Tue.Jun 14, 2022

5 Organizations Making K–12 Tech More Inclusive

EdTech Magazine

STEM fields notoriously lack diversity, with minorities largely underrepresented in these occupations. Preparing students to explore and pursue these careers at the K–12 level can lead to more diversity in these workplaces in the future.

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Tech Tip #16: What’s Today’s Date?

Ask a Tech Teacher

In these 169 tech-centric situations, you get an overview of pedagogy—the tech topics most important to your teaching—as well as practical strategies to address most classroom tech situations, how to scaffold these to learning, and where they provide the subtext to daily tech-infused education.

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Demarginalizing Design: 3 powerful ways to get started

Ditch That Textbook

This post is written by Dee Lanier, an Educational Technologist and Equity Enthusiast. Dee is an award winning presenter, TEDx Speaker, Google Certified Trainer, Google Innovator, and Google Certified Coach. Dee is also the creator of the gamified design thinking activity called Solve in Time!®?

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How parents can set up a productive home learning space for students

Neo LMS

Most schools have now reopened, and students across the nation and the world are back to learning in person. But, that doesn’t mean that remote learning is over.

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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 address mental health needs in youth sports

eSchool News

Numerous studies have shown the lifelong importance of exercise and playing sports for young children. Physically active children are often happier children. Children involved in team sports develop lifelong friendships and develop a work ethic that stays with them through adulthood.

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Help Twice-Exceptional (2e) Learners Flourish

MiddleWeb

Author and LPC Emily Kircher-Morris, host of the Neurodiversity Podcast, details four ways educators can support twice-exceptional (2e) learners – students who have advanced cognitive abilities as well as a diagnostic disability such as ADHD, autism, dyslexia, or dysgraphia.

Adopting new student support systems

eSchool News

In this episode of Innovations in Education, hosted by Kevin Hogan: • 3 “keepers” from teaching in a pandemic • 3 ways families can support students’ learning at home • Tips, tools and solutions for safe, accessible, and easy-to-manage IT.

Free ESOL and ESL Teaching and Learning Resources

Educators Technology

Post updated in June 2022 In this post I share a diverse collection of ESOLAND ESL teaching and learning resources. The purpose is twofold: First, I want to provide fellow teachers with web resources.read more. ESOL resources language learning resources

Royelles Launches Industry’s First Inclusive Mobile Gaming Metaverse Dedicated To Educating And Empowering Young Girls

eSchool News

WASHINGON D.C., June 14, 2022 – Royelles , a global educational gaming (Ed Gaming) platform empowering girls and non-binary individuals through inclusive play, today announced it’s official launch.

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.

“The only way to change your life is to take action.”

The Principal of Change

I saw this video on TikTok from Mel Robbins, and in the middle of the night, I woke up and thought about it, and had to share it here. melrobbins The habit of hesitating in moments of change is what’s keeping you stuck. The only way to change your life is to take action.

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Reporter’s notebook: Taking a deeper look at corporal punishment data

The Hechinger Report

Last fall, I started talking to people about school discipline after reading about the behavior challenges educators were describing with the return to in-person learning.

The Amazing Educators of the 2022 Teacher Leader Impact Awards

Edthena

This spring, we asked you to nominate the best teacher leaders making an outstanding impact… and you answered! Here are the four honorees of our second Teacher Leader Impact Award.

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Scholars Create Graphic Novel to Spur Discussion of Inequity in Computer Science

ED Surge

Who gets to learn about computer science in school?

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).

20 Ways to Use Screencasting in the Classroom – SULS0162

Shake Up Learning

The post 20 Ways to Use Screencasting in the Classroom – SULS0162 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Kasey has been keeping a secret! She’s had early access to Google’s brand new Screencast app for Chromebooks.

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Edthena Names Winners of the 2022 Teacher Leader Impact Awards

eSchool News

SAN FRANCISCO (June 14, 2022) – Edthena is announcing this year’s honorees for the Teacher Leader Impact Awards which recognize the outstanding achievements of teacher leaders nationwide.

edWeb.net Wins 2 SIIA CODiE Awards for Professional Learning and Collaboration

edWeb.net

edWeb.net Wins 2022 SIIA CODiE Award for Best Professional Learning Solution for Educators and Best Collaborative Solution for Teachers.

Certell Named a Finalist for Two 2022 Civvys Awards

eSchool News

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — (June 14, 2022) — Certell, Inc. whose mission is to foster a generation of independent thinkers, was named a finalist for two awards in the fifth annual American Civic Collaboration Awards, also known as the “Civvys.”.

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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!

Facebook Seems to Be Adding Video-Course Features. For Edtech, That Raises Old Fears.

ED Surge

The tech giant Meta, widely known under its previous name Facebook, seems to be eyeing a way to allow users to offer video classes. Since at least last year, Meta has experimented with Facebook Classes, a program designed to make online instruction through its platform smoother.

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Can Learning be Equitable if the Student Isn't Able to Access Learning Resources?

Connecting 2 the World

Over the last two days I have attended 2 different #MyFest22 presentations ( Accessibility Crowdsourcing for Digital Literacies Toolkit and Open Learning Journey Week 2 Kickoff) where the heart of the discussion was the question: what happens if a student or community is unable to access learning (tools, resources, content, courses)? In short, the student or students in a community will not be able to learn at the same level as those that have no trouble access the learning as it was designed.

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