Unpacking our educators’ belief systems

Dangerously Irrelevant

Everyone brings their own lenses and belief systems to the work. And that means unpacking their lenses and belief systems so that we can connect with their side of the conversation and their side of the thinking process.

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Geddit - web based student response system

Educational Technology Guy

Geddit is a free, web based student response system, available on any device, that allows teachers to quickly gauge student understanding. assessment student response system

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Transforming the System to Fit the Student

Education Elements

Transformational leadership is about using your actions to elevate others and put them on their path to greatness. Terina Allen. The superintendent holds a lonely, yet transcendent position in public education. The position tends to isolate the leader because of the growing divisions in our society.

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Transforming the System to Fit the Student

Education Elements

Transformational leadership is about using your actions to elevate others and put them on their path to greatness. Terina Allen. The superintendent holds a lonely, yet transcendent position in public education. The position tends to isolate the leader because of the growing divisions in our society.

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“Systems Thinking” and “Systems Doing”

The Principal of Change

Systems thinkers” are essential to the growth of an organization. It is important to challenge the system and ask questions, but if leaders have no answers as well, they lose credibility.

Canvas - learning management system - great for e-portfolios

Educational Technology Guy

Canvas is a learning management system that is also a great way to have students create e-portfolios. Related: Some ideas for Course Management Systems and Apps Using Evernote for ePortfolios - great idea More Resources on E-Portfolios More Resources on Learning Management Systems -.

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Mimio Teach Interactive System - great IWB system with great features

Educational Technology Guy

There are a variety of brands and devices out there, and one that I like is the Mimio Teach system. The Mimio system includes the MimioTeach (make any white board interactive), MimioVote (classroom response system) and MimioPad (wireless tablet) and MimioView document camera.

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SXSWEDU 2018 Wrap-up: Systems Change for Adult Learners?

Digital Promise

for Higher Education & Workforce Development , during which each panelist pointed to one key thing they thought should characterize future philanthropic funding: systems change. So I thought more about those prevailing themes I was hearing at SXSWEDU, and reflected on what it would mean to take a systems view. Public and private sector efforts in education, health care, and workforce placement are the result of the partnerships forged by this systems view.

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Top 5 Student Response Systems that Work on Multiple Platforms

EmergingEdTech

Image Source These Multi-Platform Tools for Interactive Classroom Learning are Fun, Powerful, and Free! If there are two things that students crave, they are convenience and connectivity. These are. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post.

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How EduKids Connect Systems Increases Productivity in Early Ed Classrooms

Kleinspiration

And today I would like to tell you about EduKids Connect Systems. What is EduKids Connect Systems? As an elementary teacher and a mom of two school kids, I usually have too many things to do and tasks to accomplish within a 24 hour day.

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How Intelligent Tutoring Systems Make Deep Learning Possible

Edsurge

From among hundreds of nominations, the award team gave the Learning Science Research prize to Arthur Graesser , Professor in the Department of Psychology and the Institute of Intelligent Systems at the University of Memphis. What drove you to develop these systems?

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New Systems, Old Thinking

The Principal of Change

Super-sub folder people have what they believe the greatest system of folders in the world. Although I use both methods to some extent, I would no longer fit into either category exclusively (although I had a pretty awesome folder system back in my XP days).

Chalkable - educational apps and classroom management system

Educational Technology Guy

It could be a nice way to have classroom management system and apps all in one place. Related: EDU 2.0 - free course management system for schools 5 Great course management resources for educators it''s learning Course Management System OpenClass - Pearson and Google combine to make free LMS Learnboost online planner/gradebook announces new admin features. apps apps for education free resources learning management system

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BlackTrax appoints Amptown System Company

techlearning

BlackTrax announces that Amptown System Company is the latest to join the growing BlackTrax partner network. The company will be responsible for the sales, support and marketing of BlackTrax real time motion tracking systems throughout the German speaking market.

