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Lessons from Treadmills and Owls: The Most Important Feature in Educational Technology Products

Iterating Toward Openness

Treadmills are iconic pieces of exercise equipment for the wrong reason. They’re famous primarily for sitting unused in basements and spare bedrooms all across the country.

5 Out-Of-The Box Assessment Strategies Every Teacher Should Know

TeachThought - Learn better.

Students need access to lower-level information to then use in higher-level thinking that requires them to synthesize disparate perspectives. The post 5 Out-Of-The Box Assessment Strategies Every Teacher Should Know appeared first on TeachThought.

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The Benefits of Early STEM Education

techlearning

The benefits of early STEM education come from fostering young children’s natural curiosity and love for exploration

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Strategies to Empower Reluctant Staff

A Principal's Reflections

As a leader, have you ever been so excited about a new initiative or innovative idea only to learn that some of your staff weren’t as equally thrilled? Early in my career, this was more the norm than the exception.

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.

What Is SASE and How Can It Benefit K–12 Districts’ Security Posture?

EdTech Magazine

“The greatest and most serious threat currently facing the K–12 sector today is cyberattacks,” says Fadi Fadhil, Palo Alto Networks’ CTO of the public sector and SLED Field Strategist. “At At this point, it is obvious that a shift in cyber strategy is needed.

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New to Teaching and to Teaching MLs? Try This!

Middle Web

First and foremost, writes EL expert Valentina Gonzalez, new teachers need to view multilingualism as a student asset. Learn her five proven strategies to achieve teaching success with multilinguals, who need to be valued, respected and supported to master academic content.

Rethinking Learning Spaces: 4 Strategies for Student-Centered Learning

techlearning

The Brigantine Public School district has redesigned its learning spaces and rethought how and where learning takes place. Superintendent Glenn Robbins shares how others districts can do the same and prioritize student-centered learning in the process

District Expands Cybersecurity Training with New Service

EdTech Magazine

Chandler Unified School District, Arizona’s third-largest district, is partnering with Fortinet to train staff members on cybersecurity threats and best practices.

Your classrooms might need digital assistants

eSchool News

AI has untapped potential in classrooms, from preschool through higher education. Digital assistants can transform how educators teach, giving them the freedom to teach from anywhere in the room. When digital assistants are used in classrooms, the outcomes can be overwhelmingly beneficial.

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).

Another Excellent Online Feature from Jotform–Sign

Ask a Tech Teacher

You may know Jotform as one of the most popular tools in the form builder category, recognized for its simplicity and sophistication in what could otherwise be the complicated process of collecting and analyzing data.

Dia de los Muertos & Halloween Displays: A Meow Wolf-ish STREAM Project

User Generated Education

I have the privilege of teaching gifted education in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

What Principals Need to Know About High Quality Instructional Materials

Education Elements

The most successful school leaders we work with understand that high-quality instructional materials (HQIM) improve student engagement and are a key resource in addressing schooling loss.

The 4 Shifts Protocol in Bismarck

Dangerously Irrelevant

It’s always gratifying to see your resources being used by educators. I’ve worked with the Bismarck Public Schools multiple times on leadership, vision, and instructional design for deeper learning (and we featured Legacy High School in Leadership for Deeper Learning ).

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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.

Choosing the Right Computer Science Specialization

Ask a Tech Teacher

One of the most popular and in-demand skills is anything related to computers–programming, repair, networking, and cybersecurity to name a few.

Matters of Principal: Committing to Monitoring

EdNews Daily

By Jamie Bricker and Jack Barclay At this point of the school year, initial plans have been partially, if not fully, implemented. Mere implementation, however, most definitely does not ensure desired impact.

Wonderful Online Museums and Sites for Virtual Field Trips to Use in Class

Educators Technology

The purpose of this post is to share with you a collection of some great web tools for taking students on virtual field trips around the world.

Bringing Movie Magic into Our SEL Classrooms

Middle Web

There’s nothing wrong with “putting on a movie” after a tough week in class, writes Amber Chandler, but why not make the most of it? The former AMLE educator of the year shares her strategy (with lesson plans!) for using popular films to reach important SEL goals.

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.

Halloween Projects, Websites, Apps, Books, and a Costume

Ask a Tech Teacher

Three holidays are fast-approaching–Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas. If you’re a teacher, that means lots of tie-ins to make school festive and relevant to students.

Undercover Threats in K-12 Schools: Ransomware

EdNews Daily

By Rick Vanover As digital learning possibilities expand, school districts have become major ransomware targets. Throughout 2021, 162 school districts were the target of a cyber incident, and for the first time ever, ransomware was the most frequently reported attack.

In one giant classroom, four teachers manage 135 kids – and love it

The Hechinger Report

MESA, Ariz. — A teacher in training darted among students, tallying how many needed his help with a history unit on Islam. A veteran math teacher hovered near a cluster of desks, coaching some 50 freshmen on a geometry assignment.

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Preparing Our Students to Be Digital Storytellers

Middle Web

Digital literacy leader Brett Pierce lays out the elements of digital storytelling and shows how students can take the lead in using digital tools to collaborate, think critically, problem solve, and present publicly, creating digital narratives around core curricular goals.

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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!

7 Popular Science Museums

Educators Technology

We human beings have come a long way towards understanding the world (or probably the worlds) we are living in. Our knowledge of the inner workings of this world is expanding exponentially and in both directions: horizontally and vertically.

Industry Has an Important Role in Teaching for Racial Equity

EdNews Daily

By Ross Romano What does it look like for each of us — independent of our role or stature within the education ecosystem — to meaningfully contribute to gains in educational equity?

Modern students need modern librarians

eSchool News

When you think of a school librarian, what comes to mind? Is it shelving, stamping, and shushing? That’s the stereotype you’re probably most familiar with. Librarians are so much more than this, though.

Tech Stack Insights From 240K WordPress LMS Websites: A Data Study

Sell Courses Online

We recently analyzed around 240K WordPress LMS websites to determine what technology they use. We looked at the LMS plugins, … Tech Stack Insights From 240K WordPress LMS Websites: A Data Study Read More ?. Statistics and Studies NoTOC Original Research Wordpress LMS

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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.

Here is How to Easily Blur Background in Zoom

Educators Technology

Zoom is a great video conferencing tool for us in education. From hosting online classes to conducting webinars and organizing virtual meetups, Zoom is absolutely a reliable platform to do the job in the best way possible.

Video: Broward County: Innovative Learners, Every One

EdNews Daily

Sherry Wilson, Director of Innovative Learning for Broward County Public Schools comes from a family of educators, and her passion for children and their education is undeniable.

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Designing fair and inclusive tests for non-native speakers

eSchool News

Roughly 20 percent of U.S. residents, which is approximately 67.3 million people (equal to the population of France), speak a language other than English at home, according to the Center for Immigration Studies.

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