19 Pencils: Save your favorite online content!

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19 Pencils set out to simplify and improve access to online content in the classroom and at home. 19 Pencils 19Pencils bookmark websites online assessments save content on the web save students files online save videos online social bookmarking social media engagement

A true gift from SHEG: DIY digital literacy assessments and tools for historical thinking

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You may remember Stanford History Education Group (SHEG) for its groundbreaking and utterly depressing report, Evaluating Information: The Cornerstone of Online Civic Reasoning. The free assessments include Google Docs assessments to copy and digital rubrics to download.

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Top 5 LMS benefits for HE students

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And they can actually do so much more: all faculty members can use them to create and deliver online lessons. What’s more, even the most dull online course can be made more engaging for students if gamification techniques are implemented during their design phase.

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Code-a-Thon challenges K-8 students to improve coding skills

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Schools are also encouraged to use #codeathon2016 on social media to share their progress and interact with other participants. Learning.com announces its first Code-a-Thon, a nationwide competition that will run from Nov.

Learning management systems 101

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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. There would be no consistent way to deliver class content and assessments. A typical LMS is accessible on a web browser, and usually has online classes, managed and taught by a teacher, and students can enroll in the classes.

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Learning.com’s Third Annual Code-a-Thon Open for Registration

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Educators are also encouraged to use #codeathon2018 on social media to share their school’s progress and interact with other Code-a-Thon participants.

Take Two: Clever’s Newest Effort to Help Teachers Try Before They Buy Edtech

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Soft-launched last summer, the library currently houses more than 100 educational apps, which teachers can browse by subjects or categories (like assessment or presentation tools). Often, the most popular apps “are what teachers are discovering at conferences, reading online, and across social media,” according to Dan Carroll, chief product officer of Clever. When teachers use tools they find online, they can inadvertently run afoul of privacy and security guidelines.

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How this state is turning its virtual teachers into online learning experts

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In Arkansas, as in most states, student interest in online learning is skyrocketing. The state’s official response was to create a new program, called Virtual Arkansas , to manage its online courses and work with districts to find students who want to take them.

The 100 Worst Ed-Tech Debacles of the Decade

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In 2017, just a week before Christmas, the New Media Consortium abruptly announced its immediate closure “because of apparent errors and omissions by its former Controller and Chief Financial Officer.” In 2011, Ning was acquired by “lifestyle” site Glam Media for around $150 million.

Organize Texts for Test Prep with LiveBinders

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As online testing becomes a reality for many schools and districts this spring, teachers who want students to feel comfortable with this cognitive task need to provide opportunities for students to interact with multiple information sources, synthesize the information, and respond to a prompt. The sharing menu in your binder provides you with either a link or code to embed (along with other social media options), and a link is probably the easiest way to have students access your binder.

T&L’S ISTE 2018 BEST OF SHOW AWARDS WINNERS

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ACHIEVE3000 PRO ( WWW.ACHIEVE3000.COM ) Achieve3000 Pro offers a patented instructional model that combines summative and embedded formative assessments to differentiate content and instruction, so students always see lessons at their just-right reading level.

Hack Education Weekly News

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’” Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). ” Via Inside Higher Ed : “The University of Phoenix ’s online enrollment plummets while Western Governors and Southern New Hampshire near 100,000 students as they vie to rule the roost.”

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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. But what are parents’ experiences with their children’s use of educational media?

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