Fri.Jan 04, 2019

Educational Games Company CEO Shares Career Advice for Women in Computer Science

Ed Tech from the Ground Up

The founder of Galvanize Labs shares her path through the word of computer science, where she was often one of few women in the room. The post Educational Games Company CEO Shares Career Advice for Women in Computer Science appeared first on Market Brief.

Unthoughtful consumption

Dangerously Irrelevant

We spent the last 200+ years (at least) pushing consumption models of learning on most of our students. We asked them to be passive recipients of whatever information came from the teacher or textbook.

How To Start a High School Esports Team & Benefit Your School

ViewSonic Education

Competitive video gaming has quickly risen to the ranks of "real sports" in many of the ways that count. These include big name sponsors, competitive pro leagues, college competitions and, in 2017, more global viewers than the 2016 NFL regular season.

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3 Cybersecurity Threats K–12 Schools Should Prepare for in 2019

EdTech Magazine

3 Cybersecurity Threats K–12 Schools Should Prepare for in 2019. eli.zimmerman_9856. Fri, 01/04/2019 - 13:50. K–12 schools faced serious scrutiny in 2018 as security experts found education institutions had the weakest cybersecurity protections out of 17 vulnerable industries. .

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.

A look back at what we learned in 2018

The Christensen Institute

At the Christensen Institute we work hard to document cutting-edge innovations, study those innovations through the lens of our theory, and predict the outcomes they stand to produce.

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Stop Copying and Pasting Messages on Facebook

Teacher Tech

Educate Yourself and Don’t Share Fake News Recently, Lisa Nielson shared a public service announcement on Facebook. She asked that you not share, or repost, information that you have not verified as being true and/or information that is not from a verified source. Sign of the Times? This is the current reality, adults copying and […]. The post Stop Copying and Pasting Messages on Facebook appeared first on Teacher Tech. Google Online Resources fact checking

10 Oculus Go Virtual Reality Apps to Try in the Classroom

Edsurge

The day the Oculus Go released in May, I rushed to Best Buy to get the virtual reality device, which is owned by Facebook, before they sold out. To my surprise, the staff had no idea what I was describing. Fortunately, I was able to find it at the customer service desk, and I was the first customer to purchase it at that store. Currently, there are two purchase options available: the Oculus Go with 32 GB of storage at $199 or 64 GB of storage at $249.

Powerful Productivity App Evernote Helps Teachers & Students Organize Information

techlearning

Students can create notes, snap images, make checklists, or record audio on a mobile device or computer and make the information available on any other device or computer

What Student Leaders Think About the Future of Education

Edsurge

There’s a lot that goes into innovation efforts on campus—think curriculum design, technology training for instructors, and bureaucracy. But too often, a critical element is left out of the process: student voice. EdSurge Independent was created in 2016 as a way to change that by providing college and university students a platform to share their ideas, concerns, excitement and frustrations with the way technology shapes teaching and learning in higher education.

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.

Google Slides Lab Report: A Simple, Tangible, Reasonable Solution

techlearning

My final "stack of papers" to grade was a shared folder full with our final lab practical reports: a group experiment where students determined the optimal H2-O2 ratio to fill a 2L bottle fo for maximum product upon ignition

Artificial Intelligence Is Attracting Investors, Inventors, and Academic Researchers Worldwide

Marketplace K-12

A growing interest in artificial intelligence in the United States and internationally is outlined in a new report and seems likely to influence education in the future.

BACK OFFICE BUSINESS: New Schools in Four States Partner with the Virtual High School (VHS)

techlearning

Schools expand their local course offerings by incorporating the VHS catalog into their program of studies

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5 Important Things You Can Do with Explain Everything in Your Class

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Explain Everything is one of the best interactive whiteboard and screencasting app out there. I have featured it here in several posts in the past and today I am sharing with you some of the awesome.read more

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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.

BACK OFFICE BUSINESS: Indiana Department of Ed Approves i-Ready Diagnostic as a Norm-Referenced Assessment

techlearning

Because i-Ready has been approved for use across the state as a norm-referenced assessment for K–8 reading and mathematics, districts can use the award-winning program for this school year

Here Is An Excellent YouTube Channel for Arts Teachers

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

In today’s post, I am sharing with you this cool YouTube channel titled ShooRayner Drawing. This channel provides a variety of instructional videos to help students and kids (and anyone else.read more

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BETT19 Preview: "Learning by Questions" most shortlisted product for BETT Awards 2019

techlearning

Learning by Questions (LbQ), the new teaching and learning app that launched in October, has just been nominated for the greatest number of BETT Awards for a single product this year

Happy 2019!

SpeechTechie

Hi Folks- hope all had a wonderful holiday and I wish you Happy New Year. Just wanted to recap here some of the most popular (viewed/shared) posts of 2018. I look forward to sharing new ideas in the new year!

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.

IG Holiday Highlights & More!

The Daring Librarian

Here are some of our recent IG Highlights from the Holidays, Winter Smash, #MHTVNews, #makermondaycrafternoon , and our MHMS Memory Book Cover artist winner! Now, most of our kids love, I mean LOVE getting their pics taken for our Instagram. But some are a little shy - this is an example!