Tue.Jun 21, 2022

Is it Time for a Social Media Awareness Class?

Ask a Tech Teacher

Christian Miraglia, Ask a Tech Teacher contributor, has some great ideas on teaching kids about Social Media Awareness: Over the last decade, there has been pressure in the K-12 learning environment to create classes that address everything from managing your money to various efforts to address cultural inequalities.

How to support your students’ executive functioning skills with the help of your LMS


Academic achievement is the final goal of a student’s educational journey. However, to reach optimal results, students need several skills such as critical thinking, planning, self-monitoring, and problem-solving that they develop throughout their educational process.

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Guided Practice: Building the muscle of civil discourse in the classroom

Education Elements

If you lead a district, school, or department, or if you are a teacher yourself, then you may have seen that civil discourse that relies on evidence is increasingly under attack. We might experience this, at times locally in our Board meetings, and nationally in the broader conversation.

3 Strategies to Increase Resiliency in English Learners

EdNews Daily

By Yessica Esmeralda O’Connor The number of English learners (ELs) is expanding nationally, currently averaging 10 percent of the student population (varying significantly by state, with CA at 19 percent and TX at 18 percent).

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.

Best Math Websites for Teachers and Students

Educators Technology

The list below features a collection of some of the best math websites for teachers and students. I have been constantly updating the list to keep the resources fresh and relevant. The initial.read more. math resources Math websites

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An MD Turned High School Teacher’s Prescription to Improve School Mental Health


Teachers can make their lives easier and help students with their mental health by reframing their teaching and looking to healthcare for inspiration, says Dr. Christopher Jenson


Educators are turning yoga into a vehicle for school and community change

eSchool News

After a tumultuous few years teaching during a pandemic, some educators are embarking on a unique approach to social and emotional learning (SEL) training this summer: They’re pursuing a virtual wellness, SEL, and yoga training course.

5 Points To Get Across in a Teaching Interview (And more interview resources)

The Principal of Change

I have received several emails in the past month asking for resources on interviews as many educators are going through that process. Below, I have shared a post originally written in 2018 that encourages people getting interviewed to try and steer the process to their benefit.

Future techniques for schools to use today

eSchool News

In this episode of Innovations in Education , hosted by Kevin Hogan: • What’s so great about online teaching? • Why “offline” digital learning is critical to impact children worldwide • Tips, Tools and Solutions for Safe, Accessible, and Easy to Manage IT.

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.

CoSN Awards Data Security Honor to Texas K–12 District

EdTech Magazine

The Consortium for School Networking announced last month that Goose Creek Consolidated Independent School District in Texas has earned the Trusted Learning Environment Seal.

Tips from a Teacher on Giving Students a Voice | Featured on @McGrawHillK12


Thanks to McGraw Hill PreK-12 for the opportunity to share some of my tips for ensuring that even the quietest students have a voice in the classroom. I’d love to hear strategies you are using to make sure every idea & voice in your classroom is heard. Comment here or tweet me @buddyxo

The Benefits of a Google Workspace for Education Audit

EdTech Magazine

The digital landscape is constantly changing, but a domain audit can help schools make sure they have the most up-to-date security precautions and settings in place. The Google Workspace for Education audits look at every part of a district’s Google domain and services.

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Using AI to Help Emergent Bilinguals Learn English


Watch the Recording. Beginning in a new school, grade, or classroom can be a daunting prospect for any student. However, when English isn’t a student’s first language, the barrier to adaptation is especially challenging.

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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).

Help Students Discover Their Writer’s Mindset


Chris Hall wasn’t satisfied with the way he taught revision in MS writing workshop. After much reflection he's concluded that the best revision takes place in the mind of the writer during the writing process – not after it’s done. Six mindset ‘stances’ help students learn this skill. The post Help Students Discover Their Writer’s Mindset first appeared on MiddleWeb. Articles Writing Chris Hall literacy teaching writing writing writing process writing revision writing workshop

Higher Ed Is Investing in Student Success Tech. Is It a ‘New Golden Age’ or Just Vague Talk?

ED Surge

Can Technology Transform Colleges—Or Do They Have A Responsibility To Take The Lead? As higher ed looks to move into the post-coronavirus world, the sector has found itself having to adapt.

How to Overcome Teacher Burnout – SULS0163

Shake Up Learning

The post How to Overcome Teacher Burnout – SULS0163 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Feeling burnout? In this episode, Kasey chats with Amber Harper from the Burned-In Teacher podcast.

Competitive Coders Are the Future of Esports and the Rising Stars of Computer Science

ED Surge

The exponential growth of esports is undeniable. Projections for 2022 show revenue set to eclipse $1.38 billion and the global esports enthusiast audience expected to reach 262 million.

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!

Civics in Digital Life: Lesson Plans for Grades 8-12

Graphite Blog

As the first true group of digital natives, Gen Z has regularly experienced both the challenges and opportunities that media and technology present. They're a unique generation, eager to defy the status quo to drive societal change.

How the ‘Computer Science for All’ Movement Fits In Broader History of Social-Justice Battles

ED Surge

The stakes are high when it comes to equity in computer science education and in the broader tech industry.

Privacy for Education Users

Jamf on EdTech

Protecting student data and privacy can mean many things for learning in classrooms and at home. Students and teachers often ask what MDM solutions can see, worrying it interferes with their privacy.

OPINION: Why Florida’s ban on textbooks is just another scare tactic

The Hechinger Report

When Florida schools begin their 2022-23 school year, teachers will have lost 41 percent of their available math textbooks.

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.

Battling the Aversion to Deeper Learning


KEY STRATEGIES: DEEPER LEARNING IN EDUCATION. Guest Blogger | Jessica Allen, Teacher of Mathematics in Puebla, Mexico. My optimism says that in 40 years my students will thank me.

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