Mon.Dec 05, 2022

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OPINION: Why problems with literacy instruction go beyond phonics

The Hechinger Report

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Hour of Code Dec. 5th-11th

Ask a Tech Teacher

Set aside December 5-11th, 2022 for the hugely-popular Hour of code. This is a week of activities dedicated to inspiring kids to learn/love coding. This year: 1,536,702,210 will participate. 180+ countries. 44,941 events . What is it.

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What Is Leadership’s Role in Professional Development?

EdTech Magazine

When it comes to professional development in K–12 education, technology-focused PD sometimes gets deprioritized or even forgotten in favor of curriculum-focused development.

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3 Fun and Effective SEL Strategies for Grades 4-8

Middle Web

Students in the middle are facing a perfect storm of stress, anxiety and overwhelm. Educators Trisha DiFazio and Allison Roeser share ways to help them grow a sense of connectedness and belonging with easy to implement SEL strategies for all content areas. Start with Battery Life!

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Contact vs. Company Intent Signal Data

Intent signal data comes in two types: either companies or individuals signaling interest in products like yours. Which kind of data delivers more advantages to B2B marketers? It depends. Get this infographic to learn about the advantages of intent-based leads and how you can most effectively use both types of data.

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3 ways to bring teacher PD into the 21st century

eSchool News

When I started teaching in the early 90s, I was an eager and very green third grade teacher ready to change the world, one class at a time.

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PROOF POINTS: Does growth mindset matter? The debate heats up

The Hechinger Report

Two meta-analyses on growth mindset were published online in the fall of 2022 in the journal Psychological Bulletin and arrived at opposite conclusions about one of the most popular ideas in education. Credit: Getty Images.

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How Gaming Creates Opportunities for Learning That Endures

ED Surge

Mimi Ito is a cultural anthropologist and learning scientist at UC Irvine. She’s been sharing her observations with EdSurge readers for nearly a decade now, reflecting on young people’s interest-driven and playful engagements as they relate to education.

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Research points to a widening academic divide

eSchool News

Math and reading scores demonstrate more variability post-COVID, primarily due to a larger gap between low and high academic achievers, according to NWEA , a nonprofit research and educational services organization serving K-12 students.

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Google for Education Identifies 3 New Education Trends

techlearning

Lifelong learning, changing skill sets, and growing demand for problem-solving are all new education trends according to a report from Google for Education

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OPINION: Training programs are welcome, but let’s not overlook the benefits of a bachelor’s degree

The Hechinger Report

As the public grows more skeptical of the value of a college degree, career and professional training has become a popular alternative. Indeed, it is long past time for Americans to recognize the value of training programs in the labor market.

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You Can't Teach Without Eye Contact

Millions of us choose – or have to choose – to learn remotely. As interactions become increasingly rooted in digital experiences, what are we actually losing besides the proximity of people? What are the risks of this loss and are they avoidable?

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How Strategic Thinking and Planning Make for Improved Behavior

edWeb.net

Watch the Recording Listen to the Podcast. Meeting student needs is crucial to their academic performance, school engagement, and social-emotional well-being. Providing individualized interventions that undergird and promote all students’ progress is therefore vital.

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12 Great Christmas Stories

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

The purpose of this post is to share with you this collection featuring some of the best Christmas stories to read alone, with your kids, or with your students in class. From Dickens’ classic tale A Christmas Carol to O.

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Most School Districts Still Lack Data-Privacy Personnel

ED Surge

Only a few years ago, before the pandemic, finding a school district with a dedicated leadership position focused on data privacy was like spotting a “unicorn”—something so rare it was practically mythical.

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Educational Christmas Resources for Teachers and Parents

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

This is the time of the year when the Christmas spirit is upon us. You feel it everywhere you go and you can even sense it in the air we breathe. Christmas songs are playing everywhere and the green and red ornaments are constantly reminding us that it is a special holiday season.

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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.

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What is Phenomenon-Based Learning?

techlearning

Phenomenon-based learning sparks students’ curiosity by creating science lessons that rely upon real-world phenomena

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Teachery Review 2022: Is the Platform Worth the Money?

Sell Courses Online

If you’re considering Teachery for your online courses and want to know whether to use it or not, then this … Teachery Review 2022: Is the Platform Worth the Money? Read More ?. Online Course Software Reviews

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eSpark Year in Review: 2022 Edition

eSpark

As we wave goodbye to another year, it feels like the right time to step back, look around, and take stock of everything that happened in the strange rollercoaster ride that was 2022. The Educational Landscape.

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239: How to Balance Structure vs Agency with Design-Based Learning and Scratch

The Thinking Stick

Sponsors: Quizalize.com Get started with 1 mont free premium subscrption when you visit bit.ly/SHIFTINGSCHOOLS. SHIFTINGSCHOOLS. Guest: Francisco Cervantes. Francisco Cervantes is the Director of Creative Learning of the Scratch Foundation.

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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.

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What’s New in myViewBoard December 2022

myViewBoard

It’s time to find out what’s new for myViewBoard in this December 2022 update. We have an exciting broadcasting enhancement to myViewBoard Manager and a time-saving feature in Whiteboard for Windows.

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Resources for Teachers and Instructional Coaches – November 2022

Edthena

Finishing out 2022 strong in your classroom? You’ll need to key in on what your students need. We’ve rounded up recent resources for teachers and included highlights here. These three reads are all centered on students.