Wed.Jun 08, 2022

What you Need to Know about Evaluating Apps

Ask a Tech Teacher

As you head into summer, you’ll be looking for new apps and resources to add spark to your Fall classes. Here’s what you need to know about evaluating those apps: Last year, there were so many apps to help me manage the Pandemic and remote teaching, I couldn’t keep up.

Now Dates in Google Sheets

Teacher Tech

For a timesheet you need to know what time it is now. Use Now Dates in Google Sheets to determine how much time has passed. The post Now Dates in Google Sheets appeared first on Teacher Tech. Google google Google Sheets GoogleEDU sheets spreadsheets

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5 STEM-based TED-Ed Lessons to close out your school year

eSchool News

School days might seem as if they move at a glacial pace in the countdown to summer break. Some schools have already closed, while others have a couple more weeks left.

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Five Questions K–12 IT Leaders Should Ask About Disaster Recovery Configurations

EdTech Magazine

When disaster strikes — a fire, flood, hurricane, earthquake, cyberattack — does your school have the configurations for your key IT infrastructure at the ready? After the unthinkable happens, you’ll need to know that you have good system backups and a tested plan in place to quickly restore them.

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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.

3 ways families can support students’ learning at home

eSchool News

For parents and caregivers, supporting your child’s learning can be stressful. Academic concepts are taught differently than they used to be. In addition, we’re all grappling with a scarcity of time and juggling competing priorities.

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High anxiety in Maine about pending Supreme Court decision on public funding for religious and private schools

The Hechinger Report

Educators are anxiously awaiting a major decision in a Maine-centered U.S. Supreme Court case, due out this month, that could roll back restrictions on the use of public funding for religious and other private schools. This story also appeared in The Maine Monitor.

What Is Kahoot! Kids And How Does It Work? Tips & Tricks

techlearning

Kahoot! Kids is an app that offers a digital learning playground for younger children to get started

Edufuturists Awards

Vizor

VIZOR is honoured to be sponsoring the FE College of the Year Award at the EduFuturists Awards 2022. Nominees for the EduFuturists College of the Year award are Wolverhampton College, Leeds City College, Blackpool & Fylde College and Burnley College. Click here to cast your vote. Vote Now.

Ensuring Secure Digital Collaboration

techlearning

Teaching educators the basics of cybersecurity and fostering good digital citizenship can help keep your school network secure

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.

Being Trauma Responsive: Building Resilience in Challenging Times

edWeb.net

Watch the Recording Listen to the Podcast. Students are grappling with greater complexity these days. Their struggles often become apparent in school and in the form of trauma. It’s hard for them to cope, and it’s difficult for teachers, who are typically not trauma informed, to help them.

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Embed a Full Page Website in Google Sites

Shake Up Learning

The post Embed a Full Page Website in Google Sites appeared first on Shake Up Learning. There’s a new page type available in Google Site–full page embed. This means you can embed an entire webpage inside your Google Site.

As Student Engagement Falls, Colleges Wonder: ‘Are We Part of the Problem?’

ED Surge

As the pandemic progresses, professors are sharing stories about what feels to them like widespread student disengagement. In their anecdotes, fewer students are showing up to class and turning work in on time (or at all).

National Readiness Report: A Look at COVID-19’s Impact on Learner Readiness and How Institutions Can Improve Student Success

eSchool News

PITTSBURGH, PA – It goes without saying that the COIVD-19 pandemic has impacted higher education and students across the globe. But to what degree? And how can institutions respond to the shifts in learning?

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).

The Best Baby Beach Tent Options For Safe Summer Fun In 2022

Fractus Learning

Table of Contents Best Baby Beach Tents Compared Best Baby Beach Tent Reviews 1. Overall Best Baby Beach Tent: Monobeach Baby Pop Up Beach Tent Portable Shade Pool 2. Schylling Infant UV Playshade 3. Best Baby Beach Tent For Bug Protection: Bend River Baby Tent 4.

Microsoft and Optoma Partner to Offer Cloud Based Remote Management Solution for Audio Visual Displays

eSchool News

Your purpose and your calling as a teacher are not the same thing.

The Cornerstone for Teachers

I’ll never forget the moment I learned that my calling in life and my purpose in life are two very different things. I’ve always used these terms interchangeably, but my knowledge and usage of those words shifted in late 2020.

An “Eminently Practical” Guide to Teaching ELLs

MiddleWeb

ENL teacher Dina Strasser completes her review of The ESL/ELL Teacher’s Survival Guide (2nd Ed) by Ferlazzo and Sypnieski and concludes that making full use of this "eminently practical" book will demonstrably strengthen novice and expert teachers’ work with ELL students. The post An “Eminently Practical” Guide to Teaching ELLs first appeared on MiddleWeb.

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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!

Many People Making Small Changes can Change Higher Education

Connecting 2 the World

Yesterday, I participated in a 30 minute reflective workshop by Karen Costa as part of the #MyFest22. It was based on the ideas presented in Emergent Strategy: Shaping Change, Changing Worlds by Adrienne Maree Brown.

"Ask Dr. Steve" Blog Post: What Is Our Responsibility During an Active Shooter "Shelter in Place" Order?

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We've just posted a new "Ask Dr. Steve" blog post by Dr. Albrecht in our " Library Service, Safety, & Security " section of Library 2.0 : "What Is Our Responsibility During an Active Shooter 'Shelter in Place' Order?"