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5 Awesome New Screencastify Features

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Screencastify is more than a screencasting tool. You can now screencast, edit, quiz, see student analytics, get feedback, and more using Screencastify.

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Halloween Projects, Websites, Apps, Books, and a Costume

Ask a Tech Teacher

Three holidays are fast-approaching–Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas. If you’re a teacher, that means lots of tie-ins to make school festive and relevant to students.

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Getting up to Speed: Teacher Prep and Technology Integration

Ask a Tech Teacher

We know technology is a challenge for veteran teachers. It wasn’t part of their teacher training program so they rely on school PD to fill the many holes in blending tech with education.

20 ways to use Wakelet in your class

Ditch That Textbook

The Internet is a busy place. Wakelet makes it more manageable. See how you and your students can create collections and more with Wakelet. The Internet is full of useful information … and it’s getting fuller every day. The struggle these days isn’t finding enough information.

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WW2 to COVID-19: How Remote Tools Help Reinforce Development Post-Program eLearning

Speaker: Pat D'Amico, Founder and CEO of About-Face Development

In a world where virtual learning is here to stay, answering the question of “What now?” requires us to thoughtfully evaluate how we got here and how we can leverage the knowledge gained during the pandemic to address one of trainings greatest historical challenges – how we reinforce learning to move from knowledge to behavior change. Join Pat D'Amico, Founder and CEO of About-Face Development, LLC, for this illuminating discussion on how to keep the gears turning

Blended Learning: Design a Mini-playlist that Allows Students to Control the Pace of Their Learning

Catlin Tucker

After reading Catlin Tucker’s blog post, 5 Strategies to Engage Learners Around Flipped Instruction , I was inspired to reflect on and revise a mini-unit I designed focusing on the short film Alike by Daniel Martinez Lara and Rafa Cano Méndez.

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Success is hiding in your customers’ untold stories

The Christensen Institute

Imagine that it’s 10:40 a.m. on a Wednesday morning, and you’re sitting at your desk. You have 20 minutes before a string of meetings lasts from 11a.m. – 5 p.m., and you’ve been battling what is likely a sinus infection for ten days.

5 Reasons to include micro learning in your teaching strategy

Neo LMS

A version of this post was originally published in Education Technology , on April 17, 2021. Researchers and educators have always tried to optimize how we consume knowledge by looking at the realities of the learning brain.

The Gold Medalist’s Guide for Incorporating Reflection in your Strategic Plan

Education Elements

“The twisties”. Growing up in the competitive cheerleading circuit, I was familiar with the term (and even had a former coach experience them once and never attempt certain gymnastics passes again), but I had never heard the term outside of that space.until this year’s Summer Olympics.

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Conversations with the Experts: Innovation Connection Speaker Playlist

EdTechTeacher

Post by EdTechTeacher Instructor Tom Driscoll. In the lead-up to our live Innovation Connection event on November 1st , EdTechTeacher’s Tom Daccord, Avra Robinson and Tom Driscoll had the opportunity to engage in fascinating discussions with nine of our featured presenters.

LMS Comparison: What Learning Solution is the Best Fit for Your Business?

Explore this detailed guide to see how traditional Learning Management Systems compare to an advanced online learning platform, and find out which type of solution is best suited to meet your learning program needs.

Marrying freedom and funding: How districts can become education’s new inventors

The Christensen Institute

For many school systems, the time, money, and effort spent to improve K–12 education seems to offer a lackluster return on investment.

Remote Learning Varies Around the Country

Ask a Tech Teacher

Remote learning used to be for snow days or virtual schools–alternatives to the traditional. Now, all public schools are coming up with remote learning plans. But they vary.

My interview with Big Blue Button

Dangerously Irrelevant

I recently had a chance to keynote Big Blue Button’s first-ever Global Conference. Afterward, I sat down (virtually) with Robert Hocking and we chatted about some deeper learning concepts that I had mentioned in my talk. The half-hour video on ‘ major shifts in education ‘ is below.

OPINION: Why school ratings can backfire

The Hechinger Report

Last week, U.S. News & World Report released its first-ever rankings of public elementary and middle schools in the United States.

