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Memorial Day Websites

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Memorial Day (May 26, 2023 in America) is the time we remember all of those soldiers who gave their lives in the defense of American freedom. In war and peace, they made the ultimate sacrifice and because of them we are privileged to live the American Dream. Once a year, we honor them, their sacrifice, and those they left behind. Here are some activities to help students understand the import of this day: Difference between Memorial Day and Veterans Day Folding the American flag History of Memor

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Building Justice into Exams for Multilinguals


Content-based exams should gauge understanding of discipline-specific skills and concepts. But for many multilingual students exams are a reading and writing test in disguise. Language specialists Tan Huynh and Beth Skelton show how we can engineer justice into the assessment of MLs. The post Building Justice into Exams for Multilinguals first appeared on MiddleWeb.


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Discovery Education’s EdTech News Roundup – May 30

Discovery Education

The month of May has flown by, and we hope you had a great Memorial Day Weekend! Now you can catch up on what’s trending in EdTech news with this edition of the DE EdTech News Roundup. We’ll cover: The Pandemic’s Effects Political Happenings Insights from Experts The Pandemic’s Effects While health mandates have all […] The post Discovery Education’s EdTech News Roundup – May 30 appeared first on Discovery Education Blog.

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COVID learning loss likely to linger without intensive work

eSchool News

This story was originally published by Chalkbeat. Sign up for a free weekly newsletter to keep up with how public education is changing. Just as COVID hit some communities much harder than others, schools across the U.S. suffered disparate academic losses in the wake of the pandemic. But new research points to a surprising finding: Students within the same district seemed to experience similar academic setbacks, regardless of their background.

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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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OPINION: College access saves money, prevents crime and gives prisoners a second chance

The Hechinger Report

For decades schools have been, rightly, accused of too often letting a toxic mix of low expectations and strict discipline policies put kids, mostly Black, Hispanic and Latino young men, on the school-to-prison pipeline. Now, colleges and universities have the chance to build the inverse path — a prison-to-school pipeline — to help people who are incarcerated.

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How to elevate climate literacy for future scientists

eSchool News

Key points: A majority of teenagers want to learn about climate change in school New Jersey became the first state to implement comprehensive climate instruction across all grades and subjects The climate crisis is undermining decades of progress in global health and poverty reduction. We look to our next generation of planetary heroes for solutions, but are we educating them in climate literacy?

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3M and Discovery Education Name 10 Grant Recipients Supporting Nation’s Young Scientists 

eSchool News

St. Paul, Minn. and Charlotte, NC. – 3M (@3M) and Discovery Education (@DiscoveryEd) today announced the 10 recipients of the inaugural 3M Young Scientist Challenge Alumni Network Alumni Grants Program. Launched in 2023, the program supports past participants and future scientists as part of the 3M Young Scientist Challenge ( #YoungScientist ). As the nation’s premier middle school science competition, the annual 3M Young Scientist Challenge invites students in grades 5-8 to compete for a ment

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Designing for Inclusive Learning: 3 Text-to-Speech Strategies to Make Accessibility More Than an Add-On

American Consortium for Equity in Education

By Amy Foxwell, originally published in Equity & Access Meeting the needs of learners who need accommodations takes more than tacking a plug-in onto a website or LMS. Making content truly accessible takes holistic, intentional efforts by everyone from the Keep Reading Designing for Inclusive Learning: 3 Text-to-Speech Strategies to Make Accessibility More Than an Add-On The post Designing for Inclusive Learning: 3 Text-to-Speech Strategies to Make Accessibility More Than an Add-On appeared f

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All-in-one AI Plagiarism Detector and Checker – Now Available


Educational institutions, among others, face the challenge of verifying homework containing AI-generated text. While evaluating the work was sufficient in the past, it is now necessary to check for plagiarism, verify authorship, and use an AI plagiarism checker to determine whether the text was written by an AI chatbot, such as GPT, Bard, etc. (AI plagiarism).

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70 Unique and Thoughtful Father’s Day Gift Ideas in 2023


With Father’s Day just around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about the perfect gift for the special man in your life. It can be challenging to come up with unique and thoughtful gift ideas year after year, but we’ve got you covered. In this blog, we’ve compiled a list of 70 of the […] The post 70 Unique and Thoughtful Father’s Day Gift Ideas in 2023 first appeared on SplashLearn Blog.

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Enhancing HyFlex Education through the PowerTeaching Framework

This whitepaper explores integrating the PowerTeaching pedagogical approach within a HyFlex (Hybrid Flexible) educational model, focusing on employing cooperative learning strategies and efficient classroom management techniques.

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How to Use ConvertKit With Thinkific: The Complete Guide

Sell Courses Online

Setting up your school on Thinkific is the first step to creating an online course business.

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