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5 Tech Tools for Math Class

Ask a Tech Teacher

I’ve updated Ask a Tech Teacher’s list of ten math tools we posted in 2016 to be shorter and with a new option. The new one is larger and in the #1 position.

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5 science lessons that foster students’ social-emotional growth

eSchool News

It’s been said, “ If a child can do advanced math, speak three languages, or receive top grades, but can’t manage their emotions, practice conflict resolution, or handle stress, none of that other stuff is really going to matter. ”.

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Developing Resilience in Learners

A Principal's Reflections

The pandemic leveled down an array of lessons that should pave the way for future success. One that sticks out to me as the most critical is how resilience got us through one of the most disruptive events we have ever experienced.

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What Do Schools Need to Know to Recognize a Social Engineering Attack?

EdTech Magazine

Cybersecurity is a high priority for K–12 administrators and IT leaders. It was the No. 1 technology pain point for survey respondents in the Consortium for School Networking’s “EdTech Trends and Funding: A CoSN Member Survey 2022.”

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How to Apply the Concepts of Neuroscience to Create a Thriving Learning Culture

Speaker: Margie Meacham, Founder and Chief Freedom Officer at LearningToGo

In this webinar, Margie Meacham, CEO of Learningtogo and a neuroscience expert, will show you how to create a training program that promotes psychological safety and uses neuroscience to create a workplace culture where people flourish, connect, and perform at their best.

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Why are some publishers still selling products that contain debunked ideas about reading instruction?

The Hechinger Report

This podcast, Sold a Story, was produced by APM Reports and reprinted with permission. This story also appeared in American Public Media.

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5 Things School Improvement Leaders Do: What to Do When Your District or School is Placed on the School Improvement List

Education Elements

Your organization has just been officially placed on the school improvement or district accountability list. As a leader, this likely comes as no surprise to you.

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Schools can do better than retaining struggling readers

eSchool News

Grade retention is ineffective and expensive, but 17 states and Washington, D.C. mandate it (and at least 12 more states allow it) for students who are not reading proficiently by grade 3.

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Post-Pandemic Teaching: 5 Things to Remember

techlearning

What to consider in your post-pandemic teaching approach

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Students Should Decompose Fractions

Teacher Tech with Alice Keeler

I am a big fan of helping students to use STRATEGIES when approaching math rather than mindlessly following steps in an algorithm. Personally, I rarely follow order of operations when simplifying a math expression.

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What is Mastery Learning and How Do You Implement It Effectively?

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Mastery learning (also called competency-based learning) is being used in some classes and schools.

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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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Combining Movement and Technology Enhances Learning

EdTech Magazine

When students move around in a classroom, it opens up new levels of learning. Pairing that movement with technology amplifies the impact and improves student outcomes.

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5 Tech Tools for Math Class

Ask a Tech Teacher

I’ve updated Ask a Tech Teacher’s list of ten math tools we posted in 2016 to be shorter and with a new option. The new one is larger and in the #1 position.

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Honoring Teachers: an Underused Tool in Retaining Talent During the Teacher Shortage

Education Elements

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Education Motivation: Create Something Better for Every Child with George Couros

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. George Couros says we need to stop trying to get back to 2019 and to create something new and better for every child.

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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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CITE 2022: Conference Will Showcase IT Leadership and Newest Technologies

EdTech Magazine

California IT in Education takes over the Long Beach (Calif.) Convention Center Tuesday, Nov. 29, through Friday, Dec. 2, for its annual conference. CITE 2022 promises new technology insights and ventures for IT leaders in education.

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The path to a career could start in middle school

The Hechinger Report

DALLAS — In Levar Dobbins’ eighth grade classroom, a dozen students were learning about workforce trends. This story also appeared in Mind/Shift. What do you think the future job market will look like?”

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Reflections on 50 years of Game-Based Learning (Part 2)

Edsurge

Oregon Trail has an extraordinary origin story , illuminating many of the crucial elements that make games engaging and powerful for learning. Given its exceptional start within a favorable early ecosystem, one might expect hundreds—even thousands—of compelling games for learning on the market today.

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Dell Deals Today through November 27, 2022

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Click Here to Look at the Deals. This is where I'm shopping for my husband a laptop right now. Don't tell him! They have the best deals, for sure, in my opinion. But I think you should tell all of the educators you know that you can get special student and educator Black Friday discounts at my special link: [link] now through November 27, 2022.

