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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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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Roving reporters #EduTECHAU

Learning with 'e's

One of the many, many highlights for me of my time at EduTech Australia this year in Brisbane, was an interview I did with some of Pearson's sponsored students roving reporters. EduTechAU Adam Ant Brisbane education learning reporters school Technology

DEN Trend Report: 8/16/17

Discovery Education

Dive Brief: As personnel costs tend to increase when most school district budgets do not, administrators are looking for ways to reduce personnel without affecting educational quality, District Administration reports. Administration District Administrators DEN Trend Report

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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EdTechTeam Impact Report- Press

EdTechTeam

The post EdTechTeam Impact Report- Press appeared first on EdTechTeam. EdTechTeam Press Impact ReportEdTechTeam Press featured a catalog of 18 titles and sold 49,000 volumes in 2017. Press also introduced a Masterclass tour in Australia, the United States, and online, allowing almost 2000 participants to work directly with the authors, ask questions, discuss the book’s big ideas, and dig into content to make lasting change in a school.

Google Slides Lab Report: A Simple, Tangible, Reasonable Solution

techlearning

My final "stack of papers" to grade was a shared folder full with our final lab practical reports: a group experiment where students determined the optimal H2-O2 ratio to fill a 2L bottle fo for maximum product upon ignition

May PD Partner Report

EdTechTeam

The post May PD Partner Report appeared first on EdTechTeam. 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. Don’t forget to tune in for our monthly Teaching & Learning webinars.

New Cyberlearning Community Report: Five Great Reasons to Read It

Digital Promise

We worked together intensively for over a year to write a “community report” in which the authors would help us to report on the designs, ideas and progress in the cyberlearning community. The result, called the “Cyberlearning Community Report: The State of Cyberlearning and the Future of Learning with Technology,” was released on October 2, 2017 and is free to download here. The community report is available at: [link].

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Few preschool apps are developmentally appropriate, report finds

The Hechinger Report

Photo: Jackie Mader/The Hechinger Report. Those are the findings of a report recently released by researchers at the School of Education at the University of California, Irvine. The iPhone App store offers dozens of apps aimed at preschool students.

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2016 EdTechTeam Impact Report

EdTechTeam

View this Impact Report (and other years) at edtechteam.com/impact EdTechTeam, a California Benefit Corporation , is a global network of educational technologists dedicated to inspiring and empowering other educators.

EdTechTeam Impact Report: Programs

EdTechTeam

The post EdTechTeam Impact Report: Programs appeared first on EdTechTeam. Impact ReportA new division, EdTechTeam Programs , was launched in 2017 to manage EdTechTeam’s role in the Dynamic Learning Project in partnership with Digital Promise and Google. 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.

EdTechTeam Impact Report-Mexico

EdTechTeam

The post EdTechTeam Impact Report-Mexico appeared first on EdTechTeam. Chromebooks EdTechTeam Mexico Impact ReportWith the return of the Mexico City Summit, EdTechTeam Mexico served 1,395 educators face-to-face in 2017.

The ASCD 2012 Annual Report

The Web20Classroom

Here in Chicago at the 2013 Annual Conference, ASCD posted their Annual Report for 2012. The online report features association statistics, interviews with ASCD members, product previews, and success stories from across the organization.

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EdTechTeam 2017 Impact Report

EdTechTeam

The post EdTechTeam 2017 Impact Report appeared first on EdTechTeam. Community Featured Impact Report Professional DevelopmentEdTechTeam, 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.

EdTechTeam 2017 Impact Report: Products

EdTechTeam

The post EdTechTeam 2017 Impact Report: Products appeared first on EdTechTeam. Impact ReportThis past year also saw the launch of EdTechTeam Products (in the tradition of launching Breakout EDU , which spun off as an independent company in 2016). With an initial focus on developing FREE apps and extensions designed for the modern classroom, the new product development group officially launched four extensions on October 15, 2017.

EdTechTeam 2017 Impact Report: Leadership

EdTechTeam

The post EdTechTeam 2017 Impact Report: Leadership appeared first on EdTechTeam. Impact ReportIn 2017 EdTechTeam continued a series of FREE Leadership Symposia designed to gather together building and district leaders for a full-day event filled with practical, leadership focused sessions by and for leaders.

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.

EdTechTeam 2017 Impact Report: Community

EdTechTeam

The post EdTechTeam 2017 Impact Report: Community appeared first on EdTechTeam. Impact ReportThe 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. EdTeachTeam also hosts a community blog , featuring a total of 160 posts from 120 different bloggers from the community.

Equity in #EdTech: A Report Review

ProfHacker

Justin Reich and Mizuko (Mimi) Ito have recently published a report entitled From Good Intentions to Real Outcomes: Equity by Design in Learning Technologies. The report is available for download without monetary charge and without collection of your personal data.

EdTechTeam Impact Report- South Africa

EdTechTeam

The post EdTechTeam Impact Report- South Africa appeared first on EdTechTeam. Google for Education Impact Report South Africa2017 was the first year EdTechTeam South Africa offered summits in three locations around the country, Cape Town, Johannesburg, and KwaZulu-Natal. Local Bootcamps are also available for Google Certification and Apple Teacher Certification. Additional custom local services are offered throughout the country via EdTechTeam’s partner Cloud Education Solutions.

