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Top 10 Hits and Misses for 2021

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Since we at Ask a Tech Teacher started this blog thirteen years ago, we’ve had almost 5.6 million views from visitors, about 10,000 followers who have read some or all of our 2,731 articles on integrating technology into the classroom.

The best books I read in 2021

Dangerously Irrelevant

I read some great (and not so great) books in 2021! Here are my top few (and why)… My top book for 2021 is Difference Making at the Heart of Learning , by Tom Vander Ark & Emily Liebtag.

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Why we could soon lose even more Black Teachers

The Hechinger Report

NEW ORLEANS—Before the 2020-21 school year, Christa Talbott, a 20-year veteran of New Orleans schools, had never considered leaving the profession she loved this early. This story also appeared in Time.

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Put your outside helpers to work

Dangerously Irrelevant

This fall I started working with the Mattoon (Illinois) Community Schools. They are doing some really important transformational work for such a small district, including significant investments in.

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.

How to plan for a future of education where disruption is the norm

The Hechinger Report

Editor’s note: This story led off this week’s Future of Learning newsletter, which is delivered free to subscribers’ inboxes every other Wednesday with trends and top stories about education innovation. Subscribe today! When will this pandemic end?

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Fun Ways to Support Multilingual Learners

MiddleWeb

Bouncing off a family session of Scattergories gone wrong, Curtis Chandler considers how to tap into multilingual learners’ interest in games and competition – including challenging tasks – by offering opportunities to play with and practice new skills in collaborative settings.

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Redesigning education for post-pandemic success

eSchool News

( Editor’s note : This article is the first in a three-part series about how school systems can build on the progress and leverage the investments they’ve made in technology during the pandemic to achieve true digital transformation.

The 40 Best Classroom Management Apps & Tools

TeachThought - Learn better.

We've compiled a list of the 40 best classroom management apps and tools, recommended by experienced teachers. The post The 40 Best Classroom Management Apps & Tools appeared first on TeachThought. Technology Apps Classroom Management Tools

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3 tips for maximizing the impact of professional learning

eSchool News

It’s one thing to attend a professional learning or instructional coaching session—but taking what you’ve learned and putting it into action is another. Most often, it’s the experiences built upon collaboration, reflection, and active change that make the biggest difference.

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.

STUDENT VOICE: My college helped saved me so I can get a job saving others

The Hechinger Report

Last January, a gold SUV drove through the front of a Houston grocery store , injuring eight people. In a fortunate coincidence, I happened to be in the building next door. Bystanders noticed I was wearing scrubs and alerted me to a woman in need.

You are okay exactly as you are…and you have more power than you might think.

The Cornerstone for Teachers

This article is written by Truth for Teachers writer Dan Tricarico. I remember the day I was sitting at my desk in my classroom, my head in my hands. One of our vice principals was sitting opposite me in one of my student desks, and she asked what was wrong. “I’m

Review: Logitech MX Anywhere 3 Mouse Enhances Productivity on the Go

EdTech Magazine

According to Logitech, users are 50 percent more productive with a mouse than with a touchpad. A likely reason for this is speed: The company noted that mouse users are often 30 percent faster than touchpad users, based on bits per second for average movement time.

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Scenes From Campus Life During the ‘Delta Semester’

ED Surge

Last semester has been described as a kind of limbo—with fewer COVID health restrictions and more in-person classes and activities, but under the cloud of a stubborn pandemic. What was it like to be on a college campus as the Delta variant surged?

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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).

What teachers need to hear

The Cornerstone for Teachers

This article is written by Truth for Teachers writer Dan Tricarico. I remember the day I was sitting at my desk in my classroom, my head in my hands. One of our vice principals was sitting opposite me in one of my student desks, and she asked what was wrong. “I’m

Top EdSurge Higher Education Stories of 2021

ED Surge

The year 2021 pushed us all to learn new lessons in unexpected ways, from deciphering public health statistics about vaccines and masks to refreshing our memory for the Greek alphabet thanks to emerging COVID-19 variants.

K-12 Dealmaking: Blackbaud Acquires Everfi for $750M; Skillsoft Reaches Deal for Codecademy

Marketplace K-12

Major cloud software provider Blackbaud has acquired Everfi, a provider of tech-based social impact products that has a big presence in K-12 schools. The post K-12 Dealmaking: Blackbaud Acquires Everfi for $750M; Skillsoft Reaches Deal for Codecademy appeared first on Market Brief.