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3 Ways to Stress Less in Today’s Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Teachers are stressing over so many things. Today, Dr. Desiree Alexander tackles three of those issues: distance learning, hybrid learning, and digital equity.

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Will this year nurture transformation, or a return to normal?

The Christensen Institute

The history of K–12 education is full of what, at the time, felt like unprecedented shocks to the system that forced schools to adapt in dramatic ways. For instance, this is not the first time a virus has closed schools’ doors.

CoSN2021: What Innovation Trends Permeate K–12 Education?

EdTech Magazine

As trends and new technologies push innovation in the classroom, teaching quickly becomes a learning experience in its own right. For teachers, these lessons can help to expand the boundaries of learning and overcome the educational challenges their students face on a regular basis.

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SplashLearn Makes Learning Fun and Creates Fearless Learners

Loved by more than 30 million kids, SplashLearn is a game-based learning program that creates engaging learning experiences to nurture a generation of fearless learners. SplashLearn is the fastest growing elementary school math program in the US, used by more than 440,000 teachers in about 77,000 schools across the United States.

Attention School Leaders: Listening is Essential. Here’s How to Get Better at It.

Edsurge

A few weeks ago, a friend called me to chat. While our children attend different schools, we often call one another to connect (and sometimes vent) about issues we—or our kids—are experiencing. “My My son is really struggling with his workload,” my friend said. “So

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Biden Pushes Plan to Get Every Educator a Vaccine Dose by End of March

Edsurge

MaryAnn Sansonetti-Wood, like so many other educators, has spent much of this school year frustrated and fearful. She’s been teaching face-to-face since September, behind a cloth mask and a plexiglass barrier. Her middle school—part of a suburban district outside of Columbia, S.C.—transitioned

CoSN2021: Making Digital Equity Actionable

EdTech Magazine

The problem of digital equity has been identified, and the causes and effects have been dissected. But what can be done about digital equity in the near term? Ken Shelton, keynote speaker at CoSN2021, says that big changes can occur at the district level through assessments and barrier analysis.

A New SEL Program Finds Its ‘Way’ to Schools, Survival and $1.5M in Seed Funding

Edsurge

Patrick Cook-Deegan once wanted to build a school, one focused on helping high school students find purpose through attending to their mental health and well-being. It would be based in Palo Alto, Calif., which was rattled by clusters of suicides among the city’s teenagers.

5 innovative cybersecurity training strategies to try in 2021

eSchool News

As much as 88 percent of data breaches are caused by human error, but only 43 percent of workers admit having made mistakes that compromised cybersecurity.

5 Costly Inventory Management Mistakes Schools Should Avoid

If your school is like most, inventory and/or asset management plays a critical role in daily operations.

Celebrate #WomensHistoryMonth with @Canva By @mjmcalliwrites

Teacher Tech

Guest Post by Melody McAllister Women’s History Month Are you so excited to spend the next month learning even more about the contributions to our society by women?

3 big questions schools should ask edtech developers

eSchool News

Educators on Twitter know that sharing is something teachers love. If you’re a school leader, it’s likely your school is at the center of your community, with close links to parents, local groups and valuable community initiatives. Working together is the whole ethos of a school.

GSV Ventures Raises $180M Fund in Search of Global Edtech Opportunities

Edsurge

With an investment fund, a conference and a constellation of advisory services, GSV may be the closest thing to an omnipresent brand in education investing.

March’s Top New Books for Educators

Where Learning Clicks

As education is evolving every day, how are you? Check out our picks for March’s top books for educators looking for some thoughtful reads. The post March’s Top New Books for Educators appeared first on Where Learning Clicks.

Wireless Projecting with Google Meet

Wireless projecting using Google Meet to replace the Google Cast for Education extension!

Increasing Achievement and Equity Through Mental Health Programs

edWeb.net

By Robert Low. WATCH THE EDWEBINAR RECORDING. LISTEN TO THE PODCAST.

What's new in Testpress Learning Management System - Feb 2021

Testpress

We added couple of new and exciting features during February 2021. A new exam taking UI, a new question type and two features to make your life easier! Here is a brief update on the same.

OPINION: College students shouldn’t pay more for less

The Hechinger Report

Researchers say a new classification system is needed to help students choose colleges that will serve them well. Credit: John O'Boyle for The Hechinger Report. We have had no shortage of striking headlines about college enrollment trends during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Hemingway Editor Review – Is This Free Writing App Enough?

Fractus Learning

Writing the Hemingway Editor review reminded me of its namesake, the famous author Ernest Hemingway. Hemingway’s writing style is an inspiration to all writers. By using natural language and specific everyday words, he wrote with clarity and directness.

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Develop A Feature-Rich App for Any Virtual Classroom

Building an e-learning platform? Download the solution brief to learn how you can create a customized, feature-rich, interactive classroom for an enhanced learning experience.

Journaling with Students Grows Connections

MiddleWeb

Online journaling offers students a place to document feelings, thoughts, and reactions to a variety of texts while they make personal, social and academic connections with their teacher. Rose and Walsh offer a process that can strengthen conferencing now and after Covid.

Jatmiko Kresnatama, Co- Founder Of Inavoice- The Biggest Audio Marketplace And Voice Over Agency In Indonesia

AsiaTechDaily

Bookmark( 0 ) Please login to bookmark. Username or Email Address. Password. Remember Me. No account yet? Register Jatmiko Kresnatama had an interest in the audio world since 2006. Starting his career as a coffee maker (apprenticeship) at Soundfarm 3dB studio in Yogyakarta in 2011.

"Some Leadership Truths for Library Leaders" Albrecht Blog Post + Upcoming Webinars: "Service Leadership" and "Autism" #library20

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We've posted a new blog post from Dr. Albrecht in our " Library Service, Safety, & Security " section of Library 2.0 : " Some Leadership Truths for Library Leaders.

Accepted Sessions and Presenters - "Civic Engagement in Action" Bilingual Conference by Library 2.0 | Seguimos Creando Enlaces #library20

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We're announcing today the accepted sessions and presenters for the first Library 2.021 | Seguimos Creando Enlaces conference, " Civic Engagement in Action " on March 25th and 26th. We've had a great set of proposals submitted, and you are going to love the sessions being planned (a final hour-by-hour schedule will be published shortly).

8 Reasons to Invest in a New Student Information System

If your school’s SIS has limited functions, only works on campus or breaks down more than you would like, it might time to invest in a new one.