Mon.Nov 14, 2022

The Shift to Student-led: Reimagining Classroom Workflows with UDL and Blended Learning

Catlin Tucker

I am thrilled to announce that Dr. Katie Novak and I teamed up to write a second book exploring the synergy between Universal Design for Learning and blended learning!

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Geography Awareness Week: November 14-18, 2022

Ask a Tech Teacher

Promoted by National Geographic, here’s what you should know about Geography Awareness Week which occurs November 14-18, 2022: Too many young Americans are unable to make effective decisions, understand geo-spatial issues, or even recognize their impacts as global citizens.

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Want resilient and well-adjusted kids? Let them play

The Hechinger Report

In 1966, when psychiatrist Dr. Stuart Brown was assigned to a commission to investigate what led University of Texas student Charles Whitman to kill 12 people in one of the country’s first mass shootings, Brown and his colleagues considered many different aspects of Whitman’s background.

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How to Encourage STEM With Student Input and Phenomenon-Based Learning

techlearning

Student input has helped school leaders at Baldwin Park High School create a STEM program with diverse class offerings

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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.

Edtech trends are enabling more diverse learning

eSchool News

Edtech is the combination of IT tools and educational practices aimed at facilitating scalable individualized learning. It comprises the whole world of computer-aided education and training, along with the use of digital tools and resources. There are numerous advantages to educational technology.

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How our district engages students in a CTE program

eSchool News

Over the past decade, industries across the world have voiced their concern over the lack of tech skills among high school and college graduates. At the end of 2020, there were an estimated 1.4 million unfilled computer science jobs; this figure continues to rise.

Easier: Add a Clear Rectangle to Google Slides

Teacher Tech

A hack for Google Slides is to overlay a transparent or clear rectangle over the slide. This gives you more control over your presentation. Alice Keeler has created an Add-on that makes this task super fast and easy. transparent rectangle Google Slides clear rectangle Google Slides.

How Software-Defined Instrumentation Will Revolutionize STEM, and why Educators are Slow to Adopt

EmergingEdTech

From cars driving us to work to phones confirming our identities, exciting new technologies are rapidly transforming every aspect of our lives. For that, we can thank the exponential growth and advancement of STEM fields in recent decades.

Fight or Flight: How to Respond to Educational Leadership Changes

techlearning

School districts are changing educational leadership more quickly than ever, so it’s necessary to prepare for the inevitable

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.

Measuring Tutoring Success for Learning Recovery

edWeb.net

Watch the Recording Listen to the Podcast. During the edLeader Panel, “ Measuring Tutors’ Success: High Impact or Bust ,” the presenters discussed the benefits of tutoring and how to take a data-informed approach to deploying, evaluating, and refining a learning recovery strategy.

Accelerator Program Sees Surge of Interest in K-12 Arena

Marketplace K-12

A University of Southern California program that supports ed-tech companies led by women and minorities has seen rapid growth in applicants addressing learning loss and other needs. The post Accelerator Program Sees Surge of Interest in K-12 Arena appeared first on Market Brief.

5 Good Apps to Blur Background on iPhone and Android

Educators Technology

The collection below features 6 helpful blur background apps to use on your iPhone and Android.

236: The Secret of Multiple Languages and Getting Connected in Internships

The Thinking Stick

Sponsors. Quizalize.com sign up for your free account today! Our Guest: Fredrik van Huynh. Fredrik van Huynh is the co-founder and director at Absolute Internship , a leading global internship program placing university students with top companies online and in global cities around the world.

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).

ASCD and ISTE to Merge in Partnership Aimed at Reducing Education Silos

ED Surge

Today, after a key vote, it's official: Two giants in the education space will join forces, creating a professional development powerhouse for their educator members.

Deepen Student Learning with Flip’s Video Magic

Middle Web

Learn how middle grades teacher and NBCT Kathie Palmieri is using the upgraded and rebranded Flip video tool (formerly Flipgrid) on a daily basis to engage her students, show quick lesson reviews, and get them talking about what they did and didn’t understand. Helpful tips included. The post Deepen Student Learning with Flip’s Video Magic first appeared on MiddleWeb.

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Accelerated Learning — Schools’ Answer for ‘Learning Loss’ — Hits Some Speed Bumps

ED Surge

Districts went into the 2021-2022 school year with plans to help students catch up in the subjects where they had lost ground during the pandemic.

Best Academic Research Tools for Researchers and Educators

Educators Technology

Academic research requires a lot of dedication and diligence. From reading the literature to writing up the first draft of your paper, engaging in academic research means that you are in an ongoing process of learning and growth.

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!