Fri.May 22, 2020

Remaking Learning: Today’s Crisis and Tomorrow’s Promise

Digital Promise

The COVID-19 pandemic has shed light on systemic inequities and tested the resilience of schools and communities across the country. But these unprecedented circumstances have also shown the power of local education networks to respond with new ideas, partnerships, and resources.

How to Evaluate Programs You’ve Never Used in Less Than Seven Minutes

Ask a Tech Teacher

Ready or not, it’s time to go back to school. If you’re like me, you spent the summer attending webinars, seminars, and conferences. You chatted with colleagues on Twitter and Facebook about learning tools they loved.

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Sustainability Spotlight: How to Empower Students to Tackle Sustainability Issues

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter We can tackle sustainability issues by empowering students. I would also think that this could apply to helping students be part of the solution for health in their communities and schools.

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Design Amazing Online Learning Experiences Quickly with These Choice Menu Templates

Teacher Reboot Camp

Design is especially important in online learning and one key to student motivation and engagement. Designing an engaging online experience doesn’t have to take a lot of time. If you are new to distance learning, then templates are the way to go!

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.

This Pandemic Has Been Tough, But Educators Are Tougher

Edsurge

This week, I walked back into the library I abandoned in a chaotic rush in mid-March. It was at the same time eerie, surreal, and intensely sad. Sure, in the past I’ve been in the library many times when no one else was around. I’ve spent weeks away in the summertime, but it’s never been like this.

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Teaching Behind Plexiglass? Colleges Wrestle With Details of Resuming In-Person Classes

Edsurge

As more than half of U.S. colleges plan to resume at least some online teaching in the fall, details are beginning to emerge about what classroom teaching might look like in a time of social distancing. Perhaps the starkest image emerged from Purdue University.

5 Simple Questions To Ask Your Future Clients BEFORE They Build Their Brand Identity

TeacherCast

Congratulations! Someone has asked you to help them turn their hobby into a small business. This is great news both for you and your potential client. For many, this is where the wind catches the sails and a ton of work happens.

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CDC Updates Considerations for Re-opening Schools

techlearning

New guidance from the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on implementing best safety practices and creating healthy environments

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Losing international students because of the pandemic will damage colleges financially

The Hechinger Report

Shuai “Eddy” Jiang, a rising junior at Boston College, on Acorn Street in Boston. Jiang is from China and chose to remain in Massachusetts through the pandemic. Many colleges and universities anticipate a sharp decrease in international students for fall 2020.

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.

CUE Board Member Spotlight: Lucio Padilla Jr.

CUE

Lucio Padilla Jr. has spent the last 19 years bringing innovation, EdTech, and CUE to the Imperial Valley in Southern California. Padilla first became acquainted with CUE when he and several of his colleagues attended the Fall CUE Conference in 2001.

A Great Resource of Virtual Manipulatives for Teachers and Students

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

In today's post we are sharing with you this excellent math resource that we discovered through The Whiteboard Blog. Toy Theater offers this collection of Virtual Manipulatives that can help you.read more. 2020 math resources

Easy Wins with Microsoft Teams

Teacher Tech

What is an easy win? Simple things you can do tomorrow to help you feel like you’re a ninja at using Microsoft Teams. Check out my webinar with my guest Lisa Dabbs as we go over a few Easy Wins!! Channels are the best part of Microsoft Teams! Click on the 3 dots next to […].

5 steps to prep your classroom for remote learning success

eSchool News

Like many school districts, ours has been shut down since March 13th. All 53 schools are closed and all 34,000 of our Pre-K-12 students—about 65 percent of whom qualify for free or reduced lunch—are home.

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.

Online Teaching Reflection: Days 33 & 34 (Tech Mashup Examples)

Cycles of Learning

As the end of the year approaches, I am finding myself struggling to reflect on anything I haven't already discussed.

6 tips to strengthen your online learning strategy

eSchool News

Across the country, students and teachers are finding their groove as online learning becomes their daily reality for the foreseeable future.

Level-Up Summer Learning for Students and Teachers with Hands-On STEM Activities and Professional Development Resources from Siemens STEM Day

Discovery Education

As summer approaches, many families are in search of supplemental virtual resources to support continued learning over the summer. Likewise, many educators are faced with the need to adjust their professional development plans for the summer to more virtual experiences.

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How IT Staff Provide Tech Support During Remote Learning

EdTech Magazine

When Calgary Catholic School District was pushed to close its doors in March due to the novel coronavirus, students, faculty and other school staff had to quickly adjust to the new reality thrust upon them: navigating remote learning. “We

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!

The Best RC Rock Crawler For Kids in 2020

Fractus Learning

Remote Control (RC) toys are fun, but RC rock crawlers push it to the next level of adventure! Imagine maneuvering over rocky terrains, through crevices, steering almost sideways to cross a narrow ridge, to be faced [.]. Toys and Play

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How IT Staff Provide Tech Support During Remote Learning

EdTech Magazine

When Calgary Catholic School District was pushed to close its doors in March due to the novel coronavirus, students, faculty and other school staff had to quickly adjust to the new reality thrust upon them: navigating remote learning. “We

Online Learning and the Productive Struggle

Where Learning Clicks

Online learning isn’t necessarily easy, but there’s value in struggling as you learn. Learn how a productive struggle may help teach kids grit and resilience. The post Online Learning and the Productive Struggle appeared first on Where Learning Clicks.

CoSN2020: Why School Tech and Business Leaders Should Be Partners

EdTech Magazine

The nation’s K–12 schools are bracing for budget cuts resulting from the global economic downturn.

EdTech at School

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

Here Is A Great Tool Teachers and Educators Can Use to Create Podcasts

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

If you are looking for a good and free tool to create educational posts, Anchor is definitely one of the options I would recommend and here is why. First, Anchor is easy to use: simply log in to your.read more. 2020 iPad podcasting apps podcasting

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CoSN2020: Best Practices for a Secure Work-from-Home Environment

EdTech Magazine

Over the past few months, there’s been a surge in people working from home across all industries — including education. The pandemic led schools to shut their doors and pushed many students, teachers and other school staff online.

Verizon announced support for relief efforts

eSchool News

Verizon announced support for relief efforts across communities impacted by the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic by tripling monthly data allowance for its Verizon Innovative Learning schools and committing $10 million to nonprofits directed at supporting students and first responder healthcare workers.

CoSN2020: Why School Tech and Business Leaders Should Be Partners

EdTech Magazine

The nation’s K–12 schools are bracing for budget cuts resulting from the global economic downturn. And while it’s always important to work across departments, a district IT leader’s relationship with one particular administrator — the school business officer — could make a difference in the current environment.

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.