Thu.May 21, 2020

17 Memorial Day Websites for Students

Ask a Tech Teacher

Memorial Day (May 25, 2020) is the time we remember soldiers who gave their lives in the defense of American freedom. In war and peace, they made the ultimate sacrifice and because of them we are privileged to live the American Dream.

How to Promote Authentic STEM Learning for Families

Digital Promise

Schools want to support families around science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) subjects because these domains are engaging and capitalize on how kids naturally want to learn. But many families feel unprepared to support STEM learning.

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How to Quickly Translate Your Live Session in Multiple Languages and Other Google Meet Must-Haves!

Teacher Reboot Camp

If you are using Google Meet for connecting with students then the links below will help you make this a more accessible and engaging experience. Please note that some of these tips and tricks work for GSuite Edu accounts.

How to overcome resistance to online education in Higher Ed


Embraced by some, considered by others only a back-up solution during these exceptional times brought by the global pandemic — that forced many universities across the globe to carry on their activities remotely — online learning has, in fact, its pedagogical consistency and social relevance.

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Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

From fishing to finance; innovating in the midst of COVID-19

The Christensen Institute

The COVID-19 pandemic has dealt a heavy blow to the global economy. Not only have hundreds of millions of people lost jobs, but major companies including Avianca, Latin America’s second largest airline, and Neiman Marcus, the 112-year old luxury retailer, have filed for bankruptcy.

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Incomplete college price tags pose risk to students when choosing college during the pandemic

The Christensen Institute

Before COVID-19, in Choosing College , Bob Moesta and I made what, to some working with students from low- and middle-income families for whom the price of college is a big issue, a startling recommendation.

How to Foster a Positive School Climate in a Virtual World


As COVID-19 upended schools across the country, leaders and teachers transitioned to a remote learning environment with unprecedented speed and managed an array of tactical issues.

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Developing Our MathMINDs-Week 6: Experience Math Through Story

MIND Research Institute

Developing Our MathMINDs is a series of conversations and resources about math that is intended to be a journey of growth with families over several weeks.

Smarter eLearning: Promoting Higher-Leveling Thinking In Online Courses 

TeachThought - Learn better.

Smarter eLearning: Promoting Higher-Leveling Thinking In Online Courses . contributed by Rosa Fattahi , WizIQ. Since the ancient days of philosopher Socrates, asking questions has been a critical part of the teaching and learning process.

Need Remote Learning ASAP? Don’t Pick Your Next LMS Before Reading This!

Need to go remote or move your training programs online? Download this guide to identify and overcome the biggest eLearning challenges so you can pick the perfect LMS without wasting time, money, and effort, even if you are just starting your eLearning journey.

As the Pandemic Persists, Is the Party Over For Campus Greek Life?


College campuses are designed to be social places, and the mixing and mingling that occurs at all hours on university grounds is part of what makes the residential experience appealing to many students.

They helped all schools get good internet, now they’re focusing on homes

The Hechinger Report

In October I shared the news that the classroom connectivity gap in U.S. schools is effectively closed. More than 99 percent of schools nationwide have access to speedy and reliable internet, making online learning an option for their students. Only, now it doesn’t matter.

As Esports Find a Place in School, This Startup Teaches Gamers How to Go Pro


In his first year at UC Berkeley in 2013, Sam Wang found himself playing League of Legends, a competitive online video game, during his classes. Sam Wang While it may have seemed like fun and games, Wang saw an opportunity.

An overview of active Learning.

Linways Technologies

Why does it work so well and how to implement active learning in your classrooms. Active learning is an approach in which students are engaged in the learning process. In teaching-learning, there is a lot of importance in keeping the students involved and engaged in the session.

5 Costly Inventory Management Mistakes Schools Should Avoid

If your school is like most, inventory and/or asset management plays a critical role in daily operations.

Contest Winners Aim to Transform Education Through Voice Technology with Amazon Alexa


Recently, we profiled the six finalists competing for the top prize in the Amazon Alexa EdTech Skills Challenge, each hoping to transform education with their new Alexa skill. Now, the votes have been tallied, the judges have made their decisions, and the results are finally in!

Learn Letters with 3D Augmented Zoo Videos

eSchool News

As educators are seeking engaging ways to help parents and kids with learning from home, this magically entertaining show for learning letters and letter sounds starts on YouTube.

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Nine New Lawsuits Target ‘Inclusive Access’ Textbook Programs, Alleging Antitrust Violations


Student complaints about the digital textbook and courseware bundles now assigned in many college classes have escalated into a new batch of legal challenges.

Tech & Learning Remote Learning Series: Planning for Next Year: Transition to Blended Learning


Remote learning will be part of learning going forward according to leaders from Parkland School District and Township High School District #211

Need Remote Learning NOW? Get Online Quickly & Easily With This Can’t-Miss Guide

Remote learning is becoming more important than ever. Whether you’re scrambling to get your eLearning launched, or need to upgrade to meet increased demand, this guide will eliminate the guesswork so you can find your perfect LMS!

MasterClass Raises $100M to Let You Learn From Celebrities. Results Not Guaranteed.


They say you should never meet your idols, because they’ll probably disappoint you. But what about learning from them? That’s the premise behind MasterClass , a San Francisco-based startup that offers live and pre-recorded lessons from celebrity experts about their craft.

Preparing for Back to School: Fall Showdown: Remote vs. Online


For back to school planning, Gilbert Public Schools is focusing on implementing what's been working during remote learning

How Teachers Can Prepare for AI-Based Writing


AI writing is closer than most people think. It’s only a matter of time before students will have access to AI writing bots and educators must prepare now

Building STEM and Movement Skills Outside of School

WATCH THE EDWEBINAR RECORDING. If circumstances call for social distancing (think COVID-19!), distance learning comes into play. It has its benefits, wearing PJs among them.


EdTech at School

This E-book is designed to support educators with case studies of education technology use at school.

Online Learning Is Not Going Away : A New Resource for Math and Spelling in the Elementary Classroom

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

While using technology for education is not a new phenomenon, the COVID-19 pandemic has certainly shifted the view on educational technology from a want to a need. Teachers are being asked to more. sponsored posts

How SEL can inspire data-driven instruction

eSchool News

Beaumont ISD is a district of more than 18,000 students, with 80 percent of our students qualifying for free and reduced lunch.

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CoSN2020: Why School Tech and Business Leaders Should Be Partners

EdTech Magazine

The nation’s K–12 schools are bracing for budget cuts resulting from the global economic downturn.

Here Is An Easy Way to Create Educational Apps to Use in Your Teaching

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

AppSheet is a platform that allows you to easily create various types of mobile apps without the need for any coding knowledge. As a teacher, you can use this service to design apps to help more. 2020 App creator Tools

6 eLearning Trends in Custom eLearning Solutions

Most digital learning trends focus too much on the "digital" and not enough on the "learning". It is not enough that content builders master available tools. We need a return to core learning fundamentals. Get Inno-Versity's eBook for 6 of the most important trends coming to digital learning.