Wed.Feb 02, 2022

#WorldReadAloudDay February 2

Ask a Tech Teacher

On Feb. 2, 2022, World Read Aloud Day celebrates the pure joy of oral reading with kids of all ages.

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10 of the best K-12 sources for digital textbooks online

Hapara

K-12 schools and districts are turning to digital textbooks for in-person, hybrid and remote learning. While textbook publishing companies now offer digital versions, you can also find open textbook options online. These open textbooks are free for schools and districts to use and distribute.

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Behind the findings of the Tennessee pre-K study that found negative effects for graduates

The Hechinger Report

Judging from the emails, calls and tweets I’ve received in the last week, there are few early education studies with more hated results than the multi-year study from Vanderbilt University researchers, which tracks outcomes for children who attended Tennessee’s voluntary pre-K program more than a decade ago.

7 Black History Month resources for February and beyond

eSchool News

During Black History Month, educators have the opportunity to delve into the difficult–and often uncomfortable–experiences of Black people in the U.S. and around the world. Perhaps one of the most important “do’s” is this: Don’t limit your teaching of Black history to the month of February.

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.

Fostering Well-Being and Social-Emotional Learning Skills

techlearning

At a recent Tech & Learning roundtable, education experts discussed the findings of a new OECD report on social and emotional learning in global students

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Kodable- Interactive Coding Games for Kids (Teacher Full Review)

Educators Technology

Kodable helps kids learn coding through interactive games and self-guided activities. No prior coding knowledge is required, students start from beginner level and work their way up to advanced.read more. coding games Coding resources coding tools

Forget “learning loss.” What we need most right now is healing.

The Cornerstone for Teachers

I have a scar on my forehead. It sits about an inch above the bridge of my nose, and about the same distance from my hairline. It’s dead center of my forehead, as if someone carefully placed it. It seems intentional.

Honoring Black History Month by Celebrating Black STEM Leaders with Career Readiness Resources for Students from the STEM Careers Coalition

eSchool News

Silver Spring, MD (Tuesday, February 2, 2022) — The STEM Careers Coalition – the first-of-its-kind national STEM initiative powered by corporate leaders?and

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Data Analytics Tools Show Ed Tech’s Impact

EdTech Magazine

Many K–12 districts are not using data analytics tools, which is not to say they shouldn’t be. Good data analytics solutions don’t simply churn out data for IT leaders to analyze and interpret, they give IT administrators visibility into their systems.

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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.

Teachers Are Paying For Ed Tech out of Their Own Pockets, Survey Finds

Marketplace K-12

When it comes to providing technology for their students, teachers have dipped into their own pockets to pay for everything from lessons to apps to devices, an EdWeek Market Brief survey finds.

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Why More Schools Are Adding Mental Health Breaks to the Calendar

ED Surge

This fall, students and staff at close to 200 public schools in Wake County, N.C., which includes Raleigh, received an unexpected break. Schools were closed on November 12 for a “ day of reflection and preparation.” That same day, schools in Cumberland County, N.C.,

Using Google Sheets to Track Student Data

MiddleWeb

Using Google Sheets is an efficient way to keep track of student data and meet other progress monitoring needs, writes NBCT Kathleen Palmieri. Once the initial set up is completed, you’ll find many uses for this quick data check that justify your time investment. Here's how!

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Fingerprint Authorship Verification

PlagiarismCheck

When to use Fingerprint? Fingerprint will be helpful in checking students’ works with suspiciously low similarity percentages, especially if you feel that the style of the paper is somewhat off.

The Guide to Accessible Learning for Associations

Speaker: Dan Streeter, Vice President of Learning Strategy & Development at Blue Sky eLearn

In this 45-minute webinar, we’ll share real-world accessibility solutions and hidden tools in the applications you use every day such as Zoom, Microsoft Suite, Adobe Acrobat (PDF), Articulate Storyline 360, and Articulate Rise 360. This webinar will help you evaluate the accessibility of your current learning efforts and learn about the tools needed to ensure your eLearning is in alignment with the latest Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (proposed WCAG 2.2).

Will Online Learning Lead to College Closures? Clay Shirky Says It’s Complicated.

ED Surge

It’s popular these days to argue that a pandemic boost of online education will lead to a wave of college closures. Most colleges just aren’t changing fast enough, the theory goes, and many are risking extinction.