Fri.Oct 28, 2022

NAEP Scores Show a Long Road to Academic Recovery. Edtech Can Help Shorten It.

ED Surge

Following years of disrupted learning during the pandemic, the recently released Nation’s Report Card shows an overall drop in both reading and math scores, with math scores falling in nearly every state.

Teachers using technology report stronger connections, community with students

eSchool News

Educators who use technology as part of their teaching practice report that they are more aware of their students’ individual needs (61 percent) and more likely to be leveraging technology purposely to tailor learning for their students (61 percent), according to results from a national survey from education nonprofit Gradient Learning.


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6 Websites that Explain Elections

Ask a Tech Teacher

In about half the world–mostly those where people live under socialism, communism, dictators, or autocracies–law and order is decided for the people.

How to Become That Teacher

EdNews Daily

By Abbey Dorsey One of the attributes of a great teacher is the ability to open up new possibilities for their students. Every young person deserves to feel empowered to pursue opportunities, but students can’t reach for options they don’t know exist.

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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.

Steal Like a Teacher: Where to find quick teaching ideas

Ditch That Textbook

We teachers are the BEST at stealing things.And I don't mean that in a criminal, nefarious way.I think Austin Kleon explains it best in his book, Steal Like an Artist.Every artist gets asked the question, "Where do you get your ideas?" The honest artist answers, "I steal them."


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New- You Can Now Import PDFs into Book Creator

Educators Technology

The popular classroom tool Book Creator recently dropped two big updates which teachers will be excited about. If you’re someone who has traditionally relied on PDFs and worksheets to aid learning in the classroom, it’s now time to bring those PDFs to life in Book Creator!

In a youth mental health crisis, we need to leverage remote work to retain clinicians

EdNews Daily

By Kate Eberle Walker Last year, a national state of emergency in children’s mental health was declared by leading children’s health authorities, and there is a nationwide shortage of educators in schools who are equipped to effectively address this crisis.

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10 Good Tools to Create Free Surveys and Polls

Educators Technology

The purpose of this post is to share with you this collection of handy tools to use to create surveys and polls. These tools are simple and easy to use and offer a wide variety of features that enable you to design different types of surveys and polls. No coding knowledge is required.

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Video: Learning Leadership Symposium: Dallas, TX Administrator Panel

EdNews Daily

If you follow the Learning Counsel’s Learning Leadership Symposia, you are aware that the Administrator Panel Discussions are generally the perfect end to a perfect day. They feature the area’s top education minds, tackling their most perplexing challenges.

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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.

Finding child care is still impossible for many parents

The Hechinger Report

Mckell James first applied for child care in October 2019, five months before her oldest son was born. She got on a half dozen wait lists, but it took two years to get off just one. And that spot, while coveted, was only for two days of care each week.

Video: Dr. Todd Fouche: Portrait of the District

EdNews Daily

There is both an art and a science to making presentations for your district.

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Spaced repetition is the secret to overcoming learning loss

eSchool News

Just as “turnt,” “on fleek,” and “adulting” have become trending words in pop culture, so too has “spaced repetition” become a buzzword in education. Some educators are obsessed with it. Others say it’s just a minor hack for memorizing vocabulary. So what’s “the tea?”

Creating A Roblox Classroom


By creating a Roblox classroom, teachers can provide opportunities for collaboration, creativity, and more

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).

OPINION: U.S. high schools must take note and take action after dismal NAEP score report

The Hechinger Report

New data released this week from the National Assessment of Educational Progress, or NAEP, known as the “nation’s report card,” should raise the alarm for America’s high schools.

Scribbles Software Selected as a Finalist for the 2022 NC TECH Awards

eSchool News

Pineville, NC – Scribbles Software, a leading provider of K-12 records and enrollment software located in Pineville, NC, was selected as a finalist for the NC TECH Awards , presented by the NC TECH (North Carolina Technology Association).

How one college is tackling the rural nursing shortage

The Hechinger Report

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

K-12 Dealmaking: Classera Raises $40M Series A; YouScience Acquires NC3T

Marketplace K-12

Classera, which offers a digital learning platform to students in the Middle East and Africa, said the funding is its first since being founded in 2011. The post K-12 Dealmaking: Classera Raises $40M Series A; YouScience Acquires NC3T appeared first on Market Brief.

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!

Massive learning setbacks show Covid’s sweeping toll on kids

The Hechinger Report

This story was produced by the Associated Press and reprinted with permission.

Why is there a growing significance of eBook aggregators?

Kitaboo on EdTech

Writing a book is a lengthy and never-ending task. Your hard work does not just involve sleepless nights planning each element of the book. Once you are done writing and editing, you will also have to look into releasing the book in the market.

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Pennsylvania Evidence Resource Center Adds IXL Math and IXL English Language Arts to List of Evidence-Based Resources for Schools

eSchool News

HARRISBURG, Penn. — IXL , the personalized learning platform used by more than 13 million students, announced that the Pennsylvania Evidence Resource Center (ERC) has added IXL Math and IXL English Language Arts (ELA) to its list of evidence-based resources.

Monday Halloween?


Looking for an engaging activity this Monday? Check out this fun one from Control-Alt-Achieve (also a great resource in general). In this you use Google Docs as a visual creator to make a Halloween "Rebus" story.

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.