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5 Ways to Teach How the Brain Learns

The CoolCatTeacher

A conversation with Ramona Persaud on episode 80 of the 10-Minute Teacher From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Today Ramona Persaud @ramonap director of the film, Grey Matters , talks about how we can teach kids the way the brain learns. Listen Now.

Campus vs. Online: Where is the future of education located?


Can there be a loftier topic than the future of education? When considering that technology is playing an ever-increasing role in education, specifically the use of online learning tools, what the future of education looks like is a question many educational historians ponder.

360 Filmmakers Challenge Stories: “Breaking Barriers”

Digital Promise

The 360 Filmmakers Challenge inspires the next generation of virtual reality creators by encouraging high school students to produce 360° films that make an impact. This is a story about “ Breaking Barriers ,” winner of the Complete 360° Award. “I I can do this.

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The Tech-Savvy Educator: 6 Areas Of Development

The Web20Classroom

These are truly incredible times to not only be a learner but an educator as well. The access to information we have is unlike anything we’ve had before. And the tools we have to create a learning environment where all students can succeed are ever increasing.

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.

Help Kids Learn to Code with Dash and Dot from Wonder Workshop

The CoolCatTeacher

How kids can explore and create in STEM with ease From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. This week has been genius week in eighth-grade keyboarding! We’ve finished our portfolios and it is time to celebrate.

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8 New Books to Jump-Start Your Summer Learning

Tom Murray

It’s that time of year again. School leaders begin to make their plans for the summer months; from professional learning days to administrative PLCs. The best teachers begin counting up the time remaining to make a difference in the lives of their kids.

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15 Memorial Day Websites for Students

Ask a Tech Teacher

Memorial Day (May 29, 2017) is the time we remember all of those soldiers (and anyone in the Armed Forces) who gave their lives in the defense of American freedom. In war and peace, they made the ultimate sacrifice, and because of them we are privileged to live the American Dream.

Understanding the Heart of Dyslexia and Special Needs #MondayMotivation

The CoolCatTeacher

A conversation with Melissa Raguet-Schofield on episode 76 of the 10-Minute Teacher From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Today Melissa Raguet-Schofield @ cloth_mother is a Mom of a dyslexic.

Preventing the Math Summer Slide

Digital Promise

The summer slide, a loss of academic progress during the summer break between school years, has been confirmed in many research studies since an early publication by White in 1906 [1]. All too often kids arrive back at school in the fall worse off in mathematics than they finished in the spring, causing teachers to give up weeks of class time, or more, to make up for that loss.

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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.

Empathy and Leadership

A Principal's Reflections

“ It is easy to knock people down. Building people up is at the heart of empathetic leadership.” - @E_Sheninger No significant relationship can exist without trust. Without relationships, no significant learning occurs.

Can an AI Save the World?

Ask a Tech Teacher

This week, my wonderful efriends here in the blogosphere are helping me get the word out about my second novel, Twenty-four Days.

A Stress Free Plan for Closing Out Your Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

A conversation with Angela Watson on episode 78 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Today Angela Watson @angela_watson teaches us a stress-free plan for closing out your classroom.

The Power of Open and Honest Conversation: League Leaders Convene in Ohio

Digital Promise

School leaders and teachers in every school and classroom in Mentor Public Schools – and we mean, every classroom – opened their doors to over 200 members and partners of the League of Innovative Schools. These leaders came to Ohio for the League’s twelfth bi-annual League meeting ( #LISMentor ) in late April for an open conversation on improving student outcomes.

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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.

10 Notables Changing the Future of Learning and Teaching

EdNews Daily

Written by Rich Baxter. Education is merging with neuroscience, quantum computing, and AI , redefining what it means to be human and thus what it means to learn and to teach.

Studying for Finals: 5 Collaborative Online Methods to Try in Your Classroom

Ask a Tech Teacher

If you’re looking for new approaches to studying for finals that will excite your students, check out my article over on Hey Teach! I have a few ideas for you. Here’s a sneak peak: Studying for Finals: 5 Collaborative Online Methods to Try in Your Classroom .

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Breakout EDU Digital is Awesome (and Free) #breakoutedu

The CoolCatTeacher

A conversation with Mari Venturino on episode 77 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Today Mari Venturino @MsVenturino talks about breakout edu digital for edtech tool Tuesday. These challenges are free!

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Reflections on our Epic Personalized Learning Summit

Education Elements

Epic Lip Sync Battle. I almost feel like I could both start and end this post with just those 4 words and a short description of what it was like to be in a room full of educators singing and dancing their hearts out (some in costume!) on Thursday night of Education Elements' 3rd Annual Personalized Learning Summit.

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.

Read the Fine Print on Ed Tech to Take Charge of Student Data

Ed Tech from the Ground Up

Schools need to make sure their digital tools have the ability to allow data to interact with multiple systems and mine for specific data sets. The post Read the Fine Print on Ed Tech to Take Charge of Student Data appeared first on Market Brief.

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Minecraft: Education Edition’s Code Builder Helps Teach Science Standards

EdTech Magazine

By Melissa Wrenchey Updates to the game-based learning tool make state-required curriculum more creative. Classroom Game-based Learning Software

Building Your School and Personal Brand

The CoolCatTeacher

A conversation with Trish Rubin on episode 79 of the 10-minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Today Trish Rubin @trishrubin teaches us the basics of building your school and personal brand.

It’s Not About Twitter, It’s About Teacher Collaboration

Education Elements

Well, it’s a little about Twitter. Twitter provides an amazing social media tool for teacher collaboration. Twitter provides an innovative platform for professional development. Twitter promotes an engaging forum that excites and drives teachers. 3 years ago we were inspired by Jimmy Fallon to launch discussions on Twitter around a hashtag. Our understandings about leading and participating in Twitter Chats have evolved into a practice that promo.

EdTech at School

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

STEM Project: When Minecraft Meets Google Streetview.


Google Street View is amazing. It allows you to walk the streets of the world and view amazing artefacts and monuments. Minecraft is a tool that can be used to build and create things. How can I use these tech tools in a STEM project?

2 Webtools You Can Learn This Summer to Differentiate Lesson Plans

Ask a Tech Teacher

This summer, Ask a Tech Teacher is holding five Summer Learning classes : Tech-infused Teacher (Certificate edition for CEUs or grad class for college credit ). Tech-infused Class. Teach Writing with Tech. 20 Webtools in 20 Days (and the Structured Learning curriculum edition ).

DigiExam and the Future of Assessment

EdNews Daily

Written by Jack Moran, Reimagine Education. Reimagine Education is an initiative that constantly reiterates the need to reimagine teaching, learning, and the way in which educational institutions prepare students for the employment market.

Microsoft Optimizes OneNote’s User Interface to Boost Classroom Accessibility

EdTech Magazine

By Meghan Bogardus Cortez Just in time for Global Accessibility Awareness Day, the tech giant announces inclusivity updates to a popular classroom product. Office Productivity Productivity Suites Software

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.