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6 Tips for Protecting Student Data Privacy

techlearning

The award-winning edtech specialists at Oak Grove Union School District in California share their tips for protecting student data privacy while still utilizing the latest tech tools

Tech Teacher Appreciation Week

Ask a Tech Teacher

I posted this article last year, got lots of reads, so am republishing with some updates. I’ve included information about: How tech teachers are different than other teachers. Why tech and the teacher who manages it in your school has become more important than ever.

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Solving Curricular Challenges: Driving Change through a Clear Vision

Education Elements

In our work with districts across the country, we frequently hear questions about instructional materials–from how to select high quality programs that match their needs, to building processes that are inclusive of key stakeholders, to developing sustainable processes for regularly reviewing and refining curriculum, just to name a few.

OPINION: Too many Black and Latino students are ‘academically alone’ in advanced classes

The Hechinger Report

In high school, I was the only student of color in all but one of my advanced classes. Except for my time on the basketball team and some joyful moments in study hall, I didn’t see my friends from the neighborhood at school. I created a term to describe this experience: “academically alone.”.

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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.

4 Simple Ways K–12 Teachers Can Practice Digital Self-Care

EdTech Magazine

Back when I was a campus principal, everyone knew that my professional “love language” was both giving and receiving gifts. Find me a snack cake, and I can spout a rhyme that can be attached and distributed to our team.

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Best Practices for Blending SEL and Technology

techlearning

Blending technology with solid pedagogy and social-emotional learning needs

3 ways schools can support youth mental health

eSchool News

The collective damage caused by the pandemic has yet to be fully understood, but the toll it has taken on youth mental health and emotional well-being is becoming exceedingly apparent.

PROOF POINTS: Lessons from transfer schools

The Hechinger Report

Alternative high schools often get a bad rap. Test scores, graduation rates and attendance records can make them look like failure factories.

Rubrics: 5 Go-to Ways to Engage Students

MiddleWeb

The more students interact with the rubric, the more ownership they take over it, writes Megan Kelly. Once they feel empowered by the rubric, they can use it as a tool to accomplish their goals rather than a means of judgment, putting them on the same team as the teacher.

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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.

New! Extensions Menu in Google Docs

Teacher Tech

Check out the new Extensions and Tools menu in Google Docs. Extensions Menu in Google Docs will allow you to code Google Docs with the Apps Script option. The post New! Extensions Menu in Google Docs appeared first on Teacher Tech. Apps Script Docs Google google Google Docs GoogleEDU

What Is Augmented Reality?

techlearning

Augmented Reality could be the future of teaching and it's available to use right now

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The Mental Health Crisis Causing Teachers to Quit

ED Surge

Lesley Allen will never know what triggered her final panic attack last fall. She was outside supervising a group of students during a mask break at her middle school in South Berwick, Maine, when she felt a sense of overwhelming dread.

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9 Ideas for Ending the School Year Well

Cool Cat Teacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Years ago when I discussed strategy with a Disney Cruise leader, they told me that people tend to remember how an experience starts and how it ends.

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).

The Future of Work Is Flexible. Will Higher Ed Stay Stuck in the Past?

ED Surge

The University of Iowa recently released the final report for its Future of Work@Iowa project.

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Wordtune- A Great Artificial Intelligence Based Writing Assistant

Educators Technology

Wordtune is an artificial intelligence-powered writing assistant that helps users improve their writing style. Wordtune understands the context of your writing and provides you with smart suggestions.read more. Artificial intelligence writing tools Paraphrasing tools writing tools

Why a Teacher-First Approach Is a Win for Edtech and Education

ED Surge

Unsolicited and ill-informed advice on how experts should do their job rarely lands well.

How to optimise your institution’s website to increase college admissions

Linways Technologies

We have ample reasons to be sure about the necessity of a good website. But one of the biggest reasons you need a quality website is the impact it makes on the admissions. Your website is the first point of contact for potential students as well as the parents.

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!

The Top 10 Lego Alternatives For Kids

Fractus Learning

How to optimise your institution’s website to increase college admissions

Linways Technologies

We have ample reasons to be sure about the necessity of a good website. But one of the biggest reasons you need a quality website is the impact it makes on the admissions. Your website is the first point of contact for potential students as well as the parents.

How to study for the AP exams more efficiently

Brainscape

Sweet baby carrots , is it that time of the year again? The Advanced Placement or AP exams are around the corner so you’ve come here to either have a pressing question answered or to learn how to study for your AP exams more efficiently (or both). We get it.

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Recognize Your School’s Teacher Leaders With the 2022 Teacher Leader Impact Award

Edthena

Know a teacher leader who deserves recognition for the impact they have had in their school and community this year? Celebrate teacher leadership by nominating educators for the 2022 Teacher Leader Impact Award. What Makes a Teacher Leader?

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.

SJSU iSchool Event: "Understanding and Supporting the Asian and Pacific Islander Community" Webcast Symposium

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The School of Information at San José State University is the founding sponsor of the Library 2.0 conference series, a partnership we have had for 12 years. Please consider attending their free symposium coming up next Tuesday. Details are below.