Access to a Digital Reading Tool Empowers Students to Discover and Enjoy eBooks

techlearning

Equity of access and the opportunity for deep personalization are founding principles of many 1:1 programs. This is especially true for ELL students or students with dyslexia, which is the most common language-based learning disability.

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Lessons and Leadership During the Switch to Online Learning

edWeb.net

While digital access remains an issue, educators and students now engaged in online teaching and learning have new types of issues to contend with. Dr. Smith recommends using the community and its knowledge base to obtain information, anticipate issues, and develop solutions.

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Lessons from a school without walls

The Hechinger Report

It’s an idea that’s gaining traction as technology offers new tools for both tracking student learning and customizing classwork based on past performance. The 10 grades are each split into groups with a designated base (analogous to a homeroom) and teacher.

THE HOW: Tricks for Digital Testing

Tech Helpful

In today's constantly connected world it can be anything from a student taking a photo of a paper test and sending it to their friends to hacking a teachers account to get access to the test and answers prior to the test. Easy access is eliminated.

8 Non-Digital Remote Learning Ideas

A Principal's Reflections

Even with all the progress being made and practical innovations taking place, COVID-19 has unearthed on a global scale the inequity that persists when it comes to access to high-speed WIFI and technology. Even in more affluent areas, one cannot assume equitable access. Scaffolded questions and tasks : Piling on low-level questions that are recall and knowledge-based don’t constitute learning.

Is a virtual education the future for K-12 students?

eSchool News

Virtual education leverages these connections to provide everyone, regardless of geographic location, access to experts and high quality learning experiences. I believe access to specialized programs will be transformative.

The Purpose of Content

A Principal's Reflections

Day in and day out a repetitive cycle ensued in most classes where my classmates and I were given information and then tasked with demonstrating what we learned, or in a few cases, constructing new knowledge.

The COPPA Rule, FERPA, and the Security of Student Data

Doug Levin

More than half of K-12 students have access to a school-issued personal computing device, and in many school districts, online curriculum is becoming the norm. In this comment, I make four assertions: There is an emerging knowledge base on cybersecurity incidents involving schools and student data that should be used to guide decisionmaking. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the U.S.

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How K–12 Classrooms Can Benefit from Robotics

EdTech Magazine

Access to social technologies combined with an increasing recognition of the need for unstructured play and flexible learning environments has prompted pedagogical shifts that help students engage, rather than simply observe. How K–12 Classrooms Can Benefit from Robotics. eli.zimmerman_9856.

Racism, Consumerism, and a Conversation With My Son About the Future of Diversity

Edsurge

Whether due to an absence of knowledge or a lack of systems designed to inform, too often when the term “racism” is mentioned in America the images of shackled blacks being bought, sold, mangled and killed are the first to enter the minds.

The Purpose of Content

A Principal's Reflections

Day in and day out a repetitive cycle ensued in most classes where my classmates and I were given information and then tasked with demonstrating what we learned, or in a few cases, constructing new knowledge.

3 Tools to Use AI in the Classroom Now

Mindspark Learning

According to their CEO , Michal Borkowski, "Brainly has helped millions of students around the world get unstuck on tough homework questions through its collaborative community of diverse individuals, removing traditional boundaries on access to knowledge.

How IT Staff Provide Tech Support During Remote Learning

EdTech Magazine

CCSD started using ServiceNow, a cloud-based IT management platform, as a ticketing tool two years ago to stay on top of help desk requests and streamline workflow. So, they soon created a self-service portal powered by ServiceNow called “ASK,” which stands for action, service and knowledge.

How IT Staff Provide Tech Support During Remote Learning

EdTech Magazine

CCSD started using ServiceNow, a cloud-based IT management platform, as a ticketing tool two years ago to stay on top of help desk requests and streamline workflow. So, they soon created a self-service portal powered by ServiceNow called “ASK,” which stands for action, service and knowledge.

Now is the time to redefine readiness

eSchool News

Their presence in the workplace will alter or eliminate many tasks that people carry out today, including tasks associated with knowledge-based work, creative work, and care-based professions. Today’s working adults have seen a lot of change in the employment landscape.

OETC Partners with TeamDynamix

techlearning

OETC has partnered with TeamDynamix to provide access to their products for OETC members. The solution is built for education and offers an online portal with an integrated knowledge base. [

The Importance of IT Asset Management in the Education Sector

Vizor

In addition, if a student does have a problem with their laptop, they will also have access to the knowledge base portal that the school can put important information. A knowledge base portal is a series of potential problems and related solutions.

What is the 21st Century Lesson Plan?

Ask a Tech Teacher

Technology and the connected world put a fork in the old model of teaching–instructor in front of the class, sage on the stage, students madly taking notes, textbooks opened to the chapter being reviewed, homework as worksheets based on the text, tests regurgitating important facts.

Professional Development That Works for You

N2Y

Special educators know how important it is that unique learners have the opportunity to gain knowledge and skills, advancing toward such positive outcomes as a fulfilling, productive role in society and independence. Essential Support for Changing Lives.

