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The Right Questions

A Principal's Reflections

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How to Do Student-led Conferences

Ask a Tech Teacher

I remember report card days as a child, me sitting outside on a brick wall, scared to death as my mother met with the teacher and received the (always bad) news about how I wasn’t doing.

Two Important Lessons About Digital Transformation From Outside Of K-12

The Journal

We have commented before on the Digital Transformation (DT) happening inside and outside of K-12. Well, sports fans, it’s DT time again! In this week’s blog post, then, we point out two lessons from DT outside of K-12 from which that those in K-12 might well learn

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Managing And Protecting Digital Identities

The Web20Classroom

It started with some tweets. You are a vile human being!" "I I can't believe you are allowed to say the things you do." "I I want you dead." I was hurt, confused and shocked. What had I said or done to make people say these things to me? And they came in a flood.

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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.

How Education Can Thrive in the Age of Innovation

EdNews Daily

By Dr. John Kao. Worldwide, it is becoming abundantly clear that members of Generation Z — the generation born around the millennium — are more socially engaged and concerned about the condition of the world than previous generations.

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How FIRST® LEGO® League Is Teaching STEAM and Confidence.

TeacherCast

Welcome to the TeacherCast Educational Network. In this episode of the TeacherCast Podcast, we speak with Kim Wierman to learn about the FIRST LEGO League.

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Whole Child Education Has Come Far. It Still Has a Long Way to Go.

Edsurge

What does a “whole child education” mean to educators? That has been a question we’ve been helping to answer since ASCD launched its whole child initiative more than a decade ago.

School Attrition: The Shifting Tides of Student Enrollment

EdNews Daily

By CHARLES SOSNIK. One in four school-aged children currently do not attend a traditional public school. Even with all the positive changes being made by the dedicated men and women working in schools across our nation, more than 25 percent of American families are just saying no.

The new low-income big borrower of student loans

The Hechinger Report

This chart shows the fraction of student loan borrowers who default and the fraction of dollars in default by balance owed, measured in thousands of dollars. Source: Adam Looney and Constantine Yannelis in the August 2019 issue of Economics of Education Review. It’s a staggering number: $1.5

Teachers’ Guide to Plagiarism

This article provides teachers with a step-by-step guide on how to handle plagiarism in the classroom: it examines the definition of the term "plagiarism" and its types with examples, describes common reasons students plagiarize, and provides tips for teachers to detect and prevent plagiarism among students.

3 Things All Tech Coaches Should Be Doing Mid-way Through The Summer Months

TeacherCast

Welcome to the TeacherCast Educational Network. Here are 3 important things that every technology coach should be doing this summer to get prepared for the upcoming school year. The third on this list is pretty exciting! The post 3 Things All Tech Coaches Should Be Doing Mid-way Through The Summer Months appeared first on The TeacherCast Educational Network. Here are 3 important things that every technology coach should be doing this summer to get prepared for the upcoming school year.

Why Mega Universities Should Lead the Way on Quality Assurance

Edsurge

Mega-universities are on the rise.

Why Today’s Math Textbooks Just Don’t Add Up

EdNews Daily

By Al Noyes. How school districts can empower teachers with dynamic resources that help them teach more effectively and respond to emerging needs.

“Learning Styles” Are a Myth

EmergingEdTech

Image Source: www.barefoootTEFLteaher.com How often have you heard educators and others discuss Learning Styles? “I'm a visual learner” “I'm a kinesthetic learner, I have to get. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post. Thanks (and thanks for subscribing)!]. Miscellaneous Tools and Topics

Custom eLearning: What to Consider as an L&D Manager

A custom eLearning project is an exciting opportunity, but any L&D Manager will also tell you it can be challenging. Inno-versity shares 5 points to consider before kicking off your project. These concepts are critical to addressing the most common pain points which, IF addressed, will ensure success.

