Mon.Jul 22, 2019

The Value of the Online Program Management Industry

Wisewire

The Online Program Management (OPM) industry has emerged over the last decade as a key part of the online higher education marketplace, with $1.1 billion in revenue. And education research firm Eduventures expects this growth to continue for the next several years.

Two Important Lessons About Digital Transformation From Outside Of K-12

The Journal

We have commented before on the Digital Transformation (DT) happening inside and outside of K-12. Well, sports fans, it’s DT time again! In this week’s blog post, then, we point out two lessons from DT outside of K-12 from which that those in K-12 might well learn

How to Do Student-led Conferences

Ask a Tech Teacher

I remember report card days as a child, me sitting outside on a brick wall, scared to death as my mother met with the teacher and received the (always bad) news about how I wasn’t doing.

Facilitating Student Owned Inquiry With The Right Question… Deeper Learning

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

I am convinced that the key to student engagement is the ownership of inquiry. People want to know the answer to questions… especially their own. This can be proven by watching people inquire on their cell phones when questions come up in a conversation.

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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.

Managing And Protecting Digital Identities

The Web20Classroom

It started with some tweets. You are a vile human being!" "I I can't believe you are allowed to say the things you do." "I I want you dead." I was hurt, confused and shocked. What had I said or done to make people say these things to me? And they came in a flood.

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Take the ‘Power Pause’: Being Busy Doesn’t Equal Effective Company Leadership

Ed Tech from the Ground Up

Company leaders face a barrage of notifications from email, texts, social media and more. It pays to take a pause to refocus and find balance. The post Take the ‘Power Pause’: Being Busy Doesn’t Equal Effective Company Leadership appeared first on Market Brief. The Startup Blog Emotional Intelligence Emotions Power of Pause SEL social-emotional learning Startup wellbeing

Why Mega Universities Should Lead the Way on Quality Assurance

Edsurge

Mega-universities are on the rise.

The new low-income big borrower of student loans

The Hechinger Report

This chart shows the fraction of student loan borrowers who default and the fraction of dollars in default by balance owed, measured in thousands of dollars. Source: Adam Looney and Constantine Yannelis in the August 2019 issue of Economics of Education Review. It’s a staggering number: $1.5

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What Some School Tech Leaders Think of Your Edtech Pitch

Edsurge

Some education technology vendors are eager to get their wares in front of school and district decision-makers. But that enthusiasm is often a one-way street. School leaders like Martin Cisneros can find themselves fielding pitches at all hours while juggling day-to-day operations.

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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.

OPINION: When it comes to college and career support, the counselor shortage is only part of the problem

The Hechinger Report

“What’s the FAFSA deadline?!”. “I I want to become a welder!”. These questions and exclamations are just a tiny slice of the experience of an educator whose responsibility — often one of many — is to shepherd students to success after high school graduation.

How FIRST® LEGO® League Is Teaching STEAM and Confidence.

TeacherCast

Welcome to the TeacherCast Educational Network. In this episode of the TeacherCast Podcast, we speak with Kim Wierman to learn about the FIRST LEGO League.

Helping Students Read By Choosing The Right Literacy Strategy

TeachThought - Learn better.

Helping Students Read By Choosing The Right Literacy Strategy contributed by Sargy Letuchy Early on in my career when I first took on the challenge of incorporating more literacy into my instruction, I was unsure of how things were going to go and concerned for my students’ success. All of my education and experience up […]. The post Helping Students Read By Choosing The Right Literacy Strategy appeared first on TeachThought. Literacy

“Learning Styles” Are a Myth

EmergingEdTech

Image Source: www.barefoootTEFLteaher.com How often have you heard educators and others discuss Learning Styles? “I'm a visual learner” “I'm a kinesthetic learner, I have to get. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post. Thanks (and thanks for subscribing)!]. Miscellaneous Tools and Topics

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.

Executive Functioning Important to Student Success

CUE

In her final blog post of the series, educator and author Sarah Kesty shares some valuable tips for educators wanting to teach executive functioning in the classroom. Read on to see how you can bring EF into your classroom and beyond. Where do you go from here?

App Development with Swift Curriculum Now Available in Canvas Commons

techlearning

The App Development with Swift course integration provides lessons, teacher guides, and developer tools to help teach app coding in the classroom

3 creative ways to connect global learning and SEL

eSchool News

There’s a lot of conversation these days around the concepts of global learning and SEL (social-emotional learning).

This Video Editing Tool is Ideal for Apple Classrooms

techlearning

iMovie is an iOS app for video production that works on iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch

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.

Teachers Guide to Creating Classroom Websites Using Google Sites

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Here is a step by step guide to help you create a website for your class using the new Google Sites. As you probably know, the new Google Sites 'comes with a bunch of extra interesting features.read more

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The Best Free Back to School Software 2019

techlearning

Everything for the new school year is available to download free if you know where to look

3 Things All Tech Coaches Should Be Doing Mid-way Through The Summer Months

TeacherCast

Welcome to the TeacherCast Educational Network. Here are 3 important things that every technology coach should be doing this summer to get prepared for the upcoming school year. The third on this list is pretty exciting! The post 3 Things All Tech Coaches Should Be Doing Mid-way Through The Summer Months appeared first on The TeacherCast Educational Network. Here are 3 important things that every technology coach should be doing this summer to get prepared for the upcoming school year.

Five Steps to Closing the Homework Gap

edWeb.net

Schools are facing new challenges now that most learning involves the web—chiefly, the ability to do work at home or anywhere away from school grounds. While many are looking for ways to provide all students with a device, just having the device does not mean equitable learning.

EdTech at School

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

Just 10 commands, then keep learning

Jamf on EdTech

Scripting helps Jamf admins to get the most out of Jamf, but it can be intimidating at first. For those of you thinking “scripting terrifies me,” this blog post is for you

Exploratorium: Thread the Needle

techlearning

July 25th is Thread the Needle Day

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Teach Students to Read Like Detectives (Book Review)

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

This week's featured book is that authored by Frey and Fisher titled "Teaching Students to Read Like Detectives: Comprehending, Analyzing, and Discussing Text ". This is an excellent read.read more

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edWeb Hosts New Principal Leadership Community to Support School Leaders

edWeb.net

edWeb.net is delighted to announce the launch of Principal Leadership: Making a Difference , a free professional learning community to help principals connect and collaborate on challenges they face leading schools and driving school improvement.

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.