Mon.Sep 20, 2021

What Every Student Needs to Know About Money

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Financial literacy is a must-teach topic for students, a topic Kailen Stover has been teaching for years. In this show, she shares what every student needs to know and how to teach them. Money matters.

Tech Tip #3: Turn an Address into a Link

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In these 169 tech-centric situations, you get an overview of pedagogy—the tech topics most important to your teaching—as well as practical strategies to address most classroom tech situations, how to scaffold these to learning, and where they provide the subtext to daily tech-infused education.

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Standard-aligned Rubrics: Assessing Progress Toward Firm Goals While Allowing for Flexible Means

Catlin Tucker

In our book UDL and Blended Learning , Dr. Katie Novak and I encourage teachers to work toward firm, often standards-aligned, goals. We also stress the importance of providing students with flexible means.

How Leaders Can Prioritize Hiring For Equity In This Moment

Education Elements

As a 25 year veteran in education leadership, I can't remember when hiring has never not been a thing. Every year brings sometimes significant turnover in teaching staff, and leaders come and go as superintendencies shift. But as is true in so many other domains, this year is markedly different.

WW2 to COVID-19: How Remote Tools Help Reinforce Development Post-Program eLearning

Speaker: Pat D'Amico, Founder and CEO of About-Face Development

In a world where virtual learning is here to stay, answering the question of “What now?” requires us to thoughtfully evaluate how we got here and how we can leverage the knowledge gained during the pandemic to address one of trainings greatest historical challenges – how we reinforce learning to move from knowledge to behavior change. Join Pat D'Amico, Founder and CEO of About-Face Development, LLC, for this illuminating discussion on how to keep the gears turning

September is National Preparedness Month - “Prepare to Protect. Preparing for disasters is protecting everyone you love.”

Educational Technology Guy

September is National Preparedness Month , which serves as a reminder that we all must take action to prepare, now and throughout the year, for the types of emergencies that could affect us where we live, work, and visit. The 2021 theme is “Prepare to Protect.

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25 tips for connecting families with the classroom

Ditch That Textbook

Family engagement plays a huge role in the success of our students. How can we effectively connect families with the classroom? And what tools and resources are available to help increase communication between home and school? Family engagement plays a huge role in the success of our students.

Global Impact Teacher Receives 2021 Kishor M. Kulkarni Distinguished High School Teacher Award

eSchool News

SPRINGFIELD, Ohio (Sept. 20, 2021) – Scott Spohler, a science teacher at Global Impact STEM Academy, received the 2021 Kishor M. Kulkarni Distinguished High School Teacher Award Friday morning. This award was presented by Dr. Glenn Daehn, president of the ASM Materials Education Foundation.

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DISABLE – Turn Off Save Form Progress

Teacher Tech

Turn OFF the default autosave feature in Google Forms. The post DISABLE – Turn Off Save Form Progress appeared first on Teacher Tech. Forms Google google

What The Build Back Better Act Will Mean for Education

techlearning

The Build Back Better Act should create new opportunities to boost education infrastructure and increase accessibility

LMS Comparison: What Learning Solution is the Best Fit for Your Business?

Explore this detailed guide to see how traditional Learning Management Systems compare to an advanced online learning platform, and find out which type of solution is best suited to meet your learning program needs.

STUDENT VOICES: Please listen to us. The time has come to fund education, not incarceration

The Hechinger Report

As doctors think about the havoc the global pandemic may cause in a classroom and education experts discuss learning loss, they need to hear from students — particularly from Black and brown students. In short, we are all dealing with some form of trauma or anxiety.

To Teach in Hawai'i, Educators Must Honor Indigenous Land

Edsurge

My land tells stories, this I’ve known since I was a little girl. On my way to work at Kealakehe High School, I see the sky and ocean meld into one monstrous mass of blue to my left and a wall of the invasive, dark green Monstera shoots on my right.

How 5 student entrepreneurs built a mental health tool for their peers

eSchool News

In 2020, the National Council for Mental Wellbeing reported that one in six children under the age of 18 experiences a mental health disorder each year.

