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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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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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.

SplashLearn Makes Learning Fun and Creates Fearless Learners

Loved by more than 30 million kids, SplashLearn is a game-based learning program that creates engaging learning experiences to nurture a generation of fearless learners. SplashLearn is the fastest growing elementary school math program in the US, used by more than 440,000 teachers in about 77,000 schools across the United States.

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

Character Tree - online resource that helps teachers and parents teach character development

Educational Technology Guy

The Character Tree , a new character development online resource for first and second grade students that provides appealing online video lessons to teach children about positive character traits.

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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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5 myths about large print books – busted!

eSchool News

Large print books have a legacy of supporting reading engagement and proficiency in older adults, leading to a narrow – and inaccurate – view of the format’s usefulness.

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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.


EdTech at School

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

Can data help schools address student mental health issues?

eSchool News

Students in classrooms across the nation struggle with anxiety and thoughts of suicide, and with mental health issues on the rise, schools need better data to help students learn coping strategies.

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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.

Can Good Teaching Be Taught?

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

The New York Times recently published a think piece that posed the question: "Can good teaching be taught?" It's a thoughtful probe into the difficulties of being a teacher and it's at once more


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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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.

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


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

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

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.