Tue.Mar 15, 2022

When Students Prepare to Teach, They Learn Better. Here’s Why


When students prepare to teach a subject, they learn it more effectively. A new study provides a blueprint for incorporating the benefits of student teaching without taking up class time

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7 Digital tools for student engagement across all grade levels


As we head into the spring, we may notice a decrease in student engagement. For some students, there have been midterm exams, extended school breaks, or we find ourselves in the middle of standardized testing season.


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Tech Tip #33: My Desktop Icons are Messed Up

Ask a Tech Teacher

In these 169 tech-centric situations, you get an overview of pedagogy—the tech topics most important to your teaching—as well as practical strategies to address most classroom tech situations, how to scaffold these to learning, and where they provide the subtext to daily tech-infused education.

Announcing the Ciena Solutions Challenge Sustainability Awards

Digital Promise

Since launching in 2021, more than 200 teachers from schools and youth organizations across 48 countries have engaged with the Ciena Solutions Challenge , a global design challenge launched by Digital Promise and Ciena that invites middle and high school students globally to design solutions that address the U.N.

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.

Activity: High Tech High and ‘Why PBL?’

Dangerously Irrelevant

Here’s an activity to do with your educators… 1. Watch this video (maybe 3 times?). Try to answer the following questions about the video (one focal question per viewing?). What are students doing? they’re building something, they’re cooking, they’re designing).

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Inquiry within spaces of control and compliance

Dangerously Irrelevant

Here are a pair of tweets for ya. So true… Related Posts. Technological change is destined to be resisted by the teachers unions. School is tests and credits. Learning is ‘getting it.’ ’ The President is calling.

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What Is A KWL Chart?

TeachThought - Learn better.

A KWL chart is a graphic organizers that students use before, during, and after learning to activate prior knowledge and reflect on learning. The post What Is A KWL Chart? appeared first on TeachThought. Learning Definitions Resources

OPINION: What might the future of universal pre-K look like? As researchers, we have some concerns

The Hechinger Report

As researchers involved with early care and education, we should be pleased that President Biden’s first State of the Union address underscored his administration’s commitment to public universal preschool. His plan could provide access for millions of children and families.

Personalize your digital PLN in 3 steps

eSchool News

I am currently in an online doctoral program at Winona State University. One of our recent discussion queries required answering the following prompt: “Share three pieces of your own PLN that you think would be helpful to the others.”

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.

Changing the Narrative about Immigrant Families


Rather than fixating on immigrant parents’ economic conditions and languages as deficits and labeling them as unable to contribute to their children’s education, ML specialist Tan Huynh advocates for an assets-affirming narrative, sharing the instructive story of his own mother.

Could Technology Help Attract and Retain Teachers?

EdTech Magazine

Could upgrading the technology teachers use every day in their classrooms help make their work easier — and stem the tide of educators leaving school districts? According to some educational technology experts, it certainly can’t hurt. At Bay District Schools in Panama City, Fla.,

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The Quality of Work is the Most Important Element of Any Brand

The Principal of Change

When I was a kid, I remember people coming all over the province to visit my parent’s restaurant and have a sandwich they called “The Greek Club.” ” . Basically, it was a steak, cooked in some secret spices that only my mom and dad knew, in between two pieces of garlic bread.

Educators Are Demoralized. What's the Way Forward?

ED Surge

Burned out, tired, demoralized , at a breaking point. Spend time with educators these days—in K-12 or higher ed—and phrases such as these will come up often.

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).

Time-Saving Gmail Hacks for Teachers – SULS0149

Shake Up Learning

The post Time-Saving Gmail Hacks for Teachers – SULS0149 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. In this episode, Kasey shares her favorite Gmail hacks and features to help teachers save time and make the most of this robust tool.

Creating a High-Quality Instructional Resource (HQIR) Culture


Tech & Learning Innovative Leadership Awards (Dallas): Best Implementation of Digital Curriculum

Celebrate Women’s History Month with Buncee and PebbleGo


March is Women’s History Month , and throughout the month we take time to recognize and celebrate women who have made contributions to the world. The month-long celebration grew out of what started as a week-long celebration held and organized by a school district in California in 1978.

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Snagit- A Great Screen Recording and Screenshot Capture Tool

Educators Technology

Snagit is a screen recording and screenshot capture tool. You can use it to capture the entire desktop, a specific section, a window, or a scrolling screen. Using Snagit markup tool, you can annotate.read more. Screencasting tools screenshot tools

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!

How education can be better post-pandemic

eSchool News

In this episode of Getting There: Innovations in Education , hosted by Kevin Hogan: 11 educator perspectives on post-COVID learning Where do IEPs stand two years into COVID? How to build efficiencies through forms process automation.

Crowdfunding Data Shows How The Pandemic Changed What Teachers Need In Their Classrooms

ED Surge

When students returned to the classroom after COVID-19 lockdowns, teachers found themselves in a triple role: instructor, mental health proctor and public health enforcer.

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Vodcast Series Highlighted in Next Generation Learning Challenges Report!

Adam Watson Edtech Elixirs

Education during COVID-19 -- and COVID's lingering impact on learning post-pandemic -- will likely be researched and studied for years to come.

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Faces Resistance From Investors on $2.8B Veritas Deal

Marketplace K-12

A group of investors are fighting publicly traded education giant Houghton Mifflin Harcourt's $2.8 billion sale to Veritas Capital. The post Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Faces Resistance From Investors on $2.8B Veritas Deal appeared first on Market Brief.

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.

What’s New ~ March 2022


Have you noticed the big changes in Classroom? All we’re doing is to make your teaching easier. And we have more fantastic updates coming. Check What’s New March to get yourself geared up for the long semester! Classroom. Big Announcement.

Schedule Announced for Virtual Reality and Learning Mini-Conference on March 29th

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Our first Library 2.022 mini-conference: " Virtual Reality and Learning: Leading the Way ," will be held online (and for free) on Tuesday, March 29th, 2022. Virtual Reality was identified by the American Library Association as one of the 10 top library technology trends for the future.

What’s New ~ March 2022


Have you noticed the big changes in Classroom? All we’re doing is to make your teaching easier. And we have more fantastic updates coming. Check What’s New March to get yourself gear up for the long semester! Classroom. Big Announcement.