Tue.Nov 17, 2020

Rather Stand

The CoolCatTeacher

poem by Vicki Davis From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Rather Stand by Vicki Davis. I’d rather stand alone for the right thing … than be popular for the wrong one. I’d rather be wise. than smart.

Computational Thinking in Preschool: What, Why, and How

Digital Promise

While computer science (CS) and computational thinking (CT) have received increasing attention over the past decade, CT integration in early learning settings is an emerging area of focus.

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How to Engage Students in Zoom and Teach Effectively at a Distance

The CoolCatTeacher

Aaron Johnson shares the techniques to help us do it better From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Aaron Johnson Shares His Way to Engage Students Even at a Distance. Many of us are learning to traverse between online and in-person learning environments.

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Will the positive changes schools make now last into the future?

The Christensen Institute

It can be hard to see anything positive about the cards schools were dealt in 2020. COVID-19 and ongoing public reckoning with systemic racism are drawing attention to longstanding, chronic problems in the education sector.

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.

Working on Working: How to Make Deliberate Decisions that Respond to the Needs of Your Team

Education Elements

The Education Elements team, like the rest of the world, has been adapting to life-during-COVID-19, striving to serve our partners and our mission with a set of unplanned-for constraints.

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Google Forms: Multiple Versions and Retakes

Teacher Tech

One of the ways we used to discourage cheating for paper assessments was to create different versions. Shuffle Question Order In the settings of Google Forms on the “Presentation tab” you can choose “Shuffle question order.”

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As the Pandemic Drags On, Child Care Providers Fight to Keep Their Doors Open

Edsurge

Before the pandemic, Tracy Weston’s child care center was booming. Five years after opening Noah’s Ark Preschool Academy with her husband in their small town of Dawson, Ga.—a

Closing the Connectivity Gap with Expanded, Optimized Networks

EdTech Magazine

In the era of remote learning, school districts are challenged with delivering widespread connectivity, especially in rural and underserved communities. School IT leaders have scrambled to make bandwidth available to support online classrooms and address issues of equity.

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What Makes Women Great Leaders During Tumultuous Times

Edsurge

Ride-sharing app, Z?m m , was growing fast—right up to this past March when US schools shut down to slow the spread of the coronavirus. Watching your market effectively vanish overnight is chilling for any chief executive. But Z?m

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.

How SEL and achievement lead to academic equity

eSchool News

As schools reckon with academic equity, they’re often focused on academic progress.

How to Adapt Educational Leadership in the Age of Virtual Learning

EdTech Magazine

The art of leading looks vastly different for school administrators today. They are now tasked with adapting their leadership practices to an environment where digital tools and remote collaboration and communication are the norm.

Keeping COVID innovations even after the pandemic passes

eSchool News

Hoover City Schools in suburban Birmingham, AL, was already one-to-one when the pandemic struck in March. And while its transition to remote learning in the spring was relatively painless, teachers and students continue to adjust to the new realities of hybrid school days.

4 Tips for Enhancing STEM Engagement in a Hybrid Classroom

EdTech Magazine

COVID-19 upended virtually every aspect of business and society this year. Unfortunately, education hasn’t been spared. But there is an upside to the situation. As we continue to live in a more contactless world, innovation in education prevails.

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8 Reasons to Invest in a New Student Information System

If your school’s SIS has limited functions, only works on campus or breaks down more than you would like, it might time to invest in a new one.

Verizon launches free trainings and tools to help educators navigate digital instruction

eSchool News

What you need to know: As the nation faces a surge in Covid-19 cases, and schools continue to grapple with uncertainty and closures, Verizon is providing additional support and remote learning resources for educators, students and parents.

5 Best Practices for Managing Virtual Breakout Rooms

EdTech Magazine

Small group learning is absolutely essential today. In a virtual classroom, the instructor typically does most of the talking when leading a synchronous lesson. Students may find it more difficult to participate or think out loud in this environment.

What Lessons Have Emerged From the Pandemic Semester?

Edsurge

The pandemic has forced some professors to rethink how they teach, and it has led some students to forge closer connections with their professors—and each other.

How Assistive Technology Is Supporting Students Through the Pandemic

EdTech Magazine

Adjusting to a rigorous curriculum, learning new skills and understanding the nuances of classroom learning are just a few of the many pressures students face.

7 Benefits of Lesson Plans in the Cloud

What if teachers didn’t have to lug tons of paperwork with them to and from work? Having lesson plans available anywhere is just one of the advantages.

Make Sure Virtual PD Works for Teachers

MiddleWeb

Amid pandemic learning, we must address virtual PD experiences for teachers, write experts Barbara Blackburn and Ron Williamson. By considering our purpose, the content, and the appropriate platforms to engage teachers, leaders can assure effective professional learning.

What Is The Relationship Between Quality And Effect?

TeachThought - Learn better.

What is the relationship between quality and effect? It's partly causal but that's not exactly it. But there is clearly interdependence. The post What Is The Relationship Between Quality And Effect? appeared first on TeachThought. Critical Thinking Terry Heick

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Educational YouTube Channels for Learning Math at Home

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

In today's post we are sharing with you some Math Youtube channels as featured in Learn at Home with Youtube. Most of these channels have already been featured in previous collections of ours. The.read more

OPINION: Students need tools to safeguard their mental health in uncertain times

The Hechinger Report

I recently met (over Zoom) with a dozen first-year students to hear how their semester at Barnard College was going.

Why Families Leave Schools

Do you know three of the biggest reasons families leave schools? Here they are – and what you can do about it.

How to Create Training Videos for your Students?

Testpress

To make training videos for your student can be a real asset. It is also an opportunity to demonstrate elements of your course that are difficult to explain in writing. So you have to enrich your online lessons with videos for this manner.

UWorld Launches New Tools to Support Educators in Fostering AP® Success

eSchool News

UWorld , the worldwide leader in online learning to prepare for high-stakes exams, today announced the launch of AP ® (Advanced Placement ® ) Learning Tools , a new College Readiness solution to help educators enhance instruction, improve student performance, and effectively prepare for AP exams.

How Slava Bronfman, CEO Of Cybellum Raised $15M To Build A Cyber Security Risk Assessment for Automotive Components?

AsiaTechDaily

Bookmark( 0 ) Please login to bookmark. Username or Email Address. Password. Remember Me. No account yet? Register Slava Bronfman is an experienced cybersecurity and automotive leader and entrepreneur.

Blended Learning with Google (Part 2: Storytelling) – SULS089

Shake Up Learning

The post Blended Learning with Google (Part 2: Storytelling) – SULS089 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. More Blended Learning with Google!

How Online Admissions Affect Enrollment Rates

Discover the top five reasons your school’s admissions should be online.