Thu.Oct 21, 2021

Getting up to Speed: Teacher Prep and Technology Integration

Ask a Tech Teacher

We know technology is a challenge for veteran teachers. It wasn’t part of their teacher training program so they rely on school PD to fill the many holes in blending tech with education.

5 Reasons to include micro learning in your teaching strategy

Neo LMS

A version of this post was originally published in Education Technology , on April 17, 2021. Researchers and educators have always tried to optimize how we consume knowledge by looking at the realities of the learning brain.

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Success is hiding in your customers’ untold stories

The Christensen Institute

Imagine that it’s 10:40 a.m. on a Wednesday morning, and you’re sitting at your desk. You have 20 minutes before a string of meetings lasts from 11a.m. – 5 p.m., and you’ve been battling what is likely a sinus infection for ten days.

How Threat Intelligence Improves K–12 Cybersecurity

EdTech Magazine

Security products such as intrusion prevention systems (IPSs) and endpoint protection platform (EPP) software suites have always presented a problem for security teams: What should be done with all the information about threats and attacks flooding their consoles?

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.

Marrying freedom and funding: How districts can become education’s new inventors

The Christensen Institute

For many school systems, the time, money, and effort spent to improve K–12 education seems to offer a lackluster return on investment.

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OPINION: Why school ratings can backfire

The Hechinger Report

Last week, U.S. News & World Report released its first-ever rankings of public elementary and middle schools in the United States.

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Think Digital Native Means Digitally Literate? Think Again.

Edsurge

Aigner Picou, a program director at the Learning Agency Lab, spent a lot of time talking to teachers in 2020. She was part of a team researching how to build a better writing feedback tool. Think of programs that can automatically generate suggestions or scores for students based on their writing.

What teachers and parents should know about ransomware

eSchool News

In the face of continued uncertainty related to the pandemic, families like mine prepared for a return to school that still looked a little bit more like normal this year.

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Former U.S. Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera Shares Tips for Teaching Poetry

techlearning

Juan Felipe Herrera will be the keynote speaker at NYC DOE’s Beyond Access Forum: Moving Forward Together on November 2. He shared highlights from the speech and tips for educators on pushing the boundaries of what poetry can be

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.

3 ways to strengthen your student data privacy compliance strategy

eSchool News

Cyberattacks and data breaches are infiltrating K-12 communities. To proactively thwart these attempts to steal student data, states such as New York are passing legislation that requires school districts to adhere to stipulated student data privacy compliance regulations.

All You Need to Teach Writing in Small Groups

MiddleWeb

After making a strong case for small group instruction during the writing process, Jennifer Serravallo shares how to implement and develop six types. Teacher Jennifer Wirtz loves the access to videos of groups in action and the printables for students. Highly recommended.

150+ Profitable Online Course Ideas in 2021 (With Success Stories)

Sell Courses Online

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??Por qué los estudiantes blancos tienen 250% más probabilidad de graduación en universidades públicas en comparación a los estudiantes afroamericanos  

The Hechinger Report

Cuando Diamante Hare pisó por primera vez el campus de Northeastern Illinois University en Chicago en 2018, los miles de dólares en subvenciones, becas y préstamos que había sacado estaban en juego, al igual que su futuro. Además, las probabilidades estaban en su contra.

2021 Trends in Online Student Demographics

BestColleges.com’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 Effective Ways Educators and Schools Improve Communication Through Digital Signage

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Digital signage helps provide the right information at the right times for students, teachers, and administrators. It promotes collaboration through student engagement and increases efficiency of.read more. sponsored posts

Escasean los fondos y la capacitación cuando quienes cuidan a tus hijos son amigos y vecinos

The Hechinger Report

Un martes, poco después de las 6 p.m., 10 proveedores de cuidado infantil en el norte de California se conectaron a Zoom para educarse sobre los logros de desarrollo. En algunas pantallas se asomaban niños.

Vietnamese ecommerce startup Tiki nears unicorn status after raising $240 million in Series E round

AsiaTechDaily

Bookmark( 0 ) Please login to bookmark. Username or Email Address. Password. Remember Me. No account yet? Register Vietnam-based ecommerce startup Tiki has secured $240 million funding in Series E round led by AIA Group.

4 simple SEL strategies for beginning (or ending) ANY lesson

The Cornerstone for Teachers

This article is written by Truth for Teachers writer Tina Barber. I think of the months we spent from March of 2020 to May/June of 2021 as a 20-month school year that began in August of 2019. Educators spent that time emotionally, mentally, and physically exhausted.

2021 Trends in College Career and Employment Planning

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

Why South-East Asia’s Tech ecosystem drawing the attention of investors from across the globe?

AsiaTechDaily

Bookmark( 0 ) Please login to bookmark. Username or Email Address. Password. Remember Me. No account yet? Register South-East Asia’s thriving tech ecosystem has drawn attention from investors around the world.

4 simple SEL strategies for beginning (or ending) ANY lesson

The Cornerstone for Teachers

This article is written by Truth for Teachers writer Tina Barber. I think of the months we spent from March of 2020 to May/June of 2021 as a 20-month school year that began in August of 2019. Educators spent that time emotionally, mentally, and physically exhausted.

Amazon-backed Good Glamm Group acquires ScoopWhoop

AsiaTechDaily

Bookmark( 0 ) Please login to bookmark. Username or Email Address. Password. Remember Me. No account yet? Register India-based digital media and lifestyle content platform ScoopWhoop has been acquired by the content-to-commerce company, The Good Glamm Group for an undisclosed sum.

Broaden the E-Rate Program to Help Students Connect at Home, Says Advocacy Group

Marketplace K-12

The Aurora Institute identified several initiatives that national policymakers can take to close the homework gap as remote learning continues to be prominent in the K-12 space. The post Broaden the E-Rate Program to Help Students Connect at Home, Says Advocacy Group appeared first on Market Brief.

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.

4 simple SEL strategies for beginning (or ending) ANY lesson

The Cornerstone for Teachers

This article is written by Truth for Teachers writer Tina Barber. I think of the months we spent from March of 2020 to May/June of 2021 as a 20-month school year that began in August of 2019. Educators spent that time emotionally, mentally, and physically exhausted.

Chinese Tech Startup Dreame raises $563 million in Series C round

AsiaTechDaily

Bookmark( 0 ) Please login to bookmark. Username or Email Address. Password. Remember Me. No account yet? Register China’s leading home appliance manufacturer Dreame has recently raised US$563 million (about 3.6 billion yuan) in a Series C financing round.

4 simple SEL strategies for beginning (or ending) ANY lesson

The Cornerstone for Teachers

This article is written by Truth for Teachers writer Tina Barber. I think of the months we spent from March of 2020 to May/June of 2021 as a 20-month school year that began in August of 2019. Educators spent that time emotionally, mentally, and physically exhausted.

Consider This: Meaningful Current Events

SpeechTechie

I'll wrap up Consider This with an example from this week. I have a student who is a Red Sox fanatic (a husband too) and they are of course in the playoffs.

3 Templates for Uncomplicating Your Product Management Process

In this workbook, you’ll find a comprehensive set of templates product development and cross-functional teams can adopt to better leverage your existing skills and your data.