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How IT Staff Provide Tech Support During Remote Learning

EdTech Magazine

CCSD started using ServiceNow, a cloud-based IT management platform, as a ticketing tool two years ago to stay on top of help desk requests and streamline workflow. So, they soon created a self-service portal powered by ServiceNow called “ASK,” which stands for action, service and knowledge. It features a knowledge base of articles that users can easily find using a search bar. and “Are they using their work computer or personal devices to access student information?”

How IT Staff Provide Tech Support During Remote Learning

EdTech Magazine

CCSD started using ServiceNow, a cloud-based IT management platform, as a ticketing tool two years ago to stay on top of help desk requests and streamline workflow. So, they soon created a self-service portal powered by ServiceNow called “ASK,” which stands for action, service and knowledge. It features a knowledge base of articles that users can easily find using a search bar. and “Are they using their work computer or personal devices to access student information?”

Searching for the Ability to Think: Training our Kids to Go Past Google

The CoolCatTeacher

Next week, my tenth graders will have to invent a new way to access the Internet. ” According to the Center for Curriculum Redesign (CCR) “We must deeply redesign curriculum to be relevant to the knowledge skills, character qualities, and met-learning students need in their lives.”

Do It Right the First Time: How to Maximize Your Edtech Investment

Edsurge

The plan detailed updates to hardware and infrastructure, enabling access to high-quality, interactive digital content and curriculum resources, and providing additional ongoing professional development opportunities for educators.

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5 Favorite Activities to End the School Year

Ask a Tech Teacher

These are game-based learning where students strive to type fast so they can beat an opponent. For any level of student: Offer a variety of game-based typing practice and let students pick the one that works best for them. Preview all materials before giving students access.

Why Flipped Learning should be standard for Higher Education

Neo LMS

Discipline, standardization, conformity — these are the values on which the traditional educational model was based. The problem is, these values won’t cut it in the knowledge-based economy we’re now living. Read more: What is competency-based learning?

OPINION: 7 in 10 students aren’t writing at grade level — we can do better

The Hechinger Report

A systematic approach to writing instruction is missing from the knowledge base. These strategies improve oral language, deepen students’ content knowledge, and fortify reading comprehension and writing all at the same time.

This Company is Using AI to Change the World

EdNews Daily

Expanding the knowledge base for more conversation is problematic because you need to increase the static responses and link them to new requests and questions. So, if you have a student who needs responses on space, a space knowledge library is generated. By Charles Sosnik.

The Future of MOOCs Must Be Decolonized

Edsurge

Knowledge Production The content on MOOCs is typically produced in universities from the U.S. Such a model assumes a deficit of knowledge in other parts of the world and a belief that non-Western parts of the world have less or even nothing to contribute to online learning. This excludes vast amounts of people, and the potential for a truly pluralistic global knowledge base vanishes to colonial and imperial languages and cultures.

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Technology’s Role in Putting Learning Science Research To Work

Digital Promise

It is well known that individuals construct new knowledge based on what they already know, that they learn differently from one another, and that they learn best when they are asked to perform appropriately challenging tasks. Given the variation in students’ knowledge, skills and learning strategies, it is difficult for educators to provide each unique student with the best opportunity to learn.

The Missing Literacies – Networking to Learn #iste2015

There is no box

These groups (or Personal Learning Networks) allow for just in time information requests, asynchronous collaboration and archived knowledge bases. If we do not teach children how to build online networks to access learning resources, then we are failing to empower them as learners. If we don’t embrace technology to build personal networks of our own for learning, then we risk being left behind in a world of ubiquitous access to information and just in time learning.

School Leadership in the Common Core Era

A Principal's Reflections

Second, we advocate for the development of an action plan for educating the not-so-common learners that is research-based, achievable, and reaches beyond any current educational reform initiative for school improvement. The following is a guest post by Dr. Andrea Honigsfeld, Dr. Maria G.

Chromebooks: The Key to Successful Management

Vizor

Finally, there is the option to set up a self-service portal where users have access to knowledge base articles. Reading Time: 4 minutes As schools introduce technology in their classrooms, are they figuring out how to manage the new devices?

The Binder Planning Model

There is no box

Granting access to multiple people requires lots of manual intervention (copy and send the green pages, replace page 20 with green 20, etc…). What if instead of a binder, we had a live planning document, a shared google doc accessible to the entire staff.

The Binder Planning Model

There is no box

Granting access to multiple people requires lots of manual intervention (copy and send the green pages, replace page 20 with green 20, etc…). What if instead of a binder, we had a live planning document, a shared google doc accessible to the entire staff.

5 ways music and tech are adding a little STEAM to our lessons

eSchool News

Technology plus music is an easy, accessible way to put STEAM in lessons — and students love it. This means not just reaching all students with the content they must learn but making sure this information stays around in their heads to improve their school performance and knowledge base.