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Hour of Code? Here’s why to participate

Ask a Tech Teacher

December 7-12th, 2020, Computer Science Education will host the Hour Of Code–a one-hour introduction to students on coding, programming, and why they should love it, designed to demystify “code” and show that anyone can learn the basics to be a maker, a creator, and an innovator.

ISTE20 Live: Understanding and Contextualizing Evolving Digital Equity Challenges

EdTech Magazine

Too often, the conversation about digital equity is focused on one angle. In many cases, that's the devices. But educators understand that tackling true digital equity issues and achieving desired outcomes means looking at the problem holistically.

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How to raise rural enrollment in higher education? Go local

The Hechinger Report

Kali Lindsay in front of the Memorial Student Union on the University of Missouri campus. She said that the counselor from a college-enrollment effort was “a game changer” in helping her plan, apply, pay for — and navigate — her journey to campus. Credit: Chloe Bordenaro. LAWRENCE COUNTY, Tenn.

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ISTE20 Live: Useful Google Classroom Tips and Tricks

EdTech Magazine

As one of the most popular classroom management platforms, Google Classroom offers an assortment of assignment management functionality and digital student engagement tools.

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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.

5 impactful ways eLearning coaches can support teachers

eSchool News

eLearning became a household term in the spring of 2020 when the classrooms moved from schools to living rooms.

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All I Want For Christmas is a Signed Copy of the #ImSorryStory By @MjmcalliWrites

Teacher Tech

The #ImSorryStory is a great way to help young people understand what makes apologies sincere without lecturing. The post All I Want For Christmas is a Signed Copy of the #ImSorryStory By @MjmcalliWrites appeared first on Teacher Tech. Google

5 keys to a successful summer reading initiative

eSchool News

Planning now for summer programs is more important than ever as schools face widening learning gaps due to the pandemic. A few years ago, the summer reading options my district, Elizabethtown Independent Schools, offered were fairly meager.

A Shopping List for Mathematics in the Digital Age

edWeb.net

By Stacey Pusey. WATCH THE EDLEADER PANEL RECORDING. As mathematics pedagogy moves further toward thinking about the process of getting the answer rather than just the answer itself, developing problem-solving skills is key to student success.

AR/VR Will Account for a Boost in GDP of $1.5 Trillion

Veative

AR/VR Will Account for a Boost in GDP of $1.5 Trillion This is a heady claim to make, and before going further it is important to […]. The post AR/VR Will Account for a Boost in GDP of $1.5 Trillion appeared first on Veative Labs. Veative Professional Services

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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.

KidWind Virtual Workshops Available for Educators

eSchool News

The KidWind Project, the international leader of clean energy education, created topic-specific renewable energy virtual workshops designed to help educators teach about renewable energy whether teaching in person or remotely.

Kajabi vs ClickFunnels – Which is Best for Your Business?

Sell Courses Online

The post Kajabi vs ClickFunnels – Which is Best for Your Business? appeared first on Sell Courses Online. … Kajabi vs ClickFunnels – Which is Best for Your Business? Read the Post. The post Kajabi vs ClickFunnels – Which is Best for Your Business? appeared first on Sell Courses Online.

PBLWorks Expands its Online Services for 2021

eSchool News

PBLWorks, the leading provider of professional development for high-quality Project Based Learning (PBL), is expanding its selection of online offerings for teachers seeking to start or accelerate their use of Project Based Learning.

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Cycles of Learning

I recently stumbled across this podcast between Tim Ferris and Seth Godin. About midway through the episode Tim begins to grill Seth about the concept of Pedagogy, and how he goes about thinking about learning and instruction through a lens of. cognition and motivation.

Develop A Feature-Rich App for Any Virtual Classroom

Building an e-learning platform? Download the solution brief to learn how you can create a customized, feature-rich, interactive classroom for an enhanced learning experience.

Mentoring Minds Joins Google for Education Partner Program

eSchool News

Mentoring Minds , a leading provider of K – 12 instructional and critical thinking materials, today announced it has been certified as a Google for Education Integrated Solutions Partner, integrating the ThinkUp! Standards Mastery System with Google Classroom.

For Adolescent Boys, Maintaining Masculinity Can Stymie Genuine Connections

MindShift

Excerpted with permission from Judy Y. Chu, The Truth about Boys. In Michael Sadowski (Ed.), Adolescents at School: Perspectives on Youth, Identity, and Education , 3rd edition, pp. 107-112, October 2020, published by Harvard Education Press. . Boys’ Relational Capabilities and Vulnerability.

Illuminate Education Partners with Turnitin to Provide Assessment Resources for Remote Learning

eSchool News

Illuminate Education , a leading K-12 student performance solution, is partnering with Turnitin , a leading provider of academic integrity and assessment solutions.

Businesses in Singapore that prioritize CX are expected to recover faster from the challenges of the pandemic: Zendesk survey

AsiaTechDaily

Bookmark( 0 ) Please login to bookmark. Username or Email Address. Password. Remember Me. No account yet? Register Joint research by Zendesk and Ecosystm reveals that of the local companies that plan to decrease CX spend, 88% will only see recovery in the second half of 2021 or later.

8 Reasons to Invest in a New Student Information System

If your school’s SIS has limited functions, only works on campus or breaks down more than you would like, it might time to invest in a new one.

Oklahoma’s State Textbook Committee Unanimously Approves Discovery Education Science Techbook

eSchool News

Following a comprehensive evaluation, the Oklahoma State Textbook Committee has unanimously approved the Elementary and Middle School editions of Discovery Education’s Science Techbook for statewide use as core instructional resources.

Ways to Learn With Technology Infographic

Teacher Reboot Camp

Part of the December 2020 STEM Resources Digital Calendar ! With remote learning students are using technology more than ever to demonstrate their learning. Feeling somewhat overwhelmed with the sudden shift to digital is expected.

Xello Partners with National ACTE to Launch Student Career Development Content Series

eSchool News

Xello , a modern K-12 college, career and future readiness program, is partnering with the Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE) to support the release of a series of publication briefs, online lessons and webinars covering student career development for career and technical education (CTE) educators. “We

How For-Profit Colleges Benefited From Trump Administration Policies

Edsurge

The pandemic has hit higher education hard, with falling enrollments in most types of colleges over the past year.

7 Benefits of Lesson Plans in the Cloud

What if teachers didn’t have to lug tons of paperwork with them to and from work? Having lesson plans available anywhere is just one of the advantages.

MobileMind Launches ‘MobileMind HQ’ for Customized, Managed Educator Training

eSchool News

MobileMind , the most innovative Google professional learning solution for schools, announces the launch of MobileMind HQ , a single hub for creating, managing, and reporting training and compliance activities.