Thu.Dec 02, 2021

5 Strategies to make your classes more inclusive

Neo LMS

As a teacher of the 21st century, there are many factors that you need to consider when it comes to your classes. You might remember your time in school and those teachers who managed to create a welcoming environment where everyone would feel comfortable and willing to partake in discussions.

#1 Skill to Teach–Protect Student Privacy

Ask a Tech Teacher

I’ve written a lot about the importance of teaching students to protect their online privacy. Yes, we must do what we can on the campus but the real impact will come from students taking care of themselves. District Administration has a great article on this topic.

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3 research-backed strategies to help make personalized learning work in all schools, not just some

The Christensen Institute

In the world of personalized learning, there’s a longstanding tension over the goals of education.

How to use Microsoft Teams for Live Streaming Morning Announcements … for FREE!

TeacherCast

This post was originally created and posted on the website TeacherCast Educational Network. The only place to read this as the original content is [link].

6 Tips for EdTech Evaluation by Adult Learning Institutions

Many continuing adult education institutions have turned to technology used by higher ed with the following benefits: elevates teaching and learning, scales to address changes in staffing, enrollment and budget, and protects student and institutional data.

Everyone in Higher Ed Deserves Better Than We’re Getting Right Now

Edsurge

This semester has felt like living in limbo. Most campuses are back open after the emergency remote learning of last year, but things are hardly normal, with the pandemic lingering worldwide. One professor captured the mood on many campuses in a Twitter thread that went viral this week.

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Resilience Is as Important for Educators as It Is for Students

Edsurge

We all have the capacity to grow and develop our resilience. Bonnie Benard, the renowned resilience researcher, once defined certain circumstances in our environment that can help boost this growth organically.

Here’s why SEL should be a top priority in schools

eSchool News

Covid brought with it countless challenges–but one thing it emphasized? The need for social-emotional learning (SEL) in each and every classroom. Students can’t learn unless they feel safe and secure.

CDW Expands IT Services and Offerings with Sirius Acquisition

EdTech Magazine

CDW acquired Sirius Computer Solutions, a leading integrator of technology-based solutions that include digital infrastructure, cybersecurity, cloud systems and managed services. The acquisition allows CDW to scale its solution and service offerings across the IT ecosystem.

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OPINION: Men may be missing from campus, but don’t assume women aren’t struggling too

The Hechinger Report

This fall, I heard a question I had never before encountered in my job helping women from low-income backgrounds complete a college degree: “Is this work still needed?”.

White Paper: Enabling digital creativity with Augmented Reality in K12 education

We have conducted 2 research projects on teaching with AR. This research has been conducted with the UiO and the UiS. The resulting white paper is an in-depth look at the state of creative learning through the use of 3D modeling and exploration in AR.

What is Gimkit and How Can It Be Used for Teaching? Tips and Tricks

techlearning

Gimkit is a live-learning game show that works for groups as well as independent study

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Emergency Federal Funding Jolted State Spending on K-12 During Fiscal 2021

Marketplace K-12

Backed with unprecedented federal funding to weather the pandemic, states collectively spent an estimated $483 billion on K-12 during fiscal 2021, a year-over-year increase of 12.3 percent, according to a new analysis.

5 Easy Ways to Use Edtech Tools with In-Person Students

Edthena

With students back in classrooms, you might be tempted to toss aside all the edtech tools you relied on during distance learning. But, Monica Burns urges teachers and school leaders to reconsider.

Sentences to Get Kids Reading and Writing

MiddleWeb

Rebecca Crockett values the work Geraldine Woods has done in creating Sentence. A Period-to-Period Guide to Building Better Readers and Writers and the expertise she shares with teachers less experienced with this method of teaching. Destined to be an oft-referenced book!

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2021 Trends in Online Student Demographics

BestColleges.com’s second annual report on online student demographics explores the characteristics of today’s online students and their insights on college decision-making and the online learning experience amid the challenges of COVID-19.

8 ways to manage your classroom with Jotform Apps

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Classroom management is an essential element of maintaining a positive and effective learning environment, but it also requires patience, awareness, and clear rules. That’s a lot to balance when.read more. App creator Tools Jotform sponsored posts

American Society of Mechanical Engineers and Discovery Education Partner to Unlock Student Success Through Engineering

eSchool News

Silver Spring, Md.

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Diving Deeper into District Data to Drive Good Decision Making

edWeb.net

Blog post by Robert Low based on this edLeader Panel. As school districts continue to amass large amounts of data about students, teachers, and educational resources each year, using the data in ways that lead to effective decisions and inform stakeholders has become increasingly important.

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Kansas Provides Statewide Access of LETRS Professional Learning in Literacy for Educators Responsible for Prekindergarten through Grade Three

eSchool News

BOSTON (Dec. 1, 2021) –– The Kansas State Board of Education is providing statewide access to LETRS® (Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling) professional learning for educators in prekindergarten through third grade to individuals entering the early education field.

2021 Trends in College Career and Employment Planning

In this second annual report, part of the BestColleges.com research series, 624 business leaders shared how their companies and organizations currently recruit and hire college students from both online and campus-based programs.

2 Step Verification and Why

Hansen's Link to Tech

Cybersecurity is a hot term used across a variety of fields, so much the term is understood with the general public. We can go down the rabbit hole on so many topics such as securing your organization, accounts management, social engineering, etc. The purpose of this post is to focus specifically on 1 simple step… securing your account(s) with 2 step verification. Note: other terms equaling the same include 2 step verification, 2 factor verification and multi-factor verification.

Improve Cybersecurity in Education with Jamf

Jamf on EdTech

Learn why cybersecurity in schools is crucial for student success, and how to strengthen your defenses against the threat of lost learning time and data breaches

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CEC 2022

N2Y

We’re excited to attend CEC 2022 in Orlando, FL! This show marks 100 years of special education professionals sharing knowledge that ultimately benefits their& students.

How you can Secure an Exam Browser by Online Navigation?

Think Exam

Transition in examination has taken place right after the covid-19 pandemic. The online examination ecosystem has emerged as a solution for both teachers and students. Students have opportunities to demonstrate their exceptional creativity and ace examination.

Why Genentech Is Transforming the Employee Experience for Mental Health Leave

Speaker: Deborah Olson, Lead Strategist, Genentech, a member of the Roche Group & Smita Das, MD, PhD, MPH, Medical Director, Lyra Health

Employees with the greatest mental health needs often find themselves navigating a complex disability system. Streamlining their mental health leave and recovery time leads to an overall more productive workforce. In this Lyra webinar, hear how Genentech is changing the employee experience to provide fast access to care for members who are suffering from severe mental health needs.

New Polaris Content

N2Y

We’ve added an Adaptive/Functional Area of Focus to Polaris, including a new profile, assessments, and aligned goals and resources to provide a comprehensive view of a student’s adaptive functional& skills. What's New Polaris

Social learning platform Tigerhall secures $7m in latest funding

AsiaTechDaily

Bookmark( 0 ) Please login to bookmark. Username or Email Address. Password. Remember Me. No account yet? Register Tigerhall , a Singapore-based mobile SaaS platform for social learning , announced raising $7 million in its latest financing round.

Malaysia’s Food Market Hub scores $8.5m in extended Series A

AsiaTechDaily

Bookmark( 0 ) Please login to bookmark. Username or Email Address. Password. Remember Me. No account yet? Register Malaysian cloud application platform Food Market Hub (FMH) announced that it has raised $8.5 million in its extended Series A+ funding round.