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Robot Teachers vs Human Teachers:

Ask a Tech Teacher

Simona Johnes, editor-in-chief of Science and Literacy , an educational blog for teachers and parents, did some research into a topic that is of growing concern to my fellow teachers: Robots in the classrom. Here’s an interesting article comparing the pros and cons of robots vs. humans: .

New Teachers Teaching New Readers? Follow Five Facets of Structured Literacy

EdNews Daily

By Diana Phillips In the beginning… Back-to-school jitters are real, for teachers and students. Every fall I think of teachers who are doing new things. Teachers all over the country are starting their first year in the classroom, teaching a new grade or subject, or preparing to try a new strategy.

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Digital Citizenship–a Life Skill

Ask a Tech Teacher

I’m a staunch believer that Digital Citizenship should be taught early and often. Education Week seems to agree. They have a great article on this topic you want to check out: Educators: Teach digital citizenship early. Digital citizenship lessons should begin early, educators say.

Announcing the 2022 Cohort of HP Teaching Fellows

Digital Promise

The post Announcing the 2022 Cohort of HP Teaching Fellows appeared first on Digital Promise

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Building the Foundation for a Modern K-12 Classroom

K-12 looks different these days. But one thing remains the same: you need a reliable learning platform that serves as the foundation for teaching and learning––for all students, in a variety of learning experiences.

3 Ways to Create a Culture of Belonging

A Principal's Reflections

Everyone wants to feel that they belong where they work. A culture of acceptance and respect can reap the rewards for all stakeholders. Hence, we have seen an increased emphasis on workplace diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) initiatives.

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Incorporate Mindfulness into Your Class

Ask a Tech Teacher

Students learn best when they are relaxed, happy, and feeling loved. It is challenging to include those characteristics in classes when you are concurrently trying to achieve school goals, comply with curriculum timelines, juggle parent concerns, and blend your lessons with those of colleagues.

It’s the Start of the School Year; Let’s Start Digitally Safe

Digital Promise

As we embark on a new school year, it’s a perfect time to review basic tenets of digital safety with students and staff. While those automated tactical strategies work well at the district enterprise level, digital safety and security really starts with the humans.

Classroom Routines Eliminate Chaos and Confusion

Catlin Tucker

Classrooms with clear systems, routines, expectations, and workflows run more smoothly, eliminating behaviors that can derail a class. Our work as educators is not simply to teach students content and skills related to our subject areas.

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Classroom Communication Strategy: A Guide for Modern Classrooms

EdNews Daily

By John Allen While many of us will have grown up with a lot of different teaching styles, both at school and depicted on television, it’s one thing to see other people teach, and another thing entirely to understand what tools they’re employing day-to-day.

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Increasing Equity and Access: A Canvas Case Study of Virtual Arkansas K-12

Virtual Arkansas, a fully online school, had a mission to provide high-quality courses in rural and urban areas throughout the state. How would they simplify content creation while enhancing learning? Discover 3 key insights to transform your classrooms.

How to use Google Classroom add-ons with Adobe Express

Ditch That Textbook

Google Classroom is powerful. Add-ons make it more efficient and faster. Learn how to use add-ons AND all about Adobe Express. This post sponsored by Adobe for Education Did you ever try using Google products in class before Google Classroom? It was a hassle.

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Keyboarding Basics Part 2

Ask a Tech Teacher

Keyboarding is a topic that most parents want their children to learn and many schools don’t have time to teach. Of all topics on Ask a Tech Teacher, keyboarding articles are the most visited.

Developing a Blueprint to Support Digital Equity for All: Community-based Guidance for Leaders on Developing Digital Equity Plans

Digital Promise

The post Developing a Blueprint to Support Digital Equity for All: Community-based Guidance for Leaders on Developing Digital Equity Plans appeared first on Digital Promise

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5 Tips for Building a P of a Graduate

Education Elements

Graduate profiles are becoming increasingly popular in districts and can function in a multitude of ways.

Unlock the Power of Formative Assessment

Learn how a thoughtful formative assessment approach can help teachers understand where students are in their learning, inform instruction, and in turn, positively impact student learning outcomes. Get the guide today!

The Problem with Education’s Problems: (Part 2) Still Losing Students

EdNews Daily

By LeiLani Cauthen Editor’s Note: This three-part series seeks to identify the problem to act on, rather than approach each challenge as isolated. As stated in the first article, if the problem that is attempting to be solved is not the problem, it won’t be solved. It will get worse.

