Wed.Apr 14, 2021

Announcing the 2021 Cohort of HP Teaching Fellows

Digital Promise

We’re excited to announce the 2021 cohort of HP Teaching Fellows! The new cohort includes 26 educators from across the United States and Canada, selected for their excellence in powerful teaching and learning with technology. HP Teaching Fellows Exemplify Powerful Learning.

Need math resources? Have students try these

Ask a Tech Teacher

Struggling with helping students learn math when you can’t be at their side? Try these videos ( check here for updates to links ): Bright Storm math videos. Khan Academy –online progressive math program; free. Math Class with Terry V. Math DrBob . Math Videos. Math videos –clean, nice.

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If schools want to serve students equitably, getting the metrics right is everything

The Christensen Institute

COVID-19 has not impacted all communities to the same degree. Rather, some communities are disproportionately impacted.

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Benefits Of Taking An Online High School Courses

EdTech4Beginners

If you have ever wondered if there was a good reason to take your high school education away from the big buildings and into the comfort of your own home, then now is the best time to consider all of the benefits of taking classes online. While there was a time when students all had to do their studies the same as everyone else, now you can reap the benefits of new technology that might make for a better fit for your lifestyle. Take a look at these examples to make the right decision for you. .

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The SaaS Guide to Conversion Rate Optimization

Every SaaS business has a strategic responsibility to improve Conversion Rate Optimization across their product or site. Learn 7 detailed steps to infuse data into your process, surface customer drop-off points, and generate ideas to drive conversion.

Create a Badge in Google Drawings

Teacher Tech

Design your own badges in Google Drawings. The post Create a Badge in Google Drawings appeared first on Teacher Tech. Advanced Draw Gamification Google draw gamification google GoogleEDU

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Review: Logitech C270 HD Webcam Provides a Clear Picture for Virtual Instruction

EdTech Magazine

Webcams have come a long way. In the early days of webcam technology, it seemed that only nonprofits with big donors could justify purchasing fancy technology such as high-end webcams.

A guide to choosing the right edtech partner

eSchool News

Based on the sheer amount of marketing emails and sales calls received on a weekly–or even daily–basis, district leaders can surely attest to the seemingly countless number of technologies on the market today. But just how big is the edtech industry?

Focusing on Social Justice as a Path to Equity

edWeb.net

By Stacey Pusey. WATCH THE EDWEBINAR RECORDING. LISTEN TO THE PODCAST. How are the children?” That’s how Dr. Baron R. Davis, Superintendent of Richland School District Two (SC), starts every meeting. He isn’t just asking, though, if they are physically well.

‘Global Education Recovery Tracker’ Offers County-by-Country Status on School Reopening

Marketplace K-12

Three education-focused organizations have released a resource that can help companies stay up to date with the status of reopening for K-12 schools in over 200 nations and territories.

SplashLearn Makes Learning Fun and Creates Fearless Learners

Loved by more than 30 million kids, SplashLearn is a game-based learning program that creates engaging learning experiences to nurture a generation of fearless learners. SplashLearn is the fastest growing elementary school math program in the US, used by more than 440,000 teachers in about 77,000 schools across the United States.

OPINION: As we eye post-pandemic life, it’s time to unclog the pipeline between education and work

The Hechinger Report

It’s no surprise that all eyes are turned to Washington as the nation claws its way out of a recession and scrambles to distribute vaccines. But overcoming the pandemic-driven economic crisis will require much more than good intentions and billions in new spending.

Blackbird Announces First-ever Purpose-built Middle School Coding Education Platform

eSchool News

Created to Address the “Middle School Gap” – Blackbird Teaches Real-world Computer Science Skills, Aligned to Educational Standards.

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Prioritizing Professional Development, During and After the Pandemic (eSchool News Podcast)

Edthena

In this conversation with eSchool News’ Kevin Hogan for the podcast Innovations in Education , Diane Lauer talks about how COVID couldn’t stop teacher training. In fact, her work as Assistant Superintendent of Priority Programs and Academic Support at St.

Edthena Adds Micro-Credentials to Help Districts Recognize Teacher Growth

eSchool News

District leaders and coaches can design and issue custom micro-credentials when teachers demonstrate skill mastery within the Edthena video platform.

The Ultimate Guide to Conversion Rate Optimization

Every business has a strategic responsibility to improve Conversion Rate Optimization across their product or site. Learn 7 detailed steps to infuse data into your process, surface customer drop-off points, and generate ideas to drive conversion.

Students Safely Transition to Hybrid Learning

Where Learning Clicks

One St. Louis district has seamlessly transitioned its students to hybrid learning so they can get back on track with their education. Learn how they did it. The post Students Safely Transition to Hybrid Learning appeared first on Where Learning Clicks.

Twig Education Announces Launch of Twig Create Multimedia Makerspace

eSchool News

The company is offering a limited number of invitations to educators to engage students in knowledge building and understanding through creative agency and inclusion.

Celebrate Poetry Month with 5 Fun Activities

MiddleWeb

Teaching poetry can give students a sense of connection, collaboration, and creativity as they express themselves and read the expressions of others. During National Poetry Month, teacher-author Marilyn Pryle shares fun activities from her classroom that touch on all three.

What are word spinners and what do they have to do with academic integrity?

Turnitin

A closer look at emerging trends in misconduct: word spinners and ways to mitigate their impact on student learning

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.

Toward a More Diverse and Inclusive Classroom

MiddleWeb

Are students becoming more prejudiced and racist, or have students always been this way? In his rural, predominantly white Midwestern town middle school ELA educator Jeremy Hyler felt an urgency to advocate for antiracist teaching practices in his school and community.

What Today’s Classrooms Can Learn From Ancient Cultures

MindShift

When Michaeleen Doucleff, an American science reporter, visited a preschool in an Arctic town, she was surprised by one of the regularly-scheduled activities. Some days, a parent will bring a seal to butcher inside the classroom,” the teacher told her. Then the kids can run over and watch if they want.” At the end, he offered all the children a piece of seal meat. It was a real task that all the children might execute when they were old enough, reinforced here in school.

Webinar: "The Substance Abusing Patron: Staff Safety and the Public Health" with Dr. Steve Albrecht

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

"The Substance Abusing Patron: Staff Safety and the Public Health” Part of a special 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 safety and security expert, Dr. Steve Albrecht.