Mon.May 16, 2022

How to study at home: Top mental strategies

Brainscape

For many people, home is the place we go when the school, college, or work day is done. It’s where we dump our bags, kick off our shoes, and fling ourselves onto the couch to recover from a long day of thinking, doing, and general productivity.

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Station Rotation Model Mini-Course Now Available!

Catlin Tucker

This school year has been intense! Teachers are eager to rest, recharge, and hit the reset button! Many teachers use the summer break to take stock of the year and reflect on what they want to do differently in the year ahead.

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3 Ways to Deliver Feedback that Drives Change

Education Elements

"Feedback is a gift." Most of us have heard this common phrase as educators, coaches, and professionals. But if feedback is a gift, why does receiving it sometimes trigger uneasiness, anxiety, and stress? Teachers District Leadership School Leadership

How to Get Students to Read for Fun

techlearning

Parents and teachers can get students to read for fun by encouraging them to choose what they read or listen to and by helping them build other positive reading habits

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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.

Something Fun for the End of the Year

Teacher Tech

What is something fun for students to do at the end of the year? While there are many choices, a fun word search can give students something to do while other students are finishing a task. Try my template! The post Something Fun for the End of the Year appeared first on Teacher Tech.

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Best Free Virtual Escape Rooms for Schools

techlearning

Virtual escape rooms incorporate riddles, puzzles, math, logic, and literacy skills to create an exciting adventure in education

PROOF POINTS: New evidence of high school grade inflation

The Hechinger Report

Close up of an illustration from the cover of a May 2022 study on high school grade inflation by ACT, a maker of college admissions tests. The ACT study found that high school grades rose between 2010 and 2022 while scores on the ACT fell. Credit: ACT Inc.

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Schools amplify inequity with failed solutions to teacher shortage

eSchool News

We’re racing against a ticking clock to resolve the teacher shortage for our students’ futures as the number of unfilled positions at schools and districts hits record levels.

OPINION: Here’s a solution for attracting more Black, Latino and Indigenous talent to STEM — Start early

The Hechinger Report

In the movie “ Stand and Deliver, ” teacher Jaime Escalante tells his largely minority and low-income students: “You already have two strikes against you: your name and your complexion. Because of these two strikes, there are some people in this world who will assume you know less than you do.”.

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.

5 ways to support students’ access to diverse books

eSchool News

Access to diverse books positively impacts children as readers and as people.

Decoding the price of college: Complexity of figuring out costs holds students back

The Hechinger Report

College costs differ for almost everyone, just like airline tickets.

13 Websites on Architecture/Engineering

Ask a Tech Teacher

Here are a few of the popular resources teachers are using for Architecture and Engineering: Architecture. ASCEville –Civil engineering jobs, activities. Autodesk HomeDesigner –free; for olders or HS. Classroom Architect. The Geometry of Sustainable Architecture –in Google Earth. Design.

10 Ways to Rejuvenate and Learn This Summer

Cool Cat Teacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. As you prepare for your summer, teachers, you know you need to rest to be your best. I hope you take time with your family and friends and find hobbies to replenish all that has depleted your energy.

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).

Storybird Lesson Plan

techlearning

This Storybird Lesson Plan is designed to help educators utilize a digital learning platform to support teaching and learning

PowerMyLearning Honors Student, Family, and Teacher at 2022 Innovative Learning Awards

eSchool News

NEW YORK (PRWEB) MAY 16, 2022 — PowerMyLearning , a K-12 nonprofit that unlocks the power of collaboration between families, teachers and students, recognized Brooklyn Landmark Elementary for exemplary resilience throughout the pandemic.

Survive (and Enjoy) the End of the School Year

MiddleWeb

Covid or not, ending school is always hard. To quell the stress and fatigue felt by her math students and herself, Michelle Russell is taking more time for quick fun activities. Students have enjoyed documenting the year, preparing tips for next year’s students, and playing math games.

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Trane Technologies and Discovery Education Launch a New National STEM Education Initiative to Inspire Students to be Climate Innovators

eSchool News

Davidson, NC and Silver Spring, MD (Monday, May 16, 2022) — Today, Trane Technologies (NYSE: TT), a global climate innovator, and Discovery Education, a worldwide edtech leader, announce they have teamed up to launch a multimedia Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) education experience for students in grades 5 to 10.

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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!

ACT Says Grade Inflation Is a Serious Problem. It’s Probably Not.

ED Surge

The ACT has seen the writing on the wall—and it doesn’t look good. At a time when more colleges and universities are taking tentative steps away from standardized tests , ACT is not only recognizing the threat, but urging caution. Its reasoning?

Savvas Learning Company’s Experience Chemistry Wins Gold Stevie Award, Its Fourth EdTech Industry Honor Since the Product’s Launch

eSchool News

A History of VPN: Past, Present and Future

Jamf on EdTech

Secure connectivity has always been a cornerstone of endpoint security. Enterprise VPN, the long-ruling king of securing communications, faces new challenges that the aging protocol has trouble addressing – both effectively and efficiently – in modern-era computing environments.

K-12 Dealmaking: International Private School Provider Receives $1 Billion

Marketplace K-12

New York-based private equity firm, Stonepeak, is investing more than $1 billion in an international private school provider, while Linewize is making its fourth acquisition this year. The post K-12 Dealmaking: International Private School Provider Receives $1 Billion appeared first on Market Brief.

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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.

iPad and Showbie: personalized feedback and impactful learning

Jamf on EdTech

Chris Lawson, Assistant Headteacher at Parbold Douglas CE Academy, shows how to deliver richer feedback for more impactful learning by demonstrating key Showbie features used in a 1:1 iPad classroom

Thursday's Microschool Summit - Stories of Starting Schools | Schedule Announced

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Our first 2022 LearningRevolution.com mini-conference: " The Microschool Summit - Changing education, one small school at a time! " is being held online (and for free) this Thursday, May 19th, 2022. The focus for this event will be the actual starting of small schools.

Ten Security Myths That Every Librarian Needs to Know Are Wrong - and Exactly Why

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

"Ten Security Myths That Every Librarian Needs to Know Are Wrong - and Exactly Why" Part of the Library 2.0 Essential Librarian" Series with Dr. Steve Albrecht OVERVIEW : A 60-minute training webinar presented by Library 2.0