Tue.Nov 23, 2021

Why building school-community partnerships is the way forward


Collaboration in schools is essential and a big component of learning. At the same time, when we think about collaboration, we mainly refer to student-student collaboration, teachers collaborating among themselves, or even whole school collaboration for different projects.

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How to create media-rich, interactive maps for deeper learning

Ditch That Textbook

Google MyMaps lets students create maps with custom-pinned location. The magic, though, is in what you put in those pins. If we want to use technology in the classroom, we can’t just do the same kind of learning we did before it. Technology should improve the learning. Kick the lesson up a notch.

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20 Creative Writing Activities for Elementary Students


Did you know that November is National Novel Writing Month? While your young learners are probably not ready to write an entire book, this month is a great time to practice creative writing skills with your students.

New survey suggests teachers’ roles post-lockdown are unsustainable. Should expectations of schooling change?

The Christensen Institute

Schools are back in-person, but that doesn’t mean things are back to normal, according to our latest survey of 684 teachers.

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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.

What Does the Future of Content Filtering Look Like for K–12 Education?

EdTech Magazine

All K–12 school districts have some variation of content filtering in place. They have to, to comply with the Children’s Internet Protection Act.

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Artificial Intelligence in Schools Demands Real-World Responsibility


In this day and age, almost every aspect of our lives is influenced in some way by artificial intelligence. AI powers everything from which video plays next when you’re watching YouTube to whether your job application is accepted or your insurance claim is approved.

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Why unstructured free play is a key remedy to bullying

eSchool News

October was National Bullying Prevention Month , and in my decade of teaching in high-poverty public elementary schools, I’ve seen strategy after strategy and initiative after initiative implemented to decrease bullying.

How to Install a New School Intercom System


Selecting and installing a new school intercom system now goes beyond simply replacing outdated equipment

Leveraging digital testing to build student confidence

eSchool News

Year after year and in study after study, we see the same thing: Confident students are better students. But, as one student pointed out in a 2019 survey , that confidence is easily shaken.

White Paper: Enabling digital creativity with Augmented Reality in K12 education

We have conducted 2 research projects on teaching with AR. This research has been conducted with the UiO and the UiS. The resulting white paper is an in-depth look at the state of creative learning through the use of 3D modeling and exploration in AR.

A Librarian's Death Left Her Life's Work in Limbo. Here's How It Found a New Home


How do you put a price on a free resource that serves low-income students? And how do you create a business model to keep that database going while protecting the privacy of the students who rely on it?

Presentation: @Wacom Connected Ink | Save Time & Give Effective #Feedback Using @KamiApp #edtech


I had a chance to present at Wacom Connected Ink to talk about how I pair my Wacom One tablet with Kami to save time and give more effective, personalized feedback.

Are Post-Pandemic Campuses Finally Ready for Competency-Based Education?


Competency-based education is one of those big ideas about how to reshape education that’s been around for a while. And fans of the approach say this time of change occasioned by the pandemic is a good moment to give it a closer look.

Intin introduces new digital healthcare products to improve quality of life


Bookmark( 0 ) Please login to bookmark. Username or Email Address. Password. Remember Me. No account yet? Register Aging and environmental pollution continue to affect people’s fertility and eventually reduce the quality of life.

2021 Trends in Online Student Demographics

BestColleges.com’s second annual report on online student demographics explores the characteristics of today’s online students and their insights on college decision-making and the online learning experience amid the challenges of COVID-19.

How to Add a Folder to the Chrome Bookmarks Bar

Shake Up Learning

The post How to Add a Folder to the Chrome Bookmarks Bar appeared first on Shake Up Learning. The Chrome Bookmarks Bar gives you quick access to your favorite websites, but you can quickly run out of space. Add a folder to organize and add even more bookmarks for easy access!

SG’s ‘Buy Now, Pay Later’ firm Pace raises US$40 million funding in Series A


Bookmark( 0 ) Please login to bookmark. Username or Email Address. Password. Remember Me. No account yet? Register Singapore-based fintech-solution firm Pace that offers BNPL (‘Buy Now, Pay Later’) has recently raised US$40 million funding in a Series A round.

How To Budget For Private School Enrollment Marketing On Facebook


On the surface, budgeting for private school enrollment marketing on Facebook looks simple. There seem to be just two options: an overall campaign budget for a set number of days or an ongoing daily budget that you can pause or start whenever you need it.

Biotech startup RWDC Industries nets US$95.1 million in its latest funding round


Bookmark( 0 ) Please login to bookmark. Username or Email Address. Password. Remember Me. No account yet? Register Singapore-based Biotech startup RWDC Industries that produces sustainable plastic alternatives has raised US$95.1

2021 Trends in College Career and Employment Planning

In this second annual report, part of the BestColleges.com research series, 624 business leaders shared how their companies and organizations currently recruit and hire college students from both online and campus-based programs.

2021 Annual Report: Building Stronger Foundations

MIND Research Institute

It's the most wonderful time of the year! MIND's 2021 Annual Report is here—a year in review of the organization’s and our partners’ amazing work. This is my fifth year contributing to the report and after all that time, I can still say it is one of my very favorite projects to work on.

Time-Saving Tips and Tools for Teachers (Part 2) – SULS0136

Shake Up Learning

The post Time-Saving Tips and Tools for Teachers (Part 2) – SULS0136 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. In this 2-part series, Kasey is sharing time-saving tips and tools for teachers and FROM TEACHERS in the Shake Up Learning community.

Share Some Holiday Cheer with a Holiday Hug!


The holidays are a time of joy and happiness for many of us. However, this may not be the case for everyone. Unfortunately, many children will be spending this holiday season in a hospital.

“Same Thing” or “Something?”

The Principal of Change

Here is a question I think is important to consider. When students walk out of our schools, are our hopes that they all leave that experience good at the “same thing” or “something?”

Why Genentech Is Transforming the Employee Experience for Mental Health Leave

Speaker: Deborah Olson, Lead Strategist, Genentech, a member of the Roche Group & Smita Das, MD, PhD, MPH, Medical Director, Lyra Health

Employees with the greatest mental health needs often find themselves navigating a complex disability system. Streamlining their mental health leave and recovery time leads to an overall more productive workforce. In this Lyra webinar, hear how Genentech is changing the employee experience to provide fast access to care for members who are suffering from severe mental health needs.

NoBroker becomes India’s first proptech firm to enter unicorn category after raising US$210M


Bookmark( 0 ) Please login to bookmark. Username or Email Address. Password. Remember Me. No account yet? Register India-based proptech firm NoBroker has raised US$210 million funding in a Series E round led by Tiger Global Management, General Atlantic , and Moore Strategic Ventures.

Singapore’s RWDC Industries secures $95m in latest funding


Bookmark( 0 ) Please login to bookmark. Username or Email Address. Password. Remember Me. No account yet? Register RWDC Industries Limited , a Singapore-based biotech start-up , raised a total of $95.1 million in the closing of its Series B2 funding round.

Autonomous vehicle tech start-up MooVita secures investment from 1Derlife Growth, SEEDS Capital


Bookmark( 0 ) Please login to bookmark. Username or Email Address. Password. Remember Me. No account yet? Register MooVita , a Singapore-based autonomous vehicle startup , announced the close of its Series A funding round co-anchored by 1Derlife Growth and SEEDS Capital.