Tue.Sep 11, 2018

HE challenges: finding innovative solutions to the rising costs of attending university


It is in a way appropriate that the higher education space mirrors and also reveals the broader challenges faced by the society of the day.

10 Tips for Teachers Using the Station Rotation Model

Catlin Tucker

Teachers are already blowing up my Twitter feed with awesome photos taken during their first few station rotation lessons !

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Hear from Real Teachers about the Benefits of Micro-credentials

Digital Promise

Across the country, educators are demanding opportunities to personalize their professional learning. Research suggests the traditional professional learning methods—typically one-size-fits-all and top-down—don’t meet the needs of today’s educators or their students.

What’s in Your Edtech Bag? #EdTechRations

The CoolCatTeacher

David Hopkins on Episode 357 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. David Hopkins, author of Emergency Rations #EdTechRations: What’s so important we can’t leave it at home?

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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.

9-11-01 Seventeen Years later and still remembered

Educational Technology Guy

I was in EMS for 22 years before retiring due to a back injury. One of my most memorable experiences was responding to New York City as a Paramedic in the aftermath of the terrorist attacks of 9/11. I will never forget that experience.

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St. Vrain Valley School District is the future of America

Dangerously Irrelevant

The St. Vrain Valley School District is arguably the most innovative school district here in Colorado. And I’m incredibly excited to lead their next principal licensure cohort starting in January 2019. Woo hoo! Here is the district’s latest video. Public education proud, indeed.

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We Remember… 9/11

Ask a Tech Teacher

America, we love you. History News


Innovators Worth Watching: Osmosis

The Christensen Institute

Welcome to our “Innovators Worth Watching” series, spotlighting interesting and potentially disruptive players across a spectrum of industries. Getting into medical school is brutal. Getting through medical school is even worse.

A Measure of This Teacher

The Jose Vilson

This is how it had to be. 90° weather permeated a musty classroom, untouched since mid-summer when custodians and school aides moved furniture away then into the center to wax the floors. My old room's furniture found its way into this room as well. The first two days of setting up my classroom involved lifting bookshelves, setting up student desks, the teacher area, and textbook collections (because calling them "libraries" would be an insult to libraries).

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.

Kids struggle to read when schools leave phonics out

The Hechinger Report

Teachers in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, use a curriculum that mixes teacher-directed whole-class phonics lessons with small-group activities. Emily Hanford | APM Reports. This story was produced by APM Reports and reprinted with permission.

Tools that create change: Lessons from the U.K.’s health system

The Christensen Institute

This guest blog was written by Dr. Vikram Devalia, a practicing clinician from the United Kingdom with a special interest in applying business theory to improve healthcare systems. Over the past twenty years, innovators, policymakers, and administrators have worked tirelessly to reimagine the U.S.

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HyperDocs tips and making learning addictive

Ditch That Textbook

When learning is addictive, kids want to come back for more. But how do we create lessons that keep kids engaged and excited? In this week’s episodes of the Ditch that Textbook podcast we get a one-two punch of practical advice, tips, and resources from two amazing educators. Brian Romero Smith Sr. shares his advice and […]. DTT podcast #DitchPod creative teaching edtech HyperDoc HyperDocs making learning addictive student voice

Learn How Thousands of Students Are Learning about Digital Literacy This School Year!


In this episode of EdTech in the Classroom, we welcome Jeff Meyer, the Director of Education for Learning.com. The post Learn How Thousands of Students Are Learning about Digital Literacy This School Year! appeared first on The TeacherCast Educational Network.

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 Being Wrong Is Actually A Good Thing

TeachThought - Learn better.

Why Being Wrong Is Actually A Good Thing by Terry Heick David Deutsch wrote about this idea over on Nautilus a few years ago, but I saw it for the first time today. [su_quote

Learn How School Districts Are Creating A United Communication System Through The Use of Smore!


