Fri.Feb 15, 2019

4 Ways to Support K-12 District Implementation of Your Ed-Tech Product

Ed Tech from the Ground Up

This CEO's ed-tech company is signing more district-wide contracts. Here are tips for making sure your product is implemented properly across schools. The post 4 Ways to Support K-12 District Implementation of Your Ed-Tech Product appeared first on Market Brief.

10 educational podcasts you’ll love to listen to

Ditch That Textbook

There are hundreds of educational podcasts available to teachers on almost every subject you can think of. We see new podcasts launching all the time and some we have been hearing about for years but haven’t had the chance to check out. What are the podcasts that other educators love to listen to? And how can […]. DitchBook Twitter chat Podcasts Teaching best podcasts for educators educational podcasts podcasts professional development

Purpose Driven Learning: Myths, Problems, and Education Applications

Ask a Tech Teacher

Purpose Driven Learning (or PDL) is a concept coined by Michael Matera and Adam Moreno to summarize the philosophy that each learner’s inner strengths can be unlocked by focusing with purpose and drive.

Could on-demand online tutoring be the gateway to personalizing learning for colleges?

The Christensen Institute

A few years ago, the ReWired Group and Bob Moesta , my coauthor on my next book, Choosing College , undertook a project for the tutoring marketplace company, Wyzant.

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.

There’s Only One Person Whose Opinion About NC Really Matters

iterating toward openness

Over the last 24 hours there’s been a short Twitter thread about whether or not materials released under a CC license with the NC condition can be used in a college classroom safely.

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Computational Thinking: Over 50 Resources To Teach CT Across the Entire Curriculum, Part 2

techlearning

As educators, we must take that next step - teaching students to problem-solve and come up with algorithms of their own

Does Innovative Teaching Work? A New Effort Aims To Help Faculty Find Out.

Edsurge

Many professors try new teaching approaches or new digital tools in their classes, but few actually study whether the changes work any better than the old way. One reason boils down to a technicality: such research usually requires the approval of a college’s Institutional Review Board, or IRB, the office that makes sure any research involving human subjects follows legal and ethical guidelines.

6 Powerful Strategies For Deeper Learning In Your Classroom

TeachThought - Learn better.

6 Powerful Strategies For Deeper Learning In Your Classroom by Dr. Monica R. Martinez Ed note: This post has been updated and republished from a 2015 version In the U.S., millions of middle and high school students attend schools that don’t match the reality of their lives. By their teenage years, young people should be solving […]. The post 6 Powerful Strategies For Deeper Learning In Your Classroom appeared first on TeachThought. Learning Experienced Teacher

So You Want to Offer an Income-Share Agreement? Here’s How 5 Colleges Are Doing It.

Edsurge

As the cost of college continues to feel out of reach for many students, schools and startups are beginning to think of new ways to finance the cost of tuition. Income-share agreements, or ISAs, are one method winning the attention of investors and education providers alike. Here’s the idea: rather than paying tuition up front, students pay back a portion of their income after graduating and landing a job. And if students don’t land a job, they pay back nothing.

Today’s Curriculum for the Higher Ed HR Leader

Speaker: Joseph Clay, Business Transformation Strategist at Oracle, and Jeffrey Haynes, Director with Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP

Today’s universities and colleges face many challenges ranging from reconciling financial pressures, to ensuring student success, to managing complicated workforce dynamics. One thing they all have in common: Their head of HR must align the HR function to best support the institution as it navigates this current landscape.

Kids' Daily Lives Explored Through Stories, Games

techlearning

One Globe Kids - All Friends is an app that explores the lives of kids around the world through stories and games

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#FactFriday: The Cost of Our Nation’s Skills Gap

ExcelinEd

Excel in Ed’s new Career and Technical Education playbook series offers states a practical guide to address local skills gaps by strengthening education-to-career pipelines in their states and communities. Read more on our blog. What Others Are Saying About the U.S. Skills Gap.

Can Educators Learn to Disagree Respectfully?

MiddleWeb

It's time to think about a more respectful way to disagree in edu-world, writes principal and NBCT Rita Platt. Her questions for reflection could help educators be more yes/and and less either/or as we communicate, especially in social media, where rancor is too common.

What Do You Do When Your Podcast Domain Is Already Taken?

TeacherCast

In this episode of Educational Podcasting Today, Jeff sits down with podcaster Tim Cavey from the Teachers on Fire Podcast to discuss what goes on behind a successful podcast.

Change, Learning Technologies, and the future

Learning with 'e's

Daniel Susskind - Photo by Steve Wheeler All change! Attending Learning Technologies in a completely new, yet strangely familiar venue was quite an experience.

Book Character Costumes on Parade: Our February Makerspace

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

Each year, we hold a Storybook Parade to celebrate our favorite books. This is a long-standing tradition at our school. Students choose a favorite book, dress up as that character, and parade down the sidewalks near our school to advertise their books to the community.

The Challenges of Easy Data Access

edWeb.net

Tactical student data privacy questions like “What can I do right now?” should be asked by all CIO’s, teachers, administrators and policymakers in this changing landscape of data access, student privacy and interoperability.

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Teachers Guide to Switching from Android to iOS

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Apple is actually working on an app called “Move to iOS” which will allow Android users to easily and wirelessly transfer their media items from any Android operated device to any other device.read more

Google

EdTechTeam

Google LLC. Is an American multinational technology company that specializes in Internet-related services and products, which include online advertising technologies, search engine, cloud computing, software, and hardware. Google was founded in 1998 by Larry Page and Sergey Brin while they were Ph.D. students at Stanford University in California. Together they own about 14 percent of its shares and control 56 percent of the stockholder voting power through supervoting stock.

3 Good Android Apps for Creating Digital Portfolios

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Today we are updating the popular ‘iPad digital portfolio apps’ post we published last year by adding the Android version of some of the apps we featured there. Using these apps students ad.read more