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How to use an LMS to simulate the publishing process with undergrads


There is an old saying in academia that most scholars and scientists love to hate: Publish or perish. As a quick side note, the saying should be “publish in English or perish”, but we will tackle multilingualism in the academic world on a different occasion.

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3 Steps to Become a More Responsive Leader

Education Elements

There are many avenues you can take when making change in your organization. Change can be made at the structural level by redesigning the way teams are organized. Change can be made at the team level by refining the way collaboration happens.


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Alphabet Journal with Book Creator

iTeach with iPads

When I was in the classroom, my students kept a math journal on their iPad. It was made in Book Creator and I’ve written about it here and here. They loved the ability to capture their thinking and learning on the iPad and it was a great way to show cumulative growth over the school year.

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10 ways to build your tech agility

Ditch That Textbook

This post is written by Georgina Dean, an Educational Technology Consultant from Amman, Jordan. You can connect with Georgina on Twitter at @TechyLeaderEDU Have you ever chatted to a colleague who seemed to have superhero-like powers with a certain app? Or maybe you felt in awe about how much they knew about your school’s learning […]. The post 10 ways to build your tech agility appeared first on Ditch That Textbook. Ed Tech Guest Blog

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.

What's New in Google - January 2020


Catch up on everything new in G Suite for Education from January 2020, and see great ideas and resources! Below is the recorded video from our January 2020 Google User Meeting, along with the meeting agenda and all the awesome resources and G Suite updates from the summer months.

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Human Touch and Scientific Rigor: Tracey Tokuhama-Espinosa Spring CUE Keynote Speaker


Guest post by Spring CUE Keynote Speaker Tracey Tokuhama-Espinosa I grew up in Berkeley, California in the 1960s. I was a love child. My parents eloped in the first year of college and as a result, it took my mother 10 years to graduate, having my two sisters very close behind me.


Choosing an Assessment Authoring Solution | TAO


Different tests require different authoring solutions. Discover how to get started choosing the right assessment platform and the key features to look for

Google Accessibility Tools to Reach ALL Learners – SULS049

Shake Up Learning

The post Google Accessibility Tools to Reach ALL Learners – SULS049 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Accessibility is and should be a huge topic of discussion across multiple industries but especially in learning.

Amazon Future Engineer Teacher of the Year Awards Launched


The schools of award recipients will each receive a prize package valued at over $25,000, which may include a variety of needed donations to their classrooms, STEM toys and activities, school upgrades and enhancements and more


EdTech at School

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

A Politician Wants to Censor Books and Throw Librarians in Jail. It’s a Slippery Slope.


One of the most important lessons I teach kids as a school librarian is the idea of the “Rights and Responsibilities of a Reader,” a set of guidelines for readers of all ages that articulates key ideas about reader behavior.

What Is Edcamp-in-a-box?

TeachThought - Learn better.

Edcamp-in-a-Box is a free resource kit sent to organizers of registered Edcamps and contains nametags, Session Board materials, lanyards, and more. The post What Is Edcamp-in-a-box? appeared first on TeachThought. Education Admin

Why Talking About 'Screen Time' is the Wrong Conversation


Just about every week new articles warn about the dangers of excessive screen time for childhood development. That can leave parents and educators feeling a sense of anxiety about technology and kids, even as more schools use iPads and Chromebooks and other tech in classrooms.

New "Privacy 101" Video Series Helps School District Leaders Protect Student Data


The Future of Privacy Forum today released a new “Student Privacy 101” video series that is designed to help school leaders understand privacy laws and protect sensitive student data

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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.

Revenue from Trilogy Bootcamps Help 2U, But Future Still Uncertain


On his company’s latest quarterly earnings call, 2U CEO and co-founder Chip Paucek shared an example of why he brought his company—an online graduate program manager for colleges—into the coding bootcamp business.

Digital Promise Launches Research-Based Design Product Certification


New certification provides transparency to edtech marketplace

PlagiarismCheck.org joins Google Cloud Partner Advantage Program


Eliminate unintentional plagiarism right in your Google Classroom. December 2nd, 2019 —PlagiarismCheck.org?, similarity-detection tool for K-12 and Higher ed?,

ISTE CEO Appeals To Congress After Trump Administration Budget Proposes Severe Cutbacks for Students and Edtech


ISTE CEO Robert Culatta calls for Congress to fund education in the 'bipartisan spirit of the Every Student Succeeds Act

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.

Yeehaw! JiJi Shares New ST Math with Texas Educators

MIND Research Institute

JiJi—ST Math’s lovable penguin mascot—was so excited to join Texas educators during the week of February 3rd at TCEA 2020 , one of the nation’s leading edtech conferences. Thanks for walking the show floor with me, JiJi!

LG UltraFine IPS LED 27-inch Display


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Three Ways to Engage Families in Student Learning


?Family engagement contributes greatly to student success. Here are three meaningful ways educators can engage families in student learning

Digital Promise Certifies Research-Based Design of 13 Edtech Products


Thirteen products have earned the Research-Based Design product certification from Digital Promise.

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.

Four Important Files Go Tips for Teachers

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Files Go is a newly released app from Google which allows Android users to effectively manage, share and organize their files. The Verge magazine likened it to Apple’s Airdrop based on the.read more

2 Big Teachers Unions Call For Rethinking Student Involvement In Lockdown Drills


Ryan Pascal, a 17-year-old student at Palos Verdes High School near Los Angeles, says when her school holds active shooter drills, it’s “chaos.” ” The first time it happened, not long after the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla.,

How We Get Kids to Read Hard Nonfiction


Learning to read hard nonfiction is a life skill, says principal Rita Platt. It allows students to dive deep into content, enriches vocabulary, and can be a jumping-off point for developing lifelong pursuits. Platt shares strategies her school uses to spark interest.

CoSN's CETL® Certification Program

EdTech Magazine

The CETL® certification program demonstrates K-12 education technology leaders have mastered the knowledge and skills needed to build 21st century learning environments. Get started today

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.