Tue.Sep 29, 2020

Creating Your Own Tutoring and Teaching Company with Megan Padden-Shin

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Creating Your Own Tutoring and Teaching Company with Megan Padden-Shin Megan Padden-Shin has successfully built a tutoring and teaching company during the past two years.

6 ideas for infusing choice into the math classroom

Ditch That Textbook

This post is written by Mandi Tolen a math teacher from Missouri. You can connect with her on Twitter @MandiTolenEDU and check out her blog infinitelyteaching.com. I love the idea of giving students choices in the classroom.

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Taking students seriously disrupts our comfort and threatens our sense of authority

Dangerously Irrelevant

Nicole Williams Beechum said : We know from research that students can have more robust learning experiences when what happens in school is relevant to their lives, helps them connect to a larger purpose, and is grounded in a sense of belonging.

What Educators Need to know about Social Media, Online Bullying, and Hate Speech in Schools


The Internet has revolutionized much of modern life, especially when it comes to education. There are benefits when students can learn and socialize in online spaces, but it comes with a dark side. Nearly three out of five U.S. teens say they have been harassed or bullied online.

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.

Prioritizing school funding in the midst of multiple crises

eSchool News

Faced with fast-changing instructional models, varying infection rates, decreasing revenue sources, and a variety of natural disasters, how can education finance officials meet the short-term needs of their districts as well as longer-term school funding requirements?

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How to use learning communities to improve student success


For educators, watching students learn is second only to watching them use what they’ve learned to improve their lives and the lives of those around them. After all, your ultimate goal is to prepare them for life after the school’s out, right?

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How This District Avoided Disruptions to Learning When Schools Shut Down


When Meriden Public Schools in central Connecticut made a quick switch to remote learning during the COVID-19 school shutdowns, they didn't hit the same roadblocks that left many other districts reeling. Instead, Superintendent Dr. Mark Benigni says the move went smoothly.

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Looking for the little wins

eSchool News

Everyone has a crazy COVID story. For Brigantine, NJ Superintendent Glenn Robbins, it goes something like this—lead a school district through a global pandemic having hardly met the students, parents, or faculty.

Can Streaming Video Be The Superhero Of The 2020-21 School Year?


This year, teachers and students across the country are faced with new challenges both in and out of the classroom. School safety aside, the biggest obstacle for teachers is creating a positive learning environment that is engaging to students no matter their classroom. .

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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.

OPINION: Equity in online learning is about much more than technology access

The Hechinger Report

Even before the global pandemic pushed many colleges and universities to teach students remotely, online learning had become an increasingly important part of higher education. Yet, as this spring’s pivot to online learning showed us, equity remains a significant challenge.

Covid Diary: Morris School District


The Tech & Learning COVID Diary series follows educators and administrators throughout the year as they share stories about how their districts are handling teaching and learning during the pandemic

The Unusual Lengths School Bands Are Going To Keep Practices Safe—and Why It Matters


Many college and high school bands have resumed practicing during the pandemic. But doing so safely involves plenty of challenges.

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To Cold Call or Not Cold Call? with @VictoriaTheTech

Teacher Tech

It’s all about the language. This isn’t really a strategy as much as it is a principle: lead with positive language when you cold call on somebody. The post To Cold Call or Not Cold Call? with @VictoriaTheTech appeared first on Teacher Tech. Guest Post

7 Benefits of Lesson Plans in the Cloud

What if teachers didn’t have to lug tons of paperwork with them to and from work? Having lesson plans available anywhere is just one of the advantages.

4 ways to get the most out of early childhood funding during distance learning

eSchool News

COVID-19 is leading to months of learning loss for students across the state of California. So state leaders are providing schools $5.3 billion in funding to try to address the issue moving forward. Much of that money is going to devices, software, and internet access for distance learning.

Manage and run virtual coaching institutions using Linways.

Linways Technologies

We are all adapting to a life with COVID19. It is a fact and is likely to be in our lives at least for some time. Like every brand of education, the coaching and training sector is also affected heavily by the pandemic.

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edWeb.net Launches edWeb Podcasts


edWeb.net is excited to announce the release of selected audio recordings of professional learning presentations on edWeb podcast channels.

5 Shifts We Need in Education Now – SULS082

Shake Up Learning

The post 5 Shifts We Need in Education Now – SULS082 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Education is undergoing a much-needed shakeup, and there are 5 Shifts We Need Now!

Why Families Leave Schools

Do you know three of the biggest reasons families leave schools? Here they are – and what you can do about it.

4 Practical Google Sites Templates to Use in Your Teaching

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

If you are looking for an easy and reliable platform to create your classroom website, Google Sites is definitely one of the best options to consider. It provides you with the space and tools needed.read more

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More Distance Learning Hands-On Experimenting

Cycles of Learning

Continuing with my goal of bringing more SUSTAINABLE and ACCESSIBLE hands-on labs to the distance learning setting, below is another summary of the activity that was used to follow up the one described here. I hope you find it useful in your own planning for those of you that are still 100% distance.

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Here Is A Good Google Doc Add-on To Improve Students Writing Style

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Writing Habit is a Google Docs add-on to help you with your writing. The basic philosophy behind the app is to help users build writing habits through achieving daily/weekly writing.read more

Why Self-Awareness in Your Employees Is a Better Indicator of Success Than Skill

Marketplace K-12

The ability for inexperienced workers at an education company to recognize what they know and what you don’t must be cultivated, explains Sara Potler LaHayne, the CEO of Move This World.

How Online Admissions Affect Enrollment Rates

Discover the top five reasons your school’s admissions should be online.

My Teaching Philosophy: A Mindset During Uncertainty


As everything changes all around me, I’ve had time to really reflect on what it means to be a teacher, what it means to me to be a teacher, and finally, what it means to me to be a teacher in the midst of a pandemic.

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Reducing Stress During Pandemic Teaching


With the stressors of COVID-19 teaching likely to be around for some time to come, educator Curtis Chandler suggests ways he and others can use research-based strategies to reduce teaching stress, hold pandemic angst at bay and bolster our capacity to serve kids well.

Pursuing Educational Equity in Selma: Part 1


By Stacey Pusey. WATCH THE EDWEBINAR RECORDING. LISTEN TO THE PODCAST. Achieving educational equity is a moral and fiscal imperative, according to Dr. Bren Elliott, Chief School Improvement and Supports Officer for District of Columbia Public Schools.

Distance Learning Guidance for Families [Video]

Where Learning Clicks

With distance learning continuing in new ways for the foreseeable future, we share tips and resources to help make things easier for families and students. The post Distance Learning Guidance for Families [Video] appeared first on Where Learning Clicks.

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K-12 Private School Student Information System Buying Guide

Too many private schools are still using clunky, outdated systems, causing unnecessary stress and wasted time. That’s why it’s vital for them to invest in modern products and services purposefully designed for private K-12 education.