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


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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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.

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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Two ways schools can ease Covid-19’s trauma for students—and one for teachers

The Hechinger Report

At the start of the school year last August, I spent several days visiting a first-grade classroom in Austin, Texas , to see how the coronavirus pandemic was impacting teaching and learning after nearly two years of disruption.

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


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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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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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.

The Best Ways to Use Managed Apple IDs at Your School

Speaker: Aaron Webb, Jamf

In our webinar, How to Best Use Managed Apple IDs at Your School, hear the real-world experience of Steven Palomo, IT Director at Beverly Public Schools, regarding how he successfully managed his entire tech stack.

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


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

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

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.

6 Tips for EdTech Evaluation by Adult Learning Institutions

Many continuing adult education institutions have turned to technology used by higher ed with the following benefits: elevates teaching and learning, scales to address changes in staffing, enrollment and budget, and protects student and institutional data.

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 more. Math games Math websites

How Educators Can Use Student Data to Drive Instruction


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.

What’s New ~ January 2022


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.

White Paper: Enabling digital creativity with Augmented Reality in K12 education

We have conducted 2 research projects on teaching with AR. This research has been conducted with the UiO and the UiS. The resulting white paper is an in-depth look at the state of creative learning through the use of 3D modeling and exploration in AR.

Take Writing Workshop to a Higher Level


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.

Video-Powered Professional Learning (The Pulse Podcast)


[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)


[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.