Creative #SmartTeachingTips Using Scholastic Magazines

Kleinspiration

For nearly a decade, I’ve been using Scholastic News Magazines in my classroom. When Scholastic contacted me to see if I’d share some ways we use the magazines in our second grade classroom, I jumped at the opportunity. . But our magazines aren’t just for children.

Flipsnack: A fun way to make interactive online magazines #edtech

The CoolCatTeacher

Learn how she uses this tool. FlexPath – only at Capella University – lets teachers work at their own pace to earn their MEd in a competency-based learning format. Flipsnack: A fun way to make interactive online magazines #edtech.

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The Key Role of Tech in Accessibility for All

edWeb.net

Every two or three years, state and federal laws regarding accessibility in education change. However, the goal is always the same: making sure that every student, at every level (classroom, building, district), has access to the resources they need to meet their learning goals.

Helping Kids Be Healthy and Whole While Learning from Home

The CoolCatTeacher

Dr. Kim Schonert-Reichl – Bio as Submitted Dr. Kim Schonert-Reichl is an expert advisor for the WE organization’s WE Schools program, which is accessed by over 18,000 schools across North America – with a special emphasis on social and emotional learning and mental wellbeing.

How to Quickly Create, Send, & Translate a Parent Newsletter

Teacher Reboot Camp

If you aren’t familiar with using Google then this might take some time investment at the beginning, but trust me learning to use Google Suites and Apps is the best teacher time and sanity saver! You can learn with education technology specialists who are Google Certified.

How to Quickly Create, Send, & Translate a Parent Newsletter

Teacher Reboot Camp

If you aren’t familiar with using Google then this might take some time investment at the beginning, but trust me learning to use Google Suites and Apps is the best teacher time and sanity saver! You can learn with education technology specialists who are Google Certified.

What is Actively Learn and Why Should I Try it?

Ask a Tech Teacher

Actively Learn is a freemium online education platform that allows students to read a book (or some other document), make comments, answer questions posed by the teacher, and even collaborate with others. What is Actively Learn. to find science labs in the Actively Learn catalog.

Website Platforms Share Accessibility Support with Schools at #NYCSchoolsDigIn Summit

The Innovative Educator

All government agencies must have accessible websites. This means all public schools or schools who receive federal funding must have accessible websites. The United States Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights has agreements with various school districts to help ensure institutions provide content that is accessible to everyone including people with disabilities and those who speak languages other than English.

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FEATURES SCHOOL LEADERS ADVOCATE FOR STUDENTS WITHOUT HOME INTERNET ACCESS By Eileen Belastock Here’s how these district leaders have addressed the issue of digital inequity. Magazine

SETDA Provides Tips on Equity of Access for Students Outside of School

edWeb.net

Access to online resources including digital content, interactive education apps and websites, videos, experts and peers is no longer a “nice to have” but rather a necessity. Christine Fox, Deputy Executive Director, SETDA, noted the importance of having safe WiFi access.

Learning in the Making: The Role of the Educator as a Maker Educator

User Generated Education

I have been working with ASCD for the past few years to publish my book, Learning in the Making: How to Plan, Execute, and Assess Powerful Makerspace Lessons. Today, content is freely and abundantly available, and it is more important than ever to help learners in the process of how to learn.

100th Day of School — Make it about Learning

Ask a Tech Teacher

So I decided to accommodate the 100th Day fever by wrapping it in learning. Here are thirteen activities I like that blend learning into a celebration of the 100th Day of School: Geography. jumping jacks, sit-ups, and deep knee bends) to learn the concept that 10 sets of 10 equal 100.

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?Access or Prestige: Can Colleges Do Both by US News?

Edsurge

And that puts colleges into the uncomfortable position of having to choose between prestige and access. Kim Wilcox, Chancellor of UC Riverside, thinks colleges should never have to choose between inclusiveness and excellence, but access and prestige can be at odds if that is being measured only by the most popular ranking system. “We In response to the POLITICO article , the magazine's chief data strategist Robert Morse wrote: U.S. Most U.S.

A true gift from SHEG: DIY digital literacy assessments and tools for historical thinking

NeverEndingSearch

These tasks are perfect for learning across the curriculum and especially for librarian-led learning. Among the learning experiences on ten pages packed with lessons are: Civil Rights Movement in Context.

Personalizing Learning with Branching Google Forms

EdTechTeacher

The following article was published in the most recent edition of Digital Learning Magazine in my column, “The Tech Savvy Classroom with Shawn McCusker.”. Click here for a link to the complete article published in Digital Learning Magazine.

Learning by Doing: The Power of Immersive Learning Experiences

EdTechTeacher

The following article will be published in the next edition of Creative Teaching and Learning Magazine. Close your eyes and envision a small child learning that walking is just a well-controlled process of falling forward without falling down. Is the learning SITUATED?

Regardless of income level, access to quality care for 2-year-olds is tight

The Hechinger Report

The series was produced by The Hechinger Report and Columbia Journalism School’s Teacher Project , nonprofit news organizations focused on education coverage, in partnership with Slate Magazine. WICHITA, Kansas—Access to safe, reliable child care for young children in the U.S.

