Wed.Jan 19, 2022

Digital Literacy–Too Important to Skip

Ask a Tech Teacher

When testing moved online, it became painfully apparent to teachers how little students knew about using digital devices other than the internet, some apps, and iPads. The focus on online learning, thanks to COVID, has made that even more critical. IT Pro has an interesting article discussing the importance of digital literacy: Digital literacy is as important as reading and writing, Vodafone claims.

Hubs: A Digital Learning Research Strategy to Reach Millions

Digital Promise

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How Professional Development Improves Teacher Confidence in Technology Transformation

EdTech Magazine

“A digital learning day on steroids.” That’s how Emily Bell, Fulton County Schools CIO, recalls the day in mid-March 2020 when the Georgia district closed its doors and launched into remote instruction in response to the novel coronavirus.

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How not to write about HyFlex or online learning

Bryan Alexander

As higher ed slides into year three of the pandemic, some of us reflect on what we’ve learned from the experience. These reflections are important and can be useful, but too many repeat popular mistakes and don’t help us as we work and plan ahead.

Transform Your Classroom with Apple

Speaker: Aaron Webb, Jamf

Apple empowers educators and students by design. In our webinar, we’ll explain how to make the best use of Apple devices in your classroom, and the tools and resources you need for success.

How technology can support diversity in the classroom

eSchool News

Diversity, according to Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary , is the condition of having or being composed of differing elements, especially the inclusion of people of different races, cultures, etc. in a group or organization.

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OPINION: In our pandemic era, why we must teach our children compassion

The Hechinger Report

Here are some comments I’ve heard from children lately: “It’s her fault she got Covid. She took too long eating lunch without a mask.”. Who cares if I get on a flight with Covid? I’m already sick.”.

Using Your ST Math Console for Personalized Learning

MIND Research Institute

Personalized math learning is driven by data. This is why MIND Research Institute ensures ST Math educators are equipped with robust reporting capabilities and access to easy-to-understand information. Valuable student data can be found at a glance in your ST Math Educator Console dashboard.

Finding Solutions to Learning Loss

eSchool News

In this week’s episode of Getting There: Innovation in Education , hosted by Kevin Hogan: Are learning gaps stabilizing? When it comes to learning loss, don’t reinvent the wheel Gauging the impact of personalized learning.

Why academic integrity is important to teaching and learning


We’d like to take this moment to share why academic integrity is important to teaching and learning.

Keeping Students Safe and Productive on Devices

Speaker: Aaron Webb, Jamf

In our webinar, we’ll explore the full range of Jamf education products to protect students, including quick and easy tools for IT admins, powerful apps for teachers to ensure student safety anywhere, and parental engagement tools.

Hackers Hacking for Good: A Comprehensive Discussion of Ethical Hacking


Image source Hacking for good, or the idea of white hat hackers, is a controversial topic. Some people believe that hacking can be used to do bad things and should not be done at all. On the other. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post.

How Has the Pandemic Changed the Way Educators Think About Homework?

ED Surge

Ray Salazar has been teaching high school Journalism and English in Chicago Public Schools for over twenty years. He usually begins the academic year with lessons on written profiles, but in the fall of 2020, he felt that wouldn’t meet the moment.

Formative Assessment Fuels Literacy Learning


Using formative assessment effectively is key to becoming a reflective practitioner who can adjust literacy instruction to meet students’ needs and interests, write Lynne Dorfman and Brenda Krupp, who share their ideas for “breathing life into reading and writing lessons.”.

What One Startup Founder Learned in Her Quest to Change How Profs Communicate With Students

ED Surge

Ten years ago, Pooja Sankar set out to build an edtech tool that gave shy students superpowers in their college courses. Her premise was that a key link between professors and students was broken.

The Best Ways to Use Managed Apple IDs at Your School

Speaker: Aaron Webb, Jamf

In our webinar, How to Best Use Managed Apple IDs at Your School, hear the real-world experience of Steven Palomo, IT Director at Beverly Public Schools, regarding how he successfully managed his entire tech stack.

Best Places to Work? MathWorks, Curriculum Associates, Grammarly Among Those That Made the List

Marketplace K-12

Three education companies received a Glassdoor Employees' Choice award for rating among the site's Best Places to Work for 2022. The post Best Places to Work? MathWorks, Curriculum Associates, Grammarly Among Those That Made the List appeared first on Market Brief.

Virtual Reality and Learning: - Announcing the Mini-Conference and the Call for Proposals

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Our first Library 2.022 mini-conference: " Virtual Reality and Learning: Leading the Way ," will be held online (and for free) on Tuesday, March 29th, 2022. Virtual Reality was identified by the American Library Association as one of the 10 top library technology trends for the future.

How do we teach truth to students in a climate of “CRT” backlash?

The Cornerstone for Teachers

The Critical Race Theory debate came to my attention the same way it did for most: scrolling through social media. When I first read an article from the New York Times, I admit I didn’t pay it much attention.

Kiwico Yummy Crate Review

Fractus Learning

Table of Contents Yummy Crate Review Hands-on recipes that teach kitchen skills STEAM Projects (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) and related activities Specialty Cooking Tool Included Shopping List and Yummy Zine Magazine Who Is The Yummy Crate Aimed At? Are Yummy Crates Worth It?

Technology to Support and Empower Users With Disabilities

There is an increasing global focus on accessibility for students in school. When combined with a device management system such as Jamf Pro or Jamf School, the sky’s the limit. Learn how Apple and Jamf can support disabled users in your school.