August, 2022

Classroom Tech Elevates Remote Learning

Ask a Tech Teacher

For over two years, many schools, parents, students, and teachers have struggled with how to teach remotely, and then–when can we go back to in-person learning. The education system is comfortable with teaching students face-to-face.

A New Certification to Recognize Inclusively Designed Credentialing Technologies

Digital Promise

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5 Reasons Why Investing in School Leaders will Retain Teachers

Education Elements

Teacher turnover is an issue that has impacted school districts all across the country. Teachers are leaving the profession in record numbers while not enough are entering it. Therefore school districts are scrambling to fill vacancies with qualified educators.

Video-Assisted Learning: Using Educational Videos to Teach

ViewSonic Education

Video-assisted learning is a growing strategic teaching approach in many modern classrooms. Educational videos are now more accessible than ever and teachers are increasingly making use of this readily available resource. But with increased use of screen-time comes increased controversy and debate.

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Building the Foundation for a Modern K-12 Classroom

K-12 looks different these days. But one thing remains the same: you need a reliable learning platform that serves as the foundation for teaching and learning––for all students, in a variety of learning experiences.

Beginning the School Year with “Who I Am” Projects

User Generated Education

It’s the start of a new school year. I am often baffled why teachers (all levels including college) jump right into covering content when the students are in a state of disequilibrium. wondering about the other students, the teacher, and the classroom climate.

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Designing Opportunities for Deeper Discussions in World History Classrooms

Digital Promise

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Boost Morale with These Simple Strategies

A Principal's Reflections

Morale can best be defined as the confidence, enthusiasm, and discipline of a person or group at a particular time. Thriving cultures that produce results make every effort to keep this on the positive side. However, this is easier said than done.

Tech Tip 166 Which Digital Device Should I Use?

Ask a Tech Teacher

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.

15 Edtech items to include in your back-to-school checklist for teachers

Neo LMS

The anticipation of the new school year can cause anxiety for some teachers since we want everything to be up and running from the start. We all have a back-to-school checklist for teachers that we’ve perfected over the years.

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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.

The Best is Yet to Come

EdNews Daily

By Charles Sosnik “Still, it’s a real good bet, the best is yet to come You think you’ve seen the sun, but you ain’t seen it shine” –Frank I was tempted to quote Dickens for this one; that trite and quite overused line, “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.”

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20 ways to build classroom community and relationships

Ditch That Textbook

Any teacher who has taught for any amount of time will point to one key factor for teaching success. Relationships. Having solid relationships with your students will open doors. They'll cause your students to listen to you differently.

4 Tips for Creating Powerful Challenge Based Learning with Students

Digital Promise

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Addressing SEL and Behavior Challenges with Relationships

A Principal's Reflections

One question that is posed to me often by districts and schools is how their staff can be proactive when it comes to student behavior and addressing their social-emotional needs.

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!

Lessons Learned My First 5 Years Of Teaching

Ask a Tech Teacher

It’s always interesting to find out what new teachers learned in their early teaching that affected their later years.

4 Tips to Design a Visually Compelling Strategic Plan

Education Elements

You have just spent months engaging your community, identifying your priorities and getting your wording just right. It feels like you are inches from the finish line as you think about rolling out your final plan to the community.

Reflections And Moving Forward In Education After The Pandemic

EdNews Daily

Written by Robyn D. Shulman, Summit K12 For most students and teachers, it’s been two long years of transitions, significant changes, flexibility, and a high level of uncertainty in education.

Explained: How LED Projectors Work

ViewSonic Education

Everyone has used a projector at some point in their life, but very few people actually know how LED projectors work. There are currently three different types of video projectors on the market: lamp-based, laser-based and, most recently, LED-based.

6 Tips for EdTech Evaluation by Adult Learning Institutions

Many continuing adult education institutions have turned to technology used by higher ed with the following benefits: elevates teaching and learning, scales to address changes in staffing, enrollment and budget, and protects student and institutional data.

Strategically Embedding Edtech to Reach State Tech Standards

Digital Promise

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Identifying the Best Supports for Personalization

A Principal's Reflections

We know for a fact that everyone learns differently. While a one-size-fits-all approach served its purpose for some of us, it doesn’t meet the diverse needs of kids today.

How to Showcase Your Skills when Applying for Your First Job

Ask a Tech Teacher

This article is for recent graduates, either from high school or college, ready to look for a first job.

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How does an intelligent learning platform help teachers create a truly personalized learning environment?

Neo LMS

What do you see when you’re teaching? Some students follow you with interest, engage in discussions, and are eager to learn more. Others are passive listeners and don’t seem to be fully engaged. And some look like they’re just waiting for class time to end. .

6 Strategies for Using Actionable Data to Impact Student Success

Educators need effective tools to drive student success. The trend to use actionable, comprehensive data—like attendance, assessments, grades, and more—is an effective way to give teachers the visibility they need to make a difference. Videri gives teachers and administrators access to comprehensive, integrated data so they can easily filter, drill down, and analyze data—to get the information that they really need, when they need it, and improve student outcomes. Download the eBook today!

How To Use Time Tracking to Enhance Project Management

EdTech4Beginners

Time Tracking — always a boon, never a bane. Time tracking is one of the key pillars of any successful project — it directly impacts the cost, quality, and scope of the project. . Poor time tracking can lead to unforeseen issues that could deter your entire project management flow.

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7 Reasons to Buy an LED Classroom Projector

ViewSonic Education

An LED classroom projector is arguably one of the most convenient ways for a teacher to display visual content. Although this new type of projectors has only been around for a few years, it’s steadily winning over the familiar lamp projectors.

How Districts Are Using Data to Improve Educational Equity

Digital Promise

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Leading Through Windows and Mirrors

A Principal's Reflections

There is no shortage of ways to reflect on how we lead in an effort to initiate and sustain change. Culture is everything. Establishing and maintaining relationships is paramount, which Is why I detailed research-based ways to improve morale in a previous post and in Digital Leadership.

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.

Balance the Delivery

Ask a Tech Teacher

Four to six hours in front of a computer for instruction. Unaccounted time for social media and gaming usage. Sounds like too much screen time? Some parents are beginning to see the fatigue in their children.

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What is culturally responsive teaching and how to implement it in your classroom?

Neo LMS

Being a teacher has never been only about teaching students things like math, science, and history. A teacher is a mentor, a counselor, an influencer, and even a therapist.

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Data Privacy Checklist for Startups: Things to Consider

EdTech4Beginners

Data Privacy for Startups. Starting a new business can be challenging, but incorporating data privacy from its inception need not be. However, data privacy is rarely considered in the face of new ideas, marketing efforts, and other things.

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