Thu.Jul 29, 2021

What is the best video editing software?

Ask a Tech Teacher

If you’re teaching high school videography, you want your students to use the programs that will be required in the job they end up in after graduation. You don’t want an ‘easy’ program. You want one that demonstrates the student’s expertise at an interview.

3 Ways edtech can help education get back on track

Neo LMS

A recent report shared by Google and KPMG reveals that the education tech industry would cater to about 9.6 million users and record a market share of $1.96 billion in 2021, according to Analytic Insight.

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Teachers’ pandemic experiences reveal the shortcomings of compliance culture

The Christensen Institute

“Hardest year since my first year. I feel like I failed my students this year.” This year has been very hard on all teachers, we work too much and get paid very little.” This has been the hardest year ever and I hope to return to some type of normalcy again soon.”.

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Proactive Planning Helped California School to Open

EdTech Magazine

Last year, Napa Valley Unified School District had 17,000 students, 28 campuses and a pathway to reopen for hybrid learning. In fall 2020, this California district was one of the first of its size to open its doors for hybrid instruction.

6 Tips for EdTech Evaluation by Adult Learning Institutions

Many continuing adult education institutions have turned to technology used by higher ed with the following benefits: elevates teaching and learning, scales to address changes in staffing, enrollment and budget, and protects student and institutional data.

OPINION: Using critical race theory to understand the backlash against it

The Hechinger Report

“When the devil is at your front door” is a popular idiom used in many Black communities to warn against waiting till it’s too late to worry about a problem. We take this idiom seriously amid the current moral panic over critical race theory. The devil is at our front door right now.

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STOP! Collaborate with Jamboard: 3 Things You Can Do TODAY!

Teacher Tech

Melody McAllister shares about her bookchat with Alice Keeler and Kim Mattina and their book Teaching with Google Jamboard. She also shares three Jams you can do with your students TODAY! The post STOP! Collaborate with Jamboard: 3 Things You Can Do TODAY! appeared first on Teacher Tech.

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5 Edtech Books Every New and Seasoned Teacher Should Read

techlearning

These edtech books support professional learning for teachers in all academic areas and grade levels

3 financial literacy tips for students

eSchool News

While moving into adulthood, teens are faced with a number of paths. Empowering students to select which path works best for them and determine how to best financially plan for the future are key to ensuring that some of their first adult decisions set them on a trajectory toward success.

Why This HBCU Surprised Every Freshman With The Latest Apple Tech

Edsurge

Can giving students access to the latest tech gadgets from day one of college make a difference in their success? Virginia Union University hopes the answer is yes.

6 Strategies for Using Actionable Data to Impact Student Success

Educators need effective tools to drive student success. The trend to use actionable, comprehensive data—like attendance, assessments, grades, and more—is an effective way to give teachers the visibility they need to make a difference. Videri gives teachers and administrators access to comprehensive, integrated data so they can easily filter, drill down, and analyze data—to get the information that they really need, when they need it, and improve student outcomes. Download the eBook today!

What the pandemic has taught me about education

eSchool News

I’m not a formal educator, but I am a parent to a student who spent a good chunk of the last year learning from home. I also work in an industry that supports educators and administrators. As I reflect on the past 18 months and my discussions with colleagues and partners across the U.S.

Break Your School Rules to Create a Better Student Experience

Edthena

If the rules about what we prioritize in schools don’t work, why not change them? There is much for educators to learn, unlearn, and even relearn to move education forward.

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6 of The Best Educational YouTube Channels for Kids in 2021

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

In today's post, I am sharing with you some of what I think are the best YouTube channels that provide educational video content designed specifically for kids. I particularly focused on.read more. Youtube channels for kids

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Reading Plus Approved As Evidence-Based Academic Intervention By Mississippi Department Of Education

eSchool News

WINOOSKI, Vt. July 21, 2021) – Reading Plus, an evidence-based online program that uses personalized instruction to improve students’ reading proficiency, today announced its selection as an academic intervention vendor by the Mississippi Department of Education (MDE).

