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Teaching Online During COVID-19

Ask a Tech Teacher

Teaching during the COVID-19 pandemic is challenging. We educators understand online learning, probably have taken classes this way, but we haven’t yet wrapped our brains around how to make it work in OUR classes.

How to Make the Most of a Digital Curriculum


The American classroom isn’t what it used to be. In just a matter of years, digital learning and access to digital tools have revolutionized how students learn about the world.

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Coronavirus Chronicles 005 – Mabel Rush Elementary School

Dangerously Irrelevant

I am talking with schools to see how they’re responding in the wake of this global pandemic. I invite you to join me for the Coronavirus Chronicles , a series of 10-minute check-ins with educators all over. Episode 005 is below.

Holding Class on Zoom? Beware of These Hacks, Hijinks and Hazards


On Tuesday, Kristina Ishmael was watching a webinar about how coronavirus will impact K-12 education policy, when the screen was suddenly flooded by pictures of pornographic images and racial slurs. The moderator turned off the video—but to no avail.

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

5 Things To Know About Teams Meeting

Teacher Tech

Microsoft Teams Meeting is Video Conferencing I am a fan of Teams Meeting. I ask people, set up a Teams Meeting and send an invite. The video quality is excellent and it’s intuitive to use. In partnership with Microsoft I have been creating a playlist of videos about Teams Meeting.

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How to get and use free images the RIGHT way in class

Ditch That Textbook

Images can bring presentations, reports and other student work to life. Students should learn to use images responsibly. Here’s what you need to know to help them.Creating posters has been a staple of so many classrooms of different ages. Usually, it entails gathering some important supplies before starting -- posterboard, glue, markers, etc. Many teachers will […]. The post How to get and use free images the RIGHT way in class appeared first on Ditch That Textbook.

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ISTE 2020 Conference Rescheduled for November


The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE), the parent organization of EdSurge, has announced new dates for its annual conference. Originally scheduled to be held June 28 to July 1, ISTE 2020 will now take place November 28 to December 1, 2020.

Great Ways to Use Interactive Maps in the Virtual Classroom

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

Are you looking for great ways to engage students in the virtual classroom? Good news! You can create a personalized, interactive map to help students connect and collaborate through online learning.

Top 20 Safe Search Engines


Safe search engines for K12 students


Need Remote Learning ASAP? Don’t Pick Your Next LMS Before Reading This!

Need to go remote or move your training programs online? Download this guide to identify and overcome the biggest eLearning challenges so you can pick the perfect LMS without wasting time, money, and effort, even if you are just starting your eLearning journey.

Where’s the Silver Lining for Education?

My Island View

With the cloud of the Corona Virus hanging over us and growing by the hour, it is difficult to see any silver lining. Health and safety are our greatest concerns. The stakes are high and the consequences may be fatal to too many.

Teaching Special Populations in the Time of a Pandemic


When I started teaching almost 10 years ago, I would have never imagined something like this pandemic happening. But here we are, staring down this cataclysmic game-changer, trying to determine it’s next move and how it has and will continue to uproot our teaching ideologies.

School Toolbox: How To Safely Clean Computers And Other Devices


Clean machines! Safely clean computers, printers and other stuff in the age of Covid-19

Google Classroom: Change Your Profile Picture

Teacher Tech

By default the image on your Google Classroom is a letter to match the first letter of your name. However, what if you want to add your own photo. Note that your Google profile photo IS your Google Classroom profile image. If you change it in Classroom, it will update across Google.

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.

How to Get Your Students to Perform Better – the Scientific Approach (Pygmalion Effect)


Teaching can be extremely challenging. Often you find yourself faced with a classroom made up of a diverse student body. Catering to each student’s individual needs can be difficult, if not. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post. Thanks (and thanks for subscribing)!].

Approaching "Whole Body Listening" is an important tool in teletherapy


After a week and a half doing telepractice with my groups, I notice one of the biggest lessons everyone is learning is regulating their body within the "group" meaning the Zoom Speaker View or Gallery View.

What Is The MLB Summer Slugger Program?

TeachThought - Learn better.

What Is The MLB Summer Slugger Program? An online course that uses baseball to help kids maintain their math and literacy skills during the summer months. The post What Is The MLB Summer Slugger Program? appeared first on TeachThought. Life Summer

Movement and learning combine to spark student success

eSchool News

Teachers never have enough hours in the day. So when we find learning tools that engage students and also serve multiple purposes, it’s a huge bonus. That’s just what I discovered when I began using an interactive video series that gets students up and moving while they’re learning core content.

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Need Remote Learning NOW? Get Online Quickly & Easily With This Can’t-Miss Guide

Remote learning is becoming more important than ever. Whether you’re scrambling to get your eLearning launched, or need to upgrade to meet increased demand, this guide will eliminate the guesswork so you can find your perfect LMS!

Adobe Premiere Rush: Powerful Visual Creation Tool


Adobe Premier Rush is a multi-platform video editing app

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Online Teaching Reflection: Day -6

Cycles of Learning

Building daily "Check Ins" for first week of classes using Google Forms. Although not new, falling in love again with the "Get pre-filled link" feature to help create templates to access student prior knowledge and decrease extraneous cognitive load in the online learning space.

Roberts Family Donates $5 Million For Laptops for Philadelphia Students


Funding Will Help Support the Purchase of 50,000 Chromebooks by The Philadelphia School District for Online Learning

CoSN2020: Boost the Success of E-Learning with the Right Tools

EdTech Magazine

Many school districts across the country, as well as educators and parents, are getting an unexpected crash course in e-learning because of closures meant to help quash the spread of COVID-19.

EdTech at School

This E-book is designed to support educators with case studies of education technology use at school.

GSAM Battery Monitor: Review for Schools


GSAM Battery Monitor helps make that battery last a little longer


VR Gives Students New Ways to Learn

EdTech Magazine

Teachers are putting their students at the center of their lessons, giving them close-up looks at faraway planets and long-ago battles — all with virtual reality.

Some Excellent TED Ed Videos on Language

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Language, this great social and symbolic resource we possess, is amazingly mysterious. It has been the centre of contentious debates dating back to ancient Greek philosophers. One particular more

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The Pillars of Leadership During Uncertainty

Mindspark Learning

The Pillars of Leadership During Uncertainty We know that leadership matters - it’s the backbone of any school and all districts. As principals and school leaders, we are not unfamiliar with uncertainty.

6 eLearning Trends in Custom eLearning Solutions

Most digital learning trends focus too much on the "digital" and not enough on the "learning". It is not enough that content builders master available tools. We need a return to core learning fundamentals. Get Inno-Versity's eBook for 6 of the most important trends coming to digital learning.