Mon.Dec 13, 2021

Security Tools for K–12 Districts in Today’s Cloud Environments

EdTech Magazine

Before the cloud, schools hosted everything on-premises. Servers, files, data — it all existed where users resided and where district IT teams could manage and secure it: locally. Cloud users, conversely, rent space on a computer system that exists outside of the district’s walls.

Have Santa Call Your Kids!

Ask a Tech Teacher

DialMyCalls (an AATT sponsor) has a special Christmas offer for kids: Free Santa Calls To Your Family This Christmas. This Christmas we have a great gift for everyone! Whether you’re an existing DialMyCalls user or not, you can take advantage of our completely free phone call from Santa.

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PROOF POINTS: Nationwide, evaluating and penalizing teachers rarely works

The Hechinger Report

Forty-four states have adopted some version of a teacher evaluation system that rates, rewards and penalizes teachers.

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3 Ways to Foster Collaborative, Student-Centered Math Learning

TeachThought - Learn better.

We engage our students in the wonders of math by using student-centered math practices—like discussion and collaboration—in our classrooms. . The post 3 Ways to Foster Collaborative, Student-Centered Math Learning appeared first on TeachThought. Learning Math Personalized Learning Student Engagemen

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.

The biggest takeaways for the post-pandemic future of education

eSchool News

There is no argument that teachers are the most valuable asset in a student’s learning experience. This fact was only further underscored over the past 18 months.

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4 ways to use SEL to prepare students for life beyond high school

eSchool News

Preparing students for life beyond high school can mean many things. It can mean making sure they have the knowledge and technical skills needed for a specific job. Or helping them achieve the GPA or course requirements needed to get into a certain college or university.

Congress is cutting the funds that could have closed the homework gap

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! The homework gap could worsen for millions of U.S.

What is Mentimeter and How Can It Be Used for Teaching? Tips and Tricks

techlearning

Mentimeter is a presentation tool that uses quizzes, polls and word clouds to help engage students better in education

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Vernier Software & Technology Names the Winners of Its 40th Anniversary Educator Grants

eSchool News

BEAVERTON, Oregon, December 13, 2021 — Vernier Software & Technology has named the 40 recipients of its 40th anniversary educator grants.

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.

WeVideo Lesson Plan

techlearning

This WeVideo Lesson Plan is designed to help educators implement the digital tool into their instruction

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What Do We Do About Kids Behind in Math?

MiddleWeb

Michelle Russell’s algebra students repeatedly encounter foundational skills they haven’t mastered, trapping them in ‘no man’s land’ – unable to use prior knowledge to grasp the new. Shifting from discouragement to action, she sets goals and makes a plan to help them catch up.

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Are Your Parents Safe Enough For You?

techlearning

Engaging parents can help head off a problem before it occurs

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Why Investing in SEL Now May Be the Key to an Equitable Future

ED Surge

Earlier this year, studies confirmed what many educators already knew: Students have suffered substantial academic setbacks resulting from the pandemic.

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).

Tech & Learning Summits Coming to Orlando!

techlearning

School district administrators can register at no charge for this event

Small life-changing habits that take ZERO time

Brainscape

I don’t know about you but I’m sick and tired of the general messaging “out there” that tells me to work harder! Start meditating! Learn a new language! Go to the gym! Quit when you’re dead!

Students Are Suffering From Low Academic Self-Esteem. Democratizing the Classroom Can Save Them.

ED Surge

I will never forget sitting down with Elijah when school began last year. As a 5th-grader, he didn’t understand the concept of multiplication. I started at the beginning, teaching him that any number multiplied by zero is zero.

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Chronicle Cloud

Technology Tidbits

Top 5 Features that make Chronicle Cloud the best notes taking app for teachers: What should a teacher consider when choosing the best mobile application for managing their classroom efficiently?

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!