Thu.Aug 31, 2017

Levelling up in the ed-tech integration process: the SAMR Model

Neo LMS

Grasping the distinction between blended learning and ed-tech integration is critical for teachers in the process of enhancing their lessons and classrooms with tech. Simply put, blended learning always includes tech integration, but tech integration does not necessarily mean blended learning.

5 technology trends for the new school year

eSchool News

It’s fair to say technology is ubiquitous in many classrooms, but because it changes constantly, educators are challenged to keep pace with what’s new and next in the classroom.

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Leveling up in the ed-tech integration process: the SAMR Model

Neo LMS

Grasping the distinction between blended learning and ed-tech integration is critical for teachers in the process of enhancing their lessons and classrooms with tech. Simply put, blended learning always includes tech integration, but tech integration does not necessarily mean blended learning.

Technology Trends Reshape Today’s Libraries

EdTech Magazine

By Wendy McMahon Modernizing learning in the 21st-century school can start in the library. 3D printing Classroom Collaboration Hardware

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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.

Leveling up in the ed-tech integration process

Neo LMS

Grasping the distinction between blended learning and ed-tech integration is critical for teachers in the process of enhancing their lessons and classrooms with tech. Simply put, blended learning always includes tech integration, but tech integration does not necessarily mean blended learning.

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What is todays State of Teacher Professional Learning? | @CorwinPress

TeacherCast

In this episode of the TeacherCast Podcast we sit down with Mike Soules and Dr. Sonja-Hollins Alexander from Corwin to discuss a recent surgery of more than 6300 educators on the state of professional development in schools today.

EdTech Strategies Joins 500+ Small Businesses in Support of Preserving Net Neutrality

Doug Levin

EdTech Strategies, LLC joined over 500 small businesses from across the country in an open letter filed yesterday with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) raising concerns over the agency’s proposed repeal of net neutrality rules that prevent Internet Service Providers (ISPs) from blocking, throttling, and charging extra fees.

School Districts Have Tripled Spending on Adaptive Learning Technology

EdTech Magazine

By Meghan Bogardus Cortez Data-driven personalized learning can be done with popular classroom tools and a proper infrastructure. Business Intelligence Classroom Curriculum Data Analytics Digital Content Personalized Learning

EdTech Strategies Joins 500+ Small Businesses in Support of Preserving Net Neutrality

Doug Levin

EdTech Strategies, LLC joined over 500 small businesses from across the country in an open letter filed yesterday with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) raising concerns over the agency’s proposed repeal of net neutrality rules that prevent Internet Service Providers (ISPs) from blocking, throttling, and charging extra fees.

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.

What Happens When Standardized Test Scores Don’t Reflect Student Growth?

Edsurge

It is painful when all of the effort that teachers and students put into teaching and learning becomes summarized by standardized test results—especially when hard-working students that have demonstrated massive growth over the course of the year receive poor scores. This past April, while administering the 5th grade ELA standardized test in Louisiana, I did as I was supposed to—I circulated and stuck to the script. I walked up behind Mike (name has been changed), a bright and diligent student.

Girls & Stem

techlearning

According to research by STEMconnector and the National Science Board, women make up only 28 percent of the science and engineering workforce. Techlearning Resources

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Despite industry structure, disruption is finally on the move in healthcare delivery

The Christensen Institute

America spends the most on care for some of the worst population health in the developed world. And one way or another everyone suffers for it, in terms of physical and emotional pain, or lost opportunity and prosperity. Many industry reformers believe the solution to this crisis lies in allocating more healthcare decisions and costs to consumers, on the assumption this will inevitably lead to better, more accessible and affordable healthcare.

Nonwhite students slow to seek mental health counseling for which they’re more in need

The Hechinger Report

When Karla Mendoza moved from her predominantly Mexican-American neighborhood in San Diego to go to Harvard four years ago, she felt like a minority for the first time in her life. “I I felt lonely. I felt distant. Both my roommates were white, upper-middle class,” Mendoza said. “We

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.

