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Digital Literacy in Busy Classrooms

Ask a Tech Teacher

This is a common complaint in my grad school classes. Yes, teachers know students don’t have all of the skills they need for the technology required in education, but who has time to teach it?

How to improve literacy through the science of reading

eSchool News

The Fall 2021 PALS Report found that reading skills in young learners are at a 20-year low. Over the past three years, reports have shown there had been little growth in reading and in some cases, states were backsliding.


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Are Phones Good for Students?


Students are using phones and screens more than ever before and, fortunately, the mental health impact of the devices may be exaggerated


Bring Powerful Maker Learning Experiences to Learners

Digital Promise

In 2021, six educators representing community-based organizations, libraries, public schools, and the Digital Promise Maker Learning team embarked on a journey to increase opportunities for virtual and remote maker learning.

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.

What is Geoguessr and How to Use It to Explore the World?

Educators Technology

Geoguessr is a geography based game where players are randomly placed somewhere in the world on Google Street View and they need to use their navigational and search skills to find where they more. Geography games

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A Troublesome Contradiction Between Transparency & Learning Innovation

TeachThought - Learn better.

Learning produces long-term and often invisible results--few of which are illuminated with the most common learning outcomes and artifacts. The post A Troublesome Contradiction Between Transparency & Learning Innovation appeared first on TeachThought. Learning Terry Heick

I’ve worked at 2 schools with high teacher morale. Here’s what they do differently.

The Cornerstone for Teachers

The last two years have been hard. I can’t engage in a conversation or scroll through social media without recognizing the pain, burden, and hardship educators are facing. Every day teachers share stories of stress, burnout, and moral injury. Daily scrolling brings on feelings of guilt.

Article in EDspaces Essentials magazine!

Adam Watson Edtech Elixirs

Flashback time! In November 2021, I presented at EdSpaces21 in Pittsburgh, PA on the challenges, joys and lessons learned from opening Marnel C. Moorman (MCM), our newest K-8 school in Shelby County which opened in December 2019.

edWeb and STAGES Learning Host Professional Learning Community on Teaching Students with Autism

April is Autism Awareness Month, and is especially thankful to announce that STAGES Learning will be the new sponsor of Teaching Students with Autism , a free professional learning community on edWeb that provides ideas and resources for teachers working with students with autism.

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.

How to Create a Parent-Teacher Conference Booking Page in Google Calendar

Shake Up Learning

The post How to Create a Parent-Teacher Conference Booking Page in Google Calendar appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Google Calendar has an awesome new Appointment Schedule feature that allows you to create a booking page, so parents can sign-up for a time slot for parent teacher conferences!

One way to address student mental health? Bring the clinic to school

eSchool News

This story was originally published by Chalkbeat. Sign up for their newsletters at newsletters. Many Michigan school administrators say they’ve often served as stand-in public health officials during the pandemic.

Employers Claim to Value Alternative Credentials. Do Their Practices Match Their Promises?

ED Surge

There’s plenty of interest among workforce experts about the potential of alternative credentials—like certificates, badges and apprenticeships—to help more people find better jobs without necessarily having to go to college.

How do you measure active learning? And should you?

Robert Talbert, Ph.D.

If you could measure how much active learning really takes place at your university, or any institution would you? How would you do it? And what would you do with the results? These are questions I'm currently thinking about, in my new-ish role in our president's office.

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).