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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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.

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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.

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 Analytics Tool From CDW, Lightspeed Systems Helps Schools Optimize Tech Use

Educational Technology Guy

We’re pleased to partner with Lightspeed Systems to help schools harness their device data – rather than be burdened by it – so they can make better decisions about their technology investments, optimize technology use and protect their students’ safety.”

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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.

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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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Senator Alexander: Here are the building blocks for your new accountability system in the HEA

The Christensen Institute

Alexander’s critical accountability system proposal, here are a few of the overarching considerations lawmakers should take into account: Consideration: A focus on multiple outcomes for accountability. In a recent New York Times op-ed , Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.)

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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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OPINION: How to shatter the education system’s glass ceiling

The Hechinger Report

It’s a striking irony that the leaders of our school systems — district superintendents and state chiefs — overwhelmingly are white men. A report that we at Chiefs for Change are releasing today takes a hard look at this issue and offers solutions that every school system and leader in America can put into action. The post OPINION: How to shatter the education system’s glass ceiling appeared first on The Hechinger Report.

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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CDW and Lightspeed Systems Introduce New EdTech Analytics Tool

techlearning

“With Analytics Powered by Relay, schools can move from descriptive analytics to prescriptive advice that empowers them to take action,” said David Hutchins, vice president, education sales, CDW-G

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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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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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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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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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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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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Four Reasons Ed-Tech Tools Must Work With Teacher Systems

Ed Tech from the Ground Up

You might not know their technical names, but if these digital tools are working well, school and classroom ed-tech applications will run smoother. Are yours working? Click the headline to read the full post. Questions? Email websupport@epe.org.

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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.

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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Governor Christie’s Guide to Destroying a Great Education System #NJED

A Principal's Reflections

My entire public education career as a teacher (Watchung Hills) and principal (New Milford) was spent in the Garden State working in a system that was, and still is, regarded as one of the best in the nation. It breaks my heart to see what is happening in a state that I hold dear to my heart.

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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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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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Why the nation’s K-12 accountability and assessment system doesn’t make the grade

The Christensen Institute

Two new studies lay bare how the assessment and accountability systems in use throughout the United States shortchange teachers and schools by not presenting accurately what their students know, can do, and have learned in the last year.

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4 lies the system teaches school leaders about struggling readers

eSchool News

There are four lies/misconceptions about struggling readers that have become embedded in school systems, said Terrie Noland, vice president of educator initiatives at Learning Ally, during a recent edWebinar.

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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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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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.

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.

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.

Student vs. System

Adjusting Course

The system should always support the learner, right? And when the system does not support the learner it may be time to rethink the system. On the other hand, sometimes the system influences how we think about and serve the learner. I believe personalized learning has the potential to be so amazingly personal that it could ultimately push against the system it is occurring in. First, I want us to consider where we stand when it comes to Student vs. System.

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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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.

BETT19 Preview—uHandy to Debut Science-Cam System

techlearning

Aidmics Biotechnology, maker of the uHandy Mobile Microscope, will introduce its uHandy Science-Cam, an all-in-one system that integrates multi-displays into one streaming system at BETT Show 2019 in ExCel London from 23-26 January, 2019

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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Jordan High School Uses Shmoop’s Shmoint System to Boost AP Participation

CUE

The post Jordan High School Uses Shmoop’s Shmoint System to Boost AP Participation appeared first on OnCUE. Shmoints. Shmerchandise. Shmore.

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.

LEGO Education Launches New SPIKE Prime System and New LEGO League Sets

TeacherCast

The post LEGO Education Launches New SPIKE Prime System and New LEGO League Sets appeared first on The TeacherCast Educational Network