Tue.Nov 24, 2020

How to manage assessments in the blended classroom


Technology is part of our daily lives. Schools have taken big steps towards using online resources and tools, but we can expect online learning to have a more important role in students’ education due to the pandemic. Variations of blended learning were applied in classes before.

The 6 C’s of Cybersafety: How to Keep Students Safe Online

EdTech Magazine

Distance learning has made the digital presence of students more prevalent than ever. Educational technology is now a staple of most learning experiences. Combine that with social media identities, and the digital footprint of today’s students has become almost as important as the real thing.


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Four ways to seal education’s missing link during COVID-19

The Christensen Institute

This fall when students returned to school, many faced a heretofore unimagined reality: their rooms at home were now one and the same as their homerooms at school. This shift now magnifies a long-standing challenge in K–12 education: the interdependence between home and school.

How IT Teams Can Better Manage Devices for Remote Learning

EdTech Magazine

With the shift to remote learning, many school districts have encountered an unprecedented challenge. How can they best manage the flood of new devices connected to their networks? Students at home may be using Chromebooks or tablets.

SplashLearn Makes Learning Fun and Creates Fearless Learners

Loved by more than 30 million kids, SplashLearn is a game-based learning program that creates engaging learning experiences to nurture a generation of fearless learners. SplashLearn is the fastest growing elementary school math program in the US, used by more than 440,000 teachers in about 77,000 schools across the United States.

How to teach with empathy in today’s climate

eSchool News

“No significant learning occurs without a significant relationship.” This quote from Dr. James P. Comer highlights the importance of strong teacher-student connections, along with the key role that teaching with empathy plays in the classroom.

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Student Wellbeing: Helping Students Help Themselves

EdNews Daily

By Julian Fagan and Ian Fagan The Coronavirus pandemic and ensuing challenges from school and society closures have heightened awareness about the growing dangers to the safety and wellbeing of our students. Our natural response in this situation is to leap in and protect these students from danger.

In These Reopened Schools, Students Exceed Expectations Following Safety Rules


Milford High School, in Massachusetts, developed detailed return-to-school plans and safety procedures in preparation for this school year. School administrators proactively communicated to students and families about what returning to classrooms would look like.

Giving Thanks

EdNews Daily

By Charles Sosnik Every year, I publish a column somewhere in the education press around the time of the Thanksgiving holiday with a “What are You Thankful For” theme.

OPINION: Let’s welcome a ‘first professor’ to the White House

The Hechinger Report

The country is about to see a first lady grading community college papers. Credit: Instagram. Michelle Obama was once asked by People magazine what it was like to travel with Jill Biden on Air Force One. Jill is … oftentimes she’s grading papers,” the former first lady answered.

5 Costly Inventory Management Mistakes Schools Should Avoid

If your school is like most, inventory and/or asset management plays a critical role in daily operations.

By Definition: Real K12 Leadership Now

EdNews Daily

By LeiLani Cauthen Really good leaders have uncanny abilities to do true estimates of what it takes to win. That is what defines a consistent winner and therefore great leader.

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These schools are thriving during COVID–all due to hard work

eSchool News

Eileen Belastock has been waiting for this moment, just not under these circumstances.

Podcast: Recovery from a Lost Year of Reading Achievement

EdNews Daily

Tens of thousands of school leaders are realizing they may have lost a year of progress with students.

‘No-Excuses’ and ‘Progressive’ Schools Are Training New Teachers Very Differently About Race


By now, you’ve probably heard something about the no-excuses charter school movement. It’s the high-discipline model favored by urban charter networks, such as KIPP and Success Academy, that serve high Black and hispanic student populations.

Develop A Feature-Rich App for Any Virtual Classroom

Building an e-learning platform? Download the solution brief to learn how you can create a customized, feature-rich, interactive classroom for an enhanced learning experience.

Cybersecurity is Still Paramount for Schools


By Stacey Pusey. WATCH THE EDWEBINAR RECORDING. LISTEN TO THE PODCAST. Beyond just the ability to pivot and be prepared for any type of learning, the pandemic has brought new concerns with “Zoom bombing” and increased outside access to school networks.


Election Organizing Went Online This Year With Help From Students Too Young to Vote


Young adult voter turnout was much higher in this presidential election than the last one. But even those too young to cast a ballot still did their part for democracy this year.

Educational YouTube Channels for ESL and EFL Learners

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Here are some good YouTube channels students can use to learn English. Language teachers can also use them with their ' ELL/ESL/EFL students to enhance their grasp of English in different areas: read more

How Taejin Ha, CEO Of VIRNECT Raised USD 8M To Build Next-Gen Industrial Sites Leveraging Cutting-Edge AR/DT Technology?


Bookmark( 0 ) Please login to bookmark. Username or Email Address. Password. Remember Me. No account yet? Register Taejin Ha is the CEO of VIRNECT.

8 Reasons to Invest in a New Student Information System

If your school’s SIS has limited functions, only works on campus or breaks down more than you would like, it might time to invest in a new one.

6 Ways to Support MIND this Holiday Season

MIND Research Institute

2020 has been unlike any other year with the COVID-19 pandemic affecting our students, schools, and families all over the nation (and world!)

Vietnamese startup Loship launches food delivery on Sacombank and ViettelPay e-wallet platforms


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Helping Students Manage Transitions, Big and Small

Where Learning Clicks

As students of all ages manage change after change this year, we share tips for helping students manage both normal and nonnormative transitions. The post Helping Students Manage Transitions, Big and Small appeared first on Where Learning Clicks.

Some Good Note Taking Apps to Use on Your Mac

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

If you are looking for some good note taking apps other than the default Notes app that comes with your Mac the list below has you covered. These are apps that will enhance your note taking.read more


7 Benefits of Lesson Plans in the Cloud

What if teachers didn’t have to lug tons of paperwork with them to and from work? Having lesson plans available anywhere is just one of the advantages.

4 Ways We Can Share Our Stories to Drive Innovation #Podcast

The Principal of Change

In 2015, I wrote a post titled “ 4 Ways We Can Share Our Stories to Drive Innovation” , and I wanted to revisit some of the ideas shared in my podcast. I am often asked, “How do we share some of the great things we are doing beyond scores?”

How We Invest: Connecting Pensions and Thriving Schools

Educator Innovator

NWP Radio · How We Invest: Connecting Pensions and Thriving Schools. On this episode we will talk about why and how working educators should take a more active role in thinking about retirement funding.

Coronavirus means school food is free across the U.S. What if it stayed that way?

The Hechinger Report

Yakima School District kitchen workers Tracy Renecker and Alma Rosa Cuevas prepare to load bags of food into a car in October at the drive-through distribution point set up outside Washington Middle School in Yakima, Wash. Credit: Levi Pulkkinen for The Hechinger Report. YAKIMA, Wash.

Bonus Package for the Emergency Home Learning Summit - Secret Videos, Gift Pass, MP3s, and PDFs #homelearningsummit #learningrevolution

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The Emergency Home Learning (& More) Summit concludes tomorrow! And tomorrow is the last day to purchase the all-access Summit "library" pass at $99, allowing you to be able to watch any of the 300 talks and interviews on your own time and forever. On Thursday the price goes up to $149. In addition to the recordings of the 320 talks, those who purchase the all-access Summit pass receive these bonuses : The " Secret to Success in Life " short interviews from our 25 special interview guests.

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Why Families Leave Schools

Do you know three of the biggest reasons families leave schools? Here they are – and what you can do about it.