Thu.Mar 14, 2019

5 Things About Effective Digital Citizenship You Need to Know

The CoolCatTeacher

Mike Ribble on episode 460 of the 10-Minute Teacher Mike Ribble, a digital citizenship expert, shares five important things every educator should know about digital citizenship. Today’s show is sponsored by NetRef.

4 Ways Social-Emotional Learning Can Create Safe School Spaces for All Students

Ed Tech from the Ground Up

Students must feel safe to reach their potential. Use these SEL techniques to create that type of school environment for a diverse range of students. The post 4 Ways Social-Emotional Learning Can Create Safe School Spaces for All Students appeared first on Market Brief.

Why learner-centric education plays a crucial role in the development of children

Neo LMS

Student-centric learning is a hot topic among educators around the world. No matter if their students have just joined the education system or they are enrolled in Higher Education, more and more teachers and various other stakeholders turn to the learner-centric approach to education. Why is that?

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The future of LinkedIn Learning and the link between education and work

The Christensen Institute

With the acquisition of Lynda.com , LinkedIn propelled itself into the space of learning in 2015. Roughly a year later, LinkedIn announced the launch of LinkedIn Learning to help people discover and develop the skills they need through a learning path that is curated and personalized.

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.

Pi Day is Easy to Remember–Celebrate With Students

Ask a Tech Teacher

Throwback Day–I’ll republish this Pi Day post from last year, just to remind you of this wonderful mathematical event: Pi Day is an annual celebration commemorating the mathematical constant ? (pi).

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Add Videos to Slides with the Screencastify Add-on

techlearning

Technology should empower our students to seamlessly create, express, and share their ideas

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5 Tips For Teaching With Art In Any Subject Area

TeachThought - Learn better.

5 Tips For Teaching With Art In Any Subject Area contributed by Nicola Giardina, TeachThought PD Facilitator Art inquiry is a powerful way to engage students with diverse learning needs, improve critical thinking and social-emotional skills and make learning relevant to students’ lives. Yet many teachers shy away from teaching with art, which causes their […]. The post 5 Tips For Teaching With Art In Any Subject Area appeared first on TeachThought. Teaching

Kids Build Maker Skills and Confidence with DIY

techlearning

In DIY, kids use everyday materials to complete challenges in various skill areas

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Celebrate Pi Day with Pie Math

MIND Research Institute

I love Pi Day because it’s the closest thing we have to a math holiday. Each year, I celebrate by baking a Pi Day pie. I was sad to break my streak last year (I was traveling), so I wanted to make a comeback this year.

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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.

5 things to avoid saying to students suffering from anxiety

eSchool News

Currently, schools are being inundated with cases of anxiety in young adults. Although the dramatic increase in attention being paid to the illness has been beneficial to those suffering, the difficulty lies in the fact that everyone thinks they understand anxiety and how to overcome it.

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Mark Cuban, ECMC Lead $1.8M Round for Cluster to Develop Industrial Tech Talent

Edsurge

The allure of “tech jobs” and the salaries they command have given rise to new industries, from coding bootcamps to specialized recruiters. Yet the likes of Google and Facebook sometimes overshadow sectors that have been—and remain—core to the American economy: industrial manufacturing. It’s in this niche where Cluster operates, and is growing. The Culver City, Calif.-based based startup has raised $1.9 million in a seed round led by Mark Cuban and ECMC Group, an education nonprofit.

#CelebratewithDE – St. Patrick’s Day

Discovery Education

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Celebrate the patron saint of Ireland with us by focusing on some of the symbolism and pageantry that make this day special every year.

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Operation Varsity Blues proves we need affirmative action

The Hechinger Report

The campus of Georgetown University is shown March 12, 2019 in Washington, DC.

10 Time-Saving Tips and Tools for Teachers

Shake Up Learning

The post 10 Time-Saving Tips and Tools for Teachers appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Let’s face it. As teachers, your time is precious. You only have so much time with your students, and you want to maximize that time for learning.

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Poem From 10-Year-Old Dyslexic Student Emphasizes Power Of Perspective

TeachThought - Learn better.

