Wed.Mar 02, 2022

Power, Prestige and the World's Most Famous Scholarship

ED Surge

The Rhodes Scholarship is the oldest graduate fellowship in the world, and probably the most famous. But the prestigious and highly competitive scholarship, whose winners have gone on to become presidents, U.S.

10 cool AR and VR tools for the classroom

eSchool News

We all know that augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) are super fun, but AR and VR tools can also be incredibly powerful when integrated into classroom learning. What’s the difference?

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Customized email newsletters for every kid with Google Forms

Ditch That Textbook

Make solid connections with families by creating custom email newsletters for every student. It's easy with Google Docs, Sheets and Forms. Classroom newsletters are kind of hit and miss. You know how they usually look.

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What is Refresh Rate?

ViewSonic Education

If you are searching for a monitor or any other kind of display hardware, there is going to be a lot of jargon to contend with, but one of your biggest questions is likely to be ‘what is refresh rate?’

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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.

Doing the same thing over and over again…

Dangerously Irrelevant

Hechinger Report just published an article on how having teachers study student data doesn’t actually result in better student learning outcomes. Think about that for a minute. That finding is pretty counterintuitive, right?

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How A Director of Technology Keeps Students Connected

techlearning

Adam A. Phyall, III worked diligently during the pandemic to help provide access to devices for all students within his district but says more work needs to be done to eliminate tech disparities

Putting compassion on the teacher prep syllabus

The Hechinger Report

Editor’s note: This story led off this week’s Future of Learning newsletter, which is delivered free to subscribers’ inboxes every other Wednesday with trends and top stories about education innovation. Subscribe today!

K–12 Schools Seek to Connect 12 Million Students Without Home Broadband Access

EdTech Magazine

For many, the internet has become an integral part of daily life. Phones connect to the internet, TVs connect to the internet, and even vacuum cleaners are online today.

What Is Social Learning?

TeachThought - Learn better.

But as technology and information access morph the world around us, it would make sense to at least be able to contextualize social learning. The post What Is Social Learning? appeared first on TeachThought. Learning Definitions Essential

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.

Deep Learning is The Focus at Antwerp Innovation and Aquaponics Center

techlearning

The Antwerp Innovation and Aquaponics Center was a finalist for Tech & Learning’s Innovative Leader Awards: Most Innovative Learning Spaces

15 Apps & Websites For Teaching Math Online [Updated]

TeachThought - Learn better.

From Desmos and Khan Academy and Numberphile, here are some of the best apps and websites for teaching math online. The post 15 Apps & Websites For Teaching Math Online [Updated] appeared first on TeachThought. Teaching Apps Elementary School Math Middle & High School

School superintendents say navigating political divisions is their biggest challenge

eSchool News

Eighty percent of U.S. school superintendents say that navigating political divides over issues ranging from school closures to mask mandates to teaching about racism in schools is the most difficult part of their job.

Students Are Jumping Into The Fray Over Book Bans

ED Surge

When high school senior Cameron Samuels started attending school board meetings in the Houston suburb of Katy last year, they were typically one of only a few voices—and at times the only voice—speaking in support of student access to LGBTQ materials.

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).

Eye Opening! Harvard Researchers Say Data Isn’t Improving Student Outcomes

Cool Cat Teacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

What Size Projector Screen Do I need? What’s the Best Projector Screen Size For ME?

Fractus Learning

Table of Contents Projection Distance From Screen Measuring The Room Calculating The Distance What Is The Throw Distance? What Is The Throw Ratio? Lens Design Projector Screens Aspect Ratios What Is The Aspect Ratio?

Cool Video Tip! Game Templates in Canva via Richard Byrne

Cool Cat Teacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Richard Byrne gives two cool tips in this video: If you use Canva, you can use their game templates to make quick conversation starter or Ice Breaker called “this or that.”

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Social Media or COVID: Which is more dangerous to students?

Ask a Tech Teacher

Not a surprise that student use of social media is way up since remote learning became de rigeur in learning. Social media limits users to 13+ but doesn’t monitor that.

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!

Lovevery Play Kit & Review: How Does Lovevery Work?

Fractus Learning

Table of Contents Projection Distance From Screen Measuring The Room Calculating The Distance What Is The Throw Distance? What Is The Throw Ratio? Lens Design Projector Screens Aspect Ratios What Is The Aspect Ratio?

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