Google Classroom Features To Monitor Progress and Provide Feedback in the Secondary Classroom

EdTechTeacher

From accessing the To Review area in Google Classroom to creating comments and replying to questions, a wide range of strategies are demonstrated to help support educators’ understanding of best practices for feedback in Google Classroom.

Monitoring Student Understanding with Google Forms in the Secondary Classroom?

EdTechTeacher

In the video below, EdTechTeacher Instructor, Tom Driscoll, demonstrates effective ways that educators can leverage Google Forms as a versatile tool for formative assessment at the secondary level. You can access the presentation with resource links here: [link].

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Utilizing Google Sheets to Design Learning Experiences in the Secondary Classroom

EdTechTeacher

You can access the presentation with resource links here: [link]. The post Utilizing Google Sheets to Design Learning Experiences in the Secondary Classroom appeared first on EdTechTeacher.

Use Digital Notebooks to Facilitate Book Clubs and Literature Circles at the Secondary Level

Catlin Tucker

Unfortunately, most secondary curriculum relies on a one-size-fits-all approach to reading. Instead of creating readers, this approach can alienate students who struggle to access books at a particular reading level or do not care for the genre of the books on their class reading list. I hope this secondary book club template provides teachers with a path for thinking about how they can develop grade-level skills while allowing students a degree of choice about what they read.

How our changing world is shifting the way Gen Z is influenced by post-secondary marketing

eSchool News

COVID-19 has affected many aspects of the post-secondary student experience. Specifically, it shows how trust plays a part in making decisions about post-secondary education and how creativity makes a significant impact.

Can the ‘Netflix For Textbooks’ Model Actually Improve Access?

Edsurge

per month for one access to one digital textbook or $14.99 per month to access all of the more than 1,500 titles on the company’s platform, with each plan requiring a four-month minimum. Users also get access to audiobook versions of their texts?available

Secondary Traumatic Stress for Educators: Understanding and Mitigating the Effects

MindShift

The condition has numerous names: secondary traumatic stress (STS), vicarious trauma, compassion fatigue. How Schools Can Acknowledge Secondary Trauma. Learn how, as an educator, you can begin to identify secondary traumatic stress and learn strategies for self care through the tip sheet created by the National Child Traumatic Stress Network. Learn about additional individual and organization strategies for addressing secondary traumatic stress, compiled by the U.S.

Making Access and Equity a Reality for Diverse Students

edWeb.net

Large school districts in different parts of the United States have now developed systematic ways to increase diverse students’ access to advanced courses, and the districts are also providing other important aspects of an equitable education that prepares the students for 21st century careers.

If We Talked About the Internet Like We Talk About OER: The Cost Trap and Inclusive Access

Iterating Toward Openness

Yesterday IHE published an article about the “ inclusive access ” programs offered by most major textbook publishers. ” What problem does the inclusive access model purport to solve? The inclusive access model’s goal of reducing the cost of textbooks apparently reminded the article’s author of OER, because she includes some discussion of OER toward the end of the article. When we focus on cost, we put inclusive access and OER on equal footing.

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EdisonLearning and Pointful Education Partner To Expand Access To Online Career and Technical Courses

eSchool News

Pointful Education’s suite of CTE and elective offerings are now available to all secondary students enrolled in eCourses through EdisonLearning.

Three Big Bills, Three Ways to Access Educational Funding

N2Y

Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund (ESSER Fund). CARES, CRRSA, and ARP: Big Legislation, Big Opportunities. To address the economic fallout from the pandemic, the U.S.

Nine New Lawsuits Target ?Inclusive Access? Textbook Programs, Alleging Antitrust Violations

Edsurge

Nine lawsuits filed in March, April and May against major textbook companies and retailers take aim at their bulk deals with colleges to offer online course materials, sometimes referred to as “inclusive access” programs.

Targeting ‘Inclusive Access’ Deals, College Bookstores Sue Textbook Publishers and Retailers

Edsurge

At the heart of the case are so-called “inclusive access” programs. Pearson stands by the inclusive access model, which offers real benefits to students, instructors and institutions,” said Scott Overland, director of media relations for Pearson, in an email to EdSurge.

Discovery Education and Keysight Technologies Launch New Partnership Supporting Equity of Access in Education

eSchool News

When planning this initiative, Keysight sought to strengthen equity of access in education with modern digital resources. million educators and 45 million students worldwide, and its resources are accessed in over 140 countries and territories.

