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What You Might Have Missed in September

Ask a Tech Teacher

Here are the most-read posts for the month of September: 19 Websites and 5 Posters to Teach Mouse Skills. Teacher-Authors–Writing and Labor Day Go Well Together. 5 reasons why outdoor learning is vital for young children. Favorite Shortkeys for Special Needs.

Creating Your Own Tutoring and Teaching Company with Megan Padden-Shin

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Creating Your Own Tutoring and Teaching Company with Megan Padden-Shin Megan Padden-Shin has successfully built a tutoring and teaching company during the past two years.

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Research Based Strategies for Distance Learning with Dr. Matthew Rhoads

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Research-Based Strategies for Distance Learning with Dr. Matthew Rhoads Dr. Matthew Rhoads is teaching at a distance and coaching other teachers to improve their teaching as well.

Support Online Learning with Powerful Thinking Routines

Catlin Tucker

Project Zero at Harvard’s Graduate School of Education has created a collection of Core Thinking Routines as part of their Visible Thinking Project. Teachers can view the entire collection on the Project Zero website , where each routine is described in detail (e.g.,

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.

High-Agency in the Remote and Hybrid Classroom

A Principal's Reflections

Educators desperately want and need support. They need practical strategies that are not just effective but also can be developed in a reasonable amount of time.

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Three Retrospectives We Love for Reflecting on Return Planning

Education Elements

Across the country, students have returned to school, whether it’s in-person, virtually, or in a hybrid model.

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Tech Tip #9–Quickly Hide Your Screen

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 Educators Need to know about Social Media, Online Bullying, and Hate Speech in Schools

Waterford

The Internet has revolutionized much of modern life, especially when it comes to education. There are benefits when students can learn and socialize in online spaces, but it comes with a dark side. Nearly three out of five U.S. teens say they have been harassed or bullied online.

6 ideas for infusing choice into the math classroom

Ditch That Textbook

This post is written by Mandi Tolen a math teacher from Missouri. You can connect with her on Twitter @MandiTolenEDU and check out her blog infinitelyteaching.com. I love the idea of giving students choices in the classroom.

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.

Taking students seriously disrupts our comfort and threatens our sense of authority

Dangerously Irrelevant

Nicole Williams Beechum said : We know from research that students can have more robust learning experiences when what happens in school is relevant to their lives, helps them connect to a larger purpose, and is grounded in a sense of belonging.

Professional Development for Parents and Other Caregivers During COVID-19

Ed Tech from the Ground Up

Education companies now need to include caregivers in their technical support, professional development, and implementation processes. The post Professional Development for Parents and Other Caregivers During COVID-19 appeared first on Market Brief. Marketplace K-12 The Startup Blog Parent Engagement social-emotional learning Startups

Tech Ed Resources for your Class–Digital Citizenship

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 a few days 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.

5 insights from our research on innovation during a pandemic

The Christensen Institute

As researchers at a think tank, we concern ourselves with questions of causality: What causes prosperity to take root, and how can it be engendered in impoverished communities? These are the guiding questions that have driven our Global Prosperity research since launching the team in 2016.

7 Benefits of Lesson Plans in the Cloud

What if teachers didn’t have to lug tons of paperwork with them to and from work? Having lesson plans available anywhere is just one of the advantages.

How to make a Top 10 video on Flipgrid

Ditch That Textbook

A Top 10 video is a fun way for students to show what they know in a way that's fun to watch! Here are step-by-step instructions with tips and tricks. David Letterman was the one who put the Top 10 list on my radar. During his show, "Late Night with David Letterman," he would share […]. The post How to make a Top 10 video on Flipgrid appeared first on Ditch That Textbook. Ed Tech Tech Like A Pirate Video in the classroom top 10 video

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Reliable Learning Models for Hectic Times in Schools

Education Elements

School boards across the country are experiencing marathon meetings as they listen to hours and hours of public comment, review guidance from local health officials, and review plans for what it will look like to bring students back to buildings and on what timeline.

Blended Teaching: How Plagiarism Detection Software can Help Educators

Educational Technology Guy

Blended Teaching: How Plagiarism Detection Software Can Help Educators Gain Confidence Discover the benefits of using plagiarism detection software in times of blended teaching Today, EdTech has become more popular than ever before.

Here’s a Preview of October

Ask a Tech Teacher

Here’s a preview of what’s coming up on Ask a Tech Teacher in October: National Bullying Prevention Month resources. NaNoWriMo and Young Writers. Election resources. Dyslexia Awareness Month resources. Digital Citizenship Week resources. Long List of Shortkeys . Shortkey Posters. Great Websites for Special Needs. Apps that Inspire Students. Tech Tips. A Geek is asked, “Who are you?” ” Halloween Projects, Websites, Apps, Books, and a Costume.

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.

Google Classroom Popsicle Sticks – Call on Students

Teacher Tech

If you use Google Classroom you can call on students randomly from within the Google Classroom App. Mobile App This works only on your phone or iPad (or using the Google Classroom android app on a Chromebook.) This currently does NOT work on the web version of Google Classroom.

During commotion, finding a way forward with teacher PD

The Christensen Institute

Essayist Jessie Glenn recently wrote the early-reader book What’s all the commotion? to help her twin five-year-olds understand social distancing. The word “commotion” in the title is well-chosen. Commotion is defined as a state of noisy confusion, social upheaval, or tumultuous agitation.

Making Your Next Pivot? Decide Deliberately and Communicate Effectively

Education Elements

Typically in times of uncertainty, organizations tend to shift their focus to getting results fast, maintaining order, and ensuring safety.

A parent-led effort to close the digital divide

The Hechinger Report

Two students who received laptops because of a parent-led effort to close the digital divide for Spanish-speaking families in Clark County, Nevada. Credit: Courtesy of Valeria Gurr.

Why Families Leave Schools

Do you know three of the biggest reasons families leave schools? Here they are – and what you can do about it.

Can Streaming Video Be The Superhero Of The 2020-21 School Year?

TeacherCast

This year, teachers and students across the country are faced with new challenges both in and out of the classroom. School safety aside, the biggest obstacle for teachers is creating a positive learning environment that is engaging to students no matter their classroom. .

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Covid Diary: Morris School District

techlearning

The Tech & Learning COVID Diary series follows educators and administrators throughout the year as they share stories about how their districts are handling teaching and learning during the pandemic

8 Home Learning Tips: How Teachers Can Help Parents Adjust to Remote or Hybrid Learning

Waterford

As remote or hybrid learning continues across the country, establishing home learning routines is more crucial than ever. Educators understandably continue to worry about learning gaps caused by COVID-19, but bringing parents into the conversation can be an excellent way to improve outcomes for students who are learning at home. When families learn how to support their children from home—especially during the early learning years—students can develop stronger reading and vocabulary skills.[1]

3 steps to help students’ learning after the pandemic

eSchool News

We were all immersed in the moment, navigating our way through a once-in-a-lifetime pandemic. Now we must turn our attention to how we return children to school and how we focus on students’ learning. Here’s how: 1. Start with fun : Build relationships early and often.

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How Online Admissions Affect Enrollment Rates

Discover the top five reasons your school’s admissions should be online.