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4 Ways to Improve Digital Equity in Your Classroom

techlearning

From inconsistent homework policies to a perceived lack of empathy and understanding from their teachers, the students were coming at the digital equity issue from a whole different angle

What Learning to Fly Can Teach Us About Transforming Education

Edsurge

My family and I recently had the opportunity to tour the National Air and Space Museum in Washington D.C., where I found myself drawn to an exhibit featuring Wilbur and Orville Wright.

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Exploring 4 types of Flipped Learning

Neo LMS

In spite of all the efforts of countless educators, the passive model of learning persists. Flipped Learning has emerged as the “easy button” to move classes, schools, and districts from passive to active learning.

Plagiarism Prevention: Best Practices with Urkund

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Urkund is a plagiarism prevention tool with many benefits for teachers in helping students create original work.

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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.

Learning Never Stops

A Principal's Reflections

“ Learning is not attained by chance; it must be sought for with ardor and attended to with diligence.” – Abigail Adams How do you make, not find, the time to learn and get better? Often the number one impediment in this area is fitting it into our busy schedules. Trust me; I get it.

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7 digital portfolio guidelines for outstanding learning performance

Neo LMS

More and more schools strive to move away from standardized educational models in favor of student-centered approaches. It is no secret that teachers also need better ways to evaluate student learning, including qualitative assessment methods. Portfolios have been around for quite some time.

Innovators Creating Prosperity: Fyodor Biotechnologies

The Christensen Institute

Welcome to our Innovators Creating Prosperity series, spotlighting organizations across the globe that are positively impacting economic development. I awoke to what felt like lightning going through my legs, and then spreading through my body and in my head.

8 questions that help get at deeper thinking and learning

Dangerously Irrelevant

If your goal for a lesson, unit, or other instructional activity is to drive deeper student thinking and learning, consider these 8 questions from Section A of the 4 Shifts Protocol. If you like your answers, awesome! Keep doing that!

Subscriber Special: July

Ask a Tech Teacher

Every month, subscribers to our newsletter get a free/discounted resource to help their tech teaching. I still have a few spots for summer PD so I’m reprising this popular discount: July 5th-8th: Group Professional Development. Pick a topic: Tech infused Teacher/Classroom. Writing With Tech.

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.

CK-12 Certified Educator Program - free resources and free PD

Educational Technology Guy

CK-12 is one of my favorite resources for educators. It contains a wide variety of materials, lesson plans, virtual labs, interactive lesson activities, digital-multimedia "flexbooks" and much more. CK-12 also has a certified educator program for teachers.

Innovators Worth Watching: Thriving on an upmarket trajectory, part 1

The Christensen Institute

Welcome to our “Innovators Worth Watching” series, spotlighting interesting and potentially disruptive players across a spectrum of industries.

Guest post: 3 Ways to Make Classroom Presentations More Engaging

EdTech4Beginners

Classroom presentations come with many challenges–not the least of which is keeping your students engaged long enough to teach the lesson!

Sphero, LittleBits and Other Robots Bring Technology to Life

EdTech Magazine

Sphero, LittleBits and Other Robots Bring Technology to Life. eli.zimmerman_9856. Tue, 07/02/2019 - 11:36. Josh Stumpenhorst got hooked on robotics three years ago when his son showed him the Sphero BB-8, a baseball-sized, self-propelled robot based on the Star Wars droid.

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.

Great App for Future Readers: Word Zoo

Ask a Tech Teacher

Reading is defined as “ the action or skill of absorbing written or printed matter silently or aloud.” ” Sounds dry, maybe even boring, but the ability to read has been credited with exercising the mind, saving lives, bringing people together, and predicting success in school.

8 questions that help get at authentic, real world work

Dangerously Irrelevant

If your goal for a lesson, unit, or other instructional activity is to move toward more authentic, real world work, consider these 8 questions from Section B of the 4 Shifts Protocol. If you like your answers, awesome! Keep doing that!

What Are My Options After High School?

EdNews Daily

When high school is finally over, what should you do next? Typically, most will respond and say that going to a traditional university is the next logical step, but many students are finding this isn’t the right choice for them.

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Rocket Mortgage Classic: Esports Meets Traditional Athletics in STEAM Learning

EdTech Magazine

Rocket Mortgage Classic: Esports Meets Traditional Athletics in STEAM Learning. marquita.brown_tC0Z. Sat, 06/29/2019 - 20:28.

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.

Last Chance for this College-credit Class

Ask a Tech Teacher

MTI 558: Teach Writing With Tech. Starts Monday, July 8, 2019! This is the last chance to sign up. Click this link ; scroll down to MTI 558 and click for more information and to sign up.

Taking The Stigma Out Of Learning With Immersive Reader

The Web20Classroom

I love to read. If I am not working or spending time with my daughters I am reading. But when I was in elementary school reading was what I dreaded the most. In my classes we had the "blue birds" and "red birds" reading groups. I was a blue bird. A weak reader.

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Does Child Privacy Even Matter?

EdNews Daily

By Charles Sosnik. I’ve written quite a bit about children’s privacy, including what I thought was a scathing piece on Google and Education. The simple fact is every bit of information you can possibly imagine is being collected from your kids. And it never goes away. Click to tweet.

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K–12 Educators Embrace Ingenuity and Adaptation to Prepare Students for the Future

EdTech Magazine

K–12 Educators Embrace Ingenuity and Adaptation to Prepare Students for the Future. eli.zimmerman_9856. Tue, 07/02/2019 - 13:59. Figuring out the best way to prepare the next generation of students often feels like aiming at a moving target. .

EdTech at School

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

What You Might Have Missed in June

Ask a Tech Teacher

Here are the most-read posts for the month of June: 4 Innovative Ways to Co-Author a Book. What’s Changed in Lesson Planning. What’s all the buzz about Messenger Kids? 7 Tech Tools for PE Teachers. Smartphones in the classroom. 11 Bits of Wisdom I Learned From a Computer.

Redefining Professional Development: Educators as Leaders and Learners

Education Elements

It’s mid-May at Baychester Academy, a public elementary school in the Bronx’s District 11. Like all schools across New York City, the school day draws to a close with a ritual exchange: teachers usher students out of classrooms to meet their parents, patiently waiting by the school’s main office.

Go On Incredibly Fun Learning Adventures With These Amazing Green Screen Ideas!

Teacher Reboot Camp

“It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.” ” – Albert Einstein. A green screen in the classroom helps spark student creativity and imagination for any subject!

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Theater and Library Upgrades Set the Stage for K–12 Creatives

EdTech Magazine

Theater and Library Upgrades Set the Stage for K–12 Creatives. marquita.brown_tC0Z. Mon, 07/01/2019 - 06:10. Students at Middlesex County Vocational and Technical Schools are preparing for careers, but not in the way that many associate with traditional vo-tech education.

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.