Tue.Aug 14, 2018

20 Tech Tips to Shake Up Learning

The CoolCatTeacher

Episode 337 with Kasey Bell From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Kasey Bell shares her tech tips for helping teachers make progress with technology. She also shares the biggest mistake she’s made as a teacher relating to edtech.

Makerspaces go digital: 6 options for the blended classroom

Neo LMS

Makerspaces are a wonderfully interactive, highly creative and increasingly valued part of classrooms in the technology age. There is literally a wealth of inspiration, guidance and ideas on the web from how to start a makerspace , to complex long-term project ideas and everything in between.

Video Games Score Points with Teachers on Academic Benefits

EdTech Magazine

Video Games Score Points with Teachers on Academic Benefits. eli.zimmerman_9856. Tue, 08/14/2018 - 11:49. Playing video games used to be the antithesis of studious behavior. Now, the very same virtual worlds that once might have distracted kids from academics are used to supplement them.

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Transforming the System to Fit the Student

Education Elements

Transformational leadership is about using your actions to elevate others and put them on their path to greatness. Terina Allen. The superintendent holds a lonely, yet transcendent position in public education. The position tends to isolate the leader because of the growing divisions in our society.

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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.

Try the Connected Kahoot!

Ditch That Textbook

Kahoot is a favorite among students and teachers alike. It’s a fun way to jazz up assessments with gameshow style quizzes. But what if we took our Kahoot beyond the walls of our classroom? What if we used Skype or Google Hangouts to connect multiple classes and all played together at the same time? Steve […]. DTT podcast #DitchPod creative teaching edtech kahoot skype student engagement

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What Is Bloom’s Taxonomy? A Definition For Teachers

TeachThought - Learn better.

What Is Bloom’s Taxonomy? A Definition For Teachers by TeachThought Staff In one sentence, Bloom’s Taxonomy is a hierarchical ordering of cognitive skills that can, among countless other uses, help teachers teach and students learn.

Evergreen Leadership

Education Elements

Through my career, I have had the opportunity to work with a number of exceptional leaders in the private sector, including Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, and in the public sector, including Ted Mitchell, Former CEO of Newschools Venture Fund.

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How teachers can go blended (when they’re the only one)

The Christensen Institute

About the author: Casey Lynch is a K-12 education research intern with the Christensen Institute focused on interviewing and profiling schools in the Blended Learning Universe Directory, and a rising 8th grade English teacher in The School District of Philadelphia. Many teachers interested in implementing blended learning may be deterred by challenges in their school contexts.

Transforming the System to Fit the Student

Education Elements

Transformational leadership is about using your actions to elevate others and put them on their path to greatness. Terina Allen. The superintendent holds a lonely, yet transcendent position in public education. The position tends to isolate the leader because of the growing divisions in our society.

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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.

Tech Ed Resources for your Class–K-8 Keyboard Curriculum

Ask a Tech Teacher

I get a lot of questions from readers about what tech ed resources I use in my classroom so I’m going to take a few days this summer to review them with you. Some are edited and/or written by members of the Ask a Tech Teacher crew. Others, by tech teachers who work with the same publisher I do.

We Call Them Leaders Because They Go First

Education Elements

If Blockbuster was still around today, and you had to take out your life savings and invest in that company or Netflix, which one would you choose? The answer is obvious. But what about five years ago? Ten years ago?

Instructional Tech Coach Tips: Staying Organized While Working In Multiple School Buildings

TeacherCast

In this episode of “Ask the Tech Coach,” we take a look at how to stay digitally organized while being a Technology Coach in multiple school buildings.

Evergreen Leadership

Education Elements

Through my career, I have had the opportunity to work with a number of exceptional leaders in the private sector, including Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, and in the public sector, including Ted Mitchell, Former CEO of Newschools Venture Fund.

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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.

Instructional Tech Coach Tips: Staying Organized While Working In Multiple School Buildings

TeacherCast

In this episode of “Ask the Tech Coach,” we take a look at how to stay digitally organized while being a Technology Coach in multiple school buildings.

