Fri.May 24, 2019

How I Overcame Adversity

The CoolCatTeacher

episode 500 Many people are destroyed by bullying, teasing, and the challenges of youth. Over the years, I’ve often contemplated why my story was so different. Why did I overcome? Why wasn’t I broken beyond repair? Today, we celebrate 500 episodes.

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Game Jam: Creating a Video Game

User Generated Education

The Game Jam was developed for and offered through the Santa Fe Public Schools’ SAGE (Services for Advanced and Gifted Education) Program although any school or youth group could enter. The game categories were: Board, Card, Action, and Video games.

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6 articles on teacher-assigned summer reading

Dangerously Irrelevant

The school year is ending for most children here in America, and that means we also often see the imposition of schoolwork on students’ free time over the summer months. Here is a quick collection of six articles and blog posts on teacher-assigned summer reading: Rethinking summer reading.

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55 creative Chromebook projects to try at the end of the year

Ditch That Textbook

The end of the year provides us with lots of opportunities to try something new. We might have a little bit of time before or after an end of the year activity or maybe your class has finished all of the requirements for the year and you just want to try something fun. Hey, it […]. DitchBook Twitter chat Ed Tech G Suite Teaching chromebook projects create with chromebooks creating with chromebooks google edu gsuite

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.

To Attract Talent, Corporations Turn to MOOCs

Edsurge

When executives at tech giants Salesforce and Microsoft decided in fall 2017 to turn to an online education platform to help train potential users of products for their vendors, they turned to Pierre Dubuc and his team in fall 2017.

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Why should schools change?

eSchool News

The transformation of our schools–from the outdated model that focuses on rote learning of content and short-term preparation for tests, to one of deeper learning that prepares students for success in a rapidly evolving future–is, finally, inevitable.

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Create Engaging, Accessible Video Presentations With Clips

techlearning

Clips is a video creation and editing app for iOS devices

12 key components of today’s digital classroom

eSchool News

Most teachers today view edtech as an essential part of an increasingly digital classroom, and a new report from Common Sense sheds light on the role these edtech tools play in teaching and learning.

What Students Gain From Learning Ethics in School

MindShift

When Sophie Huttner was 16 years old, she labored over an ethical dilemma.

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.

CrosswordLabs- A Simple Tool to Create Crossword Puzzles for Your Students

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Crossword puzzles are a great way to develop students vocabulary skills and enhance their learning. There are numerous web tools and mobil apps that you can use to create crossword games for your.read more. 2019 Crossword puzzle makers

#FactFriday: Only 28 states collect quantitative data on K-12 students’ credential attainment

ExcelinEd

Credentials Matter , a first-of-its-kind analysis by Excel in Ed and Burning Glass Technologies, examines whether the credentials students earn align with real-world employer demand.

A New Interesting Reading Tool to Try out

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

We Just came across this web tool on Product Hunt and thought it interesting to be featured here in EdTech and mLearning. I Lazy to Read is a web application that auto-summarizes any online post into.read more. 2019 reading tools

MAXCases Announces Two New Lines of Protective Cases for Chromebooks

techlearning

“We developed our new EdgeProtect and EdgeProtect Plus lines to work with the inherent drop protection qualities found in the latest generation of laptops and Chromebooks,” said Al Giazzon, CEO of MAXCases

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.

Rethinking Learning Targets

Reading By Example

This week I had the honor of filling in for a primary teacher for about a half hour. We were learning about lions. As expected, several students wanted to share their experiences and knowledge with the class.