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An Introduction to Underlying Principles and Research for Effective Literacy Instruction : Course Section : PBS TeacherLine

Course Catalog > Course Information<p><b>Course Section Information</b><p><b>08/15/2018 - 09/25/2018</b><p>Price: $300.00<p>Group Sales<p>Max. Class Size: 30<p>Offered by PBS …

Education Technology

Enabling students to become autonomous learners of vocabulary | Oxford University Press

Before you register<p>Please note that all OUP webinars are free of charge, and you may register for as many as you like.<p>Can’t attend the webinar? Watch …

Google Tools for English Language Learners

Parlez vous Google? More and more it is becoming common for schools to serve students who do not speak English as their primary language. Thankfully …

Language Learning

The top edtech tools for teachers to try in 2017

Many new educational apps and websites were introduced in 2016, providing new opportunities for classroom practice. However, this is just the …

Education Technology

“oodlu” Definitely Looks Like A Winner When It Comes To Creating & Playing Online Learning Games

oodlu is a brand-new – and free to teachers and students – tool for creating and playing online learning games.<p>Teachers can create many different …

Education Technology

Kick Off the School Year Right with These 14 Back to School Tips and Tons of Resources!

I’m excited to announce I’ve taken on a new position as the Technology and Computer teacher at a STEM charter school in Houston, Texas. Yesterday, I …

Teaching

Google Sheets Tips and Tricks for Teachers and Educators

Google Sheets is definitely one of the must have tools in your digital teaching toolkit. Google Sheets allows you to create, edit, share and …

Education Technology

Save us from the avalanche of edu-speak

“I learned a new word today.” This phrase occurs repeatedly in JG Ballard's semi-autobiographical novel <i>Empire of the Sun</i>, based on his childhood …

The battery to power Uber's flying car dreams doesn’t exist (yet)

In November 2017, at Lisbon’s annual Web Summit conference, Uber’s chief product officer Jeff Holden unveiled a promotional video for Uber Elevate, …

Flying Car

China is taking on Tesla's electric car supremacy (and winning)

Until recently, Tesla was the king-in-waiting for the automotive throne. As traditional automakers turned tank-like towards an electric future, the …

Tesla

The fightback against the bitcoin energy guzzlers has begun

Plattsburgh, New York, perches on the shores of the vast Lake Champlain on the US-Canada border. It’s a small city – population less than 20,000 – …

Bitcoin

From the lithium crisis to an EV boom, this is the future of energy

This summer's heatwave is a stark reminder: we need to change how we use energy. Our towns and cities, swelled by population booms and choked on a …

Electric Vehicles

The explosive race to totally reinvent the smartphone battery

If you’re reading this on your smartphone, you’re holding a bomb. Beneath a protective screen, lithium – a metal so volatile that it can ignite on …

Clean Energy

Education recap: 5 big stories this past week

The new school year begins over the next couple of weeks for most metro Atlanta students, but last week offered several significant developments on …

Georgia Tech

Why School Leaders Must Go All-In With Real-Time Feedback

To close out his week of guest blogging, Michael Sonbert discusses why school leaders should embrace real-time feedback—even the potentially awkward …

Teaching

Award-Winning eLearning Authoring Tool Ranks in Training Industry's Top 20 Training Delivery Companies

ATLANTA, July 27, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- gomo, the award-winning cloud-based eLearning authoring tool and delivery suite, has won a spot on Training Industry's 2018 list of 'Top 20 Training Delivery Companies'.<p>Training Industry is a global resource which reports the latest updates from the …

Education Technology

Study Finds Even Tech-Savvy Educators Struggle to Find Reliable Research on Edtech | Jefferson Education Exchange

<i>New Research From ISTE, Jefferson Education Exchange Provides Insights on Technology Research and Its Use by K-12 Teachers, School Leaders</i><p>Washington, …

Education Technology

Teaching information literacy in an era of lies

David Gooblar writes: “The <b>flourishing of misperceptions</b> makes it harder for us to do our jobs in the <b>college classroom.</b> Many faculty members believe a …

Teaching

Tennessee approves first-ever computer science standards for K-8 schools

With regional jobs related to computer science going unfilled, Tennessee soon will introduce academic standards designed specifically to strengthen …

School Administration

5 Ways to Blend Technology Into Outdoor Lessons - Fall 2018

Description<p>The beginning of the new school when the weather is still warm is a great time to take your students outside for some lessons. In this …

LISTEN: What teachers need to know about dyslexia

“People used to think dyslexia was a clear-cut syndrome with signs and syndromes like a medical disease, but it is actually much more like blood …

Teaching

Moodle and Blackboard Cut Ties

Sometimes breaking news overturns your blogging schedule. We have had e-Literate staff at four LMS conferences in the past few weeks and have a raft …

Moodle

Just Write

As summer hit I felt that I would get more writing accomplished. The answer has been <i>Yes and No.</i>I have written a lot this summer about baseball (which …

Writing

South Carolina school district ends snow days, will have students learn online

ANDERSON, S.C. (AP) - Students in one South Carolina school district will still have work to do even when it snows.<p>Anderson School District 5 is the …

South Carolina

Flipped Learning 2.0: Rethinking the Flipped Classroom Model

<i>By Scott Nadzan</i><p>Flipped learning has been a commonly-used buzzword in education for several years now, and everyone has different feelings about it. …

Education Technology

'We need to teach children that there's nothing you can't do if you believe in yourself'

For primary children, it can be hard to make the connection between what they learn every day in the classroom, and how that then relates to the big, …

Education

Experiential and Essential

Nearly 40 years ago, Harvard Law School pioneers in clinical education Gary Bellow ’60 and Jeanne Charn ’70 launched the school’s Legal Services …

School system failing pupils with additional needs, say leaders

More than two-thirds of school leaders say they lack the support they need to ensure that pupils with special educational needs and disabilities …

Education

Books for and on children with special needs

What is it like to be a differently abled child? Spreading awareness on disability can be a challenging task, not just among children, but even among …

Special Education

Former teacher runs enrichment program to fill a void

A former elementary school teacher said she decided school courses were becoming too restraining and there was a void in after-school enrichment in …

Education