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5 Organizations Making K–12 Tech More Inclusive

EdTech Magazine

STEM fields notoriously lack diversity, with minorities largely underrepresented in these occupations. Preparing students to explore and pursue these careers at the K–12 level can lead to more diversity in these workplaces in the future.

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15 Skills To Learn this Summer and Use Next Year

Ask a Tech Teacher

It’s summer, that time of rest and rejuvenation, ice cream and bonhomie. Like the American plains or the African savannas, it stretches endlessly to a far horizon that is the Next School Year.

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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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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!

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!

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.

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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 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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Color Management: A Checklist for Digital Artists 

ViewSonic Education

If you want to master visual arts, you should turn your eyes to color management. And the sooner the better. It’s one of the most important processes for photographers and digital artists.

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Tech Tip #16: What’s Today’s Date?

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.

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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Five ways that project based learning empowers educators and elevates equity

Hapara

This year’s ISTELive 22 conference theme is “Empowering Educators. Elevating Equity,” which has encouraged the team at H?para para to think about how we can operationalize that aspiration now and into the future. One of the most inspiring ways to do this is using project based learning (PBL).

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12 Authentic Starting Points For Learning

TeachThought - Learn better.

Learning--real, informal, authentic, and lifelong learning--can 'begin' with just about anything. The post 12 Authentic Starting Points For Learning appeared first on TeachThought. Learning Terry Heick

6 Websites that Teach Letters

Ask a Tech Teacher

A lot of online sites can make learning letters fun for kids. Here are a few of my favorites: Find the letter–easy, medium, hard –from PBS kids, intuitive to use; even K won’t have any trouble with it. Hands on Learning- -20+ Simple Activities for Kids to Start Learning Letters. Learn Letters with Max (video)–20 minute video with over 200 million views. Owl and Mouse Learn Letters –a group of websites to learn letters and sounds.

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.

ISTE LIVE 2022: Sessions to Highlight Tech Leadership, Digital Equity, Esports and More

EdTech Magazine

Teachers, school administrators, technology leaders and technology providers are preparing to kick off the summer at one of the largest K–12 ed tech conferences in the world: the annual gathering of the International Society for Technology in Education.

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Using open educational resources to empower differentiated instruction

Hapara

Open educational resources, also known as OER, provide a great way to supplement curriculum to differentiate instruction and better meet each learner’s needs in your classroom. para built itself upon a robust pedagogical foundation that is designed to support differentiated instruction.

4 Shifts Protocol sessions at InnEdCO 2022

Dangerously Irrelevant

This year there are not one… not two… but THREE 4 Shifts Protocol sessions at the annual InnEdCO conference ! I do a basic introductory workshop on Monday. Gina and Robbi have created a fabulous workshop and I can’t wait to see their session in action on Tuesday.

4 tools to help students build post-COVID research skills

eSchool News

As an educator with 21 years of experience in teaching and learning, I have had the opportunity to work with students of differing abilities and learning backgrounds. During a typical school year, meeting the varied needs of my students makes for an extremely rewarding, but challenging job.

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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.

Fact or Fallacy: Is Cloud Storage Safer Than On-Premises Databases?

EdTech Magazine

In an attempt to minimize the impact of ransomware attacks that can irretrievably encrypt their data, some school districts are encouraging end users to move materials from the district’s local drives into cloud apps.

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One Month with @Sony’s AI Robot Dog, aibo #AIrobot #robotics #sonyaibo #aibo @SonyElectronics

techieMusings

I learned about aibo, Sony’s “robotic puppy, powered by AI,” a couple years ago. What initially sparked my interest was that aibo learns and grows over time when given human care and attention. How could this robot dog provide companionship and bond with its owner?

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Best Practices for School Leaders to Support Well-Being

techlearning

Under the leadership of Alena Zachery-Ross, Ypsilanti Community Schools in Michigan has developed award-winning wellness programs

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6 findings to inform your state’s principal preparation

eSchool News

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White Paper: Enabling digital creativity with Augmented Reality in K12 education

We have conducted 2 research projects on teaching with AR. This research has been conducted with the UiO and the UiS. The resulting white paper is an in-depth look at the state of creative learning through the use of 3D modeling and exploration in AR.

Review: Microsoft’s Portable Surface Laptop SE is Scaled Down Yet Powerful

EdTech Magazine

As schools and parents rushed to purchase laptops during the pandemic, it’s entirely possible that some bought devices that were not designed for K–12 students. That is why Microsoft conducted research with elementary schools to find out what younger students really needed in a computing device.

We Should Teach About Uncomfortable Ideas, Here’s How

TeachThought - Learn better.

We can striving to remain true to the ideals of liberal science and the cascading norms of conversation using an inquiry stance. The post We Should Teach About Uncomfortable Ideas, Here’s How appeared first on TeachThought. Teaching

Best Coding Kits 2022

techlearning

The best coding kits let students take code into real world experiences

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Are teachers in your district spending more time on SEL?

eSchool News

More than 80 percent of teachers say they are spending more time than ever on social-emotional learning (SEL), according to a new survey. Teachers Pay Teachers (TPT) released its State of Education May 2022 Report , which surveyed over 2,000 U.S.

Technology to Support and Empower Users With Disabilities

There is an increasing global focus on accessibility for students in school. When combined with a device management system such as Jamf Pro or Jamf School, the sky’s the limit. Learn how Apple and Jamf can support disabled users in your school.

5 Ways K–12 Schools Can Push Back Against the Consent Phishing Trend

EdTech Magazine

We all think we know about phishing emails and how dangerous they are, particularly to K–12 school systems. However, educators may not be familiar with the growing trend of “consent phishing.”

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Seamless Learning Platforms Combine LMS, Video, and Collaboration Tools for Maximum Benefit

EdNews Daily

By Allen Drennan The use of secure and advanced digital tools is critical for schools, colleges, government agencies and other learning institutions to create effective and engaging learning experiences.

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What is Google Maps and How Can it Be Used to Teach? Tips & Tricks

techlearning

Google Maps in schools is a powerful learning tool with lots of education potential

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