Mon.Nov 26, 2018

Seesaw in the Elementary Music Classroom with Amy Burns

The CoolCatTeacher

Episode 392 with Amy Burns on the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Master music teacher Amy Burns shares how her music students use Seesaw as a place for performance and sharing with parents and grandparents.

Digital Skills Make a Difference for Adult Learners

Digital Promise

The number of middle-skill jobs that require digital skills continues to grow. Often, though, adult workers lack this skill set.

5 ways to use Adobe Spark Post with your class tomorrow

Ditch That Textbook

The ability to create professional looking graphics is a valuable skill to teach. But many of us don’t know where to start. Did you know you and your students can easily design stunning visual images in minutes without any graphic design experience? Want to know how? With Adobe Spark Post you and your students can create amazing […]. Ed Tech Guest Blog adobe spark adobe spark post creating in the classroom creative teaching graphics

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Metaverse–Education Game-changer

Ask a Tech Teacher

Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR) are buzzwords that every educator wants to know more about. They are two distinct functions.

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.

Healthy Children, Better Learning

Digital Promise

This article originally appeared on Usable Knowledge from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Read the original version here.

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Announcing the Kajeet Connect Suite: Reliable Internet Access Moves onto K-12 Campuses

Kajeet

Kajeet has historically focused on closing the Homework Gap outside the classroom, but digital equity begins in school with reliable, safe Internet access. Kajeet is excited to announce a new suite of products, Kajeet Connect, bringing our Education Broadband™ expertise onto school grounds.

How Intelligent Tutoring Systems Make Deep Learning Possible

Edsurge

For 30 years, the Harold W. McGraw, Jr. Prize in Education has been one of the most prestigious awards in the field, honoring outstanding individuals who have dedicated themselves to improving education through innovative and successful approaches.

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The number of public school students could fall by more than 8% in a decade

The Hechinger Report

What does the declining birthrate mean for elementary, middle and high schools across the country? According to one set of projections, it could mean 8.5 percent fewer public school students a decade from now.

Global Problem Solvers: Authentic problems, engaging content, free resources. What’s not to like?

techlearning

The Global Problem Solvers is designed to introduce middle-to-high-school students to social innovation with a particular focus on how they can use technology to create effective solutions to seemingly unsolvable problems

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.

Learn 5 Of the Most Important Topics Facing Tech Coaches Today!

TeacherCast

In this episode of “Ask the Tech Coach,” we host our November Tech Coach RoundTable where we bring on other Tech Coaches to discuss recent topics from our podcast. The post Learn 5 Of the Most Important Topics Facing Tech Coaches Today! appeared first on The TeacherCast Educational Network.

3 Ways the Windows Autopilot Program Can Speed Up PC Deployment

EdTech Magazine

3 Ways the Windows Autopilot Program Can Speed Up PC Deployment. eli.zimmerman_9856. Mon, 11/26/2018 - 11:04. With Windows Autopilot, Microsoft tackles the traditional complexities in deploying and managing Windows 10 machines.

Learn 5 Of the Most Important Topics Facing Tech Coaches Today!

TeacherCast

In this episode of “Ask the Tech Coach,” we host our November Tech Coach RoundTable where we bring on other Tech Coaches to discuss recent topics from our podcast. The post Learn 5 Of the Most Important Topics Facing Tech Coaches Today! appeared first on The TeacherCast Educational Network.

National Geographic: Explore Mars

techlearning

On November 28th we celebrate the Red Planet - Mars

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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.

Making higher education more relevant and worthwhile

The Hechinger Report

Editor’s note: This story led off this week’s Future of Learning newsletter, which is delivered free to subscribers’ inboxes every Wednesday with trends and top stories about education innovation. Subscribe today!

What Does Computer Science Professional Development Look Like?

Edsurge

Computer Science Education Week is once again on the horizon, taking place this year on Dec. 3-10, 2018. Many students and teachers will sign up for the Hour of Code , a global movement that invites pupils and educators to try programming exercises—many for the first time. But what happens after those 60 minutes are over?

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Tech & Learning Leadership Summits

techlearning

Tech & Learning Leadership Summits are attended by K-12 technology and teaching school professionals and education department leaders who discuss executive-level news about the successes and challenges of education technology

6 Tips For Creating Effective Student Groups

TeachThought - Learn better.

6 Tips For Creating Effective Student Groups by TeachThought Staff Grouping students is easy; creating effective student groups is less so. The following infographic from Mia MacMeekin seeks to provide some ideas to help make group work easier in your classroom. The strength of this particular graphic is in the range of the ideas. The first tip […]. The post 6 Tips For Creating Effective Student Groups appeared first on TeachThought. Learning Experienced Teacher New Teacher Resources

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.

Seesaw Offers Flexible Way to Manage Student Work

techlearning

Using Google, Clever, student emails, or a QR code, teachers assign tasks that engage students with a variety of work in the form of videos, photos, text, images, files, and drawings

OPINION: Universities around the world must do more to help refugees

The Hechinger Report

. Maria Alhakim has traveled a long road to get to the Bachelor in International Business in English track at Grenoble Ecole de Management in France. Her home country is Syria. Along with her family, she spent a year moving around, from Egypt to Lebanon and back to Syria.

ABCmouse Launches New Reading App

techlearning

ABCmouse has launched a digital library to help parents, teachers and kids gain access to thousands of books. The library be free for teachers to use in the classroom, and will also offer students free digital books to access at home

The Beginner’s Guide to the Hour of Code

Shake Up Learning

The post The Beginner’s Guide to the Hour of Code appeared first on Shake Up Learning. The Hour of Code is coming! Are you ready? Here’s your Beginner’s Guide to the Hour of Code! This post was originally published on Edsurge.com.).

EdTech at School

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

BACK OFFICE BUSINESS: University of New Hampshire Hosts State’s Second Annual Cyber Robotics Coding Competition (CRCC)

techlearning

CRCC is an eight-week virtual coding competition in that provides students and educators the opportunity to build STEM related skills using a cloud-based simulation platform featuring a virtual, 3D animated robot

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Chrome Can: Mathematical Equations, Formulas, Manipulatives and More

Dr. Shannon Doak's Blog

ISTE standards for students require that “Students develop and employ strategies for understanding and solving problems in ways that leverage the power of technological methods to develop and test solutions.”

SIIA Announces Ed Tech Innovation Showcase Winners

techlearning

The Ed Tech Innovation Showcase honors the work that ed tech startups do within education and the role they play in driving technology and education innovation forward

Augmented And Virtual Reality: An Incredible List Of Over 900 Google Expeditions!

TeachThought - Learn better.

Augmented And Virtual Reality: An Incredible List Of Over 900 Google Expeditions by TeachThought Staff Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality are two tools that, for whatever reason, don’t seem to generate the kind of buzz they deserve.

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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.

How Do I Keep Students from Giving Up on Math?

MiddleWeb

Michelle Russell wants students to leave her class with more math confidence, not defeated and thinking “it’s just too hard.” She shares plans to implement spiraling, expand test retakes, share her own stories of struggle, and concentrate more on prerequisite knowledge.

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7 tips for making your principal your ally

eSchool News

Librarians, you cannot afford to have an adversarial relationship with your principal. You cannot even afford a principal who is an “agent of benevolent neglect.” You need an administrator who actively supports you and your program.

A Similarity Report to be Proud Of

Turnitin

Discover Turnitin settings that will change your Similarity Reports for the better