Thu.Jan 09, 2020

Plagiarism Checkers: The Benefits Students Fail to See

Ask a Tech Teacher

Ask a Tech Teacher contributor Serhii Tkachecnko, CEO at Unicheck, shares his thoughts on how educators can teach students about the benefits of plagiarism checking. Students experience an array of emotions toward education: from excitement to boredom.

5 Mindsets to Teach Better Today

The CoolCatTeacher

Rae Hughart on episode 600 of the 10 Minute Teacher From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Settling in the land of complacency is no place for a truly remarkable teacher. Remark-ability begins in your ability to level up and learn a little more every day.

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New Year’s Learning Resolution – Great Way to Engage Teachers

More Verbs

One of the things that has weighed on me with the new Tech Director position in Bethel is trying to figure out how to support all our staff (K-12) with coaching, professional learning, and support for learning through technology.

Can you teach K-12 students to become entrepreneurs?


Quick: What’s the first name that comes to mind when I say: entrepreneur ? I’ll wait. Got it? For an overwhelming majority of us, an entrepreneur is a famous business person who probably has a very compelling story: starting very early, such as Bill Gates, or late like Colonel Sanders.

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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.

Slowing Down Before Going Fast in Forest Hills School District

Education Elements

In Forest Hills School District (FHSD) there have been pockets of innovation and personalized learning (PL) for some time. However, when the district came to Education Elements, they sought to scale PL in each and every classroom, district-wide.

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How Successful Districts Continue to Navigate and Grow

Education Elements

In the early month of December, Anthony Kim and I had the opportunity to visit Mason City Schools outside of the city of Cincinnati to ask the question, “How might we use responsive practices to know we are on track to exceeding our goals?”

40 Ideas For Using FlipGrid In The Classroom

TeachThought - Learn better.

Short, easy-to-create-and-share video isn't hugely different than writing--useful for assessment, collaboration, reflection, and more. The post 40 Ideas For Using FlipGrid In The Classroom appeared first on TeachThought. Technology How-To

What may lurk behind Korea’s declining PISA scores

The Christensen Institute

I must study politics and war, that our sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy.

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Etude - advanced document reader that helps students comprehend what they are reading

Educational Technology Guy

Etude is an advanced document reader, the first of its kind that incorporates the use of artificial intelligence into textual analysis.

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.

The game that can spot preschoolers at risk for reading deficits

The Hechinger Report

What if a short digital game for young children could help lower the high school drop out rate?

"Don't be a Troll" meme contest - calls on students to help combat internet trolling

Educational Technology Guy

The “Don’t be a Troll” meme contest calls on students for help to combat the insidious and out-of-control trend of internet “trolling.” Students are tasked with creating original memes about why people shouldn’t troll.

What Happens When the Librarian Doesn’t Want to Read?


When I meet new people, and the conversation turns to what I do for work, I invariably get the same sort of response. “Oh, Oh, it must be wonderful to read for a living.” And it is. Except that sometimes it is not.

LG announces new UltraFine LED Monitors - specifically for macOS users

Educational Technology Guy

LG Business Solutions USA announced the immediate availability of two new UltraFine™ IPS LED monitors offering significantly enhanced performance capabilities for macOS users.

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 College Esports Arenas Mean for Community in the Digital Age


You can play video games by yourself. You can play them with friends virtually, communicating via headset. You can even watch strangers play them live online through streaming services, at any time of day or night.

Introducing the New ST Math

MIND Research Institute

It's an exciting day for MIND Research Institute. This morning, we announced the launch of an all-new version of our flagship solution, ST Math ® ! And we couldn't have done it without the generous support, feedback, and enthusiasm of partners like you. Thank you for being part of this journey!

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PBL and More with Nicholas Provenzano – Spring CUE Featured Speaker


Guest post by Spring CUE featured speaker Nicholas Provenzano Hello CUE! My name is Nicholas Provenzano and I’m a Makerspace Director at University Liggett School.


Class Roster + TemplateTab

Teacher Tech

Use the Class Roster Chrome Extension with TemplateTab TemplateTab is one of my favorite tools but it requires you have a roster of your students handy. There are lots of ways to get your roster, my Chrome extension Class Roster is one of them.

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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.

MIND Research Institute Launches New Version of ST Math


MIND Research Institute today announced the launch of an all-new version of its flagship solution, ST Math


5 Things I Like About Microsoft Teams

Teacher Tech

Microsoft Teams Assignments Teams Assignments is the Microsoft alternative to Google Classroom. This week I had a chance to try out assigning and collecting work from my students. Here are 5 things I really liked.

How It's Done: Ensuring Reliable Connectivity for Classrooms


Aging infrastructure could no longer support state testing and digital learning initiatives

How to configure Jamf Connect in Jamf Pro

Jamf on EdTech

For the first time, Jamf Connect configurations are available in Jamf Pro. Combine powerful IT workflows, streamlined Mac authentication and identity management into one integrated experience

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.

Lalilo Focuses on Essential K-2 Literacy Skills


Lalilo is a web-based literacy app for K-2 teachers


4 Ways Technology Improves Teaching for the Next Generation

Kitaboo on EdTech

The effects of technology have been felt across the board. In education , students have benefited from using computers, smart devices, and tablets. Modern technologies, when implemented in the classroom to complement traditional teaching methods, can help professors teach better, and students retain the knowledge they gather. In the coming years, expect to see more cases of technology improving education. Just in the US alone, spending on education technology is now over $13BN.

How K–12 School Districts Push Back Against Hackers

EdTech Magazine

It looked like a typical email: a note from a former student asking a teacher for help with a Spanish assignment. But “the teacher opened it and clicked on the link, and we had a malware infection spreading across our machines ,” recalls Keith Bockwoldt, CIO at Hinsdale Township High School District 86 in Illinois. . This happened in early 2019, just two months after Bockwoldt joined the district’s technology services department.

Educational Android Apps to Use in Your Classroom

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Here is a collection of some good educational Android apps we recommend for teachers using Android devices in their instruction. These are apps you can use for a variety of instructional more

EdTech at School

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