Music Teachers of Excellence with the CMA Foundation

The CoolCatTeacher

Tiffany Kerns on Episode 489 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast Music education helps students engage with learning and has many positive benefits. Related Resources Music education gives students an exciting and creative reason to be in the classroom. Student engagement in music class creates better attendance, which translates to higher test scores and graduation rates.

Does the future of schooling look like Candy Land?

The Hechinger Report

At first glance, the binders incorporating a whole year of learning at the Parker-Varney elementary school in Manchester look a little like Candy Land, the beloved game of chance where players navigate a colorful route past delicious landmarks to arrive at a Candy Castle. MANCHESTER, N.H. —

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PRINCIPAL VOICE: How Zoom features and bureaucracy kneecap distance learning

The Hechinger Report

As the principal of a multicultural, socioeconomically diverse public school in San Francisco, I’ve seen seventh and eighth grade classes where only one or two students had their cameras on. I understand that requiring cameras to be turned on can invade students’ privacy.

Improving reading skills and SEL through text-based discussions

eSchool News

A recent edWebinar led by Bobbi Bear, director of customer advocacy for Achieve3000, identified effective ways to integrate SEL with reading instruction, through classroom conversations about nonfiction and fiction texts. SEL also decreases behavioral issues, dropout rates, drug use, and teen pregnancy, so the advantages of including it in elementary and secondary classes are clear. Related content: 5 discussion tools to fuel student engagement.

Improving Social-Emotional and Reading Skills

edWeb.net

A recent edWebinar led by Bobbi Bear, Director of Customer Advocacy for Achieve3000, identified effective ways to integrate SEL with reading instruction, through classroom conversations about nonfiction and fiction texts. SEL also decreases behavioral issues, dropout rates, drug use, and teen pregnancy, so the advantages of including it in elementary and secondary classes are clear. At Achieve3000®, we believe literacy is the key to unlocking student success.

Strategies for Culturally Responsive Teaching

edWeb.net

A critical topic for schools, communities, and most importantly, our students, is what teachers do in the classroom to nurture ALL students, create a sense of belonging, and keep educational standards high. Only then can students, especially immigrant students and students of color, meet their potential and succeed in school and beyond. Racial discrimination can lead to trauma responses such as feelings of intense fear, anxiety, and helplessness in students.

The overlooked power of Zuckerberg-backed learning program lies offline

The Hechinger Report

Students at Rhodes Junior High in Mesa, Arizona, spend a portion of their school day working on laptops. Many schools embrace technology in the classroom as a route to these students’ hearts. Again, students worked in groups. And students love it.

WHAT’S NEW: NEW TOOLS FOR SCHOOLS

techlearning

www.getalma.com ) Alma Technologies has announced it is allowing any SQL-based business intelligence tool, such as Tableau and Jaspersoft, to access data from its modern, student information system and learning management system. The software helps schools foster communication and coordination of instruction and care for students in special education programs. Educators can use IO Education’s bidirectional SMS messaging platform to communicate directly with parents and students.

Measuring success at San Antonio’s public preschool program

The Hechinger Report

Students engage in creative activities on the playground at Pre-K 4 SA North Education Center in San Antonio, Texas. Another challenged an eager student to a building contest at a LEGO table. Since 2013, the program has served almost 8,000 students in its four education centers and awarded $8.5 She said she sees clear evidence, as do others in her field, that developing those skills helps students persevere, work with others and think critically. $35

Empowering Superintendents to Connect Technology and Learning

edWeb.net

Instead of isolated lessons, students learn how to connect their studies with real-world problems. School leaders should encourage educators to use edtech that promotes skills like creativity and problem-solving, which will serve the student no matter what profession they choose. That stagnation of the environment mirrors the stagnation in how many classrooms still work (a teacher at the front, lecturing students and asking them to repeat back what they learned).

The Emergency Home Learning Summit : Amazing Series + Final Early-Bird Pricing #homelearningsummit #learningrevolution

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

MORE ABOUT THE EMERGENCY HOME LEARNING SUMMIT: Whether by circumstance or choice, learning at home is now the reality for more students than ever. This free event is for everyone interested in helping students to learn.

The Emergency Home Learning (& More) Summit - 110 sessions + 80 replays #homelearningsummit #learningrevolution

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Sign up now: [link] Whether by circumstance or choice, learning at home is now the reality for more students than ever. We have asked our speakers to answer this question in their presentations: "What do you know about learning that could dramatically help or change the lives of students, parents, teachers, librarians, or others at this moment?" Elementary Years ? Engagement ? Practical Student Tools (Email / Calendars / Organizers) ? Student 2.0 ?

Join Us in Chicago for the Fourth Annual Global Leadership Summit - March 15, 2019

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Paid registration is required [link] About the Summit The annual Global Leadership Summit, cohosted by ASCD and GlobalEd Events, will convene classroom teachers, school and district administrators, and thought leaders in a full-day interactive, engaging program that empowers educators to lead classroom, school, districts, states, and policy arenas in supporting students as change agents in their own communities and around the world. ori students.

The 2019 Global Education Conference - Full List of 130 Sessions and 10 Keynotes!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The Global Education Conference is a collaborative, inclusive, world-wide community initiative involving students, educators, and organizations at all levels. Ozelle Stephen, Rev/Director of Education, Miridians Elementary School, Centre of Enabling Support Foundation, Uganda Access to Quality education Opportunities, Good Health + Well-being for all. Hawkesdale P12 College Let’s Hangout – Successful Student Study Groups – Snacks Optional , Candy R.

STEMxCon - Today Is the Final Deadline for Proposals; Great Keynotes + Sessions; Need Volunteers!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Sueann Galt, STEM Coordinator Does the use of ‘Learning Menus’ increase students’ intrinsic motivation? Build a Bridge: Transitioning to STEM TPBL - Beth Witte, Program Coordinator Creating Citizen Scientists in the Classroom - Matthew Rudisi – Science Faculty (Biology) Re-awakening Students’ Curiosity - Frank Kowalski, Physics Prof. Carmona, Lead Contract English Instructor Student-Generated Apps for Mobile Devices – can they enhance higher levels of understanding?

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Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Via the US Department of Education press release : “Secretary DeVos Announces New Student-Centered Funding Pilot Program.” ” “Student-Centered,” eh? ” Via The New York Post : “Charter-school advocacy group to close up shop.” ” The Parent Coalition for Student Privacy has thoughts on the pushback , making the comparison between Zuckerberg ’s corporate and philanthropic efforts and inBloom.