Fri.Mar 29, 2024

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How to Build a Sustainable, High-Tech School District Where Chromebooks Are Key to Learning

EdTech Magazine

Students at DeKalb County School District, a large, Atlanta-area K–12 district, never have to worry about having their high-tech learning environment interrupted. As a one-to-one district, the community is committed to supporting digital equity where students, known as Digital Dreamers, are constantly building their technology skill sets. This is due to a sustainable device ecosystem strategy that involves outsourcing configuration, deployment and break/fix services that keep student Chromebooks

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Invention Convention 2024 is coming

Ask a Tech Teacher

Invention Convention Worldwide is a global K-12 invention education curricular program mapped to national and state educational standards that teaches students problem-identification, problem-solving, entrepreneurship and creativity skills and builds confidence in invention, innovation and entrepreneurship for life. Signups for the annual Raytheon Technologies Invention Convention US Nationals start March 29, 2024 (that’s today–publication day for this article).

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FETC 2025 Request For Proposals: Get Ready To Share Your Super Powers!

TeacherCast

The Future of Education Technology Conference (FETC) invites education professionals and tech enthusiasts to submit proposals for FETC 2025 by June 2, 2024. Join the edtech revolution in Orlando, Florida! The post FETC 2025 Request For Proposals: Get Ready To Share Your Super Powers! appeared first on TeacherCast Educational Network.

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How AI Can Address Critical Challenges Facing Higher Education

Edsurge

Artificial intelligence is increasingly being integrated into higher education to address challenges such as personalized learning and operational efficiency. AI-powered tools are streamlining administrative tasks like scheduling, registration and financial aid management , freeing up valuable staff time and reducing errors. AI-enhanced learning analytics provide more comprehensive data analysis, enabling professors to understand student behaviors and needs while identifying at-risk students ear

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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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Want a stronger workforce? Make reading initiatives multigenerational

eSchool News

Key points: Learning to read is a lifetime activity that pays dividends for children, youth, adults, and our communities 5 things you need to know about the science of reading More than a passion project, literacy advocacy takes a village For more news on literacy, visit eSN’s Innovative Teaching hub The United States is arguably in the midst of its most profound shift ever over how children learn to read.

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In Coastal Alaska, 2 Visions for the Future of Higher Education

Edsurge

For James Singewald, a typical week goes something like this: Learn about the history of boarding schools in an Indigenous Studies class. Apply a fresh coat of paint at Southeast Alaska Independent Living, a nonprofit that serves people with disabilities. Cook breakfast for a classmate celebrating a birthday. Meet with a professor on Zoom to talk about academic plans.

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Strategies for Encouraging Girls to Explore STEAM

Discovery Education

Educators, administrators, and corporate leaders all agree: we need to encourage girls to explore STEAM skills and consider STEM careers for their futures. But how? We asked members of the Discovery Educator Network to share content, programs, and ideas they have found to be successful in bringing more girls to the world of STEAM! Infusing STEAM […] The post Strategies for Encouraging Girls to Explore STEAM appeared first on Discovery Education Blog.

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Friday 5: Teacher professional development

eSchool News

Key points: Professional development should be challenging–and rewarding Education majors share why they want to become teachers 4 ways admins can support teachers’ technology use For more news on teacher PD, visit eSN’s Educational Leadership hub Teacher professional development is undergoing a facelift of sorts, moving from static and uninteresting lectures to dynamic video coaching, mentorship programs, and approaches that engage teachers and empower them to take control of their

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Survey Results on Educational Technology Use in the Classroom

American Consortium for Equity in Education

93 percent of educators using education technology agree that it makes teaching and learning better but need more time and training on using edtech effectively NetSupport – a classroom management solution used throughout the globe – has published the results Keep Reading Survey Results on Educational Technology Use in the Classroom The post Survey Results on Educational Technology Use in the Classroom appeared first on American Consortium for Equity in Education.

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Many Schools Use Edtech That Puts Student Privacy at Risk. Here’s What They Should Do Instead

techlearning

Recent research found that 78% of required or recommended school apps were “very high risk” in terms of student privacy, suggesting a need for greater protections at schools.

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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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Welcome to CoSN 2024

eSchool News

eSchool News CoSN 2024 Exclusive Coverage Looking for the go-to spot for highlights of the topics, speakers, and technologies showcased at CoSN 2024: Miami April 8-10? Set your bookmark tab right here.

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Multiple Discovery Education Products Named as Finalists in the 2024 CODiE Awards

American Consortium for Equity in Education

Global edtech leader Discovery Education today announced that four of its innovative products have been named 2024 SIIA CODiE Award finalists in four categories: Discovery Education Experience: Best Education Platform Pivot Interactives by Discovery Education: Best Science Instructional Solution for Grades 9-12 Keep Reading Multiple Discovery Education Products Named as Finalists in the 2024 CODiE Awards The post Multiple Discovery Education Products Named as Finalists in the 2024 CODiE Awards a

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Enrollment in VHS Learning’s Flexible Self-Paced Courses Soars by Over 400%

eSchool News

Boston – Across the nation, flexible self-paced learning is capturing the interest of students and their families due to the flexibility it offers. That interest is reflected in the ever-increasing popularity of VHS Learning’s flexibly paced courses. The number of students enrolled in at least one of VHS Learning’s Flexible self-paced course offerings increased by 430% between the 2022-23 and 2023-24 academic years.

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Gale Primary Sources Release Four New Archives Devoted to Contributions from Underrecognized Communities

American Consortium for Equity in Education

New Collections Provide Greater Insights into Voices That Have Shaped Societal and Cultural Movements on Sexuality and Gender, Disabilities, Environmental History and Refugees Gale, part of Cengage Group, is continuing its support of academic initiatives in diversity, equity and inclusion Keep Reading Gale Primary Sources Release Four New Archives Devoted to Contributions from Underrecognized Communities The post Gale Primary Sources Release Four New Archives Devoted to Contributions from Underr

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Reimagining Chickering & Gamson's Principles Post-Pandemic: Technology's Central Role in Modern Edu

This white paper examines and proposes revisions to the "Seven Principles for Good Practice in Undergraduate Education" introduced by Arthur Chickering and Zelda Gamson in 1987 for today's technology-driven world.

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Creating More Diverse Ed Tech Teams

EdTech Magazine

Diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives are fairly common in today’s workplaces, with 52 percent of companies hosting trainings or meetings on DEI at work, according to the Pew Research Center. However, while women are more likely than men to say that these initiatives are a good development, men are twice as likely as women to disagree. This research comes at a time when, despite making up more than half the workforce, women remain underrepresented in technology positions.

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Is ‘Baby Olivia’ headed to a school near you? Bills in several states would allow screenings of fetal development video

The Hechinger Report

This story was produced by The 19th and is reprinted with permission. Aftyn Behn hoped that this would be the year the Tennessee legislature was free of bills related to the anti-abortion movement. Since it is now illegal to terminate pregnancies in the state , the Democrat figured her Republican counterparts in the Tennessee House would concentrate their efforts on causes other than restricting reproductive rights.

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