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.

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!

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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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!

Sealing Civic Readiness in Our Middle School

MiddleWeb

Multiple award-winning social studies teacher Jennifer Ingold details her middle school's civic awareness campaign – 'The More You Know' – which has 8th grade peers teach and learn from their 6th grade protegés as they turn advocacy into action. Jennifer shares the details!

‘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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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.