Thu.Feb 24, 2022

Using Telehealth to Expand Student Access to Care

techlearning

Renee Kotsopoulo, director of health services for the Garland ISD in Texas, helped bring telehealth to her students and believes technology can help keep kids healthy and in school

Instagram: A Student Vehicle for Social Change

Ask a Tech Teacher

From Ask a Tech Teacher contributor, retired teacher and education consultant, Christian Miraglia: Instagram: A Student Vehicle for Social Change. In my last post, I wrote about using Twitter for classroom instruction.

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Pedagogy first, technology second – the key to successful hybrid classes

Neo LMS

In today’s heavily technologized world, pedagogy and technology go hand in hand. The Covid-19 pandemic has urged educators worldwide to embrace technology as many of their classes shifted to a fully remote or hybrid environment. Naturally, this posed some challenges for many teachers, especially those who weren’t used to using edtech tools such as a learning management system (LMS ) or a video conferencing platform to deliver educational content.

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Digital Promise Releases Report on Value of Research in Edtech Design

Digital Promise

In an industry that values innovation, cutting-edge design, and lightning response to changing market needs, how can edtech products demonstrate their effectiveness? Typically, efficacy studies serve as a metric for understanding the value of a learning tool.

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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.

How the pandemic is affecting babies’ brains

The Hechinger Report

Research is emerging that some babies are developing differently than they did before the Covid-19 pandemic — not because of exposure to Covid itself, but likely because of stress and social isolation.

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Best Hardware for Teachers

techlearning

Find out which computers, monitors, webcams, headphones and other education technology hardware are best for your in-person or online classroom

War Breaks Out. How Will Students Get News?

MiddleWeb

As Russia begins its invasion of Ukraine, many adults turn to the news to stay informed. Our students do too. Expert Frank Baker considers where kids get their news these days and shares resources to help them follow current events in an era of sensationalism and disinformation.

The best ways to monitor your school’s indoor air quality

eSchool News

COVID-19 ushered forth a plethora of new safety guidelines and strategies intended to bring students and teachers back to the classroom as safely as possible. Indoor air quality has topped the list of school leaders’ concerns.

Re-envisioning Teacher Responses to Burnout

MiddleWeb

The increase in teacher burnout started well before the pandemic, author Patricia Jennings writes in "Teacher Burnout Turnaround." Jennings’ strategies can help educators overcome and replace a worn-out education system, reading specialist and coach Ashley Falkos believes.

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.

5 steps to building a robust online CTE program

eSchool News

For more than 16 years, my goal has been to help students discover their passions and see their potential through career and technical education (CTE).

Loom- A Great Screen and Camera Recorder (Full Review)

Educators Technology

Loom is a screen and camera recording tool that allows you to create screencasts and video tutorials. Loom is available for Mac, Windows, as a Chrome extension, and as an app for iOS and.read more. Chromebook screen recording apps Screencasting tools

Hardin County Schools is Leading Kentucky’s Transition to Dynamic Digital Learning Experiences for Science Instruction Through New Partnership with Discovery Education

eSchool News

SILVER SPRING, MD (Thursday, February 24, 2022) —Kentucky’s Hardin County Schools (HCS) is taking a leadership role within the state through an innovative new partnership supporting science instruction with dynamic digital resources.

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Difference Between the NCLEX RN & PN Exam

Brainscape

Registered nurses (RNs) and Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) may have different roles and responsibilities within the clinical work environment but they both need to run the gauntlet of the National Council Licensure Examination or NCLEX before they can become employed.

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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).

Spectrum Industries Boosts Esports Solutions Lineup with the Game-Changing Alliance24 Laptop Gaming Cart

eSchool News

Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin – February 24, 2022 – Spectrum Industries, a leading esports furniture and charging cart manufacturer, has announced the release of their game-changing Alliance24 Laptop Gaming Cart.

Kialo Edu

Technology Tidbits

Kialo Edu is an excellent learning tool designed to facilitate classroom discussion and ignite critical thinking while providing platform for educators to make it easy to gauge student understanding and differentiate instruction.

"Overcoming Self Sabotage - Changing the Story of Your Life" + Webinars and Workshops

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Please consider joining us for one or more of our brand new series of affordable 'Survive and Thrive!' webinars, workshops, and summits, part of the LearningRevolution.com family: Library 2.0 , The Future of Education , ReinventingSchool.com , Classroom 2.0 , and TeacherLibrarian.org.

BookWidgets

Technology Tidbits

BookWidgets is an excellent site for creating educational games/quizzes. BookWidgets is ideal looking for teachers to save time by having their educational games/quizzes automatically graded.

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!

A Simple Drag & Drop Graphic Organizer – CirclyApp

Nick's Picks for Educational Technology

CicrclyApp is a free drag-and-drop tool for visually representing concepts by creating circle-based graphic organizers. It’s a great tool for organizing ideas. Just make a circle, add some text, select color(s), and drag-and-drop to organize.

Wizer

Technology Tidbits

Wizer is an interesting site for creating blended digital worksheets that I just found out about from Richard Byrne's award winning blog. Wizer lets educators create digital worksheets from scratch by through either a fill in the blank style or by labeling a object.

Type to Learn

Technology Tidbits

Type to Learn to is an excellent online Keyboarding program ideal for grades K-12. Type To Learn easily lets teachers teach integral Typing skills through game based learning.

Socrates

Technology Tidbits

Socrates is an innovate new site where educators can seamlessly differentiate instruction for each student through a unique game based learning system.

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.

Mobile Permissions Virtual Field Trips

Technology Tidbits

Mobile Permissions is the excellent free site the educators are using to easily send "digital" permission slips for FREE.

Brush Ninja

Technology Tidbits

Brush Ninja is a super-fun site for creating customs animations, digital art, collages, and more. Also, Brush Ninja has an abundance of educator resources to help integrate Brush Ninja into the classroom.

simpleshow video maker

Technology Tidbits

simpleshow video maker is the best online tool around for making explainer videos.

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Projector Screen

Technology Tidbits

Projector Screen is a great site for educators or parents looking to find screens, projectors, cables, and more for home or their classroom. Also, this is an ideal place to find good deals and other resources such as: how to build a home theater or how a green screen works.

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.