Mon.Jan 11, 2021

Q&A: Adam Miller on How to Build a Team of Tech-Savvy Educators

EdTech Magazine

Administrators at the School District of Palm Beach County have been working for years to develop a workforce of educators who not only are eager to innovate in the classroom but who also are skilled enough to coach and support their peers.

College Credit Classes in Remote Teaching/Blended Learning

Ask a Tech Teacher

Through the Midwest Teachers Institute , I offer four college-credit classes that teach how to blend technology with traditional lesson plans. They include all the ebooks, videos, and other resources required so you don’t spend any more than what is required to register for the class.

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Stronger Together: How Collaboration Leads to Better Remote Learning Outcomes

EdTech Magazine

With the rush to virtual schooling, districts nationwide have been looking for ways to expand student connectivity. Officials in Palm Beach County, Fla., called in the cavalry to help.

Schools Are a Lifeline for Homeless Students. COVID-19 Is Severing the Connection.

Edsurge

As temperatures began to dip this fall, Allen Blackwell III says he and his colleagues at Baltimore City Public Schools kept watch on weather reports hoping to see it hit 32 degrees. That would herald the opening of winter shelters where homeless students and their families could be housed. “We

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.

How to Teach Project-Based Learning in a Virtual Classroom

techlearning

Project-based learning can engage and encourage students to be curious, explore career paths, and find real-world relevance

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We shouldn’t pretend neutrality in the face of injustice

Dangerously Irrelevant

Following up on my previous post , I’m going to share a fantastic blog post from Michael Kaechele : I have grown weary of the call to avoid controversial topics and stay neutral. Silence is compliance. There are many things in history that do not have two equal opposing sides: slavery, genocide, imperialism, colonialism, segregation, etc. There is only one side to these events that is fair, just, and equitable.

Out of COVID crisis comes education’s opportunity

eSchool News

The COVID-19 crisis has caused unprecedented disruption to schools, bringing a fractured landscape of reopened classrooms, distance learning, and hybrid models that combine both.

How This Company Is Helping to Solve Some of Higher Ed’s Thorniest Challenges

Edsurge

“We think college should be affordable and low risk. Everybody should get to go. That’s the DNA of StraighterLine ,” says Chief Learning Officer Dr. Amy Smith. We think college should be affordable and low risk. Everybody should get to go. -

How the 4 Cs prepare students for life after high school

eSchool News

As our world continues to become more connected through technology, today’s students have boundless access to a wealth of information. But, to effectively leverage these resources, students need to be able to make meaning of them.

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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.

Twitter 101 for Educators – Getting Started

Teacher Tech

Posted by Erin Whalen Are you an educator who strives to be better each day? The type of teacher who is always seeking new ideas? Maybe you’re the only teacher in your school for your grade level or content area and need colleagues beyond those four walls? Enter Twitter. Twitter is FREE!

Surveys Find Districts Are Using More Edtech Tools — and Teachers Are Bearing the Costs

Edsurge

“Virtual” learning may be on the upswing—corporate VR learning, that is. Teachers are paying out of pocket for edtech tools while using more of them. And educators want to know what actually worked in remote instruction. All in this Edtech Reports Recap.

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How to Find an Education Grant

techlearning

Knowing where to look is the first step in how to find an education grant

OPINION: How the gig economy puts children’s development at risk and what we can do about it

The Hechinger Report

When I first met 7-month-old Kiernan, he was the spitting image of his big brother, Keller, on whom I’d performed cochlear implant surgery for his hearing years earlier.

Develop A Feature-Rich App for Any Virtual Classroom

Building an e-learning platform? Download the solution brief to learn how you can create a customized, feature-rich, interactive classroom for an enhanced learning experience.

10 EdTech Tools to Try for 2018

Teacher Tech

Flipgrid 2. Formative 3. EquatIO 4. Quizizz 5. Adobe Spark 6. PhET Simulations [link] 7. Mentimeter 8. Classcraft 9. Pear Deck 10. Newsela. The post 10 EdTech Tools to Try for 2018 appeared first on Teacher Tech. Blog Entries

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Best Laptops for Elementary and Secondary Students

techlearning

Get the best laptop for students to use in class and for remote learning

Special Education Tools to Help Students Learn Math, Reading, and Writing

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

One of the key strengths of learning technologies and more specifically assistive technologies is that they help students with disabilities tap into their full potential and provide inclusive.read more. Microsoft tools for teachers Special education tools

‘Ambitious Girl’ Reminds Kids: Your Dreams Are Not A Drawback

MindShift

When now Vice-President-elect Kamala Harris was “accused” of being “too ambitious” on the campaign trail, it spurred her niece, activist and author Meena Harris, into action. “It really just stopped me in my tracks. … I had had enough,” Harris says.

8 Reasons to Invest in a New Student Information System

If your school’s SIS has limited functions, only works on campus or breaks down more than you would like, it might time to invest in a new one.

Kimberly Yao, CEO And Co-Founder Of CloudEats- A Pioneer Cloud Restaurant Company In SouthEast Asia

AsiaTechDaily

Bookmark( 0 ) Please login to bookmark. Username or Email Address. Password. Remember Me. No account yet? Register Kimberly Yao is a Chinese-Filpino entrepreneur.

New- Wakelet Offers Free Templates to Help You Create Lesson Plans, Newsletters, Exit Tickets and More

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

The popular digital curation platform Wakelet has recently a new resource called Templates where you can access a wide variety of useful pre-made templates to help you organize and share online.read more. Digital Curation Tools

Energizing Kids’ Online Learning This Term

MiddleWeb

While the news about vaccines is promising, many students will continue to learn from home for more months to come. A big question then is how do we create and host energizing environments to sustain learning? Tara Lash and Sunday Cummins came up with this "club" strategy. Articles remote learning Covid 19 distance learning essential questions identity webs inquiry groups second semester Sunday Cummings Tara Lash

Making Time for Play

Marketplace K-12

We’ve been working from home for 10 months now, and while we may have created a new sense of routine and productivity, many teams struggle to recreate the organic moments of collision between colleagues.

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.

20 Ways to Use Google Drawings in the Classroom – SULS092

Shake Up Learning

The post 20 Ways to Use Google Drawings in the Classroom – SULS092 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Google Drawings is a hidden treasure! In this post and episode, I will give you 20 Ways to Use Google Drawings in the Classroom.

BombBomb is hands down the best way to upgrade your email game

iLearn Technology

What it is: BombBomb is an email service that lets you record and embed video directly in your email. That is a totally oversimplified explanation because BombBomb does SO much more.

PROOF POINTS: Two new studies point to virus thresholds for in-person school

The Hechinger Report

Two new studies on whether to keep schools open during the coronavirus pandemic come to strikingly similar conclusions: it’s not a simple yes or no. Instead, there are public health thresholds that can indicate when in-person classes are safe.

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‘Mochilas llenas de piedras’: Cómo un distrito maneja el trauma que los niños indocumentados traen a la escuela

The Hechinger Report

ADELPHI, Maryland. Cuando Nando estaba en cuarto grado, las pandillas de El Salvador asesinaron a su hermano mayor. Su madre vivía aterrorizada por su seguridad, por lo que Nando dejó de ir a la escuela y permaneció dentro de la casa durante años. This story also appeared in El Tiempo Latino.

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.