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AR is here. Is your classroom onboard?

Neo LMS

Augmented Reality (AR) is more and more present in a variety of domains. Education is one of them. And this is not surprising since the current generation of students have lived all their lives surrounded by technology and always in contact with it.

“That’s Not Fair!” The Myth About Assistive Technology

Ditch That Textbook

Some label assistive technology as unfair. We hold onto myths about it. In this post, Catherine Day identifies and dispels some of those myths. This post is written by Catherine Day a graduate student at Edinboro University currently majoring in Reading and Literacy. Day currently resides in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. You can connect with her […]. The post “That’s Not Fair!” The Myth About Assistive Technology appeared first on Ditch That Textbook. Guest Blog Teaching

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What Does Teacher Agency Look Like in a School?

Education Elements

One of the beautiful things about having a career in education is that you have something in common with everyone.

How Online Learning Can Improve Your Teaching

Ask a Tech Teacher

Online learning has become not only a common alternative to physical classes, but a well-regarded change maker in the education ecosystem.

Need Remote Learning NOW? Get Online Quickly & Easily With This Can’t-Miss Guide

Picking the wrong LMS can cost you. Don’t settle for a disconnected, hard-to-use, expensive system that doesn’t meet your needs. Follow these 12 steps crafted by Lambda Solutions' LMS experts, and find your perfect eLearning solution!

How It's Done: Using Blended Learning to Close Achievement Gap

techlearning

By adopting blended learning, Dayton Public Schools has successfully recalibrated its tools and strategies in its core instruction program

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What Really Engages Students

The CoolCatTeacher

Heather Wolpert-Gawron talks about current research From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Heather Wolpert-Gawron surveyed over two thousand students from every US state and type of school to find out what engages them in learning.

How One Teacher Found Innovative Solutions to ELL Issues

Ask a Tech Teacher

I met Dr. Bill Morgan through a shared interest in keyboarding for youngers (see this article on A Conversation About Keyboarding and this article on Preparing Young Students for Home Row Keyboarding: An Unplugged Approach ).

2020 School Technology Budget Tips

Kajeet

Between shrinking budgets and increasingly IT-dependent school systems, budgeting for the cost of technology in education can be tough. We’ve collected 6 best practices in school budgeting to help you get the most out of your 2020 tech funds. Tools and Tips Data and Trends 1 to 1

Bookend Pedagogy

A Principal's Reflections

As I work with more and more schools in a coaching role, I am beginning to see specific trends emerge. Now, before I go any further, it goes without saying that I see fantastic examples of sound pedagogical practice and innovative strategies that are leading to improved learning outcomes.

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 Reasons Using Test Scores to Evaluate Teachers is a Bad Idea

The CoolCatTeacher

Jody Stallings shares the facts From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Some districts and schools use test scores to hold teachers “accountable.” ” But what if this practice is hurting the very kids it is trying to help.

169 Tech Tip #36: The Internet Toolbar Disappeared

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.

Improve Student Engagement and Learning with Technology Coaching

Digital Promise

At Emerald STEAM Magnet Middle School in El Cajon, California, a digital simulation of the annex where Anne Frank lived in hiding brought history to life and allowed students to develop a better contextual understanding of the play they were reading. “I

The Anatomy of a Great Professional Development Music Playlist

Education Elements

I walk in, dragging my feet a bit, set down my coffee, click on the speaker and with the first few notes of “Midnight Train to Georgia,” I get energy in my feet. I start to glide around the room as I spread out my Sharpies, hang the large Post-Its, and set out the candy.

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.

Organic Edtech Coaching

The CoolCatTeacher

Adam Juarez on successful edtech coaching From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Edtech coaching can be improved with “walkarounds” and interaction between edtech coaches and teachers.

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In emerging markets, integrate integrate integrate

The Christensen Institute

Why would the head of a food company know more about generating electricity than food production? That’s one of the questions I asked in my first meeting with Deepak Singhal, CEO of Tolaram Africa, after he told me that he knew more about electricity generation than food.

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Innovation Study Tours Explore Equity in Diverse Settings

Digital Promise

Often, the most powerful learning happens when students explore different perspectives, step outside of their typical environments, and are exposed to new ways of doing and thinking.

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How to Encourage Girls in Your Classroom to Get Involved in STEM

Waterford

Did you know that despite similar interests and abilities in STEM subjects (defined here as science, technology, engineering, and math), women are considerably less likely to end up in STEM careers?

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EdTech at School

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

Smart Risk Taking in Education

The CoolCatTeacher

Kristen Nan talks about risk taking that makes sense in education From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Take risks in education to build relationships, have difficult conversations, and make progress.

The State of K-12 Cybersecurity: 2019 Year in Review

Doug Levin

Cross-posted at the K-12 Cybersecurity Resource Center: [link].

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Why an LMS is a great tool for an EFL flipped classroom

Neo LMS

Flipped classrooms have been here for a while and a considerable amount of research shows that this pedagogical method can be used for a wide range of subjects (from biology to computer science), with K12 and university students.

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Start a Station Rotation Idea Document Today

Catlin Tucker

Crowdsource the best ideas for engaging students in stations! Despite working on a school campus surrounded by other talented educators, it’s easy for teachers to feel isolated and disconnected.

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.

Take the LEAP – Don’t Sit and Stick

The CoolCatTeacher

Elisabeth Bostwick encourages us to make progress From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Creating the culture in your classroom can help you be a better and happier teacher and can help your students learn better and be happier too.

Innovators Worth Watching: Walmart Health

The Christensen Institute

Welcome to our “Innovators Worth Watching” series, spotlighting interesting and potentially disruptive players across a spectrum of industries. These days it seems like everyone wants a slice of the healthcare innovation pie.

12 social media-inspired hooks for class

Ditch That Textbook

Each social media platform grabs our attention in different ways. Here are some ways to use those hooks to engage students. The post 12 social media-inspired hooks for class appeared first on Ditch That Textbook. Creativity Ed Tech Student engagement

How to implement STEAM curriculum that makes an impact

EdNews Daily

By Jamie Turner. More than 75 percent of all jobs will require some expertise in STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering Arts Math) within the next decade. But there’s a problem. Only 10 percent of US teachers feel confident in teaching high-level technology skills.

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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.