Thu.Oct 27, 2022

Teaching a VR Lesson: 5 Questions to Ask


Proper planning can ensure an AR or VR lesson is a success, says immersive learning expert Jaime Donally

High School Curricula and Career Education

Ask a Tech Teacher

College enrollment among high school grads grew during the early 2010’s, leveling off about 2017 when it began to drop to a current low of about 62%, approx. 4% lower than 2019.


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What does the ‘metaverse’ mean for education?

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!

Using Mentor Texts to Integrate Teaching Goals

Middle Web

Pamela Koutrakos’ example-filled “Mentor Texts That Multitask” shows teachers how to design lessons that meet multiple instructional priorities. Sherry Liptak found it to be “a great fit for my professional bookshelf – though I think it will spend more time in my hands!”.

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.

5 tips to build community-wide support for IT transformation

eSchool News

Technology’s role has been elevated to an integral strategic function in today’s school districts. But getting everyone to understand the value of digital transformation can be challenging and test the persuasion and people skills of even the most seasoned IT leaders.

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Cybersecurity to Be Taught to K-8 students across North America for Free

eSchool News

London, ON – Cyber Legends, the fun, free game that empowers kids to learn online safety through play, today announced the launch of the Cyber Legends Gaming platform and its availability to schools across North America.

10 Reasons Why I Recommend Unique Learning System


Discover how Unique Learning System enhances teaching with differentiated activities and lessons. Blog Educational Topics Academic Best Practices Blog Post Total Solution Unique Learning System

Teacher shortages remain a top problem–here’s how to fix them

eSchool News

With no end in sight to this teacher crisis, some districts across the country are filling instructional gaps utilizing non-traditional teaching and learning models.

4 Ways Unique Learning System Helps You Write Successful IEPs


See how Unique Learning System supports writing quality IEPs with robust PLAAFPs and clear goals. Blog IEP Blog Post IEP Educator Polaris Total Solution Unique Learning System

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.

A Better Way to Accelerate Learning: Why we Created the Assessment Support Tool

MIND Research Institute

Student math achievement has declined since the outset of the pandemic. Plummeting math scores reflect the alarming impacts presented by Covid-19, nearly erasing all the academic progress made in the past few decades.

Slidesmania and Choice Boards

Teacher Tech

SlidesMania and Choice Boards are easy when you use Hyperlink Slides Choice Board. This Add-on by Alice Keeler makes it fast to create the choice board. The post Slidesmania and Choice Boards appeared first on Teacher Tech. Add-Ons Google Slides

Riverside Insights Continues to Lead Innovation in Assessments for English Learners

eSchool News

ITASCA, Ill. Riverside Insights ®, a leading developer of research-based assessments and analytics, today announced the launch of the Battelle Developmental Inventory, Third Edition (BDI-3) in Spanish.

School Districts Are Being Held For Ransom Over Data. Are Solutions On The Way?

ED Surge

It’s no secret that the education system is struggling to adapt to the new digital risks that come with its rushed switch to digital forced by the pandemic. But it’s something that lawmakers are only beginning to wake up to.

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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).

Tools to Challenge Gifted and Advanced Learners

Middle Web

Tamra Stambaugh and Emily Mofield go beyond the usual guidance on differentiation for gifted and advanced learners, providing teachers with useful graphic organizers, project ideas, and sample complex questions in multiple K-12 content areas, writes NBCT Kim Rensch.

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How to talk with your administration about alternative grading

Robert Talbert, Ph.D.

This article first appeared at Grading For Growth. It's been edited for this blog. What do you do if, having started alternative grading in your classes, you get pushback — but not from students?

Animoto for teacher creations

Kathy Schrock

Animoto , the online video creation software app for desktop and iOS, has been around for a long time. And so have I! I made my first video with a free account at Animoto, using my iPhone 3GS, on August 3, 2009.

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In the battle over reading instruction, a U.S. president faces off against influential authors

The Hechinger Report

This podcast, Sold a Story, was produced by APM Reports and reprinted with permission. There’s an idea about how children learn to read that’s held sway in schools for more than a generation – even though it was proven wrong by cognitive scientists decades ago.

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!

Proponents of Competency-Based Education Push to Spur Adoption — Amid Challenges

ED Surge

AMELIA ISLAND, FLA. — For decades, advocates of competency-based education have been arguing that colleges should award credits based on assessing what students know rather than how many hours they’ve spent in class.

Infographic: Activating Prior Knowledge


See practical ideas for activating student background knowledge to strengthen comprehension. Blog Infographic Academic Best Practices Blog Post Total Solution Unique Learning System