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


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

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!

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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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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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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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


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

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


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.

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.

‘Grow Your Own’ Teacher Programs: What To Know


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


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.

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.

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.

6 Tips for EdTech Evaluation by Adult Learning Institutions

Many continuing adult education institutions have turned to technology used by higher ed with the following benefits: elevates teaching and learning, scales to address changes in staffing, enrollment and budget, and protects student and institutional data.

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 more. web annotating tools

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.

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?

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.

White Paper: Enabling digital creativity with Augmented Reality in K12 education

We have conducted 2 research projects on teaching with AR. This research has been conducted with the UiO and the UiS. The resulting white paper is an in-depth look at the state of creative learning through the use of 3D modeling and exploration in AR.

Dr. Seuss Bulletin Board Ideas For The Classroom

Fractus Learning

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun


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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.

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

2021 Trends in Online Student Demographics’s second annual report on online student demographics explores the characteristics of today’s online students and their insights on college decision-making and the online learning experience amid the challenges of COVID-19.