A Collection of Good YouTube Channels for Math Teachers

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Math learning and teaching can be so much fun especially when done through the right strategies. One of these strategies is through engaging video content. To this end, we have compiled 20 of.read more

This Video Editing Tool is Ideal for Apple Classrooms

techlearning

iMovie is an iOS app for video production that works on iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch

Use Google Forms and Slides for Clickers

Teacher Tech

Tracy Clement 8:59 AM The thing I implemented this week is “clicker” type formative questions in google slides using GForm. I have a multiple choice question in my class slides. Students answer the question in the form.

Behind the Story: When Online Tutors Witness Child Abuse

Edsurge

Online tutoring is big business—especially for a growing number of companies that connect native English-speaking teachers with children in China for live video lessons. These services can work really well as second jobs for teachers in the U.S.,

Key Elements for Successful eLearning Projects

Discover how this rapid development process creates engaging, custom learning solutions on a timeline that works for you, why a strong learning culture is important, and how to showcase your Return on Learning (ROL) using data to tell the story.

edWeb Hosts New Principal Leadership Community to Support School Leaders

edWeb.net

edWeb.net is delighted to announce the launch of Principal Leadership: Making a Difference , a free professional learning community to help principals connect and collaborate on challenges they face leading schools and driving school improvement.

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Exploratorium: Thread the Needle

techlearning

July 25th is Thread the Needle Day

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My Favorite Swag Item

Teacher Tech

I went to Google Cloud NEXT and Salesforce was giving out these “Not Yeti” coffee mugs if you did a product demo and an online tutorial. WORTH IT! I don’t know how I lived without this mug! It took some digging but I found the link to bulk order them with your logo.

What is a GenMars Mindset?

EdTechTeam

Getty Images. 3… 2… 1… Blast-Off. Takeoff and landing are the most thrilling part of a trip on an airplane.” -The The Martians in Your Classroom. Stepping into a new role this year has me a little on edge.

EdTech at School

This E-book is designed to support educators with case studies of education technology use at school.

Best Kids Lunch Boxes

Fractus Learning

The variety of lunchboxes available is astounding and enticing. How it looks may attract the kid, but parents consider other factors too. It may seem like a great lunch box but is it durable, especially with young active kids? […]. Kids Parents

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The Best Free Back to School Software 2019

techlearning

Everything for the new school year is available to download free if you know where to look

Hopes for School

The Principal of Change

My daughter Kallea is almost three, and being a father has been the greatest blessing of my life. Being a dad is tough, and I feel like I have been crying non-stop for three years with either sad or happy tears.

3 creative ways to connect global learning and SEL

eSchool News

There’s a lot of conversation these days around the concepts of global learning and SEL (social-emotional learning).

6 eLearning Trends in Custom eLearning Solutions

Most digital learning trends focus too much on the "digital" and not enough on the "learning". It is not enough that content builders master available tools. We need a return to core learning fundamentals. Get Inno-Versity's eBook for 6 of the most important trends coming to digital learning.

Make The Best of Google Maps in Your Instructions with These Handy Guidelines

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A few weeks ago we started a series of blog posts covering some of the main Google services for us in education. For each of these services we create a chart featuring the main features.read more

STUDENT VOICE: ‘If I wanted my children to finish high school and go to college, I had to model the path for them’

The Hechinger Report

I graduated from eighth grade in 1999 one month pregnant with my first child, Jesenia, who was born in 2000. My second child, Joseph, was born in 2003. As a teen mother with little to no family support, I dropped out of high school and stayed home to care for my two young children. By the time my third child, Juelz, was born in 2012, I was working two jobs — at a daycare center Mondays through Fridays during the day, and part-time at a liquor store from 6 p.m. to 2 a.m.

The 3 Things Our Middle Schoolers Need Most

MiddleWeb

With the start of a new school year approaching, how can we make sure our middle school students are getting the support they need for an academically and personally successful school year? School leader Rhonda Neal Waltman offers three effective strategies.