Tue.Apr 16, 2019

Restorative Justice and Consequences that Actually Improve Behavior

The CoolCatTeacher

Brad Weinstein and Nathan Maynard on episode 473 Desmond Tutu says, “Restorative justice says “No, the offense affected a relationship” and what you are seeking for is to restore the relationship, to heal the relationship.”

Foreign Language Classes are Becoming More Scarce

Digital Promise

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article. Of all the skills that a person could have in today’s globalized world, few serve individuals – and the larger society – as well as knowing how to speak another language.

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Will AI Ruin Education or Help It? The Pitfalls and Possibilities of AI

The CoolCatTeacher

Joe Fatheree on episode 472 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast Artificial Intelligence (AI) is only as moral and as good as those who create it. Today, AI ethics thought-leader Joe Fatheree and I discuss this topic.

Have Google Takeout at Your End-of-Year Party

Ask a Tech Teacher

One of the most difficult chores teachers perform at the end of the school year is not final grades, saying goodbye to students, or wondering how to fill their summer free time. It’s preserving the digital files that made up their school year.

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3G, 4G, 5G: What the Ever-Evolving Wireless Networks Mean for K-12 Education


Ninety-two percent of school districts currently meet the FCC’s E-Rate Modernization Order of providing 100 Mbps (megabits per second) per 1,000 students for all of their schools, according to the Consortium of School Networking (CoSN) 2018-2019 Annual Infrastructure Report.

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Google Drive – Priority & Workspaces


Google has launched a new page in Drive called Priority. The Priority page will show what Google’s Artificial Intelligence identifies as documents most relevant to the user. Along with Priority comes Workspaces.

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Meeting the needs of introverted students with e-learning


Introversion can be easily misunderstood, especially in social settings that favor the extrovert ideal. Schools are a great example of such a setting, with group papers, oral presentations and participation points being the norm.

3 things edtech can’t do

eSchool News

We’re swimming in a world of technologies that have huge implications for the future of schooling.

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White coaches pick the wrong side when they talk down to their black athletes

The Hechinger Report

Now that the NCAA tournament is over and passions about everyone’s favorite basketball team are not running as high, we need to have a conversation about coaches’ abusive treatment of black athletes.

Hip-Hop Gave Me Purpose — Now It Helps My Students Find Their Voice


Some time ago, I began wondering what the point of life was. Looking inward was something I struggled with, and I didn’t feel well supported. When I sat in my chair, bumping hip-hop music, feeling depression while my child cried, I believed at the time my life was going to be mediocre.

Building Math Discourse [Free Puzzle Talk Lesson]

MIND Research Institute

There are many ways educators are bringing mathematical discourse into the classroom. You may have heard these lessons called number talks, math talks, puzzle talks or math chats, but they have several elements in common. An inviting problem or puzzle that intrigues students.

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Live Online Video Classes Are ‘The New Face-to-Face.’ So How Many Students Can They Handle at a Time?


An experimental university announced last week that its home-grown online teaching platform can now handle up to 400 students at a time via live video.

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HyperDocs: Evolution, Purpose & Intention


The Evolution of Google Drive & HyperDocs. If there is an edtech tool that is constantly evolving, updating and providing more opportunity for student creation & collaboration than G Suite I have yet to see it.

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How we turned around our English language learner (ELL) program

eSchool News

Demographics: West Broward High School , located in Pembroke Pines, Fla., serves more than 2,000 students in grades nine through 12. Biggest challenge: Results on standardized tests revealed that about a quarter of our 9th- and 10th-grade students weren’t reading at grade level.

5 Awesome Apps Developed by Students and How They Changed Lives


These Young People are Changing Lives With the Skills They've Learned The mobile application is the fastest growing digital market. According to all projections, it will continue to rise at a. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post. Thanks (and thanks for subscribing)!].

The Fast-Changing and Competitive World of Grad Degrees


There’s a boom in the number of graduate degrees and certificates awarded these days, especially as more colleges now offer degrees online. And these degrees come in different shapes, sizes and prices.

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Today's Newsletter: Tragedy Illuminates the Power of Virtual Field Trips


Even with the flashing lights of the fire apparatus showing in the video, we can visit the remains of the Cathedral of Notre Dame via this Digg video

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Thinking About Selling Your Edtech Startup? Here’s What to Expect.


Once your startup picks up steady traction, you, your colleagues or your investors will begin thinking of next steps. Perhaps you want to keep the momentum going and continue growing organically, a process that may include further fundraising. You may also consider an exit.

10 Metacognitive Prompts To Help Students Reflect On Their Learning

TeachThought - Learn better.

10 Metacognitive Prompts To Help Students Reflect On Their Learning by TeachThought Staff & Peter Pappas It’s well-established that reflection is critical in the learning process. While it sounds formal, ‘reflection’ simply means to ‘think again’ about something that happened. Reflection is a natural part of learning and in many cases doesn’t even need to […].

Education Seen as Strong Market for VR and AR By Industry Insiders

Marketplace K-12

Education is one of the sectors where augmented reality and virtual reality hardware and content are most likely to be applicable today, according to a new survey. The post Education Seen as Strong Market for VR and AR By Industry Insiders appeared first on Market Brief.

7 Ways to Give Your Students a Sense of Belonging


How do we provide a sense of belonging to students in our classrooms? Here are 7 ways to supplement your pedagogy

Class Tech Tips: See Beyond Behavior Podcast for Educators


I’m always excited to connect with educators who are passionate about topics I’d like to learn more about

4 Good Web Tools for Creating Video Collages

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Looking for some good web tools to use to create educational video collages? The collection below has you covered. It features a number of popular tools to utilize with students to create, edit.read more

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Boclips Launches Curated, Secure Video Platform for Educators


Boclips today launched its new solution, Boclips for Teachers, a video platform that offers an extensive library of safe and engaging content for students and time-saving solutions for educators  

5 Campus Wi-Fi Trends Every College CIO Needs to Follow


The higher education IT landscape is constantly changing, especially when you’re focusing on Wi-Fi and networking. What used to be fairly straightforward, is no longer simple or one size fits all. College and University campuses are among the most demanding wireless environments in existence today.

How Can We Help Kids Become ‘Math People’?


Geoff Krall's valuable new book gets down to math “nuts and bolts,” writes teacher Michelle Russell. It’s not just about theory. It offers detailed strategies and ideas to create the three necessary conditions for students to begin to see themselves as mathematicians. Math Strategies Meaningful Math academic safety active caring assessment effective facilitation Geoff Krall lesson planning math Michelle Russell quality tasks

Everything Doesn’t Always Have to Be Awesome on Social Media

Philly Teacher

As I was scrolling LinkedIn today (this is something I just started doing recently), I felt the need to dust off this blog and slowly emerge from what feels like eons of silence here. I came across a post by Mingda T, a UX Designer intern, that immediately grabbed my attention.

Human Disconnection

The Principal of Change

I am sitting in a Starbucks, and focusing on writing. I tend to come to this place because I know the taste of what I am going to drink, and I also know that I can work with people in my vision, but in isolation with no interruption.

Putting the “T” in STEM! 60+ Resources for Teaching Children with Technology!

Teacher Reboot Camp

“Yes, kids love technology, but they also love Legos, scented markers, handstands, books, and mud puddles. It’s all about balance.” ” by K.G., 1st Grade Teacher. One of the best things about teaching very young learners is that they are super excited to learn!

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Chromebook Tools for Creating Educational Animations in Class

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

For Chromebook users looking for some good tools to use to create the tools below are good options to start with. Besides ease of use and user-friendly interfaces, these tools are also integrated.read more