Tue.Sep 14, 2021

16 Websites and 5 Posters to Teach Mouse Skills

Ask a Tech Teacher

Many of my most popular articles are about mouse skills. Every year, tens of thousands of teachers visit Ask a Tech Teacher to find resources for teaching students how to use a mouse. No surprise because using a mouse correctly is one of the most important pre-keyboarding skills.

Google’s buried treasure: 20 hidden tricks and tools

Ditch That Textbook

Google is a behemoth. With all of its tools and apps and programs and initiatives, there’s no way to keep tabs on everything. As such, it’s easy for newer Google tools — and even some that have been around for a while — to slip through the cracks.

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8 Ways teachers can better deal with digital fatigue


A version of this post was originally published in EdTech Magazine , on June 18, 2021. Teaching is a profoundly caring profession. Just like doctors, nurses, and therapists, teachers deeply impact the lives of all the people they work with.

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Beyond test scores: K–12 data must identify gaps in students’ opportunity to learn

The Christensen Institute

In an effort to accelerate learning, districts across the nation are doubling down on data to guide classroom practices. In fact, you’d be hard-pressed to find any district not committed to a “data-driven” approach to drive academic support in the years ahead.

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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.

20+ interactive digital lessons for class tomorrow

Ditch That Textbook

Need some lesson ideas for class tomorrow? The Applied Digital Skills curriculum from Google for Education teaches practical digital skills with free video lessons.Post sponsored by Google for Education You've got lessons to plan for tomorrow. Or next week. Or your next unit. Let's be honest.

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Understand How Network Monitoring Works to Conserve Resources

EdTech Magazine

Well-run IT operations are proactive about identifying problems and working on a fix — hopefully before end users notice. Network monitoring, an important tool in every IT manager’s toolbox, can help sound the alarm on potential problems.

Three reasons anti-poverty programs don’t work, and how there’s a better way

The Christensen Institute

Now that the COVID-19 pandemic seems to be directly affecting more people in growth economies , it’s clear that more people will be pushed into poverty.

This virtual science course uses real-life conservation examples to inspire students

eSchool News

According to a survey conducted by Amnesty International in 2019, Generation Z ranks climate change as the most vital issue facing the world today.

20 Of The Best Online Learning Tools For Students And Teachers

TeachThought - Learn better.

From PDF management to more informal learning platforms like Quora, reddit, and YouTube, here are some of the best online learning tools. The post 20 Of The Best Online Learning Tools For Students And Teachers appeared first on TeachThought. Technology eLearning Tools

6 Strategies for Using Actionable Data to Impact Student Success

Educators need effective tools to drive student success. The trend to use actionable, comprehensive data—like attendance, assessments, grades, and more—is an effective way to give teachers the visibility they need to make a difference. Videri gives teachers and administrators access to comprehensive, integrated data so they can easily filter, drill down, and analyze data—to get the information that they really need, when they need it, and improve student outcomes. Download the eBook today!

Student-centered learning lessons from the Future Ready Library Summit

eSchool News

As students across the country began heading back to classrooms, a couple hundred library leaders participated in one of this summer’s Future Ready Library Summits.

3 Helpful Keyboard Shortcuts for Chrome

Teacher Tech

Keyboard shortcuts help you save a lot of time in your day. Control L I use this a LOT! When I want to share a website I use Control L to highlight the URL and then Control C to copy the web address. Control R REFRESH the page with Control R.

Why Traditional Lectures Won’t End Anytime Soon in Higher Ed Despite Better Approaches Being Available


For years, research has shown that students learn more through active learning than from passive traditional lecture, but the old habit is hard to break

Glitches, ‘Gas Fees’ and Lessons We Learned Selling an NFT


Spoiler alert: our effort to sell an NFT did not end in riches, despite the fact that some big-name publications have made hundreds of thousands selling digital versions of their articles as collectables.

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.

Welcoming Students and Families In School to Prevent Absenteeism


Blog post by Stacey Pusey based on this edLeader Panel. Students can’t learn if they’re not in school, but too often, administrators only pay attention when a student is chronically absent.

Use This Strategy to Groom Grammar Gurus


Using the strategies he shares here, ELA teacher and professional development author Jeremy Hyler has been able to reach more middle grades students and help them understand how they can power up their ability to communicate by learning grammar skills and code switching.

Smart logistics tracking startup McEasy gets $1.5m from East Ventures


Bookmark( 0 ) Please login to bookmark. Username or Email Address. Password. Remember Me. No account yet? Register McEasy , an Indonesian startup that provides Software-as-a-Service digital solutions for logistics vehicle management and tracking, has raised $1.5

5 Facilitation Tips For Better Mathematical Discourse

MIND Research Institute

As the new school year kicks off, you might be wondering how to help your students get excited about participating in math lessons.

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.

Stop! Go patch your iOS/iPadOS and macOS devices against Pegasus spyware right now!

Jamf on EdTech

Patching the critical flaw exploited by Pegasus, Apple’s newest releases target the OS and software to fully protect your devices against this vulnerability that has been reported as actively exploited in the wild

$1.5M Innovation Fund to Support Your Teacher Observation and Collaboration Initiatives


Edthena is introducing a $1.5-million Innovation Fund to support schools and districts with their teacher observation and collaboration initiatives. Last month, we celebrated 10 years of Edthena. As we look forward to our next decade of impact, we’re excited to partner with new school districts to back their video-powered professional learning. Whether that’s through video coaching, video teacher observations, or more, we’re here to support you.

@ShakeUpLearning Podcast: How #EdTech Can Help Build Relationships, Ease Anxiety, and Empower Learners!


I am excited to share that I had an opportunity to be on Kasey Bell ‘s podcast. I have been so inspired by Kasey’s work for years. She puts out countless resources for educators and so generously shares practical tips & pedagogically sound practices. I am truly appreciative for all that Kasey has done in the edtech space over the years to support teachers & their growth, so it was a real honor to be a guest on her show!

Number of Ed-Tech Unicorns Jumps by 20 Percent, Includes Large Pool of U.S. Companies

Marketplace K-12

Eight companies joined HolonIQ's list of global ed-tech unicorns over the summer, with companies that work in tutoring, skills, and corporate learning making their mark. The post Number of Ed-Tech Unicorns Jumps by 20 Percent, Includes Large Pool of U.S. Companies appeared first on Market Brief.

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.

Here Is A Powerful Note Taking App for Students

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

NoteLedge is a digital notebook that allows you to visualize your thoughts and organize your notes in a single place. It offers three helpful functionalities that enable you to capture, organize, and.read more. ipad notetaking apps note taking tools

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How Do You Cultivate Genius in All Students?


You can listen to this episode of the MindShift Podcast on Apple Podcasts , Google Podcasts , NPR One , Spotify , Stitcher or wherever you get your podcasts.

The Power of Podcasts for Learning: Listening, Creating, Sharing, and Growth – SULS0127

Shake Up Learning

The post The Power of Podcasts for Learning: Listening, Creating, Sharing, and Growth – SULS0127 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Podcasts are a powerful tool for learning!

#BecauseOfATeacher Behind the Scenes and Introduction

The Principal of Change

Every year, I try to take some time away from work and “creating” to refresh my brain and develop new ideas or things that I want to try. At the start of 2020, I started a new podcast, and it is one of my favorite things that I have the opportunity to do!

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.