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More evidence that personalized learning is 'in'

<i>Welcome to Chalkbeat’s national newsletter! We’re Matt Barnum and Sarah Darville, Chalkbeat’s national team. Our goal is to help you make sense of</i> …

Education

5 FAQs About the 2018 Practical Ed Tech Coaching Group

Throughout December a new person has joined the 2018 Practical Ed Tech Coaching Group every day. And every day I have answered questions from …

Science Discovers Why Some People Are Motivated to Succeed While Others Aren't

People who seem naturally motivated really are. If you're not, you can motivate yourself.<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There are mornings when I look over my to-do-list and just keep staring blankly at it. Instead of getting to work, I keep checking my …

Neuroscience

The 6 BEST Search Engines for Academic Research

You just cannot ignore the fact that when you think about searching online for your assignments and projects, the first name that comes to your mind …

Monitor Classroom Noise

• Use this website as a fun way to monitor classroom noise levels!<br>• Show this website with the use of a projector to your students as they are …

Freebies

Learning Strategies, Not Learning Styles

Too often we put students in boxes and label them with learning styles, when we should be teaching them learning strategies to use when we aren't …

What Should E-Learning Designers Know About Bloom's Taxonomy?

Blooms Taxonomy Examples #141: Challenge | Recap<p>When an e-learning course fails to meet a learner’s goals or expectations, it’s usually because of …

Why Knowledge Sharing is Critical for Business Continuity Infographic

<b>Why Knowledge Sharing is Critical for Business Continuity Infographic</b>Knowledge sharing is a complex topic – it can be something you do every day …

Five New Year's Resolutions Every Teacher Should Make

Learning Strategies<p>Five New Year's Resolutions Every Teacher Should Make<p>sponsored content from Capella University<p>By Carolyn Fruin     Aug 23, …

Teaching

10 Reasons to Use an Online Review Tool

If you are still using spreadsheets to collect feedback from stakeholders, there is a better way. Over the last few years, services have sprung up to …

How augmented reality enhances the classroom — even without technology

Several years ago, I made one of those foolish Dad choices. Despite my wife’s better judgment, I let my six- and seven-year-old sons watch <i>Men in …

Stop Teaching, So Students Can Start Learning

I have an issue with the use of the word 'teaching.' We often use 'teaching' and 'learning' synonymously. In reality, learning is distinctly different from teaching: teaching is about <i>teachers,</i> and learning is about <i>students.</i> In traditional education, teaching is like a teacher giving a student a cup …

21 Teachers Share the Most Absurd Encounters They've Ever Had with Students

We should all be more appreciative of our nation’s educators, who, with great courage, navigate awkward situations on a regular basis.<p>21 teachers …

Do The New Google EDU Services Make It A Stronger Moodle Contender?

Google EDU provides a set of features that seek to extend the LMS arena. And when it comes to helping with the creation and development of online …

A New Challenge For My Classroom: Creating Interactive Video Lessons​

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Amazon unveils free educational tools for teachers

Amazon wants to give teachers a leg up.<p>The online giant on Monday unveiled Amazon Inspire, a program that provides educators with the ability to upload, categorize and share resources, peer-review the content and create collections of those files to streamline and improve lesson planning. Amazon is …

Education Technology

Learn AI

Using Microsoft AI to Build a Lung-Disease Prediction Model Using Chest X-Ray Images<p>Artificial Intelligence (AI) has emerged as one of the most …

Artificial Intelligence

14 #EdTech Blogs to Make Up Your Summer Reading List

TECH GURUS<p>Blogs are a great choice for summer reading because not only are they current, but they also invite you to connect with others and join the …

Education Technology

10 Interesting Ways to Integrate QR Codes in Your Teaching (Infographic)

July 3, 2016<br>With the advance of mobile technologies, QR Code technologies open up a vast terrain for educational uses. There are several ways …

Education Technology

Hattie’s Pie

John Hattie compared the effect size of many aspects that influence learning outcomes. The “pie” of Hattie shows us the impact of teachers on …

Pedagogy

Students demand a Digital Experience on Campus

<b>Student and Staff user experience</b> Your students and (most of) your academic staff already live their lives in the digital (social, mobile) world, so …

Teachers Ready for Virtual Reality in Education

Today’s teachers are ready to champion the use of virtual reality in education for their digitally savvy students. According to a GfK survey …

Microsoft Whiteboard, an upcoming Windows app for teachers and students to share and collaborate in real time

Later this year, Microsoft will be releasing a new app in Windows Store named “Microsoft Whiteboard” for students and teachers. Microsoft Whiteboard …

UX to LX: The Rise of Learner Experience Design

Opinion | Postsecondary Learning<p>UX to LX: The Rise of Learner Experience Design<p>By Whitney Kilgore     Jun 20, 2016<p>Image Credit: vasabii / Shutterstock<p>…

UX Design