Mon.Jan 03, 2022

Team Habits with a Big Impact

Education Elements

We’ve all been there. The room, half empty. Little to no conversation happening between the seated rows. Most eyes fixed on laptop screens, phone screens, projector screen, likely checking email or “checking email.”

How to Change the Dynamics of Peer-to-peer Learning with Tract

Ask a Tech Teacher

As teachers move from a “teacher-lecturer” model of education to a “teacher-guide”, peer-to-peer learning–acquiring knowledge from a select peer group–has become a popular education strategy. Often, it is a less stressful way to support the long-held goal of developing lifelong learners.

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A New Word for the New Year

Education Elements

I live in the Midwest, and if you could see my garden now, well…let’s just say, there is nothing but brown stalks, and wet muddy leaves beneath the snow.

61 predictions about edtech, equity, and learning in 2022

eSchool News

As we wrapped up 2020, we thought for sure that 2021 might bring us a reprieve from pandemic learning. Well, it did–but it also didn’t. Virtual and hybrid learning continued into the spring, but then classrooms welcomed back students for full-time in-person learning in the fall.

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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.

How fifth graders see the world in 20 years

The Hechinger Report

One student envisions a watch that tells you when you’re polluting – a sort of eco-nanny on your wrist. This story also appeared in The Christian Science Monitor. Another suggests that teachers might show up in classrooms, not in person, but as holograms.

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How schools that kept Covid cases low are battling new variants

The Hechinger Report

Scott County School District 1 in Austin, Indiana reopened for the fall semester with optional face masks, less distancing in classrooms and no remote option. This story also appeared in COVID-19 Data Dispatch. District leaders quickly realized they had relaxed the Covid safety rules too soon.

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Hyperlink Slides Choice Board

Teacher Tech

Create a Google Slides Choice board with automated hyperlinks. This free Add-on can be used as a Choice Board or for creating Hyperdocs. The post Hyperlink Slides Choice Board appeared first on Teacher Tech. Google Add-on google Google Slides GoogleEDU slides

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Flexible Due Dates: How it Works in College & K12


Strict due dates are ingrained in all levels of education but some educators find when they get rid of them there’s less stress and more learning

PROOF POINTS: What tooth brushing could teach us about being a good student

The Hechinger Report

Toddlers appeared to brush longer on the nights they received more praise from their parents, a University of Pennsylvania study found. Credit: Jackie Mader/The Hechinger Report. It’s a challenge to raise a child who is motivated to do things that aren’t always fun.

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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.

2022 Goals & #OneWord Activity in #AdobeSpark & @Canva #edtech @AdobeCCExpress @AdobeForEdu #CanvaForEdu


I wanted to share an activity spark that you can adapt and use in your classroom to kickstart the new year, build relationships, and help you support your students in reaching their personal goals. This activity is centered around having students share a word (or words) to drive their 2022.

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Federal funding can help you install air purification systems in your school

eSchool News

Prior to the pandemic, many schools, colleges, and universities had indoor air quality challenges, but the past 18 months has brought a heightened awareness to a growing problem.

INCubatoredu: How Entrepreneurial Education Delivers Experiential Learning


An Illinois high school hosts its own version of ‘Shark Tank’ with INCubatoredu

COLUMN: We’ve learned a lot so far. Let’s apply those lessons in the difficult month ahead

The Hechinger Report

Here’s a conversation I overhead in my New York City apartment building this week: “Mom, are we going back to school after Christmas break?”. The parent sighed, shrugged and gave away nothing, because there is no certainty at all, not anywhere, really.

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).

What is Brainzy and How Can It Be Used for Teaching? Tips and Tricks


Brainzy collates activities for students to help with the education of math, English and science concepts

Como se hace bien el aprendizaje virtual? Un distrito en California ofrece algunas respuestas

The Hechinger Report

LINDSAY, Calif. —

College Health Leaders Are Fighting COVID-19, Student Vaccine Hesitancy and Burnout

ED Surge

After a year and a half of living and working in a pandemic, the one thing that I have totally abandoned is the belief that institutions of higher learning are places where learning at a higher level universally occurs.

A Few of My Favorite Healthy Meals and Where to Buy Them

The Innovative Educator

In my last post, I shared healthy foods to eat and ones to avoid , but readers asked for more specifics like where to shop and what to make for various meals. To follow are some of my favorite things to eat based on what I've learned from reading many books, articles, and listening to podcasts. By following what I've learned I've lost more than 25 pounds and gained muscle.

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!

What Happened & What's Next

Hack Education

Hack Education, as perhaps you've noticed, has been on hiatus for a while. What with the pandemic, the death of my son, and the publication of Teaching Machines , I really couldn't continue to pay attention to the day-to-day nonsense of ed-tech.