Education in Kosovo

Ask a Tech Teacher

I had an opportunity to chat with Doruntina Alshiqi about the education system in Kosova. Primary education is provided for students here. The second component of education is the lower secondary educational system, which is usually for teens around 12 to 15 years of age.

Stem Education in 2020

Ask a Tech Teacher

Ask a Tech Teacher contributor, Brianna, has some general observations about STEM education in 2020: Stem Education in 2020. ” The world’s workforce lacked a lot of science specialists, that is why STEM education became more popular. So, what is STEM education?

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Open Educational Resources

Wisewire

There are many resources available online for educators to use in the classroom or for distance learning. In this entry, we will look at a few of the places where educators can find online resources that can help them provide high quality educational content.

Smart Risk Taking in Education

The CoolCatTeacher

Kristen Nan talks about risk taking that makes sense in education From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Take risks in education to build relationships, have difficult conversations, and make progress.

EdTech at School

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

Bob Moses and The Enduring Education Injustice

The Jose Vilson

Not only did I have the privilege of meeting civil rights and Black liberation activists who were living legends like Angela Davis, Bobby Seale, and Felipe Luciano, I also found tutelage in educational giants like Pedro Noguera, Linda Darling-Hammond, and Karen Lewis.

How Does Artificial Intelligence Fit into the Future of Education?

Digital Promise

People should always play a leading role in education, and AI systems should not replace teachers, ever. Educators, AI, and the Future of Learning Webinars. How can educators be sure their students’ data is safe, and that AI systems don’t act with bias?

The Importance of Civics Education

User Generated Education

Now that I am a teacher of gifted education, I believe it is important for my students, for all students to participate in civics education. The Center on American Progress stated in The State of Civics Education : Civic knowledge and public engagement is at an all-time low.

Artificial Intelligence 101: Covering the Basics for Educators

Digital Promise

As an educator, understanding AI and its ethical implications is critical to making sure the new technologies introduced to classrooms ultimately help your students. What should educators know about AI? What questions should educators ask about AI?

The Power of Networks in Education Innovation

Digital Promise

For the past six years, Digital Promise has convened a national network of Education Innovation Clusters (EdClusters)—leaders working to collaborate outside the traditional silos of sector and institution to design and implement transformative learning tools and programs in their communities.

Wireless Projecting with Google Meet

Wireless projecting using Google Meet to replace the Google Cast for Education extension!

Feeding a Science Education Revolution: Micro-credentials for OpenSciEd Facilitators

Digital Promise

We just need two things: great instructional materials designed for the latest research in science education, and transformative professional learning to advance instructional practice and get the most out of the materials. It seems simple.

The future-proof educator

Ditch That Textbook

Guest Blog Teaching edtech educational technology future of education future-proof educator timeless teaching practicesThe rise of computers and the Internet has changed the way we consume. From automated checkouts to online banking, every industry has been disrupted. Let’s take a look at the salesperson. I remember as a child having the door-to-door vacuum salesperson come to sell a Kirby vacuum to my parents. Now, unless you are a […].

Learning and growing as educators

Neo LMS

Finding time to engage in professional learning can present a challenge for educators. So how can educators engage in professional learning and find time to connect with other educators, when schedules and responsibilities make finding extra time difficult? Educator communities.

What’s Hot About YouTube in Education

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Tyler Daniel Tarver shares some surprising new ways to use Youtube in education. Sponsor: Welcome TGR Foundation and Discovery Education as a sponsor to my podcast.

K-12 Private School Student Information System Buying Guide

Too many private schools are still using clunky, outdated systems, causing unnecessary stress and wasted time. That’s why it’s vital for them to invest in modern products and services purposefully designed for private K-12 education.

The Role of Kits in Maker Education and STEM Learning

User Generated Education

Education Maker Education hands on learning maker education maker movement STEAM STEM student-centric learrningThere has been a fair amount of criticism leveraged against “paint-by-numbers” types of STEM and maker kits.

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What You Should Know About Being A Black Male Educator

Digital Promise

Department of Education, only two percent of teachers are African American men, yet African American students make up at least 16 percent of the country’s student population. I was inspired to become a teacher because of a dedicated educator who poured her passion for teaching into me.

How Educators Can Empower Students Through Technology

Ask a Tech Teacher

With education turning on the technology skills of students and teachers, its important to gain a rudimentary understanding of foundational technology. Ready or not, digital transformation has come to education. Strategies for educators to leverage technology for better learning.

Mentoring for Digital Leadership in California Adult Educators

Digital Promise

In response to COVID-19, OTAN was uniquely prepared to ramp up their digital professional development, offering weekly Zoom office hours for adult educators who suddenly found themselves teaching and supporting learners remotely.

What’s Next for Teaching and Learning? 6 Key Trends in K-12 Education

Speaker: Trenton Goble, Chris Giles, and Cat Flippen

The last year and a half has challenged teachers, students, and families to adapt to unprecedented changes to teaching and learning. While we’ve examined the challenges of the pandemic, questions remain: What does the future of education look like? And, how will the last year impact teaching and learning moving forward?

