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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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.

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.

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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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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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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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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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.

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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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?

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.

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.

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.

The Definition Of Digital Citizenship

TeachThought - Learn better.

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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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

LMS Comparison: What Learning Solution is the Best Fit for Your Business?

Explore this detailed guide to see how traditional Learning Management Systems compare to an advanced online learning platform, and find out which type of solution is best suited to meet your learning program needs.