Sources to Try out in Your Instruction

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Here are some great resources where you can access and share educational video content. These are websites and YouTube channels that provide mind-illuminating content covering a wide spectrum of.read more

K–12 Education’s Top Tech Hurdles to Innovation

EdTech Magazine

Technology is developing at a faster clip than its adoption, and while some K–12 classrooms are innovating — by using drones in curriculum or digital tools to personalize learning — they remain isolated examples dotting an unequal landscape where, often, digitization is seen as an end in itself rather than a means to improve learning. A recent report from the Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) identified five key roadblocks for K–12 schools’ digital transformation in 2020.

EdTech at School

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