October, 2022

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!

How Schools and Districts are Supporting Digital Equity

Digital Promise

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Much ado about NAEP

Dangerously Irrelevant

Scores on the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) are down after the pandemic. Surprise! Four big thoughts on all of this… 1. Below is the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) graph of daily COVID cases in the U.S.

Your Ticket to More Effective Lessons

A Principal's Reflections

During my training to become a teacher, I was immersed in the work of Madeline Hunter when it came to lesson plan design. Her Instructional Theory into Practice (ITIP) model helped me identify the strategies I would use on a daily basis to help my students learn.

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.

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

Digital Promise

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How to practice ethical monitoring

Hapara

On any given school day, approximately 50 million students around the world are using some type of device to access and complete assignments, collaborate with classmates or search the internet for resources to enhance their learning.

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5 Interesting ways to teach soft skills to online students

Neo LMS

Students don’t go to school just to learn long division and the purpose of mitochondria —they also learn vital soft skills that serve them well as adults for the rest of their lives.

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Steal Like a Teacher: Where to find quick teaching ideas

Ditch That Textbook

We teachers are the BEST at stealing things.And I don't mean that in a criminal, nefarious way.I think Austin Kleon explains it best in his book, Steal Like an Artist.Every artist gets asked the question, "Where do you get your ideas?" The honest artist answers, "I steal them."

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No Limit to What We Can Accomplish with AI

EdNews Daily

By Sal Gerardo “A student is not a container you have to fill, but a torch you have to light up.” — Albert Einstein Education has challenges, some of which were brought on by the pandemic, and some that were brought on because education has been painfully slow to change and move with the rest of the world and the rest of the world’s industries.

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).

Do You Know the Best Positioning for Your Computer Screen?

ViewSonic Education

If you’re experiencing any pain after sitting in front of the computer, you may need to adjust the ergonomics of your workspace. And you can start with the best positioning for your computer screen.

Digital Citizenship Week–Oct. 17-21 2022–Here’s What You Need

Ask a Tech Teacher

Information that will help you teach digital citizenship to your students. Below, you’ll find everything from a full year-long curriculum to professional development for teachers: Resources: Digital Citizenship: What to Teach When (a video). Curricula: K-8 Digital Citizenship Curriculum.

Dia de los Muertos & Halloween Displays: A Meow Wolf-ish STREAM Project

User Generated Education

I have the privilege of teaching gifted education in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Core Elements of Personalization

A Principal's Reflections

Many concepts are looked upon negatively as they are associated with buzzwords, fads, or a lack of substance. You won’t get much of an argument from me as to the validity of this view because it is true in many cases.

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.

How I Help Students Address Climate Change with Hydroponics

Digital Promise

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How to Become That Teacher

EdNews Daily

By Abbey Dorsey One of the attributes of a great teacher is the ability to open up new possibilities for their students. Every young person deserves to feel empowered to pursue opportunities, but students can’t reach for options they don’t know exist.

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The Key Three of Teacher Retention

Education Elements

The teacher attrition crisis in US education has been in the headlines a lot in recent months. Many districts and schools started the 22-23 school year woefully understaffed, leading districts to implement drastic stop gap measures just to open their doors.

100+ Websites on Digital Citizenship

Ask a Tech Teacher

Here are popular resources teachers are using to teach about digital citizenship. Click the titles for more links: Avatars. Copyrights and Digital Laws. Curriculum. Applied Digital Skills –all tech skills. Google’s Be Internet Awesome –abbreviated course.

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.

7 Games to Play in the Classroom with an Interactive Whiteboard 

ViewSonic Education

Finding the right games to play in the classroom is an effort worth making. After all, the stakes are high: better lesson quality and improved student engagement.

Strategies to Empower Reluctant Staff

A Principal's Reflections

As a leader, have you ever been so excited about a new initiative or innovative idea only to learn that some of your staff weren’t as equally thrilled? Early in my career, this was more the norm than the exception.

How My Class Found Joy in Learning Through the Process of Discovery

Digital Promise

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How to Maintain Your Students’ Attention in Class

Waterford

Maintaining the attention of an entire class can often be a challenge. The brains of children are still developing, making their attention spans much shorter than those of adults.

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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!

Personalized Learning - From start-up to fully scaled

Education Elements

Learning loss. Interventions. All of those words represent important topics that existed pre-pandemic yet were magnified when students returned to in-person instruction. But in true educator fashion, resilience prevailed.

6 Websites that Explain Elections

Ask a Tech Teacher

In about half the world–mostly those where people live under socialism, communism, dictators, or autocracies–law and order is decided for the people.

10 Amazing ideas for celebrating World Teachers’ Day 2022

Neo LMS

Adopted after the 1966 International Labor Organization and UNESCO’s Recommendation concerning the Status of Teachers, World Teachers’ Day 2022 is celebrated on the 5th of October and emphasizes teachers’ rights and responsibilities.

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Humble Leadership

A Principal's Reflections

Suppose you were to research or Google the qualities of effective leaders. In that case, all you would come up with are the typical characteristics such as good communication, ability to make difficult decisions, having a vision, models, and listening intently, to name a few.

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The Best Ways to Use Managed Apple IDs at Your School

Speaker: Aaron Webb, Jamf

In our webinar, How to Best Use Managed Apple IDs at Your School, hear the real-world experience of Steven Palomo, IT Director at Beverly Public Schools, regarding how he successfully managed his entire tech stack.

Building Systems that Support Connected Learning

Digital Promise

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Thinking about NAEP in Colorado and the Denver Public Schools

Dangerously Irrelevant

[this blog post is a follow-up response to the Twitter exchange with Van Schoales posted below]. Hi Van. Although I’ve admired your work for years, you and I have never met, which means that we don’t have a relationship to lean into.

Personalized Learning - From start-up to fully scaled

Education Elements

Learning loss. Interventions. All of those words represent important topics that existed pre-pandemic yet were magnified when students returned to in-person instruction. But in true educator fashion, resilience prevailed.