A Natural and Experiential Cycle of Learning

User Generated Education

Given this era of learning where information is abundant and easily accessible, it is even more important than ever to help learners understand the learning process. To do so, though, educators need to explore and deeply understand the processes and cycles of learning.

Home Learning with Choice Boards During School Closures – SULS056

Shake Up Learning

The post Home Learning with Choice Boards During School Closures – SULS056 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. As we all find new ways to teach and learn during this unprecedented time, I want to share how you approach home learning with choice boards during school closures.

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K-12 Blueprint site updated - resources for planning and implementing EdTech

Educational Technology Guy

This week, Tech & Learning and Intel released their improve K-12 Blueprint web site. You can subscribe to the free magazine and use the site. edtech free resources school cio Tech and Learning Magazine

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Summer Learning Activities That Students Will Actually Enjoy

Wisewire

Students can often miss out on opportunities that are both learning and entertaining to keep their brains engaged over the summer when there is an absence of ideas, activities, and support at home. Many apps are freely available that provide access to public domain works digitally.

An All-in-one Tool to Assist Student Learning from Every Angle

EdTech4Beginners

You are granted full access to 5 creative apps, including a PDF editor, document scanner, note taker, video editor and animation tools. To help prepare for lessons, you could use Pocket Scanner Cloud to quickly scan the pages of useful information you find in books or magazines.

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How to apply the Universal Design for Learning in the classroom

Neo LMS

This post was originally published in the October 2018 issue of the Education Today Magazine. The way people learn is as unique as cats’ noses. Universal Design for Learning (UDL) is thought to be the solution to the above problem. This answers the WHAT of learning.

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Resources for learning at home while we’re keeping each other safe

NeverEndingSearch

Here’s a Wakelet list of free learning resources and tools to enjoy with kids and as a family, while were are at home. Note that this list points to resources made freely available by a growing number of publishers to support learning during this crisis.

Goal: Send Them on Learning Missions #EduLS

Teacher Reboot Camp

Our third goal is send them on learning missions. This is a goal from our previous cycles and also will be part of another inspiring Learning Challenge lead by Todd Nesloney (@TechNinjaTodd) , the Educator Learning Series (#EduLS).

zSpace and Labster Partner to Make AR/VR Lab Simulations Accessible to Hundreds of Thousands of High School Students Across the World

techlearning

Sunnyvale, CALIFORNIA – June 19, 2018 – Today, zSpace and Labster announced a partnership that will give high school students access to Labster’s award winning, game-based virtual simulations on zSpace’s augmented and virtual reality (AR/VR) learning platform.

Learning and Playing and Why Both Matter for Teachers

Ask a Tech Teacher

Young children learn the most important things not by being told but by constructing knowledge for themselves in interaction with the physical world and with other children – and the way they do this is by playing.” Let’s learn about bridges!”

Some colleges and universities are bringing the classroom to the workplace

The Hechinger Report

Among other subjects, the students here take courses in sociology, psychology, English composition, science and math — all at the site of the kind of business where the principles they learn in the classroom and from textbooks can be put into practice. “We That’s when you really learn.”.

Top 10 Ways to Give Back While at Home

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Research says that when students are engaged in service-learning, their immune system, heart rate and sense of well-being improves dramatically.

The Importance of Jaggedness in Personalized Learning

edWeb.net

According to Learning in the 21st Century: the 2019 Digital Promise LVP Survey , 83% of teachers think students are capable of high achievement, but just 26% think students are reaching those levels today. Context: The context of a student’s home and learning environment matter too.

Goal: Send Them on Learning Missions #EduLS

Teacher Reboot Camp

Our third goal is send them on learning missions. This is a goal from our previous cycles and also will be part of another inspiring Learning Challenge lead by Todd Nesloney (@TechNinjaTodd) , the Educator Learning Series (#EduLS).

Home Learning with Choice Boards During School Closures – SULS056

Shake Up Learning

The post Home Learning with Choice Boards During School Closures – SULS056 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. As we all find new ways to teach and learn during this unprecedented time, I want to share how you approach home learning with choice boards during school closures.

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Enhance Long-Term Student Learning

edWeb.net

Learning seems like a simple process. The information goes in (encoding), the learner attempts to commit information to memory (storage), and then the learner tries to recall the lesson (access). During the edWebinar, “Powerful Teaching: Unleash the Science of Learning,” Pooja K.

Colleges start looking for ways to house and feed their students who are homeless

The Hechinger Report

But on the other hand, if we really are focused on increasing access and providing these [educational] opportunities for students, we have an obligation to help support their success.” Many students also experience food insecurity, lacking regular access to healthy meals.

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Blending Online and Field Learning To Inspire Young Girls in Science

EdNews Daily

As the utilization and embracement of technology in education has increased, as has utilization of online and blended learning in and out of the classroom, imperative for today’s digital native learners and members of the future workforce. Utilize a varied methodology to impart learning.