Tue.Oct 18, 2022

Technology for the purpose of WHAT?

Dangerously Irrelevant

This year I am serving as both an ISTE Ambassador and an ISTE Community Leader (in addition to some other ISTE volunteer work). Recently I had the pleasure of publishing a post on ISTE’s blog titled Before Using School Technology, Know Your EdTech Purpose.

100+ Websites on Digital Citizenship

Ask a Tech Teacher

Here are popular resources teachers are using to teach about digital citizenship. Click the titles for more links: Avatars. Copyrights and Digital Laws. Curriculum. Applied Digital Skills –all tech skills. Google’s Be Internet Awesome –abbreviated course.

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Google Docs Draftback to See Typing History

Teacher Tech

When students are using Google Docs you can use the Draftback Chrome extension to review their edits on the document like a movie. You can use this to view student progress or to detect plagiarism in Google Docs. The post Google Docs Draftback to See Typing History appeared first on Teacher Tech.

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OPINION: Let’s use the pandemic as a dress-rehearsal for much-needed digital transformation

The Hechinger Report

The pandemic’s disruption to America’s schools was a mere dress rehearsal for what’s to come. The certainty of climate change and likelihood of more pandemics and other large-scale disruptions leave us with questions about what the future of education will look like.

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.

How CASBs Are Helping K–12 Schools Bolster Cybersecurity

EdTech Magazine

At Hillsboro-Deering School District in New Hampshire, CISO Neal Richardson had a problem familiar to many K–12 IT leaders. “We We had a lack of visibility in the built-in Microsoft and Google tools,” he says.

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Supporting Students with Autism in the Classroom

edWeb.net

Watch the Recording Listen to the Podcast. Over the last 10 years, the number of students with autism diagnoses has grown.

Future strategies for today’s schools

eSchool News

In this episode of Innovations in Education , hosted by Kevin Hogan: District leaders outline top 3 COVID relief funding priorities Private wireless is the key to K-20 digital transformation Meet the 2022 K-12 Hero Awards winners !

Boom Cards Lesson Plan

techlearning

This Boom Cards lesson plan can help educators integrate the tool into their instruction

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How Metaphors Shape Edtech

ED Surge

The tech world is teeming with metaphors (you might say the way an ocean is teeming with fish). Sometimes those metaphors are helpful for understanding new innovations and ideas, but other times they can be up to something else, as a tool of persuasion trying to shape the narrative.

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.

Navigating Education Podcast | Learner Accessibility with Stacey Roshan @MattRhoads1990

techieMusings

I had the opportunity to join Dr. Matt Rhoads on his podcast, Navigating Education for a fantastic discussion focused in on edtech tools for accessibility for all learners. Tune in to hear us talk about: My journey in edtech to make learning accessible to all students.

Align Your Edtech Investments With What Matters Most

ED Surge

After nearly three years of disruption to learning caused by the pandemic, government funding has enabled many schools to invest in new devices and upgrade their technology infrastructure to accelerate learning and improve the education experience for all students.

Empathy Leading to a Co-Created Action

The Principal of Change

I have been reading the book “ Persuasion; The Art of Influencing People” by James Borg and have been enjoying it. .

NWEA Shares Progress on Using AI to Identify and Remove Barriers Within Mathematics for Students with Visual Impairment

eSchool News

Portland, OR – NWEA , a not-for-profit, research and educational services organization serving K-12 students, today announced progress it has made toward creating an accessible and equitable math assessment for middle school students with visual impairments.

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).

4 of The Best Random Letter Generator Tools

Educators Technology

The purpose of this post is to share with you this collection of helpful letter pickers that you can use to generate random letters.

Windows 11 or macOS? Here’s what you need to know.

Jamf on EdTech

Windows 10 will soon reach end-of-life.

Congressional Midterms: Don’t Expect Major Shakeups in Education Policy and Funding

Marketplace K-12

Education companies shouldn't expect major shifts funding at the federal level from the upcoming elections, says Reg Leichty, who represents school interests in Washington.

Windows 11 or macOS? Here’s what you need to know.

Jamf on EdTech

Windows 10 will soon reach end-of-life.

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!

7 Reasons You Need to Try Voice Typing in Google Docs

The Shake Up Learning Blog

The post 7 Reasons You Need to Try Voice Typing in Google Docs appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Voice Typing in Google Docs is a Game-Changer! As a former ELA teacher, I am naturally drawn to technology that supports reading and writing.