Mon.Dec 24, 2018

A Book That Tells Teachers How To Talk About Race. No, Really. [Not Light But Fire]

The Jose Vilson

Recently, a conversation flared up on Twitter. That last sentence has become the new “a guy walks into the bar …” for online education activists, but more soon, maybe.)

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Preparing Our Students for the New Collar Workforce

techlearning

College and career readiness was popularized in 2009 under the Obama administration's Race-to-the-Top initiative and it is what fuels the Common Core Standards. College and career readiness is the directive under which most government schools have been operating since then. 

10 of the most important stories about education research in 2018

The Hechinger Report

For my year-end post, I’m highlighting 10 of the most important Proof Points stories of 2018. The first nine are listed in the order of popularity, by the number of times readers viewed them on our website, The Hechinger Report.

What is on your Tech Coach Holiday Wish List for 2019?

TeacherCast

In this episode of “Ask the Tech Coach,” Jeff and Nick are joined by Tech Coaches Kerry Gallagher, Sadie Lewis, and Claudio Zavala Jr to recap the year that was 2018 and look ahead to the new year by sharing their edtech tips, tricks, and app requests for 2019.

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.

The Next Education Renaissance Is Human ? Not Technological

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. In 2013, I had the opportunity to discuss the future of education with Eric Schmidt, who was then the executive chairman of Google. I was keen to find out his take: Would technology ever replace the teacher? At that time, this question was being debated throughout the education world.

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It’s Easy to Fake It on the Internet. So Let’s Focus on Authenticity in 2019.

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. Chris Caren was nominated to share his thoughts by Arjun Singh, who wrote for the project in 2017. Authenticity matters. This is hardly a revelatory statement, but in 2018, authenticity in politics, business and the technology industry as a whole feels more necessary than ever before.

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Top-Rated Interactive Whiteboard App Educreations a Powerful Presentation Tool

techlearning

The Educreations iPad app makes it simple for students and teachers to create a multi-page presentation or lesson that can easily be shared with other students, teachers, or parents

Year in Review: Our Top Edtech Business Stories of 2018

Edsurge

At this time of the year, some businesses are busy filing expenses and reports. Many adults are frantically filling stockings. And we’re filing stories that capture the essence of the edtech industry in 2018. As another year closes, here’s a look at the biggest stories of the year—the ones that captured the most attention, and the ones that should have your attention. Over the following days, we’ll be sharing the top stories of the year for our business, K-12 and higher education readers.

The Curious Growth of a Snow Crystal

techlearning

Explore how snowflake crystal shapes depend on the temperature of the cloud

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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.

#5: 6 things we did to help our students love to do research

eSchool News

[ Editor’s note: This story, originally published on October 3rd of this year, was our #5 most popular story of the year. Happy holidays, and thank you for tuning into our 2018 countdown!].

Explore The Educational Potential of Apple Watch with These Apps

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

If you have an Apple Watch you might want to consider some of the ways to tap into its educational potential. One way to do so is through connecting it with quality apps that can value and enhance.read more

Put a Little Spice in Your Holidays

Teacher Tech

Spice It Up for the Holidays! A Guest Post by Marcia Carrillo I’m talking about roasted jalapenos and tomatoes blended into a delicious, homemade chili sauce, simmering with chicken and served with rice and beans. That’s what’s I made for the Keeler family for dinner. Alice Keeler often mentions in her workshops that “…homework is NOT […]. The post Put a Little Spice in Your Holidays appeared first on Teacher Tech. Food Guest Post Marcia Recipe

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