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A new teacher’s perspective: Today’s best edtech resources

eSchool News

Key points: Digital tools go a long way in promoting student engagement Getting the most ROI from your classroom technology A purposeful approach to tech integration For more news on edtech tools, visit eSN’s Digital Learning hub This year, I am proud to say I finished my first year as a middle school STEM teacher in rural Montana’s Alberton School District.

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Q&A: Why Schools Must Redesign Learning to Include All Students

EdTech Magazine

Although Lindsay E. Jones came from a family of educators, she didn’t expect that going to law school would steer her back into the family business. Over the years she became a staunch advocate for children with disabilities. And as mom to a son with learning disabilities and ADHD who is in high school and doing great, her advocacy is personal. Jones previously served as president and CEO of the National Center for Learning Disabilities and was senior director for policy and advocacy at the Coun

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How Researchers and Coaches are Working Together to Innovate STEM Education

Digital Promise

The post How Researchers and Coaches are Working Together to Innovate STEM Education appeared first on Digital Promise.

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Review: Adobe Helps Educators Create Customized Virtual Learning Environments

EdTech Magazine

When schools were first forced to go virtual in 2020, there was a scramble to get everyone online. And while those early virtual meeting rooms performed adequately under the circumstances, they were hardly operating as robust learning platforms. However, they were ideal for figuring out what worked and what needed improvement to support better learning environments and more efficient student engagement.

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Enhancing School Device Management for Improved Learning

Schools face increasing challenges as technology becomes integral to education. Efficient device management is essential for maximizing technology use and safeguarding investments. Our article discusses the importance of tracking devices, outlines current challenges, and suggests modern solutions that go beyond traditional methods like Excel. Learn how advanced tracking systems can streamline operations, improve maintenance, and offer real-time updates for better resource allocation.

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Capstone to Preview New Cyber Sleuths Children’s Book Series at ISTELive 24

EdNews Daily

The ability to distinguish fact from fiction is an essential skill in school and in life. To equip readers with critical thinking and problem-solving skills to identify credibility in the information they consume, Capstone and the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) have partnered to publish Cyber Sleuths. Educators can get a sneak peek at the middle-grade chapter book series at booth 724 at ISTELive 24 in Denver.

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Collaborating with law enforcement to strengthen school safety

eSchool News

Key points: Community engagement and tech integration are critical components in school safety plans A model to reduce school shootings 5 ways to keep schools safer with innovative visitor management For more news on school safety, visit eSN’s Educational Leadership hub Collaboration between educational institutions and local law enforcement has never been more crucial as parents, students, and staff seek peace of mind amidst rising school safety concerns.

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PlayPosit: How to Use It to Teach

techlearning

PlayPosit is a video design tool made for learning, that's easy to use.

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What Questions Might Early Years Apprentices Be Asked by Ofsted?

Twinkl International Publishing

If you are an early years apprentice working in a childcare setting, the chances are that you will have heard about Ofsted. In this blog, Twinkl Private Early Years explore what questions an early years apprentice might be asked by Ofsted and information to support you in answering their questions.

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Praxis 5004 study guide: How to pass the Elementary Education Social Studies Subtest

Brainscape

Like Frodo Baggins’ epic journey to Mordor, your path to becoming an educator is a noble one (minus a few grumpy orcs). And the Praxis Elementary Education: Social Studies Subtest (5004) is one of several quests you’ll need to complete to reach the summit of your ambitions. The Praxis 5004 is intended to evaluate the social studies knowledge and skills that are vital for an elementary school teacher.

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15 Activities to Celebrate Racial Harmony Day in Singapore

Twinkl International Publishing

Racial Harmony Day in Singapore is a significant occasion that promotes understanding and appreciation of the country's diverse cultural heritage. In this article, we present 15 engaging and educational activities that schools, communities, and families can organise to celebrate Racial Harmony Day.

