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AR isn’t a fad in education – it’s the future!

Neo LMS

More than just a fad technology that was used for capturing Pokemon in 2016, augmented reality (or AR) is creating incredible possibilities across numerous industries – not least in education.

15 Common Mistakes Teachers Make Teaching With Technology

TeachThought - Learn better.

15 Common Mistakes Teachers Make Teaching With Technology by Terry Heick The role of technology in learning isn’t entirely clear–or rather, is subjective. While it clearly is able to provide access to peers, audiences, resources, and data, it also can be awkward, problematic, distracting, performing more strongly as a barrier to understand than anything else. Why this […]. The post 15 Common Mistakes Teachers Make Teaching With Technology appeared first on TeachThought.

How Technology Can Improve Digital Citizenship in K–12

EdTech Magazine

How Technology Can Improve Digital Citizenship in K–12. eli.zimmerman_9856. Fri, 09/13/2019 - 12:12. As technology is further integrated into the classroom, digital citizenship is an essential skill all students need to possess. .

Youth-Created 360? Films at the United Nations General Assembly

Digital Promise

Today, leading up to the United Nations General Assembly in New York City, we’re thrilled to announce the third MY World 360° playlist—a collection of youth-produced immersive stories from around the world that spotlight issues most relevant to young people and their communities.

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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.

How to motivate students for lifelong learning

Neo LMS

It’s a well-known fact that students who are intrinsically motivated are more likely to be engaged in the classroom, find meaning in their work, and are more resilient.

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10 Ways to Empower Educators

A Principal's Reflections

What motivates you to be your best, take risks, and seek out opportunities to improve? I’d be willing to wager that there are an array of responses you would give to this question.

Profession-Based Learning in the Classroom

Digital Promise

Personal productivity is an important skill for professionals in all industries. We in education are no different as we face an increasing set of expectations both in and out of the classroom.

Why Unpacking Biases is Critical When Personalizing Learning

Education Elements

I had a middle school science teacher once tell me she was surprised that I did well on a test because she assumed I was bad at science. She pointed to one of my classmates and said, “Her, I assume she’ll do well, but you’re just not very good at science.”

Teen Genius Says “I Learned Nothing from Lecture”

The CoolCatTeacher

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.

Check for Understanding: What Are You Learning About Your Students During the Lesson?

Catlin Tucker

Teachers often focus on what students will learn during a lesson. Rarely, do we stop and ask ourselves, “What will I learn about what my students know or can do during this lesson?”

Building Strong Relationships During the Edtech Purchasing Process

Digital Promise

This blog post is the second of a two-part series discussing relationship building in the edtech purchasing process. In our first blog post , we addressed how educators can build and maintain good working relationships with edtech developers.

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How One K-12 Startup Is Harnessing the Podcasting Wave

Ed Tech from the Ground Up

The founder of Listenwise realized her pubic radio experience gave her unique experience to offer educators and students a new service. The post How One K-12 Startup Is Harnessing the Podcasting Wave appeared first on Market Brief.

3 Add Ons to Solve Problems in Google Classroom (Programmed by 1 Teacher)

The CoolCatTeacher

Michael Backus on episode 557 From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Michael Backus had a problem as he was teaching in Google Classroom. So, he programmed add-ons to solve the problem of needing checklists attached to his Google Classroom assignments.

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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.

National School Bus Safety Month

Kajeet

Did you know that September is officially designated National School Bus Safety Month from a unanimous U.S. Senate vote?

F.A.I.L.W.

Dangerously Irrelevant

F.A.I.L. = F irst A ttempt I n L earning. We see this saying in classrooms all over. And I’ve never liked it… . One reason is because we rarely seem to ask the important question of First Attempt In Learning What? First attempt in learning some rote memorization task?

Check for Understanding: What Are You Learning About Your Students During the Lesson?

Catlin Tucker

Teachers often focus on what students will learn during a lesson. Rarely, do we stop and ask ourselves, “What will I learn about what my students know or can do during this lesson?”

4 Steps to Improve Student Engagement

The CoolCatTeacher

Jeromie Heath on episode 558 From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Engaging students can be a challenge. A student from Jeromie Heath’s class shares her perspective on learning and why she wanted to learn for Jeromie in this episode.

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.

Leveraging Disruptive Innovation at the World Bank to finally end poverty

The Christensen Institute

I am a firm believer that extreme poverty can be ended in my lifetime, and with the right steps, prosperity can take its place.

Great Activities for the First Week of School

Ask a Tech Teacher

The first week of school is different from all others.

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Lasting Gains from Preschool

Digital Promise

This article originally appeared on Usable Knowledge from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Read the original version here. .

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20 Seesaw ideas with Chromebooks for K-12 classes

Ditch That Textbook

Creating is memorable. When students learn something and then can create something with it — a digital project, a story, a video — that’s something they can be proud of. Sharing what you’ve created enhances the experience. Who wants to work hard on something that no one else sees? Creating and sharing, all in one […].

EdTech at School

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

How Technology Can Improve Physical Safety in Schools

EdTech Magazine

How Technology Can Improve Physical Safety in Schools. eli.zimmerman_9856. Mon, 09/09/2019 - 09:42. What solutions should school leaders consider for securing the physical safety and well-being of students and adults? .

We Remember… 9/11

Ask a Tech Teacher

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Ten Questions to Ask when Creating a STEM Culture in Education

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

As you might know, I am very excited about STEM education! In fact, get ready for a series of helpful STEM posts. For consultations and presentations at schools across the country I have developed these ten questions you may want to ask as you develop or assess STEM possibilities for students.

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Innovators Worth Watching: One Medical

The Christensen Institute

Welcome to our “Innovators Worth Watching” series, spotlighting interesting and potentially disruptive players across a spectrum of industries. What do patients really want from their healthcare? . Over the past few years, more and more studies have asked this very question.

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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.