Tue.Mar 08, 2022

How to set up a classroom gamification level system


For learning to be efficient and produce long-lasting effects, it should be engaging. The more learning resembles a game, the more appealing it will be, which is the concept behind gamification. Competitions, leaderboards, and awards are important gamification elements.

Guiding Students through the Crisis in Ukraine

Ask a Tech Teacher

Here are great ideas for how to address the difficult topic of war in the Ukraine, from Ask a Tech Teacher collaborator, Christian Miraglia, recently retired from teaching after thirty-six years: 24/7. As events unfold in Ukraine, people want to know how the situation might play out.


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Best YouTube Art Channels for Teachers and Students

Educators Technology

Below is a collection of some of the best YouTube art channels for teachers and students. The goal is to help with art integration efforts in class and to boost students artful thinking. The.read more. art resources YouTube Channels for Teachers

OPINION: Studying humanities can prepare the next generation of social justice leaders

The Hechinger Report

Humanities professors across the country have ceaselessly lamented the precipitous decline in undergraduate humanities majors in recent years.

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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.

Virtual schools can serve students with special needs—and do it well

eSchool News

The pandemic brought special education to the forefront of the dialogue about education, with the media focus mainly directed at sharing stories of students separated from the in-school supports that they had come to rely upon, and parents struggling to plug the gaps.

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Why Multifactor Authentication Should No Longer Be Optional in K–12

EdTech Magazine

Anyone who uses online banking these days probably gets multifactor authentication prompts, usually via a text message or authentication app, although fingerprint scans and facial recognition are becoming more common.

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All about CTE: Why online votech is taking off

eSchool News

In this episode of Getting There: Innovations in Education , hosted by Kevin Hogan: 5 steps to building a robust online CTE program 4 ways to enrich CTE What’s next for online trade schools?

7 Sites and Sources for Teaching About Ukraine


These sites and sources can help educators teach their students about the tragic conflict in Ukraine

What Is Hermeneutics?

TeachThought - Learn better.

Hermeneutics is a branch of knowledge concerned with the theory, practice, and methodology of interpretation of text. The post What Is Hermeneutics? appeared first on TeachThought. Literacy Definitions Essential

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.

Using the Art of Facilitation to Become a Better Math Teacher

MIND Research Institute

The student-teacher relationship can be one of the most impactful dynamics in a person’s life. The ways students see themselves and the world around them are shaped through effective discussion in the classroom.

Concerned Parents and Lawmakers: Here’s What You’ll Really See in My Classroom

ED Surge

Recently, lawmakers in Iowa penned a bill that, if passed, would have required cameras in every K-12 classroom in the state. These cameras would allow parents to livestream their children’s lessons throughout the school day.

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The FREE Lesson Plans and Resources You Aren’t Using! (but should be) – SULS0148

Shake Up Learning

The post The FREE Lesson Plans and Resources You Aren’t Using! but should be) – SULS0148 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. In this episode, Kasey chats with Rich Dixon, Senior Director of Innovative Learning at H?para.

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What Role Should AI Play in Education? A Venture Capitalist and EdTech Critic Face Off.

ED Surge

The people who build and fund edtech tools occupy different professional worlds than the educators who use those tools. And those worlds can sometimes collide.

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).

If everyone is talking…

The Principal of Change

Years ago, I had the opportunity to do a TEDx Talk in Minnesota , and I think about it a lot. The title was #OurVoice, and the whole idea behind the talk was to encourage people to use the platforms available to us to share their voices with the world.

Suffering From Labor Shortages, States Look To Build Up K-12 Digital Transparency.

ED Surge

The American workforce statistics may be starting their slow climb out of the pandemic. The unemployment rate, for example, has fallen to 3.8 percent, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Screen Time in School: Finding the Right Balance for Your Classroom

Graphite Blog

Screens and digital media are everywhere, from everyday tech like TVs, phones, and gaming consoles to the laptops, tablets, Chromebooks, and other tech we use in school. Kids of all ages are consuming and producing more digital media than ever before.

Losing our nerve

Robert Talbert, Ph.D.

Higher education faces significant challenges on all fronts these days. But in my view, the strongest one we face comes from within. I don't mean nefarious administrators, recalcitrant faculty, entitled students, and the like. In fact it's not about people at all.

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!

Edufuturists Podcast – Chromebook management in Schools


Jeff and Dean from the VIZOR team discuss the challenges of Chromebook management for Schools on the Edufuturists podcast. To hear more podcasts from the Edufuturists check out edufuturists.com. The post Edufuturists Podcast – Chromebook management in Schools appeared first on VIZOR.

Hope for the Future

Hack Education

This is the transcript of the keynote I gave today at Digifest. Well, I recorded it a couple of weeks ago, but it was broadcast today, and I popped in for some "live" Q&A afterwards, where I was asked the obligatory "do you hate all ed-tech" question.