Tue.Oct 26, 2021

Meeting the needs of Gen Z students with visual learning


Generation Z, also known as zoomers, is the first cohort of true digital natives — basically younger than Google. They have strong learning preferences and different ways of processing and assimilating information.

Esports Thrives in K–12 Schools for Reasons Other than Gameplay

EdTech Magazine

After launching Magnolia High School’s innovative Magnolia Cybersecurity Institute at Anaheim Union High School District, English Teacher Lindsay Paananen soon realized that participating students loved hardcore gaming as much as they loved tech – so much so that it was coming through in their writing.


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Conversations with the Experts: Innovation Connection Speaker Playlist


Post by EdTechTeacher Instructor Tom Driscoll. In the lead-up to our live Innovation Connection event on November 1st , EdTechTeacher’s Tom Daccord, Avra Robinson and Tom Driscoll had the opportunity to engage in fascinating discussions with nine of our featured presenters.

How schools can take cybersecurity to the next level

eSchool News

In early March, 15 schools in the United Kingdom reported they were made incapable of delivering online learning for students after a cyberattack forced the education trust to shut down all systems to investigate whether the cybercriminals accessed the central network infrastructure.

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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.

The racist and sexist roots of child care in America explain why the system is in shambles

The Hechinger Report

MEDFORD, Mass. — A year later, Roxana Contreras would say she didn’t know what she was thinking. But in the early spring of 2020, her business in shambles and bills to pay, she decided that she had no choice but to sell her house.

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Defining a Digital Curriculum


Defining and implementing a digital curriculum is necessary as as learning has evolved

At Your Google Doc

Teacher Tech

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How Can Teachers use OKIOCAM to Elevate Classroom Instruction?


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Who Wants a Bell Curve? The Strong Case for Mastery Learning in Math


Sarah never smiled in my classroom. At least not with her eyes. She spoke under her breath. Whispers of words I couldn’t usually hear.

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.

30+ Ways to Use FREE Templates from Canva in Your Classroom (Part 1) – SULS0132

Shake Up Learning

The post 30+ Ways to Use FREE Templates from Canva in Your Classroom (Part 1) – SULS0132 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Canva is FREE for teachers and students , and their templates are beautiful, user-friendly, and great for the classroom!

What I Learned as a School Principal and Relearned as a Pandemic Parent


Almost 10 years ago, I served as the principal of a blended learning pilot school. We were a tiny, K-8 Oakland charter, operating mostly on heart and scrappiness. Then, rather unexpectedly, we were awarded a big grant to test out a hot new topic: personalized learning.

The American Rescue Plan: Encouraging Transformation, Impact, and Longevity


Blog post by Michele Israel based on this edLeader Panel. Schools and districts can continue to benefit from the federal government’s stimulus dollars through the American Rescue Plan (ARP) of 2021, the third iteration of the Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund (ESSER).

Are Upstart Online Providers Getting Better at Teaching Than Traditional Colleges?


A decade ago, large-scale online courses known as MOOCs were all the rage, touted as a possible alternative to traditional college and celebrated in the popular press. These days you don’t hear much about them, but they never went away—in fact they’ve boomed since the pandemic.

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.

@Canva Video: Video Editor + Screen Recorder #CanvaForEducation #edtech


Canva has just launched a new VIDEO EDITOR tool !

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How a Network Breach Led to This Robust Solution for Security and Student Engagement


Since education technology first arrived in classrooms, security has been a primary concern. How do we protect our children from harmful material and distracting non-academic content while embracing the many educational benefits that technology can provide?

IPO-bound Nykaa eyes for expansion in Europe and the Middle East


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Top 7 Halloween Apps for Students

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Time for some spooktacular fun during this Halloween season! Here are 7 good Halloween apps to use with kids and young learners to engage them in immersive Halloween-inspired learning experiences.read more. Halloween resources iPad halloween apps

2021 Trends in College Career and Employment Planning

In this second annual report, part of the BestColleges.com research series, 624 business leaders shared how their companies and organizations currently recruit and hire college students from both online and campus-based programs.

Drone Tech firm Poladrone raises US$4.29 million in Malaysia’s largest seed funding round


Bookmark( 0 ) Please login to bookmark. Username or Email Address. Password. Remember Me. No account yet? Register Malaysia-based end-to-end drone solution provider Poladrone has raised $4.29 million in a seed funding round led by one of Southeast Asia’s leading VC firms, Wavemaker Partners.

Explore Interactive Resources to Ignite Critical Conversations During Red Ribbon Week 

Discovery Education

Red Ribbon Week ?takes takes place each year from October 23 rd ?to to 31 st ?and and is dedicated to raising student awareness about the dangers of substance misuse through hands-on learning opportunities. Discovery Education and CVS Health are partnering to host as part of the?

Malaysian startup Poladrone scores $4.29m in Seed funding


Bookmark( 0 ) Please login to bookmark. Username or Email Address. Password. Remember Me. No account yet? Register End-to-end drone solutions provider Poladrone announced that it has secured $4.29

Learning Latina: Celebrating Latino/a Heritage and Hope

MIND Research Institute

"One of the greatest things you have in life is that no one has the authority to tell you what you want to be. You're the one who'll decide what you want to be. Respect yourself and respect the integrity of others as well.


Why Genentech Is Transforming the Employee Experience for Mental Health Leave

Speaker: Deborah Olson, Lead Strategist, Genentech, a member of the Roche Group & Smita Das, MD, PhD, MPH, Medical Director, Lyra Health

Employees with the greatest mental health needs often find themselves navigating a complex disability system. Streamlining their mental health leave and recovery time leads to an overall more productive workforce. In this Lyra webinar, hear how Genentech is changing the employee experience to provide fast access to care for members who are suffering from severe mental health needs.

57 Of The Best Experience Gifts For Kids To Give Instead Of Toys

Fractus Learning

Between Christmas, Hanukkah, birthdays, and more, it seems like we’re always buying something for our kids. While most kids always want the latest toy, experience gifts for kids will be much more meaningful and memorable. Also keep in mind – 2021 is (hopefully) a special year.

Giving Grace While Modelling Change

The Principal of Change

This is a short snippet from a longer podcast that I recorded titled “ 5 Ways We Can Drive Meaningful Change in Education. “ One of the things I discuss in the video is how we give grace to people on their own journeys of learning in a myriad of endeavors.

Here Is A Great App To Copy Text from the Uncopyable (PDFs, Images, Videos, Presentations, Screenshots.)

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

TextSniper is an excellent app that I discovered in Apple's Copy the Uncopyable. TextSniper, as its name insinuates, allows you to copy text anywhere it is found: in photos, PDFs, screenshots,read more. OCR apps

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Indonesian digital signature startup PrivyID bags US$17.5 million in Series B funding round


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3 Templates for Uncomplicating Your Product Management Process

In this workbook, you’ll find a comprehensive set of templates product development and cross-functional teams can adopt to better leverage your existing skills and your data.