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If you can’t see it, you can’t be it: Edtech that connects students to role models

The Christensen Institute

As the New York Times UpShot column recently highlighted, there is mounting evidence that students benefit from teachers who hail from a similar background and gender—and yet the teaching profession remains largely white and female.

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How to Keep the Human Element in Distance Learning

EmergingEdTech

Telepresence: Helping to Overcome the Limitations of Distance Learning Over the last few years, we’ve seen technology redefine the traditional student/teacher dynamic, creating opportunities. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post. Thanks (and thanks for subscribing)!].

Our new book, Harnessing Technology for Deeper Learning, was released today!

Dangerously Irrelevant

After 4+ years of piloting our 4 Shifts discussion protocol with thousands of educators, I am delighted to announce that our new book, Harnessing Technology for Deeper Learning , is now available! Over the past few years the protocol has really started to take off.

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.

Meet the New 2018-2019 Cohort of the League of Innovative Schools

Digital Promise

This year, Digital Promise is excited to announce 12 new districts will join the ranks of the League of Innovative Schools. The League is a powerful network of forward-thinking school district leaders.

How Clear Communication and Defined Career Pathways Can Boost Teacher Retention

Education Elements

Teachers love their jobs.

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Google Slides icon boards for low-prep, visual thinking

Ditch That Textbook

I’m a huge fan of infographics. They let students create a great verbal/visual mix with the content they’ve learned. Plus, they’re lots of fun to look at and share, too. I’ve written about creating infographics in the classroom with Google Drawings. I’ve made my own infographics, ranging in topics from teaching frameworks to the ripple […]. Ed Tech google drawings google infographics google slides visual thinking activities

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Encouraging Creative Writing With Bookcreator

Kleinspiration

Today education technology is on its peak and will continue to evolve as we leverage technology solutions in every aspect of our lives. Education is no exception. There are a ton of useful edtech solutions available for both teachers and students to take advantage of.

Guest Post: The Best Tech for Your Back-to-School Shopping List

Educational Technology Guy

The Best Tech for Your Back-to-School Shopping List It’s back-to-school time, and for many of you that means it’s time to refresh your gear. Whether you’re buying for yourself or your children, there are plenty of deals on tech out there for students.

How to Unleash Student Motivation to Succeed

The CoolCatTeacher

Chris Holmes on episode 361 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. As many educators know who have studied the growth mindset, teaching motivation and metacognitive principles is challenging.

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Today’s Curriculum for the Higher Ed HR Leader

Speaker: Joseph Clay, Business Transformation Strategist at Oracle, and Jeffrey Haynes, Director with Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP

Today’s universities and colleges face many challenges ranging from reconciling financial pressures, to ensuring student success, to managing complicated workforce dynamics. One thing they all have in common: Their head of HR must align the HR function to best support the institution as it navigates this current landscape.

35 ways to get your classroom connected

Ditch That Textbook

Our classrooms can be as big as we want them to be. If we can get our students connected then the world becomes their classroom. Connecting our students can be as simple as having a buddy class at your school. Or it can be as big as participating in the Global Read Aloud Project. By […]. DitchBook Twitter chat classroom connection connected educator google hangouts google hangouts in the classroom gridpals skype skype in the classroom

How to Get Students Moving for Academic Advantages

EdNews Daily

Guest article written by Dr. Mark E. Benden, CPE, Chair of the Environmental & Occupational Health Department and the director of the Ergonomics Center at Texas A&M University. Without a doubt, teachers want the best academic and holistic outcomes for their students.

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Is college worth it? It’s a definite maybe.

The Christensen Institute

With the start of the new school year just around the corner, prospective students are asking what has become a very tough question: Should I go to college? Salary data from NACE; College cost data from NCES. All data in 2016 dollars. It used to be easier to give a clear answer.

3 Interesting Trends in Online Education Content (That You May Not Know)

The CoolCatTeacher

Andrew Pass on episode 362 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Online content should be riveting, interesting, and should educate students.

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The ripple effect of a teacher: How far does it reach?

Ditch That Textbook

As teachers, we make microdecisions in our classrooms constantly. We’re always analyzing and trying to do what’s right for our students. In a short period of time, we might think … Is she having a hard day? Maybe she needs a pat on the back and some encouragement. He really seems to gravitate toward that […]. Teaching impact of a teacher teacher inspiration teacher motivation

Why do Fewer Black Students Get Identified as Gifted?

Digital Promise

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article.

Are You Ready To Teach Online From Home Across Cultures?

EdNews Daily

Teaching online from home. Welcome back to our “Teacher Feature Series,” where we chat with educators who work online across borders. Today, please read about Heather Carter’s journey with HAWO American Academy. Heather Carter, HAWO American Academy.

