Fri.Dec 10, 2021

What is ‘Technical Math’?

Ask a Tech Teacher

The difficulties with engaging children in math learning grows each year. I have several articles coming up next week that discuss that issue (links won’t work until publication date): What is ‘Technical Math’ –December 10, 2021 (this article).

How to Build Phonological Awareness Skills in Your Classroom

Waterford

Want more Science of Reading? Check out our seven-part Science of Reading webinar series. Learn how the brain learns to read and get tips for effective, researched-based classroom instruction. Download previous recordings or register for our next session here. We’d love to see you there!

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A surprising reason keeping students from finishing college: A lack of transportation

The Hechinger Report

When 18-year-old Ernesto Rubio graduated from high school in June, he knew what he wanted to do next: take a summer class in the basics of becoming an emergency medical technician, the first step toward his dream job as a paramedic. This story also appeared in The Washington Post. The challenge?

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The Difference Between an Informational Resource and an Educational Resource

Iterating Toward Openness

Recently I’ve been thinking about the difference between an informational resource and an educational resource.

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.

TEACHER VOICE: I became a better middle school teacher once I stopped being a dictator

The Hechinger Report

I didn’t plan to be a teacher. I grew up in Akron, a small city in northeast Ohio, with a Black mother and white stepfather. Our neighborhood straddled two communities, one predominantly white and one traditionally Black.

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Computer science claims slight victory in high schools

eSchool News

For the first time, a slim majority of all U.S. high schools–51 percent–offer foundational computer science, up from 35 percent in 2018.

Tech & Learning Top 6 Research Stories of the Year

techlearning

From the efficacy of flipped learning to the power of therapy dogs, there was a lot of fascinating educational research published in 2021

How to support older struggling readers

eSchool News

The reasons that students remain struggling readers in middle and high school are frequently based on myths and misconceptions. The first big myth, based on reading assessment measures, is that comprehension is the problem.

How Technology Helps Social-Emotional Learning Flourish

edWeb.net

Blog post by Stacey Pusey based on this edWebinar. Social-emotional learning (SEL) and technology might not seem like natural partners.

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.

Common NCLEX mistakes & how to course-correct

Brainscape

Mistakes are a natural part of life but when it comes to studying for the biggest exam of your life thus far, you can really do WITHOUT the drama, thanks.

The Best Rocks For Tumbling

Fractus Learning

What is a good MCAT score?

Brainscape

As the medical college admissions test dawns upon your horizon, MCAT test scores become an obsession.

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In China, Online Degrees on Hold, Even as MOOCs Rise

ED Surge

With China muscling its way into the first ranks as a global power in science and technology— building vast new academic complexes, climbing to the top ranks of the world's elite universities, surpassing the U.S.

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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).

When should I start studying for the bar exam?

Brainscape

The bar exam is, without a doubt, the biggest exam of your life. And, coming right out of law school, most grads are eager to register right away and get it over with, so that they can embark upon a career in law. The question is: when should you start studying for the bar exam?

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My Self Care Toolkit

SpeechTechie

Another take-away from ASHA Convention 2021 is the importance of self-care. Presentations I attended focused on strategies for ourselves and also those we can promote within our students and supervisees.