Wed.Sep 22, 2021

Battling Blended Learning Burnout and Finding Balance

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Tiffany Wycoff, the co-author of the bestselling book, Blended Learning in Action , talks about the state of blended learning today.

Center & Empower Educator Voice in Edtech Market: A Collaborative Vision

Digital Promise

Let’s center educator voice in the design and selection of edtech tools. Over the last year and a half, the level of urgency to find flexible tools that support educators and learners in creating powerful learning experiences increased tenfold, with edtech application use nearly doubling in one year.

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Taiwan created a space for innovation and reaped the benefits. Other economies should take note.

The Christensen Institute

Why do many waves of innovation come to North America from Asia? Late Harvard Business School Professor Clayton Christensen reflected upon this question in a conversation with Shih Chintay, then dean of the National Taiwan Sport University College of Technology Management, in 2010.

What are Schools Getting Right at the Start of Another Year in COVID Education?

Digital Promise

Schools have, for the most part, opened, which has been a monumental lift for districts, schools, and most of all, teachers. I have three kids in school, coached in school districts with tens of thousands of students, and supported programs running in schools across the country.

WW2 to COVID-19: How Remote Tools Help Reinforce Development Post-Program eLearning

Speaker: Pat D'Amico, Founder and CEO of About-Face Development

In a world where virtual learning is here to stay, answering the question of “What now?” requires us to thoughtfully evaluate how we got here and how we can leverage the knowledge gained during the pandemic to address one of trainings greatest historical challenges – how we reinforce learning to move from knowledge to behavior change. Join Pat D'Amico, Founder and CEO of About-Face Development, LLC, for this illuminating discussion on how to keep the gears turning

Tech Tips For Teachers To Make Distance Learning Easy

EdNews Daily

Technology Tips For Teachers To Make Distance Learning Easy Guest article by: Lauren Schneider for XSplit Remote learning has become the new norm in many education settings. School is back in session, with many districts welcoming students back into the classroom.

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OPINION: Far too many college students go hungry. Here’s how colleges and policymakers can help

The Hechinger Report

The pandemic has created extraordinary need for millions of people across the U.S. This is particularly acute, though often hidden, on college campuses, where students are sometimes left to choose between paying rent and having enough to eat.

Getting More Students Through — Not Just To — College


What will it take to help more students graduate from college? Federal leaders are considering that question and a proposed College Completion Fund designed to provide services for people who may benefit from extra support as they pursue a degree.

Do Not Copy Google Forms – Reuse Them

Teacher Tech

Reuse Google Forms instead of copy them! Keep your Google Drive clean from Forms of the same title. The post Do Not Copy Google Forms – Reuse Them appeared first on Teacher Tech. Google

What is Oodlu and How Does It Work? Best Tips and Tricks


Oodlu combines gaming and learning to help teachers offer the best learning experience to students

LMS Comparison: What Learning Solution is the Best Fit for Your Business?

Explore this detailed guide to see how traditional Learning Management Systems compare to an advanced online learning platform, and find out which type of solution is best suited to meet your learning program needs.

How to Start an Affiliate Program for Your Online Course Business

Sell Courses Online

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The LG ProBeam BF60PST DLP Projector Lets You Share Large, Clear Images, Even in Daylight

EdTech Magazine

Projectors have come a long way over the past 20 or 30 years. After spending the first decade of my teaching career using overhead projectors, I do not miss having my fingers covered in red, green, blue and black ink and other annoyances that came with old-school projectors.

Fort Worth ISD didn’t let COVID derail students’ postsecondary success plans

eSchool News

The COVID-19 pandemic is far from over, and that means educators across the globe are still finding inventive and innovative ways to support and teach students in classrooms, during hybrid instruction, and in virtual settings.

As Cloud Adoption Accelerates, Security Must Keep Pace

EdTech Magazine

Cloud security requires the same level of governance, compliance and risk management that organizations apply to on-premises security, yet it often falls short of that objective.


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.

How to overcome trauma through kindness

eSchool News

Reavis was more than just my 5 th -grade teacher. She was a lifeline. I always knew her persevering belief in me made a difference in my life, but I never understood the science behind her impact until recently. Growing up, my life was filled with trauma.

China’s auto-chip firm Black Sesame Technologies raises fresh funding from Xiaomi ascends to nearly $2 billion in valuation


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4 Great Chrome Tools to Help Students Learn New Languages While Browsing The Internet

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

One of the best ways to learn a new language is through immersion in the context where it is (natively) spoken. With web technologies, immersion becomes even easier and more accessible and can more. Chrome extensions Chrome language learning extensions Tools for learning new languages

Singapore’s Agri-FoodTech firm DiMuto raises $2.35 million in Series A funding


Bookmark( 0 ) Please login to bookmark. Username or Email Address. Password. Remember Me. No account yet? Register DiMuto, a Singapore -based global agri-food trade solutions firm has secured US$2.35 million in a Series A funding round led by The Yield Lab Asia Pacific.

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2021 Trends in Online Student Demographics’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.

Try this ready-to-use mindfulness + meditation mini lesson for grades 3-8

The Cornerstone for Teachers

This article is written by Truth for Teachers writer Amanda Werner. Many teachers realize that teaching students about mindfulness and meditation is important. But, they aren’t sure how to go about it. .

Collaborative Instruction Energizes Co-Teaching


When co-teachers implement Honigsfeld and Dove’s collaborative instructional cycle – co-planning, co-assessing and co-reflecting – multilingual students and their fellow students benefit from the robust, dynamic instruction, writes language specialist Tan Huynh.

Practical Google Sheets Keyboard Shortcuts for Teachers and Students

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

After covering Google Docs shortcuts, and Chrome shortcuts, today's post features a collection of practical keyboard shortcuts for Google Sheets. I compiled these shortcuts from Sheets Help more. Google Sheets Keyboard shortcuts

13 of Our Most Helpful Pandemic Posts


Blended teaching? Hybrid teaching? Remote teaching? We don't know for sure when teaching "pandemic-style" will go away, but with a look over the last year, here are 13 insightful MiddleWeb articles about surviving the "blend" and hanging on to some strategies that were long overdue.

2021 Trends in College Career and Employment Planning

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

Teaching ELA Online or In-Person? You’ll Want These Close Reading Tips from Doug Fisher


Close reading is like peeking under the hood of a book. It’s looking closely and critically at a piece of text and analyzing its details. Understandably, close reading is a tricky thing to do, and even trickier to teach students.

Chinese robotics startup Hai Robotics gathers $200m in funding


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"Tools and Tips for Library Supervisors: Part 2" - Library 2.0 Podcast | "Becoming a Resilient Librarian" Friday

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We've posted a new podcasts from Dr. Steve Albrecht in our " Library Service, Safety, & Security" section of Library 2.0 : "Tools and Tips for Library Supervisors: Part 2" Steve's topic for this recording continues his tips and techniques and tools for library supervisors and managers, no matter your level at the library. Click here to listen.

Indonesia’s social commerce platform Evermos bags $30m to finance expansion


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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.