Sat.Sep 15, 2018 - Fri.Sep 21, 2018

Meet the New 2018-2019 Cohort of the League of Innovative Schools

Digital Promise

This year, Digital Promise is excited to announce 12 new districts will join the ranks of the League of Innovative Schools. The League is a powerful network of forward-thinking school district leaders.

How to Unleash Student Motivation to Succeed

The CoolCatTeacher

Chris Holmes on episode 361 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. As many educators know who have studied the growth mindset, teaching motivation and metacognitive principles is challenging.

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Guest Post: The Best Tech for Your Back-to-School Shopping List

Educational Technology Guy

The Best Tech for Your Back-to-School Shopping List It’s back-to-school time, and for many of you that means it’s time to refresh your gear. Whether you’re buying for yourself or your children, there are plenty of deals on tech out there for students.

Encouraging Creative Writing With Bookcreator

Kleinspiration

Today education technology is on its peak and will continue to evolve as we leverage technology solutions in every aspect of our lives. Education is no exception. There are a ton of useful edtech solutions available for both teachers and students to take advantage of.

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.

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Are You Ready To Teach Online From Home Across Cultures?

EdNews Daily

Teaching online from home. Welcome back to our “Teacher Feature Series,” where we chat with educators who work online across borders. Today, please read about Heather Carter’s journey with HAWO American Academy. Heather Carter, HAWO American Academy.

If you can’t see it, you can’t be it: Edtech that connects students to role models

The Christensen Institute

As the New York Times UpShot column recently highlighted, there is mounting evidence that students benefit from teachers who hail from a similar background and gender—and yet the teaching profession remains largely white and female.

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3 Interesting Trends in Online Education Content (That You May Not Know)

The CoolCatTeacher

Andrew Pass on episode 362 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Online content should be riveting, interesting, and should educate students.

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Closing the Familiarity Gap Through Global Education

P21 Blogazine

I recently attended a China Now forum hosted by the 1990 Institute. P21 Blog

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.

Lessons from 100 podcast episodes

Ditch That Textbook

After 100 episodes, I have learned a thing or two or three. Along the way, three things have stuck with me as I continue on this podcasting journey. THANK YOU for being a listener and being on this journey with me. In this episode, I reflect on the problem with perfection, where to find inspiration, […]. DTT podcast #DitchPod

How automakers can successfully compete in the mobility game

The Christensen Institute

The century-old business model of manufacturing and selling cars may increasingly be challenged by the growing popularity of shared mobility services. These services include car-sharing (e.g. Zipcar), ride-sharing (e.g. Uber), and peer-to-peer sharing (e.g. Turo).

How to Get Students Moving for Academic Advantages

EdNews Daily

Guest article written by Dr. Mark E. Benden, CPE, Chair of the Environmental & Occupational Health Department and the director of the Ergonomics Center at Texas A&M University. Without a doubt, teachers want the best academic and holistic outcomes for their students.

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2018 Kajeet Homework Gap Grant Winners

Kajeet

Kajeet is proud to announce the winners of the second annual Homework Gap Grant. Each applicant offered an inspiring story about how Kajeet can help their students succeed with filtered and managed mobile connectivity.

Top 5 LMS benefits for HE students

Neo LMS

Learning Management Systems were probably created for institutions of Higher Education.

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Early evidence of a ‘Trump effect’ on bullying in schools

The Hechinger Report

. During and following the 2016 presidential election, there were many media reports describing bullying in schools. But it was hard to know if bullying had actually increased or if parents and teachers and journalists were simply noticing it more.

Build A University Grounded In Intrapreneurship To Spur The Change You Seek

EdNews Daily

Guest article written by Dan Lauer, the founding executive director of UMSL Accelerate. With the explosion of startups and the success of game changers like Google and Facebook, it’s no wonder entrepreneurship is more relevant than ever.

25 Of The Most Misunderstood Ideas In Education

TeachThought - Learn better.

