Fri.Sep 13, 2019

Youth-Created 360? Films at the United Nations General Assembly

Digital Promise

Today, leading up to the United Nations General Assembly in New York City, we’re thrilled to announce the third MY World 360° playlist—a collection of youth-produced immersive stories from around the world that spotlight issues most relevant to young people and their communities.

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Dangerously Irrelevant

F.A.I.L. = F irst A ttempt I n L earning. We see this saying in classrooms all over. And I’ve never liked it… . One reason is because we rarely seem to ask the important question of First Attempt In Learning What? First attempt in learning some rote memorization task?

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College Credit Classes in Blended Learning

Ask a Tech Teacher

Through the Midwest Teachers Institute , I offer four college-credit classes that teach how to blend technology with traditional lesson plans. They include all the ebooks, videos, and other resources required so you don’t spend any more than what is required to register for the class.

10+ FREE EduProtocol templates + ideas for using them

Ditch That Textbook

What teacher doesn’t want to save themselves time and teach better? It’s finding those low-prep, high-return activities that we can use right away that can be challenging. That’s where EduProtocols come in. EduProtocols, created by Jon Corippo and Marlena Hebern, are a series of lesson frames that are easy to adapt to any subject or […]. DitchBook Twitter chat Lesson planning Student engagement Teaching Templates creative teaching eduprotocols student engagement teaching

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

How Technology Can Improve Digital Citizenship in K–12

EdTech Magazine

How Technology Can Improve Digital Citizenship in K–12. eli.zimmerman_9856. Fri, 09/13/2019 - 12:12. As technology is further integrated into the classroom, digital citizenship is an essential skill all students need to possess. .

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Best AR Toys 2019


Augmented Reality technology is cheaper than Virtual Reality gear, and it offers plenty of educational possibilities

Google Sheets: Text to Columns in a spreadsheet

Teacher Tech

Split Up Text in a Spreadsheet When pasting text into a spreadsheet sometimes you do not want one cell to have all of the text. The best example being when you have first and last name in the same cell. Data Menu Highlight the cells that have text you wish to split up. Use the […].

Ten Questions to Ask when Creating a STEM Culture in Education


As you might know, I am very excited about STEM education! In fact, get ready for a series of helpful STEM posts. For consultations and presentations at schools across the country I have developed these ten questions you may want to ask as you develop or assess STEM possibilities for students.


Google Forms Notifications

Teacher Tech

Be Notified When Your Form is Filled Out Google Forms has a built in notification when your Form is submitted. 3 Dots Menu If you are a G Suite user, 3 dots should make you excited! On the Responses tab, click on the 3 dots menu. Select, “Get email notifications for new responses.”

Need Remote Learning ASAP? Don’t Pick Your Next LMS Before Reading This!

Need to go remote or move your training programs online? Download this guide to identify and overcome the biggest eLearning challenges so you can pick the perfect LMS without wasting time, money, and effort, even if you are just starting your eLearning journey.

4 ways online learning can lead to educational equity

eSchool News

Until all students are treated equally and given access to similar educational resources, we have little chance of achieving equality in K-12 schools. Ultimately, students must have the tools and resources they need not only to graduate, but to be prepared for post-high school success.

Back to School 2019

EdTech Magazine

Back to School 2019. eli.zimmerman_9856. Fri, 09/13/2019 - 09:23. As K–12 students return from their summer break, schools are bustling with activity.

3 ways to drive student achievement

eSchool News

When I became the principal of Fuller Elementary in Chicago, there were certain groups of students – particularly our male students – who were noticeably lagging behind their peers.

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Good Virtual Science Lab Apps for Teachers and Students

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

The apps we curated for you today provide students with virtual labs where they can learn more on a wide variety of scientific phenomena. Using an inquiry-based learning approach, students will more

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.

Honesty and Clarity

Reading By Example

Does ‘life’ count as a reason? A parent asked this as she was signing their child in as late in the office one morning. I cannot recall the exact response from the office staff, something to the order of “That’s as a good a reason as any” along with some friendly laughter.

OK Go Sandbox Spurs STEAM Creativity With Music Videos


OK Go Sandbox hooks kids with indie group OK Go's music videos and then follows up with guided inquiry and engineering design challenges

40 Homeschooling Tools And Resources We Use Every Day

TeachThought - Learn better.

40 Homeschooling Tools And Resources We Use Every Day by Terry Heick Okay, we may not use every single tool every single day but you get the idea: These are our favorite homeschooling tools and resources and we use them extensively. In fact, there’s very little outside this list that we consistently use. The Context […]. The post 40 Homeschooling Tools And Resources We Use Every Day appeared first on TeachThought. Technology Resources

CatchOn Partners With Troxell-CDI


CatchOn, provider of data analytics to K–12 schools, announced today a strategic partnership with Troxell-CDI to deliver actionable insights for education communities to make data-informed decisions

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Need Remote Learning NOW? Get Online Quickly & Easily With This Can’t-Miss Guide

Remote learning is becoming more important than ever. Whether you’re scrambling to get your eLearning launched, or need to upgrade to meet increased demand, this guide will eliminate the guesswork so you can find your perfect LMS!

Here Is A Good Tool to Help You Create YouTube Video Mashups

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

YouTube Doubler is a cool web tool that lets you mix two YouTube videos to create a mash up video. Whether you want to use a video as the background of another video or play two videos at the more

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#FactFriday: Reading proficiency up 16 percentage points in the Magnolia State.


A student’s ability to read is a critical predictor of educational and lifelong success. In 2013, Mississippi enacted the Literacy-Based Promotion Act , ensuring a comprehensive approach to teaching all students to read starting as early as kindergarten.

What shapes teachers' uses of technology?

Learning with 'e's

Photo by Steve Wheeler The image on this page is a slide from the keynote presented by Graham Brown-Martin at Learning Live, a conference hosted recently in London by the Learning and Performance Institute (LPI).