Wed.Dec 11, 2019

Holiday Gifts for Teachers

Ask a Tech Teacher

Holiday gifts for teachers are a challenge. If your child has many teachers, it’s difficult to find a personalized gift for each that is both affordable and valued.

Building the Connection Between Home and School — How Family Empowerment is Transforming Education

Education Elements

In an economically disadvantaged part of Charlotte, N.C., there is a public school with the highest percentage of Title 1 students in the district.

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The Balance with Catlin Tucker: Featuring Adam Welcome

Catlin Tucker

In this episode of The Balance , I talk with Adam Welcome , a father, educator, speaker, and writer. Adam has written three books– Kids Deserve It!:

Detroit Teachers Serve As Models For Resilience And Results

Education Elements

A few years ago, Detroit Public Schools Community District (DPSCD) took a big bet on talent. Despite the city’s legacy of divesting in educators, the District’s new leaders believed that Detroit teachers have the power to chart a new future for the city’s children.

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.

Featured Speakers Announced for Spring CUE 2020

CUE

CUE is excited to announce five dynamic educators and innovative visionaries you don’t want to miss at Spring CUE 2020, March 19-21, 2019. In the coming weeks, get to know each featured speaker through their guest posts here, OnCUE.

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Actively Learn

Kleinspiration

As a mother and a teacher, finding time to do it all is a constant struggle. Technology is continuously evolving and making every aspect of our lives more convenient. Why should education be any different?

Parents Don't Need to Be Coding Experts, Just Willing to Learn With Their Children

Edsurge

Michael, a 5-year-old boy, and his mother Sasha, a 40-year-old dance instructor, exchanged enthusiastic high fives.

Let’s invest in black kids who pursue STEM the way we do black kids on the football field

The Hechinger Report

The Grambling State University students of Team MiEye were winners of the top prize of the BizTech Challenge, held at the Bayou Classic in New Orleans last month. Photo: Andre Perry for The Hechinger Report.

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Most Students and Faculty Prefer Face-To-Face Instruction, EDUCAUSE Surveys Find

Edsurge

Most college students and faculty seem to share a preference for in-person, not online, instruction. This shared perspective was revealed by two recently released studies from the EDUCAUSE Center for Analysis and Research.

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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.

OPINION: The charter school debate is more complex than either side admits

The Hechinger Report

Just as many Americans object to the U.S. president’s disregard of scientific findings, we are discovering that leading Democrats can ignore evidence, too. Headed to Pittsburgh to discuss education on Saturday, Dec.

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Spring CUE 2020 Featured Speakers Announced

CUE

CUE is excited to announce five dynamic educators and innovative visionaries you don’t want to miss at Spring CUE 2020, March 19-21, 2019. In the coming weeks, get to know each featured speaker through their guest posts here, OnCUE.

Scrutiny of colleges that get billions in GI Bill money remains mired in bureaucracy

The Hechinger Report

Richard Baca joined the New Mexico National Guard for the education benefits promised to him through the GI Bill, but after returning from two deployments to Iraq he became mired in difficulties with a for-profit university and has at least temporarily given up on getting a degree.

Science Interactive Group Acquires Another Company to Grow Its Lab Education Kits

Edsurge

In biology, cells join together to form tissues, the building blocks for plant structures and animal organs. In business, two companies may join to build a stronger foundation, winning new customers and offering more services to existing ones.

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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.

PBL Spotlight: Pakistan Kindergarteners Tackle Food Waste

TeachThought - Learn better.

PBL Spotlight: Pakistan Kindergarteners Tackle Food Waste Over the past few years TeachThought PD has worked with educators from TNS Beaconhouse school in Lahore, Pakistan on PBL professional learning.

What You Need to Know About Teaching Cybersecurity

edWeb.net

There is a massive demand for qualified cybersecurity talent with the current number of open positions ranging from 300,000 in the United States to 4 million globally.

Riipen Raises $3.75 Million to Unite College Students and Employers Via Course Projects

Edsurge

When Barbara Ciaramitaro joined Capella University in 2018, she and her fellow faculty members faced a dilemma—what sort of course work could the online, for-profit university assign students that would also appeal to potential employers.

Building Coding Skills Through Playful Learning

edWeb.net

Teaching computer coding skills and concepts in the primary grades may sound like a challenge, but now there are hands-on activities and age-appropriate software that engage young students in this type of learning.

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.

Timeline Tools to Document and Analyze the Past

Teacher Reboot Camp

Part of the December 2019 STEM Resources Digital Calendar ! Students can create digital timelines to analyze the past and help teach others. Timelines help students display their research in a dynamic way with photos, clickable links, video, and audio.

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Tips and Tools to Support Students in Publishing Their Own Digital Storybooks

techlearning

Not only can students create stories about any topic, but they also have the opportunity to be published authors which motivates many to continue reading and writing

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6 Powerful Instructional Coaching Tools

EdTechTeam

In this post, I’m going to show you 6 powerful tools that will help you to be more productive, effective, and organized in your role as an instructional coach. I probably don’t need to tell you that everyone needs a coach.

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An introduction to rubrics for higher education

Linways Technologies

An Introduction To Rubrics From Linways. What is rubrics. Rubrics, in education, is an assessment guide used to evaluate learning. It’s a scoring guide, a set of criteria for grading assignments.

Leveraging Learner Variability to Elevate Equity in EdTech

Speaker: Vic Vuchic, Chief Innovation Officer & Executive Director, Learner Variability Project

In this webinar, Vic Vuchic, Chief Innovation Officer of Digital Promise, will share his insights into the modern boom in neuroscience and learning sciences research. You'll discover how much more we know now about how students learn - and how we can use that knowledge to create EdTech-enabled classrooms that can meet the diverse needs of all students.

Maker Tools: Building a Classroom Cell Phone Charging Station

techlearning

If you build it, they will charge…or so tech teacher, Kyle Crawford, figured when he offered maker tools and tasked his students to design and build a classroom cell phone charging station

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A Video Game About Conflict Resolution Helps Develop Empathy for Refugees

MindShift

Lual Mayen, a video game developer based in Washington, D.C., remembers the first time he saw a computer. He was just a kid at the time. It was 2007, and his family was registering for benefits at a refugee camp in Uganda, where they’d settled after fleeing civil war in South Sudan.

Educational Apps to Use with Google Classroom

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

We have already published a wide variety of materials, tips and guides on how to make the best of Google Classroom in teaching and learning, check out our archive to learn more. Today. we.read more

Teacher Mindset and Skills in the Classroom

Where Learning Clicks

We know that grit and perseverance are essential skills for students, but in an ever-changing world of teaching trends, educators also need to be tenacious. The post Teacher Mindset and Skills in the Classroom appeared first on Where Learning Clicks.

EdTech at School

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