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Differentiation Simplified with Study.com

Ask a Tech Teacher

Study.com is an online distance learning portal that provides over 70,000 lessons in fifteen subjects (including algebra, calculus, chemistry, macro- and microeconomics, and physics) aligned with many popular textbooks. Resources include not only videos but study tools, guides, and more.

12 must have templates for teachers and students

Ditch That Textbook

Sometimes just getting started with a task is the hardest part. Where do you begin? How do you organize all of your ideas in a way that others can understand? Templates can help with that. Templates can guide teachers as they design great lessons or activities. They are also powerful tools to use with students, […]. DitchBook Twitter chat edtech google templates templates templates for students templates for teachers

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Dangerously Irrelevant

. Until the life success of our students is more important than our own comfort levels, any change we initiate is doomed. Download this image: jpg key pptx. Image credit: Shipwreck , sbuwert , Bigstock . Related Posts. Are you going fast enough? SLIDE]. Troublemaker [SLIDE].

Teachers, It’s Time To Talk About Your Stress

TeachThought - Learn better.

Teachers, It’s Time To Talk About Your Stress contributed by Tara Brown As a certified massage therapist for over two decades, in addition to my roles as a teacher and coach, I have seen first-hand the impact of stress on the body.

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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.

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Dangerously Irrelevant

. Attaching band-aids to our current work doesn’t change much. Download this image: jpg key pptx. Image credit: Patching up school items , Penywise , Bigstock. Related Posts. Are you going fast enough? SLIDE]. Troublemaker [SLIDE]. Should our first goal really be to preserve the structure?

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Can Merging The Departments of Education And Labor Really Work?

EdNews Daily

The newest occupant of the White House has broken many conventions since he’s arrived. Shattered, even. But one of the boldest moves so far is a proposal to merge the Department of Education and the Department of Labor to form a single agency: the Department of Education and the Workforce.

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Teach Graphic Arts, Writing and Critical Thinking with Pixton Comic Creation Tool

techlearning

Pixton Popular comic creation tool well-tuned to classrooms Pros: Intuitive design with plenty of options for sharing work and adding multimedia. Cons: Limited potential for creating original artwork, and available art depicts mostly human characters.

Everyone Can Create in Science

EdTechTeam

Creativity in the Science classroom helped my students articulate their lab results, express their findings, and share what they learned. When Apple released the Everyone Can Create project guide previews last spring, I was inspired by the innovative lessons that were shared.

5 Ways to Embed Coding & Electronics into Your Science Curriculum

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If you are like me as a science teacher, you simultaneously live the acronym "STEM" and are exhausted by its overuse in nearly every blog, set of state standards, or professional development seminar that comes to town ( Full disclosure : I often facilitate those seminars). ?That

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.

12 Research-Backed Instructional Leadership Strategies [+ Downloadable Reference]

Prodigy

Discipline, scheduling, conflict resolution and meetings in general. A principal’s calendar is typically packed with obligations that can shift focus from what is debatably your core duty: instructional leadership.

Add Some Poo ?? to Your Spreadsheet

Teacher Tech

Add Poo Emoji’s to Google Sheets Who says spreadsheets are not fun? So far I am batting 1000 when I add poo emoji’s to a spreadsheet to see a look of delight on student’s faces when they use the sheet. Create a spreadsheet that makes emoji’s show up when students enter something on the spreadsheet. […]. The post Add Some Poo ?? to Your Spreadsheet appeared first on Teacher Tech. Advanced Google Sheets

3 common misconceptions that thwart school improvement

eSchool News

Misconceptions are dangerous things. They shackle our visions of what’s possible and doom us to consequences we do not expect. For example, a student who believes her genes predetermine her academic abilities may avoid crucial learning experiences that are initially challenging.

Add Some Poo ?? to Your Spreadsheet

Teacher Tech

Add Poo Emoji’s to Google Sheets Who says spreadsheets are not fun? So far I am batting 1000 when I add poo emoji’s to a spreadsheet to see a look of delight on student’s faces when they use the sheet. Create a spreadsheet that makes emoji’s show up when students enter something on the spreadsheet. […]. The post Add Some Poo ?? to Your Spreadsheet appeared first on Teacher Tech. Advanced Google Sheets

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.

Commit to Digital Citizenship Oct. 15–19, 2018 for Digital Citizenship Week!

CUE

Give students and communities a foundation for addressing these critical topics, both in and out of the classroom.

11 Best Telescopes For Kids In Love With Astronomy

Fractus Learning

Using a telescope and exploring the skies can be a hugely rewarding, enjoyable and fascinating experience for kids of all ages. With a huge selection of telescopes for beginners out there, the right one will bring the moon, stars, […]. Classroom Parents Science STEM Toys and Play

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CommonLit For All

CUE

CommonLit provides high quality, research-based, Common Core aligned literacy resources for grades three through twelve. And did we mention it’s all free? The materials are created for teachers by teachers and adhere to the highest of standards. This rich resource is a hidden gem.

6 district management challenges, solved

eSchool News

District leaders are faced with a plethora of challenges, including how and when to deploy technology initiatives, ensuring equity across schools with different demographics, and promoting cultural awareness.

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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.

3 Good Google Drive Tools for Creating Diagrams and Flowcharts

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Google Docs built-in features allow you to create a wide variety of simple diagrams to visually communicate your ideas. However, if you are looking to take your diagramming abilities to the next.read more

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Curating your content in Brainscape

Brainscape

Over the past few weeks, you have likely seen some positive changes to the way your “My Classes” screen feels on the Brainscape website. Our engineers have been working hard to make our content management systems more flexible so that you can create collections of flashcards that you are much more proud of studying and sharing with others.

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Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles. All this feeds the review I write each December on the stories we are told about the future of education. I’m assembling this week’s news roundup on a flight with patchy WiFi, so I’m probably missing a bunch of stories. National) Education Politics. Via Education Week : “ Betsy DeVos : Lack of Civics Education Draws Students to Ideas Like Socialism.”

6 Must Read Books on Digital Literacies for Teachers

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Digitality has radically redefined the concept of learning expanding its breadth to unprecedented extremes. New epistemologies have seen the light and with them comes a bunch of new literacies,read more

EdTech at School

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