Sat.Jan 21, 2017 - Fri.Jan 27, 2017

A Simple Guide to Podcasting in the Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

How to improve learning and listening in the classroom From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Teachers want their students to create, but don’t want to fight with clunky technology. Listening skills and learning can be improved with podcasting.

What is Google Keep and Why Use it in Your Classroom?

Ask a Tech Teacher

My daughter just bought her first house (though it went on hold several times as the Navy threatened/offered to move her). We wanted a simple way to share a ToDo list that would be available on phones, iPads, and computers, and would auto-update with our ideas.

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4 Ways AI will be a great teaching assistant

Neo LMS

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has stopped being just a thing of Sci-Fi novels and movies.

10 ways to collaborate digitally + visually in class

Ditch That Textbook

In my own high school Spanish classes, this happened all the time. We talked in class. I wrote and drew notes on the board, creating a great summary of our discussion. Guess what the students wanted to do at the end of class. Yep, you guessed it: take a picture of the whiteboard. I’m not [.].

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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.

Innovate Like a Turtle

The CoolCatTeacher

A simple strategy any teacher can use to improve teaching From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. We teachers are too busy. There’s too much to do! But eleven years a go, I hit upon something that works for me.

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5 practical tips for BYOD equity

Neo LMS

My high school building is a really old one. The institution itself is hundreds of years old but the building as well passed the three hundred year mark quite some time ago. Its classrooms, furniture and sometimes creaky floor oozes history and heritage.

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Alternative Reality: The Propensity for Learning Rather Than the Potential for Learning

User Generated Education

I had the opportunity the learn about Dr. Reuven Feuerstein through Dr. Yvette Jackson at a National Urban Alliance conference almost 20 years ago.

How an #EdTech Lens Can Improve a Learning Culture

A Principal's Reflections

I remember the days when I was not a very big believer in educational technology. For one, I saw the use of tools just as a means to become more efficient at delivering instruction. Man, could I rock a PowerPoint lecture. As Chris Lehmann says, “You deliver pizzas, not instruction.”

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Need to Learn Moodle? Start With VerveEd

Ask a Tech Teacher

Moodle is an open source free cloud-based learning platform used by over 96 million people to create over 11 million courses. These can be a simple activity or a fully-featured course.

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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.

Building a Startup Business Backwards: Why It Can Work

Ed Tech from the Ground Up

At Communication APPtitude we developed our product before our business plan. For us, it worked. The post Building a Startup Business Backwards: Why It Can Work appeared first on Market Brief. The Startup Blog bootstrap Communication APPtitude entrepreneur lean startup literacy startup vocabulary

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Blend Online and In-class Discussions to Give Every Student a Voice

Catlin Tucker

“When I engage in dialogue, I recognize that those I speak with are equal to me, and I work from the assumption that they hold within them wisdom, knowledge, ideas, and gifts.”

Moving from Challenges to Solutions: The Future of Educator Micro-credentials

Digital Promise

Digital Promise gathered developers, researchers, educators, and thought leaders from the educator professional development field on January 9-10 in Redwood City, California, for The Future of Educator Micro-credentials Summit.

Lecturing v. active learning

Dangerously Irrelevant

Annie Murphy Paul said: a growing body of evidence suggests that the lecture is not generic or neutral, but a specific cultural form that favors some people while discriminating against others, including women, minorities and low-income and first-generation college students.

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.

A great maths game, perfect for early years.

EdTech4Beginners

There are a lot of educational apps and games in the App Store and a great maths one is Dora is counting to 10. Children can learn the numbers 1 to 10 while playing a game with Dora, a clever mouse. The game is inspired by the “ Hejny method ” of teaching mathematics.

Using the iPad for Deeper Learning

iTeach with iPads

Deeper learning is the process of learning for transfer. Student competencies that allow for deep learning include cognitive reasoning and problem solving, intrapersonal competencies which involve self-management, and interpersonal competencies which refer to working and communicating with others.

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NEW Google Sites: 10 things teachers must know

Ditch That Textbook

I have a confession to make. I’m heavily invested in Google, being a Google Certified Innovator, using Google tools all the time and suggesting them to teachers. (No,

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How to Use Google Drawings

Ask a Tech Teacher

Google Drawings is a free, web-based drawing tool that allows users to collaborate and work together in real time to create flowcharts, organizational charts, website wireframes, mind maps, concept maps, drawings, and more.

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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.

3 Tech Tools that every teacher should know about.

EdTech4Beginners

There’s a new tool or app out every day. Most of them making yet another promise to boost our productivity. The problem? They don’t always deliver on their promise, and keeping up with the ones that work is tough. So I’ve made that job easier for you.

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Join Us For the filmMAKER Challenge Webinar Series

Digital Promise

The Digital Promise filmMAKER™ Challenge is an opportunity for middle and high school students to learn about product design and filmmaking through a set of activities, projects, and challenges.

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Ed-Tech Startup Conference Pushes Boundaries

Ed Tech from the Ground Up

Over the years, LearnLaunch's Across Boundaries conference has engendered conversations on everything from STEM learning to augmented reality. The 2017 conference in Boston is coming up. The post Ed-Tech Startup Conference Pushes Boundaries appeared first on Market Brief.

169 Tech Tip #74–What’s My IP Address

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.

EdTech at School

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

Education Technology Trends for 2017: An Interview With Martin McKay.

EdTech4Beginners

Martin McKay is the Chief Technology officer and one of the founders of Texthelp Inc. He directs all research and development at Texthelp with a focus on developing new technologies to assist people who struggle with reading and writing.

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Leveraging Public TV on Behalf of Adult Learners

Digital Promise

Kentucky Educational Television (KET) is a PBS member station widely recognized as a leader in developing digital learning opportunities for adult basic skills and workplace education. By pairing their extensive network of partnerships with their willingness to continually experiment to develop more effective digital learning opportunities, KET is a true Beacon for adult learning. Leaders in Digital Innovation. For over 40 years, KET has been a provider of adult education study materials.

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Department of Education Creates New Evaluation Tool for K–12 Administrators

EdTech Magazine

By Meghan Bogardus Cortez A simplified ed tech evaluation process is on the horizon. Classroom Digital Content Management Return on Investment

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Help Your Kids Spend Screen Time Wisely

Securly

A recent study conducted by the American Academy of Pediatrics re-evaluated appropriate screen time limits for young children. The assessment redefined “screen time” as the use of digital media exclusively for entertainment.

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.

The 2017 Global Student Conference-Calls Open For Students

EdNews Daily

The 2017 Global Student Conference, a student-organized event, will be held ONLINE on Saturday March 4th, 2017, and feature keynote speakers and crowdsourced presentations by students in grades 6-12 and college. There is no cost to participate or attend.

Top 10 Ways To Use Tech In The Classroom

EdTech4Beginners

I recently did some writing for Scholastic, listing a number of ways to use technology in lessons. Click here for the full resource. Tagged: classroom technology , edtech , education , educational technology , teachers , teaching , technology.

5 Best Practices for Professional Development with a Chromebook Rollout

EdTech Magazine

By Mike Karlin For new technology to be effective, educators need to be prepared. Classroom Internet Management Online Video Professional Development Training