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Developing a Blueprint to Support Digital Equity for All: Community-based Guidance for Leaders on Developing Digital Equity Plans

Digital Promise

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5 Tips for Building a P of a Graduate

Education Elements

Graduate profiles are becoming increasingly popular in districts and can function in a multitude of ways.

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Making Sense of the Metaverse in Education

EdTechTeacher

Post by Tom Daccord. For many educators, the “metaverse” is but a vague and extraneous concept. And that’s understandable. But, metaverse technologies are growing quickly and have enormous implications for the future of teaching and learning.

3 strategies to support youth mental health

eSchool News

Every year more than 1.2 million students drop out of high school in the United States–that breaks down to 7,000 students every day.

Building the Foundation for a Modern K-12 Classroom

K-12 looks different these days. But one thing remains the same: you need a reliable learning platform that serves as the foundation for teaching and learning––for all students, in a variety of learning experiences.

What is Gradescope and How Can It Be Used to Teach? Tips & Tricks

techlearning

Gradescope helps to make work submission, grading, and tracking a digital delight

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Social Media: Hotspot for Predators

Gaggle Speaks

In 1990, the Center for Disease Control began administering the Adolescent Behaviors and Experiences Survey (ABES). The survey is still being administered in participating high schools across the country, especially in large urban district high schools.

Optoma Unveils “Create. Connect. Inspire.” Teacher-Led Technology Campaign with Creative Touch 5-Series Interactive Flat Panel Displays

eSchool News

FREMONT, CA. Optoma, a world-leading manufacturer of large display solutions and the #1 4K UHD brand and the #1 DLP® brand worldwide and in the Americas,* today launched its new Creative Touch Interactive Flat Panel Displays (IFPDs) for education and corporate environments.

EdTech Promised to Change How Students Learn, But the Real Revolution Lies Within Us

ED Surge

In my first year of teaching, I was blessed to have a SMART board in my classroom. My excitement was palpable given that this fancy piece of technology was (and is) a luxury for most educators.

A Full Review of #MartyTheRobot by @RoboticalLtd for K-8+ #STEM #coding

techieMusings

“A real programmable robot with character!” ” That’s the slogan used by Robotical to advertise Marty the Robot and, after spending some time with it, I’ve got to say I think that’s pretty accurate!

Increasing Equity and Access: A Canvas Case Study of Virtual Arkansas K-12

Virtual Arkansas, a fully online school, had a mission to provide high-quality courses in rural and urban areas throughout the state. How would they simplify content creation while enhancing learning? Discover 3 key insights to transform your classrooms.

New Directory of Innovative School Models Aims to Encourage Experimentation

ED Surge

There’s a greater appetite to try new educational models as schools try to adjust to the social and emotional needs of students returning from periods of pandemic lockdowns and other disruptions of the past few years. But before schools can try out new models, schools have to know what’s out there.

OPINION: For many students who are also caregivers, Biden’s loan forgiveness plan is a much-needed lifeline

The Hechinger Report

The Biden administration’s recently announced plan to forgive up to $20,000 in federal student loans for qualifying borrowers has created an uproar and an array of reactions: It’s too much; it’s too little; it won’t do enough to help the neediest borrowers.

The World Is Changing; Let Schools Change, Too

TeachThought - Learn better.

The world is changing -- let schools become something that works for children, something that visibly improves the arc of their lives. The post The World Is Changing; Let Schools Change, Too appeared first on TeachThought. The Future Of Learning Terry Heick

Salesforce Awards Grants for SEL and Teacher Retention, in Latest Corporate Push on K-12 Staffing

Marketplace K-12

Salesforce is giving $25 million in new grants to school districts and education nonprofits with the aim of improving student and teacher wellbeing. The post Salesforce Awards Grants for SEL and Teacher Retention, in Latest Corporate Push on K-12 Staffing appeared first on Market Brief.

Unlock the Power of Formative Assessment

Learn how a thoughtful formative assessment approach can help teachers understand where students are in their learning, inform instruction, and in turn, positively impact student learning outcomes. Get the guide today!

Tips to Design an Education Product for a Better User Experience

Kitaboo on EdTech

The pandemic took a toll on education, besides other domains of human existence, and left people with no choice but to expect the unexpected. The EdTech industry rose to the occasion and introduced education products to supplement in-person learning.

Build Community Across Your Grade Level Team

Middle Web

With the goal of having new middle school students feel seen as individuals while also feeling like a part of something bigger, Megan Kelly offers activities her sixth graders enjoy while getting to know one another. The games can be expanded or contracted to fit your time.

KyEdRPG, Part Three: Westward Expansion, d20 Style

Adam Watson Edtech Elixirs

This is Part Three of a three part series to kick off a new website, KyEdRPG , and how role playing games can positively impact student learning. In Part One , we celebrated the launch of the website itself. In Part Two , we shared the experience of a Kentucky middle school teacher who runs an extracurricular D & D club that has been both virtual and in person. In this final entry, we discuss how a Kentucky teacher created a more engaging and impactful way of teaching about U.S.

Autumn Websites

Ask a Tech Teacher

Autumn Facts for Kids. Don’t “Leaf” Out Fall’s Most Valuable Lesson. A Tree’s True Color. Fall Bucket List For Families Printable. Fall Crafts, Decorations, and Printouts. Fall Books & Short Stories For Kids about Autumn. Primary Games’ Fall Fun.

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.

We asked Asian American students what they wanted from history instruction. They say including their voices is not enough.

The Hechinger Report

NEW YORK — There’s a new look to history classes in New York City schools: a curriculum in Asian American and Pacific Islander history.

Google Classroom Advanced Tips (Part 2) – SULS0173

Shake Up Learning

The post Google Classroom Advanced Tips (Part 2) – SULS0173 appeared first on Shake Up Learning.