Wed.May 08, 2019

How Instructional Coaching is Changing the Culture in a New York City School

Digital Promise

The Dynamic Learning Project (DLP) utilizes coaching for classroom teachers to increase impactful use of technology in select schools across the country.

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4 Ways to Talk to Parents About Students’ Social-Emotional Learning

Ed Tech from the Ground Up

Parents may not always recognize the term social-emotional learning, but educators can connect with them to help students develop important life skills around relationships, decision-making, and self-awareness. The post 4 Ways to Talk to Parents About Students’ Social-Emotional Learning appeared first on Market Brief. The Startup Blog edtech Educational Technology/Ed-Tech Entrepreneurship Professional Development Social Emotional Learning (SEL) Startup Startups

Ask the Cognitive Scientist: Distributed Practice

Digital Promise

Cognitive scientists have discovered a great deal of information about the mind, brain, memory, and learning. While some of these findings have influenced the design and development of educational materials, few have been directly translated to practitioners and students.

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Flexible Content & Tools: Part 4 - An Interview With a Design Expert for Google's Education Tools

Education Elements

Personalized learning represents a shift in how we teach students, a reflection of our changing educational landscape, and an acknowledgement that the world we must prepare our students for is different than the one we grew up in.

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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.

How to transform teaching and learning with tech

Ditch That Textbook

They say that the world has changed so much. That technology is changing our world. In some ways, that’s true. But there’s one place where the world hasn’t changed so much. Education. I don’t mean that in a negative way. It’s that the fundamental parts of education — teaching, how the brain learns, how we […].

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From Static to Interactive and From Open to Free: Consequences Both Intended and Unintended

iterating toward openness

The most recent issue of IRRODL included an article titled Effectiveness of OER Use in First-Year Higher Education Students’ Mathematical Course Performance: A Case Study , by Juan I. Venegas-Muggli and Werner Westermann.

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With Flip of a Giant Ceremonial Switch, CMU Starts Effort to Energize ‘Learning Engineering’


Pittsburgh, PA— For a moment this week, the provost of Carnegie Mellon University looked a bit like a game show host as he grabbed the lever of an oversized switch and called on an audience to join him in a countdown—“5, 4, 3, 2, 1.”

How K–12 Schools Can Start an Esports Program

EdTech Magazine

How K–12 Schools Can Start an Esports Program. eli.zimmerman_9856. Wed, 05/08/2019 - 10:57. Evidence is building to support the benefits of competitive gaming in K–12 schools, spurring administrators to start programs in their districts. .

Project-based learning boosts student engagement, understanding

The Hechinger Report

Seventh grade students offer feedback on projects by sixth graders at Stony Brook School, where about 40 students in each grade get interdisciplinary, project-based learning. Photo: Tara García Mathewson/The Hechinger Report.

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.

Game On: Kahoot Snaps Up DragonBox for $18 Million for Its First Acquisition


Kahoot is best known for its digital quiz tools that can turn the classroom or corporate office into a raucous quiz show. But there is no question about how it plans to grow.

OPINION: The difficult discussions about gun violence that we can’t afford not to have

The Hechinger Report

As a professor of education, I’m known for changing the conversation to what’s on my students’ minds. .

6 Ways to Start Adding a Makerspace to Your School Library


6 years after creating our first makerspace, it only makes sense to publish a post that focuses on 6 steps for creating a makerspace  

The TeacherCast Ultimate Guide To Podcasting


Welcome to the TeacherCast Educational Network. Are you looking to create your first podcast? Do you already have a podcast that you are looking to improve this year?

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.

7 resources to help educators better understand anxiety

eSchool News

Mental illness is omnipresent in schools today, but it isn’t as well understood or managed as districts would hope. An October 2018 Education Week article stated that, according to the National Institute of Mental Health, approximately 32 percent of adolescents have an anxiety disorder.

Using Podcasting To Introduce Student Voice Into The Classroom


Welcome to the TeacherCast Educational Network. Are you looking to have your students create their own podcasts this year? Learn why Jamie Turnbull turned to Synth to create more than 100 educational podcasts.

How student-created VR can enhance SEL and special ed

eSchool News

Quality social-emotional learning (SEL) and effective special education (SpEd) programming look remarkably similar. Each relies on a positive, safe learning environment and touts activities geared toward student strengths and weaknesses.

How To Successfully Update, Repost, and Repurpose Old and Outdated Content On Your Blog


Welcome to the TeacherCast Educational Network. Are you finding that you have many outdated blog posts? In this post, we will teach you how to republish, repost, and reuse your old blog posts to increase traffic on your website.

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.

#OhMyGAAD - Are You Ready for Global #Accessibility Awareness Day? May 16, 2019

The Innovative Educator

Innovative educators can prepare for Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD) which takes place on Thursday, May 16th. GADD was launched in 2012 to get everyone talking, thinking and learning about digital (web, software, mobile, etc.) access/inclusion and people with different abilities.

The TeacherCast Ultimate Guide To Podcasting


Welcome to the TeacherCast Educational Network. Are you looking to create your first podcast? Do you already have a podcast that you are looking to improve this year?

Changemaker Questions Spark Student Learning


Returning from the 2018 NCSS conference, Sarah Cooper reignites her US history unit on reformers to deepen student understanding about historical, current and future activism. Learn more about the 10 Changemaker Questions she used to create a sense of action in her classes.

Jamf Pro 10.12 highlights student device management

Jamf on EdTech

Jamf Pro now supports Apple Classroom for Mac and so much more! Read this post for details

EdTech at School

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

Chrome Can: Chrome-based Tablet for the Classroom

Dr. Shannon Doak's Blog

I recently got my hands on the CTL Chromebook Tab Tx1. This tablet is a ChromeOS based tablet. I was excited to trial a Chrome-based tablet to see how it measured up to the iPad. I am, as you are probably aware, a fan of Chromebooks, however, I also love iPads and the wonderful things you can do with them in the classroom! For the past week, I have used my Tx1 as much as I can for all things worked related.

5 Questions to ask a Potential E-rate Consultant

Education Superhighway

Are you a first time applicant looking for help during the upcoming E-rate cycle? If you have a lot on your plate and need support filing or you’re overwhelmed with the complex E-rate application process, you might want to consider how an E-rate consultant can help.

A Great Google App to Help Parents Supervise Their Kids Digital Activities

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Family Link is an important service from Google that enables parents to help their kids and teens build safe and productive digital habits and make informed decisions online. Family Link offers more

#AskExcelinEd: Why Do Credentials Matter?


States support a wide range of career and technical education (CTE) programs that feature industry-recognized credentials, but how effective are they at preparing high school students for a future career and long-term success?

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.