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Digital Promise Partnering with Five Rural Communities Using Micro-credentials

Digital Promise

Digital Promise is thrilled to partner with five of today’s most innovative postsecondary institutions that are using micro-credentials to create real-time pathways to social mobility for adult learners in rural communities.

How Companies Can Support Bilingual and Multilingual Children

Ed Tech from the Ground Up

There are steps that organizations can take to build their cultural awareness in helping bilingual and multilingual students, explains Emily Guo, who is working with Cognitive ToyBox. The post How Companies Can Support Bilingual and Multilingual Children appeared first on Market Brief.

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Blended Learning: Designing with Balance in Mind

Catlin Tucker

I am concerned about the impact that the imbalances in education have on teacher engagement and job satisfaction. I know firsthand the toll that the imbalances caused by traditional workflows in education can have on a teacher. Those unrealistic workflows almost drove me out of education.

5 (free) 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: Internet and Websites 1. –for the entire collection of 65 posters, click here.

The Digital Experience Insights Report

You don’t need to feel your way around in the dark anymore. Download this groundbreaking report to shine a light on the invisible opportunities your team is missing — and discover what they’re ultimately costing your business.

Deepening Engagement with Students and Teachers of Color During COVID-19

Digital Promise

The Center for Inclusive Innovation ’s Community Advisory Council is made up of social change leaders who work collaboratively with the Center, offering guidance on community-driven design, network building, and more.

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Making spider web discussions work in synchronous online classes

Neo LMS

Student engagement in online classes seems to be a never-ending quest for teachers. That’s because building a classroom culture is harder to do in an online environment if you’ve never done that before. Consequently, it shows when it comes to classroom discussions.

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11 Digital Platforms to Teach Remotely

Ask a Tech Teacher

There are more options for digital learning than Zoom. Check out these: Big Blue Button –great conference app but embedded in LMS (not standalone). Canvas –with their Conference option (Big Blue Button). Draw Chat –virtual meeting with a whiteboard. FaceTime –from Apple. Google Hangouts.

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Inviting Teachers to Reflect on Their Use of Technology During COVID-19

Digital Promise

What a difficult school year it has been for teachers. Thank you for your work on the front lines to ensure our children and youth’s health and education were sustained throughout this difficult year.

The Role of Kits in Maker Education and STEM Learning

User Generated Education

There has been a fair amount of criticism leveraged against “paint-by-numbers” types of STEM and maker kits. This criticism revolves around the stifling of the creativity of learners. I contend that learners need foundational skills so that they can be freed up to be creative.

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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.

Three Types of Leaders Every Learning Organization Should Have

Education Elements

One of the best things about living your professional life in education is the assumption implicit in the field that everyone has something valuable to contribute, and there is always an opportunity to level up.

What to Know Before Moving From High School Teacher to College Professor

Ask a Tech Teacher

A logical step for many teachers is to progress from teaching High School to College. But that is more complicated than it sounds.

The 6 principles of mastery-based learning

Neo LMS

Innovation in education is a must if we want to keep up with technology and global advancements. The traditional teaching methods no longer serve today’s learners. There has to be a paradigm shift in our approach to education.

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Tackling the Status Quo

A Principal's Reflections

We often hear about companies who are either unwilling or afraid to change and ultimately pay the price. Blockbuster is one that often comes to mind, but many others have become victims of the status quo.

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.

Emerging economies need to diversify. France and South Korea offer a blueprint.

The Christensen Institute

I spent three years of my childhood living in France. In addition to the many wonderful people I remember from my time there, one of the things I loved most about France as a kid (and to this day) was its immense variety of delicious cheese.

Tech Tip ##113: Backup Your Blog

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.

Social-Emotional Learning in the Context of Digital Equity

EdTech Magazine

These days, social-emotional learning has become a buzzword, joining the likes of “growth mindset” and “grit.” The real meaning of SEL sometimes gets lost when districts try to incorporate it into lesson plans.

8 High School Classroom Management Strategies That Empower Students

TeachThought - Learn better.

Exchange perspectives: Ask them to explain a situation from your perspective and you explain it from theirs. The post 8 High School Classroom Management Strategies That Empower Students appeared first on TeachThought. Education Classroom Management Student Engagement

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.

Some families want virtual schooling. Here’s what districts should offer.

The Christensen Institute

With K–12 schools beginning to reopen, parents, school districts, and policy makers across the country wrestle with weighty questions about the continued appropriateness of virtual learning.

Five Healthy Screen Time Habits for Distance Learning

MIND Research Institute

Children are surrounded by screens. They carry them in their pockets, wear them around their wrists, and many have had to rely on them exclusively for schoolwork during distance learning.

Renowned Author and Educational Researcher BOLDly Disrupts

CUE

Sonny Magana may be new to BOLD this year, but he has been studying and working the educational realm for the last 40 years.

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4 Steps for Humanizing Personalized Learning

Edsurge

Most educators can probably agree that more personalization in learning is needed for the fall—perhaps more than ever before. Students will be entering classrooms with varied experiences during the pandemic, entering classrooms with uneven skill sets and knowledge levels.

2021 Trends in College Career and Employment Planning

In this second annual report, part of the BestColleges.com research series, 624 business leaders shared how their companies and organizations currently recruit and hire college students from both online and campus-based programs.

Connections as currency: A conversation with Stephanie Krauss

The Christensen Institute

What do students need to thrive? That’s the question that my friend and colleague Stephanie Krauss set out to answer in her new book out this spring, Making it: What Today’s Kids Need for Tomorrow’s World.

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10 Research-Based Keys To Effective School Leadership

TeachThought - Learn better.

From emphasizing adult learning to teaming teachers, here are 10 research-based strategies for effective school leadership. The post 10 Research-Based Keys To Effective School Leadership appeared first on TeachThought. Education Admin

Congrats, Dr. Augillard and Dr. Grant!

Dangerously Irrelevant

The University of Colorado Denver had a ‘Walk Across the Quad’ event today to celebrate our doctoral graduates. It was a wonderful opportunity to celebrate our students’ resilience and persistence, even during a deadly pandemic.

“Equity” is More Than a Buzz Word for Featured Speaker

CUE

This has been a year of firsts for Leticia Citizen. The 21-year teaching veteran and i4Coach for Beverly Hills Unified School District headlined her first keynote earlier this year at CUELA Palooza (with several other keynotes that followed).

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2021 Online Education Trends Report

Higher education embraced widespread online learning over the past year, discovering benefits and challenges along the way. Gain insight from this annual report from BestColleges.com which surveyed online and remote (due to COVID-19) students, and program administrators.