Thu.Jul 21, 2022

Why Silver Bullet Solutions Persist in Education


The quick-fix solutions promised by silver bullet interventions can distract from the more localized and complicated solutions schools really need, say experts

How to Promote Family Engagement During the First Weeks of School


One of the best ways to set up students for lifelong success is by involving their families in their educational journey. When family involvement is a priority in class, student achievement, self-confidence, and motivation all improve.[1,2].

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How I use technology to keep PE relevant in the 21st century

eSchool News

The days of rolling the ball out and playing sports in PE are changing. With the advancement of technology and shift towards collaborative work in the classroom, physical education teachers are finding more and more ways to keep PE relevant in the collaborative and technology-filled 21st century.

A ‘summer camp’ for teachers fills a gap in environmental education

The Hechinger Report

Editor’s note: This story led off this week’s Future of Learning newsletter, which is delivered free to subscribers’ inboxes every other Wednesday with trends and top stories about education innovation. Subscribe today!

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.

What is a Digitizer?

ViewSonic Education

What is a d igitizer? In its broadest definition , a digitizer refers to any accessory that converts analog information (touch, light, sound…) into a digital signal.

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District IT can be secure and still be accessible

eSchool News

Cyberattacks against educational institutions have skyrocketed–and keeping student and educator information safe and protected is a top priority.

What Does It Take for Women in K–12 IT to Make It to the Top?

EdTech Magazine

When it comes to technology roles in K–12, women have traditionally been under-represented in leadership positions. But that gender disparity appears to be shifting. According to the Consortium for School Networking, 36 percent of K–12 IT leaders who took its 2022 leadership survey are women.

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Delete Multiple Google Calendars At Once

Teacher Tech

How to delete multiple google calendars at once! Created by Alice Keeler the Add-on DelCal quickly allows you to delete or unsubscribe from multiple Google Calendars. The post Delete Multiple Google Calendars At Once appeared first on Teacher Tech.

K–12 School Districts Lead the Way in Equity and Innovation

EdTech Magazine

School may be out for summer break, but every teacher knows that learning is a year-round endeavor. Even now, schools are working to prepare students for futures where they will be leaders and innovators and play other essential roles in society.

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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.

How Do You Grade a Creative Assignment?

ED Surge

Dear Bonni, I'll be teaching a course on the history of Ireland later this year. I've been having trouble coming up with a good project for the students to work on. I want it to be something useful, interesting, and (perhaps most importantly) memorable, but I'm not sure what it should be.

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Streamable Learning

Adam Watson Edtech Elixirs

Streamable Learning is new to me, and something that I'm excited our district is launching this fall. I would consider it less a digital platform and more of an opportunity to connect with dozens of experts from institutes and museums not just across the United States, but around the globe!

Dr. Steve Albrecht's Library 2.0 Podcast: "Negotiate Your Way to Better Patron Compliance"

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We've just posted a new Dr. Albrecht podcast in our " Library Service, Safety, & Security " section of Library 2.0 : "Negotiate Your Way to Better Patron Compliance." "My My topic for this half hour is emotional control in dealing with people who are angry and perhaps even mentally ill.

India’s Warning to Ed Tech: Fix False Advertising or Face ‘Stringent’ Guidelines

Marketplace K-12

A government agency in India, home to a booming ed-tech market, has told companies not to engage in what the regulatory body deems unfair trade practices. The post India’s Warning to Ed Tech: Fix False Advertising or Face ‘Stringent’ Guidelines appeared first on Market Brief.

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).

How to effectively train paralegals at a law firm


Behind every contract and case that passes through the desks of a law department or firm is a high-functioning team of paralegals that operate in synchronicity with the firm’s attorneys.

1:1 Device Repair Policy Document Template


Having a clear and well communicated 1:1 (one-to-one) repair policy can be a key factor in reducing the number of repairs which actually occurs. This happens as students take greater responsibility for their device when expectations are communicated effectively to families.