Sun.Feb 03, 2019

Beware of Time-Wasting Low Level Technology Learning

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Tom Murray reflects on his first 1:1 program seventeen years ago with Palm Pilots. He’s concerned that we often celebrate low-level learning.

Blending with Playlists

A Principal's Reflections

In an effort to personalize learning more and more educators are turning to blended learning strategies. Before getting into the specifics of this post, it is important to flesh out each concept to ensure the efficacy of these shifts in pedagogy.

MLTI is not a Tech Buy or Commodity. It’s a Learning Initiative.

More Verbs

The Maine Learning Technology Initiative (MLTI) has been around since 2001, providing 7th & 8th Grade students and teachers with devices and more.

Switching sides in the teacher wars

The Hechinger Report

Tulsa Public Schools Superintendent Deborah Gist presents a Golden Apple Award to Dr. Abraham Kamara at Memorial Junior High School. Amadou Diallo for The Hechinger Report.

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.

How to think like a leader

eSchool News

Schools are experiencing a dramatic shift from how they’ve been run and structured for over a century. Leaders must establish direction, influence others, and initiate sustainable change as they navigate the ever-evolving landscape of education.

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TEACHER VOICE: Is the cost of student-teaching worth it?

The Hechinger Report

sat at my computer in the summer of 2013 pondering whether I’d be able to begin my student-teaching. I wondered whether spending four years learning to teach was worth the time and money, and whether my dreams of leading a classroom would ever come to pass.

What are this year’s top trends at SXSW EDU?

eSchool News

Connecting leaders across the learning lifecycle and around the world, SXSW EDU serves as a melting pot for the latest approaches to education.

5 Tips for Google Classroom

Teacher Tech

5 Tips for Using Google Classroom Google Classroom is an online platform that allows you to interact with your students anytime, anywhere. If you do not have the Google Classroom mobile app for your phone I highly recommend! Here are 5 more tips for how to get more out of Google Classroom. If you want […]. The post 5 Tips for Google Classroom appeared first on Teacher Tech. Classroom Google Intermediate classroom G Suite google

4 Tips for Becoming More Observant in a World Full of Noise

The Principal of Change

I have shared the “ 8 Characteristics of the Innovator’s Mindset ” for several years, and the one characteristic that seems to get the least attention and is the least “flashy” for many people is the ability to be “observant.”

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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.

5 Tips for Google Classroom

Teacher Tech

5 Tips for Using Google Classroom Google Classroom is an online platform that allows you to interact with your students anytime, anywhere. If you do not have the Google Classroom mobile app for your phone I highly recommend! Here are 5 more tips for how to get more out of Google Classroom. If you want […]. The post 5 Tips for Google Classroom appeared first on Teacher Tech. Classroom Google Intermediate classroom G Suite google

Teaching and Tech Recap from Across the Web, w/e 02-02-19

EmergingEdTech

Informative, inspiring, or just plain interesting education and digital technology content from across the web, posted on Twitter over the past week and collected here to share with our blog readers. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post.

Center for Cyber Safety and Education Partners With Awe Learning

techlearning

The nonprofit Center for Cyber Safety and Education announces its partnership with AWE Acquisition, Inc

2 Tips to Connect with More Families on Facebook

The Innovative Educator

More and more educators and schools are using Facebook to connect with families. However, they might not be connecting with as many families as possible if they are not ensuring they are posting inclusive content.

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.

Dremel Announces 3D40 FLEX 3D Printer

techlearning

Dremel has announced the debut of its newest 3D printer, the Dremel DigiLab 3D40 FLEX 3D Printer

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#VoiceEDU: Why Waiting Mattered to Me

Tech Helpful

I bought my first amazon echo the year they hit the market in hopes that it might have good uses for the classroom. After briefly playing around with it in the classrooms of willing teachers and in situations that I could, I decided the risks did not outweigh the benefits. The deciding factor?

New GoodReader 5 for iOS Launched

techlearning

Good.iWare marks GoodReader’s 10th birthday with the launch of GoodReader 5

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What’s considered “enough” lesson support to help kids be successful?

The Cornerstone Blog

This week on the Truth for Teachers podcast, you’ll hear a coaching call where I’m exploring the issue of whether a teacher can ever feel like s/he’s offered “enough” learning support and re-teaching. The questions of What is enough? Am I doing enough?

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.

A Great Tool for Drawing Neat Diagrams and Flowcharts

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Gliffy is a great Chrome app for creating diagrams and flow charts. And although it has some slight shortcomings such as the absence of vector-based output format and that the app still does not.read more

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The Learning Power of Cliffhangers & Link-Ups

MiddleWeb

Linking one event or person to later developments opens history students up to seeing how pieces of the massive puzzle of the past fit together and how the issues we face today developed. Lauren Brown shares several engaging strategies to help make those connections. Future of History Making History Meaningful American history cause and effect historical connections hooks Lauren S. Brown stories teaching history

A Good Resource of Educational Worksheets for Teachers

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Super Teacher Worksheets is an excellent website for teachers looking for some handy printable worksheets to use in class. The site provides a variety of high quality worksheets covering a.read more

Take a Shelfie Not a Selfie

The Daring Librarian

I've talked about the Art of the Shelfie before, but I had a recent rant I just wanted to share with you. You know what's great about having a professional Twitter & Instagram ? You can just focus on the kids. (It It should already be our focus, right?)

EdTech at School

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