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Here’s a Preview of April

Ask a Tech Teacher

Here’s a preview of what’s coming up on Ask a Tech Teacher in August: #AtoZ Challenge–Genres: A is for…. Armed Forces Day. AuthorToolboxBlogHop. Cover Reveal–Mateo’s Law. Tech Tips for Writers. More NetGalley ARCs I loved. Teacher-Authors–a callout. How I’m Doing on Against All Odds. Jacqui Murray has been teaching K-18 technology for 30 years.

Google Forms magic ? with pre-filled links

Ditch That Textbook

This post is written by Craig Klement, an RTI facilitator, working with teachers and struggling students from Garland, Texas. You can connect with Craig on Twitter @CraigKlement and check out his blog at craigklement.wordpress.com. Have you ever had a student type in their name or ID number incorrectly into a Google Form? Or select the wrong teacher or […]. The post Google Forms magic ? with pre-filled links appeared first on Ditch That Textbook. Google Forms Guest Blog

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Physical Distance, Social Collective Mourning [A Plague On All Our Houses]

The Jose Vilson

There must have been a cumulative gasp from every educator in the city when we found out Dez-Ann Romain passed away. If we don’t know her personally, we know an educator like her. Young, energetic, helpful, a team player.

What Parents Can Do At Home To Help With Reading

TeachThought - Learn better.

Whether parents should 'schedule' reading at home depends on many factors--not the least of which is how you 'frame' reading and how they respond. The post What Parents Can Do At Home To Help With Reading appeared first on TeachThought. Literacy Parents Terry Heick

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Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

Google Forms magic ? with pre-filled links

Ditch That Textbook

This post is written by Craig Klement, an RTI facilitator, working with teachers and struggling students from Garland, Texas. You can connect with Craig on Twitter @CraigKlement and check out his blog at craigklement.wordpress.com. Have you ever had a student type in their name or ID number incorrectly into a Google Form? Or select the wrong teacher or […]. The post Google Forms magic ? with pre-filled links appeared first on Ditch That Textbook. Google Forms Guest Blog

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Make the Most Out of Your Distance Learning Degree Program

EdNews Daily

With a large number of people at home avoiding the spread of the Coronavirus, millions of students working towards a degree have suddenly become part of online distance learning programs.

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STUDENT VOICE: Staying in the dorm wouldn’t work — neither would returning home to El Salvador

The Hechinger Report

“[A]ll students who are able to must return home and stay home for the rest of the semester.”. These are heavy words for any student to digest.

Will COVID-19 Lead to Another MOOC Moment?

Edsurge

Large-scale courses known as MOOCs were invented to get free or low-cost education to people who could not afford or get access to traditional options. But in recent years they had faded from the public spotlight, and more of the content was put behind paywalls. But as COVID-19 has forced an unprecedented shift to online teaching at colleges around the world, students and colleges are looking with renewed interest at the format.

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Helping kids who are feeling isolated and anxious after schools shut down

The Hechinger Report

As schools across the Washington, D.C. metro area announced closures, Siobhan Davenport and her colleagues at Crittenton Services of Greater Washington (CSGW), a nonprofit that seeks to empower teen girls, began receiving dozens of calls and messages from middle- and high-school girls concerned about how the novel coronavirus would impact them. At first, girls asked for information about the coronavirus itself and how school shutdowns would affect their access to school resources.

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.

Teachers Supporting Teachers at the time of COVID-19

Educator Innovator

Educators with experience teaching and learning online have been supporting their colleagues in making thoughtful choices as they begin to work with their learners from a distance during the time of COVID-19. Below are a few of these resources; check back for updates.

How Parents Can Talk to Students About Coronavirus Anxiety

Edsurge

For Jason Coe, life is much different under the COVID-19 outbreak. The Cary, N.C., high school freshman has been out of school since March 16, with schools in his state closed until May 15. North Carolina is not among the states to issue “shelter-in-place” directives, and Jason says that seeing shoppers at Walmart ignore recommendations to stay six feet apart to avoid disease spread has been “scary.” Jason has stayed away from friends, chatting with some by headset when he plays video games.

