Thu.Feb 10, 2022

5 edtech opportunities that will emerge in 2022

eSchool News

There is a certain perspective that comes from being in the edtech industry for over 30 years, and while I thought I had seen it all, nothing could have prepared me (or anyone else) for a global pandemic.

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Teacher-Authors: What’s Happening on my Writer’s Blog

Ask a Tech Teacher

update. A lot of teacher-authors read my WordDreams blog. In this monthly column, I share the most popular post from the past month here on my education blog, Ask a Tech Teacher. . 7 Writing Hacks.

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Exploring Virtual Reality learning experiences in the classroom

Neo LMS

With the start of a new year, it is always a great time to explore new ideas or try some new methods that may be a bit different from what we have traditionally done. I always think it is a great opportunity to stretch ourselves professionally, especially after a break or during the spring months.

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Is student note-taking relevant in classes today?

Ditch That Textbook

Students have taken notes for ages. Is note-taking still helpful? Here's how we can get more out of student note-taking. "I I want my students to take notes. But they just don't take them, or they fight me on them. How can I make my students take notes?"

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Intent Signal Data 101

Intent signal data helps B2B marketers engage with buyers sooner in the sales cycle. But there are many confusing terms used to describe intent data. Read this infographic to better understand three common areas of confusion.

Strategies for Teaching Reading Comprehension in Your Classroom

Waterford

Want More Science of Reading? Check out our seven-part Science of Reading webinar series. Explore how the brain learns to read and get tips for effective, researched-based classroom instruction. Download previous recordings or register for our next session here. We’d love to see you there!

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What We Learned from the Edcamp Design for Learning Series

Digital Promise

The post What We Learned from the Edcamp Design for Learning Series appeared first on Digital Promise. Blog Edcamp Educators Researchers

More students are dropping out of college during Covid — and it could get worse

The Hechinger Report

College took a back seat the moment Izzy B. called the suicide hotline. This story also appeared in The Guardian. Izzy, 18, had spent her senior year of high school online. Then she’d gone straight to online summer school at a local community college near Denver.

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TCEA 2022: 5 Things Women Should Know About Advancing in K–12 IT Leadership Roles

EdTech Magazine

In the overwhelmingly female-centric field of K–12 education, there is one path that has a vanishingly small number of women: IT and IT leadership. In its 2021 survey of K–12 IT leaders, the Consortium for School Networking found that only 28 percent of its members were women.

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A TikTok Lesson Plan

techlearning

This TikTok Lesson Plan is designed to assist educators with using an edtech social tool to enhance the teaching and learning experience

Increasing Equity and Access: A Canvas Case Study of Virtual Arkansas K-12

Virtual Arkansas, a fully online school, had a mission to provide high-quality courses in rural and urban areas throughout the state. How would they simplify content creation while enhancing learning? Discover 3 key insights to transform your classrooms.

Louisiana Department of Education Rates Lexia Reading Core5 as Highest Tier of Efficacy

eSchool News

BOSTON (Feb. 10, 2022) – The personalized literacy solution Lexia® Core5® Reading (Core5) from Lexia® Learning, a Cambium Learning® Group company, has received the highest rating of Tier 1 from the Louisiana Department of Education (LDOE).

A Captivating Dive into Student Self-Motivation

MiddleWeb

The new edition of Debbie Silver’s Fall Down 7 Times, Get Up 8 is an essential handbook for adults who want to help kids become committed, continuous learners. NBCT Kathie Palmieri finds the book’s attention to self motivation, ZPD and growth mindset particularly helpful. Highly recommended.

Colleges Can Make Calculus a Gateway — Not a Gatekeeper — to STEM Fields

ED Surge

With science and technology jobs expected to grow twice as fast as other occupations over the next decade amid rapidly shifting demographics , creating a robust and diverse pipeline into STEM fields is essential to ensuring U.S. competitiveness and working toward racial equity.

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How to unlock the true power of student and teacher videos

eSchool News

When educators can create and share videos, districts are able to knock down content silos and better communicate with students, families, and colleagues.

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The Guide to Accessible Learning for Associations

Speaker: Dan Streeter, Vice President of Learning Strategy & Development at Blue Sky eLearn

In this 45-minute webinar, we’ll share real-world accessibility solutions and hidden tools in the applications you use every day such as Zoom, Microsoft Suite, Adobe Acrobat (PDF), Articulate Storyline 360, and Articulate Rise 360. This webinar will help you evaluate the accessibility of your current learning efforts and learn about the tools needed to ensure your eLearning is in alignment with the latest Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (proposed WCAG 2.2).

