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There’s a reason why the brain uses 25% of the calories you eat: Thinking is hard work.

Sporcle Offers Tons of Free Online Trivia Games and Quizzes

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Quiet Quitting in Education

techlearning

The term quiet quitting has spread across social media recently. The concept has important implications for education, say school leaders

OPINION: Former middle school teacher says older students aren’t getting the reading help they need

The Hechinger Report

It’s been years since I was a Los Angeles middle school teacher, but I still remember my students as if they were in my classroom yesterday.

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.

A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words: Emojis

Gaggle Speaks

In the fall I had a group of mothers approach me after a seminar to ask me about what they were calling ‘picture texting’ as a cause for concern that their children were losing their grasp on the English language.

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Untether Tech in the Modern K–12 Environment

EdTech Magazine

The focus in K­–12 districts has long been on flexible learning spaces, but modern classroom designs are adapting now that most students are equipped with one-to-one devices. Many schools are conceptualizing configurations that move the traditional focus from the front of the classroom.

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Immediate solutions to teacher shortages

eSchool News

School districts nationwide are facing unprecedented teacher shortages, with thousands of classrooms unstaffed as the school year begins. Filling these vacancies with certified teachers is a critical need.

Report Reveals Barriers for Women in IT

EdTech Magazine

A 2022 report from Logitech and Girls Who Code looks at the barriers faced by women in IT and the forces driving their success.

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Discovery Education and Illumina Corporate Foundation Present a New Virtual Field Trip for Students to Explore the Power of DNA

eSchool News

Charlotte, NC — Discovery Education and The Illumina Corporate Foundation today announced a new virtual experience – Genomics: Decoding the Language of Life Virtual Field Trip – to immerse students in grades 6-12 in the power of DNA.

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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.

Best EPUB Maker: Edit and Publish Interactive eBooks to Engage Audiences at First Glance

Kitaboo on EdTech

An EPUB (Electronic Publication Format) is a broad term that applies to various kinds of digital publications. The most common EPUB format is the eBook. You can transform your content into an interactive eBook using an EPUB maker.

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Research to Identify Effective Math Tutoring Designs for Underrepresented Students Begins in U.S. School Districts

eSchool News

Wappingers Falls, N.Y. Research shows that high-impact tutoring can produce learning gains for a variety of students, but which tutoring designs are most effective from a cost and academic perspective?

Literacy Conferences to Reach All Students

Middle Web

Literacy consultant Anne Anderson recommends fellow literacy teachers and coaches keep Dan Feigelson’s Radical Listening near at hand. Implementing the book’s detailed guidelines for active listening during reading and writing conferences will benefit all of your learners.

How to Use Edtech to Engage Introverted Learners | Featured in @EdSurge #edtech #teaching #introverts #TechWithHeart

techieMusings

After publishing my TED-Ed Educator talk in July, EdSurge presented me with the opportunity to share an edited version of my talk in written form. I hope this piece resonates strongly with you and equips you with simple ideas and tools so that all learners you work with are able to contribute in a format that is most comfortable for them. Let’s take a trip back to high school. Do you remember what participation felt like? Did you have to raise your hand to answer questions?

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).

The Need for USB Workflows in a Classroom

techlearning

USB Can Transform Classrooms & Simplify ProAV Spaces

Young People Have Unanswered Questions About Abortion. Online Sex Ed Can Help.

ED Surge

The Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade represents a low point in a series of low points for reproductive health and rights in this country.

In Idaho, an Ambitious Experiment Offers Parents Grants for Tutoring, Connectivity, Devices

Marketplace K-12

The state program uses federal stimulus aid to award grants of up to $1,000 per child and $3,000 per family. The post In Idaho, an Ambitious Experiment Offers Parents Grants for Tutoring, Connectivity, Devices appeared first on Market Brief.