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Technology Enables Collaboration on K–12 Student Projects

EdTech Magazine

Certain technologies lend themselves to increased collaboration in the K–12 classroom. Educators often rely on interactive displays, cloud software and screen-sharing tools to encourage students to work together. As a result, many K–12 IT departments are investing in the software and infrastructure solutions that support this modern learning environment.

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How to Find Reliable Internet Sources

Ask a Tech Teacher

Reliable internet sources are the same as those you would search for in the library. You want: primary sources unbiased sources sources with the background and training to understand the topic Young students have difficulty understanding these rules. They have barely learned about ‘primary sources’ and have no idea how to select unbiased ones.

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How Backup as a Service Can Best Secure School Data

EdTech Magazine

As digital transformation initiatives become more common, many organizations are moving to digital platforms. Data is becoming the lifeblood of many schools. District and IT leaders are using data from these platforms to gain insights into their staff, students and operations. But what if the data that fuels these insights suddenly becomes unavailable?

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How Learning Pathways Bring the Portrait of a Graduate to Life

Digital Promise

Digital Promise has designed learning pathways to explicitly connect classroom learning to attributes districts identified through Portrait of Graduate

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Can Brain Science Actually Help Make Your Training & Teaching Stick?

Speaker: Andrew Cohen, Founder & CEO of Brainscape

The instructor’s PPT slides are brilliant. You’ve splurged on the expensive interactive courseware. Student engagement is stellar. So… why are half of your students still forgetting everything they learned in just a matter of weeks? It's likely a matter of cognitive science! With so much material to "teach" these days, we often forget to incorporate key proven principles into our curricula — namely active recall, metacognition, spaced repetition, and interleaving practice.

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A Guide to Choosing an Interactive Learning Platform

ViewSonic Education

The power of interactive learning platforms to enhance student learning outcomes is undeniable. As a core element of any virtual environment, they provide a space for students to actively engage with content, peers, and instructors. Yet, amidst the seemingly endless sea of EdTech solutions, selecting the right platform is a formidable challenge. To conquer this challenge, read on to see key factors to consider in choosing an interactive learning platform.

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A Rally for Change and Equity: Closing the Adult Literacy Gap

Digital Promise

Digital Promise supports Adult Education and Family Literacy Week and closing the literacy gap for adults.

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Online PD helps teachers respond to bullying

eSchool News

Key points: In-school bullying is a persistent and problematic issue for students–particularly for students with disabilities Now, online professional development curriculum can help educators respond to and prevent bullying in school See related article: 5 ways bullying changed during the pandemic Students with disabilities are often bullied and socially excluded in school at a far greater rate than their classmates.

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Videos Can Be More Effective Than In-Person Learning

techlearning

Learning by videos outperformed in-person lectures in an analysis of more than 105 studies looking at college students taught via live lectures, pre-recorded lectures, or a combination of the two.

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Technology is key to educating the next generation

eSchool News

Key points: The pandemic did a number on student achievement, particularly in math and reading Technology access and digital learning tools are critical in addressing these learning gaps See related article: 4 ways edtech tools drive student engagement and build classroom culture After Covid-era shutdowns and rocky transitions to virtual education, we’re facing a crisis in education.

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For teachers who fear math, banishing bad memories can help

The Hechinger Report

Editor’s note: This story led off this week’s Early Childhood newsletter, which is delivered free to subscribers’ inboxes every other Wednesday with trends and top stories about early learning. Email Address Choose from our newsletters Weekly Update Future of Learning Higher Education Early Childhood Proof Points Leave this field empty if you’re human: At the start of her Math Methods course at Drexel University, Karen Greenhaus has a simple assignment for her pre-service early ed teachers

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Reimagining Chickering & Gamsons Principles Post-Pandemic: Technologys Central Role in Modern Edu

This white paper examines and proposes revisions to the "Seven Principles for Good Practice in Undergraduate Education" introduced by Arthur Chickering and Zelda Gamson in 1987 for today's technology-driven world.

