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Top Posts of 2021

A Principal's Reflections

With 2020 in the rearview mirror, the consensus was that 2021 would be a much smoother ride. Without further ado, here are my most popular posts of 2021 in no particular order. Most people would agree that this was not the case.

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Top 10 Hits and Misses for 2021

Ask a Tech Teacher

Here they are–my top 10 hits of 2021 (though I’ve skipped any that have to do with website reviews and tech tips because they’re covered in separate posts): Top Ten Hits. Blogging 2021 lists

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Geography Awareness Week: November 15-19, 2021

Ask a Tech Teacher

Promoted by National Geographic, here’s what you should know about Geography Awareness Week which occurs November 15-19, 2021: Too many young Americans are unable to make effective decisions, understand geo-spatial issues, or even recognize their impacts as global citizens.

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FETC 2021: Rebuilding Learning Beyond the Classroom

EdTech Magazine

In a Tuesday session at the 2021 Future of Education Technology Conference, educators highlighted ways that they have been keeping their students on track despite all the changes The shift to remote and hybrid learning environments has not been easy for educators to manage.

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2021 Online Education Trends Report

Higher education embraced widespread online learning over the past year, discovering benefits and challenges along the way. Gain insight from this annual report from BestColleges.com which surveyed online and remote (due to COVID-19) students, and program administrators.

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Intel Inspires Returns for 2021

EdTech Magazine

In 2021, Intel Inspires is looking to make its tournament even more encompassing of the gaming industry to provide students with a path Despite all of its challenges, 2020 left some positive memories with respect to gaming.

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Top 10 Tips and Reviews in 2021

Ask a Tech Teacher

Here’s a run-down on what you thought were the most valuable in 2021: Top 10 Tech Tips. Tech tips 2021 lists

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Summer 2021

EdTech Magazine

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Spring 2021

EdTech Magazine

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Announcing the 2021 Cohort of HP Teaching Fellows

Digital Promise

We’re excited to announce the 2021 cohort of HP Teaching Fellows! Introducing the 2021 Cohort of HP Teaching Fellows. Here is the full list of the 2021 cohort of the HP Teaching Fellows: Attiya Batool, Grade 4 Gifted Teacher (Florida).

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Books I read in October 2021

Dangerously Irrelevant

Books I finished reading (or rereading) in October 2021… Aftershocks , Marko Kloos (sci fi). Books I read in January 2021. Books I read in March 2021. Kings of Paradise , Richard Nell (fantasy). Kings of Ash , Richard Nell (fantasy).

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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.

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Top Five Blog Posts During 2021

User Generated Education

Here are the top five blog of 2021. This is not surprising given all of the remote learning in K-Higher Education especially in the beginning of 2021. As with the Virtual Team Building Activities, this wasn’t surprising given all of the remote learning during 2021.

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30 K–12 IT Influencers to Follow in 2021

EdTech Magazine

Educators who rose to the many challenges presented this past year often did so with the aid of educational technology. Many K–12 districts adapted to new learning styles, sometimes more than once, as the year progressed.

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2021 Reflections: Looking Back and Harnessing Powerful Possibilities

Digital Promise

As we approach the end of 2021, we at Digital Promise also wanted to reflect on the year that was. Below, Digital Promise staff share reflections, lessons, and learnings from 2021 and offer hopes for education in the new year. How 2021 has changed the way we view our role in education.

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Google Jamboard 2021 with Tom Mullaney

The CoolCatTeacher

One of the most popular shows of 2018 was with Tom Mullaney on Google Jamboard so we’ve updated it for 2021! Google Jamboard 2021 – Hot Tips with Tom Mullaney. Episode 716 From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

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10 new Microsoft Teams features for educators (2021)

Ditch That Textbook

The summer of 2021 has been good to Microsoft Teams! The post 10 new Microsoft Teams features for educators (2021) appeared first on Ditch That Textbook. Learn about all of the new features for educators and classrooms.

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2021 Trends in College Career and Employment Planning

In this second annual report, part of the BestColleges.com research series, 624 business leaders shared how their companies and organizations currently recruit and hire college students from both online and campus-based programs.

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Fall 2021

EdTech Magazine

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Books I read in November 2021

Dangerously Irrelevant

Books I finished reading (or rereading) in November 2021… The Eye of the World , Robert Jordan (fantasy). Books I read in May 2021. Books I read in September 2021.

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Books I read in August 2021

Dangerously Irrelevant

Books I finished reading (or rereading) in August 2021… Restoration , Carol Berg (fantasy). Books I read in January 2021. Books I read in April 2021. The Rose and the Thorn , Michael Sullivan (fantasy). The Death of Dulgath , Michael Sullivan (fantasy).

