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6 Tips for Protecting Student Data Privacy

techlearning

The award-winning edtech specialists at Oak Grove Union School District in California share their tips for protecting student data privacy while still utilizing the latest tech tools

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Tech Teacher Appreciation Week

Ask a Tech Teacher

I posted this article last year, got lots of reads, so am republishing with some updates. I’ve included information about: How tech teachers are different than other teachers. Why tech and the teacher who manages it in your school has become more important than ever.

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4 Simple Ways K–12 Teachers Can Practice Digital Self-Care

EdTech Magazine

Back when I was a campus principal, everyone knew that my professional “love language” was both giving and receiving gifts. Find me a snack cake, and I can spout a rhyme that can be attached and distributed to our team.

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Solving Curricular Challenges: Driving Change through a Clear Vision

Education Elements

In our work with districts across the country, we frequently hear questions about instructional materials–from how to select high quality programs that match their needs, to building processes that are inclusive of key stakeholders, to developing sustainable processes for regularly reviewing and refining curriculum, just to name a few.

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Contact vs. Company Intent Signal Data

Intent signal data comes in two types: either companies or individuals signaling interest in products like yours. Which kind of data delivers more advantages to B2B marketers? It depends. Get this infographic to learn about the advantages of intent-based leads and how you can most effectively use both types of data.

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Will gamification replace paper tests?

eSchool News

Nearly everyone remembers the stress of taking a test in school. In-class exams have the power to make even the most dedicated of students quake with fear, not to mention the damage they can do to the egos of struggling learners.

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OPINION: Too many Black and Latino students are ‘academically alone’ in advanced classes

The Hechinger Report

In high school, I was the only student of color in all but one of my advanced classes. Except for my time on the basketball team and some joyful moments in study hall, I didn’t see my friends from the neighborhood at school. I created a term to describe this experience: “academically alone.”.

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Rubrics: 5 Go-to Ways to Engage Students

MiddleWeb

The more students interact with the rubric, the more ownership they take over it, writes Megan Kelly. Once they feel empowered by the rubric, they can use it as a tool to accomplish their goals rather than a means of judgment, putting them on the same team as the teacher.

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New! Extensions Menu in Google Docs

Teacher Tech

Check out the new Extensions and Tools menu in Google Docs. Extensions Menu in Google Docs will allow you to code Google Docs with the Apps Script option. The post New! Extensions Menu in Google Docs appeared first on Teacher Tech. Apps Script Docs Google google Google Docs GoogleEDU

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The Mental Health Crisis Causing Teachers to Quit

ED Surge

Lesley Allen will never know what triggered her final panic attack last fall. She was outside supervising a group of students during a mask break at her middle school in South Berwick, Maine, when she felt a sense of overwhelming dread.

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PROOF POINTS: Lessons from transfer schools

The Hechinger Report

Alternative high schools often get a bad rap. Test scores, graduation rates and attendance records can make them look like failure factories.

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You Can't Teach Without Eye Contact

Millions of us choose – or have to choose – to learn remotely. As interactions become increasingly rooted in digital experiences, what are we actually losing besides the proximity of people? What are the risks of this loss and are they avoidable?

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The Future of Work Is Flexible. Will Higher Ed Stay Stuck in the Past?

ED Surge

The University of Iowa recently released the final report for its Future of Work@Iowa project.

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Best Practices for Blending SEL and Technology

techlearning

Blending technology with solid pedagogy and social-emotional learning needs

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9 Ideas for Ending the School Year Well

Cool Cat Teacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Years ago when I discussed strategy with a Disney Cruise leader, they told me that people tend to remember how an experience starts and how it ends.

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Why a Teacher-First Approach Is a Win for Edtech and Education

ED Surge

Unsolicited and ill-informed advice on how experts should do their job rarely lands well.

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The Art of Making Engaging and Effective Learning Videos

Speaker: Joseph Suarez - Learning Experience Designer at Suarez Media Production

In this webinar, Joseph Suarez will break down the craft, the art, and the science, of video production and reveal how to leverage the production process to create engaging learning videos of all types and sizes.

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Wordtune- A Great Artificial Intelligence Based Writing Assistant

Educators Technology

Wordtune is an artificial intelligence-powered writing assistant that helps users improve their writing style. Wordtune understands the context of your writing and provides you with smart suggestions.read more. Artificial intelligence writing tools Paraphrasing tools writing tools

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What Is Augmented Reality?

techlearning

Augmented Reality could be the future of teaching and it's available to use right now

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How to optimise your institution’s website to increase college admissions

Linways Technologies

We have ample reasons to be sure about the necessity of a good website. But one of the biggest reasons you need a quality website is the impact it makes on the admissions. Your website is the first point of contact for potential students as well as the parents.

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The Top 10 Lego Alternatives For Kids

Fractus Learning

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Intent Signal Data 101

Intent signal data helps B2B marketers engage with buyers sooner in the sales cycle. But there are many confusing terms used to describe intent data. Read this infographic to better understand three common areas of confusion.

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How to optimise your institution’s website to increase college admissions

Linways Technologies

We have ample reasons to be sure about the necessity of a good website. But one of the biggest reasons you need a quality website is the impact it makes on the admissions. Your website is the first point of contact for potential students as well as the parents.

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How to study for the AP exams more efficiently

Brainscape

Sweet baby carrots , is it that time of the year again? The Advanced Placement or AP exams are around the corner so you’ve come here to either have a pressing question answered or to learn how to study for your AP exams more efficiently (or both). We get it.

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Recognize Your School’s Teacher Leaders With the 2022 Teacher Leader Impact Award

Edthena

Know a teacher leader who deserves recognition for the impact they have had in their school and community this year? Celebrate teacher leadership by nominating educators for the 2022 Teacher Leader Impact Award. What Makes a Teacher Leader?

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SJSU iSchool Event: "Understanding and Supporting the Asian and Pacific Islander Community" Webcast Symposium

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The School of Information at San José State University is the founding sponsor of the Library 2.0 conference series, a partnership we have had for 12 years. Please consider attending their free symposium coming up next Tuesday. Details are below.

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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.