Fri.Feb 03, 2023

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4 edtech SEL trends to follow this year

eSchool News

Technology has become increasingly important to every level of education, and its value to social-emotional learning , or SEL, is no exception. Just as digital tools provide educators with innovative and flexible ways to reinforce learning in core academic subjects, they can be used to more effectively teach the social-emotional and life skills that students need to thrive in the classroom and beyond.

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Tech Professions Students Should Consider

Ask a Tech Teacher

Tech industry has been working solidly for the last decade or so and promises the best careers to students. Our Ask a Tech Teacher contributor has a short list of professions that students can look forward to: The Future of the Tech Industry: What Professions Should Students Look Into? Technologies like artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning and cloud computing are transforming businesses.

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TCEA 2023: Mitigating Safety Risks in K–12 Schools Calls for a More Holistic Approach

EdTech Magazine

Education leaders looking to keep schools safe must take a more holistic approach. That was the message coming out of TCEA 2023. During a CDW panel discussion featuring a cybersecurity and a physical security expert, both agreed that schools face a variety of threats every day that should be comprehensively addressed.

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My Students Deserve a Classroom. Instead, I Teach Them in a Hallway.


Learning can happen anywhere — in a classroom, in a park, on a field trip or at a museum. But, the reality is that space matters. I had a classroom last year, and while it was shared with my math counterpart, it was large and just for us. We taught lessons, organized student materials and met with families in this space. The other two special education teachers at my school also shared a classroom.

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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 Tips for Engaging Students in the Classroom

Teacher Tech with Alice Keeler

Engaging students in the classroom can be a challenging task, but it is also one of the most important aspects of effective teaching. Research has shown that students who are engaged in the learning process are more likely to retain information, develop critical thinking skills, and be motivated to learn. Here are 10 tips for engaging students in the classroom.

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35 edtech innovations we saw at FETC 2023

eSchool News

This year’s Future of Education Technology Conference landed in New Orleans, and the conference was abuzz with post-pandemic learning recovery tools, solutions to promote equity among students and parents, strategies for digital access, student mental health, social and emotional learning tools, and more. Here’s just a glimpse of what we learned about during FETC 2023: AVer Information Inc.

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ChatGPT- maybe a series?


You probably have heard of ChatGPT , a free Artificial Intelligence chatbot that you can ask for all sorts of information. Yes, we have concerns about it being misused in academia, and I know it may be already blocked in your school building, but thought it would be worth exploring in this space. Ditch that Textbook (one of my faves) provides an exploration of it here , along with suggested classroom uses.

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Putting students first in online education

Robert Talbert, Ph.D.

I really believe in the power of online teaching. I've been doing it, off and on, since 2016 and I've seen online learning reach students who were otherwise shut out of higher education because of their work schedules, health issues, or just their skill sets. When we all pivoted to online instruction in 2020, far from being a pale imitation of in-person classes, online learning – when centered around active learning and keeping students in mind first and foremost – took a