Wed.Nov 16, 2022

Give teachers ownership to make computer science a success

eSchool News

Well-intended computer science initiatives are often met with reluctance and resistance before they even get off the ground. Teachers may see the new initiative as “just another thing” on their plate or may feel ill-prepared to tackle an entirely new discipline.

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AI in Education: 5 Ways it Can Assist Teachers

ViewSonic Education

The role of AI in education is coming into sharper focus in recent times, as a growing number of schools and other academic institutions are beginning to understand its many potential benefits.

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5 Ways Science Encourages Life-Skills

EdNews Daily

Do you remember a favorite Science teacher or Science class you had in high school or college? I have fond memories of different teachers who taught Science in a fun, witty, and engaging manner.

In elementary classrooms, demand grows for play-based learning

The Hechinger Report

OKLAHOMA CITY — Two third-graders sat on the floor of their classroom and lined up a row of dominoes along the edge of a low-lying table. They positioned themselves at each end of the row of rectangles, leaned in, and blew. The dominoes tumbled forward, crashing into each other.

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.

Consider These Technology Resources for Social-Emotional Learning

EdTech Magazine

Staff and students have been through so much over the past few years. Many are hopeful that this year will bring a welcomed sense of renewed energy and change, but by no means does the new year come without challenges.

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COLUMN: The world is waking up to education’s essential role in climate solutions

The Hechinger Report

Earlier this year I visited an empty school in an affluent part of New Jersey. During Hurricane Ida in the summer of 2021, floodwaters had poured into vents set inches above ground level.

Forget flat networks–tighten your security

eSchool News

If you heard about the attack on the Los Angeles Unified School District in early October, you probably heard that 400,000 students’ private data was put at risk and that the hackers demanded a ransom.

How a Preschool on Wheels Is Driving Opportunity to Latino Immigrant Families in Colorado

ED Surge

ROARING FORK VALLEY, Colo. —

Best Annotated Bibliography Generators for Teachers and Students

Educators Technology

What is an annotated bibliography? To start with, let's first break down the phrase annotated bibliography into its components and define each one of them. A bibliography is basically a list of references of cited works that one used in their research.

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.

Hidden toll: Thousands of schools fail to count homeless students

The Hechinger Report

This story was produced as part of a collaboration between the Center for Public Integrity , The Seattle Times, Street Sense Media and WAMU/DCist. It was reprinted with permission. For months, Beth Petersen paid acquaintances to take her son to school — money she sorely needed.

Top 5 Reasons Why Cloud-Based LMS Is the Right Choice for Your Organization

Kitaboo on EdTech

The world is changing. Today, it’s possible for small businesses and organizations to operate without a physical office or even be entirely virtual. But as technology advances, so does the need for an effective learning management platform.

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Jay Wamsted on Limiting Our Work as Teachers

Middle Web

When teacher Jay Wamsted tweeted about why and how teachers should leave school on time and not work at home or on weekends, he lit up edutwitter as teachers took sides for and against his proposition. In Dina Strasser’s interview, Wamsted explains and expands on his thinking.

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I Used to Struggle With Where to Send My Kids to School. Now I Struggle With Sending Them at All.

ED Surge

When my wife was pregnant with our first child, we often had conversations about where we would send our kids to school. These conversations were almost always rooted in fear, with the ever-present threat of gun violence in schools weighing heavy in the back of my mind.

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).

How to Set an Expiration Date on Google Drive Files

Shake Up Learning

The post How to Set an Expiration Date on Google Drive Files appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Did you know you can share a file and give users an expiration date? This will remove access to the file on the date of your choosing.

Library 2.0 "Complaints or Protests About Content" Webinar Recording Now Available Without Fee

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

In June of this year, we held a paid webinar on " Handling Complaints or Protests About Content " hosted by Dr. Steve Albrecht with special guest speaker Barry Trott, MSLS. Because of continued concerns related to this topic, we are making the webinar recording openly available on Library 2.0.