Wed.Feb 24, 2021

How Does Artificial Intelligence Fit into the Future of Education?

Digital Promise

The term “artificial intelligence” (AI) is increasingly more familiar as we encounter it in our daily lives. Have you asked Siri or Alexa a question lately?)

Tech Tip #31: 10 Best Keyboarding Hints

Ask a Tech Teacher

In these 169 tech-centric situations, you get an overview of pedagogy—the tech topics most important to your teaching—as well as practical strategies to address most classroom tech situations, how to scaffold these to learning, and where they provide the subtext to daily tech-infused education.

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Distracted: Why Students Can’t Focus and What You Can Do About It

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Dr. James Lang has six recommendations in this podcast about how we can better understand student attention and how we can get their attention while we teach – even when teaching online.

Ready to be an anti-racist school? Diversifying students’ networks is a must

The Christensen Institute

Last year, the killing of George Floyd and the inequitable spread of the coronavirus pandemic together created a moment in history that can’t be ignored. These events loudly drew attention to the systemic inequities in our nation and deep strands of racism that have long plagued America.

SplashLearn Makes Learning Fun and Creates Fearless Learners

Loved by more than 30 million kids, SplashLearn is a game-based learning program that creates engaging learning experiences to nurture a generation of fearless learners. SplashLearn is the fastest growing elementary school math program in the US, used by more than 440,000 teachers in about 77,000 schools across the United States.

CoSN2021’s Virtual Conference Promises to be ‘Brave and Bold’

EdTech Magazine

For the second year in a row, the Consortium for School Networking will hold its annual conference fully online in response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. This year’s event, to be held March 2-4, will be packed with interactive exhibits and digital-first presentations.

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I Can Learn When I’m Moving #BookChat with @biscottiNicole & @mjmcalliwrites

Teacher Tech

Check out the #BookChat I had with Author/Educator Nicole Biscotti, M. Ed and her son Jason about going to school with ADHD. The post I Can Learn When I’m Moving #BookChat with @biscottiNicole & @mjmcalliwrites appeared first on Teacher Tech. Book Review

How Digital Skills Can Promote Cultural Literacy and Create Pathways to Equity

Edsurge

Coding and computer science are typically associated with outcomes around problem-solving and analytical skills. For instruction that yields cultural literacy, we most often look to language arts and social sciences.

How one school is coping with mental health: Social workers delivering technology, food and counseling to kids at home, and open office hours all day — even when school is out

The Hechinger Report

Several times a week, Ericka Santiago-Diaz can be found driving around her low-income, underserved school community in New Jersey’s Asbury Park with bags of school supplies, replacement technology, food and donated clothing in the back seat to deliver to students.

How to make edtech entrepreneurship more inclusive

eSchool News

In this MarketScale EdTech Today podcast from host Kevin Hogan, remote learning expert Sal Khan and Anne Wintroub, director of Social Innovation for the AT&T Foundation, discuss a variety of topics related to edtech, COVID learning, and connectivity.

5 Costly Inventory Management Mistakes Schools Should Avoid

If your school is like most, inventory and/or asset management plays a critical role in daily operations.

2U, Guild Education Partner to Expand Online Education for Adult Workers

Edsurge

Employee training programs are usually among the first on the chopping block as companies tighten their belts during a typical economic downturn.

Identity verification has become a pandemic-era imperative

eSchool News

Practically overnight, the global pandemic crumpled up traditional education models and tossed them into the wastebasket. Schools around the world were forced to reinvent their infrastructure in real time and to persevere through one of the most urgent, drastic, and important pivots of any sector.

3 Powerful Video Editing Tools for Students Using Chromebooks

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

In our last post about Chromebooks we reviewed tools and apps that students and teachers can use on their Chrombook to engage in creative activities involving sketching and drawing. Today, we are.read more. Chromebook video editing apps

Today’s Teens Questioning the Status Quo When It Comes to College

eSchool News

After experiencing an unprecedented year marked by a global pandemic, racial unrest and a turbulent U.S. presidential election, today’s teens have shifted their thinking when it comes to their educational path after high school.