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Use Tech to Reassess Assessment

eSchool News

With 25+ years of practice and research behind him, Joe Feldman—a former teacher, principal and district administrator—speaks from experience when it comes to the ongoing inequities and challenges that districts and schools have with grading. In this conversation with eSchool News, Feldman, author of the recently updated Grading for Equity , discusses the importance of equity in education, particularly in the context of grading practices.

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Strategic Investment: The Role of Professional Development for Private School Teachers

Hubbli

Private school owners and operators are always in pursuit of excellence, aiming to provide the highest quality of education possible. While much emphasis is placed on curriculum design, educational resources, and student engagement, one often-overlooked aspect is the professional development of teachers. In this article, we’ll discuss why it’s essential for private school owners to invest in teacher professional development and offer some strategies to do so effectively.

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Research-Based Digital Family Engagement Program Set to Expand Student Support

eSchool News

SAN FRANCISCO/PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — ParentPowered PBC , an education technology company that provides research-based digital family engagement, today announced the appointment of Terri Soutor as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Melissa Palmer as Chief Revenue Officer (CRO). These moves coincide with ParentPowered’s preparations for substantial growth as it continues expanding its product portfolio to further enhance student support.

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Accessing New Content Through Active Learning 

Discovery Education

Imagine you’re putting together a puzzle. Where do you start? With the corners and edges to create a frame? Maybe by looking at the picture on the box? Now, imagine you’re putting together a puzzle without all of the pieces. Impossible! Helping students actively participate in learning and building background knowledge around new topics can […] The post Accessing New Content Through Active Learning appeared first on Discovery Education Blog.

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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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The Ultimate Guide to Plagiarism and How to Avoid It

PlagiarismCheck

Content-making today is a constant pursuit of originality. The bad news is that we can hardly produce sensations daily and do not want to spend time inventing the wheel. However, we can always add a touch of individuality to the known concepts and make them sparkle in a new light. All we need is to develop creative thinking, be brave in expressing our thoughts – and check paper for plagiarism !

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The All-New ‘Classroom Instruction That Works’

MiddleWeb

With examples from all levels of education, The New Classroom Instruction That Works is a useful tool for beginning teachers and lifelong educators alike. Goodwin and Rouleau capture proven researched-based strategies for every classroom, writes teacher leader Hannah Mickey. The post The All-New ‘Classroom Instruction That Works’ first appeared on MiddleWeb.

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A Guide to Tracking ACP Adoption Efforts Using Data

Education Superhighway

Data collection and tracking are critical to successful project planning, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation. Using data to demonstrate programmatic impact also helps when applying for support opportunities, like grant funding. Follow our 4-step guide to using data to demonstrate the direct impact of your ACP adoption efforts on the communities you serve.

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Virginia’s Portsmouth Public Schools Expands Collaboration with Discovery Education

American Consortium for Equity in Education

Portsmouth Public Schools (PPS) today announced it has expanded its partnership with Discovery Education supporting the district’s five-year strategic plan, Expedition to 2025: Purpose. Promise. Success. In this new phase of collaboration, educators, and students in grades 7-12 across PPS Keep Reading Virginia’s Portsmouth Public Schools Expands Collaboration with Discovery Education The post Virginia’s Portsmouth Public Schools Expands Collaboration with Discovery Education appeared first on Eq

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Enhancing HyFlex Education through the PowerTeaching Framework

This whitepaper explores integrating the PowerTeaching pedagogical approach within a HyFlex (Hybrid Flexible) educational model, focusing on employing cooperative learning strategies and efficient classroom management techniques.

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The Ultimate Guide to Plagiarism and How to Avoid It

PlagiarismCheck

Content-making today is a constant pursuit of originality. The bad news is that we can hardly produce sensations daily and do not want to spend time inventing the wheel. However, we can always add a touch of individuality to the known concepts and make them sparkle in a new light. All we need is to develop creative thinking, be brave in expressing our thoughts – and check paper for plagiarism !

