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5 (free) Posters on College and Career

Ask a Tech Teacher

Every month, we’ll share five themed posters that you can share on your website (with attribution), post on your walls, or simply be inspired. This month: College and Career. –for the entire collection of 65 posters, click here.

How to Understand Generation Alpha

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. There’s a new generation in town. That’s right. Gen Z is now followed by Generation Alpha.

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Outlier Practices Make or Break the Learning Experience

A Principal's Reflections

We learn, and remember for that matter, from experience. Thus, it is critical that the culture in your classroom and school positively impacts learners while adequately preparing them for their future, not our past.

3 Benefits to Earning a Product Certification

Digital Promise

For educators, finding high-quality products in an enormous edtech market is challenging. Educators’ plates are already full, which can make the time-consuming task of vetting edtech tools feel overwhelming.

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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.

5 E-learning trends for 2021 and beyond

Neo LMS

A version of this post was originally published in Education Technology , on April 14, 2021. Covid-19 has given a boost to edtech and digital learning, and I believe this will last well beyond the pandemic.

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Most Common Tech Problems You-all Face

Ask a Tech Teacher

In the grad school classes I teach and my coaching sessions, the biggest problem facing teachers is not the 3R’s or equity or differentiation. It’s technology. In an education environment that is taught remotely as much as in person, this has become a big deal.

Where Change Begins

Education Elements

I was recently struck by a piece by Elena Aguilar , the “coach’s coach,” about acting in one’s sphere of influence to create change. She writes that when looking at making change in the world, the best place to start is within one’s sphere of influence.

Niles Elementary School Students Win Grand Prize and $5,000 Grant in National Book Challenge

CUE

Local educator and longtime CUE member, Ms. Sissie Lola-Woodward, and her first grade class at Niles Elementary School have been announced as the grand prize winners in the 2020-2021 National Book Challenge hosted by Studentreasures Publishing.

Schools bar Native students from wearing traditional regalia at graduation

The Hechinger Report

Eighteen-year-old Nyché Andrew stepped on stage to take the podium in front of her classmates and their families on an overcast afternoon last month. “We

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.

Continuing blended learning in the fall? Keep these 9 steps in mind for success.

The Christensen Institute

Blended learning—the integration of online learning into brick-and-mortar school settings—has gained traction, if also notoriety, during the pandemic. Traction because the hybrid arrangements that many schools turned to this year largely rely on blended learning.

Tech Tip #24: Open a New Word Doc without the Program

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.

Adobe Spark: Using Posts, Video, and Websites for Summertime Activities!

TeacherCast

Adobe Spark is a free application that allows teachers and students to create graphics, videos, websites, and so much more. In this episode of Tech Coach Weekly, we take a look at 4 things that you can do with your students using Adobe Spark. ?. About Tech Coach Weekly.

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5 Tips For Writing An Effective MBA Personal Statement

EdNews Daily

Let’s say you earned your Bachelor’s Degree ten years ago and have been working ever since graduation. While you like your job, you want to move up the ladder and earn a bigger salary. To do this, you determined your best course of action is to go back to school and earn your MBA.

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The SaaS Guide to Conversion Rate Optimization

Every SaaS business has a strategic responsibility to improve Conversion Rate Optimization across their product or site. Learn 7 detailed steps to infuse data into your process, surface customer drop-off points, and generate ideas to drive conversion.

New K–12 Technology Leaders Rise Up from the Educator and Administrator Ranks

EdTech Magazine

Oscar Rico describes his first days as technology director at Canutillo Independent School District in El Paso, Texas, as an effort to “swim an ocean” of information. It was spring 2020, in the early days of the pandemic.

What is Storybird for Education? Best Tips and Tricks

techlearning

Storybird lets students create their own stories with images, making it ideal for school and home learning

7 Coding Words You Need To Know 

Ask a Tech Teacher

Ask a Tech Teacher contributor, Jeremy Keeshin, is the CEO and co-founder of CodeHS , a leading coding education platform for schools, used by millions of students.

Part Two… Transforming STEM Education from Noun to Verb… 15 Steps

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Read about my 15 ways you can turn STEM from a noun to a verb! Welcome to the second of two articles as I relate the importance of making sure STEM is considered a verb. The first post involved the “why”, and this second post provides 15 ideas for the “how”.

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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.

Making Lemonade in a Pandemic

EdNews Daily

By Kandace Bethea The pandemic has certainly presented us with many nearly insurmountable challenges, but challenges also bring change and opportunities for improvement.

Best Practices for Stopping Ransomware Attacks

EdTech Magazine

The annual back-to-school superintendent conference day on Sept. 3, 2019, at New York’s Monroe-Woodbury Central School District should have been one of excitement and reconnection for staff and administrators.

4 things we need to realize about digital equity

eSchool News

As COVID made quite painfully clear, student access to reliable high-speed internet and engaging digital tools is essential.

Last Chance for this College-credit Tech-for-writing Class

Ask a Tech Teacher

MTI 558: Teach Writing With Tech. Starts Monday, June 21, 2021! This is the last chance to sign up. Click this link to sign up.

The Ultimate Guide to Conversion Rate Optimization

Every business has a strategic responsibility to improve Conversion Rate Optimization across their product or site. Learn 7 detailed steps to infuse data into your process, surface customer drop-off points, and generate ideas to drive conversion.

COLUMN: The high school-college hybrid that jumpstarts careers

The Hechinger Report

NEWBURGH, N.Y. — By his own account, Oscar Tendilla was a horrible middle school student, unmotivated and indifferent. Last month he became his family’s first college graduate. He now has plenty of career options, no debt and a diploma from Cornell University.

Hybrid Logistics Part Two: Letting Humans Be Human

EdNews Daily

By LeiLani Cauthen Editor’s note: This is part two of a two-part series. Part one can be found here. The crux of the issue is that teaching is defined by nearly all traditional public schools as a one-to-many construct. And a stage.

4 Tips for Protecting Take-Home Devices

EdTech Magazine

After more than 12 years working with one-to-one device programs, I’ve heard some pretty interesting tales when it comes to device care. One very 21st century take on “the dog ate my homework” came after a tablet was returned with some serious teeth marks!

Understanding and Unleashing Student Creativity (Part 2)

EdTechTeacher

This is the second of a two-part series. In Developing Creativity in the Classroom , the authors point out that there is disagreement among researchers about whether student creativity is best understood as a general aptitude or specific skills in line with an area of study.

Wireless Projecting with Google Meet

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