Youth Mental Health: Addressing the Growing Crisis

Gaggle Speaks

The ongoing crisis in youth mental health continues to raise alarms, increasing the call for additional supports to be available in schools.

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Renaissance and Hillsborough County Celebrate 10 Years of Equitable Access to Thousands of Books

eSchool News

Bloomington, Minn. 10, 2022) – Renaissance , the global leader in pre-K–12 education technology, is honored to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the community reading initiative Read on myON , a first-of-its-kind partnership between Renaissance and Hillsborough County Public Schools.

Teachers Have Little Say When School Districts Make Decisions. Here's How We Change That.

ED Surge

It was fall 2020, and here I was, sitting at my computer in tears. I had just received a notice from my school about the push for teachers and leaders to return to school for in-person learning.

New AI Coach by Edthena Expands Access to Coaching for All Teachers

eSchool News

SAN FRANCISCO (February 10, 2022) – Edthena is revolutionizing teacher professional learning with the AI Coach platform. This first-of-its-kind solution helps schools and districts provide all teachers with supportive coaching in order to improve teaching effectiveness.

Unlock the Power of Formative Assessment

Learn how a thoughtful formative assessment approach can help teachers understand where students are in their learning, inform instruction, and in turn, positively impact student learning outcomes. Get the guide today!

Your Edtech Helper is Here

myViewBoard

Yes, You are the Pilot. Hey teachers, don’t you think education is like going on a journey? You take a plane and fly to different places. So do kids. During their time in school, kids follow your steps to explore the world.

Osmo From BYJU’s Names Kar-Han Tan, Ph.D., Head of Computer Vision and Machine Learning

eSchool News

Palo Alto, CA–Feb 10, 2022– Award-winning STEAM brand, Osmo from BYJU’S, announces Kar-Han Tan’s appointment as Head of Computer Vision and Machine Learning, effective immediately.

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Best Resources for Science Teachers

Educators Technology

Updated in February 2022 Science is all about discovery, exploration, and learning. The net is full of resources that you can use to bring science to life in and outside of your classroom. To provide.read more. Science resources

Tech & Learning Names the Winners of the Innovative Leader Awards in Dallas

techlearning

The honor recognizes exceptional administrators in select regions around the country who are leading innovation in their school districts

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.

Honoring Black History Month with Career Readiness Resources from the STEM Careers Coalition

STEM Discovery Education

The STEM Careers Coalition – the first-of-its-kind national STEM initiative powered by corporate leaders?and

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One Animation’s Oddbods Partners With Splashlearn’s Digital Learning Program – Reaching Over 40m Kids In The USA

eSchool News

SINGAPORE/USA 10 February 2022 – Award-winning content creation, distribution and licensing studio One Animation has secured a new partnership for Oddbods with SplashLearn.

The Best Voice Amplifier For Teachers – Which Teaching Microphone is Best?

Fractus Learning

Google Docs Tables: edit, arrange, add a header, unsplittable rows, sort, and more!

Shake Up Learning

The post Google Docs Tables: edit, arrange, add a header, unsplittable rows, sort, and more! appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Working with tables in Google Docs just got so much easier, and way cooler! Google gave us some great NEW features! – Pin header rows. – Unsplittable rows.

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.

Do Former Educators Working With Companies Form Stronger Bonds With Districts?

Marketplace K-12

An EdWeek Market Brief survey finds that district officials respond most favorably to former educators working for companies when those ex-educators are helping with PD and support. The post Do Former Educators Working With Companies Form Stronger Bonds With Districts? appeared first on Market Brief.

Black History Month: Learning with Buncee and PebbleGo

Buncee

Since 1976, we have recognized and celebrated Black History Month in February. For the past forty-six years, February has been the month that celebrates the achievements and contributions of Black Americans. In 1915, Carter G. Woodson, a historian along with Jesse E.

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Edthena Named Top EdTech Product of the Year by District Administration

Edthena

There are MANY edtech products out there, and that’s why we are so excited to share that Edthena was named a 2022 Top EdTech Product of the Year by District Administration.