Thu.Apr 02, 2020

Why College Matters for a Successful Career in Tech

Ask a Tech Teacher

There is a lot of conversation about college vs. career–the pros and cons of each weighed against the needs of individual students.

What are the benefits of investing in online education?

Neo LMS

Most people consider the traditional brick and mortar classroom as the best way of educating children. Back in the day, traditional learning in a classroom with face to face interaction with the teacher was seen as the best choice for educating children. Today, however, the narrative is changing.

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How–and why–to prioritize relationships in your COVID-19 response plan

The Christensen Institute

With school campuses closed indefinitely, education systems are grappling with how to make up for a growing abyss of lost learning hours and essential student services.

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Babbel - Free language learning for all US K-12 and college students

Educational Technology Guy

Babbel ( www.babbel.com ), the language learning app, have announced that they will be offering free language learning to all K-12 and college students through the end of the school term (mid-June 2020).

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.

Coronavirus Chronicles 009 – Alabama Department of Education

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 009 is below.

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10 Ways Parents Can Bring Social-Emotional Learning Home

Edsurge

Most educators know that supporting students’ social and emotional wellness is critical to their overall success. We can’t expect students to process information when they’re distracted, hungry, tired or feel unsafe.

QuizBreaker - A scheduled online quiz game that helps teams get to know one another in a fun way.

Educational Technology Guy

Companies like Microsoft and Google are using QuizBreaker to keep their remote employees happy and engaged! QuizBreaker ( [link] ) helps remote teams keep morale high through fun quizzes with lots of gamification.

What Students Are Doing Is Remote Learning, Not Online Learning. There’s a Difference.

Edsurge

Having worked at the intersection of education and technology for over 20 years, I never would have predicted that the first excitement at home over learning online would be the result of a teacher yelling at my 5th grader to stop using Zoom’s virtual background function to turn his shirt into a forest fire.

PBS and WGBH to Provide At-Home Learning Programs for Students and Educators Nationwide During School Closures Through WORLD Channel

Educational Technology Guy

As schools across the country close in response to the COVID-19 virus, PBS and WGBH Boston have partnered to support distance learning nationwide.

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.

Online Education Advocacy Group Launches as Dept. of Ed Proposes Loosening Regulations

Edsurge

To advocate for and on behalf of effective online teaching and learning practices, four organizations are joining forces to establish the National Council for Online Education.

Remote Learning in Action: Putnam County School System, Tennessee

techlearning

Having a detailed remote learning instructional plan in place before starting to teach is essential to success

Why Education Is a ‘Wicked Problem’ for Learning Engineers to Solve

Edsurge

Ashok Goel has a vision for the future of education.

Online learning is helping students pursue their passions

eSchool News

As a high school principal at an international school, I want students to successful and well supported if they journey into online learning. Our students in grades 11 and 12 can take online classes for the IB Diploma Program (DP), and we partner with The Virtual High School (VHS, Inc.)

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 It’s Done: Assessing and Teaching SEL Competencies

techlearning

Pennsylvania district adopts SEL assessment tool that aligns with SEL curriculum and impacts school culture

How teachers, academicians, and education enthusiasts helped Linways to build a world-class product.

Linways Technologies

Suggestions and feedback from our customers were always an active force behind the evolution of Linways. Linways emerged as a world-class product after undergoing a lot of metamorphoses. At each stage of our product development, we put up a lot of effort to make it more customer-centric.

Realizing the unimaginable in distance learning

Jamf on EdTech

With 48 hours notice, the faculty of the Sewanhaka Central High School District completely re-imagined education. They are teaching students from their living rooms. They are providing counseling sessions, and the essential services for special education and ELL students, entirely online.

Udemy Review: Is Udemy Worth It for Course Creators?

Sell Courses Online

The post Udemy Review: Is Udemy Worth It for Course Creators? appeared first on Sell Courses Online. Udemy is one of the most popular online learning platforms out there with a user base of 40 million+ students.

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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!

What Can Co-Teachers Do as a Team Right Now?

MiddleWeb

If co-teaching is a practice of sharing the classroom and students, what happens when our classroom is literally beyond the walls that usually hold us together? UDL coach Elizabeth Stein brings together current ideas about how to best serve students amid Covid-19, including those with special needs.

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How To Boost Engagement with Math Battles at Home or School!

Prodigy

We asked our community of Prodigy teachers around the world how they engage their students with Prodigy, and they gave us so many amazing ideas. One of our favorites? Prodigy math battles! There’s no good reason why students should get to have all the fun playing Prodigy.

Share a Google Keep Note

Teacher Tech

Collaboration is what Google does best. Google Keep allows you to share your notes. Click on the collaborator icon at the bottom of your note. If you are on your phone, click on the 3 dots in the bottom right to find the collaborator icon. How many times have I sent a student off with […].

The 3 Biggest Remote Teaching Concerns We Need to Solve Now

Edsurge

With the rapid spread of COVID-19, educators across the country and around the world have been tasked with shifting to emergency remote teaching—a move from in-person to remote classes made necessary by pressing circumstances.

EdTech at School

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

How to Build Collaborative Relationships With Paraprofessionals

N2Y

Being an intervention specialist is one of the most rewarding yet difficult jobs. We wear so many hats in a day and juggle many responsibilities. One way we can alleviate some of our stress is to make sure we are using the support of our paraprofessionals (paras) in the most effective ways.

Develop Students Geo-literacy with These Educational Tools

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Here is a collection of some very good mapping tools we curated from Google Earth Outreach. You can use these tools with your students to develop their geo-literacy. According to National Geographic,read more

Simple Idea: Uses for online whiteboards

SpeechTechie

Educational Apps for Autodidacts

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

If anything the Internet and web technologies have instigated a massive learning revolution analogous, in its grandeur and scope, to the one that marked the 15th century especially after the.read more

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.