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Technology Gives K–12 Teachers the Power to Teach from Anywhere

EdTech Magazine

Bucolic Bourbon County lies in the heart of Kentucky’s renowned horse country, so-called because it’s home to some of the world’s best thoroughbred horse breeders and trainers. The county’s Bourbon County School District also has a lot to offer its 2,400 students spread out across six schools. It has a 95.4 percent graduation rate, a gifted and talented program, arts and athletics programs, dual-credit classes for college-bound students and so much more.

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14 Apps and 2 Projects for Thanksgiving

Ask a Tech Teacher

Need a few websites and apps to fill in sponge time? Here are Thanksgiving websites that will keep students busy and still teach them: Berenstein Bears Give Thanks (app) Canadian Thanksgiving Online/Offline Thanksgiving activities Plimoth Plantation –a field trip of a Pilgrim’s life. Included on this real-life site is a video of the Pilgrim’s crossing to the New World.


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Increase Learning through Force Multiplication: (Intelligence)2 = (Learning) x (FM)

EdNews Daily

By Betsy Hill and Roger Stark Now that we are fans of the Science of Learning, we thought we would take a look and see if there was some type of magic bullet, something that could increase the overall effect of the Science of Learning – something that could raise the bar and make what we know through the Science of Learning even more effective. A force multiplier, if you will.

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I Love Being a Teacher, But I Can’t Survive on Compassion


In 1998, I began my journey as an elementary teacher under the tutelage of my aunt and revered educator, Marva N. Collins. My mother was also a teacher, so I saw firsthand what it meant to be a passionate educator who is deeply committed to students. Their commitment and passion for teaching were the reasons why I chose this profession. After watching them devote time and energy to their craft, I entered the profession with enthusiasm and excitement, not knowing what the next 25 years would brin

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Quickly Create Personalized Learning Experiences that Work

How can we actively engage learners 24/7, on their level and according to their interests, while respecting their learning styles? It’s not impossible. In this guide: Explore how to transform traditional, one-way videos into two-way interactive learning experiences Understand different types of artificial intelligence (AI), including - Generative vs.

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Leveraging the K-12 generative AI readiness checklist: A guide for district leadership

eSchool News

Editor’s note : This story on how to manage academic integrity as generative AI moves into classrooms originally appeared on CoSN’s blog and is reposted here with permission. The rapid advances in artificial intelligence (AI) technology present both incredible opportunities and significant challenges for educational settings. Whether or not a school district is considering leveraging AI, the influence of this technology on educational ecosystems is undeniable.

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Can Interactive Whiteboards Revitalize Online High-Dose Tutoring?


After the pandemic, the nationwide adoption of online high-dose tutoring was expected to address deepening educational disparities. Additionally, it gained attention for its ability to provide high-quality education in regions with inadequate supplies of teachers, especially in higher-grade STEM education. However, as of 2023, the effectiveness of high-dose tutoring has gradually declined due to low student participation rates and skepticism from education authorities regarding the actual educat

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American Consortium for Equity in Education

Discovery Education’s Social Impact division works with the National Afterschool Association.working together as partners partner with Dollar General ‘s Literacy Foundation which supports K12 literacy get the word out and the job done. Gina Warner , NAA CEO, Keep Reading A VISIT WITH THE NATIONAL AFTERSCHOOL ASSOCIATION The post A VISIT WITH THE NATIONAL AFTERSCHOOL ASSOCIATION appeared first on American Consortium for Equity in Education.

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Can You Generate Unique Content with an AI Tool with No Plagiarism?


We all know plagiarism is bad. Copying without crediting or passing someone’s work for your own is unacceptable in academic domain, research, learning, and creative writing. It can be considered, at the very least, an ethics violation, if not a felony. But what will the plagiarism detector say if we ask an AI to generate a text for us from scratch?

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Roblox Lesson Plan


This Roblox lesson plan is designed to help educators implement the digital tool into their instruction

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Gathering Time for Gratitude 

Discovery Education

The hustle and bustle of the school year makes it easy to feel short on time and even shorter on energy! Taking a moment to pause and reflect on what you’re grateful for in your personal and work life can help you center your energy where it matters. The Discovery Education team asked members of […] The post Gathering Time for Gratitude appeared first on Discovery Education Blog.

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Can Brain Science Actually Help Make Your Training & Teaching Stick?

Speaker: Andrew Cohen, Founder & CEO of Brainscape

The instructor’s PPT slides are brilliant. You’ve splurged on the expensive interactive courseware. Student engagement is stellar. So… why are half of your students still forgetting everything they learned in just a matter of weeks? It's likely a matter of cognitive science! With so much material to "teach" these days, we often forget to incorporate key proven principles into our curricula — namely active recall, metacognition, spaced repetition, and interleaving practice.

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K-12 Dealmaking: Ed-Tech Startup Raises $400K; Polish Company Completes $3.41M Round

Marketplace K-12

Egyptian ed-tech startup Crafty Workshop has raised $400,000 in a seed funding round. The post K-12 Dealmaking: Ed-Tech Startup Raises $400K; Polish Company Completes $3.41M Round appeared first on Market Brief.

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10 Steps to Create Interactive K12 Learning Modules

Kitaboo on EdTech

Interactive learning modules have the power to engage students, foster active learning, and in the process, enhance educational outcomes. They do this by incorporating active learning techniques and multimedia elements. They also help personalize a student’s learning journey. These modules play a crucial role in today’s K12 landscape. This blog is a comprehensive guide on designing effective, interactive K12 learning modules for publishers, educators and other K12 stakeholders.

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School Improvement: Strategies That Can Make It Happen

Watch the Recording Listen to the Podcast Improving schools requires an intentional, continuous process. To give learners the best possible learning experiences, leaders must strategically map out plans that engage multiple stakeholders in driving change. In the edLeader Panel “ School Improvement: Built on a Foundation of ‘Knowing What Works ,'” district and state leaders highlighted systems and strategies that can launch successful school improvement initiatives with long-ter