Thu.Feb 20, 2020

5 Ideas for Building Staff Morale

The CoolCatTeacher

Brad Shreffler shares his ideas From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter How do you build staff morale? Brad Shreffler has five ideas to help us as you work to build bridges of trust and relationship with your colleagues at school.

What’s edtech got to do with growth mindset?


I remember it as if it was yesterday. It was the first week of fifth grade and I was so ready to learn History. I had spent the previous summer poring over an Ancient Egypt book so it had to become my favorite subject.

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How FedEx made Tennessee a hub of global commerce

The Christensen Institute

Earlier this month I traveled to Nashville, Tennessee, to speak at a conference for socially-minded entrepreneurs.

Challenging the tried-and-true, to serve a younger generation of students

The Hechinger Report

The Hechinger Report is collaborating with The New York Times to produce Bulletin Board, page 2 of the Times ’ s education supplement, Learning. Sydney Rosario modeling the concept of hydrogen bonding in fifth grade last year at Our Lady of Mercy Academy in Park Ridge, N.J.

Need Remote Learning NOW? Get Online Quickly & Easily With This Can’t-Miss Guide

Picking the wrong LMS can cost you. Don’t settle for a disconnected, hard-to-use, expensive system that doesn’t meet your needs. Follow these 12 steps crafted by Lambda Solutions' LMS experts, and find your perfect eLearning solution!

Anomalies wanted: seeing bootcamps as an opportunity to refine regulations

The Christensen Institute

The late Clayton Christensen, co-founder of the Christensen Institute and father of the theoretical frameworks we use to analyze the higher education landscape, had a wooden sign in his office with a simple request: “Anomalies wanted.”.

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What's New in ST Math for the 2020-2021 School Year

MIND Research Institute

In January, MIND Research Institute announced the launch of an all-new version of our flagship solution, ST Math ®. But that’s not all that changed! You probably noticed a change in the ST Math logo and the look of JiJi, our lovable learning guide.

Adopting Open Educational Resources Can Help Students. But It Takes Time, Money and Effort.


There’s new evidence that open educational resources may contribute to helping students complete college.

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Parenting apps aren’t just about the kids anymore

The Hechinger Report

The Kinedu app provides hundreds of activities that target various domains of infant and toddler development. Screenshot. When Kayla Ramsey learned about Goal Mama, a new app from the Nurse-Family Partnership, a home visiting program, she jumped at the chance to try it out.

The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 196 Modernizing Our Math Programs

TeachThought - Learn better.

The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 196 Modernizing Our Math Programs Drew Perkins talks with Kathleen Almy about making our math programs better serve students as they transition from k12 to college and career.

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.

El futuro diverso del Medio Oeste estadounidense ya llegó a una escuela de Iowa

The Hechinger Report

Cristian Rubio, de 18 años, se prepara para realizar su tarea de física en la sala de su acogedora residencia familiar en Sioux City, Iowa. Fotografía: Lillian Mongeau/The Hechinger Report. SIOUX CITY, Iowa — La mochila con ruedas era de color gris y cierres naranja.

5 Tips for Integrating Source Credibility Activities Into Your Curriculum


?Here are 5 tips from a veteran classroom teacher on how to effectively bring source credibility activities into your classroom

Subscribing to college and other visions of higher education’s future

The Hechinger Report

Rensselaer Polytech language students learn Mandarin Chinese by conversing with AI avatars. Tony Cenicola/The New York Times. MANCHESTER, N.H.

Troxell-CDI Rebrands with New Name, Trox


Troxell-CDI is renaming as Trox


EdTech at School

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

Rubiks Cube Mosaic Makerspace

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

We love trying new things in our makerspace, so this February we decided to leap into Rubiks cubes. At AASL in Louisville, I visited the You Can Do the Cube booth and checked out their Rubiks cube lending program.

McGraw-Hill Connect: Grades without the manual grading


Reduce the amount of time grading


Improve Instruction with Blended Learning Teacher Training

Where Learning Clicks

Implementing blended learning can be challenging, and fortunately, incorporating high-quality teacher training and professional development can help. The post Improve Instruction with Blended Learning Teacher Training appeared first on Where Learning Clicks.

To improve cybersecurity, start at the endpoints

eSchool News

Getting better grades in cybersecurity must be a top priority for K-12 schools this year. Schools need to prioritize thwarting industrious hackers who are intent on getting to the treasure trove of information and personally identifiable information (PII) schools manage.


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.

Google Forms Tips for Teachers

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Here is a handy visual we published awhile ago featuring some important tips to help you make the best of the new Google Forms in your instructions. You will get to learn how to create a survey, more

A Really Helpful Twitter Tip for School Administrators, Teachers, and Anyone Else Who Cares

The 21st Century Principal

Since I joined Twitter in 2008, I've seen it evolve and transform in ways that I liked and in ways I did not. I've also evolved as a Twitter user and social media user in general. But recently, I really took time to examine my Twitter feed, and I really did not like what I was seeing.

Education Companies Feeling Ripple Effect From Coronavirus Spread

Marketplace K-12

Ed-tech companies viewing the spread of the coronavirus are bracing for the scarcity of components made in China where many factories are shuttered. The post Education Companies Feeling Ripple Effect From Coronavirus Spread appeared first on Market Brief.

Engaging Students with Attention Challenges


Helping the many kids who seem to struggle with attention is what Teach for Attention! is about. Formatted into 7 power-packed chapters, the book offers methods, tools, and strategies to help all students become engaged learners who like school, writes principal Rita Platt.

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 Hands-On Projects Can Deepen Math Learning for Teens


On math worksheets, numbers are usually neat and tidy. In the real world, not so much. Whether it’s polling data, analysis of investment options or calculations for timed traffic lights, real-world math can be messy. “If

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Quality in CTE Programs: It’s All About the Data


Quality career and technical education (CTE) programs can offer students a leg up in a promising career or a head start in postsecondary and career. But, unfortunately, not all CTE programs are high quality. Because it’s not easy for states to ensure rigorous and robust CTE offerings.

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5 Digital Learning Day activities you can’t miss

eSchool News

Digital learning is key to helping students build the skills they’ll need to succeed in college and the workforce. This year, Digital Learning Day is on February 27, and we’ve gathered some tools and resources to help you celebrate.

CoSN's CETL® Certification Program

EdTech Magazine


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.