Mon.Dec 06, 2021

5 K–12 Ed Tech Trends to Watch in 2022

EdTech Magazine

Educational technology trends for 2022 look a bit different. In 2020 and 2021, educators pioneered ed tech tools for their classrooms at an overwhelming pace.

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Top 3 Strategies for Emergency Preparedness During the Age of Remote Learning

EdNews Daily

Prior to the pandemic, at-home and virtual learning were mainly reserved for homeschooled children or those with medical conditions that prevented them from attending a traditional school.

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Coding Websites/Webtools by Grade

Ask a Tech Teacher

Over the next week, I’ll share ideas that will get you ready for your Hour of Code. This includes (links won’t work until the articles are posted) : Hour of Code? Here’s why you should participate. Long list of websites by grade. 15 Unusual Projects.

2 Key Math Strategies for Students with Disabilities

MiddleWeb

Bradley Witzel and Barbara Blackburn share research-supported strategies proven effective for students with special needs and mathematics challenges. They model the concrete-visual-abstract sequence of instruction (CVA) and schema-based instruction (SBI) for word problems.

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.

What is Jamboard and How to Use it In Your Teaching?

Educators Technology

Google Jamboard is a collaborative whiteboard platform with huge educational potential. Since its introduction a few years ago, more and more teachers and educators are using it within educational.read more. collaboratve whiteboards Jamboard

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Using Virtual Environments & Other Edtech to Foster Inclusivity

techlearning

Professor Kathryn J. Biacindo at Fresno State finds students working in virtual environments with inclusive content learn more in less time

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Ditch Summit: A FREE online conference for educators

Teacher Tech

Binge on FREE #DitchSummit video presentations in December A Guest Post by Matt Miller What if you had access to a sort of Netflix for really good online professional development? You know, not boring videos of stuff that you’ll never use, but practical ideas. Inspiration.

Cybersecurity learning standards offer a new look at a consistent threat

eSchool News

CYBER.ORG has released the nation’s first voluntary K-12 cybersecurity learning standards to be used to in schools and districts around the country.

5 Ways to Realign Learning in K-12

techlearning

It’s time to realign learning in K-12, just as you might tune up your car

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.

Are banned books challenges, or opportunities for innovation?

eSchool News

When I finished Dan Brown’s DaVinci Code , I began researching the validity of Jesus Christ and Mary Magdalene sharing a bloodline protected by a secret society. When J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter was accused of promoting the devil and witchcraft, I dove into the series.

TEACHER VOICE: How I’m breaking up long-held stereotypes via scuba diving

The Hechinger Report

When students at my predominantly Black high school in Mississippi discovered that I had received my scuba certification, almost all of them bombarded me with questions — and comments. “So, So, Black people really do that?”. “I I didn’t know you could swim.”.

8 of The Best Bibliography and Citation Tools for Teachers and Student Researchers

Educators Technology

Knowing how to develop a bibliography and cite the resources you drew on in your research papers are two elemental skills for any student researcher. Correct and accurate citations do not only.read more. citation tools

VHS Learning Elects Dr. Yolanda D. Johnson to its Board of Directors

eSchool News

Boston – Dec. 6, 2021 – VHS Learning, an accredited non-profit organization empowering schools with the industry’s best online learning programs, has appointed Dr. Yolanda D. Johnson to its board of directors.

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).

60 of The Best Inspiring Teacher Quotes

Educators Technology

Below is a collection of inspiring teacher quotes that I curated over the last few days. These are nuggets of wisdom that came out of the mouths of notable individuals whose thoughts, ideas, deeds,read more. educational quotes Teacher quotes

PROOF POINTS: Graduate faster, learn less

The Hechinger Report

An analysis of more than 10,000 students at the University of California, Irvine, found that online courses helped students finish their bachelor’s degrees faster than in person classes, but their grades were lower. Credit: Photo by ROBYN BECK/AFP via Getty Images).

Science Curriculum Can Be Gender-Inclusive. We Just Have to Embrace Students' Questions.

Edsurge

During a break between classes, one of my students approached me with a conflicted look on her face. She nervously said, “Te quiero hacer una pregunta pero no te quiero ofender.” I want to ask you a question, but I don’t want to offend you.

Coaching with Empathy: How Relationship Building Enhances Players Performance

Mindspark Learning

We had the pleasure of speaking to Sydney Price and her experiences after fourteen years in youth development.

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!

Want to Promote Learner Independence? Start by Offering More Support

Edsurge

At the heart of all good teaching is the intent to help students grow and, ultimately, become independent learners. Scaffolding instruction—to support students through successive levels of understanding and skill acquisition—is widely seen as the best way to achieve this objective.

What is ClassMarker and How Can It Be Used for Teaching? Tips and Tricks

techlearning

ClassMarker is a quiz maker and marker for teachers and students

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EdisonLearning Joins with Digital Learning Collaborative to Improve Online Education

eSchool News

State of Computer Science

Mindspark Learning

Written by: Jacki Reid At the beginning of November, I attended the global Computer Science (CS) Education Conference in Los Angeles, California. Hundreds of leaders in education gathered in-person and virtually to learn about the current state of computer science education.

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.

ParentSquare Appoints Derick Sutton as Chief Financial Officer

eSchool News

Santa Barbara, CA — Dec. 6, 2021— ParentSquare Inc., provider of the premier unified school-to-home engagement platform for K-12, announced that Derick Sutton is joining the company as its Chief Financial Officer (CFO).

Hour of Code: Coding Dashboard

Hansen's Link to Tech

During the week of December 6th – 10th students participate in the “Hour of Code” yearly event. The Hour of Code began as a one-hour coding challenge to give students a fun first introduction to computer science and has become a global learning event, celebration, and awareness event.

The STEM Careers Coalition Marks Second Anniversary with Expanded Career Readiness Resources and New Industry Partners Joining National Effort to Improve Student Outcomes

eSchool News

SILVER SPRING, MD (Monday, December 6, 2021) – The STEM Careers Coalition – the first-of-its-kind national STEM initiative powered by corporate and non-profit leaders?and

Using Buncee in the Hour of Code

Buncee

Buncee is a great option to get students involved in the “ Hour of Code ” which takes place annually during “ Computer Science Education Week. ” CS Edweek recognizes the birthday of computing pioneer, Admiral Grace Murray Hopper.

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The Best Ways to Use Managed Apple IDs at Your School

Speaker: Aaron Webb, Jamf

In our webinar, How to Best Use Managed Apple IDs at Your School, hear the real-world experience of Steven Palomo, IT Director at Beverly Public Schools, regarding how he successfully managed his entire tech stack.

Oregon Department of Education Expands Availability of YouScience Discovery, Bringing Aptitude-Based Career Guidance to 180 Schools Across the State

eSchool News

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Keeping passwords in sync with Google Cloud and Jamf Connect

Jamf on EdTech

Jamf and Google introduce a new, simple way to create user accounts just-in-time on a Mac with the Google user name and password, and then keep that password in sync over time

K-12 Dealmaking: Chegg Acquires Language Learning Platform; Startup MindX raises $3M

Marketplace K-12

Textbook and tutoring company Chegg is acquiring a leading language learning platform to expand its offerings into different languages. The company announced it will acquire Busuu, a UK company, for approximately $436 million in an all-cash transaction.

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