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White Paper: Enabling digital creativity with Augmented Reality in K12 education

We have conducted 2 research projects on teaching with AR. This research has been conducted with the UiO and the UiS. The resulting white paper is an in-depth look at the state of creative learning through the use of 3D modeling and exploration in AR.

Poster – Google Keep Keyboard Shortcuts

Teacher Tech

Print out this keyboard shortcuts poster for Google Keep to help you Keep your ideas even faster. The post Poster – Google Keep Keyboard Shortcuts appeared first on Teacher Tech. Google Keep Keyboard Shortcuts google google keep GoogleEDU keytips

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The flaw behind today’s outcomes-based data in higher education

The Christensen Institute

In the years leading up to his death, my mentor Clay Christensen battled many ailments. He wondered often about when things were all said and done, as a deeply religious, man, how would he be viewed when he had his final interview with God?

A New Era of #SpecialEducation–a video

Ask a Tech Teacher

Illuminate Education has an interesting video (on-demand) about Navigating a New Era of Special Education. Here’s a preview: Research shows that more students will not meet grade-level benchmarks this fall due to COVID learning disruptions.

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How Can Teachers use OKIOCAM to Elevate Classroom Instruction?

TeacherCast

This post was originally created and posted on the website TeacherCast Educational Network. The only place to read this as the original content is [link].

Why Genentech Is Transforming the Employee Experience for Mental Health Leave

Speaker: Deborah Olson, Lead Strategist, Genentech, a member of the Roche Group & Smita Das, MD, PhD, MPH, Medical Director, Lyra Health

Employees with the greatest mental health needs often find themselves navigating a complex disability system. Streamlining their mental health leave and recovery time leads to an overall more productive workforce. In this Lyra webinar, hear how Genentech is changing the employee experience to provide fast access to care for members who are suffering from severe mental health needs.

How schools can take cybersecurity to the next level

eSchool News

In early March, 15 schools in the United Kingdom reported they were made incapable of delivering online learning for students after a cyberattack forced the education trust to shut down all systems to investigate whether the cybercriminals accessed the central network infrastructure.

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Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Play a Role in Endpoint Security

EdTech Magazine

Long before the pandemic, K–12 cyberattacks were a serious concern. The shift to remote learning has only increased the danger.

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Vocabulary Sort with Google Slides

Teacher Tech

Sort vocabulary words in Google Slides with this Free Add-on to take your list from Google Docs to individual text boxes in Google Slides. The post Vocabulary Sort with Google Slides appeared first on Teacher Tech. Ad-Ons Docs Google Slides Add-on google Google Docs Google Slides GoogleEDU slides

I’m Traveling

Ask a Tech Teacher

October 24th – November 7th. My wonderful son is changing his duty station from Okinawa Japan to Fort Dietrich Maryland.

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2021 Trends in Online Student Demographics

BestColleges.com’s second annual report on online student demographics explores the characteristics of today’s online students and their insights on college decision-making and the online learning experience amid the challenges of COVID-19.

Think Digital Native Means Digitally Literate? Think Again.

Edsurge

Aigner Picou, a program director at the Learning Agency Lab, spent a lot of time talking to teachers in 2020. She was part of a team researching how to build a better writing feedback tool. Think of programs that can automatically generate suggestions or scores for students based on their writing.

50 Everyday Formative Assessment Strategies

TeachThought - Learn better.

Formative assessment strategies matter. Like a chef checks a dish for taste, teachers must make frequent, targeted checks for understanding. The post 50 Everyday Formative Assessment Strategies appeared first on TeachThought. Teaching Our Most Popular

3 ways to strengthen your student data privacy compliance strategy

eSchool News

Cyberattacks and data breaches are infiltrating K-12 communities. To proactively thwart these attempts to steal student data, states such as New York are passing legislation that requires school districts to adhere to stipulated student data privacy compliance regulations.

Embedding a Google Form In CANVAS LMS

Teacher Tech

Use the Canvas LMS to embed Google Forms. The post Embedding a Google Form In CANVAS LMS appeared first on Teacher Tech. Canvas Canvas Intermediate Forms

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3 Templates for Uncomplicating Your Product Management Process

In this workbook, you’ll find a comprehensive set of templates product development and cross-functional teams can adopt to better leverage your existing skills and your data.