Fri.Jun 21, 2019

No #ISTE19 Fomo: Join the #NotAtIste19 Community and Start Learning

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter ISTE19 is here and the #notatiste19 community is ready to embrace the learners everywhere you cannot go to ISTE19 in Philadelphia. No fomo! Let’s go! The #notatiste19 hashtag is already hopping.

10+ QR Code Activities to Inspire Curiosity and Engage Learners

Teacher Reboot Camp

Recently I presented a webinar for Simple K12, 10+ QR Code Activities to Inspire Curiosity and Active Learning. Below are the slides with example activities and resources.

Using Computers in the Classroom: Shifting from Consumption to Creation

Catlin Tucker

In the last few months, I have read several articles about increasing pushback against the use of technology in schools.

What’s all the buzz about Messenger Kids?

Ask a Tech Teacher

When preteen kids see parents and older siblings thumbing away at social media accounts, they want to do it. They don’t understand when told they are too young.

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.

ISTE 2019: Everything You Need to Know Before the First Day

EdTech Magazine

ISTE 2019: Everything You Need to Know Before the First Day. eli.zimmerman_9856. Fri, 06/21/2019 - 14:51. What are some ways to use G Suite to build online training options for educators?

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Project-Based Learning Engages K–12 Students with Real-World Challenges

EdTech Magazine

Project-Based Learning Engages K–12 Students with Real-World Challenges. marquita.brown_tC0Z. Fri, 06/21/2019 - 14:43. When Kimberly Head-Trotter, a teacher at McKissack Middle School in Nashville, Tenn.,

Schools are rethinking classroom design to encourage collaboration, creativity

The Hechinger Report

Isha Brown arranges tables in small groups for her literature class at the Medical Academy for Science and Technology (MAST) in Homestead, Florida. For her debate class, she reconfigures the tables into three circles to accommodate three different discussions.

The Cognitive Bias Codex: A Visual Of 180+ Cognitive Biases

TeachThought - Learn better.

The Cognitive Bias Codex: A Visual Of 180+ Cognitive Biases by Terry Heick A cognitive bias is an inherent thinking ‘blind spot’ that reduces thinking accuracy and results inaccurate–and often irrational–conclusions.

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How does a 21st-century teacher think

Linways Technologies

What does it mean to be a teacher in our time, strategies, tools, and connections. Teaching in the 21st century is a whole different phenomenon.

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.

Research Posters Are a Staple of Academic Conferences. Could a New Design Speed Discovery?

Edsurge

Scholars around the world share their latest research findings with a decidedly low-tech ritual: printing a 48-inch by 36-inch poster densely packed with charts, graphs and dense blocks of text describing their research hypothesis, methods and findings.

TeacherCast Launches New Experience to Help Teachers Learn About Podcasting!

TeacherCast

Welcome to the TeacherCast Educational Network. Do you want to start an Educational Podcast this year? Learn how to Plan, Organize, Record, Edit, and Launch your own Educational Podcast Today! The post TeacherCast Launches New Experience to Help Teachers Learn About Podcasting!

How VR and AR take CTE programs to the next level

eSchool News

Studies consistently reveal the importance of career and technical education (CTE) programs as a method to reduce dropout rates and to keep students focused on high school graduation.

TeacherCast Launches New Experience to Help Teachers Bring Podcasting into the Classroom!

TeacherCast

Welcome to the TeacherCast Educational Network. Do you want to start an Educational Podcast with your students this year? Learn how to Plan, Organize, Record, Edit, and Launch your own Podcast with Students Today!

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.

6 Popular Kids Friendly Search Engines

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

After posting about the 10 most popular academic search engines that teachers and student researchers can use to locate and access scholarly content online, today's post, initially shared here,read more

@Flipgrid Collab with @ADickie601 — AP Calculus Final Review @AP_Trevor ?@CollegeBoard #mathchat #mtbos #edtech

techieMusings

The idea: for students to watch the last video posted & pick up the solution from where the last student’s Flipgrid left off. Emphasis: verbalizing the solution process & learning from students outside of our class.

Make Classroom Tools More Accessible to All Students

techlearning

Read&Write was developed to encourage readers and writers -- especially those with special language or literacy needs -- to access texts and improve their skills

Guest Blog Post | Embrace Technology to Create Compassionate Connections with ALL Learners @dbc_inc #TechWithHeart #ISTE19

techieMusings

I had the wonderful opportunity to write a guest blog post for the DBC Inc Blog! Make sure to check it out. Our personal journeys are powerful.

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.

ISTE NEWS: Keyboarding Software to debut at ISTE Booth 1159

techlearning

UltraKey Online will make its debut at the International Society for Technology in Education Conference 2019 in Philadelphia

Take Learning to the Next Dimension with 3D Graphics!

Buncee

In the modern day classroom, it is more important than ever for educators to have the tools they need to foster 21st-century learning skills in their students.

TechRadar Selects: The Best VR Apps for Education

techlearning

Many suggest that VR could absolutely transform education altogether, largely by making education much more immersive for students

Mindful Listening

Reading By Example

It is a privilege to write professionally once again. This is my first blog post in over a year since the day I experienced a stroke and everything stopped. Once I was back on my feet, I realized that I had been given a second chance at life.

EdTech at School

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

10 Good Academic Search Engines for Teachers and Students

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

If you haven't already seen it, here is a visual featuring what we believe are some of the best academic search engines for teachers and research students. Niche-specific content is usually not.read more

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Communities and connections

Learning with 'e's

Photo by Airina Volungevi?ien? My opening keynote speech at the 29th annual EDEN conference at VIVES University of Applied Sciences in Bruges, Belgium earlier this week was given the title Connected pedagogies - Learning and teaching in the digital age.

New Updates to Adobe Spark for Education

techlearning

The Adobe Spark team announces new features to increase users' creative expression, collaboration, and the option to work in local languages

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3 CREATIVE Ways Marketing Teams Can Use CAPTIVE PORTALS [Video]

SecurEdge Networks Mobility Blog

How is your marketing team reaching their customers effectively and efficiently? In the latest episode of the Wi-Fi Minute , Danny explains three innovative ways you can use captive portals to drive guests back to your business. Wi-Fi Minute Guest WiFi

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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.

Fun facts from Britannica: How are hurricanes and typhoons named?

eSchool News

For 250 years, Encyclopaedia Britannica has provided the world with researched, verified information. A global leader in education whose flagship products serve the needs of students and consumers on multiple platforms and devices, Britannica has been a pioneer in digital learning since the 1980s.

K-12 Dealmaking: Hoonuit Acquires DecisionInsite; NWEA Receives $4.5 Million in Grants

Marketplace K-12

Hoonuit acquires DecisionInsite; NWEA received two grants worth a total of $4.5 million; and Spotify company Soundtrap partners with listening-skills company Listenwise. The post K-12 Dealmaking: Hoonuit Acquires DecisionInsite; NWEA Receives $4.5 Million in Grants appeared first on Market Brief. Marketplace K-12 Assessments / Testing Data Mergers and Acquisitions Professional Development Spotify

What Is Good Leadership in Schools?

eSchool News

A recent study found that not one school (of 180 surveyed) was able to improve student achievement records without effective school leadership. This research shows a clear connection between skilled school leadership and positive student learning outcomes. It’s proof that good leadership in schools makes a direct impact on students’ experience and performance.