Mon.Mar 14, 2022

4 ways to reclaim your love of teaching

eSchool News

If you feel like this year has been more stressful, more overwhelming, and more difficult to find the joy of teaching than ever before, you’re not alone.

Using VR to Visualize Complex Information

Ask a Tech Teacher

Virtual Reality is one of the hottest newish education strategies that keeps getting better. Here’s an excellent article from eSchool News about using VR to better understand topics traditionally considered complex: VR helps students visualize complex information.

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Teacher Engagement Part IV: Social Engagement with Colleagues

Catlin Tucker

How does a teacher’s relationships with their colleagues impact their energy levels or exhaustion? How can a teacher build strong relationships with their colleagues to make this work more enjoyable and rewarding?

PROOF POINTS: College students often don’t know when they’re learning

The Hechinger Report

The research evidence is clear. Learning by trying something yourself is superior to passively listening to lectures, especially in science. It’s puzzling why more university professors don’t teach in this more hands-on, interactive way.

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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.

Explaining SEL to Parents

techlearning

SEL has become a flashpoint in the education wars. However, when parents understand what SEL is, they rarely oppose it

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OPINION: How to better serve students with disabilities

The Hechinger Report

We need to rethink school systems and environments if we are going to better serve students with the highest levels of need. Traditional systems, practices and policies in many cases cater only to general education students.

What Are Legacy Systems, and Why Should K–12 Schools Prioritize Updates?

EdTech Magazine

Performing well in today’s digitally driven workforce requires learning the relevant skills and putting in hard work, no matter the profession or industry.

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Blast the Boring out of Book Reports with Spaces Edu!

Teacher Tech

Guest Blogger, Melody McAlliser uses Spaces with her students because it allows for voice and choice, teachers can tag curriculum standards to learning artifacts, and students can build their digital portfolio without leaving the platform. Blast the Boring out of Book Reports with Spaces Edu!

Sora App’s New Curated Bundles of Digital Comics Save Schools Time and Money

eSchool News

CLEVELAND – March 14, 2022 – In response to educators’ need for more digital content to engage students, OverDrive Education now offers popular digital comic books to schools around the world via the Sora student reading app.

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.

Implementing High-Quality Instructional Materials

techlearning

Tech & Learning Innovative Leader Awards (Dallas): Best Example of Sustainable Classrooms

3 financial literacy tips students can use now

eSchool News

While moving into adulthood, teens are faced with a number of paths. Empowering students to select which path works best for them and determine how to best financially plan for the future are key to ensuring that some of their first adult decisions set them on a trajectory toward success.

Who is the Theranos of Education?

ED Surge

Over the last few months, biotech company Theranos has re-entered the conversation due to a slew of newsworthy happenings—the Elizabeth Holmes trial finally came to an end with four of 11 charges of fraud, and Hulu announced The Dropout’s debut while Apple Original Films’s Bad Blood is currently in production.

Screencastify Lesson Plan for Middle and High School

techlearning

This Screencastify lesson plan is designed to assist educators with leveraging a multimedia edtech tool to support teaching

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).

Help Students Improve Literacy with Free MS Tech Tools

The Innovative Educator

Helping students learn to read is a priority in public education. However, according to the National Assessment of Educational Progress only 35% of fourth graders read at grade level. It is difficult to give students the individual attention they need to support literacy development.

Preparing Kids With Real-World Skills via Ed-Tech

EmergingEdTech

Image Source. There are many uses for technology today that improve our society and the way we live our lives, but one form of tech having a particularly significant impact is ed-tech.

How a Major Academic Disruption May Have Sparked a Learning Revolution

ED Surge

Two years into the pandemic, schools continue to grapple with a broad array of concerns, from loss of instructional time to evolving pedagogical practices. Many believe that technology is the key to addressing any perceived learning loss, as well as redefining teaching and learning.

How I’m Shaking Up My Daily Math Lessons

MiddleWeb

Using a variety of teaching strategies is a great way to ensure students are cognitively engaged, writes math teacher Kathie Palmieri. Their responses to strategic prompts start productive discussions, and this helps kids feel they have a voice in shaping their learning. The post How I’m Shaking Up My Daily Math Lessons first appeared on MiddleWeb.

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!

How Does Acceleration Research Help Schools and Kids Rebound?

Cool Cat Teacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. How do we accelerate learning?

Kajeet Private 5G™ Platform Launched, Enabling Private Wireless Networks For All

eSchool News

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Big Feelings in Little People – Ways to Support Children in Managing Difficult Emotions

Mindspark Learning

Joyous laughter to a piercing cry in a matter of moments – a child’s emotions can be difficult to follow, much less manage. Educators and parents alike ride the waves of kids’ and students’ feelings.

SmarterServices Integrates Calculator Application into SmarterProctoring to Eliminate Distractions, Create Equity, and Promote Academic Integrity

eSchool News

PITTSBURGH, PA – Student success is an utmost priority for SmarterServices, which has led to a recent partnership with ClassCalc to integrate features that eliminate student distraction, create equity, and promote academic integrity.

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.

Online Solitaire - Free Games to Keep Your Brain Sharp

Educators Technology

Besides being one of the most popular games in the world, solitaire is also a great way to keep your mind sharp. Today we'll be having a look at Online Solitaire, a website where you can play.read more. Solitaire games