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Purposeful, efficient, effective instruction. That's the holy grail of our work as teachers. We teach. Then, we assess what we taught. Then, we reflect and make decisions on our instruction going forward.

Supercharge Your Teachers: 3 actions instructional leaders should take now

Education Elements

Educators are often described as superheros; this includes instructional leaders. Here's our superhero-inspired , 3 simple actions that instructional leaders can take in the next month to ensure that teachers and students marvel at their own growth this year. See what we did there!).

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PROOF POINTS: Seven new studies on the impact of a four-day school week?

The Hechinger Report

Rural schools accounted for 70 percent of the 1,600 schools that had adopted a four-day schedule by the spring of 2019. More schools switched to a four-day schedule during the pandemic. Credit: Photo: Rory Doyle / The Hechinger Report. Is a four-day school week a bad idea?

Students desperately need to see relevance in their learning

eSchool News

Many students see no relevance between their education and the real world, and say they are struggling to find meaning in their education or find a career direction, according to a new survey from YouScience , a student engagement platform.

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.

Ways To Reduce Math Anxiety in Students

techlearning

Jeanette Nicholas, a math teacher at Belle Fourche Middle School in South Dakota, shares strategies for reducing students’ math anxiety

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Bringing Joy Back to the Classroom

techlearning

How to get that joy, joy, joy back in our teaching

Wait What… You Can Change Uppercase in Google Docs

Teacher Tech

You can change uppercase in Google Docs™. Google Docs allows you to switch the style of your text from one case to another. including camel case. The post Wait What… You Can Change Uppercase in Google Docs appeared first on Teacher Tech. Google

5 Great Speech to Text Apps to Transcribe Audio Recordings

Educators Technology

In this post I share with you a collection of some of the best audio transcription apps that you and your students can use to easily convert audio recordings to text. These speech to text apps offer a wide range of features that are especially ideal for us in education.

Future Astronomers releases new phase of Astronomy education for youth

eSchool News

Brooklyn, New York (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Future Astronomers , creator of the Future Astronomers astronomy educational platform, announced today that they are launching the second phase of free programs for Autumn 2022. .

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.

Reading Logs Are Used to Hold Kids Accountable, But They Can Make Reading Feel Like a Chore

ED Surge

As the start of the school year kicks off across the country, elementary school teachers work hour upon hour to create welcoming, joyous spaces for learning. They set up their classrooms, consult the curriculum, make lesson plans and determine their routines.

5 Ways Edtech Companies Show Customers They Care

EmergingEdTech

Good vendors will learn who you are and what you need help with before making any attempt to sell their offerings. Sharing a few tips for the vendors in the crowd… 1) Getting to Know You.

Digital On-Demand Class Sets for Required Curriculum Books Now Available in Sora Student Reading App

eSchool News

CLEVELAND – To help educators provide students with the books they need as efficiently as possible, OverDrive Education announced the new On-Demand Class Set digital access model for curriculum titles.

After Recent High-Profile Data Breaches, Illuminate Education Quietly Gets Acquired

ED Surge

In a deal quietly announced last week, K-12 educational software services company Renaissance Learning acquired Illuminate Education for an undisclosed amount. The deal was announced last Monday on both companies' sites and in an email sent to Illuminate customers. Why the pairing?

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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).

EducationSuperHighway & Massachusetts connect residents to affordable broadband

Education Superhighway

School Districts Lead the Way on ACP. The Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP), part of the Infrastructure Law, provides eligible households with a $30 monthly subsidy for affordable broadband at home.

What Does a Comprehensive Computational Thinking Curriculum Look Like?

ED Surge

When educators consider the term computational thinking (CT), they often think of math or coding.

Top 6 EdTech Innovation Trends that are Revolutionizing Learning

Kitaboo on EdTech

Learners today engage in education in a very different way than they did, even five years back. For instance, physical textbooks have been replaced by online learning modules. Classroom-style lectures have given way to self-learning.

225: Teaching Data Literacy and Telling Data Stories

The Thinking Stick

Shownotes. Guest: Allen Hillary. Allen is a data storyteller who’s passionate about building community and curating articles that highlight the importance of data narratives.

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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!

Your Comprehensive Guide to Learning Experience Platforms and Why You Need One?

Kitaboo on EdTech

Historically, learning management systems (LMSs) have been the platforms of choice for delivering e-learning solutions.

Resources for Teachers and Instructional Coaches – August 2022

Edthena

Back-to-school season is in full swing and there’s much to think about for the new school year. Not sure where to start? We’ve rounded up the top resources for teachers and coaches from August 2022.

EducationSuperHighway Establishes No Home Left Offline Coalition

Education Superhighway

The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) allocated over $45 billion to states for broadband deployment through the Broadband Equity, Access, and Deployment (BEAD) and Digital Equity Act (DEA) programs.

iOS + VPN: Data leaks, misconfigurations and what comes next?

Jamf on EdTech

VPN software and the data leaks one security researcher detected have kicked off media coverage relating to Apple’s security stance and VPN software is handled in iOS.

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.