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Helping Teachers Be Their Best

Digital Promise

This article originally appeared on Usable Knowledge from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Read the original version here.

Bridging the Gap: Graphic Novels and Reluctant Readers

EmergingEdTech

We live in a visual world where content, including educational content, is often consumed visually in the form of infographics, short videos, and yes, comics. It's no secret that graphic novels and. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post.

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How Do You Model Risk-Taking?

Tom Murray

I can remember it like it was yesterday. I was looking back through my notes as I sat next to her in a post-observation meeting, about to give feedback on the lesson from the day before. Two days earlier, I had run our faculty meeting. As a principal early in my career, so many of these meetings looked the same. They were one directional and primarily used to disseminate important information, complemented with the occasional team discussion.

3DBear Review: The Augmented Reality Classroom Pro

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Teaching in augmented reality (AR) for the past several years has been a bit of a challenge, in my opinion, as is often the case with new technologies.

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.

5 Reasons e-learning is perfect for introverted students

Neo LMS

Introversion is easily misunderstood; with disinterest, with being aloof, with not caring, even with being stupid.

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Bridging the Gap in Rural Putnam County, Tennessee Through Personalized Learning

Education Elements

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Get Your Free “Healthy Kids” Poster From Lysol

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Now is the time to prepare and plan ahead for cold and flu season. Helping children know how to stay safe from germs is part of our responsibility as teachers.

Student Goal Setting Templates, One Word Examples, & Vision Boards

Teacher Reboot Camp

“Goals. There’s no telling what you can do when you get inspired by them. There’s no telling what you can do when you believe in them. And there’s no telling what will happen when you act upon them.” – Jim Rohn.

If you want deeper learning…

Dangerously Irrelevant

… you must have deeper teaching. You can’t get to deeper learning with worksheets and end-of-chapter review questions. You can’t get to deeper learning with self-paced adaptive learning modules that emphasize facts and procedures.

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.

Do What Lights You Up This Year!

Catlin Tucker

The new year inspires reflection and resolutions. We take stock of the last twelve months noting the highs and the lows.

3 Cybersecurity Threats K–12 Schools Should Prepare for in 2019

EdTech Magazine

3 Cybersecurity Threats K–12 Schools Should Prepare for in 2019. eli.zimmerman_9856. Fri, 01/04/2019 - 13:50. K–12 schools faced serious scrutiny in 2018 as security experts found education institutions had the weakest cybersecurity protections out of 17 vulnerable industries. .

8 Top Tips and Tons of Resources for Supporting English Learners with Technology

Teacher Reboot Camp

“The limits of my language are the limits of my world.” – Ludwig Wittgenstein. I’ve worked with language learners in over 20 countries. I’ve seen first hand how technology can be used in incredible ways to motivate and engage language learners of any age.

Unthoughtful consumption

Dangerously Irrelevant

We spent the last 200+ years (at least) pushing consumption models of learning on most of our students. We asked them to be passive recipients of whatever information came from the teacher or textbook.

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.

How To Start a High School Esports Team & Benefit Your School

ViewSonic Education

Competitive video gaming has quickly risen to the ranks of "real sports" in many of the ways that count. These include big name sponsors, competitive pro leagues, college competitions and, in 2017, more global viewers than the 2016 NFL regular season.

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How K–12 Schools Have Adopted Artificial Intelligence

EdTech Magazine

How K–12 Schools Have Adopted Artificial Intelligence. eli.zimmerman_9856. Thu, 01/03/2019 - 12:05. Over the past several years, artificial intelligence transitioned from the movie screen to reality, and soon it will be everywhere.

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Innovators Worth Watching: CareMore Health

The Christensen Institute

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

Happy New Year!

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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.

Top Posts of 2018

A Principal's Reflections

Get up and write! Well, this isn’t the saying that I abide by, but making the time to reflect and hammer away at the keyboard is something that I still consistently commit to doing.

How to Gamify Professional Development

EdTech Magazine

How to Gamify Professional Development. eli.zimmerman_9856. Wed, 01/02/2019 - 10:20. Earlier this year, a Gallup poll surveyed teachers who left the profession. Nearly a third (29 percent) left due to relocation or health issues.

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A look back at what we learned in 2018

The Christensen Institute

At the Christensen Institute we work hard to document cutting-edge innovations, study those innovations through the lens of our theory, and predict the outcomes they stand to produce.

Here’s a Preview of January

Ask a Tech Teacher

H ere’s a preview of what’s coming up on Ask a Tech Teacher in January: Best-in-Class Resources Competition. Subscriber Special: January. Questions Parents Ask about Technology. MLK Lesson Plans. Free Webinar on Building Digital Citizens.

EdTech at School

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

Online & Virtual Whiteboards - Thoughts from 3 Bett Speakers

ViewSonic Education

Over the past few decades, the average classroom has seen a shift from analog to digital technologies.

3 Emerging Technologies that will Reshape Education in 2019

Edsurge

Education and cutting-edge technologies are core to the many programs at NYC Media Lab , where we lead university-corporate partnerships, communications and events.

As a 6-year-old, Leona Tate helped desegregate schools. Now she wants others to learn that history

The Hechinger Report

Leona Tate, 64, who helped to desegregate the Deep South when she was six years old. Gus Bennett/New Orleans People Project. NEW ORLEANS — Clutching a small purse, six-year-old Leona Tate walked into McDonogh 19 Elementary School here and helped to desegregate the South.

TOP 10 TECH PREDICTIONS FOR 2019 AND BEYOND

techlearning

As technology advances, costs are decreasing and access is increasing

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.