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Keeping Students Safe and Productive on Devices

Speaker: Aaron Webb, Jamf

In our webinar, we’ll explore the full range of Jamf education products to protect students, including quick and easy tools for IT admins, powerful apps for teachers to ensure student safety anywhere, and parental engagement tools.

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14 Time Saving Tips for Your Next Website Redesign

TeacherCast

This post was originally created and posted on the website TeacherCast Educational Network. The only place to read this as the original content is [link]. Ah, the website design process.

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Direction Instruction Versus Project-Based Learning

TeachThought - Learn better.

Direct instruction is the explicit teaching of objectives while project-based learning is more passive, ongoing, and self-directed. The post Direction Instruction Versus Project-Based Learning appeared first on TeachThought. Teaching

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‘Press Play’ Isn’t a Teaching Strategy: Why Educators Need New Methods for Video

Edsurge

My first foray into using video in my teaching involved a TV cart wheeled into my classroom, replete with a connected VHS player—and no remote. As a teacher or a student, you may remember a holiday-week screening of E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, or a school-wide showing of a “ Stranger Danger ” PSA?

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As enrollment falls and public skepticism grows, some colleges are cutting their prices

The Hechinger Report

NEW LONDON, N.H. Bright fall hues and neatly manicured lawns frame redbrick buildings and a white wooden church steeple on a peaceful New England main street with a view of the White Mountains in the distance. This story also appeared in The Washington Post.

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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!

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When I grow up: Nurturing girls to become leaders

eSchool News

Growing up, I was the class vice-president; the de facto leader of every group project ever assigned; elementary and high school valedictorian; and the captain of my sports teams. I met all the stereotypes of a typical, Type A student.

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How to Roll 3 Dice in Google

Teacher Tech with Alice Keeler

How to roll 3 dice in Google with the Google Dice Roller. You need to roll some dice, you don't have any handy or you need to project to the class your dice rolls. Google makes this easy! The post How to Roll 3 Dice in Google appeared first on Teacher Tech.

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Why I’m Integrating the World Cup Into My English Class, Despite My Disinterest in Sports

Edsurge

In late September, my sophomores were packing up for the day when I noticed a group of boys, heads down, all focusing on what looked to be magazines open on their desks. They lifted each page carefully, with a mix of reverence and deep concentration. Tengo Andres Guardado?” “Sí… Sí… ¿Tengo Mbappe?”

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Once criticized, ‘Spanglish’ finds a place in the classroom

The Hechinger Report

NEW YORK, N.Y. – In Elizabeth Menéndez’s kindergarten classroom, red time on the schedule means teachers and students should speak Spanish; blue time is reserved for English. Then, there’s purple time, a “safe language space”, where students use whichever words they prefer in the moment. .

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The Best Ways to Use Managed Apple IDs at Your School

Speaker: Aaron Webb, Jamf

In our webinar, How to Best Use Managed Apple IDs at Your School, hear the real-world experience of Steven Palomo, IT Director at Beverly Public Schools, regarding how he successfully managed his entire tech stack.

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9 TED-Ed Lessons about different holiday origins

eSchool News

Most schools are gearing up for December break, and students’ attention spans are likely to grow shorter each day. But crafting a video-based lesson that explores different holidays is a surefire way to boost student engagement.

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The Science of Learning: How to Accelerate Math Achievement

MIND Research Institute

Teaching has become more difficult in the past two years, as indicated by the alarming decline in student math achievement across the country.

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Early Childhood and Climate Change Are Connected in More Ways Than You Might Think

Edsurge

As world leaders return home from the 2022 United Nations Climate Change Conference ( COP27 ), an annual international climate meeting that was held in Egypt this year, they have many action items to attend to.

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OPINION: Direct education grants can give families and children choices for getting extra help

The Hechinger Report

The nation’s families recently received another clear message that our education system is not serving all students. Results from the National Assessment of Educational Progress, known as the “nation’s report card,” last month revealed the extent of the learning decline during the pandemic.

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6 Tips for EdTech Evaluation by Adult Learning Institutions

Many continuing adult education institutions have turned to technology used by higher ed with the following benefits: elevates teaching and learning, scales to address changes in staffing, enrollment and budget, and protects student and institutional data.