Thu.Jul 22, 2021

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Ask a Tech Teacher

In these 169 tech-centric situations, you get an overview of pedagogy—the tech topics most important to your teaching—as well as practical strategies to address most classroom tech situations, how to scaffold these to learning, and where they provide the subtext to daily tech-infused education.

5 tips to promote equity in the classroom through a focus on students’ relationships

The Christensen Institute

For as long as schools have existed, educators have been well-aware of the importance of supporting the whole child. This means that students’ access to caring, trusting relationships— who they know —is as imperative for their learning and wellbeing as what they know.


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8 Ways in which edtech supports Vocational Education


Vocational training looks different in various countries. For example, in Germany, vocational school graduates are more likely to be employed than their traditional education counterparts.

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Tract: Learning Pathways For Students Created By Students

Catlin Tucker

As educators, we must strive to place students at the center of the learning experience, encourage them to learn through a lens of interest, and enjoy opportunities to pursue their passions. However, inviting students to choose their learning “path” in the classroom may feel daunting.

6 Tips for EdTech Evaluation by Adult Learning Institutions

Many continuing adult education institutions have turned to technology used by higher ed with the following benefits: elevates teaching and learning, scales to address changes in staffing, enrollment and budget, and protects student and institutional data.

Leadership for Deeper Learning: Excerpt 02

Dangerously Irrelevant

[To celebrate our upcoming book, Leadership for Deeper Learning , I am publishing an excerpt each day for a week before its release. We interviewed leaders at 30 different ‘deeper learning’ schools around the world in 2019 and 2020.

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Low Supply and High Demand Drive Delays

EdTech Magazine

Unfortunately, the industry can’t keep blaming shutdowns from COVID-19 or the cargo ship blockage in the Suez Canal for the supply chain disruptions affecting many industries across the nation and around the world.

Virtual Reality Teaching: Successes and Challenges


Using virtual reality for an introductory computer class taught professor Cristina Lopes a lot about implementing VR for instruction


5 websites to help students build media literacy skills

eSchool News

Over the past couple years, students have been inundated with a near-steady stream of information and headlines about politics, racial and social unrest, the pandemic, and more. Helping students form discerning media literacy skills is even more essential.

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Post-Pandemic Edtech Tools: What to Consider


When buying and implementing edtech tools post-pandemic, education leaders need to connect with users, gather data, and be mindful of equity

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6 Strategies for Using Actionable Data to Impact Student Success

Educators need effective tools to drive student success. The trend to use actionable, comprehensive data—like attendance, assessments, grades, and more—is an effective way to give teachers the visibility they need to make a difference. Videri gives teachers and administrators access to comprehensive, integrated data so they can easily filter, drill down, and analyze data—to get the information that they really need, when they need it, and improve student outcomes. Download the eBook today!

In one house, two brothers with disabilities had opposite pandemic experiences

The Hechinger Report

Lee en Español. It’s 7:00 in the morning and there’s no peace in the De La Torre home. Dana De La Torre wakes up her children, Lincoln and Lonnie Hermosillo, to get ready for school. It’s the same Monday to Friday routine: Get up, change clothes, have breakfast, and turn on the laptops.

5 immersive learning tools for the classroom

eSchool News

Immersive learning might sound like a no-brainer strategy, but it’s a superb way to ensure students are engaged in lessons and core concepts.

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Research shows cash programs with no strings attached are better for supporting families

The Hechinger Report

Last week, millions of families received their first monthly payment of the expanded child tax credit, a policy meant to stabilize families with children after more than a year of economic upheaval due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Delaware Ensures Every Student Has Digital Access to Curriculum and Choice Reading Titles

eSchool News

CLEVELAND – June 29, 2021 – With schools facing the challenge of unfinished learning due to the pandemic, one state is proving itself a pioneer.

White Paper: Enabling digital creativity with Augmented Reality in K12 education

We have conducted 2 research projects on teaching with AR. This research has been conducted with the UiO and the UiS. The resulting white paper is an in-depth look at the state of creative learning through the use of 3D modeling and exploration in AR.

En una casa, dos hermanos con discapacidad tuvieron experiencias pandémicas opuestas.

The Hechinger Report

Read in English. Son las 7:00 de la mañana y en la casa de la familia De la Torre se acabó la paz. Dana De la Torre despierta a sus hijos, Lincoln y Lonnie Hermosillo, para que se alisten para ir a la escuela.

Instructure Is Back on the Stock Market, But Not Much Change Expected For Canvas Users


Instructure is officially a publicly-traded company—again. Officials from the company, which makes the Canvas learning-management system used at many colleges and schools, rang the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange today, marking its IPO.

Resources for Teachers and Instructional Coaches – July 2021


It’s July and hopefully, educators are resting and recharging. For those looking to continue their personal and professional learning on their own, we have some top July reads and resources.

10 Variables That Matter Most in Making New Ed-Tech Successful

Marketplace K-12

Researchers for the EdTech Genome Project identified 10 variables they believe matter most to schools' successful selection and implementation of new technology. The post 10 Variables That Matter Most in Making New Ed-Tech Successful appeared first on Market Brief.

2021 Trends in Online Student Demographics’s second annual report on online student demographics explores the characteristics of today’s online students and their insights on college decision-making and the online learning experience amid the challenges of COVID-19.

10 Ways to Get Back to School with Buncee


Another summer is drawing to a close, and we all know what that means… it’s Back to School time!

A Simple Tool to Help Teachers Create Their Own Arcade Games

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Games are important learning tools. Besides boosting motivation and increasing engagement they also develop a number of key strategic and cognitive skills. With the ubiquity of digital tools more. Gaming in education

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Education Leaders Claypool And McLaughlin Launch New School

eSchool News


Use Handoff to Enhance Your Productivity by Switching Easily between Apple Devices

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

If you are like me and you use Apple products on a daily basis this tip is for you. It will help facilitate your workflow and enhance your overall productivity. Handoff is an excellent feature more. Apple Education Mac tips for teachers

2021 Trends in College Career and Employment Planning

In this second annual report, part of the research series, 624 business leaders shared how their companies and organizations currently recruit and hire college students from both online and campus-based programs.

Google Meet Host Controls: How to block access, chat, and more!

Shake Up Learning

The post Google Meet Host Controls: How to block access, chat, and more! appeared first on Shake Up Learning. As the host of a Google Meet, you can control how and when your students join, and what they can do.

Quest Ventures leads $5m Series A funding in SG’s Partipost


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Powerful, Time-Saving Updates to Monthly Lessons and My Students


They’re here! We’ve made big changes to Unique Learning System that empower educators more than ever!

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Gojek teams up with Indonesia’s Bank Jago for cashless payment


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Why Genentech Is Transforming the Employee Experience for Mental Health Leave

Speaker: Deborah Olson, Lead Strategist, Genentech, a member of the Roche Group & Smita Das, MD, PhD, MPH, Medical Director, Lyra Health

Employees with the greatest mental health needs often find themselves navigating a complex disability system. Streamlining their mental health leave and recovery time leads to an overall more productive workforce. In this Lyra webinar, hear how Genentech is changing the employee experience to provide fast access to care for members who are suffering from severe mental health needs.