EdTechTeam Impact Report-EdTechTeam Canada

EdTechTeam

The post EdTechTeam Impact Report-EdTechTeam Canada appeared first on EdTechTeam. EdTechTeam Canada Impact ReportEdTechTeam Canada reached 7446 Canadian Educators in 68 events across the country in three different languages (English, French, and Ojibwe). In addition to focusing on Google for Education and Apple Teacher training, EdTechTeam Canada added a partnership with Microsoft for Education to the professional development opportunities schools can choose.

New Horizon Report K-12 2016

elearning, mobile learning, gamification and more

Educational Change Future Tech Online Learning Virtual Reality (VR) edtech Horizon ReportWhat’s on the five-year horizon for K-12 Educational Technology & which trends and technologies will drive educational change?

Focus on School, District and Regional Transformation in 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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ASCD's #Empower18 Conference Report

techlearning

More than 7,500 educators from around the globe gathered in Boston to participate in ASCD's #Empower18 conference. From the opening welcome reception to the final moments, the keynotes, sessions, and conversations were free flowing and high level.

5 Reasons You Should Read the Free Cyberlearning Community Report

EdTech4Beginners

As a computer science teacher who likes staying current with the best ways to integrate useful technology in my classroom, I found the recently published Cyberlearning Community Report: The State of Cyberlearning and the Future of Learning With Technology full of great ideas!

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

EmergingEdTech

Education Technology Success Stories Future of Education Technology Making the case for Education Technologies 2016 horizon report for higher ed focus on change higher education undergoing major changes NMC Horizon report findings report details major changes for higher education

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

EdTech4Beginners

Here is an example: This inspired me to set a homework challenge for my students to create their own Pokemon character non-chronological reports. I recently came across this amazing art on BoredPanda. It is an artist’s vision of the anatomy of different Pokemon characters.

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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. To that end, I suggest five story ideas for reporters interested in the topic. Among the topics they will focus on is technology in education (AKA "digital learning"). Blog In the News Trends #EWA17

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EdTechTeam Impact Report- Emerging Markets

EdTechTeam

The post EdTechTeam Impact Report- Emerging Markets appeared first on EdTechTeam. Google for Education Impact ReportThe Emerging Markets team served 3,061 educators in 22 countries in 2017. For the first time educators in Egypt, Lebanon, China, Finland, Iceland, Colombia, Costa Rica, and Taiwan were able to attend an EdTechTeam event in their own countries.

Google Slides Lab Report: A Simple, Tangible, Reasonable Solution

Cycles of Learning

I have written in the past (click here and here ) about my transition from formal lab reporting to the use of Google Slides as a student form of reporting lab work. Below is an embed of one group's "report".

Alabama Getaway: A Report from the ALET Symposium

techlearning

This is the second year for the rebranded ALET Symposium in the very lovely (but, sadly, very rainy) Perdido Beach, AL.

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GoConqr’s Online Learning Report 2017

GoConqr

Click the image to see the full infographic of the Online Learning Report 2017. Today Thursday 23 rd of February is Digital Learning Day , so to mark this we are releasing the Online Learning Report 2017 that the GoConqr team has been working on. Read the full Report 2017 here.

March PD Partner Report

EdTechTeam

The post March PD Partner Report appeared first on EdTechTeam. March found EdTechTeam in eight countries including our summits in Bahrain , Germany , and Taiwan. Along with our other ticket Summits and Bootcamps in the US and Canada, we produced in-district professional development workshops for schools in Illinois, New York, Alabama, Canberra, and Mexico, to name a few. Don’t forget to tune in for our monthly Teaching & Learning webinars. This month we bring you K2CanToo!

Report: States not making the grade on report cards

eSchool News

States are failing to effectively communicate essential information to families, educators, and communities about how their schools are doing, a new report finds. For example, across all states, report cards used more than five different terms to describe children from low-income families.

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EdTechTeam Impact Report- Apple Professional Learning

EdTechTeam

The post EdTechTeam Impact Report- Apple Professional Learning appeared first on EdTechTeam. Apple Apple Teacher Impact ReportAs an Apple Professional Learning Provider , EdTechTeam offers professional development featuring Apple. These online courses, on-site workshops, and conference-style events are designed to celebrate educators and help them make the most of Mac, iPad, and built-in apps to enhance student learning.

EdTechTeam Impact Report- Google PD Partner

EdTechTeam

The post EdTechTeam Impact Report- Google PD Partner appeared first on EdTechTeam. Article Community Google for Education Impact Report #GoogleEdu #gsuiteedu #ImpactStoryEdTechTeam is a Google for Education Professional Development Partner and the global leader in Google for Education Certification.

Innovating Pedagogy Report released - some great information included

Educational Technology Guy

The Open University''s annual ''Innovating Pedagogy'' report has just been published. 2014 is the third year they have published the report, exploring innovations in teaching, learning and assessment. Take a look at here: [link] news/news/2014-innovating- pedagogy-report.

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5 Common Challenges Of Analytics Reporting

TeachThought - Learn better.

5 Common Challenges Of Analytics Reporting contributed by Catherine Wilson The benefits of analytics are obvious and do not need to be stated yet again. The post 5 Common Challenges Of Analytics Reporting appeared first on TeachThought.