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5 Strategies to Engage Learners Around Flipped Instruction

Catlin Tucker

Teachers got a crash course in creating video content when schools shifted online. They relied on videos out of necessity to explain concepts and model strategies while students learned from home. As teachers transitioned back into classrooms, many abandoned video in favor of live instruction.

Seeking Out Feedback

A Principal's Reflections

Growth is a never-ending journey. While there is no one best way to get better at what we do, I think we can all agree that feedback is a necessity no matter the path taken. For it to impact practice, it should be practical, specific, timely, and facilitated in a positive fashion.

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Instagram, adolescent girls, and the importance of evidence

Dangerously Irrelevant

I’ve written on this blog before about irresponsible fearmongering when it comes to technology. It’s one thing to judiciously weigh the pros and cons when it comes to technology and our children. It’s a whole ‘nother to just throw claims out there that lack evidence.

100 Essential EdTech Tools By Category [Updated 2021]

TeachThought - Learn better.

Technology and education are pretty intertwined these days and nearly every teacher has a few favorite tech tools that make … 100 Essential EdTech Tools By Category [Updated 2021] Read More. The post 100 Essential EdTech Tools By Category [Updated 2021] appeared first on TeachThought.

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WW2 to COVID-19: How Remote Tools Help Reinforce Development Post-Program eLearning

Speaker: Pat D'Amico, Founder and CEO of About-Face Development

In a world where virtual learning is here to stay, answering the question of “What now?” requires us to thoughtfully evaluate how we got here and how we can leverage the knowledge gained during the pandemic to address one of trainings greatest historical challenges – how we reinforce learning to move from knowledge to behavior change. Join Pat D'Amico, Founder and CEO of About-Face Development, LLC, for this illuminating discussion on how to keep the gears turning

??Why white students are 250% more likely to graduate than Black students at public universities

The Hechinger Report

When Diamante Hare stepped onto Northeastern Illinois University’s campus in Chicago for the first time in 2018, he was gambling with thousands of dollars of grants, scholarships and loans — and his future. As gambling tends to go, the odds were against him. This story also appeared in NBC News.

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Most college students don’t graduate in four years, so college and the government count six years as “success”

The Hechinger Report

Millions of college freshmen are settling into college this fall, and 9 out of 10 of those pursuing bachelor’s degrees are confident they’ll finish in four years or less. If history holds true, however, fewer than half of them actually will.

Google Classroom: EdTech Challenge

Teacher Tech

Create a Google Classroom for other teachers to join with short challenges. Student View of Google Classroom One of the things that can be a little confusing about Google Classroom is that the teacher side does not match the student side.

Get your grading under control with these 7 mental shifts + habits

The Cornerstone for Teachers

This article is written by Truth for Teachers writer Megan Faherty. As a high school teacher, I hear this refrain all the time: “I love working with students, I enjoy planning, but ugh! The grading! I hate the grading!” I hear this from my colleagues, and I say it to myself.

Are You Ready to Create a District Snapshot to support your Instructional Coaching Program?


This post was originally created and posted on the website TeacherCast Educational Network. The only place to read this as the original content is [link]. “A A Journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” – Lau Tzu. Congratulations!

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LMS Comparison: What Learning Solution is the Best Fit for Your Business?

Explore this detailed guide to see how traditional Learning Management Systems compare to an advanced online learning platform, and find out which type of solution is best suited to meet your learning program needs.

3 Tips For Giving Better Student Feedback In Large Courses

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Although giving feedback in a large classroom can be challenging, it's possible to make your life easier without sacrificing substance. The post 3 Tips For Giving Better Student Feedback In Large Courses appeared first on TeachThought. Teaching Assessment Resources For Teachers

Rigor Helps Kids with Special Needs Succeed


We may believe our students who are struggling – whether they have special needs, are English learners or are otherwise challenged – simply cannot learn at high levels. By exploring the meaning of educational "rigor," Barbara Blackburn and Bradley Witzel show how they can.

4 of The Best e-Readers for Teachers and Students

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

When it comes to digital reading, e-readers have come a long way to establish themselves as viable competitors to laptops and tablets. They offer unique features and functionalities that more. EdTech gadgets

New to Mac? These 4 Short Videos Have You Covered

Nick's Picks for Educational Technology

Designed for people who are new to using a Mac, this series will introduce you to all the essential skills you need to make the transition from a PC in just 4 short videos. Getting Started with Mac Apps and the Desktop: An introduction to working with apps, features found in the menu bar, and.

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White Paper: Enabling digital creativity with Augmented Reality in K12 education

We have conducted 2 research projects on teaching with AR. This research has been conducted with the UiO and the UiS. The resulting white paper is an in-depth look at the state of creative learning through the use of 3D modeling and exploration in AR.