Mon.Aug 15, 2022

9 Ways to Enable Equitable Education in Your School

ED Surge

The struggle for equity in education stretches back beyond our nation's living memory. But, as the COVID-19 pandemic has made painfully clear, we've still got plenty of work to do.

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Notetaking and Study Apps

Ask a Tech Teacher

There are great notetaking apps and suggestions out there for students. Check out this article from The Tech Edvocate with a list of six ideas, including: Google Keep. Notes. ClickUp (not familiar to me). Note-taking and Study Apps.

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The Best is Yet to Come

EdNews Daily

By Charles Sosnik “Still, it’s a real good bet, the best is yet to come You think you’ve seen the sun, but you ain’t seen it shine” –Frank I was tempted to quote Dickens for this one; that trite and quite overused line, “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.”

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Tough Stuff: How to talk to your students and children about difficult topics

Education Elements

School leaders, teachers and parents have had to navigate difficult conversations in the last few years.

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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.

Jigsaw Explorer- Free Online Jigsaw Puzzles for Students

Educators Technology

Jigsaw Explorer is a website that offers a wide variety of online jigsaw puzzles that you can use with kids and students in and out of class.

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9 Digital Etiquette Tips

techlearning

Teaching proper digital etiquette to students starts with modeling it

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Creating student engagement through the power of play

eSchool News

Recently, my colleagues and I attended a summer camp where we introduced students to some fantastic STEM activities. Kids learned how to create their own lava lamps out of everyday kitchen materials. They programed Sphero robots and used them to make cooperative artwork.

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OPINION: Community schools promote equity: We need more of them

The Hechinger Report

For those of us in the trenches of the community school movement, an increased federal focus on community schools couldn’t come at a better time. City leaders and others are increasingly aware of the power of community schools as an equity strategy.

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New to STEM Teaching? Five Things to Do Now.

MiddleWeb

Whether you’re a recent teacher ed graduate, newly emergency certified, or an experienced teacher who’s suddenly learned you’ll be teaching STEM this year, you’re in good hands with veteran STEM teacher and curriculum designer Anne Jolly. Here are her five “do this first” tips.

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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.

Kajabi Webinars: How to Create Live & Evergreen Webinars

Sell Courses Online

Webinars can be an extremely effective way to engage your audience and market your products. If you’re planning on using … Kajabi Webinars: How to Create Live & Evergreen Webinars Read More ?. Online Course Marketing Online Course Software Kajabi Tutorials

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PROOF POINTS: Payoff for state flagships is 10 percent larger than published data indicate

The Hechinger Report

Students who graduate from the University of Colorado Boulder actually will make about $8,000 more a year than students who graduated from less elite four-year universities in the state. State data indicate that the extra payoff is only half as much, about $4,000. Credit: AP Photo/David Zalubowski.

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Three Ways to Prepare for and Successfully Land a Student Internship

EmergingEdTech

Internships are an amazing opportunity for students. Landing an internship can be exciting, eye-opening, educational and…even a little daunting.

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What is Hypothes.is and How Can it Be Used to Teach? Tips & Tricks

techlearning

Hypothes.is lets you annotate the internet making all information more freely accessible for deeper use

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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).

Data Warehouses vs. Data Lakes: How Can K–12 Schools Store Data?

EdTech Magazine

Every school district has data storage needs, and student records are just the beginning. IT systems demand storage as well: Internet logs, security events, building systems, security cameras and more all require storage.

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What is SEL?

techlearning

Social and emotional learning (SEL) has become increasingly popular in schools. Here is what you need to know about it

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36 Rules for my 36 Years in Education

Turning Learning On Its Head

I start my 36th year in education (28 as a classroom teacher). Below are the lessons I have learned hanging out with teenagers for so many years. Here are my 36 rules for my 36 yrs. Learning their names early matters. They know if you care. They have very fine-tuned BS detectors.

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Students Lobby Lawmakers to Improve College Experience for Neurodiverse Learners

ED Surge

In June, more than 40 neurodiverse high school and college students traveled to Washington D.C. to meet with representatives from the Department of Education and elected officials. Their goal?

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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!

Georgia College’s Diverse Teaching Video Clubs Boost Peer Collaboration

Edthena

Teaching video clubs are an effective way for educators, and aspiring educators, to collaborate. By watching videos of peers’ teaching practice, teacher candidates receive helpful feedback and ideas for classroom improvement.

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Can U.S. Colleges Serve People Who Primarily Speak Spanish?

ED Surge

When Anna Camba moved from Venezuela to the U.S. four years ago, she worried about arriving too “late” in her educational journey to succeed in her new home.

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Top Five Apps for Coaches

Mindspark Learning

By Davis Turner Gone are the times when your coach showed up five minutes before practice or a game with just a clipboard, cigar, and an 8-cylinder two-tone Buick. Now, coaches and assistants are setting up drills, technology, stations, etc., half an hour to hours before practice.

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Being Efficient with our Technology and Time

The Thinking Stick

Show Notes: Check out our new series of courses on being efficient with Google Workspace. Our Guest: Dr. Monica Burns. Dr. Monica Burns is a curriculum and edtech consultant, author, and founder of ClassTechTips.com.

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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.

New Library 2.0 Webinar: "Good Kids, Bad Behaviors: What to Do About Unruly Young People in the Library"

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

"Good Kids, Bad Behaviors: What to Do About Unruly Young People in the Library" Part of the Library 2.0 Series with Dr. Steve Albrecht OVERVIEW : This 60-minute training webinar is another in our "Service, Safety, and Security" series for all library staff and library leaders, presented by Library 2.0

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