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Use the SAMR Model to Energize Class Tech

Ask a Tech Teacher

This is a question I get often from teachers: Technology is always an extra layer of work in my classroom. How can I blend it into what I already do without taking time I don’t have?

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Five Tips for Creating an Effective Asynchronous Learning Environment

Digital Promise

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E-Rate Funds Can Boost K–12 Cybersecurity

EdTech Magazine

Schools can’t use E-rate funding for strictly cyber tools when it comes to cybersecurity, and ed tech advocates like the Consortium for School Networking have been lobbying to change that.

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Students Want More Workplace Skills From Colleges. Will Higher Ed Adjust?


Today’s high school graduates are increasingly questioning whether higher education is worth it, and that’s pushing colleges to rethink the value they bring students.

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LIVE DEMO: Using PowerPoint to Create Compelling Presentations for Virtual Training

Speaker: Richard Goring, Director at BrightCarbon

In this webinar you will get a live demo on how to create unique, dynamic, and engaging powerpoints.

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5 innovative ways educators are using digital learning tools

eSchool News

Digital learning has not always been as ubiquitous as it is today–in fact, a decade ago, the concept made many educators uncomfortable.

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Gamified Choice Boards

Teacher Tech with Alice Keeler

Choice has many benefits to students in education to increase their motivation, efforts, and engagement. Gamified choice boards bring together the power of choice and the power of fun. Join Alice Keeler as she explains some options for creating a gamified choice board.

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How Desk Chairs Became a Lesson About What We Deserve in Public Schools


One of my rituals at the start of each school year is to clean student desks and chairs. Year after year, before students arrive for their first day of school, I scrub and shine these desks. My hands, raw from cleaner, fail to remove remnants of short-lived romances tattooed into the laminate.

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DPS STEAM Launches Innovative Discovery Education Program

eSchool News

DENVER, CO – The Denver Public Schools STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, PE, Health and Media Literacy) Department is excited to announce the launch of a new initiative with Discovery Education which will help educators district wide provide K-12 students with innovative and engaging multilingual learning experiences and resources. “We

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The Challenges and Transformation of Reading Science

Watch the Recording Listen to the Podcast With a convergence of research around the Science of Reading, educators recognize that there needs to be an evolution in how it’s taught. But despite understanding that literacy education needs to change, teachers still face many challenges.

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BookNook Appoints Seasoned Education Industry Leader Brad Baumgartner as Chief Executive Officer

eSchool News

SAN FRANCISCO (PRWEB) — BookNook , a leading provider of effective high-impact literacy and tutoring solutions for schools and students, today announced the appointment of Brad Baumgartner as Chief Executive Officer.

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How to Apply the Concepts of Neuroscience to Create a Thriving Learning Culture

Speaker: Margie Meacham, Founder and Chief Freedom Officer at LearningToGo

In this webinar, Margie Meacham, CEO of Learningtogo and a neuroscience expert, will show you how to create a training program that promotes psychological safety and uses neuroscience to create a workplace culture where people flourish, connect, and perform at their best.

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When students are too loud, noisy, or energetic, here’s how to infuse calm in the classroom.

The Cornerstone for Teachers

We’ve all been there — that point in a classroom where things are moving along nicely. There is a busy energy in the room, the kids are working productively, and the volume in the room is manageable.

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Wayside Publishing and Nualang Partner for World Language Education

eSchool News

Freeport, Maine – Wayside Publishing announces the launch of Nualang within Learning Site ® , Wayside’s digital learning platform.

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Get Started with Conditional Formatting in Google Sheets

Shake Up Learning

The post Get Started with Conditional Formatting in Google Sheets appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Conditional formatting with Google Sheets is very powerful!

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Embedding SEL in the Heart of Middle School


If educators are serious about teaching critical skills and serving the whole child, they need to get serious about SEL education and “make it a core and central organizing principle for middle school programs,” writes teacher, principal and leadership mentor Jason Ablin.

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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).

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3 Key Tips tips for Working with Images

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A picture says more than a thousand words is the saying. And that is a strong tool when competing for someone’s attention. Online, specifically on social media, catching the viewer’s attention is more important than ever before. That is why you are getting 3 tips for working with images today, so you can get the most out of your work. That goes for images for blog posts, images for social media and or in meetings and presentations. Photo by Tranmautritam 1.

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Keeping Appointments with Yourself

The Principal of Change

In a recent professional learning session, a teacher asked me, “ Do you have any suggestions for maintaining my own wellness while the demands of my job are so high? “ I simply replied, “ Learn to say no.”

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Final Call! Library 2.0 "Mental Health and Wellness" Mini-Conference - Proposals Submissions Ending

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Our Library 2.023 mini-conference, " Mental Health and Wellness: Library Workers Thriving in Uncertain Times ," will be held online (and for free) on Tuesday, April 4th, 2023, from 12:00 - 3:00 pm US-Pacific Time. We hit 3,000 registrations this week, so we're anticipating a great event!