Mon.Mar 07, 2022

A Step-by-Step Guide On How To Create Your First Online Course

EdTech4Beginners

Online teaching is trending right now, but only a small part of courses is of real value. How to create your online course from scratch? How to make it useful, popular, and interesting?

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Websites that add sparkle (and learning) to Spring

Ask a Tech Teacher

A few spring websites, lesson plans, printables, activities: 7 Science Experiments that Teach About Spring. Books from Scholastic about Spring. Life cycle of a snake. Life Cycle Lesson Plans. Life Cycle resources. Life Cycles. Life Cycle Symbaloo. Plant life cycle. Spring Puzzle.

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MacKenzie Scott Makes Transformational $20 Million Gift to Digital Promise

Digital Promise

Digital Promise has received a $20 million gift, the single largest unrestricted gift in the organization’s history, from MacKenzie Scott.

A fresh perspective on VR in special education

eSchool News

In early 2021, Spaulding Academy & Family Services applied for and received a technology grant from the Flutie Foundation for the purchase of virtual reality (VR) headsets.

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.

PROOF POINTS: Debunking the myth that teachers stop improving after five years

The Hechinger Report

The idea that teachers stop getting better after their first few years on the job has become widely accepted by both policymakers and the public.

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Best Art Resources for Teachers and Students

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Art is all about exploring, appreciating, and enjoying the richness and diversity of our cultures. Artful thinking is an analytic approach through which we get to explore this cultural.read more. art resources

What Is Critical Reading? A Definition For Learning

TeachThought - Learn better.

Critical reading is reading with the purpose of critical examination of the text and its implicit and explicit themes and ideas. The post What Is Critical Reading? A Definition For Learning appeared first on TeachThought. Literacy Definitions

Engaging MLs in Daily Academic Conversations

MiddleWeb

If we want multilinguals to develop their speaking skills while learning content (and we do!) then they need multiple opportunities to engage in academic conversation throughout the school day. ML/EL education leader Jenny Vo shares her favorite successful strategies.

Ensuring Technology Access and Equity for a District and a Community

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Tech & Learning Innovative Leader Awards (Orlando): Overall Implementation of Technology

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.

Start with Conversation: Develop Healthy Communication Skills with Your Child

Mindspark Learning

The pandemic changed the way we communicate. In-person communication became largely virtual, as did school. Scheduling play dates for kids completely ended, and while these adaptations were necessary for safety, they had an impact on us, and are still affecting the way we work, play and live.

How our district established a unified communication platform

eSchool News

With 3,300 students across three different schools, our district was using a variety of diverse applications for school-to-home communications. They all handled separate aspects of our teacher-parent communications, but they weren’t cohesive.

Teaching The Russia – Ukraine Conflict

techlearning

Addressing the Russian invasion of Ukraine is an opportunity for learning and discussion on a number of topics

Discovery Education and Venture Valley Partner to Launch New Educational Initiative Teaching Financial Literacy Through Games and Resources

eSchool News

Silver Spring, MD. Monday, March 7, 2022) – Venture Valley video game team and Discovery Education announced today a new educational initiative – Discover Venture Valley – helping students build financial literacy and business skills.

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).

Best Free Sites & Apps for Education Communication

techlearning

These top free communication sites and apps for education provide teachers with a digital platform for two-way group or individual sharing of text, images, video, calendars, and much more

Building a Career in EdTech: SmarterServices Team Member Celebrates 15 Years

eSchool News

PITTSBURGH, PA – The landscape of education has changed in the last decade, and even more so in the last 24 months. Technology has become integral to education, 71% of US students claim to use laptops in the classroom ( McKinsey ). In 2016, the self-paced eLearning industry made up $46.67

Draw More Out of Your Chromebook with the Logitech Pen

Teacher Tech

The Pen for Chromebooks, the Logitech Pen. Durable, comfortable, The post Draw More Out of Your Chromebook with the Logitech Pen appeared first on Teacher Tech. Chromebook Google chromebook google GoogleEDU

Masks Are Coming Off in Many Schools. How Can Education Organizations Lead Through Continued Change?

Marketplace K-12

Education organizations serving schools will need to help students cope with fear and uncertainty as masks come off in schools, writes Move This World CEO Sara Potler LaHayne. The post Masks Are Coming Off in Many Schools. How Can Education Organizations Lead Through Continued Change?

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!

Want Students to Flourish? Teach Human Ecology

ED Surge

There is a missing element in the U.S. education system, a big one, AWOL since the 1980s. Its absence has been made more palpable by the obscene U.S. income gap , combined with the pandemic and the fact that the U.S. has become one of the most socially complicated countries.

Draw More Out of Your Chromebook with the Logitech Pen

Teacher Tech

I have partnered with Logitech to review the Logitech Pen. This is a USI (universal stylus initiative) ACTIVE pen. This means it works MUCH BETTER than the “regular” styluses on Chromebooks.

Bamboo Learning’s “Comprehension Through Conversation” EdTech Solution for K–5 Students Gaining Momentum

eSchool News

SEATTLE—March 7, 2022— Bamboo Learning, Inc.

Tantrum Brewing? Find Calm with These Tips

Mindspark Learning

We have all been there. You are in a grocery store, and you hear a blood curdling scream. A tantrum is about to begin. Or you hear a colleague speaking about a student whose behavior is especially challenging.

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.

Virtual Reality and Learning Mini-Conference on March 29th: Accepted Sessions (and Keynotes) Announcement!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Our first Library 2.022 mini-conference: " Virtual Reality and Learning: Leading the Way ," will be held online (and for free) on Tuesday, March 29th, 2022. Virtual Reality was identified by the American Library Association as one of the 10 top library technology trends for the future.

7 Virtual School Activities Every Educator Should Use to Enhance Online Learning

EmergingEdTech

Image Source. When schools transitioned to online learning during the pandemic, it sped up an existing trend of education adapting to the digital world. .