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3 wireless technology trends to track in 2022

eSchool News

2021 was a year of tremendous challenges, but there were also incredible strides made in the world of wireless technology that have changed the way we live, work, and play–all for the better. As technology evolves, there’s always plenty to be excited about.

Google Earth Lesson Plans

Ask a Tech Teacher

Tech Learning recently shared an excellent lesson plan by Dr. Stephanie Smith Budhai that incorporates the amazing Google Earth into learning. Here’s the beginning: The 3D interactive online exploration platform Google Earth provides a pathway to endless learning adventures around the globe.

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Blended Learning Coaching Course: Help Teachers Be More Flexible and Avoid Burnout

Catlin Tucker

Coaching provides teachers with personalized support as they cultivate the mindset, skill set, and tool set needed to navigate the fluid nature of the pandemic.

5 ways a more equitable school-home communication system helped our district

eSchool News

The pandemic has forced districts to rethink how they communicate with parents, and things aren’t going to go back to the “way they were” anytime soon (if at all).

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.

Watch & Learn: From Special Education to Vocation

EdTech Magazine

Vocational classes for special education students used to entail mainly custodial training. Now, special education teachers are setting out to change that.

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Potential E-Rate Changes: Cybersecurity and New Competitive Bidding

techlearning

John Harrington of Funds For Learning says districts should be permitted to apply E-rate funding to cybersecurity but that proposed changes to the discount’s competitive bidding process are not necessary

Special Education Departments Explore Advanced Technology in Their Classrooms

EdTech Magazine

At Val Verde Unified School District, Darren Crist’s classroom was the first with a 3D printer. “I I told my kids it was coming. We went on Christmas break.

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How to become a paramedic

Brainscape

Jumping in an ambulance or helicopter to be the first on the scene of an accident or an acute illness or injury; rushing to the side of the fallen to assess their condition and administer treatment to stabilize them.

STUDENT VOICE: How alt-right memes on Instagram and Reddit are radicalizing my classmates

The Hechinger Report

“The liberal deep state is faking sexual assault to block Brett Kavanaugh’s appointment,” said one of my classmates with great conviction during my freshman year of high school.

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.

Mybib- Free APA, MLA, Harvard Citation Generator

Educators Technology

Mybib is a free bibliography and citation generator. It allows you to generate formatted bibliographies, citations, and works cited from various sources including websites, books,read more. citation tools

Let Your Students Run The Country With Democracy 4

TeachThought - Learn better.

In Democracy 4, the player is elected president and must decide how they will respond to crises, movements, and opportunities for progress. The post Let Your Students Run The Country With Democracy 4 appeared first on TeachThought.

What Online Learning Reveals About Innovation in Higher Education

ED Surge

Change in higher education historically has been a dynamic process involving two sectors—one consisting of mainstream institutions and the other a grab bag of diverse, nontraditional organizations, service providers and emerging models.

Maximizing the Impact of Tutoring to Accelerate Learning Recovery

edWeb.net

Blog post by Robert Low based on this edLeader Panel. While some students have thrived during the switch to remote and hybrid learning that was caused by the pandemic, many others have had their learning disrupted and fallen behind the timeframes established for meeting state standards.

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).

From Good to Great, Initial to Ideal: A Way to Improve Exhibitions and Other Performance Assessments

Adam Watson Edtech Elixirs

When our district began its journey into competency-based education (CBE), one of the significant early steps was the publication of our Profile of a Graduate (PoG) in 2017.

Discovery Education Celebrates 20th Year of Innovation by Unlocking the Power of Augmented Reality with?No Cost iPad App and Exclusive New Original Content

eSchool News

Epic Outages of Edtech Tools Show K-12 Schools Are Vulnerable to Cyberattacks

ED Surge

A recent cyberattack that affected the biggest school district in the country is a reminder of an increase in cybersecurity incidents at schools across the U.S.

Eliminate barriers to reading with government relief funding

eSchool News

New government relief funding for K-12 schools offers a unique chance to eliminate reading barriers and overcome unequal access to books. Learn how your school can use this funding to deliver the right digital books to every student.

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!

From Book Proposal to Publication: Starting Where You Are

Dr. Josie Ahlquist

There are two primary questions that I’ve received since publishing my first book in 2020, Digital Leadership in Higher Education: Purpose-Driven Social Media in a Connected World. When is the next book? How did you do it? At first, the answers to both these questions were pretty fuzzy. I’m finally writing an answer to the second question. But what about the first question, you ask? Stay tuned. Source

Making the Most of GRR’s Guided Practice

MiddleWeb

During reading instruction, implementing the “guided practice” part of Gradual Release of Responsibility can be tricky. Sunday Cummins and Julie Webb offer ways to select appropriately challenging texts and then provide guidance during conferences with students. The post Making the Most of GRR’s Guided Practice first appeared on MiddleWeb.

Teacher Sharing is Caring, Especially When PLC Protocols are Involved

Edthena

Educators know that sharing ideas is an important way to improve their teaching practice, whether that sharing is done in a conversation in the hallway or through PLC protocols.

Teacher Sharing is Caring, Especially When PLC Protocols are Involved

Edthena

Educators know that sharing ideas is an important way to improve their teaching practice, whether that sharing is done in a conversation in the hallway or through PLC protocols.

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.