Wed.Jun 19, 2019

A Learner Centered Innovation Model #iste19 #notatiste19

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Katie Martin, an ISTE 2018 keynote, talks about the importance of putting learners at the center of your innovation model.

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Strengthening Digital Literacy Skills in Michigan with Facebook

Digital Promise

Digital Promise’s Adult Learning initiative launched Community Impact Stories, a new series of blog posts to highlight adult learner stories across the nation.

Entrepreneurs Find Providing Mentorship Rewarding, Productive

Ed Tech from the Ground Up

Providing mentorship is a way to give back and share insight, within the right parameters. Entrepreneur Nikki Navta shares strategies to keep mentorship efficient and beneficial. The post Entrepreneurs Find Providing Mentorship Rewarding, Productive appeared first on Market Brief.

Rethink How Teachers Advance their Careers with Micro-credentials

Digital Promise

In this series, we take a closer look inside our new paper, “ Micro-credentials and Education Policy in the United States: Recognizing Learning and Leadership for Our Nation’s Teachers.”.

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.

Smartphones in the classroom

Ask a Tech Teacher

In my summer digital citizenship classes, the biggest question I get is how to control student cell phone usage.

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3 Things To Remember For Every Conference

The Web20Classroom

Written with my friend Shaelynn Farnsworth we break down the simple things any learner can do to make the most of their conference experience.

An investor’s take: seeing the patterns of potential in bootcamps

The Christensen Institute

Coding bootcamps are undeniably big business these days, and capital is flowing into the space at a dizzying pace. In 2018 and 2019, acquisitions alone saw at least $1.4 billion change hands—many deals have been done on the private market, with terms not disclosed.

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Do You Need an Education Consultant?

Education Elements

“Working with consultants isn’t cheap - how do we know if it’s what we need?” We hear that one a lot as we talk to districts considering whether they should hire a consultant to help them personalize learning in their schools.

The TNT Edtech Podcast is powered by CUE!


The post The TNT Edtech Podcast is powered by CUE! appeared first on OnCUE. Learn edtech family gamification gimkit ISTE iste 2019 iste19 jonathan spike ldi matt miller michael matera PBL podcast project based learning

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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.

Thousands of students cross the U.S.-Mexico border every day to go to college

The Hechinger Report

PhD student Vannessa Falcón started crossing the San Ysidro port of entry, one of the world’s busiest, at age 12. Today she’s designed a training program for faculty and staff at San Diego State University to increase awareness of transborder students.

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5 Reasons to Use Google Slides Instead of Docs

Teacher Tech

Do Not Use Google DocsTongue in cheek I recommend in my presentations to stop using Google Docs. Of course I use Google text documents but very often this is the tool of choice when other choices may be better.

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OPINION: “The poor kids need what the rich kids have”

The Hechinger Report

Karoline Jimenez tries to track down a student so he can take the SAT in the documentary Personal Statement. Photo: Juliane Dressner. I arrived on Yale University’s campus in the fall of 1988 with a typical mingling of excitement and terror.

5 Reasons to Use Google Slides Instead of Docs

Teacher Tech

Do Not Use Google Docs Tongue in cheek I recommend in my presentations to stop using Google Docs. Of course I use Google text documents but very often this is the tool of choice when other choices may be better.

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.

6 Cutting Edge EdTech Companies to Keep An Eye Out For This Year at the ISTE Conference!


Welcome to the TeacherCast Educational Network. Check out these great Educational Technology Companies at the ISTE 2019 Conference in Philadelphia PA! TeacherCast Educational Network. The post 6 Cutting Edge EdTech Companies to Keep An Eye Out For This Year at the ISTE Conference!

This App Makes Testing Fun


Kahoot!, a free student-response tool for all platforms, allows teachers to run game-like multiple-choice answer quizzes

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Learn How To Use Microsoft Teams This Summer!


Welcome to the TeacherCast Educational Network. This summer, the team at Microsoft EDU has launched a completely new version of Microsoft Teams that I'm extremely excited about. The post Learn How To Use Microsoft Teams This Summer! appeared first on The TeacherCast Educational Network

Preparing for #ISTE19 - Advice from the Veterans


Here are a few go-to articles and a few takeaways that will help you get the most out of ISTE19


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.

Deepfakes in the Classroom

Philly Teacher

Just this past week, a video of Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerberg emerged on Instagram that featured a real video address with lip synced audio that refers to the power that Facebook has built using its users’ data.

The Best Way To follow ISTE19


Follow Tech&Learning online and in person


PDF FlipBook on a Chromebook.

Dr. Shannon Doak's Blog

I have already written a post about working with PDFs on a Chromebook. I have also written about creating eBooks on Chromebooks. In this post, I discuss the various ways you can make ebooks, one of them is using Google Docs and saving the file as a PDF.

5 effective ways to help students reduce stress and anxiety

eSchool News

Have you had a student act out when you try to redirect her misbehavior? Ever had a kid freeze on a test and then give up in frustration as he forgets everything he studied for? Or have you had students who simply, seemingly randomly, shut down out of nowhere and refuse to participate?

EdTech at School

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

Helping Preschoolers Build Self-Regulation Skills That Are The Foundation Of Success


Preschool is an important time for children to build pro-social behaviors and learn to get along with other kids in a school setting.

itslearning Updates Learning Management System


“Earlier this year, EdTech Digest awarded itslearning the title of best LMS for 2019, and we will continue to live up to that designation,” said Arne Bergby, CEO of itslearning

How to Take 360 Photos without a 360 Camera

Nick's Picks for Educational Technology

360 Photos 360-degree photos (more commonly just called 360 photos) provide viewers with a more immersive experience. While they are commonly used to create virtual reality experiences, you can also view them on your device screen (no goggles required).

Gale Enhances Product Portfolio


Gale is focused on connecting libraries to where research and learning is happening by embedding the library more effectively into user workflow

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.

#AskExcelinEd: How are states advancing next generation learning?


States are exploring next generation learning to provide schools with the flexibility and support needed to ensure students graduate prepared for college or career. Today, there is a new resource for education leaders to use in this important work.

ISTE NEWS: XYZprinting Accepting Applications From School for STEAM 3D Education Program


 XYZprinting will invest over $1,000,000 into the XYZprinting STEAM 3D Education Program, which will will put over 300 3D printers into the classroom within the continental US  

Are you tracking wasted spending in K-12?

eSchool News

Educational software is one of the biggest sources of wasted spending in K-12, according to a new study evaluating spending in U.S. K-12 schools. The study from Glimpse K12 tracked 200,000 curriculum software licenses purchased by 275 schools during the 2017-2018 school year.