Fri.Mar 25, 2022

The School Hall Pass Is Going Digital. Is That a Good Thing?

ED Surge

The ritual of handing students a written hall pass probably hasn’t changed much since schools were first created—unless you count the invention of laminating machines that made paper passes more durable.

7 websites to teach fake news

Ask a Tech Teacher

We wrote about fake news earlier this week ( How to defeat fake news–one teacher’s ideas ). Here are additional resources you’ll find helpful in teaching about this topic: Fake News game — from BBC. How to spot fake news — a video. Interview with a fake news creator.

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With tenure under attack, professors join forces with a powerful teachers’ union

The Hechinger Report

On paper, Asia Leeds had the perfect career. An assistant professor at Spelman College in Atlanta, she could focus on her passion of studying Afro-Latin American culture. This story also appeared in The Washington Post.

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Why evidence-based solutions are critical for edtech buying

eSchool News

As districts budget for the 2022-2023 school year, they’ll have some additional funds to spend thanks to the Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) Fund created by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.

EdTech 101

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.

Developing Esports Coaches

techlearning

Developing esports coaches requires much of the same approach as for traditional sports coaches

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Another Major Gift From MacKenzie Scott — This Time $20 Million to Digital Promise

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The philanthropist MacKenzie Scott's donation -- the largest unrestricted gift in Digital Promise's history -- is the latest in a series of grants she's made to education organizations.

Promoting Teacher Mental Health? Ask These 5 Questions to Create a Well-Being Plan

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Stress is taking a toll on teacher mental health. This is not a surprising statement, as educators have countless responsibilities. Teachers have needed to adjust their work in many ways in recent years. This reality can make it difficult for educators to sustain their well-being.

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Guide to Securing Funds for Professional Development and SEL Curriculum

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As your education partner, we want to help you through this process by offering a concise guide which outlines the recent stimulus bills, grant funding as well as additional local resources you can leverage to support the mental health and well-being of your school community.

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Saga Education and Littera Education Partner to Boost Student Achievement in Mathematics

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March 24, 2022 – A newly announced partnership between Saga Education and Littera Education means that schools will be able to offer students one of the most effective personalized tutoring programs in the country via a platform designed to make delivery easy.

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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).

DreamBox Learning® Promotes Dianna Winegarden to Chief Customer Officer

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BELLEVUE, Wash. March 24, 2022 — DreamBox Learning (“DreamBox”), the leading education technology provider and pioneer of intelligent adaptive learning, announced today that Dianna Winegarden has been promoted to Chief Customer Officer.

Three things I learned about teaching by taking a short course

Robert Talbert, Ph.D.

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