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How to Teach Financial Literacy Using Real-World Examples

Ask a Tech Teacher

Teaching financial literacy to teens can be made more effective and engaging by using real-world examples, such as interactive apps and hands-on activities like budgeting classroom dollars or planning events within a fixed budget. For instance, when I was younger, my parents set up a “family bank” where I earned interest on my allowance, helping me understand the value of saving and managing money from an early age.

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ISTELive 24: Is Everything About Artificial Intelligence This Year? Not Quite

EdTech Magazine

No, not everything at ISTELive 24 in Denver will be about artificial intelligence. However, out of the nearly 1,000 sessions being offered, organizers say more than 200 of them will focus on this groundbreaking technology. For K–12 educators paying attention to headline news in the past few years, it will come as no surprise that AI will have a significant presence at one of the nation’s largest conferences on education technology.

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Confused About Math? How One Expert Teacher Used Questions to Support Learning

Digital Promise

The post Confused About Math? How One Expert Teacher Used Questions to Support Learning appeared first on Digital Promise.

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What 40 Million Messages Tell Us About Parent-Teacher Communication

Edsurge

Something crucial was missing from classrooms over the past school year: millions of students who were part of the chronic absenteeism crisis that plagued districts large and small. Parsing education data into snack-sized servings. Could better communication between schools and parents alleviate the problem? That’s the theory one nonprofit has. It partnered with Google for a massive, AI-powered analysis of 40 million messages in its app to find how parents and teachers are exchanging information

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Enhancing School Device Management for Improved Learning

Schools face increasing challenges as technology becomes integral to education. Efficient device management is essential for maximizing technology use and safeguarding investments. Our article discusses the importance of tracking devices, outlines current challenges, and suggests modern solutions that go beyond traditional methods like Excel. Learn how advanced tracking systems can streamline operations, improve maintenance, and offer real-time updates for better resource allocation.

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From Rules to Reasoning: Why We Need Thinkers, Not Memorizers in Math Education

MIND Research Institute

Our math education system is at a crossroads. The traditional approach of teaching through memorization and rote procedures is no longer sufficient in preparing students for the complexities of the modern world. We need a major shift towards fostering genuine understanding and critical thinking. Last week, I experienced a vivid reminder of this necessity when I asked my 7th-grade son about his Algebra 1 class.

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Wanna Get an A+ on BEAD? Unit-level connectivity for MDUs is a Must

Education Superhighway

In the quest for universal broadband service, state broadband offices have a critical role to play, especially in administering funds through the Broadband Equity, Access, and Deployment (BEAD) Program. Established by the Infrastructure, Investment, and Jobs Act (IIJA), the $42.5 billion program is designed to “lay critical groundwork for widespread access, affordability, equity, and adoption of broadband, create good-paying jobs; grow economic opportunities, including for local workers, provide

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Podia vs Thinkific 2024: Which Is Best for Your Courses?

Sell Courses Online

Our Verdict Thinkific is a more comprehensive course platform with better learning and engagement features.

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Gamifying math and beating the summer slide

eSchool News

Key points: Gamifying learning often leads to deeper student engagement and understanding 4 ways to encourage play in education Prioritizing inclusivity in game-based learning For more news on gamification, visit eSN’s Digital Learning hub On October 1st, the announcement rings out: “It’s time to master those multiplication facts, everyone!” The goal?

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AI Assessment Generator Coming to Discovery Education Experience this Fall

American Consortium for Equity in Education

Global edtech leader Discovery Education today announced plans to integrate a new, responsible, AI-powered assessment tool—Assessment Generator AI—into its award-winning supplemental K-12 cross-curricular solution, Discovery Education Experience. This exciting new capability will empower educators to leverage Discovery Education’s rich library Keep Reading AI Assessment Generator Coming to Discovery Education Experience this Fall The post AI Assessment Generator Coming to Discovery Education Exp

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What teachers want from AI

The Hechinger Report

An AI chatbot that walks students through how to solve math problems. An AI instructional coach designed to help English teachers create lesson plans and project ideas. An AI tutor that helps middle and high schoolers become better writers. These aren’t tools created by education technology companies. They were designed by teachers tasked with using AI to solve a problem their students were experiencing.