A HyperDoc Is Not A WebQuest!

EdTechTeam

TODAY on EduSlam we release the first short video in our two week series: . A HyperDoc is NOT a Webquest. To watch the video which will be released today but disappear on Sept 4th, Sign-up HERE. __.

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Studytracks Introduces Music-Based Educational App to U.S. Schools

techlearning

Studytracks ™, the app that converts everyday school subjects into relatable music content, today launched into the U.S. education market.

8 Ways That WiFi Service Benefits Your Bottom Line

SecurEdge Networks Mobility Blog

Cisco Systems forecasts that by 2021, 78% of the mobile data traffic worldwide will be video. And by that same time, smartphones will generate 86% of mobile data traffic. Some of that traffic will be the responsibility of mobile data carriers such as AT&T, T-Mobile, and Verizon.

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.

Looking to Find the Best Ed Tech Tools? Ask a Fellow Teacher

techlearning

As a teacher I think there is something magical about a classroom at the beginning of the year; the supplies are fresh, new boards are up, and everything is organized. During the first week of school, I have to make some tough decisions for the year.

New Google Classroom: Adding Students

Teacher Tech

Invite Students to Google Classroom The newly designed Google Classroom now has 3 tabs: Stream, Classwork, and People. Classroom has consolidated things in several places. You can now find all of the settings up in the settings cog at the top.

TLC Ninja Coffee Bean Featuring Doug Robertson

CUE

Doug Robertson, a 5th-Grade teacher, challenged his students to learn something new via Hobby Projects. Doug was featured on Episode 21 of TLC Ninja. Find out more about how Doug inspired his students to do magic, learn to ride a unicycle, and do ventriloquism. The post TLC Ninja Coffee Bean Featuring Doug Robertson appeared first on OnCUE. Learn Creativity and Imagination

Education’s Latest Secret Trend: Networking

Edsurge

It's kind of an irony that schools are in the business of delivering education, but as an entity, schools themselves don't know how to get better. Lydia Dobyns, CEO, New Tech Network How good are schools at learning? Can they get better? As a culture, we worry a lot about student learning. But students don’t learn in a vacuum: Most are part of organizations (namely schools) that involve adults who also are engaged in learning, both individually and collectively. So what could help them learn?

EdTech at School

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

3 Things I Look for In a Leader

The Principal of Change

There are so many articles on what makes a great leader and being around so many great administrators, I thought about the people that made a difference in my career and helped me reach greater heights. It is a simple list, but sometimes the simpler, the better. They have your back.

Why Are Makerspaces Important To The Future of Education?

EdTech Authority

So, what is a makerspace and why does it matter to the educational community? We've all heard the stories and we've seen it in our classrooms. Things are getting stale. Classrooms are filled with bubble tests, accountability, state standards where we're trying to get everyone to be the same.

Fostering a Culture of Innovation! Students who S.A.I.L!

techlearning

Yesterday, I presented a new keynote for the NJAIS Innovation Symposium, The Keys to Fostering a Culture of Innovation! Students who S.A.I.L. The purpose was to help teachers facilitate and inspire student innovation.

Discover ST Math for the 2018/2019 School Year

MIND Research Institute

At MIND Research Institute, we take the research part of our name seriously -- especially when it comes to ST Math ?. Every year we gather feedback from students, teachers and administrators and analyze our own results to improve ST Math and keep students actively learning.

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.

Sextorition? It’s Real!

Gaggle Speaks

Have you heard about Sextorition? It’s a real thing. We love this Thorn Video. It really speaks to kids! The post Sextorition? It’s Real! appeared first on Gaggle. Social Media Student Safety

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East Baton Rouge Parish Schools Partners with Discovery Ed

techlearning

Louisiana’s East Baton Rouge Parish Schools (EBR) today launched a new STEM initiative in partnership with Discovery Education.

Back-to-School Tips for Teachers: Starting Strong in the New School Year

Where Learning Clicks

While the school year has already started for many schools, many others are still gearing up for their first day back.