Tue.Sep 21, 2021

SEL in Your Classroom

Ask a Tech Teacher

SmartBrief, news on technology in education, recently published an article, Uniting technology and SEL to teach the whole child, on the importance of SEL (Social-Emotional Learning) in an educational landscape shaped by COVID-19.

SEL Spotlight: Dr. Marc Brackett – How Kids Learn Right Now

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Accelerated Learning (AL) — a solution in times of pandemic


Schools worldwide have faced the many consequences of the pandemic. In these conditions, educators have pursued a journey of analysis and discovery to find the best solutions to help learners move forward despite all challenges and reach their learning goals.

Virtual Tours with Google for EDU


Post by EdTechTeacher Instructor Tom Driscoll ( @TomDriscollEDU ). As part of our EdTechTeacher Back to School webinar series, I recently led a “Virtual Tours with Google for EDU” session. When we hear about VR (virtual reality), many of us think of expensive headsets and software.

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The LMS Workbook for K-12 Leaders

The integration of technological tools to support learning has created a new personalized experience for students. Download this workbook and discover what you need to build an ecosystem that saves teachers time and improves student outcomes.

Fixing the Back-to-School Slow-Network Blues

EdTech Magazine

If your network seems to be underperforming now that everyone is back in the classroom, you might have a bandwidth problem — too many devices contending for too little network capacity. When troubleshooting a slow network, you need to look for a chokepoint. Here are some good places to start.

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Be Careful – Sharing Google Forms

Teacher Tech

Be careful sharing Google Forms with teachers and collaborators. They do not work quite the same as Google Docs. The post Be Careful – Sharing Google Forms appeared first on Teacher Tech. Google Forms google Google Forms

5 Edtech Research Trends & Needs For The Future


Equitable edtech, individualized learning, and innovation will be among the focuses of a new collaborative at the University of California, Irvine formed to research technology's potential in childhood learning

The ST Math Fall Challenge is Back

MIND Research Institute

With the new school year in full gear, you might be wondering how to increase student engagement on ST Math. An excellent way you can help motivate students to spend more time learning math concepts and solving puzzles with JiJi is by participating in our annual ST Math Fall Challenge.

3 must-have classroom tech innovations–and how to fund them

eSchool News

Classroom technology is more than a nice amenity–it’s critical for student learning and engagement.

6 Tips for EdTech Evaluation by Adult Learning Institutions

Many continuing adult education institutions have turned to technology used by higher ed with the following benefits: elevates teaching and learning, scales to address changes in staffing, enrollment and budget, and protects student and institutional data.

10 Ideas for Improving Classroom Culture

The Principal of Change

I originally wrote this post in 2016 , and I am thinking about how it applies to the context of 2021.

The right tech tools make for a safer classroom return

eSchool News

As schools all over the nation reopen their doors this fall, technology departments are looking at how best to accommodate not a newer normal, but a healthier, more collaborative long-term normal.

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Going Back: What College Teaching Is Like Compared to Last Year


How has teaching changed on college campuses as a new semester gets underway—in an environment where the pandemic is still not over and the Delta variant means even some with vaccines are getting breakthrough cases?

From Katrina to COVID: Kids heal in communities

eSchool News

Some moments in life are unforgettable. For me, the experience of evacuating from New Orleans during Hurricane Katrina with my two young children and pup is one of those moments. Katrina became a marker in the life of our family.

White Paper: Enabling digital creativity with Augmented Reality in K12 education

We have conducted 2 research projects on teaching with AR. This research has been conducted with the UiO and the UiS. The resulting white paper is an in-depth look at the state of creative learning through the use of 3D modeling and exploration in AR.

6 Great Tools to Help Teachers Easily Plan and Schedule Meetings

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

In today's post I am sharing with you a collection of some useful tools to use to schedule meetings with multiple people. You no longer need to send mass emails to everyone inquiring about their time.read more. calendar tools tools for scheduling meetings

Get Students CREATING with Global Maker Challenges! – SULS0128

Shake Up Learning

The post Get Students CREATING with Global Maker Challenges! – SULS0128 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. In this episode, Kasey interviews Jaime Donally, one of the Global Maker Day organizers about the power of creating and sharing on a global level.

Inspirational Bulletin Boards

Fractus Learning

Table of Contents Inspirational School Quotes Bulletin Board Ideas The More You Dream The More You Achieve – Michael Phelps Until You Spread Your Wings, You'll Have No Idea How Far You Can Fly – Napoleon Bonaparte I Have A Dream – Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

New Settings Tab in Google Forms!

Shake Up Learning

The post New Settings Tab in Google Forms! appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Did you know they moved the settings in Google Forms? It’s so much easier and more intuitive now! There is now a third tab (or will be soon as it rolls out). I’m so excited about this change.

2021 Trends in Online Student Demographics

BestColleges.com’s second annual report on online student demographics explores the characteristics of today’s online students and their insights on college decision-making and the online learning experience amid the challenges of COVID-19.

Indonesian fintech startup Komunal raises $2.1m from East Ventures, Skystar Capital


Bookmark( 0 ) Please login to bookmark. Username or Email Address. Password. Remember Me. No account yet? Register Komunal , Indonesia’s first fintech company to offer Neo-rural bank services locally, announced that it has raised $2.1

How to Lay the Groundwork For Antibias and Antiracist Teaching


When Washington, D.C.-based based educator Liz Kleinrock shared the anti-bias/anti-racist(ABAR) work, lessons and books she used in class, she got positive feedback and curious questions from other teachers: “Can you tell me more about how you did this?”. What did this lesson look like?”.

The 8 Best Snowboards For Kids To Shred In 2021

Fractus Learning

Here Is A Helpful Video Search Tip for Teachers

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Key Moments is a relatively new video search feature introduced by Google.With this functionality, videos appearing on Google search results are broken into various key moments, that is, specific.read more. google search tips YouTube Tips

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2021 Trends in College Career and Employment Planning

In this second annual report, part of the BestColleges.com research series, 624 business leaders shared how their companies and organizations currently recruit and hire college students from both online and campus-based programs.

India-based FinTech Razorpay receives strategic investment from Salesforce Ventures


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Pearson Files Lawsuit Against Ed-tech Company Chegg, Alleging Improper Lifting of Content

Marketplace K-12

Textbook publishing giant Pearson Education has filed suit against education technology company Chegg, saying the online homework help provider infringed on its copyright.

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India’s used-car sales platform Cars24 raises colossal funding of $450 million soars to $1.84 billion valuation


Bookmark( 0 ) Please login to bookmark. Username or Email Address. Password. Remember Me. No account yet? Register Cars24, the online marketplace for used vehicles in India has secured $450 million in a fresh funding round led by SoftBank Vision Fund II, DST Global, Falcon Edge.

How to innovate under pressure and uphold best practices: SDSU customer story


Turnitin highlights one contributor in hopes of acknowledging all the work IT professionals do in the realm of education

Why Genentech Is Transforming the Employee Experience for Mental Health Leave

Speaker: Deborah Olson, Lead Strategist, Genentech, a member of the Roche Group & Smita Das, MD, PhD, MPH, Medical Director, Lyra Health

Employees with the greatest mental health needs often find themselves navigating a complex disability system. Streamlining their mental health leave and recovery time leads to an overall more productive workforce. In this Lyra webinar, hear how Genentech is changing the employee experience to provide fast access to care for members who are suffering from severe mental health needs.