Wed.Dec 15, 2021

Holiday Activities To Keep the Learning Going

Ask a Tech Teacher

Teaching the days before big holidays is challenging. Students and teachers alike are ready for a break. Both struggle to pay attention regardless of how innovative and engaging are the lesson plans. I’ve been there often.

Problem-Based Learning: Strategies for Forming Effective Learning Behaviors

EmergingEdTech

Problem-based learning starts with a question; a real-life question. It’s an educational method that seeks to engage people in what they’re learning. It also seeks to increase the retention of. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post. Thanks (and thanks for subscribing)!].

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In the shadows: The orphans Covid left behind

The Hechinger Report

Tré never stopped praying. Even when the virus ravaged his sweet mother’s lungs in a matter of days this summer. Or when her casket was lowered into the soil three weeks after her 50th birthday.

5 strategies to build better information literacy in students

eSchool News

We live in the age of information. Thanks to the internet, we now have all the world’s knowledge at our fingertips. Just think about it: Cooking, philosophy, engineering, literature–anything you could possibly imagine can likely be found using a simple Google search.

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.

OPINION: Our child care industry is in free fall, and that’s bad news for all children

The Hechinger Report

Democrats are hoping to bring President Biden’s Build Back Better bill to the floor of the Senate before the end of this year. Its fate hangs in the balance.

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Self-Care for Kids Has Diverse Cultural Roots

MiddleWeb

As we encourage self-care it might not occur to educators that the concept is culturally driven and diverse. ELL teacher Dina Strasser shares resources that can help “decolonize” self-care by recognizing our students’ many differing cultural perspectives on healing and health.

Learning Through Primary Source Digitization

techlearning

Providing access to a primary source that has been digitized can help transform learning for students

Expanding into Early Childhood Is Good for Edtech Companies. Is It Good for Kids?

ED Surge

For years, the global learning platform Kahoot has been growing its foothold in the K-12 space through acquisitions and add-ons to its popular quiz platform. On Wednesday, Kahoot expanded its reach even further, launching a product designed specifically for children 2 through 7.

5 lesson planning resources for educators

eSchool News

Teachers’ jobs are about much more than teaching in the classroom or online. Finding the right learning resources for students is critical–and that’s where the right lesson planning tool can be invaluable.

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.

Cool Toys For Girls in 2021

Fractus Learning

10 Ways to Use Defined Learning for Project-Based Learning Excellence

Cool Cat Teacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Defined Learning is a fantastic way to bring project-based learning to every grade level and subject area.

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What Blended Learning Strategies Make Sense For Your School?

WizIQ Education & Technology

Blended Learning, which combines online learning with traditional teaching methods, became popular in the late 1990s when web-based content was available to all households and schools.

Trying to Bring a Product to International Schools? Free Trials, Testimonials Matter

Marketplace K-12

A newly released report focuses on how international schools -- a fixture in many countries -- select their suppliers and make purchasing decisions. The post Trying to Bring a Product to International Schools? Free Trials, Testimonials Matter appeared first on Market Brief.

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).

Lego Dragon Sets – The Best In 2021 For Children

Fractus Learning

Fair, accurate, specific, and timely: FAST grading can be fast

Turnitin

?Feedback loops personalize learning and help students monitor their own progress. EdTech tools help uphold feedback while saving time

K-12 Dealmaking: PresenceLearning Acquires Virtual School Teletherapy Provider; Byju’s Snaps Up Interactive Math Tool

Marketplace K-12

Presence Learning, which delivers teletherapy and software to K-12 special education and mental health providers, has acquired a virtual school teletherapy provider, Global Teletherapy.