Thu.Jul 14, 2022

Tech Ed Resources for your Class–K-8 Keyboard Curriculum

Ask a Tech Teacher

I get a lot of questions from readers about what tech ed resources I use in my classroom so I’m going to take a few days this summer to review them with you. Some are edited and/or written by members of the Ask a Tech Teacher crew. Others, by tech teachers who work with the same publisher I do.

Digital Math Manipulatives with Mathigon

Teacher Tech

Digital Math Manipulatives are free and easy. Check out how to provide students with the digital tools they need to explore mathematical concepts. The post Digital Math Manipulatives with Mathigon appeared first on Teacher Tech. EdTech Tool Math edtech math

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Districts Bet on Tech and Physical Classrooms to Boost Online Learning Quality

EdTech Magazine

Today, as districts get back to in-person classes after a pandemic that saw online learning thrust upon teachers and students, K–12 schools are again taking up the virtual mantle, establishing full-time programs designed as a permanent alternative to in-person learning.

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How Virtual Collaboration Can Help and Boost Creativity

WizIQ Education & Technology

The team collaboration carried out correctly is a strong power to harmonise a group of individuals to achieve shared goals in the most effective way. Think about the direct collaboration aspects that you want to make back in the virtual environment.

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.

What is Plotagon and How Can it Be Used to Teach? Tips & Tricks

techlearning

Plotagon is a video story creation tool that makes bringing narratives to life easier than ever

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Setting Up Your Classroom for Physical and Academic Success

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Getting real-world experience: High schoolers design a ‘life skills’ lab for students with disabilities

eSchool News

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Compassionate Coaching for Professional Growth

MiddleWeb

As described by Kathy Perret and Kenny McKee in Compassionate Coaching, understanding compassionate coaching causes us to reflect on our practice and deliver planned actions to shift everyone’s performance to benefit students. Consultant Helene Alalouf finds lots to implement.

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Arizona Needs Teachers. Does the Answer Lie Beyond Recruitment?

ED Surge

Arizona needs more teachers badly. So badly, it seems, that the state is no longer requiring some educators to have a bachelor’s degree before they enter the classroom—merely that they be working toward one. Arizona Gov.

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.

SmartMusic- Music Learning Website for Teachers and Students

Educators Technology

SmartMusic is an educational platform that provides teachers and students with a wide variety of resources to enhance music education. SmartMusic library features a huge collection of predefined practice exercises and sight-reading assignments with automatic scoring and instant feedback.

South Carolina Department of Education Partners with Vector Solutions to Help Districts Address Student Safety and Mental Health Issues such as Bullying and Anxiety

eSchool News

Tampa, FL – July 14, 2022 – The South Carolina Department of Education (SCDE) has partnered with Vector Solutions to provide all school districts in the state with free access to Vector’s library of Student Safety & Wellness Courses.

What are the Advanced Automation Testing Technologies Adopted by KITABOO?

Kitaboo on EdTech

As digital transformation gains ground there is great demand for software testing. More and more enterprises are integrating IT into their business systems to innovate, automate their processes, achieve cost-efficiencies and gain a competitive edge.

The Why and How of Classroom Writing Clubs

MiddleWeb

The authors invite you into classrooms that foster choice, collaboration and community through writing clubs. Discover the how-to of complement clubs (process, craft, digital) and stand-alone clubs (genre, author, convention). A super resource, says MS teacher Katie Durkin.

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).

Most critical misses in security

Jamf on EdTech

The important role that cybersecurity plays in modern computing cannot be understated.

Sedentary child care workers lead to sedentary toddlers

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!

As Dystopian Fiction Creeps Closer to Reality, Can It Cause Harm for Young Readers?

ED Surge

Books have the power to pull us in, gather us up, toss us about and leave us changed. Sometimes the changes are uplifting and inspiring in nature. Other times, they are disconcerting, challenging the way we look at the world. I have this memory of making lunch one summer day about 15 years ago.

OPINION: Why it’s time to discard old stereotypes about Asian American parents and education

The Hechinger Report

Asian American academic success is impressive. Every year, the vast majority of national spelling bee finalists are South Asian American. Asian American students on the Harvard campus have, on average, higher SAT scores than their white peers.

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