Tue.Sep 06, 2022

Abbott Elementary: 5 Lessons for Teachers

techlearning

The popular sitcom Abbott Elementary provides laughs–and teaching lessons

Help Inspire the Next Generation of Creators and Change Makers

Digital Promise

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8 Exciting International Literacy Day activities for students

Neo LMS

International Literacy Day activities take place annually on 8 September. It’s a perfect opportunity to spend extra time engaging students and motivating them to elevate their reading and writing skills. This year, its need feels all the more urgent.

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Best Monitors for Teachers: How to Use Pen Devices to Deliver Lessons 

ViewSonic Education

The best monitors for teachers solve an important dilemma in today’s digital age: how to keep handwriting alive while implementing EdTech classrooms? Contrary to many people’s fears, using digital touchscreens offers greater flexibility for teachers while driving student engagement.

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.

Best EdTech Tools That Helped Me During my PhD Journey

Educators Technology

Now that I am updating this post it has been three months that I defended my doctoral dissertation. I am happy and relieved it is all over. It has been a really hard but enjoyable journey. I learned a great deal from it and I am seriously contemplating writing a short book about my doctoral journey.

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iCivics Offers Tons of Free Resources and Tools to Promote Civics Education

Educators Technology

iCivics is an educational website that offers access to a wide variety of learning resources that include games, curriculum materials, lesson plans, webquests, and videos. These resources are designed to help promote civics education especially among middle and high school students.

Run the numbers: How data solve problems

eSchool News

In this episode of Innovations in Education , hosted by Kevin Hogan: AI and expenses—a smarter way to track costs 5 ways relationship mapping supports your students How analytics can identify student mental health challenges.

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Genius Hour: 3 Strategies for Incorporating it in Your Class

techlearning

Educators Vicki Davis and John Spencer share tips for effectively incorporating genius hour into the classroom

How to educate in the 4th Industrial Revolution

eSchool News

Just for a moment, think about your physical environment. Perhaps you’re taking your lunch break in your car that has satellite radio and reading this article on a mobile device.

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.

#NailedIt: Applying Educational Research Isn’t As Easy As It Sounds

Iterating Toward Openness

This image (c) [link]. Do you know the #NailedIt meme ? In its most common form: Someone sees a recipe or craft online. They try to recreate it. Things go terribly, comically wrong. They post the results online anyway, allowing us all to take joy in the degree to which they truly #nailedit.

Teaching ‘Digital Native’ College Students Who Understand TikTok — But Not Microsoft Excel

ED Surge

When Wendy Schatzberg, an associate professor at Utah Tech University, was teaching introductory chemistry, she thought her students would know how to use basic Microsoft Office tools like Excel and Word. But she found that assumption was wrong. “I

Differentiating Instruction in Kindergarten and Elementary Grades with Laura Robb

Cool Cat Teacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Reading instruction can be challenging when a teacher has many different ability levels in her classroom. Furthermore, kindergarten and elementary grades are fundamental.

Service-Learning Can Be the Bridge to Social Emotional Learning. Educators Should Embrace It.

ED Surge

In 2020, California’s State Board of Education adopted criteria and guidance to award a State Seal of Civic Engagement to students who demonstrate excellence in civics education.

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).

Tech Tip for Teacher-Writers #180–2 second way to find a book on Amazon

Ask a Tech Teacher

Tech Tips for Teacher Writers is an occasional post on overcoming Tech Dread. I’ll cover issues that friends, both real-time and virtual, have shared. Feel free to post a comment about a question you have. I’ll cover it in a future tip.

How to Be a Proactive School Leader This Year

Middle Web

Consultants Ron Williamson and Barbara Blackburn counsel that dealing with change promptly, engaging actively in social media, and achieving work-life balance are central tasks that will help school leaders not only survive but also thrive as they run this year's marathon.

Back to School with more free, NEW lessons from EVERFI

Cool Cat Teacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Since last year’s post, 15 Real World Lessons You Can Teach Students Now , the free resources at EVERFI have just grown.

How Can Educational Institutions Mitigate Cybersecurity Threats in Education?

Kitaboo on EdTech

Increasing digitization has changed the way educational institutions run today. There is a heightened focus on remote learning and online classes. While online learning brings many benefits to students and teachers alike, it also comes with higher cybersecurity threats.

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!

What’s New ~ September 2022

myViewBoard

It’s that time again — to find out what’s new in myViewBoard in September 2022! Read on for the latest in Manager, Whiteboard, Classroom, and myviewboard.com. Device Profiles for Manager Advanced.

Google Keep Tips for a Productive School Year – SULS0171

Shake Up Learning

The post Google Keep Tips for a Productive School Year – SULS0171 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. In this episode, Kasey is sharing her latest Google Keep tips and time-savers to help educators have a productive school year.

What’s New ~ September 2022

myViewBoard

It’s that time again — to find out what’s new in myViewBoard in September 2022! Read on for the latest in Manager, Whiteboard, Classroom, and myviewboard.com. Device Profiles for Manager Advanced.

Interactive eBooks: The Reinvention of Reading and Interactivity

Kitaboo on EdTech

The days of textbooks have not looked bright since the digitalization of education. Online learning has become the norm now, and digital books are the ones that make learning possible. One of the major obstacles in online learning is keeping readers engaged throughout the course.

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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.