Mon.Jun 13, 2022

5 Ways K–12 Schools Can Push Back Against the Consent Phishing Trend

EdTech Magazine

We all think we know about phishing emails and how dangerous they are, particularly to K–12 school systems. However, educators may not be familiar with the growing trend of “consent phishing.”

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15 Skills To Learn this Summer and Use Next Year

Ask a Tech Teacher

It’s summer, that time of rest and rejuvenation, ice cream and bonhomie. Like the American plains or the African savannas, it stretches endlessly to a far horizon that is the Next School Year.


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Could Doing Less in Education Give Everyone More?

Catlin Tucker

While listening to Shankar Vedantam’s podcast Hidden Brain episode titled “ Do Less ,” I kept thinking YES! We need to do less in education!

4 Shifts Protocol sessions at InnEdCO 2022

Dangerously Irrelevant

This year there are not one… not two… but THREE 4 Shifts Protocol sessions at the annual InnEdCO conference ! I do a basic introductory workshop on Monday. Gina and Robbi have created a fabulous workshop and I can’t wait to see their session in action on Tuesday.

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.

6 findings to inform your state’s principal preparation

eSchool News

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Key Educational Technology Concepts Teachers Should Know About

Educators Technology

Educational technology is a dynamic field of research and study. This dynamism stems mainly from the constant flow of new educational web technologies and the emergence of novel more. Educational technology concepts

What is Google Maps and How Can it Be Used to Teach? Tips & Tricks


Google Maps in schools is a powerful learning tool with lots of education potential

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One Month with @Sony’s AI Robot Dog, aibo #AIrobot #robotics #sonyaibo #aibo @SonyElectronics


I learned about aibo, Sony’s “robotic puppy, powered by AI,” a couple years ago. What initially sparked my interest was that aibo learns and grows over time when given human care and attention. How could this robot dog provide companionship and bond with its owner?

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Best Coding Kits 2022


The best coding kits let students take code into real world experiences


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’s so great about online teaching?

eSchool News

Had I been asked what I thought about online teaching two years ago, I would probably have given you quite an earful of the many known shortcomings of virtual teaching modalities, including the challenges to student engagement and community building.

It’s Never too Early for Your Students to Write Their Autobiography (Lesson Plan)


This post was originally created and posted on the website TeacherCast Educational Network. The only place to read this as the original content is [link]. Who are your students? What do they know about themselves? What have they done with themselves before they entered your classroom?

BoomWriter and Walch Education joins forces to provide world-class EdTech solutions

eSchool News

Milton-based EdTech developer and publisher, BoomWriter Media Inc. , (BoomWriter) has merged with education powerhouse Walch Education. This puts the combined company on the map as the leading provider of applications supporting the core fundamentals of education.

Learn 10 Reasons Why Your Students Are … AWESOME! (Lesson Plan)


This post was originally created and posted on the website TeacherCast Educational Network. The only place to read this as the original content is [link]. At the beginning of the school year, it’s natural to create activities so teachers get to know their students.

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).

IXL Learning Acquires Language Learning Software Developer Curiosity Media

eSchool News

SAN MATEO, Calif. — June 12, 2022 — IXL Learning , developer of personalized learning products used by more than 13 million students, announced it has acquired Curiosity Media , the creator of innovative language learning platforms that empower people to more effectively communicate in Spanish and English.

PROOF POINTS: Rethinking claims of racial bias in special education

The Hechinger Report

A May 2022 study of children with disabilities found that Black and white children who posted the same low test scores were equally likely to be removed from a general education classroom and placed in a separate special ed classroom.

Jamf celebrates 20 years of helping organizations succeed with Apple

Jamf on EdTech

Jamf celebrated our 20-year anniversary on June 10, 2022. Thank you, Jamf Nation, for helping us to grow and reach so many milestones along the way

OPINION: Early data offers a sobering look at interrupted and incomplete learning, but there is hope ahead

The Hechinger Report

As young people, families and educators near the end of yet another hectic pandemic school year, new research studying the early impact of remote learning offers a sobering look at experiences and outcomes, including interrupted and incomplete learning.

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!

It’s Time to Soften Schools, Not Harden Them

ED Surge

On May 24, the unfathomable happened. Again. Nineteen children and two teachers were killed in Uvalde, Texas, and 17 more wounded, in the sanctuary of an elementary school. A natural human reaction is to defend, to protect and to guard—which translates into “hardening” schools.

Top Five Books That Shape Coaching Culture

Mindspark Learning

By Davis Turner With MindSpark turning five this year, I thought it was a good idea to begin to narrow down my library and create a more concise, must-read, tribute to our anniversary.

Every Student Deserves an IEP

ED Surge

Early in my career, I taught at a school with a very progressive inclusion policy. Within my completely integrated classroom, a diverse group of learners had the beautiful opportunity to experience one another’s strengths and different ways of learning.

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Wednesday: Lessons from School Shootings - Protecting Yourselves and Your Library Patrons

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

"Protecting Yourselves and Your Patrons: Important Lessons for Library Leaders and Staff from School Shootings" Part of the Library 2.0

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.

Fun with Lucidspark!

Kathy Schrock

I just spent the day exploring Lucidspark , a collaborative whiteboard educators and students can use for many educational activities and assessments!

Onboarding: Systems, Communications & Dashboards

Hansen's Link to Tech

When onboarding staff, it is essential to have a dynamic and linear strategy to not only document but communicate with your new employees providing mutual clarity amongst your new employee(s) and organizational team. This week I’m sharing a process I believe is successful when onboarding staff from the Technology Services lens. Onboarding Knowledge.