Tue.Jan 18, 2022

Build Empathy Among Students

Ask a Tech Teacher

It used to surprise me that it became the school’s job to teach empathy. Shouldn’t parents do that? The truth is it doesn’t always happen in homes. Since children spend much of their daylight hours in school, it is a logical place to reinforce empathy as a life skill.

Connecting with students in the online classroom


Online learning has been on the rise for a while, but it became the norm for almost everyone at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic. While most students have returned to in-person learning, many have remained in the online classroom. Some kids who homeschool also solely attend classes online.

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Using Local History to Increase Student Engagement

Education Elements

Erin Conklin’s eyes light up when she talks about the primary and secondary source student book she created for Duval County Public School’s African American Studies elective. Personalized Learning Curriculum Strategy & Adoption

Ring in the new year with some exciting Highlights updates!


Happy New Year from H?para!

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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.

Turn Your Docs into Forms and Slides

Teacher Tech

How to turn a Google Doc into a Form. Use Document Outline by Schoolytics Add-on to quickly turn your Google Docs into Forms, Slides, or Sheets. The post Turn Your Docs into Forms and Slides appeared first on Teacher Tech. Google

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Student-Paced Asynchronous Lesson Plan If-Then Scenario Tips #edtech #remotelearning @Edpuzzle @WeVideo @Flipgrid @PearDeck @KamiApp


I compiled some very quick tips in this if/then scenario chart to share with teachers at my school in preparation for any asynchronous snow days we may have. More than that, though, these are general suggestions that teachers can use to create any sort of student-paced lesson plans.

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3 ways chatbots can support mental health in schools

eSchool News

The U.S. Surgeon General has issued an advisory warning about a mental health crisis for children.

Best Headphones for Teachers in Remote Teaching


Get the best headphones for teachers listening and speaking in remote learning

Teaching Students To See Quality

TeachThought - Learn better.

So what does quality have to do with learning? Quite a bit, it turns out. And it starts out with helping students understand what it means. The post Teaching Students To See Quality appeared first on TeachThought. Teaching Terry Heick Veteran Teacher

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.

Slooh Brings Space Exploration to Classrooms Worldwide with ‘The Online Telescope for Teachers’

eSchool News

Washington Depot, Connecticut, January 18, 2022 – Slooh, the only organization offering live online telescope feeds to students, is now offering an affordable way for teachers to bring the power of its network of online telescopes to all students with The Online Telescope for Teachers.

Google Search Easter Eggs for Your Classroom

Shake Up Learning

The post Google Search Easter Eggs for Your Classroom appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Did you know there are little tools and fun games hidden inside Google Search! We call these “Easter Eggs!”

Sora “Content Bundles” Feature Empowers Educators to Easily Reserve Digital Books for Specific Students

eSchool News

CLEVELAND – January 18, 2022 – Educators who are looking for more efficient ways to support reading outcomes have a new solution: Content Bundles.

Study: Popular Students Are Not Always Well-liked


Middle school students generally liked classmates who were high-achieving academically, helpful, kind, and cooperative. On the other hand, the classmates they considered most popular were sometimes seen as mean and aggressive

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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.

Kajeet Announces Launch of 2022 Homework Gap Grant Program for K-12 Schools and Districts, Colleges and Universities, and Public Libraries

eSchool News

MCLEAN, VA. PRWEB) JANUARY 13, 2022 — Kajeet® , a leading provider of IoT connectivity, software and hardware solutions that deliver safe, reliable and controlled internet connectivity to nearly 3,000 customers, today announced the launch of its 2022 Homework Gap Grant Program.

Quizlet Lesson Plan


This Quizlet lesson plan is designed to help educators implement the digital tool into their instruction

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Must-Have Tips and Tools for Pandemic Teaching – SULS0141

Shake Up Learning

The post Must-Have Tips and Tools for Pandemic Teaching – SULS0141 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. In this episode, Kasey shares her best Pandemic Teaching tips and tools. Everything you need to survive this school year and thrive beyond.

This Technology Helps School Counselors Better Support Student Mental Health

ED Surge

A few years ago, Neosho School District in Southwest Missouri realized they were in a crisis. Their suicide rates between 2014 and 2018 were well above the national average. In fact, this small district of roughly 4,700 children was averaging two suicides per year. They knew they had to take action.

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.

PlayPosit-Interactive Videos to Engage Students (Teacher Full Review)

Educators Technology

PlayPosit is an educational platform that allows you to create interactive video lessons, called bulbs, using videos from YouTube, Vimeo, Panopto, and several other video hosting sources. You.read more. game-based learning tools Video lesson tools

How Will COVID-19 Impact School Reform Movements?

ED Surge

It turns out emergency remote instruction is far from new. Back in 1937, when a polio outbreak plagued the U.S., Chicago Public Schools produced lessons that were broadcast on local radio stations. The system helped keep students learning during a three-week shut-down.

MackinVIA Receives Its 6th Consecutive Modern Library Award From LibraryWorks, Winning The Distinctive Platinum Award

eSchool News

Burnsville, MN – January 18, 2022 – Mackin , a leading provider of print and digital fiction and nonfiction books for PK-12, is pleased to announce it is a multiyear honoree, winning another Platinum Award in LibraryWorks’ eighth annual Modern Library Awards (MLAs).

How to attend a formative assessment with Think Exam?

Think Exam

Formative assessment discovers the thinking skills of the student. Designing the right assessment is quite pricky for teachers as they need to figure out the path on which they have to move on. They look forward to channelizing the student’s learning.

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.

Permanent Failure or Temporary Learning?

The Principal of Change

This blog post is part of my personal challenge to take one quote from this beginning of the year compilation and dive deeper into what the quote means to me! This would be a great challenge for not only someone diving into blogging, but it could also be great for a podcast challenge as well.

9 Of The Best Slime Toy Sets For Top Scientific Play

Fractus Learning

How to attend a formative assessment with Think Exam?

Think Exam

Formative assessment discovers the thinking skills of the student. Designing the right assessment is quite pricky for teachers as they need to figure out the path on which they have to move on. They look forward to channelizing the student’s learning.