March, 2021

Differentiating in the Personalized Classroom

A Principal's Reflections

I love visiting classrooms around the country to not only support but to see educators in action. In my opinion, I learn just as much, if not more, from them as they hopefully do from me.

Self-Regulation in Blended Learning Environments

Catlin Tucker

“Students don’t do the asynchronous work.” ” “Students don’t work unless I am monitoring them.” ” “Students will only do the work if I grade it.” ” I hear statements like this every week.

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8 Elements of Effective Coaching

A Principal's Reflections

I absolutely love coaching educators in small groups. During these sessions, I get to see firsthand how they are implementing ideas and strategies into practice to grow.

4 Social Emotional Learning Strategies to Use in the Classroom Now

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. We know that to teach students, we must relate to educate and one of the first things we must relate to is their emotions in that moment.

3 Templates for Uncomplicating Your Product Management Process

In this workbook, you’ll find a comprehensive set of templates product development and cross-functional teams can adopt to better leverage your existing skills and your data.

Meet Digital Promise’s New President and CEO Jean-Claude Brizard

Digital Promise

For more than 35 years, Jean-Claude Brizard has worked in education as a teacher, school leader, superintendent, chief executive, funder, and education advocate.

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4 Ways to promote collaboration in digital spaces

Neo LMS

As we prepare for spring, it is always good to have some new ideas to promote student engagement and foster more collaboration in the classroom.

An Active Reading Strategy for Any Learning Landscape

Catlin Tucker

I’ve experienced the phenomenon of reading a text, but when I get to the end of a page or the bottom of the article, I have no idea what the text was about. I could not answer a single question about the content of what I read.

5 Google Jamboard features you (probably) don’t know

Ditch That Textbook

Jamboard is Google's digital white board tool. Educators have flocked to it because it's very visual, it's easy to use, and it's highly collaborative. Teachers are using it in so many ways.as

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How to Partner with Parents During Pandemic Learning

The CoolCatTeacher

Taylor shares how schools can better connect with parents From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Some schools need to reset their relationships with parents. Others want to make it stronger as they transition to a different form of learning.

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SplashLearn Makes Learning Fun and Creates Fearless Learners

Loved by more than 30 million kids, SplashLearn is a game-based learning program that creates engaging learning experiences to nurture a generation of fearless learners. SplashLearn is the fastest growing elementary school math program in the US, used by more than 440,000 teachers in about 77,000 schools across the United States.

Six Strategies for Equitable Education Systems

Digital Promise

How can school districts create more equitable opportunities and dismantle systemic barriers facing many students, families, and educators?

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4 Ways HS Students Develop the IT Skills for Higher Education

Ask a Tech Teacher

There’s still time this school year to help high school students learn the skills they’ll require to thrive in Higher Education.

The impact of digital fatigue in the educational system

Neo LMS

More than a year ago, in the context of the international health crisis we are still facing, the entire world had to deal with unique learning circumstances.

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The Power of Collaboration

A Principal's Reflections

There is nothing more gratifying, in my opinion than watching people work together to achieve a common goal.

The SaaS Guide to Conversion Rate Optimization

Every SaaS business has a strategic responsibility to improve Conversion Rate Optimization across their product or site. Learn 7 detailed steps to infuse data into your process, surface customer drop-off points, and generate ideas to drive conversion.

Why Your Marketing Team Needs to Be a Part of the Online Program Development Process

Wisewire

New programs are not paying off the way they should, concludes a recent study by Burning Glass Technologies.

Augmented Reality Lessons You Can Use Now

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Do you need safe, fun ways for students to connect and learn while keeping their distance in the classroom? Augmented reality apps might be for you!

Remaking the Future of Learning, One Community at a Time

Digital Promise

The mother I met on a May evening in 2019 at the Pittsburgh Youth Filmmakers premiere had never heard of the local student film program before that night.

Tech Tip #105: Create Shortkeys for Windows Tools

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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5 Costly Inventory Management Mistakes Schools Should Avoid

If your school is like most, inventory and/or asset management plays a critical role in daily operations.

6 Ways to build meaningful online teacher-student relationships

Neo LMS

As a teacher, one of the greatest joys is seeing your students’ eyes light up when they learn something new. We’ve all had that teacher who made us like a subject simply because their personality and enthusiasm were enough to spark an interest in anything.

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4 Practices to Immediately Improve the Teacher Experience in Your School

Education Elements

There are 88 million opportunities in the human genome for trait variations to make us unique, but when it comes to what we seek in the workplace, neuroscience suggests most humans crave the same three things – safety, belonging, and a sense of mattering.

Digitally-Enhanced Exit Tickets

A Principal's Reflections

I love coaching as it provides a lens to see how teachers and administrators act on feedback to grow and improve. It also provides evidence that strategies aligned to research and sound instructional design are implemented in practical ways.

3 Ways to Stress Less in Today’s Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Teachers are stressing over so many things. Today, Dr. Desiree Alexander tackles three of those issues: distance learning, hybrid learning, and digital equity.

The Ultimate Guide to Conversion Rate Optimization

Every business has a strategic responsibility to improve Conversion Rate Optimization across their product or site. Learn 7 detailed steps to infuse data into your process, surface customer drop-off points, and generate ideas to drive conversion.

New MY World 360° Playlist Premiering at Global Festival of Action

Digital Promise

Leading up to the SDG Global Festival of Action , we’re thrilled to announce a new MY World 360 ° playlist featuring immersive storytelling and design projects from across the globe. Since launching in March 2018, MY World 360 ° has screened 31 immersive stories at UN events around the world.

5 (free) Research Posters to Mainstream Tech Ed

Ask a Tech Teacher

Every month, we’ll share five themed posters that you can share on your website (with attribution), post on your walls, or simply be inspired. . This month: Research. –for the entire collection of 65 posters, click here. Jacqui Murray has been teaching K-18 technology for 30 years.

How edtech strengthens parental engagement in online learning

Neo LMS

Education is a continuous process that starts even before a child goes to school. It starts at home: the first teachers a child has are their parents.

Formative Assessment: Collecting Data & Designing Differentiated Learning Experiences in Class or Online

Catlin Tucker

The more physical distance between the teacher and the learner, the more challenging it is to collect formative assessment data consistently. I’ve taught in person, online, and in blended learning environments.

Wireless Projecting with Google Meet

Wireless projecting using Google Meet to replace the Google Cast for Education extension!