Thu.Dec 09, 2021

Understanding Teacher Engagement in Blended Learning Environments

Catlin Tucker

We talk a lot about student engagement in education. Most educators got into this profession for the students, and, as a result, we want their experience to be as engaging and positive as possible.

5 Ways to mix education and entertainment in the classroom

Neo LMS

A version of this post was originally published in FutureScot , on October 5, 2021. Life is all about learning, no matter how young or old you are. If you close your eyes for a second and think back to your school years, you most likely remember the fun classes.

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26 Books That Disrupt Traditional Perspectives & Practices in Education

TeachThought - Learn better.

These books seek to disrupt traditional perspectives & practices in education by making adjustments that support students in the best ways. The post 26 Books That Disrupt Traditional Perspectives & Practices in Education appeared first on TeachThought.

How K–12 Schools Can Use Artificial Intelligence in Education

EdTech Magazine

What role will artificial intelligence play in the future of education? For educators, AI can feel like an exciting development — or a terrifying unknown. AI technology is advancing quickly and creating solutions once thought impossible.

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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.

10 Winter Math Activities To Ring in the New Year

MIND Research Institute

Warm up this winter with our cheery and educational math activities! Well educators, we've made it to December. Cue the lights, don the ugliest sweater you can find, and take a load off on the couch with a cup of cocoa and a bad made-for-tv movie. You deserve it!

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Ten Reasons Why Teachers Must Be Magic… A Very Special Letter From Santa in 2021!?

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Welcome to a very magical entry… one that has been a traditional post each holiday season.

What is Quizizz and How Can It Be Used for Teaching? Tips and Tricks

techlearning

Quizizz uses gamification of quiz based learning for a simple yet powerful experience for teachers and students

Live@n2y

N2Y

Join us the first week of every month to boost the efficacy of your instruction and your student outcomes using n2y solutions. In each session, our Solution Experts will share tips and tricks, and answer all of your urgent questions. Monday. Get Savvy with Implementation and Keep Students Current.

26 Books That Disrupt Traditional Perspectives & Practices in Education

TeachThought - Learn better.

These books seek to disrupt traditional perspectives & practices in education by making adjustments that support students in the best ways. The post 26 Books That Disrupt Traditional Perspectives & Practices in Education appeared first on TeachThought.

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.

The Humanities May Be Declining at Universities — But They’re Thriving on Zoom

ED Surge

The stranger keeps his secrets close. When he arrives at the Phaeacian court, he finds hosts that are generous—and curious about his identity. The king wonders if he's a god. The queen inquires where he found his fine clothes.

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3 reasons E-rate funding remains critical for school internet access

eSchool News

The federal E-rate program remains a vital and trusted funding source to bring “mission-critical” internet access to schools and libraries, according to an annual report tracking trends and developments related to the federal funding stream.

What is Quizlet and How to Use it to Create Interactive Flashcards and Quizzes?

Educators Technology

Quizlet is a web tool and a mobile app that boosts students learning through a number of study tools that include flashcards and game-based quizzes. As a teacher, you can create your own class on.read more. game-based learning tools Quizlet

What’s New ~ December 2021

myViewBoard

Our dedicated teams work tirelessly to meet our users’ expectations about the myViewBoard ecosystem. As a result, we bring you the most recent updates every month, without fail.

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 Insert a Video in Google Drawings

Shake Up Learning

The post How to Insert a Video in Google Drawings appeared first on Shake Up Learning. So…you don’t actually have the option to insert videos from the menu in Google Drawings, but here’s a super easy workaround! Thank you to Tony Vincent for sharing this trick!

The What, Why and How of Collective Efficacy

MiddleWeb

John Hattie, Douglas Fisher, Nancy Frey and Shirley Clarke show how we can help kids develop as independent and inter-dependent learners through Collective Student Efficacy. Consultant Helene Alalouf praises the authors' detailed guidance supported by many classroom examples.

Rural K-12 Leaders Need More Teachers But Rural Teachers Need More Support (District Administration)

Edthena

All teachers need support, and the Arkansas Teacher Corps is making sure its rural teachers get just that. In addition to offering alternative certification for teaching staff, the program uses Edthena to help teachers receive and implement feedback for stronger instruction.

ATiA 2022

N2Y

We’re excited to attend ATiA 2022 in Orlando, FL! We look forward to hearing the latest from the community and sharing ways to support students with disabilities.

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 to ensure your district networks are safe and secure

eSchool News

COVID closed in-person classrooms and also gave a boost to cyberthreats to school district networks. As data security breaches–including ransomware attacks, phishing, and unauthorized disclosures–show no sign of slowing, K-12 IT leaders need to be ready.

ClassroomQ

Technology Tidbits

ClassroomQ is an innovative easy to use tool that acts a "digital' hand raising device. This is all done via the web and requires very little setup. All a teacher has to do is a create an account and then students join by typing in their name and a unique code that the teacher gives them.