Wed.Dec 01, 2021

The Greatest Lesson I Learned As a New Teacher Was the Power of Saying "I'm Sorry"

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It was a typical weekday at my local grocery store. I was browsing down the aisles to see what I could throw together in time for dinner when I saw someone who reminded me of a former student.

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Books I read in November 2021

Dangerously Irrelevant

Books I finished reading (or rereading) in November 2021… The Eye of the World , Robert Jordan (fantasy). The Great Hunt , Robert Jordan (fantasy). The Apollo Murders , Chris Hadfield (sci fi). The Peacemaker’s Code , Deepak Malhotra (sci fi). Ballistic , Marko Kloos (sci fi).

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Why We Should Care About College Leaders’ Morale, Too

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For the past year and a half, a group of associate deans from colleges across the country have been meeting every two weeks by Zoom to discuss how to adapt policies and practices to the pandemic. They record part of their conversations so that folks unable to make it can watch later.

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.

40 Of The Best Quotes About Critical Thinking

TeachThought - Learn better.

These quotes about critical thinking can be used to generate reflection, writing & discussion about critical thinking's value in a society. The post 40 Of The Best Quotes About Critical Thinking appeared first on TeachThought. Critical Thinking Inspirational

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How scholastic esports helps students’ academic achievement

eSchool News

According to Newzoo , the live-streaming audience for games will hit 728.8 million viewers in 2021 globally. For reference, the NFL is projected to hit 141 million viewers. Clearly, esports’ popularity is growing exponentially.

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How to Easily Deploy and Manage New Devices for K–12 Students

EdTech Magazine

Even before the pandemic, K–12 districts were facing IT staffing shortages. When schools around the country shifted to remote learning, IT teams were spread even thinner trying to provide devices, connectivity, security and troubleshooting to students across their communities.

Head into the Holiday Season with New Dynamic Digital Experiences from Discovery Education and Social Impact Partners

eSchool News

Silver Spring, MD (Wednesday, December 1, 2021) — To support continued student engagement anywhere during the winter holiday breaks, Discovery Education and leading social impact partners are introducing new flexible and engaging learning resources.

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Khan Academy Wants to Make 'Mastery Learning' Mainstream. Will Partnering With Schools Help?

Edsurge

A big idea driving Khan Academy is a belief in “mastery learning”—that students should show proficiency in one set of materials before moving on to the next.

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.

Using tracking sites to bring current events to students

eSchool News

There is a lot of conversation about supply chains and logistics in the news these days. As a picture is often worth a thousand words, maps and tracking sites that allow students to visualize the traffic making up these supply chains can be helpful.

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Explaining climate change to young children without sparking fear

The Hechinger Report

So far, 2021 has featured an unprecedented number of weather disasters in the United States, including a deep freeze in Texas , bouts of scorching temperatures in the normally temperate Pacific Northwest , a continuation of severe wildfires in California , and historic flooding in the New York area from Hurricane Ida.

Google Docs Update And WorkSpace Enhancements For Educators

techlearning

Google Docs update aids citations alongside Workspace upgrades ideal for admins

OPINION: We know what would prevent many school shootings. Why don’t we do it?

The Hechinger Report

When two former students from our school system were killed in the King Soopers market shooting in my city earlier this year, my heart broke — again. Another school shooting near Detroit Tuesday reminded me that it’s been breaking for more than half of my life. .

2021 Trends in Online Student Demographics

BestColleges.com’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.

Prepping New Teachers to Fully Serve ELLs

MiddleWeb

Whether his soon-to-be teachers are spending an hour or all day with students, the question teacher educator Curtis Chandler most often hears from them is this: “How can I better support my students who are English language learners?” His 2022 resolution – prepare them better.

31 Ways to Buncee Your Holidays!

Buncee

The holiday season is finally here! It’s the perfect time to celebrate and get creative, and whether you’re looking for fun classroom projects, or for ideas to beat the winter break blues, we’ve got you covered!

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Authentic learning: What is it, and why is it important?

Turnitin

Authentic learning centers student needs to increase learning outcomes. How can educators foster authentic learning within classrooms

PH ‘most receptive’ market for secondhand goods, Carousell report says

AsiaTechDaily

Bookmark( 0 ) Please login to bookmark. Username or Email Address. Password. Remember Me. No account yet? Register Filipino consumers do not mind buying secondhand goods online, a recent report reveals.

2021 Trends in College Career and Employment Planning

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

IRIS Wins ‘Educators Pick Best of STEM 2021’ Award for Earth Science

eSchool News

WASHINGTON, D.C. November 30, 2021) — The Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology (IRIS) was recently named a winner in the ‘Educators Pick Best of STEM 2021’ Awards in the Earth Science category.

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VC firm Play Ventures launches $75m metaverse-focused fund

AsiaTechDaily

Bookmark( 0 ) Please login to bookmark. Username or Email Address. Password. Remember Me. No account yet? Register Singaporean VC firm Play Ventures has raised a total of $75 million for a new fund that seeks to support metaverse entrepreneurs.