Fri.Feb 18, 2022

Triumphs and Troubles in Online Learning Abroad

ED Surge

I’ve always thought of the U.S. as the leader in digital learning, representing the most adventurous innovations. But lately I’ve realized my perception may be flawed by a false sense of American exceptionalism.

Tech Tips #173: Track Your Stuff

Ask a Tech Teacher

This is not part of the 169 tech tips for your class book but it will be when I update the ebook: Tech Tip #173: Track Your Stuff. If you follow me on Instagram , or my writer’s blog, WordDreams , you already saw this tip! This is a very cool tip: Track anything with Apple Air Tags.

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Transitioning to a better solution: How one NJ district is switching to H?para for the benefit of all

Hapara

For many educators, the start of this school year held the possibility of returning to a more “normal” school year after periods of distance and hybrid learning. But teachers and school leaders across the U.S.

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Largely unseen and unsupported, huge numbers of student fathers are quitting college

The Hechinger Report

While his wife was in labor in the hospital with their third child, Joshua Castillo was in the waiting room completing a computer science final and two quizzes. This story also appeared in The Guardian.

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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.

What is JeopardyLabs and How Can It Be Used for Teaching? Tips and Tricks

techlearning

JeopardyLabs is a free game quiz template site perfect for teachers and students

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What Is Social-Emotional Learning?

TeachThought - Learn better.

Social-Emotional Learning promotes well-being while using the benefits of that well-being to promote academic and personal growth. The post What Is Social-Emotional Learning? appeared first on TeachThought. Learning Definitions Social Emotional Terry Heick

How George School Uses Location Driven Digital Signage to Improve Communication

eSchool News

George School is a 128-year-old Quaker coeducational boarding and day school in Pennsylvania. It’s home to 540 students representing 37 countries and 18 states. Well known for academic excellence, George Schools has a 95% IB Diploma completion rate, one of the world’s highest.

The end of ‘dark days’ for SUNY students in debt

The Hechinger Report

After years of inflexible debt-collection practices that have burdened SUNY students with punitive payment schedules, high interest and crippling collection fees, New York State officials are promising change. This story also appeared in The New York Times.

Should Your Instructional Coaches Be Creating Standards Based Lesson Plans for Professional Development?

TeacherCast

This post was originally created and posted on the website TeacherCast Educational Network. The only place to read this as the original content is [link]. “If you fail to plan, you plan to fail.” ” — Unknown.

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.

TCEA 2022: 4 Takeaways from This Year’s Event

EdTech Magazine

The past couple of years have put educators through the wringer. However, as TCEA 2022, the biggest educational technology conference in Texas, drew to close, attendees shared how reconnecting with fellow educators armed them with needed resources to continue working during these challenging times.

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4 Ways To Prevent Cyberbullying

techlearning

Chad A. Rose, the director of Mizzou Ed Bully Prevention Lab, shares tips for preventing cyberbullying

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How To Turn On Caps Lock on a Chromebook

Teacher Tech

How To Turn On Caps Lock on a Chromebook. Alice Keeler will share the steps for using a Chromebook and enabling or disabling the Caps Lock. The post How To Turn On Caps Lock on a Chromebook appeared first on Teacher Tech. Chromebook Google chromebook google

Pikmykid and Central Access Announce Partnership to Advance School Safety and Efficiency

eSchool News

TAMPA, Fla., 18, 2022 – Pikmykid , the premier school safety and dismissal platform, today announces its partnership with Central Access , the leading provider of K-12 education technology tools for the state of Mississippi.

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).

Trying to give students in low-wage majors some extra skills they can cash in on

The Hechinger Report

The University of Texas System is piloting a program to insert workplace skills valued by employers into the four-year curriculum, in an effort to boost earnings for alumni of the majors that typically make the lowest salaries. .

PresenceLearning Partners with Hasbro to Bring Beloved Characters and Classic Games to the PresenceLearning Therapy Platform

eSchool News

NEW YORK, February 18, 2022 – PresenceLearning , the leading provider of online therapy solutions for schools and clinicians, has partnered with Hasbro , a global play and entertainment company, to bring some of the most-beloved characters and classic games to the PresenceLearning therapy platform.

CDW Announces Scholarship Opportunities Through New Legacy Excellence Program

EdTech Magazine

Teletherapy’s crucial role in reaching remote students

eSchool News

Historically, people in the United States have been reluctant to talk about mental healthcare issues or therapy in general. But over the past year or so, that has changed.

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!

How To Turn On Caps Lock on a Chromebook

Teacher Tech

It is quite maddening that on a Chromebook where the Caps Lock key should be there is a search icon. I do not want a search icon, I want Caps Lock!! You have 2 choices for how to handle Caps Lock on a Chromebook. The Search Key.

VHS Learning Continues to Serve Massachusetts Students Underrepresented in Advanced STEM Courses Through Statewide Initiative

eSchool News

Boston – Feb. 18, 2022 – Many students don’t have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® (AP®) classes due to limited availability of AP® course offerings or certified instructors to teach the classes.

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Every College Wants To Help Students Succeed. One Is Making Them Courseware Co-Creators.

ED Surge

Last year, New York’s Rockland Community College realized it had a problem. The passing rate for gateway classes—those that all students need to take—wavered slightly and dropped by one point to 75 percent. But for Black men, the pass rate tumbled to 64 percent.

Freepik

Educational Technology & Mobile Learning

Freepik is a platform that offers a wide variety of graphic resources such as vectors, stock photos, PSDs, icons, logos, backgrounds, and many more. Freepik is a good resource that you and your.read more

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 ParentSquare Guide Provides Best Practices to Help K-12 Educators Engage With the Hardest-to-Reach Families

eSchool News

Santa Barbara, CA — Feb. 18, 2021 — The role of effective communication has never been more critical, but districts and schools are facing a gamut of challenges in engaging all parents and guardians — especially the hardest-to-reach families.