Tue.Apr 13, 2021

Podcast pedagogy: Leveraging audio programs for learning

Neo LMS

It was probably over ten years ago when our after-school multi-media club began creating podcasts for our school using GarageBand on our MacBook Pro.

The newest threat to health equity: digital access

The Christensen Institute

Over the last several months, we’ve explored the importance of addressing the social determinants of health in order to advance health equity.

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5 tools to amplify student voice

eSchool News

As we prepare students for college, career, and life, it’s vital that we foster skills that will ensure students are successful. As educators, we’ve heard about the importance of the “21st century 4 C’s” to our students’ future success.

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Want to remake assessment? Think disruptively.

The Christensen Institute

The K–12 world is in the midst of another heated debate over testing. Last spring, states were given a reprieve from implementing federally-mandated standardized tests due to COVID.

The SaaS Guide to Conversion Rate Optimization

Every SaaS business has a strategic responsibility to improve Conversion Rate Optimization across their product or site. Learn 7 detailed steps to infuse data into your process, surface customer drop-off points, and generate ideas to drive conversion.

How A Single Platform Enables Successful Co-Teaching and Engagement in Remote Learning

Edsurge

Over the course of three years working together, Ohio teacher Heather Nesler and her co-teacher perfected a smoothly choreographed approach to co-teaching inclusive eighth-grade math classes. Their strategy—which included using Pear Deck’s platform —was supportive and engaging.

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What If Students Didn’t Have to Leave Community Colleges to Earn Bachelor’s Degrees?

Edsurge

Set a few miles from the sea and surrounded by swampy state parks, Indian River Community College was for years a lone outpost of higher education on Florida’s Treasure Coast.

OPINION: New research shows that ninth grade matters more than ever

The Hechinger Report

Most of the next class of ninth graders spent half of their middle school lives in an altered educational environment. And, as a result of the pandemic, many tenth and eleventh graders will need extra support to graduate on time.

Gamification: Badge Game Template

Teacher Tech

Free Gamification template for students to have choice and level up. The post Gamification: Badge Game Template appeared first on Teacher Tech. Advanced Gamification Google Sheets gamification

Q&A: Felisa Ford on ‘Good Trouble: Lessons in Social Justice’ for Minecraft Education

EdTech Magazine

Minecraft: Education Edition’s “Good Trouble: Lessons in Social Justice” brings the discussion of equality to students by introducing them to the late U.S. Congressman John Lewis.

SplashLearn Makes Learning Fun and Creates Fearless Learners

Loved by more than 30 million kids, SplashLearn is a game-based learning program that creates engaging learning experiences to nurture a generation of fearless learners. SplashLearn is the fastest growing elementary school math program in the US, used by more than 440,000 teachers in about 77,000 schools across the United States.

What the Odd History of ‘Pulling Yourself Up By Your Bootstraps’ Says About Education Equity

Edsurge

There’s a phrase that’s used a lot when talking about the American Dream, a phrase that captures this idea that anyone can rise up and make their own fortune: “Pulling yourself up by your bootstraps.” And it turns out, the idiom has a precise—and surprising—origin story.

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Professional development should remain a pandemic priority

eSchool News

For Diane Lauer, Assistant Superintendent of Priority Programs and Academic Support at St. Vrain Valley Schools in Colorado, COVID couldn’t stop teacher training. In fact, her work became that much more important.

Must-Have Google Skills for Teachers (Part 3 – Google Drive) – SULS0105

Shake Up Learning

The post Must-Have Google Skills for Teachers (Part 3 – Google Drive) – SULS0105 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. In this episode, I’m sharing the must-have Google Drive skills for teachers. Google Drive is much more than just cloud storage.

Developing Data-Driven Equity Practices and Partnerships

edWeb.net

By Robert Low. WATCH THE EDWEBINAR RECORDING. LISTEN TO THE PODCAST.

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The Ultimate Guide to Conversion Rate Optimization

Every business has a strategic responsibility to improve Conversion Rate Optimization across their product or site. Learn 7 detailed steps to infuse data into your process, surface customer drop-off points, and generate ideas to drive conversion.

EdTech Tools for Inclusive Classrooms

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

One of the key strengths of learning technologies and more specifically assistive technologies is that they help students with disabilities tap into their full potential and provide inclusive.read more

From Learning Loss to Unfinished Learning: Resources for Changing the Conversation

MIND Research Institute

COVID-19 intensified some long-standing problems with math education, educational inequity, and society’s poor relationship with math. Researchers predicted that math learning would be heavily impacted by COVID-related school closures, and that is proving to be true so far this school year.

How to Lighten Your Google Classroom Banner Image

EdTechTeam

One of our most popular blog posts to date is, “How to Create a Custom Theme in Google Classroom,” and it’s no secret why, especially now with all of the virtual learning happening. Teachers work tirelessly to create engaging and unique content online for their students.

How To Write School Newsletters Parents Actually Read

Hubbli

School newsletters remain the most common tool that administrators use to keep parents up to date.

5 Costly Inventory Management Mistakes Schools Should Avoid

If your school is like most, inventory and/or asset management plays a critical role in daily operations.

Here Is How to Easily Generate Citations and Bibliographies Using Google Docs

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Google Docs has a cool feature called Citations which allows you to easily add citations and generate bibliographies for your documents. Students can use Docs citation to add in-text references in.read more

Recognizing Our Own Strengths and the Gifts of Others

The Principal of Change

As I write this, it is my birthday (April 12), and I was thinking about something that I heard while working out this morning. . I thought a lot about this quote. On the one hand, it seems sad because it feels to be true somedays.