Thu.Jun 09, 2022

3 key steps when using VR in education

eSchool News

As new VR technologies emerge, educators at all levels are finding new applications to augment the classroom experience – and for good reason. VR allows educators to move past pages in a textbook to create totally immersive experiences that stimulate and inspire students.

6 Tech Activities for Your Summer School Program

Ask a Tech Teacher

With the growing interest in tech comes a call for summer school programs that supersize student enthusiasm for technology. If you’ve been tasked (or voluntold) to run this activity, here are six activities that will tech-infuse participants: Debate.

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Creating a curriculum with Black girls in mind 

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! Cierra Kaler-Jones wasn’t your traditional dance teacher.

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What School IT Teams Should Know About Investing in Next-Generation Security Cameras

EdTech Magazine

Next-generation video surveillance is shaking up the typical school IT infrastructure. Before video was encapsulated in IP, many school physical security teams kept their distance from in-building IT infrastructure and, instead, ran parallel data networks on campus as they migrated to Video over IP.

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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.

What is Zoom Whiteboard?

techlearning

Zoom Whiteboard allows users to collaborate in real-time while staying within a Zoom meeting

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Slido Lesson Plan

techlearning

This Slido Lesson Plan is designed to help educators implement the digital tool into their instruction

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Often Overlooked In Rankings, Hispanic-Serving Colleges Embrace A New Metric For Success

ED Surge

Which schools deserve to top lists of the best colleges in the U.S.? That depends on what you mean by “best.” If “best” means the most prestigious and more selective admissions, then sure, current college rankings are doing what they’re meant to do.

Making the Future More Secure for Your Loved One with Special Needs

N2Y

It can be daunting to consider how to provide a lifetime of quality care for your loved one with special needs, so we’ve partnered with Special Needs Funding Coach founder Donald T. Brown to bring you a webinar on this topic.

Lead Like a COACH on Your Instructional Walks

MiddleWeb

Any educator who leads in schools will find Matt Renwick’s Leading like a C.O.A.C.H. grounded in real boots-on-the-ground work and loaded with opportunities to reflect on and improve leadership practices. Instructional Walks are key, writes principal Rita Platt.

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.

Engaging and Differentiated Summer Lessons

N2Y

Consistent and Structured Summer Learning for Special Education. Searching for standards‑based academic instruction for the summer? n2y’s Summer Unit has you covered!

Comparing spaced repetition algorithms

Brainscape

You know that scene in the Matrix where Neo gets plugged into a machine and then magically wakes up and says "I know kung fu"? Well spaced repetition systems (SRSs) are the closest that scientists have gotten to injecting your brain with knowledge that efficiently.

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First Day Of School Books To Calm New School Year Day Jitters

Fractus Learning

Challenges in Virtual Hiring – Think Exam Online Assessment Platform as a reliable solution

Think Exam

Covid-19 has altered the employment marketplace. Due to lockdown, the hiring process has shifted more towards online. As it was a new process and companies were struggling to find the right candidate. However, online recruitment is similar to the conventional hiring process.

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).