Fri.Jan 21, 2022

The Risks of Omicron Mean Starting the Semester Online Was the Right Move

ED Surge

Recently, Brown University economist Emily Oster penned an opinion piece in “The Atlantic” making three core points: (1) institutions can simply mandate vaccinations (or less explicitly, masks); (2) in-person learning will ease student mental distress; and (3) online instruction is harmful to students.

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Winter Websites

Ask a Tech Teacher

Here are some Winter activities to share the joy of winter: 5 Videos to teach about winter. Animal Winter Games. Winter Facts and Worksheets. The Winter Solstice, from PBS–a video for youngers. Winter Vocabulary –a video. What is a Solstice, from National Geographic–a video.

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How to establish rapport with online students

eSchool News

My experience with online education began 19 years ago after I took a break from teaching in the brick and mortar setting to give birth to my daughter. When I was ready to get back in the game, several of my colleagues recommended Florida Virtual School (FLVS), which at the time was in its infancy.

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Scaling Small K–12 IT Teams Through People, Technology, Processes and Partners

EdTech Magazine

While IT departments provide essential day-to-day services, sometimes students, teachers and even other staff may not realize the huge feats these teams accomplish with a relatively small group.

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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.

Learning Styles Vs. Multimodal Learning: What’s The Difference?

TeachThought - Learn better.

Instead of passing out learning style inventories & grouping students accordingly, teachers should aim to facilitate multimodal learning. The post Learning Styles Vs. Multimodal Learning: What’s The Difference? appeared first on TeachThought.

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With family engagement, universal pre-K will be a success in 2022

eSchool News

The next few years could be a turning point for those of us involved in early education, and even for education in general. As part of the American Families Plan , President Biden is aiming to set aside $200 billion to make universal pre-K a reality for the first time in this country’s history.

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How to Delete the Shared With Me Folder in Google Drive

Teacher Tech

How to delete the Shared with Me folder in Google Drive. If you wanted to know "How do I delete the shared with me folder" here is a response. The post How to Delete the Shared With Me Folder in Google Drive appeared first on Teacher Tech. Drive Google drive google Google Drive GoogleEDU

A Day in the Life of a School Principal, Two Years Into This Pandemic

ED Surge

What is a day in the life of a school principal like right now? Well, it starts the night before when staff start texting and emailing to let you know that they’ll be out.

Education Technology’s High-Speed Evolution During the Pandemic and Beyond

edWeb.net

Blog post by Robert Low based on this edLeader Panel. Improving school districts’ technology infrastructure and capabilities became more important than ever when COVID-19 first arrived.

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.

K–12 IT Leaders Take an Agile Approach to Education

EdTech Magazine

With so much in education — and in the world we live in — still in flux, teachers have spent the past two years adjusting and readjusting to constant change.

National Shoot Up Your School Day: Violence Is No Joke

Gaggle Speaks

The 2021–22 school year has gotten off to a rough start. Students and educators alike are struggling, and it seems to be an uphill battle across the country. CNN recently asked teachers about the issues they’re facing and how they’re coping.

The Best Desk for College Students in 2022

Fractus Learning

Top 5 Essential Features of Online Assessment Platform for Hiring Solutions

Think Exam

Online Assessment Tools handle entire human resource activities like posting jobs, attracting new talent for vacant positions in the company. Hiring the right candidate rationalizes the candidate search and hiring process to make it simple for the company to hire new talent.

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).

Share Fair 2022 Tickets Now Available!

Adam Watson Edtech Elixirs

Our seventh annual Share Fair ( #SCsharefair ) will be on SATURDAY, February 26, 2022! Nope, Saturday is not a typo.) This FREE professional development conference, which is also open to educators outside of Shelby County, will have sessions on edtech as well as competency-based education successes and strategies. Not familiar with Share Fair, or how it is a unique opportunity to learn and grow? The Share Fair website is chock full of resources.

Top 5 Essential Features of Online Assessment Platform for Hiring Solutions

Think Exam

Online Assessment Tools handle entire human resource activities like posting jobs, attracting new talent for vacant positions in the company. Hiring the right candidate rationalizes the candidate search and hiring process to make it simple for the company to hire new talent.

At a Distance, Again

SpeechTechie

Well, besides the Jeopardescapade, this has been quite a crappy month for everyone. In Massachusetts, a huge surge in COVID infections after the holidays forced a lot of us to make changes again in how we are working with students.