Mon.Sep 09, 2019

Teen Genius Says “I Learned Nothing from Lecture”

The CoolCatTeacher

Profession-Based Learning in the Classroom

Digital Promise

Personal productivity is an important skill for professionals in all industries. We in education are no different as we face an increasing set of expectations both in and out of the classroom.

National School Bus Safety Month

Kajeet

Did you know that September is officially designated National School Bus Safety Month from a unanimous U.S. Senate vote?

Great Activities for the First Week of School

Ask a Tech Teacher

The first week of school is different from all others.

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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.

How Technology Can Improve Physical Safety in Schools

EdTech Magazine

How Technology Can Improve Physical Safety in Schools. eli.zimmerman_9856. Mon, 09/09/2019 - 09:42. What solutions should school leaders consider for securing the physical safety and well-being of students and adults? .

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The decline of civics

Dangerously Irrelevant

Danielle Allen said : No democracy can survive if its citizens do not believe that democracy is worth having.

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Teach Students to Think Through Problems — Not Google Them

Edsurge

Aswath Damodaran holds the Kerschner Family Chair in Finance Education and is Professor of Finance at New York University Stern School of Business.

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Scientific research on how to teach critical thinking contradicts education trends

The Hechinger Report

Critical thinking is all the rage in education. Schools brag that they teach it on their websites and in open houses to impress parents.

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Colleges Reinforce Inequality Rather than Social Mobility, New Book Argues

Edsurge

Guidance counselors who only steer you toward community college. University recruiters who never visit your high school. Relatives who are ambivalent or even hostile about your goals.

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.

With a teacher like me, ‘Would I have turned out better?’

The Hechinger Report

Nathaniel Albert supports a student at the beat-making station in teacher Alex Owens’ fifth-grade Innovation class at New Orleans’ Bricolage Academy. Photo: Jacob Carroll for the Hechinger Report. Two years ago, Nathaniel Albert walked into a first-grade classroom at Andrew H.

How to Activate Referral Marketing for Your Private School

Hubbli

Let’s discuss referral marketing. Many private schools take a passive stance on referral (a.k.a. word of mouth) marketing.

Can 15 minutes a day of online preschool help prepare a child for kindergarten?

The Hechinger Report

A child completes an activity on her kindergarten-readiness program, UPSTART. Hundreds of Mississippi Head Start graduates, starting kindergarten this year, participated in the home-based program as a part of a partnership to supplement the federal preschool school readiness goals.

Racism, Intolerance, and Teaching the Holocaust as a Current Event

techlearning

There are lots of resources available that can help

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.

Another Giant Tech Company Pays Record Fines: What Does it All Mean?

EdNews Daily

By Charles Sosnik. It hardly even registers anymore. Google and YouTube agreed to pay $170 Million for violating child privacy rights. There was a time when that might have meant something. But news of tech companies breaking laws and paying massive fines really have no meaning.

6 Things Tech Coaches Should Remember When Speaking With Building Administrators

TeacherCast

Welcome to the TeacherCast Educational Network. Are you looking to start the school year off on the right foot? One of the best things you can do is to sit down with your building administrator and learn about their goals are for professional learning and digital classrooms.

Creating a Strategy for the future?

EdNews Daily

By Katherine Prince. Editor’s note: This is part one in a three-part series. Between the breakneck speed of technology’s advance and tectonic shifts in the job market, educators and learners can feel overwhelmed. But these and other changes are upon us and are likely to accelerate.

OPINION: ‘I’d filled out the FAFSA incorrectly, and I assumed it was the end of my education. It wasn’t — because my principal cared’

The Hechinger Report

My parents immigrated to the United States from Belize with a single purpose: to give their children educational opportunities that would break our family’s cycle of poverty. They spoke about college as an expectation, not an “if.” They wanted what every parent wants for his or her child, but they couldn’t navigate the system to make it happen. I knew my parents could not pay for college.

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.

What Is The 5E Model? A Definition For Teachers

TeachThought - Learn better.

The 5E Model promotes collaborative, active learning in which students work together to solve problems and investigate new concepts by asking questions, observing, analyzing, and drawing conclusions. The post What Is The 5E Model? A Definition For Teachers appeared first on TeachThought. Learning

The Fast & The Curious – An EduProtocol Review

CUE

I finished my first week of teaching technology this past week and it’s been exhausting!

3 Good Apps for Arts Teachers and Students

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Art lovers out there, here are 3 interesting iPad apps you should not miss. These are some of the most popular apps for drawing, creating sketches and recording ideas in visually appealing ways.read more

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T3 Awards 2019: Top Budget Drone

techlearning

Drones are becoming more and more widely used in schools, for everything from teaching coding to physics lessons

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EdTech at School

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

Positive Childhood Experiences May Buffer Against Health Effects Of Adverse Ones

MindShift

Plenty of research shows that adverse childhood experiences can lead to depression and other health problems later in life. But researcher Christina Bethell wondered whether positive experiences in childhood could counter that. Her research comes from a personal place.

Rocketbook Reusable Notebook Brings Handwriting & Drawing into Digital World

techlearning

A Rocketbook is a reusable analog notebook where teachers and students can scan and send pages as PDF files to one or more destinations within the Rocketbook app

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Let’s Talk! How to Stage Good Class Discussions

MiddleWeb

Students love to talk! And that's mostly a good thing, if teachers can harness the natural social drive of tweens and teens "and use it to pull the wagon of content learning through whole-class discussions." Try Rita Platt’s proven step-by-step map to discussion success.

10 Engaging Math Games for Young Learners

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Engagement enhances optimal learning and students learn best when they are actively immersed in collaborative hands-on activities. One way to get students engaged is through game-based learning. By.read more

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.