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Stem Education in 2020

Ask a Tech Teacher

Ask a Tech Teacher contributor, Brianna, has some general observations about STEM education in 2020: Stem Education in 2020. The essential component in 2020 is a T-part of STEM – Technology. A growing focus of schools is STEM. About two decades ago, the sciences were not so popular among younger generations. People keen on mathematics, physics, or IT were awe-inspiring and seemed to have supernatural abilities.

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4 Emerging Edtech Trends in 2020

The CoolCatTeacher

Listen to Nikolaos Chatzopoulos share 2020 Edtech Trends Listen to the show on iTunes or Stitcher Stream by clicking here. ” The post 4 Emerging Edtech Trends in 2020 appeared first on Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis @coolcatteacher helping educators be excellent every day.

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Books I read in September 2020

Dangerously Irrelevant

Books I finished reading (or rereading) in September 2020… Parable of the Sower , Octavia Butler [sci fi]. Books I read in January 2020. Books I read in February 2020. Books I read in March 2020. Books I read in May 2020. Books I read in July 2020.

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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.

Music for Armed Forces Day 2020

Ask a Tech Teacher

Many Americans celebrate Armed Forces Day annually on the third Saturday of May. It is a day to pay tribute to men and women who serve the United States’ armed forces. Armed Forces Day is also part of Armed Forces Week, which begins on the second Saturday of May. Holidays

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Books I read in August 2020

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Books I finished reading (or rereading) in August 2020… Kiln People , David Brin [sci fi]. Books I read in January 2020. Books I read in February 2020. Books I read in March 2020. Books I read in May 2020. Books I read in July 2020.

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Books I read in July 2020

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Books I finished reading (or rereading) in July 2020… Equity Visits , Rachel Roegman et al. Books I read in February 2020. Books I read in March 2020. Books I read in April 2020. Books I read in May 2020. Books I read in June 2020.

Announcing the 2020 Cohort of HP Teaching Fellows

Digital Promise

We’re excited to announce the 2020 cohort of HP Teaching Fellows! Introducing the 2020 Cohort of HP Teaching Fellows. Here is the full list of the 2020 cohort of the HP Teaching Fellows: Joseph Archer, grades 5-6 teacher at Grand Erie District School Board, Ontario. The post Announcing the 2020 Cohort of HP Teaching Fellows appeared first on Digital Promise.

What kids stand to lose if 2020 steals kindergarten

The Hechinger Report

The post What kids stand to lose if 2020 steals kindergarten appeared first on The Hechinger Report. In Greenbrier County, West Virginia, Jennifer Holley began the year teaching nine 5-year-olds in person and 14 online. Her first online kindergarten class was a bit of a mess, she said.

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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

Does 2020 present a crucible moment for K–12 education? The answer may surprise you.

The Christensen Institute

So far, 2020 has seemed like a cascade of these moments: from school building closures due to COVID-19 in March to public grappling with racism after George Floyd’s death in June, and to the multiplication of remote and hybrid learning models this fall.

Preparing for Fall 2020: Blended and Online Learning

Catlin Tucker

2020-2021 promises to be an unpredictable school year. Most of the teachers I know, including my husband and most of my friends, are not sure whether they will be returning to school on a hybrid schedule or teaching entirely online. That is making it a challenge to prepare for the new school year.

Welcome back for the 2020 school year! [a letter from your local superintendent and school board]

Dangerously Irrelevant

Dear students, educators, and families, Welcome back for the 2020 school year! We are incredibly delighted to have our children and educators back in school again, particularly after such a challenging spring and summer.

8 EdTech Trends to Watch Out for This 2020

Ask a Tech Teacher

Ask a Tech Teacher contributor, Wally Clipper, has a great run-down on 8 trends you’ll want to watch in 2020: 8 EdTech Trends to Watch Out for This 2020. Moreover, research on Business Insider shows that the more skills you have, the more likely you’ll get hired in 2020. As always, education is changing. There are so many new ways to differentiate for varied learners, back-fill for some while enriching others without slowing anyone down.

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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.

2020: A Clear Vision for Our Learners

User Generated Education

How to Have 20/20 Vision in 2020 ). The year 2020 can act as metaphor for us, as educators, to have an overreaching vision for what we do. I really love the idea of approaching 2020 with a clear, well-articulated vision of our learners’ futures. 20/20 vision is a term for visual acuity in which the numerator refers to distance and the denominator refers to size. Visual acuity (VA) commonly refers to the clarity of vision. Vision is all about clarity.

Meet NEO at BETT 2020 in London!

Neo LMS

Going to BETT 2020? Meet NEO at BETT 2020! You will also get a first glimpse at some of the cutting-edge functionalities that our LMS will have in 2020, such as the Personal AI assistant that helps measure current competencies and develop new competencies based on existing skills or skills that need to be developed, and more. We’re really looking forward to meeting you at BETT 2020! The post Meet NEO at BETT 2020 in London!

Books I read in June 2020

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Books I finished reading (or rereading) in June 2020… On Liberty , John Stuart Mill [government]. Books I read in January 2020. Books I read in February 2020. Books I read in March 2020. Books I read in April 2020. Books I read in May 2020. How to Be an Antiracist , Ibram X. Kendi [civil rights]. The Secret Adversary , Agatha Christie [mystery]. Thinblade , David Wells [fantasy]. Sovereign Stone , David Wells [fantasy].

