Fri.Apr 15, 2022

Teachers Aren't Getting Enough Training on Technology. It’s a Global Problem.

ED Surge

By 2019, the World Bank’s PRIEDE project had exceeded several of its goals.

18 Easter Websites and Apps

Ask a Tech Teacher

Many Christians celebrate Jesus Christ’s resurrection on Easter Sunday. To non-Christians (or non-traditional Christians), that event signifies a rebirth of spring that is filled with joy and gifts — and chocolate! Overall, it is America’s most-popular holiday with Christmas a close second.

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3 critical elements of a K-12 cybersecurity strategy

eSchool News

Technology has significantly changed the classroom experience over the last decade, with the ubiquity of the IoT, mobile apps, and teleconferencing ushering in a new era of instruction and learning.

Black women are uniquely burdened by student debt, report finds

The Hechinger Report

While Brittani Williams was busy working toward her bachelor’s degree, the student loan debt she was quickly accruing rarely crossed her mind. Her focus was on her coursework.

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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.

Educators Use Technology to Expand Learning Opportunities

EdTech Magazine

Education should give students more options, not fewer. While the connection between teachers and their students remains key, the right set of tools can link students to more options and turn the average K–12 classroom into a launch pad for a bright future. Many educators agree.

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Bringing our history to light can improve our students’ futures

eSchool News

In November 2021, the Institute for Education Innovation (IEI) held its Fall Superintendent Summit at The Greenbrier in White Sulphur Springs, W.V.–one –one of the most stunning resorts in the U.S.

Momentum builds behind a way to lower the cost of college: A degree in three years

The Hechinger Report

WASHINGTON — Like many high school seniors, Grant Austin Robert Simms was bombarded with marketing materials from colleges that showed euphoric students enjoying athletics, extracurricular clubs and the excitement of living on campus. This story also appeared in The Washington Post.

Best Mind Mapping Tools for Teachers and Students

Educators Technology

A mind map, as AYOA defines it, is a 'visual thinking tool used to capture information and ideas'. It is a mental heuristic that helps us capture and organize our ideas and thoughts in a more.read more. brainstorming tools diagram making tools mindmapping tools

AI for Teachers (AI Business)

Edthena

There are many AI applications to use in the classroom with students, but how can AI for teachers help the educators themselves? The Edthena AI Coach platform is being called “the AI solution to coach teachers.”

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.

CoSN2022: Conference Attendees Share Highlights from Nashville

EdTech Magazine

After two tumultuous years for K–12 education, conferencegoers were excited for the opportunity to come together in person for the Consortium for School Networking’s annual event. Superintendents, CTOs and other K–12 IT leaders connected April 11–13 in Nashville, Tenn.,

Why Is Phonological Awareness Important

Fractus Learning

Table of Contents What Is Phonological Awareness? Foundational Skills Of Phonological Awareness What Is The Difference Between Phonological Awareness and Phonics Skills?

Abuse and Assault: Awareness, Support, and Prevention

Gaggle Speaks

Both Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) and National Child Abuse Prevention Month are observed in April, with organizations offering resources to educate and engage the public about these important topics.

The heart of the loop: Reattempts without penalty

Robert Talbert, Ph.D.

This article originally appeared earlier this week at Grading for Growth , a blog about alternative grading practices that I co-author with my colleague David Clark. I post there every other Monday (David does the other Mondays).

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).