Thu.Sep 10, 2020

Starting the year: Ideas for anywhere learning

Neo LMS

As schools across the country are still deciding on how to safely return to school, I have been slowly working through some new ideas, trying to plan around what may be a year full of transitions into and out of our classrooms. Where to start?

Feedback Tips for Blended and Online Learning

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Feedback is important. But how do teachers give it frequently and in ways that help students learn? How can teachers have time and get this done with all that is going on this Fall 2020?

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As millions lose jobs, targeting nonconsumption is more important than ever

The Christensen Institute

It’s the beginning of the year and you have high hopes for your family. Your two children are about to start school and your spouse is working on launching a new business. You live in an emerging economy and make roughly $150 a month.

Schools Drop Acellus Learning Platform Over ‘Glaring’ Offensive Content

Edsurge

As a new school year begins, a number of district leaders are scrambling to address concerns from parents and staff that their chosen online learning platform features content that is racist, sexist or inappropriate for children.

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.

Strategies for Assessing Students Remotely

techlearning

Assessing students remotely is a challenge, although there are a multitude of best practices and tools to help

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Propelling Educators to the Next Level

CUE

Guest Blog Post by Virtual Fall CUE Featured Speaker Vernon Wright Hello everyone! I just wanted to say to all of you across the United States and the globe how happy I am to be part of the CUE family with you! I have to share that from day one of becoming part of CUE, […].

Today’s Awkward Zoom Classes Could Bring a New Era of Higher Education

Edsurge

The fall semester of 2020 is like nothing we have seen before in higher education. Most colleges and universities in the United States are conducting classes either partly or fully online. Many students have chosen to defer or to forego their education completely.

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How tech supports students’ emotional well-being during school shutdowns

eSchool News

Schools around the world are in uncharted waters right now as they strive to balance shutdowns and social distancing regulations with the need for educational continuity as schools begin reopening.

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OPINION: We must invest in engines of opportunity, our public colleges and universities

The Hechinger Report

In the early 1960s, my younger brother, Carter, was placed in a “slow” track in school because of learning problems that had no name back then.

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.

Why mass notification systems can help during the pandemic

eSchool News

The ongoing pandemic has forced schools and districts to change the way they operate. Depending on local guidelines, the new school year will look very different for many teachers and students.

COVID Diary: Surrey School District

techlearning

Tech & Learning's "COVID Diary" series follows educators and administrators as they share how their districts are handling teaching and learning during the pandemic

OPINION: Black-white disparities in education correlate with teachers’ implicit biases, but it will take more than education reform to solve the issue

The Hechinger Report

The systemic oppression of Black men and women throughout U.S. history has resulted in persistent unequal access to opportunity.

Happy Birthday Sarah Thomas! Give @sarahdateechur a Follow

Teacher Tech

Happy Birthday, Dr. Sarah Thomas! Thank you for all you have done to help be a change maker in education! The post Happy Birthday Sarah Thomas! Give @sarahdateechur a Follow appeared first on Teacher Tech. Social Media

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.

Here Is A Good Tool to Create Educational Podcasts

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

If you are looking for a good and free tool to create educational posts, Anchor is definitely one of the options I would recommend and here is why. First, Anchor is easy to use: simply log in to your.read more

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For many students, online learning may not have improved much

eSchool News

America is about to embark on Round 2 of its unplanned experiment in online education — and, for millions of students, virtual learning won’t be any better than it was in the spring, according to the Washington Post.

Here Is How Students Can Explore The World Virtually Using Google Street View

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Today I spent sometime on Google Street View navigating the world virtually and visiting some of my favourite places in Africa. I was actually inspired by Reif Larsen's article "How to See the World.read more

CAE Announces Stacey Sparks as Senior Director of Content Design and Development

eSchool News

Council for Aid to Education, Inc. CAE), a leading provider of performance-based educational assessments measuring 21 st century skills, as well as custom assessments, today announced the appointment of Stacey Sparks to senior director of content design and development.

Why Families Leave Schools

Do you know three of the biggest reasons families leave schools? Here they are – and what you can do about it.

Answering Questions About Teaching Science in a COVID World

edWeb.net

By Stacey Pusey. WATCH THE EDLEADER PANEL RECORDING. In-person, online, or a hybrid classroom for the 2020-21 school year, there’s no one right way to teach science.

How to Use the Google Data Studio

EdTechTeam

This blog post is sponsored by Acer Education, a partner of EdTechTeam. Google Data Studio is a free product that is part of the Google Marketing Platform. The program allows you to analyze any data from a range of sources, including Google Sheets, without needing to code.

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Coolsys Partners with Ecmc Education to Launch Online Hvac-R Technician Training Program

eSchool News

As it expands its growing team of HVAC-R technicians, CoolSys , a parent of market-leading refrigeration and HVAC services companies nationwide, has partnered with ECMC Education to launch a multi-faceted, online training program for its technicians.

The Pandemic Has Researchers Worried About Teen Suicide

MindShift

If you or someone you know is having suicidal thoughts, reach out for help. The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is open 24 hours a day at 800-273-8255.

How Online Admissions Affect Enrollment Rates

Discover the top five reasons your school’s admissions should be online.

Pocketalk Donates Devices To ELL Teachers Through First-Ever Back To School Program

eSchool News

Pocketalk , the global leader in connecting conversations and removing language barriers, today announced the donation of 100 devices to educators across the U.S.

Cisco Announces New Platform for Hybrid Learning

EdTech Magazine

Last week, Cisco gave a preview of Webex Classrooms , a new platform that can help schools manage online and hybrid classrooms.

Made By Us, First Book and AMERICAN HERITAGE® Chocolate Launch the Wishes For Books Giveaway

eSchool News

Today, Made By Us, First Book and AMERICAN HERITAGE® Chocolate announced they are now accepting submissions for the Wishes For Books giveaway. Eligible Title 1 teachers are encouraged to share their classroom’s wish for the future of the country on Made By Us’ digital platform My Wish For U.S.

4 Tips for Supporting Parents During Remote Learning

EdTech Magazine

The coronavirus pandemic catapulted educators, students and their families into a new reality when schools shut down in the spring. Now, with many districts resuming remote learning , parents and guardians are playing a more hands-on role in their children’s education.

K-12 Private School Student Information System Buying Guide

Too many private schools are still using clunky, outdated systems, causing unnecessary stress and wasted time. That’s why it’s vital for them to invest in modern products and services purposefully designed for private K-12 education.