Thu.Jan 03, 2019

Get Your Free “Healthy Kids” Poster From Lysol

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Now is the time to prepare and plan ahead for cold and flu season. Helping children know how to stay safe from germs is part of our responsibility as teachers.

5 Reasons e-learning is perfect for introverted students


Introversion is easily misunderstood; with disinterest, with being aloof, with not caring, even with being stupid.

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Online & Virtual Whiteboards - Thoughts from 3 Bett Speakers

ViewSonic Education

Over the past few decades, the average classroom has seen a shift from analog to digital technologies.

Innovators Worth Watching: CareMore Health

The Christensen Institute

Welcome to our “Innovators Worth Watching” series, spotlighting interesting and potentially disruptive players across a spectrum of industries.

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 Have Adopted Artificial Intelligence

EdTech Magazine

How K–12 Schools Have Adopted Artificial Intelligence. eli.zimmerman_9856. Thu, 01/03/2019 - 12:05. Over the past several years, artificial intelligence transitioned from the movie screen to reality, and soon it will be everywhere.

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Crayola Helps Teach Students About Sustainability


Teachers trust, love, and know the brand Crayola well. Now they’ve gone and done something to make us love them even more! Crayola recently started an initiative they are calling “ColorCycle” – a new sustainability program to repurpose old, dried out Crayola markers.


Mitch Resnick: The Next Generation of Scratch Teaches More Than Coding


On January 2, our group at the MIT Media Lab introduced a new generation of Scratch , called Scratch 3.0. Much has changed since we introduced the first generation of our Scratch programming language and online community, back in 2007. Back then, most K-12 educators saw computer programming as a narrow technical skill, too difficult for most elementary and middle-school students, and useful only for students planning to become professional programmers.

Sony KOOV: A Complete Building, Designing, and Coding Solution for K12 STEM Classrooms


KOOV is the all-in-one coding, robotics and design kit that combines digital coding with physical building to teach the next generation of problem-solvers and innovators.

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The Future of MOOCs Must Be Decolonized


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. The heyday for massive open online courses was studded with hype. So much so, the New York Times even dubbed 2012 the “ Year of the MOOC.” Advocates for the courses would point a finger at the unaffordability of traditional education, promising that MOOCs could offer cheaper, more innovative alternatives.

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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.

Meet the 2018 Best of TCEA Winners -- and Learn How Your Product Can Be Considered for 2019


The 2018 winners of Tech & Learning's Best of TCEA contest included classroom laptops, curriculum, audio-visual tools, classroom managements solutions, and more

Top 5 Resolutions for Teachers in 2019

Teacher Tech

5 New Year’s Resolutions for Teachers A Guest Post by Erin Whalen At this time of year, resolutions are a topic of conversation almost everywhere you go. Here are five recommendations of worthwhile resolutions for teachers. Whether you choose one or choose them all, be realistic and take on a goal or goals that you […]. The post Top 5 Resolutions for Teachers in 2019 appeared first on Teacher Tech. Guest Post pedagogy ditchhw resolutions


Play On! Three Trends We’ll See In Tech Toys In 2019


While tech is a kid’s entertainment and learning buddy today, it’s their ticket to their future tomorrow

The Connection Between “Lower” and “Higher” Level Thinking

The Principal of Change

In Scott McLeod and Dean Shareski’s book, “ Different Schools for a Different World ,” they discuss four shifts that “deeper learning” schools place their focus. They are the following: 1.

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.

Applied Digital Skills – Guide to an Area: World War 1 Lesson Notes


I love maps. There are tons of great mapping resources out there: Google Earth, Maps, and Streetview to name a few. Google MyMaps is another one that allows us to annotate pretty significantly  

Student Goal Setting Templates, One Word Examples, & Vision Boards

Teacher Reboot Camp

“Goals. There’s no telling what you can do when you get inspired by them. There’s no telling what you can do when you believe in them. And there’s no telling what will happen when you act upon them.” – Jim Rohn.

The Future of Education and VR


Virtual Reality offers an exhilarating way of rediscovering the familiar world through an unfamiliar lens. As Michael Heim posits in his 1993 book, The Metaphysics of Virtual Reality , VR has signaled an ontological shift in how human beings interact with and utilize technology.

Using ST Math for Test Prep

MIND Research Institute

It is that time of the year again when the new year reminds us that testing is just around the corner. Your students have worked hard all year and you may be looking for ideas on how to use ST Math to provide support for classroom instruction.

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.

March 2019 Tech & Learning Leadership Summit in Marina Del Rey, CA


At the March 2019 Tech & Learning Leadership Summit, attendees will discuss innovative models of schooling, tech breakthroughs that will drive innovation, and what schools are doing to create the next generation of innovators

Strategies for changing challenging behaviors of students with autism

eSchool News

“Every individual should be able to access things that they like,” said Monica Fisher, M.Ed., BCBA/COBA, director of the behavior department at Monarch Center for Autism during an edWebinar. “It It is our right to engage in preferred activities, spend time with family, and connect with the community.

BETT19 Preview— Texthelp Showcases Classroom Solutions For Teachers And Students At Bett 2019


Texthelp, provider of literacy, language learning and now STEM software, is presenting the latest additions to its family of assistive tech solutions for schools and colleges at Bett 2019, on Stand C141


January’s Top 5 Books on Education: See What’s Coming Out This Month!

Where Learning Clicks

With so many great books to choose from, we picked January’s top 5 books on education that you won't want to miss! The post January’s Top 5 Books on Education: See What’s Coming Out This Month! appeared first on Where Learning Clicks.

The Ultimate 12 Step Guide For Choosing The Perfect Learning Management System

Picking the wrong LMS can cost you. Don’t settle for a disconnected, hard-to-use, expensive system that doesn’t meet your needs. Follow these 12 steps crafted by Lambda Solutions' LMS experts, and find your perfect eLearning solution!

Soundtrap Lets Kids Create & Share Music Easily


Soundtrap is a digital audio workstation accessed in any web browser or through a mobile app (Chrome, iOS, and Android

FREE Webinar: 5 Things to Know About the New Google Classroom!

Shake Up Learning

The post FREE Webinar: 5 Things to Know About the New Google Classroom! appeared first on Shake Up Learning. 5 Things to Know About the New Google Classroom Webinar. Ready to catch up with Google Classroom, learn about the new features and how to implement in your classroom? This webinar will walk you through the BIG 2018 updates and give you a good overview of how to navigate the new Google Classroom. This is a MUST SEE Google Classroom Tutorial! Shake Up Learning 2019.

Vigo Video- A Good Digital Storytelling App to Use with Students

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Vigo Video (formerly Flipagram) is a cool app that allows you to create short video stories using pictures and images you have in your camera roll, albums, Facebook or Instagram. more

New math initiative targets high school-to-college readiness

eSchool News

A new initiative from the Charles A. Dana Center at The University of Texas at Austin aims to drastically improve students’ college readiness and success in mathematics by targeting the “junior to junior year” timeframe.

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.