John Danner, education entrepreneur, doubles down on human capital

The Christensen Institute

John Danner has been a serial entrepreneur. The founder of NetGravity, the web’s first advertising server company, Danner took it public and sold it for $750 million. He then turned to a career in education. He co-founded Rocketship Education, a network of blended-learning charter schools, and then left a few years ago and founded his current venture, Zeal , which has the mission of crushing the cost of tutoring so that every student can have a personal math coach.

Connected Adults and Children - Can there be too much monitoring using technology?

Tech Helpful

In 1975 my husband was in fourth grade and he saw pornography for the first time. There was a wooded area behind his home where he would play and one day he found some magazines that were hidden. Obviously someone's stash.

Google Gaining Ground On Us Edtech Market

techlearning

The Kahoot! EdTrends Report, a new quarterly report, addresses the latest edtech trends in the K–12 market. Techlearning Resources

So, What IS the Future of Work?

Edsurge

For many attending the Future of Work symposium on Wednesday, there wasn’t any question whether automation is going to take over jobs—but rather when, and how education should respond. Hosted at Stanford University, the day-long event brought together dozens of minds who are thinking about what careers and skills students need to prepare for, and how an increasingly digital higher-education system will need to adapt to help get them there.

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.

Casio Ultra-Short-Throw Projector XJ-UT351WN

techlearning

Users have the option to control the XJ-UT351WN, one of Casio’s latest family of short-throw projectors, with a phone or other mobile device via a wireless adaptor. Techlearning Resources

Helping Students Spot BS and Decipher ‘Fake’ News

Edsurge

“Fake news” has been thrust into the national spotlight since the 2016 U.S. Presidential election. The term has since become widely used, mocked and, in some instances, abused. That’s a problem. With an ever-increasing amount of news and entertainment sources available online, students have greater access to information now than at any other time. Anyone can create and upload content online, whether it is factual or not, and reach a wide audience.

Labdisc GenSci

techlearning

The Labdisc GenSci is an advanced science lab and data logger. It includes up to 15 wireless sensors so users can conduct a variety of science experiments right out of the box. Techlearning Resources

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Let’s Shingdig! A Pioneering Technology for the School of Tomorrow

EmergingEdTech

This Rich, Synchronous Video Meeting Platform Sets the Stage for the Emerging Anywhere, Anytime Classroom The first time I encountered Shindig was while participating in one of Bryan Alexander's. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post. Thanks (and thanks for subscribing)!]. Collaboration & Brainstorming Future of Education Technology Mobile Learning Resources Podcasting, Vodcasting, & Video Hosting Social Media & Social Learning

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.

Turnitin Revision Assistant

techlearning

Many teachers are seeking a quality program that can incorporate technology effectively to aid their students with the writing process. Techlearning Resources

Teacher Resources - education and edtech - all free

Educational Technology Guy

Teacher Resources - education and edtech - all free and very useful General: Welcome Back to School - great resources for teachers (new and veteran) [link] What Makes a Great Teacher [link] What Makes a Great Teacher, created by students [link] New Teacher Advice and Resources [link] Create a Personal Learning Network [link] Resources from Teacher Prep program [link] Effective Classroom Management [link] Summary Of Major Concepts Covered By Harry K.

Start and Stay Organized: 5 Tech Tips to Start the School Year

techlearning

As more of our work evolves to digital formats, being efficient and staying organized is essential. Techlearning Resources

Thinking Project Based Learning with the Buck Institute

The CoolCatTeacher

Rody Boonchouy on episode 139 of the 10-Minute Teacher From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Today Rody Boonchouy @rodyboo from the Buck Institute talks about effective project based learning.

LMS Comparison: What Learning Solution is the Best Fit for Your Business?

Explore this detailed guide to see how traditional Learning Management Systems compare to an advanced online learning platform, and find out which type of solution is best suited to meet your learning program needs.

EDITOR’S NOTE: THE NEXT DIMENSION

techlearning

No technological concept has intrigued yet disappointed the education community as much as 3D has. Techlearning Resources

How digital badges are shaking up teacher PD

eSchool News

The topic of teacher professional development has dominated discussions about teacher quality and retention for years.

WHAT’S NEW: NEW TOOLS FOR SCHOOLS

techlearning

TECH & LEARNING ROUNDS UP A SUMMARY OF NEW TOOLS FOR SCHOOLS. Techlearning Resources

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