Fri.Sep 21, 2018

Tech Tips #171: Return your screen to normal

Ask a Tech Teacher

This is not part of the 169 tech tips for your class book but it will be when I update the ebook: Tech Tip #171: Ctrl+0 returns your screen to normal. Often, readers or friends push their computers in my face, frantic because they can’t see all of the screen. It bleeds off the edges.

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Our new book, Harnessing Technology for Deeper Learning, was released today!

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After 4+ years of piloting our 4 Shifts discussion protocol with thousands of educators, I am delighted to announce that our new book, Harnessing Technology for Deeper Learning , is now available! Over the past few years the protocol has really started to take off.

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35 ways to get your classroom connected

Ditch That Textbook

Our classrooms can be as big as we want them to be. If we can get our students connected then the world becomes their classroom. Connecting our students can be as simple as having a buddy class at your school. Or it can be as big as participating in the Global Read Aloud Project. By […]. DitchBook Twitter chat classroom connection connected educator google hangouts google hangouts in the classroom gridpals skype skype in the classroom

FBI Issues Warning for K–12 Schools on Student Data Privacy

EdTech Magazine

FBI Issues Warning for K–12 Schools on Student Data Privacy. eli.zimmerman_9856. Fri, 09/21/2018 - 16:57.

SplashLearn Makes Learning Fun and Creates Fearless Learners

Loved by more than 30 million kids, SplashLearn is a game-based learning program that creates engaging learning experiences to nurture a generation of fearless learners. SplashLearn is the fastest growing elementary school math program in the US, used by more than 440,000 teachers in about 77,000 schools across the United States.

The Big Problem With Teaching

TeachThought - Learn better.

The Big Problem With Teaching by Terry Heick The typical approach to modern, K-12 pedagogy is to clarify a learning target, plan a learning experience that seems well-suited to ‘cause’ understanding of that target, and then assess student mastery of that target.

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5 ways to optimize learning spaces for student success

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As we address the challenges of a highly competitive world, we must enable students to learn and generate new ideas by moving away from the “old school” classroom. The good news is that architects and interior solutions providers are embracing ways help transform our schools.

Fall CUE Speaker Showcase: Anne Schaefer-Salinas

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Teachers struggle to find time to use data, study says

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Most teachers rely on data to personalize learning and understand student performance–and parents overwhelmingly support its use, according to a poll from the Data Quality Campaign.

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How Can You Grow My Podcast Through Audience Engagement?

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In this episode of Educational Podcasting Today, we welcome podcaster Noah Tetzner from the History of Vikings Podcast to discuss the importance of building strong relationships with your podcast audience. The post How Can You Grow My Podcast Through Audience Engagement?

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

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4 Ways Parents Can Keep Kids Safe on Social Media

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With the 2018-19 school year underway, children K-12 will be increasing the time spent on both school-provided technology and personal devices. Many parents find it difficult to keep up with the latest in social media, websites, and apps.

How Can You Grow My Podcast Through Audience Engagement?

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In this episode of Educational Podcasting Today, we welcome podcaster Noah Tetzner from the History of Vikings Podcast to discuss the importance of building strong relationships with your podcast audience. The post How Can You Grow My Podcast Through Audience Engagement?

Summit at Sea Sweepstakes Winner!

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Kahoot Launches First-Ever Premium Version for Schools.

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After launching five years ago—and seeping into nearly half of all U.S. schools— Kahoot is offering the first premium version of its game-based learning platform. Until today, Kahoot’s website and mobile app, which feature nearly 60 million multiple-choice quizzes, have been completely free for students and teachers. Nothing about that will change or go away, Asmund Furuseth, the company’s CEO, emphasized in an interview.

Chrome Can: File Conversion

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Makin’ and Creatin’

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View Student Documents in Google Apps One of the best new features of Google Classroom is the new feedback tool. When you click on students work from Google Classroom it opens in the new feedback shell. A side panel lets you leave Private Comments in Google Classroom, assign a score, and return the document. If […]. The post Google Classroom: Pop Out Student Documents appeared first on Teacher Tech. Advanced Classroom Docs Google classroom G Suite google Google Apps

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Google Classroom: Pop Out Student Documents

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