Mon.Sep 27, 2021

Comics–an underused tool to boost SEL skills

Ask a Tech Teacher

Comics have long been considered not just to gamify education but to teach writing skills that are challenging for some students. SmartBrief Education tells Dan Ryder’s story, How comics curriculum boosts SEL.

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Are you an upset teacher? How to understand what is wrong.

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. These are challenging times, but what if you're trying to find some normalcy amidst the challenges?

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Personalizing Learning: Targeted Instruction

Education Elements

In our earlier versions of our Core Four of Personalized Learning, targeted instruction was primarily a teacher action separated from another Core Four element, data driven decision making.

Higher Ed, We’ve Got a Morale Problem. — And a Free T-Shirt Won’t Fix It


Let’s say, hypothetically, that it’s been a difficult start to the fall semester for many of us who work as staff and faculty on college campuses in America.

WW2 to COVID-19: How Remote Tools Help Reinforce Development Post-Program eLearning

Speaker: Pat D'Amico, Founder and CEO of About-Face Development

In a world where virtual learning is here to stay, answering the question of “What now?” requires us to thoughtfully evaluate how we got here and how we can leverage the knowledge gained during the pandemic to address one of trainings greatest historical challenges – how we reinforce learning to move from knowledge to behavior change. Join Pat D'Amico, Founder and CEO of About-Face Development, LLC, for this illuminating discussion on how to keep the gears turning

Leading with Equity: How to Take the First Steps

Education Elements

I believe that ALL students, especially Black and Brown students, deserve an academically rigorous education that affords them opportunities and experiences that will prepare them to lead a successful life.

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Expanding Educational Formats for Students Can Lead to Better Experiences

EdTech Magazine

As I prepared for the 2021-2022 school year, I kept hearing from educators across the nation that we must get our kids back to in-person learning. For some districts, “back to normal” meant in-person only learning was the best and only option for all students.

Podcasting & PBL


Post by EdTechTeacher Instructor Tom Driscoll ( @TomDriscollEDU ). In my latest session of our EdTechTeacher Back to School webinar series, I took participants on a dive into “Podcasting with PBL”.

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How Machine Learning Is Having an Impact on Education


Discovery Education has partnered with Amazon Web Services to enhance its platform with machine learning. It’s one of many ways machine learning is being used in K-12 today

To Improve Education, We Need to Look at the Last 50 Years, Not Just the Last 18 Months


The lunches are packed, the supplies have been purchased, the classrooms are decorated, and we’re off and running on our third school year in the shadow of COVID-19.

LMS Comparison: What Learning Solution is the Best Fit for Your Business?

Explore this detailed guide to see how traditional Learning Management Systems compare to an advanced online learning platform, and find out which type of solution is best suited to meet your learning program needs.

‘Protect my babies’: Parents desperate for safe school options as the virus surges

The Hechinger Report

MOUND BAYOU, Miss. — On the first day of school, Vaketha Butler gathered her three children together and prayed for them. Lord Jesus, just be a shield of protection over my babies,” she pleaded. This story also appeared in The Undefeated.

Creating Comic Strips with Canva for EDU


Canva for EDU provides so many opportunities for students to express themselves in unique and creative ways. Comic strips can be a fun and creative way to tell a fictional story, demonstrate understanding of nonfiction content, or share ideas in many other contexts.

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OPINION: Why working while in college can be a bad investment for students

The Hechinger Report

Every school year and summer during my time as a first-generation college student, I worked to put myself through college. I worked at fast-food restaurants, a gift-basket delivery service, a local grocery store warehouse and the campus bookstore.

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Ways To Become A Perfect Teacher For Your Students


This is a guest post sponsored. by Evelina Brown. Teaching is an art. Only those who strive to become the best teacher for their students can achieve career success. But there are also several practical tips on how to become a good teacher. Let’s talk about them.

White Paper: Enabling digital creativity with Augmented Reality in K12 education

We have conducted 2 research projects on teaching with AR. This research has been conducted with the UiO and the UiS. The resulting white paper is an in-depth look at the state of creative learning through the use of 3D modeling and exploration in AR.

