Wed.Oct 14, 2020

Game show classroom: Comparing Kahoot!, Quizizz, Quizlet Live and Gimkit

Ditch That Textbook

The best features of game shows can be used to review and teach in the classroom. Kahoot!, Quizizz, Quizlet Live, and Gimkit can help. See their pros, cons and what makes them different.As

HS Seniors: What do you know about Search Engine Algorithms?

Ask a Tech Teacher

As High School seniors prepare to graduate, many will choose something about computers for their job or continued studies.

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Design a Choose Your Own Adventure Learning Experience

Catlin Tucker

It’s only two months into the school year, and teachers are exhausted. This year has made everyone, regardless of their years of experience, feel like a brand new teacher. Teachers are designing learning experiences for a range of learning landscapes.

How Teachers and Parents Can Be Better Allies

Digital Promise

Digital Promise and Learning Heroes have teamed up for a special blog series that explores how teachers and families can use technology to work together and facilitate learning for students of all ages.

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SplashLearn Makes Learning Fun and Creates Fearless Learners

Loved by more than 30 million kids, SplashLearn is a game-based learning program that creates engaging learning experiences to nurture a generation of fearless learners. SplashLearn is the fastest growing elementary school math program in the US, used by more than 440,000 teachers in about 77,000 schools across the United States.

A Teacher's Guide to Collaborative Family-Teacher Relationships

Education Elements

I moved a lot with my multi-cultural family as a kid. If you know me, you know this because I talk about it often. And this experience significantly impacted the way I view the world: I know what it means to be both a guest and a host, to speak the regional tongue fluently and not at all.

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The ‘Enrichment Gap’ Is Widening. Students’ Social-Emotional Development Is at Risk.

Edsurge

Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, there’s been a lot of discussion about digital equity in U.S. public schools. But the virus has drastically expanded another gap that is key to children’s learning and wellbeing: out-of-school enrichment.

Bringing equity to STEM learning

eSchool News

As an unprecedented school year begins this fall, how do we make sure that high school students can develop relevant and applicable knowledge in STEM learning and effectively prepare our workforce for the jobs of the future?

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Podium Education Raises $12M to Help Colleges Offer For-Credit Tech Programs

Edsurge

With the labor market and college campuses reeling from the COVID-19 pandemic, the arrival of new online learning platforms teaching in-demand tech skills to undergraduates comes at a fortuitous time. That's the case for the builders of these tools as well, like Podium Education.

6 actionable strategies to support SEL skills

eSchool News

Disruption is the operative word these days when talking about school. COVID-19 has changed education’s landscape–and stressed out students. They are negotiating lots of uncertainty while navigating a different way of learning, all of which affect their overall well-being.

5 Costly Inventory Management Mistakes Schools Should Avoid

If your school is like most, inventory and/or asset management plays a critical role in daily operations.

Why decades of trying to end racial segregation in gifted education haven’t worked

The Hechinger Report

Maddie and Amari tackle the challenge of creating an Arctic shelter in the Olmsted #64 gifted and talented class. Credit: Danielle Dreilinger for The Hechinger Report. BUFFALO, N.Y. —

Top 3 Google Classroom Beginner YouTube Picks

Teacher Tech

Here are my top three Alice Keeler YouTubes for Beginners. The post Top 3 Google Classroom Beginner YouTube Picks appeared first on Teacher Tech. Beginner Classroom Google

Getting rid of gifted programs: Trying to teach students at all levels together in one class

The Hechinger Report

Students in Bruce Hecker’s twelfth grade English class at South Side High School all study the same advanced curriculum regardless of their skill level.

Powering your teaching strategies with these 5 incredible features of Linways LMS.

Linways Technologies

We have written a great deal about teaching strategies and teaching techniques in our previous articles. Creating futuristic classrooms , standards-based grading , student engagement in online classrooms, outcome-based education, student-centric education , Project-based learning , etc. are a few.

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7 Benefits of Lesson Plans in the Cloud

What if teachers didn’t have to lug tons of paperwork with them to and from work? Having lesson plans available anywhere is just one of the advantages.

Recognize Red Ribbon Week with New Resources and Learning Experiences from Dose of Knowledge

Discovery Education

Red Ribbon Week takes place each year from October 23 rd to 31 st and is dedicated to raising student awareness about the dangers of substance misuse through hands-on learning opportunities.

Coursera Couple Returns to Higher Ed With $14.5M to Recreate In-Person Learning, Online

Edsurge

Pandemic closes school. Students go home. Remote classes falter. Child is disengaged. Parent builds edtech. So goes the origin story of many education startups born this year, like ClassEDU, which raised $16 million to put some oomph in Zoom classrooms.

CAE Partners with Education Research and Development Institute

eSchool News

Council for Aid to Education, Inc. CAE), a leading provider of performance-based, authentic assessments measuring essential college and career readiness skills, announced it joined the Education Research and Development Institute (ERDI).

Making positive educational moves during the pandemic

The Hechinger Report

The Hechinger Report is collaborating with The New York Times to produce Bulletin Board, page 2 of the Times ’ s education supplement, Learning. Sophia Joffe, a high school senior who launched a database for enriched remote learning, at her family’s home in Thornhill, Ontario, Canada.

Why Families Leave Schools

Do you know three of the biggest reasons families leave schools? Here they are – and what you can do about it.

Discovery Museum Announces New STEM Learning Resources for Teachers and Families

eSchool News

Discovery Museum announced today the launch of Virtual Traveling Science Workshops (VTSW) and other teaching resources for schools, and Parent-Assisted STEAM Experiences (PASE), a set of in-museum and at-home learning resources and supports for families.

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With E-Learning, Proactive Network Investments Pay Off

EdTech Magazine

For school districts across the country, the quick pivot to remote learning in the spring put their IT networks to the test.

CCS Presentation Systems Launches First Ever Esports Demonstration Center

eSchool News

CCS Presentation Systems, one of the largest audio-video systems integration companies in the US, just announced the creation of a fully-functioning Esports Demonstration Center at its Scottsdale, AZ corporate headquarters.

With E-Learning, Proactive Network Investments Pay Off

EdTech Magazine

For school districts across the country, the quick pivot to remote learning in the spring put their IT networks to the test.

How Online Admissions Affect Enrollment Rates

Discover the top five reasons your school’s admissions should be online.

CatchOn Launches Student-Level Data Module, Provides Visibility into Engagement and Learning

eSchool News

To provide enhanced visibility into student digital engagement and learning patterns, CatchOn , an expansive data analytics and application monitoring tool for K-12 schools, has launched an industry-leading student-level data module.

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Should we screen kids’ genes to ‘predict’ how successful they’ll be in school?

The Hechinger Report

Many factors boost a child’s chance of success in school — like having wealthy parents who can afford tutors.

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Future of School and Digital Learning Collaborative Announce 10 Member Districts of the Resilient Schools Project

eSchool News

Future of School (FoS) and the Digital Learning Collaborative (DLC), two national organizations leading the way toward effective district transformation, today announced the Resilient Schools Project (RSP).

Mighty Networks Review (2020) – Is It the Best Online Community Platform?

Sell Courses Online

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K-12 Private School Student Information System Buying Guide

Too many private schools are still using clunky, outdated systems, causing unnecessary stress and wasted time. That’s why it’s vital for them to invest in modern products and services purposefully designed for private K-12 education.