How to use digital textbooks in the K-12 classroom

Hapara

There are many advantages to using digital textbooks in the K-12 classroom for schools and districts. Learners will read about and discuss rules, decision-making and how to socialize in the classroom. Their focus is digital textbooks for the K-12 classroom.

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Laser Cutters in the Classroom

Kathy Schrock

FLUX offers an Air Fume Extractor for the classroom so you would not need to vent it out a window.) USING BEAMO IN THE CLASSROOM There are many online resources that include tons of great ideas for the use of a laser cutter to support the curriculum and school community.

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7 Educational Transformations for Any Classroom

EdTechTeam

It’s an exciting time to be a teacher, and a student, with all of the newest gadgets, apps, and tools available for our use in the classroom. Seeing the student’s smiles, the teacher’s high level of engagement with the students, and trying new things together is what makes a classroom a special place. I am fortunate to be able to push into classrooms from kindergarten through twelfth grade for a variety of activities. That is where formative assessments comes in.

Tech Ed Resources for your Class–K-8 Keyboard Curriculum

Ask a Tech Teacher

I get a lot of questions from readers about what tech ed resources I use in my classroom so I’m going to take a few days this summer to review them with you. K-5 (237 pages) and Middle School (80 pages), 100 images, 7 assessments. 120 pages, dozens of images, 6 assessments.

Why Teacher Self-Care Matters and How to Practice Self-Care in Your School

Waterford

In fact, practicing self-care can be in the best interest of everyone in your classroom. Occupational Outlook Handbook: High School Teachers. Self-Care Tools, Strategies and Assessment.

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Students Are Slipping Through the Cracks of Special Education. Schools Must Do Better.

Edsurge

Special education services often included classes separate from the regular classroom. Assessment data would have flagged Jason as a general education student with learning gaps who would have benefited from intervention. This is the story of a student who got lost in the system.

Tech Ed Resources for your Class–K-8 Keyboard Curriculum

Ask a Tech Teacher

K-8 Keyboard Curriculum (four options plus one)–teacher handbook, student workbooks, companion videos–and help for homeschoolers. K-5 (237 pages) and Middle School (80 pages), 100 images, 7 assessments. 120 pages, dozens of images, 6 assessments. Classroom grade level teachers–if your tech teacher doesn’t cover basic tech skills. With teacher direction as a classroom unit, or independently by students–self-paced via workbooks and videos.

10 Books You’ll Want to Read This Summer

Ask a Tech Teacher

A Handbook for Beginning Teachers. Though printed in 1999, this handbook for beginning teachers continues to offer a well-balanced approach to teaching methods bridging both the idealism of teaching and the realism of American schools. It offers strong historical perspectives while introducing current coverage such as the use of technology in the classroom. Teach Like a Champion provides effective teaching techniques to help educators become champions in the classroom.

Self-Regulation in Blended Learning Environments

Catlin Tucker

In classrooms where students are told what to do and how to do each task, they may not have the opportunity to develop the initiative, resourcefulness, and persistence needed to develop their ability to self-regulate (Zimmerman & Moylan, 2009). Handbook of self-regulation (pp.

Tech Ed Resources for your Class–K-8 Keyboard Curriculum

Ask a Tech Teacher

I get a lot of questions from readers about what tech ed resources I use in my classroom so I’m going to take a few days this summer to review them with you. K-8 Keyboard Curriculum (four options plus one)–teacher handbook, student workbooks, companion videos, and help for homeschoolers. K-5 (237 pages) and Middle School (80 pages), 100 images, 7 assessments. 120 pages, dozens of images, 6 assessments. Keyboarding in the K-8 Classroom.

Tech Ed Resources–K-8 Keyboard Curriculum

Ask a Tech Teacher

I get a lot of questions from readers about what tech ed resources I use in my classroom so I’m going to take a few days this summer to review them with you. K-5 (237 pages) and Middle School (80 pages), 100 images, 7 assessments. 120 pages, dozens of images, 6 assessments.

News Literacy Resources for Classrooms

Graphite Blog

Civic Online Reasoning (by the Stanford History Education Group): This research-based curriculum features foundational lessons and smart assessments for building students' critical thinking skills. Each newsletter also ends with tips on incorporating the content into classrooms.

The Balance with Catlin Tucker: Featuring Lisa Highfill

Catlin Tucker

In this episode of The Balance , I talk with Lisa Highfill , a mother, educator, instructional coach, and co-author of The HyperDoc Handbook. She was a classroom teacher for over twenty years and is currently a technology integration coach in the Pleasanton Unified School District.

3 Before Me: A Teaching method that boosts student independence and raises team players

Neo LMS

Let’s see how you can use it in the classroom! Within the 3 Before Me method, students are encouraged to find answers in the classroom: books, the internet, their peers.

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What is Learning Sciences and Why Does It Matter?