Are Curriculum Specialists in Edtech Denial?

techlearning

The voucher program we really need is not for school — it’s for after

The Hechinger Report

Elementary school students clap and spell words after school. Photo: Imani Khayyam. At 3 p.m.

World Teachers’ Day Is On October 5th – Here Are Related Resources

Larry Ferlazzo

12019 / Pixabay. World Teachers’ Day, held annually on October 5th since 1994 – when it was created by UNESCO – celebrates teachers worldwide (in the United States, National Teacher Day is Tuesday in the first full week of May).

Tonara – Connecting Music Teachers and Students In and Out of the Classroom

EmergingEdTech

Applications Makes Learning to Play an Instrument More Interactive and Productive for Students and Teachers I recently spoke with Ohad Galan, CEO of Tonara, a powerful application designed to provide. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post.

Simple Machines: Fun Way to Learn Physics

techlearning

Excellent elementary NGSS engineering practices embedded in fun games Title : Simple Machines by Tinybop Summary : Excellent elementary NGSS engineering practices embedded in fun games Pros: Kids create and figure out simple machines on their own terms.

One Important Question That Leads to Student Empowerment in Schools

The Principal of Change

I walked into Jasper Place High School in Edmonton, Alberta , as a basketball referee for the game, but as a principal at another school at the time.

New PBS NewsHour Video: “Puerto Rico’s beleaguered public schools face controversial reform after Hurricane Maria”

Larry Ferlazzo

OpenClipart-Vectors / Pixabay. The PBS NewsHour aired this segment tonight. You might be interested in these related previous posts: NEW PBS NEWSHOUR SEGMENT: “PUERTO RICO’S EDUCATION SYSTEM HANGS IN THE BALANCE AMID HURRICANE MARIA EXODUS”.

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How To Cite A Tweet: MLA Style

TeachThought - Learn better.

How To Cite A Tweet: MLA Style by TeachThought Staff How do you cite a tweet MLA Style?

Marvel Highlights STEM While Debuting Captain Marvel Trailer

MIND Research Institute

On Good Morning America today, the first trailer for the highly-anticipated Captain Marvel movie was revealed. That in and of itself would have been big news, but the way Marvel and GMA chose to unveil the trailer was pretty special.

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Ten jobs that are safe from robots

The Hechinger Report

Yes, the robots are definitely coming for the jobs of America’s 3.5 million cashiers. Just ask the retail workers who’ve already been displaced by automated checkout machines.

Around The Web In ESL/EFL/ELL

Larry Ferlazzo

BiljaST / Pixabay. Five years ago I began this regular feature where I share a few posts and resources from around the Web related to ESL/EFL or to language in general that have caught my attention.

5 Ways to Organize Assignments in Google Classroom

Shake Up Learning

The post 5 Ways to Organize Assignments in Google Classroom appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Wondering how to organize Google Classroom? This post will give you the five most common organizational strategies for the Classwork page and topics.

Passwords and Positive Self-Talk

techlearning

Note: Although the focus of this blog is on creative ways to use technology for teaching and learning, occasionally I may share something else that crosses over into the technology realm, but also addresses the human condition.

Google Slides Essay

Teacher Tech

Google Slides Essay Template A little tongue in cheek I like to say “Don’t use Google Docs.” ” When we go digital we want to take advantage of what digital offers that paper did not. Oftentimes what we might use a Google Doc for we would really want a Google Form or to use something like […]. The post Google Slides Essay appeared first on Teacher Tech. Advanced Apps Script Google Slides templates google slides template

Video: “The History of Mexico”

Larry Ferlazzo

Walkerssk / Pixabay. Today’s is Mexico’s Independence Day! See The Best Resources For Learning About Mexico’s Independence Day for more info. I’m adding this video to Best Sites For Learning About Mexico, Central & South America : social studies video

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Celebrating International Dot Day 2018

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

September 15(ish) is International Dot Day. This day celebrates The Dot by Peter Reynolds and the idea that we are all creative and unique and can all make our mark on the world.