Thu.Feb 17, 2022

STEM vs. STEAM: The importance of the Arts


We live in a world increasingly enhanced by and reliant upon advanced technology. It has a core presence in many areas of our lives and there are few industries not using it in some way.

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OPINION: A family physician weighs in — We shouldn’t rush to eliminate school mask mandates

The Hechinger Report

I became a family doctor to advocate for those who are most vulnerable. So, when it comes to Covid and masks, I wonder, why gamble with our children’s health when a vaccine that could confer protection from serious illness is just around the corner?


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Synchronous Online Teaching Tips for Young Students


Educators share how to engage young students in synchronous online classes through music and by giving students choice in how they learn

Jargon may have turned parents against social and emotional learning

The Hechinger Report

Editor’s note: This story led off this week’s Future of Learning newsletter, which is delivered free to subscribers’ inboxes every other Wednesday with trends and top stories about education innovation. Subscribe today!

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.

Georgia Principal Wins Curriculum Associates’ 2022 Inspire Award

eSchool News

NORTH BILLERICA, Mass., February 17, 2022— Curriculum Associates has named Jamilah Hud-Kirk, principal of Fountain Elementary in Clayton County Public Schools in Forest Park, GA, as the recipient of its 2022 Inspire Award.

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Would You Ever Consider Creating an EdTech Menu To Support Your Instructional Coaches and Professional Development Program?


This post was originally created and posted on the website TeacherCast Educational Network. The only place to read this as the original content is [link]. Plan your next move because every step contributes towards your goal.” ? Sukant Ratnakar, Quantraz.

Creating more accessible classrooms in 3, 2, 1…

eSchool News

Equity became one of the top issues as the COVID-19 pandemic spread across the globe. Educators in every building acknowledged the continuing need to create more equitable education environments.

What Should A School Do?

TeachThought - Learn better.

If we are not aware of this relative mediocrity, it's an indictment of our vision. If we are, it is an indictment of our character. The post What Should A School Do? appeared first on TeachThought. Education Critical Literacy Terry Heick

A simple routine to support literacy development in all subjects

eSchool News

When you look at the five components of reading and how teachers’ emphasis on them changes as students learn to read, one constant is word learning.

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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.

What Is Identity and Access Management for K–12?

EdTech Magazine

Even before the pandemic shifted learning online, schools had been integrating technologies to improve various admin processes, student onboarding, classroom learning experiences and communication methods.

National Engineering Week Observances in K-12 Classrooms Get a Boost from Discovery Education and Social Impact Partners

eSchool News

Silver Spring, MD (Thursday, February 17, 2022) — Discovery Education and leading social impact partners are offering engaging, no-cost digital learning resources to students, teachers, and families to support National Engineers Week nationwide.


Schools Are Seeing More Hate and Bias Incidents. But Educators Are Not Helpless to Address Them.

ED Surge

A white art teacher in Houston uses the N-word during a classroom lesson. A high school student in Minnesota tells a Black classmate that her dark skin is ugly and that she hopes she takes her life.

Use SEL to Support Adolescent Reading Gains

eSchool News

Learn how educators can add Social Emotional Learning (SEL) strategies to literacy instruction in this eBook, Social Emotional Learning Opportunities. Featured Resource eBook educators instruction learning literacy reading social support

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).

Navigating the #Edtech Landscape with Stacey Roshan on the @KognityEd Lead Educator Podcast #TechWithHeart @KognityEd @Flipgrid @PearDeck @Wacom @Edpuzzle


I had a chance to sit down with Andy Rhodes , Customer Education Manager at Kognity , to record an episode for the Kognity Lead Educator Podcast. We start by talking about my journey into edtech integration and my flipped classroom.

NEW Way to Search Google Drive!

Shake Up Learning

The post NEW Way to Search Google Drive! appeared first on Shake Up Learning. It’s even easier now to search your Google Drive files. Try using the new enhance search chips to refine your search! You may have noticed some new buttons when you search in Google Drive.

edWeb Best Practices: Virtual Professional Learning is an award-winning professional learning network that helps engaged and innovative educators share their best ideas and practices — anytime, anywhere — with educators around the country and the world.

An Illustrated ABC of Inquiry-Based Teaching


I Is for Inquiry presents a diverse repertoire of concepts to help teachers be intentional about embedding inquiry-based teaching and learning strategies into their lessons and supporting K-12 students in embracing a learning mindset, writes Michael McLaughlin.

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!

Gaggle’s Podcast: Sharing Inspiring Stories

Gaggle Speaks

Looking for in-depth coverage and insights on all things related to student mental health and student safety? It Takes a Village: A Gaggle Podcast features students, educators, mental health advocates, and Gagglers discussing a variety of topics impacting today’s kids and schools.

Oodle – It’s Wordle for Math

Nick's Picks for Educational Technology

Ooodle puts a math spin on the popular word game Wordle. Instead of guessing a daily 5-letter word, players are presented with a daily 5-number equation. The equation’s answer is provided, and players check their answers after each attempt (6 maximum). Each number 1-9 (or 1-12) is used only once.