Wed.Jul 06, 2022

How to ensure digital equity in online testing

eSchool News

The SAT will be moving online for students in the United States beginning in 2024. The State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) exam will be taken entirely online next year.

A Teacher’s Best Evaluator

Ask a Tech Teacher

It’s always a challenge to evaluate teachers. I’ve been through many systems, often different each year, and honestly, none seems better than the other. But Christian Miraglia, Education Consultant and part of the Ask a Tech Teacher crew, suggests asking students to evaluate the teacher.

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Teachers Partnering with Artificial Intelligence: Augmentation and Automation

Digital Promise

The post Teachers Partnering with Artificial Intelligence: Augmentation and Automation appeared first on Digital Promise

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Another reason to end the SAT: Future Entrepreneurs

EdNews Daily

By Margot Machol Bisnow Among the many arguments out there about why it’s time for the SAT, ACT, and any other college admissions tests to go, there’s one that barely gets any airtime: These tests do nothing to help select the future trailblazers who will think outside the box, create disruptive companies and nonprofits, and shake up the world.

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.

5 insights about post-pandemic education

eSchool News

This school year marked the first “almost normal” school year since the 2018-19 school year. Most began the school year with mask mandates, and many quarantined entire classes or grades due to COVID-19 outbreaks, but schools remained open and students filled classrooms.

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ISTELive 2022: 3 Superintendents Discuss How Technology Drives Future-Ready Learning

EdTech Magazine

If you ask Alena Zachery-Ross, superintendent of Ypsilanti (Mich.) Community Schools, to share one of the most positive ways that the pandemic impacted education, she will talk about technology.

Our Sweet, Sweet Land of Liberty!

EdNews Daily

By Charles Sosnik My country, ’tis of thee, Sweet land of liberty, Of thee I sing; Land where my fathers died, Land of the pilgrims’ pride, From ev’ry mountainside Let freedom ring! If you grew up in the United States, chances are you used to sing this song, “America,” regularly.

The Difference Between Logical Fallacies And Cognitive Biases

TeachThought - Learn better.

The difference between fallacies and biases is fallacies are real-time thinking errors while biases are pre-dispositions for future errors. The post The Difference Between Logical Fallacies And Cognitive Biases appeared first on TeachThought. Critical Thinking Definitions Terry Heick

The Particularly Pleasing Power of Neuroplasticity

EdNews Daily

By Betsy Hill and Roger Stark As the scientific community’s understanding of the brain increases, the knowledge reaching outside the research community does too. One concept that has strong scientific consensus and is starting to be embraced more broadly in the classroom is “Neuroplasticity.”

Unlock the Power of Formative Assessment

Learn how a thoughtful formative assessment approach can help teachers understand where students are in their learning, inform instruction, and in turn, positively impact student learning outcomes. Get the guide today!

Google Forms History – Essential!

Teacher Tech

Unfortunately Google Forms™ does not have version history. HOWEVER, Martin Hawksey saves the day with his Google Forms History Add-on. The post Google Forms History – Essential! appeared first on Teacher Tech. Add-Ons Forms Google Add-on google Google Forms GoogleEDU

How COVID Changed Higher Education Forever

EdNews Daily

By Ryan Lufkin Prior to the pandemic, online courses were most often viewed as “less than”…lacking in sound pedagogy and without measurable and pedigreed outcomes. The subpar offerings of for-profit online institutions were frequently referred to as diploma-mills.

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ISTELive 2022: Cybersecurity Tips and Trends to Protect K-12 School Systems

EdTech Magazine

K–12 school IT leaders can take some small but powerful steps to help them properly manage cybersecurity and protect data privacy in their schools.

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6 Ways Teachers Can Combat Learning Loss for Multilingual Learners

EdNews Daily

By Robyn D. Shulman, Image by Charlein Gracia on Unsplash There are 4.9 Million Multilingual Learners in the United States If you are a multilingual teacher, you have made it through one of the most challenging times in history as an educator.

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6 Tips for EdTech Evaluation by Adult Learning Institutions

Many continuing adult education institutions have turned to technology used by higher ed with the following benefits: elevates teaching and learning, scales to address changes in staffing, enrollment and budget, and protects student and institutional data.

Principals Are on the Brink of a Breakdown

ED Surge

Principals, in many schools, are seen as the person responsible for the mental health and well-being of their staff, serving as sounding boards and problem solvers for their teachers, who are carrying the emotional burdens of their own personal and professional lives as well as the struggles, stresses and trauma of their students.

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How to Have Courageous Conversations Inspired by Diverse Books

edWeb.net

Watch the Recording Listen to the Podcast. Culturally relevant books are essential for all children in the classroom.

When your co-worker’s child is assigned to your classroom: How to navigate teaching staff members’ kids

The Cornerstone for Teachers

You get your roster for next year, and scan for familiar names…and then you see it. A coworker’s kid’s name. Maybe you’re excited by this news — you love their kid! You love them! This is going to be great! Or maybe your stomach drops instantly.

Multitasking Mentor Texts for Integrated Literacy

MiddleWeb

Discover how mentor texts and text sets become multitaskers, providing vision, purpose, and the confidence students need to take learning risks. ELA consultant Anne Anderson highly recommends Pamela Koutrakos’ Mentor Texts That Multitask as a tool for literacy integration.

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6 Strategies for Using Actionable Data to Impact Student Success

Educators need effective tools to drive student success. The trend to use actionable, comprehensive data—like attendance, assessments, grades, and more—is an effective way to give teachers the visibility they need to make a difference. Videri gives teachers and administrators access to comprehensive, integrated data so they can easily filter, drill down, and analyze data—to get the information that they really need, when they need it, and improve student outcomes. Download the eBook today!

Best Spelling Games for Kids and Students (Android & iPad)

Educators Technology

Here is a collection of some very good spelling games for both Android and iOS operated devices. You can use these games with your kids and/or students to help them develop their spelling skills and.read more. Spelling apps