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Books I read in July 2021

Dangerously Irrelevant

Books I finished reading (or rereading) in July 2021… Pedagogy of the Oppressed , Paulo Freire (education). Books I read in January 2021. Books I read in April 2021.

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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.

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Books I read in September 2021

Dangerously Irrelevant

Books I finished reading (or rereading) in September 2021… Serpentine , Jonathan Kellerman (thriller). Books I read in February 2021. A Time of Courage , John Gwynne (fantasy). The Dragon’s Path , Daniel Abraham (fantasy). The King’s Blood , Daniel Abraham (fantasy).

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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. The post 5 E-learning trends for 2021 and beyond appeared first on NEO BLOG. 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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15 of Our Most-Read Articles During 2021

MiddleWeb

You'll find articles that were new in 2021 or rediscovered and shared widely in this second "weirdest year ever.". The post 15 of Our Most-Read Articles During 2021 first appeared on MiddleWeb.

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Winter 2021

EdTech Magazine

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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.

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Books I read in April 2021

Dangerously Irrelevant

Books I finished reading (or rereading) in April 2021… The Spy Who Came In From the Cold , John le Carré [thriller]. Books I read in March 2021. Masterpieces: The Best Science Fiction of the 20th Century , Orson Scott Card [sci fi]. Hope you’re reading something fun too!

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Books I read in May 2021

Dangerously Irrelevant

Books I finished reading (or rereading) in May 2021… The Power of Place , Tom Vander Ark, Emily Liebtag, & Nate McClennen [education]. Books I read in January 2021. Books I read in April 2021.

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FETC 2021: 5 Tactics School Admins Can Use to Support Remote and Hybrid Learning

EdTech Magazine

That was the crux of the 2021 Future of Education Technology Conference that itself took place last week in a virtual environment for the first time. The challenges of the past year for school teachers and administrators extend far beyond any one tool, tactic or subject matter concern.

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Attend the 2021 National Literacy Summit

EdNews Daily

For the third consecutive year, the 2021 National Literacy Summit will take place virtually Tuesday, November 9, 8:30 am until 7 pm. The post Attend the 2021 National Literacy Summit first appeared on EdNews Daily.

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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.

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TCEA 2021: Valuable Lessons for K–12 Learned During the Pandemic

EdTech Magazine

As part of the virtual TCEA 2021 conference that kicked off this week, three experts in educational technology discussed the biggest challenges for K–12 schools during the pandemic, the lessons they hope schools will remember and what advice they would share with district leaders.

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Books I read in March 2021

Dangerously Irrelevant

Books I finished reading (or rereading) in March 2021… The Sand Sea , Michael McClellan [fantasy]. Books I read in January 2021. Deathmarked , David Estes [fantasy]. Lifemarked , David Estes [fantasy]. The Widowmaker Unleashed , Mike Resnick [sci fi].

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A Look Back at 2020 Teaching What It Means for 2021

The CoolCatTeacher

Today, she shares their wisdom, including the positives, negatives, the things that shocked her, and what her research shows that everyone should know about moving forward in 2021. Learn about Research on 2020 and What It Means for 2021 Teaching with Pamela Livingston Gaudet.

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Our favorite teacher memes for 2021

Neo LMS

2021 has continued to spread uncertainty in our lives, leaving us wondering what would happen next, especially in our classrooms. Our favorite teacher memes for 2021. The post Our favorite teacher memes for 2021 appeared first on NEO BLOG.

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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.

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Books I read in June 2021

Dangerously Irrelevant

Books I finished reading (or rereading) in June 2021… Colleges That Change Lives , Loren Pope & Hilary Masell Oswald [higher ed]. Books I read in March 2021.

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Books I read in January 2021

Dangerously Irrelevant

Books I finished reading (or rereading) in January 2021… A Murder of Quality , John le Carré [detective]. Soothsayer , Mike Resnick [sci fi]. Oracle , Mike Resnick [sci fi]. Prophet , Mike Resnick [sci fi]. The Widowmaker Reborn , Mike Resnick [sci fi].

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FETC 2021: Ensuring Security on Campus and Off

EdTech Magazine

Ransomware, poorly updated software and insider threats: When something happens, who’s ultimately responsible? According to Lenny Schad, the CIO and chief innovation officer for District Administration magazine, the answer is, “not just the IT team.”

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TCEA 2021: 5 Ways to Create a Virtual Classroom With Microsoft Teams

EdTech Magazine

Students may now be learning from home, but many teachers still think in terms of the classroom, whether it’s a virtual one or in a brick-and-mortar building. That’s why collaboration platforms such as Microsoft Teams have become so valuable during the pandemic.

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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.