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Digital assistants are transforming classrooms

eSchool News

When digital assistants are used in classrooms, the outcomes can be overwhelmingly beneficial. AI has untapped potential in classrooms, from preschool through higher education. Digital assistants can transform how educators teach, giving them the freedom to teach from anywhere in the room.

Navigating Zimbabwe’s Competence Curriculum: A Push for Student-Driven Tech

Digital Promise

The post Navigating Zimbabwe’s Competence Curriculum: A Push for Student-Driven Tech appeared first on Digital Promise

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Is Your Class Like a Staff Meeting?

Catlin Tucker

Last week, I began a training session on universally designing blended learning by asking teachers to reflect on and discuss the following question. “What is your biggest pet peeve about staff meetings?” ” This question led to a vibrant and boisterous conversation!

Hero Awards finalists: 18 schools and educators dedicated to learning

eSchool News

The eSchool News K-12 Hero Awards recognize the dedicated efforts of education professionals across K-12 departments, including IT, curriculum, instruction and administration.

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.

Uncertified teachers filling holes in schools across the South

The Hechinger Report

As schools across the South grapple with vacancies, many turn to those without teaching certificates or formal training to serve students. This story also appeared in AL.com and The Dallas Morning News.

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SD-WAN Allows K–12 Districts to Boost Network Agility

EdTech Magazine

K–12 schools are increasingly relying on the cloud for everything from learning applications to infrastructure and networking.

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The Joy of Sharing Our Love of Reading

Middle Web

The Joy of Reading “is manna for those of us who love reading and can’t imagine not having a book at hand,” writes Cathy Gassenheimer. It's a must-have tool for educators who teach students how to read and seek to expand their own comprehension and love for stories.

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Texas School Technology Leader Shares Ransomware Recovery Lessons

EdTech Magazine

On June 17, 2021, I got the call that every IT person dreads. Matthew Fields, now my executive director of technology, called me at 5 a.m. He received the first notification at 1 a.m. that the email system was down.

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VIZOR at miGoogle Michigan Google Education Summit 2022

Vizor

We are excited to be attending the miGoogle Summit held November 10th and 11th at Notre Dame Prep Academy in Pontiac, Michigan.

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.

Startup Weaving Music Into Literacy Takes Top Prize in Education Competition

Marketplace K-12

Words Liive was one of four companies honored through the Penn-GSE program, one of the country's best-known competitions for early-stage education organizations. The post Startup Weaving Music Into Literacy Takes Top Prize in Education Competition appeared first on Market Brief.

4 Biggest Challenges in Adopting Digital Learning at Schools

Kitaboo on EdTech

We have recently discussed whether or not digital schools are the future of education. Digital learning is becoming increasingly popular, as seen by the decreasing number of k12 students who only study in classrooms since 2009. The total numbers of digital students in the U.S.

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ExcitED Polaris + Unique Learning System

N2Y

1 @ 5:00 pm Eastern See how to streamline the IEP development cycle with two n2y solutions! ExcitED Webinars Event Polaris Total Solution Unique Learning System Webinar

How to Convert PDF to eBook in 5 Easy Steps

Kitaboo on EdTech

Even though online learning has been a pretty common practice for so many years, the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic normalized online learning even for schools, universities, and other educational institutions. .

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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).

A Guide to Expanding Virtual Teaching Skills

Middle Web

Building on the surge in virtual and blended teaching during the pandemic, the authors show how teachers across content areas can further develop their virtual and digital skills. Their well-organized book sustains an accessible, mentoring tone throughout, writes Theresa Wood.

New Effort Hopes to Make ‘Weed-Out’ Courses More Equitable

ED Surge

Some introductory courses have a “weed-out” reputation for narrowing the paths students can take through college. Organic chemistry , anyone?)

K-12 Dealmaking: Lego Parent Company Acquires BrainPOP; Vulcan Invests in Vietnamese Startup

Marketplace K-12

The acquisition of BrainPOP is part of Kirkbi’s goal to become a "global force for learning through play, be it physically or digitally,” the company says. The post K-12 Dealmaking: Lego Parent Company Acquires BrainPOP; Vulcan Invests in Vietnamese Startup appeared first on Market Brief.