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Making Sense of the Metaverse in Education

EdTechTeacher

Post by Tom Daccord. For many educators, the “metaverse” is but a vague and extraneous concept. And that’s understandable. But, metaverse technologies are growing quickly and have enormous implications for the future of teaching and learning.

Building Systems For A More Solidarity-Driven Family Engagement Practice

Digital Promise

The post Building Systems For A More Solidarity-Driven Family Engagement Practice appeared first on Digital Promise. Uncategorized family engagement

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Waiting for the traveling teacher: Remote rural schools need more hands-on help

The Hechinger Report

CAMPO, Colo. — On the long drive south, as the land on the horizon turned from mottled green to dusty brown, the college professor’s Subaru carried four cartons of doughnuts, two bags of fresh produce and a bin of children’s books. This story also appeared in High Country News.

6 Tips for EdTech Evaluation by Adult Learning Institutions

Many continuing adult education institutions have turned to technology used by higher ed with the following benefits: elevates teaching and learning, scales to address changes in staffing, enrollment and budget, and protects student and institutional data.

Video: Solutions to deepening equity issues in the teacher shortage

EdNews Daily

A special Learning Leadership Topical Event, presented by LeiLani Cauthen, CEO at Learning Counsel News Media and Research With special guests, Jose A. Viana, Ed.D., Senior Education Advisor at Lexia Learning and Wendee Evering, Assistant Administrator at A.C. Moore Elementary in Columbia, SC Jose A.

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How to Teach Academic Content to Multilinguals

Middle Web

Teaching academic content is less about receiving students who are ready to learn and more about creating conditions to support learning. Tan Huynh shares a geography lesson he designed to meet three conditions multilinguals need to learn content and language simultaneously.

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Education’s Great Resignation

eSchool News

Just outside of Des Moines, Iowa, an opening for a sixth-grade teaching job sits vacant… with zero applicants.

The Benefits of Integrating Technology into Today’s K–12 Classrooms

EdTech Magazine

Technology integration is no longer about whether tech belongs in classrooms. In today’s education landscape, it pertains to how technology is chosen and used for learning. Schools have received waves of government funding for educational technology.

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6 Strategies for Using Actionable Data to Impact Student Success

Educators need effective tools to drive student success. The trend to use actionable, comprehensive data—like attendance, assessments, grades, and more—is an effective way to give teachers the visibility they need to make a difference. Videri gives teachers and administrators access to comprehensive, integrated data so they can easily filter, drill down, and analyze data—to get the information that they really need, when they need it, and improve student outcomes. Download the eBook today!

Instructional Audio: 4 Benefits to Improving It

techlearning

Ensuring every classroom has instructional audio capabilities helps all students hear what the teacher is saying

How to Get the Biggest Value from Your SEL Platform

EdNews Daily

By Chad Berger After experiencing two student suicides within a three-year period, our small district of 250 students and our staff members weren’t prepared to endure another devastating trauma like that.

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Canceled classes, sweltering classrooms: How extreme heat impairs learning

The Hechinger Report

Editor’s note: This story led off this week’s Future of Learning newsletter, which is delivered free to subscribers’ inboxes every other Wednesday with trends and top stories about education innovation. Subscribe today!

3 tips to balance the back-to-analog edtech transition

eSchool News

During the “emergency teaching” era of the COVID-19 pandemic, digital resources and edtech tools were used by educators worldwide in an effort to maintain students’ continuity of learning. Tremendous investments were made by school systems in an effort to rapidly scale digital learning.

Keeping Students Safe and Productive on Devices

Speaker: Aaron Webb, Jamf

In our webinar, we’ll explore the full range of Jamf education products to protect students, including quick and easy tools for IT admins, powerful apps for teachers to ensure student safety anywhere, and parental engagement tools.

Social Media: Hotspot for Predators

Gaggle Speaks

In 1990, the Center for Disease Control began administering the Adolescent Behaviors and Experiences Survey (ABES). The survey is still being administered in participating high schools across the country, especially in large urban district high schools.

What 4 Atypical Shocks Are Coming in Education?

techlearning

Preparing for a potential wild ride in education over the next few years

The Problem with Education’s Problems – Part 1 – The Teacher Shortage

EdNews Daily

By LeiLani Cauthen We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them.” – Albert Einstein Editor’s Note: This three-part series seeks to identify the problem to act on, rather than approach each challenge as isolated.