Wed.Jul 28, 2021

Tech Tip #54: How to Auto Forward a Slideshow

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.

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Employers have a simple tool in the war for talent: Stop requiring degrees

The Christensen Institute

As companies enter a fierce war for talent , they have one simple tactic at their disposal that could help unlock vast pools of potential talent: eliminate the degree requirement for open jobs.

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Boxlight Releases New Big STEM Guide Volume 3 (free)

Educational Technology Guy

Boxlight Releases New Big STEM Guide Volume 3 Lawrenceville, GA, July 28, 2021 – Boxlight Corporation (Nasdaq: BOXL), a leading provider of interactive technology, digital signage, and software solutions, today announced the release of The Big STEM Guide Volume 3.

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5 reasons to set up a coding program in your district

eSchool News

At Everett Public Schools, we’ve always had a robotics team at the elementary and secondary levels. Last year we were up to 50 robotics teams within the FIRST organization.

6 Tips for EdTech Evaluation by Adult Learning Institutions

Many continuing adult education institutions have turned to technology used by higher ed with the following benefits: elevates teaching and learning, scales to address changes in staffing, enrollment and budget, and protects student and institutional data.

OPINION: Post-pandemic schooling will be even more challenging than most of us expect

The Hechinger Report

Imagine that it’s summer, 2022. The pandemic is a fading memory and data is being released from the first state assessments of student learning in three years. What will the data tell us?

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Back to Classroom – Connecting with Google Classroom

Teacher Tech

Go Back to Classroom with tips on ramping up with Google Classroom and ways to enhance Google Classroom. The post Back to Classroom – Connecting with Google Classroom appeared first on Teacher Tech. Classroom GC-Beginner Google classroom google Google Classroom

Did edX Fail?


The MOOC platform created by Harvard and MIT was bought by 2U for $800 million. The move makes sense from a business perspective but some observers wonder what might have been


Child care, car seats and other simple ways to keep teen moms in school

The Hechinger Report

Lee en Español. This story also appeared in Telemundo. BROWNSVILLE, Texas — On a chilly morning just before Valentine’s Day 2020, Viviana Longoria, 16, joined the stream of girls getting off the bus at Lincoln Park School, infant bucket seats in tow.

4 ways to help students talk about tough topics

eSchool News

In a year where the U.S. has been rocked by a global pandemic, the impact of systemic racism, and acts of political violence, many educators have wondered how to create a “learning space” to address difficult subjects.

6 Strategies for Using Actionable Data to Impact Student Success

Educators need effective tools to drive student success. The trend to use actionable, comprehensive data—like attendance, assessments, grades, and more—is an effective way to give teachers the visibility they need to make a difference. Videri gives teachers and administrators access to comprehensive, integrated data so they can easily filter, drill down, and analyze data—to get the information that they really need, when they need it, and improve student outcomes. Download the eBook today!

Early Edtech Giant PowerSchool Goes Public


Companies like to talk about their journey in raising money and growing over time, and one waypost for such journeys is to reach the ringing bells of a stock-market debut. PowerSchool Holdings, Inc.

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CoderZ Recognized by SIIA as Best Coding and Computational Thinking Solution

eSchool News

DERRY, N.H. July 26, 2021 – The computer science program CoderZ was named winner in the Best Coding and Computational Thinking Solution of 2021 as part of the annual SIIA CODiE Awards.

Melodious Numbers: Music-Based Math Learning

If your students struggle with math—or don’t like it very much—singing (and some dancing) might cure their distress. Music is a bonafide learning medium that helps students grasp and remember information and, it turns out, successfully imparts mathematical thinking.

Study Shows Children Saw Improved Mental Well-Being Early on During the COVID-19 Pandemic

eSchool News

NEW YORK – JULY 28, 2021 — Let Grow , a nonprofit promoting childhood independence, and Dr. Peter Gray, a professor of psychology at Boston College, recently published their study results on the positive effects of the lockdown on children in April and May 2020.

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White Paper: Enabling digital creativity with Augmented Reality in K12 education

We have conducted 2 research projects on teaching with AR. This research has been conducted with the UiO and the UiS. The resulting white paper is an in-depth look at the state of creative learning through the use of 3D modeling and exploration in AR.

