Mon.Oct 07, 2019

How to Empower Teachers

The CoolCatTeacher

Evan Robb on episode 566 From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Administrators can empower teachers and principal Evan Robb shares some of the techniques.

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October is National Bullying Prevention Month

Ask a Tech Teacher

October is National Bullying Prevention Month. Any adult knows that bullying is no longer relegated to the playground or the neighborhood. It now regularly happens in the cyberworld. Kids don’t expect that and often don’t know how to handle it.

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K-12 Esports Teams Can Give Students College and Career-Readiness Skills

Ed Tech from the Ground Up

The rise of esports teams at the K-12 level is highlighting the skills that these activities teach students to prepare them for life after high school. The post K-12 Esports Teams Can Give Students College and Career-Readiness Skills appeared first on Market Brief.

The Hows And Whys Of Learning Keyboarding Skills

EdNews Daily

With the rapid advancement of technology, keyboarding has become one of the most important skills in our modern world today. People who can communicate easily and quickly using modern tools will be a step ahead of the crowd in the future. .

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

How Sustained Silent Reading Keeps Students Curious and Engaged


This article is part of the guide, What Does Reading Well Looks Like? “I I failed retirement,” chuckles Steve Gardiner during a recent conversation.

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Seven Tips for Developing a Digital Music Classroom


I live for the spine-tingling synth solo or the foot-tapping disco beat. Electronic music has not only motivated my music teaching, but also provided a reprieve from my everyday stresses.

5 Steps to Creating a Technology Internship Program

EdTech Magazine

5 Steps to Creating a Technology Internship Program. eli.zimmerman_9856. Mon, 10/07/2019 - 14:16. As educators, many of us strive to promote continuous growth, drive change and help students create their own opportunities. At Illinois’ J.

OPINION: Kindergarten is more than preparation for first grade, and we need to take it back

The Hechinger Report

Kindergarten should not merely establish a springboard for success in upper grades. It is also the developmental foundation for mastery of content that is the focus of elementary, middle and high school.

What We Need to Unlearn and Relearn to Thrive in the Future


It’s common to opine about what new skills or competencies today’s students will need for the future. But Stavros Yiannouka believes there’s just as much value in “relearning” and “unlearning.”

Need Remote Learning ASAP? Don’t Pick Your Next LMS Before Reading This!

Need to go remote or move your training programs online? Download this guide to identify and overcome the biggest eLearning challenges so you can pick the perfect LMS without wasting time, money, and effort, even if you are just starting your eLearning journey.

Harvard critic finds white jocks and rich kids get preferential treatment in admissions

The Hechinger Report

An expert witness who is a critic of Harvard admissions releases a new study finding white bias. Tara Garcia Mathewson/The Hechinger Report.

How 'Learning Experience Design' Helps Customize Online Courses at Scale


In keeping with the school’s long held tradition, the faculty at Boston College takes a “whole person” approach to education, helping students explore their intellectual, emotional, and spiritual development.

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K–12 Leaders Weigh Threats and Benefits of Increased Web Monitoring

EdTech Magazine

K–12 Leaders Weigh Threats and Benefits of Increased Web Monitoring. eli.zimmerman_9856. Mon, 10/07/2019 - 12:55. When students email each other about the adolescent hot topics of who likes who or to gripe about teachers, more people than they realize may see the messages. .

The Three Most Important Planning Documents That Guide Your School District


Welcome to the TeacherCast Educational Network. In this episode of “Ask the Tech Coach,” we begin a series of podcasts that will help Tech Coaches create an effective Educational Technology Integration Plan.

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.

Connecting Student Hearts and Minds


Bringing SEL to the Classroom One Connection at a Time. In today’s world of high-stakes testing, social-emotional learning (SEL) has provided a path forward in teaching the whole child.

Here’s why robotics education will help students for life

eSchool News

Much of today’s impactful teaching focuses on the “why” behind the concept being taught. When it comes to STEM concepts such as robotics, educators and students alike may wonder why they should learn robotics if they don’t plan to pursue it in college or the workforce. The answer?

Connecting Student Hearts and Minds


Bringing SEL to the Classroom One Connection at a Time In today’s world of high-stakes testing, social-emotional learning (SEL) has provided a path forward in teaching the whole child.

How one district handles student data privacy

eSchool News

Every school district is faced with a choice about how to protect student data. As districts have implemented more technology to support digital learning, student data privacy in schools has become a critical issue.

Need Remote Learning NOW? Get Online Quickly & Easily With This Can’t-Miss Guide

Remote learning is becoming more important than ever. Whether you’re scrambling to get your eLearning launched, or need to upgrade to meet increased demand, this guide will eliminate the guesswork so you can find your perfect LMS!

Focus on the Doing of Social Studies, Not Just the Model


Is it possible to take the best parts of Madeline’s model and adapt it to a world that needs our students to be engaged, informed, and knowledgable citizens

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Learning How to Teach Controversial Topics


Assigning The Hate U Give as a summer read for history and English eighth graders seemed like a slam dunk to Sarah Cooper and her colleague. Looking back, she weighs the experience to better understand how she can prepare to teach, and then lean into, difficult topics.

"Thinklets" Provide Path to Teaching Common Core Math Lessons


CueThink introduces students to "Thinklets," which are stepped-out solutions to math problems

Educational Math Books for Young Learners

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Math learning can be so much fun especially when it is contextualized in circumstances that relate to our everyday life. When kids see the direct application of mathematical thinking in their more

EdTech at School

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

The Incredible Edible Egg Eggcyclopedia: Candling


This Eggcyclopedia is a searchable dictionary for all things having to do with eggs


What’s New ~ October 2019


myViewBoard for Windows adds two new features this October: Image search and Immersive Reader. myViewBoard Image search is here! Do you need images for your lessons? Use myViewBoard Image search. To use this feature: Launch myViewBoard for Windows. On the main toolbar, click the Magic Box icon.

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Curriculum Associates' New Program Helps Students Meet Newly Revised State Standards


Curriculum Associates has developed the Ready New York, Next Generation Learning Standards Edition

Here Is A Collection of Educational Math Apps for Elementary Students

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Here is the updated version of a visual we have been working on over this weekend. This is a collection of some good math apps curated from iTunes App Store specifically for elementary students more

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.