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5 Tips for IT Leadership From an Award-Winning Director of Technology


Innovative Leader Award winner Robert C. Sidford shares IT leadership advice, from focusing on fixing 80 percent of the problem to recognizing your own weaknesses

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Social Entrepreneurship with Elementary Students: A Perfect STEAM Lesson

User Generated Education

I have done a social entrepreneurship unit with three groups of gifted students, grades 3rd through 6th. It was one of my favorite units. ever, and from their reactions, I believe it was one of theirs, too. I call it a perfect STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and math) unit.


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Teacher-Authors: What’s Happening on my Writer’s Blog

Ask a Tech Teacher

A lot of teacher-authors read my WordDreams blog. In this monthly column, I share the most popular post from the past month on that blog: *. The A to Z Challenge asks bloggers to post 26 articles on a themed topic.

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Q&A: Victor Hicks on Blending Computer Science with Culture

EdTech Magazine

Since mid-2020, the Coding with Culture program has offered project-based courses that incorporate cultural elements and computer science–based instruction.

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Increasing Equity and Access: A Canvas Case Study of Virtual Arkansas K-12

Virtual Arkansas, a fully online school, had a mission to provide high-quality courses in rural and urban areas throughout the state. How would they simplify content creation while enhancing learning? Discover 3 key insights to transform your classrooms.

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Building a Sustainable City

User Generated Education

As I’ve discussed before, I offer electives to my 4th-6th grade GT students (see Offering Electives to Elementary Students ). They chose paper engineering. A few started making city structures. They then stated that they should make a city.

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sRGB vs Adobe RGB: Which One to Use?

ViewSonic Education

The sRGB vs Adobe RGB comparison is unavoidable when it comes to color management. Be it photography, digital art, computer monitors, or digital displays, these two color spaces have different applications depending on the use case.

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Veterans are tangled in red tape trying to get their student loans cancelled as promised

The Hechinger Report

Jodie Parks works full time as an occupational therapist at a Michigan state psychiatric hospital. But since October she’s had a second job: spending four hours a week, she estimates, making calls and chasing down paperwork to prove that she previously served in the military.

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How Mississippi is prioritizing student learning and safety

eSchool News

COVID has undeniably changed education, and as schools, districts, and states move forward with educating students in a new reality, the Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) is focusing on student learning and student safety.

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How Can Teachers Reduce Bias?


Insights and simple strategies for addressing and reducing teacher bias

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Why the Florida Curriculum Adoption Battle Matters to Companies

Marketplace K-12

School districts have traditionally relied on their state's adoption processes -- rightly or wrongly -- as means of judging the quality of curricular materials. The post Why the Florida Curriculum Adoption Battle Matters to Companies appeared first on Market Brief.

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The Guide to Accessible Learning for Associations

Speaker: Dan Streeter, Vice President of Learning Strategy & Development at Blue Sky eLearn

In this 45-minute webinar, we’ll share real-world accessibility solutions and hidden tools in the applications you use every day such as Zoom, Microsoft Suite, Adobe Acrobat (PDF), Articulate Storyline 360, and Articulate Rise 360. This webinar will help you evaluate the accessibility of your current learning efforts and learn about the tools needed to ensure your eLearning is in alignment with the latest Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (proposed WCAG 2.2).

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How Arkansas Teacher Corps Used Edthena to Boost Teaching Fellow Retention


The Arkansas Teacher Corps was recently awarded the annual Outstanding Team Award for 2021. The recognition came from the University of Arkansas Staff Senate.

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Unsolicited advice about academic job interviews

Robert Talbert, Ph.D.

This post originally appeared back in 2011 , when the blog was part of the Chronicle of Higher Education. I was halfway through my first year at Grand Valley State University , my third job since graduate school and therefore the second time I'd been through the academic interview process.

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Parenting For Academic Success (and Parental Sanity) - Summer Online Cohort

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We are excited to announce that Learning Revolution will be the hosting second annual ONLINE version of this much-sought-after course: Parenting For Academic Success (and Parental Sanity) This course is a five-part series of classes co-taught by Greg Smith and Chris Loper.

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Free Resources to Celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week

MIND Research Institute

Use these free printables and social media graphics to make teachers feel extra special this year. Teacher appreciation week is a big deal. Because teachers make the world go 'round. Just think of all the things you did today that would be nearly impossible if you didn't learn them in school.

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Unlock the Power of Formative Assessment

Learn how a thoughtful formative assessment approach can help teachers understand where students are in their learning, inform instruction, and in turn, positively impact student learning outcomes. Get the guide today!