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Why More States Are Requiring Computer Science Classes

techlearning

More and more states are requiring computer science classes be offered at all schools

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Blue Light Filters & Eye Strain – What You Need to Know

ViewSonic Education

Have you ever had trouble falling asleep or gotten itchy eyes after a long day at the computer? As you probably know, all modern screens emit blue light, which can affect eye health and cause sleeping problems. But no need to panic!

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PROOF POINTS: Black and white teachers from HBCUs are better math instructors, study finds

The Hechinger Report

Black elementary students in North Carolina tended to score higher on annual math tests when they were taught by an HBCU-trained teacher, but not necessarily a Black teacher, according to an unpublished study from a Stanford University graduate student.

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New Report: Equity, Cybersecurity Top List of State Education Technology Priorities

eSchool News

As students return to another school-year impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, a new report sheds light on how state education agencies and policy-makers are adapting to an increasingly digital, post-pandemic world.

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.

Extraordinary Attorney Woo: 5 Lessons for Teaching Students with Autism

techlearning

Although mostly set in a courtroom, the hit show Extraordinary Attorney Woo has lessons for the classroom

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10 Profitable Membership Site Ideas That You Can Use in 2022

Sell Courses Online

While creating a paid membership site can be lucrative, it is hard work and requires a lot of planning. Most importantly, … 10 Profitable Membership Site Ideas That You Can Use in 2022 Read More ?. Membership Sites Articles Listicle

How a higher-ed partnership transformed student mental health services at our school

eSchool News

It’s a given that students will experience stress as they move through school. Learning new concepts, completing assignments and taking tests, and navigating social experiences all contribute to normal stress. But today, our students are struggling with much, much more.

OPINION: Enrichment programs can only do so much to end systemic education injustices

The Hechinger Report

For most of my career, I’ve worked toward creating access for children who have historically been excluded from high-caliber educational experiences in education and technology.

ReadSpeaker Announces Text-to-Speech Integration and Certified Partnership with Moodle, the World’s Largest Learning Platform

eSchool News

ReadSpeaker , the most trusted, independent digital voice and text-to-speech provider for educational institutions and innovative brands worldwide today announced that it is now a Certified Integration Partner with the world’s largest learning platform, Moodle.

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.

What is Open Culture and How Can It Be Used to Teach? Tips & Tricks

techlearning

Open Culture is a free online hub full of useful digital resources for education

Supporting Emergent Bilingual Students: Advice From the Experts

edWeb.net

Watch the Recording Listen to the Podcast. Building a multilevel program to support emergent bilingual students is an effort that no one educator can take on alone.

Computer Science is Growing in K-12 Schools, But Access Doesn’t Equal Participation

ED Surge

Computer science has a wider footprint in schools than ever before, but there are differences when it comes to who has access to computer courses and who’s enrolling.

Pushing Back on Book Banning and Censorship

Middle Web

Literacy champions Lynne Dorfman and Aileen Hower join children’s author Frank Murphy in a frank, well-informed review of the book banning controversy. Students need books that help them see themselves and understand others. The opposite of censorship is intellectual freedom.”.

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).

How to use Notion

Cool Cat Teacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Today's guest, Chris Chappotin, shares how he uses Notion to organize himself. He talks about how to get started and why people use it.

eBooks vs. Printed Books: Which is Better?

Kitaboo on EdTech

Whether eBooks are better than printed books has been a long-standing debate. Though eBooks today have become the mainstay of the publishing industry, they have not completely overtaken print as predicted by analysts.

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229: Data Visualization – Telling Stories with Data

The Thinking Stick

Sponsors: Flexispot.com. Use code shifting20 to save $20 on the E7 Pro Plus Standing Desk at checkout. Check out the Shifting Schools Pathway on Google MyMaps to start having your students create mapping stories today! Guest: Sriharsha Devulapalli. Sriharsha Devulapalli joined The San Francisco Chronicle in 2022, after finishing his master’s degree in data journalism from Columbia University.

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Top 10 Tips to Create Interactive Digital Books in 2022

Kitaboo on EdTech

In the age-old debate between printed books and eBooks, the eBook gets more points for many reasons—one of them being its optimum level of interactivity. There’s no denying that printed books are hard to replace, but it’s hard not to praise the various features that eBooks have to offer.

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!

K-12 Dealmaking: IXL Acquires Emmersion; GiveCampus Raises $50M

Marketplace K-12

In a pair of deals in the digital communications space, Edlio acquired SchoolInfo, while Finalsite bought the Blackboard K-12 Community Engagement division from Anthology. The post K-12 Dealmaking: IXL Acquires Emmersion; GiveCampus Raises $50M appeared first on Market Brief.

Jamf Cloud

Jamf on EdTech

One of the greatest company needs is data security. An organization needs to ensure that its virtual machines are as secure as its physical machines. But for a long time, managing and securing virtualized Macs has been a very difficult and manual process

8 Great Whiteboard Apps for Your Android

Educators Technology

In this post I share with you some of the best whiteboard apps for Android. You can use these apps to create and share interactive whiteboard presentations, record screencasts, brainstorm ideas for a project, create mind maps, and more.

5 of The Best Android Apps for Flipped Classrooms

Educators Technology

Flipped learning is a pedagogical approach centred on the premise that classroom time should be allocated to hands-on and inquiry-based activities and exercises while learning subject content takes place at home.

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.

5 Great Screen Recording Apps for Android

Educators Technology

Looking for some reliable screen recording apps to use on your Android? The collection below has you covered. It features some of the best Android screen recorders out there.