Fri.Dec 28, 2018

Take the Manage Out of Classroom Management

Catlin Tucker

When I lead blended learning workshops or coach teachers implementing blended learning, I get a lot of questions about classroom management.

The best of Ditch Summit past: 40+ ideas from the #Ditchbook community

Ditch That Textbook

Three years. 35 incredible videos. Thousands of participants. The topics covered in the Ditch That Textbook Digital Summit — a free online conference for teachers — have resonated with educators all over the world. With so many presentations to choose from, there is bound to be something for everyone. In our weekly #Ditchbook Twitter chat, we […]. DitchBook Twitter chat DTT Digital Summit ditch summit ditch that textbook digital summit edtech educational technology

Tech and Anxiety

techlearning

Here are some of the top technology tools designed to help with anxiety management

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EdSurge HigherEd Year in Review: Our Top Higher Education Stories of 2018

Edsurge

As students and faculty alike take some well-deserved rest and reflect over the holidays, we’re taking a look back at what stories you read and shared the most over the last year. While not quite the “Year of the MOOC,” 2018 saw a resurgence in interest around the ways these massive open online courses are delivering free (and more often these days, not free) online education around the world, and how these providers are increasingly turning to traditional institutions of learning.

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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.

Apex Learning Acquires Youth Digital Project-Based Technology Courses

techlearning

Apex Learning, provider of online learning for secondary education announces the acquisition of Youth Digital’s library of project-based technology courses.

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Learning Music, Art, Science, Math and More with Chrome Music Lab

techlearning

Chrome Music Lab is a collection of 13 interactive "experiments" that let users create, play, and learn with a wide range of music concepts

Google Slides Lab Report: A Simple, Tangible, Reasonable Solution

Cycles of Learning

I have written in the past (click here and here ) about my transition from formal lab reporting to the use of Google Slides as a student form of reporting lab work.

Focusing on a Safe, Supportive School Climate

edWeb.net

Zero tolerance policies, while trying to keep kids accountable for their actions, often result in suspensions for even minor infractions like dress code violations or being tardy. While these behaviors warrant attention, Fatima Rogers, Principal of Charles W.

Here Is A Good Bibliography Tool for Students

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Writinghouse is an excellent free bibliography and citation maker. It allows you to automatically generate citations in various referencing styles including: MLA, APA, Chicago, and Harvard. We have.read more

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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.

We All Teach SEL: Self-Control Activities and Tools for Students

Graphite Blog

Building SEL (social and emotional learning) skills such as self-control requires face-to-face interaction, meaningful discussion, and reflection. Edtech is no complete substitute for that, but there are tools that can supplement the development of character in the classroom and at home. According to the Character Lab , self-control is "controlling one's own responses so they align with short- and long-term goals."

This Is How to Convert Video Having Format MOV to MP4?

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

MOV is found to be a video format that is associated with Quicktime. Developed by Apple the video extension uses a unique algorithm to compress audio and videos. Being a proprietary of Apple, it can.read more

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We All Teach SEL: Self-Control Activities and Tools for Students

Graphite Blog

Building SEL (social and emotional learning) skills such as self-control requires face-to-face interaction, meaningful discussion, and reflection. Edtech is no complete substitute for that, but there are tools that can supplement the development of character in the classroom and at home. According to the Character Lab , self-control is: controlling one's own responses so they align with short- and long-term goals.