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Who Should Truly Have the Power in K-12 Edtech Adoption?

Edsurge

Technology administrators are very busy people.

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Technology is Overwhelming Education: That’s Why We Need More

EdNews Daily

By Charles Sosnik. Whether you have kids in school, work for a school or simply watch the news, you know schools are dealing with a lot. They are going through a very difficult time, trying to modernize and keep up with the technological world around them.

Will AI really transform education?

The Hechinger Report

For all the talk about how artificial intelligence could transform what happens in the classroom, AI hasn’t yet lived up the hype. AI involves creating computer systems that can perform tasks that typically require human intelligence.

Keep Tech Engagement (and Effectiveness) Active

EdTech Magazine

Keep Tech Engagement (and Effectiveness) Active. eli.zimmerman_9856. Wed, 09/25/2019 - 10:10. The beginning of a new school year is exciting, but as the novelty fades and academic routines set in, emphasis on and commitment to new, technology-driven initiatives may wane. .

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.

Why Data Interoperability Is Critical for Districts—and How It Transforms Student Learning

Edsurge

Imagine that you are going on a journey. You’re headed somewhere you have visited a few times before, but your memory is fuzzy on the exact directions to take—so you use your navigation app. As you set out, it’s easy to become distracted by your favorite podcast or roadside attractions.

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Shaping young minds: 3D printing solutions for education

Neo LMS

In this age of human ingenuity and innovation, education has acquired an added importance in shaping the leaders of tomorrow. Technology plays a crucial role in making education more appealing and interesting for teachers and students alike.

Post-Lesson Reflection: What Do Students Think They Learned?

Catlin Tucker

In the last two blogs, I have focused on strategies teachers can use to 1) assess prior knowledge before a lesson and 2) check for understanding during a lesson. I’ve suggested that teachers build mechanisms into their lessons to collect formative assessment data.

Opening Lessons With a Bang

A Principal's Reflections

I t seems like ages ago that I was taking courses to become a teacher at East Stroudsburg University in Pennsylvania. My professors were huge proponents of the Instructional Theory into Practice (ITIP) model developed by Madeline Hunter.

Save Money on Easy, Awesome Science Projects

The CoolCatTeacher

Get 15% off your Ward's Science order and free shipping with this special code From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Ward’s Science has cool hands-on science lessons. Everything comes in the box and you’re ready to engage your students.

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.

What schools should know before launching an LMS [INFOGRAPHIC]

Neo LMS

Launching a learning management system within an educational institution comes with some challenges. The main goal is to customize the best platform for your organization, which isn’t an easy task.

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Building Networks for Frontline Worker Advancement

Digital Promise

The labor market is changing rapidly.

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10 Reasons Education IT Administrators Love Interactive Touch Screen Displays

ViewSonic Education

First, let’s acknowledge something. Those who choose careers in education IT don’t just like technology. They like working in this particular environment. They take pride in supporting teachers and students with tech that facilitates learning.

Apply Now for DonorsChoose Project Funding Opportunities

The CoolCatTeacher

Advancement Courses is funding select projects through September 27, 2019 From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Advancement Courses is a fantastic option for professional development.

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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.

Teachers shouldn’t have to be their students’ judges

The Christensen Institute

Imagine you are a restaurant manager. How would you feel if one day the state health department announced that restaurant managers will carry out the food inspections for their kitchens? Would you worry about your ability to be truly transparent with your customers?

Rolling Out Across Verizon Innovative Learning Schools

Digital Promise

It’s an exciting time for the Verizon Innovative Learning Schools community as schools are rolling out devices to students. For the 52 Cohort 6 schools that are just beginning their VILS journey, rollout is the beginning of new learning opportunities that are not possible without technology.

10 Reasons Education IT Administrators Love Interactive Touch Screen Displays

ViewSonic Education

First, let’s acknowledge something. Those who choose careers in education IT don’t just like technology. They like working in this particular environment. They take pride in supporting teachers and students with technology that facilitates learning.

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Tech Ed Resources–Lesson Plans

Ask a Tech Teacher

I get a lot of questions from readers about what tech ed resources I use in my classroom so I’m taking a few days this summer to review them with you. Some are from members of the Ask a Tech Teacher crew. Others, from tech teachers who work with the same publisher I do.

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.

How an “umbrella with four wheels” got France rolling again after WWII

The Christensen Institute

Last May, thousands of people from across Europe made a pilgrimage to an annual celebration in Saint-Amand Montrond, an inconspicuous town in the center of France. The purpose behind this unlikely gathering?

75+ Google Classroom tips and tricks

Ditch That Textbook

Google classroom is great for speed, simplicity, and efficiency but not all functions are easy to get at first and even if you’re a pro there are always new updates and features we need to dive into. So we have compiled our best Google Classroom resources into one ultimate post to get you geared up […]. G Suite Google Classroom google classroom google classroom tips gsuite guide to google classroom

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Finally, A Free, Easy-to-Use Tool to Mark-Up PDF Worksheets!

The Journal

All your carefully prepared, tried-and-true paper worksheets can now be used on the computing devices in your 1-to-1 classrooms! Collabrify’s PDFPal is a free, browser-based app that is truly easy-to-use — and free! Read all about PDFPal in today’s blogpost

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College Credit Classes in Blended Learning

Ask a Tech Teacher

Through the Midwest Teachers Institute , I offer college-credit classes that teach how to blend technology with traditional lesson plans. They include all the ebooks, videos, and other resources required so you don’t spend any more than what is required to register for the class.

EdTech at School

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

What’s the key to ending vaping? Not following smoking’s roadmap

The Christensen Institute

If you’ve read the news recently, you’ve seen a harrowing trend: at least six people in the United States have died from vaping-related lung illness, with hundreds more cases of illness currently reported.

20 add-ons and extensions to supercharge your Google Slides presentations

Ditch That Textbook

Google Slides is an incredibly versatile tool. On the Google Teacher Tribe podcast, Kasey Bell often refers to it as the “Swiss Army Knife” of the G Suite tools because of how much you can do with it. But what if we could supercharge this already powerful tool? We can! With add-ons (extra features within […]. DitchBook Twitter chat G Suite Google Slides g suite g suite add-ons g suite extensions google slides google slides add-ons google slides extensions

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Artificial Intelligence in EdTech

Educational Technology Guy

New and creative uses of artificial intelligence are being developed every day. EdTech is an area where the use of AI has flown largely under the radar thus far but has the potential to reimagine the student/teacher relationship and improve student outcomes across the board.

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Subscriber Special: September

Ask a Tech Teacher

Every month, subscribers to our newsletter get a free/discounted resource to help their tech teaching. September 25th-30th. Grades 2, 4, 5, and 8th student workbooks include 3 teacher manuals. enough for your entire grade-level team. Email us for the information.

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.