Fri.Jan 14, 2022

Can A New Online Learning Platform Improve Employment For Those With Visual Impairment?

ED Surge

Despite being capable of working a variety of jobs, people who are blind or visually impaired tend to have low job placement rates, low salaries and an unusually high underemployment rate. But some advocates say that more-accessible tech platforms could be a key to changing that.

23+ Websites on Animals

Ask a Tech Teacher

Here are a few of the popular resources teachers are using to teach about animals (click headings for more resources): Animals. African animals –research site for these animals. Alphabetimals –learn the alphabet with animal sounds. Animals. Audobon Bird Guide: North America (app). BrainPop Jr.

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10 edtech experts you should follow

Hapara

Integrating technology into instruction and learning is a way of life for educators today. But it can be a struggle to understand how to use classroom technology in meaningful ways.

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11 Tips and Book Recommendations for Encouraging Reluctant Readers

Waterford

Sometimes it can feel like pulling teeth trying to teach reluctant readers to develop their literacy skills. The key to teaching these children is, as with many academic subjects, to inspire a love of learning and get their families involved in their literacy development.

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.

SEL is not another thing on the plate. It is the plate

Hapara

Blog series: Spotlighting SEL in the H?para-supported para-supported classroom. This blog series is designed to provide educators with examples from the classroom of how the H?para para Instructional Suite can be used to support social emotional learning (SEL).

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This Texas community college group is offering free tuition – and much more

The Hechinger Report

SAN ANTONIO – For years, Keira Gilmore had her heart set on going to Texas A&M University. In high school, she was accepted and started mapping out her future.

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WeVideo Releases WeVideo Classroom for Educational Multimedia Creation

eSchool News

Mountain View, Calif. January 13, 2021) – WeVideo today launched WeVideo Classroom , a cloud-based multimedia creation platform customized for educators to help drive student engagement and ignite deeper learning through the creative process.

Google Forms: STOP Students From Going to Previous Section

Teacher Tech

In Google Forms with Sections, how do you stop a student from going to a previous section they already completed? The post Google Forms: STOP Students From Going to Previous Section appeared first on Teacher Tech. Google Forms google Google Forms GoogleEDU

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Bandura’s 4 Principles Of Social Learning Theory

TeachThought - Learn better.

Bandura's Social Learning theory explained that children learn in social environments by observing and then imitating the behavior of others. The post Bandura’s 4 Principles Of Social Learning Theory appeared first on TeachThought. Learning Essential Fundamentals Social Emotional Theory

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 Steam Foundation Teams Up with MakerBot to Expand Access to 3D Printing for Students

eSchool News

January 14, 2022 — The Steam Foundation and MakerBot have teamed up to bring 3D printing to more students across the U.S.

K–12 Districts Find Interactive Flat Panels a Key Tool for Teacher-Driven Learning

EdTech Magazine

The difference was immediate. After rolling out Promethean ActivPanel interactive whiteboards and document cameras in 600 of the classrooms at Albemarle County Public Schools, teachers reported an increased excitement for learning.

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When it comes to learning loss, don’t reinvent the wheel

eSchool News

As we head towards the last half of our second school year in a pandemic, there is no doubt that the impact of learning loss has exceeded all predictions. As reported by McKinsey, students are behind an average of four months in reading and five months in math.

Starting my 2022 Georgetown University ed tech seminar

Bryan Alexander

This week my spring 2022 seminar began. It’s a master’s degree course for Georgetown University’s excellent Learning, Design, and Technology program. The topic is education and technology. In this post, I’d like to share some course materials and my thinking behind it. In other LDT classes I’ve included technology within our topics in various forms, examining its implications in many domains.

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).

Prediction: The future of teacher evaluations is video

eSchool News

Over the last two years, educators have been forced into all kinds of unplanned experiments as we’ve searched for ways to keep students safe while continuing to advance their education amid a global pandemic.

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Overcoming Digital Deserts: The Birth of Bronx Digital Equity Coalition

techlearning

To help overcome the digital desert in the Bronx, a charity organization gave away more than 3000-plus devices and brought community stakeholders together

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Don Johnston Incorporated Joins Texthelp Group; Edtech Giants Join Forces to Help Students Across North America and the Globe

eSchool News

WOBURN, Mass., 10, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Texthelp , a global leader in literacy and accessibility technology, today announced that they will acquire the Education Technology Division of Don Johnston Inc.,

Inside Gaggle: Meet Our Team

Gaggle Speaks

Jon VanDenBossche has spent the entirety of his time with Gaggle in Operations, initially on the Customer Support team before moving to the Implementation team. Jon left Gaggle in August 2020 to pursue a new opportunity, returning in November 2021 as a Business Data Analyst I.

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!

Kiddom Expands Partnership with Kendall Hunt Publishing

eSchool News

SAN FRANCISCO — January 12, 2022 — Kiddom , the first all-in-one education platform for high-quality digital curriculum, today announced an expansion of its partnership with Kendall Hunt Publishing.

What Is Wordle? 5 Ways To Use The Latest Puzzle Craze In The Classroom

ASIDE

Source: Wordle If you haven’t yet heard about – or played – Wordle , you will soon. The current avalanche of Twitter mentions run about 50 / 50 between “I'm addicted to Wordle!!” and “What the heck is Wordle??”

Gale In Context: For Educators Receives Product of the Year in 2022 Modern Library Awards From LibraryWorks

eSchool News

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. January 14, 2022 – Gale , part of Cengage Group, is thrilled to announce that Gale In Context: For Educators has been named Product of the Year in LibraryWorks’ eighth annual Modern Library Awards (MLAs).

Do Educators Like Edthena? Check Out Our Report Card

Edthena

Teachers love feedback and Edthena is no different. From compliments to constructive criticisms, our team takes reviews and ratings seriously. We regularly survey our partner organizations and users to learn what’s working and how we can improve. So, what are educators saying about Edthena?

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.

Do Educators Like Edthena? Check Out Our Report Card

Edthena

Teachers love feedback and Edthena is no different. From compliments to constructive criticisms, our team takes reviews and ratings seriously. We regularly survey our partner organizations and users to learn what’s working and how we can improve. So, what are educators saying about Edthena?