Thu.Nov 07, 2019

3 Core aspects of a personalized learning platform


The availability of AI technologies, machine learning, robotics and so on is happening much faster than people might expect.

Imagining the Awesome Future of Automobiles

The CoolCatTeacher

Help Your Students Enter the U.S. Toyota Dream Car Art Contest From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter STEM, STEAM, and design thinking are buzzwords in education today. In addition to true STEM projects, we also work to include the arts in all subjects.

Record Video Directions and Maximize Your Minutes

Catlin Tucker

Few things are more frustrating than repeating yourself over and over. Yet, many of the teachers I work with repeat the same information and directions multiple times in a lesson. Sometimes this is the result of students who are distracted or not paying attention.

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Ward’s Science–So Many STEM Resources

Ask a Tech Teacher

One of the most difficult skills to teach in school is problem solving. I can’t tell you how many kids–and parents–ask me, “How do I get an A.” ” My answer: “By thinking,” which oddly confuses them.

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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.

5 Technology Tools For Educators

EdNews Daily

Advances in classroom technology are making it easier than ever for educators to design engaging, interactive lesson plans, while also streamlining the administrative work that has become such a large part of their job. New types of technology are being utilized in the classroom every year.

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Collaboration: Facilitating and Assessing the 21st Century Skills in Education

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Welcome to a series of posts dedicated to 21st skills and assessment. In this post, I wish to elaborate on collaboration. It seems educators and industry are all talking about the importance of student collaboration, but how are we facilitating and assessing this skill.

Tracey Tokuhama-Espinoza to Keynote at Spring CUE 2020


CUE is proud to announce the two keynotes for Spring CUE 2020, Ken Shelton and Tracey Tokuhama-Espinosa, both of whom are world-renowned leaders and speakers – education experts who lead by example and are practical experts that will inspire.

Q&A: Kim Buryanek on Bringing Digital Equity into Classrooms

EdTech Magazine

Q&A: Kim Buryanek on Bringing Digital Equity into Classrooms. keara.dowd_i47Z. Thu, 11/07/2019 - 15:06. School districts can’t just invest in laptops, mobile devices and other hardware, then call it a day. To make the best use of the technology, and to try to give every student a comparable digital learning experience, teachers need professional development, says Kim Buryanek, associate superintendent of Sioux City Community School District in Iowa.

New Board Member Announced for CUE


Kim Harrison recently stepped down from her position as a CUE Board member. She began her CUE journey in 1998 and in 2007 as an officer of the CapCUE board serving as both President and Vice President.

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.

How Udacity Could Return to Its Higher Ed Roots


Udacity is one of the few edtech companies to gain “unicorn” status, meaning it is valued by investors at over $1 billion. But describing it precisely may be as difficult as finding the mythical creature itself. Is the company a new kind of (unaccredited) university? A publisher?

More students are leaving college without a degree

The Hechinger Report

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Should Career Counselors Use Digital Personality Tests to Help Students Choose Majors?


At Butte College in Northern California, Brian Donnelly is the only career counselor for about 10,000 students. He doesn’t have much time to interact personally with his advisees—a typical day only allows for about seven individual appointments of one hour each.

8 Ways To Create A Brain-Friendly Classroom

TeachThought - Learn better.

How can you create a classroom that works in a way the brain 'likes' to learn? The post 8 Ways To Create A Brain-Friendly Classroom appeared first on TeachThought. Teaching Brain-Based Learning Resources Experienced Teacher Student Engagement

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.

Optoma’s Introduces New Laser Projectors for K-12 Classrooms


Optoma today announced two new projectors, the Optoma ZW403 and ZH403, designed for classrooms

Google Classroom: Duplicate the Tab

Teacher Tech

View Two of the Same Class One trick I do in Google Classroom is have at least 2 of the same class in different tabs. Even when I have fast internet it can still be slow for Google Classroom to post assignments or return student work. Right Click on Tab If you use Google Chrome […].

NewTek Introduces TriCaster® Mini


“Everyone has amazing stories to tell, and video is the most powerful way to deliver your message,” said Dr. Andrew Cross, president of R&D for Vizrt Group, parent brand of NewTek and NDI

5 Reasons Parental Involvement in Education Is So Important


“Cornerstone” is defined as an important quality or feature on which a particular thing depends or is based. That’s what parental involvement in education is to a child’s upbringing — a cornerstone.

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.

Face Off - Microsoft or Adobe for #Accessibility


Creating accessible content is not only important because it is the right thing to do. It is also important because not doing so leaves institutions and businesses at risk for lawsuits and loss of funding

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16 Educational Apps to Boost Your Kids Learning Skills

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Below is a collection of some good educational iPad apps to use with your kids. These are all apps created by Duck Duck Moose to help young learners thrive and do better. Since it joined more

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Teach Coding & Computer Science With Top Gaming Platform Roblox


Like Minecraft, this popular gaming platform can be used to teach and demonstrate specific skills, with careful planning and structured implementation


A Moment of Gratitude

The Principal of Change

Here are two things that I have been thinking about a lot lately. Any success I have had in the past and in the future has never ever been done truly on my own.


EdTech at School

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

A Roadmap for Success in Teacher Leadership


Adventures in Teacher Leadership is brief yet packed with how-to’s for any situation a teacher leader might encounter. Practical and concise, this book written by two State TOYs has resources for new and veteran teacher leaders alike, says new leader Michelle Voelker.

Buncee and World Languages in the Classroom


Just over 5 years ago I was fortunate enough to stumble upon Buncee after I heard it mentioned at a Google Conference. At first I was hesitant to try it out because I wondered how I could put it to use in the World Language classroom.

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Eight Steps to Student Driven Differentiation


How do we teach content and at the same time meet each student’s academic, emotional and mental needs? Lisa Westman’s Student-Driven Differentiation reveals the how and the why, including vignettes from educators, reports special education teacher Julie Battikha.

Introducing the Universal School Library, a new Internet Archive collection


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.