Mon.Jun 07, 2021

Why Students Should Get Involved in Leading School Improvement Projects

Digital Promise

The Inclusive Innovation for Adolescent Writing project brings together students, parents, teachers, administrators, and community members to explore and tackle secondary writing challenges.

A ‘magic’ school bus brings science class to schools in need

The Hechinger Report

Editor’s note: This story led off this week’s Future of Learning newsletter, which is delivered free to subscribers’ inboxes every other Wednesday with trends and top stories about education innovation. Subscribe today! When science teacher Kathryn?Spivey

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How to Use Podcasts in Teaching

Edsurge

The following is the latest installment of the Toward Better Teaching advice column. You can pose a question for a future column here. Reader Question: Dear Bonni, I know that both you and your husband have podcasts and that you love not only producing them, but consuming them.

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How to help children develop executive functioning skills

eSchool News

Social studies. Science. There’s no shortage of important topics the U.S. education system imparts on our youth. And yet, there is a set of skills that’s not given enough attention in the classroom: Executive functioning. .

3 Templates for Uncomplicating Your Product Management Process

In this workbook, you’ll find a comprehensive set of templates product development and cross-functional teams can adopt to better leverage your existing skills and your data.

Lacking Online Programs, Many Colleges Are Rushing to Partner with OPMs. Should They?

Edsurge

In the last couple of decades, as online learning was steadily being recognized by millions of students as a convenient way to earn a highly prized academic degree, most senior officers at the nation’s colleges and universities paid little attention, dithered or dabbled.

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Enabling the next generation of citizen data scientists

eSchool News

Google has ruined research. Okay… I’m being hyperbolic. Google hasn’t ruined research. But as a senior data scientist, I do worry that search in the age of Google has outstripped our ability to gather, analyze and truly interpret data.

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PROOF POINTS: Pandemic relief money is flowing to class-size reduction but research evidence for it isn’t strong

The Hechinger Report

A 2018 review of the research evidence for reducing class sizes found only small benefits in reading and no benefits in math, on average. Tennessee’s small-class experiment produced strong academic gains in the 1980s but that success has rarely been replicated.

Negative Effects of Continued Hybrid Learning on Younger Children

EmergingEdTech

Image Source While many hope to see a return to more face-to-face learning this coming fall, this piece reminds us how much of a negative impact too much hybrid learning can have on developing young. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post.

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SplashLearn Makes Learning Fun and Creates Fearless Learners

Loved by more than 30 million kids, SplashLearn is a game-based learning program that creates engaging learning experiences to nurture a generation of fearless learners. SplashLearn is the fastest growing elementary school math program in the US, used by more than 440,000 teachers in about 77,000 schools across the United States.

Adobe Capture: Unleash Students Creativity Through Artwork

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Over the last few months we reviewed some excellent free Adobe apps teachers can use in their instruction namely Adobe Spark Video (for creating videos) and Adobe Spark Post (for creating beautiful.read more

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Wakelet Lesson Plan for Middle and High School

techlearning

This Wakelet Lesson Plan is designed to assist educators with incorporating online curation tools for team projects

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This Is How to Delete Hidden Data from Apps in Google Drive

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

As a Google Drive user, you are automatically given 16 GB storage space for free. This storage space is shared across three services: Gmail, Google Photos, and Google Drive. Anything you store in any.read more

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OPINION: Higher Education needs to get comfortable with trial and error

The Hechinger Report

Grand challenges facing society, like social mobility, sustainability, equity and the preservation of democracy, grow in complexity and urgency each day. As engines of knowledge, discovery and innovation, colleges and universities were created to help us navigate troubled times like these.

The SaaS Guide to Conversion Rate Optimization

Every SaaS business has a strategic responsibility to improve Conversion Rate Optimization across their product or site. Learn 7 detailed steps to infuse data into your process, surface customer drop-off points, and generate ideas to drive conversion.

Trauma and Teaching: Boundaries and Bridges

MiddleWeb

In relating to students experiencing trauma, teachers need to consider boundaries – how much we share of ourselves and how we respect our students’ personal spaces. Alex Shevrin Venet offers her insights about equity and trauma in school and ways to respond and build bridges.

Scholastic Announces The Untimely Death Of Its Chairman And Ceo M. Richard (Dick) Robinson, Jr.

eSchool News

New York – June 6, 2021 – Scholastic Corporation (NASDAQ: SCHL), the global children’s publishing, education and media company, today announced that M. Richard Robinson, Jr. the Company’s Chairman and CEO passed away yesterday unexpectedly.

Teachers: Increase Student Equity and Inclusion by Reflecting on Your Videos

Edthena

Educators often review videos of their teaching to reflect on and strengthen their instructional practice. But what about increasing inclusion in the classroom for students? Video can and should also serve this larger purpose of student equity.

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Big Gaps Remain in Students’ Home Internet Access, Survey Reveals

Marketplace K-12

Even as internet access for students away from school has increased, many lack the robust connectivity to upload content and do other bandwidth-intensive work, a survey by the Consortium for School Networking finds.

5 Costly Inventory Management Mistakes Schools Should Avoid

If your school is like most, inventory and/or asset management plays a critical role in daily operations.

“You Can Still Fight”: The Black Radical Tradition, Healing, and Literacies | LEARN Marginal Syllabus

Educator Innovator

‘Curriculum design may thus be centered organically in the rich literate lives and social contexts of the students themselves, rather than merely being manufactured for teachers and transmitted into classrooms.’.

Richard Robinson, CEO of Children’s Publishing Giant Scholastic, Dies at Age of 84

Marketplace K-12

Richard Robinson, who had helmed the giant company in children's publishing for nearly five decades, passed away at the age of 84. The post Richard Robinson, CEO of Children’s Publishing Giant Scholastic, Dies at Age of 84 appeared first on Market Brief.

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The Learning Revolution Has Begun

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