Tue.Jun 18, 2019

How to Design the Classroom for Effective Education #notatiste19

The CoolCatTeacher

Michael Cohen "The Tech Rabbi" and author of Education by Design From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Michael Cohen, aka the Tech Rabbi, and author of Education by Design talks about classroom design. We should design the classroom environment for learning.

11 Bits of Wisdom I Learned From a Computer

Ask a Tech Teacher

As a teacher-author who relies on technology to bring my dreams to life, even I am surprised by how often technology can be applied to life. I share these humorous gems with efriends, post them on forums, and incorporate them into conversations with colleagues.

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Edtech Matchmaking: One Teacher’s Strategies for Choosing Better Technology

Digital Promise

In my nearly 15 years of teaching in Philadelphia, I have seen technology introduced into schools and classrooms in myriad ways. I have spent the last 13 of those years as a technology teacher and coordinator, and an informal technology coach, in three different schools. When I first started teaching in Philadelphia in 2004, teachers were lucky if they had one desktop computer in their room for students to use, and students attended weekly computer lab classes.

10 Tips for teachers to make the most of ISTE

Neo LMS

Edtech conferences are a great opportunity for everyone activating in the education sector to connect and network with fellow like-minded people and take the pulse of the industry.

Discover the Latest In Learning on the Research Map

Digital Promise

Do you wonder how learning works? Are you looking to design learning environments to support a range of learners? The Digital Promise Research Map can help.

Platzi Raises $6 Million to Bring More Online Education to Latin America

Edsurge

Before they founded a company together, Freddy Vega and Christian Van Der Henst were rivals.

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Going to a Tech Conference? Make Sure to Focus on What Matters.

Edsurge

Educators often go to professional development events, including technology conferences for a variety of reasons. For some, it is a rare opportunity to learn the latest in education and technology.

6 STEAM education resources for any classroom

eSchool News

STEAM education has become monumentally important in classrooms, and for good reason–the skills students learn in STEAM classes and programs can help prepare them for advanced education classes, training programs, and the workforce.

Will New York Do the Right Thing on Facial Recognition in Schools?

Doug Levin

For those who care about the evolving terrain of student data privacy and civil liberties issues in schools, you may know that the actions of Lockport (NY) Public Schools – and their defiance of the advice of the New York State Department of Education – have become a defining case. Indeed, it is a story that I had previously covered on this very site (“ Facial Recognition Technology Has No Place in Schools “).

Why Gifted Students Achieve More with ST Math

MIND Research Institute

If you think that a supplemental program’s only job is to support struggling students or catch up those learners who have fallen behind their peers, then you probably think gifted students don’t need any supplemental programs.

Product Review: Dell Latitude 3390 2-in-1 Is Adaptable to Any Curriculum

EdTech Magazine

Product Review: Dell Latitude 3390 2-in-1 Is Adaptable to Any Curriculum. eli.zimmerman_9856. Tue, 06/18/2019 - 13:36. The Dell Latitude 3390 2-in-1 notebook tested for this review is the high end of a product line specifically created for educational or business functions.

Email Marketing: How Can Educational Podcasters Build Their Brand Through the Inbox

TeacherCast

Welcome to the TeacherCast Educational Network. Learn how you can grow your educational podcasting audience through email marketing and online courses with guest John Sowash.

Review: Cisco Meraki MV12W Simplifies K–12 Security

EdTech Magazine

Review: Cisco Meraki MV12W Simplifies K–12 Security. marquita.brown_tC0Z. Tue, 06/18/2019 - 16:12. Surveillance cameras in schools have long offered campus protection. But old analog cameras were not only difficult to deploy and manage, they also could only be monitored from a central office.

ISTE NEWS: National Cyber Robotics Coding Competitions to Kick Off Registration

techlearning

The third annual Cyber Robotics Coding Competition (CRCC) will kick off registration for its fall 2019 national competition at the upcoming 2019 ISTE Conference & Expo, being held June 23-26 in Philadelphia. The CRCC is an online coding and robotics tournament for students in grades 5-8.

Breaks Are Good

The Principal of Change

Many educators across North America are either about to go on break or are already on their summer break.

