Sat.Jul 13, 2019 - Fri.Jul 19, 2019

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.

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.

Letting Your Learners Experience Productive Struggle

User Generated Education

I came into teaching through a non-traditional, backdoor route – through a graduate degree in counselor education and through being an adventure therapist, whereby I took at-risk youth on extended wilderness trips.

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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.

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.

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.

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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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.

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.

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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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.

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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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.

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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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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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.

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.

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 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.

Boosting student engagement using the 4Cs of education

Neo LMS

Here’s a story I don’t tell very often. I spent the better part of 8th grade being uninterested in school – although school is all I did. Let me explain. I was present, I did my homework, studied very hard for my finals, yet I did not raise my hand to answer questions in class.

College students are increasingly forgoing summers off to save money, stay on track

The Hechinger Report

Christelle Etienne is taking courses this summer in anatomy and physiology at Montgomery College to stay on track to graduate on time from Towson University. There are so many classes I have to take,” she says. Photo: Noah Willman for The Hechinger Report. SILVER SPRING, Md.

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How a Database of 6 Million Syllabi Could Spawn a New Measure of Scholarly Impact

Edsurge

What if you could map every book and article assigned in college courses around the world and see which authors are making the most impact? A project run out of Columbia University is working to do just that.

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The Ultimate 12 Step Guide For Choosing The Perfect Learning Management System

Picking the wrong LMS can cost you. Don’t settle for a disconnected, hard-to-use, expensive system that doesn’t meet your needs. Follow these 12 steps crafted by Lambda Solutions' LMS experts, and find your perfect eLearning solution!

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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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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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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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.

Leveraging Learner Variability to Elevate Equity in EdTech

Speaker: Vic Vuchic, Chief Innovation Officer & Executive Director, Learner Variability Project

In this webinar, Vic Vuchic, Chief Innovation Officer of Digital Promise, will share his insights into the modern boom in neuroscience and learning sciences research. You'll discover how much more we know now about how students learn - and how we can use that knowledge to create EdTech-enabled classrooms that can meet the diverse needs of all students.