Wed.Jul 21, 2021

8 Ways to Engage Every Learner [Free Webinar on Demand]

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. As we prepare for school, learning the current best practices and edtech apps is a great way to get excited (and save time.)

Leadership for Deeper Learning: Excerpt 01

Dangerously Irrelevant

[To celebrate our upcoming book, Leadership for Deeper Learning , I am publishing an excerpt each day for a week before its release. We interviewed leaders at 30 different ‘deeper learning’ schools around the world in 2019 and 2020.

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Networks Evolve to Support a Changing World

EdTech Magazine

Organizations have become more reliant on networking to help achieve both critical and aspirational objectives as they have struggled to maintain control, visibility and security amid a massive shift to remote work. These types of challenges are now not unusual, nor are they likely to be temporary.

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Magically Convert Google Docs to Slides

Teacher Tech

Like magic take any of your Google Docs and convert them to Google Slides!! This is going to be your new favorite Google Add-on. The post Magically Convert Google Docs to Slides appeared first on Teacher Tech. Apps Apps Script Docs Google Slides google slides

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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.

Best Free Virtual Labs

techlearning

Virtual labs are not just a pandemic thing

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The College Program Attracting — and Retaining — Black Male Teachers

Edsurge

When Alphonso Richard Jr. walked into his first teacher education course at Clemson University, he experienced a shock. Being in a class where you’re the only male, I didn’t know where to sit,” he says. Girls were looking like, ‘Oh my goodness, is that a guy in here?’”

5 necessary tools for classroom SEL

eSchool News

Classroom SEL (social and emotional learning) has become a cornerstone of K-12 education, because it helps students regulate their own emotions and teaches them to respond kindly to their peers. SEL helps students build intrapersonal and interpersonal competencies.

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How I ditched my teacher desk—and why you might want to get rid of yours, too

The Cornerstone for Teachers

This article is written by Truth for Teachers writer Meagan Kimm. . What is something that teachers don’t have enough of? Money? Support? Yes, to all the above, but today’s topic is about something else we are often lacking … space. Teaching comes with a lot of stuff.

The Messy Business of Gradual Release (GRR)

MiddleWeb

Letting Go Is Messy will explore ins and outs of gradually releasing responsibility. Join literacy coaches Sunday Cummins and Julie Webb as they blog about strategies to help teachers make the critical decisions necessary to nurture each student’s sense of agency and identity.

6 Strategies for Using Actionable Data to Impact Student Success

Educators need effective tools to drive student success. The trend to use actionable, comprehensive data—like attendance, assessments, grades, and more—is an effective way to give teachers the visibility they need to make a difference. Videri gives teachers and administrators access to comprehensive, integrated data so they can easily filter, drill down, and analyze data—to get the information that they really need, when they need it, and improve student outcomes. Download the eBook today!

The SLIDE Study: A chat with Deb Kachel (Part 2)

NeverEndingSearch

In my last post , I shared news of the School Librarian Investigation—Decline or Evolution? , or SLIDE research project. The study emphasizes a critical equity issue: our most vulnerable students are those most impacted by a declining numbers of school librarians.

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What is self-citation and what does it have to do with academic integrity?

Turnitin

?Self-citation is an act of academic integrity but when it is driven by the impact factor calculation, it may venture into self-promotion

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A Powerful Accessibility and Dyslexia Tool to Use with Your Students

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Helperbird is a good tool for students especially for those learners with Dyslexia and ADHD. It is a powerful extension that combines a number of features including dyslexia fonts, text to speech.read more. Dyslexia tools Special education tools

Everyone Should Wear A Mask In Schools, Vaccinated Or Not, U.S. Pediatricians Say

MindShift

The American Academy of Pediatrics released updated guidance for schools Monday, recommending that all students over 2 years old, along with staff, wear masks, regardless of whether they have been vaccinated against COVID-19.

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.

Free Educational Resources to Teach Students about Media Literacy

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Project Look Sharp is a platform that offers a wide variety of educational media literacy resources to "help K-16 educators enhance students’ critical thinking, metacognition, and civic engagement.read more. media literacy

Pace of Mergers and Acquisitions in Education Market Jumps, New Analysis Finds

Marketplace K-12

K-12 media and tech overtook professional learning services as the education market segment with the highest activity, as acquisitions totaled nearly $20 billion in the first half of 2021.

7 Good Chrome Extensions for Students with Dyslexia

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

In today's post I am sharing with you this collection of Chrome extensions to help particularly students with dyslexia enhance their reading skills. The tools bring added functionalities to Chrome.read more. Dyslexia tools EP infographic

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3 Philippines startups get funding from Globe’s 917Ventures

AsiaTechDaily

Bookmark( 0 ) Please login to bookmark. Username or Email Address. Password. Remember Me. No account yet? Register 917Ventures , the venture builder unit of Philippine telecommunications major Globe , has invested about $150,000 in total in three local startups.

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.

18 Insightful “Long Reads” You May Have Missed

MiddleWeb

By John Norton & Susan Curtis MiddleWeb Co-Editors “No way I have time for that!” Did the sheer exhaustion of teaching well in the school year just past force you to skip over some of our “good but... The post 18 Insightful “Long Reads” You May Have Missed first appeared on MiddleWeb. Articles Long Reads ELL history Reading science SEL summer reads teaching tips writing

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Aruna, Indonesia’s fishery platform, nets $5.5m, names president

AsiaTechDaily

Bookmark( 0 ) Please login to bookmark. Username or Email Address. Password. Remember Me. No account yet? Register Aruna , an Indonesia-based fisheries and marine platform , aims to build a sustainable fishery and marine economy in the country after it raised $35 million in a Series A funding round.