Buncee: Versatility and Accessibility for Remote Learning

Buncee

During this uncertain time, we need to turn to online educational tools that offer us versatility, ease of use, and accessibility for all students. One of our favorite features of Buncee is that they have partnered with Microsoft to incorporate Immersive Reader, an amazing accessibility tool.

Three Digital Equity Leaders Call to Action for Students Without Home Internet Access

techlearning

The CoSN Meeting the Needs of Students Without Home Internet Access webinar on September 19, 2018 reflects the growing concern and call to action for school districts, business communities and state and federal government to address what has been termed as the homework gap. Green Bay Area PS had a laptop cart model until 2017 when they established the Ninja Deployment initiative that resulted 1:1 devices at the secondary level and 1.5:1

Accessibility, Audio Texts, and the Persistence of Print

ProfHacker

Her scholarly work focuses on the circulation of ideas about race, sex, and gender via visual and material culture; her work for Yale's Center for Teaching and Learning supports the university's accessibility initiatives. As an Ed Tech-er, I help remediate course materials for students, and show faculty members how to make their course materials more accessible. I made my syllabus accessible , and I’m thinking way more about the forms my materials take.

The Challenges of Broadband Access in Rural Schools

edWeb.net

Rural school districts face many unique trials, and access to educational technology is no different. But in order to take advantage of edtech, they first need broadband access. Even when broadband is available, many students don’t have access at home.

Schools in All 50 States and Two U.S. Territories Offer Students Access to Quality Online Courses from VHS Learning

eSchool News

Located across the United States and around the world, these school partners are now offering their students access to the nonprofit’s more than 300 core and elective courses online. Boston – Feb.

Access State-Reviewed Instructional Materials with SETDA’s Dashboard

edWeb.net

A pilot program of the State Educational Technology Directors Association (SETDA) has made 12 states’ reviews of secondary math and language arts materials available, with a wide range of K-12 resources from these and other states to follow. The reviewers look at three key aspects of the material—the content and especially its alignment to core standards, accessibility of the content for all students, and the pedagogy, including teacher support and assessments.

Using Single Sign-On to Streamline Edtech Access

edWeb.net

During the edWebinar “ Simplify Digital Access in K-12: Learn How District Leaders Eliminate Barriers ,” the presenters discussed the importance of adopting a single sign-on program to manage digital access, the questions to ask when choosing a vendor, and tips for rolling out the new system. They spend more time in class trying to remember how to access the program than actually using it; they also clog IT channels when passwords aren’t easily recovered.

Transition to Digital: Improving Access, Affordability and Achievement in Higher Education

EmergingEdTech

With the increasing cost of a post-secondary education, many students opt to delay or completely forego purchase of required. Original Image Source … and important steps to help you get there! Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post. Thanks (and thanks for subscribing)!].

High School and College Students Get Rare Opportunity to Help Change the World Of Education

EdNews Daily

The OOP will provide an easy, accessible, context-driven map of the entire human knowledge landscape. Diversity Education News Featured Higher Education News Secondary Education TechnologyStudents Everywhere Are Encouraged to Contribute to the Open Ontology Project: Be a Part of the Beginning Stages of the Open Ontology Project and Help Shape Its Future. View The Open Ontology Project here: https://www.ContextU.com. Calling all students everywhere!

Math Modeling: Why are We Missing it in High School?

EdNews Daily

Most do not have access to a high-level laboratory such as the ones used for the winning contestants, creating a high visible barrier of entry to research for the average high school student. However, one field that has been historically underrepresented in our education system can alleviate the needs of aspiring high schoolers who are not fortunate enough to have laboratory access: mathematical modeling.

OPINION: It may be time to rethink the emphasis on taking calculus in high school

The Hechinger Report

California’s state university systems have been leaders in listing data science as an acceptable course for admission; the state has also piloted successful secondary and postsecondary versions of a data course. I took calculus as a high school senior.

BombBomb is hands down the best way to upgrade your email game

iLearn Technology

In one email, families had access to all teacher’s plans for the day as well as a way to share feedback about what was going well or what they were struggling with. What it is: BombBomb is an email service that lets you record and embed video directly in your email.

Schools in Three States Establish or Expand Student Access to Courses from The Virtual High School

techlearning

a Massachusetts-based non-profit organization helping schools provide their students with a variety of online and blended learning programs, has spurred institutions in Rhode Island and Vermont to give their students greater access to the wide array of VHS core and elective courses. The Virtual High School has a distinguished 22-year history of providing middle and high schools from 40 states and 33 countries with access to high-quality online and blended learning experiences.

