Wed.Nov 24, 2021

How to Create a Robot Library

techlearning

Gilbert Public Schools district has created a robot library that features kits that can be borrowed by schools and come complete with lessons tied to standards

4 ways to incorporate student voice, choice, and SEL into learning

eSchool News

Research shows that giving students agency and influence in their learning makes them more engaged and invested in their education. It also empowers them to take control, show initiative, and adopt leadership roles.

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How Micro-Credentials Boost Career Pathways in Rural Communities

edWeb.net

Blog post by Stacey Pusey based on this edLeader Panel. What happens when a state has a professional learning mandate for teachers but no funding to offer them? Or taking any professional learning seminar requires hours of travel with no viable substitutes to cover the class?

3 ways to prepare for rigorous math learning

eSchool News

While students across all grades have shown growth during the pandemic-related learning disruptions, that growth hasn’t kept pace with what we’d expect to see in a typical year.

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.

OPINION: How targeted federal action could finally chip away at the broadband racism faced by Black students

The Hechinger Report

Pandemic-era lockdowns put an unmistakable spotlight on digital equity — particularly for K-12 students. But nowhere is the digital divide larger than in the Black rural South.

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What Is Padlet? Teachers Step by Step Guide

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Padlet is an online bulletin board that teachers and students can use to collaborate, curate, and share digital content. The way Padlet works is simple and easy: users create padlets and add posts to.read more. Content curation tools Digital Curation Tools Padlet

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How Schools Can Call a Truce in Education’s Ongoing Culture War

Edsurge

In April 2019, I stood with Virginia’s Governor, Secretary of Education, and State Superintendent to declare “ Virginia is for Learners.” It was the crescendo of a multi-year education reform effort spanning two gubernatorial administrations, led by a host of state and local education leaders.

Role of Secure Browser in a Remotely Proctored Exam

Think Exam

Online examination is flourishing and becoming necessary in today’s scenario. This is why a remote proctoring solution is much needed. After the covid-19 pandemic, institutes, and organizations have adopted the latest technology for secure online[.].

NDS Solution’s founder Kim Horatio about building an outstanding company in the digital signage industry 

AsiaTechDaily

Bookmark( 0 ) Please login to bookmark. Username or Email Address. Password. Remember Me. No account yet? Register NDS Solution is a software developer company, specialising in digital signage. The company has been in the field for 10 years and received many awards and certifications.

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.

To Save Its Campus Bookstore, This University Took It Online

Edsurge

We know that college students’ tastes for digital services have the power to make companies snap to attention. A recent example is publishing giant Pearson’s dive into the world of textbook subscriptions in hopes of making itself more appealing to students shopping around for the best deal.

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Indonesia’s OKHOME scores $3m in latest funding round

AsiaTechDaily

Bookmark( 0 ) Please login to bookmark. Username or Email Address. Password. Remember Me. No account yet? Register Indonesian homecare services startup OKHOME announced raising a total of $3 million in its recent Series A funding.

OPINION: Predatory for-profit colleges are back. It’s time to stop them

The Hechinger Report

When the pandemic hit, consumer advocates and higher education experts issued a grim warning: Predatory for-profit colleges were poised for a revival. A year later, those predictions have proven depressingly accurate.

‘Don’t rush to spend on edtech’

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! As of Nov. 4, the U.S.

2021 Trends in Online Student Demographics

BestColleges.com’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.