Mon.May 09, 2022

How mixed reality glasses can help struggling readers

eSchool News

Imagine you are a struggling reader. You dread reading…in any class. You feel like a failure, and you are starting to hate school. One day, your science teacher brings in a Microsoft HoloLens headset.

School Resiliency: Not as Simple as Remote vs. In-Person Classes

techlearning

A new study found that schools had great variation in student math scores that couldn’t be explained by in-person vs. remote school alone

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Subscriber Special: Discount Summer Tech Camp

Ask a Tech Teacher

Every month, subscribers to our newsletter get a free/discounted resource to help their tech teaching. May 9-11th. Summer Tech Camp Survival Kit. From Ask a Tech Teacher. Are you teaching a Summer Tech Camp to Kids? We have the solution: Build Your Own Adventure. 230 value for $179.

4 Ways to Weave Teacher Appreciation Throughout the Year

Education Elements

We all know that teachers should feel appreciated every day. As a former high school science teacher, I was filled up by the positive notes from students, small gifts, and verbal affirmations received during teacher appreciation week.

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.

From digital citizenship to digital leadership in a South Carolina elementary school

Hapara

Where we started . Technology is present in kids’ worlds now more than ever before. Whether it be social media, school use or gaming, students are almost always on some sort of digital application.

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Implementing Authentic Exploratory Research (AER) into Teaching

techlearning

Authentic exploratory research provides an opportunity for reality-based learning

Transforming summer school with high-dosage tutoring

eSchool News

Summer school as we’ve traditionally known it hasn’t worked well for a long time, especially from an equity standpoint, but we all know that change tends to come slowly to educational institutions.

Print Google Slides™ Speaker Notes

Teacher Tech

Send your speaker notes from a Google Slides to a Google Doc. Easily print your Google Slides speaker notes or share them. Print Google Slides Speaker Notes. The post Print Google Slides™ Speaker Notes appeared first on Teacher Tech. Google Slides Add-on google Google Slides GoogleEDU slides

Legacy Technology and Systems Open the Door for Cybercriminals

EdTech Magazine

Legacy devices and legacy systems commonly provide opportunities for cyberthreats to enter the school’s network in two instances: when they are not or cannot be updated. Frequently in K–12 settings, and across many industries, end users choose not to shut down their computers.

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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.

Students Need Summer Learning That Doesn’t Feel Like School

ED Surge

Last spring, we looked to summer with hopes that the 2021-2022 school year would be different, easier, better. In many ways it was.

New Education Policy Roadmap Aims to Ensure High School Graduates in Every State are ‘Future-Ready’

eSchool News

CHICAGO – Parents and educators agree that a key goal of K-12 education is to ensure that students are “future-ready”—with the knowledge, skills, and drive to navigate their careers and lives.

Forget Unpaid Internships. Instead, Colleges Should Offer Work-Based Courses.

ED Surge

What if students could earn work experience, wages and university credits at the same time? Sounds too good to be true? Not really.

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OPINION: Earth Day is over, but there’s a lot more schools can do to address climate change

The Hechinger Report

Last month, schools across the country celebrated Earth Day, many bringing children and families together to clean parks and plant trees. That’s excellent, but it’s time to talk about the other 364 days of the year. We’re not minimizing what happened on that one day.

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).

Here’s How to Get Kids Talking in Math Class!

MiddleWeb

We know how to get those same 6 students talking and raising their hand each day. But how do we engage every student in truly explaining their thinking and sharing their math reasoning? Middle grades teacher Mona Iehl shares 3 ways to structure questions that pull them in and keep them talking. The post Here’s How to Get Kids Talking in Math Class! first appeared on MiddleWeb.

PROOF POINTS: Seven questions for Jennifer Randall 

The Hechinger Report

Jennifer Randall, an associate professor of education measurement at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, founded the Center for Measurement Justice in January 2022. She is joining the University of Michigan in the fall of 2022. Credit: Courtesy of Jennifer Randall.

How Assessment Squelches the Summer Slide

EmergingEdTech

Continued COVID-19 school policies followed immediately by a couple months off has the potential to make the summer extra-slidey. Assessment to the rescue. There’s no way to avoid it: summer break. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post.

The Best STEM Toys For Toddlers – Science Learning and Fun!

Fractus Learning

STEM toys are educational toys introducing toddlers to important scientific concepts they will use as they grow older.

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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!

What is Padlet and How Does It Work? Tips & Tricks

techlearning

Padlet digitizes the notice board for a rich media space that makes education communications better

What Is A Read-Aloud?

Fractus Learning

Table of Contents What Is A Read Aloud What Is The Purpose Of Read-Alouds?

Wrapping Up the School Year with Buncee!

Buncee

It is hard to believe that we are just about to wrap up another school year. It has been a busy year, full of opportunities to learn in new, authentic ways and of course, at times, has been challenging as well while we navigated any transitions in our learning spaces.

A Future Focused on Critical Hope. Leading Change in Higher Ed

Dr. Josie Ahlquist

What immediately comes to mind when I say “change” in higher education? I recently posted this on Twitter, and I wasn’t surprised by the GIF responses. Numerous posts depicted the slow (if not glacial) pace of change within the industry. pic.twitter.com/FPUEo7cR10 — Mallory Bower (@MalloryBower) April 20, 2022 Others made it quite clear that the word and request to change was a no-go. Source. COVID19 Digital Strategy

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.