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Don’t Chase the Cat: Determining When Interruptions Are Worthwhile

The CoolCatTeacher

Day 5 Challenge of 80 Days of Excellence From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Interruptions can come in all forms. Some interruptions are worthwhile. Others are not. I was interrupted three times today with people asking for password resets. No fun.

The World’s Largest Lesson: Global Goals Activities

User Generated Education

I have a strong belief that education should assist learners in developing the desire and skills for global stewardship. I discussed this in my post, Empathy and Global Stewardship: The Other 21st Century Skills [link].

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Pushing the Limits on Instagram in 2018

The Christensen Institute

Join the Instagram party and be sure to know your limits. Instagram limits can be deceiving and rewarding. Ready to get the most out of Instagram for your brand? Join the crowd of about 1 billion others who made Instagram the fastest growing social network in history.

Happy New Year! Thank you PLN for An Awesome 2017!

Teacher Reboot Camp

I began the Teacher Reboot Camp blog in 2009. It amazes me so many of you are still here as I continue to grow as an educator and learner. When I first started blogging, I didn’t realize I would have 8 years of ideas, resources, and knowledge to share.

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.

Podcasting Equipment Setup and Software I use on the 10-Minute Teacher

The CoolCatTeacher

A Behind the scenes peek at the 10-Minute Teacher From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. I’ve been asked about the podcasting equipment setup and software that we use on the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast.

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Digital Divide 2.0: a few facts and figures

Neo LMS

Welcome to NEO Blog 2018! This year you can look forward to ever-more interesting news and views on the hot ed-tech and e-learning topics currently doing the rounds of academics, pedagogic experts and teachers across the globe.

Two Words to Inspire My Students This Year: Try and Stun!

Teacher Reboot Camp

I teach college freshmen and soon will meet a new batch of learners. Students who take my class are preparing themselves for their official Freshman English class. This means my students didn’t receive strong scores on their reading and writing exams.

What To Do When Students Come to You Unprepared and Other Reflections

The CoolCatTeacher

Reflect, Reset, Refocus and Reach in 2018 with Patrick Holt on episode 200 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

Into the Rhythm

Digital Promise

This article originally appeared on Usable Knowledge from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Read the original version here. In an ELA classroom’s scramble to cover all requirements — novels and short stories, grammar and vocabulary, expository and creative writing — poetry can get pushed to the sidelines. Teachers and students alike can assume poetry is dense, bewildering, and unnecessary. But engaging young people with poetry today may be easier than it seems.

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.

The Waze of Great Leadership

Tom Murray

Being one who travels virtually every week, I often find myself in remote locations, driving to hotels I’ve never seen, in a town I’ve never been.

3 Ways Leaders Can Support Ongoing Professional Development

The Web20Classroom

When I was leading an Instructional Technology program, one of the hurdles my team had to overcome was the lack of involvement from our leadership on the professional development we were delivering.

Today’s Challenge: Focus on Where You Are

The CoolCatTeacher

Day 4 of 80 Days of Excellence From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. I wish my phone had three “do not disturb” settings. One is the regular, turn everything off except those few important family members. From 8 pm to 7 am, that is on now.

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League of Innovative Schools Districts Demand Data Interoperability

Digital Promise

The phrase “data interoperability,” referring to the seamless, secure, and controlled exchange of data between applications, is increasingly a topic of conversation among educators on personalized learning and student privacy. These conversations often arrive at the same conclusion: data interoperability is important and we need it, but how do we accomplish it?

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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.

8 Cool Resources for Students to Use to Conduct Interviews

Teacher Reboot Camp

“There’s only one interview technique that matters… Do your homework so you can listen to the answers and react to them and ask follow-ups.” ” – Jim Lehrer. Our learners are inundated with news and information on a daily basis. In order for students to make sense of all this information and evaluate what is true they need to develop a critical eye. Part of this critical eye is learning how to gather knowledge from reputable sources.

5 Ways Online Teachers Can Connect With Their International Students

EdNews Daily

Online education provides a plethora of opportunities to learn about a variety of topics from anywhere in the world. As an online instructor, it can be a challenge to work with students from a variety of countries because of communication barriers and differences in time zones.

8 Great Ways to Develop Relationships

The CoolCatTeacher

Day 3 of 80 Days of Excellence From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Why is it surprising that we need people? “As iron sharpens iron, so one person can sharpen another.” ” ( Proverbs 27:17 ) But it can be so hard to make friends.

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B2B Social Media Trends We are Going to See in 2018

Ask a Tech Teacher

Social media has been around for some time now. Twitter launched 11 years ago, LinkedIn 14 years ago, Facebook 13 years ago — and you know what? They are still as relevant as ever.

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.

Escue Wood Treated Products Growing In West Tennessee 

Neo LMS

The pressure treated wood manufacturer will create 100 jobs and invest $3.3 million in Milan, TN. . Read: Escue Wood Treated Products Growing In West Tennessee at BusinessFacilities.com. Business Clusters/Corridors Capital Investment Daily News Featured Manufacturing Tennessee Workforce Development Economic Development Employment Escue Wood Treated Products Expansion Gibson County pressure treated wood Site Selection Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development treated wood

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Who is the Right Customer: Decisions for Managing Customer Surveys

Teacher Reboot Camp

Who is the Right Customer: Decisions for Managing Customer Surveys Lynn Hunsaker. Collecting customer feedback can be trickier than it sounds, as you navigate through decisions for sample selection, timing, frequency, numeric rating and open-ended questions, and so forth.

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Recognizing Human Trafficking and What To Do About It in Schools

The CoolCatTeacher

Ashley Burkett on episode 224 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Human trafficking is on the rise in the United States. Some states now include human trafficking in their definition of child abuse. Others do not.

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3D Printing News Briefs: January 5, 2018

Ask a Tech Teacher

Welcome to 2018, and the new year’s first edition of 3D Printing News Briefs – the 3D printing industry doesn’t stop for anything, not even midnight celebrations. We’ll kick. View the entire article via our website.

EdTech at School

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

?What Studying Education Taught Me in 2017—And Where Tech Can Take Us This Year

Edsurge

I’ve developed somewhat of a complex in the last year being a college student with an interest in the education system. As a junior at Washington University in St. Louis, the more I dive into conversations and debates around pedagogy, the more I find myself thinking about how I am experiencing or witnessing the problems that I want to help solve. In 2017, this was especially true while taking a computer science course on data structures and algorithms.

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The Importance of Simplicity in Customer Experience

CUE

This is a guest post written by Ricardo Saltz Gulko. Ricardo is on the international advisory committee of the Customer Experience Professionals Association and a thought leader in the CXUniversity. I don’t think anyone would argue that being a CCO is a hard job.

5 Free Tech Tools to Try in Your Social Studies Lessons

The CoolCatTeacher

Richard Byrne on episode 225 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Richard Byrne, author of Free Technology for Teachers, was a history teacher. It shows.

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Best-in-Class Resources–You Decide

Ask a Tech Teacher

Every year, I review a large number of websites, apps, and resources that help educators blend technology into their classrooms. I get lots of feedback from readers sharing their experiences, asking questions, and clicking through to see if a particular tool will serve their needs.

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.