Mon.Oct 17, 2022

PROOF POINTS: Colleges that ditched test scores for admissions find it’s harder to be fair in choosing students, researcher says

The Hechinger Report

One college admissions officer at a large public university described how test-optional admissions had spurred more disagreements in his office. A third reader on an application was often called in to break a tie when one staffer said ‘yes’ and another said ‘no.’

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Digital Citizenship Week–Oct. 17-21 2022–Here’s What You Need

Ask a Tech Teacher

Information that will help you teach digital citizenship to your students. Below, you’ll find everything from a full year-long curriculum to professional development for teachers: Resources: Digital Citizenship: What to Teach When (a video). Curricula: K-8 Digital Citizenship Curriculum.

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We’re back in school. Did we lean into care or compliance?

Dangerously Irrelevant

Most schools here in the U.S. now have been back for a month or two. And I’m hearing from educators that things are … ‘better.’ Which has me wondering, “How are we defining better ?”

How to build deep relationships with students

eSchool News

In order for students to actually learn, they need to feel engaged on a cognitive and emotional level. They also need to feel safe. Take a minute and think about that: students need to feel safe.

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.

OPINION: Public school enrollment losses are a big problem, but fundamental changes can turn the tide

The Hechinger Report

I sat at a table with superintendents from around the country this summer, talking about the losses threatening districts coming out of the pandemic. Learning loss was certainly a huge concern, but not the only loss that worried them. Not one of these districts is growing.

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How Classroom Circles Help Us Build Community

Middle Web

The life skills students learn in our classes prepare them to thrive in the real world. Middle grades teacher Laleh Ghotbi shares some lessons from her effort to use weekly community-building circles in her classroom to help students learn to respect their differences and focus on common values.

Free Poster: Chromebook Keyboard Shortcuts

Teacher Tech

Chromebook keyboard shortcuts will save you so much time! Learn one keyboard shortcut a week with these FREE Keyboard Shortcuts posters. The post Free Poster: Chromebook Keyboard Shortcuts appeared first on Teacher Tech.

Addressing Fear of Accountability in Education

techlearning

For many school leaders, the idea of accountability can bring about fear and/or anxiety

Held for Ransom: What Schools Need to Know Before a Ransomware Attack

EdTech Magazine

For the past two years, ransomware attacks have been on the rise in K–12, and districts are struggling to keep up. Ransomware can be debilitating to districts and can impact the availability of services to educate students.

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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.

Segmented, Stretched, and Misunderstood: Student Affairs Marketing and Communications

Dr. Josie Ahlquist

That’s the tweet. The TLDR. The spoiler alert. What is the current state of student affairs marketing and communications? It is segmented, stretched, and misunderstood. For over 10 years, I have been supporting and strategizing marketing and communications across campus, especially in student affairs. During the spring of 2022, I began formally researching how the student affairs divisions within. Source. Digital Strategy Research Social Media Managers Student Affairs

Why Accessibility Must Be a Part of Diversity, Equity and Inclusivity Initiatives

ED Surge

Companies that are committed to diversity, equity and inclusivity (DEI) provide products and services that authentically and accurately reflect the learners they serve—whoever they are and wherever they live.

232: The Collaboration behind the Solar Podcast

The Thinking Stick

Sponsors: FlexiSpot.com Save $20 on the E7 Standing Desk when using the code Shifting20 at check. The Journalism Salute Podcast.

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What is Compassionate Communication for Coaches? Hear from Expert Megan Tschannen-Moran

Edthena

When instructional coaches strive to correct teachers instead of communicating, they’re playing a game where everyone loses. Compassionate communication is a key component of evocative coaching , an effective coaching model from Megan Tschannen-Moran. Her idea of a win-win game?

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).

Library 2.0 Libraries and Privacy Conference - Recordings Posted!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Last week's Library 2.0 mini-conference, " Libraries and Privacy: Critical Issues for Information Professionals ," went very well and we had terrific feedback!

5 Wicked Awesome Halloween Activities using Buncee

Buncee

The rush and excitement of back to school has finally simmered down, but the fun does not end here. You can count on Buncee to help make learning fun and engaging for students all year long!

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New Library 2.0 Webinar: "Bomb Threats and Bullets in the Book Drop: What to Do About Threats to the Library"

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

"Bomb Threats and Bullets in the Book Drop: What to Do About Threats to the Library" Part of the Library 2.0