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Are Curriculum Specialists in Edtech Denial?

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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)!].

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14 Million People Read Her Classroom Tweet About 1 Question She Asks Students

The CoolCatTeacher

André Sasser on episode 364 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. André Sasser, a 9-year math teacher, tweeted something that has been viewed by 14 million people.

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.

5 Strategies to Create a Culture of Accountability for Growth

A Principal's Reflections

In a world where ideas are a dime a dozen and shared openly on social media, it is incumbent upon all of us to critically reflect and determine if it is, in fact, a sound strategy.

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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 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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2018 Kajeet Homework Gap Grant Winners

Kajeet

Kajeet is proud to announce the winners of the second annual Homework Gap Grant. Each applicant offered an inspiring story about how Kajeet can help their students succeed with filtered and managed mobile connectivity.

HE Challenges: How some colleges are filling the revenue gap

Neo LMS

In the third blog in our series on higher education challenges (rising costs, declining completion rates), exploring how innovative colleges and universities are addressing them, we’ll look at funding.

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.

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.

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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How Clear Communication and Defined Career Pathways Can Boost Teacher Retention

Education Elements

Teachers love their jobs.

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.

$38 Million Available for Arizona Schools to Replace Buses

Kajeet

It was recently announced that the state of Arizona is using $38 million of the $57 million they received from the Volkswagen (VW) settlement to repower or replace old school buses.

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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.)

How to Teach Critical Thinking

Ask a Tech Teacher

There’s a reason why the brain uses 25% of the calories you eat: Thinking is hard work.

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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.

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.

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.

Learning Strategies for your Classroom

Ask a Tech Teacher

New teachers quickly realize that one size doesn’t fit all in the classroom. Students are wonderfully different in the way they learn, listen, and absorb. While teaching to the majority sounds good superficially, let’s look at the math: A majority is 51%.

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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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.

AI, Personalized Learning Are a Dynamic Duo for K–12 Classrooms

EdTech Magazine

AI, Personalized Learning Are a Dynamic Duo for K–12 Classrooms. eli.zimmerman_9856. Thu, 09/20/2018 - 12:48. During back to school season, so many things are new. New students. New teachers. New learning. New school or district wide initiatives, including new software. .

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.

What to Consider When Assigning Homework

Ask a Tech Teacher

Homework has come under fire the last few years as data surfaced that seemed to support the conclusion that homework is a waste of time.

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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K–12 Schools Work to Incorporate Computer Science into Curriculums

EdTech Magazine

K–12 Schools Work to Incorporate Computer Science into Curriculums. eli.zimmerman_9856. Wed, 09/19/2018 - 12:15. Forecasts report that computer science skills will be essential for the future workforce, creating a need for K–12 experts to work harder to incorporate such lessons into the curriculum.

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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.

Tech Tips #171: Return your screen to normal

Ask a Tech Teacher

This is not part of the 169 tech tips for your class book but it will be when I update the ebook: Tech Tip #171: Ctrl+0 returns your screen to normal. Often, readers or friends push their computers in my face, frantic because they can’t see all of the screen. It bleeds off the edges.

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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

FBI Issues Warning for K–12 Schools on Student Data Privacy

EdTech Magazine

FBI Issues Warning for K–12 Schools on Student Data Privacy. eli.zimmerman_9856. Fri, 09/21/2018 - 16:57.

Ed-Tech Company CEO Shares Leadership Style Approaches

Ed Tech from the Ground Up

Different styles of leadership work best for different companies and CEOs. Which one is right for you? The post Ed-Tech Company CEO Shares Leadership Style Approaches appeared first on Market Brief. The Startup Blog Business Strategy Leadership Startup