Thu.Oct 20, 2022

A Helping Hand: Assistive Technology Tools for Writing

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I don’t write enough about special needs so when Rose contacted me with an article idea, I was thrilled. Rose Scott is a literary teacher with a goal of making education comfortable for students with special needs. Her dream is to help students explore their talents and abilities.

Virtual ASL Interpreters: 5 Tips for Using Technology to Improve Accessibility

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Live streaming virtual ASL interpreters can help schools overcome a shortage in ASL educators. Here are some best practices

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17 Hero Awards finalists demonstrate their commitment to education

eSchool News

The eSchool News K-12 Hero Awards recognize the dedicated efforts of education professionals across K-12 departments, including IT, curriculum, instruction and administration.

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The Hechinger Report

This story also appeared in American Public Media. This podcast was produced by APM Reports and reprinted with permission. There’s an idea about how children learn to read that’s held sway in schools for more than a generation – even though it was proven wrong by cognitive scientists decades ago.

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.

Making the Grade: Standards-Based, Traditional, or Both?

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Replacing traditional grades with a competency or standards-based assessment isn’t easy but it often gets an A+ from educators

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A Playbook for Getting Millions of Unconnected Households Online

ED Surge

Schools are reopened, and students have resumed in-person learning. But some relics of the pandemic are still holding strong, including dependency on digital technology to aid learning.

Learn to align your communication strategies with school safety

eSchool News

Having a campus-wide communication ecosystem is imperative, and school district leaders have no higher priority than to create secure and informed campus environments.

Stanford Report Says Emergency Remote Instruction Led to ‘Shift’ in University’s Identity

ED Surge

Higher education may never be the same after the COVID-19 pandemic, and that’s true even for the most elite colleges.

The reading instruction pioneer who was wrong

The Hechinger Report

This podcast was produced by APM Reports and reprinted with permission. This story also appeared in American Public Media. There’s an idea about how children learn to read that’s held sway in schools for more than a generation – even though it was proven wrong by cognitive scientists decades ago.

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.

How to Move Beyond Micromanaging in Class

Middle Web

Miriam Plotinsky asks for a mindset shift toward student autonomy and then focuses on creating deeper relationships so that students have a safe space to take risks. The goal? A less micromanaged, more student-directed learning environment, writes teacher Rebecca Crockett.

Simple Step-by-Step Guide to Creating an ePUB

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Making and publishing eBooks is a fun way to show off your creativity while making money. If you want to get into the game as an ePUB creator but don’t know how to begin, read this article to learn how to get started and learn about the different types of software you can use to make your ePUB.

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Getting Real in Avoiding Burnout and Finding Joy

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Stress, excessive workload, unrealistic mandates, and daily expectations can add up to burnout. Jenny Grant Rankin’s First Aid for Teacher Burnout combines strategies to alleviate stress, streamline grading, tame technology and practice self care. Essential reading!

Mighty Networks Tutorial: How to Use Mighty Networks in 2022

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Mighty Networks is a versatile online community platform that can also accommodate online courses and memberships, and many creators want to … Mighty Networks Tutorial: How to Use Mighty Networks in 2022 Read More ?. Online Community Online Course Software Mighty Networks Tutorials

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 Cloud Storage Benefits Education

Educators Technology

Emerging technologies are revolutionizing how organizations across industries operate, and the education sector is no exception.

California Pushes Schools to Expand Financial Literacy Courses Through $3.6B Grants

Marketplace K-12

California is trying to move toward a statewide financial literacy requirements, starting with grants for expanding courses and teacher training. The post California Pushes Schools to Expand Financial Literacy Courses Through $3.6B Grants appeared first on Market Brief.

Evidence-Based Practices in Intervention

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What inspired Inspire? Read the wealth of research that guided our product team’s every step. Research and Results Research Summary Academic Intervention Resources inspire research summary Results Total Solution

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The following form of 10 short questions is designed to capture your thoughts on Brainscape's flashcards. Please skip any questions that you don't want to fill out. We will use this information to keep improving our content so that you and future users can learn in the most efficient and successful way possible. Thank you in advance for your thoughtful comments and reactions! Loading…. Flashcards Academy

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!