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RISE UP Coalition to Address the Compound Inequity Facing Black and Brown Students

Digital Promise

The ripple effects of historically inequitable institutions—from education to healthcare to housing and beyond—are resulting in severe and long-lasting impacts on our students and families of color.

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What K–12 Leaders Should Know When Spending Federal Funds

EdTech Magazine

Since March 2020, the federal government has provided roughly $190 billion to the Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) Fund. The passing of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 on March 11 marks the third designation of federal funding K–12 schools have seen during the pandemic.

Modern Learning Strategies: 6 Channels Of 21st Century Learning

TeachThought - Learn better.

Modern Learning Strategies: 6 Channels Of 21st Century Learning. by Terry Heick. This post has been updated and republished from a 2013 post by Terry Heick. Teachers often wrestle with two big questions: How do people learn, and how can they do it better in a constantly evolving context?

3 Templates for Uncomplicating Your Product Management Process

In this workbook, you’ll find a comprehensive set of templates product development and cross-functional teams can adopt to better leverage your existing skills and your data.

Jamboard: Making a Perfect Circle

Teacher Tech

Today my lesson involved circles so I wanted the student to model their math with circles not ellipses. The problem is, when you use the shape tool on Jamboard and click and drag you’ll end up with an elipse. Single Click The trick to getting an actual circle on Jamboard is to just click.

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OPINION: We need a SpaceX for assessment

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Students find testing an annoying waste of time, at best, and often frustrating. Many teachers don’t like assessments either, bemoaning the lost resources for other aspects of learning, like critical thinking , that have been drawn away by test prep.

How we moved professional learning to virtual facilitation

eSchool News

Facilitating in-person professional learning is exhilarating. The nervousness and excitement in the room are almost palpable. As we immerse ourselves and our participants in the topic at hand, the anxiety slips away and the enthusiasm grows.

The Story Behind a Petition to Hold College Commencement in Person, Despite COVID-19

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Raquel Perez is earning her associate degree in audio engineering this spring. It’s a milestone many semesters in the making. The 32-year-old has spent the last five years pursuing a degree at Houston Community College, balancing classes with paid work and raising her seven children.

The education system failed lower-income students–edtech can fix it

eSchool News

The pandemic disrupted the development of over 55 million U.S. school children under the age of 18.

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.

The Best Flipped Classroom Software Tools For Flipped Learning In 2021

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What are the best-flipped learning apps for K-12 grades in flipped classrooms? The best-flipped classroom tools can transform and remodel classroom teaching, allowing in-depth learning and personalized attention that can help learners improve their grades.

Blooklet- Enhance Classroom Engagement Using Games

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Blooklet is a platform that gamifies education and helps students make the best of their learning in fun and engaging ways. Blooklet draws on the learning principles of games (e.g the systems of.read more

Slick Write Review-Is It A Good Editing Tool?

Fractus Learning

Is Slick Write good? Can it compete with other free web-based editing software like Grammarly, ProWritingAid, Ginger, or Hemingway Editor? Can it improve your writing style and help you detect common spelling and grammar errors? You may wonder if it is any good because it is free.

Random Group Generator- An Easy Way to Create Groups in Your Class

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Group work is an essential part of the learning process. Through distributed efforts students get to develop the social skills of empathy, collaboration, and co-ordiation. Technology has made it even.read more

The SaaS Guide to Conversion Rate Optimization

Every SaaS business has a strategic responsibility to improve Conversion Rate Optimization across their product or site. Learn 7 detailed steps to infuse data into your process, surface customer drop-off points, and generate ideas to drive conversion.