Wed.Nov 02, 2022

4 tips for using data to differentiate instruction

eSchool News

Finding ways to help all students grow academically – regardless of where they are starting from – can be challenging. From my experiences teaching special education, general education, and English Learners, I can tell you there is no one-size-fits-all approach that works.

Lessons from Treadmills and Owls: The Most Important Feature in Educational Technology Products

Iterating Toward Openness

Treadmills are iconic pieces of exercise equipment for the wrong reason. They’re famous primarily for sitting unused in basements and spare bedrooms all across the country.


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5 Out-Of-The Box Assessment Strategies Every Teacher Should Know

TeachThought - Learn better.

Students need access to lower-level information to then use in higher-level thinking that requires them to synthesize disparate perspectives. The post 5 Out-Of-The Box Assessment Strategies Every Teacher Should Know appeared first on TeachThought.

Hey teachers–what is your ‘why?’

eSchool News

More than half of the teachers in the US are seriously considering leaving the profession earlier than planned. A number of factors have led to this, including Covid-19 learning interruptions, lack of resources and support for teachers, and more.

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.

How to help young kids: Give their parents cash

The Hechinger Report

AUSTIN, Texas — By his mid-20s, Tommy Andrade was tired of working dead-end jobs. With a young child at home, he realized he needed more than a high school diploma to support his family.

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District Expands Cybersecurity Training with New Service

EdTech Magazine

Chandler Unified School District, Arizona’s third-largest district, is partnering with Fortinet to train staff members on cybersecurity threats and best practices.

Google Sites Do Not Move Pages

Teacher Tech

I love using Google Sites. It is so easy to organize information and Google Docs. Create multiple pages to organize your navigation. However, moving pages in Google Sites can be a problem.

OPINION: Minority-serving institutions are opening minds and doors to new inventions and new patents

The Hechinger Report

Historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) and minority-serving institutions (MSIs) are opening their doors to a new academic year against a national backdrop of ongoing pandemic challenges, the legacy of racial injustice and rising socioeconomic inequality.

When It Comes to Picking Edtech, Are Schools Listening to Teachers?

ED Surge

When a school or district decides to cut a check for an edtech product, the end goal isn’t about owning a shiny new piece of hardware or app. The administrators who sign off are thinking about how students will benefit long-term from more support in the classroom.

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.

New Storybooks and Companion Stuffed Animals Support Children’s Mental Wellness

eSchool News

Los Angeles — Silver Lining Stuffies launched its inaugural line of storybooks and companion stuffed animals crafted to provide children with the tools to cope with mental health conditions. The first three books, Slow Down, Alfie!,

How to Add a Shortcut to a File in Google Drive (and Organize it!)

Shake Up Learning

The post How to Add a Shortcut to a File in Google Drive (and Organize it!) appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Shared files are great! But sometimes it can be difficult to find them again.

Cook Center for Human Connection Offers up to $100,000 in Matching Grants for School Calm Rooms

eSchool News

How do you motivate a stubborn child to learn?


Are you frustrated because your kid would rather do literally anything other than their school work? The good news is that a reluctance to engage with formal learning doesn’t necessarily make your kid lazy.

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).

Can Video Games Help Early Learners Grow?

ED Surge

A few days ago, young children were welcomed to explore a virtual world full of blue skies and sunshine right alongside a doe-eyed blond baby boy, who has become one of the most popular characters in children’s programming. They were invited to have a “playdate with JJ.”

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What You Might Have Missed in October–What’s up in November

Ask a Tech Teacher

Here are the most-read posts for the month of October, including: Freebie for history teachers. Digital Citizenship Week. 100+ Digcit websites. Assistive technology tools for writing. Dyslexia Awareness Month. Bully Prevention Month. Exercises to Strengthen Fingers for Keyboarding.

Publishing technology brings dramatic technological change

Kitaboo on EdTech

The rapid development of publication technology has led to a dramatic shift in the publishing industry with new digital features. The internet and online publishing have encouraged innovation with publication technology that enables new kinds of publishing techniques and access to target readers. .

How to use Brainscape, the best preschool app, to teach your kids


Of all the reasons one might want to raise kids, the ability to guide their education is among the highest. To impart wisdom, tell them stories, and watch as their minds expand as they soak up this world’s vast array of treasures is among life’s greatest pleasures.

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!

A teacher’s guide to pumping at work

The Cornerstone for Teachers

Nursing. Breastfeeding. Chestfeeding. Bodyfeeding. There are many terms for feeding human babies with human milk. Whatever you call it, if you are planning to return to work after parental leave and want to continue feeding your baby with your milk, you’re going to have to figure out pumping.

What do kids need to know before kindergarten?


To us “big kids”, the stuff taught in kindergarten couldn’t seem more elementary in nature: ABC’s, recognizing numbers and shapes, the colors of the rainbow, etc … But to little kids, this first year of formal schooling is a huge learning curve that goes well beyond the curriculum.

How to build your kids' resilience (without traumatizing them)


If I told you that the secret to your kids’ success was to maximize their suffering , you’d probably call the cops on me. Or you’d go back to Google in search of answers because the last thing you want is for your kids to suffer.