Wed.Jan 02, 2019

Bridging the Gap in Rural Putnam County, Tennessee Through Personalized Learning

Education Elements

In Putnam County, Tenn.,

If you want deeper learning…

Dangerously Irrelevant

… you must have deeper teaching. You can’t get to deeper learning with worksheets and end-of-chapter review questions. You can’t get to deeper learning with self-paced adaptive learning modules that emphasize facts and procedures.

Helping Teachers Be Their Best

Digital Promise

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

How to Gamify Professional Development

EdTech Magazine

How to Gamify Professional Development. eli.zimmerman_9856. Wed, 01/02/2019 - 10:20. Earlier this year, a Gallup poll surveyed teachers who left the profession. Nearly a third (29 percent) left due to relocation or health issues.

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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.

TOP 10 TECH PREDICTIONS FOR 2019 AND BEYOND

techlearning

As technology advances, costs are decreasing and access is increasing

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T&L AWARDS OF EXCELLENCE: 2018 FINALISTS

techlearning

Tech & Learning selected 10 finalists in each of three categories: best use of education technology in the classroom, school, and district. Each finalist offers unique solutions to specific problems in the classroom, school, or district

Year of MOOC-based Degrees: A Review of MOOC Stats and Trends in 2018

Edsurge

In the seven years since colleges and companies first started experimenting with large-scale online courses known as MOOCs, more than 100 million people have given them a try—though how they are used keeps changing. Two big trends dominated the MOOC landscape this year. First, despite continued slowdown in the growth of new users, MOOC platforms are seeing an increase in paying customers (and revenues).

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COMPANIES TO WATCH FOR 2019

techlearning

What follows is a guide to companies offering a variety of edtech products to K-12

Teaching With Technology in Higher Ed? Start With Relationship-Building.

Edsurge

During my early days of teaching in graduate school, educational technology was sold more for its posh than performance. Every new version of Microsoft PowerPoint allowed instructors to embed more and more media and wow students with visually appealing graphics. Looking back, the whole enterprise seemed like a fruitless attempt to keep up with the expectations of the smartphone generation.

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.

FEATURE: RETHINKING INSTRUCTION AND LEARNING AND DIGITAL TOOLS

techlearning

Just before the Thanksgiving break, a group of Tech & Learning leaders met online to share their perspectives on technology trends, how they impact instruction, and some of their best tech tools

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How Can Podcasting Help us Create Meaningful Conversations With Our Students?

TeacherCast

In this episode of Educational Podcasting Today, I sit down with podcaster and Instructional Technology Coach, Gabriel Garillo, to discuss the importance of having positive communication with your students.

7 Shifts To Create A Classroom Of The Future

TeachThought - Learn better.

Tomorrow’s Learning Today: 7 Shifts To Create A Classroom Of The Future by Terry Heick For professional development around this idea or others you read about on TeachThought, contact us. Let’s take a look at this vague idea of the ‘classroom of the future.’ ’ This is all subjective, but it’s worth talking about. So let’s […]. The post 7 Shifts To Create A Classroom Of The Future appeared first on TeachThought.

How to Add a Music Playlist to Google Sites

TeacherCast

Learn how to embed a playable Amazon music playlist into a new Google Site webpage to stream audio directly from your website. The post How to Add a Music Playlist to Google Sites appeared first on The TeacherCast Educational Network

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.

Teach Emerging Technology. Our Students’ Future Depends on It.

Edsurge

This article is part of a collection of op-eds from thought leaders, educators and entrepreneurs who reflect on the state of education technology in 2018, and share where it’s headed next year. Drasby was nominated to share her thoughts by Laurie Guyon, who wrote for the project in 2017. Lately, one simple question has been constantly spinning around my head: Is it possible for the world of education to support the future needs of students? Maybe.

How Can Podcasting Help us Create Meaningful Conversations With Our Students?

TeacherCast

In this episode of Educational Podcasting Today, I sit down with podcaster and Instructional Technology Coach, Gabriel Garillo, to discuss the importance of having positive communication with your students.

December 2018 / January 2019

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Six Thinking Hats

EdSense

So many times, we have heard this from our teachers or parents - "Put on your thinking cap!". But how do we actually put on a thinking cap and solve a problem in front of us?

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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.

STUDENT VOICE: ‘I rarely had the chance to go to school while living with my biological parents’

The Hechinger Report

. As someone who is part of the student body at Portland Community College , and now finishing my second term, I am realizing that I have more room than before to discern my personal and public responsibilities.

NEWS & TRENDS: 3 Ways to Bring Teachers to the Table on Tech

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How Better Teaching Can Help Kids Who Can’t Read

MindShift

Jack Silva didn’t know anything about how children learn to read. What he did know is that a lot of students in his district were struggling. Silva is the chief academic officer for Bethlehem, Pa., public schools.

Insect App Inspires Learning With Amazing Graphics, Fascinating Facts

techlearning

Gorgeous digital resource inspires budding entomologists to explore

EdTech at School

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

3 takeaways from my STEM PD

eSchool News

Professional development (PD) is more crucial today than ever for educators to stay relevant in the classroom.

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BACK OFFICE BUSINESS: West Broward (FL) High School Sees Schoolwide Learning Gains Increase 3% in One Year

techlearning

The high school began using Achieve3000 in September 2017 with its struggling readers. Learning gains for the lowest quartile of students went from 39% in 2017 to 49% in 2018. Schoolwide learning gains improved from 56% in 2017 to 59% in 2018  

2019: Year of human renaissance?

Learning with 'e's

A key message I'm seeing already at the start of 2019 is that the 'next industrial revolution' will be about people. Joe Kaeser wrote a recent article for the World Economic Forum on the subject, and it has been echoed in publications by several others who have their fingers on the pulse.

75 Resources to Help You Transform Education in 2019

ExcelinEd

As we launch into 2019, take a look at these 75 resources on quality, opportunity and innovation Excel in Ed published in 2018. Use, bookmark and share these resources to transform education for children in your state, and look forward to more great resources this year! Quality. Early Literacy.

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.

NEWS & TRENDS: 6 Things Schools Need to Know about Interoperability

techlearning

Interoperability has had different definitions and standards. Figure out what yours is

#NYCSchoolsTechChat: New #EdTech Tools for the New Year - Thursday at 7 pm EST

The Innovative Educator

Want to get some new ideas for new tools or resources you can use in the New Year to make teaching and learning more effective? Then join us for our monthly Twitter chat at 7:00 pm EST where #NYCSchoolsTech educators will share the favorite #EdTech tools they've been using this year.

How to improve your NIRF ranking

Linways Technologies

What’s NIRF. The National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) is an undertaking by the Ministry of Human Resource and Development (MHRD). It, as the name suggests, ranks the institutions based on a framework that includes certain criteria and methodology to assess the merits and demerits.