Mon.Oct 14, 2019

Help Students Select the Right Summer School

Ask a Tech Teacher

Ask a Tech Teacher contributor, Alex Briggs, has an interesting take on summer school, why you should start thinking about it now–in the Fall–and how to do that. I think you’ll find this interesting: Helping students to select the right summer school.

How to Keep Students Organized and Thriving in a Digital Classroom


A critical component of any student’s educational journey is learning how to be better organized, complete tasks independently and persevere when an assignment is difficult.

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Review: The Synology DiskStation 1019+ Offers Easier-to-Use Storage

EdTech Magazine

Review: The Synology DiskStation 1019+ Offers Easier-to-Use Storage. eli.zimmerman_9856. Mon, 10/14/2019 - 11:44.

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How to Increase Reading Comprehension With a Daily Dose of D.E.A.R.


OTTER. SQUIRT. ZYLAR? It goes by many clever (and slightly ridiculous ) names, but all of those acronyms refer to the act of reading recreationally at school. Many of the benefits of silent reading and recurring sustained silent reading (SSR) have gone under appreciated in recent years.

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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.

Are Your Students Ready To Change The World By Taking The Conrad Challenge?


Welcome to the TeacherCast Educational Network. In this episode of the TeacherCast Podcast, we meet Colorado Science Teacher Ryan Johson who last year, mentored a team of students to the final round of the Conrad Challenge. .

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Student Choice and Design Thinking


Welcome to the TeacherCast Educational Network. Teachers who believe in student choice know that it is just one of many guiding principles in curriculum design.

Student loan default rates inch down as for-profit sector contracts

The Hechinger Report

Student loan default rates have inched down in recent years. National Student Loan Data System. Despite all the concern about the student loan crisis in our nation, student loan default rates have been dropping.

How To Successfully Plan Your Educational Technology Integration … Effectively


Welcome to the TeacherCast Educational Network. In this episode of “Ask the Tech Coach,” Jeff unpacks the key steps needed to begin planning your school district's Educational Technology Integration Plan.

Educational Activities and Games with Flippity


Educational games can be a fun way to engage students while also teaching or reviewing subject area content. These can include activities such as word searches, crossword puzzles, bingo games, flashcards, Jeopardy games, and more.

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.

The Big Picture on the 2019-20 PreK-12 Market

Adoptions, non-adoptions, civics, SEL, career-ready education, and the possible recession. According to Kathy Mickey, Senior Analyst of Simba Information, all of these could impact the instructional materials marker.

How Art Can Help Center a Student’s Learning Experience


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5 TED-Ed Lessons to introduce students to robotics

eSchool News

Robotics is gaining popularity in classrooms across the country, moving from an old sci-fi concept to a way to engage students in STEM learning by solving real-world problems. One of the hurdles, though, is in finding the right resources to introduce robotics.

BACK OFFICE BUSINESS: Washington State District Adopts Discovery Education’s Social Studies Techbook


"This curriculum must prepare students to ask complex questions, read and write with a critical lens, and know how and when to take action,” said Lexi Samorano, Highline Public Schools’ Secondary Social Studies Specialist

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.

Some of The Best Music Apps for Elementary Students

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Below is a collection of some very good iPad music apps to use with elementary students and young learners. Through a variety of educational content that includes lessons, videos, and more

Kokomo24/7® Announces Sponsorship at EDUCAUSE, October 14-7, in Chicago


Kokomo24/7® School Safety Cloud™ helps provide safe learning environments for students and school faculty through safety solutions designed to identify potential bullying, suicide, and other disruptive learning events

Educational Art Apps for Elementary Students

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

For those of you asking about Art apps to use with young learner, below is a collection featuring some good titles to start with. These are apps curated from iTunes App Store specifically more

Center of Science and Industry: Bet the Farm


Can you make it as a farmer

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.

States are questioning teacher evaluation systems

eSchool News

Scripting basics for everyone

Jamf on EdTech

This step-by-step guide, based on Bill Smith's popular Scripting 101 for Apple Admins webinar, is written specifically for beginners


How to Get the Most Out of Informational Videos


Students love when teachers share videos as part of a lesson in any subject. But they can be vague when asked to recall the rich details or ideas that were included. Sunday Cummins, author of Close Reading of Informational Sources, has five quick lessons that can help.

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Learning Math With Games: A Complete Guide To Transform Your Classroom


Since the late ’90s, video games have become very popular amongst kids and considered as one of the norms in our mainstream media today.

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EdTech at School

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

Visual Literacy with Wordless Books

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

I’ve been meeting with a group of students from 3rd & 4th grade to talk about our reading lives.

Digital pervasion and loss of identity

Learning with 'e's

Image from Pixabay “We are all digital now” claimed Paul Longley of University College London, in a research report (BBC News, 2006). In so doing, he identified a global digital tribe.

High School Vape Culture Can Be Almost As Hard To Shake As Addiction, Teens Say


When Will tried his first vape during his sophomore year, he didn’t know what to expect. It was just something he had vaguely heard about at school. “I just sort of remember using it a bunch of times, like in a row,” he says.

Evergreen Photos

Technology Tidbits

Evergreen Photos is a new site for finding free stock photos that I just found out about from Larry Ferlazzo's excellent blog. Also, a registered can bookmark photos too. I highly recommend checking out Evergreen Photos by clicking here !!! Clip art photos


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.