White Paper: Enabling digital creativity with Augmented Reality in K12 education

We have conducted 2 research projects on teaching with AR. This research has been conducted with the UiO and the UiS. The resulting white paper is an in-depth look at the state of creative learning through the use of 3D modeling and exploration in AR.

The LegalTech Club – CodeLex – A LegalTech Company Focused On Augmentation, Enhancement And Streamlining Of Legal Practice

AsiaTechDaily

Bookmark( 0 ) Please login to bookmark. Username or Email Address. Password. Remember Me. No account yet? Register As the demand for Legaltech increases across the world, companies which specialize in developing LegalTech has also come into prominence.

Keys to Using Text Sets across Content Areas

MiddleWeb

“Text Sets in Action” provides expert guidance for any teacher interested in using this engaging strategy to deepen learning. The authors define "texts" broadly and provide advice and examples across the core content areas, writes teacher educator Dr. Sarah Pennington.

Four Steps to Coax Young Adults (and Their Parents) to Greater Independence

MindShift

Julie Lythcott-Haims stumbled on something troubling and surprising about the young adults in her midst. It started about twenty years ago, when she served as a dean at Stanford.

4 Tools to Help Teachers Remove Backgrounds from Images

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Images speak louder than words. The communicative power of the visual is well documented in the communication literature. Our daily experience also attests to this fact. Visual cues draw our.read more. image editing tools

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2021 Trends in Online Student Demographics

BestColleges.com’s second annual report on online student demographics explores the characteristics of today’s online students and their insights on college decision-making and the online learning experience amid the challenges of COVID-19.

Spending on Tech-Based Curriculum Jumps During the Pandemic, New Survey of IT Leaders Finds

Marketplace K-12

Spending on curriculum software and subscriptions grew at a higher rate than any other technology budget area over the most recent year, according to the Consortium for School Networking.

Animoca Brands acquires Sydney-based games developer Blowfish

AsiaTechDaily

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PowerSchool, Major Ed-Tech Provider, Valued at $3.5 Billion Following Initial Public Offering

Marketplace K-12

PowerSchool, a major provider of student information systems and an array of other K-12 tools, is the latest education company to announce it is going public. The post PowerSchool, Major Ed-Tech Provider, Valued at $3.5 Billion Following Initial Public Offering appeared first on Market Brief.

Singapore’s EDBI, SEEDS help 25 local startups secure $159m in funding

AsiaTechDaily

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2021 Trends in College Career and Employment Planning

In this second annual report, part of the BestColleges.com research series, 624 business leaders shared how their companies and organizations currently recruit and hire college students from both online and campus-based programs.

7 Alternatives to Google Expeditions and Tour Creator

Nick's Picks for Educational Technology

Alternatives to Google Expeditions Google Expeditions and Tour Creator were among my favorite tools for taking students on virtual field trips and empowering them to create their own virtual tours. Now that they’ve moved to the EdTech Graveyard, it’s time to look for some alternatives.

Fintech unicorn Airwallex launches new venture capital fund

AsiaTechDaily

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Announcing October 21st Mini-Conference: "Libraries as Community Anchors"

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Our third Library 2.021 mini-conference: " Libraries as Community Anchors ," will be held online (and for free) on Thursday, October 21st, 2021. Libraries are increasingly addressing challenges associated with digital equity, access, and inclusion, as well as issues of security and privacy.

Learning from Conflict: Discussing Controversial Issues in the Classroom

Graphite Blog

When highly charged events happen in the world, it’s not always easy for classroom teachers to help their students make sense of things.

Why Genentech Is Transforming the Employee Experience for Mental Health Leave

Speaker: Deborah Olson, Lead Strategist, Genentech, a member of the Roche Group & Smita Das, MD, PhD, MPH, Medical Director, Lyra Health

Employees with the greatest mental health needs often find themselves navigating a complex disability system. Streamlining their mental health leave and recovery time leads to an overall more productive workforce. In this Lyra webinar, hear how Genentech is changing the employee experience to provide fast access to care for members who are suffering from severe mental health needs.