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Top 7 Innovations in K-12 Education

Kitaboo on EdTech

The education sector has undergone significant changes in the last decade. By incorporating technology into K-12 education model, institutes are aiming to improve the teaching and learning processes in schools and universities.

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!

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Are eTextbooks The Next Big Thing in K-12 Education?

Kitaboo on EdTech

Basically, there’s interaction happening, and that is what attracts them towards a mobile phone. Slowly but surely, they have realized that smartphones and tablets can also be utilized for educational purposes, and that’s how etextbooks became mainstream.

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We also highlight good conversations about learning taking place between educators, learners, leaders, and others from the school, library, museum, work, adult, online, non-traditional and home learning worlds. NMC Virtual Symposium on the Future of Libraries.

3 Key Social Media Platforms That You Can Use To Keep Students Engaged In Your Classroom


Send pictures and videos called “snaps” to your friends from your mobile device. Depending on how much you plan ahead, you can prepare questions about each snap for students to answer aloud or jot down quickly as an engagement exercise.

Meet the 5 Education Technology Startups From Y Combinator’s Summer 2017 Class


Of this group, five teams are building education technology tools with support from mentors from Imagine K12, the local edtech accelerator that Y Combinator absorbed last February. Here’s what they’re working on: Lambda School The San Francisco-based startup combines some of the hottest trends in the edtech industry: computer science education, small classes, and income-share agreements. Today Py’s content library covers more than 22 courses for skills like Swift and data science.

13 Websites That Provide Lots of Digital Books for Summer Reading

Ask a Tech Teacher

As digital equity discussions matured and hyperbole became reality, educators found that those loudly-touted digital devices often became paperweights. Educators sign up with a Teacher account and then set up classes and accounts for students. Open Library.

9 Best-in-Class Digital Storytelling Tools

Ask a Tech Teacher

Because of its multimedia approach and appealing blend of text, color, movement, sound, and images, it has fast become one of the most popular writing exercises in schools. When done editing, students can add music from an included royalty-free library. Freemium; mobile app.

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The Learning Revolution Weekly Update February 25th Never let formal education get in the way of your learning. These events bring together educators, learners, leaders, and others to rethink and reinvent education. CoSN is designed for education leaders to better understand their changing roles in creating the new face of learning, and it''s a great event with terrific history and high-powered speakers. Education Revolution Google+ Community Robots grading essays.

How to reach students without internet access at home? Schools get creative

The Hechinger Report

On the Friday before spring break at Meigs Middle School, special education teacher Matt Coe was busy preparing new lessons for his students now that schools were set to close due to the coronavirus crisis. Matt Coe, special education teacher, Tennessee.

UPDATE - Special Pandemic Mini-Conference on March 26th: "Serving the Needs of Communities in Crisis"

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We are expanding our planned Library 2.0 DATE & TIMES: Thursday, March 26th, 2020 | 1:00 - 6:30 pm US-Eastern Time (4 one-hour sessions with 1/2-hour breaks) COST: Free REGISTRATION: To register for the mini-conference, join Library 2.0. Those who are already members of Library 2.0

#EdClusters16 Post-Convening Summary

Digital Promise

Department of Education hosted the 2016 Education Innovation Clusters Convening (#EdClusters16) in Providence, R.I., EdClusters16 brought more than 140 leading educators, ed-tech entrepreneurs, funders, researchers, and thought leaders to collaborate, work, and learn together.

Why Should Students and Publishers Adapt eBooks in STEM Learning

Kitaboo on EdTech

STEM has proved to be a much better educational program in terms of learning effectiveness and leading to better career opportunities than the regular curriculum. Students gain valuable experience with the help of hands-on learning activities practiced extensively in STEM-based education.

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5 Tech Tools to Inspire Reading

Ask a Tech Teacher

They get an escape from reality, exercise for their brains, a closeness to like-minded souls, answers to problems–and reading can even predict success in school. Does the web tool have educational applications ? So many fun programs are also educational, this isn’t a high hurdle.

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Teaching Language Learners with Twitter

Teacher Reboot Camp

Students can search hashtags to interact with other language learners and find language learning exercises and resources. Below, is an infographic of 5 ways Twitter is a great education tool. “There’s an entire universe in every single tweet.”- ”- Jack Dorsey.

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We also highlight good conversations about learning taking place between educators, learners, leaders, and others from the school, library, museum, work, adult, online, non-traditional and home learning worlds. We are already receiving some great presentation proposals for Library 2.014 and the Global Education Conference. Partner Spotlight Alternative Education Resource Organization AERO is a primary networker of educational alternatives around the world.

14 Quick ways to tech-up your classroom


This is a free desktop and mobile app that boasts a broad range of educational games. This is a mobile app that enables teachers to quickly assess their students. This is another mobile app, positioning itself as Astronomy for Everyone.

Change The Conversation–It’s Not About The Thinking

TeachThought - Learn better.

Mobile learning. For example, I love the idea of mobile learning, so I attach positive feelings to it that can lead me to cognitive distortions downstream, where I oversimplify it’s function, or catastrophize our continued misunderstanding of its potential in education.

