November, 2022

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How to Measure ROI to Show the Value of Ed Tech Purchases

EdTech Magazine

Educational technology investments in K–12 are soaring to new heights, putting millions of dollars into the hands of district administrators. However, it’s not always easy for IT leaders to use quantitative methods to analyze the return on ed tech investments.

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Developing Resilience in Learners

A Principal's Reflections

The pandemic leveled down an array of lessons that should pave the way for future success. One that sticks out to me as the most critical is how resilience got us through one of the most disruptive events we have ever experienced.

Strategy 375
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How edtech is embedded in Society 5.0

eSchool News

The pandemic saw countless education institutes scramble in a bid to offer remote learning, which just highlighted how ill-prepared they were for future learning.

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What is Mastery Learning and How Do You Implement It Effectively?

Cool Cat Teacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Mastery learning (also called competency-based learning) is being used in some classes and schools.

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Contact vs. Company Intent Signal Data

Intent signal data comes in two types: either companies or individuals signaling interest in products like yours. Which kind of data delivers more advantages to B2B marketers? It depends. Get this infographic to learn about the advantages of intent-based leads and how you can most effectively use both types of data.

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Learning How to Learn: Teaching to Engage Students

Digital Promise

How did five letters of the alphabet become a measure of one’s capabilities? In today’s day and age, grades have become everything; people are practically defined by the grades they earn in school, leading to academic competition to be the top of the class.

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3 Tips for Easily Implementing Social-Emotional Learning – by John Gamba

ViewSonic Education

Social-emotional learning is a growing need for schools across the United States. However, teachers do not always have the time, resources, and proper training needed to really help students develop sustainable coping skills.

Learning 305

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5 Ways Science Encourages A Love For Learning

EdNews Daily

Do you remember a favorite Science teacher or Science class you had in high school or college? I have fond memories of different teachers who taught Science in a fun, witty, and engaging manner.

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Honoring Teachers: an Underused Tool in Retaining Talent During the Teacher Shortage

Education Elements

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How to Engage Students in Science Through Real-World Learning

Digital Promise

The post How to Engage Students in Science Through Real-World Learning appeared first on Digital Promise. Challenge Based Learning Learning Experience Design Uncategorized

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Another Excellent Online Feature from Jotform–Sign

Ask a Tech Teacher

You may know Jotform as one of the most popular tools in the form builder category, recognized for its simplicity and sophistication in what could otherwise be the complicated process of collecting and analyzing data.

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You Can't Teach Without Eye Contact

Millions of us choose – or have to choose – to learn remotely. As interactions become increasingly rooted in digital experiences, what are we actually losing besides the proximity of people? What are the risks of this loss and are they avoidable?

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A Chess Class for Elementary Students (with a DIY micro:bit -Driven Chess Clock)

User Generated Education

Each week a master math teacher from Math Amigos comes to my GT classroom for an hour to present conceptual math problems. High ability math students from 4th through 6th grades attend. A few weeks ago he presented a problem that included chess knight moves.

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Worksheet to WOW: 10 ways to upgrade your worksheet

Ditch That Textbook

Worksheets have been embedded in classrooms for years. For decades. FOREVER. The reasons we use them are pretty clear. We want students to get repetitions with new content. Repetitions make permanent, right?

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5 Reasons to Take Advantage of Wi-Fi 6 in Your Local School District

EdTech Magazine

Though the technology first appeared on the market a few years ago, adoption of Wi-Fi 6 is recently surging in K–12 school districts. Adoption happens as devices become available, and IT leaders continue to see new Wi-Fi 6-compatible devices emerge.

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What Example Do You Set?

A Principal's Reflections

While there are some exceptions, most people do not like to be told what to do, especially when it comes to change. Not only does this often lead to resentment, but it can also inhibit people from doing their best work.

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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.

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How to Bring Students’ Lived Experiences into the Classroom and Spark Authentic Learning

Digital Promise

The post How to Bring Students’ Lived Experiences into the Classroom and Spark Authentic Learning appeared first on Digital Promise

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Tech Tip #23 I Deleted a File by Accident

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.

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Diversify your classroom!

EdTech4Beginners

As Reading Curriculum Leader, one of my main focuses is to diversify the books we use in the classroom and school library. This is so important for many reasons, but essentially because representation matters.

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5 easy gamified activities you can assign in Google Classroom tomorrow

Ditch That Textbook

This post is sponsored by GeniallyGenially is an easy to use software that lets you add lots and lots of interactive elements to your slides.The best part is that it is FREE!

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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).

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Combining Movement and Technology Enhances Learning

EdTech Magazine

When students move around in a classroom, it opens up new levels of learning. Pairing that movement with technology amplifies the impact and improves student outcomes.

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Are You Juggling or Leading?

A Principal's Reflections

All leaders most likely view themselves as jugglers. Who could blame them when there are always multiple areas to address and the fact that the buck stops with them when it comes to making big decisions?

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The League Meets the West Coast: A Look Into the Fall 2022 League Convening

Digital Promise

On October 19-21, the League of Innovative Schools convened in Los Angeles, California, for their biannual League meeting, which was hosted alongside Compton Unified School District and El Segundo Unified School District.

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Geography Awareness Week: November 14-18, 2022

Ask a Tech Teacher

Promoted by National Geographic, here’s what you should know about Geography Awareness Week which occurs November 14-18, 2022: Too many young Americans are unable to make effective decisions, understand geo-spatial issues, or even recognize their impacts as global citizens.

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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.

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Which Blended Learning Model Should I Use?

Catlin Tucker

I get this question all the time in coaching and training sessions! First, let’s be clear about the definition of blended learning.

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Five Ways to Center Equity when Celebrating the Holidays in Your School or District

Education Elements

And just like that, summer has ended, and pumpkin spice lattes are back. It’s that time of year: the Winter Holidays are among us! Like other times during the year, this is a great moment to pause and be intentional about centering educational equity in your school and district.

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CITE 2022: Overcome Security Challenges and Prepare for 2023’s Growing Threats

EdTech Magazine

K–12 schools are facing high stakes when it comes to cybersecurity. Cyberattacks not only put student and staff data at risk, but they’re also expensive and can threaten a district’s reputation.

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Metaverse Education: What’s Next for Virtual Learning?

ViewSonic Education

The term metaverse dates back to 1992, but the realized potential of the metaverse is relatively recent with metaverse education still in its infancy. Naturally, this means educators will have questions about where this technology is heading and what comes next for virtual learning.

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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.

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Learning, Relationships, and Power: Attending to Each Moment of Teaching as Pedagogical Possibility Toward Equity

Digital Promise

The post Learning, Relationships, and Power: Attending to Each Moment of Teaching as Pedagogical Possibility Toward Equity appeared first on Digital Promise

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Choosing the Right Computer Science Specialization

Ask a Tech Teacher

One of the most popular and in-demand skills is anything related to computers–programming, repair, networking, and cybersecurity to name a few.

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The 4 Shifts Protocol in Kentucky

Dangerously Irrelevant

The Commonwealth of Kentucky has leaned hard into the 4 Shifts Protocol to support its schools’ technology integration and instructional redesign work. Over 650(!)

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What Principals Need to Know About High Quality Instructional Materials

Education Elements

The most successful school leaders we work with understand that high-quality instructional materials (HQIM) improve student engagement and are a key resource in addressing schooling loss.

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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!