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Learn to use books to foster critical thinking

eSchool News

While I’m a far cry from a Newbery, once a year, I’ve gotten into the habit of writing a picture book for my nephew Knox. My goal is to keep the eight-year-old excited about reading, because what little boy doesn’t want to read a book about himself?

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Teacher-Authors: What’s Happening on my Writer’s Blog

Ask a Tech Teacher

A lot of teacher-authors read my WordDreams blog. In this monthly column, I share the most popular post from the past month on my writer’s blog, WordDreams : . Tech Tips for Writers is an occasional post on overcoming Tech Dread.


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New Practitioner Advisory Board to Consider AI in the Classroom

Digital Promise

Through an educator-industry partnership between Digital Promise and Merlyn Mind, seven practitioners have the opportunity to share feedback on cutting edge technology and engage in critical conversations on the broader use of artificial intelligence (AI) in the classroom.

Thank You Nintendo: Lessons learned that can help your strategic planning initiatives stick

Education Elements

As a product of the 90s I spent my late elementary school years like many of my contemporaries: playing Super Nintendo. I grew up with a large group of cousins and whenever we got together we approached video games as a group project.

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.

Chaula Gupta Joins Digital Promise as Vice President and Chief Program Officer

Digital Promise

Digital Promise announced today that Chaula Gupta has been named the organization’s Vice President and Chief Program Officer.

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The Most Important Things Students Learn At School

TeachThought - Learn better.

From sources of motivation to self-image, the most important things students learn at school aren't always what you expect. The post The Most Important Things Students Learn At School appeared first on TeachThought. Teaching

5 Highly-Rated Self-Care Books for Educators

EdNews Daily

By Chelsea Buchanan According to a 2021 State of the U.S. Teacher Survey, more than 75 percent of teachers reported frequent job-related stress. Educators have always experienced stress in their profession, but the pandemic has been a significant factor in increased teacher stress.

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Listen Without Guilt: Audiobooks Offer Similar Comprehension As Reading


Kids and adults learned a similar amount if they read text or had it read to them, according to new research

Preventing Youth Suicide

EdNews Daily

By Franklin Schargel Although the national suicide rate declined in 2020, (NY Times, September 10, 2021,) the suicide rate for the nation’s youth increased dramatically. Youth suicide (ages 10-24) increased nearly 60 percent between 2007 and 2018.

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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.

45 Next Generation Learning Tools That Kids Will Love

Educational Technology Guy

45 Next Generation Learning Tools That Kids Will Love This is a great resource I just found out about. It has 45 great resources for teachers to use with their students. There’s a wide range of tools designed to support curriculum and help teachers and students achieve their goals.

Forward to Normalcy

EdNews Daily

By Charles Sosnik It was a little more than 100 years ago when candidate Warren G. Harding entered the 1920 presidential campaign with his slogan, “Return to Normalcy.” It evoked visions of a simpler time, before World War One, the Red Scare and the Spanish Flu.

Best Online Grammar Learning Websites

Educators Technology

Update in March 2022 Grammar is a fundamental pillar in language learning. A strong grasp of grammar usually translates into better written and verbal communication. Whether it is learning more. grammar learning websites

Video: Hybrid Logistics Briefing

EdNews Daily

Perhaps the biggest thing in education right now is the acceptance and use of the hybrid logistics model of learning.

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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).

Best Deaf Awareness Lessons & Activities


The following free deaf history and awareness lessons and activities highlight the accomplishments of deaf people in the arts, education, sports, law, science, and music

Watch & Learn: Stepping Up to Lead IT

EdTech Magazine

Before taking IT positions in their districts, David Chan and Daniel Stitzel taught in the classroom for years. They share how their background as educators has helped them succeed in their current, technology-focused roles.

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How the COVID crisis caused K-12 to rethink testing

eSchool News

The pandemic reignited the debate over shifting away from high-stakes testing to a more balanced assessment approach that’s part of the regular instructional cycle.

OPINION: The pandemic will leave the next generation of Black tech talent behind

The Hechinger Report

For more than a year, news headlines have chronicled a staggering drop in student test scores, particularly in math. The pattern has been consistent across states. In Massachusetts, 37,000 more kids need substantial academic support in math this year, compared to pre-pandemic times.

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!

What is Educreations and How Can It Be Used for Teaching? Tips and Tricks


Educreations is an iPad app that makes video teaching creation and sharing super simple

PROOF POINTS: $1.5 billion in recovery funds go to afterschool

The Hechinger Report

Based on the spending patterns of more than 3,000 school districts , U.S. schools are on track to spend more than $1.5

Taking Districts’ Technology Integration to the Next Level

Blog post by Robert Low based on this edWebinar.

A Teacher’s Journey: ‘Student, Grade Thyself’


For much of her career, middle level teacher Stephanie Farley felt confounded when students “told me they didn’t understand where their grades came from.” Then her principal set her on a path of discovery that’s led to competency based learning and students eagerly self-grading. The post A Teacher’s Journey: ‘Student, Grade Thyself’ first appeared on MiddleWeb. Articles Grading grading grading writing self-assessment Stephanie Farley student assessment writing

Keeping Students Safe and Productive on Devices

Speaker: Aaron Webb, Jamf

In our webinar, we’ll explore the full range of Jamf education products to protect students, including quick and easy tools for IT admins, powerful apps for teachers to ensure student safety anywhere, and parental engagement tools.

To Close the Educational Equity Gap, Teachers Have to Understand Their Position of Power

ED Surge

They can’t read Shakespeare —a teacher told me when they found out I was starting a unit on William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet with my ninth-grade students— do you even know them?

First Day Back to School Activities: First Day Back Stations

Cool Cat Teacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. You can have the first day back to school activities any day of the year. We all need classroom management tips and first-day back stations are one of those you can use any time of the year.

Why This Small New York District Is Rethinking Its Approach to Edtech Procurement

ED Surge

On a Native American reservation in the southwest corner of New York state sits Salamanca City Central School District.

Coaching with Empathy: How Building Relationships Enhance Player Performance

Mindspark Learning

by Sarah Call. I believe that being a coach or a part of a team is one of the most rewarding things a person can do.

The Best Ways to Use Managed Apple IDs at Your School

Speaker: Aaron Webb, Jamf

In our webinar, How to Best Use Managed Apple IDs at Your School, hear the real-world experience of Steven Palomo, IT Director at Beverly Public Schools, regarding how he successfully managed his entire tech stack.

The Most Important Things Students Learn At School

TeachThought - Learn better.

The Things That Linger After They’ve Forgotten Everything You Taught by Terry Heick Learning has little to do with content. … The Most Important Things Students Learn At School Read More. The post The Most Important Things Students Learn At School appeared first on TeachThought. Teachin

How to Change Default Font in Google Slides

Shake Up Learning

The post How to Change Default Font in Google Slides appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Did you know that you can customize the font in your Google Slides theme, so you don’t have to change the font on every slide? Customize your themes for your Google projects with your favorite fonts.

What is it like to intern at EducationSuperHighway?

Education Superhighway

Q: How did you find EducationSuperHighway? Why is our mission important to you? I first connected to EducationSuperHighway through my mentor, who has supported me in exploring the education space and familiarizing myself with different career paths.