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#05: 5 Ideas for Using Game-Based Learning in your Classroom Today

The CoolCatTeacher

10MT: A 10-Minute Teacher Interview with Michael Matera From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Michael Matera (@ mrmatera ) is a middle school teacher, author of Explore Like a Pirate and speaker.

169 Tech Tip #80–17 Ways to Add Tech without Adding Time

Ask a Tech Teacher

In these 169 tech-centric situations, you get an overview of pedagogy—the tech topics most important to your teaching—as well as practical strategies to address most classroom tech situations, how to scaffold these to learning, and where they provide the subtext to daily tech-infused education.

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Podcast: Diving into Technology & Blended Learning

Catlin Tucker

Check out my conversation with the lovely ladies who host CNUSDEchat podcast , which is officially launching February 1st! We had the opportunity to chat about blended learning, flexible classroom spaces, and the importance of placing students at the center of learning! Listen Now!

Old teaching strategies and modern technologies: Could an LMS be part of Montessori?

Neo LMS

Many people have heard about Montessori schools, or the Montessori paradigm, but not everyone knows that Montessori has a first name too! Maria Montessori was the heart and brain behind what we know to be the Montessori education. On the Montessori education.

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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.

#04: Simple Ways to Find Your Teaching Blindspots in the Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

10MT: A 10-Minute Teacher Interview with David Geurin From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Dr. David Guerin, (@ DavidGeurin ) is the 2017 NASSP Digital Principal of the year. David believes that. “excellence is not the same as success.

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Learning is Not Linear

A Principal's Reflections

I think, for the most part, everyone strives for success. We want to be successful in our professional as well as our personal lives. I strived to be the best possible principal for my students, staff, and community. Whether I was successful is a matter of perspective.

A Webinar For Scientix: 10 Top Tech Tools For Teachers.

EdTech4Beginners

I recently presented at a webinar for Scientix – a European Union funded community for science education in Europe. Webinar outline: The webinar featured a number of websites and apps which are great (and FREE) to use in the classroom including: Google Keep, QR Codes, Padlet and Kahoot!

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How to Embrace an Open Culture in Your Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Learning and Sharing Can Spread from Teacher to Teacher with George Couros From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. As a teacher, there is nothing worse than irrelevant, impractical and (dare I say it?) boring professional development.

Groundhog Day??

Ask a Tech Teacher

Groundhog Day is February 2nd. Watch this Youtube and come away in the know: Jacqui Murray has been teaching K-8 technology for 15 years.

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.

2017 Predictions for American Education

Education Elements

Before we get too far into 2017 I like to reflect on what has been and make predictions for what the year ahead will mean for education. Time and time again I find myself thinking “Darn, my predictions aren’t half bad but things are moving too slowly, slower than I expected.” This year, however, I am confident when I say that we are going to experience a lot of change -- largely influenced by shifts resulting from elections, among other factors.

Using the iPad to Develop Student Agency

iTeach with iPads

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#01: Awesome Apps for iPads in the Elementary Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

MEET MY NEW PODCAST: The 10-minute Teacher Show-- for Remarkable but Busy Teachers From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

How to Use Google Apps

Ask a Tech Teacher

Here’s a collection of Ask a Tech Teacher articles addressing individual Google Apps: Google Docs. Google Drawings. Google Forms. Google Hangouts. Google Keep. Google Voice. This isn’t meant to be comprehensive. If your favorite Google App isn’t listed and you’d like me to review it, fill out the form below: Loading… More articles on Google Apps: How do I teach Google Drive to K/1? Weekend Website 123: Google Gravity. Google Apps Support Bloom’s Taxonomy–Take a Look.

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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.

Joining the ed tech game changers at BETT 2017

Neo LMS

When in London and in a social gathering, you know the weather won’t let you down. You can talk about so many things related to it. The English language offers a cornucopia of words describing the weather, not to mention the magical falling of water from the sky we plainly call rain.

Build a Startup Company Investors Want to Fund

Ed Tech from the Ground Up

What does it take to raise $2 million in funding for your startup? I know, because I've done it. The post Build a Startup Company Investors Want to Fund appeared first on Market Brief. The Startup Blog Educational Technology/Ed-Tech Fundraising Listenwise Return on Investment (ROI) Venture Capital

[FREE WEBINAR] How to Differentiate Instruction with Technology

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Differentiating instruction sounds good. But it can be overwhelming to figure out how you're going to reach every child. It doesn't need to be.

The 3 Biggest K–12 Tech Trends for 2017

EdTech Magazine

By Meghan Bogardus Cortez Classroom tech and data will continue to boost learning outcomes. Blended Learning Business Intelligence Classroom Data Analytics Data Governance Makerspaces Personalized Learning STEM

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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.

Feedback Needed on ISTE 2017 Standards for Teachers

Ask a Tech Teacher

Back in December, ISTE asked for assistance reviewing draft 1 of the 2017 ISTE Standards for Teachers. You all responded wonderfully! Last week ISTE released draft v2 of the 2017 ISTE Standards for Teachers and expects to release one more draft in February before they are finalized and released at the ISTE conference in June.

Teaching like a champion—blended learning edition

The Christensen Institute

Last week, I spoke with a friend who helps schools launch blended-learning programs about what she sees as the biggest barriers inhibiting program success. Her answers were intriguing.

How to Create Meaningful Learning Experiences

The CoolCatTeacher

The 8th Innovator's Mindset with George Couros From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Students often look at the teacher and ask, “why is this important?” ” Students wonder what a subject means!

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A Framework for Technology Adoption: Making Your Pedagogy Deeply Digital

The Journal

This week’s blog post distills our 30-plus years of working in K–12 classrooms trying, trying, trying to integrate computing devices into those K–12 classrooms. The result: five guidelines. Educators, what’s your take on these five guidelines?

Leveraging Learner Variability to Elevate Equity in EdTech

Speaker: Vic Vuchic, Chief Innovation Officer & Executive Director, Learner Variability Project

In this webinar, Vic Vuchic, Chief Innovation Officer of Digital Promise, will share his insights into the modern boom in neuroscience and learning sciences research. You'll discover how much more we know now about how students learn - and how we can use that knowledge to create EdTech-enabled classrooms that can meet the diverse needs of all students.

The 32 Million Disruptive Adult Learning Opportunities

Digital Promise

(This blog is excerpted from an article that originally appeared on Forbes.com.). A great place to launch new products and services is often in places where there is no competition. Finding such an area of nonconsumption—where customers can be delighted by something that is infinitely better than their alternative (nothing at all)—is key to launching a disruptive innovation.

The 32 million disruptive adult learning opportunity

The Christensen Institute

A great place to launch new products and services is often in places where there is no competition. Finding such an area of nonconsumption—where customers can be delighted by something that is infinitely better than their alternative (nothing at all)—is key to launching a disruptive innovation.

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#02: Secrets for Teaching Great Writing in the Classroom by Using Peer Review

The CoolCatTeacher

10MT: The 10-Minute Teacher interview with Jennifer Burgin From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Jennifer Burgin (@ MrsJBurgin ) teaches amazing 2nd graders at Oakridge Elementary in Arlington, Virginia.

Quick Google Forms time savers for teachers

Ditch That Textbook

Google Forms is a great tool for surveying others and collecting data from them. By using Forms in that way, it can save us tons of time. It can save us even more time when we survey ourselves. I can hear your response to that one … Wait, Matt … survey ourselves? Have you gone [.]. Ed Tech edtech educational technology gafe google apps for education google forms gsuiteedu time management time savers

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EdTech at School

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