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Planning for Technology Sustainability with COVID-19 Relief Funds

Digital Promise

The COVID-19 pandemic appears to finally be waning in America. Kudos to district leaders for guiding their school districts through the ins and out of technology integration and remote learning for more than a year.

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Pandemic Aid Helps Narrow Mississippi’s Digital Divide

EdTech Magazine

During Black History Month, Aberdeen High School Principal Dana Bullard invited some former students to speak to her current students at the Mississippi school about their careers.

Today’s Innovations are Tomorrow’s Practices: Adapting Learning to Meet Students

Digital Promise

When COVID closed the door on in-person schooling in spring 2020, one of the biggest concerns for school districts was how to address the needs of students who experience cognitive learning challenges and/or physical disabilities.

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.

Now is the time to scale student support. For that, students’ relationships must be front and center.

The Christensen Institute

School leaders nationwide are confronting the stark reality that students aren’t facing just an academic crisis, but a social one.

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OPINION: College graduates lack preparation in the skill most valued by employers — collaboration

The Hechinger Report

As graduation season winds down, throngs of college graduates are entering the workforce. Many may not be ready.

Student Centered Means Adaptability

Teacher Tech

Student centered classrooms require a lot of intentionality. Being flexible. Knowing the students you have and adapting the curriculum to fit their needs. Being willing to accept alternative assessment. The post Student Centered Means Adaptability appeared first on Teacher Tech.

3 ways to support teachers in flexible learning environments

eSchool News

Flexible learning environments have been a popular buzzword for a while now. Traditionally, flexible learning environments address the flexible use of the physical space as well as how time during classes might be used and how students are grouped during learning.

The Importance of Developing Spatial Skills for STEM Success

MIND Research Institute

This article features contributions from MIND's Education Research Director Martin Buschkuehl. Having a deep conceptual understanding of math creates the problem-solving foundation that all areas of STEM are built on, and early math skills are powerful predictors of later learning.

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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.

Nureva adds Voice Amplification Mode to audio systems for K–12 classrooms

eSchool News

Calgary, Alberta — June 22, 2021 — Nureva Inc., an innovator in advanced audio conferencing solutions, has added Voice Amplification Mode to its HDL300 and Dual HDL300 audio conferencing systems.

What is Slido for Education? Best Tips and Tricks

techlearning

Slido is a superb hybrid learning tool that makes remote learning more engaging for students

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Service learning in Ohio didn’t stop with the pandemic

eSchool News

When the pandemic virtually shut down face-to-face interactions between people last spring, it looked like the volunteer program in a central Ohio suburban school district would be paused for the year.

In a Win for Student Speech, Supreme Court Rules in Favor of the ‘Snapchat Cheerleader’

Edsurge

For months, it has been heralded as the “most important student free speech case in at least 50 years.” Today, with the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling on Mahanoy Area School District v. B.L. , the case can finally live up to the hype.

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.

IXL Awarded Research-Based Design Product Certification from Digital Promise

eSchool News

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6 ways teachers can use the Pomodoro Technique to beat procrastination & reduce time wasters

The Cornerstone for Teachers

Social media: If you find it hard to get started on tasks that seem overwhelming or find yourself checking your email twenty times each day and still end up with an overflowing inbox, you might be in need of the Pomodoro Technique!

Kami- Add Interactive Feedback to PDFs Using Text, Audio, and Video Annotations

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Kami is an excellent PDF and document annotating tool. It offers a wide variety of features that enable students and teachers to engage in interactive and collaborative learning experiences. Students.read more. PDF tools

MobileMind and ClassLink Partner to Provide Districts with Seamless Professional Development

eSchool News

Atlanta, Ga. June 21, 2021) MobileMind , the modern professional learning hub for schools, is now a certified ClassLink partner, a leader in cloud-based education products, including single sign-on and streamlined class rostering.

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.

Reading Students Through a Tech Lens

edWeb.net

By Michele Israel. Watch the Recording Listen to the Podcast. Online and far away. That’s what it felt like for teachers and students when COVID propelled them into the digital world. They wondered: Would it be possible for students to learn effectively outside of the classroom?

Indiana Department of Education Names Curriculum Associates a School Improvement Preferred Technical Assistance Partner

eSchool News

NORTH BILLERICA, Mass., June 22, 2021— The Indiana Department of Education recently named Curriculum Associates a School Improvement Preferred Technical Assistance Partner to Support COVID-19 Recovery and Student Learning.

Three Strategies for Advancing Antiracist Practices

MindShift

“The water we’re swimming in” or “The smoggy air we’re breathing” are two well-known metaphors for talking about racism. They describe how racism is both everywhere and constant, which means it’s also present in classrooms, even when teachers have the best of intentions. .

Rise Vision and Sharp NEC Display Solutions Partner to Offer Schools a Free Year of Digital Signage

eSchool News

June 22, 2021 –– Rise Vision and Sharp NEC Display Solutions of America, Inc. have partnered to offer K-12 schools and higher education institutions a free year of Rise Vision digital signage with each NEC display MediaPlayer solution they purchase. .

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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.

New Accessibility Features for Students and Teachers Using Chromebooks

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

After the new Google Meet updates, Google introduced new features in Chromebooks, ones that will definitely enhance the overall usability and accessibility of the device. Starting with the new.read more

ExceptionalBlack Students from Colorado Receive $2.44 Million in Sachs Foundation Scholarships

eSchool News

Founded in 1931, the Sachs Foundation Supports Black Students from the Centennial State Who Are Pursuing Undergraduate and Graduate Degrees at Prestigious Universities Nationwide . COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.,

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Make It Happen: Reading Growth for All Students

MiddleWeb

Helping students who avoid reading see themselves as developing readers rather than struggling readers can make all the difference, writes Laura Robb. She shows how guided practice lessons give students opportunities to strengthen their skill and move steadily forward.

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Connect Students Online, Boost Your Country’s Gross Domestic Product?

Marketplace K-12

A 10 percent increase in school connectivity can lift a country’s economic productivity, a new analysis contends. The post Connect Students Online, Boost Your Country’s Gross Domestic Product? appeared first on Market Brief.

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.