Why ‘Black Box’ Software Isn’t Ready to Teach College

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That’s the argument of Candace Thille, who has a love-distrust relationship with adaptive software. Thille, an assistant professor of education at Stanford University's Graduate School of Education who previously worked in the private sector, stresses that she’s not against software companies. Algorithms will one day play a pivotal role in teaching and learning, so colleges need to pay close attention to how they work and who builds them.

Insight ADVANCE Launches Updated Video Coaching Software for Educators at ISTE

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(Encino, CA) June 21, 2018 – Insight ADVANCE , creator of groundbreaking tools for teachers’ professional growth, today announced a collection of updates to its award-winning observation, coaching, and evaluation software.

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Class Pad: Free digital scratch paper for the math classroom

iLearn Technology

What it is: ClassPad is free online software that lets you digitize your math scratch paper. You can create original teaching materials for the math classroom quickly and easily.

Inkscape: Draw Freely

iLearn Technology

Art Create Maker Space Middle/High School Open Source Secondary Elementary Software Teacher Resources adobe illustrator draw drawing flexible free drawing graphic graphics illustrator inkscape poster web websiteWhat it is: Inkscape is like the open source version of Adobe Illustrator.

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MobyMax: Tablet + help differentiating instruction

iLearn Technology

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3 Strategies for Personalizing Feedback Online

Catlin Tucker

1 Hosting Real-time Feedback Sessions Using Video Conferencing Software. Teachers working exclusively online can adapt this real-time feedback strategy for the online environment with video conferencing software.

SCALE-UP Classroom Technology: Supporting The Learning Environment

ViewSonic Education

As more schools begin adopting SCALE-UP and other more collaborative teaching models, IT professionals in secondary and higher education must be ready to support them, providing the technology needed to help students perform their best in these new environments.

21st Century School — How Technology Is Changing Education

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Tablets, laptops, educational gaming software, and smartphones allow schools to: Personalize the learning experience. Many primary and secondary schools are getting around the lack of funding in this area by offering their students classes in laptop repair and other aspects of IT.

Ask A Silly Question, Get A Non-Standard Answer

EdNews Daily

The possibility cannot be easily ignored that growing use of refined versions of paraphrasing tools that are designed to fool plagiarism detection software could lock educators and learners into an arms race of text analysis and obfuscation. Guest article by Simon Very.

A Glimpse of the Future: What the K-12 Classroom Will Look Like in 2025

Ed Tech from the Ground Up

Here are three important questions that deserve the most attention as we look to the future of secondary education: How will student evaluation change? Will technology exacerbate or diminish the existing disparities in secondary education?

Tapping into the potential of AI smart speakers to boost parental engagement

Neo LMS

A version of this post was originally published in Teach Secondary Magazine , July 2019. We have stepped seamlessly into a world called the Internet of Things — a world of interconnected software and human interaction.

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Reducing Friction in OER Adoption

Iterating Toward Openness

In this vision of the world, OER replace traditional, expensive textbooks for all primary, secondary, and post-secondary courses. Often, when you wanted to use a piece of software, you had to get a copy of the source code and build the software yourself.

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HE Challenges: Fast changing digital teaching methods

Neo LMS

There is evidence that universities have a slow-changing culture , when compared to for instance high- or secondary-schools. In Ontario, Canada, for instance, the somewhat shocking facts are: 99% of all Ontario elementary and secondary students have access to computers at school.

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Innovative Ed-Tech Tools Should Bring Real Personalized Learning to Students

Ed Tech from the Ground Up

When it comes to integrating ed-tech into middle and high school classrooms, it’s not enough to create software “that works.” And that means navigating the debate between segmentation and collaboration that dominates secondary education today.

This Tech Encourages Career Planning When It Matters Most—Before Graduation

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Today, Lee is a Post Secondary Programs Coordinator for Valley Center USD 262. EdSurge: Why did you decide to bolster your career and college readiness support for students with this software? It’s all there in the software.

#AskExcelinEd: How do credentials meet the market in Florida, Indiana and Kentucky?

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This second report analyzes the credentials students earn in high school and their impact on students’ secondary completion, postsecondary enrollment and completion as well as wage earnings. Secondary Educational Outcomes.

Harness the Power of LEGO® Education to Engage Students in STEAM Learning

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There are three levels of the LEGO Education learning portfolio: Early Learning, Primary, and Secondary. for example, which includes LEGO bricks, sensors and motors, and block-based coding software.

CA Computer Science Legislation with CUE Support Approved by Gov Brown

CUE

Ensure all pupils have access to computer science from K-post secondary education. Ensure school districts have hardware and software. Present computer science at the secondary school level in a way that can fulfill a computer science, math, or science graduation credit.

Touch-Typing: Rote vs Integrated Learning or Rote and Integrated Learning?

