Fri.Feb 19, 2021

Inspire Kids to Pursue an IT Degree

Ask a Tech Teacher

This is such an important topic! Often kids–and parents–see tech as complicated, daunting, all-math-and-science. Kids think they’re not ‘smart’ enough and maybe, parents think that too!

4 Simple Steps to a Rock-Solid Password

EdTech Magazine

Advanced persistent threat groups continue to target K–12 schools, prompting the FBI and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) to urge all school leaders to strengthen user passwords to guard against misuses, which have grown in prevalence with distance learning in place nationwide.

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10 Ways To Help Students Become More Independent Learners

TeachThought - Learn better.

Teaching attention-to-detail as a skill is one of the (many) ways to help students become more independent in the classroom. The post 10 Ways To Help Students Become More Independent Learners appeared first on TeachThought. Teaching Self-Directed Learning

Renaissance Learning to Acquire Nearpod in Blockbuster $650M All-Cash Deal

Edsurge

With constant budget pressures, protracted sales cycles and a diffuse web of different purchasing processes, the K-12 education market is not for the faint of heart, especially for startups looking to establish themselves.

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.

A national esports effort aims to ‘change the trajectory’ for students

eSchool News

As a student, video gamer and flight instructor Hudson Davis was often bored in school. He found that many classes provided only a surface-level understanding of key topics—and he was doing a lot of self-directed learning outside of class to explore topics he was passionate about.

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Bolstering cybersecurity with Zero Trust

eSchool News

Like all other sectors, the pandemic expedited digital transformation in education. School districts and universities around the globe found themselves making years’ worth of changes rapidly, as the coronavirus shutdown resulted in a mad dash to a new, fully remote “normal.”

Outdoor preschools grow in popularity but most serve middle class white kids

The Hechinger Report

Cedar Crest, N.M. — On a frigid December morning in a snow-speckled forest clearing in New Mexico’s Sandia Mountains, a chorus of children bundled in snowsuits, hats and gloves attempted their best impressions of a bear snoring. “I I can snort like a pig!” one chimed in as the others giggled.

Burnout No More: Tips for Managing Teaching Stressors

edWeb.net

By Michele Israel. WATCH THE EDWEBINAR RECORDING. It was one of those days. The bell rang not even halfway through the creative lesson you spent weeks designing. The principal popped in for an impromptu observation. And then Maribel (that Maribel!)

As admissions season descends, warning signs appear for low-income applicants

The Hechinger Report

Aya Hamza’s academic and extracurricular record at Coral Gables Senior High School near Miami should have made her path to college relatively effortless. This story also appeared in The Washington Post. Instead, the process brought her to tears.

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.

20 Of The Best Free Science Apps For iOS

TeachThought - Learn better.

From Google Science Journal to Biomes Viewer, we've gathered the best free science apps for iOS. The post 20 Of The Best Free Science Apps For iOS appeared first on TeachThought. Technology Apps Science

Singapore’s first Applied Games & VR Specialist Programme

Playware Studios

The Metaverse is refers to the multiple immersive and interactive virtual, augmented, and mixed realities that surround us today. The Metaverse is expanding at a phenomenal rate due to the proliferation of Applied Games.

The Computer That Started It All

Kyle Pace

The Macintosh LC II. Introduced October 15, 1990 with a retail price of $2500.00! This is literally the computer that started it all for me. The very first computer that created my love for computers, technology, and helping others learn about and be more comfortable with technology.

Recruiting Teachers of Color: Why It Starts With Being Intentional About Retention

Insight Education Group

In my work in supporting districts with building teacher recruitment and retention systems across the country, I get the same question from education leaders as we begin our work together: We’re struggling to recruit teachers of color. How do we recruit more?

Develop A Feature-Rich App for Any Virtual Classroom

Building an e-learning platform? Download the solution brief to learn how you can create a customized, feature-rich, interactive classroom for an enhanced learning experience.

Is Your Startup Doing Demand Forecasting Correctly? – Let’s Understand Why Is It Vital For Supply Chain Planning – Part – 2

AsiaTechDaily

Bookmark( 0 ) Please login to bookmark. Username or Email Address. Password. Remember Me. No account yet? Register This is the part-2 of our exclusive blog on why demand forecasting is vital for your startup and how it impacts supply chain planning. Click here to read part-1.

4 Great Chromebook Apps for Sketching and Drawing

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Below is a collection of good applications students can use on Chromebooks to engage in creative tasks involving drawing, sketching, and painting. The applications are simple and easy to use. They.read more. Chromebook sketching apps

Want to write with me? I’m hiring!

The Cornerstone for Teachers

Over the next few months, I will be transitioning my website, TheCornerstoneForTeachers.com , to TruthforTeachers.com. With more than 5 million episode downloads, the Truth for Teachers podcast has become my primary method of sharing ideas, and I think the name really embodies the type of resources I want to offer.

Almost A Year Into The Pandemic, Working Moms Feel ‘Forgotten,’ Journalist Says

MindShift

The COVID-19 pandemic has left many American families without child care and in-person schooling. Those new household burdens have largely landed on the shoulders of women, says Journalist Claire Cain Miller. Miller has been working from home, reporting on how the pandemic has affected the lives of mothers, in a New York Times series called “ The Primal Scream.”

8 Reasons to Invest in a New Student Information System

If your school’s SIS has limited functions, only works on campus or breaks down more than you would like, it might time to invest in a new one.

Upcoming Potential IPO Listings In India You Should Keep An Eye On – 2021

AsiaTechDaily

Bookmark( 0 ) Please login to bookmark. Username or Email Address. Password. Remember Me. No account yet? Register The year 2021 may witness a wave of IPO listings in India of major startups.

Is Your Startup Doing Demand Forecasting Correctly? – Let’s Understand Why Is It Vital For Supply Chain Planning – Part – 1

AsiaTechDaily

Bookmark( 0 ) Please login to bookmark. Username or Email Address. Password. Remember Me. No account yet? Register Keeping the right quantity of products in stock is vital for a business. Having too little means running out untimely, causing consumers to buy elsewhere, and having too much means paying unnecessary costs for inventory management and storage. So how do you find a middle ground between these two? In the field of supply chain management, it is done by demand forecasting. .