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18+ Easter Websites and Apps

Ask a Tech Teacher

Many Christians celebrate Jesus Christ’s resurrection on Easter Sunday. To non-Christians (or non-traditional Christians), that event signifies a rebirth of spring that is filled with joy and gifts — and chocolate!

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Roundtable: Focusing on Social and Emotional Learning for K–12 Students

EdTech Magazine

The signs are everywhere, once you start to look. For one student, it’s poor attendance; for another, a ­sudden drop in academic achievement. The third grader who used to be a star now seems more interested in ­interrupting class.

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Flipped Learning Can Be a Key to Transforming Teaching and Learning Post-Pandemic

Edsurge

When we look at all the assumptions that have been overturned in higher education because of the pandemic and all the needs that have only grown during this time, what becomes clear is that frameworks that previously worked for higher education are no longer guaranteed to function.

Google Drive: Keyboard Shortcuts

Teacher Tech

One of the most effective things you can do to become better at using the computer is to learn keyboard shortcuts. Learn one a week!! I use keyboard shortcuts in Google Drive ALL THE TIME! P to Preview It’s a toss up between P and N for which Drive shortcut I use the most. P […].

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SplashLearn Makes Learning Fun and Creates Fearless Learners

Loved by more than 30 million kids, SplashLearn is a game-based learning program that creates engaging learning experiences to nurture a generation of fearless learners. SplashLearn is the fastest growing elementary school math program in the US, used by more than 440,000 teachers in about 77,000 schools across the United States.

Parents fighting, teachers crying: Grownup stress is hitting kids hard

The Hechinger Report

Alexis, 17, has always been close to her parents. But since the pandemic began, they have been arguing a lot. “We We snap at each other more,” she said. And because there’s more negative emotion with the virus and we’re all trapped in the house together, the stress is definitely amplified.”.

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Can an XPrize For Learning Science ‘Lure’ New Types of Researchers Into Education?

Edsurge

The field of education research is usually pretty sleepy—marked by small one-off trials isolated from the work of other research projects. That frustrates Mark Schneider, the director of the Institute for Education Sciences at the U.S. Department of Education.

Are writing skills being left behind during the pandemic?

eSchool News

According to the most recent data from the National Assessment of Educational Performance (NAEP), two-thirds of K-12 students are not writing at levels expected for their grade level. Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, writing had not received the same attention as math or reading.

25 Membership Site Examples to Inspire You in 2021

Sell Courses Online

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Hybrid EdTech Heroes

EdTech Magazine

5 Costly Inventory Management Mistakes Schools Should Avoid

If your school is like most, inventory and/or asset management plays a critical role in daily operations.

Digital Handwriting- Three Good Apps for Teachers and Students

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Below are some of great apps to help you make the best of your digital handwriting experience. Using a pen or pencil you will be able to handwrite notes on your iPad with almost the same accuracy and.read more

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Former NYC Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza Lands Job With Ed-Tech Company

Marketplace K-12

Richard Carranza, the former schools chief in New York City, will become the chief of strategy and global development at IXL Learning, a Silicon Valley-based online personalized learning platform.

Chordify- Learning Music Made Easy

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Chordify is an excellent music education tool that allows users to learn to play songs on different instruments. As its name indicates, Chordify provides the chords of any song you want to play. The.read more

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Not Going Anywhere? You can still go places!

SpeechTechie

"Virtual field trips" can generate a lot of language and conversation. From spatial concepts about the globe to descriptive setting narrative work, providing a visual of a location can be a fun contextual experience.

Wireless Projecting with Google Meet

Wireless projecting using Google Meet to replace the Google Cast for Education extension!

Ready to level up? 3 innovation lessons from global superpower Nintendo

The Christensen Institute

This piece was co-authored by Christimara Garcia, a volunteer at the Christensen Institute and founder of Catalyze Innovations Initiative, a Brazilian market-creating innovation action tank. .