Mon.Sep 12, 2022

How to prepare new teachers for virtual learning

eSchool News

While the pandemic accelerated the demand for virtual learning, it’s clear that online pedagogy is now an integral part of an educator’s toolbox.

Keyboarding Basics Part 1

Ask a Tech Teacher

Keyboarding is a topic that most parents want their children to learn and many schools don’t have time to teach. Of all topics on Ask a Tech Teacher, keyboarding is the most visited.

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A Simple Guide to Adopting a New Curriculum

Education Elements

As more and more high-quality instructional materials (HQIM) become available, we have noticed a tension with districts across the country between being excited about the opportunities for new, rigorous materials, and the concern about when and how to get started.

Google Docs: How to Give Emoji Feedback

Teacher Tech

Feedback is communicating and this can be done in a variety of ways. Emojis are communication and can be used for feedback in a Google Doc. Check out how to give emoji feedback in a Google Doc. The post Google Docs: How to Give Emoji Feedback appeared first on Teacher Tech.

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 Websites to Help You Find Academic Books and Journal Articles

Educators Technology

Below is a collection of some excellent academic search engines that can help you search for and find academic books and journal articles.

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The 3 pillars of meaningful learning

eSchool News

We have a saying where I work at the Van Andel Institute for Education: “We believe learning should be memorable, meaningful, and fun!” It’s a quote that I earnestly believe in, but I also recognize the challenges that come with this lofty goal.

How to Use XLOOKUP in Google Sheets

Teacher Tech

Do you have a table of student data and need to lookup the guardian name for example? In this how to use XLOOKUP in Google Sheets Alice Keeler shows you how to return values in a table based on a look up value. The post How to Use XLOOKUP in Google Sheets appeared first on Teacher Tech.

Canva Lesson Plan

techlearning

This Canva lesson plan can help educators integrate the tool into their instruction

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Free, On-demand Videos on PLtogether.org Feature Interviews with Education Leaders About Topics Ranging From Professional Development to Teacher Wellness

eSchool News

SAN FRANCISCO – The PLtogether resource site powered by Edthena now features more than 75 video interviews with education experts.

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 is Kami and How Can It Be Used to Teach? Tips & Tricks

techlearning

Kami is a digital classroom solution that makes interacting via screens more powerful

Teacher shortages are real, but not for the reason you heard

The Hechinger Report

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. Everywhere, it seems, back-to-school has been shadowed by worries of a teacher shortage. This story also appeared in AL.com and The Associated Press. The U.S. education secretary has called for investment to keep teachers from quitting.

5 grading practices teachers can use to promote equity now

The Cornerstone for Teachers

Most upper-grade teachers who implement traditional letter grading have experienced this scenario… One type student receives As, all year long. One type of student receives As and Bs, all year long. One type of students receives Cs, Ds, and Fs, all year long.

PROOF POINTS: Six puzzling questions from the disastrous NAEP results

The Hechinger Report

Suburban 9-year-olds drove the nationwide decline in reading scores during the pandemic. In math, all groups of students deteriorated. Credit: Allison Shelley for EDUimages. School started on an ominous note this year. On Sept.1, the U.S. Department of Education released disastrous test results.

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).

For Back to School, Savvas Supports Educators and Students With Innovative Solutions to Maximize Personalized Learning

eSchool News

PARAMUS, NEW JERSEY — As students return to the classroom for the new school year, Savvas Learning Company is helping educators move learning forward with engaging, easy-to-use K-12 solutions that offer data-informed instruction and adaptive technology to take personalized learning to the next level. “A

TEACHER VOICE: How the sad shadow of book banning shuts down conversations and lacerates librarians

The Hechinger Report

At the high school where I last worked, the librarian had what we all understood to be an ironic trinket sitting on her office shelf: an action figure of a librarian that made an amazing shushing action when you pushed a button, providing welcome levity.

Building a Foundation for In-Class Writing Clubs

Middle Web

Lisa Eickholdt and Patty Vitale-Reilly’s favorite student collaboration is the Writing Club – an opportunity for kids to write in authentic, engaging, and creative ways. They prepare a foundation for this work with read-alouds, feedback structures, partnering activities, and more.

Ebook Protection: Important Things You Should Know to Prevent Anyone from Copying and Selling Your eBook

Kitaboo on EdTech

The popularity of eBooks has indeed opened a plethora of new opportunities for readers and authors. As a reader, you need not always keep a heavy book with you. All you have to do is reach into your backpack, find your phone/tablet/Kindle and jump into the world of your favorite author.

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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!

227: Understanding the Pressure of Parenting and Playing Sports Today

The Thinking Stick

Our Guest: Linda Flanagan. LINDA FLANAGAN is a freelance journalist, researcher, and former cross-country and track coach.

See the Big Picture: Holistic Student Support with Data Interoperability in K-12 Schools

ED Surge

In the wake of ongoing educational challenges exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic, educators, families and communities are asking for a more holistic approach to meeting student needs.

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