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Digital Citizenship–a Life Skill

Ask a Tech Teacher

I’m a staunch believer that Digital Citizenship should be taught early and often. Education Week seems to agree. They have a great article on this topic you want to check out: Educators: Teach digital citizenship early. Digital citizenship lessons should begin early, educators say.

How to Engage Students with Computational Thinking Practices in Math

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Ditch That Textbook

Digital resources abound online. They can be more up to date and just as accurate as a textbook. Where do we find them, and how do we curate them?Textbooks. Textbooks. People have very strong feelings about them, I've found.

The Problem with Education’s Problems – Part 1 – The Teacher Shortage

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By LeiLani Cauthen We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them.” – Albert Einstein Editor’s Note: This three-part series seeks to identify the problem to act on, rather than approach each challenge as isolated.

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.

3 Questions To Help Make ‘Deeper Learning’ Work

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Deeper learning work presents opportunities for students to wrestle with concepts, ideas, and knowledge in a culture of inquiry. The post 3 Questions To Help Make ‘Deeper Learning’ Work appeared first on TeachThought. Teaching Questioning

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Building Relationships with Families with Mote & @Canva – #Template & Instructions Included #edtech #edchat @justmoteHQ #MoteCon #CanvaEDU

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Building Relationships with Families with Mote & Canva. Good communication with parents and families from the very start of the year can make all the difference.

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The Science of Reading and the Science of Learning

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By Betsy Hill and Roger Stark Education is moving from being based on folklore to being grounded in science at an ever-faster pace.

The Benefits of Integrating Technology into Today’s K–12 Classrooms

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Technology integration is no longer about whether tech belongs in classrooms. In today’s education landscape, it pertains to how technology is chosen and used for learning. Schools have received waves of government funding for educational technology.

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Is Your Monitoring Software Putting Your Students’ Privacy at Risk?

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By Rob Shavell As kids go back to school, the last thing they should have to worry about is whether or not their schools are breaching their privacy.

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.

Canceled classes, sweltering classrooms: How extreme heat impairs learning

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Editor’s note: This story led off this week’s Future of Learning newsletter, which is delivered free to subscribers’ inboxes every other Wednesday with trends and top stories about education innovation. Subscribe today!

The Problem with Education’s Problems – Part 1 – The Teacher Shortage

EdNews Daily

By LeiLani Cauthen We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them.” – Albert Einstein Editor’s Note: This three-part series seeks to identify the problem to act on, rather than approach each challenge as isolated.

Teaching Emerging Technologies Empowers K–12 Students

EdTech Magazine

Teaching emerging technologies to K–12 students today not only sets them up for success as future citizens in the workplace, but also furthers diversity, equity and inclusion efforts.

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Podcast: Education’s Serious Decision Point

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In this episode of the Learning Leadership Society Podcast, your host, Learning Counsel News Media and Research CEO LeiLani Cauthen talks with Mary Schlegelmilch, the Business Development Manager for Education at Cisco.

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).

3 tips to balance the back-to-analog edtech transition

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During the “emergency teaching” era of the COVID-19 pandemic, digital resources and edtech tools were used by educators worldwide in an effort to maintain students’ continuity of learning. Tremendous investments were made by school systems in an effort to rapidly scale digital learning.

Video: In-the-Box Thinking

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Welcome to another episode of the Horizon Room’s Open Mic series, a chance for educators to be a part of a high-profile discussion on the most important issues facing education today.

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Best Practices for Implementing an RTI Model

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Discover the keys to improving students’ academic performance, regardless of RTI tier. Blog Intervention Blog Post inspire Total Solution

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OPINION: To combat illiteracy post-pandemic, we must reimagine the ways and places where reading happens

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Reading can change lives. Books are sometimes windows, offering views of worlds that may be real or imagined, familiar or strange. When lighting conditions are just right, however, a window can also be a mirror,” says Rudine Sims Bishop , a former professor at Ohio State University.

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!

5 safeguarding tips for schools this year

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Criminal cyber groups have made it abundantly clear that there is no type of organization they will not target–the more vulnerable they are, the easier it will be to victimize. Unfortunately for us, the organizations most at risk are often public institutions.

New K/20 Leadership Today Newsletter Helps Educators Navigate Difficult Times

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How online tutoring helps us close learning gaps and support teachers

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A report published by the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) confirms that the pandemic greatly impacted students’ academic progress across all grade levels and instructional models.

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Why Some Teachers Don't Want to Go ‘Back to Normal’

ED Surge

This spring, after 16 years in the classroom, math teacher Justin Aion decided he wouldn’t be returning in the fall. At the small school in Pittsburgh where Aion taught, all four math teachers decided to leave this summer. “My My school did not drive me out of education.

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Keeping Students Safe and Productive on Devices

Speaker: Aaron Webb, Jamf

In our webinar, we’ll explore the full range of Jamf education products to protect students, including quick and easy tools for IT admins, powerful apps for teachers to ensure student safety anywhere, and parental engagement tools.

South Carolina Adds Classworks® Universal Screener to State-approved Literacy Screener List

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Duluth, GA – Classworks Universal Screener for Reading, an NCII-validated formal assessment used to measure grade-level readiness, is approved by South Carolina as a high-quality Literacy Screener. The best-in-class academic screener is on the approved list for the 2022-23 school year.

Helping Students Avoid the Perils of Plagiarism

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Barry Gilmore’s Plagiarism: A How-Not-To Guide for Students helps learners understand the motivation behind plagiarism and discusses ways to avoid it in both academic and employment settings. Eighth grade teacher Erin Corrigan-Smith also recommends the teacher’s edition.

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Children’s Hospital Colorado Expands Access to Free, Online Teacher Training to Help Students with ASD and ADHD Improve Executive Functioning Skills

eSchool News

Aurora, Colo. Free, online teacher and parent training designed to improve the executive functioning of elementary school-aged children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), is now accessible across the nation.

9 Mindsets for Helping Kids on the Spectrum

Middle Web

Grandin & Moore’s Navigating Autism invites readers into that perfect space for learning between familiar territory and new information, writes middle school dean Bill Ivey. The nine mindsets explored can benefit kids on the spectrum as well as the whole spectrum of kids.

The Best Ways to Use Managed Apple IDs at Your School

Speaker: Aaron Webb, Jamf

In our webinar, How to Best Use Managed Apple IDs at Your School, hear the real-world experience of Steven Palomo, IT Director at Beverly Public Schools, regarding how he successfully managed his entire tech stack.

Winsor Learning Releases Free Professional Development Resource in Response to Steep Declines in National Reading Scores

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Role of Social-Emotional Learning in 2022

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What makes us humans? Our ability to think, show empathy, manage emotions, and balanced social behavior. School curricula are designed to meet the psychological growth of children, to enable them with tools to advance academically and excel in the professional sphere.

Discovery Education Premieres Haul!: An Interactive STEM Learning Experience that Digs Into Sustainable Copper Production with Freeport-McMoRan

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Charlotte, NC. Freeport-McMoRan and Discovery Education present a new, first-of-its-kind gamified educational experience with Haul!

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