Mon.Oct 29, 2018

An Artificial Intelligence Curriculum in Middle School

The CoolCatTeacher

Justin Aglio in episode 382 of the 10-Minute Teacher From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Dr. Justin Aglio has partnered with Carnegie Mellon and MIT to develop a middle school curriculum teaching Artificial Intelligence.

Strategies That Can Take the Anxiety Out Of Math

Digital Promise

Julienne Cruz has taught math in public schools for eight years and has seen many students struggle with learning math. When asked about her students’ attitudes towards math, she noted: “Students from kindergarten to third grade tend to like math; they think it’s fun to think about patterns.

Here’s a Preview of November

Ask a Tech Teacher

November is a short month, with a week off to celebrate the holiday. Here’s a preview of what’s coming up on Ask a Tech Teacher: Book Review: Repositioning Educational Leadership. Hour of Code activities. Let’s talk about Measuring Up–from Mastery Education.

The Enduring Power of Print for Learning in a Digital World

Digital Promise

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article. Today’s students see themselves as digital natives , the first generation to grow up surrounded by technology like smartphones, tablets and e-readers.

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.

How K–12 Schools Can Get Started with Blended Learning

EdTech Magazine

How K–12 Schools Can Get Started with Blended Learning. eli.zimmerman_9856. Mon, 10/29/2018 - 09:41. Last school year, our school started a one-to-one Chromebook initiative for sixth-grade students.

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Insights for innovating in emerging markets: Pull, don’t push

The Christensen Institute

In this five-part series, Five insights for innovating in emerging markets , I explore several insights, one by one, that my research has uncovered for innovators interested in emerging markets. This is part two of the series, based on an earlier blog. Poverty often shows itself as a lack of resources, such as schools, roads, hospitals, and even properly functioning institutions.

What YouTube and Hollywood Divas Can Teach You About Active Learning

Edsurge

YouTube videos for extra credit. Guidebooks to structure group work. A tattoo writing exercise. Vocab riddles. These active learning strategies can work in any course—for any major, in any discipline.

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Research evidence on bullying prevention at odds with what schools are doing

The Hechinger Report

. In September 2018, I wrote about the so-called “Trump effect” on bullying in schools, citing a study that found higher bullying rates in GOP districts after the 2016 presidential election.

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3 Tips For Keeping Class Content Current (Even If You Use Multiple Learning Management Systems)

Edsurge

The following is the latest installment of the new EdSurge advice column about teaching in higher education. You can pose a question for a future column here.

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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: Motherhood and academia can — and should — mix

The Hechinger Report

. “Don’t have a baby.” ” Women academics with whom I’ve recently spoken all report having heard the above comment from co-workers at least once. I’ve been having a lot of these conversations with Ph.D. students and with new faculty who are also new mothers.

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STEM Across Curriculum: Ten Ideas to Transform STEM from Nouns to Verbs - and Facts to Thinking

techlearning

Welcome to another STEM related post. I hope you enjoyed the 35 STEAM Ideas in the last post. There are a lot of ideas floating around in regards to STEM education.

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20 Formative Assessment Tools for Your Classroom

Shake Up Learning

The post 20 Formative Assessment Tools for Your Classroom appeared first on Shake Up Learning. The Shake Up Learning community is always chatting and sharing digital tools and lesson ideas for the K12 classroom.

Translating startup-speak for the corporate buyer

Perry Hewitt

Startups salivate at the prospect of entering the enterprise — and for good reason. The enterprise is rife with legacy systems and circuitous processes that frustrate employees and hinder results — and the startup has just the perfect product to fix the problem.

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.

What Do You Do When Your Teachers … Don’t Get It?

TeacherCast

In this episode of “Ask the Tech Coach,” Jeff and Nick discuss several strategies for working with teachers of all grade levels, subject levels, and most important, skill levels. It’s easy to create one type of professional development session, but what happens when you are working with a group and a teacher is struggling to understand certain concepts. . The post What Do You Do When Your Teachers … Don’t Get It? appeared first on The TeacherCast Educational Network.

Boxlight to Host Third Annual “Boxlight STEM Day” on November 8

techlearning

– Between 2005 and 2015, STEM employment grew by 24.4 percent, over five times more than non-STEM employment over the same period.

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What Do You Do When Your Teachers … Don’t Get It?

