Fri.Apr 05, 2019

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April 5th-15th: Buy a K-8 School License. get 5 free print books of the grade level you purchased. domestic purchase or freight-forwarders only). Usually, you get one desk copy for each grade level included in your school license. Between April 5th and 15th, get five per grade level.

10 tools for effective peer feedback in the classroom

Ditch That Textbook

As teachers, we strive to provide our students with quality feedback on their work. Getting feedback from their teacher is useful but getting feedback from their peers can be even more powerful. How can we begin to incorporate peer feedback into our classroom? And what tools are available to help our students begin to provide […]. DitchBook Twitter chat Teaching feedback feedback in the classroom peer feedback

Making the College Admissions Process Work for All Students

Edsurge

Last month, the higher education landscape was rocked with a widespread college admissions scandal involving wealthy families cheating to gain admission to college for their children.

Racial diversity as a financial necessity at state universities

The Hechinger Report

Stewart Lockett (right, grey shirt) leads a meeting of the student government executive team in late January. His team is the most diverse student government the university has ever had. Casey Parks/The Hechinger Report. BATON ROUGE, La. —

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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.

Wall Street Wants in on Income-Share Agreements

Edsurge

More schools these days are considering income-share agreements, an alternative to traditional college loans that essentially let people bet on the future earning power of students. One challenge, though, is finding investors willing to pay the up-front cost.

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Twelve Years Later: How the K-12 Industry and Investment Landscape Has Shifted (Part 2)

Edsurge

This is the second and final part of a series that explores how the market dynamics the K-12 education sector have changed. Read Part 1 here. Twelve years ago, Amplify CEO Larry Berger and I wrote about the “ pareto distribution ” of companies in the K-12 sector.

CoSN 2019: K–12 Schools Address Digital Equity with Curriculum Framework

EdTech Magazine

CoSN 2019: K–12 Schools Address Digital Equity with Curriculum Framework. eli.zimmerman_9856. Fri, 04/05/2019 - 09:50.

Innovation and the Final Frontier: Student Designed Payloads at the Edge of Space

EdTechTeam

Bringing Bears to Space. A few years ago, while in a meeting, a colleague asked questions about the chemistry of our upper atmosphere.

WiFi Problems: Staying Ahead of Firmware Updates [Video]

SecurEdge

Thinking about updating the devices, applications, or firmware on your wireless network? Before you risk everything, Erik has some tips that just might help your situation. WiFi Performance WiFi Design

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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.

Create a Special Calendar

Teacher Tech

Create Additional Google Calendars Did you know Google Calendar supports being able to have multiple layered calendars in one? This can be helpful for allowing you to set up a calendar for special reasons without cluttering up your calendar. For example, I set up a Google Calendar just for school field trip and events. Yes, […]. The post Create a Special Calendar appeared first on Teacher Tech. Advanced Calendar Google calendar G Suite google

Is return on investment achievable in K12?

eSchool News

Return on investment (ROI) is an oft-cited goal in K12 arenas, but it is achievable? In Morgan County School District, we’ve found that it is. Here’s how we did it. The superintendent’s dilemma.

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Create a Special Calendar

Teacher Tech

Create Additional Google Calendars Did you know Google Calendar supports being able to have multiple layered calendars in one? This can be helpful for allowing you to set up a calendar for special reasons without cluttering up your calendar. For example, I set up a Google Calendar just for school field trip and events. Yes, […]. The post Create a Special Calendar appeared first on Teacher Tech. Advanced Calendar Google calendar G Suite google

Inspire Love of Reading With LeVar Burton Kids Skybrary

techlearning

Kids visit "reading islands" that organize books by theme (animals, awesome people, and more) and choose books to download to their "backpacks

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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.

Boclips for Teachers: A new source for classroom video

NeverEndingSearch

BoClips for Teachers. I recently discovered Boclips for Teachers, a portal hosting more than 2 million short-form educational videos from more than 100 of the educational video producers you already know and love.

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CoSN Honors School Technology Leaders from Across the Country

techlearning

“Their bold accomplishments encompass the overarching mission of Envision 2030 — to better prepare children to succeed in careers of the future,” said Keith Krueger, CEO of CoSN

Using data to solve boundary challenges

eSchool News

Redrawing boundaries reallocates a district’s resources at a fundamental level, and with that reallocation comes a great deal of concern, anxiety, and turmoil as members of the district’s community worry whether their needs will be addressed properly.

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Juniper Acquires Mist

techlearning

“Mist Systems has developed a unique blend of wireless, AI and cloud expertise that has enabled us to stand out from the competition and bring much needed innovation to the wireless space,” said Sujai Hajela, CEO of Mist Systems

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.

Here Is A Good Resource for Teaching Kids about Digital Citizenship

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Digital Passport is an excellent web tool and mobile app designed for students in grade 3-5 to educate them on the fundamentals of digital citizenship and help them stay safe while using the net.read more

#FactFriday: 44.7M Students Have High-Speed Internet Access

ExcelinEd

Of the 2.3 million U.S. students not yet connected to high-speed internet, 1.9 million are in just 62 school districts.

iPad Music Apps for Teachers and Students

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Today we revisited the iPad list of music apps we shared last year and wanted to add some interesting new apps to it. While some of these apps are totally free others like NotateMe is really pricy.read more

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