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How to implement a districtwide K-12 computer science program

eSchool News

With recent research showcasing the growing number of STEM-related jobs that will be available to our graduates in Indiana in the coming years, teaching computer science skills has become as important as teaching students how to read or do math.

10 end of year templates to help students thrive

Ditch That Textbook

The end of the year is a great time for student reflection. This post shares templates you can give students that'll help! At the end of the year, it's easy to get focused on all of our to-do's. Take tests. Do projects. Wrap up all those last lessons. Grade things and submit those grades.

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Why AI in Education is “Pivotal” for Teacher Professional Development

Edthena

When will AI in education become a reality? It’s already here. In addition to supporting student learning, artificial intelligence is being used to enhance continuous professional development for teachers. eSchool News recently described AI Coach by Edthena as having a “pivotal” role in authentic PD.

#CUE22 and Trending Edtech

Ask a Tech Teacher

If you attend edtech conferences, you know how motivating, energizing, and forward-thinking they are. I always come away feeling ready to use the latest and best edtech tools in my lesson plans. Ask a Tech Teacher contributor, Christian Miraglia, attended Spring CUE 22 in Palm Springs, California.

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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.

An Innovative Learning Model: How To Sync Your Classroom

TeachThought - Learn better.

Learning in a synced classroom requires the ability to engage the same core material and the ability to engage the material independently. The post An Innovative Learning Model: How To Sync Your Classroom appeared first on TeachThought. The Future Of Learning How-To Our Best Veteran Teacher

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The Superintendent Shuffle

techlearning

Finding a qualified school superintendent is a major challenge for school districts, now more than ever

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Here’s why blended and hybrid learning are the future of education

eSchool News

Blended and hybrid learning models were first introduced to extend personalized and flexible learning options to selected individuals or groups of students. But with onset of the pandemic, widespread adoption of blended and hybrid models suddenly became a necessity across all student populations.

Why so many schools prefer Apple

Jamf on EdTech

Yes; Apple devices have a lower cost of ownership when compared to other technology in the classroom. But it’s not just about the bottom line.

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COUNTA in Google Sheets™

Teacher Tech

How to use COUNTA in Google Sheets. This helpful formula works differently than COUNT. I will explain how. The post COUNTA in Google Sheets™ appeared first on Teacher Tech. Google Sheets google Google Sheets GoogleEDU sheets spreadsheets

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.

How a California K–12 District Decentralized Its IT Support

EdTech Magazine

In the late 1990s, a computer virus shut down Val Verde Unified School District. The only solution at the time was to take a floppy disk to each computer at each school building. In those days, the IT team comprised just six people, but the district was back up and running in only two days’ time.

4 Charts That Show What College Is Worth

ED Surge

College Scorecard and its mountainous trove of data are ripe for providing insights about the value of a degree—if you can wade through it.

75 Activities to Help Foster Self-Regulation

MiddleWeb

In Teaching Self-Regulation, teacher educators Amy Erickson and Patricia Noonan show us how to combine explicit instruction and authentic deliberative practice with constructive feedback prompts to build students’ self-reflection and growth. Consultant Helene Alalouf is impressed.

The best apps to learn Chinese

Brainscape

It’s one of the most widely-spoken languages in the world with a beguiling, millennia-long history. We’re talking, of course, about Chinese.

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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).

Hertz Celebrates Grads by Waiving Young Renter Fee

eSchool News

ESTERO, Fla., May 5, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — To celebrate Spring 2022 college graduates, today Hertz launched a new offer designed specifically to meet the needs of young renters.

The Number of Ed-Tech Unicorns Grows, Fueled by Pandemic-Era Fundraising

Marketplace K-12

More than 30 ed-tech companies worldwide have valuations of a $1 billion or more, with the largest number located in the U.S. The post The Number of Ed-Tech Unicorns Grows, Fueled by Pandemic-Era Fundraising appeared first on Market Brief.

What is Mobile Threat Defense (MTD)?

Jamf on EdTech

Mobile Threat Defense solutions are all concerned with one thing only: ensuring the security of your mobile devices against malware, network-based threats and the overall reduction of risk that modern-day security threats pose to the mobile user base.

How to Create Fake Text Animations

Nick's Picks for Educational Technology

What if fictional characters, historical figures, or even cell organelles could send text messages? Now they can. It’s quick, easy, and no accounts are required. Just upload character images, add their names, and type their conversation. Learn how in just 90 seconds.

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!

Microschool Summit Keynote Panel Announced | Parenting 2.0 | High School Superstardom | Overcoming Self Sabotage | Starting a Side Gig

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Our first 2022 LearningRevolution.com mini-conference: " The Microschool Summit - Changing education, one small school at a time! will be held online (and for free) on Tuesday, May 19th, 2022. The full keynote panel is now announced and shown below!

Are We Doomed to a Culture Where Fake News Wins? Not if Schools Can Help It

ED Surge

One of the thoughts that burrows its way into my mind and simply won’t let go is exactly how to help my students (and, for that matter, everyone I know) navigate the flood of information, dodge the misinformation and find their way to the truth.

More employers offering child care benefits to lower-wage workers

The Hechinger Report

Editor’s note: This story led off this week’s Early Childhood newsletter, which is delivered free to subscribers’ inboxes every other Wednesday with trends and top stories about early learning. Subscribe today!