Mon.Mar 04, 2019

How to Use Augmented Reality in Language and Literature Classes

The CoolCatTeacher

TW Williamson on Episode 452 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast TW Williamson, an educator in Taiwan, shares how he is helping literature and language teachers use augmented reality (AR) in their classrooms. Travel to the leading edge of this new technology in ways any literature teacher can use.

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5 Healthy Sleep Habits to Help Entrepreneurs Focus During the Work Day

Ed Tech from the Ground Up

It's tempting to veg out in front of the television or be distracted by screens, but entrepreneurs need to make wise night decisions to stay sharp for business. The post 5 Healthy Sleep Habits to Help Entrepreneurs Focus During the Work Day appeared first on Market Brief.

Making Time for Mindfulness

Digital Promise

This article originally appeared on Usable Knowledge from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Read the original version here. Not knowing the answer to a question when you’re called on in front of the entire class. Forgetting your homework. The kid behind you pulling your hair.

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Wanna Know If Students Are Learning? Ask Them These 4 Questions

The Web20Classroom

It can be a struggle to best help students understand what they are learning or for students to articulate their learning in meaningful ways. This was especially difficult for me starting out in on my teaching journey.

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.

6 ways to start using Augmented Reality in your classroom

Ditch That Textbook

When Merge Cube eMERGEd onto the instructional technology scene, this six-sided sensation triggered a veritable frenzy of educators trying to get their hands on the tool to bring the power of Augmented Reality (AR) into their classrooms. If you haven’t heard of Merge Cube, I encourage you to check it out here. Basically, it’s an […]. Ed Tech Guest Blog ar in the classroom augmented reality edtech educational technology

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A cheaper, quicker approach to social-emotional learning?

The Hechinger Report

One of the biggest educational trends of the past decade is social-emotional learning. Experts quibble over what these soft skills are exactly but the term generally refers to things like managing emotions, learning to set goals and getting along with others.

Making Thinking Visible Using Technology

Dr. Shannon Doak's Blog

According to the folks at Project Zero (PZ), “Visible Thinking is a flexible and systematic research-based conceptual framework, which aims to integrate the development of students’ thinking with content learning across subject matters.”

OPINION: 7 million students attend schools with police but no counselor — ACLU report

The Hechinger Report

On Friday, January 18, Day 5 of the Los Angeles teacher strike, tens of thousands of union members and supporters held a rally in Grand Park, outside L.A. City Hall. Tammy Kim/Hechinger Report.

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A Student Improved a Classroom Tech Solution—So the Company Hired Him

Edsurge

Tom Sargent, the information technology administrator at the King David School outside of Melbourne, had seen students try to tweak the school’s technology systems before.

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.

OPINION: Why one plan to cut college debt needs rebooting, not rejecting

The Hechinger Report

. The intention was good: The federal government would offer the nation’s teachers, first responders and other public servants relief on their college loan debt.

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Learn How to Teach Computer Science With MINECRAFT: EDUCATION EDITION [Infographic]

Edsurge

Looking for innovative ways to bring computational thinking and computer science skills to your STEM classes? MINECRAFT: EDUCATION EDITION might be just the teaching tool for you, whether you’re an experienced player or are just learning about Minecraft. Below are all the resources you’ll need to kickstart a game-based learning adventure in your classroom—no advanced degree in gaming required. Click here to see the full infographic.

Using Microsoft Teams and OneNote for Professional Development

TeacherCast

Learn how you can use Microsoft Teams and OneNote as a Tech Coach to both in the classroom and in professional development situations to help your teachers implement digital technologies with their students.

Empathy Isn’t Enough: Power Imbalances In Edtech Must Shift

Edsurge

As agencies like UNESCO call for global citizen education, in an aim to create peaceful and sustainable societies , online education is being increasingly used to boost cross-cultural dialogues and promote shared values through empathy and compassion-building. However, education has never been value-neutral. We cannot overlook the fact that education is a politically, socially and culturally mediated project.

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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.

Tip of the Week: 75+ Professional Learning Opportunities That Will Make You Smarter

techlearning

If you’re planning to take advantage of the many different summer PD options, now is the time for finishing up your applications

I Moved a Drone With My Mind. Soon Your Students Will Too.

Edsurge

I recently moved a drone with my mind. Not long ago my 6-year-old son spent two hours on my bed swishing through the world’s biggest roller coasters on YouTube with cardboard virtual reality glasses. My mind-control-drone-moving experience was nothing like this. I stood facing the drone, about to face-off with a little robot. Time to figure out who is boss.

Super Happy: Google Classroom Stream is BACK

Teacher Tech

Set up the Stream in Google Classroom The classic design of Google Classroom was a single Stream with all of the student assignments. For some, the lack of ability to organize the Stream how they wanted was a frustration. In response, Google Classroom introduced the Classwork page that allowed teachers to organize their assignments by […]. The post Super Happy: Google Classroom Stream is BACK appeared first on Teacher Tech. Classroom Google Intermediate classroom G Suite google

OK Go Wants to Launch Your Students’ Art Experiment Into Space

Edsurge

The gravity-defying choreography in OK Go’s music videos is out of this world—which is also where the American rock band wants to send students’ art experiments. In collaboration with the Playful Learning Lab , a maker-education research lab at the University of St. Thomas, the band is inviting students ages 11 to 18 to propose ideas for experiments that will be launched into space.

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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.

Inquiry Hub Secondary School – Confluence and Influence

Pair-a-dimes for Your Thoughts

The following was written to be shared as part of our application to the Cmolik Prize for the Enhancement of Public Education in BC.

How Important Are Early Math Skills? Test Your Knowledge. [Quiz]

Edsurge

There’s plenty of debate these days regarding the impact of early math proficiency on lifelong success. And it can be difficult to determine its priority in K-12 curriculum. How important are math skills, really? Do students need a strong foundation in math to get into college or land their dream job? Is math necessary for developing analytical abilities, engaging in computational thinking and problem solving in the digital world? Think you’ve got a ready answer to these questions?

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Calling all teachers: Who’s up for the 1,000-word challenge?

eSchool News

How might a lesson run if the teacher were allowed only 1,000 words of whole-group instruction each class period?

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Super Happy: Google Classroom Stream is BACK

Teacher Tech

Set up the Stream in Google Classroom The classic design of Google Classroom was a single Stream with all of the student assignments. For some, the lack of ability to organize the Stream how they wanted was a frustration. In response, Google Classroom introduced the Classwork page that allowed teachers to organize their assignments by […]. The post Super Happy: Google Classroom Stream is BACK appeared first on Teacher Tech. Classroom Google Intermediate classroom G Suite google

EdTech at School

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

Viral Messaging: Putting Digital Citizenship to the Test

Tech Helpful

The following post is by Alex Podchaski, and while I have never met him in person, we are part of each other's professional learning network.

Great Digital Learning Resources for the Month of March

techlearning

You might be surprised to find that Women’s History Month’s roots go back as far as 1909.  Take  Take some time to discover Herstory!  where

Strategies for Becoming an Effective, Present Teacher

edWeb.net

Homework, assessments, projects. Grades, lesson plans, conferences. Teachers can get caught up in the day-to-day parts of the classroom and forget to take time to consider whether or not they’re teaching effectively.

June 2019 Tech & Learning Leadership Summit in Philadelphia, PA

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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.