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The Pedagogy of Blended Learning

A Principal's Reflections

Blended instruction is what the teacher does with technology. Blended learning is where students use tech to have control over path, place, and pace. Eric Sheninger I remember back in 2012 when we began to implement blended learning strategies at my former high school.

15 Ways to Get More Motivated This Week

The CoolCatTeacher

Mike Roberts on episode 461 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast If you’re struggling and need some encouragement, today’s show is for you. Mike Roberts, author of Chasing Greatness: 26.2 Ways Teaching is Like Running a Marathon , shares fifteen ways to get motivated this week.

How to Turn Your School Bus Fleet into Next Generation Connected Buses

Kajeet

Today’s school buses are more than just vehicles to transport students. They are mobile classrooms where students can continue to learn, get a jump start on homework, or study for tests. But providing those learning opportunities through filtered school bus Wi-Fi is just the beginning.

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Making a Pitch for Social Entrepreneurship

User Generated Education

I have done a social entrepreneurship unit with two groups of gifted students, grades 3rd through 6th. It was one of my favorite units. ever, and from their reactions, I believe it was one of theirs, too.

5 Costly Inventory Management Mistakes Schools Should Avoid

If your school is like most, inventory and/or asset management plays a critical role in daily operations.

3 Favorite Webtools for students (and teachers)

Ask a Tech Teacher

I subscribe to lots of technology-in-education forums (here’s a list of my trusted education advisors ) and attend as many webinars as I can.

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How a Meltdown Prompted This Entrepreneur to Focus on a Work-Life Balance

Ed Tech from the Ground Up

A cancelled flight forced this startup CEO to re-evaluation her priorities and focus on making sure she has time for both work and her family. The post How a Meltdown Prompted This Entrepreneur to Focus on a Work-Life Balance appeared first on Market Brief.

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Adapting Classic Stories with iPad

iTeach with iPads

Children love classic fairy tales and many early childhood classrooms incorporate them into a unit of study. These tales have stood the test of time and when children hear these stories, they often imagine themselves playing a role in them.

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The Importance of SEL to Education Success

Ask a Tech Teacher

Life is much simpler when you — as a parent or teacher — can point to one solution for a problem, solve it, and everything is golden. Success in school was like that when grades were the barometer and studying harder was the tool.

In the wake of one university’s headline-making failure, a look at business models

The Christensen Institute

When trying to innovate, no institution wants to make national headlines for having a key initiative go “ belly-up. ”

Today’s Curriculum for the Higher Ed HR Leader

Speaker: Joseph Clay, Business Transformation Strategist at Oracle, and Jeffrey Haynes, Director with Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP

Today’s universities and colleges face many challenges ranging from reconciling financial pressures, to ensuring student success, to managing complicated workforce dynamics. One thing they all have in common: Their head of HR must align the HR function to best support the institution as it navigates this current landscape.

The changing face of PD

Ditch That Textbook

The current PD model is familiar. Every teacher, every subject, all together. Early after-school dismissal, or late start. Exhausted after a full school day, or overwhelmed prepping for the day ahead. File into the cafeteria, library or auditorium. Sign in. Collect piles of handouts. The presenter reads aloud from a slide presentation, and you notice […]. Guest Blog education pd productivity professional development professional learning professional learning network

Meeting Youth Through Culture And The Classroom

EdNews Daily

Guest article by Heather Penn. Around ten years ago during one of my Master’s classes, I had to write a philosophy of teaching. I discussed how education involves an environment that engages people to critically think and share their ideas, to improve understanding and learning.

Guest post: The Best Guide On How to Write a Synthesis Essay

EdTech4Beginners

Any academic career – regardless of which degree is being earned – is full of writing assignments. The nature of these essays may vary, though. When given a new style to master, it can be a little overwhelming. However, with a little investigation, anyone can learn the tricks for each genre. Here, we are going to give a guide to creating the perfect synthesis essay. Defining This Style. The initial thing to learn concerning any paper’s approach is to learn exactly what defines it.

Simple Guide to Analyzing Media with Key Questions from @MediaLiteracyEd

techlearning

Here's how to get started with teaching students about media literacy

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The dark side of education research: widespread bias

The Hechinger Report

Critics have attacked Big Pharma for widespread biases in studies of new and potentially profitable drugs.

