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13 Websites That Provide Lots of Digital Books for Summer Reading

Ask a Tech Teacher

At the beginning of the 21st century, the definition of digital equity revolved around the provision of a digital device to every student. Usually, that meant desktop computers, iPads, and laptops, either in small groups or 1:1.

Stop Motion Animations: A Fun and Engaging Language Arts-Educational Technology Integration

User Generated Education

One of my favorite things to do as an educator is to create lessons plans that help students address content standards through authentic learning activities and develop transferrable skills. For the stop motion animations, both English Language Arts Common Core and ISTE Standards were addressed.

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Students are the Heart of Education: How are They Guiding Innovative Solutions?

Digital Promise

The post Students are the Heart of Education: How are They Guiding Innovative Solutions? appeared first on Digital Promise

Improvement is Always Possible

A Principal's Reflections

We have been made to think certain things are absolute truths for most of our lives. Take, for example, the saying that practice makes perfect. While this sounds great in theory and can be a great motivation to pursue growth opportunities, an underlying fallacy is embedded in this message.

Transform Your Classroom with Apple

Speaker: Aaron Webb, Jamf

Apple empowers educators and students by design. In our webinar, we’ll explain how to make the best use of Apple devices in your classroom, and the tools and resources you need for success.

10 Tips for Managing Hybrid Teams

ViewSonic Education

Hybrid teams, comprised of both remote workers and those physically present in the workplace, can help businesses lower costs, increase productivity, and become more agile during times of adversity.

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Toy Take Apart and Repurposing: A Creative Problem-Solving Lesson

User Generated Education

Toy Take Apart and Repurposing is always a great favorite both with my gifted students and with my campers during my summer Toy Hacking and Making camp. I purchase battery-operated toys from ebay and thrift stores.

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Digital Promise Launches New Learning Community of End Users of Learning and Employment Records

Digital Promise

Learning and Employment Records (LERs)—also referred to as digital wallets or verifiable credentials wallets—offer learners and workers the tools to communicate the totality of their skills and abilities to employers.

Conducting a Retrospective of the Year

Catlin Tucker

A retrospective, or “look back,” is a strategy that can be used by school leaders, professional learning communities (PLCs), and teachers to engage a group in a structured reflection and brainstorming session. A retrospective can happen any time during the school year (e.g.,

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How LMS groups enable student collaboration for better learning outcomes

Neo LMS

Student collaboration has become increasingly important over the past years. Teachers are encouraged to promote collaboration in the classroom to achieve better learning outcomes.

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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.

Tech Tip #27: Does MS Word Have ‘Research’?

Ask a Tech Teacher

In these 169 tech-centric situations, you get an overview of pedagogy—the tech topics most important to your teaching—as well as practical strategies to address most classroom tech situations, how to scaffold these to learning, and where they provide the subtext to daily tech-infused education.

What is Digital Accessibility? (And Why It’s Crucial at Schools)

ViewSonic Education

What is digital accessibility – this simple question is, actually, fundamental in the technologically advanced era we’re in. This matter is important in all aspects of life and it’s especially valid in education. Schools shape how we see the world and pave the way for growth.

Lessons from Sesame Workshop: Leveraging Research and Learner Testing for Powerful Edtech

Digital Promise

The post Lessons from Sesame Workshop: Leveraging Research and Learner Testing for Powerful Edtech appeared first on Digital Promise. Blog Developers Entrepreneurs Marketplace Case Studies Deeper Learning

Best Classroom Podcasting Microphones: Summer 2022 Edition

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]. Are you searching for the best equipment for your podcasting studio or classroom audio/video club?

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.

From School Strategic Plan to Action: Reflections from a Superintendent

Education Elements

It's been a year since the school district surrounding Columbus, Indiana started their strategic planning process. The district team partnered with Education Elements, and during a time of increased uncertainty, chose to set a clear direction.

Kiddom’s Newest Feature–Lesson Launch

Ask a Tech Teacher

If you’re not familiar with Kiddom , you should be, especially in the changing environment of today’s classroom.

How students can safely search the internet

Hapara

Many of us remember heading to the library to gather books and printed articles for our school projects. Libraries, of course, still hold a wealth of information, but now learners can go beyond the library walls.

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Can Administrators Ensure the Ethical Use of AI in K–12 Education?

EdTech Magazine

As with many technologies used in K–12 learning environments, school leaders must guarantee that artificial intelligence is safe.

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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.

7 facts about the state of edtech in schools

eSchool News

School networks are getting faster and more modern, but school IT leaders and IT departments struggle to keep up with the demand for remote access and support, according to an annual CoSN survey.

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So you want to create an online class independent of a school

Bryan Alexander

What’s the best service or tool for creating and hosting an online class by oneself? A client asked me this question last week, and I really didn’t have a solid answer ready to hand, since most of my work to date has involved institutions.

PROOF POINTS: Lessons from college dropouts who came back

The Hechinger Report

In 2020, there were 39 million or one out of every five American adults under 65 who had dropped out of college and never finished their degrees, according to the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center. Credit: NICOLAS TUCAT/AFP via Getty Images.

10 ways to foster deeper learning in the classroom with technology

Hapara

In order to prepare students to become successful future global citizens, they need to engage in deeper learning. This form of education helps teach students the critical collaboration and analytical skills they will need to succeed in the future workplace and society.

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Maximize the Power of Multiple Technology Ecosystems

Schools invested in Google education tools or considering these services can achieve strong benefits by blending the best of Google services on Apple hardware, opening the door to a wealth of educational possibilities for students, teachers, and parents.

Assets That Can Make or Break the Case for Esports in K–12 Schools

EdTech Magazine

To justify an investment in esports, the school board and other high-level administrators will need to approve the formation of a K–12 team. Despite the growth of esports at the K–12 level, when it comes to starting a team, some stakeholders are harder to convince.

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How to Update Student Spreadsheets

Teacher Tech

You make a copy of a spreadsheet per student, but what if you have a typo or want to add to the spreadsheet? sheetPusher by Alice Keeler and Heather Lyon helps you update student spreadsheets. Here is how to update student spreadsheets.

Is Your Mathematics Curriculum Meeting the Needs of ALL Your Students?

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]. Is your school district looking to increase students knowledge of core mathematics concepts?

How to build relationships with instructional coaches

eSchool News

Teaching at any level can often be a solitary occupation. Even with a classroom full of students, teachers often work in isolation from peers. Teachers rarely receive instruction on how to work with co-teachers or teacher assistants in their pre-service teacher education programs.

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.

Three simple steps for creating lesson plans

Hapara

Creating effective lesson plans is the cornerstone of successful teaching and learning.

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Veteran K–12 CTO Shares His Tips for Designing the School Network of Your Dreams

EdTech Magazine

Taking on a K–12 school network transformation can be expensive, complicated, time-consuming and — if you make the wrong move — disappointing to thousands of end users.

Help! I Am Moving Schools. How Do I Move Google Drive Files?

Teacher Tech

How do you copy or move Google Drive files? If you are retiring or moving schools or simply want a backup of your school files here are 5 ways you can move Google Drive files. The post Help! I Am Moving Schools. How Do I Move Google Drive Files? appeared first on Teacher Tech.