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Tech Tips For Teachers To Make Distance Learning Easy

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Technology Tips For Teachers To Make Distance Learning Easy Guest article by: Lauren Schneider for XSplit Remote learning has become the new norm in many education settings. School is back in session, with many districts welcoming students back into the classroom.

Passing Heroes and Thoughts for a New Generation

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By Charles Sosnik My heroes have always been cowboys And they still are, it seems Sadly, in search of, but one step in back of Themselves and their slow-movin’ dreams –Willie Nelson America lost a hero this week, and I lost one of my personal heroes.

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Workforce Development Is Changing To Meet The ‘New Normal,’ And Community Colleges Could Be At The Forefront

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Traditional higher education is a critical part of workforce development, but community colleges might be the best option for people dealing with COVID related shifts.

Classroom Collaboration: Privacy and Security

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By Allen Drennan If the recent pandemic has taught educators anything, it’s that privacy is paramount to the teacher, trainer and student user experience, especially when minors are involved.

White Paper: Enabling digital creativity with Augmented Reality in K12 education

We have conducted 2 research projects on teaching with AR. This research has been conducted with the UiO and the UiS. The resulting white paper is an in-depth look at the state of creative learning through the use of 3D modeling and exploration in AR.

Podcast: A Conversation about Hybrid Logistics

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Innovating Beyond Avoidable K-12 Crises

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By Amy Valentine There’s always a crisis in education. Covid-19 is the most recent and most significant, and it has challenged our education system in innumerable ways. But before the pandemic, there were already various challenges, both urgent and ongoing?the

Print Versus Digital: We Need Both

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By Cinnamon Scheufele The Covid-19 pandemic and rapid shift to remote learning have brought forward discussions that have been occurring on the periphery or in the background, at least, for several years. Is there still a role for print materials in an online world?

EdTech Execs Spot Successful Trends

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By Rebecca Salem As the educational sector moves into a new era of learning and collaboration, educators are facing new challenges every day. With this shift emerging, collaborative learning tools and innovative solutions are being developed and deployed.

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Good Day, Good Evening and Good Night

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By Betsy Hill and Roger Stark A lot is being written about our youngsters not getting enough sleep, particularly our high school students. In fact, many high schools have raised the time for their opening bells, hoping to give our juniors and seniors another hour in which to sleep.

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2021 Trends in Online Student Demographics

BestColleges.com’s second annual report on online student demographics explores the characteristics of today’s online students and their insights on college decision-making and the online learning experience amid the challenges of COVID-19.

Understanding the Pedagogy of a Learning Science to Nurture an Inclusive Learning Culture

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By Kathleen McClaskey Editor’s Note: This is part one of a three-part series “How do we create an inclusive learning culture with equity at the center?” Creating a culture of learning and inclusivity, a non-negotiable for competency-based schools, is a tall order for most K-12 public school systems.

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Student Mental Health is a Puzzle: Here’s How to Make the Pieces Fit Together

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By Kevin Dorsey and Zach Vander Veen Where does Social Emotional Learning (SEL) fit in? Through the framework of SEL, students can develop skills in self-awareness, self-control, and interpersonal relationships to better prepare themselves for school, work, and life success.

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Making Lemonade in a Pandemic

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By Kandace Bethea The pandemic has certainly presented us with many nearly insurmountable challenges, but challenges also bring change and opportunities for improvement.

What Teachers and Students Need to Know about Learner Variability

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By Betsy Hill and Roger Stark Teachers and students have known since the time of Socrates that learners are different from each other, with different perspectives and aptitudes.

2021 Trends in College Career and Employment Planning

In this second annual report, part of the BestColleges.com research series, 624 business leaders shared how their companies and organizations currently recruit and hire college students from both online and campus-based programs.

Five Strategies for Combating Learning Loss

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By Dan Hoppie As an Executive Director of Curriculum for Pasadena Independent School District in the greater Houston area, I have wrestled with two seemingly opposite forces during the pandemic.

How Skills-Based Classes Bring Students Together For Future Success

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Skills-Based Classes For Young Students Before the pandemic, many schools didn’t offer classes that focused on entrepreneurship, marketing, acting, communication or leadership.

Recreational Esports Are the Human Connection Students Need During the Pandemic

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The college experience has been quite different for the millions of students who have been attending classes amid a pandemic. According to the Chronicle of Higher Education, less than 4% of institutions have been offering fully in-person curriculums since the COVID-19 pandemic began.

