Fri.Jul 29, 2022

The Case for PDFs in Class Revisited

Ask a Tech Teacher

I published this about a year ago and have updated it to reflect our current teaching environment. Let me know if this fits your experiences: The biggest reason teachers report for NOT liking internet-based cloud accounts has nothing to do with money, security, or privacy.

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Why It Is Important For Teachers To Convert A PDF to Word Document

EdTech4Beginners

Teaching is not an easy job, and education advancement in the last several years doesn’t make it easier. Many edutech websites help the teaching program by combining education with technology. So, many digital tools are now available to support the teaching program. Besides, there are lots of educational platforms that provide learning material teachers can access. Many edutech platforms encourage teachers to be more active, innovative, and productive.

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How School Districts Can Keep Pace with Students Eager to Bypass Security

EdNews Daily

By Paul Hafen As K-12 teachers struggle to keep their hybrid digital/in-person classes on track and districts move to shield schools from increasingly frequent ransomware attacks, there’s a growing threat undermining both of their plans.

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The critical link between scholastic esports and career pathways education

eSchool News

When I first approached my administration back in August 2021 about implementing a scholastic esports program at school, I had imagined facing significant opposition to the idea, and, in preparation, had rehearsed my talking points and done my research in order to be persuasive.

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.

Powering the Reading Revolution with Student Empowerment

EdNews Daily

By Yvette Manns By allowing students to show up as their authentic selves, educators can work to build confident, lifelong readers I believe that many educators commit to this work because we want to make sure every child has a fighting chance regardless of their zip code, background, or exposure to rich language in the home environment.

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The Real Key to Teacher Wellbeing and Ultimately, Retention

EdNews Daily

By Tamara Fyke This past week I led a professional development session for some new teachers at a school with which I have been working for several years. The Executive Principal and Assistant Principal also participated in the training.

110% humidity, 100% human collaboration

eSchool News

This summer, thousands of educators and vendors who serve education descended on New Orleans and braved 110% humidity for the first “back to normal” conference for the International Society of Technology in Education, or ISTE.

Hybrid Logistics is Solving Education’s Most Urgent Challenges

EdNews Daily

By Chris McMurray Post pandemic, our schools are fraught with challenges – not the least of which is a teacher shortage that threatens to leave our learners with nearly a million fewer teachers than they need.

What is Kibo and How Can it Be Used to Teach? Tips & Tricks

techlearning

Kibo is a robotics and coding specialist that is ideal for education

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.

Impatient for workers, businesses help students take college shortcuts

The Hechinger Report

STAMFORD, Conn. After high school, Mohameth Seck enrolled in college. But he dropped out in his sophomore year to spend time developing an app. This story also appeared in Connecticut Mirror. “I I was taking classes that weren’t really interesting me,” said Seck, now 25, who wanted to work in tech.

Virtual Meeting Tips for Remote and Hybrid Teams!

WizIQ Education & Technology

Meetings are the mainstay of the business world. They connect people, encourage collaboration, and stimulate interactions. With remote working becoming more and more popular, there’s now an alternative to meeting face-to-face via online meetings.

Digital Signage Improves Real-Time District Communications

EdTech Magazine

As a concept, digital signage in K–12 school districts isn’t new. In the past, it might have been used in front of the school or in announcement areas, but it’s now being integrated into all spaces.

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Redefining Workforce Technology: Learning and Employment Records

edWeb.net

Watch the Recording Listen to the Podcast. With the ubiquity of the internet, there have been various iterations to the resume and portfolio development for job seekers—and to the recruitment process for employers.

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).

VIZOR presenting at SPARCC 2022

Vizor

We are excited to be contributing a session on 1:1 (one-to-one) Chromebook Management at the SPARCC EdTech Conference. Dean Bates will be presenting “Chromebook 1:1 challenges and How to overcome them!” on August 5th 2022. Managing a fleet of 1:1 Chromebooks can be challenging.

Transforming Education with Virtual Labs and Immersive Learning

Kitaboo on EdTech

With educational technology going through a paradigm shift of worldwide acceptance, both leadership and academia in the education sector are moving towards incorporating virtual lab options with real-time guidance and feedback.

How Computer-based tests are becoming credible in the current Evaluation System?

Think Exam

Computer-based examinations are the new normal in today’s world. And for good reason too. With the world becoming more and more technology-oriented it should hardly come as a surprise that the education sector was affected too.

Students’ Physical and Mental Health Declined During the Pandemic. Could a New Telehealth Initiative Help?

ED Surge

Hope that school might return to normal in the fall is quickly dimming as new COVID-19 variants threaten to pummel communities throughout the country and COVID hospitalization rates increase. Many districts are dusting off COVID-19 safety and cleaning protocols and shoring up remote learning options.

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!

How do Psychometric Assessments help in Skillful Recruitment?

Think Exam

The recruitment sector has transformed significantly in recent years. Unquestionably, it is no longer in its inception stage but is currently making rapid advancements. Before the introduction of aptitude, skills, and personality tests, Face-to-face interviews were the standard.

5 Ways to Clean Out Your Gmail

Teacher Tech

How to clean out your gmail. You want to keep a clean inbox to increase your productivity. Here are 5 tips from Alice Keeler on how to keep your Gmail inbox clean. The post 5 Ways to Clean Out Your Gmail appeared first on Teacher Tech. Gmail Google gmail google GoogleEDU