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Quickly Create Personalized Learning Experiences that Work

How can we actively engage learners 24/7, on their level and according to their interests, while respecting their learning styles? It’s not impossible. In this guide: Explore how to transform traditional, one-way videos into two-way interactive learning experiences Understand different types of artificial intelligence (AI), including - Generative vs.

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Praxis 5004 study guide: How to pass the Elementary Education Social Studies Subtest

Brainscape

Like Frodo Baggins’ epic journey to Mordor, your path to becoming an educator is a noble one (minus a few grumpy orcs). And the Praxis Elementary Education: Social Studies Subtest (5004) is one of several quests you’ll need to complete to reach the summit of your ambitions. The Praxis 5004 is intended to evaluate the social studies knowledge and skills that are vital for an elementary school teacher.

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This Week’s Top 10 KS1 Downloads & New Resources

Twinkl International Publishing

Each week, the KS1 team will be sharing the most downloaded resources by KS1 teachers. We will also be sharing our pick of the top new resources. What a way to keep up to date with all the new KS1 resources here at Twinkl!

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Praxis 5004 study guide: How to pass the Elementary Education Social Studies Subtest

Brainscape

Like Frodo Baggins’ epic journey to Mordor, your path to becoming an educator is a noble one (minus a few grumpy orcs). And the Praxis Elementary Education: Social Studies Subtest (5004) is one of several quests you’ll need to complete to reach the summit of your ambitions. The Praxis 5004 is intended to evaluate the social studies knowledge and skills that are vital for an elementary school teacher.

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Read, Write, Succeed with Stig of the Dump

Twinkl International Publishing

Teach reading comprehension, writing, speaking and listening and Tier 2 vocabulary using the classic novel Stig of the Dump by Clive King. In collaboration with Puffin Books, Twinkl has designed a series of wonderful Read, Write, Succeed literacy units around this well-loved story to help teachers deliver engaging lessons and cover many aims and concepts mentioned in the English KS2 National Curriculum as well as the Ofsted English Subject Report (2024).

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Can Brain Science Actually Help Make Your Training & Teaching Stick?

Speaker: Andrew Cohen, Founder & CEO of Brainscape

The instructor’s PPT slides are brilliant. You’ve splurged on the expensive interactive courseware. Student engagement is stellar. So… why are half of your students still forgetting everything they learned in just a matter of weeks? It's likely a matter of cognitive science! With so much material to "teach" these days, we often forget to incorporate key proven principles into our curricula — namely active recall, metacognition, spaced repetition, and interleaving practice.

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Building Reading Fluency in KS2 with The Totally Pawsome Reading Gang

Twinkl International Publishing

Building reading fluency is an essential requirement of any successful primary school classroom. At Twinkl, this need is addressed with the exceptional Totally Pawsome Reading Gang's 60-Second Read Packs, which offer a wealth of reading opportunities for the Key Stage 2 age group. With a wide range of LKS2 and UKS2 packs that include both fiction and non-fiction texts, you can be sure that children will encounter a variety of age and interest-appropriate texts as encouraged by the National Curri

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Gardening 101: 18 useful terms!

Twinkl International Publishing

Gardening season is upon us in Canada! Here are 18 useful terms to help you understand gardening more, and to impress your friends and family.

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Top Tips for Managing the Starting Nursery Transition with Leo Starts Nursery

Twinkl International Publishing

Is your child starting nursery soon? Help them get ready to give nursery their all with our Twinkl Originals story ‘Leo Starts Nursery’.

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How to Make Chalk Paint

Twinkl International Publishing

Discover how to make chalk paint easily and explore 25 fun and educational activities for early childhood students.

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Reimagining Chickering & Gamson's Principles Post-Pandemic: Technology's Central Role in Modern Edu

This white paper examines and proposes revisions to the "Seven Principles for Good Practice in Undergraduate Education" introduced by Arthur Chickering and Zelda Gamson in 1987 for today's technology-driven world.

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Mindfulness Crafts for All the Family

Twinkl International Publishing

In this blog, we share some crafty ideas for you to try as part of your own mindfulness craft journey.

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