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How to Have Deeper Learning and Better Schools

The CoolCatTeacher

Jal Mehta from the Harvard School of Education Shares How From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Deeper Learning can happen as we work to connect with students and transform them into critical thinkers as well as knowledgeable about our content areas.

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4 Great examples of edtech that eases parent-teacher communication

Neo LMS

Schools have always pleaded for parental involvement in the educational process and the teacher-parent relationship as the ground for academic development and emotional balance of students.

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A post-mortem on online internships: Lots of hype or signs of hope?

The Christensen Institute

The past year thrust one of the most-celebrated (yet understudied) onramps to the world of work online: internships. What did this experiment in online and hybrid internships teach us? Who thrived and who floundered?

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Leadership for Deeper Learning: Excerpt 07

Dangerously Irrelevant

[To celebrate our upcoming book, Leadership for Deeper Learning , I am publishing an excerpt each day for a week before its release. We interviewed leaders at 30 different ‘deeper learning’ schools around the world in 2019 and 2020.

6 Tips for EdTech Evaluation by Adult Learning Institutions

Many continuing adult education institutions have turned to technology used by higher ed with the following benefits: elevates teaching and learning, scales to address changes in staffing, enrollment and budget, and protects student and institutional data.

Three Laptop Charging Cart Challenges and How to Solve Them

EdTech Magazine

In the days before K–12 one-to-one device programs, device carts served as a mobile computer lab. Devices could be brought to classrooms when tech-savvy teachers had online lessons for students. Schools might have had enough laptops for one class.

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CDC Reverses Course: Masks Now Required for Vaccinated Educators and Students in Schools

techlearning

Delta variant is more contagious and those vaccinated appear able to spread it in rare breakthrough cases, says the CDC. Masking is seen as a necessary strategy to keep open schools

We Know How to Diversify STEM Fields. The Challenge Is Spreading What Works.

Edsurge

Freeman Hrabowski is a college president who has long fought for civil rights and racial justice. When he was 12 years old, he marched with Martin Luther King Jr. in Birmingham, Alabama—and got arrested. Such protests in the 1960s were crucial, he says, but largely symbolic.

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What is Boom Cards and How Does It Work? Best Tips and Tricks

techlearning

Boom Cards lets students practice all kinds of skills from their device, anywhere

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3 Takeaways: Teaching Online Science

Teacher Tech

Jim Vanides and Alice Keeler presented a webinar titled "Make Teaching Science Online Awesome" and here are three takeaways, including the recorded webinar! The post 3 Takeaways: Teaching Online Science appeared first on Teacher Tech. Google classroom google

6 Strategies for Using Actionable Data to Impact Student Success

Educators need effective tools to drive student success. The trend to use actionable, comprehensive data—like attendance, assessments, grades, and more—is an effective way to give teachers the visibility they need to make a difference. Videri gives teachers and administrators access to comprehensive, integrated data so they can easily filter, drill down, and analyze data—to get the information that they really need, when they need it, and improve student outcomes. Download the eBook today!

3 ways students can be ready for college and a career

eSchool News

While the way students are achieving educational goals may look a little different due to the pandemic, it doesn’t eliminate its value or importance.

The Pros And Cons Of Mixing Technology And Homework

TeachThought - Learn better.

Remote school and work have blurred the lines between work and home. How does this shape the debate over homework? The post The Pros And Cons Of Mixing Technology And Homework appeared first on TeachThought. Technology Homework Remote Teaching

The EdTech Genome Project: Talking Implementation with Elizabeth Birie

MIND Research Institute

In each episode of the Inside Our MIND podcast, we take a look at issues and challenges facing education that we are working to address through research, technology and strategic initiatives.

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Using Video for Teacher Education: Lessons from the Pandemic for Moving Forward (Ed Prep Matters)

Edthena

Educators are realizing that there are many lessons from the pandemic to carry forward. This Ed Prep Matters piece outlines innovations using video in teacher education programs that will benefit learning in the long run.

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White Paper: Enabling digital creativity with Augmented Reality in K12 education

We have conducted 2 research projects on teaching with AR. This research has been conducted with the UiO and the UiS. The resulting white paper is an in-depth look at the state of creative learning through the use of 3D modeling and exploration in AR.

