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4 concepts that will shape education in 2022

eSchool News

2021 was a tough year for teachers and students, to say the least. Coming back to in-person learning and navigating the increased demands of learning loss an d social emotional needs has taken its toll on everyone. 2021 has also brought major developments and an ongoing global pandemic that have changed the way we think about work and life. These can provide some interesting insights for education going into 2022, where we need to acknowledge the challenges we still face, but also look for ways

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Virtual Learning Diary: The Ups and Downs of Going to School Online

EdTech Magazine

Editor’s Note: In this Virtual Learning Diary, high school student Ayla Kickhofel shares a first-person account of the online learning experience during the pandemic. The COVID-19 virus began when I, currently a sophomore in high school, was in eighth grade. My school was only supposed to be closed for two weeks, but it stayed closed for about a month.


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Logitech Pen–No Setup, No Batteries, No Problems

Ask a Tech Teacher

In my classes, there are still a lot of technology skills that are difficult for students. One–developing good enough typing skills that they can find keys without slowing their thinking. Another–all those menus! They want to jot a note on a PDF or a webpage, but don’t know where to find the tool for that. Keep in mind, I’m the tech teacher and still, I complain heartily about technology!

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Slide – Content Coverage 01

Dangerously Irrelevant

Covering content and preparing students for life success are not the same thing. . Download this file. See also my other slides. Related Posts. Can’t we do better than the evolutionary filmstrip? [SLIDE]. We’ve got no time, no time… [SLIDE]. Higher-level thinkers don’t just magically emerge from low-level thinking spaces [SLIDE]. Are they learning or just parroting?

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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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Seven advantages of using digital textbooks in schools


While schools have traditionally used printed textbooks, choosing digital textbooks impacts learning in positive ways. By adopting e-books in your school or district, you can expand learning opportunities. They help your students thrive in school because they get to learn the way they want to learn. Why else are digital textbooks worth it for K-12? Here are seven advantages of using digital textbooks in schools. 1.

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I Worked for ESL Companies with Lousy Curriculums. Here’s What I Learned — And What You Should Look For.


In my first-ever job, I sat in front of a computer teaching English over the internet to a group of students in South Korea. I would introduce the students to new vocabulary words, correct their grammar and monitor their progress. Overall, it was a low-stress job I felt indifferent toward, and maybe, at the time, it was enough. My then-employer was part of the growing education industry in the Philippines.

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Using VR to radically improve learning outcomes

eSchool News

“When will I ever use this?” Math students have been asking educators this very question for decades. And yet, it has long been reported by Brookings (Loveless, 2008) and others like the Algebra Project (Moses, 2001) that Algebra I is the gatekeeper to higher level math classes, higher education success, and careers in the technical fields.

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College students to administrators: Let’s talk about mental health

The Hechinger Report

MEQUON, Wis. — With the pandemic dragging on, the string of setbacks that recently hit Lucas Regnier, a sophomore at Concordia University Wisconsin, has become oddly routine. This story also appeared in The Washington Post. A wrestler and physical education major, he suffered a concussion and a sprained ACL. Then, he and half his team got Covid, forcing him to isolate in the basement of his girlfriend’s parents’ home nearby, disrupting his academics and prized time training with teammates.

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Unlock the full potential of Managed Apple IDs at your school

Jamf on EdTech

Supercharge your school’s Apple device and data management with Apple School Manager, Managed Apple IDs, automation enabled by Jamf and integration with Claris Connect.

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How Edtech for Teachers Helps Collaboration and Professional Learning


There are plenty of reasons and ways to use edtech with students in the classroom, but what about edtech for teachers? Our recent chat with Monica Burns reminded us not to forget about teachers using technology for themselves. The author of Ed Tech Essentials and founder of Class Tech Tips encourages educators to use tech tools for their own professional learning.

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Reimagining Chickering & Gamsons Principles Post-Pandemic: Technologys 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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En gran parte desapercibidos y sin asistencia, enormes números de papás que estudian están abandonando la universidad

The Hechinger Report

Cuando su esposa estaba en el hospital para dar a luz al tercer hijo de la pareja, Joshua Castillo estaba en la sala de espera completando un examen final de computación y otras dos pruebas. This story also appeared in The Independent en Español. Para entonces, Castillo ya estaba acostumbrado a balancear las exigencias de la paternidad y las inflexibles fechas límites y expectativas de la universidad.

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Reversing Digital Disruption for Students


Educators can help reverse digital disruptions for students through binaural beats and blue light blockers

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Cybersecurity Planning: 10 Steps to Readiness

Blog post by Michele Israel based on this edLeader Panel. Education ranks high among industries where cyber incidents and threats occur frequently. From DDoS attacks to ransomware to malware encounters, school districts are at increased risk for harmful and costly security breaches that wreak havoc on systems and programs across departments. In the recent edLeader Panel, “ Cybersecurity Readiness in K-12 Schools ,” K-12 technology officers and cybersecurity specialists shared cybersecurity readi

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K-12 Dealmaking: Online Tutoring Provide Paper Raises $270M; Taiwanese Company Series A

Marketplace K-12

The Canada-based tutoring organization Paper has raised $270 million in Series D funding, and the Taiwanese tutoring company AmazingTalker brought in $15.5 million. The post K-12 Dealmaking: Online Tutoring Provide Paper Raises $270M; Taiwanese Company Series A appeared first on Market Brief.

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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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How Are Educators Doing This Year?

Gaggle Speaks

Educators are struggling. Nearly two years after the pandemic first forced schools to shut down their doors, teaching and learning is still anything but business as usual. With the continuing uncertainties brought about by the pandemic, teachers are burnt out, stress is at an all-time high, and many are looking to leave the profession.