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.

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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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.

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.

EdTech at School

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

Don’t Forget About Educator Safety When Reopening Schools

A Principal's Reflections

When it comes to education, schools are grappling with reopening safely here in the United States. Education Week provides a wealth of information and resources for schools in this recent piece focusing on developing the right schedule to meet the student needs.

A Maker Education PD Workshop

User Generated Education

I had the privilege of presenting a day long maker education workshop at Edutech Asia on November 7, 2019. To reflect on this making segment, they were introduced to several types of online educational technology creation tools to use for their reflective piece.

10 Ways to Empower Educators

A Principal's Reflections

In the end, it is all about giving the people you work with (educators) or for (learners) a greater sense of purpose in what they do. educational leadership Empowerment Leadership school cultureWhat motivates you to be your best, take risks, and seek out opportunities to improve?

Prioritizing The Most Urgent Education Challenges

Digital Promise

Which education challenges are schools and districts prioritizing? Survey Results Highlight Priority Education Challenges. These results demonstrate that classroom-level challenges—including how educators are teaching—are top-of-mind for practitioners at all levels.

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.

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.

My Educational Learning Plan for the Coronavirus-Induced Hiatus

User Generated Education

I am sharing my plan of activities, which are almost all free, as it may give other educators some ideas. CUE Spring Conference – Computer-Using Educators (CUE) is a California-based non-profit that offers a premiere educational technology conference each spring.

Educators as Active Listeners

User Generated Education

I have a few sayings I often use in my teacher education courses and PD workshops for teachers related to active listening. One of the biggest gifts we, as educators, can give to our learners is to be truly present for them; to deeply listen to what they have to say.

Maker Education Card Game

User Generated Education

One of my current educational interests is maker education. As such, I have begun creating games for maker education – see my first one, a board game, at Reflecting on the Making Process. I like and have always used games in my classrooms.

Learning in the Making: The Role of the Educator as a Maker Educator

User Generated Education

Below is an except – Chapter 5: The Role of the Educator as a Maker Educator. The process of bringing maker education into formal and informal educational settings involves different approaches and strategies than in a more traditional educational setting.

Assessing Maker Education Projects

User Generated Education

Institutionalized education has given assessment a bad reputation; often leaves a sour taste in the mouths of many teachers, students, and laypeople. Educators should be clear about why they include assessment in their instruction; be strategic and intentional in its use.

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. Episode 391 with John Couch From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

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.

The Future of Education Technology

Wisewire

Despite this proliferation of education technology, however, the number one goal of today’s educators is to inspire students to learn. Using technology, educators are sharing invaluable lessons in persistence, curiosity and passion in high-tech style.

Digital Transformation in the Education Sector - A Guide to Education Technology

ViewSonic Education

This is especially true in the education sector, which finds varying degrees of digital transformation happening all time. Since much of the digital transformation in the education sector is rather new, many are still unaware of EdTech and how it has changed the face of education forever.

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 new National Education Policy

Linways Technologies

The Indian Union Cabinet has approved the new National Education Policy (NEP) with an aim to introduce several changes in the Indian education system – from the school to the college level. The post The new National Education Policy appeared first on Linways Technologies.

What Educational Leadership Looks Like Today with Dr. Joe Sanfelippo

The CoolCatTeacher

The Fall Creek School District was named an Innovative District in 2016 and 2017 by the International Center for Leadership in Education. Joe holds a BA in Elementary and Early Childhood Education from St.

The Challenges Educators Face

A Principal's Reflections

Educators now have access anytime from anywhere to people, ideas, resources, strategies, and feedback. 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?

Actions for White Education Co-Conspirators

Digital Promise

Click to enlarge and download the “Actions for White Education Co-Conspirators” infographic. To do this work, white education leaders will need to take Purposeful Actions that demonstrate a commitment to anti-racism.

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

The Human Side of Change in Education

The CoolCatTeacher

Today, Julie Wilson, author of The Human Side of Changing Education shares how we can supercharge change by helping people become part of it. Listen to Julie Wilson Talk About Improving Education Listen to the show on iTunes or Stitcher Stream by clicking here.

Global Education Conference 2017 #globaled17

The CoolCatTeacher

Lucy Gray and Steve Hargadon, Global Education Conference co-chairs, talk about the Global Education Conference 2017 that runs from November 13-16. Lucy Gray and Steve Hargadon for Global Education Conference. Vicki: The Global Education Conference is here, November 13-16!

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. Educators and schools have a unique opportunity and responsibility to ensure that young people become engaged and knowledgeable citizens.

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 […].

Education in the Era of COVID-19: Why Connection Matters

Digital Promise

For superintendents in the Digital Promise League of Innovative Schools , this is an opportunity to examine and reimagine their education systems under new constraints. We also assumed that a lot of our educators also had [internet] access, and we provided devices.

Microsoft Educator Insider podcast + 16 innovative ideas

Ditch That Textbook

The Microsoft Educator Insider series will give you inspiration, big ideas, and practical strategies for your classroom. The post Microsoft Educator Insider podcast + 16 innovative ideas appeared first on Ditch That Textbook. Microsoft EDU microsoft educator insider

How to Design the Classroom for Effective Education #notatiste19

The CoolCatTeacher

Michael Cohen "The Tech Rabbi" and author of Education by Design From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Michael Cohen, aka the Tech Rabbi, and author of Education by Design talks about classroom design.

Podcast: Education Tech Chaos

EdNews Daily

In this podcast, LeiLani Cauthen, Publisher and CEO of the Learning Counsel, and Tricia Kennedy, Executive Director of Instructional Development and Support, Gwinnett County Public Schools, Georgia discuss the complexity of digital delivery.

3 Considerations for Managing Remote Learning Data in Higher Education

Kajeet

As remote learning becomes a go-to method of instruction in colleges and institutions of higher education across the world for the foreseeable future, connectivity has become a key topic of discussion.

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