Tue.Mar 01, 2022

 8 Strategies for increasing student self-efficacy in online education

Neo LMS

Teachers want their students to be confident in their ability to reach their goals. The concept that best describes this confidence is student self-efficacy. Students with higher levels of self-efficacy are very likely to remain motivated even when faced with difficult situations.

Developing a classroom culture of resilience with H?para Highlights

Hapara

Blog series: Spotlighting SEL in the H?para-supported para-supported classroom. This blog series is designed to provide educators with examples from the classroom of how the H?para para Instructional Suite can be used to support social and emotional learning (SEL).

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Books I read in February 2022

Dangerously Irrelevant

Books I finished reading (or rereading) in February 2022… The World Becomes What We Teach , Zoe Weil (education). The Path of Daggers , Robert Jordan (fantasy). Winter’s Heart , Robert Jordan (fantasy). Crossroads of Twilight , Robert Jordan (fantasy). Santiago , Mike Resnick (sci fi).

OPINION: If we don’t act quickly, the student loan default system could plunge more families into poverty

The Hechinger Report

For too long, the dream of pursuing a college degree has turned into a nightmare of loan default for millions of students.

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Intent Signal Data 101

Intent signal data helps B2B marketers engage with buyers sooner in the sales cycle. But there are many confusing terms used to describe intent data. Read this infographic to better understand three common areas of confusion.

Tech Leads the Way to Equitable Education for K–12 Students

EdTech Magazine

The recent rise in educational technology has allowed K–12 students to become more connected than ever before, despite being physically farther apart.

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Books vs Google: The Benefits Of Researching Via Physical Text

TeachThought - Learn better.

The kinetics of circling, drawing arrows, and taking notes in margins while reading help can improve long-term memory retention. The post Books vs Google: The Benefits Of Researching Via Physical Text appeared first on TeachThought. Learning

“We’re really underwater here:” An oral history of year three of pandemic schooling, Part II

The Hechinger Report

Our reporters are spending the year listening to people from across the country who are involved in their local public schools in one way or another. This winter, we talked to a parent in Cleveland, a superintendent in Wyoming and a basketball coach in New Mexico among more than a dozen others.

4 Ways to Build Equity in Your Math Classroom

MiddleWeb

Teachers who support the idea of creating an equitable, student-centered classroom may question their ability to shape instruction so every child is well-served. Math teacher Mona Iehl shares four ways to start simply. Step 1: Make productive struggle an everyday routine.

3 #PottyPD for Early 2022

Teacher Tech

What is Potty PD? It is a moment of learning when you're in the loo. I have been creating "Tissues" and here are the last 3. Feel free to print these out and post them on the bathroom doors for people to read while they are doing their business :) #PottyPD.

Increasing Equity and Access: A Canvas Case Study of Virtual Arkansas K-12

Virtual Arkansas, a fully online school, had a mission to provide high-quality courses in rural and urban areas throughout the state. How would they simplify content creation while enhancing learning? Discover 3 key insights to transform your classrooms.

MIND’s New Livestream Lets Us Get Creative Through Math

MIND Research Institute

The CreativeMINDs new video series combines math and art in dynamic ways. Something I have always loved about working for MIND Research Institute is that we are so much more than a “math company.” We are a nonprofit social impact organization specializing in neuroscience and education research.

How Much Time Are Students Spending Using Ed Tech?

Marketplace K-12

Most teachers say their students are spending an hour or more of the school day using educational technology, according to a recent EdWeek Market Brief survey. The post How Much Time Are Students Spending Using Ed Tech? appeared first on Market Brief.

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Investing in Teachers Is Our Nation’s Most Important Jobs Strategy

ED Surge

It’s been almost a decade since I left the education frontlines. While I loved teaching, I don’t think I could go back today. It’s not the classroom or kids, it’s the working conditions. For years, teachers have organized to make lovable work livable.

Join Me at the Constellation Learning Symposium: Keynote + Discount Code @ConsteLearn @hassanmwilson @Flipgrid @Edpuzzle @PearDeck @Wacom @dbc_inc #TechWithHeart

techieMusings

I’ll be keynoting this year’s virtual Constellation Learning Symposium on April 1, and I’m really pumped for what this event has planned! Read on for details about Constellation Learning, major themes of this event, and a discount code for 50% off registration.

The Guide to Accessible Learning for Associations

Speaker: Dan Streeter, Vice President of Learning Strategy & Development at Blue Sky eLearn

In this 45-minute webinar, we’ll share real-world accessibility solutions and hidden tools in the applications you use every day such as Zoom, Microsoft Suite, Adobe Acrobat (PDF), Articulate Storyline 360, and Articulate Rise 360. This webinar will help you evaluate the accessibility of your current learning efforts and learn about the tools needed to ensure your eLearning is in alignment with the latest Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (proposed WCAG 2.2).

We Don’t Have to Learn from Every Tough Lesson.

The Principal of Change

This blog post is part of my personal challenge to take one quote from this beginning of the year compilation and dive deeper into what the quote means to me! This would be a great challenge for not only someone diving into blogging, but it could also be great for a podcast challenge as well.

What AI Experts are Saying About the AI Coach Platform (AIxOutlook & AiThority)

Edthena

Educators are excited about the launch of the AI Coach by Edthena because helping teachers reflect and enact instructional growth is connected to positive student outcomes. But what do the experts on artificial intelligence have to say about the platform?

3 #PottyPD Posters for Early 2022

Teacher Tech

What is Potty PD? It is a moment of learning when you’re in the loo. I have been creating “Tissues” and here are the last 3.

What Is A Document Camera?

Fractus Learning

Unlock the Power of Formative Assessment

Learn how a thoughtful formative assessment approach can help teachers understand where students are in their learning, inform instruction, and in turn, positively impact student learning outcomes. Get the guide today!

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Brenthaven Edge Companion for iPad Air

Kathy Schrock

Photo courtesy of Sean MacEntee [link] With the plethora of iPads found on student desks, in classroom carts and in backpacks, it is more important than ever to protect the devices from harm.

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Library 2.0 Webinar: "Library Civility: Taking Care of Each Other"

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

"Library Civility: Taking Care of Each Other" Part of the Library 2.0 series with Dr. Steve Albrecht OVERVIEW : A 60-minute training webinar presented by Library 2.0 and hosted by ALA author and library service, safety, and security expert, Dr. Steve Albrecht.

Want your child to receive better reading help in public school? It might cost $7,500

The Hechinger Report

When Ann Civitareale’s father passed away in 2009, she little fathomed that she would spend thousands of her inheritance on medical and educational testing for her two sons.

Keeping Students Safe and Productive on Devices

Speaker: Aaron Webb, Jamf

In our webinar, we’ll explore the full range of Jamf education products to protect students, including quick and easy tools for IT admins, powerful apps for teachers to ensure student safety anywhere, and parental engagement tools.

15 Ways for Students to Use Google Keep [infographic]

The Shake Up Learning Blog

The post 15 Ways for Students to Use Google Keep [infographic] appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Help Students Get Organized, Track Progress, Take Notes, and more with Google Keep! Google Keep is a robust Googlr tool that can help teachers and students create and share notes, lists, and reminders.

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Not Even Companies Know if Their Edtech Products Work. Can Learning Science Fix That?

ED Surge

By this point, calling edtech big business is probably an understatement. Conservative estimates hold that the U.S. spent $100 billion on edtech during the last decade–with companies raising up to $8 billion in 2021 alone.