Wed.Aug 10, 2022

4 tips to bring the real world into your classroom

eSchool News

Too often, the focus of education is not the actual use of knowledge and material but rather a memorize and repeat model. It is an archaic formula that stems from a time when students were required to simply sit and listen–and it is poor preparation for the modern world.

Amazing Benefits of Taking a Short Course

Ask a Tech Teacher

Too often, we think ‘taking a class’ requires a commitment of weeks–or months–to master the topic.

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How higher education lost its shine

The Hechinger Report

LA VERGNE, Tenn. — As the football and girls’ soccer teams sweated through summer practice on the athletics fields at LaVergne High School, a small group of adult advisers inside shared tales of their own ordeals. This story also appeared in NBC News.

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How to Export Your Google Classroom Rubrics

Teacher Tech

How to export your google classroom rubrics by Alice Keeler. Expert on Classroom and Google Sheets, Alice shows you how to export and share your rubrics from Google Classroom. The post How to Export Your Google Classroom Rubrics appeared first on Teacher Tech.

Building the Foundation for a Modern K-12 Classroom

K-12 looks different these days. But one thing remains the same: you need a reliable learning platform that serves as the foundation for teaching and learning––for all students, in a variety of learning experiences.

SchoolStatus Names New Chief Revenue Officer and Expands Sales Team to Build on its Continued Growth

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12 Questions To Ask Your Students On The First Day Of School

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Here are 12 questions to ask students on the first day of school, including: "What do you need from me to be successful this year?". The post 12 Questions To Ask Your Students On The First Day Of School appeared first on TeachThought. Teaching Whole Child

ParentSquare Partners with MyVRSpot to Enhance Video Messaging to K-12 School-Home Engagement Platform

eSchool News

SANTA BARBARA, CALIF. 10, 2022 —In a 2022 national survey about the future of school-home communications, school and district leaders said they would like to add more videos to improve communication with families.

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6 Messages Every Student Should Hear On The First Day Of School

TeachThought - Learn better.

6 Messages Every Student Should Hear On The First Day Of School by Terry Heick & Jackie Gerstein For specific training and professional … 6 Messages Every Student Should Hear On The First Day Of School Read More.

New research shows slight rebound in post-pandemic learning

eSchool News

NWEA , a nonprofit, research and educational services organization serving K-12 students, has released new research highlighting the latest data on achievement during the pandemic. Key findings from this third school year impacted by COVID-19 suggest early signs of rebounding offering some hope.

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 Yellowdig and How Can it Be Used to Teach? Tips & Tricks

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Yellowdig is a social higher ed work and grading system that works with an existing LMS

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Slooh Partners with TransAstra to Add to its Network of Student-Controlled Telescopes – This Time in Space

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Nearpod Lesson Plan

techlearning

A Nearpod lesson plan designed to help educators implement the digital tool into their instruction

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Student from New Jersey Receives Award for STEAM Sustainability Innovation from Stanley Black & Decker and Discovery Education

eSchool News

Silver Spring, Md. Wednesday, August 10, 2022) – Stanley Black & Decker and Discovery Education today recognized a New Jersey student as the winner of the 2022 Trade Champions Challenge.

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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!

Meetings, Transformed: Ensuring All Voices are Heard f/t @LucidSoftware @Lucid4Edu @PearDeck @Loom #edtech #leadership #suptchat #cpchat #leadlap #meetings

techieMusings

You’ve heard me talk about the flipped classroom at length and embracing edtech to provide a platform for every learner to contribute their ideas in a format that best fits them. I recently had a chance to give a talk geared to education leaders and coaches.

School System, County, and Police Partner on New Modernized Bus Initiative to Enhance Student Safety in Anne Arundel County

eSchool News

Anne Arundel County, MD, Aug. 10, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Every day in Maryland, thousands of drivers fail to stop for school buses and put the lives of children at risk.

How to Customize Fonts and Formatting in Google Forms

Shake Up Learning

The post How to Customize Fonts and Formatting in Google Forms appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Font snobs unite! We can now change the fonts and font size in our Google Forms!

How to Choose the Best Online Learning Platform?

Kitaboo on EdTech

Learning is the single most important thing you can do to give yourself a mental boost. By learning something new, you can upskill yourself and improve your confidence. Learning is perhaps one of the few things that come with zero disadvantages.

6 Tips for EdTech Evaluation by Adult Learning Institutions

Many continuing adult education institutions have turned to technology used by higher ed with the following benefits: elevates teaching and learning, scales to address changes in staffing, enrollment and budget, and protects student and institutional data.

Illuminate Education Removed From Ed-Tech Privacy Pact Following Data Breach

Marketplace K-12

A prominent ed-tech company has been delisted from the Student Privacy Pledge, following a breach that affected a pair of the nation's largest school systems. The post Illuminate Education Removed From Ed-Tech Privacy Pact Following Data Breach appeared first on Market Brief.

What is threat hunting?

Jamf on EdTech

The ever-evolving landscape of technology demands a keen eye to keep security vulnerabilities in your sights. How can you ensure that your assets are protected from known threats, bad actors or future attacks waiting to pounce? Enter threat hunting