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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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.

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.

How Sustained Silent Reading Keeps Students Curious and Engaged

Edsurge

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

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.

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.

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Teacher activism is making Red State governor’s races competitive

The Hechinger Report

Sign up for our Mississippi Learning newsletter. Choose as many as you like. Weekly Update. Future of Learning. Higher Education. Mississippi Learning. Proof Points. Early Childhood.

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

Edsurge

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.”

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. .

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

Edsurge

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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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.

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.

The Three Most Important Planning Documents That Guide Your School District

TeacherCast

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.

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. .

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

techlearning

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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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.

What’s New ~ October 2019

myViewBoard

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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"Thinklets" Provide Path to Teaching Common Core Math Lessons

techlearning

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

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.

The Incredible Edible Egg Eggcyclopedia: Candling

techlearning

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

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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.

Connecting Student Hearts and Minds

CUE

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.

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

techlearning

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

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.

Clover and DonorsChoose.org Launch App to Help New York Businesses Support Local Schools

techlearning

The Round Up for Schools app offers customers the option to round up their purchases and donate the change to nearby schools chosen by the business owner

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EdTech at School

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

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?

The Value of Storytelling in the Classroom

Where Learning Clicks

Encouraging the telling of stories among your students can spark creativity, get them to open up more, and enhance learning for everyone. The post The Value of Storytelling in the Classroom appeared first on Where Learning Clicks.

Beware of All the Education 'Snake-Oil' Salesmen

The 21st Century Principal

Today, I received another one of those sales-pitch emails from some company using deceptive tactics to promote their products. They made it appear in their email that my failure to complete their survey would have some kind of consequences.

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 actual.read 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.