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A Teacher’s Best Evaluator

Ask a Tech Teacher

It’s always a challenge to evaluate teachers. I’ve been through many systems, often different each year, and honestly, none seems better than the other. But Christian Miraglia, Education Consultant and part of the Ask a Tech Teacher crew, suggests asking students to evaluate the teacher.

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Teachers Partnering with Artificial Intelligence: Augmentation and Automation

Digital Promise

The post Teachers Partnering with Artificial Intelligence: Augmentation and Automation appeared first on Digital Promise

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Tech Ed Resources for your Class–K-12 Tech Curriculum

Ask a Tech Teacher

I get a lot of questions from readers about what tech ed resources I use in my classroom so I’m going to take time this summer to review them with you. Some are edited and/or written by members of the Ask a Tech Teacher crew. Others, by tech teachers who work with the same publisher I do.

3 Strategies for Impactful Communication

A Principal's Reflections

“T he single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.” - George Bernard Shaw It is hard to deny how important communication is for any leader, no matter their profession. In many cases, it will make or break their success.

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!

What is an IPS Monitor? Monitor Panel Types Explained

ViewSonic Education

Advantages of IPS display panels: Faster response times. Wider viewing angles. Better color/contrast than many VA and TN panels. Outstanding color accuracy and screen consistency . If you’ve ever begun searching for a new computer screen, chances are you’ve probably come across the term IPS.

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July 4th Celebrations and Activities

Ask a Tech Teacher

It’s America’s birthday and I’m celebrating. My Army Sergeant son is in Japan–Okinawa. My Navy LT CDR daughter’s in the DC area. I thank both of them and all those soldiers who fought for America’s uncertain future so long ago. God be with all of us.

Methods and tools to strengthen teacher collaboration and raise student achievement

Neo LMS

Teacher collaboration has always been essential, but even more so during the past two school years as we faced new challenges in our practice. With all of us experiencing transitioning learning environments, we had to be flexible in our practice and open to new possibilities.

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Curved vs. Flat Monitors: What Are the Benefits of Curved Monitors?

ViewSonic Education

Curved monitors are relatively new technology, but they are quickly overtaking flat monitors among discerning users. Why make the upgrade? There are a number of benefits to curved monitors unique to their design, including reduced eye strain and better field of view.

6 Strategies to Create a Staff Culture of Listening - Starting with Surveys

Education Elements

Addressing the staffing shortage in public schools may seem like running a marathon barefoot, uphill, and in the sweltering sun. When faced with an ever-expanding school and district improvement checklist, it’s human nature to pick the seemingly more manageable task first.

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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.

Top 5 Things Teachers are doing RIGHT NOW … While on Covid Quarantine

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].

Flipped Classroom Mini-course Now Available!

Catlin Tucker

Shift the Transfer of Information Online with Video. In my post titled, “ Could Doing Less in Education Give Everyone More? ” I said teacher talk is the biggest barrier to human connection in the classroom.

Teaching Financial Literacy

techlearning

More states are adopting financial literacy requirements for students. Here are tips for teaching the topic

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How We Grow When Times Are Challenging

Education Elements

To meet the needs of an ever-changing tomorrow , school districts must continue to grow and evolve. At its most desired state, a classroom is a laboratory of innovation and its teacher, a "mad" scientist - working everyday to make connections between students and the content.

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.

OPINION: Students are coming to college less prepared during the pandemic. They need our help

The Hechinger Report

By June, many U.S. colleges and universities have traditionally stopped accepting applications for admission and have a good sense of who will be in their incoming classes in the fall. Not this year.

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What You Might Have Missed in June–What’s up in July

Ask a Tech Teacher

Here are the most-read posts for the month of June. June is Internet Safety Month. World Environment Day: Living Responsibly with Nature. Tech Tip #91: Rollback Windows Updates. What you Need to Know about Evaluating Apps. 6 Tech Activities for Your Summer School Program.

