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The Edvocate’s List of 20 Must-Follow K-12 Teacher Twitter Feeds - The Edvocate

Spread the loveTo say that teachers are busy would be an understatement! Besides the act of teaching, you spend hours every day and on the weekend on lesson planning and grading. But it’s also impor

7 must-read higher education blogs - eCampus News

Social media's popularity means higher education faculty and administrators have a number of avenues to develop their professional learning networks.

NACUA Webinar on Handling Employee Separation Agreements

The National Association of College and University Attorneys (NACUA) will hold a webinar Thursday, Nov. 8 on the issues campus legal counsel should consider when drafting and negotiating agreements i

Practicing Vigorous Civility

Frederick M. Lawrence This post is part of ACE’s work on free speech and campus inclusion made possible through generous support from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. We are facing a cr

Columbia University Faculty Equity Study Provides Trends and Recommendations

Title: An Equity Study of the Tenure-Line Faculty in Arts and Sciences at Columbia University Author: Columbia University, Policy and Planning Committee The Policy and Planning Committee (PPC) of Col

Guest Post: How to Create an Inclusive Computer Science Classroom

Author: Nikki Navta, VP of K-12 Computer Science at EMC School A lack of access to computer science (CS) education is causing our students – and the future American workforce – to fall further a

Brookings Report Highlights Strategies to Improve Completion Rates at Community Colleges

Title: Improving Community College Completion Rates by Addressing Structural and Motivational Barriers Author: Elizabeth Mann Levesque Source: The Brookings Institution A recent Brookings report take

When College Feels Like the End Rather Than the Beginning

Kelly Davis, director of peer advocacy at Mental Health America, looks at how college students are leading the way to change campus mental health. This post is the latest in our series on College Stu

FSU Launches Interactive Toolkit to Bolster Student Mental Health

Florida State University (FSU) launched a program this fall for all incoming freshman and transfer students to help them adjust to and thrive at college. The interactive, multimedia Student Resilienc

Economic Innovation Group Report Charts Varying Recovery From Recession Across the Country

Title: 2018 Distressed Communities Index Source: Economic Innovation Group Ten years after the Great Recession, some regions of the country have managed to recover or even grow, while other areas hav

Reviews | TypeTastic: Play Your Way into Typing

TypeTastic offers a series of fun and engaging games to help students learn the basics of typing on both keyboards and tablets.  TypeTastic is designed using game-based learning, and every learning

AAUP Report Documents Changing Tenure Trends in U.S. Higher Education

The tenured faculty position has been a tradition in U.S. higher education for many years, praised as a means for faculty to freely seek knowledge and express themselves without fear of retribution.

College Board Releases Annual Trends in College Pricing and Student Aid Reports

The College Board this week released its annual Trends in College Pricing and Trends in Student Aid reports for 2018. According to the pricing report, average published fees have increased, with the

The Paradox of Free Speech in America Today

By Sanford J. Ungar This post is part of ACE’s work on free speech and campus inclusion made possible through generous support from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. Free speech is not a

Guest Post: A Look at K-12 Web Content Filtering — and Why Your District Needs It

Author: Bob Hand Part of every educator’s duty is to ensure that learners don’t have access to harmful or explicit material. For as long as the internet has been a part of K-12 education, web co

Reviews | FilterED: A Comprehensive View of your Current Technology Landscape

FilterED is an adaptive, cloud-based tool that offers school leaders a comprehensive view of the current technology landscape within their schools and/or district.  School leaders can use FilterED t

Book Review | VentureGirls: Raising Girls to be Tomorrow’s Leaders by Cristal Glangchai, PhD

VentureGirls is a new book from Dr. Cristal Glangchai that offers practical and accessible solutions for how to support girls in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) fields.  D

Reviews | Learning Ally: An Educational Reading App for Students who Learn through Listening

Learning Ally is an audiobook reading solution designed to support struggling readers and help educators to bridge the gap for students who read below grade level. The resource is meant to be used by

Reviews | littleBits: Electronic Building Blocks for Creating and Inventing

littleBits are a platform of easy-to-use electronic building blocks that are designed to empower students to create inventions, large and small.  They’re an excellent resource for 3rd - 12th grade

Guest Post | 4 Ed Tech Platforms That Promote Cross-Curricular Teaching

Author: Bob Hand “When am I going to use that information in the real world?”  This is a common observation from many K-12 students, and it’s understandable that today’s learners can fail

Reviews | DIVE-in Engineering from STEMscopes: An Engaging, Hands-On Engineering Curriculum for Grades 3-8

DIVE-in Engineering from Accelerate Learning was built in partnership with the folks at the New York Hall of Science. It was designed to provide 3rd-8th grade students with an engaging, hands-on eng

Reviews | Study.Com Teacher Edition: Video-Based Courses and Lessons Across all K-12 Subjects

Study.com Teacher Edition is designed to help teachers increase interactivity and engagement in the classroom by supporting and expanding upon your existing curriculum.  Regardless of the grade level

Elon Musk: Warns Against Killer Robots

Elon Musk’s Open Letter to the United Nations Warns Against Autonomous Killer Robots “Lethal autonomous weapons threaten to become the third revolution in warfare. Once developed, they will permi

Gamification In Genetics

(graphic courtesy of BigFishGames/blog/stats) The question was recently posed to me on Twitter: How is GAMIFICATION impacting Life Sciences–specifically GENETICS? My answer was simple: In many powe

Dr. Joyce Stewart Everett School District Honored

Dr. Joyce Stewart Earns Most Effective Administrator Award Congratulations to Dr. Joyce Stewart,  as she was honored with the Robert J. Handy Most Effective Administrator Award, sponsored by PEMCO I

Flipped Classroom Bridges the Gap To Gen Y

A research study from The University of Queensland School of Medicine, Ochsner Clinical School, New Orleans, LA [sociallocker id=3591]DOWNLOAD the Study: Using Flipped Classroom To Bridge The Gap to

Flipped Classroom for Undergraduate Learning

A randomized, controlled research study from the China Medical Board published this week found undergraduate medical students learned  principles of electrocardiogram better with a flipped-learnin

Internet Security and Antivirus Software

Internet Security If you haven’t seen the  Norse Global Real-Time Attack Map, I highly recommend it as both visually fascinating and informative. The site provides a geographical display of live c

3 Rules For Robots: I’m Afraid I Can’t Do That

  “Robotics and AI have become one of the most prominent technological trends of our century. The fast increase of their use and development brings new and difficult challenges to our society”,

Experts Predict Future of eLearning in 2017

Top Experts predict what will transform eLearning in 2017 A big THANK YOU to Joomla LMS for including me recently, in their very nice “flip book” of educational technology predictions. It’s a f

55 AMAZING Facts About Google You May Not Know [#Infographic]

Made by: BargainFox The post 55 AMAZING Facts About Google You May Not Know [#Infographic] appeared first on Kevin Corbett - #EdTech.

New Horizon Report K-12 2016

What’s on the five-year horizon for K-12 Educational Technology & which trends and technologies will drive educational change? This publication charts the five-year horizon for the impact of em

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