Thu.Dec 13, 2018

Webinar: Teaching with Augmented Reality with #ARVRinEDU Classroom Enthusiasts

The CoolCatTeacher

14 Awesome examples of Critical Thinking EdTech

Neo LMS

Critical thinking is a part of the much celebrated 4Cs (Creativity, Communication, Collaboration & Critical Thinking) — skills which many futurists, pedagogues and educators believe will be critical in navigating the world, economy and environment of the future.

5 Things to Keep in Mind When Implementing Technology (and some cool tools for the college classroom)

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Dr. Joshua Elliott talks about implementing new technology and some cool tools he’s using in his college classroom. This episode is sponsored by 3D Bear.

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Math Journals: Adaptive Software + A Metacognitive Practice

Catlin Tucker

As a blended learning coach, I spend time in classrooms where teachers use adaptive software to provide students with personalized math practice. Often a station rotation lesson for math is composed of: a teacher-led station for direct instruction and modeling.

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.

Student-Authored Interviews: A Powerful Way to Empower Students to Lead

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Daniel Miyake works with his student leaders in Los Angeles to interview leaders in education including STE CEO Richard Culatta, SAMR creator Ruben Puentedura, and Scratch founder, Mitchel Resnick.

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Will half of all colleges really close in the next decade?

The Christensen Institute

Harvard Business School Professor Clayton Christensen consistently turns heads in higher education by predicting that 50% of colleges and universities will close or go bankrupt in the next decade.

I Connect, Therefore I Learn

Catlin Tucker

Is it possible to learn without being connected? How does the strength of an individual’s network impact their value as an employee? Why should employers encourage their employees to build robust personal and social networks?

The Current State of Education Technology and Where It Is Going [#Infographic]

EdTech Magazine

The Current State of Education Technology and Where It Is Going [#Infographic]. eli.zimmerman_9856. Thu, 12/13/2018 - 11:11. The evolution of education technology has been swift.

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Your Phone May Be Getting in the Way of Startup Progress

Ed Tech from the Ground Up

The habit of checking your phone can be disguised as productivity, but for entrepreneurs it can present a barrier to goals. The post Your Phone May Be Getting in the Way of Startup Progress appeared first on Market Brief.

Today’s Curriculum for the Higher Ed HR Leader

Speaker: Joseph Clay, Business Transformation Strategist at Oracle, and Jeffrey Haynes, Director with Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP

Today’s universities and colleges face many challenges ranging from reconciling financial pressures, to ensuring student success, to managing complicated workforce dynamics. One thing they all have in common: Their head of HR must align the HR function to best support the institution as it navigates this current landscape.

Using Data and Collaboration to Improve the Healthcare Workforce

Digital Promise

Although employers from all industries face a number of obstacles when engaging in workforce development, they continue to demonstrate a commitment to train and upskill frontline workers.

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3 Free SEL Activities from SafeSchools

Ask a Tech Teacher

Life is much simpler when you–as a parent or teacher–can point to one solution for a problem, solve it, and everything is golden. Success in school was like that when grades were the barometer and studying harder was the tool.

Invest in the Workforce of the Future with Data-Driven Collaboration

Digital Promise

When it comes to job training and career development, we’ve come a long way—but we’re not done yet. By investing in the (Governor’s Workforce Board) programs, we’re building the workforce of the future. Our economy has changed, and it’s changed in ways that have created real challenges.

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3 Free SEL Activities from SafeSchools

Ask a Tech Teacher

Life is much simpler when you–as a parent or teacher–can point to one solution for a problem, solve it, and everything is golden. Success in school was like that when grades were the barometer and studying harder was the tool.

The Definition Of Digital Citizenship

TeachThought - Learn better.

Class Tech Tips: 25 Reasons to Use TED-Ed in Your Classroom

techlearning

The folks at TED also have a platform for students and teachers. It’s called TED-Ed, and you’ll find lots of short videos, resources and discussion questions for your classroom

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How Anonymous Peer Editing Changed the Culture of My Classroom

Edsurge

Today was the day. I was about to utter the dreaded words “peer editing.” As I began class with my eighth graders, I told them we would be editing each other’s research papers during our double class period. The reactions included the predictable eye rolls, heavy sighs, and for some, visible panic. We’d done this before—but what they didn’t know was that this time we were going to edit each other's work anonymously.

