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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.

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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Need Remote Learning NOW? Get Online Quickly & Easily With This Can’t-Miss Guide

Picking the wrong LMS can cost you. Don’t settle for a disconnected, hard-to-use, expensive system that doesn’t meet your needs. Follow these 12 steps crafted by Lambda Solutions' LMS experts, and find your perfect eLearning solution!

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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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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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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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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Start #RemoteLearning with #GoogleClassroom

techlearning

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

EdTech at School

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

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.

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

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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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.

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.

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

Online Teaching Reflection: Day - 7

Cycles of Learning

Today's post is simple. I find myself completely distracted perusing the homeschooling possibilities for science teachers using Google's Science Journal. I began using this 4 years ago but stopped for some reason. I revisited the app today only to find a plethora of incredible, crowdsourced activities. Not sure if I or how I will integrate but I see lots of possibilities. For a later post. Enjoy! COVID 19 Google Online Teaching Technology

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.

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.

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

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.

Technology Bolsters On-Demand Teacher Training

EdTech Magazine

As education evolves to keep pace with digital transformation, K–12 districts and university-based teacher preparation programs are turning to technology to bolster professional training. Teachers don’t have a lot of time,” says Penny Westfaul, curriculum director in Jackson County School District in Mississippi. They get frustrated when you introduce something but then don’t have a way to bring them up to speed quickly.”.

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

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.