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How to Talk Tech with Your Superintendent

EdTech Magazine

How to Talk Tech with Your Superintendent. marquita.brown_tC0Z. Wed, 11/13/2019 - 15:28. Running a district IT department becomes increasingly challenging as more technology enters the schools, classrooms and students’ hands.

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How to build your global classroom in 4 steps

Neo LMS

Globalization has an impact on various aspects of our lives. We live in an age where global issues that affect us all are pushing us to collaborate and to understand different perspectives. In schools, teaching from a global perspective can be quite challenging.

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Could Minecraft disrupt traditional instruction?

The Christensen Institute

Minecraft, which hit its 10-year anniversary this year, is currently the second best-selling video game ever—only beat out by Tetris.

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3 Ways to Thank Administrators

The CoolCatTeacher

Frank Buck on Episode 389 From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Thankfulness is modeled and shown by how we appreciate those around us. In today’s show, Dr. Frank Buck gives some creative ways to thank administrators.

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.

Every Person Counts: How the 2020 U.S. Census Could Impact Adult Education

Digital Promise

Every 10 years, the U.S. Census counts every resident in the United States. The next census in 2020 will require counting a population of around 330 million people in more than 140 million housing units.

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HE trends: How do students decide to study?

Neo LMS

Attracting prospects from a variety of different countries and regions stops higher education institutions from becoming overly dependent on a single market, and thus less vulnerable to economic fluctuations and student mobility trends.

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How to Improve Checks for Understanding

A Principal's Reflections

A great deal of time is spent developing and providing feedback on lessons with the goal being student learning. Regardless of the terminology that is used, virtually every plan follows a format to help achieve this outcome.

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Getting Creative with Your Title I Funds

Kajeet

Do you have unused Title I funds sitting there at the end of the school year? You’re not alone. An estimated $15.8 billion goes out to schools and districts across the country as part of the Title I program.

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16 Sites, 3 Aps, 7 Projects for Thanksgiving

Ask a Tech Teacher

Need a few websites and apps to fill in sponge time? Here are Thanksgiving websites that will keep students busy and still teach them: Berenstein Bears Give Thanks (app). Canadian Thanksgiving. Online/Offline Thanksgiving activities. Plimoth Plantation. Thanksgiving edu-websites–CybraryMan.

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.

Breaking Out of the Habit Loop of Working Inertia

Education Elements

Have you ever caught yourself working deadline to deadline without coming up for air? I have and I’ve sworn to myself it would be the last time, only to return to that place and wonder, how did I get here again?

The Role of the School Administrator in Classroom Coaching

Digital Promise

Research on instructional coaching shows that when defined, understood, and implemented as a principal-coach-teacher partnership, teacher coaching programs can be more effective. Engaged principals are key to a successful coaching program.

12 Ideas and Resources to Inspire Students to Show Kindness

Teacher Reboot Camp

“There’s no such things as a small act of kindness. Every act creates a ripple with no logical end.” ” – Scott Adams. This Wednesday, November 13th, is World Kindness Day!

Encouraging Students To Take Responsibility For Their Education

Ask a Tech Teacher

This topic is a hot button for me. So many parents think education is the school’s job and student think it’s SUD–Some Other Dude’s responsibility but not them.

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.

A Guide to Self-Care for Parents: Why Making Time For Yourself Matters

Waterford

Parenthood can be rewarding, but is it ever busy, too! Between taking children to school and managing other to-dos, some days it may feel like you don’t get a minute to yourself. And even when you hear about, self-care, you may dismiss it as frivolous, unnecessary, or even selfish.

Riding the Wave of Complexity: Planning for Concept-Based Teaching and Learning

Digital Promise

Making sense of the world today is like trying to surf that monster wave we see in the ocean. It’s complex and changes rapidly. While it may seem daunting and a bit precarious, we can learn to ride it with a shift in focus.

Some Thoughts about OER Research

Iterating Toward Openness

I read an article back in June (reference below) that prompted some memories and catalyzed some additional thoughts.

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Integrate OUR Curricula into Your Kiddom Digital Platform

Ask a Tech Teacher

I’m a big believer in online web-based curricula that can be accessed from any browser, any digital device, any location. It makes learning organic, part of life rather than something that must happen from a certain book or room.

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.

How to use Chromebooks offline for elearning day activities, homework

Ditch That Textbook

No internet at home? No problem. Set up Chromebooks and laptops with offline access to G Suite. Your elearning day activities just got a lot more interesting!Having Having Chromebooks and G Suite can supercharge learning in class. Information is at students' fingertips. They can create digitally with what they learn. They can share, collaborate and make […]. The post How to use Chromebooks offline for elearning day activities, homework appeared first on Ditch That Textbook.

Enduring prosperity requires jobs that stay put. Here’s how to create them.

The Christensen Institute

In a tweet on November 1st President Trump hailed the projection-beating creation of jobs in the United States’ economy during recent months. Americans have good reason to celebrate; the economy added 128,000 jobs during October, well more than the 75,000 that economists projected. .

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Squid Notes - Take digital handwritten notes for class, work, or fun! Markup PDFs, sign documents, & more

Educational Technology Guy

Squid is an inking app that works on Android (and Chromebooks as an Android app) and allows you to take handwritten notes, create drawings, markup PDF files and more.

Policy Watch: Educators Can Teach Lawmakers What Our Students Need

EdNews Daily

School leaders can help lawmakers create better education legislation by keeping them informed of current challenges and offering pragmatic solutions. By Glen Miller. It’s no secret to educators that students are not meeting literacy benchmarks.

EdTech at School

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

Catch the Flipgrid fever! 30+ ways to use Flipgrid in your class

Ditch That Textbook

Bring the back row in class to the FRONT row! Flipgrid, a FREE video discussion platform, gives all students a voice. Here are more than 30 ideas on how to use it in class. This post is by Karly Moura, a teacher on special assignment (TOSA) in Mount Diablo USD in Concord, California. You can follow […]. The post Catch the Flipgrid fever! 30+ ways to use Flipgrid in your class appeared first on Ditch That Textbook.

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Why lazy rivers have their place on college campuses—and yet still might just be lazy

The Christensen Institute

At a time when college tuition list prices are higher than ever before, CBS News recently spotlighted how some colleges are spending more on lavish perks like lazy rivers in an effort to lure students to their campuses often at the expense of core academic facilities like libraries.

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PleIQ: the early-years interactive smart toy that fosters multiple intelligences through an Augmented Reality experience

Educational Technology Guy

PleIQ: the early-years interactive smart toy that fosters multiple intelligences through an Augmented Reality experience PleIQ (Play-Q) is the best new educational toy that beautifully merges the physical and digital worlds to provide our children with an immersive learning experience.

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Why Your School Should Stick to Core Principles Instead of Market Trends

EdNews Daily

By Steve Halliwell and Cheryl Miller. What’s hot in education technology? A better question might be, what’s hot in EdTech this year ? It’s no surprise that the sector is growing – and quickly. In 2017, EdTech industry investments rose to a record-breaking $9.5 billion.

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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.