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6 Ways Color Psychology Can Be Used to Design Effective eLearning

6 Ways Color Psychology Can Be Used to Design Effective eLearning | Cool Edubytes for Teachers! | Scoop.it
Here're some ways in which you can use color when designing eLearning courses by taking physiological and psychological effects into consideration.

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Deborah Banker's curator insight, June 13, 2014 3:24 PM

OK - this might be great, but we have many color blind students.

Mary Starry's curator insight, June 14, 2014 9:11 AM

I don't see color used very often on pharmacy webpages or handouts. Maybe we consider our subject matter as too serious to incorporate color.  However, color can help with learning. A key point here is to use bold, not bright!

Sue Alexander's curator insight, June 14, 2014 11:48 AM

Want to know more? Ask an Art teacher.

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Blended learning pilot means a new role for teachers in 16 Memphis schools

Blended learning pilot means a new role for teachers in 16 Memphis schools | Cool Edubytes for Teachers! | Scoop.it
At the Shelby County district building on Wednesday, school board members were digging deep into 10th grade English language arts—and […]
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Digital Literacy Training Improves Mobile Learning Outcomes

Digital Literacy Training Improves Mobile Learning Outcomes | Cool Edubytes for Teachers! | Scoop.it
Even digital natives need support when it comes to using educational technologies effectively.
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Systems change depends on us

What happens when we as educators bravely tackle inequity?  What possibilities get created when we don’t look for someone to blame -- be it the children, their families, our colleagues, the system? What if instead, we grappled with our own beliefs and practices and if they interrupt or reinforce racism, sexism and xenophobia in our schools and classrooms? A lot.
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Modern classroom collaboration with Office 365 for Education - Office Blogs

Modern classroom collaboration with Office 365 for Education - Office Blogs | Cool Edubytes for Teachers! | Scoop.it
At Microsoft, we believe education unlocks potential and technology can play a decisive role in helping the students of today create the world of tomorrow. Today, we’re announcing new strategic investments in education, including exciting new innovations in Office 365 for Education and a preview of Office in the Microsoft Store for Education.
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Canvas Partners with Knovation to Bring Free Digital Content and OER to K-12 Classrooms | Knovation

Canvas Partners with Knovation to Bring Free Digital Content and OER to K-12 Classrooms | Knovation | Cool Edubytes for Teachers! | Scoop.it
Partnership pairs OER and LMS services to provide educators with optimal, time-saving resources for diverse learners
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UW study: Exposure to computers, robots boost STEM interest in young girls

UW study: Exposure to computers, robots boost STEM interest in young girls | Cool Edubytes for Teachers! | Scoop.it
Confidence and laughter for one little girl who just learned how to program a robot. It goes against the long-held stereotype that girls wouldn't be interested in robotics, but a new University of Washington study proves that wrong. 
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Education in ABCs and density

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Preschool math performance predicts future academic achievement more consistently than reading or attention skills, according to new research from New America and the Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Sesame Workshop.
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The Heart of Teaching: What It Means to Be a Great Teacher

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We share evidence and practitioner-based learning strategies that empower you to improve K-12 education.
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Greatest lesson: Teacher buy-in is overrated

Greatest lesson: Teacher buy-in is overrated | Cool Edubytes for Teachers! | Scoop.it
While consensus and collaborative decision-making is important, waiting for full teacher buy-in can also be paralyzing to innovation.
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Report Assesses ELA Programs In-Depth -- THE Journal

Report Assesses ELA Programs In-Depth -- THE Journal | Cool Edubytes for Teachers! | Scoop.it
Last year, four "all-star" educators sat down to examine nine popular digital resources specifically intended for improving reading and writing in the classroom.
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CoSN Survey: Mobile Learning Top Priority for K–12 IT Leaders -- THE Journal

