Hyperdocs: How To’s and Tips for Teachers

The CoolCatTeacher

The Urkund system is highly accurate, cost-effective , and even better, doesn’t sell licenses to students or others. Listen to Lisa Scumpieru Give an overview of Hyperdocs Listen to the show on iTunes or Stitcher Stream by clicking here. On Monday, they’re going to peer edit.

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How to Assess Digital Literacy

Ask a Tech Teacher

On my blog, Ask a Tech Teacher , I run a column called Dear Otto where I answer teacher questions about how to integrate technology into their classes. Of late, the most common question is, “How to I assess student digital literacy?” To use tech in classes.

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Classroom Videos: How-to Tips and Tricks

The CoolCatTeacher

Today’s guest is a perfect guide for those of us who want to make videos with students. But he also teaches us how to do this with students. Use the code CoolCat50 to get $50 off your course. Listen to the show on iTunes or Stitcher. How do we make amazing videos?

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Classroom Videos: How-to Tips and Tricks

The CoolCatTeacher

Today’s guest is a perfect guide for those of us who want to make videos with students. But he also teaches us how to do this with students. So, listen to the show today and get started. And tweet me links to the videos you make, I’d love to see them!

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How to Add Google Drive to Microsoft Word

The CoolCatTeacher

You can use Google AND Microsoft Together You can add Google Drive to Microsoft Office now. Here’s a screencast to get started. There are a few issues to know before you start using it, though. How to Add Google Drive to Microsoft Word (and Microsoft Office).

How to Set Healthy Screen Time Habits: A Guide for Parents

Waterford

Depending on how we use it, technology can be either a priceless tool or endless distraction. Too much screen time, however, isn’t healthy for anyone and can lead to serious consequences. It’s also important to understand the difference between active and passive screen time.

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How to create accessible e-learning design

Neo LMS

In a recent post I touched upon the subject of designing for accessibility in e-learning. The things is, there are millions of people out there who are living with some sort of disability, and they all should be able to access online learning content the same as everyone else.

16 Free Resources for Schools Who are Closing Due to Coronavirus

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter As we struggle with the coronavirus COVID-19 health crisis, many of us educators are figuring out how to prepare to teach online. Whether you want to or not, go ahead and set up now.

How to Manage Student Devices for Remote Learning

Digital Promise

As schools across the country have rapidly shifted to distance learning due to school closures brought about by the coronavirus (COVID-19), students have been sent home with school-issued devices like laptops or tablets so they can continue their learning from home.

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How to Create Powerful Intergenerational Learning Experiences

Digital Promise

In this blog post, Kim describes her unique approach to Powerful Learning. Before my students meet with any Grands, we’ll discuss some possible challenges Grands may be experiencing and think about what it’s like to live with physical challenges that can complicate seemingly simple tasks.

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How to make resources more accessible for struggling readers

Ditch That Textbook

Ed Tech accessible text assistive technology disabilities edtech educational technology struggling readersI’m a huge fan of creating custom resources for student learning.

How to reach students without internet access at home? Schools get creative

The Hechinger Report

On the Friday before spring break at Meigs Middle School, special education teacher Matt Coe was busy preparing new lessons for his students now that schools were set to close due to the coronavirus crisis. That’s really cool to know that you’re having a positive impact.

How to Do Student-led Conferences

Ask a Tech Teacher

I remember report card days as a child, me sitting outside on a brick wall, scared to death as my mother met with the teacher and received the (always bad) news about how I wasn’t doing. Fast forward to me as a K-5 teacher. Here’s how: Students become leaders.

How to achieve disaster-proof education

Neo LMS

We also deal with man-made disasters such as armed conflicts in some regions, as well as thirteen non-school and non-working holidays, which also lead to class cancellations. We are seeing how the education process is disrupted and brought to a standstill in many countries right now.

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How to Promote Authentic STEM Learning for Families

Digital Promise

Schools want to support families around science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) subjects because these domains are engaging and capitalize on how kids naturally want to learn. But many families feel unprepared to support STEM learning.

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How To Effectively Use Educational Assessment Tools

ViewSonic Education

According to Edutopia.org educational assessment is an integral part of instruction and the learning process. Each has its part to play in holistically analyzing students’ learning outcomes. How to explain summative assessment. When to use summative assessment.

How to Create a Summer Writing Notebook

The CoolCatTeacher

Angela Stockman on Episode 508 From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Today Angela Stockman @AngelaStockman challenges teachers and students to create a summer writing notebook with the #flaneur challenge. This is going to be fun!

