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Data literacy skills: what they are and how do we teach them to our students?


We have access to more information than ever before. As the world has dealt with transitions in how we live, learn, and work, everyone has had to adapt in one way or another.

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2022 H?para back-to-school guide


Back to school, back to school …. It’s almost time to head back to the classroom, and H?para para wants to make sure that you do it with ease. Here are some helpful tips, tricks and tools to get you started for a year of success.

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Discovery Education’s Augmented Reality App Earns Spaces4Learning New Product Award

eSchool News

Silver Spring, MD (Tuesday, August 2, 2022) – Discovery Education—the worldwide edtech leader whose state-of-the-art digital platform supports learning wherever it takes place—recently earned the Spaces4Learning New Product Award in the K-12 Remote Learning Technology category for its Sandbox AR app.

Hear from Our Expert: How to Accelerate Literacy Learning


Despite the challenges of the last two years, there are many reasons to feel hopeful about the future

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.

Whitney Brothers® Nature View Writing Center Earns Platinum Spaces4Learning 2022 New Product Award

eSchool News

Keene, NH, July 29, 2022 – Acclaimed Early Learning furniture brand Whitney Brothers® today announced its new Nature View Writing Center received the Platinum 2022 Spaces4Learning New Product Award, one of the most widely recognized awards for product innovation in the educational products market.

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ClassTag Awards $10,000 Community Engagement Grant

eSchool News

August 2, 2022 – NEW YORK: As schools and families prepare for back-to-school, ClassTag is announcing the winning district of its Community Engagement Grant , who received $10,000 in funding.

Rocking Mathematics at CAMT 2022

MIND Research Institute

Our ST Math team was excited to be face-to-face with Texas educators again at this year’s Conference for the Advancement of Mathematics Teaching Conference (CAMT) which was held July 13-15 in San Antonio, Texas.

Next-generation tech for schools–right now

eSchool News

In this episode of Innovations in Education , hosted by Kevin Hogan and sponsored by Galaxy Next Generation : 7 things K-12 IT teams can do now to manage OT risks AI is the key to scaling personalized, one-on-one instruction A look at cybersecurity with past Hero Awards Winner Brevard Public Schools.

Resources for Teachers and Instructional Coaches – July 2022


Summer is going by quickly. Missed the top resources for teachers and coaches from July 2022? We’ve got you covered! This past month, we’ve been reading about student voice and edtech choice, both important to intentionally incorporate into your classroom this fall.

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!

The Many Reasons Students Quit College

ED Surge

There are 36 million Americans who have earned some college credit, but not an actual degree. More colleges than ever are trying to help these students return to finish what they started. But so far, colleges are better at attracting these learners than helping them get across the finish line.

How 3 past Hero Awards winners navigated COVID

eSchool News

The eSchool News K-12 Hero Awards program, sponsored by JAR Systems and SAP Concur , has returned for 2022 and recognizes the dedicated efforts of education professionals across K-12 departments, including IT, curriculum, instruction and administration. The nomination period runs from June 27 – September 1, 2022.

Here’s What to Know Before Studying Abroad in the US

Ask a Tech Teacher

While it’s become common for US students to study abroad, it is just as common for non-Americans to spend time studying in the US.

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Blackburn’s Best Advice for Beginning Teachers


Teaching guru Dr. Barbara Blackburn's MiddleWeb articles – often written with new and novice teachers in mind – are crisp, succinct, practical, filled with examples, and respectful of teachers' time and the challenges they face. We've gathered a dozen of her most popular posts. The post Blackburn’s Best Advice for Beginning Teachers first appeared on MiddleWeb. Articles New Teacher Advice Barbara Blackburn Barbara R.

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.

You Don't Have to Marry It!

The Daring Librarian

An update from the Archives. Ed Tech Relationship Anxiety It's so easy to get overwhelmed with new Ed tech trends going on in the world. It's exhausting and sometimes overwhelming. It's OK to date new technology, you don't have to marry it! You don't have to try to be the expert at everything.

Coming soon to a classroom near you! H?para updates for the new school year


A new school year is headed our way, but we hope you’ve been getting the most out of your summer. We’ve been busy creating brand-new updates to make it even easier for you to communicate with students and keep them involved in their learning process in H?para.

New Webinar: "Librarians as Mandated Reporters: Child Abuse, Dependent Adult Abuse, and Elder Abuse"

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

"Librarians as Mandated Reporters: Child Abuse, Dependent Adult Abuse, and Elder Abuse" Part of the Library 2.0

Another example: Pic Collage for Mobility, Ease and Versatility


In my session on creating "stories" for SLP Summit last week (recording available free until August 15, Register here ), I focused on thinking about features of resources that might make a clinician pick one over another.

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!

Supporting Digital Citizenship Through Ethical Monitoring

ED Surge

We hear a lot about the importance of students becoming responsible digital citizens in the 21st century. And we couldn’t agree more. But when it comes to ethical monitoring—concerned with how school systems set up their digital classroom management tools and teachers use them—we hear far too little.

Convertio- A Good OCR and File Conversion Tool for Teachers and Students

Educators Technology

Convertio is a file conversion tool that allows you to convert your files and documents to any format. Convertio supports numerous conversions between more than 300 different file formats.