Thu.Mar 03, 2022

Gamification in Education: Fostering a Growth Mindset

EdNews Daily

By Betsy Hill and Roger Stark When the term “gamification” comes up in the context of education, it is usually introduced as a way to improve student engagement and motivation. Given the dismal state of student engagement in school work, maybe that by itself would be enough.

Why active learning environments are key to student engagement

eSchool News

Technology’s pivotal role in education can’t be denied, and it will remain a constant in classrooms. Many schools are turning to active learning environments to effectively use technology to help engage students in learning.


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Phoenix, AZ 2022, The Briefing: National Digital Transition Survey Results

EdNews Daily

At 8:30 sharp, as the enthusiastic crowd was gathering their coffee and heading for their seats, the Phoenix Digital Transition Discussion rolled into high gear.

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Tapping the Potential of Learning Through Play in STEAM Programs


Encouraging purposeful play through tools such as LEGO Education to engage students and improve STEAM learning outcomes

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.

Incorporating SEL to Support Younger Students

Gaggle Speaks

The pandemic has placed elementary students in a unique position: Many have never experienced a “normal” school year. The last time students lived through an uninterrupted, pre-pandemic year was the 2018–19 school year—when current fourth-graders were in the first grade. Student Mental Health SEL

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English learners in college: From marginalized to invisible

The Hechinger Report

Students who are learning English often face extreme barriers to getting an education in the United States.

SchoolStatus Acquires TeachBoost, Enhancing Communications and Support Solutions for K12 Educators

eSchool News


Review: Cisco Umbrella Offers Full-Coverage Cloud Security

EdTech Magazine

Education leaders have taken a strong stance on preventing cyberattacks, especially with so many users learning and working from home during the pandemic. Attackers have taken advantage of the recent chaos, launching more attacks than ever.

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Discovery Education and Social Impact Partners Offer Educators and Students No-Cost Resources Supporting Women’s History Month Celebrations

eSchool News

Silver Spring, MD (Thursday, March 3, 2022) — Discovery Education and leading social impact partners are offering engaging, no-cost digital learning resources to students, teachers, and families to support Women’s History Month observances nationwide.


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.

Tech Tip #14: Desktop Icons Disappeared

Ask a Tech Teacher

In these 169 tech-centric situations, you get an overview of pedagogy—the tech topics most important to your teaching—as well as practical strategies to address most classroom tech situations, how to scaffold these to learning, and where they provide the subtext to daily tech-infused education.

KIPP Public Schools Expands Partnership with YouScience Bringing Student Aptitude Assessments to 48 Schools Across the Nation

eSchool News

AMERICAN FORK, Utah, March 3, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Today, YouScience announced its career guidance tool, YouScience Discovery , is now available for students in 48 KIPP Public Schools , a network of national public charter schools.

How Much RAM Is Enough RAM in 2022?

Cool Cat Teacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. So if you can afford it, 16 GB of RAM is not an unreasonable baseline for your 2022 machine. You might not take advantage of all that power right now, especially if you don’t use your computer for intensive tasks.

9 new digital learning resources from TCEA

eSchool News

With the realization that COVID will stick with us, and with determination to live with it and resume aspects of pre-pandemic life, educators are once again eager to gather at edtech conferences and experience the latest and greatest solutions, digital learning resources, and professional learning opportunities.

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).

How to pass the WSET 4 D1 exam on Wine Production


Welcome to the first of the minefield of exams you have to step through in order to become a WSET Ⓡ Master of Wine!

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Milestone reached as NH takes advantage of free instructional materials

eSchool News

CONCORD, NH (March 3, 2022) — In less than eight months, more than 215,000 digital resources have been used by New Hampshire educators, students and families through Discovery Education’s innovative learning platform.

Ed Leaders Share Ideas for Going Forward


After two years of pandemic strain and distraction, it's time for educators to reclaim the "why," writes district leader Brian Taylor. "10 10 Perspectives on Learning in Education" can help teachers and administrators refocus attention "on what we do every day for students.".

Savvas Learning Company Acquires Rubicon Publishing, Canada’s Leading Digital Learning Provider for Math

eSchool News

PARAMUS, NEW JERSEY — March 3, 2022 — Savvas Learning Company , a leading provider of next-generation learning solutions across all K-12 grade levels and disciplines, announced today its acquisition of Rubicon Publishing, Inc., the developer of Canada’s most widely used all-digital math program.

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!

Teaching in the Time of COVID: A High School Teacher's Rules for Effective Quarantine Teaching

Cycles of Learning

During the time of 100% distance learning I gathered my thoughts together and produced the below book for my colleagues at my school site titled "Teaching in the Time of COVID: A High School Teacher’s Rules for Effective Quarantine Teaching".

Google Meet Bandwidth detector (and how I’ve been using this on Zoom)

Cool Cat Teacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Google is rolling out a handy new tool for Workspace admins who use Google Meet to keep in touch with staff. Starting today, admins can see a record of participant bandwidth during meetings.

Can remote work save higher ed from the great resignation?

Dr. Josie Ahlquist

Chances are high that multiple articles have come across your feed about the great resignation, staff morale, or employee disengagement. The spring is usually a heavy recruitment season for entry-level positions in student affairs. But this year, there are openings all across the board. It’s a candidate’s market, which means more power for job seekers and an attraction to currently employed campus. Source. COVID19 Digital Leadership


The School District Is Reading Your Email

Teacher Tech

@alicekeeler assume your school is reading your emails. teacher #teaching #privacy #email ? FEEL THE GROOVE – Queens Road, Fabian Graetz. Whether you are a teacher at a school or an employee at a corporation… your work email is NOT yours. Company (or school) email is owned by the company or school. This gives them the right to read your emails at any time. The freedom of information act also could be enforced on your emails providing the public access to your emails.

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.

Globle can become a cooperative group game


I have been a longtime fan of maps as therapy tools. They promote spacial description skills, situational awareness and (literal) world knowledge, and can be used to link to narrative and expository language. Let's start with Wordle though.

Super Teacher Worksheets for St. Patricks Day

Technology Tidbits

Be sure to check out STW for all their St. Patrick's Day ideas such as: educational games, word searches, activities, and more!!! Super Teacher Worksheets is one of the best sites around for finding educational resources on a wide range of subjects.

Albrecht- The “New” Methamphetamine: Some Library Patrons Might Be Using a Bad Drug

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We've just posted a new Dr. Albrecht blog post in our " Library Service, Safety, & Security " section of Library 2.0 : " The 'New' Methamphetamine: Some Library Patrons Might Be Using a Bad Drug."

TypeTastic for Game Based Learning

Technology Tidbits

"Game-based learning (GBL) is a type of game play that has defined learning outcomes. Generally, game-based learning is designed to balance subject matter with gameplay and the ability of the player to retain, and apply said subject matter to the real world.

The Best Ways to Use Managed Apple IDs at Your School

Speaker: Aaron Webb, Jamf

In our webinar, How to Best Use Managed Apple IDs at Your School, hear the real-world experience of Steven Palomo, IT Director at Beverly Public Schools, regarding how he successfully managed his entire tech stack.


Technology Tidbits

TestMe is a wonderful new site for creating online flashcards. What separates TestMe apart from other similar learning tools is that it can take educators notes or lesson plans and turn them into educational flashcards that can be used for: studying, quizzes, and more.