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Understanding historical trends and patterns in student data

eSchool News

Educators, students, and families weathered historic interruptions in learning over the past few years due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Student achievement, predicted to slide in the ongoing chaos, revealed its fragile nature in the NAEP’s recently released Long-Term Trend results from 2020–2022.

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Worksheet to WOW: 10 ways to upgrade your worksheet

Ditch That Textbook

Worksheets have been embedded in classrooms for years. For decades. FOREVER. The reasons we use them are pretty clear. We want students to get repetitions with new content. Repetitions make permanent, right?

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Metaverse Education: What’s Next for Virtual Learning?

ViewSonic Education

The term metaverse dates back to 1992, but the realized potential of the metaverse is relatively recent with metaverse education still in its infancy. Naturally, this means educators will have questions about where this technology is heading and what comes next for virtual learning.

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Book Review: Annotation

Dangerously Irrelevant

I finally had a chance to read Annotation by Remi Kalir and Antero Garcia. Although I’ve never met Antero, Remi is my faculty colleague here at the University of Colorado Denver. Remi tells fascinating stories about annotation (no, really!), so I was excited to read his thoughts in print.

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Contact vs. Company Intent Signal Data

Intent signal data comes in two types: either companies or individuals signaling interest in products like yours. Which kind of data delivers more advantages to B2B marketers? It depends. Get this infographic to learn about the advantages of intent-based leads and how you can most effectively use both types of data.

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Our district is battling a loneliness epidemic

eSchool News

Whether talking in-person or virtually, even small conversations play an important role in creating the connections students need. But it can be challenging to carve out time in our busy schedules to focus on building these relationships.

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Enhancing Civics Through Games, Simulations, & Contests (NCSS 2022)

EdTechTeacher

Enhancing Civics Through Games, Simulations, & Contests (NCSS Session Slides Here). The post Enhancing Civics Through Games, Simulations, & Contests (NCSS 2022) appeared first on EdTechTeacher. Blog Civics

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How EdTech Can Encourage Healthy and Professional Social Media Use in Teens

EmergingEdTech

Image Source: Pexels. Today’s teens have never known a world without social media. It’s an established – and growing – part of everyday life, from the professional to the personal.

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Poll: Post-Pandemic Education

eSchool News

What is your top post-pandemic education priority? Addressing learning loss. Student mental health. Educator burnout and well-being. Managing ESSER funds. Cybersecurity. Δ Δ You may also be interested in: Addressing learning loss: 7 strategies to counter student learning loss.

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Why Did We Stop Hearing About the Teachers Making Millions on Teachers Pay Teachers?

ED Surge

It was 2012, and Kristin Rivera was going through a difficult time. Her husband had lost his job, leaving Rivera to provide for her family of four on her modest income as an elementary school teacher. They foreclosed on their Georgia home and moved into a rental. The Riveras were struggling.

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Enliven Current Events with Fantasy Geopolitics

Middle Web

Imagine an activity that takes little class time but engages students in current events and encourages them to speak with their families about what’s happening in the world. Teacher Megan Kelly longed for just such an activity and finally found it in “fantasy geopolitics.”.

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You Can't Teach Without Eye Contact

Millions of us choose – or have to choose – to learn remotely. As interactions become increasingly rooted in digital experiences, what are we actually losing besides the proximity of people? What are the risks of this loss and are they avoidable?

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Educators Are Taking Action in AI Education to Make Future-Ready Communities

ED Surge

AI Explorations and Their Practical Use in School Environments is an ISTE initiative funded by General Motors. The program provides professional learning opportunities for educators, with the goal of preparing all students for careers with AI.

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10 Unique Takes on The Best Puzzle Boxes – Toys for Brainteasing Fun

Fractus Learning

Think your little one would love a baffling brainteaser? How about a super-secure safe for their favorite things? Or maybe you’d just like a surefire way to make your next gift more memorable? Well, you can have all of these things with a puzzle box. Table of Contents.

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238: The Skills of Journalist Today and Interactive Journalism

The Thinking Stick

Sponsors: Quizalize.com Save 80% on a yearly premium subscription when you use the code SHIFTINGSCHOOLS at checkout. Join Jeff at the NCCE23 conference happening in Tacoma, WA. Stop by and say high or be on an episode of Shifting Schools as we record live from the conference on March 23rd, 2023.

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Here Are The Most Popular Christmas Toys By State In 2022

Fractus Learning

Table of Contents. Squishmallows. Top 5 Super Squishmallow Loving States. Rock Tumblers. Top 5 Rock Tumbler Gifting States. RC Trucks and Remote Control Cars. Top 5 RC Truck and Car Rockin’ States. Lego Sets. Top 5 Lego Loving States. Telescopes. Top 5 Telescope Treating States. Ant Farms.

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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.

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Using a Return on Investment Tool to Make Better Grad School Decisions

techlearning

The MBA program at Worcester Polytechnic Institute’s new return on investment tool is designed to help prospective students make better decisions about graduate school spending

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New Years Books For Kids – Books For Toddlers and Other Children’s Books

Fractus Learning

Table of Contents. Preschool Children’s Books – Read Aloud Books and Picture Books to Celebrate a Happy New Year’s. Happy New Year, Spot! Flight School. NEW RELEASE: 2-Minute Stories For 2-Year-Olds Read Aloud. NEW RELEASE: You Are Growing All The Time.

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Amazon to Shut Down Online Course and Test-Prep Offering in India

Marketplace K-12

The online retailer is phasing out Amazon Academy, a program designed to prep students for an engineering exam in India. The post Amazon to Shut Down Online Course and Test-Prep Offering in India appeared first on Market Brief.

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STUDENT VOICE: For hope and direction, Black middle schoolers need role models that look like them

The Hechinger Report

Going through public schools in a small Massachusetts city, I had some great teachers. Astoundingly, none of them resembled me, a Black boy in America.

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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.