Fri.Aug 19, 2022

Education, the Brain and Learning Outcomes

EdNews Daily

By Betsy Hill and Roger Stark It may seem trite to say the brain is where learning takes place and therefore we need to know about the brain when we consider how to improve learning outcomes.

Tech Tip #6: 16 Habits of Mind

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.

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Steps to a Successful SEL Implementation

EdNews Daily

By Anita Mattek After several years of using a homegrown social emotional learning (SEL) approach, our district decided it was time for a more official curriculum that would support our middle and high school students’ mental health, academic achievement, and overall well-being.

18 back-to-school tips to start the year off right

eSchool News

The COVID-19 pandemic has continued to cast uncertainty on education, and the beginning of the 2022-2023 school year is no different.

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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 Reality of School Starting: No More Free Lunches?

EdNews Daily

By Christy S. Martin, Ed.D. School starts early here in East Tennessee and this week was its beginning. While school has barely started in my community, one thing is evident. There are no free lunches.

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Sweet! Add Hashtags to Google Classroom

Teacher Tech

It's sweet to add hashtags to Google Classroom. This will allow you to gain better insights into student performance. Break it down by class, classes, groups, or individual students. Use the assignment tags report at schoolytics.com to analyze student performance. The post Sweet!

Educational Support for Students Reaches New Levels with Paper’s™ 2022-2023 Platform Upgrades

eSchool News

MONTREAL— Paper , the leading provider of academic support, today announced a series of upgrades and additions to its best-in-class Educational Support System (ESS). The new features will be available to all 2.5 million students on the Paper platform just in time for the 2022-2023 school year.

What is Adobe Creative Cloud Express and How Can It Be Used to Teach? Tips & Tricks

techlearning

Adobe Creative Cloud Express is here to replace Spark as the ultimate way to design banners, flyers and more with ease

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Best Google Slides Math Editors and Equation Writers for Teachers and Students

Educators Technology

Looking for math editors and equation writers to use on your Google Slides? The add-ons below have you covered. They provide you access to visual math editors to use to write and insert math equations right into your slides and Google Docs.

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.

Supporting a Culture of Curiosity with PebbleGo Create

Buncee

At the start of a new school year and after a summer break, sometimes building the excitement for the return to school needs a little boost. When it comes to sparking curiosity for learning , educators are quite creative!

Flinn Scientific Offers New Laboratory Safety Certification Courses for Teachers for Free

eSchool News

BATAVIA, IL (AUGUST 19, 2022) Flinn Scientific releases updated free laboratory safety courses designed specifically for middle and high school science teachers. .

Universities Turn To More Public-Private Partnerships To Meet Student Needs

ED Surge

Universities are expected to do a lot these days. From delivering mental health options for students to growing their online programs, they have their fingers in a lot of pies.

Brainingcamp Releases ‘Biggest Update Ever’ to Its Math Education Products

eSchool News

AUSTIN, Texas, (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Brainingcamp announced a massive update to its digital math manipulatives. The update is immediately available, just in time for the 2022-2023 school year. The new Brainingcamp will enhance math education for its more than 7 million global users and counting.

The Guide to Accessible Learning for Associations

Speaker: Dan Streeter, Vice President of Learning Strategy & Development at Blue Sky eLearn

In this 45-minute webinar, we’ll share real-world accessibility solutions and hidden tools in the applications you use every day such as Zoom, Microsoft Suite, Adobe Acrobat (PDF), Articulate Storyline 360, and Articulate Rise 360. This webinar will help you evaluate the accessibility of your current learning efforts and learn about the tools needed to ensure your eLearning is in alignment with the latest Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (proposed WCAG 2.2).

Online Tech Hub Edmodo Is Shutting Down as School Year Kicks Off

Marketplace K-12

Users will have to manually export files before their accounts close at the end of September. The post Online Tech Hub Edmodo Is Shutting Down as School Year Kicks Off appeared first on Market Brief. Marketplace K-12 Business Strategy Data Privacy Games / Apps Online / Virtual Learning Social Media

Connecticut’s Jumoke Academy Charter School Selects Discovery Education Social Studies Services to Propel Student Success

eSchool News

SILVER SPRING, MD — Connecticut’s Jumoke Academy Charter School today announced a new partnership with Discovery Education , the worldwide edtech leader whose state-of-the-art digital platform supports learning wherever it takes place.

How to Choose the Best Online Learning Platform

Kitaboo on EdTech

Learning is the single most important thing you can do to give yourself a mental boost. By learning something new, you can upskill yourself and improve your confidence. Learning is perhaps one of the few things that comes with zero disadvantages.

Bounce Episode: Spotlighting Softskills

The Thinking Stick

Spotlighting SoftSkills: Learn about six different tried and trusted methods for embracing, celebrating, and rehearsing different soft-skills. Explore the free guide on this topic here: [link] Slide Deck here: [link]. Check out this episode of Shifting Our Schools.

Unlock the Power of Formative Assessment

Learn how a thoughtful formative assessment approach can help teachers understand where students are in their learning, inform instruction, and in turn, positively impact student learning outcomes. Get the guide today!

Be the IT hero: Moving your devices from Jamf Pro to Jamf School

Jamf on EdTech

Jamf sales engineers Tracey Joyce and Christina Gremillion walk you through the steps required to migrate from Jamf Pro to Jamf School

Hear from Education Experts on PD, Teacher Wellness, and Coaching Best Practices

Edthena

It’s a great time to reflect on lessons learned from education experts so far this year. Our free resource site for educators, PLtogether , features conversations with education experts and leaders about topics from professional development to teacher wellness.

macOS Security Basics: The one about Macs (not) being the safest OS

Jamf on EdTech

Mac has a rich history of security and privacy protection – much of which it has earned – since Apple interweaves these protections into every facet of the hardware and software design process.