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2020 Vision (revisited)

Dangerously Irrelevant

Since it’s now 2020, I thought it would be fun to revisit Karl Fisch’s video from 2006, titled 2020 Vision. In that video, Karl imagines he is the commencement speaker for the Arapahoe High School (AHS) Class of 2020, reflecting back on the past 13 years of schooling for that cohort.

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.

What e-learning trends will 2020 bring to the table?

eSchool News

Over the past two years, more than 6 million students worldwide have enrolled in online courses, with that number expected to rise in 2020. The internet has radically changed the way people obtain information, and part of this digital revolution is the way we teach and learn.

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Summer 2020

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Best Webcams for Teachers and Students 2020

techlearning

Get the best webcam for use online whether you're a teacher or a student in remote education learning

July 2020 Guide: Esports

eSchool News

We are excited to bring you the very first in a series of eSchool News Guides, which are full of resources, tips, trends, and insight from industry experts on a variety of topics that are essential to the classroom, school, and district. The eSchool News Esports Guide offers expert insight on why esports are quickly becoming part of classroom instruction. Guides classroom district eSchool News instruction news resources school tips trends

How Online Admissions Affect Enrollment Rates

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

Books I read in April 2020

Dangerously Irrelevant

Books I finished reading (or rereading) in April 2020… This is Marketing: You Can’t Be Seen Until You Learn to See , Seth Godin [marketing]. Books I read in January 2020. Books I read in February 2020. Books I read in March 2020. What’s the Matter With Kansas? How Conservatives Won the Heart of America , Thomas Frank [politics]. Masked Prey , John Sandford [thriller]. Crashlander , Larry Niven [sci fi]. Hexed , Kevin Hearne [fantasy].

3 Reflections and Considerations For Teaching and Learning In 2020

The Web20Classroom

In March 2020 nearly the entire world’s education systems were thrown into the unknown when the COVID-19 Global Pandemic shuttered schools and teaching and learning moved to remote means. And there is much to think about going into the Fall 2020. 3 Reflections and Considerations For Teaching and Learning In 2020 Community Reflection: How was my classroom community prepared when the move to remote learning was done?

Books I read in May 2020

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Books I finished reading (or rereading) in May 2020… New York 2140 , Kim Stanley Robinson [sci fi]. Books I read in January 2020. Books I read in February 2020. Books I read in March 2020. Books I read in April 2020. The Mysterious Affair at Styles , Agatha Christie [mystery]. Staked , Kevin Hearne [fantasy]. Oberon’s Meaty Mysteries , Kevin Hearne [fantasy]. Besieged , Kevin Hearne [fantasy]. Scourged , Kevin Hearne [fanntasy].

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Top 7 Education Books for Back-to-School 2020

Where Learning Clicks

The post Top 7 Education Books for Back-to-School 2020 appeared first on Where Learning Clicks. Outside the Classroom back to school Books for Educators education books for back-to-school 2020 Top books on education Top New Books top new books for educators

K-12 Private School Student Information System Buying Guide

Too many private schools are still using clunky, outdated systems, causing unnecessary stress and wasted time. That’s why it’s vital for them to invest in modern products and services purposefully designed for private K-12 education.

Alert: Recoding Google Meet ENDS September 30 2020

Teacher Tech

Free Recoding Google Meet Ends September 30, 2020 Enterprise G Suite for Education G Suite for Education is free. The post Alert: Recoding Google Meet ENDS September 30 2020 appeared first on Teacher Tech.

Books I read in February 2020

Dangerously Irrelevant

Books I finished reading (or rereading) in February 2020… The MVP Machine: How Baseball’s New Noncomformists Are Using Data to Build Better Players , Ben Lindbergh & Travis Sawchik [baseball]. Books I read in January 2020. The Light of All That Falls , James Islington [fantasy]. Secondborn , Amy Bartol [fantasy]. Traitor Born , Amy Bartol [fantasy]. Rebel Born , Amy Bartol [fantasy]. How Fascism Works: The Politics of Us and Them , Jason Stanley [political science].

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Books I read in March 2020

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Books I finished reading (or rereading) in March 2020… Personal and Authentic: Designing Learning Experiences That Impact a Lifetime , Tom Murray [education]. Books I read in January 2020. Books I read in February 2020. Culturize , Jimmy Casas [education]. Smart Baseball , Keith Law [baseball]. A Plague of Giants , Kevin Hearne [fantasy]. The Last Dance , Martin Shoemaker [sci fi]. The Songs of Distant Earth , Arthur C. Clarke [sci fi]. Hounded , Kevin Hearne [fantasy].

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2020 Green-Garner Award Recognizing Outstanding Leadership

eSchool News

The CGCS is very appreciative of Curriculum Associates sponsoring the 2020 Green-Garner Award, and we thank them for their generosity and commitment to honoring the best in urban public education,” said Michael Casserly, executive director of CGCS.

Inspiring K12 : Creating the Joy of Reading and Self-Directed Learning in the Digital Era

Personalized teaching of reading at the K-12 level can help imbue pleasure and interest in reading and the development of a reading habit, even among digital natives. A personalized approach works better than the systematic teaching of the entire class.