Your Guide to Preventing and Responding to School Bullies

Waterford

October is National Bullying Prevention Month, a campaign founded by PACER to eradicate bullying across the country. According to school bullying statistics, 37% of children report having been bullied before, but only 31% of this number reported it to an adult.[5]

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How to create accessible e-learning design

Neo LMS

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. How to create accessible e-learning design. All students should be able to access it easily.

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How to Get Students Moving for Academic Advantages

EdNews Daily

Guest article written by Dr. Mark E. Sit tight: Science suggests the secret to boosting brain power might be to keep kids moving. As information culled from MEDLINE articles shows, movement naturally increases blood flow, in turn providing the brain with more oxygen.

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Plagiarism: What it is and how to identify it

Ask a Tech Teacher

In fact, it’s illegal to do this. BUT a single copy may be used for scholarly research (even if that’s a 2nd grade life cycle report) or in teaching or preparation to teach a class.” One out of three high school students admitted that they used the Internet to plagiarize an assignment. This article deals with commonly-accepted international guidelines and specific rules aligned with the laws of the United States. How to cite sources.

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How to Connect With Your Kids’ Digital Interests and Become a Media Mentor

Edsurge

If you’re like most parents, chances are that you have some anxiety about your kids’ digital lives and how much time they spend in front of screens. According to a 2018 survey of American families, technology overuse has become the number one concern parents have for their teens.

The 5-Second Rule And Other Myths: How to Protect Kids’ Health At School

EdNews Daily

Guest article by Stephen Lewis. Five seconds might fly by to us, but to microbes, it’s plenty of time to hitch a ride on fallen food. Of course, try telling that to a hungry kindergartener whose ham sandwich hit the cafeteria floor. Click to tweet.

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10 Surefire Ideas to Remove Writing Roadblocks

MiddleWeb

Literacy expert Regie Routman takes teachers for a ride and demonstrates how to avoid roadblocks that make writing less than doable, effective and gratifying. Classrooms where students routinely write to think, problem solve, create and explore.

How to Use Virtual Reality and Google Expeditions in the Classroom

Shake Up Learning

The post How to Use Virtual Reality and Google Expeditions in the Classroom appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Virtual Reality has the power to transform the future of learning. How can students interact with the environment? Only you know the answer to that.

How to curate an easy teaching wardrobe that’s comfortable and feels like “you”

The Cornerstone for Teachers

” The secret to getting dressed quickly in the morning and feeling comfortable and confident all day is to have a closet that consists ONLY of things that make you feel like yourself. Click play, or subscribe to the podcast and listen on the go! ?.

How We Built Our School Makerspace

Fractus Learning

In the last few years, Makerspaces have become a popular venue for people to explore and create. A Makerspace is a space with various tools and materials, with the purpose for individuals to tinker, explore, and create. A Makerspace has the potential to put it all back in place.

Teaching undergrads how to write an analysis.

Connecting 2 the World

Many are top in their schools which vary from large urban, to small rural, to large centralized rural, to small town, to well-endowed suburban. They are the product of the current testing environment of K-12 which in New York state means they have had to write essays since 3rd grade (whether it is developmentally appropriate is another question). So this year, I decided I would teach all my classes how to write an analysis. Feel free to share this.

Infographics in Education with Eileen Lennon

The CoolCatTeacher

Today, infographic pro, Eileen Lennon, shares how she uses infographics, creates them, and why they’re such a powerful tool. To join the celebration, tune into the Twitter chat with me, fellow teachers, and the CME Group’s chief economist on April 26th at noon Eastern Time, using #PowerofEcon.

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The Surprising Science of Life Changing Moments

The CoolCatTeacher

Perhaps it was a comment or it was a moment and although it may not have seemed to be anything to others around you, you experienced a seismic shift in how you viewed yourself. Dr. Michael Rousell studies these moments and relates them to neuroscience.

Google Launches YouTube curriculum on Digital Citizenship

Educational Technology Guy

It is for students aged 13-17 and there are 10 lessons about YouTube’s policies, how to report content, how to protect their own privacy, and how to be responsible YouTube community members and digital citizens.

October is National Bullying Prevention Month

Ask a Tech Teacher

Any adult knows that bullying is no longer relegated to the playground or the neighborhood. Kids don’t expect that and often don’t know how to handle it. She believed her tormentors’ horrid insults, never thought she could find a way to stop them, and killed herself.

What’s Ahead for Special Education?

Digital Promise

This article originally appeared on Usable Knowledge from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Prior to the 1970s, exclusion was largely the rule for millions, who were placed in separate schools from their peers and often inappropriately educated because of their physical and behavioral disabilities. ” How is federal policy shifting for students with disabilities? But other states and districts, without a federal backbone, just aren’t going to make progress.

Purpose Driven Learning: Myths, Problems, and Education Applications

Ask a Tech Teacher

Purpose Driven Learning (or PDL) is a concept coined by Michael Matera and Adam Moreno to summarize the philosophy that each learner’s inner strengths can be unlocked by focusing with purpose and drive. Educators who wish to use PDL often run into three roadblocks : School Standards.

