Wed.Jan 12, 2022

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4 (free) Posters About Reading

Ask a Tech Teacher

Every month, we’ll share themed posters that you can share on your website (with attribution), post on your walls, or simply be inspired. This month: Reading. –for the entire collection of 65 posters, click here. Jacqui Murray has been teaching K-18 technology for 30 years. She is the editor/author of over a hundred tech ed resources including a K-12 technology curriculum , K-8 keyboard curriculum, K-8 Digital Citizenship curriculum.

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Slide – Control and compliance 01

Dangerously Irrelevant

You can have a school that emphasizes control and compliance. Or you can have a school that emphasizes student voice, agency, and risk-taking. But you can’t have both. . Download this file. See also my other slides. Related Posts. 5 great slides about technology, learning, and change. Quirky kids, Frisbee, and dead fish [SLIDES].


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Whatever Changes Come to Education, Schools Shouldn’t Be Run Like Businesses


Should schools be run like businesses? That’s a question that comes up a lot these days. At least one educator, though, worries that the arrangement is more of a misfit than even proponents of the idea might realize. This former high school teacher and current professor shared his thoughts in a Twitter thread today that got some attention. See a version here, published with permission.

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How to Use Quiz Helper for Google Forms™

Teacher Tech

Use Google Forms as a quiz. Get your settings right. Provide students feedback in Google Docs. Allow students to finish their quiz later. The post How to Use Quiz Helper for Google Forms™ appeared first on Teacher Tech.

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Reimagining Chickering & Gamson's Principles Post-Pandemic: Technology's Central Role in Modern Edu

This white paper examines and proposes revisions to the "Seven Principles for Good Practice in Undergraduate Education" introduced by Arthur Chickering and Zelda Gamson in 1987 for today's technology-driven world.

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Schools Ask for Volunteer Teachers to Avoid Remote Learning During Omicron Surge


As schools head into what will be their third spring delivering education during the pandemic, the omicron variant of COVID-19 is already causing disruptions. But unlike during past surges of the virus, there’s less appetite among administrators, parents and policymakers for remote learning—much to the frustration of some teachers and students. So how exactly do school districts plan on keeping doors to their campuses open when spiking coronavirus infections are sending teachers home sick?

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Four strategies for helping educators embrace change

eSchool News

( Editor’s note : This article is the second in a three-part series about how school systems can build on the progress and leverage the investments they’ve made in technology during the pandemic to achieve true digital transformation. Part 1 looks at how K-12 leaders can develop an effective blueprint for redesigning education in a way that’s more equitable, meaningful, and learner-centered, and Part 3 will examine what professional development should look like to turn this vision into action.).

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Moving from “the” school to “their” school

eSchool News

Connected students and families don’t attend and partner with “the” school–they do so with “their” school. They aren’t guests who meet, exceed, or fall short of someone else’s expectations, but rather, architects of environments that reflect what is important to them. When our students and their families consider the connections they have with their school, what do they see?

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OPINION: Too many students just aren’t interested in what is being taught

The Hechinger Report

The best class I ever taught centered on the history of Washington, D.C. I was so excited to teach this class, I spent the summer collecting articles and artifacts from the local library and historical society. I have never had students more engaged in the content of class. They knew the locations, buildings and the people we were learning about. They learned about the history of their neighborhoods and the origins of the music they listened to.

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How you can teach outdoors (even in the winter!)

The Cornerstone for Teachers

My class circled up on the playground as I walked around, passing out little cups of hot herbal tea. Hands went waving in the air, shouting, “Can I have some?”. Today it was raspberry — their favorite. Some children unpacked little blankets to sit on to protect themselves from the cold snow. Others, bundled up in their snow pants, preferred to sit on tree stumps we had placed in a circle to serve as outdoor seating.

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How Blended Learning Can Drive Education in the Year Ahead


Looking back at blended learning research and what we learned in 2021 can guide educators in the year ahead

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Behind the Bell: The Underlying Impact of Tardiness in K-12 Schools

Managing a K-12 campus with constant pressure to meet performance metrics is challenging. And tardiness can significantly limit a school from reaching these goals. Learn more about why chronic lateness matters, and key strategies to address the following impacts: Data errors caused by manual processes Low attendance and graduation rates that affect a school’s reputation Classroom disruption, which leads to poor academic performance High staff attrition and “The Teacher Exodus” Unmet LCAP goals t

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A Social Studies Win: Transmedia Storytelling


A former English teacher, Megan Kelly is eager to discover how she can incorporate the learning power of storytelling into history units. As a first step she created a transmedia storytelling experience that had summer camp students exploring where ‘history’ comes from. The post A Social Studies Win: Transmedia Storytelling first appeared on MiddleWeb.

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Benefits of teaching outdoors (even in the winter)

The Cornerstone for Teachers

This article is written by Truth for Teachers writer Alissa Alteri Shea. My class circled up on the playground as I walked around, passing out little cups of hot herbal tea. Hands went waving in the air, shouting, “Can I have some?” Today it was raspberry- their favorite. Some children unpacked little blankets to sit on to protect themselves from the cold snow.

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The top Turnitin blog posts of 2021 and what they mean


A look at the top Turnitin posts of 2021