Wed.Jul 29, 2020

Tech Ed Resources–Lesson Plans

Ask a Tech Teacher

I get a lot of questions from readers about what tech ed resources I use in my classroom so I’m taking a few days this summer to review them with you. Some are from members of the Ask a Tech Teacher crew. Others, from tech teachers who work with the same publisher I do.

5 tools for remote learning with Chromebooks

Ditch That Textbook

Students can do powerful remote learning with Chromebooks. These five tools can help make learning amazing. This post is written by Holly Clark, an education thought-leader, international speaker, best selling author and an advocate for students.

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3 crucial blended learning resources based on research and real-world practice

The Christensen Institute

As schools continue to prepare for an uncertain COVID-19-impacted future, one thing is certain: the more we understand about various remote, online, and blended learning approaches, the better.

Best Digital Icebreakers

techlearning

Digital icebreakers to help teachers get to know students during remote learning

Districts Pivot Their Strategies to Reduce Chronic Absenteeism During Distance Learning

Edsurge

Erin Simon had big goals for this school year. The director of student support services for Long Beach Unified School District wanted to reduce the number of local students who were chronically absent, a term that refers to those who miss 15 or more school days of the academic year.

OPINION: ‘Institutions must be held accountable for how they are failing Black academics — and Black women academics in particular’

The Hechinger Report

Large-scale protests have been organized across the country in response to unjust killings, including those of Black women such as Breonna Taylor, Sandra Bland, Aiyana Stanley-Jones, Tanisha Anderson and Atatiana Jefferson.

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6 Ways StreamYard Can Impact Your Classroom Experience For 2020-21 School Year

Teacher Tech

Wondering how you will get to know your students and their families this year? StreamYard. The post 6 Ways StreamYard Can Impact Your Classroom Experience For 2020-21 School Year appeared first on Teacher Tech. Distance Learning Guest Post

How to Assess Learning in a Pandemic

Edsurge

As colleges ask faculty to prepare for a possible online, hybrid or altered in-person fall semester—or all three simultaneously—many instructors are wondering how to best measure student learning.

Assessment in 2020: How data will mitigate COVID-related learning losses

eSchool News

In normal times, a discussion about the future of assessment might look five years ahead to talk about the prospects of more authentic computer-aided assessments or potential developments in continuous assessment.

Schools Navigate How to Provide Experiential Learning in a Socially Distanced World

Edsurge

Until March, students at MetWest High School in Oakland, Calif., were reporting to businesses and organizations twice a week to learn through real world internships.

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Flinn Scientific Launches New Solutions to Support Hands-on Science in Any Learning Environment

eSchool News

Flinn Scientific, a flagship provider of science lab materials and safety and STEM solutions for the K-16 education market, is launching two new solutions – 360Science and Science2Go – to support hands-on learning this coming school year.

How to Build a School Culture that Supports Data-Driven Planning

techlearning

How do you build a school culture that ensures your student data is safe as well as use that data to inform planning for instruction

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35 Remote Learning Resources for Teachers and Schools

Shake Up Learning

The post 35 Remote Learning Resources for Teachers and Schools appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Here are the best remote learning resources for teachers and schools from Shake Up Learning–all on one page! Remote learning is tough! We all need as much support as we can get right now.

Google's Back to School Resources to Help You Integrate Digital Skills Lessons in Your Class

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

After reviewing Apple Education's back to school apps , today's post features another equally interesting resource to kick start your new school year. Back to School 2020 is a resource offered by.read more. 2020 Back to school resources

A Graphic Tale: Remote Teaching with Mr. Fitz

MiddleWeb

David Lee Finkle teaches English and creative writing in a Florida public school. For 20 years in local newspapers and online, his comic strip Mr. Fitz has shared the realities of teaching and school life with humor, empathy and irony – as you'll see in this selection of recent ‘pandemic strips’.

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Promethean Joins Google for Education Partner Program

eSchool News

Global education technology provider, Promethean ® , announced that it has become a Google for Education Partner, integrating its ClassFlow ® software with Google Classroom rostering, Google Drive, and Google Single sign-on.

Pigeon Pedagogy

Hack Education

These were my remarks today during my "flipped" keynote at DigPed. You can read the transcript of my keynote here. We haven't had a dog in well over a decade. Kin and I travel so much that it just seemed cruel.

How to Use Google Meet and Microsoft Teams for Remote Learning

EdTech Magazine

Videoconferencing platforms have become an essential part of K–12 education during the coronavirus pandemic. With many schools continuing remote learning through the fall, maintaining connections among students, parents and educators is even more crucial.

CampYouTube -A New Resource to Optimize Students Learning in Summer Camp Home

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

#CampYouTube is a new educational platform available through YouTube Learning. CampYouTube, as its name indicates, provides families with educational resources to help them make the best of their.read more. 2020 Distance learning youtube tools

Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Student Preparation for Future Success: Q&A With Ezra Barany

Mindspark Learning

This month I had the privilege of talking with our first IBM AI Foundations for Educators badge earner, Ezra Barany, a Physics teacher, though he may sometimes claim otherwise, at Leadership Public School in Hayward, California.

Klassroom, the first parent-teacher communication app designed specifically for elementary schools

eSchool News

Klassroom, the Paris-based company that reinvents parent-teacher communication in pre-kindergarten and all elementary school grades, just raised a $3 million seed round led by Bpifrance and several angel investors including Jerome Lecat, CEO at Scality, and Andy Myers, President at Waterford.org and former executive at Renaissance Learning.

'Luddite Sensibilities' and the Future of Education

Hack Education

This is the transcript of my keynote at the Digital Pedagogy Lab this morning. Except not really. It was a "flipped" keynote, so this is more like the pre-reading for what I actually talked about. Sort of. I have really struggled to prepare a keynote for you all.

You’re invited: Learn how to enhance safety and communications in your school

eSchool News

Register Now. Safety is a critical component of any K-12 school, and a key part of safety is having the right information during an emergency.

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Level up your reporting capabilities with Jamf

Jamf on EdTech

Take your Apple IT Dashboards from 0-100 with these key takeaways from our last webinar

Learning Revolution Shows Today and Tomorrow: "Connected Classroom," "Exceptional Learners," 2 x "Thrive in EDU," and "REINVENTING.SCHOOL" #learningrevolution

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We have five Learning Revolution shows this week ("Teaching by Heart" is on hiatus, "Thrive in EDU is doing two back-to-back!).

New Library "Safety and Security" Podcast Episode ("Emergency Plans") and Blog Post ("Learning from Webinars") by Dr. Steve Albrecht #library20

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We've posted a new podcast episode and a new blog post in the " Library Safety and Security with Dr. Steve Albrecht " section of Library 2.0. The 30-minute podcast is on the topic of " Event Emergency Plans. " You can listen directly on the site or you should also be able to access the podcast in your own podcast app by using this LINK. The blog post is entitled " How to Take a Library Training Webinar and Actually Learn From It? "