5 Ways to Teach Digital Citizenship (and the 9 Key P’s of Digital Citizenship)

The CoolCatTeacher

Episode 365 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. What are the essential things we need to teach students about digital citizenship? How can we simply help them understand using examples and research (because we know lecture doesn’t work so well on this topic.)

Lessons from 100 podcast episodes

Ditch That Textbook

After 100 episodes, I have learned a thing or two or three. Along the way, three things have stuck with me as I continue on this podcasting journey. THANK YOU for being a listener and being on this journey with me. In this episode, I reflect on the problem with perfection, where to find inspiration, […]. DTT podcast #DitchPod

Creating Impact and Art Through Partnerships

Digital Promise

William Penn, founder of the colony of Pennsylvania, named Philadelphia in 1681 after the Greek words philo (beloved, dear) and delfo (brother)—hence, the City of Brotherly Love.

Closing the Familiarity Gap Through Global Education

P21 Blogazine

I recently attended a China Now forum hosted by the 1990 Institute. P21 Blog

Geo-Inquiry in Project Based Learning

The CoolCatTeacher

Jim Bentley on episode 363 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Geo-inquiry helps students learn through geographic based explorations.

8 Strategies To Make Learning Visual In Your Classroom

TeachThought - Learn better.

8 Strategies To Make Learning Visual In Your Classroom by TeachThought Staff & Jackie Gerstein, TeachThought PD Facilitator How about some strategies for visual learning?

Early evidence of a ‘Trump effect’ on bullying in schools

The Hechinger Report

. During and following the 2016 presidential election, there were many media reports describing bullying in schools. But it was hard to know if bullying had actually increased or if parents and teachers and journalists were simply noticing it more.

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16 Fantastic Podcasts for Teachers

Shake Up Learning

The post 16 Fantastic Podcasts for Teachers appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Do you listen to podcasts? I do! I love them and I have 16 Fantastic Podcasts for Teachers to share in this post! Podcasts are a great way to get PD on the go.

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How automakers can successfully compete in the mobility game

The Christensen Institute

The century-old business model of manufacturing and selling cars may increasingly be challenged by the growing popularity of shared mobility services. These services include car-sharing (e.g. Zipcar), ride-sharing (e.g. Uber), and peer-to-peer sharing (e.g. Turo).

25 Of The Most Misunderstood Ideas In Education

TeachThought - Learn better.

The learning experience is different in schools that assign laptops, a survey finds

The Hechinger Report

Editor’s note: This story led off this week’s Future of Learning newsletter, which is delivered free to subscribers’ inboxes every Wednesday with trends and top stories about education innovation. Subscribe today!

5 Ways to Organize Assignments in Google Classroom

Shake Up Learning

The post 5 Ways to Organize Assignments in Google Classroom appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Wondering how to organize Google Classroom? This post will give you the five most common organizational strategies for the Classwork page and topics.

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It Appears That The Exceptional Science Site “Legends Of Learning” Is Now Really Free

Larry Ferlazzo

Legends of Learning offers a ton of cool science games for students, and the ability to create a virtual classroom and track student progress.

Happy 90th Birthday, OED. (And thank YOU for bringing the gift.)

NeverEndingSearch

To celebrate the 90th anniversary of the publication of the First Edition of the Oxford English Dictionary. Oxford University Press is offering UK, Canadian and US non-subscribing public schools free online access for the 2018/19 calendar year.

Ten jobs that are safe from robots

The Hechinger Report

Yes, the robots are definitely coming for the jobs of America’s 3.5 million cashiers. Just ask the retail workers who’ve already been displaced by automated checkout machines.

Mixtape your curriculum: Using Open Educational Resources to customize your teaching and their learning

Ditch That Textbook

I’m a proud, completely unapologetic, mullet-sporting, shoulder-pad wearing, Flashdance sweatshirt-owning, card-carrying member of the 1980s–and I have the mixtapes to prove it. Although I no longer have my yellow Walkman…sigh.) I have continued to create and curate my mixtapes well into college and beyond. While the method of musical delivery evolved, my enthusiasm for mixtapes […]. Guest Blog creative teaching edtech educational technology teaching

Around The Web In ESL/EFL/ELL

Larry Ferlazzo

BiljaST / Pixabay. Five years ago I began this regular feature where I share a few posts and resources from around the Web related to ESL/EFL or to language in general that have caught my attention.

Build A University Grounded In Intrapreneurship To Spur The Change You Seek

EdNews Daily

Guest article written by Dan Lauer, the founding executive director of UMSL Accelerate. With the explosion of startups and the success of game changers like Google and Facebook, it’s no wonder entrepreneurship is more relevant than ever.