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35+ Easter Websites and Apps

Ask a Tech Teacher

Many Christians celebrate Jesus Christ’s resurrection on Easter Sunday. To non-Christians (or non-traditional Christians), that event signifies a rebirth of spring that is filled with joy and gifts — and chocolate! Overall, it is America’s most-popular holiday with Christmas a close second. The date depends on the ecclesiastical approximation of the March equinox.

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Unlock Success: Transform Organizational Training with Micro-credentials

Digital Promise

The post Unlock Success: Transform Organizational Training with Micro-credentials appeared first on Digital Promise.

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This ESL teacher ensures students learn the language–and feel the love

eSchool News

This story was originally published by Chalkbeat. Sign up for their newsletters at ckbe.at/newsletters. Missy Testerman has been teaching at Rogersville City School for 32 years. But for the past few years, she’s been teaching more children who weren’t born in the rural Appalachian community where the school is nestled. Some of the children are from Mexico and Honduras.

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Video Lessons that Pop: Picture-in-Picture, Whiteboards & Student Interaction. It’s easy with mmhmm!

techieMusings

Let me take things back to my flipped classroom roots and show you how you can use mmhmm to: Stream multiple cameras simultaneously Share your screen and face camera at the same time Access an interactive whiteboard for real-time drawing Turn your videos into interactive learning experiences By leveraging mmhmm’s features, you can create dynamic and engaging videos, all with one simple app.

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Quickly Create Personalized Learning Experiences that Work

How can we actively engage learners 24/7, on their level and according to their interests, while respecting their learning styles? It’s not impossible. In this guide: Explore how to transform traditional, one-way videos into two-way interactive learning experiences Understand different types of artificial intelligence (AI), including - Generative vs.

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4 Key Action Items for Vendors From the National Ed Tech Plan

Marketplace K-12

The U.S. Department of Education's Office of Education Technology is calling on those in the K-12 space to close critical digital divides, and vendors have a big role to play. The post 4 Key Action Items for Vendors From the National Ed Tech Plan appeared first on Market Brief.

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Best Solar Eclipse Lessons and Activities

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Free solar eclipse instruction resources

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Oregon’s Harrisburg School District Announces New Partnership with Discovery Education Supporting Science Instruction

American Consortium for Equity in Education

Oregon’s Harrisburg School District (HSD) today announced a new multiyear partnership with global edtech leader Discovery Education. Thanks to this new collaboration, teachers and students in HSD’s elementary school classrooms will soon have access to two dynamic new digital products that empower Keep Reading Oregon’s Harrisburg School District Announces New Partnership with Discovery Education Supporting Science Instruction The post Oregon’s Harrisburg School District Announces New Partnership

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#CoSN2024 Remote—How to Do It

eSchool News

CoSN2024’s Virtual offering is “The CoSN Experience.” The event will no longer be a hybrid event, but a fully virtual experience. Program description: An immersive virtual collaboration cafe series that invites you to embark on a journey of monthly conversations and knowledge sharing. Join forces with like-minded colleagues as we collectively empower ourselves with expertise and agile strategies tailored to address local demands from April – November 2024 (six live experi

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Changing education could change the climate

The Hechinger Report

MIAMI — Shiva Rajbhandari doesn’t want you to think there’s anything impressive about the fact that he ran for a school board seat at age 17. He doesn’t want you to consider it remotely awe-worthy that he campaigned on a platform to turn his Idaho district into a leader on climate change, or that he won, against an incumbent, in the highest-turnout school board election in Boise history.

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TLDR #CoSN2024

eSchool News

What is CoSN? The Consortium for School Networking is the national professional association of K-12 EdTech leaders, their teams, and other leaders in school districts across the nation. CoSN represents over 13 million students and continues to grow as a powerful and influential voice in K-12 education. CoSN2024 is CoSN’s premier EdTech leadership event.

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Can Brain Science Actually Help Make Your Training & Teaching Stick?

Speaker: Andrew Cohen, Founder & CEO of Brainscape

The instructor’s PPT slides are brilliant. You’ve splurged on the expensive interactive courseware. Student engagement is stellar. So… why are half of your students still forgetting everything they learned in just a matter of weeks? It's likely a matter of cognitive science! With so much material to "teach" these days, we often forget to incorporate key proven principles into our curricula — namely active recall, metacognition, spaced repetition, and interleaving practice.

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The Democratic Roots Essential to Literacy

MiddleWeb

In Literacy’s Democratic Roots: A Personal Tour Through 8 Big Ideas, Thomas Newkirk brings his enormous experience and wisdom from writing and teaching over many decades to his exploration of the connections between literacy education and democracy, writes Laurie Miller Hornik. The post The Democratic Roots Essential to Literacy first appeared on MiddleWeb.

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#CoSN2024 Remote—How to Do It

eSchool News

CoSN2024’s Virtual offering is “The CoSN Experience.” The event will no longer be a hybrid event, but a fully virtual experience. Program description: An immersive virtual collaboration cafe series that invites you to embark on a journey of monthly conversations and knowledge sharing. Join forces with like-minded colleagues as we collectively empower ourselves with expertise and agile strategies tailored to address local demands from April – November 2024 (six live experi

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Understanding learning styles via Gardner’s Theory of Multiple Intelligences

eSchool News

Key points: Educators can design learning experiences that leverage students’ diverse strengths and interests How to support student agency 3 simple strategies to supercharge student growth For more news on student learning styles, visit eSN’s Innovative Teaching hub In the vibrant tapestry of any classroom, students come equipped with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and unique ways of processing information.