Wed.Dec 22, 2021

24 of the Best Children’s Books by Age

Waterford

Knowing a book’s recommended grade level can help you find books that best fit children where they are in their literacy development. Not all children in a classroom will read at the same level. But suggested grade levels can help you find books that will strengthen specific reading skills.

Teacher Engagement Part I: Understanging Cognitive Engagement in Blended Learning Environments

Catlin Tucker

What do teachers find mentally stimulating about their work? What causes teachers to invest their mental energy and time resources in a task? What aspects of a teacher’s work lead them to engage in problem-solving, critical thinking, and reflection?

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2021 Reflections: Looking Back and Harnessing Powerful Possibilities

Digital Promise

In the report “Healing, Community, and Humanity: How Students and Teachers Want to Reinvent Schools Post-COVID,” Justin Reich and Jal Mehta consider that one of education’s biggest challenges in the years ahead will be to harness “the experience and urgency for change” and apply that energy to the sustained improvement of schools.

Drawing Slides

Teacher Tech

What are Drawing Slides? How to get drawing into Google Slides. The post Drawing Slides appeared first on Teacher Tech. Draw Google Jamboard Slides draw google Google Draw Google Jamboard Google Slides GoogleEDU jamboard slides

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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.

Brad and Jenn's Best Book's of 2021!

Adjusting Course

Big news from the co-hosts of Read This Now !! Ever since we started the show, we’ve been sharing two books we think you might enjoy. We don’t booktalk every book we read, but we try to make sure your TBR piles are bursting with awesome titles.

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3 ways COVID actually made education better

eSchool News

Each year, we share our 10 most-read stories. Not surprisingly, many of this year’s Top 10 focused on student engagement and online or hybrid learning strategies related to pandemic teaching. This year’s 8th most-read story focuses on the unanticipated benefits COVID had on learning.

Advancing education together: The impact of Turnitin’s strategic partnerships

Turnitin

At Turnitin, we believe that strategic collaboration unlocks the most potential for our users

Latest NWEA Research Shows K12 Educational Gaps Still Wide, but Show Signs of Stabilizing

eSchool News

PORTLAND, Ore., 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — NWEA — a not-for-profit, research and educational services provider serving K-12 students — today released new research that illustrates the scale and disproportionate nature of the disruption in student learning resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Solving Attendance and Academic Issues Now That Students Are Back in School

edWeb.net

Blog post by Robert Low based on this edLeader Panel.

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 to bundle education device management

eSchool News

Technology has opened up endless possibilities in classrooms around the world. For one, access to education has been significantly broadened, facilitating a wide range of teaching strategies and learning styles. The pandemic accelerated the adoption rates of educational technology solutions.

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4 Tips to Head Off Email Bandits at the Pass

MiddleWeb

Frank Buck revisits the Wild West movie days in his quest to help educators defy the daily deluge of unsolicited or redundant email that steals their time. Get the details on how to circle the wagons, energize the pony express, and deny those emails entry to your inbox.

Extron NAV & Streaming Systems Serve the Chef for St. Helena High’s Culinary Program

eSchool News

Anaheim, California (December 22, 2021) – St. Helena High School is a top-ranked institute of learning in California’s Napa Valley wine region. The county is filled with luxury hotels and Michelin-starred restaurants, such as The French Laundry.

2021 Year in Review

Buncee

2021 is coming to a close! It’s been a year full of exciting new changes, and we’re so looking forward to a bright future in the new year. We are so thankful for you, our Buncee community , for all your support, and we want to celebrate what we’ve created together!

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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).

Surgeon General Issues Public Health Advisory: 6,600+ Youth Died by Suicide in 2020

Gaggle Speaks

Back in October, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP), and the Children’s Hospital Association (CHA) declared a national state of emergency in children’s mental health.

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The Best Kids Craft Table & Kids Art Table In 2021

Fractus Learning

Galaxy Next Generation’s G2 Secure Recognized in Three Distinguished Education Award Programs

eSchool News

TOCCOA, GA. PRWEB) DECEMBER 22, 2021 — Galaxy Next Generation, Inc. OTCQB:GAXY) (“Galaxy” or the “Company”), a technology provider enabling seamless environments for school communities, announces G2 Secure was recognized in three distinguished education award programs.

From Connected Educator to Connected BTS Fan

RafranzDavis.com

Prior to early 2018, my twitter timeline was 100% and without question dedicated to my career as an educator/edtech leader…or whatever people thought of me back then. It was the source of my “disruptor of ridiculousness” jabs at the status quo of edtech, education and everything in between.

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!

How can you Simplify Recruitment in 2021 with an Online Assessment Platform?

Think Exam

For an entrepreneur, it is challenging to find the right human resource and skilled personnel to fill the crucial position in the organization. After the covid-19 pandemic, many organizations faced problems due to social distancing and they were extra cautious about hiring.

Do Your Teachers Know What Good Teaching Looks Like? (eSchool News)

Edthena

When teachers want to improve their practice but are busy all day, how can they see what effective teaching looks like in other classrooms and schools in their district? The answer: Video libraries. This eSchool News article, from Edthena founder and CEO Adam Geller, names four important ways video libraries help school districts share their best practices across buildings. The highlights: Teaching video libraries tap districts’ existing expertise.

How can you Simplify Recruitment in 2021 with an Online Assessment Platform?

Think Exam

For an entrepreneur, it is challenging to find the right human resource and skilled personnel to fill the crucial position in the organization. After the covid-19 pandemic, many organizations faced problems due to social distancing and they were extra cautious about hiring.

Educators Are Tired. It’s Time to Dream New Possibilities Into Our Schools.

ED Surge

I am exhausted. I’m in my 12th year as a public school educator, and I cannot recall a time in my career when I felt this much fatigue.

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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.