Sat.Jan 21, 2017 - Fri.Jan 27, 2017

What is Google Keep and Why Use it in Your Classroom?

Ask a Tech Teacher

My daughter just bought her first house (though it went on hold several times as the Navy threatened/offered to move her). We wanted a simple way to share a ToDo list that would be available on phones, iPads, and computers, and would auto-update with our ideas.

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A Simple Guide to Podcasting in the Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

How to improve learning and listening in the classroom From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Teachers want their students to create, but don’t want to fight with clunky technology. Listening skills and learning can be improved with podcasting.

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Blend Online and In-class Discussions to Give Every Student a Voice

Catlin Tucker

“When I engage in dialogue, I recognize that those I speak with are equal to me, and I work from the assumption that they hold within them wisdom, knowledge, ideas, and gifts.”

10 ways to collaborate digitally + visually in class

Ditch That Textbook

In my own high school Spanish classes, this happened all the time. We talked in class. I wrote and drew notes on the board, creating a great summary of our discussion. Guess what the students wanted to do at the end of class. Yep, you guessed it: take a picture of the whiteboard. I’m not [.].

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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.

10 Reasons Why Videos are Great Educational Tools

Ask a Tech Teacher

I’ve written a lot lately about the benefits of using videos in your classroom.

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Alternative Reality: The Propensity for Learning Rather Than the Potential for Learning

User Generated Education

I had the opportunity the learn about Dr. Reuven Feuerstein through Dr. Yvette Jackson at a National Urban Alliance conference almost 20 years ago.

NEW Google Sites: 10 things teachers must know

Ditch That Textbook

I have a confession to make. I’m heavily invested in Google, being a Google Certified Innovator, using Google tools all the time and suggesting them to teachers. (No,

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Need to Learn Moodle? Start With VerveEd

Ask a Tech Teacher

Moodle is an open source free cloud-based learning platform used by over 96 million people to create over 11 million courses. These can be a simple activity or a fully-featured course.

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Moving from Challenges to Solutions: The Future of Educator Micro-credentials

Digital Promise

Digital Promise gathered developers, researchers, educators, and thought leaders from the educator professional development field on January 9-10 in Redwood City, California, for The Future of Educator Micro-credentials Summit.

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.

4 Ways AI will be a great teaching assistant

Neo LMS

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has stopped being just a thing of Sci-Fi novels and movies.

Building a Startup Business Backwards: Why It Can Work

Ed Tech from the Ground Up

At Communication APPtitude we developed our product before our business plan. For us, it worked. The post Building a Startup Business Backwards: Why It Can Work appeared first on Market Brief. The Startup Blog bootstrap Communication APPtitude entrepreneur lean startup literacy startup vocabulary

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169 Tech Tip #74–What’s My IP Address

Ask a Tech Teacher

In these 169 tech-centric situations, you get an overview of pedagogy—the tech topics most important to your teaching—as well as practical strategies to address most classroom tech situations, how to scaffold these to learning, and where they provide the subtext to daily tech-infused education.

How an #EdTech Lens Can Improve a Learning Culture

A Principal's Reflections

I remember the days when I was not a very big believer in educational technology. For one, I saw the use of tools just as a means to become more efficient at delivering instruction. Man, could I rock a PowerPoint lecture. As Chris Lehmann says, “You deliver pizzas, not instruction.”

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EdTech at School

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

5 practical tips for BYOD equity

Neo LMS

My high school building is a really old one. The institution itself is hundreds of years old but the building as well passed the three hundred year mark quite some time ago. Its classrooms, furniture and sometimes creaky floor oozes history and heritage.

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Leveraging Public TV on Behalf of Adult Learners

Digital Promise

Kentucky Educational Television (KET) is a PBS member station widely recognized as a leader in developing digital learning opportunities for adult basic skills and workplace education. By pairing their extensive network of partnerships with their willingness to continually experiment to develop more effective digital learning opportunities, KET is a true Beacon for adult learning. Leaders in Digital Innovation. For over 40 years, KET has been a provider of adult education study materials.

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Using the iPad for Deeper Learning

iTeach with iPads

Deeper learning is the process of learning for transfer. Student competencies that allow for deep learning include cognitive reasoning and problem solving, intrapersonal competencies which involve self-management, and interpersonal competencies which refer to working and communicating with others.

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A great maths game, perfect for early years.

EdTech4Beginners

There are a lot of educational apps and games in the App Store and a great maths one is Dora is counting to 10. Children can learn the numbers 1 to 10 while playing a game with Dora, a clever mouse. The game is inspired by the “ Hejny method ” of teaching mathematics.

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.

First Steps to Personalize Learning

Education Elements

If you wait until you’re ready for personalized learning, you’ll never get started! Our antiquated, factory-style education system is failing our students. It’s also failing our teachers. We have more and more students each year struggling to find relevance and connections between what they do in school each day and their future hopes and dreams.

Join Us For the filmMAKER Challenge Webinar Series

Digital Promise

The Digital Promise filmMAKER™ Challenge is an opportunity for middle and high school students to learn about product design and filmmaking through a set of activities, projects, and challenges.

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Ed-Tech Startup Conference Pushes Boundaries

Ed Tech from the Ground Up

Over the years, LearnLaunch's Across Boundaries conference has engendered conversations on everything from STEM learning to augmented reality. The 2017 conference in Boston is coming up. The post Ed-Tech Startup Conference Pushes Boundaries appeared first on Market Brief.

Education Technology Trends for 2017: An Interview With Martin McKay.

EdTech4Beginners

Martin McKay is the Chief Technology officer and one of the founders of Texthelp Inc. He directs all research and development at Texthelp with a focus on developing new technologies to assist people who struggle with reading and writing.

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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.

Help Your Kids Spend Screen Time Wisely

Securly

A recent study conducted by the American Academy of Pediatrics re-evaluated appropriate screen time limits for young children. The assessment redefined “screen time” as the use of digital media exclusively for entertainment.

Teachers are managers—so let’s give them the tools to manage

The Christensen Institute

Good management is hard. Typically, employees grow into manager roles over time.

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Lecturing v. active learning

Dangerously Irrelevant

Annie Murphy Paul said: a growing body of evidence suggests that the lecture is not generic or neutral, but a specific cultural form that favors some people while discriminating against others, including women, minorities and low-income and first-generation college students.

The 2017 Global Student Conference-Calls Open For Students

EdNews Daily

The 2017 Global Student Conference, a student-organized event, will be held ONLINE on Saturday March 4th, 2017, and feature keynote speakers and crowdsourced presentations by students in grades 6-12 and college. There is no cost to participate or attend.

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.