Wed.Oct 26, 2022

Teacher Tech Training is Critical

Ask a Tech Teacher

Back when I started teaching tech, teachers loved saying that kids knew more than they did, even defer to students to teach. That doesn’t work anymore which means even the most tech-phobic of teachers must step up.

How I Help Students Address Climate Change with Hydroponics

Digital Promise

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Thinking about NAEP in Colorado and the Denver Public Schools

Dangerously Irrelevant

[this blog post is a follow-up response to the Twitter exchange with Van Schoales posted below]. Hi Van. Although I’ve admired your work for years, you and I have never met, which means that we don’t have a relationship to lean into.

Building Systems that Support Connected Learning

Digital Promise

The post Building Systems that Support Connected Learning appeared first on Digital Promise

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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 Role of EdTech in Bridging Talent Shortages

EdTech4Beginners

The US faces an alarming talent shortage, and educational technology (EdTech) could be one of the solutions that could reverse the trend. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce reports that there are already 10.1 million job openings this year, but they project that the number will increase further in the next few years. As a result, employers in the healthcare, travel, manufacturing, tech, and even education sectors are in search of solutions that can bridge the talent shortage.

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Our top 5 coding projects for students to try

EdTech4Beginners

Looking for new projects to try at school? Whether your classroom needs something new, or you’ve been interested in computing for a while, there are so many possibilities with coding. We’ve outlined a few of our suggestions to help you incorporate more advanced technology in IT classes. . Build a website. If you and your class are beginners, building a basic website is the best way to make a start.

5 New Features in Google Docs

Teacher Tech

Technology moves faster than we can keep up with it and Google Docs is no exception. These new features in Google Docs recognize that HOW we work has changed to being more dynamic and collaborative.

5 tools every school tech director should use

eSchool News

Teaching methods have changed dramatically over the last few years, leading to numerous electronic resources entering the classroom.

Have We Learned Any Lessons From Administering Federal Stimulus Funds for Education?

techlearning

Looking back at how federal stimulus funds have been administered can help guide current efforts

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.

5 ways to strengthen emotional intelligence in the classroom

The Cornerstone for Teachers

A trap I fell into while working on socio-emotional skills with my students was ONLY focusing on the social component. I knew that emotional intelligence is an important skill to foster in children: it helps us to better understand ourselves as we move through our daily lives.

More Schools are Considering Zero Trust. Here’s Why.

EdTech Magazine

K–12 environments are prime targets for hackers due to the sensitive information they hold and historically underdeveloped security measures.

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EdTechTeacher Is Now An Authorized Adobe Training Partner!

EdTechTeacher

We are thrilled to announce that EdTechTeacher is now a core member of Adobe’s Official Training Partner for Education Program !

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Beyoncé Reminded Me That Teaching Is an Art. This Is Why We Must Invest in Teacher Prep Programs.

ED Surge

Admittedly, I have been jamming to Beyoncé’s new album , "Renaissance", ever since it came out this past summer. It literally speaks to my soul, not only because it acknowledges my humanity but also in the way it pays homage to the intersections of Black and Queer artistry.

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).

Complete guide on ePUB DRM security

Kitaboo on EdTech

With the rapid growth of online content and publishing, digital copyrights have become a major issue. ePUBs are incredibly convenient as an alternative to regular books. However, digital content and eBooks face issues with the protection of intellectual property rights.

The Association of Latino Administrators and Superintendents (ALAS) Announces Recipients of its 2022-2023 Leadership Awards

eSchool News

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Association of Latino Administrators and Superintendents (ALAS) announces the winners of its 2022-2023 Leadership Awards. The awards program honored 17 individuals for their extraordinary education advocacy and leadership.

Meet TARA: Your New Teacher Headquarters

Cool Cat Teacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Organizing lesson plans, units, resources, links, IEP’s, and IEP meetings can be cumbersome and stressful. In this blog post, I’ll share my review of TARA, the Teacher HQ for Resources and Administration.

What Is Zoho Survey? Quick Review

Educators Technology

Zoho Survey is a good tool that teachers can use to create surveys and quizzes. Zoho Survey enables you to easily create your own surveys. It offers a wide variety of pre-made templates with the ability to edit and customize them the way you want.

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!

Link People, Files, and Calendar Events to Your Google Sheet with “Smart Chips”

Shake Up Learning

The post Link People, Files, and Calendar Events to Your Google Sheet with “Smart Chips” appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Smart Chips are becoming a part of all of your favorite Google applications.

123FormBuilder- Easily Create All Types of Forms

Educators Technology

123FormBuilder, as its name indicates, is a web tool that enables you to create numerous types of online forms including surveys, polls, questionnaires, contact forms, event registration, order form, application form, and many more.

Work Smarter, Love More with macOS Ventura Release

Jamf on EdTech

Apple have released macOS Ventura and iPadOS 16 and it's chock full of great features. Are you ready to upgrade

New Library 2.0 Webinar: "Twenty-Five Service, Safety, and Security Tips for All Librarians"

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

"Twenty-Five Service, Safety, and Security Tips for All Librarians" Part of the Library 2.0 Series with Dr. Steve Albrecht OVERVIEW : It’s time to refresh your knowledge of our most effective tools for your service, safety, and security toolkit while doing library work.

Keeping Students Safe and Productive on Devices

Speaker: Aaron Webb, Jamf

In our webinar, we’ll explore the full range of Jamf education products to protect students, including quick and easy tools for IT admins, powerful apps for teachers to ensure student safety anywhere, and parental engagement tools.