Thu.Jun 23, 2022

5 Steps to Get Started with Spaces EDU

Teacher Tech

Use a FREE Spaces EDU account to engage and interact with students. Here are 5 steps to get started with Spaces EDU. The post 5 Steps to Get Started with Spaces EDU appeared first on Teacher Tech. EdTech Tool Google edtech

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Teaching Early Geometry Concepts

Ask a Tech Teacher

I spend a lot of time every week reading about current thinking in education. An article over at The Tech Edvocate caught my eye on early math. Math is a fundamental process in learning, not just adding and subtracting but to develops skill in problem solving and critical thinking.

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Innovation Often Means Teaching Against The Grain

TeachThought - Learn better.

The feeling that I get observing students learning for themselves and assuming ownership of their experience is pure joy. The post Innovation Often Means Teaching Against The Grain appeared first on TeachThought.

Blurring the lines between education and workforce

The Hechinger Report

Editor’s note: This story led off this week’s Future of Learning newsletter, which is delivered free to subscribers’ inboxes every other Wednesday with trends and top stories about education innovation. Subscribe today!

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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.

Top Sites and Resources to Support LGTBQ+ Students

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It’s estimated that nearly two million American youth aged 13-17 identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender

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How Looking Backward Moves Us Forward

MiddleWeb

In The Power of Regret, creativity and motivation author Dan Pink finds that regrets can make us stronger and more effective in our work. Professional learning consultant Cathy Gassenheimer encourages educators to consider how Pink’s four types of regrets relate to our lives.

Jefferson County Public Schools Raises Math and Reading NWEA MAP Growth Scores with FEV Tutor

eSchool News

WOBURN, Mass.

MEGA 2022

N2Y

We’re excited to be exhibiting at the Alabama State Department of Education’s 2022 MEGA Conference in Mobile, Alabama! We look forward to hearing from you and sharing proven ways for you to support your students with disabilities.

Kajeet Awards $550,000 To 22 Organizations for Purchasing Connectivity Solutions That Drive Digital Inclusion in Education

eSchool News

MCLEAN, VA.

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.

Why Do Students Struggle with Mathematics?

N2Y

More students don’t meet mathematics standards than meet standards in the U.S.—and and the percentage not meeting standards goes up at checkpoints in the fourth, eighth, and twelfth grades!

What’s keeping districts from spending COVID relief funding?

eSchool News

2020 and 2021 saw $190 billion in federal relief funds go to schools through the Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund (ESSER). But why aren’t schools spending the money?

Improving Students’ Mental Health Systematically and Individually

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Lexia Learning’s Founder, Robert Arthur Lemire, Dies at Eighty-Nine

eSchool News

BOSTON (June 23, 2022) – Lexia® Learning, a Cambium Learning® Group company, is saddened to announce that the company’s founder, Robert A. Lemire died on Wednesday, June 8, 2022. Lemire was eighty-nine and passed away following a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease.

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).

Updated Conference Keynote Panel + Final Call for Proposals - "Urban Librarianship: Embracing Challenges and Opportunities through Innovation, Leadership, and Best Practices"

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Our second Library 2.022 mini-conference: " Urban Librarianship: Embracing Challenges and Opportunities through Innovation, Leadership, and Best Practices ," will be held online (and for free) on Thursday, July 14th, 2022.

Saint Louis University School of Education and BloomBoard Partner to Help School Districts Elevate the Careers of Paraprofessionals and Address Teacher Workforce Shortage

eSchool News

LOUIS, MO (June 23, 2022) — Saint Louis University School of Education and BloomBoard have partnered to announce a new initiative to help superintendents and school boards address the current crisis of teacher recruitment and retention.

Schools Are Looking for Evidence From Their Edtech. Are Companies Ready to Provide It?

ED Surge

Schools are awash in technology in a way never before seen, thanks to the mad dash toward digital that was prompted by the pandemic a little more than two years ago.

Aperture Education Creates New Tool to Support School Districts that are using the Harmony SEL Curriculum

eSchool News

Charlotte N.C. June 23, 2022) — A new tool from Aperture Education helps schools and districts use data from Aperture’s DESSA SEL assessment alongside the popular Harmony SEL curriculum in a more strategic way to support students.

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!