Mon.Jun 21, 2021

3 Products from Logitech to Help Reach Every Student

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Sometimes devices just help us. They improve something we already do in powerful ways. In this post, I’ll highlight three such items.

5 (free) Posters on College and Career

Ask a Tech Teacher

Every month, we’ll share five themed posters that you can share on your website (with attribution), post on your walls, or simply be inspired. This month: College and Career. –for the entire collection of 65 posters, click here.

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UDL and Blended Learning: Removing Barriers with Design

Catlin Tucker

I like to compare the teacher’s work designing learning experiences to the work of an architect. In my new book with Dr. Katie Novak, UDL and Blended Learning , I share a story about working with an architect to design a new home after my family lost our house in the Tubbs Fire in 2017.

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A nationwide look at high schools breaking the mold

The Christensen Institute

Redesigning high school: it’s been a popular idea for decades in education reform, with initiatives ranging from Ted Sizer and the Coalition of Essential Schools to the high-profile XQ Super School project.

The Digital Experience Insights Report

You don’t need to feel your way around in the dark anymore. Download this groundbreaking report to shine a light on the invisible opportunities your team is missing — and discover what they’re ultimately costing your business.

Students Benefit When Teachers Show Up With Curiosity, Not Assumptions

Edsurge

Fresh out of college with a mandate to effect change through the gift of educating the nation’s youth, teachers of every level come into the profession with great intentions.

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Education and Industry Leaders Rethink Back-to-School Season at Inaugural Summit

Edsurge

With battle cries of “Digital on day one!,” districts launch into back-to-school planning around this time each year. But the pathway to a successful start to the new school year is littered with technical landmines. And they aren’t new problems—they happen every single year.

‘Millions upon millions’ in employer-funded education benefits go unused

The Hechinger Report

College had always been a goal for Charletta Thomas. This story also appeared in The Christian Science Monitor. Thomas didn’t doubt she was smart enough. Her barriers were external — tuition and time.

Free Virtual Math Conference #virtualmath21

Teacher Tech

Join Howie Hua July 10th and 11th for a free Virtual Math Conference. The post Free Virtual Math Conference #virtualmath21 appeared first on Teacher Tech.

6 Ways To Motivate Students Cognitively During Summer Break

TeachThought - Learn better.

Instead of asking, 'How can we slow their loss of academic progress?" we might asked instead, "What do children need?". The post 6 Ways To Motivate Students Cognitively During Summer Break appeared first on TeachThought. Learning How-To Whole Child

3 Templates for Uncomplicating Your Product Management Process

In this workbook, you’ll find a comprehensive set of templates product development and cross-functional teams can adopt to better leverage your existing skills and your data.

What is Storybird for Education? Best Tips and Tricks

techlearning

Storybird lets students create their own stories with images, making it ideal for school and home learning

5 ways to address inequities in pandemic teaching and learning

eSchool News

Remote learning is consistently associated with decreased instructional opportunities and student outcomes when compared to in-person schooling, according to data from a RAND Corporation study.

11 Edtech Tips for New Teachers

techlearning

These edtech tips for new teachers can assist with intentional and purposeful integration within PK-12 classrooms

Google Chat- Another Good Tool for Distance Education

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Like Google Workspace, Google Chat is now available for free on personal accounts. This is big news for us in education. Its communicative and collaborative features can be used for a wide variety of.read more. Google Chat

The SaaS Guide to Conversion Rate Optimization

Every SaaS business has a strategic responsibility to improve Conversion Rate Optimization across their product or site. Learn 7 detailed steps to infuse data into your process, surface customer drop-off points, and generate ideas to drive conversion.

How to Teach with the U.S. Government’s UFO Report

techlearning

The U.S. government’s UFO report provides the perfect opportunity to teach about media literacy and the search for extraterrestrial life

14 Apps For Struggling Adolescent Readers

TeachThought - Learn better.

From high-interest text libraries to phonics practice and vocabulary builders, here are 14 of the best apps for struggling teen readers. The post 14 Apps For Struggling Adolescent Readers appeared first on TeachThought. Literacy Struggling Students

5 ways to make the summer count for students

eSchool News

For students, summer break often feels fleeting. In what seems like minutes, sunshine and freedom are quickly replaced by books and backpacks once again. .

Missouri State University Achieves Student Independence With Note Taking Technology

EmergingEdTech

The Challenge of Note Taking Note taking is one of the most challenging accommodations to provide, and the Disability Resource Center at Missouri State University was struggling to find a. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post. Thanks (and thanks for subscribing)!].

The Ultimate Guide to Conversion Rate Optimization

Every business has a strategic responsibility to improve Conversion Rate Optimization across their product or site. Learn 7 detailed steps to infuse data into your process, surface customer drop-off points, and generate ideas to drive conversion.

14 Apps For Struggling Or Hesitant Adolescent Readers

TeachThought - Learn better.

From high-interest text libraries to phonics and vocabulary builders, here are 14 of the best apps for struggling or hesitant teen readers. The post 14 Apps For Struggling Or Hesitant Adolescent Readers appeared first on TeachThought. Literacy Struggling Students

PROOF POINTS: Why parental consent often isn’t required in education research

The Hechinger Report

While writing a recent column about teachers conducting educational studies in their own classrooms, I was curious about when they might need to inform their students’ parents about this research and obtain parental permission.

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A Primer on Pronouns: Using the Singular ‘They’

MiddleWeb

Middle grades ELA teacher Dina Strasser shares ways we can change our language so that all of our students are included. We’re seeing an uptick of kids who are comfortable expressing their gender in nonbinary ways. Which of our grammar lessons don’t really apply anymore?

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Getting to the Root of Systemic Racism to Support Equity in Education

edWeb.net

By Stacey Pusey. Watch the Recording Listen to the Podcast. When addressing education inequity, it isn’t enough for superintendents and administrators to look at grades and attendance. They need to examine the social, legal, and economic factors that have supported systemic racism.

2021 Trends in College Career and Employment Planning

In this second annual report, part of the BestColleges.com research series, 624 business leaders shared how their companies and organizations currently recruit and hire college students from both online and campus-based programs.

Free Back-to-School Templates for Teachers and Families

Graphite Blog

Every school year is an opportunity for a fresh start, and more than ever this year, back-to-school traditions can help us all regain a sense of normalcy. Maybe for you it's buying new school supplies, or maybe you enjoy planning out a brand-new unit you'll try teaching this year.

Why Has AI Become Such a Hot Topic in Education?

Mindspark Learning

As an educator, chances are you have heard about Artificial Intelligence (AI) recently. It is becoming an increasingly common topic amongst teachers. Some of your peers may already be teaching about or driving awareness to AI in their classrooms. So why is AI relevant in education today?

Millions Of Teens Experience Abusive Relationships. Here’s How Adults Can Help

MindShift

No parent imagines that teen dating violence could affect their child. Yet according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 26% of women say they experienced intimate partner violence before they were 18. Shailaja Dixit, who works at Safe Alternatives to Violent Environments (SAVE), a nonprofit that helps survivors of intimate partner violence, says adults need to acknowledge that teen dating violence is real.

Title Change for Friday's Webinar: "Serving Library Patrons with Mental Health Issues: Support, Empathy, and Safety"

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

"Serving Library Patrons with Mental Health Issues: Support, Empathy, and Safety" Part of a special Library 2.0

2021 Online Education Trends Report

Higher education embraced widespread online learning over the past year, discovering benefits and challenges along the way. Gain insight from this annual report from BestColleges.com which surveyed online and remote (due to COVID-19) students, and program administrators.