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How Access to Technology Can Create Equity in Schools

Digital Promise

When used effectively, technology can greatly contribute to creating equity in schools. It removes barriers to learning materials, supports students where they are across varied learning contexts and needs, and gives educators more insight into the learning environments they’re creating.

Digital Transformation in the Education Sector - A Guide to Education Technology

ViewSonic Education

Can you think of an aspect of life that has not yet been influenced by modern technology? Chances are high that the answer is no! This is especially true in the education sector, which finds varying degrees of digital transformation happening all time.

A New View of AV

techlearning

The world of AV tech is booming, with new trends like AR and VR reinvigorating the field with innovative ways to incorporate learning

How Internet Access Can Help Your ESL Students

Kajeet

According to Education Week , there are an estimated five million English-language learners in America’s public school system.

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.

How to Give Effective Feedback that Works

The CoolCatTeacher

Teachers spend hours giving effective feedback only to have students not respond or use it to improve. In this case, one could argue that the teacher isn’t giving effective feedback because it is not being used to learn.

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Breaking Down the 8 Key Concepts of Computational Thinking

Digital Promise

Across the United States and around the world, educators are being called on to help their students prepare for futures in an increasingly computational world.

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750 Million Reasons Why You Should Care About Bootcamps

Wisewire

Conversations about coding bootcamps, at least in Silicon Valley, seem to take one of two forms: breathless odes to a bright new dawn for education, or dire warnings of their likely collapse. Either way, novelty drives the narrative, not market size.

How to Transform the American High School

The CoolCatTeacher

Sarah Fine on episode 484 Dr. Sarah Fine, co-author of In Search of Deeper Learning, The Quest to Remake the American High School talks about her research into remarkable high school experiences. Scroll down to download the transcript for this episode.

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Teach Students to Track How Many Words They Read Per Minute Using Voice Typing and Google Forms

Catlin Tucker

As elementary students learn how to read, teachers administer reading fluency tests and listen to students read passages. During these reading fluency tests, teachers listen for speed, accuracy, and expression.

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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.

How Instructional Coaching Benefited a Pennsylvania School District

Digital Promise

The Dynamic Learning Project (DLP) utilizes coaching for classroom teachers to increase impactful use of technology in select schools across the country.

Designing courses for students with diverse needs

Neo LMS

In the age of standardized testing, it’s all too common for educators to rely on the same teaching and testing methods for every student. Unfortunately, this doesn’t account for different learning needs and abilities.

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How to Get Motivated This Monday Morning

The CoolCatTeacher

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Digital Leadership: Leading Change from Where You Are | #DigiLead

A Principal's Reflections

A great deal has changed over the past few years not just in society, but also in education. Many of these changes are a result of the exponential advances in technology and the role these tools play in shaping both our personal and professional lives.

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.

Micro-credentials to Support Learner Variability in the Classroom

Digital Promise

Educators welcome a diverse set of students into their classrooms daily. Every student brings a unique background with their own set of experiences, interests, strengths, and challenges.

Appreciate Teachers Year-Round by Developing a Culture of Innovation

Education Elements

It’s that time of year again. Wildflowers are blooming (at least here in Texas!). The sun is setting later. Winter jackets are being retired. The season is changing around us, just as it is in our schools. Around the country, test prep and standardized testing season are in full swing.

Digital Equity: How to Understand The Problems Facing #Edtech

The CoolCatTeacher

Nicol Howard on episode 482 Dr. Nicol R. Howard champions digital equity issues for children. What are those issues? How can we help? Today we take a dive into digital equity and the issues we should all consider — and it is not just those with poverty who may not have access. Hear the surprising thing realized at the end of the show. Listen to the show on iTunes or Stitcher Stream by clicking here.

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What the debate over homework is getting wrong

The Christensen Institute

Debates over the purpose and benefit of homework seem to be cyclical. A recent Atlantic article summarized the state of affairs with regards to homework, tracing its history and analyzing debates for and against homework in today’s schools.

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.

Real Advice for First-Gens

Digital Promise

This article originally appeared on Usable Knowledge from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Read the original version here.

3 Ways to Ensure New K–12 Digital Infrastructure Fits

EdTech Magazine

3 Ways to Ensure New K–12 Digital Infrastructure Fits. eli.zimmerman_9856. Fri, 05/03/2019 - 14:54. While K–12 schools are working to guarantee their data is secure , educational IT experts are raising concerns over the safety and accessibility of physical IT infrastructure in schools. .

5 Ways to Overcome Being Overwhelmed

The CoolCatTeacher

Jon Harper on Episode 485 This time of year is a challenging one for educators. It is easy to feel overwhelmed. Today’s show will encourage and help you to overcome that overwhelmed feeling with 21-year educator Jon Harper.

What is population health management, and why is everyone talking about it?

The Christensen Institute

Healthcare in the United States is in crisis, with costs growing to almost $ 4 trillion in 2017, alongside some of the worst health outcomes relative to other wealthy countries.

EdTech at School

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

MY World 360° Films Debut at SDG Global Festival of Action

Digital Promise

This week, as part of the UN Global Festival of Action in Bonn, Germany, we’re thrilled to announce the second MY World 360° playlist—a collection of youth-produced immersive stories from around the world that spotlight issues most relevant to young people and their communities.

What You Might Have Missed in April

Ask a Tech Teacher

Here are the most-read posts for the month of April: An Open Letter to Teachers About Online Classes. 11 Projects to Teach Digital Citizenship. The 15-second Slideshow. What to do when you lose a digital document. Have Google Takeout at Your End-of-Year Party. 12 Tech Tasks To End the School Year.

3 Ways CEOs Can Make Space for Creativity–for Employees and Themselves

Ed Tech from the Ground Up

Making time for creativity to blossom means new ideas, pivots and disruptions are within an entrepreneur's grasp. The post 3 Ways CEOs Can Make Space for Creativity–for Employees and Themselves appeared first on Market Brief. The Startup Blog creativity Educational Technology/Ed-Tech Entrepreneurship Innovation Professional Development social and emotional learning social change Social Emotional Learning (SEL) social innovation Startup Startups

The danger of claiming that relationships can’t scale

The Christensen Institute

For months, my Twitter feed of educators and education reformers has been lighting up with praise for New York Times columnist David Brooks. In a sharp departure from some of his more technocratic arguments of years past, Brooks has been writing passionately about the essential — and oft-ignored — role that relationships play in our lives and the lives of children.

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.