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Gale Presents: Peterson’s Test & Career Prep Enhances User Experience to Support Diverse Learning Styles

American Consortium for Equity in Education

New Redesigned User Interface Offers Easier Navigation and Improved Accessibility to New Tools and Content to Deliver Better Personalized Learning Experiences As Adult Education and Family Literacy Week kicks off and the college application and test prep season gets into Keep Reading Gale Presents: Peterson’s Test & Career Prep Enhances User Experience to Support Diverse Learning Styles The post Gale Presents: Peterson’s Test & Career Prep Enhances User Experience to Support Diverse Le

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Illustrative Mathematics Announces IM® 360 for K–12 Educators and Students

American Consortium for Equity in Education

The upgraded curriculum, refined and redesigned based on teacher and student feedback, includes new and improved features that enhance the IM experience for K–12 students and educators Illustrative Mathematics (IM), a nonprofit organization dedicated to creating a world where all Keep Reading Illustrative Mathematics Announces IM® 360 for K–12 Educators and Students The post Illustrative Mathematics Announces IM® 360 for K–12 Educators and Students appeared first on Equity in Education.

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Funds For Learning Unveils Advanced & Enterprise Versions of the E-rate Manager Tool, Elevating E-rate Program Management

American Consortium for Equity in Education

Funds For Learning, a leading E-rate compliance services firm, announces the expansion of its E-rate Manager® analytics tool. E-rate Manager® Advanced and Enterprise are the latest versions to help state coordinators and service providers to better manage E-rate activities. The Keep Reading Funds For Learning Unveils Advanced & Enterprise Versions of the E-rate Manager Tool, Elevating E-rate Program Management The post Funds For Learning Unveils Advanced & Enterprise Versions of the E-

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The Battle of the Authoring Tools: A 10-Point Comparison for Picking the Right One

Speaker: Chris Paxton McMillin, President of D3 Training Solutions

There are plenty of great authoring tools for developing eLearning, but the one you select could directly impact your course's outcomes. Depending upon your learners’ needs and your organization’s performance goals, you could be overlooking considerations that impact the both effectiveness of your courses and how long it takes to finish them. From general capabilities to specific workflow structures, some aspects are critical when it comes to learning objectives and deadlines.

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Most Parents Think Teachers Are Fully Prepared to Deliver Science of Reading-Aligned Instruction; Educators Are Less Optimistic

American Consortium for Equity in Education

New surveys from Lexia reveal nearly half of teachers want more training in science of reading and over half of parents want science of reading-aligned instruction for their children A national survey of over 800 U.S. parents[1] commissioned by Lexia, Keep Reading Most Parents Think Teachers Are Fully Prepared to Deliver Science of Reading-Aligned Instruction; Educators Are Less Optimistic The post Most Parents Think Teachers Are Fully Prepared to Deliver Science of Reading-Aligned Instruction;

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Research-Based Digital Family Engagement Program Set to Expand Student Support

American Consortium for Equity in Education

ParentPowered PBC brings in a powerful C-suite to increase reach and scale to accelerate positive student outcomes ParentPowered PBC, an education technology company that provides research-based digital family engagement, today announced the appointment of Terri Soutor as Chief Executive Officer Keep Reading Research-Based Digital Family Engagement Program Set to Expand Student Support The post Research-Based Digital Family Engagement Program Set to Expand Student Support appeared first on Equit

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Renaissance Analytics Enhances Back-to-School Insights for Student Success

American Consortium for Equity in Education

Innovative tool transforms critical data into actionable insights to drive academic growth and equity and monitor progress toward district goals Renaissance, a leader in pre-K–12 education technology, unveils an enhanced interface and upgraded features and metrics within Renaissance Analytics to Keep Reading Renaissance Analytics Enhances Back-to-School Insights for Student Success The post Renaissance Analytics Enhances Back-to-School Insights for Student Success appeared first on Equity in Edu

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INSIGHTS ON THE WHY AND HOW OF ACT/SAT PREP

American Consortium for Equity in Education

Emily Mitchell, VP of education at Sylvan Learning is our guest today The post INSIGHTS ON THE WHY AND HOW OF ACT/SAT PREP appeared first on Equity in Education.

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The Impact of Artificial Intelligence on the EdTech Industry: Assessing the Influence

AI-powered tools like virtual assistants and chatbots provide instant guidance and support, while data analytics offer valuable insights for educators and administrators.