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How to succeed with online PD for teachers

Neo LMS

Professional development (PD) for teachers is an ongoing process. After all, a bachelor’s degree in education doesn’t prepare someone for every situation. How to power through a difficult parent-teacher meeting comes to mind, but there are many challenges that teachers learn how to handle in time.

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New Tools for Real World Learning

Digital Promise

Classroom walls are thick. It’s all too common for students to feel disconnected from the real world beyond school.

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A degree decline is on the horizon. How universities can respond before it’s too late.

The Christensen Institute

The bachelor’s degree has long been accepted as a signal of specialized skills and suitability for positions with more responsibilities or higher cognitive demands.

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Using VR for Experiential Learning

Veative

Studies have shown that in order for students to retain and recall information, they have to be engaged and excited to explore with the concept that […]. The post Using VR for Experiential Learning appeared first on Veative Labs. Veative Products

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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.

On World Poverty Day, why ending poverty is not enough

The Christensen Institute

Today, October 17, the United Nations commemorates its annual International Day for the Eradication of Poverty (a.k.a. World Poverty Day”). For the first time in our lifetime, the percentage of the global population living in extreme poverty, defined as those living on less than $1.90

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Twitter Chat Template

Teacher Tech

Google Sheets Spreadsheet Template for Twitter Chats Twitter chats are a great way for educators to interact with other educators. Interacting with teachers not just at our school widens our access to ideas, resources, and teaching techniques.

At Educause, a Push to Monitor Student Data is Met with Concerns About Privacy and Equity

Edsurge

CHICAGO — Colleges are increasingly using Big Data to monitor students, control their access to information and set them on learning paths they may not have chosen, argues Chris Gilliard, a professor at Macomb Community College, who says the practices add up to “digital redlining.” “I

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Digital Resources for National Cyber Security and National Bullying Prevention Month

techlearning

October is National Cyber Security and National Bullying Prevention Month. This  This is a perfect time for lessons and discussions in classrooms throughout the school building. 

The secret to a successful Head Start program

The Hechinger Report

Teachers with bachelor’s degrees. Diversity. Hands-on learning. Bilingual classrooms. These are some of the qualities parents dream about when looking for preschool programs.

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.

The Benefits of Virtual Reality (VR) in Schools to Motivate Students

Veative

We are back with another blog on Virtual Reality in Education and this time we are talking about how VR benefits schools in motivating students to […]. The post The Benefits of Virtual Reality (VR) in Schools to Motivate Students appeared first on Veative Labs. Veative Products

How I Got Here: Productive Struggle, Persistence, and Lifelong Learning Led Me to MIND

MIND Research Institute

In this series, MIND Research Institute CEO Brett Woudenberg reflects on what brought him to the organization and how MIND’s mission to mathematically equip all students to solve the world’s most challenging problems holds resonance for him.

Virtual Reality Headsets in the Classroom – All-In-One or Mobile?

Veative

With a plethora of VR headsets available in the market, this article looks at the VR headset options you are faced with, based on your requirements. […]. The post Virtual Reality Headsets in the Classroom – All-In-One or Mobile? appeared first on Veative Labs. Veative Products

IXL: Excellent Platform for Practicing Skills,Tracking Progress

techlearning

Immediate feedback and breadth a major plus, despite emphasis on drills

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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.

Using VR for Experiential Learning

Veative

Studies have shown that in order for students to retain and recall information, they have to be engaged and excited to explore with the concept that […]. The post Using VR for Experiential Learning appeared first on Veative Labs. Veative Products

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Digital Footprints: 10 Steps for Making the Most of One’s Professional Online Presence

EmergingEdTech

Image Source Students, Educators, and Professionals of all Stripes Can Learn, Share, Connect, and Enhance Their Professional Presence by Leveraging These Techniques We often remind our students that. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post. Thanks (and thanks for subscribing)!]. Professional Development Social Media & Social Learning _ Miscellaneous Tools and Topics

Practical VR Solutions for the Classroom – Wired or Bluetooth Controller?

Veative

The future is a realm of all sorts of unimaginable possibilities. But it isn’t too difficult to answer the question of where VR will be in […]. The post Practical VR Solutions for the Classroom – Wired or Bluetooth Controller? appeared first on Veative Labs. Veative Products

How to Fight Plagiarism and Uphold Pedagogy with Unlimited Submissions

Turnitin

this blog post, we examine the 5Cs of buoyancy as they pertain to plagiarism. How can Feedback Studio's unlimited submissions nurture academic buoyancy

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.

Why Virtual Reality is needed in Education

Veative

This article answers the big question in education technology – “Do we really need VR in education?” Dave Dolan, a teacher and advocator for VR, suggests […]. The post Why Virtual Reality is needed in Education appeared first on Veative Labs. Veative Products

How Humor and Storytelling Help Foster STEM Engagement

edWeb.net

Storytelling can create educational environments where content is approachable and relatable, gives meaning to complex information, and creates new pathways to existing knowledge.

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Virtual Reality Headsets in the Classroom – All-In-One or Mobile?

Veative

With a plethora of VR headsets available in the market, this article looks at the VR headset options you are faced with, based on your requirements. […]. The post Virtual Reality Headsets in the Classroom – All-In-One or Mobile? appeared first on Veative Labs. Veative Products

Introducing Jamf Pro 10.16

Jamf on EdTech

Jamf Pro 10.16 is now available and includes education enhancements, User Enrollment updates and certificate lifecycle management improvements. Learn more

The Ultimate 12 Step Guide For Choosing The Perfect Learning Management System

Picking the wrong LMS can cost you. Don’t settle for a disconnected, hard-to-use, expensive system that doesn’t meet your needs. Follow these 12 steps crafted by Lambda Solutions' LMS experts, and find your perfect eLearning solution!

Practical VR Solutions for the Classroom – Wired or Bluetooth Controller?

Veative

The future is a realm of all sorts of unimaginable possibilities. But it isn’t too difficult to answer the question of where VR will be in […]. The post Practical VR Solutions for the Classroom – Wired or Bluetooth Controller? appeared first on Veative Labs. Veative Products

Introducing Jamf Pro 10.16

Jamf on EdTech

Jamf Pro 10.16 is now available and includes education enhancements, User Enrollment updates and certificate lifecycle management improvements. Learn more

Why Virtual Reality is needed in Education

Veative

This article answers the big question in education technology – “Do we really need VR in education?” Dave Dolan, a teacher and advocator for VR, suggests […]. The post Why Virtual Reality is needed in Education appeared first on Veative Labs. Veative Products

5 Areas to Consider to Move Toward a Culture of Innovation

The Principal of Change

I was recently asked what some actionable steps to moving toward a “culture of innovation are.” ” In my first book, “ The Innovator’s Mindset ,” I discuss five areas that schools can focus on to help people embrace meaningful change.

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.