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Education for the 4th Industrial Revolution

A Principal's Reflections

“ Don’t prepare kids for something. Prepare them for anything !” I remember a world without the Internet, smart devices, mobile phones, 3D printers, and 4K televisions sets. After all, this was the world that many of us grew up in.

Isn’t it time to stop Wikipedia shaming?

NeverEndingSearch

I am currently working on a research project with partners from the University of Florida and OCLC.

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Esports Clubs Expand Learning Opportunities for K–12 Players

EdTech Magazine

Esports Clubs Expand Learning Opportunities for K–12 Players. eli.zimmerman_9856. Mon, 06/17/2019 - 11:05. By any measure, esports is one of the fastest-growing markets in the world. . Between 2017 and 2018, the global fan base grew 13.5

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No #ISTE19 Fomo: Join the #NotAtIste19 Community and Start Learning

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter ISTE19 is here and the #notatiste19 community is ready to embrace the learners everywhere you cannot go to ISTE19 in Philadelphia. No fomo! Let’s go! The #notatiste19 hashtag is already hopping.

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.

10+ QR Code Activities to Inspire Curiosity and Engage Learners

Teacher Reboot Camp

Recently I presented a webinar for Simple K12, 10+ QR Code Activities to Inspire Curiosity and Active Learning. Below are the slides with example activities and resources.

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Strengthening Digital Literacy Skills in Michigan with Facebook

Digital Promise

Digital Promise’s Adult Learning initiative launched Community Impact Stories, a new series of blog posts to highlight adult learner stories across the nation.

23 Gsuite Ideas to Excite Your Kids About Learning #iste19 #notatiste19

The CoolCatTeacher

Eric Curts from Ctrl Alt Achieve From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Eric Curts @ ericcurts teaches us twenty-three ways to use Gsuite tools in our classroom.

Effective Educational Videos in the Classroom

ViewSonic Education

Quick Take: Learn how teachers are using educational videos effectively in their classrooms: - Current use of educational videos. Problems identified. Features sought by teachers. Suggested guide to video searching. Different solutions options.

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Meet NEO at ISTE 2019!

Neo LMS

Philadelphia is the birthplace of American independence, with the Declaration of Independence signed there in 1776 and the Liberty Bell still present in the city center as a symbol of that great historic moment.

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.

Rethink How Teachers Advance their Careers with Micro-credentials

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.”.

How to Design the Classroom for Effective Education #notatiste19

The CoolCatTeacher

Michael Cohen "The Tech Rabbi" and author of Education by Design From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Michael Cohen, aka the Tech Rabbi, and author of Education by Design talks about classroom design. We should design the classroom environment for learning.

18 Unexpected Free Educational Videos Website for Teachers

ViewSonic Education

Quick take: Take a look at 18 free educational video website for teachers: 1. Names and links of free resources. Multi-subjects covered. Multi-grade level covered. No one can beat free. We searched across the internet for the best free education video websites for teachers.

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How VR and AR Will Change How Art is Experienced

Educational Technology Guy

Virtual and augmented reality have become a trend more recently due to advances in artificial intelligence. They’ve grown to be more commonly utilized tools for interpretation of ideas in a variety of fields. VR is an immersive technology experience.

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.

Discover the Latest In Learning on the Research Map

Digital Promise

Do you wonder how learning works? Are you looking to design learning environments to support a range of learners? The Digital Promise Research Map can help.

5 Ways to Customize Your Teacher Professional Development This Summer

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Teachers need personal professional development.

Using Computers in the Classroom: Shifting from Consumption to Creation

Catlin Tucker

In the last few months, I have read several articles about increasing pushback against the use of technology in schools.

7 Tech Tools for PE Teachers

Ask a Tech Teacher

Technology is a natural education fit in everything from math to Spanish to literacy. The one corner of K-12 learning that is not so obvious is PE — Physical Education. In that class, we think of physical stuff — not digital — like running and exercising.

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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.

Edtech Matchmaking: One Teacher’s Strategies for Choosing Better Technology

Digital Promise

In my nearly 15 years of teaching in Philadelphia, I have seen technology introduced into schools and classrooms in myriad ways. I have spent the last 13 of those years as a technology teacher and coordinator, and an informal technology coach, in three different schools. When I first started teaching in Philadelphia in 2004, teachers were lucky if they had one desktop computer in their room for students to use, and students attended weekly computer lab classes.

A Learner Centered Innovation Model #iste19 #notatiste19

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Katie Martin, an ISTE 2018 keynote, talks about the importance of putting learners at the center of your innovation model.

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The Future of Classroom Technology Tools

Education Elements

Predicting the future of classroom technology trends empowers teachers and school districts to stay at the forefront of “the next big thing” in education.

What’s all the buzz about Messenger Kids?

Ask a Tech Teacher

When preteen kids see parents and older siblings thumbing away at social media accounts, they want to do it. They don’t understand when told they are too young.

EdTech at School

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

Entrepreneurs Find Providing Mentorship Rewarding, Productive

Ed Tech from the Ground Up

Providing mentorship is a way to give back and share insight, within the right parameters. Entrepreneur Nikki Navta shares strategies to keep mentorship efficient and beneficial. The post Entrepreneurs Find Providing Mentorship Rewarding, Productive appeared first on Market Brief.

How To Make a Realistic Plan for Summer That Will Leave You Feeling Rejuvenated

The CoolCatTeacher

Plan and enjoy! From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Planning your summer can help you have an enjoyable, meaningful experience. I don’t like rushing around at the end of the summer with that upset feeling that I’ve missed something.

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3 Things To Remember For Every Conference

The Web20Classroom

Written with my friend Shaelynn Farnsworth we break down the simple things any learner can do to make the most of their conference experience.

Smartphones in the classroom

Ask a Tech Teacher

In my summer digital citizenship classes, the biggest question I get is how to control student cell phone usage.

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.

Guest Post - How streaming services can be used as a tool for education

Educational Technology Guy

Most educators agree that, when used correctly, video increases interest, engagement, and retention. And teachers are using video in unique ways today, whether to teleconference to multiple classrooms or to stream a nature documentary in science class.

Why this missing ingredient is crucial for the Rust Belt’s revival

The Christensen Institute

For most of the 20th century, America’s “Rust Belt”—stretching across the Great Lakes region and areas in the Midwest—was an economic powerhouse. The region served as the central hub of the United State’s manufacturing industry, and by the 1950s it was home to almost half of all American jobs. However, the clock was ticking on America’s “Golden Age” of manufacturing. A global economic recession in the early 1970s kicked off a sustained economic decline from which the region has never recovered.

When Were We Ever Indivisible? [A Reflection on NYC Schools Chancellor Carranza]

The Jose Vilson

A newspaper in the city recently reported that nine New York City councilmembers have called for NYC schools chancellor Richard Carranza’s firing, saying he’s more focused on “ethnicity instead of efficacy” and prefers to pound the pavement with his “rhetoric.”

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