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“Tell me about an invention that you don’t like”

EdTech4Beginners

I read in the news about a teacher who asked her class: “Tell me about an invention you don’t like.” ” Here is one of her pupil’s answers: Out of interest, I decided to ask my class the same thing. Below are some of their responses: What do you think? Are you surprised?

3 Questions To Challenge Practices That No Longer Work in Education

The Principal of Change

5 Ways to Overcome Cognitive Overload

The CoolCatTeacher

Todd Finley on episode 325 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Cognitive overload happens to students and teachers.

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6 Summer Reads to Make You a More Responsive Leader

Education Elements

We published The NEW School Rules: 6 Vital Practices for Thriving and Responsive School s this winter to help leaders make a shift toward being more effective, responsive leaders. Since the book’s release in February we have had dozens of requests for webinars and presentations about The NEW School Rules. Demand has been so great that we’ve developed a leadership course based on the rules. This summer we kick off leadership courses across five districts and four states.

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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.

Computational Thinking: A Powerful Idea Whose Time Has Come!

The Journal

In this week’s blog post, we explore the value of computational thinking, first as it helps to explain a 30-year old, "cold case," empirical finding, and second as it may well be a "disruptive education intervention

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IT Coaches Leading Change in the Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Deb Ramm on episode 329 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Instructional Technology Coaches can be helpful advisors for teachers if they learn strategies of encouragement and empowerment.

Meeting student needs through student-centered learning

Neo LMS

Student-centered learning is a hot topic among educators around the world. No matter if their students have just joined the education system or they are enrolled in Higher Education, more and more teachers and various other stakeholders turn to the student-centered approach to education. Why is that?

Digital Ways to Appreciate Super Dads! 30+ Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

Father’s Day is approaching. What a great time to inspire young people to create and learn with some cool web tools and apps by encouraging them to express their appreciation for an important father figure or male role model.

5 Must-See Ed Tech ISTE Sessions

Kajeet

It’s June, and for thousands of educators that means the end of school, but it also signals another year of ISTE! This year’s ISTE conference will be held in Chicago, IL, from June 24 through the 27. Homework Gap Ed Tech Inspiration Ed Tech Conference Sentinel

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.

Helping Kids Cope with Tragedy: A Story from a Middle School Jazz Band

The CoolCatTeacher

Meredith O'Brien on episode 328 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. One middle school had to cope with the tragic death of a classmate.

An argument for technical education

Neo LMS

We hear them so often: Creativity, Collaboration, Communication and Critical Thinking, that they can become a slightly redundant refrain, muffled by an already crammed education discourse.

Advocating for Equity and Inclusion in Computer Science Education

Ed Tech from the Ground Up

All students should be exposed to computer science, but state and local policies, economics, and geography cause some students to be left out of this experience. The post Advocating for Equity and Inclusion in Computer Science Education appeared first on Market Brief. The Startup Blog Coding Computer Science computer science education education policy Makerspace/Making Startup Startups

Five Things Parents Should Know About End-Of-Year Testing

EdNews Daily

Guest article by: Hilary Scharton, Vice President of K-12 Product Strategy for Canvas by Instructure. Every spring, schools across the nation give students millions of standardized tests. Students sit for hours, filling in answer bubbles with their number two pencils for an exam that may span days.

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.

Motivating Struggling Learners in Summer School and in Class Everyday

The CoolCatTeacher

Barbara Blackburn on episode 326 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. So many kids struggle, especially in summer school.

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Watch Baby Savvy’s Live Interviews with Educators at #ISTE18

Teacher Reboot Camp

The ISTE Conference , which takes place in Chicago, from July 24th to 27th, is one of the largest education conferences in the world. I’m excited to announce that my 1 1/2 year-old daughter, Savvy, Kelly Jake Duncan, and I will be returning as official ISTE media to conduct live video interviews with passionate educators. We have an exciting lineup of interviews planned (Dr.

The other gap that schools aren’t talking about—relationships

The Christensen Institute

T he NAEP scores released in April set off a flurry of headlines about the sobering state of achievement gaps across the nation. The general consensus? Despite pockets of promise , and slight declines in gaps by race, achievement data reveal that gaps by income have remained relatively flat, or uneven at best. The news for young people on the wrong side of these gaps, however, may be worse.

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Using VR for Experiential Learning

Veative

I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand – Confucius.

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.

The Facebook Scandal: What Can We Learn as Educators

The CoolCatTeacher

Britt Watwood on episode 327 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Professor Britt Watwood has moved his college classes off Facebook.

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 Start a Successful Podcast in 2018: A Guide for Beginners featuring @GonnaGeek

TeacherCast

In this episode of Educational Podcasting Today, we welcome Stephen Jondrew and Stargate Pioneer a.k.a. SP from the GonnaGeek Podcasting network on the show to talk all things Podcasting and all things Geek!

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8 Tips to Strengthen Parent Involvement With Digital Tools

EdTech Magazine

8 Tips to Strengthen Parent Involvement With Digital Tools. eli.zimmerman_9856. Fri, 06/08/2018 - 09:51. Teachers and administrators at K–12 schools recognize the positive impact of parent engagement on student achievement, so many schools and districts now leverage technology to power better and more meaningful relationships with parents and families. .

EdTech at School

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

Visme - online visual communication tool - create stunning visuals

Educational Technology Guy

Visme is a relatively new service that just came out of Beta. It is visual communication tool that is easy to use and creates a great finished product. It has been described as a "PowerPoint disruptor".

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What You Might Have Missed in May

Ask a Tech Teacher

Here are the most-read posts for the month of May: How to Wrap up Tech for the School Year. Touch-Typing: Rote vs Integrated Learning or Rote and Integrated Learning? Kiddom’s Content Library Makes Differentiation Faster Than Ever. Positive focus; Positive behaviors.

Assessing exports through the lens of innovation

The Christensen Institute

Exports are often seen as a solution to the problem of sustained economic development, and indeed they can be. The East Asian Tigers—Singapore, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and South Korea—are perhaps the most commonly cited nations that have risen from poverty to prosperity primarily through exports. Yet at the Christensen Institute, we think about exports and how these nations developed slightly differently.

The Top 3 Elements of Student Digital Citizenship

EdTech Magazine

The Top 3 Elements of Student Digital Citizenship. eli.zimmerman_9856. Thu, 06/07/2018 - 11:08. Now that we have technology in our classrooms, communities and homes, parents and educators are likely asking themselves, “How do we help children effectively use digital tools?”. As technology leaders, our goal should be to help our students become their best selves online. Digital citizenship is the answer.

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.