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).

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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2021, I Resolve…

Ask a Tech Teacher

New Years–a time for rest, rejuvenation and repair. A time to assess life. Do we settle into our routine, enjoy where it’s headed, or is it time to grab our purse, iPhone, car keys, and get out of there? As a teacher-author, New Year’s Resolutions are more of a To Do list.

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Overcome, Learn, and Excel at Engage 2021 on February4

The CoolCatTeacher

Join me and other education innovators on February 4, 2021 From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Join me and other education leaders at the upcoming online conference Engage 2021 sponsored by Kognity. Engage 2021 Topics.

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.

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.

2020 vs. 2021: Notable trends in innovative school practice nationwide

The Christensen Institute

This week, the project is releasing new data from January 2021. Among the 78 school leaders that first participated in Canopy in January 2021, 86% reported implementing social-emotional learning (SEL), making it the most commonly-reported general approach.

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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].


5 innovations to help students (re)connect in 2021

The Christensen Institute

In 2021, I’ll be looking at innovations meeting new demands unleashed amidst the pandemic, especially those aimed at fostering and maintaining connection. As we close in on a year of living in a pandemic, here’s to hoping that 2021 holds more promise for connection, both online and off.

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 which surveyed online and remote (due to COVID-19) students, and program administrators.

Celebrate JiJi Day 2021 with ST Math Activities

MIND Research Institute

JiJi Day is always the last Friday in April, and we welcome you to celebrate JiJi Day with your students on Friday, April 30, 2021. JiJi Day is an opportunity to celebrate and foster a positive school culture around mathematics, perseverance, and growth mindset.

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EdTech Magazine


Books I read in February 2021

Dangerously Irrelevant

Books I finished reading (or rereading) in February 2021… Critical Race Theory (3rd ed.), Richard Delgado & Jean Stefancic [legal]. Fatemarked , David Estes [fantasy]. Truthmarked , David Estes [fantasy]. Soulmarked , David Estes [fantasy] . Kingdoms and Chaos , Kel Kade [fantasy].


5 Fab Ways to Make Sustainability Fun for Students Every Day

The CoolCatTeacher

Stone Soup for a Sustainable World: Life-Changing Stories of Young Heroes by Marianne Larned, Founding Director of the Institute arrives in June 2021. Complete this free book coupon to receive your free copy in June 2021. .

Infographic: Build A Better Virtual Learning Experience

Around 1.5 billion students around the world learned remotely during 2020. This stunning increase has proved how convenient and cost-effective virtual teaching can be, but it has also underscored the technology gaps that can get in the way. For every student to reach their full potential, virtual teaching apps have to ensure a great experience for every session, every time, everywhere. This infographic lays out the technology challenges that can impede teachers and students—and how they can be solved. Get the facts about: The exploding market potential of virtual teaching Factors that can undermine the virtual classroom experience What app developers need to know to close the tech gap View the Infographic today to deliver rich engagement and interaction for every student and teacher.

In 2021, teachers hold a key to transforming conventional instruction

The Christensen Institute

As we enter 2021 and the COVID-19 pandemic wears on, no doubt predictions will abound about the transformations that may result from a year of thoroughly unconventional schooling.

20 Inspirational Quotes to Start off 2021

The Principal of Change

” I hope you have a purpose-filled 2021! For the last four years, I have shared some of my favorite quotes from the past year that has inspired me or made me think deeper about a subject.

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].


29 K-12 edtech predictions for 2021

eSchool News

We asked edtech executives, stakeholders, and experts to share some of their thoughts and predictions about where they think edtech is headed in 2021. We are hopeful that, when the pandemic lifts, we can welcome a return to hands-on, collaborative, creative technology education in 2021.

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How to Market Online Courses in 2021 (36 Proven Strategies)

Sell Courses Online

The post How to Market Online Courses in 2021 (36 Proven Strategies) appeared first on Sell Courses Online. … How to Market Online Courses in 2021 (36 Proven Strategies) Read the Post.

Classroom Activities for Earth Day

Ask a Tech Teacher

April 22nd is Earth Day, a day when (historically) more than 1 billion people in 192 countries put the Earth’s health ahead of convenience, habits, and cultural norms.

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.

Winter 2021

EdTech Magazine


5 Ways to Participate in the Mars Rover Landing on Thursday, February 18

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. The Perseverance Rover will land on Mars this Thursday, February 18th at approximately 3:55 pm Eastern Time.

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.

FETC 2021: Finding Ways to Lead Amid the Pandemic

EdTech Magazine

Challenges of leadership have been at the center of the education discussion over the past year, as the pandemic has reshaped lesson plans, timetables and classrooms. There’s been constant concern about students being left behind.

Tips for incentivizing your teachers team while working remotely

Ask a Tech Teacher

This is a how-to article from an Ask a Tech Teacher contributor describing clever ways to make remote teaching work. A recommended read if your remote program isn’t working as you’d hoped: Tips for incentivizing your teachers team while working remotely.

5 (free) Security Posters for Tech Ed

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: Security. –for the entire collection of 65 posters, click here. Jacqui Murray has been teaching K-18 technology for 30 years.

25 Membership Site Examples to Inspire You in 2021

Sell Courses Online

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What Do You Think is the Hardest Tech Problem?

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.

Meet Digital Promise’s New President and CEO Jean-Claude Brizard

Digital Promise

Digital Promise (@DigitalPromise) March 2, 2021. For more than 35 years, Jean-Claude Brizard has worked in education as a teacher, school leader, superintendent, chief executive, funder, and education advocate.

Predictions for 2021: An Acceleration of 2020?


Lest 2020 be forgot and never brought to mind—a hope more than a few of us hold—existing trends that accelerated during the pandemic will continue in 2021. Those three characteristics will rule the day in 2021 and beyond,” he said.

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.”

Tech Tip #85: Backup Your Computer Often

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.

4 Social Emotional Learning Strategies to Use in the Classroom Now

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. We know that to teach students, we must relate to educate and one of the first things we must relate to is their emotions in that moment.