Digital Promise

Designs innovative approaches to learning and assessment, often taking into account a social, collaborative view of learning and using technology creatively. The Cambridge Handbook of the Learning Sciences.

Tech Ed Resources for your Class–K-8 Keyboard Curriculum

Ask a Tech Teacher

I get a lot of questions from readers about what tech ed resources I use in my classroom so I’m going to take a few days this summer to review them with you. K-8 Keyboard Curriculum (four options plus one)–teacher handbook, student workbooks, companion videos, and help for homeschoolers. K-5 (237 pages) and Middle School (80 pages), 100 images, 7 assessments. 120 pages, dozens of images, 6 assessments. Keyboarding in the K-8 Classroom.

Tech Ed Resources for your Class–K-8 Keyboard Curriculum

Ask a Tech Teacher

I get a lot of questions from readers about what tech ed resources I use in my classroom so I’m going to take a few days to review them with you. K-8 Keyboard Curriculum (four options plus one)–can include a teacher handbook, student workbooks, and a special package for homeschoolers. K-5 — 6 grades, 238 pages, 7 unique assessments, 5 templates, over 100 images; sold as print or digital. 120 pages, dozens of images, 6 assessments.

The Balance with Catlin Tucker: Featuring Lisa Highfill

Catlin Tucker

In this episode of The Balance , I talk with Lisa Highfill , a mother, educator, instructional coach, and co-author of The HyperDoc Handbook. She was a classroom teacher for over twenty years and is currently a technology integration coach in the Pleasanton Unified School District.

How Are Educators Continuing Powerful Professional Learning Online?

Digital Promise

Edcamp Edtech , meanwhile, created an open-to-all event focused on using technology for assessments, learner variability, and equity and inclusion, and EdcampRL hosted their entire event asynchronously on Twitter. Navigate changing norms online and in physical classrooms.

Tech Ed Resources for your Class–K-8 Keyboard Curriculum

Ask a Tech Teacher

I get a lot of questions from readers about what tech ed resources I use in my classroom so I’m going to take a few days this summer to review them with you. K-8 Keyboard Curriculum (four options plus one)–teacher handbook, student workbooks, companion videos, and help for homeschoolers. K-5 (237 pages) and Middle School (80 pages), 100 images, 7 assessments. 120 pages, dozens of images, 6 assessments. Keyboarding in the K-8 Classroom.

Savvas Introduces Experience Physics, a New Program that Uses Phenomena-Based, Experiential Learning to Drive Students’ Real-World Inquiry

eSchool News

Through an exclusive partnership with Flinn Scientific , the leading classroom lab-solution provider, the program features engaging inquiry labs, engineering design workbenches, phenomenon demonstrations, data sets, lab videos, and performance-based assessments.

5 Reasons to Love Hyperdocs and Digital Lesson Design

EdTechTeam

Hyperdoc digital lesson design allow teachers the opportunity to develop, design, curate and create content and assessment that is authentic to your classroom and audience. From Hyperdoc Handbook co-author Lisa Highfill: Be My Valentine Text Set. Check out the Hyperdoc Handbook: Digital Lesson Design using Google Apps by Lisa Highfill, Kelly Hilton and Sarah Landis. Let me count the ways…Valentine’s Day has inspired countless poems throughout the ages.

Tech Ed Resources for your Class–K-8 Keyboard Curriculum

Ask a Tech Teacher

I get a lot of questions from readers about what tech ed resources I use in my classroom so I’m going to take a few days this summer to review them with you. K-8 Keyboard Curriculum (four options plus one)–teacher handbook, student workbooks, companion videos, and help for homeschoolers. K-5 (237 pages) and Middle School (80 pages), 100 images, 7 assessments. 120 pages, dozens of images, 6 assessments. Keyboarding in the K-8 Classroom.

Microsoft Education Resources

Educational Technology Guy

Microsoft Education Resources Microsoft for Education Site "Empower students today to be the creators of tomorrow and to achieve more" Microsoft Education Transformation Framework Flexible platform for education transformation Microsoft K-12 Education Transformation Framework: Modern teaching and learning Course Microsoft Education Resource Center implement the Education Transformation Framework in your school or district.

Is recess a right or a privilege?

The Hechinger Report

Similar methods include silent lunches and making children stand outside the classroom. School districts nationwide have made recess detention part of their formal discipline policy, which in many cases is included in student handbooks.

50 Awesome Books for Teachers

Shake Up Learning

The Google Infused Classroom. 50 Things You Can Do with Google Classroom. Classroom Management That Works. Cultivating Communication in the Classroom. How to Differentiate Instruction in Academically Diverse Classrooms. 50 Things to Go Further with Google Classroom. The Hyperdoc Handbook. The Growth Mindset Coach: A Teacher’s Month-by-Month Handbook for Empowering Students to Achieve. Intention: Critical Creativity in the Classroom.