Poem By 10-Year-Old With Dyslexia Emphasizes Power Of Perspective by TeachThought Staff I was reading it backwards like “life in it make can I” and was like… this doesn’t make any sense and then I realised. Why is this child more intelligent than me — Calum McSwiggan (@CalumMcSwiggan) February 27, 2019 Dyslexia I am stupid. […]. The post Poem From 10-Year-Old Dyslexic Student Emphasizes Power Of Perspective appeared first on TeachThought.

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I don’t know what I’m doing.

Kyle Pace

Ever have one of those days? When you feel unsure with just about everything? You wonder, “How am I the best person for this work?” ” You second guess, have self-doubt, and always worry about whether or not you’re making the best decision for students/teachers/staff/team, etc., It’s a hard place to find yourself, and I like to think I’m not alone. Actually, I know some of my friends share a similar struggle.

How We Express Ourselves: Making a Museum in a Box

iLearn Technology

In the last eight years, my posting habits have become pretty sparse, to say the least. Starting and running a school…it’s a lot. It keeps me busy and thoroughly exhausted. I miss it. I miss the cadence of posting regularly and interacting with my education friends virtually.

SoapBox Labs and Microsoft Announce Partnership to Tackle Childhood Literacy

techlearning

SoapBox Labs AI-driven speech recognition technology combined with Microsoft's global cloud infrastructure aims to address international education gap

Understanding Your Collaboration Quotient: Powerful, Evidence-Based Insights Across an Organization

Edthena

When an organization decides to put Edthena to work in its classrooms, it’s usually part of some broader initiative—an investment in teacher professional development.

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Coalition Opposes President’s Plan to Pull the Plug on This $1.2 Billion Block Grant

Marketplace K-12

More than 30 organizations are protesting President Trump’s 2020 budget proposal to defund the Title IV-A program, which districts can use for a variety of needs. The post Coalition Opposes President’s Plan to Pull the Plug on This $1.2 Billion Block Grant appeared first on Market Brief. Marketplace K-12 Funding / Budgets

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3 Important Questions to Help Measure the School Experience of Students

The Principal of Change

My favorite read of the week was the article, “ The only metric of success that really matters is the one we ignore.” ” The whole article is compelling, but this part about Bill Gates really stuck with me: It is no secret that aging helps with perspective.

Boxlight Announces Acquisition of Modern Robotics

techlearning

Expands Proprietary STEM Solutions to Programming and Robotics

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This program could help aspiring principals succeed

eSchool News

Students in schools where new principals participated in a research-based training program outperformed students in schools with new principals who did not participate in the program, according to a new study.

Cookie's Crumby Pictures Address Self-Regulation

SpeechTechie

Sesame Street has been on a self-regulation initiative for the last several years. A series of skits called Cookie's Crumby Pictures parody popular movies and model strategies for listening, recalling directions, waiting one's turn and self-control.

8 Great iPad Apps to Enhance Mathematical Thinking

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Below is a collection of some of the best iPad math games for young learners. These apps involve strategic use of mathematical skills in working on simulated challenges. While an entertaining source.read more

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Revolutionize Teaching with an ‘Essentials’ Focus

MiddleWeb

Mike Schmoker dispels many myths that guide American education, says teacher leader Jennifer Peters, proposing instead a manageable, research-backed solution for educators to revolutionize their teaching and infuse literacy. She's bought a copy for all her colleagues. Book Reviews Teaching Insights ASCD curriculum Jennifer Peters learning literacy methods Mike Schmoker teaching revolution

Create Talking Pictures with These Apps

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Here are two free iPad apps you can use with students to create talking pictures. Both of these apps allow you to record your own voice to use as a voice-over in your photos. 1- ChatterPix.read more

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Helping Middle Graders Master Nonfiction Texts

MiddleWeb

With this volume of their Jacob's Ladder program Joyce VanTassel-Baskel and Tamra Stambaugh have devised a way to garner the most impact from nonfiction mini-lessons while allowing for flexibility and choice within the texts, says educator Erin Corrigan-Smith. Book Reviews Nonfiction Erin Corrigan-Smith fifth grade Joyce VanTassel-Baska middle grades minilessons nonfiction Prufrock Press reading comprehension Tamra Stambaugh