Wed.Sep 14, 2022

Announcing the 2022-2023 Cohort of the League of Innovative Schools

Digital Promise

Digital Promise is thrilled to announce that 28 districts are joining the ranks of the League of Innovative Schools for the 2022-2023 school year. This new cohort extends the network’s reach to more than 150 districts across 38 states and expands its cumulative impact to 4.4

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Tech Tip #134: 8 Tips to Become Tomorrow’s Teacher

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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How I Help Students Create Purposeful Media Projects that Matter to Them

Digital Promise

The post How I Help Students Create Purposeful Media Projects that Matter to Them appeared first on Digital Promise. Challenge Based Learning Learning Experience Design Uncategorized

Take a look at Quizalize!

EdTech4Beginners

Quizalize , the whole-class quiz platform, has an exciting announcement…Quizalize Games are now available for teachers and students around the world! What are Quizalize Games? Quizalize Games are a selection of dynamic and fun game overlays that work in conjunction with all regular Quizalize quizzes.

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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.

7 Good Academic Search Engines for Science Teachers

Educators Technology

After covering Google Scholar alternatives , I got an email from a science teacher asking for recommendations for science-focused academic search engines so I created the list below.

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What is Brainly and How Can It Be Used to Teach? Tips & Tricks

techlearning

Brainly is a community-based question-and-answer website designed for students

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8 things we LOVE as teachers about the Abbott Elementary series

The Cornerstone for Teachers

Abbott Elementary is a television series about a fictional elementary school in Philadelphia. It debuted on December 7, 2021 and took the world by storm!

Using house points and digital coins to promote school values

eSchool News

GEMS American Academy in Abu Dhabi has had a Houses system for a number of years. Over the last few years, while I was working in the PE department, my team and I worked to revamp the system that was in place.

Tech & Learning Announces New Innovative District Leader Summit

techlearning

Tech & Learning celebrates innovation at a new conference for district administrators

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.

IXL Learning Acquires Emmersion, Developer of AI-Powered Language Assessments

eSchool News

SAN MATEO, Calif. and LEHI, Utah — IXL Learning , developer of personalized learning products used by millions of people worldwide, announced it has acquired Emmersion , the Utah-based leader in certifying language ability through artificial intelligence.

Innovation Does Not Equal Technology

The Principal of Change

I was following a recent conversation about the idea of “innovation” often being synonymous with “using technology.”

Teens Now Turn to TikTok More Than Google — But Not for Schoolwork

ED Surge

TikTok is coming for Google’s gig, as the kids might say. Translated, it means that the video-based social media platform is biting into the search engine’s popularity. Last fall, TikTok surpassed Google as the most-visited site on the web.

How to Insert Emoji in Google Docs

Shake Up Learning

The post How to Insert Emoji in Google Docs appeared first on Shake Up Learning. New Google Docs feature! Did you know you can now access a full emoji keyboard in Google Docs? Not just emoji reactions , but insert emoji inline with text!

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).

Edtech Company Encourages Its Employees to Volunteer as Substitute Teachers

ED Surge

Schools across the country are dealing with a severe teacher shortage.

How to Find the Right eBook Publishing Platform?

Kitaboo on EdTech

Choosing the right eBook publishing platform is a crucial decision for any author. From your visibility and reach to the money involved, publishing platforms impact many aspects. So how do you decide which channel is right for you?

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AtomicMind launches the AtomicMind Foundation Scholar Program to assist students from families experiencing financial hardship

eSchool News

How to Find the Right eBook Publishing Platform?

Kitaboo on EdTech

Choosing the right eBook publishing platform is a crucial decision for any author. From your visibility and reach to the money involved, publishing platforms impact many aspects. So how do you decide which channel is right for you?

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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!

White Labeled Video Conferencing Solution

WizIQ Education & Technology

In the present time of business, Video Conferencing is a to-do thing for all the platforms for online workers, and as we are in the scenario of social distancing and collaborating.

College Enrollment is Down. Can These New State Policies Help?

ED Surge

The pandemic has thrown up more obstacles for students trying to stay on track toward a credential, and that has been particularly true for students at community colleges and other public colleges.

Supplies: The Fallacy of Kids Being ‘Prepared’

Middle Web

This school year the chronic student supplies problem has been worsened by lack of school funding, inflation, increasing expectations for digital devices, and the pandemic’s devastating financial impact. Middle grades teacher Dina Strasser shares one equitable solution. The post Supplies: The Fallacy of Kids Being ‘Prepared’ first appeared on MiddleWeb.

Exit Interview: Why This Veteran Teacher is Leaving the Profession

ED Surge

Veteran teachers are leaving the profession in waves. The exodus is tied to broader trends about employees feeling burned out or unsupported at work in these challenging times of pandemic and uncertainty. But education seems particularly hard-hit by a sense of demoralization.

Keeping Students Safe and Productive on Devices

Speaker: Aaron Webb, Jamf

In our webinar, we’ll explore the full range of Jamf education products to protect students, including quick and easy tools for IT admins, powerful apps for teachers to ensure student safety anywhere, and parental engagement tools.

Library 2.0 Webinar: "Library Politics: Better Dealings With Your Elected, and Appointed Officials"

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

"Library Politics: Better Dealings With Your Elected and Appointed Officials" Part of the Library 2.0 Essential Library Leadership" Series with Dr. Steve Albrecht OVERVIEW : All library politics is local. Or is it?

New in Testpress: Course level access control for your staff

Testpress

One of the most requested features from our customers is the ability to restrict courses from being accessible by some staffs. Imagine. You might be conducting multiple types of courses catering to multiple segments of students. You have different staffs managing these courses.

"Narcan: What Every Librarian Needs to Know About Opiate Overdoses" - New Dr. Steve Albrecht Blog Post on Library 2.0

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We've just posted a new blog post by Dr. Albrecht in our " Library Service, Safety, & Security " section of Library 2.0 : "Narcan: What Every Librarian Needs to Know About Opiate Overdoses."