Wed.Nov 25, 2020

The Tale of Two Suns

Education Elements

The pitter-patter of toes on our wooden floors, reminiscent of a spring rain pinging against a tin roof, grow louder as they approach our bedroom door. A moment of silence occupies the space as our door slowly opens.

Remote Learning Is Not Going Away Soon. This Is How to Make It Better.


With this latest—and largest—surge of coronavirus infections in the United States, K-12 schools that hadn’t yet reopened for in-person learning now see few paths to do so in the near term, and many of the schools that were offering some face-to-face instruction are now pulling back into full-time remote learning.


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Rundown schools forced more students to go remote

The Hechinger Report

Yvette Alston-Johnson was seething when she got the news. Children in Paterson, New Jersey would not be allowed to go to school in-person this fall, while many of their peers in predominantly white and affluent suburbs would return. This story also appeared in PBS Newshour.

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I Teach Art to Students With Trauma. These Are the Strategies I Use to Support Them.


Roughly half of children in the U.S. have experienced some form of trauma, making it critical that educators consider trauma-informed approaches to teaching. This form of instruction recognizes that students’ actions are a direct result of their experiences.

SplashLearn Makes Learning Fun and Creates Fearless Learners

Loved by more than 30 million kids, SplashLearn is a game-based learning program that creates engaging learning experiences to nurture a generation of fearless learners. SplashLearn is the fastest growing elementary school math program in the US, used by more than 440,000 teachers in about 77,000 schools across the United States.

Can Games Power Up Student Engagement in an Online/Hybrid Classroom Setting? By @MsBDuncan

Teacher Tech

The behavior of play has long been an essential tool for learning. The post Can Games Power Up Student Engagement in an Online/Hybrid Classroom Setting? By @MsBDuncan appeared first on Teacher Tech. Gamification

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Wearable devices are increasingly central to a safe return to the classroom

eSchool News

Technology has played a central role during COVID-19, enabling educators to continue teaching remotely, with both students and staff ensconced in the safety of their kitchens or living rooms. Remote learning technology has become mission-critical for education.

Connecting SEL with Academic Achievement to Achieve True Education Equity

By Stacey Pusey. WATCH THE EDWEBINAR RECORDING. LISTEN TO THE PODCAST. As schools reckon with learning equity, they’re often focused on academic progress.

Why student safety tools are essential during a pandemic

eSchool News

Interventions into student safety, prompted by technology used to help school leaders prevent students from harming themselves or others, increased dramatically after COVID-19 landed in the U.S. and caused schools to close physical classrooms.

Here Is A Good Tool Students Can Use to Create Trading Cards in Class

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Trading Card Creator is a web tool from ReadWriteThink that you can use with your students for various educational purposes most important of them all is to help them enhance their writing more

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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.


Technology Tidbits

ChronoFlo is an amazing new site for creating stunning timelines. What separates ChronoFlo from other timeline creator are the robust features that it has.

Educational Apps to Help Students Learn Drawing

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Drawing is one of the best ways to unleash kids creativity and engage them in a wide variety of expressive learning experiences. The apps we selected for you today are all about more

Vocab Victor Classroom

Technology Tidbits

Vocab Victor the innovative mobile (iOS/Android) app for building vocabulary words/skills just released a major update for educators, their digital "classroom".

Your Support Is Needed! Purchase the Summit All-Access "Library" Pass Today and Receive All the Bonuses #homelearningsummit #learningrevolution

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Today is the final day of The Emergency Home Learning (& More) Summit. We've had 320 sessions and 25 special interviews over the course of two months. This is an important moment for education , and the Summit has been (and will continue to be) an incredible opportunity to think together about how to move forward in a time when students, parents, teachers, administrators, librarians, and others have found their normal school lives disrupted. Putting on an event of this magnitude is not easy.

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Develop A Feature-Rich App for Any Virtual Classroom

Building an e-learning platform? Download the solution brief to learn how you can create a customized, feature-rich, interactive classroom for an enhanced learning experience.


Technology Tidbits

Knowledgehook is an excellent new site for students and educators looking for help in Math grades 3rd-10. Knowledgehook uses "game based learning" to help students learn a wide variety of topics (i.e. algebra, decimals, and more).

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Cloud Stop motion

Technology Tidbits

Cloud Stop Motion is an innovative site for creating and storing stop motion video projects. This is ideal for educators looking to integrate technology into the classroom and can be used for project based learning, digital storytelling, and more.

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