Some Popular Educational Websites for Teachers and Educators

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Here is another popular compilation of educational websites we featured in the past. The list features some good educational web tools and websites to help you in your teaching. We arranged these.read more

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My 10 fave historical movies that every social studies teacher needs to see

techlearning

Some would be good for instructional purposes. Some are more historically accurate than others

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Can teachers live where they work?

The Hechinger Report

Many kids grow up thinking their teachers live at school. Children become stupefied at the sight of their teacher at a grocery store or a restaurant. They can’t fathom their teachers having lives outside of the schoolhouse.

Districts Used 7,000 Tech Tools This Year. Which Ones Were Most Popular?

Marketplace K-12

Digital tools that provide instructional content showed the biggest gains among the categories of ed-tech in this analysis of tools used in more than 100,000 classrooms across the U.S. The post Districts Used 7,000 Tech Tools This Year. Which Ones Were Most Popular? appeared first on Market Brief.

Fortnite in the Classroom by @mr_isaacs

Teacher Tech

Yes, Fornite in the Classroom Guest blog post by Steve Isaacs There’s no doubt that Fortnite is relevant to our students. It’s received plenty of press, both good and bad. At the core, Fortnite is a first person shooter that falls into the Battle Royale genre of games.

Exploring The “Uberization” of Tutoring

EmergingEdTech

Image Source: [link] In the mobile age, everything is immediate. Not only is information available instantly, but so are a variety of services. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post. Thanks (and thanks for subscribing)!]. Future of Education Technology

Fortnite in the Classroom by @mr_isaacs

Teacher Tech

Yes, Fornite in the Classroom Guest blog post by Steve Isaacs There’s no doubt that Fortnite is relevant to our students. It’s received plenty of press, both good and bad. At the core, Fortnite is a first person shooter that falls into the Battle Royale genre of games.

2 Giant Steps Toward Personalized Learning in Montana

ExcelinEd

For two decades, Montana has steadily chipped away at barriers that prevent schools from personalizing learning. And last month, state lawmakers passed two more significant laws to advance personalized learning and pathways.

UNDO with Control Z

Teacher Tech

Essential Skill Undo with Control Z If you do not already know Control Z today is about to be a great day that will save you hours of future heartache. On your keyboard Control Z (or Command Z on a Mac) will UNDO.

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The Definition Of Transmedia

TeachThought - Learn better.

The Definition Of Transmedia by Terry Heick Transmedia: a narrative that extends beyond multiple media forms that also plays to the strength those forms; may or may not be interactive The term media has traditionally been used as a label for mainstream news outlets.

What It’s Like Navigating the Strictest Student Privacy Law in the Country

Edsurge

We often hear how important it is to protect the privacy of student data. But the consequences can seem pretty abstract. When kids and adults alike are downloading a new app, or creating an online account, they tend to click “I agree” and “Allow” without a second thought. After all, they ask themselves, what’s the worst that could happen? In Louisiana, educators don’t have that luxury.

Product Review: Cisco Meraki MV12W Simplifies K–12 Security

EdTech Magazine

Product Review: Cisco Meraki MV12W Simplifies K–12 Security. marquita.brown_tC0Z. Tue, 06/18/2019 - 16:12. Surveillance cameras in schools have long offered campus protection. But old analog cameras were not only difficult to deploy and manage, they also could only be monitored from a central office.

The Game Agency Wins 3 International Serious Play Awards

The Game Agency

Stamford, CT June 18, 2019: The Game Agency (TGA) wins 3 International Serious Play Awards for a series of K-12 Educational games recently released across North America. TGA won 1 Gold award and 2 Silver in the categories of Cognitive Skills, K-12 Education and Social and Emotional Learning.

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Preparing for #ISTE19 - Advice from the Veterans

The Innovative Educator

Lisa Nielsen in front of the Amazon Inspire booth at ISTE If you’re attending the International Society for Technology Education (ISTE) conference, you'll want to be prepared.

Meet the Amazing Educators Who Work on Gradescope

Turnitin

Want to meet some of the educators who work on Gradescope? Here they are