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Clayton Christensen, the gentle giant of innovation

The Christensen Institute

It is said that Abraham Lincoln had a high-pitched voice with a shrill quality to it. When he began his speeches, the audience at first wondered if this tall man was indeed the great orator of whom they had heard.

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Winter 2020

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Another Excellent Diagram Maker for Students

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A few days ago we introduced you to Diagram Maker, an easy to use tool to help students learn visually. Today we are sharing with you another great tool from Quizlet called Quizlet Learn. This is an.read more

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Accessibility for Everyone - A Book to Help Educators Create Content

The Innovative Educator

All schools receiving public funding must make content accessible to everyone including those with disabilities. If your school or district is interested in helping staff understand why this is important, then consider Accessibility for Everyone for your next great book study.

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.

Here Is How to Set Notifications for Shared Spreadsheets

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Earlier last week one of our readers emailed us inquiring about how to set notifications for shared spreadsheets. Here is a step by step guide to show you how you can customize the settings of your.read more

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You can be a Paperless Classroom or a Blended Learning Classroom, but you can’t be both.

The Thinking Stick

Over the past few weeks, I have had a couple of conversations with teachers and people in the business world that I just want to share with you and let you all tell me what you think about this idea. .

FETC 2020

EdTech Magazine

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FETC 2020: Breaking Down Silos for Successful Ed Tech Initiatives

EdTech Magazine

Twenty or 30 years ago, the role of an IT director centered on maintaining devices and networks — a facilities role. But today, particularly in K–12 education, IT leaders play a much more integral part in maintaining technology used in school and districts, as well as supporting overall academic goals. .

FETC 2020: Schools Embrace Esports as a Career Pathway

EdTech Magazine

When students gather for esports in Miami-Dade County Public Schools , they aren’t just building the soft skills such as teamwork and creative problem-solving often associated with such programs. They’re also focusing on potential careers. . “It’s It’s not a game,” Lupe Diaz, executive director of the district’s department of career and technical education, said Thursday at the 2020 Future of Education Technology Conference in Miami.

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.

How New Features in Collaboration Suites Power Classrooms

EdTech Magazine

The digital classroom creates possibilities for students by marrying computer fluency and conventional curricula. For educators, though, digital resources can become yet another responsibility. Two collaboration suites — Microsoft Teams and Google Classroom — aim to give schools the best of both worlds: efficient technology that encourages student participation while streamlining interactivity for teachers.

How Technology Supports English Learners in K–12 Schools

EdTech Magazine

As the number of English language learners in today’s classrooms continues to grow, educators must consider new ways to facilitate their learning. English language learners, or ELLs, are the fastest-growing group of K–12 students in U.S. public schools. They currently make up 10 percent of the total public school enrollment, according to research by the National Center for Education Statistics.

FETC 2020: 8 Ways Administrators Can Support Cybersecurity

EdTech Magazine

For K–12 schools and districts, the work of preventing cyberattacks and staying knowledgeable about cybersecurity does not rest with IT teams alone. District leaders, for example, lead efforts to build school culture around cybersecurity. They also can support the work of their IT professionals. “It’s

FETC 2020 Touts Esports, Experts and Future of Education

EdTech Magazine

The 40th annual Future of Education Technology Conference is once again offering an opportunity to start the new year learning about the latest educational technology as well as related trends, strategies and best practices related to teaching and learning. . This year, the event will be held Jan. 14 to 17 in Miami.

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.

FETC 2020: Schools Embrace Esports as a Career Pathway

EdTech Magazine

When students gather for esports in Miami-Dade County Public Schools , they aren’t just building the soft skills such as teamwork and creative problem-solving often associated with such programs. They’re also focusing on potential careers. . “It’s It’s not a game,” Lupe Diaz, executive director of the district’s department of career and technical education, said Thursday at the 2020 Future of Education Technology Conference in Miami.

How Technology Supports English Learners in K–12 Schools

EdTech Magazine

As the number of English language learners in today’s classrooms continues to grow, educators must consider new ways to facilitate their learning. English language learners, or ELLs, are the fastest-growing group of K–12 students in U.S. public schools. They currently make up 10 percent of the total public school enrollment, according to research by the National Center for Education Statistics.

FETC 2020: 8 Ways Administrators Can Support Cybersecurity

EdTech Magazine

For K–12 schools and districts, the work of preventing cyberattacks and staying knowledgeable about cybersecurity does not rest with IT teams alone. District leaders, for example, lead efforts to build school culture around cybersecurity. They also can support the work of their IT professionals. “It’s