Mon.Dec 20, 2021

HP Teaching Fellows Support Students with Social-Emotional Learning

Digital Promise

More crucial than ever in the age of COVID, learners need to reconnect and build strong relationships. Educators are incorporating social-emotional learning (SEL) strategies and activities in their classrooms by creating routines, forming positive relationships, and building resilience.

To increase and maintain teacher diversity, listen to teachers of color

The Hechinger Report

PHOENIX, Ariz. — When Sandra Jenkins started teaching at Betty H. Fairfax High School in Phoenix 14 years ago, she had three Master’s degrees and four teaching certificates.

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Building a Culture of Digital Innovation in Education with Student Devices

EdTech Magazine

In a world where digital natives are now sending their own children to school, technology in the classroom should no longer be optional. I’ve spent the past few years as an instructional coach showing teachers how to integrate technology into the curriculum.

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21 great tools for AR and VR in the classroom

eSchool News

Each year, we share our 10 most-read stories. Not surprisingly, many of this year’s Top 10 focused on student engagement and online or hybrid learning strategies related to pandemic teaching. This year’s 10th most-read story focuses on engaging AR and VR tools to use in the classroom.

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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.

IoT in Education: Tech Makes Gains in K–12 Schools

EdTech Magazine

The Internet of Things is the connection of devices — beyond tools such as computers — to the internet. IoT refers to technology, such as fitness wearables and smart home devices, that have sensors and software for exchanging data with other devices or systems via a network connection.

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Google Forms: Setting the Confirmation Message

Teacher Tech

After students finish filling out their Google Form, what do you want to tell them? The post Google Forms: Setting the Confirmation Message appeared first on Teacher Tech. Forms Google google Google Forms GoogleEDU

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Demand among Black, Latino students fuels college entrepreneurship programs

The Hechinger Report

Stephon Sanders is a soft-spoken 16-year-old Black teenager in Tampa, Florida, who loves playing basketball and video games like Fortnite and Apex Legends, and who can often be found in an athletic jacket and basketball shorts. This story also appeared in Wired.

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Measuring School Growth Instead of Achievement

techlearning

Researchers at St. Louis University’s Policy Research in Missouri Education Center believe growth is a better metric than achievement when assessing schools

4 education predictions for 2022

eSchool News

As we enter the third year in which every aspect of American life has been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, I believe that educators, parents, and students have several reasons for real optimism. Here are four ways I see education changing for the better in 2022 and beyond.

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.

5 Ways to Build In an Extra Layer of Network Security

EdTech Magazine

Security breaches sometimes happen in unexpected ways. Academic researchers from England and Sweden designed a malware variant that can exploit a smartphone’s microphone to steal the device’s passwords and codes. In 2019, 60 percent of businesses in the U.S.,

Math Anxiety Hurts Too Many Kids. Here’s How We Can Curb It.

ED Surge

I’m seated at my fake-wood desk in Ms. Glaser’s second grade classroom. My yellow #2 pencil is newly sharpened and the timer is set. Begin! 60, 59, 58….I I shout the problems in my head: “five plus 8” “five plus 8” “five plus 8!” Tick tick tick.my mind is a large block of ice.

PROOF POINTS: 2021 Year in Review

The Hechinger Report

For my year-end post, I’m highlighting 10 of the most important Proof Points stories of 2021.

How Role Models May Inspire Exploration of Computer Science Pathways

ED Surge

Computer science is one of the most in-demand fields of the U.S. economy. Will there be enough skilled workers to meet the growing need? And will the people filling those roles be as diverse as our country? We need the answer to both questions to be, “Yes!”

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).

Maximize Your LMS In and Out of the Classroom

techlearning

During a recent Tech & Learning webinar, education and technology leaders discussed the importance of using an LMS as a consistent foundation for teaching and learning—both in and out of the classroom—for all students and a variety of learning experiences  

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Reflecting on the Year and Giving Thanks

techieMusings

As the year comes to a close, I wanted to express my sincere thank you to all those who continue to inspire and push me forward. I am incredibly thankful for all of the opportunities this year has brought.

Texthelp Names Christine Mullin as Chief Operating Officer

eSchool News

WOBURN, Mass., 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Texthelp , a global leader in literacy and accessibility technology, announced that it has named Christine Mullin as its Chief Operating Officer. Mullin will be the first chief operating officer in the twenty-five-year history of Texthelp.

A high school quarterback comes back big after a lost year

The Hechinger Report

NEW ORLEANS — For quarterback Raphael Reed, this school year has been one step forward, then two steps back. But during a Thursday-night football game in October, he felt nothing but forward momentum. This story also appeared in ESPN and The Undefeated.

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!

Leaders Make or Break Instructional Coaching

MiddleWeb

When administrators use their instructional coaches effectively, writes AP DeAnna Miller, they can watch the culture in their buildings shift to one of positivity and engagement. Without clear guidelines and indepth PD for coaches AND leaders, expect mistrust and dissent.

How the benefits of cold showers could change your life!

Brainscape

I was already cold, standing in the middle of my bathroom, and now I was about to jump into a freezing cold shower.

YouScience Achieves Significant Business Momentum in 2021 Fueled by Employer Demand for Aptitude-Aligned Candidates and Individuals Seeking to Validate Skills

eSchool News

AMERICAN FORK, Utah, Dec.

Quizizz Code and Login- Students Guide

Educators Technology

Quizizz is a game-based platform that enables you to create fun and interactive learning games. The way it works is simple and easy: you create gamified quizzes, share them with students, and track.read more. game-based learning tools Quizizz

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.

Discovery Education’s Science Techbook Approved for Statewide Use by South Carolina’s State Board of Education

eSchool News

Silver Spring, Md.

Webinar: "Collection Protection" | Year-End All-Access Webinar Pass Special

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

"Collection Protection: Preventing Thefts, Vandalism, Fires, and Other Large and Small Library Disasters" Part of a special Library 2.0 series with Dr. Steve Albrecht OVERVIEW : A 60-minute training webinar presented by Library 2.0