CoSN Survey: Mobile Learning Top Priority for K–12 IT Leaders -- THE Journal | Cool Edubytes for Teachers! | Scoop.it
Mobile learning is the top priority for K–12 IT leaders, according to the fifth annual K–12 IT Leadership Survey published by the Consortium for School Networking (CoSN). It’s the first time mobile learning ranked as the highest priority in the survey.
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Principals matter — and Tennessee wants to do a better job of equipping them

Principals matter — and Tennessee wants to do a better job of equipping them | Cool Edubytes for Teachers! | Scoop.it
The State Department of Education launches an initiative to cultivate aspiring leaders who want to become principals, as well as to support existing principals.
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Building collective leadership from the central office | CTQ #CTQCollab

Building collective leadership from the central office | CTQ #CTQCollab | Cool Edubytes for Teachers! | Scoop.it
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Sharing Your Best Work With Other Teachers

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Eight ways you can share lessons or other great ideas with fellow teachers everywhere.
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Why you should include simulations in your STEM lessons

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Physics teacher discusses 6 reasons why simulations take STEM learning to the next level.
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When It Comes to School Wide Changes, Teachers Need Scaffolds Too (EdSurge News)

When It Comes to School Wide Changes, Teachers Need Scaffolds Too (EdSurge News) | Cool Edubytes for Teachers! | Scoop.it

The times they are a'changing—and the folks at 
Alpha Public Schools refuse to be left behind. That's why last year, in an attempt to accelerate personalized learning, we mandated every middle school teacher implement a station rotation model for the first time. In the stations, students work o
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Groundbreaking Research + Canvas Features=Improved Student Achievement | blog.canvaslms.com

Groundbreaking Research + Canvas Features=Improved Student Achievement | blog.canvaslms.com | Cool Edubytes for Teachers! | Scoop.it
The evidence-based activities that impact learning.
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Top 10 Best Online Video Editors for Video Editing Online

Top 10 Best Online Video Editors for Video Editing Online | Cool Edubytes for Teachers! | Scoop.it
This article list the best 10 online video editor for your reference. Use the best online video editing software to edit and retouch your videos.
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Inquiry-Based Learning: Developing Student-Driven Questions

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Wildwood IB World Magnet School uses the inquiry-based model to put students in charge of their learning, with lessons that stem from student questions and harness the power of curiosity.
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Be The Change You Want to See By Shifting Traditional High School

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At this big traditional high school teachers are taking the lead in the push for interdisciplinary, future-focused teaching practices.
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Are We Teaching With Technology or 'Brain Hacking'?

Are We Teaching With Technology or 'Brain Hacking'? | Cool Edubytes for Teachers! | Scoop.it
Teaching and modeling the use of technology is our duty as is being certain screen time is an educational advantage and not an unhealthy habit. Screen time matters.
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There’s an emotional side of edtech—and it’s affecting school innovation

There’s an emotional side of edtech—and it’s affecting school innovation | Cool Edubytes for Teachers! | Scoop.it
Change management expert Rob Evans discusses how to understand the human side of integrating change in schools and manage the loss of control.
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3 Steps for Educators to Start a High School Help Desk

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Student technicians at high schools nationwide are offering on-site tech support to their peers and teachers.
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Ed Tech Strategies Publishes K–12 Cyber Incident Map -- THE Journal

Ed Tech Strategies Publishes K–12 Cyber Incident Map -- THE Journal | Cool Edubytes for Teachers! | Scoop.it
Ed Tech Strategies, a Virginia-based research and counsel consultancy, has published a K–12 Cyber Incident Map, an interactive visualization of cybersecurity-related incidents reported about United States K–12 public schools and districts from 2016 to the present.
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How Memphis is taking lessons from its Innovation Zone to other struggling schools

How Memphis is taking lessons from its Innovation Zone to other struggling schools | Cool Edubytes for Teachers! | Scoop.it
Shelby County Schools is seeking to magnify the success of its iZone by replicating less expensive components of the school turnaround model.
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