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7 Digital tools for project-based learning


Students have become more outspoken about the type of education they want. As a teacher, I constantly hear about their desire to learn by doing, see how things develop, contribute to and witness the results of their work.

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12 Websites for 3D Printing

Ask a Tech Teacher

Here are popular 3D Printing resources teachers are using: 3D Bear. Cricut Machine –to cut materials. Create 3D Printing Designs. 3D Doodler Pen. MakerBot PrintShop. Onshape. SculptGL. Sketchup. Tinkercad –create your own 3D print designs. Download 3D Printing designs. GrabCad.

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Teacher Engagement Part III: Social Engagement with Students

Catlin Tucker

How does a teacher’s relationship with their students impact their energy levels or exhaustion? How can a teacher build strong relationships with their students to make this work more enjoyable and rewarding?

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The Future of USB-C Monitor Technology 

ViewSonic Education

The future of USB-C is looking bright, especially for monitors. The display technologies already made a huge jump over the last 20 years, moving from CRT to flatscreen devices.

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.

Quick thoughts on vertical discussions

Dangerously Irrelevant

A school leader in one of my Facebook groups asked if anyone had a discussion guide for the next time their teachers held vertical discussions across grade levels. Here was my response: I’ve done this with schools before.

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15 Questions To Ask About Tech Integration In Your Classroom

TeachThought - Learn better.

Have I started with purpose and pedagogy instead of the tech? How will this tech empower students to control their own learning? The post 15 Questions To Ask About Tech Integration In Your Classroom appeared first on TeachThought. Technology

3 tools to support trauma-informed teaching

eSchool News

While the awareness of trauma-informed teaching has been a concept I have grappled with, teaching amidst the COVID-19 pandemic has moved this concept to the forefront in terms of how to be effective as a trauma-informed educator in the virtual classroom.

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The Benefits Of Teachers Observing Other Teachers

TeachThought - Learn better.

We have nothing to lose in getting observed. If we're doing well, the feedback will show that. If not, feedback shows where we can adjust. The post The Benefits Of Teachers Observing Other Teachers appeared first on TeachThought. Teaching Networking & Collaboration

Universal Dyslexia Screening: What You Need to Know


Universal dyslexia screening can help school districts identify students who are at risk and provide additional support, even though it is not required in every state


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.

TEACHER VOICE: Why we are being driven straight out of our classrooms

The Hechinger Report

Building something that people can believe in has the power to transform a barren landscape into a place of opportunity and access. The reverse is also true. Education is being dismantled and erased by an army of legislators who appear to value destruction over innovation.

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What Will Happen After CISA’s K–12 Cybersecurity Act Review?

EdTech Magazine

The K–12 Cybersecurity Act, signed into law last October, initiated the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency’s review of the cyber risks facing K–12 institutions.

Cybersecurity: How to tackle the #1 issue in education today

eSchool News

In this episode of Getting There: Innovations in Education , host Kevin Hogan explores the following: What are the next steps to defend K-12 schools from cyberattacks ?

The Checklist: 5 Steps to Secure Student Data

EdTech Magazine

Cloud technologies are growing in popularity in K–12 school districts, with IT decision-makers adopting collaboration tools, Software as a Service applications and cloud-based backups.

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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).

Using the book club model in the classroom

eSchool News

I vividly remember my English teacher, Mrs. Grant, bringing a stack of 20 well-read copies of A Wrinkle in Time out from the closet for everyone in the class.

How To Save A YouTube Video [Updated]

TeachThought - Learn better.

From the 'Related Videos' sidebar, click the three dots at the bottom right of the video thumbnail and click 'Download Video.'. The post How To Save A YouTube Video [Updated] appeared first on TeachThought. Technology How-To

Edtech and preK-8 Literacy: A Template to Help with Deeper, Intentional Integration

Adam Watson Edtech Elixirs

If you are an educator who is wrestling with improving preK-8 student literacy, you likely are already very familiar with Irene C. Fountas and Gay Su Pinnell.

