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A lot of teachers are also authors. In an effort to spotlight their two hats, I feature teacher-authors on both my writing and education blogs. Guests can write about any topic they’d like as long as it revolves around those skills.

How Micro-credentials Can Support Social Mobility in Rural Communities

Digital Promise

In a rapidly changing economy, micro-credentialing has emerged as a time-saving and cost-effective method to help learners gain recognition for their skills. Micro-credentials are digital certifications that verify an individual’s competence with a skill or set of skills.

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Classroom Management: Creating a Positive and Productive Learning Community

Catlin Tucker

“Are we going to talk about classroom management?” ” Several of my graduate students asked this question last week as we prepared to enter the final month of our methods course.

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How to get the most out of USB-C cables and accessories? 

ViewSonic Education

We’re all familiar with USB-A and B, and the quirks of these older technologies, but how to get the most out of USB-C? This mighty cable brings the prospect of true universality much closer, offering greater power, versatility, and data throughput than its predecessors. .

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.

Cultivating Leadership Effectiveness & Wellness

Education Elements

Every teacher has a purpose. Every teacher has a reason that they entered the classroom. For some, that purpose originated when they were a student in school. For others, it was an unbridled passion for their content area.

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Teacher Burnout: Recognizing and Reducing It

techlearning

Signs of teacher burnout include emotional exhaustion, depersonalization, and a feeling of no longer being effective at your job. It’s important to listen to these feelings and make changes

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Why has higher education decided on Zoom?

Bryan Alexander

Question for you all: why are so many colleges and universities using Zoom, after two+ years of the pandemic? Let me explain my question, then share what I’ve learned from research and conversations. I’d love to hear your thoughts.

Best Desktop Computers For Teachers 2022

techlearning

Get the best desktop computers for teachers with this ultimate education-focused guide

The Relationship Between Reading And Critical Literacy

TeachThought - Learn better.

Sounds leads to words, words to ideas, ideas to perspectives, perspectives to behavioral change, and behavioral change to a better world. The post The Relationship Between Reading And Critical Literacy appeared first on TeachThought. Literacy Terry Heick Veteran Teacher

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.

How human connection calms teacher burnout

eSchool News

The power of human connection is a transformative element that is deeply wired into our collective DNA. With so many teachers experiencing burnout, I can’t help but recognize a strong link between human connection and the challenges facing teachers today.

5 Oral Learning Feedback Strategies For ESL Classrooms

TeachThought - Learn better.

Recasts are very frequent in ESL classrooms as they involve changing the incorrect forms in learners’ answers with correct ones. The post 5 Oral Learning Feedback Strategies For ESL Classrooms appeared first on TeachThought. Teaching ESL Resources For Teachers

The Benefits of Virtual Learning

techlearning

Despite many misconceptions, virtual learning can offer students a chance to socialize, interact with teachers, receive individualized feedback, and even go on field trips

CRT debate repeats past battles about state history textbooks

The Hechinger Report

In the early 1990s, two Alabama historians tried to write textbooks that defied Lost Cause myths and gave detailed accounts of Reconstruction. This story also appeared in AL.com. But their ventures would cost them more than just time and money. “I

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).

Sandbox AR From Discovery Education Reveals The Future of AR in Schools

techlearning

Sandbox AR explained by Phil Birchinall of Discovery Education as augmented reality shaping the future of education

3 steps to prepare for the next school crisis

eSchool News

How much would you pay for a crystal ball that could foresee the next school crisis? Though the ongoing pandemic has been referred to as a ‘once-in-a -lifetime crisis for school,’ we know that future crises are, unfortunately, inevitable.

Q&A: How the National Security Agency is Building the Next Generation of Cyber Stars

EdTech Magazine

It’s never too early to learn about cybersecurity, but after the National Security Agency saw how many K–12 schools lack the resources to educate students about this critical area, it is working to change that.

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The Relationship Between Reading And Critical Literacy

TeachThought - Learn better.

Sounds leads to words, words to ideas, ideas to perspectives, perspectives to behavioral change, and behavioral change to a better world. The post The Relationship Between Reading And Critical Literacy appeared first on TeachThought. Literacy Terry Heick Veteran Teacher

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!

PROOF POINTS: The more tuition rises, the cheaper college gets — for some

The Hechinger Report

Every year the College Board, the organization that oversees Advanced Placement and SAT exams, publishes an alarming graph. It depicts college tuition soaring like a rocket into the sky, although the trajectory has leveled off in recent years.

Students' Career Interests Are Changing. Here Is Why Our Teaching Must Change, Too

ED Surge

Regularly I run into our students making Tik Tok videos in school stairwells. I often jump in, but that’s a different article for another day. I’ve come to learn that these videos are complicated, skillful endeavors that require multiple takes, and sometimes, over an hour to edit.

How to Prepare K–12 Students for Online Testing

EdTech Magazine

Last month, the College Board, which develops and administers the SAT, announced that the test would move entirely online by 2024. Many states already have an online option for standardized tests, which allowed students to take assessments digitally during remote learning.

Making Higher Ed More Accountable for Student Job Outcomes

ED Surge

Many colleges claim to help students find good jobs—but Texas State Technical College takes that to a new level. The multi-campus community college has a unique mission and funding structure.

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.

How to Schedule Assignments for Multiple Classes in Google Classroom

Shake Up Learning

The post How to Schedule Assignments for Multiple Classes in Google Classroom appeared first on Shake Up Learning. It’s the feature we’ve been waiting for!!!! We can now schedule assignments across multiple classes all at once in Google Classroom.

Can Personalized Learning Be Scaled to Ease Teacher Burdens and Close Achievement Gaps?

ED Surge

Schools are confronting vast achievement gaps among students and an exhausted teaching force. Some say it’s time to finally commit to scalable personalized learning. Not only do we need to meet kids individually where they are, but we also have to ease the burden that teachers face.

50 Resources For Teaching With Bloom’s Taxonomy

TeachThought - Learn better.

In this list, we've collected posters, apps, definitions, apps, tools, videos and strategies and more to help teachers use Bloom's Taxonomy. The post 50 Resources For Teaching With Bloom’s Taxonomy appeared first on TeachThought. Teaching Bloom's Taxonomy New Teacher Trending

Google Dictionary Extension Full Tutorial

Educators Technology

Google Dictionary extension makes it super easy for anyone to search for and find word definitions with a single click. The way Google extension dictionary works is simple: open a web page, double.read more. dictionary tools

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.

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Learning with 'e's

It has been quite a while since I last posted anything on this blog. I guess it's the same for many folk right now, what with all that's been going on in the world. It's probable that many have written much less because of lockdowns, wars and rumours of wars. But for me, it has been the opposite.