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How Do You Shift the Role of the Teacher?

Education Elements

During the last 100 years in the workforce, we needed farmers and factory workers; which is why our classrooms replicated the workforce, designed to have a teacher at the front of the room and desks in rows.

How to Build a Modern School – 6 Key Elements to Embed in Your Groundwork

ViewSonic Education

Quick Take: Covering the 6 key elements in creating the right foundation for modern education with the arrival of the 4 th industrial revolution and the changing educational environment.

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AI in the classroom: Are we there yet?

Neo LMS

We’ve described before the nuanced distinction between AI and machine learning : machine learning is a subset of AI and encompasses cutting-edge work primarily using neural networks to mimic how the brain computes, applied to the more superior capacity of computers, enabling them to learn.

5 Easy Brain Breaks for Your Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Rob Donatelli on episode 510 From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Want to help students learn and be more refreshed? Students need breaks too. That is why brain breaks are becoming so popular.

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 Steps to Ensure Inclusive Technology for All Learners

Digital Promise

“All learners should have equitable access to powerful, research-based education technology. Partnerships such as these are critical as we work together to achieve that reality.” ” – Karen Cator, CEO, Digital Promise.

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4 Ways to make sure the teachers in your school are properly trained

Neo LMS

If you want good results, then you need to make the proper investments. These investments can be in the form of you placing your time and energy into a project. It can also be a simple cash injection into a project or activity. However, sometimes, it’s about investing in people.

Hyperdocs: How To’s and Tips for Teachers

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Lisa Scumpieru, 10th-grade Literature Teacher, gives us a crash course in Hyperdocs. She shares lesson plans, ideas, and tips for getting started quickly without hassle.

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How to Let Students Guide Science Learning with Challenge Based Learning

Digital Promise

Science teachers juggle myriad responsibilities—fostering inquiry skills, addressing state instructional standards, supporting math and literacy, and the list goes on.

How This Social-Emotional Learning Startup Raised $1.1 Million in Investment

Ed Tech from the Ground Up

The CEO of Move This World talks about what this new investment will mean for the future of her company. The post How This Social-Emotional Learning Startup Raised $1.1 Million in Investment appeared first on Market Brief.

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.

5 Favorite Apps for Summer Learning

Ask a Tech Teacher

Summer has a reputation for being nonstop relaxation, never-ending play, and a time when students stay as far from “learning” as they can get.

How to Create a Summer Writing Notebook

The CoolCatTeacher

Angela Stockman on Episode 508 From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Today Angela Stockman @AngelaStockman challenges teachers and students to create a summer writing notebook with the #flaneur challenge. This is going to be fun! Let’s do this.

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Exploring Micro-credentials and Education Policy in the United States

Digital Promise

In this series, we take a closer look inside our new paper, “ Micro-credentials and Education Policy in the United States: Recognizing Learning and Leadership for Our Nation’s Teachers.”.

Keep Your School Buses Running with Remote Telematics

Kajeet

On average, school bus technicians are responsible for maintaining 21 school buses , including the maintenance, repairs, and inspection of each part of the school bus, according to the School Bus Fleet 2019 Maintenance Survey. Yet 51 percent of school districts do not use a maintenance software.

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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.

A how-to guide for taking the guesswork out of innovation in emerging markets

The Christensen Institute

Innovation is often perceived as an enormous risk. No matter how much data you collect, there’s no guarantee your innovation—however clever, attractive, or useful it may be—will succeed. And that’s true in economies with developed markets, where infrastructure and laws actually support innovation.

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How to Unleash the Potential of Every Child

The CoolCatTeacher

Tom Loud on episode 509 From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Tom Loud dropped out of high school because he didn’t connect with his teachers. Somehow, he connected with books though and became a high school and college graduate.

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Innovation Portfolios Offer Fresh Ideas, Told by District Leaders

Digital Promise

We at Digital Promise recently launched Innovation Portfolios , rich multimedia accounts of the innovation happening within school districts, authored by district leaders themselves, to widely share ideas and best practices.

Lego WeDo 2.0 – Project Ideas for Key Stage 1

EdTech4Beginners

I recently made a handy graphic to give Key Stage 1 teachers some ideas for successful projects with their classes. Click here to download the HQ PDF. education coding edtech Lego programming robotics teaching WeDo WeDo 2.0

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.

Why smaller dosage work-based learning can mean bigger professional networks

The Christensen Institute

Students need relationships to get by and to get ahead. But all too often in our education system, relationships are treated as inputs to learning, rather than outcomes in their own right.

How Kids Really Learn

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter How do kids learn and remember? Teacher Andrew Stadel, @ mr_stadel founder of the popular site estimation180.com , talks about this pursuit of learning in the classroom. This topic is his summer research topic.

How Childhood Experiences Contribute to the Education-Health Link

Digital Promise

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article. The interconnection between education and health is well established. Take, for example, smoking. Smoking continues to be the leading cause of preventable disease and death in the U.S.

Michigan Adopts K-12 Computer Science Standards: What's Next?

The Journal

In May 2019, Michigan became the 32nd state to adopt standards for computer science in K-12. In this week’s blog post, we describe those standards, unpack the adoption process, look to the future now the "easy bit" — standards definition and adoption — is done. There is much to learn from Michigan’s efforts

EdTech at School

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

From rhetoric to reality: creating communities to forge a skills-based future

The Christensen Institute

As the Hechinger Report recently reported , there is growing momentum around hiring based on skills, rather than degrees.

30 K–12 EdTech IT Influencers Worth a Follow 2019 Cover Photo

EdTech Magazine

30 K–12 EdTech IT Influencers Worth a Follow 2019 Cover Photo. Are you one of EdTech magazine's 30 K–12 IT Influencers Worth a Follow in 2019 ? Congratulations! You can share this honor on your social page with our official K–12 IT Influencer Twitter cover photo: . eli.zimmerman_9856.

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Designing Learning That Inspires Global Changemakers

Digital Promise

In this third post in our series on authentic learning with virtual exchange , HP Teaching Fellow Tiffany Correa shares how students used Skype to connect to a teacher in Bangladesh. Educators must fully immerse our young leaders of tomorrow in authentic , meaningful connections.

Subscriber Special: Group PD at a great price

Ask a Tech Teacher

Every month, subscribers to our newsletter get a free/discounted resource to help their tech teaching. June 8th-10th: Discounted Group Professional Development. Each $750 for up to 20 attendees. Pick a topic: Tech infused Teacher/Classroom. Writing With Tech. Building Digital Citizens.

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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.