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How AI’s ‘Endless Well of Patience’ Can Augment What Teachers Do

Edsurge

As the chief technology officer and assistant dean of the Stanford Graduate School of Education, Paul Kim spends more time than most pondering how artificial intelligence (AI) can impact education. He believes most educators don’t think about it enough, and those who do worry too much about it. “We’re

Cybersecurity measures educators can take for e-learning environments

Neo LMS

E-learning technology is transforming how students learn, and these new opportunities bring plenty of benefits to the traditional classroom.

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8 Ways To Create A Brain-Friendly Classroom

TeachThought - Learn better.

How can you create a classroom that works in a way the brain 'likes' to learn? The post 8 Ways To Create A Brain-Friendly Classroom appeared first on TeachThought. Teaching Brain-Based Learning Resources Experienced Teacher Student Engagement

How Students Respond to Digital Media in the Classroom

EdTech4Beginners

In an increasingly digital age, adults aren’t the only ones affected by technology. Digital media has a tremendous impact on young minds — in fact, it’s transforming the education system itself. Gone are the chalkboards and allergy-inducing erasers of old classrooms.

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.

Prioritizing The Most Urgent Education Challenges

Digital Promise

Which education challenges are schools and districts prioritizing? Over the past two years, Digital Promise has engaged in a rigorous research process to surface common challenges being tackled in public schools around the country.

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3 Core aspects of a personalized learning platform

Neo LMS

The availability of AI technologies, machine learning, robotics and so on is happening much faster than people might expect.

Record Video Directions and Maximize Your Minutes

Catlin Tucker

Few things are more frustrating than repeating yourself over and over. Yet, many of the teachers I work with repeat the same information and directions multiple times in a lesson. Sometimes this is the result of students who are distracted or not paying attention.

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What is Actively Learn and Why Should I Try it?

Ask a Tech Teacher

Actively Learn is a freemium online education platform that allows students to read a book (or some other document), make comments, answer questions posed by the teacher, and even collaborate with others.

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5 Fast Ways to Give Positive Feedback

The CoolCatTeacher

Principal Meredith Akers shares how to motivate and encourage others From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Have you ever made the mistake of giving other people the kind of feedback you want to receive – but it just fell flat?

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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.

Diamonds aren’t forever, but there’s still hope for Botswana

The Christensen Institute

In 1966, when Botswana gained independence from Britain, it was the world’s third poorest country. With a GDP per capita of around $70, a population of just over half a million people, and the fact that it was landlocked, Botswana’s economic prospects were very poor.

EduSummIT 2019: How Will Changes in Human Computer Interfaces Impact Educational Technology?

The Journal

How will changes in human computer interfaces, e.g., incorporation of augmented reality/virtual reality, impact educational technology and the learning experience? Good question! In this week’s blogpost we provide an answer to that good question produced by the 10 members of "Technological Working Group 1" at the EduSummIT 2019 Conference held in Quebec City, October, 2019

Ward’s Science–So Many STEM Resources

Ask a Tech Teacher

One of the most difficult skills to teach in school is problem solving. I can’t tell you how many kids–and parents–ask me, “How do I get an A.” ” My answer: “By thinking,” which oddly confuses them.

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Using Comics to Teach Chemistry (and more!)

The CoolCatTeacher

Preece shows us how to do this. From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Science can be difficult for low to average readers.

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.

The Balance with Catlin Tucker: Featuring Tiffany Wycoff

Catlin Tucker

Is your teaching practice sustainable? The answer I hear most from teachers is “no.” Teachers enter this profession determined to do it all – design and facilitate lessons, communicate with parents, monitor and track student progress, provide timely feedback, and grade everything.

Insecure Leaders Point Blame Everywhere but Themselves

A Principal's Reflections

There are many opinions as to what constitutes effective leadership , something that I have written about extensively over the years. However, my perspective is just from one lens.

Subscriber Special: November–Discounts on Select Print Books

Ask a Tech Teacher

Every month, subscribers to our newsletter get a free/discounted resource to help their tech teaching. Discounts on Select Print Books. Any of these books: $25.99. Kindergarten Technology Curriculum. 1st Grade Technology Curriculum. 3rd Grade Technology Curriculum.

Imagining the Awesome Future of Automobiles

The CoolCatTeacher

Help Your Students Enter the U.S. Toyota Dream Car Art Contest From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter STEM, STEAM, and design thinking are buzzwords in education today. In addition to true STEM projects, we also work to include the arts in all subjects.

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.

The Neurobiology Behind What Makes Coaching Beneficial for Teachers

Digital Promise

Today is International Coach Appreciation Day! Over the past decade, teacher coaching has increasingly attracted the interest of educational leaders. The years between 2000 and 2015 saw the number of instructional coaches in U.S. schools double.

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A Year on the Road: 3 Factors for Successful Educational Change

Education Elements

“What’s it like in other schools? In other districts? In other states?” After eight years in the classroom as a math teacher and another seven as a school leader, I transitioned into a role at Education Elements just over a year ago in part because I wanted answers to those questions.

4 Principles of Early-Stage Ed-Tech Startup Hiring

Ed Tech from the Ground Up

The co-founder of Swing Education says startups should prioritize shared values and look for confident decision makers when recruiting new employees. The post 4 Principles of Early-Stage Ed-Tech Startup Hiring appeared first on Market Brief. The Startup Blog Business Strategy Hiring Startup

The Golden Bell of Justice

The CoolCatTeacher

A story to teach about caring for others From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Recently, I came across a story that my mother had adapted when she was a teacher to use to teach students about caring for others who had done things for them.

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!

What’s the Link Between a School’s Budget and Efficacy? Stanford University Challenges Prevailing Beliefs

Waterford

Stanford University recently published a study based on over 300 million test scores across 11,000 different school districts in grades three to eight—the largest directory of student test scores that has ever been published.

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How Technology Can Help Deepen Students’ Learning

EdNews Daily

By Kelly Bielefeld. One of our primary responsibilities as modern educators is to develop students’ critical thinking and problem-solving skills so they’ll be able to adapt to the future labor market, which will include jobs that haven’t even been conceived of yet.

Use your school Google account to get 22 free Microsoft apps

Ditch That Textbook

Did you think Microsoft Office 365 was paid? Or your school Google account meant it was off limits? There's good news! Your school Google account can get you access to 22 Office 365 apps for free. Here's how.For a long time, it's seemed like there were two big camps in educational tech -- the Google […]. The post Use your school Google account to get 22 free Microsoft apps appeared first on Ditch That Textbook.

How one bootcamp unbundled to empower the south—and beyond—with coding skills

The Christensen Institute

Bootcamps focused on coding and computer science have emerged as an important pipeline for tech talent. We conducted in-depth interviews with seven leading bootcamps to better understand their outcomes-focused business models. We are now sharing their stories, this being the sixth bootcamp profile.

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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.