Effective School Communications In The Summer

The Web20Classroom

Relationships go a long way in the educational environment especially to help students to continue to be successful. Remember, you can do all this from a mobile device. Grasshopper and Swift Playgrounds are all mobile that are really engaging too.

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Developing a New Metric for Assessing Learning – from Beth Holland


This post first appeared on Education Week’s EdTech Researcher blog. After that exercise, we break down the tasks. With a single device, they carry a global library as well as an instant connection to people around the world.

ABCmouse Creator, Age of Learning Taps Tencent to Lead Its Expansion in China


The mouse that guides children through ABCmouse , an educational app, is getting help from China’s most recognizable penguin to break into one of the world’s biggest market for English language learning. product for its ABCmouse Early Learning Academy, an app that provides instructional games and exercises for young learners. In China, few companies reach as many people as Tencent, whose mobile apps cover a vast array of business, entertainment, social media and payment services.

4 K-12 Ed Tech Trends to Watch in 2018

EdTech Magazine

With all of these technologies populating classrooms this year, it is also more integral than ever that educators instill students with the tenets of digital citizenship. Makerspaces and STEAM education will also continue to reimagine the role of the school librarian.

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20 Free Online Resources to Upgrade Your Studying Process

Educational Technology Guy

Julie is a tutor and a blogger, who features the latest career and educational trends in her articles. the site also has exercises and games to make your studying more fun. The site is free to use and you can access it on your mobile device anytime and anywhere.

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Get Motivated to Do Project based Learning the Right Way #pbl

The CoolCatTeacher

As a teacher, you can get started with a library of 40 books as part of their free version – go to to get started now. Now you get to make a poster or website or a hangar mobile or whatever product it might be.”

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These events bring together educators, learners, leaders, and others to rethink and reinvent education. Updates Partner Spotlight Partner Announcements Calendar of Events Deadlines Highlighted Recordings Conversations Submit a Video or Quote Updates Educational Films Compilation. We''re collecting what we''re hoping will be an all-inclusive list of films about education, some of which we''re going to show at our Deep Dive event at Black Mountain in May.

What’s New: New Tools for Schools


In addition, ABC Mouse has shared releases and updates for ABCmouse Mastering Math, Digital Library Experience, Standards-Aligned Collections, A New Teacher Experience, and the ABCmouse Ambassador Program. LEGO EDUCATION MASTER EDUCATORS ( ) LEGO Education announced U.S.

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Personal Stories: How Teens Connect with StoryCorps and Podcasts


So many of his students lack what Fernandez calls a “template” — or map for how to get to that future desired place — and this exercise provides examples of real people who have found their way. A StoryCorps mobile recording booth in front of the New Jersey State Library.

Cultural hegemony and disruption

Learning with 'e's

In a Gramscian sense, hegemony describes the power exercised by the ruling class over the population in order to maintain control of the means of production. For years the multiple volumes of Encyclopaedia Britannica have graced the shelves of libraries worldwide.

Closing the 30 million word gap

eSchool News

Five years ago, the Napa County Office of Education piloted the use of Footsteps2Brilliance , a digital platform for building early literacy skills, with a small group of preschool students. Education doesn’t start on the first day of school.

The Great "Learning 2.0" Strand Brainstorm

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Like the Library 2.011 and GlobalEdCon conferences, I''m planning on holding a (free) worldwide virtual Future of Education: Learning 2.0 I''ve purposely left out the library and global education categories because of the other two conference. Mobile Learning Handheld / Tablet Open Learning Open Education Resources Open Source Software in Ed Creative Commons Open PD Digital Textbooks University / College / Higher Ed 2.0

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We also highlight good conversations about learning taking place between educators, learners, leaders, and others from the school, library, museum, work, adult, online, non-traditional and home learning worlds. Don''t forget that the 2014 ISTE Unplugged events start on Friday, June 27th with our annual free all-day unconference - formerly known as EduBloggerCon and now called Hack Education. How does your library manage digital collections? Social Learning Goes Mobile.

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We also highlight good conversations about learning taking place between educators, learners, leaders, and others from the school, library, museum, work, adult, online, non-traditional and home learning worlds. Wednesday: NMC Virtual Symposium on the Future of Museums is an exclusive symposium for you, the curators, creators, innovators, museum professionals, and educators. Share your experience with game-based learning with an audience of game developers and peer educators!

Why students are ignorant about the Civil Rights Movement

The Hechinger Report

But despite those new expectations, most school districts in the state where the 1955 lynching of 14-year-old Emmett Till mobilized black Americans still use textbooks that give local civil rights milestones short shrift.

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Memory Machines: Learning, Knowing, and Technological Change

Hack Education

If education is automated. Whose education is automated. Martin Cooper, a Motorola exec, made the first mobile telephone call in 1973, not 1983. But I think it’s crucial, particularly in education, that we do not confuse consumption with innovation.

Learning technology teacher development blog: Online Video: For Language Development

Nik Peachey

These include gapfil exercises, comprehension questions and vocabulary building tests. education. (3). mobile learning. (5). skip to main | skip to sidebar. Learning technology teacher development blog. Tips, resources and teaching materials for EFL and ESL teachers.

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