Tue.Oct 27, 2020

H?para: The Essential Tool for Every Google Classroom School

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter I’ve seen one tool improve student engagement in Google Classroom significantly — H?para.

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Long-needed and Welcome Table Tool From JotForm

Ask a Tech Teacher

Education has changed. No one knows yet if it’s for better or worse but we all understand that nothing’s as it once was. That means many traditional teaching tools are no longer the best choice for the new norms.

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What Is Distance Learning’s Impact on Educational IT?

EdTech Magazine

The global pandemic accelerated K–12 education’s digital transformation. With remote and hybrid learning turning mainstream, today’s teachers and students are increasingly reliant on mobile devices and digital tools.

Is the US ready to bring healthcare back into the home?

The Christensen Institute

Understandably, people do not want to go to a hospital or a doctor’s office in the middle of a pandemic.

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.

School Has Lost Its Connection. Both Students and Teachers Are Feeling It.


The “ touch up my appearance ” filter on Zoom is set to the highest blur and I enter the meeting room with an easy click.

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Students Are Distracted. What Can Educators Do About It?


Students these days are distracted. Devices and social-media notifications constantly beckon, and in this time of COVID-19 and widespread remote instruction, the distractions have multiplied. So what are educators to do?

Strategies for teaching SEL skills during virtual learning

eSchool News

Why did you go into education? I bet it was because you love teaching and inspiring young minds. However, these days teachers are faced with an increased focus on academic benchmarks, state testing–and currently, major changes with the switch to virtual learning.

Educator Spotlight: @Knikole

Teacher Tech

Follow @Knikole! She is in the business of helping teachers! The post Educator Spotlight: @Knikole appeared first on Teacher Tech. Blog Entries Social Media

Students Are Online Like Never Before. What Does That Mean for Their Privacy?


Technology is enabling learning like never before, with millions of students attending school remotely for some or all of their regular instruction this fall. With this skyrocketing growth in technology use, however, comes greater concerns around student privacy.

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.

Digital citizenship: a conceptual model for developing a K-12 curriculum


Digital citizenship is essential for all people living in a digital economy. Since the economy shapes our lives and our communities, we cannot take part as active citizens in the important events around us without digital skills.

How COVID put a spotlight on equity

eSchool News

For Todd Dugan, superintendent of Bunker Hill CUSD #8, a small, remote district in southern Illinois, issues surrounding back-to-school COVID-19 style are not abstract but all too real. Some of the district’s biggest priorities include: Rural struggles–and successes–as COVID hit.

Fall 2020

EdTech Magazine


Getting Math Students to Show Their Work


After learning virtually for some weeks, many of Michelle Russell’s math students got in the habit of writing down little or no evidence of how they reached their conclusions. Which got her thinking. What does it really mean when you tell students to show their work?”.

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.

K–12 IT Influencers Worth a Follow

EdTech Magazine


Google Classroom Comments: All You Need to Know! – SULS086

Shake Up Learning

The post Google Classroom Comments: All You Need to Know! – SULS086 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Feedback is a crucial part of the learning process, and with Google tools and Google Classroom, giving feedback on digital assignments has never been easier.

5 Reasons Why Parents Love ST Math

MIND Research Institute

This article features contributions from MIND Research Institute's Senior Instructional Developers, Carl Robinson and Martha Klingshirn. Does this look like you when your child asks you to help them with their math homework? You’re not alone.

Increasing Equity Through Student, Family, and Community Engagement



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.

Course Hero Makes First Acquisition Since Joining Unicorn Club


Course Hero has made its first acquisition since joining the billion-dollar unicorn stable earlier this year. The Redwood City, Calif.-based based provider of an online education platform has acquired AI-powered math platform, Symbolab.

What Kindergarten Struggles Could Mean for a Child’s Later Years


This story about online kindergarten was produced by The Hechinger Report , a nonprofit, independent news organization focused on inequality and innovation in education. Sign up for the Hechinger newsletter.

Why Teachers Need Interoperability — Whether They Know it or Not


Imagine a world in which a teacher begins the school year with a comprehensive personal profile of each student in her class—a report that incorporates insights on academic performance, social-emotional development, behavior, attendance and a host of related data.

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Audiobook Resources for Teachers and Students

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

As part of the resources to help teachers and parents cope with the learning of their house-bound kids, here is a list we have shared in the past featuring of some good audiobooks platforms.read more

Why Families Leave Schools

Do you know three of the biggest reasons families leave schools? Here they are – and what you can do about it.

Education is Built on Trust: New Solutions for New Challenges


In this series on Originality features, we hope to help you with your pedagogical journey toward academic integrity

How Fredrik Haga Co-founder And CEO Of Dune Analytics Raised $2.2M To Build A Free Ethereum Analytics By And For The Community?


Bookmark( 0 ) Please login to bookmark. Username or Email Address. Password. Remember Me. No account yet? Register Fredrik Haga is the co-founder and CEO of Dune Analytics, an Ethereum-centric analytics platform.

Finding Topics that Bring Joy – A Conversation with Meghan Lawson

The Principal of Change

It was great to have a discussion with Meghan Lawson recently on the #InnovatorsMindset podcast. She was of tremendous help writing “ Innovate Inside the Box ,” and one of the most popular quotes in the book comes from a conversation the two of us had via text!

Hernán Fernández, Founder And Co-Managing Partner at Angel Ventures- One Of The Most Active Mexican VC firms In Latin America


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How Online Admissions Affect Enrollment Rates

Discover the top five reasons your school’s admissions should be online.