Tue.Dec 01, 2020

25 Days of Free STEM Resources Digital Advent Calendar

Teacher Reboot Camp

Part of the December 2019 STEM Resources Digital Calendar ! Happy holidays and welcome to this year’s digital advent calendar! Below is a clickable calendar. Click on any day to discover a free idea, tool, or template related to Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math.

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4 Online museums you can bring in the classroom


A few weeks ago, I watched the movie “Night at the Museum” with my family again, and I realized that one of the fondest memories I have from school years is a visit to the museum. I remember being mesmerized by the first full dinosaur skeleton I saw at the natural history museum.


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Create and Send Meaningful Greetings

Teacher Reboot Camp

Part of the December 2020 STEM Resources Digital Calendar ! This year we could all use some cheer! One way to uplift students and others is to create and send digital greetings.

Build Community and Improve Learning with Micro-credentials

Digital Promise

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, the U.S educational system faces change and uncertainty. The roles of educators, students, and families have been recast and will continue to transform throughout this crisis. Still, there are central components of our educational system that will remain constant.

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.

Asynchronous Learning: What It Is and How to Use Asynchronous Instruction with Students


As remote learning continues (or begins again) in classrooms around the country, many teachers are left with a decision. Are real-time lessons best? Or would the flexibility of recorded lessons be right for your students?

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Google CS First: Free, interactive coding lessons for your class

Ditch That Textbook

Computer science is much more than just programming. It includes the study of computers, how they work, and how we can use them to solve problems. However, when we talk about computer science one piece of it comes to mind.Coding.

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ISTE20 Live: How One School District Is Reimagining Career Training and Education

EdTech Magazine

The jobs and careers of the 21st century look wildly different from those of the 20th century. Still, many of the norms and standards established for K–12 environments haven't evolved rapidly and creatively enough to keep pace.

How to Be an Antiracist Educator: An Interview With Ibram X. Kendi


In education, nothing is “neutral” when it comes to race. Lesson plans, edtech tools and learning environments either create more equity among students of different races, or more inequity. That’s what scholar Ibram X. Kendi told EdSurge in an interview Nov.

Books I read in November 2020

Dangerously Irrelevant

Books I finished reading (or rereading) in November 2020… Law of Innocence , Michael Connelly [legal thriller]. Half Moon Bay , Jonathan Kellerman & Jesse Kellerman [thriller]. Interference , Brad Parks [thriller]. A Girl From Nowhere , James Maxwell [sci fi].


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.

He Paid Off Morehouse Grads’ Debt. Now Robert Smith Is Trying Income-Based Financing at HBCUs.


In September 2019, Vista Equity Partners CEO Robert F. Smith followed through on his pledge , paying $34 million to settle the loan debt for the nearly 400 students who graduated that spring from Morehouse College. Morehouse President David A.

Inspired by front-line health care workers, record numbers apply to medical schools

The Hechinger Report

SOMERVILLE, Mass. When Covid-19 restrictions reduced his work schedule, Sam Smith turned to another time-consuming job: applying to medical schools. This story also appeared in GBH News and National Public Radio. He’d always wanted to go into medicine, Smith said.

Speak Up 2020: A look at digital learning and transformation

eSchool News

For the last seven months of 2020, school districts have gone through extreme changes regarding how learning is happening in pandemic-induced hybrid and digital learning environments.

Google Forms: Students Did Not Finish

Teacher Tech

What if students do not finish a Google Form and need to finish it later? This is a tricky problem. You not only need to allow editing in the Google Form but have a way to get the student the link to finish later. There is no way to capture this without coding. Template Try […].

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.

Looking for the little wins during COVID

eSchool News

Everyone has a crazy COVID story. For Brigantine, NJ Superintendent Glenn Robbins, it goes something like this—lead a school district through a global pandemic having hardly met the students, parents, or faculty.

Why We Should Teach That There are More Tech Careers Than Just Coding and Computers


While teaching at a CodeChangers Tech Camp for children and teens, I was making rounds in a microcontrollers coding workshop (i.e., micro:bits). Stopping at a table where a slumped-over boy sat, I. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post.

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Behaviorism, Surveillance, and (School) Work

Hack Education

I was a speaker today at the #AgainstSurveillance teach-in , a fundraiser for Ian Linkletter who is being sued by the online test-proctoring software company Proctorio.

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Social Emotional Learning in the Classroom: Research & Applications for Distance Learning

MIND Research Institute

The education system is undergoing a huge shift in daily structures and processes as a result of the pandemic. Students and educators have been affected by the huge changes to daily life, including distancing from friends and wider support groups, and family members losing jobs or income.

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.

How to Save Public Higher Ed: New Book Makes Case For Rethinking the Value of Colleges


Listen to this week’s EdSurge Podcast episode on Apple Podcasts , Overcast , Spotify , Stitcher , Google Play Music , or wherever you listen to podcasts, or use the player on this page. Below are lightly edited highlights from the conversation.

Social Emotional Learning: Research & Applications for Distance Learning

MIND Research Institute

The education system is undergoing a huge shift in daily structures and processes as a result of the pandemic. Students and educators have been affected by the huge changes to daily life, including distancing from friends and wider support groups, and family members losing jobs or income.

Enhance Your Distance Teaching with These Chrome Extensions

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Working from home is now the 'new' normal that will last for the foreseeable future. As the virtual world is taking centre stage in our professional lives, we, teachers and educators, need to be.read more

EdisonLearning and FocalPointK12 Announce Partnership to Provide Comprehensive Learning and Analytics Solution for Grades 6-12

eSchool News

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.

Tools to Enhance Remote Collaborative Team Work

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Below are some very good platforms you can use to enhance your remote teamwork. These platforms are not free, they are subscription-based. They offer a wide variety of features to foster your.read more

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(FREE) The Blended Learning with Google Toolkit ©

Shake Up Learning

The post (FREE) The Blended Learning with Google Toolkit © appeared first on Shake Up Learning. FREE) The Blended Learning with Google Toolkit ©. Ready to take digital learning to the next level?

mindSpark Learning Impacts Record Number of Eductors Amid COVID-19 with 207% Rise in Professional Learning Participants

eSchool News

Education has been significantly impacted by COVID-19. Educators have been tasked with pivoting from in-person to remote learning more than once in many districts across the country.

How Yoyo Chang, Co-Founder, CEO and President at KodyPay Raised $2.3M To Revolutionise Payment Experiences?


Bookmark( 0 ) Please login to bookmark. Username or Email Address. Password. Remember Me. No account yet? Register Yoyo Chang first entered the financial scene at the age of thirteen when an ex-VP at JP Morgan taught him how markets worked and how to trade stocks.

Why Families Leave Schools

Do you know three of the biggest reasons families leave schools? Here they are – and what you can do about it.