Tue.Jun 19, 2018

Understanding this about Taiwan will help more foreign aid projects succeed

The Christensen Institute

Taiwan’s relationship with foreign aid provides an excellent example of how aid can lead to sustainable development outcomes. In 1949 Taiwan was very poor. It had gained its independence from Japan after World War II, but simultaneously lost its largest trading partner—Japan. As such, the tiny island of roughly eight million people found itself in a politically liberating, but economically precarious, situation.

Fostering Mathematical Mindsets with iPads in the Classroom from Mason


Follow Mason on Twitter: @edtechmason. All students can learn math. Better yet, all students can love math. And even more importantly, all students can excel at math.

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What every healthcare manager should ask before hopping on the integration bandwagon

The Christensen Institute

It’s rare to read past a healthcare headline these days without encountering the word “integration” in some phrase or other, from vertical or horizontal integration; to clinical, economic or data integration. And the word’s ubiquity makes sense. Everything about U.S. healthcare is complex, from the problems it’s required to solve and the fragmented “system” through which care is funded and delivered, to the regulations intended to promote care quality, cost effectiveness and access.

Tips for Encouraging Learners of All Ages to Read


Today I was the guest moderator for #Edcontentchat thanks to Barbara Mascareno ( @spanish4kiddos ). The chat is only 30 minutes and we shared resources and ideas for encouraging learners to read. In case you missed the chat, I’ve included important ideas and resources shared during the chat.

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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Incredible Giveaways Whether You Are at #ISTE18 or #Notatiste18

Teacher Reboot Camp

This week my daughter, Savvy, Kelly Jake Duncan , and I are headed to the ISTE Conference as official ISTE media and to present.

3 Important Reminders During the “Change” Process

The Principal of Change

Do you remember when Twitter moved from 140 characters to 280? For many people, the sky was falling! Their beloved platform had changed so significantly they would not know if they would stay or use it anymore. I am going to admit that I liked the constraint of the 140 characters.

The Virtual High School’s Advanced Placement®Pass Rate Continues to Surpass the National Average


Once again, The Virtual High School (VHS Inc.),

How Advisers Connect Via Tech to Help Low-Income Students Apply To College


Our Take A Number series is exploring problems around the world through the lens of a single number. Some high school students think of applying to colleges as a full-time job. There are essays and tests, loads of financial documents to assemble and calculations to make.

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Symbaloo Introduces Workspaces at ISTE 2018


(Chicago, Ill.) June 19, 2018 — Symbaloo today announced the release of Symbaloo workspaces. With the update, Symbaloo allows all teachers and students to collaborate through a suite of new features.

Meet NEO at ISTE 2018!


It’s that time of the year again! No, I’m not talking about the summer vacation, I’m talking about a new round of ISTE! ISTE — or the International Society for Technology in Education — is just around the corner.

Teachers? We Don't Need No Teachers!


I have to say that I am becoming increasingly frustrated at the number of people who think that because young people seem to know about technology and how to use it or code it, then by default nobody needs to be taught anything about it.

How to archive and restore your @Schoology courses to prepare for the upcoming school year


In this post, we take a look at ways you can archive a Schoology Course. TeacherCast Educational Network - @TeacherCast. The post How to archive and restore your @Schoology courses to prepare for the upcoming school year appeared first on The TeacherCast Educational Network

How Virtual Advisers Help Low-Income Students Apply To College

NPR Learning and Tech

Nearly one-fourth of high-achieving students from low-income families apply to college completely on their own. One approach to make the experience better? Pair students up with a virtual adviser. Image credit: Sam Rowe for NPR


7 steps to success in work and life for all students

eSchool News

As educators, we have a responsibility to all students to not only help them achieve academically, but to also prepare them for life as productive, contributing, global citizens. For our students with disabilities, this is a more involved and comprehensive process.

New Infographic: 12 Strategies to Manage the Modern Classroom

The Innovative Educator

Innovative educators know they have to update classroom management strategies in the modern classroom. Here are twelve strategies to do just that

Can we design learning environments geared for maximum motivation?

eSchool News

What can we learn from human psychology about designing learning environments geared for maximum motivation? Let’s start by identifying core human motivations using Maslow’s Hierarchy of Human Needs.

4 Great Ideas for Gaining Institutional Support for Adaptive Learning Technology at Your University


Getting Administrators and Colleagues on Board With an Adaptive Learning Project You have a unique challenge ahead of you. You know valuable learning tools are emerging and your institution needs to. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post. Thanks (and thanks for subscribing)!]. Adaptive Learning Technologies

Not Having Secure WiFi is Risky Business for Big Business

SecurEdge Networks Mobility Blog

Pop quiz: What do Under Armour, eBay, Target, JP Morgan Chase, Home Depot, and Uber have in common? Wireless Security Enterprise Wireless Network Network Security Industrial Security