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10 Ways To Upgrade Your Teaching For $10 Or Less

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Upgrading for me means a clean, fresh start. It’s about assessing what's out there, removing what's outdated, and investing in the future. The post 10 Ways To Upgrade Your Teaching For $10 Or Less appeared first on TeachThought. Teaching Essential New Teacher Random

Assistive Technology in Colleges

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With technology, it is so much easier to offer students the assistive technology they need to pursue their education dreams.

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7 Best financial literacy games for students to try out in April

Neo LMS

Financial Literacy Month takes place in April and many educators look for ways to provide opportunities for their students to learn about what it means to be financially literate.

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Celebrate JiJi Day 2022

MIND Research Institute

JiJi Day is almost here again! Go ahead and mark your calendars for Friday, April 29. Who is JiJi? JiJi is the penguin who guides students through their ST Math journey. JiJi is a constant as students think through, attempt and solve challenging mathematical puzzles.

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.

CoSN2022: Leaders Speak on Educational Equity Through Tech in Conference Keynote

EdTech Magazine

The Consortium for School Networking kicked off its annual conference Monday in Nashville, Tenn., with a keynote session featuring three leaders in policy, education and technology.

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60+ Top Email Marketing Statistics You Need to Know in 2022

Sell Courses Online

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CoSN2022: Digital Transformation Starts with Teamwork and Forward-Thinking Leaders

EdTech Magazine

Intentional implementation of educational technology is a crucial component of the continued forward momentum of K–12 education. However, districts must take the right steps to ensure success.

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OPINION: There’s a hidden, but important lesson from the findings in the Tennessee pre-K study

The Hechinger Report

Research has shown both short and long-term benefits of high-quality pre-K.

Understanding Standardized Assessments that Test Depth of Knowledge

eSpark

This year, many districts are replacing state standardized tests with PARCC or Smarter Balanced, two Common Core-aligned assessments designed to measure college readiness.

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.

Building Your District’s K-12 Cybersecurity Posture

edWeb.net

Watch the Recording Listen to the Podcast. K-12 institutions are under attack, and cybersecurity is very much on the radar of district CIOs and superintendents.

Creating a College AI Incubator

techlearning

Habib Matar, lead instructor of the new AI incubator lab at Chandler-Gilbert Community College in Arizona, shares advice for starting an AI lab at a university

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10 Reasons to Think Before You Share Photos of Children Online – SULS0153

Shake Up Learning

The post 10 Reasons to Think Before You Share Photos of Children Online – SULS0153 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. The photo may seem innocent to you.

Let’s show you the money

eSchool News

In this week’s episode of Innovations in Education , hosted by Kevin Hogan: How districts can take advantage of the great federal funding cash-out 6 things you can do now to make smarter tech purchases later Schools need to put funding into play for the second half of the year.

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).

Nonprofit News Literacy Project Welcomes Former Educator as CEO, With Plans to Expand

ED Surge

Fourteen years after its founding and with a misinformation landscape many magnitudes more dire than anyone could’ve predicted, the News Literacy Project will herald in a new CEO this summer, marking a transition in leadership but not a change in direction for the education-focused nonprofit.

How online learning can bridge the math gap

eSchool News

As the U.S. moves toward more normalized learning and day-to-day life, we know many students continue to feel the impact of remote and hybrid learning. The lingering effects of remote learning during the pandemic have left many students behind, particularly in essential math and reading skills.

A Major Textbook Publisher Has Gone Private. What Does That Mean For Its Transition To Digital?

ED Surge

The transition to digital has been tough to crack for traditional textbook publishers. One of the largest of those companies will try to continue the transition as a private company, hoping that the extra capital and institutional knowledge will help.

The 8 and 80-Year-Old Versions of You

The Principal of Change

Well, today is my birthday. I am 47 years old, and I feel so much better than I did when I first hit this decade of my life. I hope that when I turn 50, that is still true. I just wanted to share this quote that I recently heard that struck me, and I wanted to share it with you all.

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!

GitMind- A Great Online Mind Map Maker Tool for Teachers and Students

Educators Technology

GitMind is a free web based tool that enables you to create beautiful mind maps. It is an ideal tool for brainstorming and project planning. Collaborative teamwork is another great feature.read more. Mind mapping tools

Is a College Degree the Worst Investment You Can Make — or the Best?

ED Surge

Is a university degree “the worst investment a young person can make?” That question was the focus of a surprising debate held at a recent education conference. And the people arguing for and against the motion were both devoted educators.

Understanding Standardized Assessments that Test Depth of Knowledge

eSpark

This year, many districts are replacing state standardized tests with PARCC or Smarter Balanced, two Common Core-aligned assessments designed to measure college readiness.

The Best Mega Bloks Building Toys

Fractus Learning

Keeping Students Safe and Productive on Devices

Speaker: Aaron Webb, Jamf

In our webinar, we’ll explore the full range of Jamf education products to protect students, including quick and easy tools for IT admins, powerful apps for teachers to ensure student safety anywhere, and parental engagement tools.

10 Tips for Piloting Technology in the Classroom

eSpark

Successful tech pilots enhance learning, build excitement around new initiatives, and subject classroom technology to rigorous, data-based testing. At the end of the school year, your district should come away with a clear understanding of the value of technology in the classroom.

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Super Teacher Worksheets for Easter

Technology Tidbits

*Be Sure to check out the printable activities on Easter. Super Teacher Worksheets is one of the best sites around for finding educational resources on a wide range of subjects. Educators can find, worksheets, printables, puzzle generators and more.

Teaching Preschool: Respecting the Student and the Teacher

eSpark

As a former teacher and current member of the eSpark team, I’m intrigued by all things education. Teaching preschool is especially fascinating as it’s full of misconceptions—even more so than the teaching profession itself.

New Library 2.0 Webinar - "Customer Service in Stressful Situations: Step-by-Step to Better Interactions with Patrons"

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

"Customer Service in Stressful Situations: Step-by-Step to Better Interactions with Patrons" Part of the Library 2.0 Essential Librarian" Series with Dr. Steve Albrecht OVERVIEW : A 60-minute training webinar presented by Library 2.0

The Best Ways to Use Managed Apple IDs at Your School

Speaker: Aaron Webb, Jamf

In our webinar, How to Best Use Managed Apple IDs at Your School, hear the real-world experience of Steven Palomo, IT Director at Beverly Public Schools, regarding how he successfully managed his entire tech stack.