Thu.Jan 20, 2022

Managing Difficult Parents

Ask a Tech Teacher

Student success depends mightily on three pieces: student, teacher, parent. But there are times as teachers we wonder if we are communicating effectively with parents. Teaching Channel addresses this in this fascinating article: 10 Ways to Manage Difficult Families.

4 Tips for Reigniting Creativity in the Classroom

Digital Promise

How can teachers develop a practice of creativity and stay inspired in their classrooms? During a recent webinar, HP Teaching Fellows Brent Christensen , Vickie Morgado , Teena Hine , and Amanda Brace shared tips for igniting creativity in their teaching and learning practice.

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Meet NEO at FETC 2022!

Neo LMS

Helping students continue their education during the pandemic has been a topic of concern since the very beginning. It’s safe to say that it’s still a critical issue and one that needs all of our attention, especially when it comes to choosing the best edtech to teach and engage students.

Schools Share Strong Measures That Protect Student Data

EdTech Magazine

At the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, Jun Kim, technology director for Moore Public Schools in Oklahoma, watched as teachers began expanding their use of free digital resources.

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Transform Your Classroom with Apple

Speaker: Aaron Webb, Jamf

Apple empowers educators and students by design. In our webinar, we’ll explain how to make the best use of Apple devices in your classroom, and the tools and resources you need for success.

How to Teach With Wordle

techlearning

The viral word game Wordle can be used in the classroom to promote problem-solving and other skills

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Tech & Learning Magazine Names the Winners of the Best of 2021

techlearning

Tech & Learning's judges deemed these products as standouts for supporting teaching and learning in 2021

13 Study Strategies To Help Students Retain New Learning

TeachThought - Learn better.

Studying is often viewed as a means to an end. We hope these study strategies help learners realize that it is a powerful & empowering tool. The post 13 Study Strategies To Help Students Retain New Learning appeared first on TeachThought.

Using evidence-based math programs to address learning recovery

eSchool News

Selecting instructional strategies and supplemental resources for supporting student learning recovery shouldn’t be a guessing game.

New Adobe Product Simplifies Digital Design

EdTech Magazine

Last month, Adobe announced the release of Creative Cloud Express, a product that aims to bring design capabilities to all creators.

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Keeping Students Safe and Productive on Devices

Speaker: Aaron Webb, Jamf

In our webinar, we’ll explore the full range of Jamf education products to protect students, including quick and easy tools for IT admins, powerful apps for teachers to ensure student safety anywhere, and parental engagement tools.

K-12 Districts Nationwide Expand Usage of ParentSquare to Strengthen Family Engagement

eSchool News

SANTA BARBARA, CALIF. 20, 2022 —As educators gear up for the remainder of the 2021-22 school year, school-to-home engagement continues to be a top priority.

‘Disruption is a huge catalyst for accelerating innovation. But it’s not a given’

The Hechinger Report

Editor’s note: This story led off this week’s Future of Learning newsletter, which is delivered free to subscribers’ inboxes every other Wednesday with trends and top stories about education innovation. Subscribe today!

Oklahoma City Public Schools Announces TutorMe Partnership

eSchool News

OKLAHOMA CITY, Jan.

What is Factile and How Can It Be Used for Teaching? Tips and Tricks

techlearning

Factile is quiz platform designed to look like a gameshow while bringing all the learning functionality educators want

The Best Ways to Use Managed Apple IDs at Your School

Speaker: Aaron Webb, Jamf

In our webinar, How to Best Use Managed Apple IDs at Your School, hear the real-world experience of Steven Palomo, IT Director at Beverly Public Schools, regarding how he successfully managed his entire tech stack.

How to fund 3 must-have classroom tech tools

eSchool News

Classroom technology is essential, and nothing made that more obvious than the COVID-19 pandemic that forced learning to go virtual and hybrid. Technology upgrades help make students feel included and achieve their full potential. But funding for classroom tech tools is always a challenge.

5 Pandemic Learning Gains

The Innovative Educator

If you follow the fear-mongering mainstream media, you’d think today's youth is doomed as a result of the “learning loss” caused by the emergency remote learning students were involved in during the pandemic. Innovative educators (and their students) understand this is untrue.

Study: Instructional Mode Played No Significant Role in COVID-19-Related Learning Loss in Indiana Public Schools in 2020-21

eSchool News

MUNCIE, Indiana – Students, teachers, and administrators across the country have faced unprecedented challenges since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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I’m a Former Migrant Student. Schools Need to Hire More Educators Who Look Like Me.

ED Surge

When I first began attending school, my teachers often seated me in the back of the classroom. My parents immigrated from Mexico and were farm workers who lived in Florida and migrated around the country based on the season.

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Technology to Support and Empower Users With Disabilities

There is an increasing global focus on accessibility for students in school. When combined with a device management system such as Jamf Pro or Jamf School, the sky’s the limit. Learn how Apple and Jamf can support disabled users in your school.

Kansas’ Shawnee Mission School District Initiates New Partnership with Discovery Education Supporting Elementary Science Instruction

eSchool News

SILVER SPRING, MD (Wednesday, January 19, 2022) — Shawnee Mission School District (SMSD) in Johnson County, Kansas has initiated a new partnership with Discovery Education supporting science education.

Offline and Off-Screen Activities for Minds-On Learning

Graphite Blog

If there's one thing we can be sure of, it's that kids use screens -- a lot.

Osmo From BYJU’s Names Peter Glovin Senior Vice President of Educational Sales

eSchool News

Palo Alto, CA– Award-winning STEAM brand, Osmo from BYJU’S, announces Peter Glovin’s appointment as Senior VP of Educational Sales, effective immediately. In this role, Glovin, a seasoned senior edtech sales executive, will develop and implement a U.S.

3 Coaching Best Practices to Take With Us to the ‘Other Side’ (eSchool News)

Edthena

With so much change happening in schools, it’s hard to know which coaching best practices to commit to for now and for the long term. But according to two learning coaches from St.

Maximize the Power of Multiple Technology Ecosystems

Schools invested in Google education tools or considering these services can achieve strong benefits by blending the best of Google services on Apple hardware, opening the door to a wealth of educational possibilities for students, teachers, and parents.

All You Need to Select and Use Mentor Texts

MiddleWeb

A Teacher’s Guide to Mentor Texts offers a winning combination – a structured lesson approach, a range of suggested mentor texts, and an overall message adaptable to specific students. Teachers at multiple levels of experience will find it invaluable, writes Sara Pennington.

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3 Coaching Best Practices to Take With Us to the ‘Other Side’ (eSchool News)

Edthena

With so much change happening in schools, it’s hard to know which coaching best practices to commit to for now and for the long term. But according to two learning coaches from St.

Our 2021-22 Student Book Budget Project is Complete!

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

Celebrating the first check outs. The 2021-22 student book budget team just completed their project for the year. Over 115 books were added to our library this year thanks to their work. We are so happy that this year’s books can be enjoyed for the second half of the school year.

Genially Walkthrough: Create Highly Interactive & Animated Social Media Graphics & Presentations, Growth Portfolios for Students with Embedded YouTube & @Flipgrid Videos, Drag & Drop Activities Including Audio, & More! @genially_en

techieMusings

If you haven’t tried Genially yet, this video is for you! Genially allows you to create highly interactive and animated presentations, graphics (ie: images with hotspots, eye-catching social media posts), infographics , videos, and more!

6 Tips for EdTech Evaluation by Adult Learning Institutions

Many continuing adult education institutions have turned to technology used by higher ed with the following benefits: elevates teaching and learning, scales to address changes in staffing, enrollment and budget, and protects student and institutional data.