Sat.Nov 05, 2022

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One state mandates teaching climate change in almost all subjects – even PE

The Hechinger Report

PENNINGTON, N.J. — There was one minute left on Suzanne Horsley’s stopwatch and the atmosphere remained thick with carbon dioxide, despite the energetic efforts of her class of third graders to clear the air. This story also appeared in The Washington Post. Horsley, a wellness teacher at Toll Gate Grammar School, in Pennington, New Jersey, had tasked the kids with tossing balls of yarn representing carbon dioxide molecules to their peers stationed at plastic disks representing forests.

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Total Points from Google Classroom

Teacher Tech with Alice Keeler

Gamify your class or be more flexible with student choices by using the total points rather than the percentage. Google Classroom users can view total points assigned in Classroom. The post Total Points from Google Classroom appeared first on Teacher Tech.

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Teaching Using News Articles: Helpful Tips and Resources for Teachers

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Our students live in a world saturated with all kinds of news. Unfortunately, a sizable portion of online news stories, especially those circulating on social media sites are fake news, false information, disinformation, misinformation, or downright propaganda. As parents and teachers we need to make sure our kids and students do not fall for such news and that they are empowered with the necessary media literacy skills to help them safely navigate this fake-news-infected world.

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Authoring tools: Why is digital media authoring software considered important?

Kitaboo on EdTech

Digital media authoring software is software that is used to create digital content. It is a great tool for content creators and companies to produce content and distribute it to a target audience. . Such software helps you save on the time and work involved in creating digital content. It enables you to make standardized and effective digital media content with multimedia functions. .

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Behind the Bell: The Underlying Impact of Tardiness in K-12 Schools

Managing a K-12 campus with constant pressure to meet performance metrics is challenging. And tardiness can significantly limit a school from reaching these goals. Learn more about why chronic lateness matters, and key strategies to address the following impacts: Data errors caused by manual processes Low attendance and graduation rates that affect a school’s reputation Classroom disruption, which leads to poor academic performance High staff attrition and “The Teacher Exodus” Unmet LCAP goals t

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Hi everyone! In July I was honored to present at the SLP Summit. I’ve expanded on that content and have a new 1.5 hr on-demand course available for you to earn more CEUs! We know one hour isn’t always enough so this is a chance to dive deeper into some fun, new content. Check it out now at See what others said about my last course: “Amazing & inspiring!!

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Key Publishing Trends in 2022

Kitaboo on EdTech

The arena of book publishing has undergone several revolutionary changes. Whether these changes are for better or for worse is up for debate. The radical shift from the consumption of physical books to ebooks is the most glaring in the face. E-publishing itself reformed with the emergence of self-publication platforms for authors. However, small bookstores bore the brunt of these changing times. .

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