Technology in the Classroom

Revised 5E-Hero's Journey Lesson Planning Template!

Tech and Learning News - Fri, 01/18/2019 - 06:41
I have written to annoying lengths about my love for the connection between the 5E Inquiry Learning Cycle and Joseph Campbell's Hero's Journey.

BETT19 Preview—Kognity to Make BETT Debut

Tech and Learning News - Fri, 01/18/2019 - 06:12
Kognity combines pedagogy, exam board aligned content, and a learning platform designed to help improve student outcomes and teacher efficiency for schools.

Tyto Online Engages Kids With Intricate Virtual World and Science Fiction Storyline

Tech and Learning News - Fri, 01/18/2019 - 06:03
Give students a novel way to review life science concepts.

Over 150 STEM Resources for PBL and Authentic Learning, Part 3: Engineering

Tech and Learning News - Fri, 01/18/2019 - 05:55
Since there are a gold mine of resources below I will keep my comments short. While STEM incorporates so many disciplines, I thought you might enjoy looking at some the best sites I could find in the area of Engineering. As you look through 42 possibilities, be sure to take some notes. It really is OK to get lost in one or two and leave the rest for later.  Please take a moment to share this post with fellow educators with a tweet. Enjoy your journey and please let me know others I should add. 

Innovative Educators Don’t Recommend Screen Time Limits

Tech and Learning News - Fri, 01/18/2019 - 05:44
What recommendations should we be giving parents and youth when it comes to screen time?

McGraw-Hill Education Introduces Two New Curricula, Reveal Math and Inspire Science

Tech and Learning News - Thu, 01/17/2019 - 20:44
McGraw-Hill Education today announced the national launch of Reveal Math and Inspire Science for K-12, two new core programs available for use in classrooms in the next school year.

New Report: National Survey on STEAM Education: Emerging Technology Edition

Tech and Learning News - Thu, 01/17/2019 - 20:36
Catapult X and MCH Strategic Data set out to determine where product opportunities are in STEAM education through the latest national survey, “National Survey on STEAM Education: Emerging Technology Edition.”

IMS Global Learning Consortium Announces 2018 Learning Impact Report

Tech and Learning News - Thu, 01/17/2019 - 20:33
IMS Global Learning Consortium released the 2018 Learning Impact Report and opened the call for nominations for the 2019 Learning Impact Awards competition.

BenQ to Feature Education Display Solutions at 2019 TCEA

Tech and Learning News - Thu, 01/17/2019 - 20:28
BenQ will feature its display solutions for education at the 2019 Texas Computer Education Association (TCEA) Convention and Exposition, Feb. 4-8 in San Antonio.

Help Students Battle Hate Using Video

Tech and Learning News - Thu, 01/17/2019 - 12:43
New video challenge inspires students and educators to fight against discrimination, injustice and hate by using the power of testimony to create a brighter future.

BETT19 Preview—Crick Software Launches Symbol-Supported Literacy App for iPad, Chromebook

Tech and Learning News - Thu, 01/17/2019 - 07:21
Crick has released a special symbol-supported version of its child-friendly literacy app, Clicker Connect, for children with additional learning and communication needs.

Newseum Provides Free History & Civics Teaching Resources, Lesson Plans

Tech and Learning News - Thu, 01/17/2019 - 07:07
Newseum's website offers digital extension activities and resources providing ample background on journalism, civics, and historical events.

Take Breaks and Be Active! An Important Digital Message for All Students

Tech and Learning News - Thu, 01/17/2019 - 05:55
One resolution my elementary students and I are setting is to be more healthy with our digital use.

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Acquires Adaptive Learning Solution Waggle

Tech and Learning News - Wed, 01/16/2019 - 21:28
Learning company Houghton Mifflin Harcourt today announced that it has acquired adaptive learning solution Waggle.

Expanded, Revised Edition of "Invent to Learn: Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in the Classroom"

Tech and Learning News - Wed, 01/16/2019 - 21:09
Martinez and Stager provide K-12 educators with the how, why, and cool stuff that supports making in the classroom, library, makerspace, or wherever learners learn.

BETT19 Preview—NetSupport Announces Numerical Risk Index Score for Students

Tech and Learning News - Wed, 01/16/2019 - 20:34
NetSupport announces the latest updates to school IT Management, school Safeguarding and Classroom Instruction.

The Reason for Rubrics

Tech and Learning News - Wed, 01/16/2019 - 12:59
Here's why you should use them and how best to make them.

Guidelines for Posting Like A Role Model in Social Media

Tech and Learning News - Wed, 01/16/2019 - 07:34
More and more district and school staff are catching on to the advice of superintendents like Joe Sanfelippo who encourage staff to take every opportunity to say good things about their school.

Lenovo’s LanSchool Air Joins Edwin - a Digital Learning Ecosystem

Tech and Learning News - Wed, 01/16/2019 - 07:13
Lenovo announced this morning that LanSchool Air, the company’s new cloud-based, classroom management platform, is now integrated into Edwin.

Trainyard Game is Easy to Learn, Hard to Master

Tech and Learning News - Wed, 01/16/2019 - 06:10
Stump students with innovative train-routing puzzler

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