Thu.Nov 03, 2022

In one giant classroom, four teachers manage 135 kids – and love it

The Hechinger Report

MESA, Ariz. — A teacher in training darted among students, tallying how many needed his help with a history unit on Islam. A veteran math teacher hovered near a cluster of desks, coaching some 50 freshmen on a geometry assignment.

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Choosing the Right Computer Science Specialization

Ask a Tech Teacher

One of the most popular and in-demand skills is anything related to computers–programming, repair, networking, and cybersecurity to name a few.

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Rethinking Learning Spaces: 4 Strategies for Student-Centered Learning

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The Brigantine Public School district has redesigned its learning spaces and rethought how and where learning takes place. Superintendent Glenn Robbins shares how others districts can do the same and prioritize student-centered learning in the process

Designing fair and inclusive tests for non-native speakers

eSchool News

Roughly 20 percent of U.S. residents, which is approximately 67.3 million people (equal to the population of France), speak a language other than English at home, according to the Center for Immigration Studies.

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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.

Cybercriminals Are Attacking Networks Using Cloud Storage Services

EdTech Magazine

Bad actors are constantly evolving their attack vectors, looking for new ways to enter systems undetected. Now, hackers are exploiting cloud storage services to infiltrate networks and hide their attacks. Through phishing emails, they’re targeting cloud applications such as Google Drive and Dropbox.

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Your classrooms might need digital assistants

eSchool News

AI has untapped potential in classrooms, from preschool through higher education. Digital assistants can transform how educators teach, giving them the freedom to teach from anywhere in the room. When digital assistants are used in classrooms, the outcomes can be overwhelmingly beneficial.

Four weaknesses in multilingual pre-K classrooms—and ways to fix them

The Hechinger Report

Editor’s note: This story led off this week’s Early Childhood newsletter, which is delivered free to subscribers’ inboxes every other Wednesday with trends and top stories about early learning. Subscribe today!

7 Popular Science Museums

Educators Technology

We human beings have come a long way towards understanding the world (or probably the worlds) we are living in. Our knowledge of the inner workings of this world is expanding exponentially and in both directions: horizontally and vertically.

Why the author of reading instruction bibles got her advice wrong

The Hechinger Report

This podcast, Sold a Story, was produced by APM Reports and reprinted with permission. There’s an idea about how children learn to read that’s held sway in schools for more than a generation – even though it was proven wrong by cognitive scientists decades ago.

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.

Wonderful Online Museums and Sites for Virtual Field Trips to Use in Class

Educators Technology

The purpose of this post is to share with you a collection of some great web tools for taking students on virtual field trips around the world.

Best School District in El Paso, Texas Partners With BibliU to Secure Universal Learning Benefits for Dual-Credit Students

eSchool News

NEW YORK and LONDON – BibliU , the EdTech innovator democratizing content accessibility, announced today that the Ysleta Independent School District has implemented its Universal Learning solution.

Educating for Equity in the Wake of Injustice

Middle Web

Alyssa Hadley Dunn’s Teaching on Days After offers research and narratives on how teachers can respond equitably on days after cataclysmic events so that they and their students “reach the full measure of their humanity.” Sarah Cooper recommends Dunn’s pedagogical strategies.

Discovery Education and Social Impact Partners Present Engaging Resources Supporting STEM Day Observances

eSchool News

Charlotte, NC.— Discovery Education and select social impact partners are offering engaging, high-quality digital learning resources to students and teachers to support observances of National STEM Day.

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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).

A holistic approach to security: Trusted Access

Jamf on EdTech

Jamf is uniquely positioned by offering solutions for device management, identity integration workflows and endpoint security. Because these are all from the same vendor, powered by the same platform, and designed to work together, we can achieve an amazing outcome: Trusted Access

Save Time with Randomize Slides

Teacher Tech

Why would you want to shuffle your presentation slides? Creative uses of Google Slides makes Randomize Slides make sense. The post Save Time with Randomize Slides appeared first on Teacher Tech. Add-Ons Google Slides google Google Slides GoogleEDU slides

Writing in Class with Choice and Community

Middle Web

Are you looking for lesson plans and ideas to engage your students as they learn to be confident writers? Lisa Eickholdt and Patricia Vitale-Reilly offer a step-by-step plan to develop writing clubs with variations to keep community interest high all year, says Dawna Brandt.

Specially Designed Instruction 101

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Learn the basics of SDI and how it helps students with IEPs access the general education curriculum. Blog IEP Academic Best Practices Blog Post IEP Educator IEP Parent Total Solution Unique Learning System

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!

The best numbers & math apps for preschoolers

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Ugh, math. Amiright? Just when you thought you’d never have to open another math textbook again, you went and had a kid and now you need to start all over again ! The good news is that this isn’t calculus … yet.

How to Differentiate Instruction in Elementary Math

Cool Cat Teacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Young children have many different ability levels with math concepts. Understandably, kindergarten and elementary teachers need to reach every student where they are on their learning journey, but it isn't always easy.

The best language & reading apps for preschoolers

Brainscape

Of all the skills that are crucial for young kids, language is the most important. Letters unlock words and words unlock communication : the ability to connect with their parents, teachers, peers, and the greater world around them. It’s basically a biological imperative!

How can I teach my young kids at home?

Brainscape

For many parents, the prospects of teaching your kids from home can disinter traumatizing memories of school: of fractions and calculus; neverending assignments and exams; and acne breakouts and first-ever breakups. I get it. You never signed up for this. Or perhaps you did!

Keeping Students Safe and Productive on Devices

Speaker: Aaron Webb, Jamf

In our webinar, we’ll explore the full range of Jamf education products to protect students, including quick and easy tools for IT admins, powerful apps for teachers to ensure student safety anywhere, and parental engagement tools.

What I learned about parenting from training my dog

Brainscape

Whenever a young couple gets their first puppy together, snarky friends (and mothers-in-law) always seem to joke: "This is good practice for when you'll have kids" That's easy to laugh off because of course human kids are totally different from dogs, right?  Kids