Wed.Apr 06, 2022

Experts Share the Barriers, Accelerators and Enablers Facing Education Innovation

EdTech Magazine

To help educators consider the future of K–12 learning and the emerging technologies sure to impact students, the Consortium for School Networking undertakes an annual global research project called Driving K–12 Innovation.

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Preparing for College or Career

Ask a Tech Teacher

Preparing students for college or career is arguably the biggest goal for High School. I like the focus of this particular principal, spotlighted in an article in The 74 Million : Principal’s View: To Prepare Students to Enter a Tech-Focused Business World, Create Schools With the Workplace in Mind.

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Do Not Let Them Be a Helicopter, but Rather a Responsive or Open-to-Learning Parent

EdNews Daily

By John Hattie and Kyle Hattie It did not take us long after becoming parents to stop criticizing other parents, as we learned we could not always control our own kids. They can say the darnedest things. Art Linkletter was a US personality who probably was one of the first to host a reality show.

After the pandemic disrupted their high school educations, students are arriving at college unprepared

The Hechinger Report

Andrea Hernandez studied the multiplication table nearly every day during the summer between her third and fourth grade years. Sitting at her family’s kitchen table in Dallas while her mother prepared dinner, she printed the arithmetic over and over in a yellow, spiral-bound notebook.

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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.

Russian Cyber Criminals Leveraging Personal Identifiable Information (PII) to Target Education Sector

EdNews Daily

By Rob Shavell War in Ukraine may be thousands of miles away, but state-sponsored cybercrime is likely to put US schools at risk.

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Technology Transforms a School into a Community

EdNews Daily

By James Stoffer and Zach Vander Veen Editor’s Note: This is part three of a five-part series. Click to read part one and part two) This may be the first time in history that the technology exists to make true community schooling a reality. Here’s what you need to know.

4 ways to improve your district’s data privacy

eSchool News

With K-12 school districts using cloud collaboration platforms more than ever before, the approach to data privacy in schools is looking a lot different than what administrators are used to. Google Workspace and Microsoft 365 are keeping students and staff connected.

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Innovative Online Success at Putnam County Schools

techlearning

Sam Brooks broke receiving records as a Division I football player, now he heads an influential online program that offers a celebrated personal finance class and emphasizes individualized learning

Introducing a new State and District Data Validation Tool for SKYWARD® Users

eSchool News

KALAMAZOO, Michigan – APRIL 6, 2022 – Level Data, Inc. announces a new suite of data validation tools for districts using the Skyward brand Student Information System (SIS).

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.

How to Move into a Technology Role in Your K–12 District

EdTech Magazine

As digital tools become more prevalent, educators are discovering a desire to continue working with technology. Those who want to move into a role in educational technology, such as instructional technologist or technology director, don’t necessarily need a degree to make the transition.

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Why we need formative assessment

eSchool News

Formative assessment, while not a new concept by any means, has been receiving a lot of attention recently due to discussions regarding student learning loss and the need for more digitized solutions for remote learners.

When you can’t get through to “that kid,” try these 3 coaching models to guide difficult conversations

The Cornerstone for Teachers

I have a really cool job. I am an academic mentor to ninth graders. When someone starts to fail multiple classes, I find them and have a conversation that usually begins with me introducing myself and asking, “So, how’s it going?”.

This Edtech Critic Was Supposed to Become a Bridge Between Educators and Edtech. How Is It Going?

ED Surge

While they’re both ostensibly working to make education as strong as possible, educators and edtech don’t always see eye to eye. Observers of the space, for instance, have long noted that teachers are often excluded from edtech procurement , as are higher ed faculty and staff.

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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).

112 Teacher Appreciation Quotes To Show How Much You Care

Fractus Learning

Teenagers on the Journey Toward Good Lives

ED Surge

What should teenagers do after high school? With rising college tuition expenses and overwhelming student loan debt, there’s a debate underway about whether college or job training is the right path for young people who face financial barriers and other challenges.

Knowledge Avatars, Inc. is named a finalist in the EdTech Awards 2022 - Artificial Intelligence Solution

Knowledge Avatars

Knowledge Avatars, Inc. is named a finalist in the EdTech Awards 2022 - Artificial Intelligence Solution. Knowledge Avatars are A.I.-powered powered tutors representing subject matter experts’ knowledge.

DreamBox Learning® Launches Lesson Highlights to Equip Educators with Transformative Insight into Student Problem-Solving

eSchool News

BELLEVUE, Wash. April 6, 2022 — DreamBox Learning , Inc.

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Unlock the Power of Formative Assessment

Learn how a thoughtful formative assessment approach can help teachers understand where students are in their learning, inform instruction, and in turn, positively impact student learning outcomes. Get the guide today!

Online Course vs Membership Site: Which One Is Right for You?

Sell Courses Online

… Online Course vs Membership Site: Which One Is Right for You? Read the Post. Membership Sites Articles Create Online Courses RP OCC

Slooh’s ‘Online Telescope for Families’ Brings the Wonder of Space Exploration to Homes Worldwide

eSchool News

Washington Depot, Connecticut, April 6, 2022 – Slooh, the only organization offering live online telescope feeds to students, is now making its award-winning learning platform and network of online telescopes accessible to families worldwide.

AI Ethics: A Cautionary Tale

Gaggle Speaks

The decision sciences (AI, machine learning, and other data sciences) are justifiably under scrutiny for bias.

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Labster Secures $47M in New Funding Tranche to Expand Global Opportunities for Virtual Science Laboratory Simulations

eSchool News

COPENHAGEN and BOSTON – April 6, 2022 – Labster ( www.labster.com ), the world’s leading platform for virtual labs and interactive science, has raised $47 million in additional funding to support massive growth opportunities worldwide.

Keeping Students Safe and Productive on Devices

Speaker: Aaron Webb, Jamf

In our webinar, we’ll explore the full range of Jamf education products to protect students, including quick and easy tools for IT admins, powerful apps for teachers to ensure student safety anywhere, and parental engagement tools.

8 Best Bedtime Stories Apps for Kids

Educators Technology

Bedtime stories are stories to entertain, amuse, and, of course, educate kids. Whether it is a classic, a fable, a fairy tale, stories have an inherently captivating power, one that opens the door of.read more. Bedtime Stories apps Storybook apps

Discovery Education Offering Educators Curriculum Support, At-Home Activities, and Professional Learning Resources to Keep Students Engaged in Learning All Summer

eSchool News

Aptitude Test for Interview: An Essential Part in Corporates

Think Exam

An aptitude test is in demand, as recruiters try different candidates based on similar education levels and skill sets. As per the Harvard Business Review, 76% of the companies use aptitude test for interview process. An aptitude test is a way of evaluating a candidate’s abilities to perform tasks.

Why I don't write much about productivity any more

Robert Talbert, Ph.D.

This is going to be a weird post, in which I write about not writing about things – in particular, about productivity (especially in academia).

The Best Ways to Use Managed Apple IDs at Your School

Speaker: Aaron Webb, Jamf

In our webinar, How to Best Use Managed Apple IDs at Your School, hear the real-world experience of Steven Palomo, IT Director at Beverly Public Schools, regarding how he successfully managed his entire tech stack.

VIZOR at ITIP Ohio Google Summit 2022

Vizor

We are excited to be attending the ITIP Google Summit running May 4th and 5th in Sandusky, Ohio. VIZOR is an event sponsor and will be presenting “Chromebook 1:1 challenges and How to overcome them!” on Wednesday May 5th.