Wed.Jun 19, 2024

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Finding the Right Technology for Early Elementary Classrooms

Edsurge

I can still vividly recall the chaotic scene of introducing iPads into Kindergarten classrooms. Picture it: a room bustling with eager five-year-olds unaccustomed to center procedures and five iPads as the hottest commodity amidst blocks, dolls and traditional learning stations. What’s the Kindergarten version of the Hunger Games? Imagine that. Managing a technology rollout for littles felt tough, but the real challenge didn’t hit me until I had to engage with some of the apps intended for our s

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How Virtual Information Sessions Are Changing K-12 Education

Ask a Tech Teacher

Virtual information sessions are reshaping K-12 education. How? For starters–making it more inclusive, effective, and dynamic. Read on for more ideas from the Ask a Tech Teacher team: How Virtual Information Sessions Are Changing K-12 Education K-12 education is undergoing a digital revolution. Schools across the USA are embracing virtual information sessions to enhance learning experiences and streamline communication.

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Capstone expands PebbleGo suite to create active learning experiences in K-5 classrooms

EdNews Daily

For more than 30 years, Capstone has supported schools with engaging content through its print books, interactive eBooks, and award-winning PebbleGo curricular content hub. At ISTELive 24,Capstone will debut its newly expanded PebbleGo suite, featuring tools for active learning, content curation features, and other enhancements designed specifically for the classroom.

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Teaching ethical edtech for future innovators

eSchool News

Key points: Ethical edtech use is an essential skill for students’ success Learning in the digital age A purposeful approach to tech integration For more on edtech ethics, visit eSN’s Digital Learning hub As technology that was cutting-edge not even a decade ago becomes more accessible to all, people are finding new ways to incorporate that tech into longstanding, critically important industries.

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Enhancing School Device Management for Improved Learning

Schools face increasing challenges as technology becomes integral to education. Efficient device management is essential for maximizing technology use and safeguarding investments. Our article discusses the importance of tracking devices, outlines current challenges, and suggests modern solutions that go beyond traditional methods like Excel. Learn how advanced tracking systems can streamline operations, improve maintenance, and offer real-time updates for better resource allocation.

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Creating AI Tutors That Don’t Hallucinate

techlearning

Cracking the AI hallucination problem is all about the right training data and human input.

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Leveraging connectivity to tackle K-12’s biggest challenges

eSchool News

Key points: K-12 has hurdles–but robust connectivity can help Reliable internet and Wi-Fi in schools should be top priority Demystifying network speed: Measuring true Wi-Fi and wired network needs For more news on connectivity, visit eSN’s IT Leadership hub Even before the pandemic, education leaders championed the necessity of strong internet connectivity in schools and communities.

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Look Who’s Talking—Carl Hooker With An Insider’s Guide to #ISTE24

eSchool News

Who better to offer ISTE newbies advice than the edTech legend himself? Just listening to Carl Hooker’s calendar for the week is exhausting. His recommendations to make the most of the madness are thoughtful. Give a listen as we reminisce about previous conferences, share expectations for next week in Denver, and delve into topics such as the value of networking, how to discover learning opportunities, and the best way to decipher industry trends.

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Regreso a clases 2024 en México: Divertidas actividades para los pequeños alumnos

Twinkl International Publishing

El regreso a clases está a la vuelta de la esquina, y en Twinkl hemos desarrollado recursos divertidísimos para hacer de esta próxima vuelta a clases una experiencia increíble.

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LG Set to Put on a Display

eSchool News

Victoria J. Sanville, Director, Corporate and Public Sector Sales, LG Electronics USA Inc. gives a sneak peek to what ISTE attendees can expect at booth #1356. Click and hear about how LG signage can be deployed for campus messaging alongside in-class learning technologies such as LG gram laptops and the popular 75-inch LG CreateBoard, a multi-touch digital whiteboard that offers educators enhanced content-sharing capabilities and deeper student engagement.

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Herschel en zijn hersenen

Twinkl International Publishing

In deze blog deelt Annemarie haar ervaringen als invaller in een klas waar een jongen uitblinkt in rekenen, maar moeite heeft met andere leergebieden. Ze maakt zich zorgen over zijn eenzijdige ontwikkeling en probeert hem te helpen zijn potentieel in verschillende vakken te ontdekken. Door met hem te praten en hem uit te leggen hoe de hersenen werken, probeert ze hem te laten inzien dat er meer is dan alleen rekenen.

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Quickly Create Personalized Learning Experiences that Work

How can we actively engage learners 24/7, on their level and according to their interests, while respecting their learning styles? It’s not impossible. In this guide: Explore how to transform traditional, one-way videos into two-way interactive learning experiences Understand different types of artificial intelligence (AI), including - Generative vs.

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One state radically boosted new teacher pay – and upset a lot of teachers

The Hechinger Report

DECATUR, Ark. — When Ashlyn Siebert started looking last year for teaching jobs near Decatur — her rural hometown — she knew she wouldn’t make as much as a first-year teacher 16 miles away in Bentonville, home to Walmart’s headquarters. The story was the same in dozens of other small towns across Arkansas. If teachers wanted to earn more, they had to move to a bigger school district.

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Ofsted Three I's for Early Years Apprentices

Twinkl International Publishing

If you work in an early years or childcare setting, you may have heard the term ‘The Three I’s’ being used. But, what are ‘The Three I’s’ and what do they mean for early years apprentices? Twinkl Private Early Years explores ‘The Three I’s’, intent, implementation and impact and what this means for your practice.

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Tarjetas Día del Maestro: Ideas Creativas para Niños y Niñas

Twinkl International Publishing

En este blog, te ofrecemos ideas creativas y fáciles para que niños y niñas puedan hacer tarjetas del Día del Maestro. Desde tarjetas de agradecimiento y arcoíris hasta opciones para colorear y con temática escolar, encontrarás inspiración para crear tarjetas únicas y especiales.

