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6 Ways for #TechCoaches to Support Teachers and Students

Tech coaches continue to take a more prominent role in education, especially when it comes to supporting teachers and students. The ultimate goal is for tech coaches to work with both teachers and students to enhance the learning experience using technology. Here are a few tips for tech coaches to better support the teachers and...


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Using Your LMS to Help with Student-Led Conferences

Parent-teacher conferences give parents an opportunity to connect with their students’ teachers to discuss high points as well as areas that need improvement. Typically, for these conferences, parents set appointments and visit the teacher alone—students aren’t usually involved. But keeping the students on the outside of these conferences doesn’t truly give parents the opportunity to...


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Is Paper Your Worst Enemy? It’s Time to Take Advantage of Paperless Grading

Loose papers, paper in binders, papers stapled together, and worst of all, piles of paper. As more schools move towards a 1:1 learning environment and attempt to reduce paper use, teachers are seeking new options for assessing student work digitally. Paperless grading can be a tool that allows teachers to do their jobs more efficiently.


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Goal Setting – Using Your LMS to Make You a Better Teacher

Good teachers are typically very good at motivating students to set goals. No matter what age, goal setting—whether direct or indirect—plays an important role in education. But what if teachers took the time to practice some of the same techniques they share with their students for setting and reaching goals?


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Student Blogging Skills That Can Help Create Great Communicators

Blogging remains a viable option for helping students build the skills that will follow them through life’s journeys. Using blogs allows students to be a bit more relaxed and comfortable. Create great communicators by exploring the world of blogging with these parameters and guidelines for students to follow.


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20 Top #ISTE2015 Influencers to Follow on Twitter

We can’t believe that ISTE 2015 is already here! To help stay on top of the many wonderful happenings at ISTE, we’ve published a short list of top influencers on Twitter conversations related to #ISTE2015.

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5 Steps to Launch a Successful #TechCoach Program in Your District

There are various models and options to consider when implementing a Tech Coach program. Some only focus on technology, while others combine technology and curriculum. If you’re thinking about starting a Tech Coach program in your school district, here are some considerations to keep in mind to make it a success.


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Tips for Using YouTube Safely in the Classroom

Millions of users login to YouTube every day. Imagine the power a safe version of YouTube could have in the classroom. With an effective and safe integration like GaggleTube, YouTube can take your e-learning and flipped classroom strategies to higher heights. Just follow these tips to get started.