Tue.Mar 31, 2020

10 Trauma Informed Principles for Educators During the Coronavirus with Dr. Eric Rossen

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Students experiencing the coronavirus crisis are experiencing trauma. So are teachers and parents.

Closed Schools Shine Light on the Value of Edtech Coaches

Digital Promise

With the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic closing schools across the country, districts are scrambling for ways to teach children who might be home until the end of summer. Moving instruction online and preparing teachers to use technology in their teaching is a massive undertaking.

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Teaching Online During COVID-19–More from my Inbox

Ask a Tech Teacher

I am so proud of how the education community has stepped up to the challenge teachers face to continue the learning despite apocalyptic changes in the delivery system.

15 Activities, Teaching Strategies, and Resources for Teaching Children with Autism

Waterford

Because approximately 1 in 59 students are diagnosed with autism, learning how to help students with this disorder in the classroom is so important.[1]

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.

Nurturing a media literate next generation

Neo LMS

As parents and educators, we have a daunting task ahead of us: to equip children with the skills and knowledge they need to learn, develop, thrive and stay safe in this digital age. So how do we prepare the future generation for such an age? We arm them!

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‘It feels a little hopeless’: Parents of kids with disabilities worry coronavirus quarantine will mean regression

The Hechinger Report

JoAnna Van Brusselen, pictured with her daughter Iolani, worries the 11-year-old will regress during this period when school is shut. Credit: Photo: JoAnna Van Brusselen. It was a Monday morning at breakfast, 10 days into the quarantine, that JoAnna Van Brusselen first noticed the claw.

How a Preschool for At-Risk Children Is Prioritizing Mental Health During COVID-19 Closures

Edsurge

As the nation’s educators navigate the sudden school closures that the COVID-19 outbreak has brought upon them, many debates, decisions and news stories are focused on how students will continue to learn and receive instruction outside their brick-and-mortar school buildings.

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Lego Announces Tools and Tips for Kids Learning at Home

techlearning

A new initiative from LEGO offers new ways to help families stay creative, curious and connected while at home during the Covid-19 pandemic, including

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Can hands-on career and tech programs go online during school shutdowns?

The Hechinger Report

Putting lectures online is doable, but that’s not necessarily true of coursework in fields like welding. Credit: Oliver Parini for The Hechinger Report.

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.

What is Remote Learning?

techlearning

This article explains remote learning and the elements necessary for its success, and includes resources for schools and higher education institutions to get started today

Sort Remote Learning Attendance from Google Forms

Teacher Tech

How do you take attendance for remote learning? Lots of ways. One way for Google Classroom is to use the ask a question feature. I can easily from Classroom see a count of how many have submitted. But Google Forms is probably a better choice so you can use the same Form everyday and have […].

Remote Learning in Action: Churchill County School District, Nevada

techlearning

How remote learning was implemented in Churchill County School District

The GENIUS of Drive Linking in Google Classroom

Teacher Tech

A tough paradigm shift when you use Google Classroom is understanding that there are NO ATTACHMENTS. There are only links from Google Drive. If you upload something to Classroom, look more carefully, it actually says you are uploading to Google Drive.

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.

Seniors Need Support More Than Ever. One Startup Shows They Can Also Provide It.

Edsurge

Retirement usually marks the end of one’s career. But life goes on—and for most people, it’s not simply coasting the rest of the way. Retirees may not want to labor as hard, but they still want to be productive, support others and otherwise contribute to society. Boredom also kicks in.

The Week that Changed Everything

MIND Research Institute

In this series, MIND Research Institute CEO Brett Woudenberg reflects on what brought him to the organization and how MIND’s mission to mathematically equip all students to solve the world’s most challenging problems holds resonance for him.

Home Learning with Choice Boards During School Closures – SULS056

Shake Up Learning

The post Home Learning with Choice Boards During School Closures – SULS056 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. As we all find new ways to teach and learn during this unprecedented time, I want to share how you approach home learning with choice boards during school closures.

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Yes, Your Google Classroom Banner Dims

Teacher Tech

If you upload your own photo to Google Classroom it darkens. No one likes this. It is not your imagination, you are not doing something wrong. THERE IS NOTHING YOU CAN DO ABOUT THIS! Apparently it has something to do with the rules for material design.

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!

Wide Open School from @CommonSenseEd

The Innovative Educator

Common Sense just created a powerful resource for teachers, students, and families called Wide Open School. It helps make learning from home an experience that inspires kids, supports teachers, relieves families, and restores community.

3 Webcams to Help Teach Remotely

techlearning

See and be seen with the sharpest video

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Online and Blended Learning Guide

eSchool News

eSchool News Online and Blended Learning Guide including the latest tools to learn during COVID-19, full of resources, tips, trends, and insight from industry experts on Online and Blended Learning that are essential to the classroom, school, and district.

Focus On Teaching: Teachers Teaching From Home, Facilitating Virtual Learning

Edthena

Educators who were expecting to teach in classrooms in Beijing, China, are now teaching virtual classes remotely from their homes. To prepare to facilitate virtual learning, educators had about half a week to set up for online learning.

EdTech at School

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

Dos and don’ts for using informational texts with young learners

eSchool News

With the Common Core Standards came an increased focus on reading informational texts, starting with kindergarten. But integrating informational texts isn’t as simple as having students read a couple of biographies every marking period.

SAMPLE ELEARNING LESSON

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Sample eLearning Lesson from LaGrange Highlands District 106 (IL

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Formative Assessment Tools for Teachers and Educators

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

There are different assessment types teachers use to inform and guide their instruction, of particular important to us in today’s post is the one called formative assessment. Unlike pre-assessment.read more

How Linways AMS enables managing an academics institution digitally.

Linways Technologies

How the functioning of an entire Educational Institution can be brought to a virtual platform using Linways AMS. Technological storms have driven the world in such a way that extensive collection of study materials on diverse courses are easily available at our fingertips.

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.