Wed.Jul 20, 2022

7 Ways to Sound Out-of-Touch at Your School District

techlearning

School district leaders must use updated language and engage in modern personnel practices to continue operating effectively

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Here’s What To Look For When Evaluating An EdTech Resource

EdNews Daily

Did you know that in 2021, the global edtech market was valued at USD 106.46 billion? Furthermore, the annual growth rate in education technology is expected to grow by over 16.5% from 2022 to 2030. Over at Summit K12, we talk about EdTech quite a bit in education, but what does it mean to the average person? What Is EdTech? EdTech is a combination of both education and technology.

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Google’s Adaptive Learning Technologies Help Amplify Educators’ Instruction

EdTech Magazine

The average U.S. high school class has 30 students, according to research from the National Council on Teacher Quality, and while each student learns in their own way, practice and specific feedback are repeatedly shown to be effective in modern classrooms.

5 tech tools I use in my elementary music classroom

eSchool News

Technology has become more prevalent in schools in recent years, with a big uptick due to the pandemic. Teaching online during the pandemic has shown us that high-quality tech tools are out there–but how do we continue to use these resources in our classrooms today?

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.

Lifting Up the Language Specialist’s School Role

MiddleWeb

Tan Huynh’s message to co-teaching language specialists who struggle to be recognized as equal partners: “Power is not only given but reinforced one interaction at a time. The chains that limit marginalized students are the same chains that hold down marginalized faculty members.”.

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Provide Free Tutoring with Paper

techlearning

Paper provides 1:1 virtual tutoring at no cost to students and their families

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AI education is critical for an equitable tomorrow

eSchool News

Underserved communities are universally disadvantaged in their access to resources and high-quality technical education compared to their urban counterparts.

What is Pixton and How Can it Be Used to Teach? Tips & Tricks

techlearning

Pixton is an easy to use comic book creator tool designed for use by students

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Navigate360 Sets New Standard for K-12 School Safety with Fully Integrated Visitor, Volunteer & Emergency Management Suite & Alyssa’s Law-Compliant Panic Alarms

eSchool News

RICHFIELD, OH, July 20, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Schools nationwide are working quickly to enhance safety and security plans to satisfy updated state mandates and give their students and staff the confidence they need to be successful.

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.

How the Science of Reading Informs Waterford.org Curriculum

Waterford

Want More Science of Reading? Check out our seven-part Science of Reading webinar series. Download sessions here to explore how the brain learns to read and get tips for effective, researched-based classroom instruction.

Hawaii’s Kihei Elementary School Selects Discovery Education’s Mystery Science to Support Deeper Student Engagement in the 2022-2023 School Year

eSchool News

SILVER SPRING, MD (Wednesday, July 20, 2022) —Hawaii’s Kihei Elementary School today announced that it has expanded its partnership with Discovery Education, which has supported the school’s educators in creating engaging digital learning environments since 2015.

5 Reasons the iPad is Still Relevant to SLPs

SpeechTechie

When the iPad came out in 2010, I was skeptical. It seemed like a big iPhone and I wasn't sure it would take off. Showing how much I know, it soon became an educational sensation and took off, particularly in the field of speech-language pathology.

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Edsoma Partners With MetaMetrics to Report Lexile Measures for Oral Reading

eSchool News

DURHAM, N.C. & & WEATHERFORD, TX – July, 2022 – MetaMetrics ® and Edsoma today announced a new partnership that will help children using Edsoma’s innovative reading app build their oral reading fluency skills.

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).

We Landed on the Moon July 20 1969

Ask a Tech Teacher

On July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong was the first man to place foot on the moon. Commemorate that this year with an exciting collection of websites and apps that take your students to the Moon. Here are some you’ll like: Apollo 11: Countdown to Launch via Google Earth. Apollo 11 VR.

Changing schools as a teacher is a real challenge—here’s how I eased the transition

The Cornerstone for Teachers

This year I changed schools. Full stop. That sentence is tiny but mighty. I had been teaching for eleven years; the last eight years at the same school, same grade level, and in the same classroom. To say I was content and comfortable at my job was true.

Announcing Our New EdSurge Voices of Change Writing Fellows

ED Surge

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K-12 Dealmaking: Great Minds Receives $150M Investment; FEV Tutors Acquired

Marketplace K-12

A-Street’s investment includes $100 million in newly issued shares, as well as $50 million in equity purchased from the nonprofit Great Minds organization, The post K-12 Dealmaking: Great Minds Receives $150M Investment; FEV Tutors Acquired appeared first on Market Brief.

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!

OPINION: After two decades of studying voucher programs, I’m now firmly opposed to them

The Hechinger Report

In recent years, nearly half of all states have created publicly funded private K-12 tuition plans, collectively known as school vouchers. This summer, advocates of these plans are pushing to expand their reach, boosted by the Supreme Court’s ruling in Carson v.

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Congress Bailed Out the Airline Industry. Why Won’t It Do the Same for Child Care?

ED Surge

Air travel has now surpassed its pre-pandemic level. Resorts and hotels are overflowing with guests again. Indeed, many parts of our economy are not only returning to normal, they’re overwhelmed with success. Except the part of the economy I’m invested in: early childhood education.