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7 Considerations When Hiring and Recruiting for Tech Jobs

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Hiring technical folks for technical jobs can be a chore. After scouring through tons of hiring platforms, looking for that perfect fit can be nerve-wracking. Recruiters have hard days because of this. But even after finding that unicorn, that elusive talent, netting this person is difficult.

ViewSonic’s Peter Claxton Discusses the Future of AI in School

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Innovative new technology promises to elevate students’ engagement and wellness in the classroom. Remote learning and the introduction of new EdTech solutions have accelerated digital transformation in education, which has led to all new ways of teaching and learning.

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The Best Learning Strategies for Teaching Online

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In the wake of the coronavirus, remote working and distance learning are concepts that are undoubtedly here to stay. However, the pandemic merely accelerated these tech-led trends, which have been driven by innovation and advancement throughout the digital age.

Educational Technology Trends to Look Out For in 2022

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There’s no doubt that education technology or ‘EdTech’ is an important and fast-evolving entity in the digital age, and one that is having a dramatic impact on the quality of students’ learning. In the US alone, students experiencing more than 60 minutes per week of device use achieved higher academic results through 2020, while 81% of facilitators said that having access to EdTech improved outputs considerably during the same period.

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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.

3 Ways To Teach Students Email Safety, Mass Emails, and More

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Teach your young students how to protect themselves from phishing attacks and how to use multiple email features such as mass emailing. The internet can be an amazing place for your students to learn about subjects they may have never known about before, but there are still dangers online.

7 Must-Have Features for Online Learning Platforms

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You can find a wide variety of learning platforms on the internet. Online learning complements and sometimes even replaces traditional classrooms. It serves multiple needs of teachers and learners due to its flexibility.

Kidz Type – a great website to learn touch-typing skills

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KidzType is a great website which has lots of fun, engaging games for all ages! When you enter the site, the main option is Dance Mat Typing. Level 1 starts you off with individual letters and spaces, and when you reach Level 4, you will be challenged to use semi-colons and the shift key.

Guest Post: How to provide a successful remote learning experience during school closures

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A recent survey found that the coronavirus pandemic has been challenging for teachers, parents and students alike. Many teachers and parents are concerned about their children’s progress, wellbeing, and finding relevant resources.

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Five Ways To Improve Learning Standards In Education

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The education system changes constantly. It never stays in one place because of new technologies and innovative learning techniques that move it forward. The two most important questions that have always been around are: What must-have skills should educators teach students? What are the ways of improving learning standards in education? For years, we have been striving to develop an education system that would create bright and creative minds to adapt to upcoming changes and make innovations.

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.

Exciting teaching job opportunities!

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Hi readers, The company I work for are looking for teachers in their schools in China. It is a great place to live and the salary and benefits are very generous.

A Step-by-Step Guide On How To Create Your First Online Course

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Online teaching is trending right now, but only a small part of courses is of real value. How to create your online course from scratch? How to make it useful, popular, and interesting?

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EZCheck.me – QR-based attendance tracker for the hybrid learning age

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We’ve all been there: the need for tracking attendance at the beginning of the lesson is a true hassle that nobody wants to deal with. The students hate it for obvious reasons, but surprisingly, the instructors hate it even more: they want to teach, not to act as police officers.

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8 best Grammar checker tools for beginners

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The growing demand for written content has made the use of correct grammar more important than ever before. Due to the growing competition on digital platforms, bloggers and influencers with proper grammar skills are preferred by both audiences and brands. The importance of grammar can be seen equally in both universities and workplaces.

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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.

Guest post: Digital Literacy for Students: What Is Important to Learn?

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Digital literacy is one of the main skills that every person should have in the 21st century. This is because our communicating, working, studying, and — for some people — living migrates to the digital world. The main audience of the Internet and social media is youth; therefore, there is a point in teaching it some things about digital literacy. So let’s explore what students should know about it. Digital Consumption. One of the parts of literacy on the Internet is digital consumption.

How To Become The Best Student While Learning Remotely

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Due to the difficult epidemiological situation, the dominant part of universities, colleges, and schools have switched to distance learning. It’s a common practice around the world and is helping to reduce the incidence of Covid-19.

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Guest post: Caston Binger Explains How the Digital Revolution Has Transformed Education

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The digital revolution has profoundly impacted all aspects of our lives, including education. Traditional educational methods are no longer adequate in preparing students for the workforce of the 21st century. Educators must embrace new technologies and adapt their teaching methods accordingly to keep up with the ever-changing landscape.

Guest post: Digital Tools For The Timid

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Are you still traumatized by your first experience using an interactive whiteboard in the classroom or attempt to share a screen in an online class ? Don’t let small tech glitches prevent you from stepping into the 21st century classroom. With these 2 simple apps, you will look like a pro even if it is your first time using digital tools. And the best part, they are free to use! Do I have to? What would you say to a student retreating from an activity because of anxiety or lack of motivation?

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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.

5 Essential Resources To Teach Programming Remotely

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There are several essential resources to teach programming remotely. Undoubtedly, COVID-19 has posed unprecedented challenges for teachers of every subject. Indeed, many STEM educators are struggling to keep their students engaged without hands-on interaction in the classroom. As a computer science teacher, you need to know the most effective tools to teach coding to your students.

