10 creative alternatives to research reports and papers

Ditch That Textbook

In high school and college, I suffered through quite a few research reports and papers. Ed Tech audioboom edtech educational technology gafe Google Apps piktochart research papers research reports thinglink

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Five EdTech Story Ideas for Education Reporters

Doug Levin

This week, education reporters from across the nation are gathering at the 2017 Education Writers Association National Seminar in Washington, DC. Among the topics they will focus on is technology in education (AKA "digital learning"). To that end, I suggest five story ideas for reporters interested in the topic. Blog In the News Trends #EWA17

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New report underscores education problems in institutions for foster youth

The Hechinger Report

A new report says the state of Pennsylvania ought to be doing more to oversee such facilities serving foster and delinquent children. Photo: Caroline Preston for The Hechinger Report/HuffPost. It also cites lack of compliance with special education laws and other concerns.

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Is There a 21st Century Report Card?

My Island View

The influence of technology has been slow in changing the industry of education. The idea of reassessing and reevaluating the product of education is difficult when the product is not something that is tangible. There is no one silver bullet that will fix or evolve the education system.

Write a report.


This is no time to be suggesting more work for any exhausted educator. Please write an annual report. Why a report? But each year I spent time reflecting on the past year and pulling together the many notes and artifacts I’d been collecting into an annual report.

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New Schema: Standards Based Report Cards


This year Mary Tarashuk is adding standards-based report cards to her self-contained class of 4th graders. Holding on to John Dewey’s insight about the goal of education, she’ll meet the new challenge with cross-curricular units, student work archives, and pragmatism.

DEN Trend Report: 8/16/17

Discovery Education

Looking to learn more about what’s trending in education?!? Educational technology continues to open up a world of possibilities for both teachers and students, but let’s be honest—it can be intimidating. Education DIVE) By Amelia Harper. Education Dive) By Amelia Harper.

Writing papers and research reports the Google way

Ditch That Textbook

We don’t use formal academic papers and reports that much in real life. Ed Tech digital writing edtech educational technology g suite Google Apps google keep research papers research reportsThe traditional research paper has been around a long time. We all likely have a memory of sweating over one at the last minute. They’re still a staple in K-12 schools and in universities. Often, they’re sources for more academic papers and [.].

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Five Stories of Transformation from Our Fifth Annual Report

Education Elements

This week, we released our 2017-2018 Annual Report. The report marks eight years since Education Elements was founded, and our fifth such report.

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Kiddom now offers personalized curricula, visual reports and more

Ask a Tech Teacher

Reports — visualize progress with beautiful analytics that track student performance. Beautiful Design — a major redesign focused on functionality and usability, based on educator feedback.

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Google for Education Introduces Originality Reports


Today, Google for Education announced the launch of originality reports, a new feature that helps ensure the authenticity of coursework by flagging any text that has missed citations and has high similarity with text on the web or in books

Explore Shared Education Challenges with the Challenge Map

Digital Promise

School districts across the country are tackling the toughest challenges in education, including kindergarten readiness, family engagement, and school redesign. The Challenge Map is designed for education leaders who are looking for resources to help address common education challenges.

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16 Ways the 2016 Horizon Report Indicates That Higher Ed is Undergoing a Seismic Shift


“The Only Constant is Change” – Heraclitus Most of us in higher education realize that the winds of change are blowing strong. Some of the gusts may be damaging, but some can also. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post.

Report Predicts Growing Demand for Educational Robotics Worldwide

Marketplace K-12

billion international robotics education market is set to grow to $3.1 The post Report Predicts Growing Demand for Educational Robotics Worldwide appeared first on Market Brief. The $1.3 billion by 2025, predicts market research firm HolonIQ.

Is This Video App Safe? Mozilla Privacy Report Offers a Look


She is the vice president of advocacy and engagement at the Mozilla Foundation, which today released a new report examining the privacy and security policies of 15 commonly used video-conferencing apps. In essence, the Mozilla report distills legalese and technical jargon into plain language.

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Keeping Pace Report 2015


Keeping Pace 2015 report is now available online The Keeping Pace report was developed as an important guiding document for schools around the world. The post Keeping Pace Report 2015 appeared first on OnCUE.

Five Stories of Transformation from Our Fifth Annual Report

Education Elements

This week, we released our 2017-2018 Annual Report. The report marks eight years since Education Elements was founded, and our fifth such report.

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2016 EdTechTeam Impact Report


EdTechTeam, a California Benefit Corporation , is a global network of educational technologists dedicated to inspiring and empowering other educators. EdTechTeam produced professional development experiences in 10 languages for over 88 ,000 educators in 2016.

Why ‘Poor’ Should Never Be a Report Card Grade


At a city-sponsored early childhood education fair where we met, mental health resources, classes, and after-school programs were on display for enrollment. I believed that educators nationwide would make similar realizations and soon replace the term altogether. “Grandma, are we poor?”