4 Google Docs Accessibility Features Teachers Should Know about

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Google Docs editor embeds a number of important accessibility features that you can use with your students in class. Drawing on information from Docs Help I summarized the four main accessibility.read more. google docs Special education tools

Take Student Collaboration to the Next Level – SULS0120

Shake Up Learning

The post Take Student Collaboration to the Next Level – SULS0120 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. In this episode, Kasey follows up with a former on-air coaching guest, Vicki Heupel. Vicki shared in episode 26 her struggles with making collaboration meaningful.

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An Excellent Tool to Generate Google Forms from Google Docs and PDFs

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Automagical is a cool Google Drive add-on that generates Google Forms from PDFs, Google Docs, and images with handwriting. Automagical can save you so much time and help you enhance your overall.read more. Google Drive Tools google forms

The AgriTech Club – Chilibeli – Helping Millions Of Households In Indonesia To Get High Quality Fresh Products At Affordable Prices

AsiaTechDaily

Bookmark( 0 ) Please login to bookmark. Username or Email Address. Password. Remember Me. No account yet? Register Chilibeli is a young online social commerce platform that connects community members to buy and sell products.

2021 Trends in Online Student Demographics

BestColleges.com’s second annual report on online student demographics explores the characteristics of today’s online students and their insights on college decision-making and the online learning experience amid the challenges of COVID-19.

Whale Rider and SEL: A Movie Guide and Lesson Plan for Your Classroom

Graphite Blog

In middle school, students begin their exploration of identity in earnest, and they often feel the pressures of increased expectations. They're also in the intense, early stages of transition between child and young adult -- as middle school teachers know first hand!

The LegalTech Club – Kontrak Hukum – First Ever Smart Legal Platform In Indonesia Providing Digital Legal Services

AsiaTechDaily

Bookmark( 0 ) Please login to bookmark. Username or Email Address. Password. Remember Me. No account yet? Register LegalTech firms are companies that have deployed technology to better fulfil legal services within the legislative framework in which they operate.

How Some Districts Are Trying To Get Anxious Families Back Into School Buildings

MindShift

Paullette Healy isn’t sure yet where her 13-year-old son, Lucas, will go to school this fall. She lives in Brooklyn, New York, and says New York City school buildings are in “disarray,” with overcrowded classrooms and windows that barely open.

The LegalTech Club – Acaya – Building A Digital Legal Ecosystem In Thailand Using NLP, AI

AsiaTechDaily

Bookmark( 0 ) Please login to bookmark. Username or Email Address. Password. Remember Me. No account yet? Register LegalTech has many avenues, depending on what kind and level of technology is utilized for which purpose.

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.

Women Leaders in Education Reflect on the Past Year

edWeb.net

A Women’s Fellowship Breakfast was hosted by the Education Research & Development Institute (ERDI) and the President and CEO, Jennifer Ferrari , in Chicago on July 10 th.

Philippine fintech startup NextPay nets $1.6m in seed funding

AsiaTechDaily

Bookmark( 0 ) Please login to bookmark. Username or Email Address. Password. Remember Me. No account yet? Register NextPay , a financial technology startup in the Philippines, announced raising $1.6

Kindergarten Enrollment Fell Last Year. Now Schools Wonder How Many Kids Are Coming

MindShift

Elia Garrison was already considering holding her son Dominic back from starting kindergarten before the pandemic hit in 2020. Coronavirus, she says, cemented that choice. Dominic is the fifth of six children, and Garrison, a blogger in Perkasie, Pa.,

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Singapore’s Nium raises $200m, becomes SE Asia’s first B2B payments unicorn

AsiaTechDaily

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Why Genentech Is Transforming the Employee Experience for Mental Health Leave

Speaker: Deborah Olson, Lead Strategist, Genentech, a member of the Roche Group & Smita Das, MD, PhD, MPH, Medical Director, Lyra Health

Employees with the greatest mental health needs often find themselves navigating a complex disability system. Streamlining their mental health leave and recovery time leads to an overall more productive workforce. In this Lyra webinar, hear how Genentech is changing the employee experience to provide fast access to care for members who are suffering from severe mental health needs.