Why ESSA's Tier System is Only the First Step

MIND Research Institute

But educators shouldn’t rely solely on this tier system. The Every Student Succeeds Act (or ESSA) provides schools and districts with funding for technology and also includes non-regulatory guidance on how to determine whether an edtech program is effective.

EdTech that connects: Learning relationship management systems

The Christensen Institute

Over the past few years, a new category of EdTech platform has popped up across K–12 and higher education called the learning relationship management system (LRM). LRMs join a larger wave of student-centered, next-generation infrastructure tools that put individual students—rather than instructors, courses, or compliance-driven data collection—at the center of learning systems architecture.

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Community Building With Your Learning Management System

EmergingEdTech

Learning Management & Course Management Systems PortalsEnable Communication and Collaboration With School Stakeholders With This Unique LMS For large schools with hundreds and hundreds of students, it makes sense that they need learning and student.

Scratch - free, easy to use "programming" system from MIT

Educational Technology Guy

Scratch is a free, easy to use, web app from MIT that allows students to create basic programs using a visual interface. Students can program animations, games and videos by dragging blocks together. Each block represents a function and snap together to create the program.

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Six Sigma in Education - applying quality control systems in education

Educational Technology Guy

The intent of using some of these systems in education is to streamline processes and remove errors and issues. Six Sigma was first introduced in 1986 by an engineer at Motorola named Bill Smith. Six Sigma is a methodology that focuses on measuring quality and aiming for perfection.

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Designing a System to Support Continuous Learning

Digital Promise

To make good on the full promise of micro-credentials, we must design this system to support learning as it actually occurs – continuously. This post is part of a series on the big ideas and ongoing conversations from the 2015 #MC4PD Summit.

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6 Learning Management Systems For Your Consideration

TeacherCast

Learning management systems (LMS) has made it easier for educators and learners to manage their tasks. A good learning management system is a combination of various collaborative features and functionalities.

Scaling Innovation: A System’s Approach to Transforming Teaching & Learning

Digital Promise

We quickly realized we lacked the robust infrastructure and support systems needed to fully implement our district’s vision of personalized learning. The post Scaling Innovation: A System’s Approach to Transforming Teaching & Learning appeared first on Digital Promise.

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3 Things You Didn't Know About Learning Management Systems

Chalkup

Think you know all there is to know about the modern learning management system? You might not. We’re challenging LMS myths today with three facts you might not know about the state of these edtech platforms. Administrators EdTechUpdate LMS

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Mobile Learning and Indian Education System

EdSense

Keeping up with this ideology, Indian education system has also spread its periphery, in order to accommodate widespread technology. The reach and economical access to mobile learning, has the potential to take the Indian education system, several levels ahead. Change is constant.

Reflections on Situated Learning vs. The Traditional School System

Catlin Tucker

In an attempt to teach students information and skills, society has created an artificial system, school, in which the information and skills students learn are largely disconnected from the actual contexts in which they will need to be applied.

Third indication U.S. educational system is deteriorating

The Hechinger Report

educational system beginning to decay? educational system is deteriorating appeared first on The Hechinger Report. Reading comprehension skills are slipping among fourth-graders, according to the Progress in International Reading Skills Literacy Study. Jill Barshay/The Hechinger Report.

If you run an education system based on standardization and conformity

Dangerously Irrelevant

The reason is that many of these problems are being caused by the system itself. … If you design a system to do something specific, don’t be surprised if it does it. Sir Ken Robinson said: Politicians often scratch their heads over [persistent educational] problems.

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Is Mississippi’s child care system backsliding?

The Hechinger Report

Earlier this year, The Hechinger Report and The Clarion-Ledger published “Child Care Crisis,” a series of articles outlining the lack of funding, low-standards and weak enforcement of rules that plague the state’s child care system. The post Is Mississippi’s child care system backsliding?