Amazon Providing Free Online Access to Amazon Future Engineer Computer Science Courses

techlearning

Amazon Future Engineer will provide free online access to sponsored computer science courses in the US

Subtle Yet Profound

Adjusting Course

Many of us have been preparing for a profound shift in how students experience “school” for many years. Of course, we never imagined any shift would be as abrupt as what we’re seeing. And we never fathomed a world where we wouldn’t be able to celebrate students’ triumphs or support them in person in their moments of trepidation. Nothing about the COVID-19 pandemic feels right. It’s scary and these waters are uncharted. We’re used to being together. We’re used to being intentional.

EdTech at School

This E-book is designed to support educators with case studies of education technology use at school.

Virtual Spring CUE 2020 Continues This Week!

CUE

Spring CUE went virtual this past week – the first time in its 42-year career. Not only is it remarkable to think that this annual conference (that boasts bringing roughly 5,000 educators together) managed to take it online – but did so in a matter of weeks. CUE mobilized their staff and the dozens of […]. The post Virtual Spring CUE 2020 Continues This Week! appeared first on CUE, Inc.

Spelling Learning Apps Students

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Spelling is a learned activity that requires formal/informal teaching and practice. You may pick up the oral part of a target language relatively easily (depending on your cognitive capacities,read more

Six Age-Appropriate Books and Resources for Teaching Kids about COVID-19

MindShift

Schools are closed , teachers are adapting to distance learning , and many parents are juggling child care with remote work. Meanwhile, kids are at home navigating lots of news, as well as plenty of hoaxes , about the global pandemic that has radically altered their days.

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Remote Presenting Guidance

The Innovative Educator

Presenting through online platforms requires unique skills. Presenters need to be able to multitask and know how to troubleshoot in the moment. Below are some best practices my colleagues ( ClayCodes , LauraOgando7 , PatriciaPaddock ) and I collected which are helpful to keep in mind while presenting remotely. Roles Roles can be combined depending on the person’s skills.

6 eLearning Trends in Custom eLearning Solutions

Most digital learning trends focus too much on the "digital" and not enough on the "learning". It is not enough that content builders master available tools. We need a return to core learning fundamentals. Get Inno-Versity's eBook for 6 of the most important trends coming to digital learning.

Start #RemoteLearning with #GoogleClassroom

techlearning

Innovative educators know that G-Classroom saves you time, keeps you organized and helps you communicate with your students

Tips to Help Teachers Manage Their Google Classrooms

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Google Classroom is an educational platform that allows teachers and students to connect, communicate and facilitate classroom workflow. It provides a collection of productivity tools that.read more

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Edtech in Action: Virtual Reality Field Trips

techlearning

T&L Leadership Summit attendee Angie Raquepaw shares how Pickerington Local School Districts uses virtual reality for field trips

Pre-Order Stepping Up to Google Classroom

Teacher Tech

After nearly 2 years Kim Mattina and I are excited to have our new book “Stepping Up to Google Classroom – 50 Steps for Beginners to Get Started” available. It should be in print by mid April. Digital Preview Now! For those who pre-order we are giving a digital preview of the book NOW along […]. The post Pre-Order Stepping Up to Google Classroom appeared first on Teacher Tech. Google

Teachers’ Guide to Plagiarism

This article provides teachers with a step-by-step guide on how to handle plagiarism in the classroom: it examines the definition of the term "plagiarism" and its types with examples, describes common reasons students plagiarize, and provides tips for teachers to detect and prevent plagiarism among students.

Cast Your Vote: Game-Based App Teaches Middle Schoolers About Elections, Issues

techlearning

In Cast Your Vote, one of the many games in the iCivics collection, students vote in local elections in their town of Isley

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How to Uphold Academic Integrity in Remote Learning

Turnitin

How can you uphold academic integrity when students are not physically in a classroom? We want to offer you our suggestions

How to Help Kids Understand Coronavirus During Distance Learning

MindShift

Before schools actually shut their doors in response to coronavirus, Naomi O’Brien was anticipating how to help teachers discuss the growing global health crisis with students.

Online Teaching Reflection: Day -10

techlearning

Transitioning each course to an online version that is meaningful, effective, and leverages the online learning medium is proving to be a very daunting task

Custom eLearning: What to Consider as an L&D Manager

A custom eLearning project is an exciting opportunity, but any L&D Manager will also tell you it can be challenging. Inno-versity shares 5 points to consider before kicking off your project. These concepts are critical to addressing the most common pain points which, IF addressed, will ensure success.