Thu.Jun 25, 2020

Last Chance for this College-credit Class (MTI 557)

Ask a Tech Teacher

MTI 557: Building Digital Citizens. starts Monday, June 29, 2020 . Click to sign up. If students use the internet, they must be familiar with the rights and responsibilities required to be good digital citizens.

What’s Hot About YouTube in Education

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Tyler Daniel Tarver shares some surprising new ways to use Youtube in education. Now YouTube in the class can be a good thing! Sponsor: Welcome TGR Foundation and Discovery Education as a sponsor to my podcast.

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3 ways to design for equity in distance learning this fall

The Christensen Institute

More than nine million students lack internet access. And at some schools, less than half of students participate in remote learning. These startling statistics reveal just how wide the gaps are in equitable learning experiences for all students.

Authentic learning and edtech: A match made in heaven


Authentic learning is one of the new kids on the block in the field of education.

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Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

College Leaders Must Explain Why—Not Just How—to Return to Campus


Like most people working in or near higher education, I have closely monitored institutions’ plans for the fall semester and waited with bated breath as details about my own university’s plans trickled in. You might say that my interest has bordered on the obsessive.

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Feeling Nostalgic for In-Person Schooling? That May Hurt Our Chance to Rethink It.


Around the world, people are mourning. For loved ones, principally. But also for the rituals and rites of passage from our former lives. Students and parents grieve for lost promotion ceremonies, prom and high school graduations.

Asking Questions in Google Classroom by @mjmcalliwrites

Teacher Tech

Guest post by Melody McAllister Many times when we ask our students questions, we encounter a problem: the same students answer and the same students stay quiet.

SEL Can Help Special Educators Address Rapidly Evolving Remote Learning Requirements


This is the third of a three-part series looking at how social-emotional learning strategies can support teachers of students with learning differences during the pandemic. Read part one and part two. We are living through a time that is unlike anything most of us have ever experienced.

Teachers need emotional support, too

eSchool News

At Hicks Canyon Elementary School in Orange County, Calif., students have been learning with digital devices since the Tustin Unified School District went 1:1 six years ago — so the shift to remote learning amid the coronavirus pandemic wasn’t as jarring as it could have been.

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.

As students fill summer courses, many ask: Why aren’t all colleges open in the summers?

The Hechinger Report

The University of La Verne in Southern California has had twice as many traditional undergraduates sign up for the summer as it did last year. Credit: Iris Schneider for The Hechinger Report.

5 ways to help students develop digital literacy

eSchool News

It’s commonplace to be impressed when we hear of excellent test scores and educational backgrounds from top institutes, no matter the type of degree or accolades.

Google Drive Cheat Sheet for Teachers and Educators


As more and more of teachers and educators are having recourse to the services of Google Drive in their teaching, we thought of putting together a handy chart that will enable them to learn more. Google Drive Tips

This Social Studies Compendium Is a Keeper


The authors of the Social Studies Teacher's Toolbox have constructed a research-based "honest, human guide" to helping students understand and care about what they learn. You will dig through and dog-ear it, and your students will be the richer for it, writes Sarah Cooper.

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EdTech at School

This E-book is designed to support educators with case studies of education technology use at school.

What’s The Definition Of Alcoholism?

TeachThought - Learn better.

What is the definition of alcoholism? When drinking has a sustained negative effect on you and you either don't stop, or try to stop and can't. The post What’s The Definition Of Alcoholism? appeared first on TeachThought. Life Mental Health


The Dollars and Sense Behind Routine Tech Refreshes

EdTech Magazine

Until recently, Madera Unified School District in California had little in the way of a plan to replace aging classroom technology. The district’s roughly 1,000 K–12 classrooms were sprinkled with various projectors and laptops at different points in their lifecycles.

A Simple Lesson Structure for Fostering Student Engagement #engaginglitminds

Reading By Example

Beginning dialogic engagement in the classroom simply requires getting children invested in an issue they can relate to and on which they have different perspectives and helping them engage each other’s perspectives. Engaging Literate Minds, pg.

How K–12 Schools Are Doing Summer School Virtually

EdTech Magazine

The school year has come to an end, but many districts are still continuing remote learning this summer. In Seattle Public Schools, all students will have access to online courses so they can stay engaged in learning before the fall.

6 eLearning Trends in Custom eLearning Solutions

Most digital learning trends focus too much on the "digital" and not enough on the "learning". It is not enough that content builders master available tools. We need a return to core learning fundamentals. Get Inno-Versity's eBook for 6 of the most important trends coming to digital learning.

Google —Teach from Home

eSchool News

School closures affect teachers, students, and parents everywhere. In these extraordinary times, technology can help make distance learning easier and more accessible. Teach from Home is a Google-led initiative that gives you everything you need to get started.

Teaching Kids to Talk with Clarity and Purpose


When Karen Rubado started reading this book, she hoped to pick up some tips to make “turn and talk” in her classroom work better. Instead she found new perspectives on teaching conversation as a skill and on using talk as a way to deepen knowledge in any subject area.

3 Changes to Look For in Secondary Education


Coming out of COVID-19, here are three changes to look for in secondary education this year and beyond

G Suite Training for Schools

Shake Up Learning

The post G Suite Training for Schools appeared first on Shake Up Learning. G Suite Training for Schools. NEED GOOGLE TRAINING FOR YOUR ENTIRE SCHOOL? Look no further! We have many programs to help your teachers learn how to meaningfully integrate Google tools and the entire G Suite in the classroom.

Teachers’ Guide to Plagiarism

This article provides teachers with a step-by-step guide on how to handle plagiarism in the classroom: it examines the definition of the term "plagiarism" and its types with examples, describes common reasons students plagiarize, and provides tips for teachers to detect and prevent plagiarism among students.

Teachers' Essential Guide to Formative Assessment

Graphite Blog

What is formative assessment? What makes a good formative assessment? How should I use formative assessment results? How do I know what type of formative assessment to use? What are the benefits of using an edtech tool for formative assessment? What is formative assessment?

Updated Group Skill Tracking Standards and New Toggle Switch in Reports


We’ve got two updates to Unique Learning System that will be helpful to many teachers. Group Skill Tracking now includes location-based standards instead of Common Core standards to better align with IEP compliance and progress monitoring for students in reading, math, or writing small groups.

REINVENTING.SCHOOL - Episode 8 Today, "Home as a Place for Learning" #reinventingschool

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Today (Thursday, June 25) at 4:00 pm US-EDT, we present the eighth LIVE episode of the new weekly interview series, REINVENTING SCHOOL. If you miss the LIVE show, we post the edited version here by Monday over the weekend.

Organizational Tools and Strategies to Kickstart the School Year


Presenters. Amanda Borer Vice President of Customer Relations. Donnetta Buggs Online Professional Development Coordinator. Join our Back-to-School series to find tools and strategies that deliver consistent instruction, improve engagement, support positive behavior, and maximize student outcomes.

Custom eLearning: What to Consider as an L&D Manager

A custom eLearning project is an exciting opportunity, but any L&D Manager will also tell you it can be challenging. Inno-versity shares 5 points to consider before kicking off your project. These concepts are critical to addressing the most common pain points which, IF addressed, will ensure success.