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Update on Grading Practices

Ask a Tech Teacher

K-12 grading hasn’t changed a lot in decades. Edutopia thinks they’re due for an update. Here’s an eye-opening article on three grading practices that should be overhauled: Teacher: Reconsider these traditional grading practices.

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Dangerously Irrelevant

[ Sharing my ISTE Certification journey… ]. ISTE Certification has kept me busy!

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5 Chrome Bookmark Tips

Teacher Tech

Try these 5 Chrome Bookmark Tips! Be more efficient and use bookmarks better!! The post 5 Chrome Bookmark Tips appeared first on Teacher Tech. Chrome Google google Google Chrome GoogleEDU

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Social and emotional learning is the latest flashpoint in the education wars

The Hechinger Report

When a middle school teacher resigned over their district’s social and emotional learning curriculum, Lisa Logan and Stacie Clayton wanted to understand why. So, the two moms from Sandy, Utah, spent 30 hours combing through the district’s eighth grade curriculum. What they found alarmed them.

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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.

Seven keys to effective teacher development

eSchool News

( Editor’s note : This article is the third in a three-part series about how school systems can build on the progress and leverage the investments they’ve made in technology during the pandemic to achieve true digital transformation.

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3 proactive school safety measures leaders can take in 2022

eSchool News

After a lull in threats of violence early in the pandemic , we are once again seeing tragic stories of deadly shootings and acts of violence as schools reopen. Schools and educators are in difficult positions and looking for ways to keep kids and staff safe.

Best Textbook Apps for Students

Educators Technology

The learning motto that I believe best captures the ethos of 21st century education is learning on the go or what is known as mobile learning. Apps have radically transformed the way we learn.read more. iPad textbook apps

Best Tablets For Students 2022

techlearning

Get the very best tablets for students to use in class, for remote learning and beyond

Why All Math Students Need Growth Mindsets

MiddleWeb

School leader DeAnna Miller remembers the geometry class of her teens as an unwelcoming place with low expectations for most students. She agrees with Stanford’s Jo Boaler that math can be a more vital and engaging subject when teachers help students adopt growth mindsets.

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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.

PROOF POINTS: A smarter robo-grader

The Hechinger Report

The best kind of expertise might be personal experience. When the research arm of the U.S. Department of Education wanted to learn more about the latest advances in robo-grading, it decided to hold a competition.

How feeling seen in the classroom helps to improve student learning outcomes

Turnitin

Learn more about the measurable benefits to students' learning outcomes, engagement, and overall well-being when they truly feel seen

OPINION: Our schools must tell a better and more complete story about our growing economic inequality

The Hechinger Report

Since the end of the Great Recession, the U.S. economy has experienced tremendous growth. However, as the economy has grown, so has economic inequality, increasing dramatically across the country.

Educators are Disengaged and Distracted. Better Workplace Culture Could Win Them Back.

ED Surge

Last fall, I made it a goal to go to my office on campus a few times a week. Strictly speaking, I didn’t need to be there. The courses I taught were online, as were all of my meetings.

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).

Save Valuable Time with this Keyboard Shortcut!

Shake Up Learning

The post Save Valuable Time with this Keyboard Shortcut! appeared first on Shake Up Learning. This little keyboard shortcut is a huge time-saver! Press control + F (command + F on a Mac) to search for text on a webpage. Save yourself time scrolling and jump to the information you are looking for!

The Push and Pull of Engagement and Boundaries in Children’s TechEd

EmergingEdTech

Image Source: Unsplash In this world of ever-growing digital technologies, tech-ed has incredible benefits for kids. It’s also become the norm for many kids across the country, largely due to the. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post. Thanks (and thanks for subscribing)!].

5 Chrome Bookmark Tips

Teacher Tech

Do you bookmark websites so you can get back to them easier? To bookmark a page look for the star in the Omnibox (address bar.) However, this can become a hot mess of disorganization quickly. Be sure to have your bookmark bar viewable!