Wed.Nov 07, 2018

How do I help my students use iPads? Teaching students to troubleshoot and use iPads effectively

The CoolCatTeacher

Pana Asavavatana on Episode 388 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Pana Asavavatana won the ISTE Kay Bitter Award for 2018 as a top technology using kindergarten teacher.

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Making 360º Media: A Conversation about Immersive Storytelling and Media Literacy

Digital Promise

For the past 20 years, Will Cavada has supported students at Mount Pleasant High School in San Jose, California, as they tell their stories.

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The best way to learn – video textbooks!


At Clutch Prep we call ourselves “the video version of textbooks”. Make no mistake however, we truly offer so much more.

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Expand Technology Integration and Adult Digital Literacy

Digital Promise

Recent international studies in adult competencies indicate that six in 10 U.S. adults ages 18–65—around 118 million—perform at or below the lowest proficiency levels in problem solving in technology rich environments ( National Center for Education Statistics, 2016 ).

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.

Your Network: Make it Bigger to Make Your School District Stronger

Education Elements

For many, being an innovator conjures a vision of being the one out in front, alone, and it can certainly feel that way at times. All at once it seems like a big adventure and a scary proposition with uncertain rewards, but known risks.

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Your Network: Make it Bigger to Make Your District Stronger

Education Elements

For many, being an innovator conjures a vision of being the one out in front, alone, and it can certainly feel that way at times. All at once it seems like a big adventure and a scary proposition with uncertain rewards, but known risks.

13 Brilliant Outcomes Of Project-Based Learning

TeachThought - Learn better.

13 Brilliant Outcomes Of Project-Based Learning by Terry Heick Project-based learning isn’t a ‘trend’ any more than mobile devices are a trend. Mobile devices–smartphones, for example–simply provide a (physical) framework to host hardware (e.g.,

Talk the Talk: Communications Planning for Innovation in Education - A Webinar

Education Elements

As we work with schools and policy-makers to successfully implement student-centered learning models, we often hear concerns around building community support.

Immigrant students find hope in soccer, but some states won’t let them play

The Hechinger Report

Carlos Chirinos-Padilla has dreamed of playing soccer since he was little. But his neighborhood in Honduras was too dangerous, he said. Boys squared off in street matches, but he never joined a real team. The first time he slipped on his Cohen uniform, he said, “was a feeling único,” one-of-a-kind.

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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.

Edtech Incubators are Fading. Here’s What Will Replace Them.


Edtech startup incubators? That’s so 2010. That’s the conclusion reached by Barbara (“Bobbi”) Kurshan, a long-time veteran of the education technology world. Kurshan, a Senior Fellow and Innovation Advisor at the University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Education, has spent decades building edtech enterprises—both for-profit and nonprofit ones. She knows that early stage-stage innovators need support.

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One state uses data about job needs to help decide what colleges should teach

The Hechinger Report

Students in a nursing class at Missoula College in Montana. Data show that nursing is among the highest-demand professions in the state. Photo: Kristine T. Paulsen for The Hechinger Report. MISSOULA, Mont. —

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Great Tool Introduces Teens to Coding


Vidcode aims to get teen girls excited about coding by emphasizing creativity and social media culture and expression

OPINION: ‘Remaining silent is a political act’

The Hechinger Report

. Pipe bombs. People murdered because of their skin color or religion. The possible end of federal protections for transgender people. These recent horrific events may have occurred outside school walls, but the associated trauma and fear are spilling into our classrooms.

District Leaders Navigate Student Data Privacy Laws to Champion for Students



How schools can tackle student stress and anxiety?


Education is the key to sustainable economic development and developing an effective workforce.

Link External Page to a Specific Google Doc Section


 I have been dying to learn how to link specific topic headings within my external class website directly to specific portions within Google Document that contains information about those specific sections

Scheduling for Students First is Essential to Boosting Achievement for All

It’s an often-told story: the new principal comes to a school, opens the supply closet, and sees tons of notepads (or pencils or toner). When she looks at the supply order and asks why even more are being purchased despite the surplus, the reply is, “it’s the same order we make every year.”

MIND Celebrates Massachusetts STEM Week With Families

MIND Research Institute

October 22-26, 2018 marked the first annual Massachusetts STEM Week , and MIND Research Institute was proud to celebrate the occasion with some of our ST Math partner schools in Beverly, Burlington, and Lawrence, Massachusetts.


The Rise of Early-Career Enhancers in Education


General Assembly, a bootcamp , will help you master new skills in design, marketing, technology and data—and offer to help you get a job. Udacity, an online-learning platform , helps you learn the latest in deep learning, machine learning, and web development—and promises it will help you qualify for your dream career.

An Overview of Boomerang for Gmail to Optimize Your Workflow & Keep a Clutter-Free Inbox #InboxZero


About a year ago, I wrote a post How I’m Using Boomerang to Optimize my Email Workflow. Without hesitation, I can say that Boomerang for Gmail is one of my absolute favorite apps. It allows me to keep my inbox well-maintained and as stress-free a place as email can be.

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Tech & Learning Leadership Summit @ Phoenix


Phoenix, AZ

Who's Updating Your Software? The Need For Managed Network Services

SecurEdge Networks Mobility Blog

In a matter of months, there will be 362 million public WiFi hotspots in use around the world. And that number is expected to continue growing at about a rate of 25% for the foreseeable future. Managed WiFi Managed Network Services

Why I LOVE Econ Essentials

Discovery Education

Guest blog by Jacqueline Prester, Teacher, Mansfield High School. For several years, I have enjoyed using the Econ Essentials modules to deliver high-quality economics curriculum in the Entrepreneurship class I teach at Mansfield High School.

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What's New in Google - October 2018


Catch up on everything new in G Suite for Education from October 2018, and see great ideas and resources

Promote Book Talk with Online Literature Circles


Jeremy Hyler found Harvey Daniels' classic Literature Circles inspiring, but was left wondering how he could get his seventh graders to continue discussing books outside of class with the energy of book club members. Here's how he took circles online with digital tools.

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The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 139 Exploring False Dichotomies In Education

TeachThought - Learn better.

The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 139 Exploring False Dichotomies In Education Drew Perkins talks with Michael B.

Empowering Student Voice with Collaborative Movie-Making


With the Global Student Voice Film Festival deadline fast approaching, a group of my 5th-grade students has been hard at work collaborating on their 1 minute “Activating Change” themed film.

Here Is An Excellent Web Tool for Creating Class Newspapers

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Over the last few years, we have reviewed a number of interesting web tools and applications teachers and students can use to create digital magazines and newspapers. In today’s post we are more

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6 resources for National STEAM Day

eSchool News

Smart is the new cool, and that’s the message behind this year’s National STEAM Day on November 8. The impending STEAM worker shortage is no secret, and districts are working hard to ensure their students have early and frequent exposure to STEAM learning.