Fri.Jan 20, 2023

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Know Computer Hardware

Ask a Tech Teacher

Learning computers starts in kindergarten with understanding hardware. This lesson plan (#103 in the lesson plan book noted below) includes three pages. Introduce less with K, more each year until by sixth grade, students are good hardware problem solvers because they understand the basics.

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Why Are Schools Underreporting Cyberattacks?

EdTech Magazine

Despite more government interest in K–12 organizations’ cybersecurity infrastructure, not to mention higher thresholds for cyber insurance, an Emsisoft report found a 15 percent increase in attacks against educational institutions in which data was exfiltrated.

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The Art of Self-Pacing: How to Build Playlists that Keep Students on Track

Catlin Tucker

The playlist, or individual rotation model, is a highly effective blended learning model that empowers students to take ownership of their learning by giving them control over the pace and path of their learning.

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Teachers on TikTok: What K–12 IT Departments Need to Know

EdTech Magazine

Social media, an integral part of life for people of all ages, is finding new ways into the K–12 classroom. Many educators are on TikTok, the popular social media app where users share livestreams and short videos.

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Contact vs. Company Intent Signal Data

Intent signal data comes in two types: either companies or individuals signaling interest in products like yours. Which kind of data delivers more advantages to B2B marketers? It depends. Get this infographic to learn about the advantages of intent-based leads and how you can most effectively use both types of data.

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Learning to Be Smart

EdNews Daily

By Betsy Hill and Roger Stark Back in 2011, researchers at University College London offered dramatic, direct evidence that intelligence can change after early childhood. The study was characterized as providing “new hope for boosting the brain’s abilities.”

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Quieter classrooms: How classroom design promotes effective learning

eSchool News

Working in the education design space collectively for 26 years, we understand students and teachers need environments to support learning. Classrooms should be designed for listening and engagement; study spaces should be calm and quiet.

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Column: Pop quiz: What state just banned an AP African American studies course?

The Hechinger Report

Earlier this week, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis stood before an audience at a private, Christian all-boys school, ostensibly to celebrate the life of slain civil rights hero Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.

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Podcast: Learning Recovery Starts with Seeing and Hearing A.I.

EdNews Daily

Schools now have a big worry about lack of learning because students just can’t see or hear well, either because of masks and plexiglass everywhere on site or from a distance over video feeds.

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How to provide effective and engaging virtual therapy for kids

eSchool News

As was the case for so many other therapists working with children and families, March 2020 felt overwhelming in our center for child and family therapy.

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K-12 Education Expectations for 2023

EdNews Daily

By Trenton Goble As we enter the much-needed holiday break in districts across the country, we’re also marking the half-way point of our first “normal” academic year since the pandemic.

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You Can't Teach Without Eye Contact

Millions of us choose – or have to choose – to learn remotely. As interactions become increasingly rooted in digital experiences, what are we actually losing besides the proximity of people? What are the risks of this loss and are they avoidable?

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Before Using Augmented and Virtual Reality Tools, Teachers Should Develop a Plan

ED Surge

As an early adopter and enthusiast for immersive technology in schools, I’ve had the opportunity to share ways to use augmented and virtual reality to transform learning with educators around the world.

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Crafting a Learning Matrix

EdNews Daily

By LeiLani Cauthen A Learning Matrix is the most advanced design idea in the educational landscape. It’s an orchestration of time, space, teachers and resources that establishes learners as independents operating in the system.

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Making Sense of AI & ChatGPT in Education

EdTechTeacher

Post by Tom Daccord Artificial Intelligence in education is a fast-growing field that is attracting much educator interest and commercial investment.

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FETC 2023: Digital Transformation and Innovation

techlearning

What's ahead for FETC 2023

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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.

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How to provide effective and engaging virtual therapy for kids

eSchool News

As was the case for so many other therapists working with children and families, March 2020 felt overwhelming in our center for child and family therapy.

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The Day AI Arrived

Knowledge Avatars

Until ChatGPT arrived on the scene, AI still seemed like a distant possibility – a thought experiment that was still in the realm of science fiction. ChatGPT changed all that by slapping us in the face with content so human and profound that we began questioning our writing and analytical abilities.

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Quieter classrooms: How classroom design promotes effective learning

eSchool News

Working in the education design space collectively for 26 years, we understand students and teachers need environments to support learning. Classrooms should be designed for listening and engagement; study spaces should be calm and quiet.

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Inspired by Visits to India, Two Brothers Started Trashbots to Make Robotics More Accessible

techlearning

Brothers and students Rohit and Sidharth Srinivasan had the idea for Trashbots after teaching at orphanages in India

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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.

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For the love of EdTech Device Management Podcast

Vizor

It was our pleasure to speak with Kara and Caryn on the For the love of EdTech Podcast. We discuss how the pandemic changed device management in K-12 school districts, how tech lone rangers implement IT process and geek out about OUs! It was great fun discussing tech in schools with Kara and Caryn.

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Top 80 Apps for Schools

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

With the growing use of technology in education, it's becoming increasingly important for schools to be up-to-date with the latest apps and teaching tools. There is no shortage of educational apps available today, but choosing the right ones can be tricky. Which ones are worth investing in?