Sat.Dec 21, 2019 - Fri.Dec 27, 2019

Mitigating #EdTech Issues in the Classroom

A Principal's Reflections

With all the promise that educational technology holds, several pitfalls are always on the minds of educators. The top two issues that commonly come up in my talks with educators are the technology (Internet, hardware, devices, apps) not working or off-task behavior on the part of students.

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The Top 6 Trends in Education for 2020


It’s the start of a new decade. That means new goals, new technology, and new ed tech trends. We’ve made our predictions in years past , and here is where we see the ed tech trends going for 2020. 2020 brings with it exciting new developments in the world of ed tech.

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Social-Emotional Learning and Technology: Friends or Foes?


Students today are coming to school with more trauma, more fears, more anxiety, and generally more needs than ever before

Digital Learning Theories and Frameworks For Future Ready Classrooms

Teacher Reboot Camp

Part of the December 2019 STEM Resources Digital Calendar ! Technology impacts every aspect of our students’ lives and will continue to play an important role in their lives.

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

The Answer for Schools Is Not More Technology. It’s Teachers and Human Connection.


This op-ed is part of a series of reflections on the past decade in education technology. Danielle Arnold-Schwartz is a teacher of elementary gifted students with experience teaching grades K-9 in public school settings.

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My List of Best Education Videos – 2019

User Generated Education

Here is my annual list of best education videos. Youth Voice. As you’ll notice the first several are youth voices. “The power of youth is the common wealth of the entire world… No segment in society can match the power, idealism, enthusiasm and courage of young people.”

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Help Students Soar! Social and Emotional Learning Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

Part of the December 2019 STEM Resources Digital Calendar ! We want to inspire our students to transform the world with their ideas, creativity, and knowledge. Innovation is a difficult journey.

Tapping Into “Endless Possibilities” With Verizon Innovative Learning Schools

Digital Promise

Rollout is an exciting time for the Verizon Innovative Learning Schools community, as students receive their devices for the school year.

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Smart speakers are invading Higher Education internationally


A version of this post was originally published on October 23, 2019 in Education Technology. We live in a smart world. Our cars are smart, our watches are smart, our phones are smart, and even our fridges are the same.

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.

The Season For Giving

Education Elements

Just a few weeks ago I found myself in the North Pole. No, seriously, this nice Jewish girl found herself up in the North Pole because when we say Education Elements supports districts across the country, we mean it. So in the middle of November, I found myself at 101 St.

Video Project Ideas, Resources, and Tools

Teacher Reboot Camp

Part of the December 2019 STEM Resources Digital Calendar ! Students of all ages enjoy producing their own videos. Each year I meet younger and younger learners who have their own YouTube Channels.

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What To Do With Wonky Wednesday

Catlin Tucker

Most of the schools where I coach have a wonky Wednesday schedule that I have to navigate with teachers when we co-lesson plan together.

5 Ways To Pretty Up Google Drive

Teacher Tech

Make Google Drive Pretty Every single day it is a constant “Mom, I can’t find my shoes.” ” Thankfully, thumb drives have fallen by the wayside and I don’t have to try to help my kids find a small stick of their school work. Get it in Drive!

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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.

Teach Your Students About The Weather With Our FREE Google Slides Weather Forecast Template


Would you like your students to create a weather forecast video? Are you looking for an interactive activity that will give your students confidence in giving presentations online?

Ways to Learn with Technology

Teacher Reboot Camp

Part of the December 2019 STEM Resources Digital Calendar ! Technology surrounds our students and gives them a platform to share with a global audience. Technology is how our students learn, communicate, entertain themselves, collaborate, and seek advice.

Fighting Fake News in the Classroom


PISA scores were recently released , and results of the international test revealed that only 14 percent of U.S. students were able to reliably distinguish between fact and opinion.

Google Docs: Change Background Color

Teacher Tech

Why Be Boring? The default background in Google Docs is white. But why not be more colorful! See this activity in a Google Doc where I changed the background to brown. Page Setup Use the File menu in your Google Doc to choose “Page Setup.”

EdTech at School

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

Tech & Learning’s 2019 Awards of Excellence


Tech & Learning magazine has announced the following 2019 winners of its annual Awards of Excellence contest

Find the Right Tools for Student Projects

Teacher Reboot Camp

Part of the December 2019 STEM Resources Digital Calendar ! The majority of our students use technology daily to learn and share their voice, creativity, ideas, and passion with the world!

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Top EdSurge Higher Education Stories of 2019


Before we usher in a new decade and bid adieu to 2019, here’s a look back at the most popular EdSurge higher education stories of the year.


Teacher Tech

TemplateTab Copies a Graphic Organizer Per Student TemplateTab is one of the first things I ever coded, and I think one of the best things I’ve coded. Special thanks to Alicia Williams and John McGowan for helping me get this published to the G Suite Marketplace.

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.

Most English lessons on Teachers Pay Teachers and other sites are ‘mediocre’ or ‘not worth using,’ study finds

The Hechinger Report

A Thomas B. Fordham Institute study reviewed popular English lessons on Teachers Pay Teachers and two other sites and found that most weren’t good.

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Introducing Level Up! New to Spring CUE 2020


Spring CUE attendees who select “Level Up” during the registration process will now enjoy a paid workshop and select benefits for just $20. Best of all, when members Level Up, they are helping to financially support their local affiliate!

A Decade of Expensive Video Lessons for K-16 Math Entrepreneurs


This op-ed is part of a series of reflections on the past decade in education technology. Dan Meyer is chief academic officer at Desmos, and was previously a high school math teacher. He frequently shares his musings and insights on math education on his popular blog.

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Five Tech Trends That Are Predicted to Fall Somewhere in Between Success and Failure


This list contains a variety of trends that did not meet expectations but also did not completely flop

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.