Fri.Oct 30, 2020

Why Game Based Learning Is the Right Choice for Remote Teaching

Ask a Tech Teacher

I don’t know many kids who aren’t excited to play games. Savvy educators have built lesson plans based on this interest for years.

Three critical steps to online learning success

eSchool News

COVID-19 has shown us that online learning is beneficial in many ways. We know schools face many difficult decisions that may change throughout the semester and school year.

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As COVID-19 Infection Rates Go Up, So Do In-Person Schooling Options

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Everybody wants to get kids back into schools—but the worsening COVID-19 pandemic seems to get in the way. Some states and local governments have issued rules that schools can reopen only if infection rates in the community are below a certain threshold.

3 ways to bring equity to STEM education

eSchool News

Progress for the STEM education movement must continue to improve, especially for students in underrepresented communities hard hit by COVID-19. We know that STEM-related education holds opportunities for students, but STEM learning must become more evenly distributed.

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SplashLearn Makes Learning Fun and Creates Fearless Learners

Loved by more than 30 million kids, SplashLearn is a game-based learning program that creates engaging learning experiences to nurture a generation of fearless learners. SplashLearn is the fastest growing elementary school math program in the US, used by more than 440,000 teachers in about 77,000 schools across the United States.

Skodel Raising Funds and Student Voice

EdNews Daily

Skodel, the Australian company pioneering student wellbeing check-ins, has raised $1.8 million to help fund its mission to give every student a voice that is heard and acted on.

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Beyond the Pandemic: Where We Are as a Reflection of What We Need

EdNews Daily

By Christy Martin, Ed.D. Editor’s Note: This is part two in a three-part series Statistics and other information on the present condition of jobs in the United States in the areas of trades and skilled labor are alarming.

Parts of Speech Fun in Immersive Reader

Teacher Tech

The possibilities to leverage this tool to help students are endless, especially in subjects and coursework that rely heavily on vocabulary. The post Parts of Speech Fun in Immersive Reader appeared first on Teacher Tech. Microsoft

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Discovery Education Acquires Mystery Science

eSchool News

Discovery Education —the global leader in standards-aligned digital curriculum resources, engaging content, and professional learning for K-12 classrooms—today announced the acquisition of the popular K-5 science and STEM curriculum Mystery Science.

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Inspiring & Informing Through Affective Leadership

EdNews Daily

By Jamie Bricker Editor’s Note: This is the second article in a monthly series on the impact of Affective Leadership in the school system. Affective leadership is all about working with people, rather than trying to work through them or simply going around them. All stakeholders become far more invested in the school, when they feel genuinely valued, respected, and heard by administration. The pandemic has immeasurably heightened this need for connectivity.

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5 Costly Inventory Management Mistakes Schools Should Avoid

If your school is like most, inventory and/or asset management plays a critical role in daily operations.

Media Savviness Makes for Civic Mindedness

edWeb.net

By Michele Israel. WATCH THE EDWEBINAR RECORDING. Being an informed contributor to America’s democratic practices and principles requires strong media literacy skills. Without them, even the most civic-minded will find it hard to assess and interpret the mass of information out in the world.

Create Better Google Slides Presentations Using These Helpful Add-ons

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A few months ago, Google made it possible for third party developers to create and share add-ons to be used on Google Slides after it was exclusive to only Docs and Sheets. Since then Slides.read more

Startups in Los Angeles are helping remote learning

eSchool News

While the global pandemic has disrupted almost every industry, some businesses are experiencing accelerated growth during the crisis, according to the LA Business Journal. The education technology sector, which has a significant footprint in Los Angeles, is among the categories seeing sizable gains.

Managing the teacher’s workload during online learning.

Linways Technologies

Teaching is much more demanding than ever before. This year has been full of crazy ups and downs, breaking conventions, and unprecedented scenarios. With technology rising up to meet the demands of education, education has been fairly consistent across domains.

8 Reasons to Invest in a New Student Information System

If your school’s SIS has limited functions, only works on campus or breaks down more than you would like, it might time to invest in a new one.

Awareness to Action: How Adopting a Dyslexia Policy Can Positively Impact Instructional Practices for All Students

ExcelinEd

As Dyslexia Awareness Month comes to a close, we must acknowledge the grassroots efforts of parents , the commitment of teachers, and the actions of policymakers to ensure that students with dyslexia receive the instruction, supports, and accommodations needed to learn to read and to be successful in the classroom.

Online Office Hours are a Potent Source for Observing Student Talk

Edthena

Teachers are constantly seeking information sources about their students’ learning. One key way to do this is to hear from students and, quite literally, try to hear their thinking out loud.

Ready, Set, Go: Write!

Educator Innovator

Jumping into NaNoWriMo in classrooms or online. Ever since that fateful day in 1999 when a set of aspiring authors in the Bay Area challenged each other to write 50,000 words of a novel in thirty days, November has been National Novel Writing Month.

Language and Literacy: Asking and Answering “Wh” Questions

N2Y

Asking or answering “Wh” questions ( who, what, where, when, and why? ) is the basis for the exchange of interactive communication. But these questions also serve to engage greater learning and facilitate the exchange of information among communication partners.

7 Benefits of Lesson Plans in the Cloud

What if teachers didn’t have to lug tons of paperwork with them to and from work? Having lesson plans available anywhere is just one of the advantages.

How David Yeung Founder And CEO of Green Monday Raised $70M To Construct A Multi-Faceted Global Ecosystem Of Future Food?

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Alex Mashinsky, Founder And CEO- Mashinsky.com – A Pioneer With Over 35 Patents, $1B+ Investment Raised, And $3B+ Successful Exits

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