Fri.Jun 26, 2020

5 (free) Keyboarding Posters to Mainstream Tech Ed

Ask a Tech Teacher

Every month, we’ll share five themed posters that you can share on your website (with attribution), post on your walls, or simply be inspired. This month: Keyboarding. –for the entire collection of 65 posters, click here. Jacqui Murray has been teaching K-18 technology for 30 years.

20 Sites and Apps for Special Education

techlearning

Sites and apps for special education that are designed to for teachers, families, and students

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Teacher to Teacher: Simple Advice for Going Virtual

EdNews Daily

By Melissa Saphos Any way you tackle it, teaching is a tricky process that takes serious planning, time, consideration, and knowledge.

How Districts Responded to COVID-19: Remote Learning and Other Benchmarks

techlearning

New research from the American Enterprise Institute (AEI) provides insight into the kinds of remote instruction districts were able to offer

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

Using this Stimulus Wisely to Go Hybrid

EdNews Daily

Learning Counsel Virtual Discussion Any way you slice it, the CARES Act stimulus will bring a lot of money into K-12 this year. How wisely districts can utilize this funding will determine, to a large extent, the success they find as they create their own hybrid learning model this Fall.

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Researchers Raise Concerns About Algorithmic Bias in Online Course Tools

Edsurge

Awareness of the dangers of algorithmic bias in AI systems is growing. Earlier this year, a 42-year-old Detroit resident was wrongly arrested after a face-recognition system falsely matched his photo with that of an image from security camera footage.

Course 105

Make Google Sites FAST

Teacher Tech

Google Sites is a quick way to create a website. Use sites.new to go straight to a brand new Google Sites. Go to sites.google.com/new to try out a template or find your already created Sites. The post Make Google Sites FAST appeared first on Teacher Tech.

Achieving Equity in EdTech: It’s a Family Thing

EdNews Daily

By Tamara Fyke The sudden shift to distance learning this Spring, due to the coronavirus, highlighted the gap in access to Wi-Fi and devices for our nation’s students. Students in suburban areas fared better than students in urban and rural areas. Since public education is charged with teaching ALL students, when one group of students in a district does not have what they need to continue learning, then learning essentially stops for everyone.

EdTech 100

Move from digital citizenship to digital leadership

eSchool News

My motto and philosophy for my school library is “expect the miraculous.” Inspired by my favorite author, Kate DiCamillo, I encourage students and educators to keep their eyes open to the world around them to find the miraculous things that happen all the time.

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.

Bring a Cross Curricular Approach to Your Instruction with Resources from TGR EDU: Explore

Discovery Education

A cross-curricular approach to learning is an effective way to introduce students to multiple subjects and help them build critical thinking skills. An effective cross-curricular learning activity will have students apply various skills while also learning about real-world applications.

The Montessori Toddler: A Parent’s Guide To Raising A Curious And Responsible Human Being [Product]

TeachThought - Learn better.

The Montessori Toddler: A Parent's Guide To Raising A Curious And Responsible Human Being: Raise more curious and responsible human beings. The post The Montessori Toddler: A Parent’s Guide To Raising A Curious And Responsible Human Being [Product] appeared first on TeachThought.

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Opening a CSV File in Google Drive

Teacher Tech

Personally, I find myself needing to read a CSV file a lot. What is a CSV file? Basically it’s a spreadsheet that is not a spreadsheet. WHAT??? When you download your roster from your gradebook there is a good chance it downloads as a CSV file. So what do you do if you want to […].

‘It’s very hard for us to get things we need’: Thousands of Mississippi teens face hunger and homelessness in pandemic

Bracey Harris

When Teen Health Mississippi launched an emergency relief fund to assist young Mississippians ages 13 to 19 struggling to get enough to eat or find somewhere safe to stay during the pandemic, staff members predicted 500 applications, tops. They received more than 4,000.

EdTech at School

This E-book is designed to support educators with case studies of education technology use at school.

(Whispers in Own Ear.)

Adjusting Course

Sometimes our eyes and experiences deceive us. In fact, if our own frame of reference is the only compass we carry we may miss the very things our students are counting on us to see. Consider the picture I've attached to this blog post.

Are students’ information literacy skills up to par?

eSchool News

eighth-graders scored above the international average for computer and information literacy, but they also struggle with some key 21st-century employability skills, according to an international study.

Review: Boost Student Creativity with the MakerBot Replicator+

EdTech Magazine

Consumers increasingly use 3D printers at home for a wide range of applications. Hobbyists use their printers to make parts to fix old arcade machines or even create custom fixtures around the house.

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The four levels of the Kirkpatrick model for evaluation

Linways Technologies

So we saw the Kirkpatrick model and had a basic introduction to the topic in our previous blog. To refresh where we left off, the Kirkpatrick model was developed by Donald Kirkpatrick in 1955. It is composed of four levels.

6 eLearning Trends in Custom eLearning Solutions

Most digital learning trends focus too much on the "digital" and not enough on the "learning". It is not enough that content builders master available tools. We need a return to core learning fundamentals. Get Inno-Versity's eBook for 6 of the most important trends coming to digital learning.

Google Drive Search Tips for Teachers and Educators

Educatorstechnology

In today's post we are sharing with you another resource to help you make the best of Google Drive in your online education. More specifically, you will get to learn about how to search for and.read more

Virtual Manipulatives That Work on Any Device

Nick's Picks for Educational Technology

Free Digital Math Manipulatives Many of the virtual manipulative websites teachers and students once used, like the National Library of Virtual Manipulatives and Glencoe Math, no longer work on all browsers or devices.

5 Creative Ways to Use a Translation App in Language Courses

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Language teachers can feel threatened by language applications. But if we overcome our insecurity that a language app is going to somehow render us obsolete, it’s possible to find a new teaching.read more. sponsored posts

Connected Nation welcomes Emily Jordan to lead Connect K-12

Content Team

Earlier this year, we selected Connected Nation and Funds For Learning as partners to carry forward our mission of upgrading the broadband in America’s K-12 schools. We’re thrilled to share that Connected Nation (CN) recently welcomed Emily Jordan as Vice President of Connect K-12.

Teachers’ Guide to Plagiarism

This article provides teachers with a step-by-step guide on how to handle plagiarism in the classroom: it examines the definition of the term "plagiarism" and its types with examples, describes common reasons students plagiarize, and provides tips for teachers to detect and prevent plagiarism among students.

#FactFriday: 21 facts about Arts For Life! for 21 years of scholarships

ExcelinEd

Columba Bush established Arts for Life! in 1999 to recognize the creativity and artistic talents of Florida’s high school students. Earlier this month, the program celebrated its 21st class of scholarship winners. And today, we’re celebrating with 21 facts about Arts for Life!

DOGOnews

Technology Tidbits

DOGOnews is an excellent site for creating Reading assignments for grades K-8 that can then be integrated into Google Classroom. This is done through 1000s of curated educated articles in a wide variety of subjects (i.e. Science, History, Current Events, etc.)