Fri.Oct 13, 2017

States connect students with degrees they don’t know they’ve earned

The Hechinger Report

A student at Guttman Community College in New York City reads before the start of a class. Momentum is building to give associate degrees to students who have left community colleges but earned enough credits to get one. Jackie Mader/The Hechinger Report.

Change the World or Simply Maintain It?

The Principal of Change

Image via Chris Bick (chrisbick1963) Two things stuck out to me this week… One was that I had the opportunity to work with students on how they use social media and tried to help them focus on “what’s possible,” not on what you shouldn’t do.

Organizing as Teacher Pedagogy | @NJEA


Welcome to the Jersey Educator Podcast, a show created by NJEA members, for NJEA members.

Colleges and universities join together to survive enrollment and financial problems

The Hechinger Report

Clark Atlanta University students Destiny Rudolph, Delaina Mims, Charles Finch and Jewel Cannon meet on the steps of the Joseph W. Woodruff Library, which is shared among four Atlanta colleges and universities. Higher-education institutions increasingly are pooling their resources to cut costs.

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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Keeping the Joy in Teaching | @NJEA


Welcome to the Jersey Educator Podcast, a show created by NJEA members, for NJEA members.



To help teachers and students transition to the new Iowa state standards for science, Cedar Falls, Cedar Rapids, and Central DeWitt Community School Districts have become the first in the state to implement the STEMscopes Iowa comprehensive online science curriculum from Accelerate Learning. Techlearning Resources

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5 Apps to Help All Students with Math

EdTech Magazine

By Calvin Hennick Mobile apps are a great way to offer personalized instruction to students with disabilities. Classroom Curriculum STEM

How Can IT & Curriculum Work Better Together?


For this roundtable, T&L spoke with some IT leaders and—to keep us truthful—we invited a curriculum leader to share her experiences, too. We hope you’ll learn from their insights. Techlearning Resources

Teacher: These are “My Tech Essentials” for a 1:1 Classroom

eSchool News

Technology is an incredible resource for learning. It connects us to people all over the world, it enables us to find answers to our questions with the click of a button, and it is versatile enough to be used by students of varying skill levels.



85% claim IoT will make schools safer. Techlearning Resources

A Handy Chart Featuring Some of The Best Educational iPad Apps for High School Students and Teachers

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

October 14, 2017 For those of you looking for educational iPad apps to use with high school students the chart below has you covered. It features all the apps we have reviewed in the past. more. Charts iPad apps for high school

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National Cooperative to Focus on Cybersecurity, Tech Interoperability, & Collaborative Solutions


Woz U? Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak Launches Online School to Teach Software Development


He may be best known for co-founding Apple with Steve Jobs, but now, Steve Wozniak is dipping his toes in online education. Today, Wozniak announced his latest project, an online school called Woz U , which aims to provide tech training to aspiring software developers. The startup venture is part of Southern Careers Institute (SCI), a private for-profit school based in Austin, Texas.



Which reading solution will best support your students and teachers so everyone can be reading on or above grade level by June? Here are some recommendations, best practices, and creative ideas from teachers, librarians, and administrators. Techlearning Resources

A Free Google-designed Digital Citizenship Course for Teachers

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

October 13, 2017 Google has recently launched a free online training course for teachers and educators to help them learn more about the concept of digital citizenship. The Digital Citizenship more. digital citizenship



What’s the current state of network security in schools? According to research from Fortinet. Techlearning Resources

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

(National) Education Politics. “What Ivanka Trump Knows about Ed-Tech” by me. Thoughts from other “experts” in Inside Higher Ed. Also by me : “The Ivanka Trump Ed-Tech Industry Network.” ” “Even Pokémon Go used by extensive Russian-linked meddling effort ,” says CNN. Congrats to everyone who argued that Pokémon Go was the future of education. You have really done your part to extend civic values. Via The New York Times : “ U.S.


Engage Kids With Digital Scavenger Hunts


Digital scavenger hunts provide dynamic, fresh learning experiences. Techlearning News App of the Day

Weekend Reading: Friday the 13th Edition


Hey, we made it through another week!



Nothing’s more powerful than a group of committed educators who believe they can solve any problem together. Techlearning Resources

Use More Tab

Teacher Tech

The Tab Key Is Cool The Tab key is woefully underutilized. Try out some of these Tab key tips! Indent Let’s start with the obvious. The Tab key indents the first line of your paragraph. Place your cursor at the beginning of your paragraph and press the Tab key. Indent Bullets When creating a bulleted […]. The post Use More Tab appeared first on Teacher Tech. Intermediate Keyboard Shortcuts keytips


Where Have I Been and Why I've Not Been Blogging

The 21st Century Principal

I realize my blogposts have dropped off precipitously lately, but there is a simple explanation: I've been working on my doctoral dissertation. The simple truth is that all the writing energy I could muster has been directed toward the creation of that document. Now, I am drawing closer to finishing it. My hope is to defend in November, and then graduate in December. It has been one of the most difficult things I have ever done.

How to Cope with Bullying

Ask a Tech Teacher

October is National Bullying Prevention Month. Started in 2006, it aims to educate and raise awareness of bullying prevention around the world and is supported by hundreds of schools, corporations, and celebrities.

How the New Compare & Connect K-12 Helps You Access Greater Bandwidth at Lower Costs

Education Superhighway

Compare & Connect K-12 , a free tool we launched in 2016, has been a powerful vehicle for districts to compare their bandwidth pricing with that of nearby districts. We are thrilled to announce that we’ve made three critical updates to this tool to provide a more seamless search experience and help districts identify the price comparisons that are most relevant to them. New Compare & Connect K-12 Features. Improved user experience.

Technology On Its Own Won’t Improve Your School

Ed Tech from the Ground Up

There's no magic ed-tech tool to improve education. Technology must work in combination with other strategies, including professional development. The post Technology On Its Own Won’t Improve Your School appeared first on Market Brief. The Startup Blog Professional Development software Software / Hardware Startups

MIT Moves Beyond the MOOC to Court Companies, Professional Learners


Providing courses to companies, and adults not enrolled in a full-time degree program, has long been a way for universities to extend their reach (and pockets) beyond the physical lecture hall. In 2013, MIT began offering online programs for working professionals to meet learners across the globe. Until lately, those online MIT courses have somewhat resembled so-called massive open online courses, or MOOCs, says Clara Piloto, director of global programs at MIT Professional Education.


Inside the Data: Parent Notifications Have Become the Norm in K-12 Market

Marketplace K-12

More than 60 percent of parents of K-12 students report getting notes or e-mails about their students, newly released federal data show. The post Inside the Data: Parent Notifications Have Become the Norm in K-12 Market appeared first on Market Brief. Marketplace K-12 Academic Research