Tue.Feb 25, 2020

Improve Student Engagement and Learning with Technology Coaching

Digital Promise

At Emerald STEAM Magnet Middle School in El Cajon, California, a digital simulation of the annex where Anne Frank lived in hiding brought history to life and allowed students to develop a better contextual understanding of the play they were reading. “I

The Anatomy of a Great Professional Development Music Playlist

Education Elements

I walk in, dragging my feet a bit, set down my coffee, click on the speaker and with the first few notes of “Midnight Train to Georgia,” I get energy in my feet. I start to glide around the room as I spread out my Sharpies, hang the large Post-Its, and set out the candy.

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Why an LMS is a great tool for an EFL flipped classroom

Neo LMS

Flipped classrooms have been here for a while and a considerable amount of research shows that this pedagogical method can be used for a wide range of subjects (from biology to computer science), with K12 and university students.

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What Does Teacher Agency Look Like in a School?

Education Elements

One of the beautiful things about having a career in education is that you have something in common with everyone.

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

Innovators Worth Watching: Walmart Health

The Christensen Institute

Welcome to our “Innovators Worth Watching” series, spotlighting interesting and potentially disruptive players across a spectrum of industries. These days it seems like everyone wants a slice of the healthcare innovation pie.

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Using robots to bring science to life

eSchool News

As elementary STEAM educators, we have both learned that the best way to teach science is through hands-on exploration where lessons are both rigorous and relative to all of the students in the classroom.

It’s Not All Black and White: A Conversation Around Equity

techlearning

We decided to wear coordinating t-shirts of “Ebony” for me and “Ivory” for him

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Dave Eggers on Finding Creative Refuge From the ‘Lunacy’ of Technology

Edsurge

We hardly think twice about spell-check and other auto-correct features in writing software—in fact, their absence would make some feel rather lost and empty. These days, text and email apps will even construct full responses that can be delivered with a quick tap of a finger.

How It's Done: Implementing Mental Health Tech Tools

techlearning

To improve mental health access, a California school district is employing a care concierge and an online platform

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.

A female engineer shares her path

eSchool News

[ Editor’s note : This piece was originally published in 2018, and is reposted to serve as inspiration for girls who want to pursue engineering studies and careers.].

Success and Failure: How Growth Mindset Can Change Education

MIND Research Institute

Growth mindset is a term we hear a lot, but what does it actually mean?

Spying STEAM Projects from a Theatre Balcony

MiddleWeb

The magic of Les Misérables has Anne Jolly revisiting her ideas about whether STEAM deserves a spot next to STEM on the list of science acronyms. The musical’s set engineering left her amazed. See her latest reflection on what’s essential for the marriage of Arts and STEM.

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Sharing Your Visual Voice with Buncee and Flipgrid

Buncee

At Buncee, we’re committed to empowering students by giving them a voice and choice in their learning. Our friends at Flipgrid also share this passion by giving students and educators a platform to easily communicate and share their learning.

EdTech at School

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

Digital Equity and Why It Matters [interview with Ken Shelton] – SULS051

Shake Up Learning

The post Digital Equity and Why It Matters [interview with Ken Shelton] – SULS051 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. One of the biggest issues facing the learning community today is creating diverse and equitable educational practices, tools and strategies. .

Education Robot Maker Roybi Boosts Kids Speech Recognition Technology With Acquisition

Edsurge

Roybi, the maker of a pill-shaped robot to teach language and math skills to young children, has acquired additional technology to power its educational features. The Mountain View, Calif.-based based company has acquired the KidSense artificial intelligence engine developed by Kadho.

Esports Goes International

techlearning

North America Scholastic Esports Federation announces education-focused collaboration with British Esports Association

3 Science Websites for Teachers and Students

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Below are three interesting science resources selected specifically for elementary teachers. These websites provide teachers with a wide variety of educational materials to help young kids enjoy.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.

Vivi Joins the Google for Education Integrated Solutions Initiative

techlearning

The partnership will allow schools to link their Google account with Vivi to access a greater range of media and cloud integrations

Cornerstone OnDemand Hopes $1.4 Billion Acquisition Helps Beat Back Competition

Edsurge

If you can’t beat ‘em, join ‘em—or at least acquire them. That's apparently the prevailing wisdom of Cornerstone OnDemand , a publicly traded provider of employee management and professional development software, which hopes to beat back recent competition by acquiring former competitor Saba.

Google Pixelbook Go: Product Review

techlearning

Google Pixelbook Go gives power to the student (and teacher

Lesson from Hawaii: How CTE can develop a talented workforce to meet future economic priorities

ExcelinEd

ExcelinEd and Dr. Danielle Mezera have supported Hawaii’s efforts to align state career and technical education programs with state economic priorities.

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.

Tech&Learning's Latest Magazines

techlearning

Explore the latest in education technology tips and tools, in-depth reporting and trends for K-12 educators and administrators

Digital on Day One of Learning

BYOT Network

A few years ago, I wrote a blog post on The Components of a Digital Age Learning Ecosystem. Now, it’s becoming commonplace for district leaders to consider the digital resources and tools that they provide their teachers and students as the ecosystem that supports teaching and learning.

An Excellent Literacy Resource to Use with Students in Class

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

CommonLit is a free website that helps students develop advanced reading and writing skills. It serves hundreds of thousands of students in classrooms across the United States. CommonLit.read more

How to Pre-teach and Boost Student Achievement with Prodigy

Prodigy

Every student has varied strengths and learns at a different pace. So how do you make sure they each have the support they need, while also providing multiple points of entry into the lesson? Pre-teaching helps teachers support students on a new concept before the lesson starts.

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.