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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.

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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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Could Elon Musk’s $6 billion help WFP solve world hunger? It depends.

The Christensen Institute

More than half a billion people will be pushed into extreme poverty due to health costs, according to a recent WHO and World Bank report. In addition to coping with financially burdensome illnesses, a majority of these people will also struggle with hunger.

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.

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.

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


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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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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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)!].

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2021 Trends in Online Student Demographics’s second annual report on online student demographics explores the characteristics of today’s online students and their insights on college decision-making and the online learning experience amid the challenges of COVID-19.

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

SplashLearn- Free Math Games for Kindergarten to Grade 5

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

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


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


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.

2021 Trends in College Career and Employment Planning

In this second annual report, part of the research series, 624 business leaders shared how their companies and organizations currently recruit and hire college students from both online and campus-based programs.

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.

Indonesian fintech firm Pluang secures $55M funding from Accel


Bookmark( 0 ) Please login to bookmark. Username or Email Address. Password. Remember Me. No account yet? Register The all-in-one fractional Indonesian investing app Pluang raised $55 million in a funding round led by Accel.

PropertyScout secures $2.5M in oversubscribed pre-Series A funding


Bookmark( 0 ) Please login to bookmark. Username or Email Address. Password. Remember Me. No account yet? Register PropertyScout , a Bangkok-based property technology (proptech) startup that is establishing a transactional marketplace for buying, renting, and selling homes, announced raising $2.5

Why Genentech Is Transforming the Employee Experience for Mental Health Leave

Speaker: Deborah Olson, Lead Strategist, Genentech, a member of the Roche Group & Smita Das, MD, PhD, MPH, Medical Director, Lyra Health

Employees with the greatest mental health needs often find themselves navigating a complex disability system. Streamlining their mental health leave and recovery time leads to an overall more productive workforce. In this Lyra webinar, hear how Genentech is changing the employee experience to provide fast access to care for members who are suffering from severe mental health needs.