Cuidado infantil, asientos para bebés y otras maneras simples de mantener a madres adolescentes en la escuela

The Hechinger Report

Read in English. This story also appeared in Telemundo. BROWNSVILLE, Texas — En una mañana fresca justamente antes del Día de los Enamorados, Viviana Longoria, de 16 años, se sumó al grupo de niñas que se bajaba del autobús en la Escuela Lincoln Park, llevando consigo un asiento de bebé.

Duolingo IPO Shows Investors Think Edtech Is Still Growing.


Duolingo officially goes public today, with the app-based language tool now has a valuation of outstanding shares at about $3.7 billion, making its total valuation more than $4.7

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Here Is How to Create Grading Rubrics in Google Classroom

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Google Classroom has this handy feature which allows teachers to create and attach rubrics to assignments they share with students. Rubrics provide instructions and guiding criteria for more. Google Classroom rubric making tools

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Why the Future of Work Needs a Shared Language to Describe Skills


Today, job seekers rely on outdated methods to communicate their abilities and work experiences.

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2021 Trends in Online Student Demographics’s second annual report on online student demographics explores the characteristics of today’s online students and their insights on college decision-making and the online learning experience amid the challenges of COVID-19.

Some Flipped Classroom Inspiration f/t @khanacademy @wacom @explainevrythng #edtech #flipclass #flippedclass


Earlier in the summer, I had the opportunity to join forces with Khan Academy, Wacom, and Explain Everything to give some guidance to teachers on creating Flipped Classroom videos.

Teachers Are Active in Every Phase of GRR


Sunday Cummins and Julie Webb lay out the established roles teachers play in the Gradual Release of Responsibility classroom and then look into the complexity of GRR as teachers do a lot behind the scenes to manage the process, adjusting to students’ needs in real time.

What if we DIDN’T teach bell-to-bell?

The Cornerstone for Teachers

This article is written by Truth for Teachers writer Whittney Tomczyk. There is no greater collective-sigh-inducing topic among teachers than professional development.

The LegalTech Club – LegalKart – Offering Confidential And Affordable Legal Advice 24X7


Bookmark( 0 ) Please login to bookmark. Username or Email Address. Password. Remember Me. No account yet? Register LegalTech covers many aspects of the sector, aiding civilians, professionals, enterprises and the system overall.

2021 Trends in College Career and Employment Planning

In this second annual report, part of the research series, 624 business leaders shared how their companies and organizations currently recruit and hire college students from both online and campus-based programs.

What Is Metacognition

Fractus Learning

Have you ever thought about how you think and learn? It’s called metacognition. Metacognitive strategies help students regulate, evaluate and modify learning strategies to become better learners.

The LegalTech Club – LexMeet – Offering Legal Help At The Click Of A Button


Bookmark( 0 ) Please login to bookmark. Username or Email Address. Password. Remember Me. No account yet? Register LexMeet is a Filipino app that helps common folks gain access to legal assistance and services.

Take Students on Virtual Field Trips around The World Using These Educational Resources

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

WideOpenSchool, a platform powered by Common Sense, offers this interesting resource featuring "recommendations for field trip tours, activities, and videos". I have been sifting through their more. Virtual field trips tools

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Edtech startup Shikho raises $1.3m to expand Bangladesh operations


Bookmark( 0 ) Please login to bookmark. Username or Email Address. Password. Remember Me. No account yet? Register Shikho , a Bangladesh-based education technology (edtech) startup , announced raising $1.3

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Why Genentech Is Transforming the Employee Experience for Mental Health Leave

Speaker: Deborah Olson, Lead Strategist, Genentech, a member of the Roche Group & Smita Das, MD, PhD, MPH, Medical Director, Lyra Health

Employees with the greatest mental health needs often find themselves navigating a complex disability system. Streamlining their mental health leave and recovery time leads to an overall more productive workforce. In this Lyra webinar, hear how Genentech is changing the employee experience to provide fast access to care for members who are suffering from severe mental health needs.