Thu.Aug 09, 2018

Fostering a Culture of Innovation! Students who S.A.I.L!

Teacher Reboot Camp

Yesterday, I presented a new keynote for the NJAIS Innovation Symposium, The Keys to Fostering a Culture of Innovation! Students who S.A.I.L. The purpose was to help teachers facilitate and inspire student innovation.

5 Innovative ways for teachers to connect with other teachers

Neo LMS

The professional development programs offered by most districts can be a somewhat bland, formulaic and often times an irrelevant experience.

Fostering a Culture of Innovation! Students who S.A.I.L!

Teacher Reboot Camp

Yesterday, I presented a new keynote for the NJAIS Innovation Symposium, The Keys to Fostering a Culture of Innovation! Students who S.A.I.L. The purpose was to help teachers facilitate and inspire student innovation.

4 Questions to Determine Whether Educators Need Artificial Intelligence

Ed Tech from the Ground Up

Artificial intelligence is useful for a specific class of problems. These questions can help pinpoint whether it's the right technology for a particular problem. The post 4 Questions to Determine Whether Educators Need Artificial Intelligence appeared first on Market Brief.

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.

Top 10 Study Group Forums and Websites for High School Students

Ask a Tech Teacher

Sara Stringer, Ask a Tech Teacher contributor, has a list of great websites for high school students. I don’t post enough about high school so I’m thrilled with her article: Some students study more productively in groups, working with their peers.

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5 Steps to a Successful K–12 STEM Program Design

EdTech Magazine

5 Steps to a Successful K–12 STEM Program Design. eli.zimmerman_9856. Thu, 08/09/2018 - 09:03. From inside the K-12 education bubble, it’s easy to believe that STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) and STEAM (adding art to the STEM mix) initiatives are a done deal — everyone’s doing them. . There are whole conferences dedicated to STEM. But as recently as 2016, a Gallup research poll conducted by Google found that only 40 percent of U.S.

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Eliminating global poverty starts with investment in innovators

The Christensen Institute

Image: People using lights powered by Off-Grid:Electric’s solar service, mPower | Flickr: Power Africa. If the U.S.

Panicked universities in search of students are adding thousands of new majors

The Hechinger Report

Students walk on the Temple University campus in Philadelphia. Temple has started a master’s degree in sport business, among the 41,446 degree or certificate programs colleges and universities have added since 2012. Photo: Matt Rourke/The Associated Press.

Paperless is not a Pedagogy

Teacher Tech

When we say paperless we do not say kids. We do not say learning. We do not say student engagement. For sure we do not say student engagement. Conversations around going paperless miss the focus of why we even teach in the first place. What is good for learning?

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.

Too little aid for low-income STEM majors?

The Hechinger Report

When low-income students get a need-based grant, in addition to other financial aid, they are more likely to study science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) than are peers who don’t receive this boost in aid, according to a recent study from the Hope Center for College, Community and Justice.

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21 Things Every 21st Century Educator Should Try This Year (2018 Version)

techlearning

In 2014 I wrote what would be my most popular blog post ever. Little did I know what impact (both positive and negative) this post would have in the educational world. Part of the popularity of the post was due to the Sean Junkins created infographic that accompanied the post.

12 Back To School Teaching Resources For The Best Year Ever

TeachThought - Learn better.

12 Back To School Teaching Resources For The Best Year Ever by TeachThought Staff What are the best back to school teaching resources for 2019? Well, it will take us another 12 months to establish that, but we thought we’d get a head start by looking back.

5 Ways to Build Real Teacher-Student Connections for the Year Ahead

Edsurge

Summer is the time for many educators to reboot, relax, and re-energize for the upcoming school year. We do this in different ways. Some attend conferences, participate in webinars, or read up on educational trends to learn and grow before putting their newly-acquired knowledge into practice in September.

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.

Paperless is not a Pedagogy

Teacher Tech

When we say paperless we do not say kids. We do not say learning. We do not say student engagement. For sure we do not say student engagement. Conversations around going paperless miss the focus of why we even teach in the first place. What is good for learning?

