Tue.Dec 14, 2021

Schools and States Continue to Seek Connectivity Solutions for Students

EdTech Magazine

When they transitioned to remote learning during the pandemic, many K–12 schools encountered challenges trying to ensure all students could access course materials and instruction.

14 Holiday Websites and 9+ Projects

Ask a Tech Teacher

Need a few websites to fill in free minutes? Here are Holiday websites that will keep students busy while teaching them: 12 Days of Christmas. Christmas Celebrations Across the World (video). Christmas puzzles and games. Christmas—history—fun video. Christmas Traditions Around the World (video).

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Best practices for a great school-community collaboration

Neo LMS

Previously, we discussed why building school-community partnerships is important and how it benefits students and teachers alike. . In a nutshell, the most significant advantage is providing real-life examples, so students have a better idea of what they are learning.

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Five Ways To Improve Learning Standards In Education

EdTech4Beginners

The education system changes constantly. It never stays in one place because of new technologies and innovative learning techniques that move it forward. The two most important questions that have always been around are: What must-have skills should educators teach students? What are the ways of improving learning standards in education? For years, we have been striving to develop an education system that would create bright and creative minds to adapt to upcoming changes and make innovations.

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.

The Best Holiday Gifts for Teachers: A Story

EdNews Daily

By Janis Effner “Are we watching Polar Express today, Miss?” my students yelled as they ran into my classroom. It was the last day of school before Winter Break, and everything was getting louder as the day progressed.

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The Journey BEYOND Interoperability

EdNews Daily

By Chris Rose It’s almost 2022, and in your tech stack discussions, interoperability is table stakes and should serve as the very basic starting point for a much larger goal. The goal of EdTech is simple, but as we know, it is not simply reached. It should be to SERVE the learning community.

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A handful of colleges are finally providing training in a way consumers want it: fast

The Hechinger Report

ORLANDO, Fla. Cory Orr was working 70 hours a week in three jobs, often pulling double shifts at the chain restaurant where he was assistant kitchen manager. A divorced dad, he was raising three kids and a younger sister but worked so many weekends that he seldom saw them.

The Best Holiday Gifts

EdNews Daily

By Janis Effner “Are we watching Polar Express today, Miss?” my students yelled as they ran into my classroom. It was the last day of school before Winter Break, and everything was getting louder as the day progressed.

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4 things to help a school principal lead through the pandemic

eSchool News

Despite vaccinations being distributed in record-breaking time, the COVID surge continues to be a wearisome reality for the third consecutive school year. The ongoing pandemic has created an unprecedented crisis evoking strong and divisive emotions and disrupting PreK-12 education.

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.

The Complete Guide to Building a Technological Curriculum

EdNews Daily

By Hugo Aguirre In line with the skyrocketing usage of new technologies in our everyday lives and workplace, the demand for technological skills, both in programming and technology applications, is expected to increase by more than 50% over the next decade.

Community Service in Social Studies Class

MiddleWeb

Jennifer Ingold believes the best way to engage her students in American history is by showing them how much they can learn about their past and future from exploring their own community. Learn about her methods, check out her slides and read about several student projects.

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Thinkific Review (2022) – Is It the Best for Your Courses?

Sell Courses Online

… Thinkific Review (2022) – Is It the Best for Your Courses? Read the Post. Online Course Software Reviews Thinkific

When it comes to edtech, it’s not about the tools, but how you use them

eSchool News

In this week’s Getting There: Innovations in Education, Editor at Large Kevin Hogan explores how to get the most impact out of the edtech tools in your district. Also in this podcast: New cyber security standards attempt to help secure district networks through awareness. Dr. Matthew X.

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).

How Can Colleges Break Out of the Funk of Low Morale?

ED Surge

Low morale of professors and college leaders is turning out to be one of the biggest issues in higher ed this year. Just look at the “most read” list here at EdSurge over the past few months, and you’ll notice that the top headlines involve demoralization and burnout.

Wayfair Professional Celebrates Local Teacher in Third Annual Dream Classroom Giveaway

eSchool News

BOSTON, Massachusetts – December 14, 2021 – Wayfair (NYSE:W), one of the world’s largest online destinations for the home, announced today the winner of the third annual Dream Classroom Giveaway, a contest awarding one U.S. teacher with a full classroom makeover.

4 Ways To Not Let Others Dim Your Light

The Principal of Change

Today’s “revisit” post, originally shared in 2017, was written at a time when I can honestly say I was struggling with my own self-doubt. I will say that I can be especially hard on myself often, which can often lead to success in many areas.

Stanley Black & Decker and Discovery Education Invite High School Students to Win $30,000 in Prizes from the Trade Champions Challenge

eSchool News

Silver Spring, Md. Monday, December 13, 2021) – Supporting students on their pathway to STEM success, Stanley Black & Decker and Discovery Education invite students to join the new Trade Champions Challenge.

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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!

The Best Teacher Tips and Lesson Ideas of 2021

Shake Up Learning

The post The Best Teacher Tips and Lesson Ideas of 2021 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Here are the BEST Blog Posts and Podcasts of 2021! I have put together a list of the BEST and most popular Shake Up Learning blog posts and podcast episodes from 2021.

National Alliance of Black School Educators Names Audrey Muhammad as Inaugural Recipient of the 2021 NABSE $10,000 Scholarship Award

eSchool News

NORTH BILLERICA, Mass.,

Inside Gaggle: Meet Our Team

Gaggle Speaks

A member of Gaggle’s Sales team since 2018, Regional Sales Specialist Alex Danko is passionate about partnering with schools and districts in Georgia, Illinois, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, and South Carolina to keep students safe.

ALAS Congratulates Alberto M. Carvalho on being named the Next Superintendent of the Los Angeles Unified School District

eSchool News

WASHINGTON, D.C. 13, 2021) – The Association of Latino Administrators and Superintendents (ALAS) congratulates Alberto M. Carvalho on being named the next Superintendent of Schools of the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD).

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.

Take Your SOPPA Tool and Make it Functional

Hansen's Link to Tech

What is SOPPA? As of July 1, 2021: The Student Online Personal Protection Act, or SOPPA, is the student data privacy law that regulates student information by schools, the Illinois State Board of Education, and education technology vendors. As part of SOPPA, these companies must enter into Data Privacy Agreements (DPA) with each district they work with.

New Webinar: "Collection Protection: Preventing Thefts, Vandalism, Fires, and Other Large and Small Library Disasters"

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

"Collection Protection: Preventing Thefts, Vandalism, Fires, and Other Large and Small Library Disasters" Part of a special Library 2.0 series with Dr. Steve Albrecht OVERVIEW : A 60-minute training webinar presented by Library 2.0