Mon.Jun 01, 2020

Here’s a Preview of June

Ask a Tech Teacher

Here’s a preview of some of the articles that are coming up on Ask a Tech Teacher in June: Subscriber Special. Internet Safety Month. Tech Tips. Tech Ed Resources. How to Motivate Summer School Students. Jacqui Murray has been teaching K-18 technology for 30 years. She is the editor/author of over a hundred tech ed resources including a K-12 technology curriculum , K-8 keyboard curriculum, K-8 Digital Citizenship curriculum.

Living Our Mission – Equity and Equality


A Message from CUE Executive Director Pam Gildersleeve-Hernandez Dear CUE Members, The past week has brought the spotlight to racial injustices that often go unseen. We are all impacted by the events unfolding around us and share in the range of emotions being felt across our nation and the world.


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Why Middle Schoolers Thrive in a Self-Paced Classroom


When we decided that we’d be giving our sixth-grade students control over their own learning this year, our colleagues told us we were crazy.

Rocketbook has an exciting new education product (that I love)

Educational Technology Guy

Rocketbook , in partnership with Think Board, is launching the Think Board X2. Designed for students, teachers, and working professionals, the Think Board X2 is a reusable peel-and-stick whiteboard with built-in Rocketbook Beacons.

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.

Why so few students transfer from community colleges to four-year universities

The Hechinger Report

Students are often advised to start college at a public community college as a way to save thousands of dollars on a bachelor’s degree.

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Educational Technology Guy

This new classroom program, founded by two women who have overcome their own relevant hurdles, introduces students, particularly those in junior high/high school, to real-life stories of today’s scientists who are on the frontline of modern innovation—on a mission to inspire STEM careers while shattering outdated industry stereotypes.

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OPINION: With schools closed in Minnesota, black students again struggle with ?hurt, heartache and trauma?

The Hechinger Report

George Floyd could have been me, my students or many other black men in our city and our nation. This has been a difficult week following Floyd’s killing at the hands of the Minneapolis Police Department (MPD).

EdTech Awards Names “Eduprotocols” Authors as Trendsetter Winners


Finalists and winners for The EdTech Awards 2020 have been announced to a worldwide audience of educators, technologists, students, parents, and policymakers interested in building a better future for learners and leaders in the education and workforce sectors.

OPINION: Summer and after-school programs ? five ways to provide for the other half of education amid the coronavirus

The Hechinger Report

It’s the largest school district in the country and at the epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic. That’s why all eyes are on the New York City Department of Education’s next move. What will happen to more than a million public-school students in the fall of 2020?

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.

3 ways to boost instructional coaching during the coronavirus closures

eSchool News

With the unexpected school closures due to the coronavirus pandemic, teachers are learning how to take a classroom curriculum and move it into a remote setting, while at the same time rushing to learn and implement different distance-learning tools.

AllHere Gets a ‘Nudge’ to Scale Low-Cost, Research-Backed Way to Improve Student Outcomes


As a teacher in Harlem, Peter Bergman, like some of his peers, wondered what he could do to help students show up to class or do their homework on time.

OPINION: Recent racial incidents involving police are enraging students at our HBCU, and for their sake we need to reopen

The Hechinger Report

Some words for students, their families and others who care about them: Since the coronavirus arrived, the world is learning a lot about Generation Z, the first college class in history during the time of virtual classes, commencements, celebrations and campus tours.

Mr. Nussbaum's Learning Fun


Nussbaum's Learning + Fun is a collection of interactives that could be used to develop many language underpinnings (e.g. descriptive skills with the EET ). For example this section of science games offers many opportunities.

EdTech at School

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

How do you turn around a school amid a global pandemic?

The Hechinger Report

METAIRIE, La. When it was time for Kelly Ragas to choose a middle school for her son three years ago, John Q. Adams was certainly the most convenient option: She worked as its school secretary and already had a child there. But she had doubts.

10 reasons school librarians are more important than ever before

eSchool News

Without question, some of the most important members of the school community are the school librarians. And even now, with most schools still learning remotely, school librarians and media specialists are critically important.

Make Math Fun for Your Child with Prodigy’s Summer Question Quest


Summer is finally here! ?? Are you as excited as we are? We know how much kids look forward to summer break. But we also know things are a bit different right now, since your child is probably already spending lots of time at home.

3 Good Educational Apps Free Today

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

In this week's Apps Gone Free Series, we are featuring three apps you can use with your kids for learning Math and English. The apps are free today and only for a limited period of time. more. Apps gone free

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.

How IT Staff Provide Tech Support During Remote Learning

EdTech Magazine

When Calgary Catholic School District was pushed to close its doors in March due to the novel coronavirus, students, faculty and other school staff had to quickly adjust to the new reality thrust upon them: navigating remote learning. “We We had no time to plan — our local government here announced that schools were closing on Sunday afternoon for Monday,” says John Schutte, IT director for the Canadian school district. “It It was a surprise, a crisis emergency mode.”.

Beyond Storytime: A Colab Series

Educator Innovator

What is possible when children’s book authors, illustrators, and elementary educators collaborate together?

CoSN2020: How Data Analytics Can Improve Remote Learning

EdTech Magazine

When school districts unexpectedly closed due to the coronavirus pandemic, faculty and staff had to embrace the unknown and come up with creative ways to continue student learning. But with such a quick pivot, many felt that they didn't have all the information they needed to see how well it was all working — especially those who didn't have any sort of prior contingency plan. .

Voice and Choice

Reading By Example

Last week I secured a room at a local nonprofit (a school for the arts shutdown due to the pandemic). My intent: to carve out time and space for a writing project. As I shared previously , my kids wanted to join me for this retreat.

Teachers’ Guide to Plagiarism

This article provides teachers with a step-by-step guide on how to handle plagiarism in the classroom: it examines the definition of the term "plagiarism" and its types with examples, describes common reasons students plagiarize, and provides tips for teachers to detect and prevent plagiarism among students.

How K–12 IT Leaders Can Support Digital Equity

EdTech Magazine

Bridging the digital divide is more critical than ever. When schools across the country made the quick shift to emergency remote learning during the pandemic, many found that it exposed deficits and exacerbated existing challenges around internet access, especially in rural and high-poverty areas. Milton Area School District in central Pennsylvania, for example, found that purchasing laptops and tablets for students was not enough to prepare them for virtual instruction.

Grouping Tabs in Chrome

Hansen's Link to Tech

Recently Google Chrome implemented a recent update allowing users to create web tabs into color coded named groups. If you are like so many users I know who have a million tabs open, this may be a great short-term organizational tool for you. How does it work?

3 Ways K–12 IT Leaders Can Support Data-Driven Education

EdTech Magazine

Before technology transformed K–12 education, IT professionals and teachers mostly stayed in their own lanes: IT staff kept systems humming behind the scenes, while educators handled the classroom. Today, those lines are blurry, if not altogether erased.

Connected Learning and Play All Summer Long

Educator Innovator

A set of updated summer playlists, designed with the framework of Connected Learning in mind, offer fun activities that engage parents and kids in connected learning all summer long, highlighting the ways that learning happens in all aspects of life.

Custom eLearning: What to Consider as an L&D Manager

A custom eLearning project is an exciting opportunity, but any L&D Manager will also tell you it can be challenging. Inno-versity shares 5 points to consider before kicking off your project. These concepts are critical to addressing the most common pain points which, IF addressed, will ensure success.