Wireless Projecting with Google Meet

Wireless projecting using Google Meet to replace the Google Cast for Education extension!

4 Tips to Boost Teacher Morale Now

EdTechTeam

October and February – those are historically the two most difficult months of the school year. By October, the honeymoon phase is over and everyone is counting down until the Thanksgiving and holiday breaks.

Renaissance and Nearpod, Coming Together to Empower Teachers and Accelerate Student Growth

eSchool News

Renaissance , a global leader in student-centered, pre-K–12 personalized practice and assessment, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Nearpod , a leader in teacher-facilitated instructional delivery, to unlock an unparalleled level of student insights. “In

Provide Visual Feedback Using Illustrative Symbols

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Undraw is another excellent platform we are adding to our list of visual illustration resources. Educators, teachers, and students can use it to access and download a wide variety of free visual.read more. Illustration resources

Resources and educational tools launched to support children’s mental health

eSchool News

? eduu.school and Kooth partner to provide critical mental health education, support and services to children. ? The online learning platform offers extensive mental health support through an integrated curriculum.

Develop A Feature-Rich App for Any Virtual Classroom

Building an e-learning platform? Download the solution brief to learn how you can create a customized, feature-rich, interactive classroom for an enhanced learning experience.

The Best Teacher Bags – For Teachers and Parents

Fractus Learning

You’d be lost without it. Whether you call it a tote, bag, backpack, or rolling bag – these unsung heroes get all of the necessary pieces of your workday to and from school.

Photomath, the World’s Most Popular Math Learning App, Secures $23 Million in Series B Funding

eSchool News

Photomath, the #1 math learning app with over 220 million downloads, announced it had secured $23 million in Series B funding led by Menlo Ventures, with participation from GSV Ventures, Learn Capital, Cherubic Ventures and Goodwater Capital.

Examining the Difference Between Distance, Remote, and Online Learning

Where Learning Clicks

Is there a difference between distance, remote, & online learning, and if so, how does the difference matter to students, families, educators, and schools? The post Examining the Difference Between Distance, Remote, and Online Learning appeared first on Where Learning Clicks.

Latest Updates to Discovery Education’s Flexible K-12 Platform Keeps All Learners Connected to Engaging Content, Instructional Strategies, and Professional Learning

eSchool News

Discovery Education today announced a series of updates to its flexible, award-winning K-12 learning platform that will keep teachers and students connected to the service’s engaging content, instructional strategies, and professional learning resources wherever learning is taking place.

8 Reasons to Invest in a New Student Information System

If your school’s SIS has limited functions, only works on campus or breaks down more than you would like, it might time to invest in a new one.

Help Students Make the Most of Interviews

MiddleWeb

Similar to reading, listening to what we hear during an interview requires comprehension and the active construction of meaning. Elizabeth Hagan, Lisa Friesen and Sunday Cummins share action research on ways to prepare students to conduct interviews they’ll enjoy and learn from.

Osceola County Brings Flexible K-12 Learning Platform and Coding Resources to All Elementary Educators and Students Through Expanded Partnership with Discovery Education

eSchool News

Florida’s School District of Osceola County (SDOC) today announced the expansion of its multiyear partnership with Discovery Education.

The Top 7 FinTech Companies in Asia – 2021

AsiaTechDaily

Bookmark( 0 ) Please login to bookmark. Username or Email Address. Password. Remember Me. No account yet? Register With more internet penetration and better purchasing power, the FinTech industry is growing in Asia like never before.

The College Board Partners with PBLWorks to Train Teachers for New AP Courses Rooted in Project Based Learning

eSchool News

PBLWorks, the leading provider of professional development for Project Based Learning (PBL), has partnered with the College Board to offer a new PBL-based professional development program for Advanced Placement (AP) courses in Environmental Science and U.S Government and Politics.

7 Benefits of Lesson Plans in the Cloud

What if teachers didn’t have to lug tons of paperwork with them to and from work? Having lesson plans available anywhere is just one of the advantages.