Tue.Oct 13, 2020

Smiling Behind the Mask: Face to Face School and SEL

The CoolCatTeacher

Fourth Grade Teacher Erica Boomsma Talks about Face to Face School From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Smiling Behind the Mask: Face to Face School and SEL with Erica Boomsma Erica Boomsma is in South Dakota where they have been teaching in face-to-face school for the last four weeks.

Introducing the Center for Inclusive Innovation

Digital Promise

As a Black woman working in the education sector, I sometimes wonder how I made it through the education system, considering the odds that are stacked so high against a Black child in the United States. I have to look no farther than my ancestors, grandparents, and parents for the answer.

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Looking to improve hybrid and remote instruction? Consider student-directed learning.

The Christensen Institute

Among its many trials, the year 2020 has brought a swift and massive shift to remote and hybrid instruction. These models are not entirely new, but adopting them in such short order to address the necessity of social distancing has not been easy.

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5 Ways in which educational videos enhance online learning

Neo LMS

Education experts have been talking about the rise of remote learning for years and years. However, it’s only recently that it has become not only widespread but nearly compulsory, as the COVID-19 pandemic has turned it into the only possible way for safe learning.

SplashLearn Makes Learning Fun and Creates Fearless Learners

Loved by more than 30 million kids, SplashLearn is a game-based learning program that creates engaging learning experiences to nurture a generation of fearless learners. SplashLearn is the fastest growing elementary school math program in the US, used by more than 440,000 teachers in about 77,000 schools across the United States.

Drones: High-tech? Yes. Disruptive? Maybe not.

The Christensen Institute

If you’re looking to get your prescription delivered to you in the midst of COVID-19, maybe look to the skies. In April, CVS, in partnership with UPS, launched a pilot program to deliver medication via drone to residents of The Villages, a retirement community in Florida.

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Young People Care About Elections, They Just Don’t Always Show Up to Vote. Here’s How Education Can Help.

Edsurge

It’s election season in the U.S., and get-out-the-vote efforts are in full swing. And one question being asked by pundits and politicos is, how can we motivate young voters to show up at the polls?

STEM in the time of COVID: How one district keeps innovating in “The Weirds”

eSchool News

Like every educator, Frank Pileiro has had to pivot. As Supervisor of Technology at Linwood Board of Education in South Jersey, he has the added pressure of overseeing their robust maker space programs while managing the current hybrid teaching setup.

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Using Dictation in OneNote to Save Time

Teacher Tech

I essentially do everything in OneNote and I was looking for tools within the platform to save me time. The one that I’ve fallen in love with the most lately has been Dictation. The post Using Dictation in OneNote to Save Time appeared first on Teacher Tech. Microsoft OneNote

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More Than a Million Students Disengaged from School at End of Academic Year, Analysis Suggests

Marketplace K-12

An analysis by the parent-school communication platform Remind seek to gauge the number of students who disengaged from school when districts were forced to go to remote learning at the end of last academic year.

5 Costly Inventory Management Mistakes Schools Should Avoid

If your school is like most, inventory and/or asset management plays a critical role in daily operations.

ManagedMethods Launches Google Classroom Monitoring & Reporting

eSchool News

ManagedMethods , a leading Google Workspace (formerly G Suite) and Microsoft 365 cybersecurity, student safety and compliance platform for K-12 school districts, today announced the launch of its new Google Classroom monitoring and reporting features.

How to Track Someone's Location by Cell Phone Number 2020

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

People are often found searching on the internet for ways to track someone’s location without their knowledge. There are various reasons why they might want to find a person's location. The solution.read more

Addressing remote learning security as COVID-19 continues

eSchool News

With the 2020-2021 school year underway, many K-12 educators, administrators, students and families are facing an indefinite period of remote learning.

With E-Learning, Proactive Network Investments Pay Off

EdTech Magazine

For school districts across the country, the quick pivot to remote learning in the spring put their IT networks to the test.

7 Benefits of Lesson Plans in the Cloud

What if teachers didn’t have to lug tons of paperwork with them to and from work? Having lesson plans available anywhere is just one of the advantages.