New report underscores education problems in institutions for foster youth

The Hechinger Report

Oliver Francis, who was placed in foster care because he was truant, graduated this year from George Junior Republic, in Grove City, Pennsylvania. A new report says the state of Pennsylvania ought to be doing more to oversee such facilities serving foster and delinquent children.

In China’s Silicon Valley, Edtech Starts at the ‘MOOC Times Building’

Edsurge

Beijing —The Chinese government is pushing online education these days, and like so many things in this country of 1.4 billion people, that means going big. One sign of that: There’s a 22-story tower in the country’s capital officially named the “MOOC Times Building” that houses a government-supported incubator for edtech companies. The building boasts two tricked-out production studios that any of the companies in the industry park can use to film and edit video for courses.

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Easy! Google Forms: Automatically Sort on Submit

Teacher Tech

Sort Your Google Forms Results Automatically Google Forms is amazing, however it can be challenging to read Google Forms submission in a spreadsheet sometimes. You may need to make the columns wider, set word wrap, hide some columns, etc… The problem is that when you format your spreadsheet or sort your data any new form […]. The post Easy! Google Forms: Automatically Sort on Submit appeared first on Teacher Tech.

Can Online Learning Help Higher Ed Reverse Its Tuition Spiral?

Edsurge

Classic economic theory predicts that when demand falls, so do prices. But when it comes to the price of college in the past few decades, it’s been just the other way around. As data from the National Student Clearinghouse Center shows, tuition has escalated even as enrollments fell. Red line is college cost. Black line is enrollment.

Get Googley This Winter with Activities from Eric Curts

CUE

With many educators looking forward to the upcoming winter break, some of us may need a little help wrangling in our kiddos in the days leading up to their time off.

Digital Media Has a Misinformation Problem—but It's an Opportunity for Teaching.

Edsurge

This article is part of a collection of op-eds from thought leaders, educators and entrepreneurs who reflect on the state of education technology in 2018, and share where it’s headed next year. Jennifer Sparrow was nominated to share her thoughts by futurist Bryan Alexander, who wrote for the project in 2017. As senior director for Teaching and Learning with Technology at Penn State, I see both opportunities and challenges around where technology and learning intersect.

Escape The Room Game Maker

techlearning

Escape the room games are popular and educational. Kids collect the items, solve the puzzles using hints and a find a way to get out of the locked room

Easy! Google Forms: Automatically Sort on Submit

Teacher Tech

Sort Your Google Forms Results Automatically Google Forms is amazing, however it can be challenging to read Google Forms submission in a spreadsheet sometimes. You may need to make the columns wider, set word wrap, hide some columns, etc… The problem is that when you format your spreadsheet or sort your data any new form […]. The post Easy! Google Forms: Automatically Sort on Submit appeared first on Teacher Tech.

3 Reasons to Enter Tech & Learning’s Best of Show Awards

techlearning

Tech & Learning’s Best of Show awards are an opportunity for companies to showcase their products in this esteemed publication

Student “Play of the Week” with Google Slides (FREE Template)

Shake Up Learning

The post Student “Play of the Week” with Google Slides (FREE Template) appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Every student is an MVP! Share their success through “Play of the Week,” with Google Slides.

StudySync, The News Literacy Project Partner to Promote Information Literacy

techlearning

NLP will provide resources from multiple perspectives for cross-curricular, inquiry-based literacy assignments focused on social studies and science

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Teaching Study Strategies: Using @PearDeck Flashcard Factory #Neuroteach @gwhitmancttl @TheCTTL

techieMusings

I’m currently enrolled in Neuroteach Global’s gamified micro-course, The Science of Study. It consists of eight story-based chapters and two real-life missions.

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Versatile Annotation Tool Supports Teachers' Lesson Planning, Students' Research

techlearning

Scrible is a web-based (Chrome browser extension and website) bookmarking, annotation, and research-paper-creation tool

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