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How Robots Can Clean Schools and Help Ease Staff Shortages


Robots are playing an increasing role in facilities work at schools, which can boost efficiency and help ease staffing issues

Why girls need more STEM role models

eSchool News

This story was originally published by Chalkbeat. Sign up for their newsletters at newsletters. My Advanced Placement computer science course is half girls and half boys.

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9 Ways to Recognize and Appreciate Teachers

Education Elements

Next week is Teacher Appreciation Week. Although we at Education Elements believe that teachers should be celebrated on any day that ends in a “y”, we also are excited to join in the Nationwide celebrations next week.

It’s in the Design: Learning and Employment Records for Greater Equity

Digital Promise

Learning and Employment Records (LERs) are comprehensive digital records of an individual’s skills, competencies, credentials, and employment history that may be able to show a complete picture of an individual’s education and work experiences.

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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.

Top 10 Teacher Superpowers that Put the Marvel Superheroes to Shame

Education Elements

If you’ve ever watched a superhero movie, you’ve probably wondered which superpower you would like to embody. Super strength or super flexibility? Invisibility or the power to fly? It may surprise you to learn that superheroes live among us and go about their lives, often unnoticed.

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Reading Plus Offers Helpful Resources for Struggling Readers

Educators Technology

Reading Plus is a reading intervention program that helps students grades 3-12 enhance their reading comprehension, vocabulary, and silent reading fluency through individualized more. Reading websites

How to Make a Rubric with Multiple Choice Grid in Google Forms

Teacher Tech

How to Make a Rubric with Multiple Choice Grid in Google Forms. Rubrics are great tools for evaluating student learning, Google Forms makes rubrics even better. The post How to Make a Rubric with Multiple Choice Grid in Google Forms appeared first on Teacher Tech.

4 tips to start meaningful conversations with students

eSchool News

“What do you want to do when you grow up?” It’s a question we ask students as young as kindergarten. I personally had the pleasure of watching my own kids answer this question at their kindergarten graduation (“dog breeder” and “ninja” – so proud!).

STUDENT VOICE: There’s something missing from my Advanced Placement classes, and that needs to change

The Hechinger Report

I took my first Advanced Placement course nearly four years ago in my freshman year of high school: AP World History. Throughout the year, I gained insight into thousands of years of human history, spanning from around 10,000 B.C.E. to 2000 C.E.

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.

Independent Study for Middle Schoolers


Geraldine Woods led independent study at her school for more than 25 years. She’s convinced some version will work in most subjects and for most middle school students if three basic principles are present: student choice, adult guidance, and students teaching students.

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Providing Professional Learning for Classroom Technology Implementation on a Large Scale


Cristin Kennedy, Director of Instructional Technology for Cobb County Schools in Georgia, was recently recognized for leading the way on technology implementation

15+ Teachable Examples: Courses and Websites to Inspire You

Sell Courses Online

… 15+ Teachable Examples: Courses and Websites to Inspire You Read the Post. Online Course Software Examples Teachable Is a 2022 SIIA CODiE Award Finalist in Two Categories Is a 2022 SIIA CODiE Award Finalist for Best Professional Learning Solution for Educators and Best Collaborative Solution for Teachers.

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).

Facebook Makes It Cheap to Market to New Students. But It Costs Colleges Dearly.

ED Surge

When social media came along, higher education marketers were quick to recognize the value in building communities and audiences around their brands. For the first time ever, multiple audiences—prospective students, donors, alumni, parents—were available and delivered to us in the same space.

Inside Gaggle: Meet Our Team

Gaggle Speaks

Franky Belove has always been drawn to teaching. Her first job was teaching dance, where she spent time tutoring and teaching a before- and after-school program, and she absolutely loves working with kids.

Why This Mid-Sized North Carolina District Is Rethinking Its Approach to Edtech Procurement

ED Surge

Caldwell County Schools is a mid-sized public school district in northwestern North Carolina. Dr. Katrina McEllen, Assistant Superintendent for Educational Program Services, oversees curriculum for a student population of about 10,500.

The "Liberation of Education" Online Conference Starts Today - I'm Speaking Twice

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The Liberation of Education online conference starts today and runs in the evenings (US-Eastern Time) through this Thursday. I'm speaking twice at the conference: Tomorrow (Tuesday) evening at 6:45 pm my topic is " Parenting 2.0: Parenting for Life Success."

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!