Wed.Apr 08, 2020

My Amazing Movie Poster: Free Project Plan to Teach Graphic Design

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Students can be filmmakers in this fun, engaging project that teaches graphic design, photography, the prototyping process and more.

Classroom video calls. You can do this. Here’s how.

Ditch That Textbook

Chances are, you're already doing video calls in your personal life. Using them in the classroom is easier than you might think! Here's how.Chances are, you’re already using video calls in your personal life. You FaceTime your far-away family or Skype friends from other countries.

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Coronavirus Chronicles 013 – Ukiah High 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 013 is below.

When to Teach Online Classes Live and When to Let Students Learn on Demand

Edsurge

When Elizabeth Self starts teaching her 11 a.m. class via Zoom, she has to remember that it isn’t 11 a.m. for all of her students.

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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.

How do you manage college online — quarantined with eight people?

The Hechinger Report

Luis Gallardo’s favorite place to study was the library at the University of California, Berkeley. He preferred to work at night when it was quiet, and the distractions of the day didn’t pull at his mind.

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OPINION: What the U.S. can learn about education during crisis from South Korea’s wartime example

The Hechinger Report

In 1950, the Korean conflict escalated into an international war. Later referred to as the “ coldest winter ,” it was a time of frostbite and bloodshed. Soldiers and citizens died in brutal, subzero temperatures while threats of atomic warfare and World War 3 loomed.

90 Minutes Remote Learning Max a Day

Teacher Tech

I won’t bury the lead. It is my recommendation that we plan for no more than 90 minutes a day of remote learning. I made this up. You’re making it up. This is not a snow day. This is not online classes. This is not something we planned for. This is traumatizing. How do we […].

Rideshare Startups for Schoolchildren Change Lanes to Survive COVID-19

Edsurge

About three years ago, Antonette Delgado became a driver in Los Angeles for a new kind of rideshare service. Unlike others, this one, HopSkipDrive, focused mainly on driving unaccompanied children 6 and older, a group Uber and Lyft don’t serve for liability reasons.

90 Minutes Remote Learning Max a Day

Teacher Tech

I won’t bury the lead. It is my recommendation that we plan for no more than 90 minutes a day of remote learning. I made this up. You’re making it up. This is not a snow day. This is not online classes. This is not something we planned for. This is traumatizing. How do we […].

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.

4 Ideas for Student-Led Learning During Emergency Remote Teaching

The Principal of Change

I was lucky enough to “Zoom” in with a group of educators and was asked the following question by Carrieann Sipos , which inspired this blog post (paraphrased): Now that we have educators really focused on having students create digital materials, how can we keep up with all of the feedback?

Dos and Don’ts for Using Informational Texts with Young Learners

edWeb.net

WATCH THE EDWEBINAR RECORDING. 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.

Tech & Learning Remote Learning Series: Lessons Learned in Georgia

techlearning

Georgia districts applied their remote learning lessons learned from 2014's "Snowmaggedon" to quickly launch an effective remote learning plan

The Musician’s Rule

Iterating Toward Openness

It’s well established in the educational research literature that explicitly connecting new information to prior knowledge improves learning. So, let’s do that for what may be the single most important point that can be made as we rush madly to move all classes online – professional development of faculty is critical to student success anytime, but especially in online teaching and learning contexts.

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.

The (Online) Library is Still Open

techlearning

Free online collections for research, book reports and general reading

What I Miss About My Middle Schoolers

MiddleWeb

Now that her interaction with students is limited to a two-dimensional screen, Sarah Cooper is experiencing what many middle school teachers must feel each day of virtual learning – she misses the physicality of her kids’ messy, evolving, nonlinear growing-up process.

Coaching an Athlete in Virtual Reality

Mindspark Learning

Coaching an Athlete in Virtual Reality. As one of the emergency backup goaltenders (EBUG) for the Colorado Avalanche, I have personally experienced the benefits of VR training for nearly five years.

Admin Essentials: Simplifying Chrome deployments on macOS

Jamf on EdTech

Starting with version 10.19 of Jamf Pro, macOS administrators can easily deploy the Chrome Browser Cloud Management enrollment token with just a few clicks. See how

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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!

Online Teaching Reflection: Day 5

Cycles of Learning

Today was a day without students. Besides meetings with colleagues and our community (it was amazing to see their faces!), I spent the majority of the day conducting interviews on Zoom with two individuals whose professions (Dentistry) have been drastically impacted by the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Tech-Infused Lessons and Activities for Spring Break Fun

The Innovative Educator

Innovative educators wanting to provide tech-infused, quality activities and lessons for their students can find a treasure trove of resources for each day. Visit [link] There you'll find resources from companies such as PBS/WNET, Common Sense, EverFi, Thrively, Angela Maier's: Genius Matters.

How to Address Data Privacy During Remote Learning

EdTech Magazine

The country saw a massive shift to remote learning in the past month as school districts were confronted with mandatory closures due to COVID-19. Many are navigating uncharted waters, especially those pushed to quickly create and implement e-learning plans for the first time.

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Using Zoom: Screencasts & Whiteboards

Class Tech Integrate

There are great uses for Zoom, even when you don't have any participants in your class. Zoom can be used as a screencast recorder. It also includes a whiteboard feature so you can teach on-screen.

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EdTech at School

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

How to Address Data Privacy During Remote Learning

EdTech Magazine

The country saw a massive shift to remote learning in the past month as school districts were confronted with mandatory closures due to COVID-19. Many are navigating uncharted waters, especially those pushed to quickly create and implement e-learning plans for the first time.

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iPad Apps to Help You Annotate and Edit PDFs

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Annotating is a key reading skill that enables you to actively and critically engage with text. Besides using it to comment on and capture your thoughts as you read, annotation can also be used as an.read more

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Dealing with School Closures and Teacher Shortage

Where Learning Clicks

As schools face teacher shortage and school closures, what can educators do to help ensure students are getting a high-quality education? The post Dealing with School Closures and Teacher Shortage appeared first on Where Learning Clicks.

How Online Book Read-Alouds Can Help Students’ Literacy and Connection During Social Distancing 

MindShift

The night before a safer-at-home order was issued in her Wisconsin town, all Pernille Ripp could think about was getting to her books.

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.