Tue.Dec 07, 2021

12 Tools to explore during Computer Science Week


The Hour of Code takes place annually during Computer Science Education Week. The week is in recognition of the birthday of Admiral Grace Murray Hopper, a computing pioneer.

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15 Unusual Projects for Hour of Code

Ask a Tech Teacher

Over the next week, I’ll share ideas that will get you ready for Hour of Code. This includes (links won’t work until the articles are posted) : Hour of Code? Here’s why you should participate. Long list of websites by grade. 15 Unusual Projects.


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The Best Learning Strategies for Teaching Online


In the wake of the coronavirus, remote working and distance learning are concepts that are undoubtedly here to stay. However, the pandemic merely accelerated these tech-led trends, which have been driven by innovation and advancement throughout the digital age.

“You can’t staff for that”: Chaos looming for millions restarting their student loan payments

The Hechinger Report

On February 1, 2022, barring one last extension, nearly 43 million people with federal student loans will have to start making payments on them again, following a pause during the Covid pandemic. As the deadline looms, advocates are raising alarms that the loan system is not ready for the pressure.

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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.

What Are The Best Education Blogs For Teachers?

TeachThought - Learn better.

Written by parents, CEOs, teachers, and admin, these best of the best education blogs stand out with their unique style & excellent content. The post What Are The Best Education Blogs For Teachers? appeared first on TeachThought. Teaching Networking & Collaboration New Teacher Resources

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Cloud Technology Continues to Trend in K–12

EdTech Magazine

Software as a Service permeated classrooms before the pandemic, but the popularity of the technology exploded with the shift to remote learning.

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How the Pandemic May Help More Students See Themselves as Scientists


“Ooo, it didn't explode,” shouted Megan as her undergraduate student mentor supervised her pouring liquid into a beaker at the Oregon Institute of Marine Biology. “It It didn’t explode.” It’s less a statement of fact and more an exclamation of relief.

The unbeaten path to hybrid learning

eSchool News

Virtual learning, and the forms in which virtual and in-person education meet, have sparked controversy in the educational community. . Often we debate what consequences this type of education has.

Powered by Purpose: Colleagues Use Volunteer Hours to Give Back

MIND Research Institute

Employees use MIND’s volunteer paid time off policy to serve their communities. Like many people, the holidays are a time when I take a step back to reflect on what I’m most grateful for.

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.

What Does it Take to Become a Trusted Instructional Leader?


I am a true believer in the power of coaching. I have previously written about the need for teachers to embrace this practice with a growth mindset and shed any negative stigmas attached to instructional coaching in order to realize its potential to improve our craft.

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Our rural district’s 4 steps to a new post-pandemic learning reality

eSchool News

Maintaining the continuity of student learning during the COVID-19 pandemic has been an extremely challenging feat for most school districts across the country. However, in the nation’s rural school systems, school administrators and teachers face a unique set of challenges.

When the SAT Feels Like a Lock, Not a Key


The SAT test weighs heavily on our collective imagination—and most everyone can picture the nerve-wracking scene of students sitting at desks, bubbling in Scantron forms with a No. 2 pencil, while stern-faced proctors walk around looking for cheaters.

Best Free Winter Holiday Lessons and Activities


These top free winter holiday lessons and activities are easy to access, use and enjoy for teachers and students alike

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).

Unwrapping Holiday Learning with Real-World Data 

STEM Discovery Education

The universal language of data is a great way to let students explore the diversity of customs, traditions, and ever-changing trends during the holiday season. Discover Data resources incorporate real-world data that connects classroom experiences to what’s current in students’ lives today. .

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Aperture Education’s 2021 Winter SEL Guide Supports Social and Emotional Learning during the Winter Months

eSchool News

Charlotte N.C. 22, 2021) — The winter months are a time when many families celebrate holidays and when students and teachers have a chance to relax and recharge over winter break. Yet many people may also experience increases in stress, anxiety, and loneliness during this time.

The 28 Best Graphic Novels for Reluctant High School Readers

TeachThought - Learn better.

Many educators find graphic novels beneficial for struggling readers or students who profess that they do not enjoy reading. The post The 28 Best Graphic Novels for Reluctant High School Readers appeared first on TeachThought.

How to Implement Inclusive Tech Tools


Promoting accessibility and equity in schools with easy-to-use tech tools

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!

The 28 Best Graphic Novels for Reluctant High School Readers

TeachThought - Learn better.

Many educators find graphic novels beneficial for struggling readers or students who profess that they do not enjoy reading. The post The 28 Best Graphic Novels for Reluctant High School Readers appeared first on TeachThought.

When Curriculum Falls Short in Supporting Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Here’s Where It Misses the Mark

Marketplace K-12

A new EdWeek Market Brief special report finds that many educators feel curriculum materials are falling short when it comes to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion.

What Is The California School Choice Initiative And What Are Its Effects?

TeachThought - Learn better.

The California School Choice initiative has what it takes to truly revolutionize our education system by creating friendly competition. The post What Is The California School Choice Initiative And What Are Its Effects? appeared first on TeachThought. Education

Flipped Classroom Vs. Flipped Learning: What’s The Difference?

WizIQ Education & Technology

As K-12 education moves into the ageing technology and personalized learning, educators have turned to new ways of teaching.

Keeping Students Safe and Productive on Devices

Speaker: Aaron Webb, Jamf

In our webinar, we’ll explore the full range of Jamf education products to protect students, including quick and easy tools for IT admins, powerful apps for teachers to ensure student safety anywhere, and parental engagement tools.

I Just Took the Google Certified Educator Exam (and here’s what you need to know) – SULS0138

Shake Up Learning

The post I Just Took the Google Certified Educator Exam (and here’s what you need to know) – SULS0138 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. I take the Google Certified Educator Exams frequently so that I can stay-up-to-date and support other educators seeking certification.

3 Ways Schools Condition Students

The Principal of Change

In the month of December, I am revisiting and reposting some of my most viewed blog posts. Other than running the original post from 2017 through Grammarly (where were you back then!!), the main points that I shared then are held in this post today.

Showing a Movie in Class? Help Your Students Develop Active Viewing Skills

Graphite Blog

The words “movie day” probably evoke fond memories from our own childhoods: Teachers rolling out the TV/VCR cart; the classroom lights flickering out; everyone scooting their desks to get a better view or a seat near a friend; and if we were lucky, maybe even the smell of freshly microwaved popcorn.

simpleshow video maker

Technology Tidbits

simpleshow video maker is the best online tool around for making explainer videos.

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The Best Ways to Use Managed Apple IDs at Your School

Speaker: Aaron Webb, Jamf

In our webinar, How to Best Use Managed Apple IDs at Your School, hear the real-world experience of Steven Palomo, IT Director at Beverly Public Schools, regarding how he successfully managed his entire tech stack.