In this episode of EdTech in the Classroom, we welcome Rachel and Shlomi from Smore on the program to discuss how educators and school districts are using Smore’s robust platform to communicate with students, their communities, and each other.

MeTEOR Education Names Industry Veteran Cindy Eggebrecht as Senior Vice President of Marketing


– MeTEOR Education has announced the appointment of Cindy Eggebrecht to Senior Vice President of Marketing. Eggebrecht is a K-12 Industry veteran, leading sales and marketing initiatives for more than 20 years.

TLC Ninja Coffee Bean Featuring Sarah Thomas


Sarah Thomas helps to connect educators around the world. Want to connect with thousands of educators? Find out more about EduMatch on Episode 49 of TLC Ninja. The post TLC Ninja Coffee Bean Featuring Sarah Thomas appeared first on OnCUE. Inspire connected educator Personal Learning Network (PLN

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.

TypingMaster Launches TypeTastic School Edition


(Helsinki, Finland) September 11, 2018 —TypingMaster Inc., a leading provider of engaging keyboarding courses, today launched TypeTastic School Edition , which includes an entire K-12 keyboarding curriculum, as well as a suite of teacher tools.

Teachers of the world, unite. You have nothing to lose but your pain!

The Hechinger Report

Striking Tacoma Teachers walk a picket line, Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018, in front of Lincoln High School in Tacoma, Wash.

Study: Are We Preparing Kids for Jobs of Tomorrow?


To better understand the struggles teachers face in preparing young people with digital skills, PwC conducted a survey of more than 2,000 K–12 educators.

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Dog Introductions, Humanization and Other Ways Online Ed Can Better Serve Students


Online education has been touted as a way to increase access to education. But it’s increasingly unclear if online learning is living up to its promise for students, even as digital learning makes its way into more institutions’ offerings. The quality of online courses still varies drastically, and research shows there are major racial disparities in digital-learning outcomes. This has all left us asking: Who does online education really serve?

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EdTech at School

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

A Fun Game and Mission to Teach Students About Giving Good Instructions


I recently took on a new position teaching 400+ elementary students Computer and Technology. After the first few weeks of going over procedures and an introduction to computers, I noticed my students were getting restless.

Engagement Thrives When Students Own Their Math Learning

MIND Research Institute

In each installment of our Educator Perspectives series, we interview teachers and administrators across the country who are engaging, motivating and challenging their students in unique ways.

Funny Face Picture Prompts Spice Up Class Photos


For most of us we have just two options when it comes to group photos. Say cheese is the standard. Okay, be silly, is next. Second grade teacher Shira Moskivitz has figured out a way to make boring class or staff photos a thing of the past.

Many College Courses Are Either Overloaded or Underfilled. That May Be Hurting Retention.


Crafting an efficient schedule of college course offerings means solving a complex puzzle. And more colleges these days are turning to algorithms to help reduce the number of classes that are either overloaded or full of empty seats. A study out last week of about 200 colleges found that many course schedules are “unbalanced,” with 45 percent of courses analyzed filled to less than 70 percent capacity and 23 percent of courses classified as “overloaded,” meaning more than 95 percent full.

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.

4 Reasons Your WiFi Performance Stinks (And What You Can Do About It)

SecurEdge Networks Mobility Blog

Is something wrong with your company’s WiFi performance, and you just can’t put your finger on it? Are you starting to wonder whether your wireless network design is keeping up with your company’s growth and how much your employees depend on your WiFi?

WizIQ Virtual Classroom Plugin for Moodle – Integrate Live Class Functionality to your Website


Moodle is one of the most popular learning management systems among online educators and trainers. It is used across the world for various online teaching methods such as blended learning, distance. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post. Thanks (and thanks for subscribing)!]. Learning Management & Course Management Systems

6 steps to help your district systematically personalize education

eSchool News

For the past decade, personalization has been a hot topic in education. You may have wondered if it’s a real and attainable goal for your school system or if it’s some holy grail that many seek but few achieve.