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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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50 Hysterical Summer Camp Jokes and Riddles for Kids

Twinkl International Publishing

Looking to add a dash of laughter to your camping adventures? Dive into our collection of 50 hysterical summer camp jokes guaranteed to tickle your funny bone! Whether you're gearing up for backyard camping, sending your kids off to summer camp, or exploring the wilderness, these jokes are perfect for campfire gatherings and late-night giggles. From silly puns to clever one-liners, these jokes will add an extra dose of fun to your camping adventures.

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Breaking Barriers: Video Inquiry Bridges Distance for Alaska’s Teachers (Via The Learning Professional)

Edthena

In the news In a recent article published in The Learning Professional , authors Lisa Richardson and Cathy Coulter describe their innovative use of video technology for teacher collaboration in Alaska. Lisa is the coordinator of the Reading Specialist Program at the University of Alaska Southeast , and Cathy coordinates the Language and Literacy Program at the University of Alaska Anchorage.

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What To Know About Buying A Printer for a School

techlearning

If you're buying a printer for a school, make sure you have these important points covered first.

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Look who’s talking—Auditi Chakravarty on Evidence-Based EdTech Innovations

eSchool News

Discussing R&D strategies for new learning techniques may be esoteric—at least for me—but it’s also essential. Auditi Chakravarty, CEO of the Advanced Education Research and Development Fund (AERDF) , breaks them down with elegance here in anticipation of several events slated for ISTE next week. She spoke about the group’s approach to integrating educators, researchers, and product developers to ensure tools used in PreK-12 classrooms work by providing scientific evidence of improved

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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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Annual Survey Highlights Educators’ Embrace of ST Math, Created by MIND Education

American Consortium for Equity in Education

More than four out of five teachers agreed that ST Math improves students’ attitudes, confidence, engagement, and understanding of math, regardless of their background MIND Education, an organization dedicated to ensuring that all students are mathematically equipped to solve the Keep Reading Annual Survey Highlights Educators’ Embrace of ST Math, Created by MIND Education The post Annual Survey Highlights Educators’ Embrace of ST Math, Created by MIND Education appeared first on American Consor

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This Year’s Big Winners

eSchool News

ISTE announced this week the winners of the 2024 Impact Award, Distinguished District Award, Making It Happen Award, and 20 To Watch Awards. “ISTE is thrilled to honor these individuals and districts as outstanding innovators in education,” said Richard Culatta, CEO of ISTE+ASCD. “It is incredible to witness the remarkable work being done by our awardees, representing all corners of the world from Canada, Spain, New York, and in between.

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How to Teach Odd and Even Numbers in 4 Easy Steps

SplashLearn

Ever wondered how to teach odd and even numbers to your child? Grasping these fundamental math concepts is essential for them. This blog provides a step-by-step guide to help you effectively communicate these ideas. By the end of this post, your child will be able to identify and work with odd and even numbers confidently. […] The post How to Teach Odd and Even Numbers in 4 Easy Steps first appeared on SplashLearn Blog.

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100 Risorse per Imparare l'Inglese

Twinkl International Publishing

Noi di Twinkl, crediamo che l'apprendimento debba essere divertente, specialmente quando si tratta di imparare una nuova lingua. Imparare una lingua senza divertirsi può essere difficile per qualsiasi studente, poiché c'è il rischio reale di perdere motivazione e fiducia in sé. Ecco perché Twinkl ha creato delle risorse di inglese coinvolgenti e creative per rendere l'apprendimento divertente e piacevole.

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Reimagining Chickering & Gamson's Principles Post-Pandemic: Technology's Central Role in Modern Edu

This white paper examines and proposes revisions to the "Seven Principles for Good Practice in Undergraduate Education" introduced by Arthur Chickering and Zelda Gamson in 1987 for today's technology-driven world.

