Fri.Jun 24, 2022

How age-appropriate tech inspires preschoolers (and their teachers)

eSchool News

At Brooklyn Preschool of Science, I’ve been using robots to make computational learning fun in my 4-year-old rooms for years. When I decided to add computational learning to the 3-year-old group, I didn’t want teachers to always be the ones handling the robots.

Understanding the new Alberta curriculum


What do we know? Earlier this year, Alberta’s Minister of Education announced that beginning September 22, 2022, they will implement a new curriculum in K-3 Mathematics, K-3 English Language Arts and Literature, and K-6 Physical Education and Wellness. .

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Addressing the Learning Crisis Connected to the Current Mental Health Crisis

EdNews Daily

By Betsy Hill and Roger Stark Editor’s Note: This is part two of a three-part series In part one of our series, we explored the relationship between mental health issues, cognitive skills in general, as well as the connection to the stress and anxiety that students and teachers are experiencing in the K-12 world.

5 Pieces of Advice for New Teachers


Asking questions and making sure to give yourself time off are among the advice veteran and award-winning educators offer for new teachers

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.

Leveraging Tech to Increase Voice and Choice in the Student-Centered Classroom

EdNews Daily

By Sarah LaHayne One reason why schools and districts prioritize social emotional learning is to give students the tools they need to understand who they are, regulate their emotions, build healthy relationships, achieve their goals, and navigate their lives in healthy and productive ways.

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Don’t Miss “Uberizing Learning” at ISTE

EdNews Daily

Ready to “uberize” learning? This is not the oh-so-two-years-ago “hybrid” learning you knew during the pandemic. This year at ISTE, the Leaning Counsel is teaming up with Cisco to help educators realize the benefits of Hybrid Logistics.

3 ways to address teacher burnout

eSchool News

A teacher’s job is to educate the young people who will shape our future world. What profession could be more important? Yet a recent survey by Merrimack College shows that 44 percent of teachers indicate they are very likely or fairly likely to leave the profession within the next two years.

10 Great Search Engines for History Teachers

Educators Technology

The purpose of today's post is to provide history teachers (and history aficionados for that matter) with a collection of useful history search websites to help them search for, locate, more. history search engines Resources for History Teachers

What's New in ST Math for the 2022-2023 School Year

MIND Research Institute

One of my favorite things to do as a former third-grade teacher was to seat my students in mixed-ability table groupings. I was always astounded by how much influence students could have on one another when given the opportunity to collaborate.

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.

Esports Teams Get Competitive with the Logitech G Pro Mechanical Gaming Keyboard

EdTech Magazine

Designed specifically for discerning gamers and esports athletes, the tenkeyless Logitech G Pro Mechanical Gaming Keyboard can help serious competitors up their games.

Great Indoor Toddler Activities For A Rainy Day

Fractus Learning

Do Algorithms Influence Our Lives and Our Democracy?

Graphite Blog

Grades: 8-12. Subjects: Digital Citizenship, Media Literacy, Civics, Social Studies, Computer Science. Algorithms are a foundational building block of our digital world -- they often shape our experiences online in more ways than we realize.

Purdue University Suspends Income-Share Agreements, Its Loan Alternative

ED Surge

Purdue University, which has championed income-share agreements as an alternative to traditional student loans, is hitting the pause button on enrollments into its Back a Boiler program. The reason?

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).

Rephrase Sentences with Just a Few Clicks

Nick's Picks for Educational Technology

Rephrase Sentences the Easy Way Need to rephrase sentences? Just copy and paste or type your sentence into Wordtune’s editor, and let artificial intelligence do the rest. You can also add their handy Chrome extension to rephrase sentences directly in your favorite browser-based apps.

Students Got a Crash Course in Tech During the Pandemic. Now Some Want a Break

ED Surge

We are just over two years into the pandemic for COVID-19, and my students are finally back in the classroom and learning in-person.

What Is Cancel Culture, and Does It Change Things for the Better?

Graphite Blog

Grades: 8-12. Subjects: Digital Citizenship, SEL, Media Literacy, Social Studies. What is cancel culture? A 2021 report from Pew Research Center found that the American public is deeply divided over how to define it.

Some Money Pouring into ‘High-Dose’ Tutoring Is Going to Less-Researched Models. Is That a Problem?

ED Surge

Last year, when concern over the pandemic’s effects on education was at its peak, school districts turned to high-dose tutoring, a regular and intensive form of small-group tutoring.

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!

Why Are Conspiracy Theories So Appealing?

Graphite Blog

Grades: 8-12 Subjects: Digital Citizenship, SEL, Media Literacy, Social Studies, Civics. A 2020 Common Sense research report, Teens and the News , found that a whopping 77% of teens get their news primarily through social media.

Getting started with Minecraft


I described in a recent post coming to find some good uses for Minecraft with interested clients and groups. This previous post was about using Education Edition which not all have access to, so I wanted to make sure I described some applications for regular Minecraft.

IT Asset lifecycle Management for Schools


Managing Chromebooks and other 1:1 (one-to-one) devices in K-12 schools and districts can be a challenge, particularly if you are managing hundreds, thousands, or tens of thousands of devices with a small team.

How One Teacher Used AI to Reflect on Teaching Effectiveness (SmartBrief)


What happened when a 29-year teaching veteran tried new artificial intelligence technology to reflect on and improve her teaching effectiveness?

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.

Summer Online Class: "Parenting For Academic Success (and Parental Sanity)"

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Are you anxious that your child isn't living up to their potential, but you're not sure how to support them? Do you worry that your child fell behind during COVID, but you don't know how to help them catch up?

Class of 2022 - Congratulations


Graduation is about celebrating the end of something incredible and the beginning of the even more incredible next chapter of your lives. Graduation is about the Seniors and the work it took them to get here.