Wed.May 29, 2019

How to Amplify Kindergarten and Elementary Voices

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter First-grade teacher Danielle Moore has worked with early elementary and kindergarten students as she helps them amplify their voice. Yes, young children have something to say to the world! Danielle shows us how.

PL Summit 2019: Where We Built Networks to Transform Education

Education Elements

It's been almost exactly 2 weeks since the 5th Annual Personalized Learning Summit came to an end, and our team still misses the biggest and best PL Summit we've had so far.

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Here’s Why Teachers Adopt New Tech — and Why They Don’t

Edsurge

I can’t count the number of technological tools that were marketed directly to me during my 14-year teaching career. I could probably count the number of tools I tried out and tested—that number would be in the double-digits.

BandLab for Education - free, collaborative music production platform built for schools

Educational Technology Guy

BandLab for Education is a free, collaborative music production platform built for schools. Here's a quick overview video of it. It was launched about a year and a half ago, and currently has teachers in over 40 countries using it.

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.

Not Enough Time to Teach Social-Emotional Learning? Try These 4 Easy Steps.

Edsurge

Social-emotional learning (SEL) has become a top implementation priority for districts, ed-tech companies and education researchers, and for good reason: Kids need it.

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Universities that are recruiting older students often leave them floundering

The Hechinger Report

A day-care center at Portland State University. Twenty-two percent of the students at the university are parents — half of them raising kids alone. Photo: Ariane Kunze for The Hechinger Report. PORTLAND, Ore.

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4 Free and Easy Audio Recording Tools for Google Slides

techlearning

It is wonderful that we finally have the option to add audio directly to a slide

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OPINION: Luck or merit? The admissions argument that won’t go away

The Hechinger Report

. It happens all the time: You work hard all of your young life to achieve admission to an elite educational institution with very high standards, and when you finally get there, you are welcomed with some version of, “How lucky you are to be here!

WireCast for Beginners Video Series: An Introduction To Live Broadcasting and Video Streaming

TeacherCast

For many educational podcasters and school districts, the opportunity to produce a high-quality live video that can be streamed to any number of outlets is extremely desirable.

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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.

Explore Color Through Science with "Color Uncovered" eBook

techlearning

It explores a range of science topics related to color, including colorblindness, light refraction, optical illusions, the "feelings" of color, painting, and pigment

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SpeakPipe: How To Setup A Voice Mail For Your Educational Podcast

TeacherCast

For many podcasters, the ability to directly communicate with their readers and subscribers is an essential way of building brand loyalty. In this post, we will learn how to set up a free voice messaging service called SpeakPipe.

Game Changer – Image Comments in Google Classroom

Teacher Tech

Add Comments on Images Submitted to Google Classroom I have been 1:1 almost my entire teaching career. I started teaching in 1999 and one staple I always require is students to take and submit screenshots. This aids in accountability “What have you been doing all period” but it also helps me to provide feedback to […]. The post Game Changer – Image Comments in Google Classroom appeared first on Teacher Tech. Chrome Classroom Google

WireCast for Beginners Video Series: An Introduction To Live Broadcasting and Video Streaming

TeacherCast

Welcome to the TeacherCast Educational Network. In this three-part online course, we showcase the brand new Wirecast Version 9 from Telestream.

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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.

Students Grow with Formative Assessment

CUE

Formative assessment is the ongoing process of evaluating student learning.

SpeakPipe: How To Setup A Voice Mail For Your Educational Podcast

TeacherCast

Welcome to the TeacherCast Educational Network. Speakpipe is an online voice recorder that allows you to create an online voice message system for your podcast, blog, or classroom. | | TeacherCast.

4 strategies for boosting creativity in education

eSchool News

Creativity in education is more important than ever in the innovation age, where it’s not so much what we know but how we use what we know.

WireCast for Beginners Video Series: An Introduction To Live Broadcasting and Video Streaming

TeacherCast

Welcome to the TeacherCast Educational Network. In this three-part online course, we showcase the brand new Wirecast Version 9 from Telestream.

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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.

Curriculum Associates’ CEO Reflects on K-12 Marketplace as Company Marks 50th Anniversary

Marketplace K-12

Rob Waldron, CEO of Curriculum Associates, assesses the K-12 marketplace of the future, while marking a major milestone at his company. The post Curriculum Associates’ CEO Reflects on K-12 Marketplace as Company Marks 50th Anniversary appeared first on Market Brief.

Tips for surviving all types of assessments

eSchool News

Whether you are a first-year teacher or a veteran teacher, classroom and system-wide assessments can be a time of high anxiety and stress for everyone involved. In this recent edWebinar, Vernice Y. Jones, a candidate in the M.Ed.

Epson to Demo Large Venue Laser Projectors at InfoComm

techlearning

The Pro L10-Series are Epson’s most compact, interchangeable-lens laser projectors

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5 Tips to Help Ensure Online Academic Integrity

Where Learning Clicks

As online learning use grows, so does the need for academic integrity. Learn what you can do to help ensure your students honestly complete their work. The post 5 Tips to Help Ensure Online Academic Integrity 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!

Closing the Connectivity Gap with GeoTel

Education Superhighway

Earlier this month, EducationSuperHighway announced a partnership with the top telecommunications infrastructure data and Internet-based spatial technologies provider, GeoTel.

#AskExcelinEd: How can state policymakers decide which school priorities to fund?

ExcelinEd

Every year state policymakers across the country are besieged with requests for additional school funding. They are asked to increase teacher salaries, lower class size and fund a multitude of important projects and programs. As with most things in life, there is never enough money to go around.

Is ‘Gaming Disorder’ An Illness? WHO Says Yes, Adding It To Its List Of Diseases

MindShift

A version of this story was originally published in 2018 and has been updated. They are popular. They are controversial. And now, video games have just become an internationally recognized addiction. On May 25, the World Health Organization officially voted to adopt the latest edition of its International Classification of Diseases, or ICD, to include an entry on “gaming disorder” as a behavioral addiction. This is a move that could alarm parents all over the country.

7 New EdTech Tools for Teachers

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Back to you with another compilation of some new interesting educational web tools to help you make the best of technology in your teaching. Some of the things you can accomplish using these tools.read more. 2019 Educational websites for teachers

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.