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3DBear Review: The Augmented Reality Classroom Pro

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Teaching in augmented reality (AR) for the past several years has been a bit of a challenge, in my opinion, as is often the case with new technologies.

Top Posts of 2018

A Principal's Reflections

Get up and write! Well, this isn’t the saying that I abide by, but making the time to reflect and hammer away at the keyboard is something that I still consistently commit to doing.

Here’s a Preview of January

Ask a Tech Teacher

H ere’s a preview of what’s coming up on Ask a Tech Teacher in January: Best-in-Class Resources Competition. Subscriber Special: January. Questions Parents Ask about Technology. MLK Lesson Plans. Free Webinar on Building Digital Citizens.

Keep That Same Energy, Tho [2018 and Beyond]

The Jose Vilson

“So what year are you?” ” I hesitated. In circles like these, I’m usually the odd person out. People probably ask themselves qualification questions privately, as well. On any given day, I can represent the 3.6

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.

OPINION: Is home-based public school the next big thing for 3-year-olds?

The Hechinger Report

. The living room may not have been what New York City’s mayor had in mind a year ago when he ran for re-election on the ambitious promise of free preschool for all of the city’s 3-year-olds. That door is now open.

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How one city has been tackling the swelling scourge of brain drain

The Hechinger Report

The Chill Room at GSoft, a technology firm in Montreal that features over-the-top amenities to recruit and keep employees at a time of intense competition for talent. Photo: Alex Tran for The Hechinger Report.

9 Features of EdTech Applications That Developers Should Standardize in 2019: A Wishlist for EdTech Companies Everywhere (#4 is our favorite)


I believe in the power of play in education and the last few years spent teaching tech in grades K-5 have really cemented the belief that there are at least 9 app features that should be considered before it enters the classroom environment.

Refugees: Using Comics to Foster Understanding


While photos and texts can bring alive an issue one medium at a time, reality-based comics have the power to drop us into a story both visually and verbally. Sarah Cooper's eighth grade students learned that lesson when they followed the trek of Syrian refugee Mohammad.

Checklist for Accessible Teaching & Presenting

The Innovative Educator

Innovative educators usually know the basics of ensuring their tech works before presenting to students, staff, and families. Check the sound. Check the monitor. But that's just the beginning.

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.

2019 One Word: Resolve

Tech Helpful

Sometimes my career feels like a battle. As an instructional technologist, I don't feel like my role has ever just been trying to help willing teachers integrate technology but also to be an evangelist or even prophet about the future of education and the impact technology can have.

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3 Good Graphing Calculators for Teachers

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Looking for some very good graphing calculators to use with students in class? The suggested tools below are definitely a must have. These are some of the most recommended apps by math teachers. more

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#1: 10 ways we made our school happier

eSchool News

[ Editor’s note : This story, originally published on June 7th of this year, was our #1 most popular story of the year. Happy holidays, and thank you for tuning into our 2018 countdown!].

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5 Good Video Conferencing Tools for Teachers

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

The power of video conferencing tools lies in their ability to engage audience through the use of visuals, interactive features and synchronous communication. The most popular free tools more

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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.