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Amazing Benefits of Taking a Short Course

Ask a Tech Teacher

Too often, we think ‘taking a class’ requires a commitment of weeks–or months–to master the topic.

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Beginning the School Year with “Who I Am” Projects

User Generated Education

It’s the start of a new school year. I am often baffled why teachers (all levels including college) jump right into covering content when the students are in a state of disequilibrium. wondering about the other students, the teacher, and the classroom climate.

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Classroom Tech Elevates Remote Learning

Ask a Tech Teacher

For over two years, many schools, parents, students, and teachers have struggled with how to teach remotely, and then–when can we go back to in-person learning. The education system is comfortable with teaching students face-to-face.

Designing Opportunities for Deeper Discussions in World History Classrooms

Digital Promise

The post Designing Opportunities for Deeper Discussions in World History Classrooms appeared first on Digital Promise. Classroom Management Educators Learning Sciences Research Researchers

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.

Identifying the Best Supports for Personalization

A Principal's Reflections

We know for a fact that everyone learns differently. While a one-size-fits-all approach served its purpose for some of us, it doesn’t meet the diverse needs of kids today.

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Strategically Embedding Edtech to Reach State Tech Standards

Digital Promise

The post Strategically Embedding Edtech to Reach State Tech Standards appeared first on Digital Promise. Marketplace

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8 Questions to Consider when Designing a School Survey

Education Elements

When working on surveys for a large school district, I heard it all. We don’t trust you with our survey data. What did you do with last year’s survey? This survey takes too long. What am I supposed to do with this survey data?

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Boost Morale with These Simple Strategies

A Principal's Reflections

Morale can best be defined as the confidence, enthusiasm, and discipline of a person or group at a particular time. Thriving cultures that produce results make every effort to keep this on the positive side. However, this is easier said than done.

7 Reasons to Buy an LED Classroom Projector

ViewSonic Education

An LED classroom projector is arguably one of the most convenient ways for a teacher to display visual content. Although this new type of projectors has only been around for a few years, it’s steadily winning over the familiar lamp projectors.

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!

How to Thank a Teacher

Ask a Tech Teacher

I found this article in my mailbox the other day, from The Tech Edvocate. This has been such a trying time for parents, students, and our teachers. Check out these great ways to say thank you that anyone can do: HOW TO SAY THANK YOU TO TEACHERS.

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A New Certification to Recognize Inclusively Designed Credentialing Technologies

Digital Promise

The post A New Certification to Recognize Inclusively Designed Credentialing Technologies appeared first on Digital Promise. Adult Learning Blog Researchers

Podcast: The Right Now Imperative is Learning Logistics

EdNews Daily

What is logistics as it relates to education and learning? In this episode of the Learning Leadership Society Podcast, Logistics are defined and then Host LeiLani Cauthen takes it a step further.

How to develop K-12 open educational resources

Hapara

Have you ever considered creating your own open educational resources (OER)? When you build your own, you can differentiate instruction and support every student with the specific learning content they need.

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.

How higher education lost its shine

The Hechinger Report

LA VERGNE, Tenn. — As the football and girls’ soccer teams sweated through summer practice on the athletics fields at LaVergne High School, a small group of adult advisers inside shared tales of their own ordeals. This story also appeared in NBC News.

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Balance the Delivery

Ask a Tech Teacher

Four to six hours in front of a computer for instruction. Unaccounted time for social media and gaming usage. Sounds like too much screen time? Some parents are beginning to see the fatigue in their children.

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Step Up Your Syllabus – Hyperlink the Fun

Teacher Tech

Step up your syllabus and make it more fun by creating your syllabus in Google Slides™. Hyperlink help direct parents and students to the important information. The post Step Up Your Syllabus – Hyperlink the Fun appeared first on Teacher Tech.

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Video: Pleasanton ISD begins new school year, implements social emotional learning curriculum

EdNews Daily

Students to receive tools on how to cope, deal and manage their time By Tiffany Huertas A Texas school district is implementing a program this new school year to help support students academically, socially and emotionally.

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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!

Tech Tip: How to update a PDF in Google Drive without changing the link

ignitionEDU

The situation: You have a PDF that is stored in Google Drive and shared with others via a link you have distributed. The problem: You need to modify the contents of the PDF but don’t want to have to send out a new link. The solution: Don’t delete the outdated PDF!

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OPINION: Social and emotional learning may be the latest buzzword, but it’s really just good teaching

The Hechinger Report

I have been in education long enough to have seen my share of buzzwords come and go. When I started my career 10 years ago, teaching “grit” was all the rage, but that era of character education shortly met its well-deserved end (a topic for a different day).

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4 tips to bring the real world into your classroom

eSchool News

Too often, the focus of education is not the actual use of knowledge and material but rather a memorize and repeat model. It is an archaic formula that stems from a time when students were required to simply sit and listen–and it is poor preparation for the modern world.

Teachers Love 4-Day School Weeks. Do They Work?

techlearning

Four-day school weeks are increasingly being offered as a way to recruit teachers, but the research is mixed on the advantages and disadvantages of the schedule

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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.

How to Export Your Google Classroom Rubrics

Teacher Tech

How to export your google classroom rubrics by Alice Keeler. Expert on Classroom and Google Sheets, Alice shows you how to export and share your rubrics from Google Classroom. The post How to Export Your Google Classroom Rubrics appeared first on Teacher Tech.

K–12 Students Are Using Cyberattacks to Shut Down Schools

EdTech Magazine

Along with a rise in ransomware attacks and phishing scams, school districts are facing a new threat: distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks. These cyberthreats halt districts’ ability to perform functions online by flooding the target systems with a high volume of requests simultaneously.

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PROOF POINTS: Researchers say cries of teacher shortages are overblown

The Hechinger Report

Ninety percent of schools have increased the number of substitute teachers on staff or are trying to, according to a July 2022 RAND report, but schools are struggling to find new hires, feeding into an overall perception of shortages. Credit: Terra Fontriest for The Hechinger Report.

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Gen Z students are aiming for STEM careers

eSchool News

A majority of high school and college students chose STEM as their No. 1 preferred career path, according to a survey of 11,495 Gen Z students conducted by the National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS).

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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.

8 Things Every Student Needs On The First Day Of School

TeachThought - Learn better.

Everyone needs somebody, and the first day of school is one of those times. It is comforting to find a familiar face in an unfamiliar room. The post 8 Things Every Student Needs On The First Day Of School appeared first on TeachThought. Teaching Whole Child

What is Yellowdig and How Can it Be Used to Teach? Tips & Tricks

techlearning

Yellowdig is a social higher ed work and grading system that works with an existing LMS

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TIME Innovative Teacher Helps Students with Disabilities Tap Their Superpowers

EdTech Magazine

When Joann Blumenfeld, an educator with the Wake County Public School System, looks at her students, she doesn’t see disabilities — she sees superpowers. “We

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