Mon.Apr 12, 2021

Tips for incentivizing your teachers team while working remotely

Ask a Tech Teacher

This is a how-to article from an Ask a Tech Teacher contributor describing clever ways to make remote teaching work. A recommended read if your remote program isn’t working as you’d hoped: Tips for incentivizing your teachers team while working remotely.

Navigating a Year of Distance Learning as an Instructional Coach

Digital Promise

After a year of 100 percent remote learning, an affirmation I practice with my teachers is: “We are still here in this work for our students and community.” Some days it feels like we’re trudging through, but we take time to celebrate the bright spots and hold space for each other.

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Why Jo Boaler Believes This Math Curriculum Is the Key to Promoting Growth Mindset

Edsurge

When Dr. Jo Boaler started her teaching career in inner-city London—in a culturally diverse school population with roughly 250 different languages spoken—she was tasked with teaching math to students assigned to the bottom track.

How AI is revolutionizing education

eSchool News

Artificial intelligence will accelerate the evolution of teaching and learning. Overall, AI should allow students to get personalized instruction and teachers to have more free time to prepare classes and update their information.

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 Do You Teach in a Pandemic? Focus on Core Values

Edsurge

For many years, I listened regularly to the This I Believe podcast, which showcased people from all walks of life sharing the core values that guide their daily lives. Though it has been off the air for quite some time, I still think back to these stories and their poignant reflections.

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Colleges now produce fewer Black graduates in math and engineering

The Hechinger Report

A junior who is studying bioengineering, Amida Koroma has been a fixture on the dean’s list at the University of Maryland. Yet Koroma, who is Black, said she feels as if many of her white peers dismiss her as less capable.

K-12 education needs a cybersecurity overhaul

eSchool News

The 2019-2020 school year faced unprecedented challenges with the abrupt shift to remote learning brought about by the pandemic. But while schools struggled to adapt to these changes, there was another troubling trend on the rise: a surge in cybersecurity attacks.

OPINION: Let’s change our approach to traditionally overlooked students

The Hechinger Report

Understandably, reports indicating that higher education is heading toward a looming enrollment cliff have university administrators nervous.

Trust the Process: How to Choose and Use Edtech That Actually Works

Edsurge

We’ve all read the news over the past year, and it’s no longer a surprise that many schools around the country were woefully unprepared for COVID-19. According to one recent survey , nine in 10 educators expect technology to play an increased role in the coming years.

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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.

5 Ways to Teach Public Speaking to Kids

EmergingEdTech

Public speaking is a powerful skills, yet young students (and even older ones) are often rather fearful of it. In fact, it remains a common fear well into adulthood for many people. Some kids are. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post. Thanks (and thanks for subscribing

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How Covid Is Improving My Teaching Practice

MiddleWeb

With her students facing so many pandemic challenges, Michelle Russell decided to say ‘yes’ to as many requests as possible, whether it was late papers, school supplies, or a quick review minutes before a test. Here's what she’s discovered about the value of answering YES.

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@VictoriaTheTech’s #1Favorite Microsoft Course!

Teacher Tech

Guest Post by Victoria Thompson Victoria’s Favorite Microsoft Educator Center Courses – #1: Creating Classroom Communities Using Social and Emotional Practices Okay, so technically I am cheating a bit–this is a learning path (a set of courses) instead of just one course.

Easier Grading with This Google Docs Feature

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Google Docs has this excellent feature called 'Compare Document' which allows users to compare documents with a single click. As a teacher, you can use this feature to "to compare essays and track.read more

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.

CNN New Day Weekend: Evan Marwell Interview

Education Superhighway

The pandemic has made it clear that without home broadband, American’s are shut out of economic security and opportunity.

Immersive Reader- Microsoft's Tool for Students with Vision Problems

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Immersive Reader is an excellent learning tool from Microsoft that helps students of all ages and skills develop their reading. Immersive Reader provides a wide variety of features to enhance.read more

29 Best Reading Bulletin Board Ideas To Encourage Students

Fractus Learning

Lost in an engaging book’s pages is one of the most incredible experiences for young to old. Classroom reading bulletin boards and library book displays are excellent resources teachers can use to encourage kids to start reading.

Buncee Update: Select Classes to Sync from Microsoft 365

Buncee

Attention Buncee for Schools and Districts users: Syncing your classes to Buncee from Microsoft 365 is now easier than ever! At Buncee, we want to give educators the power to personalize their virtual classroom, so you now have the option to choose which classes to sync from Microsoft 365!

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.

Preschool Bulletin Board Ideas To Encourage in 2021-2022

Fractus Learning

Preschool bulletin board ideas can inspire, engage, and create a happy atmosphere in the class. Toddlers are curious and cheerful, and a charming design will draw their attention, and they will want to participate.

Circly

Technology Tidbits

*Circly recently created some templates that are ideal for education. For example, the image above shows a template on what student's will be doing when they are finished w/ school.

Biteable

Technology Tidbits

Biteable is an excellent site for creating stunning presentations/slideshows. All a user has to do is select a template (or create one from scratch), select a color scheme, and add audio to create a beautiful product.

Pedagogue

Technology Tidbits

Pedagogue is a excellent new social network for educators that makes it easy to collaborate w/ others and find educational resources. Also, Pedagogue is a great place to share a wide variety of resources such as: images, lesson plans, web sites, learning tools, templates, etc etc.

Wireless Projecting with Google Meet

Wireless projecting using Google Meet to replace the Google Cast for Education extension!