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23+ Websites on Animals

Ask a Tech Teacher

Here are a few of the popular resources teachers are using to teach about animals (click headings for more resources): Animals. African animals –research site for these animals. Alphabetimals –learn the alphabet with animal sounds. Animals. Audobon Bird Guide: North America (app). BrainPop Jr.

5 Ways to Unleash Your Leadership Potential

A Principal's Reflections

Leading is not easy. I am a believer that leaders are not born but instead develop over time based on both the environment and learned experiences. No matter where you are on your journey, there is the opportunity to grow and evolve. Your potential is not set in stone.

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Practices of Tech-savvy Teachers

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Are you struggling with all the tech required for remote and hybrid teaching? Education Week shares what tech-savvy educators are using to make this work: 5 Practices of Truly Tech-Savvy Teachers.

Three Strategies to Support Our Teacher Workforce in 2022

Education Elements

This past December, I found myself at home watching Dick Clark’s New Years Rockin’ Eve on ABC. Across the variety of hosts, musical performances, and crowd interviews - one theme emerged through the night: everyone is hoping that 2022 will be better than 2021.

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.

Slide – Organize around the opportunity to contribute

Dangerously Irrelevant

“It’s ironic that a shift away from a focus on preparation (take Algebra 1 because you need it for Algebra 2, which you might need to go to college which you might need to get a job) to a focus on difference making is the best possible form of preparation for the innovation economy.

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5 Time-saving strategies for busy teachers

Neo LMS

With each year that passes, I make a promise to myself to be more organized and change my “I don’t have time” mantra. . Do you feel like you’re always chasing time and can never catch up with all the work you have to do? .

Could Elon Musk’s $6 billion help WFP solve world hunger? It depends.

The Christensen Institute

More than half a billion people will be pushed into extreme poverty due to health costs, according to a recent WHO and World Bank report. In addition to coping with financially burdensome illnesses, a majority of these people will also struggle with hunger.

Slide – Control and compliance 01

Dangerously Irrelevant

You can have a school that emphasizes control and compliance. Or you can have a school that emphasizes student voice, agency, and risk-taking. But you can’t have both. . Download this file. See also my other slides. Related Posts. 5 great slides about technology, learning, and change.

Tips for an Abrupt Shift to Remote or Hybrid Learning

A Principal's Reflections

The other day I was with one of my partner districts as part of ongoing longitudinal work that will last at least two years.

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.

Ready To Go Back To School? 7 Fun Lesson Ideas To Start The New Year

Ask a Tech Teacher

Every teacher knows the struggle of getting a class full of children to cooperate the first few weeks back after the long Christmas vacation break.

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Methods and tools to develop future-ready skills

Neo LMS

In preparing students for the essential skills they need for the future, we have different methods and digital tools that we can bring into our classroom space. But what skills do students really need? . A great resource to explore is the skills outlook provided by the World Economic Forum.

What “Jobs” theory reveals about vaccines and the never ending pandemic

The Christensen Institute

“I probably shouldn’t make any predictions because you’re invariably wrong with this virus when you make predictions.

The 4 Phases of a Cybersecurity Strategy That Schools Must Implement

EdTech Magazine

Despite the increased cyber risks K–12 schools face, some still don’t have a formal cybersecurity plan in place.

Why Genentech Is Transforming the Employee Experience for Mental Health Leave

Speaker: Deborah Olson, Lead Strategist, Genentech, a member of the Roche Group & Smita Das, MD, PhD, MPH, Medical Director, Lyra Health

Employees with the greatest mental health needs often find themselves navigating a complex disability system. Streamlining their mental health leave and recovery time leads to an overall more productive workforce. In this Lyra webinar, hear how Genentech is changing the employee experience to provide fast access to care for members who are suffering from severe mental health needs.

Creative Strategies to Help Districts Pay for Ed-Tech Projects

Ed Tech from the Ground Up

Organizations focused on corporate social responsibility can provide a source of funding for districts that would not otherwise be able to pay for digital purchases, writes CEO Nikki Navta in an opinion essay.

Tech Tip #72: Alt+??? Brings up which Command?

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.

11 Tips and Book Recommendations for Encouraging Reluctant Readers

Waterford

Sometimes it can feel like pulling teeth trying to teach reluctant readers to develop their literacy skills. The key to teaching these children is, as with many academic subjects, to inspire a love of learning and get their families involved in their literacy development.

How will 2022 reshape K–12 education?

The Christensen Institute

It’s common at this time of year to read predictions about what lies ahead in the year to come. I’ll admit that in the past, I haven’t been too keen on making these kinds of predictions because the future often looked like it wouldn’t be much different from the past.

2021 Trends in Online Student Demographics

BestColleges.com’s second annual report on online student demographics explores the characteristics of today’s online students and their insights on college decision-making and the online learning experience amid the challenges of COVID-19.

3 big questions to ask after a visit from an outside helper

Dangerously Irrelevant

I’ve been blogging about bringing in outside helpers… Some good questions to ask before hiring an outside helper. Put your outside helpers to work. Here are three big questions to ask AFTER a visit from an outside helper: Are we tangibly better as a result of their visit? [or

Teaching Must Get More Flexible Before It Falls Apart

Edsurge

The Great Renegotiation is coming for schools. According to national data, schools are not facing greater teacher vacancies this year than in years past. But if you’re reading this article—if you’re engaged enough in education to be reading EdSurge—you probably don’t believe that data.

4 (free) Posters About Reading

Ask a Tech Teacher

Every month, we’ll share themed posters that you can share on your website (with attribution), post on your walls, or simply be inspired. This month: Reading. –for the entire collection of 65 posters, click here. Jacqui Murray has been teaching K-18 technology for 30 years.

Zoom/Video Conferencing Best Practices Revealed in New Research

techlearning

Researchers at Stanford University and the University of Gothenburg find those who look at the camera are viewed more favorably by other Zoom/video conference participants

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.

Can we build relationships 15 minutes at a time?

The Christensen Institute

Trust is a foundational building block for relationships. It also takes time to build. Given these two inputs, our health care industry’s norm around 15-minute primary care appointments does not lead to trusting relationships or better health.

Four Free Mini Courses — Supercharge Your Teaching with @Wacom + @PearDeck, @Flipgrid, @KamiApp, & @Canva #edtech

techieMusings

Back in November, I shared that I had launched three free mini courses to spread ideas and tips for making the most of Pear Deck, Flipgrid, and Kami when paired with a Wacom tablet. I now have a 4th FREE mini-course to add to the mix, focused on Canva for Education!

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Q&A: Chesterfield County Schools CTO says Technology Plays Central Role in Education

EdTech Magazine

Textbooks are out, and experience is in. But achieving a 21st century pedagogy requires technology that’s ready to take center stage.

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PBL and Content … 15 Ideas To Make Sure Project Based Learning Supports The Curricular Standards

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Welcome to 2022 and the start of some Project Based Learning posts I wish to bring your way. I believe that as we work on helping students understand the content standards, PBL provides teachers with the how. I do hope you enjoy this content driven article.

6 Strategies for Using Actionable Data to Impact Student Success

Educators need effective tools to drive student success. The trend to use actionable, comprehensive data—like attendance, assessments, grades, and more—is an effective way to give teachers the visibility they need to make a difference. Videri gives teachers and administrators access to comprehensive, integrated data so they can easily filter, drill down, and analyze data—to get the information that they really need, when they need it, and improve student outcomes. Download the eBook today!