5 Features of Google Keep You Are Not Using

Teacher Tech

Google Keep is a tool I use daily, can not live without it. Here are 5 Features of Google Keep You Are Not Using. The post 5 Features of Google Keep You Are Not Using appeared first on Teacher Tech. Google Keep google google keep GoogleEDU

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Another reason to end the SAT: Future Entrepreneurs

EdNews Daily

By Margot Machol Bisnow Among the many arguments out there about why it’s time for the SAT, ACT, and any other college admissions tests to go, there’s one that barely gets any airtime: These tests do nothing to help select the future trailblazers who will think outside the box, create disruptive companies and nonprofits, and shake up the world.

The Best Ways to Use Managed Apple IDs at Your School

Speaker: Aaron Webb, Jamf

In our webinar, How to Best Use Managed Apple IDs at Your School, hear the real-world experience of Steven Palomo, IT Director at Beverly Public Schools, regarding how he successfully managed his entire tech stack.

6 tips to begin an elementary esports program in your school

eSchool News

The benefits of esports are well documented. A significant body of research has found that students who participate in scholastic esports programs benefit from increased emotional regulation, academic achievement, and graduation rates.

ISTELive 2022: How Emerging Technology Can Supercharge K–12 Learning

EdTech Magazine

Jaymian Campbell-Milner, who teaches at Kings Valley Academy II in Hanford, Calif., doesn’t want his students to get left behind. For the innovative educator, connecting emerging technology with curriculum is not optional — it's a hallmark of an effective 21st-century education.

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Subscriber Special: 50% Sidebar Sponsors

Ask a Tech Teacher

Every month, subscribers to our newsletter get a free/discounted resource to help their tech teaching. Here’s July’s: July 2-9th. 50% discount on sidebar sponsors (instead of $100 per month, you get the same program for $50 a month). Required: Minimum of 4 months paid in advance.

Books I read in June 2022

Dangerously Irrelevant

Books I finished reading (or rereading) in June 2022… The Shame of the Nation , Jonathan Kozol (education). The Mammoth Book of Time Travel SF , Mike Ashley (sci fi). Sword Stone Table , Swapna Krishna & Jenn Northington (Eds.)(fantasy). fantasy).

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.

The Mindsets of Hope and Optimism in the Aftermath of the Pandemic

EdNews Daily

By Jeff Waller In times of great uncertainty, unrest, and even fear, much can be learned from our history. Great men and women have given us a model for how to not only survive but use adversity as a catalyst for personal and collective growth.

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46 edtech innovations at ISTELive 22

eSchool News

It was fantastic to gather in person at ISTELive 22 in New Orleans. Here’s a sample of the newest edtech innovations, products, and solutions eSchool News learned about during the show. 3M and Discovery Education announced 31 State Merit Winners in the 2022 3M Young Scientist Challenge.

Where Contrition and Closure Go Hand-In-Hand

The Jose Vilson

“Vilson, you should read the names of the graduates. You know them anyways.” ” We’re at a retirement party that my wife and I organized for Ms.

ISTELive 2022: 3 Superintendents Discuss How Technology Drives Future-Ready Learning

EdTech Magazine

If you ask Alena Zachery-Ross, superintendent of Ypsilanti (Mich.) Community Schools, to share one of the most positive ways that the pandemic impacted education, she will talk about technology.

Technology to Support and Empower Users With Disabilities

There is an increasing global focus on accessibility for students in school. When combined with a device management system such as Jamf Pro or Jamf School, the sky’s the limit. Learn how Apple and Jamf can support disabled users in your school.

PROOF POINTS: Computer scientists create tool that can desegregate schools – and shorten bus routes

The Hechinger Report

One out of every six white school children in the United States – nearly four million white students – attend schools that are 90 percent or more white , according to the most recent federal data from 2019.

Our Sweet, Sweet Land of Liberty!

EdNews Daily

By Charles Sosnik My country, ’tis of thee, Sweet land of liberty, Of thee I sing; Land where my fathers died, Land of the pilgrims’ pride, From ev’ry mountainside Let freedom ring! If you grew up in the United States, chances are you used to sing this song, “America,” regularly.

How this teacher uses story coding to spark creativity and collaboration

eSchool News

When coding merges with storytelling, you have story coding, in which students use computational skills and design thinking as they demonstrate creativity across core curricular areas.