Fri.Feb 09, 2024

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Tech Tip #25: My Keyboard Doesn’t Work

Ask a Tech Teacher

As a working technology teacher, I get hundreds of questions from parents about their home computers, how to do stuff, how to solve problems. Each Tuesday, I’ll share one of those with you. They’re always brief and always focused. Enjoy! You sit down to type, start in on that long project with an imminent deadline, and nothing happens. The cursor blinks… and blinks… and blinks… but goes nowhere.

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Improving Undergrad Chemistry with Evidence-based Teaching and Digital Courseware

Digital Promise

The post Improving Undergrad Chemistry with Evidence-based Teaching and Digital Courseware appeared first on Digital Promise.

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How a Holden Caulfield Chatbot Helped My Students Develop AI Literacy

Edsurge

“I think I’m talking to Salinger. Can I ask?” My student stood next to my desk, computer resting on both hands, his eyes wide with a mixture of fear and excitement. We were wrapping up our end-of-book project for “The Catcher in the Rye,” which involved students interviewing a character chatbot designed to mimic the personality and speaking style of Holden Caulfield.

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On Professional Development and The Places We Don’t Have Yet

The Jose Vilson

This past weekend, I had the opportunity to attend EduCon in Philadelphia, PA. Principal – and friend – Chris Lehmann asked me to participate in the opening panel. Traditionally, the first panel has a set of big picture thinkers around a specific theme. This year, it was human-centered education, appropriate given the ascent of artificial intelligence, social media, and deeper polarization.

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Can Brain Science Actually Help Make Your Training & Teaching Stick?

Speaker: Andrew Cohen, Founder & CEO of Brainscape

The instructor’s PPT slides are brilliant. You’ve splurged on the expensive interactive courseware. Student engagement is stellar. So… why are half of your students still forgetting everything they learned in just a matter of weeks? It's likely a matter of cognitive science! With so much material to "teach" these days, we often forget to incorporate key proven principles into our curricula — namely active recall, metacognition, spaced repetition, and interleaving practice.

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Where the Need for Bilingual Teachers Has Changed Over 20 Years

Edsurge

We wrote recently about some of the reasons that may be keeping teachers from pursuing the bilingual educator route, despite the widespread need for teachers who can instruct English learners. Parsing education data into snack-sized servings. The need has gained new urgency as the immigrant population in the U.S. grows. Politicized clashes over the nation’s immigration policy have seen the governor of Texas busing migrants newly arrived across the Mexican border to cities like New York , Chicago

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Friday 5: Tracking AI in education

eSchool News

Key points: AI has tremendous potential in education–here’s how to harness its power 4 lessons learned about AI in 2023 Everything you need to know about AI in education For more news on AI in education, visit eSN’s Digital Learning page It seems as if we hear about AI in education every day, if not every hour. AI’s rise in popularity has brought with it questions about ethics, skills students will need for workplace success, and how to balance negatives with positives wh

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Educational leaders must leverage collaboration for success

eSchool News

Key points: To lead effectively, school leaders must create safe spaces for collaboration 3 innovative ways to help teachers feel engaged and valued I’m a first-year teacher. How can I find success in the classroom? For more news on school success, visit eSN’s Educational Leadership page The International Monetary Fund (IMF) calculated global economic output loss will total $28 trillion dollars between 2020 and 2025 as the result of the COVID-19 virus that impacted businesses and education.

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Revolutionizing Healthcare: Heart & Brain Tech Advances

Mark Smithers

The rapid advancements in digital technology have paved the way for revolutionary changes in the healthcare industry, particularly in the field of heart and brain health. With substantial funding from the American Heart Association, innovative projects are underway to develop scalable and evidence-based digital solutions that aim to enhance cardiovascular disease treatment and prevention.

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TCEA24 Roundup

eSchool News

At the TCEA Convention & Exposition, thousands of educators from various parts of the world get together to connect, gain knowledge, and improve their craft while becoming familiar with new advances in education technology. The event’s focus is not only on ed tech but also on good teaching, good learning, and good leadership with ed tech. The TCEA event has the goal of setting up educators to become curious and to discover education technology through the on-trend sessions, leading speakers,

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Thanks for your interest in Brainscape for Language Learning!

Brainscape

Check out our resources below to help point you in the right direction – depending on your learning goals for yourself, your school, or your organization. A Free Brainscape Mobile "Student" Account To see what it's like as a typical student user, just download our mobile app , find a language you're interested in, and start studying using our efficient spaced repetition system.

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Reimagining Chickering & Gamson's Principles Post-Pandemic: Technology's Central Role in Modern Edu

This white paper examines and proposes revisions to the "Seven Principles for Good Practice in Undergraduate Education" introduced by Arthur Chickering and Zelda Gamson in 1987 for today's technology-driven world.

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Savvas Learning Company Acquires Outlier.org 

eSchool News

PARAMUS, NEW JERSEY — Savvas Learning Company , a next-generation K-12 learning solutions leader, today announced that it has acquired Outlier.org, an edtech startup that has created a portfolio of high-quality, turnkey, online college-level courses that enable high school students to earn dual credit while never having to leave their school building.

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