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Ask a Tech Teacher

Here’s a preview of what’s coming up on Ask a Tech Teacher in December: More Hour of Code projects, websites, resources. Unplugged activities for coding. Subscriber Special. Holiday activities to keep the learning going. Holiday gifts for teachers.

How to Achieve Powerful Digital Learning

Digital Promise

2020 has been a particularly difficult year. The abrupt transition to remote learning was a shock to our national education system. Districts, schools, educators, and families scrambled to get plans in place for distance learning.


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Making the case for paperless schools


There is no consensus about paper-based and paperless education. Some studies have shown that taking notes by hand is better for long-term comprehension, so students should be encouraged to keep on using handwriting for note-taking as opposed to typing while in school.

Innovators Creating Prosperity: Releaf

The Christensen Institute

Welcome to our Innovators Creating Prosperity series, spotlighting organizations across the globe that are positively impacting economic development.

SplashLearn Makes Learning Fun and Creates Fearless Learners

Loved by more than 30 million kids, SplashLearn is a game-based learning program that creates engaging learning experiences to nurture a generation of fearless learners. SplashLearn is the fastest growing elementary school math program in the US, used by more than 440,000 teachers in about 77,000 schools across the United States.

ISTE20 Live: 5 Questions to Ask about Data Privacy During Remote Learning

EdTech Magazine

More teachers are integrating technology as well as digital tools and free apps to better engage students in instruction — whether that happens in person, online or both. But as tech integration increases, so do concerns about — and threats to — student data privacy.

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30 Of The Best Google Classroom Tools For Teachers

TeachThought - Learn better.

30 Of The Best Google Classroom Tools For Teachers by TeachThought Staff Google Classroom has been one of the most popular tools in the modern classroom since its launch in 2014.

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Do Professors With a ‘Deficiency’ Mindset Prevent Community College Students From Earning Credit?


These days more four-year colleges are dropping their SAT and ACT requirements. Pandemic-era disruptions have played a role, but so has the broader worry that a reliance on standardized admissions exams may exacerbate disparities among students of different races and income levels.

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ISTE20 Live: Getting the Best of Both Office 365 and G Suite for Education

EdTech Magazine

Though many might think that the productivity suites by Microsoft and Google represent strictly an either-or scenario, the truth is that many school districts are hybrid users of both.

Microsoft Stream: How to Upload and Publish An Instructional Video


In this video, we will walk you through the process of uploading video into Microsoft Stream, a dynamic internal video sharing application from Microsoft. Watch our Complete Microsoft Stream Tutorial: [link]. View our Microsoft Stream Playlist: [link]. Check out my YouTube channel today! link].

5 Costly Inventory Management Mistakes Schools Should Avoid

If your school is like most, inventory and/or asset management plays a critical role in daily operations.

5 cybersecurity life skills to teach all year

eSchool News

If a student from your school had someone knock on their front door, ask for personal information and offer to give them a treat in exchange for that information, what would happen?

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Teaching with Empathy — The Missing Instructional Link

By Eileen Belastock. WATCH THE EDLEADER PANEL RECORDING. LISTEN TO THE PODCAST. “No No significant learning occurs without a significant relationship.” This quote by Dr. James P. Comer highlights the importance of strong teacher-student connections.

3 crucial ways edtech providers can support virtual learning

eSchool News

It’s 8:45 a.m., and you’re helping your child log into their virtual classroom for another day of math, spelling and history. But the username and password combination isn’t working. You try again. Incorrect. You reset the password. Error message.

OPINION: Time to rethink how we measure student progress in education

The Hechinger Report

We grade students throughout their lives, but have you ever wondered how we would measure our communities when it comes to things that truly matter, like student outcomes? What grades would they get?

Develop A Feature-Rich App for Any Virtual Classroom

Building an e-learning platform? Download the solution brief to learn how you can create a customized, feature-rich, interactive classroom for an enhanced learning experience.

Diversifying Your Classroom Book Collections? Avoid these 7 Pitfalls


As protests against racial injustice spread to communities large and small in this year, many educators have been pushed to examine how systemic racism harms students.

Educational YouTube Channels to Help Students Learn Science at Home

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

In the spirit of providing teachers and parents with educational resources to help them enhance their students and kids' distance learning, today's post features a carefully selected collection more

Google from A To Z: The Google Glossary for Teachers!

Shake Up Learning

The post Google from A To Z: The Google Glossary for Teachers! appeared first on Shake Up Learning. GOOGLE FROM A TO Z: The Google Glossary for Teachers. The tools teachers and students need to succeed in a Post-COVID World! Hey K-12 Teachers, you have enough on your plate!

Helpful Google Docs Templates for Students

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

After sharing presentation templates, today's post features Google Docs templates that teachers and students can use for a wide variety of purposes. The purpose is to empower you with resources more

8 Reasons to Invest in a New Student Information System

If your school’s SIS has limited functions, only works on campus or breaks down more than you would like, it might time to invest in a new one.

Empathy in the Classroom

Where Learning Clicks

Studies indicate that young adults are feeling the social and emotional impact of the pandemic most acutely. How can educators help? The post Empathy in the Classroom appeared first on Where Learning Clicks.

Mentor Texts Can Help Kids Grasp Grammar


In The Elementary School Grammar Toolkit Sean Ruday shows how to use mentor texts as a tool to help kids connect with engaging material as they learn proper writing conventions. Teacher Kathie Palmieri says the book will enrich writing in the intermediate grades and beyond.

Participate in a “Hands-on” Art Show!


Visit an art museum where vibrant works of art need a little help to look their best. Students will experience discovery and accomplishment as they clean up various paintings on display. What's New L3 Skills


Even for iPhone, patch fast and often

Jamf on EdTech

Ian Beer's recent demonstration of how he could remotely cause every single iPhone in radio range of his Mac to reboot was a clarion call to keep your devices updated to the latest OS release.

7 Benefits of Lesson Plans in the Cloud

What if teachers didn’t have to lug tons of paperwork with them to and from work? Having lesson plans available anywhere is just one of the advantages.

Build a Co?Teaching Relationship That Benefits You and Your Students


The essence of co-teaching is two teachers working together to share the responsibilities of teaching all of the students in one classroom. Effective co?teachers

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Gordon Lam CEO, President And Director Of Etruscus Resources- A Junior Exploration Company With The Focus Of Developing Its 100% Owned Rock & Roll And Sugar Project


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A Parent’s Guide to IEPs


If your child has been identified as eligible to receive special education services, the IEP provides the roadmap that guides the team in helping them reach their full potential.

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Education Blueprint

Technology Tidbits

Education Blueprint is a wonderful place for educators to find, rate, and share educational resources. This is done a very user friendly way where resources are curated in a wide number of ways (i.e. media, books, podcasts, etc.).

Why Families Leave Schools

Do you know three of the biggest reasons families leave schools? Here they are – and what you can do about it.