Thu.Jan 13, 2022

Practices of Tech-savvy Teachers

Ask a Tech Teacher

Are you struggling with all the tech required for remote and hybrid teaching? Education Week shares what tech-savvy educators are using to make this work: 5 Practices of Truly Tech-Savvy Teachers.

Methods and tools to develop future-ready skills

Neo LMS

In preparing students for the essential skills they need for the future, we have different methods and digital tools that we can bring into our classroom space. But what skills do students really need? . A great resource to explore is the skills outlook provided by the World Economic Forum.

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Dangerously Irrelevant

“It’s ironic that a shift away from a focus on preparation (take Algebra 1 because you need it for Algebra 2, which you might need to go to college which you might need to get a job) to a focus on difference making is the best possible form of preparation for the innovation economy.

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Prioritize Your Professional Development This Year with These New Micro-credentials

Digital Promise

Many of the micro-credentials we launched in 2021 focus on topics such as learner variability, digital fluency, STEM, flexible mindsets, early literacy, and more.

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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.

Creative Strategies to Help Districts Pay for Ed-Tech Projects

Ed Tech from the Ground Up

Organizations focused on corporate social responsibility can provide a source of funding for districts that would not otherwise be able to pay for digital purchases, writes CEO Nikki Navta in an opinion essay.

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30 Areas For Evolving The Concept Of School

TeachThought - Learn better.

One idea for evolving school? Well-being-focused systems of teaching and learning that emphasize reasoning and cognitive behavior. The post 30 Areas For Evolving The Concept Of School appeared first on TeachThought. The Future Of Learning Terry Heick

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Four Free Mini Courses — Supercharge Your Teaching with @Wacom + @PearDeck, @Flipgrid, @KamiApp, & @Canva #edtech

techieMusings

Back in November, I shared that I had launched three free mini courses to spread ideas and tips for making the most of Pear Deck, Flipgrid, and Kami when paired with a Wacom tablet. I now have a 4th FREE mini-course to add to the mix, focused on Canva for Education!

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

techlearning

Breakout EDU is a puzzle game based in the real world and digitally that's great for team-based learning

Making the most of your return to school

eSchool News

Even though schools are back to in-person learning, the pandemic taught us something about how automating processes can save time–and if educators need more of anything, it’s time.

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.

Q&A: Chesterfield County Schools CTO says Technology Plays Central Role in Education

EdTech Magazine

Textbooks are out, and experience is in. But achieving a 21st century pedagogy requires technology that’s ready to take center stage.

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Creating classroom community in a digital space

eSchool News

One of my favorite parts of being an educator is the sense of community that is created with each new class of students. Fostering that feeling in person has its challenges of course, but is a bit easier to administer and coach when you’re face to face.

Indigenous Knowledge Is Often Overlooked in Education. But It Has A Lot to Teach Us.

ED Surge

As I sit at my grandmother’s oval-shaped wooden table, I feel a warm summer breeze through the open window. I ask her again how to pronounce iciyapi. “Ee-chee-yah-pee,” Ee-chee-yah-pee,” she says in a slightly slower, but confident tone. I repeat the syllables in a much slower and deliberate voice.

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Tackling the Cybersecurity Urgency Gap

edWeb.net

Blog post by Stacey Pusey based on this edLeader Panel. Even before the pandemic, schools increasingly depended on technology for instruction and building operations. With that came an increased threat to cybersecurity.

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’s New ~ January 2022

myViewBoard

Hello everyone, welcome to 2022. At the beginning of the year, you must have many things that you want to achieve. And you’ve got more exciting goals in the coming months. It’s going to be a promising year for both you and your kids.

SplashLearn- Free Math Games for Kindergarten to Grade 5

Educators Technology

SplashLearn (previously Splash Math) is a game-based platform that offers curriculum-aligned materials for teaching math to students in kindergarten to grade 5. Teachers can create classes and.read more. Math games Math websites

How Educators Can Use Student Data to Drive Instruction

EmergingEdTech

Image source Technological advancements around the globe are disrupting the status quo even in the education sector. When it comes to student data, most educational institutions have different. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post. Thanks (and thanks for subscribing)!].

What Does it Take to Train Single Moms for Good Careers?

ED Surge

Penny Fox didn’t finish high school. A single mom of two kids, the jobs that she can find tend to be in retail, at stores like Walmart and Home Depot. But Fox wants work that is better paid. She wants a career.

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!

Take Writing Workshop to a Higher Level

MiddleWeb

Short-term projects with specific techniques and ample examples fill Shelley Harwayne’s book, Above and Beyond the Writing Workshop. Helene Alalouf recommends the book’s authentic and interesting writing assignments complete with scaffolds and templates.

You are Essential

Josie Ahlquist

You are Essential. I’ve been thinking a lot about energy since I returned from a month-long RV trip that my husband and I coined #AhlQuest. Away from my computer, far from Los Angeles, each day was a blank page instead of an always full to-do list.

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Video-Powered Professional Learning (The Pulse Podcast)

Edthena

[link]. Love a good origin story? Learn more about Edthena’s start and video-powered professional learning in this conversation between Rod Murray of The Pulse podcast and Edthena founder and CEO Adam Geller. Listen to the conversation above, or read the full transcript below.

Video-Powered Professional Learning (The Pulse Podcast)

Edthena

[link]. Love a good origin story? Learn more about Edthena’s start and video-powered professional learning in this conversation between Rod Murray of The Pulse podcast and Edthena founder and CEO Adam Geller. Listen to the conversation above, or read the full transcript below.

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.