Wed.May 18, 2022

How to ignite the fire of student engagement

eSchool News

Recently, a co-worker of mine shared a story from when he was in high school. During one chemistry class his teacher happened to light a small fire within a dish and began stirring in different compounds. First the fire turned green, then purple, and then finally blue.

5 tips to retain your educators during school staff shortages

eSchool News

The past two years of pandemic-related stresses and uncertainty have left educators exhausted, even as school districts are returning to a sense of normalcy.

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Teacher-Authors: What’s Happening on my Writer’s Blog

Ask a Tech Teacher

A lot of teacher-authors read my WordDreams blog. In this monthly column, I share the most popular post from the past month on that blog: Tech Tips for Writers is an occasional post on overcoming Tech Dread. I’ll cover issues that friends, both real-time and virtual, have shared.

So you want to create an online class independent of a school

Bryan Alexander

What’s the best service or tool for creating and hosting an online class by oneself? A client asked me this question last week, and I really didn’t have a solid answer ready to hand, since most of my work to date has involved institutions.

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.

BETTER – Print Google Form Quiz

Teacher Tech

Have more control over how your Google Form™ Quiz prints. Sometimes you need your Google Form on paper and this solution will help you to do it better! Print Google Form Quiz to a Google Doc and customize! The post BETTER – Print Google Form Quiz appeared first on Teacher Tech.

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6 strategies that help me manage anxiety as a teacher

The Cornerstone for Teachers

Teaching makes me…anxious. I struggled with anxiety and depression on and off as a child. I grew up in a family that didn’t “believe” in therapy, so I struggled through many years without help.

Students Less Likely to Be Suspended by Teacher of Same Race

techlearning

New research finds that Black, Latino, and Asian-American students in New York City were about 3 percent less likely to be suspended if their teachers shared their racial or ethnic background

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Custom Drop-Down Menus in Google Docs

Shake Up Learning

The post Custom Drop-Down Menus in Google Docs appeared first on Shake Up Learning. A NEW feature alert! You can now insert drop-down menus in Google Docs. This is a great way to indicate the status of projects, writing drafts, ask questions, track PBL, and more! Watch the video below to learn how!

Virtual and Augmented Reality Company zSpace Going Public Through SPAC

Marketplace K-12

zSpace will merge with EdtechX Holdings Acquisition Corp. II, an education- and workforce-focused special purpose acquisition company, or SPAC. The post Virtual and Augmented Reality Company zSpace Going Public Through SPAC appeared first on Market Brief.

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.

25 Essential Words and How to Teach Them

MiddleWeb

As Kathie Palmieri implemented the vocab ideas in Marilee Sprenger’s The Essential 25, she found her 5th graders showed greater confidence in their daily work and demonstrated increased word knowledge in their reading, writing and test-taking. She highly recommends the book.

Top 12 apps for law students and the bar exam

Brainscape

From hacking your brain to study smarter and monitoring your bodily functions to timing your pee during a movie so that you don’t miss anything: if there’s a problem to be had, there is quite literally an app to solve it, which is great because law students and grads have plenty of problems.

‘We’re Sounding the Alarm Bells’: Head Start Report Underscores Workforce Crisis

ED Surge

Earlier this month, as thousands of early childhood educators and advocates gathered in Baltimore for the 2022 National Head Start Annual Conference, attendees exchanged first-hand accounts and anecdotes from the field, sharing what the last couple of years have been like for them and what it’s like right now.

Education or Library-Related Side Gigs and Projects - Do You Have or Want to Start One?

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

I'm very interested in knowing (and being able to tell others about) any side gigs, passion projects, or independent professional activities that you are doing, and to be able to provide help for those looking to start or expand their own activities in this way.

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).