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What’s edtech got to do with growth mindset?

Neo LMS

I remember it as if it was yesterday. It was the first week of fifth grade and I was so ready to learn History. I had spent the previous summer poring over an Ancient Egypt book so it had to become my favorite subject.

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Leadership Requires Relationship Technology

EdNews Daily

By Mac Bogert. TANSTAAFL. The industrial revolutions—mid 18 th century, again in the early 19 th century— arrived on waves of new technology. The invention of the steam engine and the sewing machine transformed work, but that’s not all—the technological bounce affected everything.

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Dear teacher overwhelmed by technology …

Ditch That Textbook

It's easy to get overwhelmed by all the apps and sites and digital tools. Here are some tips to getting control and moving forward. New apps. New websites. New digital tools. Tech companies keep creating new stuff for us to use. They add new updates to the stuff we're already using. It's helpful. Until it isn't. Teaching is […]. The post Dear teacher overwhelmed by technology … appeared first on Ditch That Textbook. Ed Tech Teaching

Knowing Where We Are Paves the Way for Change: The Impact of Coaching

A Principal's Reflections

I often tell audiences during keynotes and workshops that my role isn’t to tell anyone what to do, but instead to get educators to think critically about what they do.

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

Universal Skills for Learners: Increasing School Relevancy

User Generated Education

Kids are learning – but for way too many it occurs outside of the school environment rather than during school.

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Powerful Student Voices: Helping the World Understand Kids

The CoolCatTeacher

Leah Juelke helps refugee students tell their stories From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Leah Juelke, 2018 North Dakota State Teacher of the Year, works with EL English and Speech in Fargo, North Dakota.

Meaningful Technology Integration in Math: Ideas for Designing Online Stations

Catlin Tucker

In this post, Sarah Dunn , a high school math teacher, shares her favorite technology tools and online activities. In an English or social studies class, students may use computers frequently to write papers or compose a response to a writing prompt.

5 Ways to Boost Middle School Science with Challenge Based Learning

Digital Promise

Science teachers are often encouraged to let go of some control to allow students to have a significant degree of choice and autonomy over their learning. But how can educators give up this control while being intentional about learning taking place in their classrooms?

Last Chance for this College-credit Class (MTI 557)

Ask a Tech Teacher

MTI 557: Building Digital Citizens. Starts Monday, February 24th! Last chance to sign up. Click this link ; scroll down to MTI 557. Click for more information and to sign up.

Need Remote Learning ASAP? Don’t Pick Your Next LMS Before Reading This!

Need to go remote or move your training programs online? Download this guide to identify and overcome the biggest eLearning challenges so you can pick the perfect LMS without wasting time, money, and effort, even if you are just starting your eLearning journey.

Teaching Fireworks: Why Zest Simmons Loves Teaching #LoveTeaching

The CoolCatTeacher

Zest Simmons on episode 626 From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Zest Simmons is an award-winning AP English recognized for how she helps diverse students achieve excellence. In this episode, she tells her story for #LoveTeaching week.

20 free Google Slides and PowerPoint themes for teachers

Ditch That Textbook

This post is by Paula Martínez, the creator of Slides Mania. Paula has a 9 to 5 job that has nothing to do with design or creativity or education! Making presentation templates has become a fun hobby that allows her to express her creativity. This led to SlidesMania being born. You can connect with Paula […]. The post 20 free Google Slides and PowerPoint themes for teachers appeared first on Ditch That Textbook. Google Slides Templates

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Anyone Can Be an Artist with Technology

Digital Promise

Hammocks MS student’s award-winning holiday card.

169 Tech Tip #70 Visit Foreign Language Google Search

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.

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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.

Why I #LoveTeaching – Vicki Davis

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter As part of #LoveTeaching week, I recorded some thoughts on why I love teaching. But I also have to share some of my heart about teaching, our future, and all of the amazing things our profession does for the future.

Social-Emotional Learning (SEL): Helping teachers to address their children’s emotional needs

The Journal

Continuing with our blogs that investigate SEL (social and emotional learning), in this week’s post, we explore the role that the classroom teacher can play in helping our children develop those critically important social and emotional skills and habits.

A step in the right direction: UAE’s investment in Africa’s youth

The Christensen Institute

As the youngest continent on the planet, Africa is at a major crossroads. The number of young people who will reach working age over the next 15 years is estimated at 450 million, yet, at its current trajectory, the continent is expected to create just 100 million jobs by 2035.

Overcoming security and privacy concerns with e-learning

Neo LMS

Few of us can argue that the internet and its connected technology has changed the global educational landscape for the better. More students than ever before now have access to a quality education, no matter where they live.

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Need Remote Learning NOW? Get Online Quickly & Easily With This Can’t-Miss Guide

Remote learning is becoming more important than ever. Whether you’re scrambling to get your eLearning launched, or need to upgrade to meet increased demand, this guide will eliminate the guesswork so you can find your perfect LMS!

How to Know You Make a Difference #LoveTeaching

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter In this heartwarming episode, Christie shares one of the stories of how she knows she is making a difference. She also shares encouragement for the days when teachers fall short.

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I Love Teaching, Even When It Doesn’t Love Me Back

The Jose Vilson

At 2:45 pm, the students have already left the classroom. The door is slightly ajar, just open enough to let the teenage energy dissipate from this great green room. A whiteboard displays equations, diagrams, and words in different color markers.

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How FedEx made Tennessee a hub of global commerce

The Christensen Institute

Earlier this month I traveled to Nashville, Tennessee, to speak at a conference for socially-minded entrepreneurs.

The Balance with Catlin Tucker: Featuring Travis Lape

Catlin Tucker

In this episode, I talk with Travis Lape a father, husband, and Innovative Programs Director at Harrisburg School District. In 2015, Travis was named TIE Technology Leader of the Year, which recognized his work integrating technology into his classroom.

EdTech at School

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

5 Ideas for Building Staff Morale

The CoolCatTeacher

Brad Shreffler shares his ideas From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter How do you build staff morale? Brad Shreffler has five ideas to help us as you work to build bridges of trust and relationship with your colleagues at school.

Teacher Leaders Creating Change in Kenai

Education Elements

The team was sitting together after the final workshop for the final wave of schools jovially enjoying the moment with a sense of accomplishment. We did it. Teams and plans are in place and the momentum is palpable.

Don’t discount the power of students’ acquaintances to expand supports and horizons

The Christensen Institute

Ask people who helped them get where they are today, and oftentimes they will point to deep, caring relationships with family members and mentors who unleashed their potential.

My Greatest Teaching Problem Was Feedback. Here’s How Research Helped Me Solve It.

Edsurge

Giving regular feedback to roughly 100 middle and high schoolers has been my greatest challenge as an English and writing teacher, and it hit home for me sometime in 2013.

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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.