Tue.Jul 12, 2022

Build a Culture of Cybersecurity Awareness in K–12 Schools

EdTech Magazine

Before St. Vrain Valley Schools began closely examining its cybersecurity posture, its staff didn’t have the best cyber hygiene.

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Tech Ed Resources–Lesson Plans

Ask a Tech Teacher

I get a lot of questions from readers about what tech ed resources I use in my classroom so I’m taking a few days this summer to review them with you. Some are from members of the Ask a Tech Teacher crew. Others, from tech teachers who work with the same publisher I do.

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What to Consider When Rolling Out 1:1 Devices

Digital Promise

A year ago, the American Rescue Plan provided billions of dollars in federal relief for K-12 education. Many districts used these funds to purchase devices for every student.

Preparing Leaders for the Upcoming School Year

Education Elements

Across the country, educators and educational leaders have celebrated their graduations, held their end-of-year promotion ceremonies, and cleaned out their classrooms. After another unpredictable year, many are eager to get some well-deserved time away this summer.

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.

How to Lock Areas of a Google Doc

Teacher Tech

You want to restrict editing on PART of a Google Doc. This step by step guide will show you a hack for how to lock areas of a google doc. The post How to Lock Areas of a Google Doc appeared first on Teacher Tech. Docs Google Sheets google Google Docs Google Sheets GoogleEDU spreadsheets

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OPINION: Schools must do a better job teaching anti-racism

The Hechinger Report

The recent fatal shooting of 10 people at a Buffalo supermarket by a self-professed young white nationalist is the latest evidence of a growing concern: dangerous embracement of “the Great Replacement Theory” — a conspiracy touted by white supremacists and far right-wing TV hosts.

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

techlearning

Newsela is a news reading platform that's built for students to work on literacy skills

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Remote possibilities: Successful strategies for virtual teaching and learning

eSchool News

In this episode of Innovations in Education , hosted by Kevin Hogan: 3 ways telepresence robots are impacting learning How to ensure digital equity in online testing Blended and hybrid learning–the future of education.

School is back in session!

Gaggle Speaks

Time never ceases to fly by, and the summer months are no exception. As vacations draw to a close, it is time to plan for what your staff and students will require this school year. Students will no doubt return to school expecting a ‘new’ old normal post-covid.

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.

6 Best Classroom Noise Meters for Teachers

Educators Technology

One of the effective ways to monitor and reduce noise levels in classrooms is by making noise visible. Enabling students to visualize their noise raises awareness to their sound levels and makes them.read more. Classroom noise meter

A Five-Step Plan for Integrating Digital Books Into the Classroom

edWeb.net

Watch the Recording Listen to the Podcast. In Weber School District (UT), educational technology isn’t a one-time event but a tool to help students reach their learning goals. That means they choose the product and plan the implementation carefully.

10+ Chrome Tips and Tricks for Teachers and Students – SULS0165

Shake Up Learning

The post 10+ Chrome Tips and Tricks for Teachers and Students – SULS0165 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. There’s no place like Chrome for teachers and students! In this episode, we are jumping into some Google Chrome updates, features, and tips for teachers and students.

Business Leaders Say Computer Science Needs to Be A Core Subject

ED Surge

Today, a collection of more than 500 prominent business, education and nonprofit leaders called on states to update their K-12 curriculum to make computer science a core subject.

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).

Creating a Positive Space to Move Forward

The Principal of Change

Here is something I have thought a lot about in my own life and I hope you can take part in this exercise with me. Think of all of the serious relationships you have had in your life that ended. What was the constant in all of those relationships?

New! Screencast App for Chromebooks from Google

Shake Up Learning

The post New! Screencast App for Chromebooks from Google appeared first on Shake Up Learning. The new Chrome OS application by Google is called Screencast (Available for all Chromebooks running ChromeOS v. 103+ and scheduled for release in late June 2022). The layout is very simple and clean.

Does Our Academic System Unnecessarily Pit People Against Each Other?

ED Surge

Picture two undergrads taking a class together, both of them dreaming of winning a prized slot at the same graduate program.

Building Relationships with Kids from Day One

MiddleWeb

By putting strong relationships at the fore, you can cultivate an environment in which each of your students can grow. Through her many years in the classroom Stephanie Farley has hit upon keys to encourage kids to thrive. At the center – kindness and getting to know each one.

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!

Podia vs Gumroad 2022: Which Is Best for Online Creators?

Sell Courses Online

Gumroad and Podia are two of the most popular choices for creators looking to build and sell digital products. However, … Podia vs Gumroad 2022: Which Is Best for Online Creators? Read More ?. Online Course Software Comparisons Gumroad Podia

Final Schedule Published - Library 2.0 Mini-Conference on "Urban Librarianship: Embracing Challenges and Opportunities"

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Our second Library 2.022 mini-conference: " Urban Librarianship: Embracing Challenges and Opportunities through Innovation, Leadership, and Best Practices ," will be held online (and for free) on Thursday, July 14th, 2022, from 12:00 - 3:00 pm US-Pacific Time.