Thu.Apr 21, 2022

Mental health tops education leaders’ post-pandemic priorities

eSchool News

Education leaders are beginning to move on from COVID-related safety measures, and are instead focusing on managing mental health and violence on campus, according to a new report from Rave Mobile Safety.

What Are the Most Widely Used Ed-Tech Tools in Districts?

Marketplace K-12

A mid-year report from LearnPlatform shows a shift in the type of ed-tech products that school districts are accessing most widely. The post What Are the Most Widely Used Ed-Tech Tools in Districts? appeared first on Market Brief.

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Tech Tip #159: Create a Macro

Ask a Tech Teacher

In these 169 tech-centric situations, you get an overview of pedagogy—the tech topics most important to your teaching—as well as practical strategies to address most classroom tech situations, how to scaffold these to learning, and where they provide the subtext to daily tech-infused education.

What Is Happy Numbers? Teacher Review

Educators Technology

Happy Numbers is an educational platform that offers individualized math instruction to Pre-K to grade 5 students. Using gamified exercises, students explore the world of math with the help of.read more. math resources Math websites

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.

States stuck trying to fix early ed pay as feds drop the ball

The Hechinger Report

Editor’s note: This story led off this week’s Early Childhood newsletter, which is delivered free to subscribers’ inboxes every other Wednesday with trends and top stories about early learning. Subscribe today!

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Roundtable: The Inspiration Driving Women in K–12 IT Roles

EdTech Magazine

Working in today’s educational landscape presents many challenges. For women in educational technology roles, these can be magnified by a lack of representation. Across all industries, women hold only 26 percent of computing-related jobs, according to an article by Built In.

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Follow the money! Use COVID relief funds to your advantage

eSchool News

School district leaders across the country are cautiously optimistic about post-pandemic teaching and learning–and they’re also tracking what may be a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to upgrade their technology infrastructure and classrooms with next-gen solutions like interactive displays, laptops, and more.

How to Randomize Range in Google Sheets

Teacher Tech

How to Randomize Range in Google Sheets. Built into Google Sheets is the ability to randomize a range without sorting the entire sheet. Alice Keeler shows you how. The post How to Randomize Range in Google Sheets appeared first on Teacher Tech.

What is PebbleGo and How Can It Be Used for Teaching? Tips and Tricks

techlearning

PebbleGo is a research goldmine for elementary school age students to learn and create with

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.

PresenceLearning and Highlights Partner To Support Children With Special Needs

eSchool News

NEW YORK, April 21, 2022— PresenceLearning , the leading provider of online therapy solutions for schools and clinicians, unveiled a new strategic partnership with Highlights , the children’s media brand known for their beloved Highlights magazine. .

9 New Zoom Features (and one that’s Kind of Creepy) Announced April 19, 2022

Cool Cat Teacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Zoom has announced a slew of new features that educators have been longing to have. This blog will go over the highlights of gesture recognition, viewing all of the breakout rooms from the main room.

Catapult Learning Selected By Illinois State Board Of Education To Deliver High-Impact Tutoring For Recognized Nonpublic K-12 Schools

eSchool News

Best Gaming Lights and Lamps For Your Gaming Setup

Fractus Learning

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).

New York State Education Department Approves IXL’s Real-Time Diagnostic to Assess K-12 students

eSchool News

SAN MATEO, Calif. — IXL , the personalized learning platform used by more than 13 million students, announced that the New York State Education Department (NYSED) has added IXL’s Real-Time Diagnostic to its list of approved assessments.

6 Stances That Promote True Writing Revision

MiddleWeb

The many Aha! moments in Chris Hall’s The Writer’s Mindset will lead the reader to reexamine classroom practices – from reimagining revision to building student self-awareness and much more. Literacy consultant Anne Anderson appreciates the activities that pack the book.

Hemet Unified School District Adopts LETRS for New Two-Year Professional Learning Program

eSchool News

BOSTON (April 21, 2022) – Hemet Unified School District in Riverside County, California, has adopted LETRS® (Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling) professional learning programs for its teachers and administrators.

The @WSJ’s #WomenIn Sustainable Finance Virtual Event + FREE Registration Code #edtech #finedchat #innovation

techieMusings

I am excited to be attending a number of Wall Street Journal events this spring and summer, and I wanted to share another opportunity with you today. You’ve seen me share information about The Future Of Everything Festival already. This post will focus on one of the WSJ Women Events – Women In: Sustainable Finance. Women In: Sustainable Finance l June 8, 2022 l 12:00pm – 2:00pm ET | Online Join WSJ for Women In: Sustainable Finance online June 8 from 12:00pm–2:00pm ET.

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!

TinyTap Online

SpeechTechie

Tiny Tap was previously described here as a good mobile app resource for both making interactive activities and finding visual content for lessons.

Learning technology at Heronsgate Primary School

Jamf on EdTech

Tim Lings, Director of Digital Learning, shares the story of successfully embedding an iPad 1:1 program and how Jamf Pro made it possible for the students and teachers at Heronsgate Primary School to leverage technology as a tools for learning across all curriculums

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How to Graph With Excel for Mac

Nick's Picks for Educational Technology

Follow these step-by-step screencasts to learn how to graph with excel. Designed as a how-to for high school students, this video series covers how to create a line graph, bar graph, scatter plot, and histogram in excel.

iPad learning anywhere, anytime

Jamf on EdTech

From the Bett 2022 conference in London, Anthony Darlow delivers a presentation on the importance of a mobile device management system that fosters learning and is easy and intuitive to use for teachers, students and parents

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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.

Announcing Library 2.0 Mini-Conference and Call for Proposals: "Urban Librarianship: Embracing Challenges and Opportunities through Innovation, Leadership, and Best Practices"

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Our second Library 2.022 mini-conference: " Urban Librarianship: Embracing Challenges and Opportunities through Innovation, Leadership, and Best Practices ," will be held online (and for free) on Thursday, July 14th, 2022.