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How technology impacts literacy

eSchool News

Each year, we share our 10 most-read stories. Not surprisingly, many of this year’s Top 10 focused on student engagement and online or hybrid learning strategies related to pandemic teaching. This year’s 7th most-read story focuses on the myriad ways technology is changing literacy instruction. We live in a world where learning and technology are intrinsically linked, especially in the minds of our youth.

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3 Before Me: A Teaching method that boosts student independence and raises team players

Neo LMS

Most parents and educators strive to find the right balance in education between the ability to cooperate and independence. Both are essential at school and in life. As social beings, we must learn to collaborate with our peers if we want to be part of major projects that require teamwork. We tend to focus on individuals when we talk about the major achievements of humankind, but we often forget that they were the result of cooperation between many individuals.

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Not Everyone Feels Welcome in Esports. This University Is Fighting Toxicity With Diversity.

Edsurge

Esports programs are growing at colleges across the country for their ability to attract and engage students—just like traditional sports. But higher education serves all kinds of students, and the gaming community isn’t exactly known as a bastion of inclusivity (remember Gamergate ?). How can colleges create esports programs where everyone feels like they can join?

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Authentic Project Based Learning, Santa Believes in PBL… How about You?

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Did you know that Santa believes in Project Based Learning? It’s true… in fact, I have worked quite hard at finding evidence that supports this conclusion. Upon further reflection, it occurred to me that not only does Santa believe in PBL, he practices many of its positive attributes at his workshop. By now you are thinking… what is this connection?

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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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How to assess your school’s indoor air quality

eSchool News

COVID-19 ushered forth a plethora of new safety guidelines and strategies intended to bring students and teachers back to the classroom as safely as possible. Indoor air quality has topped the list of school leaders’ concerns. With students back in physical classrooms, air quality must take priority regardless of a district’s mask policy.

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More students question college, putting counselors in a fresh quandary

The Hechinger Report

WINTHROP, Wash. — When the afternoon bell rang, Autumn Edwards, a high school senior in the Methow Valley, on the eastern slope of the Cascade Mountains, rushed out of class to her 1997 Ford F-150 pickup truck — and to her job at a ranch. This story also appeared in USA Today. She was tasked with slaughtering a sheep and a goat, then gutting them. The day had begun with barn chores.

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U.S. education secretary calls for an end to colleges withholding transcripts

The Hechinger Report

Withholding transcripts from students who owe their colleges money drives inequitable outcomes, U.S. Education Secretary Miguel Cardona said, marking the first time ever the nation’s top education official has called for changing the widespread practice. This story also appeared in GBH News. “More must be done to recover from the damage caused by COVID-19,” Cardona told financial aid administrators at an online conference. “To emerge from the pandemic even stronger, institutional lea

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What's new in Testpress Learning Management System - Sep, Oct & Nov 2021

Testpress

A lot of operational and infrastructure work had been going on inside at Testpress silently. These are routinely done to ensure that we are frugal so that the rising infrastructure costs and inflation are not passed on to you. That being said, we did manage to churn out some improvements and features over the past three months. Sequential question number between sections 🔢 Location: Exam Create/Update form This is a minor addition to exam settings.

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Best Classroom Stools For Squirming Students

Fractus Learning

Table of Contents What Makes A Stool Great For Your Classroom Best Classroom Chairs For Fidgety Kids: ECRA4Kids ACE Active Core Engagement Wobble Stool For Kids Best Flexible Seating Options For Active Kids: Learniture Active Learning Chair Best Flexible Floor Seating For Soft Seating: SoftScape 15 Inch Round Floor Cushions With Handles Best Flexible Seating Options For Good Posture: Gaiam Kids Stay-N-Play Children's Balance Ball Best Classroom Stool For Versatility: ECR4Kids ELR-15331 Sit

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What's new in Testpress Learning Management System - Sep, Oct & Nov 2021

Testpress

A lot of operational and infrastructure work had been going on inside at Testpress silently. These are routinely done to ensure that we are frugal so that the rising infrastructure costs and inflation are not passed on to you. That being said, we did manage to churn out some improvements and features over the past three months. Sequential question number between sections 🔢 Location: Exam Create/Update form This is a minor addition to exam settings.

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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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How Can You Remotely Proctor Exams on LMS?

Think Exam

The learning management system market is anticipated to flourish from USD 13.38billion to USD 44.48billion in 2028. From not so popular to spectacular turning, the LMS journey is exceptional in the education domain.

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A Holiday Recipe for Schools: Enough With Tradition, It’s Time to Create Something New

Edsurge

It is that time of year when we look for recipes that can fill our stomachs and warm our hearts. We look for the traditional comforts that elicit memories of the past, and search for something new to add to our tables. For schools, we too need a recipe, filled with the old and the new, to activate brains, develop new skills and prepare future leaders.

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How Can You Remotely Proctor Exams on LMS?

Think Exam

The learning management system market is anticipated to flourish from USD 13.38billion to USD 44.48billion in 2028. From not so popular to spectacular turning, the LMS journey is exceptional in the education domain.

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