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5 Ways for Teachers to Take Back Time and Make the Most of It

The CoolCatTeacher

Episode 380 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

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What educators can learn from marketers in terms of visual communication

Neo LMS

If nothing else, the key thing that both marketers and educators have in common is that they’re trying to create a deep, emotional connection between their audience and the message they’re trying to get across.

K–12 Experts Weigh In on Training Teachers to Use Education Technology

EdTech Magazine

K–12 Experts Weigh In on Training Teachers to Use Education Technology. eli.zimmerman_9856. Thu, 10/25/2018 - 13:07. For K–12 schools implementing new classroom tools, professional development is crucial to guaranteeing that both teachers and students make the most of such investments.

A Reminder About Teaching Students Math in NYC (And Beyond)

The Jose Vilson

“So what you’re saying is that the statement at the top of this paper is for me to prove using these equations?” ” I nod. “OK, but I don’t get what f and g actually do. That’s making like no sense.”

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.

Profile of Asbury Park (NJ) Superintendent Sancha Gray

techlearning

For Sancha Gray, Asbury Park (NJ) School Superintendent, building a brighter future is a way of life. For Sancha Gray, Asbury Park (NJ) School Superintendent, building a brighter future is a way of life.

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Top 10 K–12 Educational Technology Trends

techlearning

While “trendy” ideas and products come and go, many of these influential concepts seem likely to continue to shape edtech for many years to come. While “trendy” ideas and products come and go, many of these influential concepts seem likely to continue to shape edtech for many years to come.

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Academics Propose a ‘Blockchain University,’ Where Faculty (and Algorithms) Rule

Edsurge

A group of academics affiliated with Oxford University have proposed a new model of higher education that replaces traditional administrators with “smart contracts” on the blockchain, the same technology that drives Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. Our aim is to create a university in which the bulk of administrative tasks are either eliminated or progressively automated,” said the effort’s founders in a white paper released earlier this year.

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November 2018

techlearning

FEATURES SCHOOL LEADERS ADVOCATE FOR STUDENTS WITHOUT HOME INTERNET ACCESS By Eileen Belastock Here’s how these district leaders have addressed the issue of digital inequity.

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Using Video in the Class to Provide Virtual Field Trips and Authentic Learning Experiences for Students of all Ages

TeacherCast

In this episode of TeacherCast Podcast, we welcome Doug Ashton from Streamable Learning along with educators Mark Hauk and Martin McGuire to discuss how students are able to travel the world through virtual field trips. .

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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.

Participate in the Hour of Code with these Great Products

techlearning

Since its launch in 2013, the Hour of Code has introduced more than 625,750,509 people ages four to 104, in more than 180 countries, to basic coding and computer science concepts.

PoPPCon is Coming!

CUE

PoPPCon, The Power of Pathways and Partnerships Conference, is an “un-conventional” experience for educators, administrators, and partners from community, post-secondary, and industry where participants can take a deep dive into a specific problem of practice within their work.

Safety First

techlearning

Whether virtual or physical, the safety of students is every educator’s first priority. Here’s how schools can protect them. VIRTUAL SAFETY “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.”

Common Problems with Managing a Hospital WiFi Network

SecurEdge Networks Mobility Blog

WiFi is dynamic. It fluctuates throughout the day, responding to the environment. As users, devices and applications drop in and off of the network, the performance of your WiFi will be affected, sometimes leading to slower downloading / uploading speeds and occasionally network outages.

Custom eLearning: What to Consider as an L&D Manager

A custom eLearning project is an exciting opportunity, but any L&D Manager will also tell you it can be challenging. Inno-versity shares 5 points to consider before kicking off your project. These concepts are critical to addressing the most common pain points which, IF addressed, will ensure success.

National Study: What Apps Work Best?

techlearning

With more than $3 billion spent on ed tech products last year and more than 2,500 programs on the market, educators across the country need to know which products are likely to make a difference in teaching and learning. In a research study into this issue, Dr. Ryan S.

