Unpacking our educators’ belief systems

Dangerously Irrelevant

Recently I shared some stories of youth using technology in amazing, empowered ways with a group of educators. But it was a good reminder that when we’re having conversations or working with educators in professional learning settings, what we say to them may not be what they hear.

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Enhancing Cybersecurity in Our Education Systems


Education has drastically changed with the emergence of technology. The 2019 IBM X-Force Threat Intelligence Index reports that the education sector is the ninth most targeted industry. In this regard, cybersecurity education programs that teach students about things like phishing and malware should be integral to school curricula. education cyber security educational technology technology

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Ozobot Classroom - STEAM learning management system coming this Fall

Educational Technology Guy

Ozobot , makers of robots that empower coding and STEAM education for grades K–12, recently unveiled its new Ozobot Classroom learning management system. The SIIA CODiE Awards recognize the top innovative products and services in the education and business technology industries.

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Ozobot launches new learning management system

Educational Technology Guy

After being voted Best of Show at ISTE 2019, Ozobot Classroom (patent pending) officially launched at the 2020 Future of Education Technology Conference. This post originally appeared on Educational Technology Guy.

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Reflections on Situated Learning vs. The Traditional School System

Catlin Tucker

In an attempt to teach students information and skills, society has created an artificial system, school, in which the information and skills students learn are largely disconnected from the actual contexts in which they will need to be applied.

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Choice Based Education and Choice Based Credit System in Linways

Linways Technologies

Some time ago, the UGC published guidelines for introducing Choice Based Credit System in higher educational institutions. The assessment grades are awarded based on a credit system. We discussed about Choice Based Credit system in earlier our blog.

“Systems Thinking” and “Systems Doing”

The Principal of Change

Systems thinkers” are essential to the growth of an organization. It is important to challenge the system and ask questions, but if leaders have no answers as well, they lose credibility.

Learning management systems 101


Today we’re going back to the beginning to discuss one of the basics tools in e-learning which is the learning management system, LMS, learning platform or whatever you like to call it. A learning management system is totally different from the usual school-based learning. Most learning management systems today require users to log in (teachers, administrators and students) to gain access to full LMS features, such as lessons and assessments.

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What every adaptive learning system should have


Adaptive learning is an ambitious objective of advanced pedagogical ideas and systems, and describes the ability of a learning system (in most cases digital) to adapt to the learning differences across individual students, as well as adapt to changes within the learning trajectory of individuals.

How can academic management systems improve daily classroom activities

Linways Technologies

Education technology is on the rise. Quality based education , student-centric education , online learning and assessments, simplifying the administration etc. Course plans are important for every higher educational institution.

Geddit - web based student response system

Educational Technology Guy

Geddit is a free, web based student response system, available on any device, that allows teachers to quickly gauge student understanding. This post originally appeared on Educational Technology Guy. assessment student response system

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6 Learning Management Systems For Your Consideration


Learning management systems (LMS) has made it easier for educators and learners to manage their tasks. These educational tools assist both teachers and students in executing their day-to-day job.

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SXSWEDU 2018 Wrap-up: Systems Change for Adult Learners?

Digital Promise

for Higher Education & Workforce Development , during which each panelist pointed to one key thing they thought should characterize future philanthropic funding: systems change. So I thought more about those prevailing themes I was hearing at SXSWEDU, and reflected on what it would mean to take a systems view. Public and private sector efforts in education, health care, and workforce placement are the result of the partnerships forged by this systems view.

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How academic management systems can improve daily academic activities.

Linways Technologies

So in our previous blog, we saw how academic management systems can improve some daily classroom aspects like quality assurance, attendance marking, and student-teacher interactions. Moving on from that, we will look at the next phase of classroom management using Academic Management Systems.

EdTech that connects: Learning relationship management systems

The Christensen Institute

Over the past few years, a new category of EdTech platform has popped up across K–12 and higher education called the learning relationship management system (LRM). LRMs join a larger wave of student-centered, next-generation infrastructure tools that put individual students—rather than instructors, courses, or compliance-driven data collection—at the center of learning systems architecture.

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Senator Alexander: Here are the building blocks for your new accountability system in the HEA

The Christensen Institute

outlined his three-part proposal for reauthorizing the Higher Education Act (HEA): simplify the FAFSA, restructure and streamline student loan repayment, and hold programs accountable for student loan defaults. Education Blog

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Why Bloomz is the Best Parent-Teacher Communication System for Me (and Probably You)

The CoolCatTeacher

Bloomz is my parent-teacher communication system. Jessica Meacham has a comparison of all of the parent-teacher communication systems. At my school, we have a school-wide Bloomz system.

