Tue.Jun 22, 2021

Tech Ed Resources for your Class–K-8 Keyboard Curriculum

Ask a Tech Teacher

I get a lot of questions from readers about what tech ed resources I use in my classroom so I’m going to take a few days this summer to review them with you. Some are edited and/or written by members of the Ask a Tech Teacher crew. Others, by tech teachers who work with the same publisher I do.

Could libraries become the newest healthcare hotspot?

The Christensen Institute

As is the case for many others, the library has played an instrumental role in my life.


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6 Steps that prove any teacher can create educational videos


Student engagement is a big part of independent learning. We want students to actively interact with the learning material, no matter where they are and how they’re learning. As such, educational videos are nothing new, especially in the world of asynchronous and blended learning.

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What the Pandemic Showed Us: Lessons About Curriculum, Equity, Family, and More


The COVID-19 pandemic forced educators across the country to pivot on the fly and adjust their style of teaching. The disruption was unprecedented, stressful, scary, and physically and mentally taxing for teachers and students.

The Digital Experience Insights Report

You don’t need to feel your way around in the dark anymore. Download this groundbreaking report to shine a light on the invisible opportunities your team is missing — and discover what they’re ultimately costing your business.

8 Strategies For Using TikTok For Learning

TeachThought - Learn better.

Just as teaching with video games might be 'controversial,' so is teaching with what on the surface seems to be a superficial distraction. The post 8 Strategies For Using TikTok For Learning appeared first on TeachThought. Technology

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Intellectual and Emotional Obstacles to Adopting Evidence-based Teaching Practices

Iterating Toward Openness

Helping people adopt evidence-based practices is notoriously difficult. Even in matters of life and death, evidence-based practices frequently go unadopted or take an incredibly long time to enter widespread use. As Bauer, et al.

Reimagining Post-Pandemic Classrooms for Today’s Learners

EdTech Magazine

There’s no denying that the pandemic upended education this past year. Like many school districts across the nation, Portland Public Schools pivoted to online and hybrid instruction.

Introducing ScreenFlow 10: A Dynamic New Video Eding Experience for Your Instructional Tutorials


With the 10 year anniversary of TeacherCast coming up on July 11, 2021, I have recently been reflecting on some of the applications that have been with me since the beginning.

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Education needs to go back to school for cybersecurity

eSchool News

The education sector has not been immune to the digital revolution transforming businesses and organizations across the world. The year before the pandemic saw sky-high growth and adoption in education technology, with global edtech investments reaching €15.87 billion in 2019.

3 Templates for Uncomplicating Your Product Management Process

In this workbook, you’ll find a comprehensive set of templates product development and cross-functional teams can adopt to better leverage your existing skills and your data.

4 Ways My Teaching Has Changed Because of Remote Learning


The pandemic has changed my teaching  

Why cheap teacher PD costs you more money in the long run

eSchool News

There’s a lesson about return on investment hidden in the humble classroom pencil. That’s right–the pencil. Ask any teacher and they’ll tell you definitively that all pencils are not created equal.

What Is WeVideo And How Does It Work For Education?


WeVideo is the online video editing platform aimed at K-12 for students and teachers

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Can Colleges Help Early Childhood Teachers Go Back to School?


The clock is ticking in Washington, D.C. By the end of 2023, workers who teach the littlest learners in the nation’s capital will be required to have advanced credentials in early childhood education. For some teachers, this feels like pressure. For college leaders, it feels like opportunity.

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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.

COLUMN: Employers, don’t blame the ‘skills gap’ on workers, blame yourselves

The Hechinger Report

For the past 200 years, Philadelphia workers have built ships for both commercial and military use. Philly is the birthplace of the U.S. Navy and produced the nation’s first military ships after President George Washington signed the Naval Act into law in 1794.

The Key to Detecting Misinformation? Your Own Curiosity


The classic book “ How to Lie With Statistics ,” first published in 1954, is probably the biggest bestseller of all time on how to make sense of numbers.

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Innovation in Teaching Through #Edtech @Flipgrid @usekamiapp @PearDeck


Bullis School teachers redesign lessons to keep collaboration alive and engage all learners – whether face-to-face or remote. As this school year comes to a close, I wanted to celebrate some of the amazing work of my colleagues at Bullis.

School Is Hard for Mobile Students. These Districts Want to Help.


Being the new kid in school is never easy. Students who move, especially during the middle of the academic year, must adapt to a lot: new classes, new textbooks, even a new social scene. And that kind of disruption can sometimes cause big academic delays. In Chelsea, Mass.—a

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.

Google's New Digital Citizenship Curriculum Is Now Available for Free Download

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

The new BeInternetAwesome curriculum, as communicated in a tweet by Google for Education, is now available for free download. This resource is a fruit of collaboration between Google, the Net Safety.read more. digital citizenship

Indiana offers free career coaching to all residents

The Hechinger Report

When the coronavirus pandemic hit, Tansy Troup was going on two decades as a seamstress, working full time at a dry-cleaning business in Evansville, Indiana.

Here Is A Great Tool to Transform Your iPad and Laptop into Interactive Whiteboards

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Annotate is an interactive whiteboard with huge educational potential. It lets you "remotely control your computer, and wirelessly present and annotate without turning your back to your students".read read more. collaboratve whiteboards

Meet the SETDA 2021 State Achievement Award Recipients


The State Educational Technology Directors Association (SETDA) created the State Achievement Award (SSA) to recognize outstanding initiatives from SETDA State and Affiliate members and their teams that address meaningful challenges in teaching and learning.

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.

New Interesting Google Meet Features for Teachers

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Google Meet announced the expected release of a host of interesting new features that will transform the whole video conferencing experience particularly for us in education. The new features.read more. Google Meet

DreamBox Learning® Equips Educators with Lesson Recommendations to Accelerate Student Learning

eSchool News

New Lesson Recommendations feature helps teachers understand where students are in their math learning to support academic growth toward proficiency. BELLEVUE, Wash.

Hey Teacher Coach, Your Teachers Succeeded This Year… Did You?


As a teacher coach, you may not have final grades to input or last-day-of-school classroom parties to plan. But that doesn’t mean the end of the year can’t include some close-out activities. Don’t miss out on a crucial opportunity to fine-tune your work during this time.

It’s Time for a Walk and a Letter to Yourself


As educators reflect on the past year, NBCT Elizabeth Stein shares insights from co-teachers in her coaching circle who are grateful for the support they received from one another. She encourages all of us to rest, relax, and find ways to carry forward our own silver linings.

2021 Online Education Trends Report

Higher education embraced widespread online learning over the past year, discovering benefits and challenges along the way. Gain insight from this annual report from BestColleges.com which surveyed online and remote (due to COVID-19) students, and program administrators.