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Dear Special Education Teachers

Twinkl International Publishing

As the school year comes to a close, I want to take a moment to express my deepest gratitude for everything you have done. This letter is a small token of appreciation for the boundless dedication, love, and perseverance you have shown each day.

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Modeling Dough Recipes and Activities

Twinkl International Publishing

Explore a variety of modeling dough recipes and activities that inspire creativity and learning! From homemade doughs to engaging playdough mats, discover hands-on fun that promotes fine motor skills and sparks imaginative play.

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How to Use Symbols to Support Learners during Transition

Twinkl International Publishing

As the academic year winds down, it's time to think about those big next steps. Whether it's starting school for the first time, moving to a new class or teacher, switching schools or transitioning to further education or work, these changes can bring a mix of excitement and anxiety. But don’t worry – Team Symbols has got you covered!

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Educators Share How to Support Refugee Children

Twinkl International Publishing

In our recent call to action, we asked educators with experience teaching refugee children to share their stories, insights, and lessons learned. We received an overwhelming response from dedicated educators who generously shared their experiences. In this follow-up blog, we'll highlight some key findings and takeaways from the survey responses and interviews.

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Behind the Bell: The Underlying Impact of Tardiness in K-12 Schools

Managing a K-12 campus with constant pressure to meet performance metrics is challenging. And tardiness can significantly limit a school from reaching these goals. Learn more about why chronic lateness matters, and key strategies to address the following impacts: Data errors caused by manual processes Low attendance and graduation rates that affect a school’s reputation Classroom disruption, which leads to poor academic performance High staff attrition and “The Teacher Exodus” Unmet LCAP goals t

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Twinkl Parents Ages 2-5 Newsletter - Get Moving Outdoors

Twinkl International Publishing

With the start of summer, the beginning of the summer of sport and improving weather conditions, there has never been a better time to start thinking about getting outside with the family and getting on the move.

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Celebrate Peas Week with Twinkl Originals!

Twinkl International Publishing

Searching for the ap-PEA-ling picture book and activities to celebrate Peas Week at home or school? Read on to discover our hilarious rhyming story, ‘The Peas and the Sneeze’, and our list of engaging resources and pea-themed activities!

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Sound Devices in Poetry

Twinkl International Publishing

Sound devices in poetry are what add a whole lot of flavour and personality to our writing. To find out more about how you can use than and what they are, keep reading!

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Cómo enseñar el Cambio Climático: 15 recursos educativos y sus definiciones

Twinkl International Publishing

El cambio climático afecta nuestro planeta. Enseña a tus alumnos conceptos clave como calentamiento global y gases de efecto invernadero para una mejor comprensión.

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Enhancing HyFlex Education through the PowerTeaching Framework

This whitepaper explores integrating the PowerTeaching pedagogical approach within a HyFlex (Hybrid Flexible) educational model, focusing on employing cooperative learning strategies and efficient classroom management techniques.

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The (Possible) Futures of Assessment

Twinkl International Publishing

Join Sam as he takes a magnifying glass to Cambridge University Press' "The Futures of Assessment" report.

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General election manifesto plans fall short of addressing key challenges in education, says new report

Twinkl International Publishing

Recent EPI analysis finds that education pledges lack focus on important areas.

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Twinkl Parents Wellbeing Newsletter - Let's Get Outside!

Twinkl International Publishing

Twinkl Parents Wellbeing Newsletter - Let's Get Outside!

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Using behaviour plans, IEPs and EHCPs as a teaching assistant

Twinkl International Publishing

What should TAs know about pupil’s documented targets?

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The Battle of the Authoring Tools: A 10-Point Comparison for Picking the Right One

Speaker: Chris Paxton McMillin, President of D3 Training Solutions

There are plenty of great authoring tools for developing eLearning, but the one you select could directly impact your course's outcomes. Depending upon your learners’ needs and your organization’s performance goals, you could be overlooking considerations that impact the both effectiveness of your courses and how long it takes to finish them. From general capabilities to specific workflow structures, some aspects are critical when it comes to learning objectives and deadlines.