Wed.Apr 28, 2021

The Opportunities to Have Disruptive Thinking in the Classroom with Eric Sheninger

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. We all have undergone disrupted thinking because of our disrupted society due to the pandemic. But many of us hope we don’t go back to business as usual.

Text historical, book characters with this Google Slides/PowerPoint template

Ditch That Textbook

Students can show what they've learned by creating interactive text conversations between two people. Here's how. What if you had Harry Potter's cell phone number?Or Or Alexander Hamilton's? Or the President of the United States?Imagining Imagining those conversations can be a lot of fun.

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EdTech Essentials: 3 Language Teachers Share Their Top Tools

EdTech Magazine

¿Cómo se dice EdTech en español? To get the answer, you might turn to Laura Boyd or Alberto and Mario Herraez. All three teach Spanish to middle school students, but their independent classrooms are unique. Boyd teaches Spanish to fifth through eighth graders at Poplar Grove Middle School.

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Celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month in Your Classroom

Waterford

“Where are you from?”. Here.”. “OK, OK, but where are you from ?”. This short conversation is common, even in today’s world, and it reinforces that some Americans don’t consider Asian American or Pacific Islander (AAPI) children as completely American.

The SaaS Guide to Conversion Rate Optimization

Every SaaS business has a strategic responsibility to improve Conversion Rate Optimization across their product or site. Learn 7 detailed steps to infuse data into your process, surface customer drop-off points, and generate ideas to drive conversion.

How to choose a STEM platform to support hybrid learning

eSchool News

If ever there was a time that underscored the need for strong STEM education, it’s now. Our students—the future scientists, engineers, and world leaders—need skills that only STEM can provide.

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4 lessons the edtech industry should take from the pandemic

eSchool News

It happened slowly, then all at once. Vague news from Wuhan, stories from Seattle, then a run on hand sanitizer and paper towels.

So, You Want to be an #MIEExpert? – Part 1By @VictoriaTheTech

Teacher Tech

Guest Post by Victoria Thompson How can I be more involved with Microsoft Education? I get really excited when I am asked this question but I sometimes struggle on how to answer because there are truly so many ways to be involved, with one of the best being part of the #MIEExpert community.

PenChecks Trust and EduNetwork Partners Team Up to Launch the Second Annual Financial Future Challenge

eSchool News

Teaching Money Management Skills to Young Students. La Mesa, CA.

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OPINION: We need more teachers of color. Getting there requires ambitious equitable solutions

The Hechinger Report

When Marie Lewis applied to the Nashville Teacher Residency (NTR), she was earning $18,000 per year as a paraprofessional, supporting students with special needs, one-on-one or in small groups.

SplashLearn Makes Learning Fun and Creates Fearless Learners

Loved by more than 30 million kids, SplashLearn is a game-based learning program that creates engaging learning experiences to nurture a generation of fearless learners. SplashLearn is the fastest growing elementary school math program in the US, used by more than 440,000 teachers in about 77,000 schools across the United States.

FLVC offering College 101 video series

eSchool News

Tallahassee, FL – April 28, 2021 – The Florida Virtual Campus (FLVC) is offering a series of videos to help students get all the information they need to prepare, apply, and pay for college.

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Looking For The Google Classroom Login Page?

TeachThought - Learn better.

Looking For The Google Classroom Login Page? by TeachThought Staff. Google Classroom has quickly become the standard for education technology in the mainstream classroom.

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Discovery Education and Industry Leaders Launch Social-Emotional Learning Coalition to Address Critical Educator and Student Needs with No-Cost Resources

eSchool News

Silver Spring, Md. Wednesday, April 28, 2021) — Discovery Education – the global leader in standards-aligned digital curriculum resources, engaging content, and professional learning for K-12 classrooms – today launched the new Social-Emotional Learning Coalition.

3 Tools That Improve Long-Term Behaviors

MiddleWeb

Reflective and restorative practices are not new, writes middle school administrator Sara Johnson, but the pandemic has created an even greater need to view discipline as a tool to guide and support the social-emotional learning of tweens and teens. Here's how Sara does it.

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The Ultimate Guide to Conversion Rate Optimization

Every business has a strategic responsibility to improve Conversion Rate Optimization across their product or site. Learn 7 detailed steps to infuse data into your process, surface customer drop-off points, and generate ideas to drive conversion.

Best Ways to Protect Intellectual Property in Academia

EmergingEdTech

Intellectual property, as defined by the European Parliament Factsheet on Intellectual, industrial and commercial property, “encompasses […] inventions (patents), trademarks, industrial designs. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post.

Pedro Noguera: Teachers Have Power, and This is What They Can Control

Edthena

Teachers can strengthen relationships with kids by determining what is in their control. Teaching is about helping students imagine dreams and possibilities. When teachers learn together, they grow together.

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edWeb 2020 Teacher Professional Learning Survey Copy

edWeb.net

edWeb is a professional learning network that provides teachers and all educators with free online professional learning communities and edWebinars. edWeb makes it possible for educators to participate in personalized, collaborative learning – anytime, anywhere.

365 Fun and Creative Writing Prompts For Kids – One For Each Day Of The Year

Fractus Learning

Creative writing prompts stimulate innovative minds and imagination. Anyone who writes, not just authors, experiences times when they can’t write a thing. Writing prompts help children and adults to overcome writers’ block.

5 Costly Inventory Management Mistakes Schools Should Avoid

If your school is like most, inventory and/or asset management plays a critical role in daily operations.

6 Questions to Consider When Closing Out the School Year

Where Learning Clicks

With the end of the school year approaching, we put together some questions to help you reflect on your program this past year and improve for next year. The post 6 Questions to Consider When Closing Out the School Year appeared first on Where Learning Clicks.

Tips for Finding Your Way to a (High-Paying) Trade Job

MindShift

Figuring out what to do with your life is a challenge for anyone. Students are often told to get their bachelor’s degree and find their passion and they’ll eventually be rewarded by landing their dream job. For most people, it’s not that simple.

macOS Security Compliance Project

Jamf on EdTech

Standardize your organization's endpoint security and management workflows by leveraging the macOS Security Compliance Project, which provides guidance from leading government Information Security agencies for organizations to enhance and maintain a strong security posture to protect endpoints and data.

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