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Techniques for Unleashing Student Work from Learning Management Systems

MindShift

Learning management systems, like Blackboard and Moodle, have helped educators manage assignments. Big Ideas CONNECTED EDUCATORS connected learning featured full-image learning management system

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Chromebook: System App

Teacher Tech

To easily find out the specs on your Chromebook, install the System app. Beginner Chrome Apps Chromebook Google Chrome chromebook

TabPilot Is Now TechPilot, Names MDM System SchoolMDM

techlearning

TabPilot Learning Systems has changed its company name to TechPilot Labs. Classroom Management System Devices Ed Tech Ticker NewsThe company’s cloud-based MDM for Apple platforms takes on a new name, SchoolMDM.

Joint Finance Committee Launches Assault on Wisconsin Retirement System #wiedu

Reading By Example

9) into the Wisconsin State Budget that drastically changes the way in which our Wisconsin Retirement System is governed. Kathleen Marsh states that Wisconsin public employees have one of the best pension systems in the world.

Learning management systems 101

Neo LMS

Today we’re going back to the beginning to discuss one of the basics tools in e-learning which is the learning management system, LMS, learning platform or whatever you like to call it. A learning management system is totally different from the usual school-based learning. 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.

How To Train Your Teachers To Provide Digital Instruction using a Learning Management System

TeacherCast

In this episode of “Ask the Tech Coach,” Jeff and Nick discuss our latest post "The Great Learning Management System Debate" and share several ways that Tech Coaches can assist their school districts in creating a digital learning environment in all classrooms.

Follett Partners with CrisisGo on PreK-12 Emergency Alert System

techlearning

Follett today announced it is partnering with CrisisGo to sponsor the release of their Safe Classroom product to PreK-12 Schools nationwide free of charge.

9 Solar System Projects for Astronomical Fun!

Fractus Learning

Whether or not this dream becomes a reality, you can bring the intangible aspects of space a little bit closer to home with the solar system projects we’ve compiled below. Help them construct their very own telescope or solar-powered solar system. Great Explorations 3D Solar System.

MIDAS Data Analytics System

techlearning

The MIDAS Data Analytics System, which saves and presents data in one place, is the kind of innovative product that many districts have been seeking.

In the Spotlight: Pre-Identification Systems for 21st Century Learners with Special Needs

P21 Blogazine

Volume 2, Issue 10, Number 6. Driving Question: How can special educators use the 4Cs to ensure students are identified quickly and appropriately and services are aligned? My first year at Katherine Smith Elementary School as a specialist was tough. Our entire team was new to one another.

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Working the system

Learning with 'e's

What exams teach children is that if they rote learn lots of facts, figures and information, they can manipulate the system. Do we need an overhaul of the school examination system?

5 Tips and Strategies to get the Most out of Student Response Systems

EmergingEdTech

Making the case for Education Technologies Student Response SystemsAn interactive presentation should be a memorable one. It encourages your audience to sit up straight and pay attention to what you are saying. On the other hand, a bored audience, just passively. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post. Thanks (and thanks for subscribing)!].

Whatever Happened to Course Management Systems?

Edudemic

Back in 2012, Jason Blanchard wrote an article for Edudemic about the problems with Course management systems (CMSs), such as Blackboard and Moodle. The post Whatever Happened to Course Management Systems? Articles Featured classroom tools course management featured learning better Learning management system LMS Web 2.0 At that time, CMSs were centralized platforms that host software tools essential for online course instructors and students.

Top 10 Education Systems in the World

Edudemic

In addition, education systems can also choose to test […]. The post Top 10 Education Systems in the World appeared first on Edudemic. Featured Assessment critical thinking education system featured financial literacy practical skills standardized testing top schoolsEvery three years, the Programme of International Student Assessment (PISA) conducts an international assessment of the educational programs provided in countries across the world.

Why Bloomz is the Best Parent-Teacher Communication System for Me (and Probably You)

The CoolCatTeacher

Bloomz is my parent-teacher communication system. Jessica Meacham has a comparison of all of the parent-teacher communication systems. At my school, we have a school-wide Bloomz system.

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