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5 Reasons why active learning classrooms are the future of HE

Neo LMS

Universities are complex systems, with many factors contributing to effective learning. Yet, for centuries, lecture halls have been the standard design for learning spaces. There is a professor that lectures in front of the classroom, which usually has fixed furniture.

12 Favorite PC Shortkeys

Ask a Tech Teacher

Here’s an update to my Favorite PC Shortkeys poster: Jacqui Murray has been teaching K-18 technology for 30 years. She is the editor/author of over a hundred tech ed resources including a K-12 technology curriculum , K-8 keyboard curriculum, K-8 Digital Citizenship curriculum.

6 Assistive Technologies That Can Help Students Reach Their Full Potential

EdTech Magazine

6 Assistive Technologies That Can Help Students Reach Their Full Potential. eli.zimmerman_9856. Thu, 09/05/2019 - 10:38. Over the past 10 years, the number of U.S. students enrolled in special education programs rose 30 percent.

AI software gets a B on a 12th-grade science exam

Dangerously Irrelevant

Calculators. Grammar editors. PhotoMath. Automatic language translation. Some of these mental work helpers (substitutes?) work fabulously. Some of them aren’t quite there… yet. And now we have this: AI technology that can pass a 12th grade science exam.

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.

Congress has college affordability in its grasp. They should vote for ISAs

The Christensen Institute

This post was originally published Aug 21, 2019 on Roll Call. Each year, our higher education system confers roughly two million bachelor’s degrees. Unfortunately, it also produces one million student loan defaults. This isn’t simply “two steps forward, one step back.”

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A Faculty-Led Fund Gets Cash to Struggling Students, Fast

Edsurge

The email arrived like a punch in the gut. You have exhausted your Pell Grant funds. In order to take this class, you will need to pay out of pocket. Jimmieka Mills was familiar with that feeling.

Dear New Teacher: Tips and advice for beginning educators

Ditch That Textbook

If we think back to our very first year of teaching many of us wish we could have a do-over. The opportunity to take that first class back and teach them again after years of experience. But the truth is that those first years helped shape us into the educator we are today. And we […]. DitchBook Twitter chat Teaching beginning teachers creative teaching education student engagement teaching tips for new teachers

A Template to Help Students Tap Into Their Genius Potential

techlearning

“Children are the most learning-hungry beings in the world.” ” – Ashley Montagu

Mentor Collective Raises $3 Million to Connect College Students and Advisers

Edsurge

The warning message came to George White and his team from a college student’s mentor. The student might miss classes on account of a broken laptop. White and his team acted quickly, connecting the student with Lehigh University staffers to secure a loaner computer. “If

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.

Film It: Free Filmmaking Lessons For Any Classroom

techlearning

The free Film It site consists of a set of filmmaking lessons that give students the training to make their own short films without feeling intimidated

How This Apprenticeship Helps Educators Achieve Once Out-of-Reach Career Goals

Edsurge

PHILADELPHIA — On most days at the Care-A-Lot Learning Center, Yaribel Mercedes-Perez’s first moments of calm come several hours in, when students are settled in for naptime. Until then, from 7:30 a.m.

Report Predicts Growing Demand for Educational Robotics Worldwide

Marketplace K-12

The $1.3 billion international robotics education market is set to grow to $3.1 billion by 2025, predicts market research firm HolonIQ. The post Report Predicts Growing Demand for Educational Robotics Worldwide appeared first on Market Brief.

Flagship universities don’t reflect their state’s diversity

The Hechinger Report

Stewart Lockett grew up in New Iberia, Louisiana, just south of Lafayette. During his senior year of high school, he was figuring out where to go to college. He knew he wanted to stay in the state, and to study bioengineering, but there were only three colleges in Louisiana that offered the major.

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.

Fastest-Growing Education Companies on 2019 Inc. 5000 List Sell Range of Goods, Services

Marketplace K-12

K-12 ed-tech businesses and low-tech companies are among those selected to the 2019 Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing private companies in education. The post Fastest-Growing Education Companies on 2019 Inc. 5000 List Sell Range of Goods, Services appeared first on Market Brief.

Lego Announces Free Python Programming Lessons

techlearning

High school students can experience real-world applications of Python, one of the most common languages used to teach computer science in colleges

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Teacher are the most underrated salesperson we have.

Linways Technologies

Improving our daily teaching-learning through Project-based Learning (PBL). We’ve written about project based learning before. It’s the planning, managing, and organising of a certain project which would achieve a certain goal or outcome.

Some Good Educational iPad Apps to Help You In Your Teaching

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

After posting about some of the best educational websites for teachers, we are sharing with you this updated visual we created based on Teachers Apps collection in iTunes App Store. We.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.

AV Goes Accessible

techlearning

While software systems and accessible and assistive tech often focuses on specific programs to help special needs students, the world of AV is making learning inclusive through innovative uses of existing features that benefit all students

Contextual Relevance in Schools

Dr. Shannon Doak's Blog

I fully understand that in our current system, schools teach many things that our students will not use once they have entered society.

Follett Appoints Britten Follett to Lead its PreK-12 Business

techlearning

In her new role, Follett will be responsible for marketing and sales in the United States and Canada, customer service, strategic alliances and publisher relations

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The Enthusiasm of Our Students

The Principal of Change

In my workshops, I often talk about the importance of greeting students at the door in the morning to set the tone for the entire day. A simple welcome can provide the enthusiasm and warmth that gets a student excited and ready for the day.

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EdTech at School

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

Promoting Early Literacy on International Literacy Day

Where Learning Clicks

Global literacy rates have room to grow, so find out what you can do this International Literacy Day to promote it close to home and on a wider scale. The post Promoting Early Literacy on International Literacy Day appeared first on Where Learning Clicks.

4 Game Mechanics Driving Higher Achievement in Math

MIND Research Institute

Access to technology is not enough to improve student learning. A 2015 study by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development found that simply having access to computers and other digital devices had no impact on students’ proficiency in reading, math, and science. Other studies on various education technology programs show varying amounts of impact. Why do we see such a range in the impact of education technology on student test scores? The U.S.

Get Your Permission Slip Signed, #EIE19 is Going on a Field Trip!

ExcelinEd

Tour San Diego area schools to learn how they foster career exploration. Are you arriving early to #EIE19?

Solve in Time: Gamifying the problem-solving process

NeverEndingSearch

Dee Lanier has been engaging in some serious and playful thinking relating to how people identify and creatively solve problems. He recently created Solve in Time , a gamified problem-based learning activity that uses the design-thinking process to solve real-world problems.

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.