Fri.Aug 16, 2019

Tech Ed Resources for your Class–K-8 Keyboard Curriculum

Ask a Tech Teacher

I get a lot of questions from readers about what tech ed resources I use in my classroom so I’m going to take a few days this summer to review them with you. Some are edited and/or written by members of the Ask a Tech Teacher crew. Others, by tech teachers who work with the same publisher I do.

Fake News: 3 Things We Can Learn From Finland (And 3 Cool Tools From Right Here In The US Of A)

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In 2014 Finland began noticing intentional misinformation campaigns focused around issues like immigration, the European Union, or whether Finland should become a full member of NATO

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Marzano’s 9 Instructional Strategies For Teaching And Learning

TeachThought - Learn better.

Marzano’s 9 Instructional Strategies For Teaching And Learning by TeachThought Staff In education, louder than the call for innovation, engagement, thought, or self-direction is the call to be research-based. In fact, being research-based may even trump being data-based, the two twins of modern ed reform. The former stems, in part, from deserved skepticism of trends […]. The post Marzano’s 9 Instructional Strategies For Teaching And Learning appeared first on TeachThought.

ClassDojo Provides Strong Classroom Management & Communication Features

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Connect with kids and parents using quick, easy text or image updates

5 Costly Inventory Management Mistakes Schools Should Avoid

If your school is like most, inventory and/or asset management plays a critical role in daily operations.

12 engaging activities to rock your Back to School PD

Ditch That Textbook

Those first few days back at school before the students arrive are precious. We need time to collaborate with our colleagues and get back in gear. We also have required trainings and meetings we must attend. For some, these days are filled with dread. Boring meetings that “could have been an email” or trainings that […]. DitchBook Twitter chat back to school engaging professional development pd professional development

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Why I've Turned Down All These Requests for Paid Posts

The 21st Century Principal

Over the years I have received many requests for 'paid blog posts' asking me to promote this product or that particular program. I can honestly say I have always turned them down.

Improving reading skills and SEL through text-based discussions

eSchool News

As the importance and benefits of social-emotional learning (SEL) have become more widely recognized, many teachers have struggled to combine this type of learning with their required curriculum.

5 Good Android Apps to Help Students with Their Homework

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A few weeks ago we shared with you here in EdTech and mLearning a list of 10 good iPad apps to help students with their homework. Here is another list of equally important apps for Android users who.read more

Here’s how family tech nights help close the digital divide

eSchool News

When we talk about digital equity, the conversation often focuses on providing opportunities for all students to learn in an increasingly connected world. We talk about devices and home connectivity. We talk the importance of parental support.

Teachers’ Guide to Plagiarism

This article provides teachers with a step-by-step guide on how to handle plagiarism in the classroom: it examines the definition of the term "plagiarism" and its types with examples, describes common reasons students plagiarize, and provides tips for teachers to detect and prevent plagiarism among students.

An Important Educational Resource from NASA

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Astronomy Picture of The Day (APOD) is an awesome free app we want to bring to your attention. As its name indicates, the app, developed in partnership with NASA, features a huge library of high.read more

#FactFriday: Today is the Last Day for #EIE19 Early Registration!

ExcelinEd

Consistently ranked as a can’t miss education conference , the National Summit is the place to connect and engage with 1,000 other fellow education reformers, policymakers and leaders in the education space.

Novelty and Mystery

Reading By Example

“Do you have a moment to check something out in the boiler room?” ” our custodian asked me the other day. We walked down the hallway, opened the door, and found a cross-cut of a tree trunk on the cement floor. It was as wide as a small table. The bark had been stripped off.

K-12 Inc. and Georgia Charter School at Odds, and Students in Limbo

Marketplace K-12

A dispute between for-profit charter school provider K12 and the Georgia Cyber Academy has left students locked out of computers and blocked educators from their emails. The post K-12 Inc. and Georgia Charter School at Odds, and Students in Limbo appeared first on Market Brief. Marketplace K-12 charter schools Curriculum / Digital Curriculum Online / Virtual Learning

Custom eLearning: What to Consider as an L&D Manager

A custom eLearning project is an exciting opportunity, but any L&D Manager will also tell you it can be challenging. Inno-versity shares 5 points to consider before kicking off your project. These concepts are critical to addressing the most common pain points which, IF addressed, will ensure success.

Anti-bias and anti-racism resources for teachers

The Cornerstone Blog

This collection of resources is meant to be a starting place rather than a comprehensive, all-encompassing collection. Feel free to suggest more in the comments below! Books. Podcasts. Free Curriculum Resources. Folks to Follow on Twitter. Folks to Follow on Instagram. The post Anti-bias and anti-racism resources for teachers appeared first on The Cornerstone For Teachers. Equity Resources