Mon.Mar 30, 2020

How to Teach Students Effective Learning in an Online Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter How I teach students to be effective learners in an online classroom. This episode is an audio version of my presentation to students about how to be effective learners in an online classroom.

How to Manage Student Devices for Remote Learning

Digital Promise

As schools across the country have rapidly shifted to distance learning due to school closures brought about by the coronavirus (COVID-19), students have been sent home with school-issued devices like laptops or tablets so they can continue their learning from home.

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World Backup Day–Once a Year

Ask a Tech Teacher

March 31st is called World Backup Day. At least once a year, backup your data files to an external drive (like a flash drive). This is one that isn’t connected to your local computer so can’t be compromised if you get a virus.

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10 no-internet remote learning activities

Ditch That Textbook

When students don't have reliable access to internet at home, what can they do to keep learning going? Here are 10 no-internet activities. When schools turned to remote learning all across the world, it only further pointed out a stark reality. Not all students have reliable internet access.Some students have devices -- school-provided or otherwise -- […]. The post 10 no-internet remote learning activities appeared first on Ditch That Textbook. Creativity eLearning Teaching

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

3 Strategies to Engage Students Remotely with StudySync Using Google Classroom

Catlin Tucker

English teachers using StudySync have a wealth of online resources they can use to keep students learning remotely.

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30 Ideas To  Consider When Implementing School Online and Offline During The Coronavirus

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Welcome to a post that has taken be a while to write. As the Coronavirus has changed the landscape of education, I have become more and more aware of inequity and the digital divide. This is the reason for my title including the words Online and Offline.

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10 image creation tools for students

Ditch That Textbook

Our brains love images. They let students really show what they know. Here are 10 tools students can use to create images. Images are an integral part of our lives.Babies interpret the world in images, not through text, through vision.Children love picture books.We watch videos and read publications that are visually rich.In short, our brains […]. The post 10 image creation tools for students appeared first on Ditch That Textbook. Creativity Ed Tech Visual thinking

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Coronavirus Chronicles 006 – Prairie Lakes Area Education Agency

Dangerously Irrelevant

I am talking with schools to see how they’re responding in the wake of this global pandemic. I invite you to join me for the Coronavirus Chronicles , a series of 10-minute check-ins with educators all over. Episode 006 is below.

Can Teachers Read Books Out Loud Online? Actually, Yes.


The first image many people have of school is a circle of small children, sitting cross-legged, paying attention (or not) to an adult reading a book aloud and showing pictures to the class. Indeed, presidents and sports stars choose exactly this photo op when visiting schools.

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Need Remote Learning ASAP? Don’t Pick Your Next LMS Before Reading This!

Need to go remote or move your training programs online? Download this guide to identify and overcome the biggest eLearning challenges so you can pick the perfect LMS without wasting time, money, and effort, even if you are just starting your eLearning journey.

After coronavirus subsides, we must pay teachers more

The Hechinger Report

As we face down a national recession, and Wall Street takes a pounding, the stock we place in teachers is on the rise. If you didn’t appreciate the expertise, labor, dedication and love that teachers patiently pour into our children most days of the week, then you probably do now.

‘He Had No Pants on.’ 10 Awkward, Human Moments in the Move to Online Learning


Let’s just cut to the chase—2020 has been an extremely tough year thus far. And we’re only a quarter of the way through.

OPINION: Coronavirus crisis spotlights the inequities in college financial aid

The Hechinger Report

“I am a full-time college student. I focus hard on my education and make Honor Roll every semester. But since Covid-19 occurred, both of my part-time jobs have shut down. I owe my landlord $440 in rent, along with $100 for car insurance. I have no money, not even for food or gas.”.

Passion Over Perfection

Kyle Pace

This first week(s) of remote teaching and learning has been quite an adventure for schools everywhere. I have said more than once that this feels a bit like we’re building the plane as we fly it. To say that things are fluid is an understatement.

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.

OPINION: Access issues for students go beyond online content, extending to housing and food

The Hechinger Report

Emergencies that disrupt the regular functioning of schools and colleges don’t occur in a power vacuum. They play out in education systems with deeply embedded patterns of inequality, determined by where students live, by family income, by race and by ethnicity, among other factors.

8 Ways to Use Technology to Engage Students in Distance Learning


With covid-19 upending all aspects of society, across the world, schools are just one of many settings thrown out of their routine. For educators and students, this presents many challenges.

Remote Presenting Guidance


Below are some best practices my colleagues and I collected which are helpful to keep in mind while presenting remotely


3 considerations for remote learning

eSchool News

Learning is more than the exposure to facts and the acquisition of knowledge. Schools provide a host of academic opportunities that are built into the DNA of their existence.

Need Remote Learning NOW? Get Online Quickly & Easily With This Can’t-Miss Guide

Remote learning is becoming more important than ever. Whether you’re scrambling to get your eLearning launched, or need to upgrade to meet increased demand, this guide will eliminate the guesswork so you can find your perfect LMS!

How It's Done: Virtual Spirit Week


Virtual spirit week in Mineola Public Schools: They've Got Spirit, So Can You


6 Coding Games to Learn Java Online

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Learning software development doesn’t seem much fun - you need to learn theoretical concepts, spend multiple hours in the code editor solving practice problems, face errors and look where you more

3 ways tech increased our resiliency to the coronavirus

eSchool News

The COVID-19 virus is impacting our lives in more ways than we imagined. Thousands of school districts, responsible for millions of students, are being put to the test in how they respond and stay resilient during this global pandemic.

6 Free Online Curriculum Services


These online curriculum services help you go from classroom to screen

EdTech at School

This E-book is designed to support educators with case studies of education technology use at school.

Learn to Make Remote Content Accessible to Those with Disabilities

The Innovative Educator

Rushing to create online curriculum and activities? That content must be made accessible. If you are taking screenshots or pictures of documents that you share or post online, it's probably not accessible.

Discovery Education Announces Social-Emotional Learning News


New Social Distancing App, Social-Emotional Learning Tools

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Using Flipgrid & Edmodo with Google Classroom


As many of us find ourselves thrust into the realm of distance learning, PA TOY Marilyn Pryle outlines how she uses two online platforms, Edmodo and Flipgrid, for intellectual and social/emotional learning, since any tool is only as effective as how it is put to use. Articles Teaching with Tech distance learning Edmodo engagement Flipgrid marilyn pryle research SEL writing

Rethinking Our Roles

Reading By Example

Two weeks ago I shared my contact information – phone number, personal email – with my more senior neighbors who live alone. Please call me if you need groceries or supplies during these times.” No requests yet, although my kids were hired to pick up pine cones in one backyard. .

6 eLearning Trends in Custom eLearning Solutions

Most digital learning trends focus too much on the "digital" and not enough on the "learning". It is not enough that content builders master available tools. We need a return to core learning fundamentals. Get Inno-Versity's eBook for 6 of the most important trends coming to digital learning.