Wed.Sep 11, 2019

Why Unpacking Biases is Critical When Personalizing Learning

Education Elements

I had a middle school science teacher once tell me she was surprised that I did well on a test because she assumed I was bad at science. She pointed to one of my classmates and said, “Her, I assume she’ll do well, but you’re just not very good at science.”

We Remember… 9/11

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America, we love you. History News

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20 Seesaw ideas with Chromebooks for K-12 classes

Ditch That Textbook

Creating is memorable. When students learn something and then can create something with it — a digital project, a story, a video — that’s something they can be proud of. Sharing what you’ve created enhances the experience. Who wants to work hard on something that no one else sees? Creating and sharing, all in one […].

Four Steps to Incorporating and Responding to Stakeholder Feedback in the Strategic Planning Process

Education Elements

So, you’ve completed a round of stakeholder engagement activities. You clarified your ‘why behind engagement’ and have identified a group of stakeholders to target. Maybe you hosted forums, sent out surveys to various stakeholder groups, conducted interviews, and even shadowed students.

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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.

9-11-2001 - 18 years later - please don't forget

Educational Technology Guy

I was in EMS for 22 years before retiring due to a back injury. One of my most memorable experiences was responding to New York City as a Paramedic in the aftermath of the terrorist attacks of 9/11. I will never forget that experience.

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Making Data Meaningful With FH Grows

techlearning

To get the most out of our school gardens, students have built sensors and monitors using Raspberry Pis

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A 3 Dimensional Model Of Bloom’s Taxonomy

TeachThought - Learn better.

A 3-Dimensional Model Of Bloom’s Taxonomy by TeachThought Staff Well, technically it’s a 2-dimensional representation of a 3-dimensional model, but being limited as we are in 2016 to 2D screens, it is what it is. Soon you’ll be able to 3D print what you see–download the plans and print it. Or play with it in […]. The post A 3 Dimensional Model Of Bloom’s Taxonomy appeared first on TeachThought.

Amira Raises $5 Million to Boost Literacy Through Voice Recognition Product

Edsurge

A digital model of a woman with short dark hair and a green jacket pictured in the corner of the computer screen stops a student mid-sentence. The student has mispronounced the word “stripes” as “strips.” The model, Amira, states a word that rhymes with “stripes” to help the student.

15 Common Mistakes Teachers Make Teaching With Technology

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15 Common Mistakes Teachers Make Teaching With Technology by Terry Heick The role of technology in learning isn’t entirely clear–or rather, is subjective. While it clearly is able to provide access to peers, audiences, resources, and data, it also can be awkward, problematic, distracting, performing more strongly as a barrier to understand than anything else. Why this […]. The post 15 Common Mistakes Teachers Make Teaching With Technology appeared first on TeachThought.

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.

MIT Media Lab Funding Scandal Could Have Far-Reaching Impacts

Edsurge

As the MIT Media Lab continues a reckoning over its ties to Jeffrey Epstein, tech and innovation leaders at other campuses say the scandal will likely have ripple effects across higher education.

Some Good Educational Android Apps for Teachers

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

We receive a lot of emails from teachers using Android asking for app recommendations. It's true we do not cover Android apps as we do iPad apps but we do our best to strike a balance.read more

OPINION: Do U.S. colleges reinforce or reduce inequality?

The Hechinger Report

“When I decided to drop out of Columbia, nobody tried to stop me,” author Paul Tough says. Columbia did not feel like it was their job to give me other options in life.”. It was December 1985, the end of his first semester of college.

Suicide Prevention: Providing Resources for Struggling Students

Gaggle Speaks

Suicide is the second-leading cause of death among today’s youth between the ages of 10 and 24. Last year alone, Gaggle found 52,000 references to suicide or self-harm in students’ online activity. Of these, more than 6,000 were serious enough to merit immediate attention by the district.

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.

Create Videos for Teaching and Learning with Screencast-O-Matic

techlearning

Screencast-O-Matic is an online screen recorder that allows teachers and students to record, trim, edit, save, and share screencasts

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A Handy Tool to Help Students Learn How to Write Letters

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

letter Generator is an excellent tool from ReadWriteThink that helps students learn about letter writing. Whether it is a business or friendly letter, students will get to explore the different parts.read more

Kansas City Public Schools Adopt Lightspeed Systems Relay

techlearning

The district selected Relay platform for filtering, monitoring, and reporting on Chromebook activity

Honing Our Questions to Deepen History Learning

MiddleWeb

To foster social studies students who are more curious, collaborative and invested, Katie McGrath worked with a district team to hone essential questions and develop a process of "micro-progression" that leads each student to understanding. Steps and examples included!

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.

Implementing Personalized Learning in a Virtual School

Where Learning Clicks

A Louisiana school district is appealing to the many students looking for diverse high school options by personalizing learning in a flexible environment. The post Implementing Personalized Learning in a Virtual School appeared first on Where Learning Clicks.

Badge and Playing Card Magic with Buncee!

Buncee

We are constantly amazed by all the things our awesome educators create. That's why we were so excited to hear what Tech Integration Specialist Tisha Richmond created for her classroom! Tisha shared with us how she is using Buncee to make playing cards and badges for her students.

How to find the right teaching resources–without being overwhelmed

eSchool News

As a fifth grade teacher, I used to spend hours hunting for math materials and exercises. If I had to teach my math class a standard skill, like adding fractions with different denominators, I would flip through thick binders of exercises, maybe printing up a few.

5 Reasons to Check Out the 2019 Turnitin Global Innovation Awards

Turnitin

?Here are five reasons why you should get involved in 2019's Turnitin Global Innovation Awards

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EdTech at School

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

8 ways I embraced mindfulness this year

eSchool News

Mindfulness has become a buzzword in schools over the past few years. Many schools have hired mindfulness professionals to work with their students and faculty.

Math Attax

Technology Tidbits

Math Attax is a super-fun free mobile (iOS/Google Play) Math game that helps students w/ their basic Math skills (i.e. addition, subtraction, multiplication, etc.). This is a 2 player game where students move their player up/down a grid while trying to shoot the correct answer to a equation.

EDENTube

Learning with 'e's

Normally I'm the one doing the interviews. I have hosted more than 2 dozen for EDEN over the last few years at conferences in Spain, Norway, Hungary and Sweden. But this time, EDEN (the European Distance and E-Learning Network) turned the tables on me and I was the one in the hot seat.