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Strategically Embedding Edtech to Reach State Tech Standards

Digital Promise

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Classroom Tech Elevates Remote Learning

Ask a Tech Teacher

For over two years, many schools, parents, students, and teachers have struggled with how to teach remotely, and then–when can we go back to in-person learning. The education system is comfortable with teaching students face-to-face.


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Designing Opportunities for Deeper Discussions in World History Classrooms

Digital Promise

The post Designing Opportunities for Deeper Discussions in World History Classrooms appeared first on Digital Promise. Classroom Management Educators Learning Sciences Research Researchers

15 Edtech items to include in your back-to-school checklist for teachers


The anticipation of the new school year can cause anxiety for some teachers since we want everything to be up and running from the start. We all have a back-to-school checklist for teachers that we’ve perfected over the years.

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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.

8 Questions to Consider when Designing a School Survey

Education Elements

When working on surveys for a large school district, I heard it all. We don’t trust you with our survey data. What did you do with last year’s survey? This survey takes too long. What am I supposed to do with this survey data?

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OPINION: Social and emotional learning may be the latest buzzword, but it’s really just good teaching

The Hechinger Report

I have been in education long enough to have seen my share of buzzwords come and go. When I started my career 10 years ago, teaching “grit” was all the rage, but that era of character education shortly met its well-deserved end (a topic for a different day).

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Gen Z students are aiming for STEM careers

eSchool News

A majority of high school and college students chose STEM as their No. 1 preferred career path, according to a survey of 11,495 Gen Z students conducted by the National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS).


TIME Innovative Teacher Helps Students with Disabilities Tap Their Superpowers

EdTech Magazine

When Joann Blumenfeld, an educator with the Wake County Public School System, looks at her students, she doesn’t see disabilities — she sees superpowers. “We

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It’s not about the tech, but about how you use it

eSchool News

In this episode of Innovations in Education , hosted by Kevin Hogan: 3 collaborative strategies to bolster cybersecurity 3 ways to highlight productive urgency while avoiding teacher burnout Heroes at work: How San Diego USD made PD a pandemic priority.

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.

The Bumps and Scrapes of First Year Teaching


When Curtis Chandler began 'longboarding' to work, he endured a newbie’s trial-by-fire. After many bruises he took a friend’s words to heart and opened to the learning experience. The tips he shares here can help beginning teachers "embrace the challenging reality of our profession.".

Back to School Lesson Planning Tips – SULS0167

Shake Up Learning

The post Back to School Lesson Planning Tips – SULS0167 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. In this episode, I’m sharing lesson planning resources, tips and templates to help you prepare for the back-to-school season.

Can You Train Employees On The Job While They Work From Home?

WizIQ Education & Technology

The dynamic nature of the workplace has undergone incredible changes in the past two years with the rise of distant teams. Since 83% of employers reported a successful transition to remote work; it is very likely that we will see a major change towards remote teams in the future.

How to Layer Images in Google Docs

Shake Up Learning

The post How to Layer Images in Google Docs appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Have you ever been frustrated with getting images in the exact location you want in Google Docs?

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!

Another school year launches, and a mention in Forbes!

Adam Watson Edtech Elixirs

Like many districts across Kentucky, tomorrow is Shelby County's first day of school: my ninth one since joining the district in 2014. Also tomorrow, back in the district where I live, my youngest daughter will be starting sixth grade. I'm definitely experiencing a lot of emotions as I look back both at my professional journey in Shelby as well as thinking about my daughter reaching the halfway point of her schooling. Today, however, was celebration and kickoff.

Is Higher Ed Really Ready to Embrace Hybrid Learning?

ED Surge

The future of higher education will bring more hybrid learning models—but colleges may not yet have the staff and systems they need to scale up high-quality programs that blend in-person and online experiences. So believe chief online officers at U.S.

How I reallocated my time to create a more sustainable teacher workload

The Cornerstone for Teachers

I have been a classroom teacher for 30 years, and I have loved every one of them. But none of them have been easy. I’m one of those people who always knew I wanted to be a teacher. I heard a calling early in life and never doubted it.

When the Variability of All Learners Is Addressed

ED Surge

As an education community, we are beginning to understand the depth of the pandemic’s impact, especially on our students of color, our English Language learners and our students with disabilities.

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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.

Taking a 360 Degree View of Our Own Ideas

The Principal of Change

The below selection is one of my favorite stories I shared in “ The Innovator’s Mindset :” An artist had his easel set up on a street when a person walked by and asked how much it would cost to have a portrait drawn. “Fifty dollars,” said the artist.

Surveillance Tools Are Supposed To Keep Students Safe. Are They Harming Student Health?

ED Surge

Schools are expected to keep students safe, but increasingly, their attempts to do so are instead putting students at risk.