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.

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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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).

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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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.

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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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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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.

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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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.

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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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.

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.

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)!].

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.

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.

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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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.

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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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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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.

What every adaptive learning system should have

Neo LMS

Adaptive learning is an ambitious objective of advanced pedagogical ideas and systems, and describes the ability of a learning system (in most cases digital) to adapt to the learning differences across individual students, as well as adapt to changes within the learning trajectory of individuals.

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.

Lightspeed Systems Announces Threat Check, New School Safety Solution

techlearning

Today, Lightspeed Systems announced a new element to its Relay student safety and filtering solution: Threat Check. Through its web filtering solutions, Lightspeed Systems has a large store of data about the typical online activities of K-12 students.

Shopping with the Dewey Decimal System

techlearning

The Dewey Decimal system is a way to categorize books, just like a grocery store categorizes food. Introduce your students to the Dewey Decimal system using this hands-on activity. This process will then be compared to the organization of books using the Dewey Decimal System.

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

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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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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Spotlight on science – student collaboration with the Span™ system

Nureva

The Span classroom collaboration system removes barriers and makes it easier to involve every student as they express ideas, reflect on their learning and find out how to work better together. The system helps every student play a role in the decision.

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.

Dangers of the “New Homework System”…

WJU EdTech

Have you heard about the new homework system? When I was young, I went home and quietly did my homework in our family room. I guess I was naive to think that students still did this. Perhaps some do. Yet, many don’t…at least those I have spoken with recently.

What to do After Your Education System is Hacked

techlearning

But still : Unlike passing out shiny new tablets to schoolchildren or cutting the ribbon on a new educational makerspace, strengthening an education system's security practices typically doesn't make for compelling photo opportunities.

NJ High School Adopts Ashly PA System

techlearning

The school hired local A/V integration & manufacturers rep firm Volt Laboratories to design a punchy sound reinforcement system for these special events. In fact, they loved it so much that they asked us to design an event system for the new gym they were building.”

Hoonuit Announces Professional Learning Delivery System

techlearning

Hoonuit announces a Professional Learning Delivery System designed to help districts create personalized professional learning and deliver it equitably. The Professional Learning Delivery System will be in place in time for the start of the 2018-19 school year.

Learn How to Build an Online Learning Management System

TeacherCast

Learn How to Build an Online Learning Management System. The post Learn How to Build an Online Learning Management System appeared first on TeacherCast Educational Broadcasting Network. Editorial Learning Management System

What is a Self-Driving Enrollment Marketing System?

Hubbli

But fortunately, the only question you really need to answer yourself is this: What’s a self-driving enrollment marketing system and how can I use it to increase my school’s enrollment rate? What you need is a automated, or self-driving, enrollment marketing system.