Mon.Jun 17, 2019

Esports Clubs Expand Learning Opportunities for K–12 Players

EdTech Magazine

Esports Clubs Expand Learning Opportunities for K–12 Players. eli.zimmerman_9856. Mon, 06/17/2019 - 11:05. By any measure, esports is one of the fastest-growing markets in the world. . Between 2017 and 2018, the global fan base grew 13.5

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Tech Ed Resources for your Class–Digital Citizenship Curriculum

Ask a Tech Teacher

I get a lot of questions from readers about what tech ed resources I use in my classroom so I’m going to take a few days this summer to review them with you. Some are edited and/or written by members of the Ask a Tech Teacher crew. Others, by tech teachers who work with the same publisher I do.

When Were We Ever Indivisible? [A Reflection on NYC Schools Chancellor Carranza]

The Jose Vilson

A newspaper in the city recently reported that nine New York City councilmembers have called for NYC schools chancellor Richard Carranza’s firing, saying he’s more focused on “ethnicity instead of efficacy” and prefers to pound the pavement with his “rhetoric.”

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How VR and AR Will Change How Art is Experienced

Educational Technology Guy

Virtual and augmented reality have become a trend more recently due to advances in artificial intelligence. They’ve grown to be more commonly utilized tools for interpretation of ideas in a variety of fields. VR is an immersive technology experience.

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.

Easy Peasy Color Code Your Spreadsheet

Teacher Tech

Use Conditional Formatting in Google Sheets We are teachers. We look at a lot of student data. State test scores, quiz scores, grades, etc… Having the data automatically color code is super helpful. Conditional Formatting in a spreadsheet will do that for you.

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The paradox of working while in college

The Hechinger Report

Working while in college is risky. A 2018 Georgetown University study found that students who worked had lower grades and were more likely to drop out. The risk was especially high for low-income students. Other studies have found the same.

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A Resource-Packed Guide on How Digital Learning Can Connect Youth to Opportunity


When kids first join the Maker Foundations program at Digital Harbor Foundation , a technology-focused out-of-school organization in Baltimore, they are given a pile of everyday items such as an electric toothbrush, a plastic cup, a few markers and some rubber bands.

Guest Post - How streaming services can be used as a tool for education

Educational Technology Guy

Most educators agree that, when used correctly, video increases interest, engagement, and retention. And teachers are using video in unique ways today, whether to teleconference to multiple classrooms or to stream a nature documentary in science class.

Podcasting So Accessible, Even a ‘Technophobe’ Can Do It—and Teach It


Connie Carter’s latest Maine-based Operation Breaking Stereotypes project was coming to an end. Over the past four years, 15 students at the small, mostly white Maranacook Community High School had paired up with 15 kids from the large, racially diverse Lewiston High.

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 Ultimate Parental Guide To Protecting Your Child On The Internet

Educational Technology Guy

The Ultimate Parental Guide To Protecting Your Child On The Internet is a free resource I found out about this week. It has some great tips and ideas for keeping your devices and children safe from setting limits, to parental controls, and more. It has focus points on young children and teens.

For Your Summer Leisure: 17 Good Reads Recommended by the EdSurge Staff


At EdSurge, we are what we read. Summertime is here, and we’re not alone in feeling like we can use a much-deserved breather. But breaks can be just as recharging as they are rewarding—and give us an opportunity to return to our favorite timeless hobby: reading.

Course Hero - free study guides including STEM and Social Sciences

Educational Technology Guy

Course Hero’s course-specific study guides. Course Hero has free lessons for 15 different subjects ranging from STEM to Social Sciences that have been reviewed by university professors and subject matter experts.

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TenMarks Shutdown Leaves Teachers Wanting, Competitors Circling


The final days are drawing near for TenMarks. Come June 30, operations at the Amazon-owned online education program will cease entirely.

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.

How Can Tech Coaches Help Design Better Looking Teacher Websites?


Welcome to the TeacherCast Educational Network. In this episode of “Ask the Tech Coach,” Jeff sits down with Tom Mullany to discuss how Tech Coaches can use Google Sites to create great looking websites.

How Do Teachers and Schools Develop Young Innovators?


Innovation is a long, difficult journey with several failures before the right solution is designed


Automation is remaking Mississippi jobs: Are workers ready?

The Hechinger Report

A high school student repairs a car in an automotive shop class. Jobs in automotive body repair are relatively safe from automation, and they don’t require a college degree. Photo: Jackie Mader/The Hechinger Report.

Classic Puzzle Play Enters Digital Age With Tangram


Teachers can find lesson plans and ideas for incorporating Osmo into their curricula online through their myOsmo accounts


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.

Isn’t it time to stop Wikipedia shaming?


I am currently working on a research project with partners from the University of Florida and OCLC.

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Caring and Curriculum Can Prompt School-Wide Change


Caring is Christal Calhoun’s superpower. Whether she’s searching for standards-aligned curriculum or playing dress-up, the Tool Elementary School principal does whatever it takes to lift her students from struggling to successful.

Using design thinking to support makerspaces

eSchool News

Creating makerspaces and incorporating them into schools involves more than coming up with project ideas. Typically, when schools add makerspaces, they’re also looking to shift their education goals and focus on skills beyond traditional curriculum.

STUDENT VOICE: “It was initially unnerving for me — a black, Muslim woman in high school — to be completely surrounded by non-black faces”

The Hechinger Report

Park Avenue, New York City (Photo by Orbon Alija/Getty). I first walked into the immaculate lobby of a prestigious investment banking firm in Midtown Manhattan three years ago.

EdTech at School

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

Experimenting with #HyperDocs | Guest post by @DemersMarcie #DitchThatTextbook #ShakeUpLearning @jmattmiller @kellyihilton @lhighfill @SARAHLANDIS


I wanted to feature a guest blog post written by my colleague Marcie Demers. Marcie has taken such a thoughtful, reflective approach to tech integration in her classroom. I wanted to share some of her end-of-year musings here. by Marcie Demers.

Why you should still use Facebook ads for enrollment marketing


If are involved in enrollment marketing, and have been paying attention to the news over the past year, you may have seen some headlines about the largest social network, Facebook, that might make you think twice about using the platform, either personally, or as an advertising strategy. So I’m writing this article to shed some light on what is happening with the Tech Giant and relate it specifically to the context of using it as an enrollment marketing tool.

17 years and counting for Jamf

Jamf on EdTech

Jamf turned 17 on June 10! Thank you Jamf Nation for helping us hit several key milestones along the way


ISTE NEWS: GoGuardian to Support Philadelphia EdTech Charity, Coded by Kids


GoGuardian will be donating to Coded by Kids, a local Philadelphia charity that provides young people with software development, data science and user experience design skills

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.