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4 Ways teachers can use edtech to create personalized learning experiences for students


A version of this post was originally published on April 13, 2021, in Independent Education Today. Education technology (edtech) is on the path to conquering every classroom.

What Is an Asset Tag, and How Can It Help Districts Reconnect with Lost Devices?

EdTech Magazine

Come fall, K–12 school buildings will welcome back students, educators and staff members who are ready to reconnect with one another after many months of online learning. To support this digital shift, IT teams supplied laptops, tablets and other peripherals to make learning anywhere a possibility.


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How one organization is spearheading an insurance revolution in Brazil

The Christensen Institute

This piece was co-authored by Christimara Garcia, a volunteer at the Christensen Institute and founder of Catalyze Innovations Initiative, a Brazilian market-creating innovation action tank. Imagine you’re an Uber driver and depend on your car or motorcycle as a primary income generator.

Upgrading and Securing Your Network for Students’ Return

EdTech Magazine

Students are coming back, and after a year of being connected virtually, many of them are ready to reconnect — to the district’s wireless network. Learning didn’t stop during the pandemic. Instead, it happened at home, on home networks.

6 Tips for EdTech Evaluation by Adult Learning Institutions

Many continuing adult education institutions have turned to technology used by higher ed with the following benefits: elevates teaching and learning, scales to address changes in staffing, enrollment and budget, and protects student and institutional data.

Scholastic esports participation leads to substantial learning outcomes

eSchool News

According to Newzoo , the live-streaming audience for games will hit 728.8 million viewers in 2021 globally. For reference, the NFL is projected to hit 141 million viewers. Clearly, esports’ popularity is growing exponentially.

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6 ways edtech tools help teachers save time

eSchool News

According to the National Council on Teacher Quality (2012), the average teacher in the United States gets 45 minutes of planning time per day. If a teacher has five classes, that gives them just 9 minutes per class to create an engaging lesson that meets the needs of every student in the room.

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The Strange Past and Messy Future of 'Gifted and Talented’


Below is a partial transcript of this episode. It is designed to be heard, though, so we recommend listening to the EdSurge Podcast episode on Apple Podcasts , Stitcher , Spotify , or wherever you listen.

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FREE Illustrative Math In GeoGebra

Teacher Tech

Melody McAllister shares about how Illustrative Math in GeoGebra is FREE for grades 6-12 and is customizable for the needs of your class! The post FREE Illustrative Math In GeoGebra appeared first on Teacher Tech. EdTech Tool classroom google math

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Striving to Keep Students Mentally Healthy


The Tonasket School District (WA) experienced two student suicides in the last three months, surprising everyone. Steve McCullough, the district superintendent, described the students as active in high school and great athletes with bright futures. Nobody thought they had any problems.

6 Strategies for Using Actionable Data to Impact Student Success

Educators need effective tools to drive student success. The trend to use actionable, comprehensive data—like attendance, assessments, grades, and more—is an effective way to give teachers the visibility they need to make a difference. Videri gives teachers and administrators access to comprehensive, integrated data so they can easily filter, drill down, and analyze data—to get the information that they really need, when they need it, and improve student outcomes. Download the eBook today!

Back to School with Choice Boards – SULS0121

Shake Up Learning

The post Back to School with Choice Boards – SULS0121 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Back to School is the PERFECT time to jump into choice boards! In this episode, Kasey shares her best tips and ideas for creating and using digital choice boards in the K-12 classroom.

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Digital Transformation and Innovation in Rural School Districts


According to a CoSN report , more than half of school districts and about one-third of public schools in the United States are in rural areas. Rural communities have unique challenges, ranging from poverty and vast travel distances to a lack of affordable internet access.

Empowering the Adults

The Principal of Change

This is one of my favorite quotes on education from my friend, AJ Juliani : We talked about this recently on my podcast , and I discuss thinking about shifting from moving to engagement to empowerment. .

Down With Toxic Positivity! For Teachers and Students, Healing Isn’t Blind Optimism


New York-based English teacher Irene Yannascoli was already drained after jumpstarting distance learning in March 2020 and facing uncertain school plans for the fall.

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.

New California Law Pours Money Into Open Educational Resources

Marketplace K-12

A budget measure signed by Gov. Gavin Newsom bankrolls the development of openly licensed materials at the higher education level, but it could have implication for K-12, too. The post New California Law Pours Money Into Open Educational Resources appeared first on Market Brief.

Students Need To Be In Classrooms, With Masks, This Fall, Education Secretary Says


Education Secretary Miguel Cardona has a message for schools across the country ahead of the new school year: Students need to be in classrooms. “That’s where students learn best,” Cardona told NPR’s A Martínez.

An Excellent Tool to Record Meet Captions and Chat Messages

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Meet Transcript is an excellent Chrome extension that allows you to record Meet's captions, live chat, and screenshots to Google Docs. I learned about this tool through this video from Eric Curts and.read more. Google Meet

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2021 Trends in Online Student Demographics

BestColleges.com’s second annual report on online student demographics explores the characteristics of today’s online students and their insights on college decision-making and the online learning experience amid the challenges of COVID-19.

Skill-Lync raises India’s largest edtech Series A funding in 2021 at $17.5m


Bookmark( 0 ) Please login to bookmark. Username or Email Address. Password. Remember Me. No account yet? Register Skill-Lync , India’s largest engineering-focused edtech startup , announced raising $17.5

New Blog Post: "Solving Conflicts Between Library Employees: A Tool For Getting Along When No One Wants to Get Along"

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Loship, Vietnam’s one-hour delivery startup, nets $12m to expand in key markets


Bookmark( 0 ) Please login to bookmark. Username or Email Address. Password. Remember Me. No account yet? Register Loship , a Vietnamese one-hour delivery e-commerce startup , announced that it is deepening its presence in key markets after raising $12 million in its pre-Series C funding round.

Tons of Free Graphic Organizers, Posters, and Infographics to Use in Your Teaching

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

In today's post I am sharing with you two interesting resources where you can access a wide variety of educational materials to use in your classroom including graphic organizers, infographics,read more. EdTech resources

2021 Trends in College Career and Employment Planning

In this second annual report, part of the BestColleges.com research series, 624 business leaders shared how their companies and organizations currently recruit and hire college students from both online and campus-based programs.