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3 ways classroom ecosystems are changing

eSchool News

One of the definitions from the Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines ecosystem as “something (such as a network of businesses) considered to resemble an ecological ecosystem especially because of its complex interdependent parts.”.

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Model Teaching–How Today’s Educators Learn

Ask a Tech Teacher

Thousands of teachers every year take education classes to renew their license, move up to the next salary range at their school (I did that–often), or learn teaching skills they didn’t get in their degree program (like remote teaching or in-depth technology).

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Culturally Responsive Education: Evidence to Influence Practice

Digital Promise

“The educators who had the greatest impact on me as a youth recognized my personhood by actively developing a relationship with me, challenged their explicit and implicit biases in visible ways, and valued multiple perspectives within their classroom.” – Maima Chea Simmons, Black Girls’ Literacies.

Books I read in January 2022

Dangerously Irrelevant

Books I finished reading (or rereading) in January 2022… Escape Pod , Mur Lafferty & S.B. Divya (Eds.) (sci sci fi). Lord of Chaos , Robert Jordan (fantasy). A Crown of Swords , Robert Jordan (fantasy). The Bone Ships , RJ Barker (fantasy). A King’s Bargain , J. Rosell (fantasy).

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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.

When edtech concepts become practical classroom realities

eSchool News

In this week’s episode of Getting There: Innovations in Education , host Kevin Hogan explores the following: Bringing the world to life through augmented reality 3 wireless technology trends to track in 2022 How artificial intelligence can transform professional development for teachers.

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Many educators say video is more effective than text-based content

eSchool News

A new survey predicts that video in education will continue to grow, as a majority of educators say they believe video content is more engaging and effective than text-based content.

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COLUMN: Are book bans stopping a Marxist “revolution” or whitewashing the past?

The Hechinger Report

Somewhere in Indiana, I ran into a ghost of the Queens grandmother who brought down a schools chancellor more than 25 years ago — all over a book called “Heather Has Two Mommies.”.

How College Students Are Helping to Solve the Substitute Teacher Shortage

techlearning

Some K-12 schools are turning to education majors at local colleges as short-term substitute teachers. The practice is a win-win, say those who have participated

Why self-discovery increases college and career success

eSchool News

What do you want to be when you grow up? As we get older, the answer often changes from highly visible and glamorous endeavors, such as being an actor or a rockstar, to something more useful and meaningful to us personally.

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.

Student-Created PSAs Ignite Critical Thinking

MiddleWeb

Involving your students in creating public service announcements (PSAs) not only promotes media literacy, writes Frank Baker, it builds teamwork skills, energizes kids to conduct research into authentic social issues, and gives them opportunities to write with real purpose.

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STUDENT VOICE: Is anyone out there? We need help figuring out our futures in Hispanic communities like mine

The Hechinger Report

“Mamá, ¿sabe en dónde puedo encontrar pasantías?” (“Mom, do you know where I can find internships?”), I ask. “No No sé … pregúntale a la consejera de escuela o a tu maestra. Ellas te van a poder ayudar más porque tienen más información.” (“I don’t know… ask your school counselor or your teacher.

How To Participate in an Instagram Live

Teacher Tech

How To Participate in an Instagram Live. Learn from educators anywhere in the world as they share on Instagram. The post How To Participate in an Instagram Live appeared first on Teacher Tech. EdTech Tool edtech

Top Tools to Create Fantastic Interactive Quizzes Within Minutes

Quillionz

Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.” – Benjamin Franklin This quote couldn’t have been truer in the current hybrid education system.

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).

Benchmarking Toolkit for 2022

eSchool News

The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated an extant trend toward digitized communications, and highlighted the weaknesses in many schools’ and districts’ communication plans.

What It Takes to Recruit Future Teachers During the Pandemic

ED Surge

It’s a tough time to be a teacher. They’re burned out , they’re demoralized , they’re facing hostility from parents , they’re not paid very well , and they’re either dreading or dreaming of a return to remote learning —a decision that most of them don’t have the power to control.

Twitter Lists and Why They Are Important

Hansen's Link to Tech

Do you ever feel when visiting Twitter all the people and trends you follow flows as fast as a burst of a fire hydrant? The drinking from the fire hydrant metaphor is so true especially when you mix in tweet content that is either. not of interest click bait toxic redundant/irrelevant.

A 5-Step Plan to Improve Professional Learning in Your School

ED Surge

It seemed like the minute hand on the clock was stuck. When will this PD end so I can get back to lesson planning and grading student work?” I thought to myself in silent desperation. Then, I followed up with a pledge: “When I am a principal, I am not going to do this to my staff.”

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!

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Please consider joining us for one or more of our brand new series of affordable 'Survive and Thrive!' webinars, workshops, and summits, part of the LearningRevolution.com family: Library 2.0 , The Future of Education , ReinventingSchool.com , Classroom 2.0 , and TeacherLibrarian.org.