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I’ll never forget the day years ago when I stood in a donut shop, half asleep, bed head, with a monster sugar deficit. As I got to the front of the line, the man before me said, “I’ll pay for hers, too.” ” I didn’t know him.

7 strategies for students who struggle with executive functioning

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Executive functioning helps students get tasks done and work through their day. Here's how you can support students who struggle.

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Best Human Anatomy Apps for Students

Educators Technology

Updated in February 2022 Learning about the anatomy and physiology of human body does not have to be a tedious task. Technology has tremendously facilitated it. From online experimental labs to.read more. iPad human anatomy apps Science resources

Habit stacking: 10 ways it can streamline class

Ditch That Textbook

Habit stacking can create cues to help students remember to do what they need to do. Here are 10 ways it can work. Do you ever feel like you tell students to do the same things every single day? Turn in your assignment. Push in your chair. Do your exit ticket. Pick up your materials. If we […].

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Intent Signal Data 101

Intent signal data helps B2B marketers engage with buyers sooner in the sales cycle. But there are many confusing terms used to describe intent data. Read this infographic to better understand three common areas of confusion.

5 Mindfulness Apps and Websites for K-12

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Mindfulness apps and websites for K-12 that can help support both students and teachers

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OPINION: Beyond masks and Zoom: A middle school principal finds no shortage of learning options

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Here we are, entering year three of the pandemic, and we’ve still got no idea what to do with the kids. We’ve locked ourselves in battle, one side clamoring to close schools to prevent disease spread, the other demanding we keep them open to prevent learning loss, and no solution in sight.

What are the next steps to defend K-12 schools from cyberattacks?

eSchool News

Education has been dealt a difficult hand over the past several years. The mass shift to virtual schooling during the pandemic upended systems in so many ways, and it shone a light on the aging infrastructure and technical deficits so many school districts struggle with.

Why you need a “to-don’t” list (and 4 ways to make the system work for your personality)

The Cornerstone for Teachers

The 25/5 Rule. Warren Buffett once offered his personal pilot, Mike Flint, some time to discuss his career and goals for the future. Buffet advised Flint to think of 25 things he would like to accomplish in the near future. Then, Buffett asked him to circle his top 5 goals on that list.

What is PhET and How Can It Be Used for Teaching? Tips and Tricks

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PhET is an online resource crammed full of useful science simulations for student use

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.

MacKenzie Scott Gives NewSchools Venture Fund $35 Million

Marketplace K-12

It's the largest single donation the NewSchools Venture Fund has ever received, and it continues a string of enormous gifts to education from the philanthropist. The post MacKenzie Scott Gives NewSchools Venture Fund $35 Million appeared first on Market Brief.

How To Teach Through Play: A Spectrum

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From genius hour to scripted curriculum, this model acts as a framework to illustrate how to teach through play. The post How To Teach Through Play: A Spectrum appeared first on TeachThought. Teaching How-To Learning Models Terry Heick Veteran Teacher

Can the AI Coach Platform Really Help Teachers with Coaching Cycles? Yes (Plus Some More Info)

Edthena

So you’ve heard about the AI Coach by Edthena, and now you want to know more. How can the AI Coach platform guide teachers through coaching cycles, and what exactly is AI again?

Educators Have Some Pointed Advice For Tech Companies Building the Metaverse

ED Surge

Talk of the metaverse is everywhere, even though the new, more immersive internet isn’t exactly here yet. Even so, some educators are trying to get ahead of the curve to help influence what kinds of education products and services emerge in the metaverse.

The Guide to Accessible Learning for Associations

Speaker: Dan Streeter, Vice President of Learning Strategy & Development at Blue Sky eLearn

In this 45-minute webinar, we’ll share real-world accessibility solutions and hidden tools in the applications you use every day such as Zoom, Microsoft Suite, Adobe Acrobat (PDF), Articulate Storyline 360, and Articulate Rise 360. This webinar will help you evaluate the accessibility of your current learning efforts and learn about the tools needed to ensure your eLearning is in alignment with the latest Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (proposed WCAG 2.2).

The Power of Observing and Networking as a Coach 

Mindspark Learning

by Davis Turner “You can only coach others if you can coach yourself” - Johan Cruyff Sports coaches assist athletes in developing to their full potential.

Helping History Students Think for Themselves

MiddleWeb

Jennifer Ingold wants her history students to make the connection between primary-source research and preparation for informed and civil disagreements. Learn about her MLK historical scene investigation activity and a virtual Black History Symposium among students in NY and FL.

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My Students Wanted Hope in the Curriculum. I Found the Answer in Wholistic Science Pedagogy.

ED Surge

We had just finished a discussion on climate change in my chemistry class. Towards the end of the unit, I asked students how their understanding of the topic has changed since the first lesson.

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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!

Chrome OS Flex for Education

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Reading Time: 2 minutes Chrome OS Flex gives schools districts the ability to transform old and unused Windows PCs and MacBook hardware into Chromebooks.

Confronting the School Staffing Crisis With Creative, Community Solutions

ED Surge

Around late July every year, my husband and I sit down with our calendars and make sincere attempts to plan our year according to the first-year teacher’s roller coaster. Where might we strategically schedule date nights? Or a comforting pasta night or two?