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Webinar: Teaching with Augmented Reality with #ARVRinEDU Classroom Enthusiasts

The CoolCatTeacher

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.

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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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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.

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.

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.

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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.

How One Community Utilizes Data Sharing to Empower their Workers

Digital Promise

We have a 360-degree holistic approach as to what's going on with this person, any kind of barriers, and successes they have met.

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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.

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?

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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The Definition Of Digital Citizenship

TeachThought - Learn better.

The Definition Of Digital Citizenship by Terry Heick This post was originally published in 2013 and was updated in December of 2018 As more and more students interact digitally–with content, one another, and various communities–the concept of digital citizenship becomes increasingly important.

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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Teaching digital citizenship to kids with learning and attention issues

eSchool News

It’s hard to overemphasize the importance of teaching our students how to use technology appropriately and responsibly. And what’s just as important is making sure we’re helping all our students build these essential digital citizenship skills.

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.

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.

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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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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Educator Perspectives: How to Bring Edtech into a District Successfully

MIND Research Institute

In each installment of our Educator Perspectives series, we interview teachers and administrators across the country who are engaging, motivating and challenging their students in unique ways.

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.

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.

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.

Educator Perspectives: How to Bring Edtech into a District Successfully

MIND Research Institute

In each installment of our Educator Perspectives series, we interview teachers and administrators across the country who are engaging, motivating and challenging their students in unique ways.

IT leaders, admins still fear network attacks

eSchool News

Balancing access to educational resources with security needs remains a top challenge for school district IT leaders, according to new findings from the Speak Up Research Project for Digital Learning.

Removing the Obstacles in Education so Innovation and Academics Can Flourish

The Principal of Change

Many administrators expect teachers to “innovate” and create better experiences for our students that go “beyond the test.” ” I think the expectation is great when the action of the administrator corresponds.

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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.

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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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

SETDA Leaders Identify State Digital Learning Prioirities

SETDA Says

In preparation for the SETDA 2018 Leadership Summit, we asked attendees to identify their state’s top priorities when it comes to digital teaching and learning. There were over 30 priorities identified as a focus across the country with six priorities garnering the most energy from state leaders.