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Making Music with iPads and #edtech

The CoolCatTeacher

A Conversation with Justin Kamp on the 10-Minute Teacher #42 From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Today Justin Kamp @kampmiltonmusic Kids can learn to make music with iPads and technology.

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Summer Professional Development from Ask a Tech Teacher

Ask a Tech Teacher

Summer is coming, and so is Summer Tech Learning! Join me with a great group of professionals (who will quickly become your best online friends) for one or more of these five classes on tech topics you want to learn.

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Developing a Vision for the Future of Learning

Digital Promise

Lindsay Unified School District (LUSD), a member of the Digital Promise League of Innovative Schools , is a rural district in central California that is widely recognized as a national leader in competency-based education. LUSD was recently named one of the top 30 districts worth visiting nationwide.

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How This Teacher Took A Risk And Found Happiness In Her Work

EdNews Daily

This is our fifth interview from our thought-leadership series from teachers who work at 51Talk. Elizabeth, please tell us about your education background.

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.

Successfully Integrating Language Arts and #STEM

The CoolCatTeacher

A conversation with Candace Hisey on Episode 43 of The 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Today Candace Hisey @MissHisey talks about true STEM and Language Arts Integration.

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How can teachers use VR in the classroom?

Neo LMS

If you are as old as I am then you will remember the thrill of watching your teacher wheel the TV trolley into the classroom. Finally”, you thought, “some fun in class!”

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A Principal's Reflections

As an identical twin it was always a challenge going through school. Initially my brother and I had to deal with the fact that our teachers could not tell us apart. My grandmother rectified this problem by outfitting each of us with belts that had our first initial on them.

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How to Unleash Genius in Kids and Teachers #YouMatter

The CoolCatTeacher

Angela Maiers on episode 41 of the 10-Minute Teacher #MondayMotivation From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. My husband told me Friday night, “Did you really listen to what Angela Maiers said on that podcast?”

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169 Tech Tip #10: How to Undelete with 2 Keystrokes

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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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.

UDL for Adult Learners: Guidelines and Strategies

Digital Promise

“The best thing about Universal Design for Learning (UDL) is that it keeps the rigor of content and standards, but allows for flexibility in the way learners come to their own understanding of the material,” says Jason Marshall of YouthBuild USA.

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Go Noodle is such a fun tech tool!

EdTech4Beginners

Go Noodle is a great website which encourages your students to be active. Have a look at my quick video tutorial on how to navigate the site: My students absolutely loved it! Have you used Go Noodle? What did your class think? Let me know by commenting below.

Larry Ferlazzo’s Thoughts on Classroom Management

The CoolCatTeacher

Episode 44 of The 10-Minute Teacher From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Today Larry Ferlazzo @larryferlazzo discusses classroom management.

Competency-based learning: the ultimate student-centered education

Neo LMS

Going to college and getting a degree used to be equal to having greater chances at a better life. But life doesn’t come with any guarantees. The economy is always shifting, so long-term plans like pursuing a college degree need more flexibility than ever.

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.

Tales from the Road: Highlights from a Tour of Districts in the League of Innovative Schools

Digital Promise

The League of Innovative Schools team had the opportunity to visit multiple districts in the first quarter of 2017 — and we have so much more to see! While the highlights of each of these visits are vast, below are five amazing schools we visited in League districts that are educating students in creative, forward-thinking ways. Mentor Public Schools – Mentor, OH. Mentor Public Schools has a school dedicated to serving students with autism.

The Many Benefits of Teaching Online

EdNews Daily

This is our sixth interview from our thought-leadership series with teachers who work at 51Talk. Tequesta, please tell us about your education background. I graduated from Everest University, Tampa, Florida, where I earned a Master’s of Science degree in Business Administration.

10-Minute Teacher | Top 10 Episodes of March 2017 #10mt

The CoolCatTeacher

The Best of the 10-Minute Teacher From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. What an incredible month! We’ve released forty-five shows since launch day on February 1! It is hard to comprehend that more than 34K downloads have happened in 113 countries!

Is Communications the Secret Sauce for Innovation?

Education Elements

Over the past several years, our organizations have been deeply involved in the national movement towards blended and personalized learning, both as implementation experts and catalysts for innovation. We have engaged with hundreds of districts between us and have witnessed a broad range of schools working to shift instructional practice to be more student-centered, data-driven, and mastery-based. What is the surprising “secret sauce” of their success? Communications.

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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.

Transforming Educator Practice through Micro-credentials

Digital Promise

In the ever-evolving classroom environment, we as educators must constantly refine and adapt our practice to meet the needs of every student. Whether through Pinterest boards, YouTube lesson demos, or conversations with colleagues in the faculty lounge, I find myself and my fellow teachers increasingly turning to informal, unconventional methods to develop and hone our craft.

Culture in the Classroom: Replacing Misrepresentation with Authenticity

Battelle for Kids

On an elementary school walk-through last fall, a colleague and I encountered a bulletin board ostensibly demonstrating students’ learning through crude drawings of European pilgrims and Native Americans. Each drawing included a short narrative about the experiences of that group during Westward Expansion. I saw my colleague, who is Osage, stop dead in her tracks.

5 Ideas to Connect Your Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

A Conversation with TW Williamson from Taiwan on The 10-Minute Teacher #45 From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Today TW Williamson @tww00 an educator in Taiwan, shares his story of global collaboration and connection with US teacher Annette Lang.

A NEW Fun and Easy Way to Create Videos in the Classroom!

Kleinspiration

I’ve spent a good part of my time in the classroom before Spring Break making videos with my students using MySimpleShow, a new way to creatively craft content into brief, engaging videos.

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The Ultimate 12 Step Guide For Choosing The Perfect Learning Management System

Picking the wrong LMS can cost you. Don’t settle for a disconnected, hard-to-use, expensive system that doesn’t meet your needs. Follow these 12 steps crafted by Lambda Solutions' LMS experts, and find your perfect eLearning solution!

10 Commandments of Innovative Teaching

The Principal of Change

AJ Juliani , is an educator I have worked closely with over the past few years, and I greatly admire his work.

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Networking Pays Off for Education Startups at SXSWedu

Ed Tech from the Ground Up

Popular conference SXSWedu provides huge opportunities for companies seeking to make important contacts--if they understand the rules. The post Networking Pays Off for Education Startups at SXSWedu appeared first on Market Brief.

3 Ways to use Kami in a Social Studies Classroom

EdTechTeacher

In social studies classrooms around the world, teachers use documents and images as a daily part of their curriculum. History is built on the anal ysis of first hand accounts. The interpretation of the meaning behind the words and images is archived for modern day historians to retell stories.

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Introducing the K-12 Cyber Incident Map

Doug Levin

There remains much folklore about the practice, promise, and potential of using technology in K-12 education. With our eyes trained to the digital heavens, it can be easy to gloss over the more profane and earthly issues of budgets, implementation, and tradeoffs (intended or otherwise) in increasingly embracing technology for teaching, learning, assessment, and school operations.

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Leveraging Learner Variability to Elevate Equity in EdTech

Speaker: Vic Vuchic, Chief Innovation Officer & Executive Director, Learner Variability Project

In this webinar, Vic Vuchic, Chief Innovation Officer of Digital Promise, will share his insights into the modern boom in neuroscience and learning sciences research. You'll discover how much more we know now about how students learn - and how we can use that knowledge to create EdTech-enabled classrooms that can meet the diverse needs of all students.