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Tips for incentivizing your teachers team while working remotely

Ask a Tech Teacher

This is a how-to article from an Ask a Tech Teacher contributor describing clever ways to make remote teaching work. A recommended read if your remote program isn’t working as you’d hoped: Tips for incentivizing your teachers team while working remotely.

Will Existing Mental Models Threaten Post-pandemic Progress in Education?

Catlin Tucker

Over the last 14 months, people have asked me, “What do you hope the silver lining of this tough year will be?” ” I hope educators and educational institutions use this year and the lessons learned to reimagine “school” and how we design and facilitate learning.

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Navigating a Year of Distance Learning as an Instructional Coach

Digital Promise

After a year of 100 percent remote learning, an affirmation I practice with my teachers is: “We are still here in this work for our students and community.” Some days it feels like we’re trudging through, but we take time to celebrate the bright spots and hold space for each other.

10 ways to improve students’ long-term learning

Ditch That Textbook

Research has a lot to say about improving students' long-term memory. Here are 10 ideas you can use in class. Long-term memory and recall are important throughout the school year. But at state testing time, they get a LOT of attention. How can students remember some things for the rest of their lives. but other […]. The post 10 ways to improve students’ long-term learning appeared first on Ditch That Textbook.

SplashLearn Makes Learning Fun and Creates Fearless Learners

Loved by more than 30 million kids, SplashLearn is a game-based learning program that creates engaging learning experiences to nurture a generation of fearless learners. SplashLearn is the fastest growing elementary school math program in the US, used by more than 440,000 teachers in about 77,000 schools across the United States.

Podcast pedagogy: Leveraging audio programs for learning

Neo LMS

It was probably over ten years ago when our after-school multi-media club began creating podcasts for our school using GarageBand on our MacBook Pro.

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Organize, Streamline, and Empower Learning with Hāpara

A Principal's Reflections

The world has radically changed in unprecedented ways. Educators navigate uncharted waters that continually fluctuate as a result of COVID-19 and the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

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RISE UP Coalition to Address the Compound Inequity Facing Black and Brown Students

Digital Promise

The ripple effects of historically inequitable institutions—from education to healthcare to housing and beyond—are resulting in severe and long-lasting impacts on our students and families of color.

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The newest threat to health equity: digital access

The Christensen Institute

Over the last several months, we’ve explored the importance of addressing the social determinants of health in order to advance health equity.

Building a culture of academic integrity in a remote learning environment

Neo LMS

If you’re worried about academic integrity while teaching remotely, you’re not alone. A recent survey indicates that 93% of teachers believe students are more likely to cheat if attending school online.

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5 Costly Inventory Management Mistakes Schools Should Avoid

If your school is like most, inventory and/or asset management plays a critical role in daily operations.

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Education Research Is Still Too Dense. We Need More Teacher-Researcher Partnerships.

Edsurge

In April of 2021, a simple Google search for “Online Teaching Tips” yields more than half a billion results. Half a billion resources offering tips, tricks, guidance and expertise to educators who are eager to meet their students’ needs amidst very demanding circumstances.

5 Strategies For Creating A Genius Mindset In Students

TeachThought - Learn better.

How Can We Help Every Student Tap Their Inner Genius? contributed by Zacc Dukowitz. When we hear the word genius, certain people come immediately to mind—Albert Einstein in mathematics, or Warren Buffett in investing—but what exactly sets these people apart?

Want to remake assessment? Think disruptively.

The Christensen Institute

The K–12 world is in the midst of another heated debate over testing. Last spring, states were given a reprieve from implementing federally-mandated standardized tests due to COVID.

Wireless Projecting with Google Meet

Wireless projecting using Google Meet to replace the Google Cast for Education extension!

The coming coding revolution

eSchool News

In the 1400s, sons of good families were sent to be taught Latin by the Church. The monks who taught them weren’t trained as educators, and they made heavy use of corporal punishment. So it wasn’t much fun to learn to read back then.

When typical middle school antics mean suspensions, handcuffs or jail

The Hechinger Report

Pep rallies are supposed to be joyful, loud and unabashed. Having just turned 12 in the fall of 2017, Alan bubbled over with excitement ahead of his first rally at Deming Intermediate School in Deming, New Mexico, a small city near the Mexican border. This story also appeared in USA Today.

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Hybrid Teaching Begins for Many After Spring Break

CUE

Many teachers return from Spring Break this week and will begin a new chapter in teaching as they return to in-person learning for the first time in over a year. One learning model that is being embraced by many districts in California is the hybrid learning model.

Modern Learning Strategies: 6 Channels Of 21st Century Learning

TeachThought - Learn better.

Modern Learning Strategies: 6 Channels Of 21st Century Learning. by Terry Heick. This post has been updated and republished from a 2013 post by Terry Heick. Teachers often wrestle with two big questions: How do people learn, and how can they do it better in a constantly evolving context?

Develop A Feature-Rich App for Any Virtual Classroom

Building an e-learning platform? Download the solution brief to learn how you can create a customized, feature-rich, interactive classroom for an enhanced learning experience.

Networks versus net worth: Expanding possibilities for alumni engagement

The Christensen Institute

When Colby College’s president David Greene saw the ripple effects of the pandemic rapidly shrinking the class of 2020’s job prospects, he made a dramatic move: publicly calling on the college’s 30,000 alumni and their families to open their doors and networks for Colby graduates in search of work.

5 tools to amplify student voice

eSchool News

As we prepare students for college, career, and life, it’s vital that we foster skills that will ensure students are successful. As educators, we’ve heard about the importance of the “21st century 4 C’s” to our students’ future success.

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Q&A: Felisa Ford on ‘Good Trouble: Lessons in Social Justice’ for Minecraft Education

EdTech Magazine

Minecraft: Education Edition’s “Good Trouble: Lessons in Social Justice” brings the discussion of equality to students by introducing them to the late U.S. Congressman John Lewis.

5 Essential Screen Sharing Tips for Teachers

EdNews Daily

By James Sanders It’s easy to forget that when you’re sharing your screen with your online class, your students will see EVERYTHING that you’re sharing. And we mean everything.

6 eLearning Trends in Custom eLearning Solutions

Most digital learning trends focus too much on the "digital" and not enough on the "learning". It is not enough that content builders master available tools. We need a return to core learning fundamentals. Get Inno-Versity's eBook for 6 of the most important trends coming to digital learning.

What Is 3 Before Me? A Teaching Strategy To Build Capacity In Students

TeachThought - Learn better.

What Is 3 Before Me? A Teaching Strategy To Build Capacity In Students. by TeachThought Staff. What is ‘3 Before Me’?

When creating a new market, simply doing what you’re good at is rarely enough

The Christensen Institute

For decades, the concept of core competencies has been a dominant idea in business, helping organizations determine where to direct their time and effort.

How AI is revolutionizing education

eSchool News

Artificial intelligence will accelerate the evolution of teaching and learning. Overall, AI should allow students to get personalized instruction and teachers to have more free time to prepare classes and update their information.

K–12 Leaders Can Work with Local Governments to Address the Digital Divide

EdTech Magazine

The digital divide is an unrelenting problem in K–12 districts across the country. Students lack the connectivity and devices they need to succeed, and educators are struggling to provide meaningful learning environments without these tools.

8 Reasons to Invest in a New Student Information System

If your school’s SIS has limited functions, only works on campus or breaks down more than you would like, it might time to invest in a new one.