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High Impact Evidence Based Teaching Strategies

EdSense

What’s New

techlearning

Tech & Learning Rounds Up a Summary of New Tools for Schools Software & Online GOOGLE FOR EDUCATION UPDATES ( edu.google.com ) Google for Education announced updates and new tools to help teachers keep innovation alive in their classrooms.

The Importance of Multi-Disciplinary Thinking

The Principal of Change

I was sent a video called “ The Adaptable Mind ” by educator Erin Caldwell. She told me the following, “I have since shared it with my students, and used it as a launching pad to discuss what are the most valuable skills we can set our students up with.

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Key Elements for Successful eLearning Projects

Discover how this rapid development process creates engaging, custom learning solutions on a timeline that works for you, why a strong learning culture is important, and how to showcase your Return on Learning (ROL) using data to tell the story.

Microsoft Surface Go

techlearning

The Microsoft Surface Go is a 10-inch, ultra-portable two-in-one device that combines the portability of a tablet with optional accessories, including a keyboard, for a flexible laptop experience. microsoft.com ? Retail Price: Starting at $399.

Top 10 Museums Students Can Virtually Explore

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Google Arts & Cutlture is one of the best educational platforms for virtually exploring world museums. It allows you to search for, access and explore beautiful artworks from all around the.read more

Leadership Roundtable: Digital Equity

techlearning

At the monthly T&L Leader Hangout, district leaders gathered for an online roundtable. At the monthly T&L Leader Hangout, district leaders gathered for an online roundtable.

Four Activities to Celebrate Halloween in your Math Class by @jmacattak

Teacher Tech

Celebrate Halloween with Fun Math Activities – All Treats, No Tricks A Guest Post by John McGowan, Product Manager, Texthelp At Texthelp, we love Halloween. After all, it gives you the opportunity to take things that are normally scary (spiders, ghosts, clowns) and turn them into something fun. Who doesn’t love a good costume party?! […]. The post Four Activities to Celebrate Halloween in your Math Class by @jmacattak appeared first on Teacher Tech. Advanced Math math

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EdTech at School

This E-book is designed to support educators with case studies of education technology use at school.

Get to the root of the edtech issues with three key questions

edWeb.net

Mention edtech, and the first thought that usually comes to mind is collecting data to evaluate students’ progress.

Four Activities to Celebrate Halloween in your Math Class by @jmacattak

Teacher Tech

Celebrate Halloween with Fun Math Activities – All Treats, No Tricks A Guest Post by John McGowan, Product Manager, Texthelp At Texthelp, we love Halloween. After all, it gives you the opportunity to take things that are normally scary (spiders, ghosts, clowns) and turn them into something fun. Who doesn’t love a good costume party?! […]. The post Four Activities to Celebrate Halloween in your Math Class by @jmacattak appeared first on Teacher Tech. Google EquatIO math texthelp

How creative learning spaces lead to greater innovation

eSchool News

As technology and innovation become first priority for school districts, it’s important that students are offered creative learning spaces to expand and challenge their knowledge and ability to create.

10 Important Chromebook Tips for Teachers

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Chromebooks are making huge inroads in the world of education and are becoming essential learning tools in several classrooms, at least here in the north American sphere. If you are new to.read more

6 eLearning Trends in Custom eLearning Solutions

Most digital learning trends focus too much on the "digital" and not enough on the "learning". It is not enough that content builders master available tools. We need a return to core learning fundamentals. Get Inno-Versity's eBook for 6 of the most important trends coming to digital learning.

Using technology to embrace the “un-faculty” meeting

eSchool News

I’m not sure if teachers dreaded faculty meetings more than I did, but while standing in an auditorium filled with tired-looking faculty after a long day of teaching, I sometimes had this thought: If I did a dance or paused unsuspectingly, would that gain their attention, even if only for a moment?

BenQ Announces New Interactive Laser Projectors for Education

techlearning

BenQ today unveiled its first Blue Core interactive laser projector trio designed for the classroom.

How to migrate to modern Mac management

Jamf on EdTech

Brian Martin of Lafayette School Corporation shared his school district’s story of digging out of old management methods and migrating to modern ones