Enterprise Cloud Computing – The Shift From On-Premises to the Cloud

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The cloud has been a game-changer for enterprises, offering them increased agility, scalability, and cost savings. However, making the transition from on-premises to the cloud can be daunting, especially for large organizations with complex IT infrastructures. In this blog post, we’ll explore the challenges and best practices for transitioning to the cloud, so you can make the move with confidence. Challenge #1: Maintaining Redundancy.

Becoming a Virtual Mentor for Students With Learning Difficulties

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Creating a more supportive environment for students with learning disabilities is vital. One of the best ways to go about it includes mentorship programs, which can help them learn useful skills and build a supportive network of friends and teachers. But thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic, our methods of communicating with students have become limited. As a result, we were forced to search for alternatives. Fortunately, there is a solution to the problem! And that solution is virtual mentoring.

Using Educational Video for Students in the Classroom

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A picture is worth a thousand words. If the image is also dynamic, how many words would it equal? That would be the equation that we would have to solve in the 21st century.

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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.

Guest Post: 4 Reasons Why Minecraft is great for teaching coding for kids

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Albert Einstein once said: “Education is not the learning of facts, but the training of the mind to think.” ” The saying is true, especially when kids who are 7 to 10 years old are starting to create interests in learning new things like coding in online games. Such thought is supported by Jean Piaget, a Swiss psychologist who developed the Cognitive Development Theory.

Why Should You Buy a Gaming Chair?

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The gaming industry has significantly advanced over the last decade. And one of the advancements that many people appreciate is in the technology used in designing gaming equipment like a mouse, keyboards, pads, etc. But, one gaming tool that has improved is the gaming chair.

Why A Docker Container Registry Is Important for Scalable Applications

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The future-oriented organizations comprehend the importance of containers and leverage them to modernize their legacy apps, streamline infrastructures, and enable them to market their innovations faster. According to Research and Markets, over 3.5 million applications have been placed in Docker containers, and over 37 billion containerized applications downloaded were spotted.

Guest post: The Classroom Goes Hybrid

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People have been discussing distance learning for years. However, educators have now been forced to suddenly adopt remote instruction because of the ongoing pandemic. Faced with a future where they’ll have to often switch between classroom-based education and at-home learning, schools and universities have to prepare for a system that can support both.

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.

Coaching

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In my role as Year 4 Leader, I have decided, this year, to research and undertake ‘coaching’ ‘ Teacher-centered coaching refers to a coaching strategy that is focused on teacher actions in the classroom, versus student-centered coaching, which focuses on looking closely at student-level data. ‘ – eleducation.org.

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Guest post: Types of Data centers in Singapore

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With the rising technology dynamics, there are changes in how data is collected, analyzed, and stored.

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How to use ‘Green Screen’ / ‘Chroma Key’ tech to look inside the human body!

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Our new class topic is called ‘iDoctor’ – in a nutshell: human biology with a STEAM focus. I decided to ask the children to use ‘Green Screen’ / ‘Chroma Key’ technology to look inside the human body! How do you do it? First, get to grips with using ‘Green Screen’ / ‘Chroma Key’ – it’s really easy.

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Oral Language: Expanding Your Child’s Vocabulary

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In order for children to expand their vocabulary, they need to hear new words multiple times and in different contexts before they can use the words confidently themselves. Consider the words we know as adults. There are some words that we use easily and regularly in conversation. There are other words that we understand when those around us use them, but we rarely or never use those words ourselves.

Technology to Support and Empower Users With Disabilities

There is an increasing global focus on accessibility for students in school. When combined with a device management system such as Jamf Pro or Jamf School, the sky’s the limit. Learn how Apple and Jamf can support disabled users in your school.

7 Essential Characteristics of an IB Learner

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The International Baccalaureate Programme, or IB for short, is a continuum of global educational programs for primary school, middle school, and high school students that is currently being implemented in 159 countries. To date, more than 7,000 international schools offer the program, and more than 1.95 million students are presently full-fledged IB learners.

Guest Post: How Augmented Reality Tackles the Challenges of Distance Learning

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Over the past five months we have all had to learn how to balance our lives around the pandemic in order to maintain a certain level of normalcy. People need to work, children need to keep learning, and life must go on.

Quieten down your class with this website!

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CLASSCRAFT is a brilliant website which has a variety of features. My favourite is the ‘ Classroom Noise Volume Meter ‘! It has certainly quietened my pupils down. It is really simple to set up: Set the timer. Set the volume level (make sure that your internet browser has permission to use your microphone). Start! Watch the class work quietly! Have a try and let me know how it goes.

Guest post: What You Can Do to Help Your Child Prepare for High School

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Transitioning from primary school to high school is essential for a lot of reasons. For kids not staying in the same school, it means transitioning to an entirely new environment. This involves forming new friendship groups, adapting different routines, and new ways of thinking and learning within that new environment. As parents, we want to prepare our kids for these changes adequately.

Maximize the Power of Multiple Technology Ecosystems

Schools invested in Google education tools or considering these services can achieve strong benefits by blending the best of Google services on Apple hardware, opening the door to a wealth of educational possibilities for students, teachers, and parents.