Design Thinking Process and UDL Planning Tool for STEM, STEAM, Maker Education

User Generated Education

If there is someone other than the teacher managing the makerspace or there is a schedule for the school, your kids may only be able to use it once a week or month. The educator can assist learners in the interview process including how to develop interview questions.

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9 Resources for National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month

Ask a Tech Teacher

She believed her tormentors’ horrid insults, never thought she could find a way to stop them, and killed herself. Wikipedia defines “cyberbullying” as: the use of information technology to repeatedly harm or harass other people in a deliberate manner. Bullied to Death.

GoAnimate! Make Amazing Animated Videos

Educational Technology Guy

The free version allows you to easily make the videos, record your own voice or use the built in ones, and share the video. They will learn the content, as well as how to organize a presentation and follow certain guidelines.

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Fixing One of the Biggest Accessibility Issues: Color Contrast

The Innovative Educator

Part of making content accessible includes ensuring that the contrast ratio is set to be fully accessible to anyone. In this article you'll learn why this is important, what the standard is for color contrast, and how to make content with accessible color contrast. Use the lightness slider to adjust the color so it has a contrast ratio that passes. They should also teach their students to create accessible content as well

9 Resources for National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month

Ask a Tech Teacher

She believed her tormenters’ horrid insults, never thought she could find a way to stop them, and killed herself. Wikipedia defines “cyberbullying” as: the use of information technology to repeatedly harm or harass other people in a deliberate manner. Bullied to Death.

9 Ways to Use AI-Powered Quillionz to Assess Student Understanding

Ask a Tech Teacher

This school year, you have probably heard about dozens of new apps–all educational, rigorous, and highly-recommended–and you can’t wait to try them in your classes. The problem is there are too many so how do you pick? How does this apply to the selection of apps?

5 Ways to Involve Parents in Your Class

Ask a Tech Teacher

There are as many ways to do that as there are parents who need alternatives to the traditional parent-teacher conference and back-to-school night. Remember how intimidating it is to walk into a teacher’s classroom. How do you involve parents in your classes?

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From Digital Native to Digital Expert

Digital Promise

This article originally appeared on Usable Knowledge from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. People of all ages struggle to evaluate the integrity of the digital information that rains down with every web search and social media scroll.

6 Pillars to Successfully Integrate Technology In Your 1:1 Classroom

Securly

Andreas Schleicher, Director for Education and Skills at OECD, warns that this analysis “should not be used as an ‘excuse’ not to use technology, but as a spur to finding a more effective approach”. Address the ability of the teacher to instruct his/her students using technolo gy.

Conducting Edtech Impact Research in the ESSA Era

edWeb.net

have recently released the Guidelines for Conducting and Reporting EdTech Impact Research in U.S. These guidelines help clarify how research is conducted and how information is presented to users of edtech products based on the changes brought by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).

5 Favorite Activities to End the School Year

Ask a Tech Teacher

Many of these, educators would love to teach but “just don’t have time for “, even though they align well with broad goals of preparing students for college and career. How to search. When students finish, they can move on to the next activity.

Considering and teaching privacy with help from the Library Freedom Institute

NeverEndingSearch

In fact, LITA’s Top Tech Trends panel changed its pattern of asking folks to simply choose their favorite trends to transforming the panel to a conversation exclusively focused on privacy issues. Teach your own train-the-trainer workshops to other librarians.

Subscriber Special: July

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Every month, subscribers to our newsletter get a free/discounted resource to help their tech teaching. delivered digitally to your school or District. Student joins a Google Classroom-based class and meets weekly with instructor to discuss class activities and assignments.

Tools of the Trade

Digital Promise

An innovative organization provides free tools and resources to make learning accessible to all students. This article originally appeared on Usable Knowledge from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Bring universal learning ideas to life in your classroom by creating and sharing your own educational materials. Help your students learn to write a better lab report. The goal of learning is not to all learn to do something the same way.

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Multiple Choice

Digital Promise

This article originally appeared on Usable Knowledge from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. One of the key elements of the curriculum-design approach known as Universal Design for Learning (UDL) is student engagement — creating opportunities for students to become engaged and stay motivated, to believe that what they’re learning is important, and to feel capable in their learning. Tweeting is a great way to practice getting to the nub of a dense concept.

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1st Grade digital PBL: Does it work?

Neo LMS

Project-based learning , as we have often examined in this blog, is a powerful way to not only impart information, by exploration, but has the added advantage of stimulating and developing a range of other skills and habits such as communication, creativity, curiosity, confidence and collaboration.

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A teacher’s guide to preparing students for continuous lifelong learning

Linways Technologies

It simply means the ability and commitment to learn throughout one’s life. Lifelong learning signifies the learner’s need to learn more and adapt better to the continuously shifting landscape of the technology integrated world. With OBE, you give the learner a goal to achieve.

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Subscriber Special: Group PD at a great price

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Every month, subscribers to our newsletter get a free/discounted resource to help their tech teaching. Each $750 for up to 20 attendees. Minimum enrollment of 5; delivered digitally to your school or District. How Technology Makes Differentiation Fast and Easy.

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