Thu.Jan 17, 2019

How to Select a Complete Digital Education Solution Provider

ViewSonic Education

Buying resources and tech for your schools can be a big responsibility and choosing the right equipment can be tricky.

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5 Creative Ways to Connect Young Adults to Reading

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Librarian Karen Scott challenges us with some non-traditional practices to get kids interested in reading including organizing her library by genre and using social media and graphics to inspire a love of reading.

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Can EdTech enable Social Emotional Learning (SEL)?


Teaching soft skills, commonly referred to as Social Emotional Learning (SEL), is increasingly important in an educational environment, determined that students are graduated from both K12 as well as higher education primed and ready for a dynamic and changing future job market.

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SCALE-UP Classroom Technology: Supporting The Learning Environment

ViewSonic Education

Despite the dramatic impact technology has had on education, many classroom structures and teaching methods haven’t changed much over the years. The education industry has often evolved slowly when it comes to major change and innovation.

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.

4 ideas to advance teaching in 2019

The Christensen Institute

I’m generally skeptical of all the prognosticating at the start of each new year. But that doesn’t mean we can’t hope for good things to come. Below is my wish list of ideas for teaching that I hope to see take off during the next 12 months. Put technology in service of teaching.

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Education Startup Backed By Mark Zuckerberg Starts Global Expansion With Acquisition


India’s leading education app developer, Byju, is tapping a war chest that includes funding from Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan’s Chan Zuckerberg Initiative to go global. The company is paying $120 million to acquire Osmo, a U.S. startup that makes learning games for young children.

The 6 Truths Of Effective Educators

The Web20Classroom

In all the work I have done with countless educators from across the world I believe we can break them down into two groups. Good Teachers and Great Teachers. What separates the two is effectiveness. Effective Educators are those that have a set of truths that they live by. It's what they wake up everyday thinking about and striving for. It doesn't mean they aren't human. Quite the contrary.

My latest for the TES: An insider’s guide to effective edtech


I recently wrote an article for the TES about using edtech effectively. In it, I hope you can find some useful tips! Click the link below for the full article: [link]. education edtech educational technology teachers teaching technology TES

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6 Reasons Why Classrooms Need To Implement Blended Learning


Technology continues to transform today’s classrooms. And teaching methods have changed to fit the expectations, learning styles, and interests of students. Today, blended learning is fast becoming a. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post.

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.

Technology Makes or Breaks Esports Programs

EdTech Magazine

Technology Makes or Breaks Esports Programs. amy.burroughs_26341. Thu, 01/17/2019 - 13:47. A growing number of schools are launching esports teams or programs to give student gamers a competitive outlet for their video game habits.

Massive Online Courses Find A New Audience With Continuing Medical Education


Applications are surging for New York University’s School of Medicine after the university announced last year that its medical program would be tuition-free for all students. But NYU isn’t the only school trying to offer free medical training. Dozens of colleges and universities are taking courses in healthcare and medicine online—and making them free or low-cost—with massive online course platforms.

Learn why Synth is the Perfect FREE Application for Teachers who want to bring Audio and Video Podcasting into their Classrooms.


Are you interested in having your students create audio or video podcasts this year? Learn why Synth is the best application for your classroom today! The post Learn why Synth is the Perfect FREE Application for Teachers who want to bring Audio and Video Podcasting into their Classrooms.

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3 Ways You Can Respond When Students Turn In Incomplete Work

TeachThought - Learn better.

contributed by Heather M. Stocker It’s like looking at a photograph where only a small bit of the picture is discernible, but you can’t tell that what you’re actually looking at. This is what happens when students turn in incomplete assignments. Incomplete assignments only give a partial snapshot of student ability. We might only see […]. The post 3 Ways You Can Respond When Students Turn In Incomplete Work appeared first on TeachThought. Teaching New Teacher


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.

Verizon Surcharge Will Affect Other Education Companies—Not Just Remind


A new fee Verizon plans to impose on its business customers has galvanized educators this week to rally around the school messaging service Remind—so much so that the telecoms company agreed to make an exception and waive the impending fee for Remind’s K-12 users. But the surcharge, set to go into effect on Feb. 1, will be passed on to at least a dozen education companies—not just the one getting all the attention.

John Green launches Crash Course: Navigating Digital Information


On behalf of my library/educator colleagues, thank you, John Green. Thank you, John, for offering us a new tool in introducing media literacy and credibility awareness with our learning communities. Thank you for lending your honest voice and passion to this mission.

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How We Design Wi-Fi For You


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3 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Challenging Others

The Principal of Change

One of the benefits I have of being in education is having an older brother that is heavily involved in the field as well. His feedback to me in the past has been some of the harshest that I have ever received from anyone with little or no filter.

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.

New Program for Crowdfunding Teacher Needs


Teachers, prepare yourselves – a new program started by website is giving Donors Choose a run for their money…but to your benefit! TeacherFunder allows teacher participants to apply for funding from generous donors.

Newseum Provides Free History & Civics Teaching Resources, Lesson Plans


Newseum's website offers digital extension activities and resources providing ample background on journalism, civics, and historical events

Discover the Neuroscience of Deeper Learning at ESEA

MIND Research Institute

The 2019 National ESEA (Elementary and Secondary Education Act) Conference will be held at the Kansas City Convention Center in Missouri, January 30 - February 2. If you’re attending, swing by exhibit #815 on Thursday and Friday to say hello!

Take Breaks and Be Active! An Important Digital Message for All Students


One resolution my elementary students and I are setting is to be more healthy with our digital use

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.

One-Page Comic Contest: Prepping for a Visit with Lincoln Peirce

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

We are still in shock that next week we will be visited by Lincoln Peirce, the author of the bestselling Big Nate series. Lincoln is touring the country to promote his newest illustrated novel, Max and the Midknights. I can’t wait for students to be introduced to this new book.

BETT19 Preview—Crick Software Launches Symbol-Supported Literacy App for iPad, Chromebook


Crick has released a special symbol-supported version of its child-friendly literacy app, Clicker Connect, for children with additional learning and communication needs

4 fresh approaches to coding in the classroom

eSchool News

Coding is one of the most crowded categories in edtech. And while there are a ton of great tools for students of any ability level, many of these tools have hit on the same formula.

McGraw-Hill Education Introduces Two New Curricula, Reveal Math and Inspire Science


McGraw-Hill Education today announced the national launch of Reveal Math and Inspire Science for K-12, two new core programs available for use in classrooms in the next school year

EdTech at School

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