Fri.Mar 11, 2022

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Experienced education IT professionals share tips on safe and equitable technology use for students and staff

Celebrate Pi Day and Maths Day

Ask a Tech Teacher

Two math celebrations are coming up on March 14th : Pi Day and World Maths Day. Pi Day. Pi Day is an annual celebration commemorating the mathematical constant ? (pi). Pi Day is observed on March 14 since 3, 1, and 4 are the three most significant digits of ? in the decimal form.

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Community Schools: Connecting the Dots of a Connected Village

EdNews Daily

By James Stoffer and Zach Vander Veen Editor’s Note: This is part two of a five-part series (click here to first read part one) Seamlessly connecting the combined strength of community assets is a powerful way to ignite the learning process for students, educators, parents and community leaders.

The aftermath of COVID–and the way forward

eSchool News

This school year began with enthusiasm for educators and students who were able to return to in-person learning after 18 months of remote instruction. Even with masks and other health protocols, educators and students were happy to be back on campus.

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.

March Mathness is On

MIND Research Institute

Compete in our 2022 March Mathness challenge for a chance to win cool JiJi Store prizes. Here at MIND Research Institute, we wholeheartedly believe that penguins love basketball, which is why JiJi can't wait to see schools compete for the number one spot during March Madness this year.

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Linewize Acquires K-12 Web Filter and Firewall Provider Cipafilter

eSchool News

SAN DIEGO, Calif., March 11, 2022 – Linewize , a division of Family Zone (ASX: FZO), a rapidly growing education technology company, announced today the acquisition of Cipafilter , a web filter and firewall dedicated to educators nationwide.

Free & Easy: Certify Students with Certify’em for Google Forms

Teacher Tech

@alicekeeler Join me March 17th to learn how to make mastery certificates alicekeeler.com/otis #googleForms #grading #teacher #teaching #google ?

How to create resilience in traumatized students

eSchool News

Positive experiences can be life-changing for a child. In a previous installment of this series , I shared how positive experiences with teachers throughout my childhood helped counteract some of the trauma I experienced early in life.

Do We Really Want Academic Permanent Records to Live Forever on Blockchain?

ED Surge

In recent years, blockchain technology has become a buzzword in the edtech sector. The system of recording information secures digital data in a way that makes it traceable and difficult to alter. Updates must be validated collectively.

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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.

Why Reading Is Not Just About Decoding

edWeb.net

Blog post by Michele Israel based on this edLeader Panel. Readers may decode a word, but do they know what it means? Is the language in the texts they read compatible with what decodability dictates? And ultimately, does all that decoding make for reading comprehension?

Digital Illiteracy Is a Rising Threat. A New Department of Education Program Seeks Solutions

Marketplace K-12

A new accelerator program run by the federal agency supports teachers, academic researchers, and others who design projects meant to promote civil discourse, and combat online misinformation. The post Digital Illiteracy Is a Rising Threat.

One Founding Principal’s Strategies for Building Positive School Culture

Edthena

Positive school culture is key to thriving teachers and students. It means that educators are connected and behave with shared beliefs and values. But school leaders have so much on their plates and it can be tricky to know how to support something as broad as the culture of a school.

Performance and Reliability Combine in New Christie GS Series Projectors

eSchool News

CYPRESS, Calif. – (March 11, 2022) – Christie® is pleased to announce the addition of two new models to its line-up of class-leading 1DLP® projectors.

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).

Flipped learning: Extinct or endemic?

Robert Talbert, Ph.D.

Background : Back in February, I gave the keynote address for the IFLIP symposium on flipped learning hosted by Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville. Originally planned to be in-person because the Delta surge was easing, it was moved to online just a month before the event when Omicron hit.