Sat.May 04, 2019 - Fri.May 10, 2019

Recognizing the Digital Assets You Have at Your Disposal

A Principal's Reflections

We live in amazing times where readily accessible research and connectivity converge to not only transform practices but also provide the means to share them for the benefit of others.

How ed-tech can enhance collaborative learning in the classroom

Neo LMS

Ever since the classroom was invented educators have been using the latest technologies to enhance the learning process and support students in achieving the best academic outcomes.

The underestimated resource for personalized learning (and how to get more of it)

The Christensen Institute

When schools think about incorporating personalized learning, it may seem intuitive to consider resources like specific technologies or professional development plans. But there’s another critical resource that too often gets discounted but is hiding in plain sight: time.

Why The High Achievers Have Moved to Shop Class

Wisewire

A new breed of students has flooded into career-technical education, and they’re transforming a slice of the K-12 world that’s long suffered from stigma and disrespect.

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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 Build Trust with Your Students

The CoolCatTeacher

CJ Reynolds on episode 486 Students need to trust their teachers. The result is better relationships, better learning, and a better quality of experience for everyone — teachers and students included! Today’s featured educator is CJ Reynolds, a teacher in West Philadelphia.

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Thinking differently about dyslexia in the classroom: Part 2

Neo LMS

In my last post we explored the exceptional ways in which dyslexia enhances certain types of thinking. This week we’ll look at some best practices, including useful education technologies that are addressing the needs of dyslexic, and indeed other students with special learning needs.

I Have a Dream: Authentic Learning

User Generated Education

I wrote a post earlier this year entitled, Authentic Learning Experiences. Some of the characteristics of authentic learning I identified are summarized in this graphic: The Task.

Music Teachers of Excellence with the CMA Foundation

The CoolCatTeacher

Tiffany Kerns on Episode 489 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast Music education helps students engage with learning and has many positive benefits.

Introducing Verizon Innovative Learning schools Connection

Digital Promise

Digital Promise and Verizon Innovative Learning are excited to introduce Verizon Innovative Learning schools Connection —a web app designed to connect members of the Verizon Innovative Learning schools community to each other and to key resources.

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.

Personalizing Your Final Exam

Catlin Tucker

As a student, I remember the stress of preparing for final exams. I spent hours reviewing notes that spanned an entire semester because it was all “fair game.” ” I never had a clear sense of what content would appear on the final.

4 Ways to Talk to Parents About Students’ Social-Emotional Learning

Ed Tech from the Ground Up

Parents may not always recognize the term social-emotional learning, but educators can connect with them to help students develop important life skills around relationships, decision-making, and self-awareness. The post 4 Ways to Talk to Parents About Students’ Social-Emotional Learning appeared first on Market Brief. The Startup Blog edtech Educational Technology/Ed-Tech Entrepreneurship Professional Development Social Emotional Learning (SEL) Startup Startups

PBIS, Discipline, and Compassion Fatigue

The CoolCatTeacher

Melissa Mann on episode 488 When I shared a USA Today Article on PBIS on my Facebook page , teachers started responding and yelled volumes about mis-implementation mis-understandings and mis-use of discipline — specifically PBIS — in their schools.

How Instructional Coaching is Changing the Culture in a New York City School

Digital Promise

The Dynamic Learning Project (DLP) utilizes coaching for classroom teachers to increase impactful use of technology in select schools across the country.

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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.

Flexible Content & Tools: Part 4 - An Interview With a Design Expert for Google's Education Tools

Education Elements

Personalized learning represents a shift in how we teach students, a reflection of our changing educational landscape, and an acknowledgement that the world we must prepare our students for is different than the one we grew up in.

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4 Steps to a Safer School Bus Ride

Kajeet

More than 25 million students take the school bus every day, according to the American School Bus Council. It is the job of schools and transportation departments to ensure all of those students arrive to school and home safely, every single time.

5 Ways to Leverage Play In Your Class Today

The CoolCatTeacher

Jill Vialet on episode 490 Play belongs in every classroom. Today, Jill Vialet from Playworks shows us how. Listen to the Show About Play Listen to the show on iTunes or Stitcher Stream by clicking here.

Challenges and Possible Solutions for Edtech Procurement: Part 1

Digital Promise

Classrooms are evolving as technology influences the way students learn and educators teach.

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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.

7 ways you can remix your classroom and teach like a DJ

Ditch That Textbook

Have you ever seen an amazing DJ who can rock a crowd of hundreds, even thousands of party-goers? What is it that makes that DJ so amazing and so darn cool? Guys like David Guetta, Calvin Harris, Zedd, female DJs like Krewella, Alison Wonderland, and Rezz all have similar characteristics and objectives and dare I […]. Guest Blog Student engagement Teaching creative teaching edtech educational technology remixing education student engagement teach like a dj

The Future Of Education With Augmented Reality Infographic

Educational Technology Guy

The Future Of Education With Augmented Reality Infographic Technology in education has made it possible to add a layer of enhanced reality and interactivity, this gives Teachers/tutors opportunity to make learning more realistic and immersive improving retention and deep learning.

Raspberry Pi Guy, Rocketboards, and Robots

The CoolCatTeacher

Matt Timmons-Brown on episode 487 of the 10-Minute Teacher Matt Timmons-Brown is the “Raspberry Pi Guy” on Youtube. If you don’t know what the Raspberry Pi is, it is an amazing small computer from which you can make amazing things.

Playing to Learn

Digital Promise

This article originally appeared on Usable Knowledge from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Read the original version here. Play and school can seem diametrically opposed. School is structured, often focused on order; play, by definition, is not.

EdTech at School

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

10 Google Sheets tricks you (probably) don’t know about

Ditch That Textbook

Google Sheets might look a little scary and a bit threatening at first glance but once you take the time to unlock its secrets you’ll discover that it can do so much more than just crunch numbers. So how can we get started using Google Sheets ourselves? And what are some great Google Sheets activities […]. DitchBook Twitter chat G Suite g suite google google for edu google sheets google sheets in the classroom

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Biometrics in Schools to Yield Security Benefits and Privacy Concerns

EdTech Magazine

Biometrics in Schools to Yield Security Benefits and Privacy Concerns. eli.zimmerman_9856. Tue, 05/07/2019 - 14:04.

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Microsoft Education Resources

Educational Technology Guy

Ask the Cognitive Scientist: Distributed Practice

Digital Promise

Cognitive scientists have discovered a great deal of information about the mind, brain, memory, and learning. While some of these findings have influenced the design and development of educational materials, few have been directly translated to practitioners and students.

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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.

Having a Plan B for Funding Can Save Your Business (and Your Sanity)

Ed Tech from the Ground Up

Being forced to do a lot with a little can lead to positive breakthroughs, but it can also lead to a desperation mindset and shortsighted decisions. Don't repeat the mistakes of many failed entrepreneurs.

Finding the Ideal Front-of-Classroom Interactive Display

ViewSonic Education

Quick Take: Interactive displays are a big investment in edtech. Learn everything you need to know before jumping in: ? What is an interactive display and why it is important. ? Different types with their pros and cons. ? Identify what to consider when picking an IWB solution.

Airtame wireless streaming announces Power over Ethernet adapter

Educational Technology Guy

Airtame is an HDMI device that plugs into a display or projector and allows you to wirelessly display to that device. You can share your screen from any device, on any platform. It includes full screen mirroring on Mac, iOS (Airplay), Windows, Chrome and Linux.

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