Saliva COVID Tests: What Educators Need to Know


Saliva tests are inexpensive, fast, and less cumbersome than nasal swabs, say spit test enthusiasts

A Former Navy SEAL’s Advice: Facing the Challenges of the New School Year

Blog post by Robert Low based on this edLeader Panel. To help educators who now find themselves starting another fast-changing and potentially problematic school year, former U.S.

Student entrepreneurs flex a funding win to grow 3D printing business

eSchool News

Since the first patent for additive manufacturing (more commonly known as 3D printing) was filed in 1980, the industry has expanded rapidly. As with any new technology experiencing accelerated growth, unforeseen problems spur innovation.

Next-Gen Firewalls Supply Detailed K–12 Network Access Control and a Big-Picture View

EdTech Magazine

K–12 institutions face dual cybersecurity concerns: the need to protect student data, such as social security numbers, and ensure school-provided devices access only appropriate material.

2021 Trends in Online Student Demographics’s second annual report on online student demographics explores the characteristics of today’s online students and their insights on college decision-making and the online learning experience amid the challenges of COVID-19.

New Feature Coming Soon: Q&A App in Teams

Teacher Tech

Educator, Victoria Thompson, shares about an exciting new feature coming soon to Microsoft--the Q&A App! The post New Feature Coming Soon: Q&A App in Teams appeared first on Teacher Tech. Microsoft App Microsoft Teams New Feature

How Intuitive Tools Can Make Life Better for Teachers and Students


A teacher’s initial assessment of an edtech tool may focus on such practical concerns as ease of use, integration potential, support and security.

This S.C. district leader made student safety and mental health a top focus during COVID

eSchool News

The COVID-19 pandemic is far from over, and that means educators across the globe are still finding inventive and innovative ways to support and teach students in classrooms, during hybrid instruction, and in virtual settings.

Roughly 4 in 10 Teachers Received Training Zoom, Teams, Other Tech Over Past Year

Marketplace K-12

Teachers' training on the use of communication platforms was widespread over the past year, and teachers of math generally engaged in less tech-focused professional support, according to a new global survey.

2021 Trends in College Career and Employment Planning

In this second annual report, part of the research series, 624 business leaders shared how their companies and organizations currently recruit and hire college students from both online and campus-based programs.

A GRR Teaching Trick: Begin with the ‘You Do’


Teachers can capitalize on what our students already know and can do by purposely choosing to employ the independent “You do” phase of the gradual release of responsibility (GRR) at the start. Sunday Cummins and Julie Webb show how this strategy can build student agency. The post A GRR Teaching Trick: Begin with the ‘You Do’ first appeared on MiddleWeb. Agency Letting Go Is Messy “You Do” Gradual Release of Responsibility GRR Julie Webb Sunday Cummins the Noticing Teacher

15 Spooky Halloween Bulletin Board Ideas

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Singapore’s logistics startup Ninja Van enters the unicorn club after raising $578 million


Bookmark( 0 ) Please login to bookmark. Username or Email Address. Password. Remember Me. No account yet? Register Ninja Van, a Singapore -based logistics startup is the latest entrant in the unicorn club after it raised $578 million from Chinese ecommerce giant, Alibaba Group.

39 Kids Halloween Movies Available on Netflix

Fractus Learning

Halloween is right around the corner, and that means it’s time for scary movies. Luckily, it’s easier than ever to find Halloween movies to watch. You don’t have to wait until Halloween night to watch, either. Are you worried that Halloween movies are too spooky for your kids? No worries.

Why Genentech Is Transforming the Employee Experience for Mental Health Leave

Speaker: Deborah Olson, Lead Strategist, Genentech, a member of the Roche Group & Smita Das, MD, PhD, MPH, Medical Director, Lyra Health

Employees with the greatest mental health needs often find themselves navigating a complex disability system. Streamlining their mental health leave and recovery time leads to an overall more productive workforce. In this Lyra webinar, hear how Genentech is changing the employee experience to provide fast access to care for members who are suffering from severe mental health needs.