Wed.Jan 09, 2019

6 Lessons Startup Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Dance Class

Ed Tech from the Ground Up

Dance class requires participants to be present, accept feedback, be supportive and give their all. There's a lot here that translates to the startup world. The post 6 Lessons Startup Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Dance Class appeared first on Market Brief.

3 insights the Global Prosperity team learned in 2018

The Christensen Institute

Inspired by Julia Freeland Fisher’s recent blog that highlighted what our Education team learned in 2018, I decided to write a blog about three insights the Global Prosperity team learned in 2018.

Not So Typical Personalized Learning Predictions for 2019

Education Elements

Every 4-5 years, I try to pick up a new activity and focus on it until I get to a level of intermediate competency. It started with scuba diving in 2003, snowboarding in 2008, swimming in 2013, and this year was surfing.

10 fantastic Google tips from the Google Teacher Tribe

Ditch That Textbook

Google is so deep and so broad and so wide. It’s constantly updating and adding — and sometimes removing — features and services. It’s almost impossible to keep up. And even if you do, there’s no way to know all the best ways to use G Suite and all of the Google tools. It helps […]. Ed Tech Google Teacher Tribe google classroom google drawings google education tips google forms google slides google teacher tribe google tips

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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.

2019, I Resolve…

Ask a Tech Teacher

New Years–a time for rest, rejuvenation and repair. A time to assess life. Do we settle into our routine, enjoy where it’s headed, or is it time to grab our purse, iPhone, car keys, and get out of there? As a teacher-author, New Year’s Resolutions are more of a To Do list.

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FINALLY! Dragging Assignments in Google Classroom

Teacher Tech

Drag and Drop Assignments and Topics in Google Classroom An update to Google Classroom now allows you to more easily reorganize your assignments and topics in Google Classroom. Go to the Classwork page and simply DRAG assignments to the topic or position you want them.

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K–12 E-Rate Requests Slow Even As Money Is Available

EdTech Magazine

K–12 E-Rate Requests Slow Even As Money Is Available. eli.zimmerman_9856. Wed, 01/09/2019 - 14:05. While E-rate offers $3.9 billion annually for internet connectivity, Wi-Fi equipment and related tech, funding requests have steadily dropped for three years — from $3.6 billion in 2016 to $2.8

STUDENT VOICE: ‘I grew up being called a terrorist’

The Hechinger Report

Two years after 9/11, when I was 6 years old, my family moved from Cairo to a predominantly white neighborhood in central New Jersey. It was all too common for the kids in the area to make comments like, “Hey Engy, don’t blow up the building.”. . I grew up being called a terrorist.

For Students to Succeed, Social Capital Matter Just as Much as Skills—Here's Why

Edsurge

Let’s just debunk a big ol’ myth right now: No one, and I repeat, no one makes it entirely based on their own merit. The concept of “meritocracy” as a path to success is misguided, because so many external factors shape the privileges, opportunities and challenges that people experience in life. As educators, when we tell students that they can do anything, we sometimes neglect something important, which is this—success doesn’t just boil down to one’s own skillsets or intrinsic abilities.

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.

3 Simple Ways to Transform Your Students Attitude about Learning

TeacherCast

I can remember my earliest education classes focused on transforming education from a one to many “banking” model to a student-centered approach. From where I sit, 16 years later, this is still a major challenge. We must disrupt the traditional knowledge economy in our classrooms.

One Teacher's Plan to Close Culture Gaps in Schools

Edsurge

For my most of my teaching career, I was the only teacher of color in my building. I once expressed to the principal my hope that she would be considering teachers of color as candidates for an opening in our English department. They just don’t apply,” she told me resolutely. I didn’t bring it up again. I had also been closeted for most of my teaching career.

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For Better Wizardry, Try the Harry Potter Kano Coding Kit

techlearning

Kano is spotlighting its Harry Potter Kano Coding Kit, a DIY kit that shows you how to build a Bluetooth Coding Wand, learn to code with step-by-step creative challenges, and make magic, with a wave, twist and a twirl

15 Ideas for Back to School Creativity with Intention

EdTechTeam

sketch by Amy Burvall. It’s a new year — even if, like most teaching professionals, the real new year is whenever you start with your new class for the current school term.

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.

FINALLY! Dragging Assignments in Google Classroom

Teacher Tech

Drag and Drop Assignments and Topics in Google Classroom An update to Google Classroom now allows you to more easily reorganize your assignments and topics in Google Classroom. Go to the Classwork page and simply DRAG assignments to the topic or position you want them.

How Can Online Instructors Get Students to Talk to Each Other?

Edsurge

The following is the latest installment of the Toward Better Teaching advice column. You can pose a question for a future column here. Dear Bonni: How can we make student-to-student interaction more personable and engaging in online learning? Andrea Fuentes, Director of Online Learning, Doral College Cultivating an engaging environment can be a challenge when teaching online. Having the interaction occur among students, instead of solely with the professor, can be even more difficult.

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Coding Resources for the New Year

techlearning

The Hour of Code activities are not just for this hour or day. They are available all year round

Real Life Heroes – 30 Teachers Across India, Changing Lives and Societies

EdSense

On January 3rd, on her 121st birth anniversary, India fondly remembered its first woman teacher, Savitribai Phule, a social reformer, educationalist, and poet, who first introduced the concept of women’s education.

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.

New Yuneec Portable Folding Drone Offers Voice Control, Face ID

techlearning

Mantis Q is a drone controlled via mobile device or remote, features voice control technology and is small enough to tuck away inside a bag

Teaching with the Growth Mindset

edWeb.net

Teaching to the middle—most teachers don’t want to do it. But when faced with a large class of learners with diverse proficiency, the middle is where many teachers find themselves.

Snapseed: Remarkably Powerful Free Photo Editing App

techlearning

Snapseed is a free photo-editing app by Google. It's available for Android or iOS

Excellent Educational TED Talks to Watch with Your Kids

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Looking for some TED talks to inspire young minds? The list below contains some wonderful talks to watch with your kids. The talks highlight the importance of creative and imaginative thinking.read 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.

New Year, New Look, New Frequency!

techlearning

Tech & Learning refreshes its newsletter for 2019

In the Heat of Learning, Good Questioning Is Key

MiddleWeb

During classroom discussion, paired Think Times provide a break in the action that helps teachers use student responses to shape effective feedback to learners, says expert Jackie Walsh – provided we "explicitly instruct our students in the what, why, and how of these time-outs.".

BETT19 Preview—Vivitek’s Solutions Support BYOD at Bett 2019

techlearning

Vivitek will showcase its BYOD solutions with the NovoConnect range

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What Educators and Students Learned as They Did the ‘Hour of Code’ at Their School

EmergingEdTech

Teacher Sue Purvis from Medowie Public School in Australia reached out recently and shared this video that reflects on the many benefits and things learnt as Medowie ran their first “Hour of. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post. Thanks (and thanks for subscribing)!]. Teaching Coding

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LMS Comparison: What Learning Solution is the Best Fit for Your Business?

Explore this detailed guide to see how traditional Learning Management Systems compare to an advanced online learning platform, and find out which type of solution is best suited to meet your learning program needs.