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Should You Unschool?

Ask a Tech Teacher

The first time I read about Unschooling , I ignored it. Surely, it was a fad that would go away. When I read about it a thousand more times, I dug into it.

How Challenge Based Learning Transformed My Classroom and Boosted Students’ Confidence

Digital Promise

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5 steps to gamify your Canvas classroom

Ditch That Textbook

This post was written by Sarah Stef, an educator in Indiana. She spent 6 years teaching High School Math, and 4 years as a Digital Integration Specialist for the South Bend Community School Corporation. Sarah is currently a Coordinator of Curriculum & Instruction in Washington, MO.

5 Great Plant Identifier Apps for Android and iPhone/iPad

Educators Technology

Do you know the name of the flowers you like? How about the name of the flowers or trees you walk by everyday on your commute to work, do you know their names? Well, now you can with the help of the plant identification apps below.

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.

5 school safety questions your district should be prepared to answer

eSchool News

With students and educators reentering their classrooms for the 2022-23 school year, district leaders need to be able to reassure everyone in their school community that school safety is a priority and that they will be safe physically, socially, and emotionally.

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A Fresh Look at First Aid for Teacher Burnout

Middle Web

While coping strategies can help those facing burnout, teaching careers are more sustainable when educators also slash workload and stress-inducers. Jenny Grant Rankin looks at the burnout pandemic and urges teachers to reduce grading and focus on planning quality lessons.

Early Threat Detection Helps K–12 Schools Stop Bad Actors in Their Tracks

EdTech Magazine

Cyberattacks on schools are on the rise. Since 2016, the K12 Security Information Exchange (K12 SIX) has cataloged more than 1,300 publicly disclosed cyber incidents affecting U.S. school districts, with the pace of attacks steadily increasing. And those are just the ones we know about.

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MIT Professors Propose a New Kind of University for Post-COVID Era

ED Surge

College in the U.S. mainly comes in a few fixed shapes and sizes: the research university, the liberal arts college, the community college, the technical college.

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8 Efficiency Tools for School Administrators

techlearning

Apps, software, and more to improve efficiency so admins can work smarter not harder

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.

This Company Aims to Become the Amazon of Lifelong Learning

ED Surge

The Singapore-based company Genius Group has turned some of its attention to the U.S. edtech market recently. It’s making acquisitions, and even listed on the New York Stock Exchange in April.

ScribFolders from Scribbles Software Helps Schools Go Paperless

eSchool News

Pineville, NC – Scribbles Software, a leading provider of K-12 records and enrollment software, is offering a cumulative records management system that simplifies the records access and filing process for schools.

They Say Teaching Gets Easier After the First Year. What Happens When It Doesn't?

ED Surge

I’m on the brink of my third year of teaching, inching quickly towards retirement, as recent teacher attrition data suggests. Arguably, many educators, including myself, who began their teaching careers at the outset of the COVID-19 pandemic are facing the most demanding year of our careers.

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How to Share Google Files with Non-Google Users

Shake Up Learning

The post How to Share Google Files with Non-Google Users appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Need to collaborate with someone who doesn’t have a Google account? No problem! You can invite them to the doc as a “visitor.”

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).

11 Best Mighty Networks Examples: Communities & Courses

Sell Courses Online

Choosing the right platform to build your community can be tricky. While Mighty Networks is one of the best community builders, we … 11 Best Mighty Networks Examples: Communities & Courses Read More →. Membership Sites Online Community Online Course Software Examples Mighty Networks

Digital Book Publishing: Everything You Need to Know

Kitaboo on EdTech

The digital age has taken the publishing industry by storm. Digital publishing or online publishing is the process of sharing media content virtually. Instead of going down the conventional route of sharing information on paper, digital publishing uses technology.