June, 2022

6 Tech Activities for Your Summer School Program

Ask a Tech Teacher

With the growing interest in tech comes a call for summer school programs that supersize student enthusiasm for technology. If you’ve been tasked (or voluntold) to run this activity, here are six activities that will tech-infuse participants: Debate.

4 Trends to Watch in Education

Catlin Tucker

Last month, I delivered a keynote on the future of education. It’s a vast topic, so I focused on four trends likely to impact our work as educators. Continued growth in blended and online learning. Districts confront record-high teacher turnover.

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Promoting Digital Literacy for Adult Learners: A Resource Guide

Digital Promise

The post Promoting Digital Literacy for Adult Learners: A Resource Guide appeared first on Digital Promise. Uncategorized learner

Moving Beyond SAMR with the Rigor Relevance Framework

A Principal's Reflections

While there are many different frameworks to choose from when it comes to the effective integration of technology, SAMR is typically the one that most people and schools leverage.

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.

What is an IPS Monitor? Monitor Panel Types Explained

ViewSonic Education

Advantages of IPS display panels: Faster response times. Wider viewing angles. Better color/contrast than many VA and TN panels. Outstanding color accuracy and screen consistency . If you’ve ever begun searching for a new computer screen, chances are you’ve probably come across the term IPS.

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June is Internet Safety Month

Ask a Tech Teacher

June is National Internet Safety Month , thanks to a resolution passed in 2005 by the U.S. Senate. The goal is to raise awareness about online safety for all, with a special focus on kids ranging from tots to teens. Children are just as connected to the Internet as adults.

Could Doing Less in Education Give Everyone More?

Catlin Tucker

While listening to Shankar Vedantam’s podcast Hidden Brain episode titled “ Do Less ,” I kept thinking YES! We need to do less in education!

Announcing a New Ciena Solutions Challenge, Open to Students and Educators Worldwide

Digital Promise

The post Announcing a New Ciena Solutions Challenge, Open to Students and Educators Worldwide appeared first on Digital Promise. Challenge Based Learning Global Learning Learning Experience Design

The Everlasting Influence of a Great Teacher

A Principal's Reflections

Over the years, I have made the point of highlighting some of the many teachers who not only had a positive impact on me as a student but also have a tremendous amount of influence on me today.

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!

Home Office Setup Ideas: The Ultimate Guide to Setting Up a Productive Workspace at Home

ViewSonic Education

Creating an effective home office setup that inspires productivity requires thought, planning, and unfortunately – money. But it’s an investment that soon pays itself off both financially and in general well-being as the savings stack up and you begin to take control over the way you work.

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ViewSonic’s Peter Claxton Discusses the Future of AI in School

EdTech4Beginners

Innovative new technology promises to elevate students’ engagement and wellness in the classroom. Remote learning and the introduction of new EdTech solutions have accelerated digital transformation in education, which has led to all new ways of teaching and learning.

Is it Time for a Social Media Awareness Class?

Ask a Tech Teacher

Christian Miraglia, Ask a Tech Teacher contributor, has some great ideas on teaching kids about Social Media Awareness: Over the last decade, there has been pressure in the K-12 learning environment to create classes that address everything from managing your money to various efforts to address cultural inequalities.

10 ways to make the most out of ISTELive 22 in New Orleans

Hapara

Do you ever wonder why they call New Orleans “The Big Easy?” ” It stems from the slow and easy-going way of life in New Orleans. However, with its fast-paced schedule and hundreds of sessions to explore into a few days, ISTELive is an entirely different experience.

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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.

Un-Siloing Edtech: Stimulating Reflection and Metacognition in the Classroom

Digital Promise

The post Un-Siloing Edtech: Stimulating Reflection and Metacognition in the Classroom appeared first on Digital Promise. Blog Marketplace

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Leading Difficult Personalities

A Principal's Reflections

While there are many challenging aspects when it comes to leadership, one that typically rises to the top is dealing with difficult personalities. As the saying goes, it’s typically the 1% that gives you 99% of the problems. Some people might take offense to the previous statement.

First-Year Teachers: Reflecting on the 2021-2022 School Year

Catlin Tucker

Can you imagine if the 2021-2022 school year was your first year in the classroom? Given the challenges of the last year and the staggering number of teachers leaving this profession, I wanted to talk with two of my previous graduate students who were wrapping up their first year of teaching.

A Step-by-Step Roadmap to a Successful Hire

EdTech4Beginners

Most of you are too laid-back in your hiring attempts. A talent pool is a long-term endeavor that produces a list of prospective prospects for you to contact when a position needs to be filled. A number of smart strategies must be developed and implemented in order for a business to succeed.

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!

Looking for Summer Activities? Try These

Ask a Tech Teacher

Earlier this week , we posted activities for a summer school student program. Now, we’ll focus on you–what do you want to accomplish with your summer? I’ve collected the most popular AATT articles on how to spend your education time this summer.

Why USB-C Monitors Are Perfect for Remote Workers

ViewSonic Education

For remote workers and hybrid employees who are unsure about what kind of monitor to buy, a USB-C monitor may be the ideal solution. USB-C monitor will provide high-resolution video, excellent compatibility, and so many other advantages that exceed monitors utilizing different port types. .

How parents can set up a productive home learning space for students

Neo LMS

Most schools have now reopened, and students across the nation and the world are back to learning in person. But, that doesn’t mean that remote learning is over.

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The Significance of Small Wins

A Principal's Reflections

Is there such a thing as a “small” win? I think we can challenge this notion as the overall impact is in the eye of the beholder. Jude King shared the following: Small wins can be as important or even more important than the big ones. And there are two main reasons why.

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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.

Demarginalizing Design: 3 powerful ways to get started

Ditch That Textbook

This post is written by Dee Lanier, an Educational Technologist and Equity Enthusiast. Dee is an award winning presenter, TEDx Speaker, Google Certified Trainer, Google Innovator, and Google Certified Coach. Dee is also the creator of the gamified design thinking activity called Solve in Time!®?

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7 Considerations When Hiring and Recruiting for Tech Jobs

EdTech4Beginners

Hiring technical folks for technical jobs can be a chore. After scouring through tons of hiring platforms, looking for that perfect fit can be nerve-wracking. Recruiters have hard days because of this. But even after finding that unicorn, that elusive talent, netting this person is difficult.

Need a New Job? Here’s What You Do

Ask a Tech Teacher

You’ve been teaching for five years and love what you’re doing. You consider yourself darn lucky to be working with colleagues that are friends and a boss who always puts your needs first.

Color Management and Color Blindness: How Can Monitor Technologies Help? 

ViewSonic Education

Color management and color blindness are often perceived as two contradictory things. While color blindness has long been a major challenge to color management, the latest monitor technology provides extended controls over this workflow, making it more user-friendly than ever.

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.

9 Types of assignments teachers can create in their LMS to evaluate student progress

Neo LMS

Assignments are an essential part of the evaluation process. They are also one of the most time-consuming tasks for teachers. Creating different types of assignments takes time and patience.

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Narrowing the Focus when Selecting HQIM

Education Elements

When teachers don’t have access to strong materials, they search for them often online, leading to inconsistent quality and weak alignment to the standards. In fact, some have found that teachers spend 7-12 hours per week searching for and creating instructional resources

Understanding the new Alberta curriculum

Hapara

What do we know? Earlier this year, Alberta’s Minister of Education announced that beginning September 22, 2022, they will implement a new curriculum in K-3 Mathematics, K-3 English Language Arts and Literature, and K-6 Physical Education and Wellness. .

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