Satellite Broadband Is Expanding. Can That Reduce the Digital Divide?

ED Surge

A satellite launch expected later this year could expand the availability of high speed internet for the nation’s students. The launch of ViaSat-3, a trio of ultra high capacity GEO satellites, is part of ViaSat's ambition to create a global network of high-capacity internet.

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!

8 Cool Tools You Didn’t Know! (FETC Highlights) – SULS0146

Shake Up Learning

The post 8 Cool Tools You Didn’t Know! FETC Highlights) – SULS0146 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. In this episode, Kasey chats with Shake Up Learning Team member, Susan Vincentz about her favorite sessions at the FETC conference. Susan shares 8 Cool Tools You Didn’t Know!

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How Art Class Became a Rare Bright Spot for Students and Families During the Pandemic

ED Surge

In an art class, a middle schooler drew a picture of her bedroom with colored pencils. A birds-eye view captures a bed, a clock and a laptop, surrounded by the bedroom walls which seem to creep closer to the bed as one looks on.

Scaling, Sustaining, and Budgeting for Education Technology Innovations


Blog post by Eileen Belastock based on this edWebinar. As highlighted in the EmpowerED Superintendent Toolkit , there are three essential focus points of smart IT decision making: total cost of ownership (TCO), student outcomes and budgeting management, and the value of the investment.

How Digital Calendar Management Empowers Professors and Students

ED Surge

With COVID-19 still very much a factor on college campuses, virtual office hours have become an increasingly critical aspect of the education that students are receiving in this hybrid world.

Keeping Students Safe and Productive on Devices

Speaker: Aaron Webb, Jamf

In our webinar, we’ll explore the full range of Jamf education products to protect students, including quick and easy tools for IT admins, powerful apps for teachers to ensure student safety anywhere, and parental engagement tools.

Stuck in Your Head and Heart

The Principal of Change

In this month’s post “revisit” I saw this Facebook memory of a blog titled, “ Stuck in Your Head and Heart ” which was about the first time I saw the movie “ La La Land. ” .

There Is An Elephant in the Classroom and It Taught Me About My Black History.

ED Surge

There’s an elephant in the classroom, and it has done a huge disservice to students like me. I couldn’t articulate it this succinctly at ten years old, but the depictions of the characters weighed on me.

Help Teachers Grow More: A Guide to Evocative Coaching


If you haven’t heard of evocative coaching , you may be wondering what makes it different from and more effective than other models of teacher coaching. Megan Tschannen-Moran, a William & Mary School of Education professor, coined the term and developed its coaching model.

A helpful guide for choosing interactive flat panel solutions for classrooms

eSchool News

Use our IFP Buyers Guide and Checklist to help choose the right technology for traditional, hybrid or distance learning classrooms. It has to be easy to deploy, intuitive to use, and an affordable solution for the modern challenges facing educators.

The Best Ways to Use Managed Apple IDs at Your School

Speaker: Aaron Webb, Jamf

In our webinar, How to Best Use Managed Apple IDs at Your School, hear the real-world experience of Steven Palomo, IT Director at Beverly Public Schools, regarding how he successfully managed his entire tech stack.

Spring Celebrations to Enliven Your Classroom


Boost learning and fun this spring with quirky calendar celebrations collected by ed consultant Anne Anderson. Whether it’s observing National Optimism Month in March or Paper Airplane Day in May, adding exclamation points to the arrival of spring is a win for everyone!

Is Autocorrect Making Us Smarter or Eroding Our Humanity?

ED Surge

These days our word processing systems can do some of the writing for us—with features that suggest what word you might be about to type and save you the trouble of keying in every letter.

Helping Students Win at School (and Life!) | Overcoming Self Sabotage - Change Your Life Story | Hyflex Teaching and Learning

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Please consider joining us for one or more of our brand new series of affordable 'Survive and Thrive!' webinars, workshops, and summits, part of the LearningRevolution.com family: Library 2.0 , The Future of Education , ReinventingSchool.com , Classroom 2.0 , and TeacherLibrarian.org.