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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Write a report.

NeverEndingSearch

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. You are not just reporting, you are creating a record. technology

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Better book reports: 10 techy alternatives

Ditch That Textbook

Book reports, however, can be a drag. Use technology to your advantage! Books are amazing. They transport students to a different time and place. They boost vocabulary and improve achievement. They can suck the fun out of reading. They can turn it into a chore. There has to be a better way, right? Here are […

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When It Comes to Technology and Engineering, National Report Card Confirms: Girls Rule

Edsurge

With increased attention on technology-related subjects during the past few years, how are U.S. Pretty well, according to the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP)—also known as the Nation’s Report Card. students’ grasp of technology and engineering concepts.

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Newsworthy! Learning as Reporters & Journalists

Teacher Reboot Camp

That’s why I love when teachers get students to act as reporters and regularly produce podcasts, vodcasts, ezines, digital newspapers, or radio shows. In my book, Learning to Go , I include a lesson plan, rubric, script template, and handouts for reporting the news. Learning as a Digital Reporter for a Class News Site from Shelly Sanchez Terrell. Challenge: Get students to report the news around them regularly or as a project for a unit. Reporting the News.

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Better book reports: 10 techy alternatives

Ditch That Textbook

Book reports, however, can be a drag. Use technology to your advantage! The post Better book reports: 10 techy alternatives appeared first on Ditch That Textbook. Books are amazing. They transport students to a different time and place. They boost vocabulary and improve achievement. They can suck the fun out of reading. They can turn it into a chore. There has to be a better way, right? Here are […].

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Is There a 21st Century Report Card?

My Island View

Change is inevitable and with the influence of technology it happens faster today than ever before in history. In every case a reevaluation took place to assess what each industry had to offer and how technology could improve their product. The second is the report card.

DEN Trend Report: 8/16/17

Discovery 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. The thought of adapting curriculum to include new technologies can be overwhelming, but it doesn’t have to be.

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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"Teachers Talk Technology" Report Creates Snapshot of Classroom Technology Use

techlearning

Today, MDR, a division of Dun & Bradstreet, released the second in its State of the K-12 Market Report 2018 series, Teachers Talk Technology , creating a snapshot of how teachers across the country are using classroom technology.

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

Edsurge

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

techlearning

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. 

8 Lessons in amplifying literacy with technology

Neo LMS

At the same time, teachers often feel as if they’re competing with technology for the attention of students. However, I can see how technology can be both a distractor and a positive factor. Technology isn’t going anywhere. In March, we celebrate National Reading Month!

Is technology outpacing you?

Ask a Tech Teacher

In considering the question, Is technology outpacing you? , let’s first look at technology’s place in the current education landscape. We darkly predict that the day will soon arrive when technology erases the need for teachers.

Kiddom now offers personalized curricula, visual reports and more

Ask a Tech Teacher

Reports — visualize progress with beautiful analytics that track student performance. Jacqui Murray has been teaching K-8 technology for 15 years.

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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.

New Report Released by Schoology on Digital Learning

CUE

It isn’t all about the technology. In a new report released by Schoology, researchers made three key findings that have significant implications for digital learning. The post New Report Released by Schoology on Digital Learning appeared first on OnCUE.

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

New Cyberlearning Community Report: Five Great Reasons to Read It

Digital Promise

NSF uses the term “cyberlearning” for its portfolio of research projects that investigate emerging technology and emerging learning sciences. 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. These designs shed light on how the next two decades of learning with technology may be very different from the last two decades.

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Keeping Pace Report 2015

CUE

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.

Report: Educators Believe Educational Technology Improves Student Achievement

techlearning

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].

Why ‘Poor’ Should Never Be a Report Card Grade

Edsurge

Common grading scale for a typical report card Which is why I find it striking that on progress updates and report cards, many K-12 schools still use “poor” in one of the most potentially destructive ways—to imply that a child isn’t meeting expectations. “Grandma, are we poor?”

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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. Tagged: edtech , education , English , learning , lessons , literacy , reluctant writers , teachers , teaching , technology , writing.

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Report: Declining Community College Enrollment Worries Workforce Experts

Edsurge

Sometimes called “ new-collar jobs ,” many of these occupations are in the health care and technology sectors. Education Technology Future of Work Workforce Training Higher Education

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Equity in #EdTech: A Report Review

ProfHacker

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.

2016 EdTechTeam Impact Report

EdTechTeam

Many employees volunteer with local schools , sharing their expertise in education technology, including providing experiences with coding and computer science to young students from low socio-economic backgrounds. View this Impact Report (and other years) at edtechteam.com/impact

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.

Newsworthy! Learning as Reporters & Journalists

Teacher Reboot Camp

That’s why I love when teachers get students to act as reporters and regularly produce podcasts, vodcasts, ezines, digital newspapers, or radio shows. In my book, Learning to Go , I include a lesson plan, rubric, script template, and handouts for reporting the news. Learning as a Digital Reporter for a Class News Site from Shelly Sanchez Terrell. Challenge: Get students to report the news around them regularly or as a project for a unit. Reporting the News.

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EdTechTeam Impact Report: Programs

EdTechTeam

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

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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Meaningful Technology Integration in Math: Ideas for Designing Online Stations

Catlin Tucker

In this post, Sarah Dunn , a high school math teacher, shares her favorite technology tools and online activities. In science class, students may use a computer to write a lab report after conducting an experiment.

EdTechTeam 2017 Impact Report

EdTechTeam

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

The changing geography of work: a new report

Bryan Alexander

McKinsey just published a new report, “The future of work in America: People and places, today and tomorrow” ( summary ; longer document ), looking ahead to 2030 after new technologies have had some impact. economics education and technology futures

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. Related: Can technology improve preschool? K-12 News online learning Technology access

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