Mon.Jan 18, 2021

Edtech Trends From 2020 And Beyond

Ask a Tech Teacher

Hi there, my name is Roman Zhidkov, a happy contributor to Ask a Tech Teacher. I’m the CTO of a tech company and for more than five years I have been busy with teaching programming courses and sharing my expertise with novice specialists.

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OPINION: Why it’s time for a new generation of HBCU grads to become national leaders

The Hechinger Report

Kamala Harris gave the 2017 commencement address at her alma mater Howard University in Washington, D.C. Credit: Marvin Joseph/The Washington Post via Getty Images. With his historic win in Georgia to become the state’s first Black senator, the Rev.

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Why a multiscreen classroom is the next big thing

eSchool News

Hybrid-remote learning provides the flexibility and freedom schools, parents, and students need in the current pandemic.

Part 1… The Center: Free Blended and eLearning PBL Gold Standards Resources

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Welcome to a series of posts I am very excited to share on PBL and Blended/eLearning. As I reflect, PBL has always been blended. Our challenge is… how to break down the classroom walls even more with the technology we have today.

SplashLearn Makes Learning Fun and Creates Fearless Learners

Loved by more than 30 million kids, SplashLearn is a game-based learning program that creates engaging learning experiences to nurture a generation of fearless learners. SplashLearn is the fastest growing elementary school math program in the US, used by more than 440,000 teachers in about 77,000 schools across the United States.

PROOF POINTS: 10,000 student study points to kindergarteners who may become heavy screen users

The Hechinger Report

Even before the coronavirus pandemic hit, teens were spending an average of seven hours a day on their phones, as the journalist Paul Greenberg points out in his 2020 book, “ Goodbye Phone, Hello World.” Some racked up considerably more hours.

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3 ways our school support students’ mental health during COVID

eSchool News

While COVID-19 has brought health concerns for people of all ages, it has especially brought concern for children’s emotional well-being and students’ mental health.

Best Tablets For Teachers

techlearning

The ultimate tablets for use by teachers in class and for remote learning

Podia vs Kajabi: The Ultimate (No Fluff) Review

Sell Courses Online

The post Podia vs Kajabi: The Ultimate (No Fluff) Review appeared first on Sell Courses Online. … Podia vs Kajabi: The Ultimate (No Fluff) Review Read the Post. The post Podia vs Kajabi: The Ultimate (No Fluff) Review appeared first on Sell Courses Online.

The Remote Route to Literacy Development

edWeb.net

By Michele Israel. WATCH THE EDLEADER PANEL RECORDING. LISTEN TO THE PODCAST. Your school has made headway on literacy development. Students are reading more and thinking critically about what they write. And then there’s, well, a pandemic.

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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.

6 Essential EdTech Tools for Teachers in 2021

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

The current pandemic has definitely created 'new realities' for us teachers and educators, as is the case for everybody else. It has shaped the way we teach in transformative ways, to say the least.read more. EdTech tools for teachers

Three Ways to Integrate the Super Bowl  into Learning with AHA and NFL PLAY 60 

Discovery Education

Looking for a fun way to get students active while teaching them the importance of a healthy lifestyle? NFL Play 60 NFL PLAY 60 , and the American Heart Association provide engaging resources to help educators teach students the positive impact of physical activity on health and wellness.

A Wonderful Tool to Help You Reduce Eye Strain Caused by Long Exposure to Digital Screen

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Flux is a tool I come across while I was reading Shawn Stevenson's book Sleep Smarter (Amazon affiliate link). Shawn mentions it among the tools he recommended to help people reduce the mental and.read more. Tools to help with eye strain

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PowerSchool and VIZOR for Chromebooks Partnership

Vizor

Reading Time: 2 minutes Partnerships in the education industry are always a good sign. Helping schools and students focus on education while vendors are streamlining processes in the background.

Develop A Feature-Rich App for Any Virtual Classroom

Building an e-learning platform? Download the solution brief to learn how you can create a customized, feature-rich, interactive classroom for an enhanced learning experience.

Student Survey Says: “Please Listen to Us”

MiddleWeb

On her first day back Michelle Russell surveyed her students, looking for ways to improve her online teaching and – most of all – to find out how they’re doing in these difficult times. Some of their answers surprised her, and she’ll be more aware and proactive going forward. The post Student Survey Says: “Please Listen to Us” first appeared on MiddleWeb. Meaningful Math Pandemic Teaching hybrid teaching internet access Michelle Russell online learning pandemic SEL student stress student survey

‘I’ve Tried Everything’: Pandemic Worsens Child Mental Health Crisis

MindShift

A bag of Doritos, that’s all Princess wanted. Her mom calls her Princess, but her real name is Lindsey. She’s 17 and lives with her mom, Sandra, a nurse, outside of Atlanta. On May 17, 2020, a Sunday, Lindsey decided she didn’t want breakfast; she wanted Doritos.

Edu-pal

Technology Tidbits

Edu-pal is a new Chrome extension that lets educators create polls and quizzes in Google Meet. This is done through a very user friendly interface as long as both users (students/teachers) the extension and using Google Meet through their browser.

TeachVid

Technology Tidbits

TeachVid is an amazing online tool for learning foreign languages. TeachVid reminds me a tad like EDpuzzle where educators use interactive videos to assess student's learning. Also, educators can create a "virtual" classroom and create assignments that contain: videos, worksheets, etc.

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8 Reasons to Invest in a New Student Information System

If your school’s SIS has limited functions, only works on campus or breaks down more than you would like, it might time to invest in a new one.

GamiLab

Technology Tidbits

GamiLab is a fantastic new site for creating educational games. GamiLab lets teachers or students create educational games from scratch or customizing already created content. Also, these games can contain videos, text, flashcards, etc. and can be used for Remote Learning.

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Projector Screen

Technology Tidbits

Projector Screen is a great site for educators or parents looking to find screens, projectors, cables, and more for home or their classroom. Also, this is an ideal place to find good deals and other resources such as: how to build a home theater or how a green screen works.

RecordCast

Technology Tidbits

RecordCast is an excellent free online tool for creating screencasts. This is done through a very easy-to-use online video editor where a user can record either the whole screen or just a section and then edit it (i.e. Screenflow).

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Izzit

Technology Tidbits

Izzit.org is a nice site for students to find educational resources and videos. These resources can be searched by grade level or subject. Best of all, there is a wide range of teacher tools such as: quizzes, lesson plans, activities for students, and more.

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7 Benefits of Lesson Plans in the Cloud

What if teachers didn’t have to lug tons of paperwork with them to and from work? Having lesson plans available anywhere is just one of the advantages.

NameCoach

Technology Tidbits

NameCoach is a wonderful web service that educators are using to learn student's names and pronounce them correctly. This is especially useful w/ school starting up and teachers want to learn the correct way to pronounce their student's names.

Chronicle Cloud

Technology Tidbits

Chronicle Cloud is an innovative educational all-in-one iOS app for teachers. Educators can use Chronicle Cloud in a number of different ways such as: assessing (using their "traffic light" system), note-taking, providing feedback, and much much more.