Metaverse–Education Game-changer

Ask a Tech Teacher

Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR) are buzzwords that every educator wants to know more about. Kathy Schrock , columnist for Discovery Education explains: Augmented reality layers computer-generated enhancements on top of an existing reality to make it more meaningful through the ability to interact with it. Moving this sort of AR to education gamifies learning in ways that challenge creativity, critical thinking, and problem solving. Educational Applications.

How Are Educators Continuing Powerful Professional Learning Online?

Digital Promise

The Edcamp Community supports educators to organize and participate in participant-driven professional learning designed by and for educators. The efforts of this amazing community helped educators stay connected and empowered as they navigated tough times together.

Education Predictions for an Unpredictable 2021

Education Elements

I got started with this tradition of predictions in 2010 after reading Disrupting Class, a book by Clayton Christensen and Michael Horn. In their book, they predicted that by 2019, 50% of all high school courses will be online in some blended learning model.

Designing, Assessing, and Implementing Educator Micro-credentials

Digital Promise

As states, districts, professional organizations, and other entities develop systems and policies that include recognizing micro-credentials for educators, overarching guidance should enhance quality and consistency. Educator Micro-credentials Educators From the CEO Partnerships Researchers

2021 Online Education Trends Report

Higher education embraced widespread online learning over the past year, discovering benefits and challenges along the way. Gain insight from this annual report from BestColleges.com which surveyed online and remote (due to COVID-19) students, and program administrators.

Special Education (SPED) and Remote Learning

A Principal's Reflections

One aspect I did not address that keeps coming up here in the United States is how to address special education students as per the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). Thus, I decided to reach out to some educators in my home state of New Jersey.

Rewiring Education: Lessons Learned from Apple’s First VP of Education

The CoolCatTeacher

John Couch was hired by Steve Jobs as Apple’s first VP of Education. Couch is an Executive Advisor to, and former Vice President of Education, at Apple, Inc. In 2018, Couch published Rewiring Education, which shares the professional lessons he’s learned during his 50-plus years in education and technology. From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter John Couch was hired by Steve Jobs as Apple’s first VP of Education.

Equity in Education Networks: A Tool for Inquiry

Digital Promise

Our work over the past five years convening education innovation ecosystem builders has shown the potential of networks to address our deepest challenges in education. Programs and initiatives are at the heart of how networks seek to effect change in education.

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Reimagining Education: A Call for Action

User Generated Education

Many of us have been discussing educational reform for decades. Given the unprecedented time of COVID19 and its effect on education, it is a perfect time to revisit and reimagine the purpose, operations, and skills related to a powerful education. ” Education Education 3.0

6 Strategies for Using Actionable Data to Impact Student Success

Educators need effective tools to drive student success. The trend to use actionable, comprehensive data—like attendance, assessments, grades, and more—is an effective way to give teachers the visibility they need to make a difference. Videri gives teachers and administrators access to comprehensive, integrated data so they can easily filter, drill down, and analyze data—to get the information that they really need, when they need it, and improve student outcomes. Download the eBook today!

Effective Digital Citizenship Education

The CoolCatTeacher

Digital citizenship education doesn’t work in a lecture format. Jennifer Gonzalez has released her 2018 Teachers Guide to Technology with over 200 education technology tools including tools for assessment, flipped learning, presentations, parent engagement, video engagement and more. The post Effective Digital Citizenship Education appeared first on Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis @coolcatteacher helping educators be excellent every day.

How Have Educators Adapted Distance Learning for Special Education Students?

EdTech Magazine

Special education instructors, like everyone else, turned to an array of digital tools and technologies to continue teaching in the wake of the pandemic. This last year was a struggle — I won’t tell you it was not,” says Wendy Thompson, a special education teacher at New Jersey’s A.

The Challenges Educators Face

A Principal's Reflections

Educators now have access anytime from anywhere to people, ideas, resources, strategies, and feedback. Even with all the positives associated with what I listed above, the truth of the matter is that much of it doesn’t matter when the realities educators face are not given the attention that they deserve. It is the latter component of my work where I see firsthand the challenges educators are facing regardless of zip code. What specific challenges do you face in education?

30+ FREE PowerPoint education templates + how to make them

Ditch That Textbook

PowerPoint education templates create meaningful interactive activities for students. The post 30+ FREE PowerPoint education templates + how to make them appeared first on Ditch That Textbook. Microsoft EDU Templates Uncategorized microsoft edu powerpoint powerpoint education template

Today’s Curriculum for the Higher Ed HR Leader

Speaker: Joseph Clay, Business Transformation Strategist at Oracle, and Jeffrey Haynes, Director with Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP

While VPs of HR in higher education share many of the same challenges as their corporate peers, they are a “different animal”, with unique issues and far fewer resources.