Mon.May 17, 2021

How Teachers Can Be Intentional About Self Care

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. We teachers need to take care of ourselves.

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What to Know Before Moving From High School Teacher to College Professor

Ask a Tech Teacher

A logical step for many teachers is to progress from teaching High School to College. But that is more complicated than it sounds.

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Three Types of Leaders Every Learning Organization Should Have

Education Elements

One of the best things about living your professional life in education is the assumption implicit in the field that everyone has something valuable to contribute, and there is always an opportunity to level up.

Q&A: Allie Beldin on Continuing to Innovate with Technology in K–12 Education

EdTech Magazine

Allie Beldin’s love of educational technology began long before teachers made the necessary move to online learning.

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.

4 Steps for Humanizing Personalized Learning

Edsurge

Most educators can probably agree that more personalization in learning is needed for the fall—perhaps more than ever before. Students will be entering classrooms with varied experiences during the pandemic, entering classrooms with uneven skill sets and knowledge levels.

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PROOF POINTS: Why reading comprehension is deteriorating

The Hechinger Report

The number of eighth graders who said they read 30 minutes or more a day, besides homework, declined by 4 percentage points between 2017 and 2019. Credit: Photo by Allison Shelley for EDUimages. Before the pandemic, eighth graders’ reading comprehension declined substantially.

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Congrats, Dr. Augillard and Dr. Grant!

Dangerously Irrelevant

The University of Colorado Denver had a ‘Walk Across the Quad’ event today to celebrate our doctoral graduates. It was a wonderful opportunity to celebrate our students’ resilience and persistence, even during a deadly pandemic.

Coding instruction should follow educational principles

eSchool News

A programming language is math. It’s a system for writing human logic in a way that a computer can work with. A computer program is a list of instructions written using the programming language’s mathematical system. When a computer runs a program, it’s called software.

Community Colleges Are Innovators. A New Effort Aims to Share Their Insights.

Edsurge

With millions of students and a variety of programs that range from quick certificate courses to full bachelor’s degree pathways , community colleges have a lot going on.

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.

5 ways to keep equity at the center of teaching

eSchool News

If school system leaders are to make equity a priority as education moves forward during this stage of the COVID-19 pandemic, teacher work environments will have to evolve. The pandemic struck in the middle of social unrest as U.S. citizens called for action to combat racism and economic inequities.

6 Easy Steps to Create Virtual Teacher Reward Stickers + Free Download

EdNews Daily

By James Sanders In a pre-COVID world, one of the best things about grading was undoubtedly the reward stickers involved. The designs were fun AND motivated students who might’ve struggled in the classroom.

SEL Goes BOLD at This Week’s Conference

CUE

Tory Wadlington, a RSP teacher with Murrieta Valley Unified School District, will be presenting for the first time at CUE BOLD this coming weekend.

Laying the Foundation for Sustainable Success

EdNews Daily

By Jamie Bricker Principals should be highly commended for navigating the tidal wave of pandemic-related issues that have swept across the education system over the past twelve months. Hopefully, this fall will bring much calmer waters for all concerned.

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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.

Achieving Equity Through Systems, Strategies, and Educational Justice

edWeb.net

By Robert Low. WATCH THE EDWEBINAR RECORDING. LISTEN TO THE PODCAST. In a diverse school district with more than 20 schools and 23,000 students, providing an equitable opportunity for every student to learn and grow is not an easy task.

Leadership: What We Can Learn from Sailing

EdNews Daily

By Mac Bogert I have saltwater flowing through my veins. I absorbed it through surfing, scuba diving, snorkeling, water skiing, and most of all, sailing. I can remember water before I can remember school.

Video Lectures: 4 Tips for Teachers

techlearning

Creating short and engaging video lectures for students is a growing trend at education institutions

Podcast: Secure your Investment, Manage Risk

EdNews Daily

Protect Your Student and Staff Data In this edisode of the Learning Counsel’s EduJedi Report, we’ll hear from a technical expert on K12 school security about the big picture on information security.

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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.

Leading K-8 Educational Company Introduces Middle School Science Solution

eSchool News

BrainPOP Science helps teachers inspire the next generation of scientific thinkers while navigating fundamental shifts in teaching and learning science, technology, and engineering.

Best Father’s Day Activities and Lessons

techlearning

These Father's Day activities and lessons can help your students express their appreciation for their fathers as caregivers, mentors, and role models

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Indiana’s Perry Township Announces New Partnership with Discovery Education Supporting the Creation of Equitable Learning Experiences in Any Learning Environment

eSchool News

SILVER SPRING, MD (Monday,?May May 17, 2021) —Indiana’s Perry Township Schools (PTS) today announced the finalization of a new partnership with Discovery Education supporting the creation of equitable learning experiences in any environment.

Problem-based Learning- Tips to Boost Students Engagement and Enhance Their Learning

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

PBL is a student centred and process-oriented approach. It puts a premium on the process not the outcome. Its main objective is to develop students problem solving skills to apply in real.read more

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.

Supporting Teacher and Student Reintegration to School

Insight Education Group

This month, we recognize Mental Health Awareness month—a time to raise awareness around the reality of living with mental illnesses. This past year and a half, in particular, has presented many challenges around mental health and, as a result, how people manage their social and emotional needs.

Decimal Grading and Students Portfolios- Handy Google Classroom Features for Teachers

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

If you use Google Classroom in your teaching you definitely need to make sure you are aware of the features below. These are features that will help you make the best of Classroom in your.read more

When Learning How to Write Starts Virtually, Here’s What’s Helpful to Know

MindShift

This school year, kindergarteners learned how to turn on and off their web cameras and mute buttons alongside spelling and reading fundamentals.

What Students Said in My Year-End Surveys

MiddleWeb

Michelle Russell typically has her classes do an end of the year survey. 2020-21 was unique and she knew her survey needed to be different, too. After sharing some of her students’ feelings and insights, Russell highlights lessons she’s learned and actions she’ll take.

Wireless Projecting with Google Meet

Wireless projecting using Google Meet to replace the Google Cast for Education extension!