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Report: Declining Community College Enrollment Worries Workforce Experts


Community college enrollment declined 11 percent nationwide between 2012 and 2017, according to new research from the Southern Regional Education Board, a drop that may signal workforce trouble ahead as more jobs require advanced skills and credentials.

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Reluctant writers in your class? Engage them with Pokemon character reports.


Here is an example: This inspired me to set a homework challenge for my students to create their own Pokemon character non-chronological reports. Tagged: edtech , education , English , learning , lessons , literacy , reluctant writers , teachers , teaching , technology , writing.

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New Podcast Episode: Let’s Not Screw Up This Stimulus for Education

EdNews Daily

Listen to the latest episode of the EduJedi Report podcast Host LeiLani Cauthen and Dr. Barbara Nemko, Napa County Superintendent of Schools, Napa County Office of Education in California discuss what the ARRA Stimulus of 2009 did compared to the intention of the new CARES Act.

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May PD Partner Report


May found EdTechTeam working with educators in the United States, Australia, South Africa and Canada. Along those EdTechTeam Summits, we designed development workshops for the Albuquerque Public Schools, the Monterey County Office of Education, and the FPEA Florida Home School Convention. The post May PD Partner Report appeared first on EdTechTeam. Google for Education Professional Development

Equity in #EdTech: A Report Review


Part technologist, part artist, part manager, part synthesizer she is passionate about the use of technology in higher education and the many differing facets of how technology impacts society and culture. Having said this, we will note that the report seems to be trying.

EdTechTeam Impact Report: Programs


The Dynamic Learning Project (DLP) seeks to improve educational equity and student learning by supporting teachers with classroom coaching to better leverage technology in powerful and meaningful ways. the DLP engages full-time coaches to provide personalized support for helping educators use technology in transformative ways. The post EdTechTeam Impact Report: Programs appeared first on EdTechTeam. Impact Report

EdTechTeam Impact Report-Mexico


With the return of the Mexico City Summit, EdTechTeam Mexico served 1,395 educators face-to-face in 2017. EdTechTeam Mexico donated 50 summit tickets to educators in need. If you’re the first person to reply with your own #impactstory on either Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, or Google +, you’ll receive your own EdTechTeam book of your choice to continue your great impact as an educator! The post EdTechTeam Impact Report-Mexico appeared first on EdTechTeam.

Report: Educators Believe Educational Technology Improves Student Achievement


Educators overwhelmingly believe educational technology is an effective tool for improving student outcomes, according to a new national survey from DreamBox Learning ® and PBS. To download the full survey report, visit: [link].

EdTechTeam 2017 Impact Report


EdTechTeam, a California Benefit Corporation , is a global network of educational technologists dedicated to inspiring and empowering educators by exemplifying the team’s values in their work. The team works toward a vision of the future where students become compassionate citizens who understand that they can solve real problems in the world, and where their education and access to technology make this possible. Community Featured Impact Report Professional Development

Report from Tech & Learning Live Austin


#TLtechLive Austin brought together high-level educators that understood the benefit of taking the time to learn something new

2019 State of Education Technology Report: Teachers, Administrators Say EdTech Accelerates Learning


More than 80 percent of teachers and administrators agree education technology accelerates student learning according to Promethean's® 2019 "U.S. State of Technology" survey and report analyzing education technology trends and usage. 

EdTechTeam Impact Report- South Africa


Additional custom local services are offered throughout the country via EdTechTeam’s partner Cloud Education Solutions. If you’re the first person to reply with your own #impactstory on either Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, or Google +, you’ll receive your own EdTechTeam book of your choice to continue your great impact as an educator! The post EdTechTeam Impact Report- South Africa appeared first on EdTechTeam. Google for Education Impact Report South Africa

EdTechTeam 2017 Impact Report: Leadership


Focusing on the challenges of leading school change in today’s challenging educational climate, these events were hosted in Cleveland, OH, Palo Alto, CA, and Chicago, IL, with more than 300 leaders attending in total. The post EdTechTeam 2017 Impact Report: Leadership appeared first on EdTechTeam. Impact Report

Report: “Education is key” to quelling Middle East discord

The Hechinger Report

Photo: Sebastian Wells for The Hechinger Report. A new report from a bipartisan task force concludes that “education is key” to helping bring stability to Syria, Iraq and other troubled nations, many of whose most promising young people have fled.

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EdTechTeam 2017 Impact Report: Community


The EdTechTeam Community connects educators on Twitter , Google Plus , Facebook , YouTube , Instagram , Pinterest , and anywhere the #EdTechTeam hashtag can be used, with over 100,000 followers across all platforms. Fourteen virtual summits, webinars, and author events allowed educators to connect live for free from anywhere around the world. They support me as an educator and a life-long learner.” Impact Report

School district secessions gather speed, a new report shows

The Hechinger Report

Photo: Tamika Moore for The Hechinger Report. Two years ago, The Hechinger Report and The Nation published an investigation of Gardendale’s efforts to secede from Jefferson County to form a whiter, wealthier school district that excluded diverse neighborhoods like the one where Williams lived.

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