Tue.Dec 21, 2021

How To Become The Best Student While Learning Remotely

EdTech4Beginners

Due to the difficult epidemiological situation, the dominant part of universities, colleges, and schools have switched to distance learning. It’s a common practice around the world and is helping to reduce the incidence of Covid-19.

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Roundtable: Is Digital Equity Attainable in K–12 Education?

EdTech Magazine

Families throughout the nation faced digital inequities before the pandemic became a factor in the spring of 2020. However, with the shift to remote learning, the conversation around the digital divide became impossible to ignore.

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Game-Based Learning Is Set To Be The Next Big Thing In U.S. Classrooms

TeachThought - Learn better.

One form of edtech that has shown significant and impactful growth in recent months, with no signs of slowing down is game-based learning. The post Game-Based Learning Is Set To Be The Next Big Thing In U.S. Classrooms appeared first on TeachThought.

How to Write in Plain Language for Teaching

techlearning

Using plain language for school websites and family communication is an effective way to assure understanding, especially when translation is involved

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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.

Understanding the link between digital literacy, gaming and safety

Neo LMS

Students are spending more time online than ever before. Forty-four percent of children under the age of 18 use electronics for more than four hours a day, and the average average 8 to 12-year-old child spends four to six hours using or watching screens per day.

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5 Things to Ask About Disaster Recovery as a Service

EdTech Magazine

Disaster Recovery as a Service is a simple way to ensure a school district’s operations can continue during unexpected events. Here are five questions to ask potential providers. Is the Service a Good Match For My IT Portfolio?

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The Surprising History of Google's Push to Scan Millions of Library Books

ED Surge

Nearly 20 years ago, Google made an ambitious play to digitize the content of some of the world’s largest research libraries.

Flinn Scientific’s New PAVO Platform Provides Comprehensive Instructional Solution to District-Level Science Programs

eSchool News

Batavia, Illinois, December 21, 2021 — To support school district science programs in delivering comprehensive content and customizable labs across science subject areas, Flinn Scientific recently launched the PAVO platform.

The Still-Evolving Future of University Credentials

ED Surge

Five years ago, I published a book on the future of university credentials, making some predictions about what seemed likely to come next in the market for degrees and emerging forms of alternative college credentials.

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 EVPN-VXLAN, and Can It Benefit K–12 Schools?

EdTech Magazine

The nature of K–12 education has fundamentally changed. Driven by pandemic pressures, many schools moved fully online in 2020 and attempted hybrid frameworks in 2021.

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Education Has Been Hammering the Wrong Nail. We Have to Focus on the Early Years.

ED Surge

Maria and her husband arrived at Adventist HealthCare’s The Lourie Center for Children’s Social & Emotional Wellness in 2018, seeking answers for their then-2-year-old middle son, Lucas.

The Everlasting Importance of E-Rate

eSchool News

Entity Account: 6 Reasons Why Schools Need It

myViewBoard

EdTech has reshaped the paradigms of school teaching. It offers us a more convenient and effective setup of teaching methods. This means the schools are now creating a hybrid-learning environment around students to make sessions more engaging and interactive.

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).

…I Was On A Break

RafranzDavis.com

Long before the pandemic hit, I knew that I was reaching my breaking point… As most first year teachers, I started my career in education with the same wide eyed enthusiasm as seen in Quinta Brunson’s Janine Teagues of the new show Abbott Elementary. (If If you haven’t watch it, you should!)

People, Process, and Penguins: Designing Math Experiences

MIND Research Institute

In each episode of the Inside Our MIND podcast, we take a look at issues and challenges facing education that we are working to address through research, technology and strategic initiatives.

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5 Incredibly Effective Teaching Practices

Educators Technology

This post was last updated in December, 2021. As teachers and educators, we are in a constant state of flux. Traditional ways of teaching are taking backstage while new emerging methodologies are.read more. 21st century education 21st century teaching skills

Is India’s Ed-Tech Giant Byju’s Eyeing a Possible U.S. IPO?

Marketplace K-12

Mobile learning app company Byju’s might be poised to go public on the New York Stock Exchange, according to a report. The post Is India’s Ed-Tech Giant Byju’s Eyeing a Possible U.S. appeared first on Market Brief.

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!

Help Kids Build Skills with Google’s Tutorials

MiddleWeb

Middle grades teacher Kathleen Palmieri shows how Google’s Applied Digital Skills videos and lesson plans can help students in grades 5-12 tap the power of Google Docs and the Google Drive to learn portable skills like digital collaboration, file sharing, and organization. The post Help Kids Build Skills with Google’s Tutorials first appeared on MiddleWeb. Articles Tech for Teachers digital skills Google Apps Google Classroom Google Drive Google File Kathleen Palmieri video lessons

Super Teacher Worksheets for Christmas

Technology Tidbits

Be sure to check out all their worksheets/printables on Christmas!!! Super Teacher Worksheets is one of the best sites around for finding educational resources on a wide range of subjects. Educators can find, worksheets, printables, puzzle generators and more.

A year in the life of a small-town superintendent shows the federal bailout won’t be enough

The Hechinger Report

CENTRALIA, Wash. — At 8:01 p.m., on an unseasonably warm April evening, Lisa Grant hit refresh on her internet browser. Grant had been the superintendent of schools in this old coal and lumber town on the side of I-5, the major highway running the length of the west coast, for just 10 months.

KidNuz

Technology Tidbits

KidNuz is an amazing way for students to learn about current news in the world that is non-partisan and age appropriate for them. This is done through carefully curated podcasts that are fun and catered towards student learning.

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.

10 Core Values For Education

The Principal of Change

In this month’s “revisit” posts, I wanted to reshare this post from 2018 titled, “ 10 Core Values for Education.” ” This is one of my favorite posts I have written because it came to me so quickly.

SpinnerWheel

Technology Tidbits

SpinnerWheel is a super-fun site for creating random spinning wheels. This is a great free tool for educators that can be used in a number of ways such as: writing prompts, randomly choosing a student, math problems, and much much more.

Storyboard That for Winter Holidays

Technology Tidbits

Storyboard That the free online resources that educators everywhere are using for a wide variety of teaching strategies has just released their Winter Holiday Classroom Activities teacher guides. From their site.