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5 Questions to Evaluate the Efficacy of Education Technology

Where Learning Clicks

With students’ futures on the line, educators need assurance that the edtech they use is research-backed, especially now that ESSA tied funding to efficacy. The post 5 Questions to Evaluate the Efficacy of Education Technology appeared first on Where Learning Clicks.

8 Practical Ways to Use AI in Learning

Ask a Tech Teacher

Every year, education finds new ways to make learning more inclusive and diversified. The latest change agent is Artificial Intelligence (AI), now being used in classes to focus learning, simplify redundant tasks, and infuse lesson plans.

When Ed-Tech CEOs Aren’t Educators, Foster a Culture of Continuous Teacher Engagement

Ed Tech from the Ground Up

Tech founders are often taught to "scratch their own itch" by building products they themselves want to use. But what do you do when you're building an ed-tech product and you aren't a teacher or student? The post When Ed-Tech CEOs Aren’t Educators, Foster a Culture of Continuous Teacher Engagement appeared first on Market Brief. The Startup Blog Business Strategy Entrepreneurship Startups Teachers

Why Computer Science Should Be A High School Graduation Requirement

Wisewire

Computing is an integral part of every aspect of our lives, from how we connect with each other to the way we do our jobs and get around. Computing is the number one source of all new wages in the U.S. economy and there are currently 500,000 open computing jobs across the country.

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.

How to Help Kids Who Hate Math Learn It

The CoolCatTeacher

Dan Meyer on episode 513 From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Today Dan Meyer @ddmeyer gives us tips and advice for helping kids who hate math learn to love it. He explains the 3-Act method of teaching.

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The race is on for the AI-powered classroom

Neo LMS

In my previous post I explored the subtle, yet significant, difference between brute force computing and ANN (Artificial Neural Networks), and how that distinction is slowly producing what one would call “true” AI products in the classroom.

3 Ways to Build Student Agency into Your Lessons

Catlin Tucker

Although many teachers recognize the importance of making students active agents in the classroom, it is easy to overlook student agency when we plan our lessons. However, the ability to make key decisions about their learning is a powerful motivator for students.

iPads in Kindergarten

The CoolCatTeacher

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4 Ways Parents Use Media to Support Learning for Toddlers

Digital Promise

When my son Avi was about 18 months old, one of his favorite tricks was to reach into my pocket while roaring like a tiger. This was his way of asking me to play Daniel Tiger videos on my phone.

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.

5 Tips for schools to harness the power of edtech in the classroom

Neo LMS

A version of this post was originally published on April 4th, 2019 on Education Technology. Technology has the power to harness real change and bring education to life.

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Expert Mentors: A Professional Development Model for STEM and Maker Education Implementation

User Generated Education

Implementing Maker, STEM, STEAM Education. In order to prevent STEM and maker education from becoming a flavor of the month, there needs to be specific strategies provided to educators on how to embed STEM and maker activities into their curriculum.

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5 Awesome Things for Teachers to Do This Summer

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Summer is an important time for educators. While some people debate what educators should or shouldn’t do over the summer, ultimately it is YOUR summer and YOUR plans.

Using Micro-credentials to Recognize the Skills of New and Experienced Teachers

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.”.

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.

Getting Personal About Competency-Based Education

Education Elements

When I tell friends and family about the types of projects I’m working on with Education Elements, I throw around terms like “personalized learning” and “competency-based education” like they’re the titles of new Beyoncé albums.

What everyone gets wrong about corruption

The Christensen Institute

There’s a common misconception that until corruption in poor countries is eliminated, or at least significantly reduced, these countries will not be able to develop.

5 Ideas to Build Your Personal Brand This Summer

The CoolCatTeacher

We all have a brand - what are we doing about it? From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Many of you this summer are going to be working on your personal brand. Now, whether you think you have a brand or not, you do.

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Summer Learning Happens at Home

Digital Promise

This article originally appeared on Usable Knowledge from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Read the original version here. Where’s the best place for summer learning? Hint: Don’t look far.).

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.

Lead in the Now

A Principal's Reflections

“ When you finally let go of the past, something better comes along.” – Anonymous There are many reasons why we tend to fall back on what we are either comfortable with or have always done. For one, comfort tends to be the enemy of growth.

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Tech Ed Resources–Mentoring and Online Classes

Ask a Tech Teacher

I get a lot of questions from readers about what tech ed resources I use in my classroom so I’m going to take a few days this summer to review them with you. Some are edited and/or written by members of the Ask a Tech Teacher crew. Others, by tech teachers who work with the same publisher I do.

Motivating Struggling Learners in Summer School and in Class Everyday

The CoolCatTeacher

Barbara Blackburn on episode 511 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.

Bootcamp profiles: Nashville Software School

The Christensen Institute

For our recent paper, Betting on Bootcamps , we conducted in-depth interviews with seven bootcamps spanning a variety of business models. We’ll be sharing each of their stories over the coming months.

EdTech at School

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

The Resurgence of 3D Printers in Modern Learning Environments

EdTech Magazine

The Resurgence of 3D Printers in Modern Learning Environments. eli.zimmerman_9856. Mon, 06/10/2019 - 09:56.

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Using Technology To Teach Kids About Troubleshooting Vehicle Problems

Ask a Tech Teacher

This is not a topic I’ve thought much about. I have a nice collection of driver’s ed websites and videos for high school students so really should have considered this essential skill. Thanks to Jane Sandwood, Ask a Tech Teacher contributor, for coming up with this article.

Using Micro-credentials to Recognize the Skills of New and Experienced Teachers

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.”.

A tight-knit community upending underemployment

The Christensen Institute

Students need relationships to get by and to get ahead. But all too often in our education system, relationships are treated as inputs to learning, rather than outcomes in their own right.

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.