Thu.Jun 16, 2022

Using open educational resources to empower differentiated instruction


Open educational resources, also known as OER, provide a great way to supplement curriculum to differentiate instruction and better meet each learner’s needs in your classroom. para built itself upon a robust pedagogical foundation that is designed to support differentiated instruction.

Color Management: A Checklist for Digital Artists 

ViewSonic Education

If you want to master visual arts, you should turn your eyes to color management. And the sooner the better. It’s one of the most important processes for photographers and digital artists.

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12 Authentic Starting Points For Learning

TeachThought - Learn better.

Learning--real, informal, authentic, and lifelong learning--can 'begin' with just about anything. The post 12 Authentic Starting Points For Learning appeared first on TeachThought. Learning Terry Heick

4 tools to help students build post-COVID research skills

eSchool News

As an educator with 21 years of experience in teaching and learning, I have had the opportunity to work with students of differing abilities and learning backgrounds. During a typical school year, meeting the varied needs of my students makes for an extremely rewarding, but challenging job.

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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.

We Should Teach About Uncomfortable Ideas, Here’s How

TeachThought - Learn better.

We can striving to remain true to the ideals of liberal science and the cascading norms of conversation using an inquiry stance. The post We Should Teach About Uncomfortable Ideas, Here’s How appeared first on TeachThought. Teaching

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Two Discovery Education Services Win 2022 SIIA CODiE Awards

eSchool News

Silver Spring, MD (Thursday, June 16, 2022) – The Discovery Education K-12 learning platform won the Best Education Platform award for PK-20 and the Mystery Science service earned the Best Science Instructional Solution award for Grades PK – 8 as part of the recent 2022 SIIA CODiE Awards.

ISTE LIVE 2022: Sessions to Highlight Tech Leadership, Digital Equity, Esports and More

EdTech Magazine

Teachers, school administrators, technology leaders and technology providers are preparing to kick off the summer at one of the largest K–12 ed tech conferences in the world: the annual gathering of the International Society for Technology in Education.

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Sachs Foundation and Teach For America Team Up to Deliver Funds and Support to Black Educators in Colorado, Addressing the Black Teacher Shortage

eSchool News


Review: Microsoft’s Portable Surface Laptop SE is Scaled Down Yet Powerful

EdTech Magazine

As schools and parents rushed to purchase laptops during the pandemic, it’s entirely possible that some bought devices that were not designed for K–12 students. That is why Microsoft conducted research with elementary schools to find out what younger students really needed in a computing device.

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.

Kajeet to Bring Next-Gen Private 5G to Schools & Students Across America in Partnership with Google Cloud

eSchool News

MCLEAN, Va.–( –( BUSINESS WIRE )– Kajeet, a world-class provider of private wireless and managed IoT connectivity, today announced a collaboration with Google to deploy its Private 5G Platform on Google Distributed Cloud Edge.

Summer School Is Growing With Little Help From Federal Funds, Survey Finds

Marketplace K-12

Only one in five summer program providers say they've received COVID relief funds, according to new survey by Afterschool Alliance. The post Summer School Is Growing With Little Help From Federal Funds, Survey Finds appeared first on Market Brief.

Is your district’s IT safe and accessible?

eSchool News

Cyberattacks against educational institutions have skyrocketed–and keeping student and educator information safe and protected is a top priority. Schools need versatile solutions that update, adapt, and scale to support everyone, in and out of the classroom.

TikTok for Teachers

Cool Cat Teacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Today, Million+ follower, TikTok teacher, and creator of #TeacherTipTuesday, Megan Mayer, shares her thoughts about TikTok, how to prevent profanity on TikTok and why it is a valuable tool for teachers.

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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).

Gale’s Political Extremism and Radicalism Series Wins 2022 SIIA CODiE Award

eSchool News

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. June 16, 2022 – Gale , part of Cengage Group, is thrilled to announce that its Political Extremism and Radicalism series has been named the best Library Reference or Educational Database of 2022 as part of the annual SIIA CODiE Awards.

Share the Gift of Story with All Your Students


Middle grades teacher and NBCT Kathleen Palmieri finds John Schu’s book The Gift of Story “an incredible journey into the power of stories” as he invites teachers to an exploration of the affective side of reading and shares ways to welcome students into the reading life. Incredible.".


Vector Solutions Releases New Student Safety & Wellness Courses to Address Topics of Concern for Students Today

eSchool News

Tampa, FL – June 16, 2022 – Vector Solutions, the leading provider of training and software solutions to help schools make their operations and communities safer, smarter, and better, has created a new set of online courses for students focusing on important safety topics such as trauma awareness, dating violence, human trafficking, and more.

macOS Security Basics Series: The One Where Everyone Read Your Data Because It Wasn’t Encrypted

Jamf on EdTech

Encrypting your data may seem like a foreign concept to some users. It may be the stuff of thriller-type novels and spy yarns.

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!

My appearance on Telepractice Today podcast


Some weeks ago, I had the terrific opportunity to talk with Kim Dutro Allen and K.Todd Houston at their excellent Telepractice Today podcast. Each week they bring in someone from the field to discuss telepractice and therapy in general with different themes and always some terrific tips.

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Easing the stress of poverty can bring down rates of child abuse and neglect

The Hechinger Report

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