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Five Fun and Educational Ideas to Boost Children’s Critical and Creative-Thinking Skills

Twinkl International Publishing

Today we live in a world where nothing can be taken for granted. Online misinformation, divisive political talk and doubts in science all dominate the world that children flourish in. Critical and creative-thinking skills are essential for helping children to make sense of the world around them.

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Can Brain Science Actually Help Make Your Training & Teaching Stick?

Speaker: Andrew Cohen, Founder & CEO of Brainscape

The instructor’s PPT slides are brilliant. You’ve splurged on the expensive interactive courseware. Student engagement is stellar. So… why are half of your students still forgetting everything they learned in just a matter of weeks? It's likely a matter of cognitive science! With so much material to "teach" these days, we often forget to incorporate key proven principles into our curricula — namely active recall, metacognition, spaced repetition, and interleaving practice.

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Twinkl's Guide to Copa America 2024

Twinkl International Publishing

The sizzling summer of sports season is upon us and kicks off with the Copa América 2024 tournament! But what soccer teams are featuring at this exciting event and how will the tournament work? Be sure to find out this and much more below!

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Surviving Parenthood: Sibling Sharing Wars!

Twinkl International Publishing

Delve into the reasons why children find sharing challenging and uncover helpful suggestions for how to manage sibling sharing wars, in this edition of Surviving Parenthood.

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How to Turn Your Library into a Creative Hub

Twinkl International Publishing

Transform your library into a dynamic creative hub with flexible spaces, tech integration, and community partnerships. Inspire curiosity and collaboration in every corner!

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A Refugee Mom's Journey Through a New Education System

Twinkl International Publishing

As a refugee, starting a new life in a foreign country can be overwhelming, especially when it comes to ensuring your children receive the education they deserve.

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Reimagining Chickering & Gamson's Principles Post-Pandemic: Technology's Central Role in Modern Edu

This white paper examines and proposes revisions to the "Seven Principles for Good Practice in Undergraduate Education" introduced by Arthur Chickering and Zelda Gamson in 1987 for today's technology-driven world.

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10 Notable Poems To Sink Your Teeth Into

Twinkl International Publishing

There really is something for everyone when it comes to poetry, so why not explore some of the most notable poems of all time, to help discover what’s on offer?

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How to Start a Book Club in Your Library

Twinkl International Publishing

Learn how to start a book club in your school or children’s library with tips on engaging young readers, selecting books, and planning fun activities.

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How Much Do Americans Think Teachers Should Earn and Work?

Twinkl International Publishing

Discover the gap between what Americans think teachers should earn and work versus what they actually do. Find out what Twinkl’s survey uncovered.

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Feathers, Snakes, and a Hippopotamus: Five Egyptian Myths

Twinkl International Publishing

Dive into the fascinating world of Ancient Egyptian mythology and the complex dynamics of the gods and goddesses who ruled the stories!

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Behind the Bell: The Underlying Impact of Tardiness in K-12 Schools

Managing a K-12 campus with constant pressure to meet performance metrics is challenging. And tardiness can significantly limit a school from reaching these goals. Learn more about why chronic lateness matters, and key strategies to address the following impacts: Data errors caused by manual processes Low attendance and graduation rates that affect a school’s reputation Classroom disruption, which leads to poor academic performance High staff attrition and “The Teacher Exodus” Unmet LCAP goals t

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Was ist ein Fernstudium?

Twinkl International Publishing

Was ist ein Fernstudium? Auf Twinkl erklären wir Ihnen die Unterschiede zwischen den einzelnen Fernstudienformen und alles weitere.

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10 Activities to Learn about the General Election

Twinkl International Publishing

What is a General Election? Your child can discover facts and activities to learn about the 2024 General Election in this blog.

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Are younger educators more likely to feel isolated at work?

Twinkl International Publishing

A report by Telus Health found that employees under 40 are more likely than older employees to feel isolated at work.

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Assessment: So How Did We Get Here?

Twinkl International Publishing

Paul Duffy dives into the history of assessment, seeking clues for how to approach present-day testing.

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Enhancing HyFlex Education through the PowerTeaching Framework

This whitepaper explores integrating the PowerTeaching pedagogical approach within a HyFlex (Hybrid Flexible) educational model, focusing on employing cooperative learning strategies and efficient classroom management techniques.

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SATs Analysis: Trends and Changes in Teacher and Student Perspectives

Twinkl International Publishing

Teacher Tapp explores changing attitudes of teachers and pupils towards assessments.

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Surviving Parenthood: The Back-to-School List You Didn't Know You Needed

Twinkl International Publishing

A few non-essential ‘essentials’ to make the back-to-school season a little easier.

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Twinkl Parents Ages 9 - 11 Newsletter - Football Fever!

Twinkl International Publishing

Twinkl Parents Ages 9 - 11 Newsletter - Football Fever!

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Twinkl Parents Ages 7 - 9 Newsletter - Football Fun!

Twinkl International Publishing

Twinkl Parents Ages 7 - 9 Newsletter - Football Fun!

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The Battle of the Authoring Tools: A 10-Point Comparison for Picking the Right One

Speaker: Chris Paxton McMillin, President of D3 Training Solutions

There are plenty of great authoring tools for developing eLearning, but the one you select could directly impact your course's outcomes. Depending upon your learners’ needs and your organization’s performance goals, you could be overlooking considerations that impact the both effectiveness of your courses and how long it takes to finish them. From general capabilities to specific workflow structures, some aspects are critical when it comes to learning objectives and deadlines.