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Scaling Innovation: A System’s Approach to Transforming Teaching & Learning

Digital Promise

Putting a thoughtful transition to digital learning in place affords us the opportunity to provide greater clarity and coherence regarding our district’s vision of teaching and learning to educators, students, and our community. Blog Educators League of Innovative Schools

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Governor Christie’s Guide to Destroying a Great Education System #NJED

A Principal's Reflections

Both of my parents were public educators; my father an elementary principal in Hackettstown and my mother an elementary teacher in Flemington. They both touched lives and impacted kids like countless other NJ educators. NJED Chris Christie education reform NJDOE

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Designing a System to Support Continuous Learning

Digital Promise

Micro-credentials – which recognize educators for their learning throughout their careers – aim to support this freedom. To make good on the full promise of micro-credentials, we must design this system to support learning as it actually occurs – continuously.

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Six Sigma in Education - applying quality control systems in education

Educational Technology Guy

The intent of using some of these systems in education is to streamline processes and remove errors and issues. Six Sigma can also be used in Education. This post originally appeared on Educational Technology Guy.

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Transforming the System to Fit the Student

Education Elements

The superintendent holds a lonely, yet transcendent position in public education. Transformational leadership is about using your actions to elevate others and put them on their path to greatness. Terina Allen.

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Transforming the System to Fit the Student

Education Elements

The superintendent holds a lonely, yet transcendent position in public education. Transformational leadership is about using your actions to elevate others and put them on their path to greatness. Terina Allen.

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OPINION: How to shatter the education system’s glass ceiling

The Hechinger Report

It’s a striking irony that the leaders of our school systems — district superintendents and state chiefs — overwhelmingly are white men. A report that we at Chiefs for Change are releasing today takes a hard look at this issue and offers solutions that every school system and leader in America can put into action. In response, we’ve spent the last year developing a leadership program specifically for women in education.

Third indication U.S. educational system is deteriorating

The Hechinger Report

educational system beginning to decay? Education Department considers the 2016 score to be a statistical tie for 13th place because it was so close to those of the three countries ranked immediately ahead of it.

Tips for Developing a Multi-tiered System of Supports

Where Learning Clicks

Building a multi-tiered system of supports may be your best option. The post Tips for Developing a Multi-tiered System of Supports appeared first on Where Learning Clicks. Looking for ways to help your students who are struggling academically and behaviorally?

Why Academic Management Systems is crucial in deciding the future of education

Linways Technologies

Beginning with the Linways’ roadmap to quality & success for higher educational institutions. Why Academic Management System. Academic institutions are the backbone of our educational system, and they are not going anywhere.

How presidential candidates can reimagine our nation’s broken healthcare system

The Christensen Institute

There was an understandable sense of urgency around fixing a healthcare system that is not working for many patients, employers, or medical professionals, making healthcare one of the critical policy issues of our time.

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MIT Starts University Group to Build New Digital Credential System


Once the system is built, “you can use that for your university diploma or the cooking course you took at the culinary institute,” says Philipp Schmidt, director of learning innovation at the MIT Media Lab. Education Technology MOOCs Higher Education

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Chalkable - educational apps and classroom management system

Educational Technology Guy

Chalkable is a site that lists the best education apps in one place and lets you buy it through the Chalkable site. It could be a nice way to have classroom management system and apps all in one place. Related: EDU 2.0 - free course management system for schools 5 Great course management resources for educators it''s learning Course Management System OpenClass - Pearson and Google combine to make free LMS Learnboost online planner/gradebook announces new admin features.

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What a summer prototype taught us about measuring quality in an unbundled education system

The Christensen Institute

In the summer of 2016, a community of educators, research design partners, and over 150 teens and young adults in Colorado engaged in a bold experiment to rethink how quality and impact might be measured in a modernized system of learning. A brand new education system?

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Standardization Will Destroy Our Education System, If It Hasn't Already

A Principal's Reflections

I highly recommend both of these book at any educators who is interested about the science behind motivation or overcoming resistance to become and indispensable component of an educational organization. Godin continues to provide example after example of how education has it all wrong.

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Learn How to Build an Online Learning Management System


Learn How to Build an Online Learning Management System. The post Learn How to Build an Online Learning Management System appeared first on TeacherCast Educational Broadcasting Network. Editorial Learning Management System

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Top 10 Education Systems in the World


Every three years, the Programme of International Student Assessment (PISA) conducts an international assessment of the educational programs provided in countries across the world. In addition, education systems can also choose to test […]. The post Top 10 Education Systems in the World appeared first on Edudemic. Featured Assessment critical thinking education system featured financial literacy practical skills standardized testing top schools

Online Examination System in India – Its scope, Pros & Cons!

Think Exam

India is turning into one of the biggest platforms to facilitate online examination system. This is the reason why India’s online education market is witnessing exponential growth. Online education market in India is growing at a CAGR of approximately 19% by 2020.