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Educator Micro-credentials Policy Map Provides an Update of State and District Use of Micro-credentials

Digital Promise

Digital Promise first launched our Micro-credential Policy Map in January 2020 to share valuable information on how states and districts across the U.S. were engaging with micro-credentials. Since then, micro-credential interest, earning, and pathways have only increased.

Healthcare has an accessibility problem—disruptive innovations can help

The Christensen Institute

The healthcare system in the United States is expensive and riddled with logistical and systemic barriers, all of which add up to a lack of accessibility. A 2020 study found that almost 25% of Americans skipped out on medical care because of the cost.

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6 Classroom resources that help students become digital citizens

Neo LMS

October has become the month where educators participate in events focused on digital citizenship.

Racial segregation is one reason some families have internet access and others don’t, new research finds

The Hechinger Report

Editor’s note: This story led off this week’s Future of Learning newsletter, which is delivered free to subscribers’ inboxes every other Wednesday with trends and top stories about education innovation. Subscribe today!

6 Tips for EdTech Evaluation by Adult Learning Institutions

Many continuing adult education institutions have turned to technology used by higher ed with the following benefits: elevates teaching and learning, scales to address changes in staffing, enrollment and budget, and protects student and institutional data.

How online SEL can support struggling students

eSchool News

We can’t watch the news these days without seeing a report detailing the adverse mental health of our nation’s young people. All data seems to point to a single finding: The pandemic will have long-lasting effects on student mental health.

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Edtech Unicorn Outschool Exploded During the Pandemic. What Happens Next?

Edsurge

The pandemic set off a great deal of expanding and contracting in the education sector. Some companies and services became obsolete without the availability of face-to-face experiences. Others found their footholds and took off.

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Women Education Leaders: Self-Care Advice and Tips

techlearning

Women education leaders from Tech & Learning’s Honor Role podcast share the importance of self-care in their leadership roles

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Delta variant forcing districts to find new ways to assess learning

eSchool News

At this point last year, we hoped we’d be on the other side of COVID-19. Instead, the combination of the Delta variant and a new school year means educators and administrators are finding themselves in a state of flux. Cases in school districts are on the rise.

White Paper: Enabling digital creativity with Augmented Reality in K12 education

We have conducted 2 research projects on teaching with AR. This research has been conducted with the UiO and the UiS. The resulting white paper is an in-depth look at the state of creative learning through the use of 3D modeling and exploration in AR.

OPINION: Some warning flags for those embracing personalized learning powered by education technology

The Hechinger Report

Personalized education was already big pre-pandemic, but home schooling and digital instruction made more parents and teachers embrace the idea.

Global Spending on K-12 Digital Instruction and Assessment to Double Over Next 4 Years, Analysis Predicts

Marketplace K-12

Digital instruction and assessment has grown over 20 percent during the pandemic, and the market is expected to climb over the next few years. The post Global Spending on K-12 Digital Instruction and Assessment to Double Over Next 4 Years, Analysis Predicts appeared first on Market Brief.

Chromebook Accessibility Features- New and Recent Updates for Teachers and Students

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

On the occasion of National Disability Employment Awareness Month, Google introduced new and recent updates regarding Chromebooks built-in accessibility features. Below is a summary of these updates.read more. Accessibility tools Chromebook accessibility features Special education tools

Bangladeshi startup SWAP raises $1.25m to help solve e-waste generation

AsiaTechDaily

Bookmark( 0 ) Please login to bookmark. Username or Email Address. Password. Remember Me. No account yet? Register SWAP , the first-ever re-commerce platform in Bangladesh , has raised $1.25

2021 Trends in Online Student Demographics

BestColleges.com’s second annual report on online student demographics explores the characteristics of today’s online students and their insights on college decision-making and the online learning experience amid the challenges of COVID-19.

Vaccine mandates could make it harder to find child care workers

The Hechinger Report

Cynthia Smith McCollum, who oversees two private child care centers in Austin, Texas, is sure that requiring her staff to get vaccinated was the right choice, even though it meant losing six of them. This story also appeared in USA Today.

3 Skills to Build Empathy and Better Support Teachers

Edthena

“People don’t care how much you know until they know how much you care.”. You’ve probably been told this Theodore Roosevelt quote in reference to students. Now, re-read that as a coach and think about it in terms of the teachers you support: Do your teachers know you care about them?

Rich Search Filters in Gmail (NEW Feature)

Shake Up Learning

The post Rich Search Filters in Gmail (NEW Feature) appeared first on Shake Up Learning. It’s even easier now to search Gmail! Try using the new enhanced search chips to refine your search!

Making Collaboration Transparent with Kanban Boards

The Thinking Stick

Today, I want to explore the power of making collaborative learning transparent. What do I mean by that?

2021 Trends in College Career and Employment Planning

In this second annual report, part of the BestColleges.com research series, 624 business leaders shared how their companies and organizations currently recruit and hire college students from both online and campus-based programs.

What’s Happened With Education Company Morale During the Pandemic?

Marketplace K-12

About two-thirds of education company employees say their morale is the same or better than it was, pre-COVID, an EdWeek Market Brief survey of businesses shows. The post What’s Happened With Education Company Morale During the Pandemic? appeared first on Market Brief.

Co-Teaching: Better Together

N2Y

Are you interested in co-teaching? A powerful force for achieving the best possible student outcomes, co-teaching combines the expertise of both a general education teacher and a special education teacher in one classroom.

12 Constructs to Design and Configure Learning

MiddleWeb

In “Teachers as Architects of Learning” Gavin Grift and Clare Major offer a blueprint for developing and implementing evidence-based practices that improve learning for students. Education consultant Helene Alalouf highly recommends this well-constructed guide.

Co-Teaching: Better Together

N2Y

Are you interested in co-teaching? A powerful force for achieving the best possible student outcomes, co-teaching combines the expertise of both a general education teacher and a special education teacher in one classroom.

Why Genentech Is Transforming the Employee Experience for Mental Health Leave

Speaker: Deborah Olson, Lead Strategist, Genentech, a member of the Roche Group & Smita Das, MD, PhD, MPH, Medical Director, Lyra Health

Employees with the greatest mental health needs often find themselves navigating a complex disability system. Streamlining their mental health leave and recovery time leads to an overall more productive workforce. In this Lyra webinar, hear how Genentech is changing the employee experience to provide fast access to care for members who are suffering from severe mental health needs.

Vietnam’s EI Industrial raises $670K to support SMEs productivity

AsiaTechDaily

Bookmark( 0 ) Please login to bookmark. Username or Email Address. Password. Remember Me. No account yet? Register Vietnamese startup EI Industrial has raised $670,000 in seed financing round led by early-stage venture capital firm Cocoon Capital with participation from BEENEXT.