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

Building the Themes of Digital Citizenship into Instruction and Business Planning

EdTech Magazine

K–12 students today have grown up as digital natives, but they still have much to learn about the online world.

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!

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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Communication & Support for Families with Google for EDU?

EdTechTeacher

Now, more than ever, families need help deciphering the world of technology. From social media concerns to navigating digital environments, it can be a complex world. There are powerful ways that educators can leverage digital technologies and resources to help support families.

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

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.”.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

5 ways to support students’ access to diverse books

eSchool News

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

The Best Ways to Use Managed Apple IDs at Your School

Speaker: Aaron Webb, Jamf

In our webinar, How to Best Use Managed Apple IDs at Your School, hear the real-world experience of Steven Palomo, IT Director at Beverly Public Schools, regarding how he successfully managed his entire tech stack.

Storybird Lesson Plan

techlearning

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

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.

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.

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?

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.

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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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.

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

eSchool News

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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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.

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

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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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

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.