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5 Benefits of Technology in the Classroom

ViewSonic Education

There are many benefits of technology in the classroom, so we’ve picked five of the most significant for this handy list. From increased engagement to more inclusive environments, the correct application of EdTech improves a wide range of learning outcomes.

STEM vs. STEAM: The importance of the Arts

Neo LMS

We live in a world increasingly enhanced by and reliant upon advanced technology. It has a core presence in many areas of our lives and there are few industries not using it in some way.

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Facing the Great Resignation? Support Instructional Coaches

Education Elements

A recent Forbes article said, “If the big challenge of 2021 was to get children back into the classroom, the challenge for 2022 is to keep teachers there.”

Random Acts of Kindness Day

Ask a Tech Teacher

I’ll never forget the day years ago when I stood in a donut shop, half asleep, bed head, with a monster sugar deficit. As I got to the front of the line, the man before me said, “I’ll pay for hers, too.” ” I didn’t know him.

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.

7 strategies for students who struggle with executive functioning

Ditch That Textbook

Executive functioning helps students get tasks done and work through their day. Here's how you can support students who struggle.

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Technology in the Classroom: The Complete Guide

ViewSonic Education

There has always been technology in the classroom, even if it hasn’t always been welcome. Take a brief look at the history of technology’s uneasy relationship with education. Then see some common modern additions to the classroom ranging from computers to smartphones.

How Does the Metaverse Fit into Education?

Ask a Tech Teacher

Learning hit a bump in the education road as it attempted to adapt traditional and proven in-person schooling to remote environments during a worldwide pandemic. The metaverse–though far in the future–offers an interesting option for teaching without touching.

Strength in Vulnerability

A Principal's Reflections

“ Vulnerability is the core, the heart, the center, of meaningful human experiences.” - Brené Brown Change is hard. It is even more challenging to sustain. While there are many obstacles to individual or system growth, fear and comfort tend to lead the pack.

5 Elements that make lessons more engaging

Neo LMS

A version of this post was published in TeachThought. When you think back to your school years, you probably remember those teachers who made classes interesting. They would always find a way to make even the dullest lessons captivating.

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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).

Transitioning to a better solution: How one NJ district is switching to H?para for the benefit of all

Hapara

For many educators, the start of this school year held the possibility of returning to a more “normal” school year after periods of distance and hybrid learning. But teachers and school leaders across the U.S.

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9 President’s Day Activities

Ask a Tech Teacher

Presidents’ Day is an American holiday celebrated on the third Monday in February–this year, February 19, 2018. Originally established in 1885 in recognition of President George Washington, it is still unofficially called “Washington’s Birthday” by many.

Science-Based Valentine Day Projects

User Generated Education

I really like using maker education and STEM/STEAM projects to celebrate holidays and special events.

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Habit stacking: 10 ways it can streamline class

Ditch That Textbook

Habit stacking can create cues to help students remember to do what they need to do. Here are 10 ways it can work. Do you ever feel like you tell students to do the same things every single day? Turn in your assignment. Push in your chair. Do your exit ticket. Pick up your materials. If we […].

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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.

Why Creatives Need to Sync ICC Profiles 

ViewSonic Education

What are ICC profiles? In order to understand what they are, we first have to grasp how we perceive colors. The average human eye has three types of cone cells and when combined, can perceive up to a million different colors.

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Tech Tips #173: Track Your Stuff

Ask a Tech Teacher

This is not part of the 169 tech tips for your class book but it will be when I update the ebook: Tech Tip #173: Track Your Stuff. If you follow me on Instagram , or my writer’s blog, WordDreams , you already saw this tip! This is a very cool tip: Track anything with Apple Air Tags.

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Educational Technology Trends to Look Out For in 2022

EdTech4Beginners

There’s no doubt that education technology or ‘EdTech’ is an important and fast-evolving entity in the digital age, and one that is having a dramatic impact on the quality of students’ learning. In the US alone, students experiencing more than 60 minutes per week of device use achieved higher academic results through 2020, while 81% of facilitators said that having access to EdTech improved outputs considerably during the same period.

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Personalizing Field Trips by Putting Students in Charge

Catlin Tucker

In today’s climate, the idea of a field trip may be unfathomable. Getting through a regular day without a COVID scare and mask management is enough to exhaust teachers with the best classroom management skills.

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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.

How to Use Esports to Improve Student Performance

ViewSonic Education

The concept of using esports to improve student performance within schools and other academic settings may still seem unusual to some educators, but it is a realistic aim. To reap the rewards from an esports program, you need structure and a plan of action.

Has Your School District Considered Creating a “Parent University”?

TeacherCast

This post was originally created and posted on the website TeacherCast Educational Network. The only place to read this as the original content is [link]. You must do the things you think you cannot do.” – Eleanor Roosevelt. Imagine yourself as a parent.

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5 Teaching Tips Using Brain Science

techlearning

Beth Rogowsky, a professor at Bloomsburg University, shares tips from her book on brain science and teaching

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Largely unseen and unsupported, huge numbers of student fathers are quitting college

The Hechinger Report

While his wife was in labor in the hospital with their third child, Joshua Castillo was in the waiting room completing a computer science final and two quizzes. This story also appeared in The Guardian.

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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!

Best Human Anatomy Apps for Students

Educators Technology

Updated in February 2022 Learning about the anatomy and physiology of human body does not have to be a tedious task. Technology has tremendously facilitated it. From online experimental labs to.read more. iPad human anatomy apps Science resources

How to Set Up Canned Responses in Gmail

Teacher Tech

How to set up canned responses in Gmail. Create Gmail Automatic Responses easily, it is built right into Gmail. The post How to Set Up Canned Responses in Gmail appeared first on Teacher Tech. Gmail Google gmail google GoogleEDU

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How George School Uses Location Driven Digital Signage to Improve Communication

eSchool News

George School is a 128-year-old Quaker coeducational boarding and day school in Pennsylvania. It’s home to 540 students representing 37 countries and 18 states. Well known for academic excellence, George Schools has a 95% IB Diploma completion rate, one of the world’s highest.

What is JeopardyLabs and How Can It Be Used for Teaching? Tips and Tricks

techlearning

JeopardyLabs is a free game quiz template site perfect for teachers and students

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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.

OPINION: A family physician weighs in — We shouldn’t rush to eliminate school mask mandates

The Hechinger Report

I became a family doctor to advocate for those who are most vulnerable. So, when it comes to Covid and masks, I wonder, why gamble with our children’s health when a vaccine that could confer protection from serious illness is just around the corner?

Instagram Reels: What They Are and Suggestions For Classroom Use

EmergingEdTech

Exploring the use of Instragram Reels in the Foreign Language Classroom (with ideas that can work in most subjects!) Given the global popularity of the TikTok application, it is normal for others to. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post.

6 key trends shaping the future of K-12 assessment

eSchool News

Most educators are concerned that summative assessments cause students undue anxiety, adding to growing concerns over the state of K-12 assessments and how they’re created, delivered, and interpreted.