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Districts Explain How to Make Tech Accessible After School

EdTech Magazine

By Marcia Wade Talbert Digital equity is the topic du jour, but CoSN leaders are showcasing how to make it a thing of the past. Access Points Networking

How to Make the Most of a Digital Curriculum

Kajeet

The American classroom isn’t what it used to be. In just a matter of years, digital learning and access to digital tools have revolutionized how students learn about the world.

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How to Improve Checks for Understanding

A Principal's Reflections

Regardless of the terminology that is used, virtually every plan follows a format to help achieve this outcome. As much as these elements are critical to effective instructional design, what’s more vital are continuous checks to determine if students understand.

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How to Teach With Videos

Ask a Tech Teacher

I reviewed mysimpleshow , a new tool that is getting a lot of buzz, and then asked them to share how their digital tool addresses this burgeoning interest in video. Including videos in your lesson plan is a great way to modernize traditional lectures or PowerPoint presentations.

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How to overcome resistance to online education in Higher Ed

Neo LMS

Embraced by some, considered by others only a back-up solution during these exceptional times brought by the global pandemic — that forced many universities across the globe to carry on their activities remotely — online learning has, in fact, its pedagogical consistency and social relevance.

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How to Provide Help

Digital Promise

Understanding the appropriate way to seek out help is not a skill every student has. Teachers want to provide help in a way that develops students’ self-awareness and self-efficacy, but that’s complicated, too. Think of goggles: They help swimmers progress to swimming underwater.

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How to Prevent Data Collection Disasters in Education

Digital Promise

How can educational researchers ensure continued data collection in the wake of COVID-19? You may feel like your response rates are hurting; so are your respondents, many of whom are adapting to rapid changes in their practice.

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Microsoft Teams Education: How to manage video meetings like a pro

Ditch That Textbook

Learn how to manage Teams like a pro. If your school is using Microsoft, then Microsoft Teams Education can be your go-to communication hub. Access it from […]. Microsoft Teams Education is your classroom management hub if your students use Microsoft tools.

How to Start a School Design Project

Digital Promise

Schools and teachers often use summer as a time to rethink classrooms and learning spaces. Oftentimes, exemplary school designs, model plans, or trendy images can lead schools and teachers to make premature decisions about what classrooms should look like. Here’s what to know.

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How Colleges Can Improve Accessibility In Remote Courses

Edsurge

Colleges have long had offices designed to support students who have learning disabilities and to encourage broader accessibility in the classroom and beyond. Listen to the conversation below, or read a partial transcript, lightly edited for clarity. Can we get it to them?

How to Make Standards Mastery Accessible to All

N2Y

Before many states adopted extended (accessible) educational standards for students with unique needs, we began developing differentiated materials to provide students with the ability to learn skills, demonstrate knowledge and raise the bar for educational expectations.

How to Access Files Offline in Google Drive

Shake Up Learning

The post How to Access Files Offline in Google Drive appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Sometimes we need to work on our Google Drive files when we don’t have an Internet connection. How to Use #GoogleDrive Offline. Click To Tweet.

How to Inspire the Next World Changers

Teacher Reboot Camp

Young people worldwide are already leading movements and causes to end hunger, find solutions for climate change, and tackle other world problems. They are using social media and technology to spread the word and gather momentum. How do we equip students for the journey?

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How to Celebrate World Read Aloud Day

Ask a Tech Teacher

Created by LitWorld , past years have found over 1 million people in 100 countries joining together to enjoy the power and wonder of reading aloud in groups or individually, at school or home, and discovering what it means to listen to a story told through the voice of another.

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How to use Chromebooks offline for elearning day activities, homework

Ditch That Textbook

Set up Chromebooks and laptops with offline access to G Suite. The post How to use Chromebooks offline for elearning day activities, homework appeared first on Ditch That Textbook. No internet at home? No problem. Your elearning day activities just got a lot more interesting!Having Having Chromebooks and G Suite can supercharge learning in class. Information is at students' fingertips. They can create digitally with what they learn.

How to Unleash the Potential of Every Child

The CoolCatTeacher

Now, Tom is a 10-year classroom veteran who is working to make his classroom (and help others) connect with kids in new ways. The Urkund system is highly accurate, cost-effective , and even better, doesn’t sell licenses to students or others. You know, what do we say to ourselves?

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4 Tips for using accessibility features to promote inclusion

Neo LMS

Within inclusion settings, all students are placed in the same room to learn alongside each other, as opposed to removing students with disabilities to a separate space. Read more: How AI is changing special education. Read more: How to create accessible e-learning design.

How to Access your Schoology Resources for Simple Lesson Planning

TeacherCast

Last week, we shared a post on 5 things you can do with Schoology to get ready for next year. One of the things we mentioned was saving your course content and materials to your personal resources.