Information Sharing at the 2019 Nonprofit Technology Conference

Digital Promise

How ideas from the Nonprofit Technology Conference can positively impact adult learning and workforce development initiatives. In the past decade, organizations have turned to online learning to create informed trainings and reach more people.

SmartBrief: The Newsletter for Informed Educators

The CoolCatTeacher

SmartBrief has a free EdTech newsletter that will keep you informed. The SmartBrief on EdTech newsletter provides a daily snapshot of education technology insights. Their editors read thousands of articles each day and condense the best into just a 2-minute read.

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How One School Is Delivering Trauma-Informed Care From Afar.

Edsurge

It’s not ideal, but staff at Valley Day have tried to make the most of the tools available to transfer elements of the school’s trauma-informed approach to a virtual environment. That's when we started bringing in the trauma-informed care,” Hall says. “We MORRISVILLE, Pa.

Beyond Finding Information

The Principal of Change

This is a short and funny video to help discussion on the type of learning we are seeing in our world today: What I stress about the video is that it is less about finding information and more about what you do with it.

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3 Research Findings to Inform K-12 Technology Investments

EmergingEdTech

Using Evidence-Based Strategies to Drive the Deployment of Next Generation Learning Techniques Today’s students are studying and learning differently – a change confirmed by the widespread adoption. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post.

5 Ways to Safeguard Student Information

EdTech Magazine

5 Ways to Safeguard Student Information. Schools handle a wide variety of sensitive information concerning students and their families. Laws, regulations and ethical obligations require administrators to take active measures to protect that information from unauthorized disclosure. .

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What is Kiddom? Why is it right for you? And free resources to inform your teaching

Ask a Tech Teacher

Here are details you’ll like: All relevant teacher information is included on the teacher dashboard with links to dig deeper into standards, students, assessments, assignments, and more. Jacqui Murray has been teaching K-8 technology for 15 years.

Communicating in the Information Age

A Principal's Reflections

Thankfully technology came to the rescue and I wised up by saving it on my computer. Now don''t get me wrong, this service is great, but like anything in life it is not full-proof or the preferred way to receive the information. In my opinion the "Information Age" demands this now.

How User Experience Research Informs Edtech Design

MIND Research Institute

In each episode of the Inside Our MIND podcast, we take a look at issues and challenges facing education that we are working to address through research, technology and strategic initiatives.

Students Speak: How Technology Can Transform Learning

Digital Promise

But what impact do these devices have on us, and are we using technology to its fullest potential? In my public high school, we rarely interact with technology, at least not productively. Barriers to providing all students with access to technology.

Sharing Tools for Measuring Impactful Technology Use

Digital Promise

As access to technology becomes increasingly commonplace in schools, discrepancies continue to emerge concerning not whether technology is being used, but how it is being used. New rubric guides classroom technology use. Indicators of impactful technology use.

A New College Program Inspired by Coding Bootcamps, Informed by Liberal Arts

Edsurge

Shireen Campbell, chair of Davidson’s English department, is one of the professors who will teach in the program in the spring, leading a course called Science Fiction & Technology. Education Technology Bootcamps Higher Education

How Districts Can Inform EdTech Companies to Make Better Products

Education Elements

Innovation often requires leading, not following, in technology advancement. First, needing a new Director of Technology to help us advance technology into an essential role to improve learning, I hired a talented young man named Dr. Hank Thiele. I was involved in two important decisions in 2007 while serving as the Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction at Maine Township High School District 20 in Illinois.

Using Neuroscience to Launch a Research-Informed School Schedule

Edsurge

Elevating time for research-informed professional development and student passion and curiosity pursuit. As a research-informed school and faculty, we also recognized the importance of testing our ideas. Education Technology Practice and Implementation Strategies Learning ResearchIt is 8 p.m. and Sam is sitting down for the first time in hours after a long day at school, which was followed by play practice; she is Liesel in the upcoming performance of “The Sound of Music.”

Maine Announces Learning Technology Framework

More Verbs

The true value of laptops and tablets in schools is not learning to use the technology, but rather using the technology to learn. The Maine Learning Technology Initiative (MLTI ) have been in place since 2002 and has certainly helped close the Digital Access Divide in Maine.

How Can Technology Coaches and Content Coaches Work Together?

Digital Promise

The first step in building open communication lines is ensuring that all stakeholders have a clear understanding of the coaching and mentorship initiatives, both formal and informal, available to teachers in the school. The post How Can Technology Coaches and Content Coaches Work Together?

Information, innovation and meaning

Learning with 'e's

In a stark contrast spanning three centuries, technologically futuristic images and large screen technologies were projected onto, and embedded within, the fabric of the 230 year-old building, and this melding seemed for all the world like a metaphor for education.

