Mon.May 23, 2022

Are Personal Learning Networks the Key to Keeping Teachers?

ED Surge

Educator shortages continue to be a top concern for many. And the trend of teachers leaving the classroom is unlikely to reverse course anytime soon.

Kiddom’s Newest Feature–Lesson Launch

Ask a Tech Teacher

If you’re not familiar with Kiddom , you should be, especially in the changing environment of today’s classroom.

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How students can safely search the internet

Hapara

Many of us remember heading to the library to gather books and printed articles for our school projects. Libraries, of course, still hold a wealth of information, but now learners can go beyond the library walls.

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Lessons from Sesame Workshop: Leveraging Research and Learner Testing for Powerful Edtech

Digital Promise

The post Lessons from Sesame Workshop: Leveraging Research and Learner Testing for Powerful Edtech appeared first on Digital Promise. Blog Developers Entrepreneurs Marketplace Case Studies Deeper Learning

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.

Toy Take Apart and Repurposing: A Creative Problem-Solving Lesson

User Generated Education

Toy Take Apart and Repurposing is always a great favorite both with my gifted students and with my campers during my summer Toy Hacking and Making camp. I purchase battery-operated toys from ebay and thrift stores.

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44 Young Adult Dystopian Novels For Teens

TeachThought - Learn better.

While the content can be dramatic, dystopian novels for young adults can offer a kind of practice for navigating an uncertain world. The post 44 Young Adult Dystopian Novels For Teens appeared first on TeachThought. Literacy Books

PROOF POINTS: Lessons from college dropouts who came back

The Hechinger Report

In 2020, there were 39 million or one out of every five American adults under 65 who had dropped out of college and never finished their degrees, according to the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center. Credit: NICOLAS TUCAT/AFP via Getty Images.

What Is Blooket And How Does It Work? Tips & Tricks

techlearning

Blooket is a game-based learning platform that offers immersive gameplay and lots of teacher tweeks

OPINION: With college enrollment tumbling, new strategies are urgently needed

The Hechinger Report

college enrollments have declined by 3 million students over the past decade. While the decrease has been concentrated in community colleges, it’s coming soon to many four-year institutions.

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.

Is K-12 ready for skills-based hiring?

eSchool News

There are very few silver linings emerging from the worldwide pandemic related to education, but one of them is a crystalizing view about the importance of “skills visibility.” Skills are becoming and will soon be the currency in the new emerging global talent and hiring ecosystem.

‘Grow Your Own’ Teacher Programs: What To Know

techlearning

School districts are increasingly developing teachers from within their own student ranks

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Best Web Annotation Tools and Apps for Teachers and Students

Educators Technology

Annotation is a great way to capture and record your thoughts as you interact with reading resources (e.g., web pages, documents, PDFs, images, and videos). Annotation also offers a deeper.read more. web annotating tools

3 Things to Consider When Making Over School Networks for Post-Pandemic Learning

EdTech Magazine

Located about two hours southeast of Dallas, Troup Independent School District is one of many K–12 school districts planning a network makeover this summer to better support post-pandemic learning in the fall.

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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).

Moving on from Standardized Tests to AI: Helping Students and Teachers in Real-Time

EmergingEdTech

Image Source: Pixabay Test anxiety: we’ve all experienced it. Your palms get sweaty. Your stomach churns. You pen up the paper exam and suddenly your mind goes blank. You panic and, unless you manage. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post.

Whole child learning paves a path to success, teachers say

eSchool News

An overwhelming majority of educators polled in a new survey say they believe students achieve success when schools make whole child learning a priority.

How Technology Helps with Classroom Management

Shake Up Learning

The post How Technology Helps with Classroom Management appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Long gone are the days when students had nothing to look at but the chalkboard and nothing to listen to but the teacher.

What’s Next for Edtech Now That the ‘Pandemic Bump’ Has Faded?

ED Surge

The pandemic forced lasting changes on the American education system. It also brought an explosion of private investments into edtech. What exactly that means for the future technology in schools is still uncertain.

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!

KiwiCo’s “Look With Me” Panda Crate Review – Is It Good?

Fractus Learning

Table of Contents What Do You Get With The KiwiCo Panda Crate "Look With Me"? Inside the Panda Crate – Look With Me Box What Did Our Volunteer Review Family think of the Look With Me Panda Crate? Did This STEM Activities Box help develop visual tracking skills?

Amid Child Care Crisis, New Head of NAEYC Pledges to Prioritize Listening and Inclusion

ED Surge

Michelle Kang has spent much of her first month as the new CEO of the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) on something of a listening tour. She’s visited child care programs to see and hear what providers and educators are facing more than two years into the pandemic.

Dr. Seuss Bulletin Board Ideas For The Classroom

Fractus Learning

FReadom to Read

The Daring Librarian

Book Display • Books • Resources • Rant Two blog posts in a row about our Library being a Safe Space for our LGBTQIA+ kiddos. Because we're aggressively passionate about being allies to our kids.

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.

How is mobile learning evolving in the digital world?

Kitaboo on EdTech

With smartphones becoming the device of choice to consume content, they are being increasingly leveraged to deliver online educational courses by schools and colleges, and learning and development training by the corporate sector.

New European Data-Privacy Policy Carries Implications for Ed-Tech Companies

Marketplace K-12

The European Union came to an agreement on the Digital Services Act late April, with stricter protections on data privacy and tech company accountability.

For Teachers and Librarians: "Starting Your Own Side Gig" (Next Week) + "Overcoming Self Sabotage" (Tomorrow)

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

STARTING YOUR OWN SIDE GIG: ENTREPRENEURSHIP FOR TEACHERS, LIBRARIANS, AND OTHERS Part of the LearningRevolution.com 'Survive and Thrive!'

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Teachers, deputized to fight the culture wars, are often reluctant to serve

The Hechinger Report

Michael Woods doesn’t tell his high school students that he is gay. He doesn’t bring up gay marriage or any other topic that might court controversy, either. This story also appeared in USA Today. “I

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.