Rethinking Professional Learning to Support Adult SEL Needs

The Principal of Change

I saw the following quote and image on the Kognito website : The mental health of teachers is a critical component to caring for and addressing the health of our students and communities.

With E-Learning, Proactive Network Investments Pay Off

EdTech Magazine

For school districts across the country, the quick pivot to remote learning in the spring put their IT networks to the test.

How Union Hill School is Empowering Problem Solvers in Massachusetts

MIND Research Institute

How do you create a culture of perseverance and problem solving in schools? A culture powerful enough to support future STEM careers? In a 2015 evaluation of Massachusetts schools, only 54% of 4th-graders and 51% of 8th-graders tested at or above a proficient level in math.

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Helpful Worksheets for Math and Science Teachers

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

K5 Learning is a platform that offers printable reading and math worksheets that you can use in your instruction. It also offers an "online reading and math program for kids in.read more

Why Families Leave Schools

Do you know three of the biggest reasons families leave schools? Here they are – and what you can do about it.

How to Manage Feelings of Uncertainty About the Future

MindShift

We are living in uncertain times. No one knows exactly how or when this coronavirus pandemic will end — or what it will mean for our lives and the lives of our loved ones in the future. There’s so much to worry about: health, finances, even our social fabric.

For All of Us Feeling Like 1st Year Teachers

MiddleWeb

Recognizing that we are all new to the process of teaching and learning this year, teaching coach and NBCT Elizabeth Stein considers three keys for success as we move forward on our co-teaching journeys: flexibility, communication, and blending academics with SEL.

How Do Teachers Make Hands-On Classes Work Online? With Tech and Innovation

EdTech Magazine

It’s a shared challenge facing instructors whose classes typically involve labs or career and technical education: In the age of physical distancing and remote learning, how do educators re-create hands-on lessons online? How can I help someone learn to weld if they can’t come in and use the equipment?” asks Lori Romano, director of career, technical and adult education at Pasco County Schools in Florida. How do you teach cosmetology when your students can’t touch any hair?”.

Go Global: Online Publishing for All Students – SULS084

Shake Up Learning

The post Go Global: Online Publishing for All Students – SULS084 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. One critical characteristic of Dynamic Learning is going Beyond the Walls! Go global and consider online publishing for all students.

How Online Admissions Affect Enrollment Rates

Discover the top five reasons your school’s admissions should be online.

The Importance of Teaching Cybersecurity to a 5-Year-Old

EdTech Magazine

IT leaders can take a twofold approach to help K–12 students meet the new security challenges of remote learning. They can proactively support students and parents in their efforts to stay safe in the remote learning environment, teaching the importance of cybersecurity. They can also shore up internal systems, processes and infrastructure to back up that learning.

Mississippi’s School Recognition Program Rewards 20,000 Teachers This Year Thanks to Governor Reeves’ Leadership

ExcelinEd

The secret is out that Mississippi is a shining example of rising student achievement. In fact, the Southern Regional Education Board praised Mississippi in its 2020 report on the progress of education in the South. The findings highlighted how the effective implementation of a broad package of education policies – and the hard work and dedication of educators, state leaders and students – has improved student achievement statewide.

How Do Teachers Make Hands-On Classes Work Online? With Tech and Innovation

EdTech Magazine

It’s a shared challenge facing instructors whose classes typically involve labs or career and technical education: In the age of physical distancing and remote learning, how do educators re-create hands-on lessons online? How can I help someone learn to weld if they can’t come in and use the equipment?” asks Lori Romano, director of career, technical and adult education at Pasco County Schools in Florida. How do you teach cosmetology when your students can’t touch any hair?”.

COLUMN: ‘Stand by.’ ‘Shut up.’ Is this really what we want to teach our children?

The Hechinger Report

President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden participate in the first presidential debate moderated by Fox News anchor Chris Wallace at the Health Education Campus of Case Western Reserve University on September 29, 2020 in Cleveland, Ohio.

K-12 Private School Student Information System Buying Guide

Too many private schools are still using clunky, outdated systems, causing unnecessary stress and wasted time. That’s why it’s vital for them to invest in modern products and services purposefully designed for private K-12 education.