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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Intent Signal Data 101

Intent signal data helps B2B marketers engage with buyers sooner in the sales cycle. But there are many confusing terms used to describe intent data. Read this infographic to better understand three common areas of confusion.

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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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

Best Headphones for Teachers in Remote Teaching


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

Key steps to keep indoor air clean in classrooms

eSchool News

The COVID-19 pandemic has presented education with challenges and opportunities. On one hand, the massive move to digital learning and one-to-one programs has accelerated districts’ plans for edtech adoption.

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.

Increasing Equity and Access: A Canvas Case Study of Virtual Arkansas K-12

Virtual Arkansas, a fully online school, had a mission to provide high-quality courses in rural and urban areas throughout the state. How would they simplify content creation while enhancing learning? Discover 3 key insights to transform your classrooms.

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.

Quizlet Lesson Plan


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

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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.

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 Guide to Accessible Learning for Associations

Speaker: Dan Streeter, Vice President of Learning Strategy & Development at Blue Sky eLearn

In this 45-minute webinar, we’ll share real-world accessibility solutions and hidden tools in the applications you use every day such as Zoom, Microsoft Suite, Adobe Acrobat (PDF), Articulate Storyline 360, and Articulate Rise 360. This webinar will help you evaluate the accessibility of your current learning efforts and learn about the tools needed to ensure your eLearning is in alignment with the latest Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (proposed WCAG 2.2).

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.

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.

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.

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!”

Unlock the Power of Formative Assessment

Learn how a thoughtful formative assessment approach can help teachers understand where students are in their learning, inform instruction, and in turn, positively impact student learning outcomes. Get the guide today!

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

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.

9 Of The Best Slime Toy Sets For Top Scientific Play

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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).

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.

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.

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.

Caring for Your Community – Not just the Numbers

Dr. Josie Ahlquist

It’s hard not to look. To track. To evaluate. The likes, comments, shares, RTs, saves, watch times, subscribers, connections, viewers, the list goes on. This data is important. It helps tell the story, connecting the dots between goals, strategy, and impact. There are entire courses, books, and conferences devoted to digital analytics, evaluation, and assessment. Heck, I’m attending one in April. Source

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.

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.