Teaching Digital Literacy: Resources to Help Students Validate Online Information

Class Tech Integrate

Also known as Information Literacy, Digital Literacy is an important component of what is known as Digital Citizenship. I often hear teachers say, "kids are so lucky now, they can just search for the information they need on the internet.

Expand Technology Integration and Adult Digital Literacy

Digital Promise

adults ages 18–65—around 118 million—perform at or below the lowest proficiency levels in problem solving in technology rich environments ( National Center for Education Statistics, 2016 ). The post Expand Technology Integration and Adult Digital Literacy appeared first on Digital Promise.

5 Steps to Ensure Inclusive Technology for All Learners

Digital Promise

“All learners should have equitable access to powerful, research-based education technology. However, when edtech products are not designed or developed with diverse learners in mind, technology can accelerate and deepen existing inequalities in our education system.

Create Effective Feedback With Education Technology

ViewSonic Education

The Promise of Education Technology: Effective Feedback. Education technology empowers teachers to help students on an individual basis. With the right technology, instructors deliver timely, effective feedback with the power to achieve greater learning.

Education technology and the future of Higher Ed leadership

Neo LMS

Education is a constantly evolving sphere, but the introduction and integration of technology have changed it forever. Learning” now takes on a different meaning, with technology redefining who can learn, who can teach, and how each can do it differently.

Illuminate to Sunset Student Information System in 2021

Edsurge

Illuminate Education will stop support for its student information system in two years, before the 2021 school year. In an email sent Tuesday morning, the company notified customers to plan for a replacement for the Illuminate Student Information product, also known as ISI.

The Experience Gap and Informal Learning

MIND Research Institute

In each episode of the Inside Our MIND podcast, we take a look at issues and challenges facing education that we are working to address through research, technology and strategic initiatives.

Data-Informed Instruction Isn't Easy, But These Educators Are Working Toward It

Edsurge

Womack’s goal is to make data-informed instruction a simple, common sense approach for all teachers. Womack is the Executive Director of Technology and Digital Learning at Stephenville Independent School District in Texas.

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Leadership Requires Relationship Technology

EdNews Daily

The industrial revolutions—mid 18 th century, again in the early 19 th century— arrived on waves of new technology. The invention of the steam engine and the sewing machine transformed work, but that’s not all—the technological bounce affected everything. Technology is the answer.

How Access to Technology Can Create Equity in Schools

Digital Promise

When used effectively, technology can greatly contribute to creating equity in schools. However, we can only realize these equity-centered benefits when we use technology in innovative and powerful ways. Three ways technology can help increase equity in schools.

Innovating Pedagogy Report released - some great information included

Educational Technology Guy

It has some interesting information and insight into some technology trends, including Flipped Classrooms, BYOD, storytelling and more. This post originally appeared on Educational Technology Guy. edtech educational technology pedagogy

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Improve Student Engagement and Learning with Technology Coaching

Digital Promise

Emerald was one of 100 schools across the country that benefited from a technology coach during the 2018–19 school year, the second year of the Dynamic Learning Project (DLP). Through instructional coaching, the DLP aims to increase impactful use of technology and improve educational equity.

New Technology Connects Jobseekers with Employers

Digital Promise

Each startup had five minutes to pitch their product and then answer questions from a panel of five judges who are experts in the fields of venture capital, information technology, and education. How can jobseekers better connect with employers looking to hire?

The newly reimagined Empire State Information Fluency Continuum

NeverEndingSearch

The newly reimagined Empire State Information Fluency Continuum (ESIFC) was introduced at the NYLA-SSL Summer Institute this week. A collaborative approach by the librarian and the classroom teacher is by far the most effective way to teach information fluency/inquiry skills and strategies. .

K-12 Private School Student Information System Buying Guide

Gradelink

An SIS Acts as the Central Operating System for Schools A student information system (SIS) runs the core of your school’s data infrastructure. Information such as grades , attendance , contacts and allergies are tracked through these integrated platforms.

Five Dangers of Data-Informed Student Nudging

Edsurge

Lead by vice president of student affairs Michael Chavez, the college was using a predictive analytics platform from Civitas Learning to inform a. These examples are two sides of the same coin: two institutions employing the use of data-informed nudging—the behavioral economics practice of implementing minor design changes that affect individual behavior—to address retention and student success. Education Technology Higher Education Postsecondary Learning Data and Research

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The Future of Classroom Technology Tools

Education Elements

Predicting the future of classroom technology trends empowers teachers and school districts to stay at the forefront of “the next big thing” in education.

Bartleby - free books, lit and reference information

Educational Technology Guy

The materials, both books and reference information, are categorized by reference, verse, fiction, and nonfiction. This post originally appeared on Educational Technology Guy. Bartleby is a site that contains a huge amount of literature and reference books online, for free.