Mon.Jul 13, 2020

Courageous Conversations: Let’s Talk about Fighting Racism

The CoolCatTeacher

with Dr. Andrea Dozier and Vicki Davis From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Today, the topic of racism has brought about discussions of not only organizational reform but also reform in our personal perceptions.

169 Tech Tip #84 Browser Problem? Switch Browsers

Ask a Tech Teacher

In these 169 tech-centric situations, you get an overview of pedagogy—the tech topics most important to your teaching—as well as practical strategies to address most classroom tech situations, how to scaffold these to learning, and where they provide the subtext to daily tech-infused education.

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Please Listen to Teachers: It’s Not Safe to Go Back to School Yet


I have been sensing that maybe the American public is being kept in the dark about certain things regarding this pandemic. I’m not sure this is it, but the Twitter thread below sure stopped me in my tracks. I'm often asked, "how long will #COVID last?"

3 things I learned from my middle school esports team

eSchool News

In September 2018, my school district approved the creation of my FH Knights esports team –the first middle school esports team in the country. Over the last two years, I’ve learned a lot about running an esports team and the value of esports in education.

FREE – pushSlides to Update Student Slides in Google Classroom

Teacher Tech

How to Update Student Google Sides If you have a Google Slides PER STUDENT in an assignment in Google Classroom you may want to update the students slides. You could open each students slides and copy paste new slides.

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A Better Plan for Fully Reopening Schools This Fall


Any plan for fully reopening schools needs to offer flexibility and learning options

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Here’s How Colleges Should Help Close the Digital Divide in the COVID-Era


San Antonio, Texas, the place my family currently calls home, ranks high among major cities with the fastest-growing number of COVID-19 infections. Add in Houston, Austin, and Dallas, and Texas now accounts for over 7 percent of the nation’s 3 million cases.

TEACHER VOICE: ‘Before teaching Algebra 2, I was an EMT, a Starbucks barista and a real estate agent. I learned to treat people with compassion’

The Hechinger Report

I realized the importance of social-emotional learning early in life, long before I became a teacher. As a child, I moved with my family from Argentina to the United States.

Awards Of Excellence Winners for 2020 Announced By Tech & Learning Magazine


Outstanding Education Technology Products Saluted

Google Challenges for Teachers! (FREE Template by Pam Hubler)

Shake Up Learning

The post Google Challenges for Teachers! FREE Template by Pam Hubler) appeared first on Shake Up Learning. As educators continue to face much uncertainty, we also have to get extra creative with virtual PD.

PROOF POINTS: 5 Questions for Daniel Koretz

The Hechinger Report

Daniel Koretz. Credit: Jill Anderson/Harvard Graduate School of Education. Perhaps nothing has remade American education so profoundly in my lifetime as the 2001 federal law that required states to assess all students every year.

How Joe Biden’s Policy Proposals Would Impact the Education Industry

Marketplace K-12

The presumptive Democratic nominee is pledging to boost funding for numerous federal programs, including those support after-school and special-needs communities. The post How Joe Biden’s Policy Proposals Would Impact the Education Industry appeared first on Market Brief.

What's Next? Modern Learning Systems for Learners and Leaders


Five steps for designing community schooling

A Reformers Unit That Celebrates Activism


Once Sarah Cooper’s 8th graders have finished their research papers on historical reformers, she has them work in project groups to imagine which current cause their reformers might realistically support. Unexpected match-ups include Huey Newton and Sandra Day O'Connor!

4 Great Google Sites Templates to Help You Create Different Educational Websites

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

If you are looking for an easy and reliable platform to create your classroom website, Google Sites is definitely one of the best options to consider. It provides you with the space and tools more. 2020 Google Sites

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How Teacher Looping Can Ease the Learning Disruptions Caused by Coronavirus


Aeriale Johnson felt a thrill as she pressed “send” on the Remind message. For about a week in late June, the second-grade teacher had been waiting for her principal’s green light to make an exciting announcement to her students and their families. “I

How Ventilation Systems are Being Upgraded for Back to School


School ventilation systems are being upgraded to better protect students and staff by integrating new technologies and processes

A Quick Note About TeachThought

TeachThought - Learn better.

TeachThought is a mission-based organization and our mission is to innovate education through the growth of innovative teachers. But as an organization, it also has another responsibility: supporting my family.

Department of Education Launches Rural Tech Competition

EdTech Magazine

The U.S. Department of Education announced a $600,000 competition last month to advance technology education for rural high school students amid the coronavirus pandemic.

How to Manage Chromebooks Like a Pro


Reading Time: 4 minutes There is no secret that school districts across the nation are investing in technology for their students. In many cases, we have seen school districts purchasing Chromebooks, for each student , as part of a 1:1 program.

3 Types of Learning Crucial for Educators

The Principal of Change

In “ Innovate Inside the Box ” I share three types of learning that are crucial for educators: These three ideas are something that I believe schools should be intentional about in their practice, as it is beneficial to learning now and in the future.

Expertise Matters #engaginglitminds

Reading By Example

As I read Engaging Literate Minds , a central theme that keeps replaying in my mind is simply, “Expertise Matters.

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Here Is A Good Google Docs Add-on to Help You Become a Better Writer

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Writing Habit is a Google Docs add-on to help you with your writing. The basic philosophy behind the app is to help users build writing habits through achieving daily/weekly more. 2020 google docs

101 Fun and Cheap Summer Activities for Kids


If your child is anything like the rest of us, they’ve been counting down the days until summer vacation for months. But now that it’s finally here, what’s there to do? How do you keep your child occupied and having fun when most of your summer will be spent at home this year?

Announcing the Library 2.020 "Sustainability in Libraries" Mini-Conference

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We're excited to announce our third Library 2.020 mini-conference: " Sustainability in Libraries ," which will be held online (and for free) on Wednesday, October 14th, from 12:00 - 3:00 pm US-Pacific Daylight Time (click for your own time zone).