10 Easy Ways to Create an Awesome School District Culture

The Principal of Change

In the past, I have written about some simple ideas that can help improve the culture in both the classroom and school setting.

4 Great Apps to Help Students with Focus and Motivation

EmergingEdTech

Staying on track and motivated to complete school work can be challenging. Here are a few apps that can help. Have you ever been in a situation when you had to finish your assignment really soon. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post. Thanks (and thanks for subscribing)!]. Free Tools & Resources iPads and Other Tablet Devices iPhones and Smartphones Making the case for Education Technologies

Summer SuperHighway: Liliana Richter on Teaching for Social Justice

Education Superhighway

Equitable digital access is the foundation for ensuring that teachers can personalize learning and provide students with the educational opportunities they need to be prepared for college and a career.

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.

Fun Graphic Novel Introduces Kids to Coding

techlearning

Dystopia 2153 Fun graphic novel makes coding enticing for more students Pros: Combines block-based coding challenges with a good story. Cons: Relatively new product with limited offerings or extensions. Bottom Line: A promising way to integrate basic coding into the ELA classroom.

Global Math Project and Game-a-Thon Summer Challenge Update

MIND Research Institute

Back in May, our friend and Global Math Project co-founder James Tanton issued a challenge to himself and others to let go of their preconceived notions and try something new. For James, it was his relationship to sports that he was trying to change.

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So.“How Was Your Summer? Do Anything Fun?”

Mindspark Learning

“How was your summer? Did you do anything fun?”. This must be it. The 50th time you’ve been asked. Wait, maybe it was only the 48th? You swore you wouldn’t let this happen. You swore that you would keep count of every time someone asked you.

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#IAmMore Movement Launched

techlearning

Voyager Sopris Learning today announced the launch of a social movement. Called “# ,” the movement aims to give educators and students a voice, allows them to illustrate what makes them “more,” and to share their untapped potential.

EdTech at School

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

Campus Closures. What’s Tech Got to Do With It?

Edsurge

A version of this article first appeared on Greg Jackson’s LinkedIn page. Coleman University is closing , as I read recently in my local paper, the San Diego Union Tribune. It’s not alone: the parent company that owns the for-profit Argosy University and Art Institutes, Dream Center Education Holdings LLC, is “ discontinuing campus-based programs ” at seven of its campuses in California. The rating agency Moody’s believes that about 15 colleges or universities will close each year.

Casio Launches Classpad.Net Version 1.0

techlearning

Casio America, Inc. launches ClassPad.net Version 1.0, an all-in-one web-based mathematics resource for the K-12 level and beyond. Version 1.0

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The World In Your Classroom with The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting

Educator Innovator

Educator Innovator’s newest partner, The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, provides educational resources for students and teachers to engage with underreported issues in global affairs.

Hitachi America, Ltd. Launches OneVision Kids for K-12 Districts

techlearning

Hitachi America, Ltd. today announced the launch of its OneVision Kids Program for K-12 School Districts.

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.

Math and Sorcery

Technology Tidbits

Math and Sorcery is a new free iOS app that is quickly becoming one of my favorite educational games for my iPhone/iPad. Math and Sorcery uses a familiar RPG gaming element to reinforce basic Math skills (i.e. addition, subtraction, etc.).

‘Lies My Teacher Told Me,’ And How American History Can Be Used As A Weapon

MindShift

When I was a high school junior in New Orleans taking AP American History, my teacher assigned us a paperback book. Slim in contrast to our hulking required textbook, it was a funny, compelling, even shocking read. Lies My Teacher Told Me , by James Loewen, explained how history textbooks got the story of America wrong, usually by soft-pedaling, oversimplifying and burying the thorny drama and uncertainties of the past under a blanket of dull, voice-of-God narration.

THE ICE MAN COMETH

Fractus Learning

To know Stella is to love her. If you’re skeptical about the future, if your teenage angst has resurfaced as old-man-rage, then I recommend you spend some time with Stella. She just might be an unassuming […]. Miscellaneous

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