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James Lovelock currently works for EdAlive Educational Software who are one of the most respected publishers of educational software in Australia and currently oversees the provision of Typing Tournament to various institutions.

‘Dear Mr. Zuckerberg’: Students Take Summit Learning Protests Directly to Facebook Chief

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Students at the Secondary School for Journalism in Brooklyn had become increasingly frustrated with Summit Learning. The Secondary School for Journalism is one of about 380 schools nationwide using Summit Learning, a personalized learning program that involves the use of an online instructional software, called the Summit Platform. This is not the first time that the Summit software has attracted questions and protests.

Why standards often disappoint

The Christensen Institute

But for many, K-12 learning experiences do not rise to the required rigor of post-secondary preparation. The operating systems, application software, core memory and logic circuitry all affected each other in ways that were not completely apparent.

Should you Teach Typing? And Does it Work?

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James Lovelock currently works for EdAlive Educational Software , a respected publisher of educational software in Australia, and oversees the provision of Typing Tournament to various institutions. This topic that is close to my tech teacher soul.

A Flipped Classroom Approach: Tips from 3 Bett Speakers

ViewSonic Education

Dr. Neelam Parmar; Teacher & Director of E-learning for Primary & Secondary Schools. Is this because the drawback of Primary/Secondary/High school teaching means that when we poke the status quo, we challenge it?

Teaching AP Students Remotely: What Does It Look Like?

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On any given day students can participate in these mobile friendly classes covering AP topics such as: Tonicization through Secondary Dominant Chords, Voting Rights and Models of Voting Behavior, and Introduction to Acids and Bases. A guest post by Dr. Courtney Pepe.

‘Smiles Are Infectious’: What a School Principal in China Learned From Going Remote

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As the principal of a Chinese secondary school that successfully transitioned to distance education in early February 2020, I have been encouraged to share tips for educators and parents for when a school closure affects you: 1.

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An Interactive Tool Empowers High Schoolers To Take Control of Career Planning

Edsurge

Today, Lee is a Post Secondary Programs Coordinator for Valley Center USD 262. EdSurge: Why did you decide to bolster your career and college readiness support for students with this software? It’s all there in the software.

Adobe Educators' Choice Awards

A Principal's Reflections

The Adobe Educators’ Choice Awards feature distinguished judges who will select the finalists, voting by members (who will select the winners), and amazing prizes, including laptops, iPads, and Adobe Creative Suite 6 software for you and your classroom.

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Predictions of Print Textbooks’ Death Remain Greatly Exaggerated

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No More Predictions One of the assumptions behind the Gates’ prediction is that the growth of instructional software will replace textbooks. When I told you about this type of software in previous letters, it was mostly speculative,” Bill Gates wrote in his annual letter this year.

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Online & Virtual Whiteboards - Thoughts from 3 Bett Speakers

ViewSonic Education

As the software being used for the virtual online whiteboard can often be new within a school, there is often a requirement to produce additional resources for use within lessons. Dr. Neelam Parmar is a Director of E-learning for Primary & Secondary Schools.

We need to change the teacher vs. technology narrative

The Christensen Institute

Sure enough, elementary and secondary teachers are among the most educated yet least paid professionals; and their likelihood of automation: practically zero. Software can help teachers gather student learning data, analyze that data to pinpoint the daily strengths and struggles of each student, and then deploy various online, teacher-led, independent, and peer-to-peer learning experiences to target students’ idiosyncratic learning needs.

Learn Why Edsby Is A Great Learning Management System For Your School | @Edsby

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Scott played a key role in Investor Relations and was instrumental in completing two successful secondary public offerings, including a $25 million self-syndicated offering.

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The Past Decade Forecasts a New Wave of Economic Opportunity in Education

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Our primary and secondary education systems formed around teachers imparting knowledge. Education is now a high-growth market that combines attributes of consumer and enterprise software. This op-ed is part of a series of reflections on the past decade in education technology.

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New Advocacy Campaign Calls for Banning Facial Recognition on College Campuses.

Edsurge

Though that particular instance isn’t true, the scenario taps into the very real concerns that privacy activists have about the potential application of face surveillance software on college campuses.

How to Compare and Contrast Authentically

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emphasize in their respective accounts; Compare and contrast treatments of the same topic in several primary and secondary sources (9-10 grade Reading Standards–History–2). .

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Adobe Educator's Choice Awards - honoring innovative educators - apply now

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There are four categories: Primary and Secondary, Higher Education, and Creative Suite 6. Prizes include laptop (Macbook Pro) Adobe software Digital Camera and iPads with prizes in each category. Adobe Education Exchange is a great resource for educators, with resources, lesson ideas, lesson plans, and a place to collaborate with other educators. The 2012 Educator''s Choice Awards is an awards program for educators. Any educator can enter.

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