Fri.Feb 23, 2024

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5 Ingredients For Student Well Being: Help Students Be Healthy

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter In a world where the mental health of our youth is becoming an increasingly pressing concern, Dr. Brian Smith's podcast couldn't come at a more critical time. His enlightening discussion on ‘The Recipe for Student Well-Being' offers a beacon of hope, laying out a clear, actionable plan for schools eager to make a positive impact on their students' lives.

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3 Key Reasons Why K–12 Schools Must Modernize Their IAM Programs

EdTech Magazine

Though most schools already have identity and access management programs in place that provide IT leaders with best practices, processes and technologies to manage identities, modernizing an IAM program means moving beyond the technical operations to a more strategic function focused on educational objectives. A modern IAM program brings identity governance, access management and privileged access management together in a unified, cloud-based solution that is built with improved security and alm


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Graphing–9 Lesson Plans + 6 Online Resources

Ask a Tech Teacher

Graphing is an important skill for students whether they go to college after High School or start a career. It teaches: Visualization and Understanding : Graphing helps students visually represent data, functions, and relationships. This visual representation often aids in understanding complex concepts that may be difficult to grasp through purely symbolic or verbal explanations.

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Friday 5: K-12 coding

eSchool News

Key points: K-12 coding sets students up for success during–and after–school Teaching coding and design can lead to tech literacy Starting a K-12 classroom drone program For more news on K-12 coding, visit eSN’s STEM & STEAM page K-12 coding can completely change learning for students, engaging reluctant learners and activating parts of the brain used for computational thinking, problem solving, and collaboration.

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Quickly Create Personalized Learning Experiences that Work

How can we actively engage learners 24/7, on their level and according to their interests, while respecting their learning styles? It’s not impossible. In this guide: Explore how to transform traditional, one-way videos into two-way interactive learning experiences Understand different types of artificial intelligence (AI), including - Generative vs.

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Are You Ready to Create a District Snapshot to support your Instructional Coaching Program?


A School District Snapshot provides a targeted overview of how your educational system functions and how students are learning. The post Are You Ready to Create a District Snapshot to support your Instructional Coaching Program? appeared first on TeacherCast Educational Network.

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Teacher Shortage Solutions for Computer Science and CTE

eSchool News

The lack of computer science technology educators in middle schools continues to be a genuine crisis, especially considering the critical role of STEM education in preparing students for future careers. Traditional hiring practices often result in non-specialist educators teaching computer science, leading to challenges in delivering effective instruction.

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The exposure gap is blocking students’ ability to envision future careers

eSchool News

Key points: The exposure gap limits students’ motivation to strive for in-demand careers Helping students navigate college majors To foster young talent, employers need to share their social capital For more news on career readiness, visit eSN’s Innovative Teaching page Students have the aptitudes (or natural talents) for the nation’s most in-demand career fields –including healthcare, manufacturing, technology, and finance– but they are not inclined to pursue those occupations

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How To Print on School Networks with Laptops


The ultimate guide on how to print on school networks from multiple devices.

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Optoma Introduces Creative Touch 3-Series Interactive Flat Panel Displays?? 

eSchool News

FREMONT, CA – Optoma , a world-leading manufacturer of pioneering visual solutions, today introduced the new Creative Touch 3-Series Interactive Flat Panel Displays (IFPDs), featuring improved functionality and added interactive features designed to meet the evolving needs of education and corporate environments. Available in 65″, 75″ and 86″ formats, the Creative Touch 3-Series IFPDs include intuitive and user-friendly software, including an enhanced Whiteboard for effortless

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Most Common Reasons for Plagiarism Occurrence


If education can become a cure for the problems of modern society, we need really good doctors. It means we should address the reasons for possible concerns and misbehavior rather than deal with the misdoings themselves, just like good medics would treat the reasons for patients’ suffering rather than get rid of the symptoms only. So, when the Chat GPT plagiarism checker or similarity detector once again shows that the student has cheated on the assignment, aside from pressing charges, we

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Can Brain Science Actually Help Make Your Training & Teaching Stick?

Speaker: Andrew Cohen, Founder & CEO of Brainscape

The instructor’s PPT slides are brilliant. You’ve splurged on the expensive interactive courseware. Student engagement is stellar. So… why are half of your students still forgetting everything they learned in just a matter of weeks? It's likely a matter of cognitive science! With so much material to "teach" these days, we often forget to incorporate key proven principles into our curricula — namely active recall, metacognition, spaced repetition, and interleaving practice.

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Lightspeed Systems Product Roadmap Webinar — What’s Next in 2024?

Lightspeed Systems

The disruptive education landscape requires edtech innovation, and Lightspeed Systems’ product roadmap for 2024 addresses districts’ biggest challenges.

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Identifying Training Needs of Your Employees

Think Exam

In the rapidly evolving business landscape, the continuous development of employee skills is not just an option but a necessity. However, the effectiveness of training programs significantly hinges on the accurate identification of training needs.

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New Dr. Albrecht Blog Post: "Can Libraries Become the Driver for Safe Home Gun Storage? A Bold Idea, Whose Time Has Come."

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We've just posted a new blog post by Dr. Steve Albrecht in our " The Safe Library " section of Library 2.0 : "Can Libraries Become the Driver for Safe Home Gun Storage? A Bold Idea, Whose Time Has Come." If I had just one wish, where I could snap my fingers and make it happen instantly to prevent school shootings, it would not be about anti-bullying campaigns (which range in success from a lot to not at all); or more School Resource Officers (hard to do today with such low staffing in law enforc