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What’s Wrong with Kids Today?

EdNews Daily

By Ryan L. Schaaf. Many educators share great concern about their students’ lack of ability to learn the way others did in the past. Oftentimes, these concerns are expressed by teachers who have been in the classroom for a long period of time.

5 EdTech Trends Educators Need To Watch In 2019

EdTech4Beginners

Technology is fast reshaping the education landscape. The Journal’s 2018 Teaching with Technology Survey reveals that 87% of educators , agree that technology has positively impacted their ability to teach. The survey also found that 96% of respondents say that technology will play a positive role in the future of education. From using YouTube to learning platforms , technology is increasingly enmeshed with the modern classroom.

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5 Key elements of personalized learning

Neo LMS

Along with concepts like blended learning, adaptive learning and virtual learning, the need to focus on the main character in the learning process came about. This is how personalized learning became the key to every new approach to learning and teaching.

Tech Access in Schools: Making Edtech Accessible to All

Digital Promise

Access to technology for all students is a major goal for many schools, companies, and organizations—yet access is only part of the equation.

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

Wonder Workshop’s Amazing Dash

Ask a Tech Teacher

Education has many disruptors–3D Printing, AR and VR, 1:1 technology, STEM, and STEAM–but a recent and wildly popular one is robotics.

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The inconvenient truth about transferring resources to poor countries

The Christensen Institute

Last month I was invited to speak about the ideas in The Prosperity Paradox at the Aspen Ideas Festival.

The Principals' Journey to Personalized Learning

Education Elements

We are Personalized - This was the number one goal in our new District Strategic Plan. It was not, “We are moving towards personalization”, or “We are learning about personalization”. It was simply WE ARE, and this opened the door to panic and excitement and an immediate call to duty.

How Tech Enhances Class Performance

Ask a Tech Teacher

Ask a Tech Teacher contributor, Jane Sandwood, has interesting ideas on blending tech with tradition: Balancing Technology With Traditional Teaching To Enhance Performance In Class.

Looking Back at the 2019 Challenge Institute

Digital Promise

On July 8–10, 2019, Digital Promise held the first ever Challenge Institute. In the seaside town of Monterey, CA, participants used the Challenge Based Learning Framework to address challenges in their communities.

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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.

Five reasons why free college doesn’t make the grade

The Christensen Institute

As the presidential campaign heats up, many Democratic presidential candidates are scrambling to see who can offer the most sweeping free college proposal. Many are making the argument that extending access to public colleges is analogous to when the US created universal high schools.

The Ascent to Growth

A Principal's Reflections

I genuinely believe that most people want to get better in their professional role and they find comfort in growth. Who doesn’t want to make a difference while moving up the career ladder?

169 Tech Tip #18 How to Activate a Link

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.

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The Future of STEM Education: 5 Innovative Ideas About to Break Through

Educational Technology Guy

The Future of STEM Education: 5 Innovative Ideas About to Break Through by Kate Began With our world becoming increasingly technology-driven, there is growing demand for workers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields.

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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 to Improve Academic Writing Skills

EdTech4Beginners

As a student, there’s no denying that writing is one of the most important skills you have. Sure, you know how to write; but do you know how to write well, especially in an academic setting? Regardless of what field you major in, you’ll almost always be required to write an academic paper at some point, but academic writing isn’t quite the same as other types of writing.

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3 stories of how educational technology can improve relationships

The Christensen Institute

Around 2014, I noticed a troubling shift in how people were starting to view Blended Learning. For many, Blended Learning connoted an inhumane form of education in which teachers are demoted to mere lab monitors as children spend hours upon hours in techno-isolation with their eyes and ears glued to screens and headphones.

Don’t ever pay for someone to come tell your organization about ‘generational differences’

Dangerously Irrelevant

Alfie Kohn said: What takes this little game from merely silly to obnoxious is the following rule: You must attribute unflattering adjectives to cohorts younger than your own – even though yours was on the receiving end of similar disparagements not so long ago.

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FlexClip - new powerful video maker to develop quality videos for any purpose

Educational Technology Guy

FlexClip is a new powerful video maker to develop quality videos for any purpose and they have a specific education page at [link] FlexClip's education video maker will help you create a custom video or presentation in no time for its ease of use.

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EdTech at School

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

We Live in a Diverse World. The Books Kids Read Should Reflect That.

Edsurge

I’m white. I’m middle class. My outer body matches my inner gender. I’ve read dozens and dozens of books filled with characters I can relate to: white, middle class females.

How to Leverage Mainstream Technology to Boost Special Education

EdTech Magazine

How to Leverage Mainstream Technology to Boost Special Education. eli.zimmerman_9856. Thu, 07/18/2019 - 11:31.

Talking past each other

Dangerously Irrelevant

Anthony Kronman said: When it comes to campus speech, the adversaries tend to divide into two recognizable camps.

Google Forms: Finish Filling Out Later

Teacher Tech

Update Your Google Forms Response “Can students who don’t finish come back to the Google Form later to finish?” ” Short answer… not really. But, here is how YES! Edit Response When editing a Google Form, in the settings cog, is the option to “Edit after submit.”

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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.

Pearson Signals Major Shift From Print by Making All Textbook Updates ‘Digital First’

Edsurge

The biggest education company in the world is moving away from a production model that has been one of the main drivers in the rising cost of textbooks.

E–Rate Updates Free Up Resources for New Classroom Technology Projects

EdTech Magazine

E–Rate Updates Free Up Resources for New Classroom Technology Projects. eli.zimmerman_9856. Tue, 07/16/2019 - 15:04.

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3 keys to cultivating the maker mindset

eSchool News

When we dreamed of starting construction on a space where teachers and students alike could cultivate a maker mindset, our goals went beyond creating a dedicated makerspace.

Kindergarten behavior predicts adult earning power

The Hechinger Report

As grown-ups everywhere have long suspected, poorly behaved 6-year-olds will come to no good. Or, at least not as much good as their more attentive, kinder and less aggressive peers.

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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.