Wed.May 25, 2022

4 ways to welcome students who are new to the country and learning English for the first time

The Cornerstone for Teachers

Many families and children are taking and seeking refuge in new places daily. So, it might not be surprising when you suddenly get a new student in your classroom. When you have a newly arrived newcomer student, the impact you have on welcoming them on day one is so important.

Reliable Turnitin alternatives for K12

Ask a Tech Teacher

Turnitin has long been the go-to resource for uncovering plagiarism in student work, but there are reasons why that may not be a good choice for you or your students.

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8 best Grammar checker tools for beginners

EdTech4Beginners

The growing demand for written content has made the use of correct grammar more important than ever before. Due to the growing competition on digital platforms, bloggers and influencers with proper grammar skills are preferred by both audiences and brands. The importance of grammar can be seen equally in both universities and workplaces.

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Help Students Become Super Summer Readers

MiddleWeb

Literacy mavens Brenda Krupp, Lynne Dorfman and Aileen Hower are more than excited about the possibilities of summer reading this year. Check out their many ideas for choice-based summer programs, including book swaps, virtual author visits, online clubs and more. Plan now!

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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.

The digital dilemma in student well-being

eSchool News

The second week in May was the 21 st annual Mental Health Awareness Week , which this year focused on the impact of loneliness and the practical steps we can take to address it. . For young people in particular, mental health has become one of the greatest challenges they are faced with today.

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How our reading platform changed our instruction

eSchool News

Nearly all students can learn how to read, yet only 35 percent of them are reading proficiently. This widening gap seems insurmountable, but the bottom line is that teachers are the most essential factor in student reading success.

K-12 Dealmaking: Class Acquires Blackboard Tool; Byju’s Great Learning Acquires PD provider

Marketplace K-12

Startup Class Technologies has acquired Anthology's Blackboard Collaborate, and India-based Byju's company Great Learning has acquired Northwest Executive Education.

As Challenges in Education Persist, Our Coverage Will Elevate Educator Voices

ED Surge

Schools have changed. Learning has changed. The personal lives of everyone involved in those systems have changed. And they’re still changing, after two years of a brutal pandemic, untold economic hardship, political polarization and social unrest.

Federal Trade Commission Issues Warning to Ed-Tech Companies on Student Data Privacy

Marketplace K-12

The consumer protection agency vowed to keep checks on an industry it said is "dominated by the commercial surveillance business model.". The post Federal Trade Commission Issues Warning to Ed-Tech Companies on Student Data Privacy appeared first on Market Brief.

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.

End of Year LMS Wrap Up: Seesaw & Google Classroom

Hansen's Link to Tech

In the world of learning management systems for a K-8 environment, school districts differentiate what programs are implemented within their educational organization. For the purpose of today’s post I would like to share best practices for end of year protocols for Seesaw and Google Classroom.

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COLUMN: Mass shooting in Texas raises the same old questions about how to protect America’s children

The Hechinger Report

Once the magnitude of the latest elementary school shooting became clear on Tuesday, I heard the same single word repeated: Speechless.