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A Teacher’s Guide to Genius Hour: How to Perfectly Implement it in Your Class


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What You Might Have Missed in January–What’s up in February

Ask a Tech Teacher

Here are the most-read posts for the month of January. Public Domain Day and Happy New Year! How to Change the Dynamics of Peer-to-peer Learning with Tract. Top 10 Hits and Misses for 2021. Ready To Go Back To School? 7 Fun Lesson Ideas To Start The New Year. 4 (free) Posters About Reading.


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OPINION: It’s time. Let’s use different ways of teaching children to read

The Hechinger Report

More than one-third of American children cannot read by fourth grade. And while the pandemic has certainly exacerbated the nation’s literacy crisis, these struggles predated Covid. The answer, I believe, is with the “science of reading.”.

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12 Principles Of Modern Learning: From Inquiry To Social Learning

TeachThought - Learn better.

One principle of modern learning is Opportunity, which enables modern learners to use self-generated data to assess and make decisions on future actions. The post 12 Principles Of Modern Learning: From Inquiry To Social Learning appeared first on TeachThought.

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.

The Evolution of Technology in K–12 Classrooms: 1659 to Today

EdTech Magazine

In the 21st century, it can feel like advanced technology is changing the K–12 classroom in ways we’ve never seen before. But the truth is, technology and education have a long history of evolving together to dramatically change how students learn.

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3 resources for building engaging paperless lessons

eSchool News

As an inner-city U.S. History teacher of 17 years, I often reflect on my instructional practice in an effort to find new ways to improve.

Do Rapid Antigen Tests in School Testing Programs Work in Detecting Omicron?


A recent study of rapid tests suggests these products are often not catching positive Omicron cases before becoming infectious. What does that mean for schools

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Pixton Comic Maker- Full Review

Educators Technology

Pixton is an online comic maker that allows teachers and students to easily create and share comic strips. Pixton comic maker is simple and easy to use. Everything is pre-designed: characters,read more. comic strips creation tools

7 Mindsets Names Three New Senior Executives

eSchool News

ATLANTA – Jan. 31, 2022 – 7 Mindsets, the leading provider of online social-emotional learning (SEL) curriculum and professional development to schools and districts nationwide, recently announced the addition of three executives to its senior leadership team.

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.

Learning Portraits Help Differentiate Teaching


Want to differentiate instruction while assuring rigor? Create a 3-D portrait of each of your students using a mix of formal and informal strategies. Teaching expert Barbara Blackburn has tips for gathering insights about background knowledge, culture, and growth mindset.

Promoting student choice through SEL self-assessment

eSchool News

There is abundant literature on the many benefits of promoting student choice (for an accessible overview see, “ The key to making improvements: as the students ”).

PROOF POINTS: Shift to all-digital SAT could lead to some winners and losers

The Hechinger Report

The College Board’s announcement that it is ditching the paper-and-pencil SAT in 2024 and administering the college admission exam only by computer raises a confounding question: do students perform better on paper or digital tests?

Curriculum Associates’ Vice President of Strategic Partnerships Sonya Coleman Named to the National Alliance of Black School Educators Board of Directors

eSchool News

NORTH BILLERICA, Mass., January 31, 2022— The National Alliance of Black School Educators (NABSE) recently named Sonya Coleman, vice president of strategic partnerships at Curriculum Associates, as the corporate representative on its Board of Directors.

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).

New Logitech Stylus Combines Digital and Physical Learning

EdTech Magazine

Last week, Logitech announced its release of a new stylus, called Logitech Pen, with the intention of bringing physical interaction to digital education.

5 Ways to Build Reading Stamina in Adolescent Students

Cool Cat Teacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Reading stamina matters. Prior to the pandemic, nearly two-thirds of students in the US were below grade reading level for grade 4,8, and 12 (NAEP).

Share Link to Highlighted Text on a Webpage in Google Chrome

Shake Up Learning

The post Share Link to Highlighted Text on a Webpage in Google Chrome appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Have you ever wanted to highlight a section of text on a webpage and send it to a student or colleague? With Google Chrome it’s super easy!

K-12 Dealmaking: Pearson Acquires Credentialing Platform in $200M Deal; PowerSchool Buys Communications Platform

Marketplace K-12

Education giant Pearson has acquired Credly, and PowerSchool has made a deal to snap up the communications platform Kinvolved. The post K-12 Dealmaking: Pearson Acquires Credentialing Platform in $200M Deal; PowerSchool Buys Communications Platform 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!

Science Has a Diversity Problem. For the Sake of Our Students, We Have to Change the Narrative.

ED Surge

There's a common misconception that science is inherently neutral and objective, absolving it of any responsibility for racist beliefs and practices. However, many of the scientific advancements we celebrate are rooted in racism and sexism.

New Admin Report Tools and Positivity Templates


Enjoy expanded support for teachers and students thanks to recent updates to the Total Solution and Positivity! Admins will gain greater insight into solution usage and student progress while teachers will find time?saving saving resources for building essential SEL skills.

Make 2022 the year of fulfilled potential with 15 teacher-tested ideas

eSchool News

To become lifelong readers and learners, young readers need dynamic and engaging literacy experiences. Learn what such experiences are, how they impact reading development, and how to bring them into your classrooms. Download the whitepaper now.

Universities Can Combat Misinformation By Sharing Research With the Public

ED Surge

Here’s my New Year’s resolution for higher education: extend the reach of research to the people. Recently, universities and academics have begun to talk about open science (i.e., research practices used to enhance transparency from design to dissemination).

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.