TeacherCast

In this episode of “Ask the Tech Coach,” Jeff and Nick discuss several strategies for working with teachers of all grade levels, subject levels, and most important, skill levels. It’s easy to create one type of professional development session, but what happens when you are working with a group and a teacher is struggling to understand certain concepts. . The post What Do You Do When Your Teachers … Don’t Get It? appeared first on The TeacherCast Educational Network.

Youth will determine the outcome of the 2018 midterms

The Hechinger Report

The stakes are high in the upcoming midterm elections, but few races have commanded as much national attention as the one for Texas senator between Republican incumbent Ted Cruz and Democratic U.S. Beto O’Rourke of El Paso.

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.

Well-Organized Resource Offers Lesson Plans & Interactives for Humanities

techlearning

EDSITEment Extensive humanities resource offers deep well of great content Pros: In-depth lesson plans give teachers plenty to choose from. Cons: It's not the most exciting site in the world, especially for kids.

OPINION: Teachable moments from the Pittsburgh shooting

The Hechinger Report

October 27, 2018 — Pittsburgh, PA, United States — Police outside the Tree of Life Synagogue in Squirrel Hill, Pittsburgh, PA in the aftermath of the shooting that killed 11 people on October 27. Photo: Aaron Jackendoff/SOPA Images via ZUMA Wire. “Do Do I need to tell my teacher that I’m Jewish? Because in a lockdown, will they come for our class first?”. So you mean people want to kill me more because I’m Jewish?”.

If These Walls Could Talk: 3 Ideas For a Creative Classroom Culture by @amyburvall

Teacher Tech

Fostering a Creative Culture in the Classroom, Part 1 of 2 Guest Blog Post by Amy Burvall What is the most creative thing you’ve ever done with students? Did it involve supplies commandeered from the art room, a lot of mess, and way too much time away from learning the curriculum? There’s a lot of […]. The post If These Walls Could Talk: 3 Ideas For a Creative Classroom Culture by @amyburvall appeared first on Teacher Tech. pedagogy Student Projects Creativity critical thinking

5 “Spooky” Tech Trends – From AI Dreams to Virtual Influencers

EmergingEdTech

The smart folks over at Enlightened Digital shared this fun and frightening infographic, in the Halloween spirit. Seriously though, this is some spooky tech! Audio Spotlights: Feel like you're. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post. Thanks (and thanks for subscribing)!]. Cyber Safety Awareness and Prevention Digital Literacy _ Miscellaneous Tools and Topics

EdTech at School

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

MeTEOR Webinar Alert: Classroom Design for Barrier-Free Collaboration

techlearning

WHAT: HIGH IMPACT LEARNING ENVIRONMENT™ Webinar – Classroom Design for Barrier-Free Collaboration WHEN: Thursday, Nov. 1, 7:00 – 8:00 PM EST REGISTER: Gainesville, FL, Oct. 29, 2018 – Classroom design hasn’t changed much since the industrial revolution.

12 Good Educational YouTube Channels for Young Learners

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

After we have reviewed kids safe search engines and kids friendly educational websites, we are sharing with you this list of interesting YouTube channels that provide educational video content for.read more

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Sun Prairie Area School District Uses Wisconsin School Safety Grant Funds to Implement PublicSchoolWORKS

techlearning

Cincinnati, OH ( October 29, 2018 ) — Since March 2018, the Wisconsin Department of Justice has invited school districts to apply for its $100 million School Safety Grant to use for implementing physical safety measures, staff training, and other safety tools.

10 technology trends that will revolutionize 2019

eSchool News

The next year will focus on technologies that influence how users interact with the world, according to Gartner in its list of top 10 strategic technology trends for 2019.

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.

Boxlight to Host Third Annual “Boxlight STEM Day” on November 8

techlearning

On November 8, Boxlight is holding its third annual Boxlight STEM Day (#BLSTEM) in the United States and Latin America. [

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When black history isn’t relegated to a single month

The Hechinger Report

High school students hold a banner while marching to the South Boulder Recreation Center to vote and turn in election ballots in early voting in Boulder, Colorado on Thursday October 25, 2018. Photo by Cliff Grassmick/Digital First Media/Boulder Daily Camera via Getty Images.

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Mix2Go: Inside The World’s Smallest 3D Mix Facility

techlearning

Monday, October 29, 2018 — São Paulo, BRAZIL – Mix2Go, WSDG’s latest commercial studio in Brazil, packs more sonic innovation per square inch than any other mix facility on the planet.

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