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10 ways to improve students’ long-term learning

Ditch That Textbook

Research has a lot to say about improving students' long-term memory. Here are 10 ideas you can use in class. Long-term memory and recall are important throughout the school year. But at state testing time, they get a LOT of attention. How can students remember some things for the rest of their lives. but other […]. The post 10 ways to improve students’ long-term learning appeared first on Ditch That Textbook.

Building a culture of academic integrity in a remote learning environment

Neo LMS

If you’re worried about academic integrity while teaching remotely, you’re not alone. A recent survey indicates that 93% of teachers believe students are more likely to cheat if attending school online.

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Networks versus net worth: Expanding possibilities for alumni engagement

The Christensen Institute

When Colby College’s president David Greene saw the ripple effects of the pandemic rapidly shrinking the class of 2020’s job prospects, he made a dramatic move: publicly calling on the college’s 30,000 alumni and their families to open their doors and networks for Colby graduates in search of work.

Education Research Is Still Too Dense. We Need More Teacher-Researcher Partnerships.

Edsurge

In April of 2021, a simple Google search for “Online Teaching Tips” yields more than half a billion results. Half a billion resources offering tips, tricks, guidance and expertise to educators who are eager to meet their students’ needs amidst very demanding circumstances.

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.

When creating a new market, simply doing what you’re good at is rarely enough

The Christensen Institute

For decades, the concept of core competencies has been a dominant idea in business, helping organizations determine where to direct their time and effort.

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Should K–12 Schools Migrate to SD-WAN?

EdTech Magazine

Adoption of software-defined wide-area network (SD-WAN) solutions is on the rise as organizations look for ways to reduce complexity and improve performance across their IT stacks.

When typical middle school antics mean suspensions, handcuffs or jail

The Hechinger Report

Pep rallies are supposed to be joyful, loud and unabashed. Having just turned 12 in the fall of 2017, Alan bubbled over with excitement ahead of his first rally at Deming Intermediate School in Deming, New Mexico, a small city near the Mexican border. This story also appeared in USA Today.

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6 strategies for better K-12 cybersecurity

eSchool News

The education sector has had to rapidly adopt and scale new technologies to enable remote and hybrid learning as a result of the pandemic. This has created an expanded threat landscape, and malicious actors have taken this opportunity to target academic institutions to an even greater extent.

Researchers say AI will ‘greatly impact’ the future of education

The Hechinger Report

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!

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.

What is the #BLM Movement? #BookChat with @Hedreich & @mjmcalliwrites

Teacher Tech

Guest Post by Melody McAllister What is the Black Lives Matter Movement? We see #BLM? everyday. It brings comfort to some and stacks up walls for others.

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How I used tech to help students help themselves

eSchool News

As a school counselor, it’s my job to help students who are struggling–academically or personally–as well as guide them through the college application process.

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Hope, Mattering, and Moving Forward

edWeb.net

By Michele Israel. WATCH THE EDLEADER PANEL RECORDING. LISTEN TO THE PODCAST. Elbow bumps and smiles. Affirmations. Recognizing that everyone matters. Sounds like a lovefest, right? It is, but in school, hope-building and life-affirming practices can grow students’ self-pride and resilience.

Discovery Education Presents Three New Virtual Field Trips

eSchool News

Discovery Education and leading corporate and community partners are offering K-12 educators and students three engaging new virtual field trips (VFT) debuting in April and May.

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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.

Discuss Education with Prof. Sunny Thomas

Linways Technologies

In our previous blog, we came up with few lessons teachers could learn from sports coaches. This time, we are proud to bring for you one of India’s most successful and influential coaches, Sri. Sunny Thomas sir in Discuss Education powered by Linways.

Tiimo- A Good Visual Planner for Learners with ADHD

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Tiimo is a good iOS and Android visual daily planning app that helps you organize your life and enhance your productivity. Drawing on the communicative strength of the visual component, Tiimo enables.read more

5 Ways To Help Students Struggling With Reading Comprehension

Georgia Test Prep

Reading comprehension isn’t about being able to string words together, it’s about deriving meaning from the text. In other words, just because a child can read a text doesn’t mean they truly understand it. It’s the difference between reading Shakespeare and getting Shakespeare.

Mote- A New Way to Add Audio Feedback to Docs, Slides, Sheets, and Google Classroom

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Mote is an excellent Chrome extension I discovered through Richard Byrne which you can use to create and share voice notes. Mote is integrated into Google Drive allowing you to easily record.read more

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.

Still Feeling Distant from Students? Become More Connected by Teaching with Empathy

Edthena

Distance learning doesn’t necessitate only online teaching. Students need more opportunities to engage with learning. Build classroom community by modeling and teaching with empathy.

Districts Leverage $300,000 Matching Grant Program to Improve Flexible Learning and Address Social Justice

eSchool News

Recipients receive services from BetterLesson to ensure continuity of learning and resilient pedagogy implementation. “It’s It’s incredibly heartening to see that despite an ongoing pandemic and social and political unrest, schools and districts across the U.S.

The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 241 Growing Boys To Men In The Modern World

TeachThought - Learn better.

The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 241 Growing Boys To Men In The Modern World.

Three Key Steps Districts Should Take in Addressing Unfinished Learning

Insight Education Group

The global pandemic shook schools and districts to their core in the last year. Educational institutions had to adapt to a virtual environment in a matter of days with students and families being hit the hardest.

Wireless Projecting with Google Meet

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

The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 241 Growing Boys To Men In The Modern World

TeachThought - Learn better.

The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 241 Growing Boys To Men In The Modern World.

Self Service enhancements coming your way

Jamf on EdTech

See what's available now and what's on the horizon for your custom IT app store

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A Window Into Ed-Tech Marketing Strategies During the Pandemic

Marketplace K-12

Ed-tech firms across Europe mostly decreased their marketing budgets or kept them flat during the pandemic, holding back on aggressive new ad campaigns during a historical period of business uncertainty, a new analysis finds.

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Develop A Feature-Rich App for Any Virtual Classroom

Building an e-learning platform? Download the solution brief to learn how you can create a customized, feature-rich, interactive classroom for an enhanced learning experience.