Tue.Jul 26, 2022

TEACHER VOICE: With hands-on activities, my chemistry students are building cities of the future

The Hechinger Report

Over the 17 years I have taught high school chemistry, the challenges in education have become more acute — even before the pandemic we were scrambling to provide our students with meaningful instruction online and to find ways to get all our students to actively engage in learning.

How to Teach Venn Diagrams to Elementary School Students

Ask a Tech Teacher

Venn Diagrams are one of the most visual approaches to showing students the logical relationships between sets and connectivity of data. It uses overlapping circles to show the wholeness of data and then where they overlap other data sets.

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Strong Teacher Retention Starts with Onboarding

Education Elements

During the next few weeks, districts and schools will begin the process of welcoming and onboarding their new teachers for the 22-23 school year. When done effectively, new teacher onboarding can allow new staff to gain clarity on their specific roles and feel welcomed into their school community.

What is Digital Literacy and How Can it be Assessed? | TAO

Samantha Leonard

While educators are long accustomed to developing curricula around core subjects, digital literacy is as an area that must also be addressed

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.

Pivot Interactives Named Best of STEM by Science Educators

eSchool News

MINNEAPOLIS, July 26, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Minneapolis, Minnesota Pivot Interactives, a phenomena-based, active learning tool for science teaching, has been honored with three Educators Pick Best of STEM awards, an EdTech program judged solely by science and STEM educators.

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New Leadership Takes the Reins at Discovery Education’s Social Impact Team

eSchool News

Silver Spring, MD. Discovery Education—the worldwide edtech leader whose state-of-the-art digital platform supports learning wherever it takes place—today announced new leadership for the company’s award-winning Social Impact Team.

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Times Have Changed. We Must Teach Children That Words Actually Do Hurt.

ED Surge

As a child, I was taught that sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me. The truth is that society has changed. However, our mainstream education and societal training practices have not.

Edtech best practices

eSchool News

In this episode of Innovations in Education , sponsored by Galaxy Next Generation, host Kevin Hogan explores: AI education is critical for an equitable tomorrow Are you tackling the durable skills challenge? Heroes at Work: Navajo Prep goes all-in on internet access during pandemic learning.

Building SEL Support One Step at a Time

edWeb.net

Watch the Recording Listen to the Podcast. While school leaders are increasingly recognizing the need to integrate social-emotional learning into the school day, they’re still getting pushback from teachers and sometimes the community.

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.

RedCritter Launches CritterCoin, the First EdTech Solution to Leverage NFTs

eSchool News

Lewisville, Tex. July, 2022) — RedCritter , the powerhouse K–20 technology innovator, today introduced CritterCoin , a free Houses System with Rewards Store for implementing Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) in schools and classrooms.

Empowering Educators and Elevating Equity at ISTE 2022

MIND Research Institute

It was a homecoming of sorts this summer at the 2022 ISTE (International Society for Technology in Education) Conference and Expo!

AI is the key to scaling personalized, one-on-one instruction

eSchool News

K-12 school systems are facing a “perfect storm” of challenges today. . The pandemic has put students well behind in their education, with millions of children achieving below grade level in reading and math.

Two Universities Team Up to Stay Alive, But Stop Short of Merging

ED Surge

Colleges don’t like to think of themselves as businesses, but a growing number these days are facing the harsh reality of falling enrollments and a struggle to make their financial numbers add up. That has forced several institutions to merge in recent months.

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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).

YouScience Releases National Student Ability Report, Indicates Widening Gap Between Students Aptitudes and Workforce Needs

eSchool News

AMERICAN FORK, Utah, July 26, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — YouScience , the leading student engagement platform that leverages data science to improve student success and bridge the divide between education and careers, today announced the release of a new national report, ” State of The Future U.S. Workforce: Student Ability Report.”

As Child Care Challenges Threaten the American Workforce, Business Leaders Call for Action

ED Surge

Many business leaders are asserting that a lack of child care solutions for American employees is a key business challenge that’s threatening the workforce and limiting U.S. businesses’ bottom line performance.

Another example: Storytelling with Google Slides or Jamboard

SpeechTechie

I had great experience presenting live for SLP Summit yesterday! The people and responses were wonderful. My session will be available in its recorded form as will the other excellent presenters' until August 15.

Spending on School Security Tops $3 Billion, With Focus on New Surveillance and Tech

Marketplace K-12

In the wake of the recent school shootings in Uvalde, Texas, spending on school security is poised to grow, The post Spending on School Security Tops $3 Billion, With Focus on New Surveillance and Tech appeared first on Market Brief.

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!

Revisiting My Educational Leadership Philosophy

The Principal of Change

In August of 2013, I originally wrote out my “Educational Leadership Philosophy.” ” It is one of the most viewed pages on my site and I often wonder how often is it being viewed by educators or community members? .

Using AI to Support Teacher Development (Longmont Leader)

Edthena

How is one of the most innovative school districts in the country supporting teacher development? With artificial intelligence. Recently featured in the Longmont Leader, St.

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Jamf Teacher app gets usability enhancements and new features

Jamf on EdTech

The newest versions of the Jamf Teacher app for both macOS and iPadOS make it easier for educators to use and add new functionality for accessibility, classroom teaching and learning workflows as well as remote learning

5 Activities to teach your students how to spot fake news

Neo LMS

How to spot fake news ? These two words have trended in the last decade as a way of describing news and information that is false. It is not as simple as that, though.

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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.

State of School Safety Report Reveals Students Want More Social and Emotional Support and Increased Safety

eSchool News

NEWTOWN, CT, July 25, 2022 – A national survey and report released by Safe and Sound Schools with Raptor Technologies and Lightspeed Systems ® surveyed school leaders, public safety, mental health, teachers, parents, and students identifying gaps in feelings and perceptions about school safety, in particular with students.