How Co-Teaching Helped Our New Teachers Support Students, In-Person and Online

Edsurge

“I hope it works, I hope it works,” I muttered to myself as Tonja, the student teacher in our classroom, logged into Zoom to reach the remote learners in our class. At the time, technology in the classroom was limited to two Macintosh computers that ran programs on floppy disks.

How to Create a School Website that Parents and Others Will Want to Visit

Gaggle Speaks

Our latest ebook, “The K-12 Website Success Handbook,” is a must-read for anyone responsible for procuring a website vendor or managing the day-to-day responsibilities of a school or district website. Then move on to developing a sound strategy that should include responsive design, incorporating social media, and an easy way to access your learning management system and other tools used inside and outside of the classroom.

HyperDocs in Math

EdTechTeam

Now my students look at their mistakes and learn from them before the assessment is given. I have experimented with many things in the classroom throughout my career and I can honestly say this works and I love it for many reasons. They are able to complete interactive materials with instant feedback and built in self assessments. HyperSlides is based on the strategy coined in the HyperDoc Handbook: Intentional Lesson Design Using Google Apps. Self-Assessment.

OPINION: The pandemic gave graduating high school seniors new strength and resilience

The Hechinger Report

Online-schooling shoved students out of familiar classroom settings straight into independent, self-directed learning. FAAFP, is a family physician, clinical instructor for UMass Medical School and author of “ The Ultimate College Student Health Handbook.”

How to craft useful, student-centered social media policies

eSchool News

If not, schools and classrooms risk everything from digital distraction to privacy violations. They serve a valuable purpose, but not one that impacts classrooms. So how do we make these policies more relevant to classrooms? Try translating them into a format that actually gets used: the faculty handbook. First, it forces policy to get distilled into what impacts classroom instruction and administration.

How Does Acceleration Research Help Schools and Kids Rebound?

Cool Cat Teacher

How do we accelerate learning in the classroom, and is part two of our rebound series? You can't go back and make a new start, but you can start right now and make a brand new ending in volume two of the COVID 19 handbook from the U.S. Make sure that you assess.

Giving Students a Voice

Digital Promise

Engage students in studying and assessing their school. The process of becoming engaged as active partners can give young people a set of strategies they can use to create positive change in future classrooms or communities. More on the importance of youth voices with What Kids Can Do , Youth on Board , and the Washington Youth Voice Handbook [PDF]. This article originally appeared on Usable Knowledge from the Harvard Graduate School of Education.

How you can teach outdoors (even in the winter!)

The Cornerstone for Teachers

Outdoor activities help build community and add playfulness to our classroom day. Find a spot that is easy to get to from your classroom, close to bathrooms, and away from major distractions.

Webinar Tomorrow: "Are You Thinking About Starting Your Own School?" (Learning Revolution Series)

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Launching Mindful Technology Consultants in 2013, she continues to train teachers at the masters level on the use of digital portfolios as alternative assessments and on bringing mindfulness practices into the classroom. My Child Hates School and The Micro-School Builder’s Handbook.

Benchmark Education announces new early learning literacy intervention program

eSchool News

Additional components to help accelerate student growth in literacy include a Progress Monitoring Handbook, an Oral Reading Records Handbook, more than 60 Take-Home Books in downloadable PDF-format to extend students’ learning and support family engagement, 100 Picture Cards, and 26 Letter Cards per grade. Most significantly, it was conceived with the overarching idea that it can be used by the sole classroom teacher in either a classroom or pull-out setting.

Announcing "The Microschool Summit - Changing education, one small school at a time!"

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Education today has become large and focused on many things beyond the needs of learners, such as tests, curriculum and assessment. My Child Hates School and The Micro-School Builder’s Handbook.

Student Portfolios with Google Sites – SULS091

Shake Up Learning

Student portfolios are great for ANY classroom! This strategy can be implemented in just about any classroom. Showcase portfolios work especially well as summative assessments at the end of a grading cycle or semester. Get Mike’s Pear Deck How-To Handbook.

Why a 21st Century Teacher Isn’t Just a “Guide on the Side”

EdNews Daily

The focus instead remains on classroom management and traditional behavioral tools. Under industrial rules, a teacher is trained (‘prepared’) to implement a skill—to follow a pacing guide, roll out a reading program, deliver content, and ‘manage’ a classroom. No matter how much Google or AI invades the classroom, teachers will still deliver knowledge. By Thom Markham.

How to Craft Useful, Student-Centered Social Media Policies

Graphite Blog

If not, schools and classrooms risk everything from digital distraction to privacy violations. They serve a valuable purpose, but not one that impacts classrooms. So how do we make these policies more relevant to classrooms? Try translating them into a format that actually gets used: the faculty handbook. First, it forces policy to get distilled into what impacts classroom instruction and administration.