Fri.Nov 15, 2019

16 Sites, 3 Aps, 7 Projects for Thanksgiving

Ask a Tech Teacher

Need a few websites and apps to fill in sponge time? Here are Thanksgiving websites that will keep students busy and still teach them: Berenstein Bears Give Thanks (app). Canadian Thanksgiving. Online/Offline Thanksgiving activities. Plimoth Plantation. Thanksgiving edu-websites–CybraryMan.

20 Google Sites tips and tricks

Ditch That Textbook

Google Sites provide us and our students with the ability to create beautiful web pages. There are so many other ways to use this tool. Here are 20 tips and tricks you might be surprised to know!Google Google Sites has been around for a long time and a few years ago Google Sites got a major update. […]. The post 20 Google Sites tips and tricks appeared first on Ditch That Textbook. DitchBook Twitter chat G Suite google sites

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With a Virtual Reality Assist, Video Games Get K–12 Students Moving

EdTech Magazine

With a Virtual Reality Assist, Video Games Get K–12 Students Moving. shailaja.neela…. Fri, 11/15/2019 - 16:38. An often-heard lament from parents and teachers is that kids these days don’t get enough exercise, tethered as many are to their handheld electronic devices and video games. .

Rethinking Recess Leads to Results On and Off the Playground


CHICAGO — At first glance, it looks like your standard recess: Elementary school students, bundled up in warm jackets, hats and mittens, laugh and play outside on a crisp, cloudy fall day in the Windy City.

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.

Wordpress, and Blackboard, and Wix. Oh My! Which School Website Platform Should You Choose?


Are you using a platform that supports digital accessibility

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Pinna , A Kid-Friendly Service for Audiobooks, Music, Podcasts and More


Pinna is an audio subscription service to kids' audiobooks, podcasts, music, and audio shows for ad-free, on-demand listening


What Is G Suite for Education? [Updated]

TeachThought - Learn better.

G Suite for Education is a set of tools from Google designed to host and distribute digital documents, communication, and collaboration through the cloud. The post What Is G Suite for Education? Updated] appeared first on TeachThought. Technology Definitions Google Education Tools For The Classroom

Helping rural students thrive

The Hechinger Report

Sign up for our Mississippi Learning newsletter. Choose as many as you like. Weekly Update. Future of Learning. Higher Education. Mississippi Learning. Proof Points. Early Childhood. Leave this field empty if you're human: A school in rural Carroll County, Mississippi.

Some Helpful YouTube Guidelines for Teachers

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

YouTube is absolutely one of the best video hosting platforms teachers and students can draw on to access, curate and share educational video content. It also provides a powerful video editing more

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.

How districts are addressing adolescent mental health

eSchool News

Research from a recent white paper highlights the increasing crisis in adolescent mental health. In a recent edWebinar , presenters emphasized the need for school districts “to intervene with students as quickly as possible to keep them safe.” ” The rise of anxiety and depression.

Educational Math Apps for High School Students

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

This is our first post in a series of posts which will be dedicated entirely to educational iPad apps to use with high school students. Today's list, we curated from iTunes app store, is about more

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Strategies for Culturally Responsive Teaching

A critical topic for schools, communities, and most importantly, our students, is what teachers do in the classroom to nurture ALL students, create a sense of belonging, and keep educational standards high.

How do U.S. students’ computer and information literacy skills stack up?

eSchool News

eighth-graders scored above the international average for computer and information literacy, but they also struggle with some key 21st-century employability skills, according to an international study.

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.

#FactFriday: 585,000 apprentices are enrolled in programs nationwide


We’re celebrating National Apprenticeship Week ! Apprenticeships combine real-world and traditional learning to help participants develop skills and earn certified credentials that are recognized industry-wide.

Traveling to ASHA (or otherwise traveling)? Check out these two tools.


For me, planning + situational information = self-regulation + productivity + life is good. When planning travel, I always TripIt. As you make any reservations and receive your confirmation emails about them, once you have opened a free TripIt account, you can forward them to

K-12 Dealmaking: Pearson Gets Back in Acquisition Game; Guild Ed. Raises $157M; NeighborSchools Pulls In Seed Funding

Marketplace K-12

Pearson makes its first acquisition in three years, Guild Education raises a Series D round of funding, and NeighborSchools, which seeks to support daycare providers, raises $3.5 million. The post K-12 Dealmaking: Pearson Gets Back in Acquisition Game; Guild Ed. Raises $157M; NeighborSchools Pulls In Seed Funding appeared first on Market Brief. Marketplace K-12 early childhood education Investment / Venture Capital workforce development

Ten Leadership Actions for Creating a Coaching Culture

Reading By Example

At a recent instructional coaching network meeting, our group discussed an article by Elena Aguilar for Education Week , titled “ Why Your Coaching Program is Failing “ The conversation quickly turned to the importance of school leadership in supporting a coaching culture. What did this type of leadership sound like and look like? We came up with the following leadership actions that are more likely to lead to success: Supportive; allocated resources and training for coaches.

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.

#TwistedTropes 15. Batman's tangled cape

Learning with 'e's

Image from Wikimedia Commons What is the point of wearing a cape? They were very popular during Victorian times, but now? Does anyone wear a cape these days? Do you? No, me neither. So that makes Batman something of a freak then. He's never without his cape.