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New & Improved Voice Typing Commands in Google Docs

You might have known that you can use your voice to type in Google Docs, but there are some new and improved features. You can now specify text …

Google Docs

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learning with learning analytics and insights<p>Literatu connects K-12 learning with assessment, insights and analytics<p>Literatu makes it simple and …

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Fractions are a notoriously tricky part of elementary math education for many children. Too often teachers struggle to ensure students are grasping …

The Brain

Use The Simplest Tools

Google Docs are stupidly simple. That's what makes them so smart.<p>Over the past two weeks, as Americans grappled with the reality of a new president whose platform would rescind the rights of many Americans, maybe you saw one of these widely circulated Google Docs. One listed legal advice and links …

Google Docs

Technology 101 Skills for Teachers

For the past three years I have been involved with Oklahoma A Plus Schools (@okaplus) as a teacher in their workshops and now as a “fellow” providing …

Education

10 Reasons to teach ‘Phenomenon Based Learning’ like the Finns! via @TeacherToolkit

Reading Time: 5 minutes<p>Why is Finnish education so good?<p>Talk about international education and within 5 seconds Finland will have politely elbowed …

Education

Some simple tips to become a Google search ninja [Infographic] - Association of Internet Research Specialists | AIRS

I’ll be the first to admit that when it comes to search for stuff using Google I am pretty much still a search n00b unlike some of my friends who can …

Google

Prodigy Math Game Lets Teachers Create Virtual Classrooms

Prodigy Game is a math site recommended by some teachers on Twitter (see their tweets below).<p>There are a lot of premium features, but teachers can …

Learning

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Universities must enter the digital age or risk facing irrelevance

(THOMAS LOHNES / GETTY IMAGES)<p><b>The old model of a teacher delivering a one-way message through a lecture is no longer engaging 21st-century students.</b><p><i>This post was co-written with Alex Tapscott.</i><p>If there is one institution due for innovation, it's the university. It's time for a deep debate on how …

Education

24 Teachers Share the Most Ridiculous Things Parents Have Ever Said to Them

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How Can High-Poverty Schools Engage Families and the Community?

Photo credit: City Year via flickr (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)William Parrett and Kathleen BudgeEducation EquityHigh-poverty schools can involve students' …

Education

Genius Hour Resources

<i>Genius Hour is a time given during the school day to allow students to follow their passions and learn about topics that interest them. My gifted 5th</i> …

20Time - Community

I'm trying 20 Time for the first time this year. Some of my 8th grade students have projects that my admin is wanting a permission slip/release of …

GLT Library: 6-8 Titles

Lit Trip Library<p>We are deeply grateful to the amazing members of the GLT Global ED community. Thank you for your creativity, collaborations, and …

How Do We Know When Technology Helps—or Hurts—the Classroom? Educators at ISTE Weigh In

“We dropped over $10,000 last year on a math product, but I’m not sure if it’s really helped our students learn.”Sound familiar?"Regardless of the …

Education

7 Leadership Truths That Are Simple In Concept, But Not So Simple To Live

When it comes to leadership, you can’t lead others–effectively–until you know how to lead yourself. I was recently asked during a pre-interview what I learned about leadership after serving 13 years in the military, and I told the interviewer that I had to think about it because, quite honestly, I …

Leadership

10 Ways To Hook/Engage Learners 😃🙋🏽 (by @SHIFTelearning) #edchat #edtech #elearning #education #engchat #mathchat https://t.co/8Gpa71Br14

25 Things Successful Teachers Do Differently 💪🏆💡 (by @TeachThought & @MrsH61210) #edchat #education #edtech #engchat https://t.co/Xs1datBkFJ

The Edtech Industry Has 'Created a Mess'—Q&A with Mike Dorsey and Alan November

Alan November is a big-name educational consultant who was once a champion of technology in the classroom. But after EdSurge talked to him at ISTE, …

Students

ISTE 2016: 5 Tech Trends Reshaping Education

By Meg ConlanExpert Jason Ohler offers his thoughts on major technological trends that impact teachers and students.

Education

What happens when we shift the focus away from grades and instead to learning? via @mssackstein #edchat #sblchat https://t.co/Ky7DgN1SO3

New #sketchnote: 10 Reasons Why Every Teacher Needs a #PLN cc @dougpete #edtech #edchat https://t.co/CN34DVpIJu

Student Autonomy, Compliance, and Intrinsic Motivation

Maurice EliasSocial and Emotional LearningThe pressures of education today seem to be tilting the balance toward order and compliance, and this can …

Education