Podcast: New Answers to Systemic Inequity of Language Learning

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In this episode of the EduJedi Report Age-old instructional methods for language learning have had structures that predispose them to English-language only delivery models.

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Why Genentech Is Transforming the Employee Experience for Mental Health Leave

Speaker: Deborah Olson, Lead Strategist, Genentech, a member of the Roche Group & Smita Das, MD, PhD, MPH, Medical Director, Lyra Health

Employees with the greatest mental health needs often find themselves navigating a complex disability system. Streamlining their mental health leave and recovery time leads to an overall more productive workforce. In this Lyra webinar, hear how Genentech is changing the employee experience to provide fast access to care for members who are suffering from severe mental health needs.

What’s Needed in Today’s Pandemic Era: Effective Neuroscience Intervention for Title I Students

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By Betsy Hill and Roger Stark First – A History Lesson Title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 was intended to narrow the educational achievement gap for children from families with low socio-economic status (SES).

Courage in the Face of Uncertainty

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By Tamara Fyke For some of us, school is just beginning. For others, we have been back at school for over a month. For all, we must agree that this academic year is already not what we had expected. We are staring down another surge of COVID. The uncertainty can be tough to deal with.

The Plentiful Pitfalls of Personally Identifiable Information

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By Robert Iskander It is hard to overstate the gravity of personally identifiable information as it relates to any and all student and minor populations. By definition, personally identifiable information (PII) is a clear and present danger to every school and every district.

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Include Relevant Goals to Ensure an Effective Plan for Remote Learning

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By Renae Abboud One of the many challenges districts are facing as they go back to school this fall is the development of remote and distance learning plans that will allow them to define, measure, and demonstrate success for their students.

3 Templates for Uncomplicating Your Product Management Process

In this workbook, you’ll find a comprehensive set of templates product development and cross-functional teams can adopt to better leverage your existing skills and your data.

The JAG Genius, A Special Q & A With Bridget Merriman

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The JAG Genius Q&A with Bridget Merriman Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG) is a non-profit program that works with young adults facing multiple challenges. Many students need guidance to finish high school to reach graduation, prepare for secondary education, and to learn and understand the job market. JAG students are among those who were hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic, and are most likely to feel the devastating effects for years to come.

Attend the 2021 National Literacy Summit

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For the third consecutive year, the 2021 National Literacy Summit will take place virtually Tuesday, November 9, 8:30 am until 7 pm.

Our Virtual Journey – Lessons Learned

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By Rita Mortenson Like many school districts across the nation, the decision to open our doors virtually for students in grades 3-12 was heartbreaking.

Teachers: What You Should Know about the Brain

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By Betsy Hill and Roger Stark A recently published research study on teachers’ understanding of the brain and neuroscience research has been getting a lot of attention. The findings, based on surveys of teachers in the U.K.,

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6 Strategies for Using Actionable Data to Impact Student Success

Educators need effective tools to drive student success. The trend to use actionable, comprehensive data—like attendance, assessments, grades, and more—is an effective way to give teachers the visibility they need to make a difference. Videri gives teachers and administrators access to comprehensive, integrated data so they can easily filter, drill down, and analyze data—to get the information that they really need, when they need it, and improve student outcomes. Download the eBook today!

A Passion for Learning Fuels a Mission to Support all Readers

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By Taylor Wiedemann From an early age, I knew I wanted to be a teacher. I enjoyed my learning experience at Olentangy Liberty High School in Powell, Ohio, situated within a school district that is consistently top ranked in the state of Ohio as well as nationally, according to U.S.

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Be Kind (to Yourself), Unwind!

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By Tamara Fyke For the past decade, I have been advocating for the integration of social-emotional learning and screens in schools. I never imagined that we would be living in 2020 when families are forced to make the choice between face-to-face and online classes due to a pandemic.

The Surprising Impact of Student Led Learning

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By Amy Howell. TechEd is a hot topic in education right now, but what we really need to be discussing is student led learning. Students leading other students in learning is one of the most amazing things you can see.

Thoughts on Learner Variability

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By Betsy Hill and Roger Stark With all the attention being paid to the differences between learners and the need for differentiation, it is also important to remember that intra-learner variability can be just as perplexing as inter-learner variability, especially for the learners involved.

The SaaS Guide to Conversion Rate Optimization

Every SaaS business has a strategic responsibility to improve Conversion Rate Optimization across their product or site. Learn 7 detailed steps to infuse data into your process, surface customer drop-off points, and generate ideas to drive conversion.