Mon.Feb 28, 2022

What Is OpSec, and How Can It Help K–12 Districts?

EdTech Magazine

K–12 networks are vulnerable to cyberattacks due to a history of insufficient funding, a gap in information security expertise, and low prioritization of cybersecurity from district stakeholders and administrators.

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The Importance of the DEI Survey

Education Elements

In late May of 2020, as our country battled the coronavirus, the murder of George Floyd sent shockwaves through many communities, across the United States.

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Why USB-C Monitors Are Perfect for Teachers

ViewSonic Education

USB-C monitors for teachers mean an incredible work upgrade for entire schools. Let’s be honest, sophisticated digital display devices are becoming a mainstay in classrooms. How connect them all together, though? The answer is simple: a USB-C cable.

Digital versus physical textbooks


Has your K-12 school district taken advantage of digital textbooks yet? While college and university students were the first to swap physical textbooks for digital versions, K-12 schools are now joining the movement. Are digital textbooks better, though? Which do learners prefer and why?

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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.

PROOF POINTS: Researchers blast data analysis for teachers to help students 

The Hechinger Report

T he numbers were supposed to shed light on what was happening in public schools. That was the idea behind the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001. It mandated that every third through eighth grade student had to take an annual test to see who was performing at grade level.

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TEACHER VOICE: Social and emotional learning is helping close equity gaps at my school

The Hechinger Report

As an educator, one of the most annoying things you can hear a student say is, “This is stupid,” or, “Why are we learning this?”.

Where do IEPs stand two years into COVID?

eSchool News

There’s no doubt that every student lost valuable in-person school time over the last two school years. But students with IEPs faced additional challenges keeping pace during remote or hybrid learning.

5 Creative Ways to Use Google Slides

Teacher Tech

5 Creative Ways to Use Google Slides. Join me for ways to get more out of Google Slides. Here are also 7 tips for Google Slides. The post 5 Creative Ways to Use Google Slides appeared first on Teacher Tech. Google Slides google Google Slides GoogleEDU slides

5 Tips for One-Way Masking in Schools


Advice for effective one-way masking from Linsey Marr, a leading expert on airborne viruses, as many school mask mandates across the country end


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.

Why competency-based education is challenging centuries of tradition

eSchool News

It’s been nearly four centuries since the first formal classrooms appeared in what would eventually become the United States.

What Role Does Empathy Play In Learning?

TeachThought - Learn better.

The relationship between learning goals & empathy may be unclear. What and why we choose to study are deeply human pursuits. The post What Role Does Empathy Play In Learning? appeared first on TeachThought. Learning Social Emotional Terry Heick

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The new normal: Edtech techniques that will inspire learning

eSchool News

In this episode of Getting There: Innovations in Education , hosted by Kevin Hogan: 3 tools to support trauma-informed teaching. Why You Should Focus on Esports – Experts Share their Advice e-Learning requires Wi-Fi optimization.

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


Powtoon turns slides into video animations with easy for powerful presentations

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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).

Community Colleges Must Put the ‘Education’ Back in Workforce Education

ED Surge

Postsecondary institutions are charged with developing people's academic skills, technical skills and positioning them for jobs and additional education through high-quality degree programs.

Tech & Learning Innovative Leader Awards (Orlando): Best Example of Sustainable Classrooms


Paul Sanfrancesco, Director of Technology, Owen J. Roberts SD, Pottstown, Pennsylvania

What You Might Have Missed in February What’s up in March

Ask a Tech Teacher

Here are the most-read posts for the month of February: Groundhog Day and the 100th Day of School. WorldReadAloudDay February 2. Simulations as a Teaching Strategy. Model Teaching–How Today’s Educators Learn. Translate Webpages In a Second. 14 Valentine Sites For Students.

Resources for Teachers and Instructional Coaches – February 2022


It’s been a short but eventful month, and we’ve curated this month’s top resources for teachers and instructional coaches.

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!

Extron Announces Audio DSPs, Amplifiers, and Speakers Certified for Microsoft Teams Rooms

eSchool News

Anaheim, California (February 28, 2022) – Extron is pleased to announce that several of its audio processors, amplifiers, and speakers are now certified for Microsoft Teams Rooms.

Mixkit- Free Sound Effects and Video Clips for Your Multimedia Projects

Educators Technology

Mixkit, by Envato, is a platform that provides access to a huge library of free assets to use in your multimedia projects. These multimedia materials include free stock video clips,read more. Digital art makers

7 Reasons Advancement Courses Has Excellent Teacher Professional Development

Cool Cat Teacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Teacher professional development needs to be practical, fit your schedule, and improve your classroom — and I’ve found professional development from Advancement Courses that does just that!

5 Creative Ways to Use Google Slides

Teacher Tech

Use Google Slides to go beyond talking at students. I absolutely use Google Slides for my presentation tool, but I try to use them in more creative ways also! J oin me March 3rd for a FREE webinar with OTIS on 5 Creative Ways to Use Google Slides.

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.

Enhance Communication Opportunities with New Templates!


Connect with unique learners better than ever using 15 new templates in SymbolStix PRIME! Teachers and service providers can spark rewarding conversations at school and at home with much‑requested templates that are easily customized for individual needs.


When Things Fall Apart, Revisit Your GRR Tools


Sometimes things fall apart when we’re trying to implement the gradual release of responsibility. Students struggle unproductively. Our guided and independent practice falls flat. Experts Cummins and Webb offer strategies to recalibrate or even restart when GRR goes awry.

Find Google Classroom Assignments Quickly Using This Keyboard Shortcut!

Shake Up Learning

The post Find Google Classroom Assignments Quickly Using This Keyboard Shortcut! appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Tired of scrolling through the Classwork page in Google Classroom trying to find one assignment? Use this keyboard shortcut to find assignments quickly!

Imagine Learning Launches Foundation Focused on Backing Social-Emotional Learning

Marketplace K-12

One of the largest digital curriculum providers in the country is launching a foundation with the goal of supporting social and emotional learning needs. The post Imagine Learning Launches Foundation Focused on Backing Social-Emotional Learning appeared first on Market Brief.

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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Best Ring Lights For Remote Teaching 2022


Get the best ring lights for remote teaching to create the most classroom like experience possible