Thu.Jun 27, 2019

5 Ways To Bring SEL Into Edtech Classroom Use

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Mark Sparvell cites current research about what students really want in their classroom and how social-emotional learning relates to education technology.

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How to Create Powerful Intergenerational Learning Experiences

Digital Promise

Intergenerational learning brings together people of all ages in mutually beneficial learning experiences. It also provides an opportunity for young students have an authentic audience.

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6 Examples of classroom tech that improves education

Neo LMS

Keeping up with classroom technology can seem a daunting task for teachers. They have students to teach, papers to grade, and meetings to attend — and that barely scratches the surface of what teachers do each day.

On corruption: How South Africa’s new leader can replace bold promises with bold action

The Christensen Institute

In their paper, The Rise of the Regulatory State, Harvard University economists Edward Glaeser and Andrei Schleifer wrote, “whatever law enforcement strategy the society chooses, private individuals will seek to subvert its workings to benefit themselves.”

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.

ISTE 2019: 10 Keys to the Future of STEAM Education

EdTech Magazine

ISTE 2019: 10 Keys to the Future of STEAM Education. eli.zimmerman_9856. Thu, 06/27/2019 - 10:28. What’s next in STEAM education?

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NEW! Screencastify Genius!

Teacher Tech

Be a Screencastify Genius! with this Online Certification Screencastify is FREE (freemium) and a must have for Chromebook and Chrome users. Screencastify allows you to record your screen, with or without your webcam, and the video SAVES TO GOOGLE DRIVE! That is all I want in life! Get it in Drive!

A joint letter to Congress: Unlocking innovation in the Income Share Agreement market

The Christensen Institute

A generation of students weighed down by $1.6 trillion in student loans. Colleges in dire financial straits. Employers struggling to find workers with the skills they need. Innovative approaches, including new financing models, are necessary to address these problems.

After her university closes its achievement gap, chancellor says, “The shocker is, why aren’t we all doing this?”

The Hechinger Report

At various locations on campus faculty members assemble to answer students’ questions. Madison Ousley is going over physics concepts with her instructor at the time, Kyle McLelland. And Hunter Olson discusses cell biology with his instructor, Andrew Petzold.

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Tech & Learning Names the Winners of the ISTE Best of Show 2019

techlearning

For the sixth year, Tech & Learning presents its awards program that honors nominated products at the annual ISTE conference

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 TeachThought Podcast Ep. 169 Revisiting Mindfulness, Meditation, Awareness

TeachThought - Learn better.

The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 169 Revisiting Mindfulness, Meditation, Awareness Drew Perkins talks with Susan Kaiser Greenland about how mindfulness, meditation, and awareness can help students be more successful learners.

Top Google Education News, Tips, and Resources from #ISTE19

techlearning

This year’s conference highlighted so many ways to use Google apps and tools to engage learners and make grading, assessment, feedback, pbl, gamification, student engagement, collaboration, student choice, and student voice easy to do

What It Means to Have ‘Impact’ in Education

Edsurge

The wall next to the door in EdSurge’s Burlingame, Calif., office is covered with scraps of paper. Some are printouts of emails; others handwritten notes. A couple are even scrawled in magic marker. “I I feel jazzed after reading the Instruct newsletter!” “It It was through your work that I took my first step into becoming a teacherpreneur.” This is the start of my sixth year of teaching and your event was just what I needed to help me keep things fresh in my class and inspire me.”

Google Tour Creator: Kids Build Their Own Virtual Field Trips

techlearning

Tour Creator is a website by Google that allows teachers and students to create tours for VR (virtual reality) or in a web browser

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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.

Degreed Raises $75 Million to Expand Corporate Learning Platform

Edsurge

During a recent trip to Bangalore to visit a prospective corporate client, Chris McCarthy didn’t know how many people to expect for a talk he was to give on the future of learning. But such requests are not unusual for the CEO of Degreed , provider of a learning platform for professional credentials. But when he walked into the room, he saw about 43,000 people gathered to hear him.

Technology Is Only Transformational If We Choose to Use It That Way

The Principal of Change

If you do not read Catlin Tucker’s blog , you should. I love the work she does, and her blog is a balance of posts on big-picture thinking with practical ideas and strategies for things that can be done in the classroom.

Why is girls’ interest in STEM careers shockingly low?

eSchool News

A new survey shows that the number of girls interested in pursuing STEM careers is alarmingly small–and it continues to decline.

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Here Is An Important Tool for Creating Educational Comic Strips

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

ReadWriteThink is one of our favourite websites we turn to for free educational tools and materials we recommend for teachers. Today we spent sometime sifting through Student Interactives section and.read more

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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.

5 ways we’ve integrated STEAM education into storytelling

eSchool News

When you think of a museum, the image that comes to mind is keeping your hands at your sides and looking at artifacts. That isn’t what the Knock Knock Children’s Museum is about.

Fun Ways to Beat the Summer Slide

MIND Research Institute

It was a busy summer. We’d taken our first overseas vacation. We moved from California to Texas, spending three days in the car with just enough belongings to start our household before the moving truck arrived several days later.

5 Reasons Schools May Underreport Plagiarism

Turnitin

Reasons why schools might underreport plagiarism and why longterm, this harms both students and institutions

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How Can K-12 Schools Improve Learning Outcomes with Technology?

Kitaboo on EdTech

Technology is making inroads in every aspect of our lives and education is no exception. The tech-savvy millennial generation has literally grown up with technology and traditional classroom settings can no longer satisfy their curiosity for knowledge and information. Neither can they be satisfied with the filtering down of knowledge from the teacher and the taught – they want answers and they want the education process to be more engaging, real-time, and immersive.

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!

How Daily Farm Work and Outdoor Projects Make Learning in High School Better for Teens

MindShift

BRYANT POND, Maine — EB Hoff, 14, was running for class treasurer of the Class of 2022. She announced her candidacy at her school’s wooden lectern, decorated with a drawing of a howling wolf.

Top 5 ‘objections’ to mobile device management (MDM)

Jamf on EdTech

Jamf lays to rest a few worries that end users and IT pros have about mobile device management

Take Students on Virtual Field Trips Using These Tools

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

One of the important ways teachers can use technology in their classrooms (as featured in 10 important was to integrate technology in class poster) is to leverage the potential of virtual reality for.read more

Top 5 ‘objections’ to mobile device management (MDM)

Jamf on EdTech

Jamf lays to rest a few worries that end users and IT pros have about mobile device management

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.