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Next-Gen Voice and Presence Technology Keep K–12 Districts Safer

EdTech Magazine

Next-Gen Voice and Presence Technology Keep K–12 Districts Safer. eli.zimmerman_9856. Mon, 03/18/2019 - 12:01. For districts looking to upgrade communications systems, it’s no longer a question of whether to adopt an IP-based phone system, but rather which one to deploy.

Is An Online Degree Program Right for You?

EdNews Daily

Online learning is quickly becoming an alternative to more traditional forms of education. In the past, a physical classroom setting was required to achieve a beneficial education; however, times have truly changed. Gone are the days of waking up early to attend a 7:00 a.m.

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7 Skills Students Will Always Need

TeachThought - Learn better.

7 Skills Students Will Always Need by Jennifer Rita Nichols Ed note: This post has been updated from a 2013 post. As educators, we constantly strive to prepare our students for the ‘real world’ that exists around them. We teach them how to read, write, and calculate. Then, of course, there are the less tangible […]. The post 7 Skills Students Will Always Need appeared first on TeachThought. The Future Of Learning Experienced Teacher

Colleges start looking for ways to house and feed their students who are homeless

The Hechinger Report

Formerly homeless, Dorothy Gorder now is living with her 3-year-old son and their cat in an apartment she got with help from the local housing authority and the community college she attends. Katie G. Cotterill for The Hechinger Report.

Part 2… 34 NCAA Basketball Lesson Plan Resources and Links … A PBL Series

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

image CC. Welcome to a second post containing 17 more amazing links to use during the NCAA Basket Ball Tournament. First, please take a moment to subscribe to this blog by RSS or email and join me on twitter at mjgormans .

Allovue Acquires Equiday to Make K-12 Budgeting More Transparent and Equitable

Edsurge

“You can’t talk about closing the student achievement gap without talking about the resource gap,” says Jess Gartner. In other words, how schools allocate funds for educational services play a major role in shaping student outcomes. Yet deciding how that money is distributed and tracking how it is spent, across state agencies, districts and schools, can be a morass.

Recap of Education and Technology From Across the Web w/e 03-16-19

EmergingEdTech

Informative, inspiring, or just plain interesting education and digital technology content from across the web, posted on Twitter over the past week and collected here to share with our blog readers. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post.

TEACHER VOICE: The gaping hole in President Trump’s proposed education budget

The Hechinger Report

President Donald J. Trump in the Oval Office in Washington, D.C. Photo: © Ron Sachs/CNP via ZUMA Wire.

Somewhere in the Middle

The Principal of Change

I am playing with some ideas in my head, so I am “writing to learn” in this post instead of writing to share my learning. Bear with me as I work through this post.

#CelebrateWithDE: First Day of Spring

Discovery Education

Can you track the seasonal changes by the energy in your classroom? Spring equinox, vernal equinox, first day of spring, whatever you call it, it’s time to say goodbye to winter and say hello to spring.

5 Ways to Prevent Cheating on Your Google Form Quiz

techlearning

Google Forms is a tremendous tool for organizing and automating digital quizzes. Here are five tips for designing "cheat proof" Google Forms

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View More in Google Classroom

Teacher Tech

Additional Assignments are Under View More Assignments in Google Classroom can be located on the Classwork page. The Classwork page is designed to be organized by topic. When creating an assignment, choose the topic the assignment will appear under. Maximum Number of Assignments Under each topic there is a maximum number of assignments that can […]. The post View More in Google Classroom appeared first on Teacher Tech. Advanced Classroom Google classroom G Suite google

Why College Students have a Greater Risk of Identity Theft: Lessons and Tips

EmergingEdTech

What is identity theft? Identity theft is an act of stealing and using one’s personal information in order to commit fraud and other criminal activity. Once the personal information is obtained, [Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post. Thanks (and thanks for subscribing)!].

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OPINION: ‘Free college’ fails to address racial and class gaps

The Hechinger Report

Moises Urena a SUNY student who grew up homeless lobbies for increased state aid during a visit to the Capitol Wednesday March 8, 2017 in Albany, NY. Photo: John Carl D'Annibale / Times Union.

Geometry Pad: Highly Interactive App Guides Kids in Exploring Geometry

techlearning

Geometry Pad is an interactive workbook that kids can use to create, manipulate, and measure figures

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