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Check Your Tech Before You Select Your Tech

Digital Promise

It’s the way of today’s world and a constant in education. Just when I wrap my tired teacher brain around a technology tool or web-based program to pair with my pedagogy, one of three things happens: The tech shuts down; The vendor starts asking for money; or.

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5 Myths About Video Learning

ViewSonic Education

Quick Take: Explore some of the myths surrounding the use of video learning in school and the truth behind the benefits of educational videos. Myth #1: Video is passive learning. Myth #2: Video is time-consuming. Myth #3: Video require steep learning curves. Myth #4: Video vs intellectual property.

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ISTE 2019: 10 Keys to the Future of STEAM Education

EdTech Magazine

ISTE 2019: 10 Keys to the Future of STEAM Education. eli.zimmerman_9856. Thu, 06/27/2019 - 10:28. What’s next in STEAM education?

Augmented Reality Ideas from Mary Howard’s #ISTE19 Session

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Mary Howard’s sixth-grade class is doing amazing things with augmented reality.

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.

What’s Changed in Lesson Planning

Ask a Tech Teacher

Technology and the connected world put a fork in the old model of teaching–instructor in front of the class, sage on the stage, students madly taking notes, textbooks opened, homework as worksheets, and tests regurgitating facts. Did I miss anything?

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The Future of Work

A Principal's Reflections

The future of work should be on the top of everyone’s mind as it is smacking us right now in the face. As I have previously written, we are in the midst of the 4th Industrial Revolution, where rampant innovation and exponential advances in technology are changing the societal landscape.

5 Ways To Bring SEL Into Edtech Classroom Use

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Mark Sparvell cites current research about what students really want in their classroom and how social-emotional learning relates to education technology.

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Top Microsoft Education News, Tips, and Resources from #ISTE19

Teacher Reboot Camp

For the past couple of years I’ve been a live reporter at ISTE and for 2 years interviewed folks with my toddler, Savvy. This year I am attending the ISTE conference virtually!

The Future of Micro-credentialing Policy

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.”.

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.

4 Innovative Ways to Co-Author a Book

Ask a Tech Teacher

Everyone wants to write a book — right? Studies show that 74% of people think they have a book in them. Teens are no exception.

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7 Hot Edtech Topics #iste19 #notatiste19

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Stacey Roshan, the author of Tech with Heart , talks about seven edtech topics that are sparking conversation this summer both online and at ISTE19.

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6 Examples of classroom tech that improves education

Neo LMS

Keeping up with classroom technology can seem a daunting task for teachers. They have students to teach, papers to grade, and meetings to attend — and that barely scratches the surface of what teachers do each day.

Maker Learning is Powerful Learning

Digital Promise

At Digital Promise, we believe all learners should have the opportunity to engage in Powerful Learning.

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.

Here’s a Preview of July

Ask a Tech Teacher

Here’s a preview of what’s coming up on Ask a Tech Teacher in July: Curriculum-based Assessments–a Powerful Diagnostic Tool. Innovative Ways to Co-Author a Book. Great New Reading App: Word Zoo. Upcoming online college-credit classes. Constructivism and How it fits your class.

The #ISTE19 Recap Show

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Today is a recap of #ISTE19 from 4-time attendee Matt Miller and first-time attendees Angie Ridgeway and Nate Ridgeway. They share what people were talking about and their observations about what was missing.

Edtech News, Tips, and Resources from #ISTE19

Teacher Reboot Camp

For the past years I’ve been a live reporter at ISTE and for 2 years conducted interviews with my toddler, Savvy. This year I am attending the ISTE conference virtually thanks to #PasstheScopeEDU and the #NOTatISTE19 team!

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Schools and Communities Together

Digital Promise

This article originally appeared on Usable Knowledge from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Read the original version here.

EdTech at School

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

Teaching cybersecurity to your students: 3 basic tips

Neo LMS

As students and young adults use the internet more often, they’ll be subject to more cyber threats. Nowadays students of all grades complete their homework, communicate with their peers and teachers, check their grades and conduct research for assignments online.

What’s Hot (and Not) at #ISTE19 with Monica Burns

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Monica Burns @ classtechtips talks about the hottest edtech topics right now (and those that aren’t so hot) in this candid and wide-ranging conversation.

On corruption: How South Africa’s new leader can replace bold promises with bold action

The Christensen Institute

In their paper, The Rise of the Regulatory State, Harvard University economists Edward Glaeser and Andrei Schleifer wrote, “whatever law enforcement strategy the society chooses, private individuals will seek to subvert its workings to benefit themselves.”

The “It” Factor with Running Team Meetings

Education Elements

Think back to a recent meeting you were in when you pondered why you were a part of the conversation.

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.

Building a New Ed-Tech Product? Don’t Get Caught in the Bay Area Bubble.

Ed Tech from the Ground Up

Many startups are based in Silicon Valley, but operating out of the Bay Area comes with some serious risks and drawbacks. The post Building a New Ed-Tech Product? Don’t Get Caught in the Bay Area Bubble. appeared first on Market Brief. The Startup Blog Business Strategy Entrepreneurship Silicon Valley Startups

ISTE 2019: How K–12 Leaders Can Use G Suite for Professional Development

EdTech Magazine

ISTE 2019: How K–12 Leaders Can Use G Suite for Professional Development. eli.zimmerman_9856. Wed, 06/26/2019 - 11:41.

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Mentors, meetups, and mid-sized cities: how one bootcamp is tackling the skills gap

The Christensen Institute

Bootcamps focused on coding and computer science have emerged as an important pipeline for tech talent. We conducted in-depth interviews with seven leading bootcamps to better understand their outcomes-focused business models. We’ll be sharing six more of these profiles over the coming months.

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Why Science Says Boredom Is Good for the Brain

Edsurge

A few years ago, journalist and podcaster Manoush Zomorodi hit a creative slump. After some reflection, she figured out why: Strange as it sounds, she wasn’t getting bored enough.

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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.