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3 ways to improve science literacy

eSchool News

While teachers often experience the same year or course again and again, students and their families can really see how students change over the years in school. Families can see that what students learn each year builds on what has come before.

Resources to Teach Taxes

Ask a Tech Teacher

As a passionate Economics major in college (which grew into an MBA), I find Econ at the root of much of the world around us. It starts with counting coins in first and second grade and grows up to a peek into NASDAQ and other adult subjects in middle school. In the US, tax day is April 15th.

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H?para receives international recognition for excellence in leadership and student-centered digital solutions

Hapara

Chicago, IL: April 5, 2022. For immediate release. . This month the winners of the EdTech Awards were announced and H?para para was singled out for the global leadership of its CEO, Wayne Poncia and once again for its innovation of student-centered technologies. . CEO of H?para,

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CoSN2022: 5 Ways Schools Can Prepare for Cybersecurity Insurance Risk Assessments

EdTech Magazine

As devices and online applications become more robust, cybersecurity becomes more important. Because of this, it also becomes more expensive to insure.

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.

How to increase the number of early ed teachers? Free college, transportation— and intense support

The Hechinger Report

MILWAUKEE, Wis. — In a dimly-lit classroom in downtown Milwaukee, nine aspiring early childhood teachers scribbled notes as they watched a video about the capabilities of 4-month-olds. This story also appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

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How we created a computer science curriculum in 5 steps

eSchool News

Even with a strict budget, limited teacher expertise in computer science, and the chaos of a pandemic, the Metropolitan School District of Pike Township (MSDPT) launched a comprehensive and engaging K-5 computer science curriculum for every student.

12 Ways We Can Teach About the Holocaust

MiddleWeb

What we do as educators to help our students better understand the reality of the Holocaust is crucial in a time of lies, half-truths and misinformation, writes media literacy expert Frank Baker. “It It is my hope that the ideas, suggestions and resources offered here will be helpful.”.

CoSN2022: Technology Supports Accessible and Inclusive Learning

EdTech Magazine

Getting technology into the hands of all K–12 students was the first step. With a focus on closing the digital divide, school districts are now working toward making the provided technology equitable. Having devices only furthers education when students can access learning.

The Digital Revolution Is Saving Higher Ed

ED Surge

The most notorious oracle predicting the coming death spiral of academia was the late Harvard University professor Clayton Christensen, who in 2011 famously forecast that “50 percent of the 4,000 colleges and universities in the U.S. will be bankrupt in 10 to 15 years.”

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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.

Masters of @ mmhmmapp: #edtech to maximize our use of face-to-face time for connection & collaboration #flipclass

techieMusings

If you’ve seen me present virtually, you’ve seen me use mmhmm to do an over-the-shoulder slides look & easily toggle between screen share & my camera. What you don’t see there is the power of mmhmm to record & share to empower students with resources to drive the pace of their learning!

Pandemic Learning Was Tough On Everyone. Bilingual Students Faced Additional Challenges

ED Surge

PHARR, TEXAS — In the entryway of Graciela Garcia Elementary, visitors are greeted twice. Once by a huge multi-colored sign that says “Welcome” and again by one that reads “Bienvenidos.” Another sign cheerfully declares, “Today is English day!”

3 Reasons Why Some Teachers STILL Aren’t Embracing the Use of Technology in the Classroom

eSpark

While reflecting on my time spent in the classroom, I’m sometimes embarrassed to admit that I rarely used technology in the classroom to differentiate learning for my students.

The Best Kinetic Sand Kits For Kids In 2022

Fractus Learning

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).

Why Technology in the Classroom is a Necessity for 21st Century Learning

eSpark

A recent study shows that the number of preschool classrooms using tablets doubled from 2013 to 2015, and research conducted by the Bill and Melinda Gates foundation indicates that “the adoption of personalized learning approaches has increased significantly in recent years due in part to rapid advances in technology platforms and digital content.”

Top 10 Mind Mapping and Brainstorming Apps for iPad

Educators Technology

Below is a collection of some of the best apps for creating mind maps. The apps offer a wide variety of helpful features that make it easy to visually capture your ideas and thoughts into.read more. iPad mindmapping apps

Bringing Edtech in Rural Education

eSpark

Integrating new technology into a classroom can be intimidating. Many teachers worry that they will need to spend hours learning how to use new edtech before being able to successfully implement it in the classroom.

Radical simplification redux

Robert Talbert, Ph.D.

Widespread agreement is rare in higher education.

Unlock the Power of Formative Assessment

Learn how a thoughtful formative assessment approach can help teachers understand where students are in their learning, inform instruction, and in turn, positively impact student learning outcomes. Get the guide today!

Announcing "The Microschool Summit - Changing education, one small school at a time!"

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Our first 2022 LearningRevolution.com mini-conference: " The Microschool Summit - Changing education, one small school at a time! will be held online (and for free) on Thursday, May 19th, 2022. Small schools have been around as long as humans have been teaching their children.