May, 2022

Cultivating Digital Literacy through Real World Learning

Digital Promise

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10 end of year templates to help students thrive

Ditch That Textbook

The end of the year is a great time for student reflection. This post shares templates you can give students that'll help! At the end of the year, it's easy to get focused on all of our to-do's. Take tests. Do projects. Wrap up all those last lessons. Grade things and submit those grades.

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4 Question Types for Deeper Learning

A Principal's Reflections

There are many strategies out there that an educator can use to empower learners. Possibly one of the most powerful is questioning techniques. They comprise the core of any meaningful learning experience and are at the heart of virtually every type of pedagogical approach.

13 Websites That Provide Lots of Digital Books for Summer Reading

Ask a Tech Teacher

At the beginning of the 21st century, the definition of digital equity revolved around the provision of a digital device to every student. Usually, that meant desktop computers, iPads, and laptops, either in small groups or 1:1.

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.

How to build a classroom escape room to spark curiosity in learning

Neo LMS

Are you looking for a new activity to challenge students to learn in a new way? ? Students spend a large amount of their school day sitting in their seats and may have few opportunities to move and interact with their classmates.

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Guest Post: The Papert Test: A Filter for Picking Powerful Edtech

Digital Promise

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Community Schools: Lessons Learned/Lessons Shared

EdNews Daily

By James Stoffer and Zach Vander Veen Editor’s Note: This is the fifth and final installment of this series. For previous installments, see one, two, three and four Community Schools are a time whose idea has come, a solution that was waiting for the perfect storm – and the perfect storm is here.

Embracing an Evolved Thought Process

A Principal's Reflections

It is quite hard to keep up with all the exponential changes we are experiencing. Take technology for example. We get used to a device or app and before we know it there has been a huge update that alters the experience or it’s gone and replaced by something else.

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Happy Mother’s Day!

Ask a Tech Teacher

Mother’s Day in the United States is annually held on the second Sunday of May. This year, that’s May 11th. It celebrates motherhood and it is a time to appreciate mothers and mother figures.

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).

10 Ways to provide differentiation in professional development for teachers

Neo LMS

Student generations come and go, and the needs of today’s students aren’t the same as they were ten years ago. Similarly, there has to be a differentiation in professional development for teachers if we want them to keep up, adapt and find innovative ways to engage their students. .

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Stop Motion Animations: A Fun and Engaging Language Arts-Educational Technology Integration

User Generated Education

One of my favorite things to do as an educator is to create lessons plans that help students address content standards through authentic learning activities and develop transferrable skills. For the stop motion animations, both English Language Arts Common Core and ISTE Standards were addressed.

Strategies for Trauma-Informed Care in School

Digital Promise

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Conducting a Retrospective of the Year

Catlin Tucker

A retrospective, or “look back,” is a strategy that can be used by school leaders, professional learning communities (PLCs), and teachers to engage a group in a structured reflection and brainstorming session. A retrospective can happen any time during the school year (e.g.,

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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.

Efficacy-Based Practices

A Principal's Reflections

The pursuit of improvement is a never-ending journey. With all the disruption we have and will continue to see, changes to how we educate kids must be considered. We often see a great deal of investment in an array of ideas, strategies, and solutions with the goal of improving learning for all kids.

Music for Armed Forces Day

Ask a Tech Teacher

Many Americans celebrate Armed Forces Day annually on the third Saturday of May. It is a day to pay tribute to men and women who serve the United States’ armed forces. Armed Forces Day is also part of Armed Forces Week, which begins on the second Saturday of May.

How students can safely search the internet

Hapara

Many of us remember heading to the library to gather books and printed articles for our school projects. Libraries, of course, still hold a wealth of information, but now learners can go beyond the library walls.

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24 ideas for creating a discussion-rich classroom

Ditch That Textbook

Discussion can engage students and help them to see different perspectives. Here are strategies you can use to create a discussion-rich classroom. "I

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.

Reinvent the Classroom Welcomes the Tulsa HP Teaching Fellows Cohort!

Digital Promise

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Teacher Appreciation Week 2022 ideas: 22 ways to celebrate the teachers in your life

Neo LMS

Teachers have always been at the core of society. They prepare students for their lives and careers, having a direct impact on what the future will look like. Educators work long hours and go the extra mile whenever possible, so a little gesture of appreciation now and then goes a long way.

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Improvement is Always Possible

A Principal's Reflections

We have been made to think certain things are absolute truths for most of our lives. Take, for example, the saying that practice makes perfect. While this sounds great in theory and can be a great motivation to pursue growth opportunities, an underlying fallacy is embedded in this message.

Mindfulness–its place in the classroom

Ask a Tech Teacher

Teaching Channel is one of my favorite hands-on resources for how to teach. They offer lots of videos from the classroom, showing teachers at work, but also well thought out discussions on topics that impact education. This one is on mindfulness.

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!

Best Monitor Calibration Tool: Hardware vs Software Calibration

ViewSonic Education

C olor accuracy is critical for all digital artists, and monitor calibration is the only way to ensure that the color displayed on your screen will be the one on paper or on screen when published. In general, the tools can be divided into software calibration and hardware calibration.

What are teachers telling us? Are we listening?

Education Elements

This spring, Merrimack College and EdWeek Research Center released a whitepaper publishing their findings for their Teacher Survey. One of the takeaways? Forty-three percent of respondents said they were somewhat dissatisfied or very dissatisfied with their jobs.

Students are the Heart of Education: How are They Guiding Innovative Solutions?

Digital Promise

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How LMS groups enable student collaboration for better learning outcomes

Neo LMS

Student collaboration has become increasingly important over the past years. Teachers are encouraged to promote collaboration in the classroom to achieve better learning outcomes.

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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.

How to block websites in K-12 schools

Hapara

Across schools, students use devices like Chromebooks for learning because it has many advantages. But how do we protect learners while they are working online? It’s essential for schools to keep private information secure and block content that gets in the way of learning.

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How to Clean Up Google Classroom for the Summer

Ask a Tech Teacher

As you end your school year, there are lots of details that must be taken care of. If you use Google Classroom, here’s a list, created by Ask a Tech Teacher contributor, Scott Winstead: How to Clean Up Google Classroom for the Summer.

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What is Digital Accessibility? (And Why It’s Crucial at Schools)

ViewSonic Education

What is digital accessibility – this simple question is, actually, fundamental in the technologically advanced era we’re in. This matter is important in all aspects of life and it’s especially valid in education. Schools shape how we see the world and pave the way for growth.