Mon.Jan 10, 2022

How to Quiet the Hyperactive Hive Mind in Schools

techlearning

School leaders need to identify and quell toxic groupthink that can lead to a hyperactive hive mind that impairs everyone

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Ready To Go Back To School? 7 Fun Lesson Ideas To Start The New Year

Ask a Tech Teacher

Every teacher knows the struggle of getting a class full of children to cooperate the first few weeks back after the long Christmas vacation break.

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Shifting from Time-consuming Teacher-led Workflows to Sustainable Student-led Workflows

Catlin Tucker

Teaching has always been a demanding profession, but this school year takes the cake! Teachers are navigating substitute teacher shortages, COVID protocols, and record numbers of absent students in addition to the normal demands of this job.

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Flipsnack- A Great Tool to Create Interactive Flipbooks

Educators Technology

Flipsnack is a platform that helps you create interactive flipbooks. Using a simple drag and drop editor you can instantly design visually attractive magazines, newspapers, eBooks, resumes,read more. Flipbook creation tools

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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.

How Downtime and Free Play Help Students Learn

techlearning

Incorporating downtime and free play into students' lives is a counterintuitive way to boost learning

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Black History Figures Inspire Math Classes

MiddleWeb

Middle grades teacher Mona Iehl wants students to be able to “see themselves in math “and be represented in the work they do together. Learn how she uses the images and words of Black Mathematicians to empower and inspire her classes to welcome and master math challenges.

PROOF POINTS: More studies mark the pandemic’s toll on student achievement

The Hechinger Report

Studies released during the second half of 2021 confirm that students learned a lot more in person than they did during remote instruction. Credit: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images.

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12 Questions To Help You Create A School Writing Plan

TeachThought - Learn better.

What's one crazy, moonshot idea that may never work in this plan--but if it did, it could change everything? The post 12 Questions To Help You Create A School Writing Plan appeared first on TeachThought. Literacy How-To Terry Heick

Focusing on key standards to accelerate learning

eSchool News

While each standard is important and it should not be up to individual teachers which are taught and which are not, the truth is that each year some skills get overlooked or rushed past.

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.

OPINION: Pennsylvania’s school funding is a case study in the future of inequality

The Hechinger Report

A Pennsylvania court case that’s been dragging along for the past seven years is finally being heard in the Commonwealth court — and the decision will either ameliorate or exacerbate educational inequities for generations to come.

Schools, at halftime, need to put funding into play for the second half of the year

eSchool News

As we enter into another winter season living with the pandemic, special education services are not where schools hoped they would be, with many feeling that they are still falling behind rather than beginning to catch up.

Teaching Must Get More Flexible Before It Falls Apart

ED Surge

The Great Renegotiation is coming for schools. According to national data, schools are not facing greater teacher vacancies this year than in years past. But if you’re reading this article—if you’re engaged enough in education to be reading EdSurge—you probably don’t believe that data.

Buncee-ing in the new year: Six Ideas to Kick Off 2022!

Buncee

We love using Buncee in my classroom and in the middle of December, my students enjoyed participating in the Holiday Hugs initiative and creating Buncees to add to the Board. Not long after that, my students wanted to know when we could create with Buncee again.

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).

Share Bold, High-Quality Images Using the Flexible Epson PowerLite L730U

EdTech Magazine

If there is one piece of flexible technology that’s become essential in our schools, it is the projector. Newer technology now allows more schools to provide high-quality visual experiences nearly anywhere on campus. However, not all projectors are created equal.

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Improving Lesson Accessibility Requires a Multi-Faceted Tech Approach

EmergingEdTech

Image Source: Unsplash Accessibility has been at the forefront of teaching for the past few years. Before the pandemic, new research on cultural awareness in the classroom prompted teachers to. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post. Thanks (and thanks for subscribing)!].

Bring Balance to Your Mind: 4 Tips for a Mid-Year Mental Reset

ED Surge

For school leaders, life is always hectic at this time of year. We must ensure that loose ends are tied up before the end of the first semester.

How does Online Proctoring Software work? How to appear in a Remote Proctored Exam?

Think Exam

Online proctoring starts with authentication. The remote proctoring software determines the examinee's authentication and removes the suspicious behavior of the candidate. Even before the exam starts, the exam certifies that the candidate is active on screen sharing with audio and video recording.

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!

Global Venture Capital Investment in Ed-Tech Soared in 2021, Hitting $20B

Marketplace K-12

The education industry saw another groundbreaking year when it comes to the flow of venture capital, according to a new report. The post Global Venture Capital Investment in Ed-Tech Soared in 2021, Hitting $20B appeared first on Market Brief.

How you can integrate an Online Exam Software module into the School Management System?

Think Exam

Conducting online exams is helpful for teachers as well as management. Nowadays, online exam software is user-friendly, and students can use it fruitfully. Online exam software helps students to enhance knowledge and evaluate skills. .

How you can integrate an Online Exam Software module into the School Management System?

Think Exam

Conducting online exams is helpful for teachers as well as management. Nowadays, online exam software is user-friendly, and students can use it fruitfully. Online exam software helps students to enhance knowledge and evaluate skills. .

How does Online Proctoring Software work? How to appear in a Remote Proctored Exam?

Think Exam

Online proctoring starts with authentication. The remote proctoring software determines the examinee's authentication and removes the suspicious behavior of the candidate. Even before the exam starts, the exam certifies that the candidate is active on screen sharing with audio and video recording.

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.