Mon.Jan 23, 2023

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How to use alternative assessments in the classroom

eSchool News

Did you know that a 5th grade teacher is expected to guide students to mastery of 200 standards each year? Given a typical school year of 180 days, that’s 1.1 standards a day! Of course, standards don’t exactly work like that.

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7 Online Resources to Teach About Vehicles

Ask a Tech Teacher

Do your first graders love vehicles? Here are a few of the popular resources teachers are using to teach about them: Build a car–abcya Design your very own vehicle with ABCya’s Create a Car! Choose from cars, trucks, buses, and even construction vehicles.

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Improving the Odds: A New Study to Improve Undergrad Math Results

Digital Promise

The post Improving the Odds: A New Study to Improve Undergrad Math Results appeared first on Digital Promise

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TCEA 2023: 4 Major EdTech Themes Emerge for Upcoming San Antonio Convention

EdTech Magazine

Whether you are a novice or an expert, the 2023 TCEA Convention & Exposition will offer attendees their pick of hundreds of sessions focused on the intersection of education and technology. With the theme of “Passionate Educators. Limitless Possibilities,” the four-day event begins Monday, Jan.

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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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AI, Instructional Design, and OER

Iterating Toward Openness

2022 saw some significant advancements in artificial intelligence. My threshold for “significant” here being that the advances moved out of labs and arXiv.org preprints and into tools that many people were using and talking about.

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TCEA 2023 Live from San Antonio

EdTech Magazine

Follow EdTech’s TCEA event coverage from Jan. 30–Feb.

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Is now a good time for a reset?

eSchool News

At this time of year, I hear a common refrain from school leaders I know: 1) This work is challenging, 2) We have a plan for student success, and yet 3) There is a lot more we need in order to deliver on our promise of a high-quality, equitable education for every student.

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Helping Kids Find Their Way in Word Problems

Middle Web

After trying without success to teach students how to decode word problems, Michelle Russell turned to research. A math journal article pointed to an ELA strategy: visualizing, retelling, making connections, and asking questions. Learn about her promising first experiment.

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Best Lessons and Activities for Teaching Black History Month

techlearning

Black history is American history

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OPINION: What do early child care workers need? Better pay, more respect and a few good men

The Hechinger Report

In an ideal world, early childhood education advocates wouldn’t need strategies for building respect for the profession. We wouldn’t need to develop arguments for why pre-K educators deserve better pay and working conditions — the country would just accept this as fact and make it happen.

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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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How to use alternative assessments in the classroom

eSchool News

Did you know that a 5th grade teacher is expected to guide students to mastery of 200 standards each year? Given a typical school year of 180 days, that’s 1.1 standards a day! Of course, standards don’t exactly work like that.

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Creating Choice Boards with Book Creator

Shake Up Learning

The post Creating Choice Boards with Book Creator appeared first on Shake Up Learning. I’ve been learning how to use Book Creator …and LOVING it! More specifically, I am experimenting with ways Book Creator can be used to create and implement choice boards in the classroom.

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Are Relationships the Key to Solving America’s School Absenteeism Crisis?

ED Surge

The number of students who’ve gone missing from the classroom has only climbed since the pandemic. These days, 16 million students may be “chronically absent,” according to Hedy Chang, executive director of the nonprofit Attendance Works.

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3 Tips to Advocate for Teachers

techlearning

Here are simple ways to support your teachers when they feel attacked by the small percentage of critics who carry the loudest megaphones

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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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Is now a good time for a reset?

eSchool News

At this time of year, I hear a common refrain from school leaders I know: 1) This work is challenging, 2) We have a plan for student success, and yet 3) There is a lot more we need in order to deliver on our promise of a high-quality, equitable education for every student.

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Assistive Technology Projects Featured!

Cycles of Learning

I have written in the past about the Assistive Technology projects my engineering students have created usingthe MakeyMakey as the primary electronics interface and Instructables as the medium for public display.

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248: Does your network shape your mindset?

The Thinking Stick

How do you build a network of learners and how does that network in turn shape you as a learner? On the podcast this week, Drea Weiner answers that question (and many others).

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K-12 Dealmaking: Schola Raises $10M Series A; SEL Provider 7 Acquires BASE Education

Marketplace K-12

The funding will be used to help Phoenix-based Schola hire additional employees and add capabilities to its school choice online marketplace. The post K-12 Dealmaking: Schola Raises $10M Series A; SEL Provider 7 Acquires BASE Education appeared first on Market Brief.

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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.