Class Pad: Free digital scratch paper for the math classroom

iLearn Technology

ClassPad can be accessed from tablets and computers. Students can access your materials through a unique URL. What it is: ClassPad is free online software that lets you digitize your math scratch paper. You can create original teaching materials for the math classroom quickly and easily. With ClassPad, you can quickly add mathematical formulas, graphs, spreadsheets, and geometry sheets to share with your students (and other teachers).

How one city closed the digital divide for nearly all its students

The Hechinger Report

You don’t have a computer, you don’t have internet, you can’t even access distance learning,” Silver said. RELATED: Racial segregation is one reason some families have internet access and others don’t, new research finds. OAKLAND, Calif.

Culturally Responsive Teaching: Tips and Strategies for Educators

Waterford

Indicator 6: Elementary and Secondary Enrollment. Classroom Management Professional Development cultural competency culturally responsive teaching diversity in the classroom equity and access implicit bias

Photomath: Scan math problems for immediate step-by-step instructions

iLearn Technology

When students get stuck, or need to check their work/understanding, not only do they have access to the answer, but also to the process. Analyze Evaluate iPod Math Middle/High School Primary Elementary Secondary Elementary Teacher Resources Understand (describe, explain) app app store apple flipped classroom google play guidance iPad iPhone mathematics maths numbers numeracy photomath scan step by step teacher

Massachusetts Community Foundation Awards $22,500 Grant to The Virtual High School For Student Access to Online Summer Courses

techlearning

We’re thrilled that middle and high school students in the area will have access to this enriching and engaging summer program, so they can be better prepared for college, careers, and beyond.” The Virtual High School is accredited by both Middle States Association Commission on Elementary and Secondary Schools (MSA-CESS), and AdvancED. Boston — July 16, 2018—According to the BrookingsInstitution , U.S.

DOGO News: current events and non-fiction for your classroom

iLearn Technology

What it is: DOGO News is a great place for kids to learn about current events, read non-fiction articles, and access customized content that you curate. There is also a paid account option that includes some additional features that would be ideal if you use Google Classroom and would like to access ready-made assignments on DOGO.

BombBomb is hands down the best way to upgrade your email game

iLearn Technology

In one email, families had access to all teacher’s plans for the day as well as a way to share feedback about what was going well or what they were struggling with. What it is: BombBomb is an email service that lets you record and embed video directly in your email.

Many certificate programs don’t pay off, but colleges want to keep offering them anyway

The Hechinger Report

Programs from which graduates earn less than the median salary for a working person with only a high school diploma in his or her state would lose access to federal financial aid. The wage is secondary.

OPINION: Why school shutdowns are a disaster for science classes

The Hechinger Report

For many of these students and others coming from low-income backgrounds, science knowledge gaps exist even prior to kindergarten entry but become gravely amplified in primary and secondary schools.

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Making & Science with Google

iLearn Technology

Tips : While the activities reference the Science Journal app for data collection, if you have access to other types of devices you can still use these activities! What it is: Making & Science is an initiative by Google aimed at showing students that anyone can be a maker or a scientist. Using the featured Science Journal app (Android and Chromebook only), students can measure light, sound, and more.

“My work really began to flourish once I had access to the internet and realized that my students could collaborate with the world.” – Margaret Simkin, Australia

Daily Edventures

My work really began to flourish once I had access to the internet and realized that my students could collaborate with the world. Educational background: Secondary History and Geography teacher, now a qualified Teacher-Librarian working across our ELC-12 school. Margaret Simkin. Head of Library. The Hamilton and Alexandra College. Victoria, Australia. margaretsimkin . An education veteran, Margaret Simkin has experienced many changes in her teaching career.

At ISTE Live Conference, Pandemic Lessons and New Challenges

ED Surge

But Caposey, the superintendent of Meridian CUSD 223 in Illinois, added that the pandemic also forced them to realize “massive equity and access issues.” As a district in a small, rural community, they suffered from the kind of broadband access issues that were spotlighted by the pandemic.

Adobe Spark: Easily create and share videos, images, and newsletters

iLearn Technology

This is a site that you’ll want to bookmark for easy access, and put on all of your students devices if you have a one-to-one environment. Anastasis Academy Create inspiration Interactive Whiteboard Maker Space Middle/High School Primary Elementary Secondary Elementary Subject Teacher Resources video web tools Web2.0 What it is: Adobe Spark is a collection of fantastic (free!) creative tools available online or as an app download.

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