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15+ Websites to Teach Financial Literacy

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Financial Literacy Month is recognized annually in Canada in November, [1] and National Financial Literacy Month was recognized in the United States in April 2004, [2] in an effort to highlight the importance of financial literacy and teach citizens how to establish and maintain healthy financial habits.

5 Strategies For Creating A Genius Mindset In Students

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How Can We Help Every Student Tap Their Inner Genius? contributed by Zacc Dukowitz. When we hear the word genius, certain people come immediately to mind—Albert Einstein in mathematics, or Warren Buffett in investing—but what exactly sets these people apart?

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The coming coding revolution

eSchool News

In the 1400s, sons of good families were sent to be taught Latin by the Church. The monks who taught them weren’t trained as educators, and they made heavy use of corporal punishment. So it wasn’t much fun to learn to read back then.

K–12 Leaders Can Work with Local Governments to Address the Digital Divide

EdTech Magazine

The digital divide is an unrelenting problem in K–12 districts across the country. Students lack the connectivity and devices they need to succeed, and educators are struggling to provide meaningful learning environments without these tools.

SplashLearn Makes Learning Fun and Creates Fearless Learners

Loved by more than 30 million kids, SplashLearn is a game-based learning program that creates engaging learning experiences to nurture a generation of fearless learners. SplashLearn is the fastest growing elementary school math program in the US, used by more than 440,000 teachers in about 77,000 schools across the United States.

How many teachers are effective reading instructors?

eSchool News

Only 11 states currently verify that all teacher candidates planning to teach either elementary or special education have learned the most effective methods for teaching children how to read–arguably the most important skill these teachers need, according to new data from the National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ).

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Freeing Students to Write What They Know

MiddleWeb

In an era of ‘writing to text’ and responding to prompts, students may not eagerly respond to our invitations to “write free!” ELA teacher and cartoonist David Lee Finkle uses an interest based mapping strategy to convince his writers they have something worth writing about.

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Applying to College Has Changed During the Pandemic. A High School Senior’s Podcast Shows How.

Edsurge

Podcasts have been helping high school senior Maggie Borgen cope with stress during the pandemic. So she decided to make her own, sharing her advice and reflections on the student experience.

What Parents in Ancient Cultures Can Teach Their Western Equivalents

MindShift

Michaeleen Doucleff, a science reporter who lives in California, was at her wit’s end. Despite her best efforts to employ all the proper parenting tools she’d learned from “Dr.

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.

Here Is A Good Reading Tool for Students with Dyslexia

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Chrome browser has a hidden reader mode feature accessible through Chrome://flags. Peter Horner has this informative video explaining how to enable this feature on your Chrome. However, since.read more

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April’s Top New Books for Educators

Where Learning Clicks

Our picks for April’s top new books tackle leading through disruption, motivating disengaged students, incorporating SEL everywhere, and more. The post April’s Top New Books for Educators appeared first on Where Learning Clicks.

A Library of Free Visual Illustrations to Use in Your Instruction

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Undraw is another excellent platform we are adding to our list of visual illustration resources. Educators, teachers, and students can use it to access and download a wide variety of free visual.read more

What is Zero-Touch Enrollment for Chromebooks?

Vizor

Reading Time: 3 minutes Are you struggling to onboard hundreds or thousands of Chromebook devices? Chromebook Zero-Touch Enrollment may help. In this blog, we define Zero-Touch Enrollment (ZTE), how it works and why it is important for School Districts embarking on a 1:1 initiative.

Wireless Projecting with Google Meet

Wireless projecting using Google Meet to replace the Google Cast for Education extension!