Wed.Jun 16, 2021

Niles Elementary School Students Win Grand Prize and $5,000 Grant in National Book Challenge

CUE

Local educator and longtime CUE member, Ms. Sissie Lola-Woodward, and her first grade class at Niles Elementary School have been announced as the grand prize winners in the 2020-2021 National Book Challenge hosted by Studentreasures Publishing.

Schools bar Native students from wearing traditional regalia at graduation

The Hechinger Report

Eighteen-year-old Nyché Andrew stepped on stage to take the podium in front of her classmates and their families on an overcast afternoon last month. “We

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Best Practices for Stopping Ransomware Attacks

EdTech Magazine

The annual back-to-school superintendent conference day on Sept. 3, 2019, at New York’s Monroe-Woodbury Central School District should have been one of excitement and reconnection for staff and administrators.

4 things we need to realize about digital equity

eSchool News

As COVID made quite painfully clear, student access to reliable high-speed internet and engaging digital tools is essential.

The Digital Experience Insights Report

You don’t need to feel your way around in the dark anymore. Download this groundbreaking report to shine a light on the invisible opportunities your team is missing — and discover what they’re ultimately costing your business.

COLUMN: The high school-college hybrid that jumpstarts careers

The Hechinger Report

NEWBURGH, N.Y. — By his own account, Oscar Tendilla was a horrible middle school student, unmotivated and indifferent. Last month he became his family’s first college graduate. He now has plenty of career options, no debt and a diploma from Cornell University.

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Equity and equality are not the same

eSchool News

A rising tide raises all boats. However, it is hard to guarantee equal outcomes in education when students are not starting from the same place, nor are they exposed to the same quality of instruction. People throw around the term “equity in education” so frequently that it has lost significance.

3 Ways to Begin Using Private Comments in Google Classroom

Teacher Tech

Assign Students to Respond in the Private Comments When I first started learning from Alice Keeler, I thought it was strange how she always talked about assigning work in the private comments of Google Classroom.

How Schools Can Adapt Pandemic Protocols to Support Students’ Mental Health

Edsurge

Two years ago, I had the distinct honor of facilitating a conversation with Lorena Sanabria, a student who was present during the 2017 Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school shooting in Parkland, Fla., at a national education conference.

What is Epic! for Education? Best Tips and Tricks

techlearning

is a book and video library built specifically for educators to work with, here's the ultimate guide with tips

3 Templates for Uncomplicating Your Product Management Process

In this workbook, you’ll find a comprehensive set of templates product development and cross-functional teams can adopt to better leverage your existing skills and your data.

Free Professional Development Resources for Teachers

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Google for Education has this treasure trove of free resources to help teachers and educators grow professionally as they make the best of technology in education. The collection features lesson.read more. professional development

Secretary Cardona Says Back to Normal Is a ‘Low Bar’ in Early Childhood Education

Edsurge

Getting back to normal may be a chief goal of cities, states and ordinary people as the pandemic subsides. But when it comes to the broken state of early childhood education in the U.S., the status quo would be nothing short of an unfortunate outcome, says Education Secretary Miguel Cardona.

250+ Tools to Unleash Your Creativity

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Looking for tools to boost your creativity this summer? WeCreators has you covered. It features a collection of over 250 tools curated specifically to help users in their creative endeavours. Whether.read more. creativity tools

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Robotify Partners with Steve Wozniak’s Woz ED to Virtualize the STEM Learning Experience

eSchool News

Global virtual robotics education company Robotify has partnered with Steve Wozniak’s Woz ED to provide over 3,500 schools, coding clubs and school districts across the globe with cost-effective access to the world’s most premium robotics technology.

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The SaaS Guide to Conversion Rate Optimization

Every SaaS business has a strategic responsibility to improve Conversion Rate Optimization across their product or site. Learn 7 detailed steps to infuse data into your process, surface customer drop-off points, and generate ideas to drive conversion.

My First Commencement Address!

Cycles of Learning

I was honored to be chosen by the graduating class of 2021 at my school to give this commencement address. My goal was simple: Celebrate the ".unwanted

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K-12 Education in 2031: Dramatic Changes Coming

EmergingEdTech

As we complete a second school year dramatically impacted by COVID-19, we should step back and ask what we have learned and what will the future of education hold. Clearly, learning has suffered in. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post.

Louisiana Public Broadcasting and Discovery Education Renew Long-Term Partnership Serving Educators and Students Statewide

eSchool News

SILVER SPRING, MD (Tuesday, June 15, 2021) — Louisiana Public Broadcasting (LPB) today announced the renewal of its long-term partnership with Discovery Education , a leader in standards-aligned digital curriculum resources and engaging content for K-12 classrooms worldwide.

Why Teacher Reflection is an Educator’s End-of-Year Secret Weapon

Edthena

Educators know that June is a special time. The academic year has come to an end and many are wondering how to keep themselves busy with the newfound free time.

The Ultimate Guide to Conversion Rate Optimization

Every business has a strategic responsibility to improve Conversion Rate Optimization across their product or site. Learn 7 detailed steps to infuse data into your process, surface customer drop-off points, and generate ideas to drive conversion.

Wacom Intuos added to Chrome OS compatible tablet lineup

eSchool News

Tokyo, Japan and Portland, Ore – June 9, 2021 – Wacom announced today that its Wacom Intuos Small non-wireless model holds the Works With Chromebook certification, following the One by Wacom, certified earlier this year.

How to Add Voice Over to Google Slides: A Step-By-Step Guide

Sell Courses Online

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Promethean Continues Streak as Market Leader for Interactive Flat Panel Displays in US and EMEA

eSchool News

How to improve the world with educational technology

Turnitin

Emzini weCode introduces a Computer Science education to students using Gradescope to circumvent social and financial barriers

2021 Trends in College Career and Employment Planning

In this second annual report, part of the BestColleges.com research series, 624 business leaders shared how their companies and organizations currently recruit and hire college students from both online and campus-based programs.

Yamaha UC Partners With HuddleCamHD to Enable Clear Collaboration in Classrooms

eSchool News

SUDBURY, Mass. June 10, 2021 — Yamaha Unified Communications is teaming up with HuddleCamHD to further enhance Yamaha’s portfolio of scalable, high-quality collaboration solutions with easy-to-deploy audio and video product bundles perfectly suited for meeting and learning spaces.

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Leadership Lessons from a Pandemic School Year

MiddleWeb

Sometimes you just wanted to scream, writes assistant principal DeAnna Miller, but staying focused on compassionate care, supportive relationships, and flexibility in the face of misdirection and uncertainty helped her remain centered and expand her leadership skills.

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McGraw-Hill To Be Acquired by Private Equity Firm For $4.5 Billion

Marketplace K-12

The education and publishing titan is being sold from one private-equity firm, Apollo Global Management, to another, Apollo Global Management. The post McGraw-Hill To Be Acquired by Private Equity Firm For $4.5 Billion appeared first on Market Brief. Marketplace K-12

Pre-Order Teaching Machines

Hack Education

Teaching Machines is available for pre-order via the MIT Press website (and anywhere books are sold — consider supporting your local bookseller ). I spent a few days trying to revamp the Teaching Machines website — before deciding that the template I had was just fine.

2021 Online Education Trends Report

Higher education embraced widespread online learning over the past year, discovering benefits and challenges along the way. Gain insight from this annual report from BestColleges.com which surveyed online and remote (due to COVID-19) students, and program administrators.