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How the Frayer Model Helps Thousands Learn Vocabulary

Ask a Tech Teacher

In a perfect world, vocabulary is learned in context: The phrases and sentences around the unknown word define the meaning. If that isn’t sufficient, students use affixes — prefixes, suffixes, and roots — to decode meaning.

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How I Became More Productive with Post-it® Brand Products #makeitstick

The CoolCatTeacher

DIY Productivity in Action From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Recently, I shared my 21-day productivity challenge sponsored by Post-it® Brand. To prepare, I took a quiz using the Post-it® Brand Productivity Tool to find out what type of planner I am.

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Limited Evidence in Edtech: Everyone Agrees – It Isn’t Their Fault

Digital Promise

“ What works ought to drive what we put in front of our children. ” – Jim Shelton.

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Aligning the 10 building blocks for future ready schools

Dangerously Irrelevant

A growing number of schools are recognizing that they must start transitioning their learning environments toward deeper learning, greater student agency, more authentic work, and robust technology infusion.

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.

Subscriber Special: June

Ask a Tech Teacher

Last Chance: Summer Learning Classes. BOGO — Buy one class; get a friend in for free. June 14-June 17 only. The Tech-infused Teacher. June 19th-July 9th. Online. 229 (individual); $750 (group of 5). Everything you need to add technology to your classes in an authentic, student-centered way.

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Supporting self-directed learning in the classroom

Neo LMS

“Self-directed learning” is a major catch-phrase of 21st Century educationalists, and undeniably a critical skill in the labor markets of the future. The modern world of work demands that people have demonstrable abilities to self-manage: their time and their inputs.

5 Fantastic Websites For English Teachers

EdTech4Beginners

I recently made a video, featuring 5 excellent websites for English teachers. The sites are all packed full of useful resources and teaching tips. Watch the round-up below: Do you have any more to add?

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11 Classroom Blogging Tips You Don’t Want to Miss

Ask a Tech Teacher

Here are eleven of the top classroom blogging tips according to Ask a Tech Teacher readers: Can We Eliminate Blogs–Teachers Hate Them! 6 Tips I Wish I’d Known When I Started Blogging. 3 Problems to Address Before Blogging at Your School. 7–no 10, wait 12–OK, 13 Skills I Teach With Blogging.

Go Bold School: Old School + Blended Learning

The CoolCatTeacher

A conversation with Weston Kieschnick on episode 96 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Today Weston Kieschnick @wes_kieschnick helps us how to go bold school with blended learning.

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.

Startups Should Ask Teachers What Problems Need Solving

Ed Tech from the Ground Up

In the early stages of an ed-tech startup, it's easy to get distracted from the original mission. Keep asking teachers what problem they need solved. The post Startups Should Ask Teachers What Problems Need Solving appeared first on Market Brief. The Startup Blog

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20 Ways Projectors Improve Learning in the Classroom

EdTech4Beginners

Chalkboards can’t compete. They don’t inspire young minds tuned in to digital channels across multiple devices. Put educational technology front and center in today’s classroom, and you have your students’ attention.

3 Important Books for Kids

Ask a Tech Teacher

Summer’s approaching. Kids love playing outside, visiting friends–and reading! To encourage that last activity, here are three great books that will entertain, motivate, and educate–all in one fun experience. Sir Chocolate and the Sugar Dough Bees Story and Cookbook — a clever blend of baking and reading. This is one of several Robby Cheadle and family have written.

5 Ways to Connect with Your Students Over the Summer

The CoolCatTeacher

A conversation with Connie Hamilton in episode 95 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Today Connie Hamilton @conniehamilton gives us five ways to connect with our students over the summer.

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.

Value-Added Schools

A Principal's Reflections

No, this is not a post about value-added evaluation practices. I believe that ship has sailed.

Digital Promise Research Map: A Starting Place for Exploring Research on Learning

Digital Promise

Busy education leaders and entrepreneurs don’t have time to sift through hundreds of papers, and often don’t know where to start.

NEO will be at ISTE 2017!

Neo LMS

While students are looking forward to the summer vacation, the NEO team are looking forward to this year’s edition of the most comprehensive ed tech event in the world: ISTE Conference and Expo.

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Summer Learning Activities That Students Will Actually Enjoy

Wisewire

How many times as a teacher have you witnessed the dreaded “summer slide” in students after their return from summer break? Students who previously showed tremendous progress at the end of the school year are suddenly unable to demonstrate previously mastered skills.

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.

What You Should Know About Teaching Online: A Chat with Kelly from 51Talk

EdNews Daily

This is the 8th interview in our thought-leadership series with 51Talk. Quite often, when we look at job reviews from different places online, we tend to forget that there are many reasons behind each review-including good, bad and personal.

Celebrating the National Week of Making

Digital Promise

Tomorrow marks the first day of the national Week of Making , a week dedicated to celebrating makers and providing opportunities for people across the country to make.

Get Inspired Whether You’re at #ISTE2017 or #NotAtISTE

Teacher Reboot Camp

The last week of June I am attending the Badge Summit and ISTE convention in my hometown, San Antonio. This will be my newborn, Savannah’s, first ISTE. Savvy and I will be Periscoping as ISTE Media Reporters.

What is Project Based Learning? | Featuring @RossCoops31 #hackpbl

TeacherCast

In this episode of the TechEduactor Podcast, we invite Apple Distinguished Educator, Google Certified Innovator, and author, Ross Cooper onto the program to discuss his new book Hacking Project Based Learning. The post What is Project Based Learning?

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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.

Defining the Purpose of Curriculum in Personalized Learning

Education Elements

As an increasing number of schools and classrooms shift to personalized learning across the country, educators face many questions. Many of these questions focus on the need to define the purpose of curriculum, digital content, and tools in a personalized learning setting. While educators are certainly familiar with the use of curriculum in a traditional classroom, a shift to personalized learning brings up new questions like: Personalized Learning Curriculum

Demystifying the Adult Edtech Market

Digital Promise

We have been witnessing disruptive innovation in education for years. Stories of opportunity and success, and even struggle and failure, rule the K-12 headlines, yet the adult learner is frequently overlooked.

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51Talk Unveils its Premium Brand “Hello World American Academy”

EdNews Daily

51Talk Unveils Premium Brand “Hello World American Academy,” Launching its “Honest Action” Pledge. 51Talk Unveils its Premium Brand.

Innovators Worth Watching: Cell-Ed

The Christensen Institute

Welcome to the first entry in our “Innovators Worth Watching” series, spotlighting interesting and potentially disruptive players in higher education. Even without knowing any English, Teresa managed to find work as a janitor in a neighboring school district, over 90 minutes away by bus. The pay wasn’t much and the long hours made her childcare situation precarious, but she was scraping by for now.

EdTech at School

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