Fri.Mar 29, 2019

8 Lessons From Female Leaders on Becoming a Better Mother and CEO

Ed Tech from the Ground Up

In recognition of Women's History Month, this CEO shares the strategies she's learned from other women to create a successful business and be a present parent. The post 8 Lessons From Female Leaders on Becoming a Better Mother and CEO appeared first on Market Brief.

Sketchnoting in the classroom: 12 ways to get started

Ditch That Textbook

Many of us have found ourselves doodling during a lecture or presentation. It keeps our brain engaged while we listen, or try to at least. You’ve probably caught your students drawing or sketching during class too. But what if those doodles had a purpose? Sketchnoting, or visual note-taking, can transform those doodles into a tool […]. DitchBook Twitter chat sketchnotes sketchnoting visible thinking visual note-taking

Here’s a Preview of April

Ask a Tech Teacher

Here’s a preview of what’s coming up on Ask a Tech Teacher in April: Cutting Edge Tech to Improve Music Teaching. 5 Favorite Activities to End the School Year. 9 Ways to Teach Tolerance. Fake News or Fact? How do you tell? 10 Myths about teaching with tech.

K–12 Modern Learning Environments Can Be Built Outside of the Classroom

EdTech Magazine

K–12 Modern Learning Environments Can Be Built Outside of the Classroom. eli.zimmerman_9856. Fri, 03/29/2019 - 15:28.

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.

Do federal work-study jobs prepare students for careers – and should they?

The Hechinger Report

Most federal work-study jobs don’t prepare students for life after graduation, according to a March report from the Urban Institute. But any efforts to improve the program could be made more difficult if the Department of Education’s 2020 budget proposal goes through. “In

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Even at elite colleges lauded for their generosity, some students take on debt

The Hechinger Report

Zelia Gonzales had an enviable choice to make.

Feature: Beyond the Devices: Changing Pedagogy Post 1:1

techlearning

As anyone who has led a digital conversion knows, deploying the devices and software subscriptions is only the first step in the ultimate goal of edtech

Practicing Mindfulness in the Classroom

EdTechTeam

Several years ago, while I was teaching high school, one of my favorite students would regularly come into my classroom and ask, “Mrs. Taylor, are you in the mood today?”

Key Changes to Look For In School Safety Technology

techlearning

Many schools still need to move beyond metal detectors, local door alarms, and door intercoms or buzzers to keep schools protected

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.

50 Challenging Activities To Promote Digital Media Literacy In Students

TeachThought - Learn better.

50 Challenging Activities To Promote Digital Media Literacy In Students by Terry Heick Literacy is changing–not at its core necessarily, but certainly at its edges as it expands to include new kinds of “reading.” ” Digital media is quickly replacing traditional media forms as those most accessible to most 21st century learners. The impact of this […]. The post 50 Challenging Activities To Promote Digital Media Literacy In Students appeared first on TeachThought.

30+ YouTube Channels for Teachers

Shake Up Learning

The post 30+ YouTube Channels for Teachers appeared first on Shake Up Learning. YouTube = Learning at Your Fingertips! There are so many ways to learn with YouTube channels for teachers and students! When you want to learn something new these days, most of us head over to YouTube.

6 steps to promote good digital citizenship for all students

eSchool News

By the time today’s digital natives enter high school, most of them have already been using devices, computers, the internet, and social media for years.

Facilitating Inquiry in the Classroom: The Driving Question and PBL, Part 1

techlearning

The Driving Question or Investigative Question in Project Based learning and STEM can be often the hardest concept to get across to teachers

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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.

Why students’ emotional well-being in school is tied to their success

eSchool News

Alongside growing awareness about the benefits of social and emotional learning (SEL), new research from Microsoft demonstrates once again that emotional well-being in school is a strong predictor of academic and workplace success.

I’m Not a Science Teacher, I’m a Game Master

Teacher Tech

A Guest Post by Alicia Motter Impending inclement weather often precipitates conversations among teachers and students about snow days. Everyone wants one, don’t they? But the downside is that students remember less about the previous lesson because their routine has been interrupted. This is especially true when it happens right after starting new material. That […]. The post I’m Not a Science Teacher, I’m a Game Master appeared first on Teacher Tech. Classroom Gamification

10 Reasons Every Business Needs Wi-Fi as a Service

SecurEdge

Considering Wi-Fi as a Service for your business? In this edition of the Wi-Fi Minute, Danny gives ten reasons why you should make the jump to WaaS, which gives you access to the latest hardware, cutting-edge software, and critical managed network services all rolled into one monthly subscription.

Feature: Tech & Learning Leadership Summit Report

techlearning

More than 50 education technology and curriculum leaders came together to learn, share, and make connections to support instruction in districts across the country

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.

I’m Not a Science Teacher, I’m a Game Master

Teacher Tech

A Guest Post by Alicia Motter Impending inclement weather often precipitates conversations among teachers and students about snow days. Everyone wants one, don’t they? But the downside is that students remember less about the previous lesson because their routine has been interrupted. This is especially true when it happens right after starting new material. That […]. The post I’m Not a Science Teacher, I’m a Game Master appeared first on Teacher Tech. Classroom Gamification

New Tools for Schools

techlearning

Planware, a division of Educational Data Systems, announced the launch of ONPASS Pro, the next generation of its flagship software product for gathering, storing, analyzing, and presenting demographic and geospatial data

Drastic Measure

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A Short Story About Contract Cheating by Julia Tereno

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Editor’s Note: Better Safe than Sorry

techlearning

While I wish otherwise, the topic of student safety continues to be the most pressing topic in education today

EdTech at School

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

Beginner's Guide to Creating Forms Using Google Forms

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Google Forms is a powerful tool with huge educational potential for teachers and educators. Besides being free and easy to use, Forms works across different devices and is seamlessly integrated with.read more

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Back Office Business: Improving Reading Scores With Edtech

techlearning

Guadalupe Union School District is tucked into the northwestern corner of Santa Barbara County, just a few miles from the California coast

A Handy Google My Maps Tip for Teachers and Students

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Google My Maps is a powerful tool for creating and editing maps to use with students in class. Besides its integration with Google Drive, My Maps offers a wide variety of interesting features that.read more

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Top 10 Stories for April 2019

techlearning

Apply now for summer study, here or abroad—choose from over 75 different free or low-cost learning opportunities for social studies teachers

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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.