Mon.Jul 27, 2020

7 Things to Consider As We Return to Learn This Fall

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter As we prepare to learn this fall, we need to consider some teaching best practices.


Back to School Tips

Ask a Tech Teacher

It’s hard to imagine school is back in a few weeks. I’ve collected a series of back-to-school tips that are suited for in-person or remote learning. Pick those that work for you: Great Back to School Activities. Back to School: A Bundle of Lesson Plans at a Great Price.


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Guest post: How To Choose The Best Communications Course in Singapore


A communications course is always one of the most popular options among students in Singapore since communication skills are the first criteria that employers look for when hiring.


Online Cheating Isn’t Going Away. Use It as a Teachable Moment for Students and Educators


As more colleges and school districts prepare to resume remote instruction for the fall, educators may worry how to prevent cheating when assignments and exams are held 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.

Using summer to help teachers prepare for the fall

eSchool News

As a certified virtual teacher for the past three years, my life and general routine has changed very little since school closures were put into effect in March.


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Alert: Recoding Google Meet ENDS September 30 2020

Teacher Tech

In response to school closures in March G Suite for Education enabled Enterprise features of being able to record Google Meet for all G Suite for Education domains. Free Recoding Google Meet Ends September 30, 2020 Enterprise G Suite for Education G Suite for Education is free.


8 reasons game-based learning is growing

eSchool News

Revenue for game-based learning and education is projected to reach more than $24 billion by 2024, according to a new market forecast.


PROOF POINTS: Survey reveals stark rich-poor divide in how U.S. children were taught remotely during the spring school closures

The Hechinger Report

As the coronavirus pandemic spread through the country, a common (socially distanced) conversation among friends and families compared how many hours of remote learning kids were getting.


Sharing the Joy of Reading with Students


To motivate students to embrace independent reading, Kasey Short recommends we help them find the right books, use authentic assignments for accountability, and provide the time to read – all to help build a classroom climate where reading is valued, enjoyed and celebrated.


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: 30 years after the Americans with Disabilities Act became law, Black, single parents whose kids the ADA should help still face a long road

The Hechinger Report

As a Black mother of children with autism, I cannot separate my passage into a disability-centered way of navigating systems of care from my blackness or other critical identities, such as being a single mother and a first-generation Nigerian American.


Forces Join To Grant the Wishes of More Than 500 Classrooms Nationwide

eSchool News

My Wish For U.S.,


Digital Storytelling in Enterprise Reporting and Actionable Equity


Digital storytelling will define the next decade of data


Free classes and practice problems in over 200 subjects

eSchool News

Many K-12 schools have closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. More closings are sure to come. In response, Varsity Tutors , founded by Washington University in St. Louis alum Chuck Cohn, has launched a new service called Virtual School Day.


Develop A Feature-Rich App for Any Virtual Classroom

Building an e-learning platform? Download the solution brief to learn how you can create a customized, feature-rich, interactive classroom for an enhanced learning experience.

Google Has a New Credential Program for Ed Tech Coaches

EdTech Magazine

Google for Education recently launched a new certification program to help instructional coaches better support K–12 educators using technology. The Certified Coach program features a free structured curriculum and research-based, five-step coaching model focused on driving meaningful technology use in schools.


5 Important Google Slides Tips To Help Your Create Engaging Presentations for Your Class

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Google Slides is a great free tool that you can use with your students in class to easily create engaging presentations. Slides provides a wide variety of features and functionalities that enable more. 2020 Google Slides


Here’s How Back To School Might Look In The New Normal


The students are met at the school door with a thermometer and a health quiz, answering questions like “Are you feeling sick today?” ” Once they pass this quiz, the students in this summer enrichment program outside St.


Preparing Your Children For the New School Year With The COVID-19 Situation

Georgia Test Prep

The coming school year will be unlike any new school year that kids – or parents – have ever faced. Schools in Georgia will be reopening for the new year come fall, but counties are doing it their own way. In-person instruction, virtual learning, and a combination of these are the possibilities.


8 Reasons to Invest in a New Student Information System

If your school’s SIS has limited functions, only works on campus or breaks down more than you would like, it might time to invest in a new one.

Today: Preparing to Switch Between On-Site & Online Teaching

The Innovative Educator

Join me today, Monday, July 27th at 4:00 pm to hear educators discuss how to switch between on-site and online teaching. We will listen to a panel together, then myself and co-moderator Laura Ogando with lead participants in a discussion about what we've heard and how it applies in our own context.


Microsoft Whiteboard- A Collaborative Digital Canvas for Animating your Ideas

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Microsoft Whiteboard is a digital smartboard that allows you to bring your ideas to fruition through a wide variety of expressive forms. You can sketch, draw, write and share your ideas more. 2020 iPad whiteboard apps Microsoft tools for teachers


What is Flipped Education in a Remote Learning Environment?

Saving Socrates

So much can be said about the incredible creativity that has come out of the time students and faculty spent engaging in education online.


WATCH: Jeb Bush on Equity in School Accountability


Making Next Year Count: Equity in School Accountability. Last week, Bellwether Education Partners hosted a timely conversation on school accountability with Governor Jeb Bush, The Education Trust’s John B. King, Jr., and CCSSO’s Carissa Moffat Miller.


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.

K-12 Dealmaking: Weld North Completes Major SEL Acquisition

Marketplace K-12

Weld North Education has acquired social-emotional learning provider PurposePrep. The post K-12 Dealmaking: Weld North Completes Major SEL Acquisition appeared first on Market Brief. Marketplace K-12 Curriculum / Digital Curriculum K-12 Dealmaking


Technology Tidbits

* will send out gift cards to the first two teachers who leave the comments. Do you need summer themed vocabulary worksheets? Or do you need some COVID-19 relate homework? Or do you need addition and subtraction lesson plans for the remote teaching?