Sat.Nov 23, 2019 - Fri.Nov 29, 2019

Stimulating Learning during National Game and Puzzle Week

Where Learning Clicks

Thanksgiving week is National Game and Puzzle Week, and the perfect time to stimulate learning (and share quality time) with fun games and puzzles. The post Stimulating Learning during National Game and Puzzle Week appeared first on Where Learning Clicks.

5 Reasons Why Your Edtech Product Is Sitting On A Classroom Shelf

EdNews Daily

A few months ago, I attended a digital learning conference among other education colleagues here in Chicago.

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4 Tips for using accessibility features to promote inclusion

Neo LMS

Inclusion is an important topic of discussion within special education. Within inclusion settings, all students are placed in the same room to learn alongside each other, as opposed to removing students with disabilities to a separate space. Read more: How AI is changing special education.

The Stages of Innovative Change

A Principal's Reflections

Change isn't coming as it is already on our doorstep. Granted, this has been the case for thousands of years thanks to either discoveries such as fire and cultivated crops or inventions that led to the creation of electricity, manufacturing, and expeditious travel.

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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.

How to Leverage Your Classroom Tech for Project-Based Learning

EdTech Magazine

How to Leverage Your Classroom Tech for Project-Based Learning. shailaja.neela…. Wed, 11/27/2019 - 11:27. Project-based learning isn’t a new concept for K–12 education.

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New Teacher Research Reveals AI Ethics Worries

techlearning

“The ethics around the use of AI in the classroom is challenging for schools," said Eve Harper, Bett Show Director for the UK

How to Create a Classroom That’s a Safe Space for Failure

Edsurge

Bycraft, our robot goes backward!” my students informed me, running over after their latest test. “Is Is it supposed to go that way?” I asked, smiling. “No!” they said in unison, smiling back. Well, I guess you’d better go fix it then.”

Learning Comes to Life in Verizon Innovative Learning Labs

Digital Promise

It’s not every day that a top executive from a Fortune 500 company visits a middle school located more than 600 miles from the company’s headquarters.

10 Unusual Projects for Hour of Code

Ask a Tech Teacher

Coding–that geeky subject that confounds students and frightens teachers. Yet, kids who can code are better at logical thinking and problem solving, more independent and self-assured, and more likely to find a job when they graduate.

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.

micro:bits for good

User Generated Education

At the beginning of November, 2019, I had the opportunity to travel to Singapore to attend and present at Edutech Asia 2019. During that time, I had the opportunity to hear about their initiative to use micro:bits to help students learn technology in authentic ways.

Giving Thanks To Teams

Education Elements

As Thanksgiving approaches and 2019 nears an end, I’m taking some time to reflect on what I’m grateful for this year. When I zoom out and think about the past 11 months, I realize that I am especially grateful for all the ways that teams have shown up in my life this year. Team Habits

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The Power of Listening: Remake Learning Days Across America

Digital Promise

There is true power in listening—listening not just to hear, but to understand. This kind of listening has been a pivotal part of how Digital Promise, our partners, and educators across the country have been working to accelerate innovation in education, working with and not just for communities.

3 ways to support your students with Immersive Reader

Ditch That Textbook

Immersive Reader supports students who struggle to read in a non-stigmatizing way. Students can use it for free in several ways.Picture your classroom full of students. Now, realize that, on average, one out of every five of them has some form of reading disorder. Now, imagine being one of those students. You need help, but you […]. The post 3 ways to support your students with Immersive Reader appeared first on Ditch That Textbook.

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.

So We’ve Been Thinking: Episode 24 – Lauren Bercuson – Making Storytime Meaningful

EdTechTeacher

Social Emotional Learning (SEL) is currently a popular focus for schools because evidence suggests that effective SEL improves academic learning. How can we best teach students skills like self-awareness, self- management, empathy, perspective taking and cooperation?

3 Ways To Support Teachers Through Unexpected Challenges in Technology Integration

TeacherCast

Welcome to the TeacherCast Educational Network. Is Your Tech Coach Doing These Three Simple Things To Help Improve Tech Integration Skills In Your Teachers?

25 Simple Google Search Tips For Teachers

TeachThought - Learn better.

Before getting too specific or complex, start with a simple search like "What is transfer?" or "Define project-based learning.". The post 25 Simple Google Search Tips For Teachers appeared first on TeachThought. Technology Google Education Tools For The Classroom

10 ideas for an unforgettable classroom transformation

Ditch That Textbook

Transforming your classroom into an experience might be a lot of work but the end results are worth it. Here are 10 ideas to consider when planning your classroom transformation. This post is written by Kathrina Mendez a 4/5th grade teacher from San Diego, California. You can connect with her on Twitter @kathrina_mendez. Was it […]. The post 10 ideas for an unforgettable classroom transformation appeared first on Ditch That Textbook.

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.

‘Academic Capitalism’ Is Reshaping Faculty Life. What Does That Mean?

Edsurge

Professors have long savored their position outside of commercial systems.

Three Ways To Support Teachers Through Unexpected Challenges in Technology Integration

TeacherCast

Welcome to the TeacherCast Educational Network. Is Your Tech Coach Taking These Three Simple Steps To Ensure All Teachers Are Comfortable With The Technology In Their Classrooms?

So We’ve Been Thinking: Episode 23 – Darnisa Amante – A Commitment to Equity

EdTechTeacher

If Equity work is going to be meaningful, it requires more than just a passing commitment of time and energy, more than just inviting a speaker or distributing materials. It means that community as a whole is going to take a good hard look in the mirror.

We must not allow bigots on campus to hide behind free speech

The Hechinger Report

Indiana University in Bloomington Indiana. Students at Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana demanded that officials fire professor Eric Rasmusen, after he posted racist, sexist and homophobic opinions to social media earlier this month.

EdTech at School

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

Engaging the Families of English Language Learners

CUE

Today, record numbers of English Language Learners are being educated in classrooms across our country. In California alone, there are approximately 1.196 million English Learners in CA public schools – which constitutes about 19.3% of total enrollment (CDE, 2019).

LinkedIn Pauses Changes to Lynda.com After Libraries Raise Privacy Concerns

Edsurge

LinkedIn has temporarily delayed planned changes to Lynda.com, a popular education-video library the company bought in 2015 for $1.5 billion, after libraries around the country raised privacy concerns.

So We’ve Been Thinking: Episode 24 – Lauren Bercuson – Making Storytime Meaningful

EdTechTeacher

Social Emotional Learning (SEL) is currently a popular focus for schools because evidence suggests that effective SEL improves academic learning. How can we best teach students skills like self-awareness, self- management, empathy, perspective taking and cooperation?

Up to 3.6 million students should be labeled gifted, but aren’t

The Hechinger Report

A poster from the recent annual convention of the National Association for Gifted Children promotes finding more gifted children of color. Photo: Danielle Dreilinger for The Hechinger Report. ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — As many as 3.6 million gifted children are being overlooked in school — more than the 3.3

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.