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Growing Your Expertise in Children’s Literature

MiddleWeb

Learning about lots of books students might enjoy is not an easy task, write literacy educators Lynne Dorfman and Brenda Krupp. How can teachers become experts in children’s literature? First “we have to really read the books.” Browse their many tips and resources.

White Paper: Enabling digital creativity with Augmented Reality in K12 education

We have conducted 2 research projects on teaching with AR. This research has been conducted with the UiO and the UiS. The resulting white paper is an in-depth look at the state of creative learning through the use of 3D modeling and exploration in AR.

Online Courses from Vector Solutions Help Schools Address Pandemic-Related Behavioral Challenges

eSchool News

Tampa, FL – September 20, 2021 – For many students, the stress and challenges of the pandemic may have caused regression both socially and emotionally and in terms of their behavior.

COLUMN: Schools should do much more to protect young women from sexual abuse

The Hechinger Report

Last week, survivors of sexual abuse spoke to Congress about a new FBI report outlining the disastrous investigation into Larry Nassar, the former USA gymnastics physician.

This district’s 1:1 program led to high-quality virtual learning

eSchool News

The COVID-19 pandemic is far from over, and that means educators across the globe are still finding inventive and innovative ways to support and teach students in classrooms, during hybrid instruction, and in virtual settings.

What is Education Galaxy and How Does It Work? Best Tips and Tricks

techlearning

Education Galaxy is a digital tool that aims to help elementary students prepare for testing

2021 Trends in Online Student Demographics

BestColleges.com’s second annual report on online student demographics explores the characteristics of today’s online students and their insights on college decision-making and the online learning experience amid the challenges of COVID-19.

On “Career Advancement”

Iterating Toward Openness

It was a striking moment of cognitive dissonance for me. I was at a conference and saw David Wiley – well known as a scholar and professor – sitting behind a booth in the trade show. And I realized there’s a perspective where the transition from academic to entrepreneur is an advancement in career. I will probably never understand this way of thinking, but in the Land of Opportunity south of the Canadian border, apparently it holds true. Stephen Downes ).

9 Grant Proposal Review Questions to Ask Yourself

techlearning

Before you send a grant proposal, asking these questions can help ensure its success

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Hays CISD: Using Display Technology to Engage Students and Promote a School’s Mission

eSchool News

Hays Consolidated Independent School District, located south of Austin, Texas, comprises 25 K-12 schools and is one of the fast-growing districts in the state. Like many K-12 districts around the country, Hays CISD schools are avid users of projection technology to present information in classrooms.

How two Indian techies built India’s first crypto unicorn-CoinDCX

AsiaTechDaily

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2021 Trends in College Career and Employment Planning

In this second annual report, part of the BestColleges.com research series, 624 business leaders shared how their companies and organizations currently recruit and hire college students from both online and campus-based programs.

Why NIRF Rank is crucial for your institution?

Linways Technologies

India has one of the largest and diversified education systems in the world. In order to improve the quality and public accountability of the institution, various accreditation systems are also prevailing.

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Neobank, FloBiz secures $31 million funding led by Sequoia Capital India

AsiaTechDaily

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This Is How to Use Google Drawings to Create Educational Comic Strips

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Comic strips are powerful pedagogical tools that can be used in class for various educational purposes. As I explained in Comic Strips Guide for Teachers, students can use them in their digital.read more. comic strips creation tools Google Drawings

Qual è la differenza tra integrità accademica e plagio?

Turnitin

questo blog ci soffermiamo ad analizzare il concetto di “plagio” in relazione a quello di “integrità accademica

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Why Genentech Is Transforming the Employee Experience for Mental Health Leave

Speaker: Deborah Olson, Lead Strategist, Genentech, a member of the Roche Group & Smita Das, MD, PhD, MPH, Medical Director, Lyra Health

Employees with the greatest mental health needs often find themselves navigating a complex disability system. Streamlining their mental health leave and recovery time leads to an overall more productive workforce. In this Lyra webinar, hear how Genentech is changing the employee experience to provide fast access to care for members who are suffering from severe mental health needs.