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4 Tips for Creating Powerful Challenge Based Learning with Students

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Is it time to fire up gaming consoles in classrooms?

eSchool News

Digital learning has become a significant part of education as a result of the pandemic, and schools are continually finding innovative ways to engage and motivate students online.

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Boost Morale with These Simple Strategies

A Principal's Reflections

Morale can best be defined as the confidence, enthusiasm, and discipline of a person or group at a particular time. Thriving cultures that produce results make every effort to keep this on the positive side. However, this is easier said than done.

OPINION: There are lots of bad ideas for solving the teacher shortage, but not enough for improving the profession

The Hechinger Report

Immediately after winning a prestigious fellowship and becoming North Dakota’s first Albert Einstein distinguished educator fellow, physics teacher Michelle Strand had little time to celebrate. She resigned from the job she loved.

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Building the Foundation for a Modern K-12 Classroom

K-12 looks different these days. But one thing remains the same: you need a reliable learning platform that serves as the foundation for teaching and learning––for all students, in a variety of learning experiences.

Beginning the School Year with “Who I Am” Projects

User Generated Education

It’s the start of a new school year. I am often baffled why teachers (all levels including college) jump right into covering content when the students are in a state of disequilibrium. wondering about the other students, the teacher, and the classroom climate.

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Tough Stuff: How to talk to your students and children about difficult topics

Education Elements

School leaders, teachers and parents have had to navigate difficult conversations in the last few years.

How to Launch a Flipped Classroom

techlearning

Flipped classroom enthusiasts say the pandemic has eliminated the technical barriers to flipped learning

New to STEM Teaching? Five Things to Do Now.

MiddleWeb

Whether you’re a recent teacher ed graduate, newly emergency certified, or an experienced teacher who’s suddenly learned you’ll be teaching STEM this year, you’re in good hands with veteran STEM teacher and curriculum designer Anne Jolly. Here are her five “do this first” tips.

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Essential Tech Tools for the History Class

Ask a Tech Teacher

Ask a Tech Teacher contributor, Christian Miraglia, former teacher and now education consultant, has suggestions for apps to help the history class: Essential Tech Tools for the History Class.

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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.

Video-Assisted Learning: Using Educational Videos to Teach

ViewSonic Education

Video-assisted learning is a growing strategic teaching approach in many modern classrooms. Educational videos are now more accessible than ever and teachers are increasingly making use of this readily available resource. But with increased use of screen-time comes increased controversy and debate.

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The Best is Yet to Come

EdNews Daily

By Charles Sosnik “Still, it’s a real good bet, the best is yet to come You think you’ve seen the sun, but you ain’t seen it shine” –Frank I was tempted to quote Dickens for this one; that trite and quite overused line, “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.”

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17 things to know about K-12 OER textbooks

Hapara

Has your school district started to use open educational resources (OER) yet? Maybe educators in your district have collaborated on finding and curating openly-licensed nonfiction or fiction, videos, images, simulations or audio clips to add to lessons.

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Notetaking and Study Apps

Ask a Tech Teacher

There are great notetaking apps and suggestions out there for students. Check out this article from The Tech Edvocate with a list of six ideas, including: Google Keep. Notes. ClickUp (not familiar to me). Note-taking and Study Apps.

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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!

10 back-to-school cybersecurity essentials

eSchool News

Summer is over and schools are back in session across the country. If you missed the chance to prepare and test your cybersecurity protocols while students were living their best lives on summer break, there are actions you must take at the start of the school year to get your programs in shape.

Steps to a Successful SEL Implementation

EdNews Daily

By Anita Mattek After several years of using a homegrown social emotional learning (SEL) approach, our district decided it was time for a more official curriculum that would support our middle and high school students’ mental health, academic achievement, and overall well-being.

9 Digital Etiquette Tips

techlearning

Teaching proper digital etiquette to students starts with modeling it

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Tech Tip #6: 16 Habits of Mind

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.

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.

Edtech insights from the back office to the teacher’s desk

eSchool News

In this episode of Innovations in Education , hosted by Kevin Hogan: Why back-office systems are an essential element to successful learning 9 priorities for a future-focused education system Some good news (sort of) on post-pandemic learning gains.

Education, the Brain and Learning Outcomes

EdNews Daily

By Betsy Hill and Roger Stark It may seem trite to say the brain is where learning takes place and therefore we need to know about the brain when we consider how to improve learning outcomes.

Bingo Ice Breaker with Alice Keeler

Teacher Tech

Have fun with a Bingo Ice Breaker! Try out this free Add-on by Alice Keeler to create a fun activity to get students or participants up out of their seats and getting to know each other. The post Bingo Ice Breaker with Alice Keeler appeared first on Teacher Tech.

6 Creative back-to-school activities for teachers

Neo LMS

Even during the summer, educators are always thinking about returning to school, particularly when it comes to back-to-school activities.

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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!

Creating student engagement through the power of play

eSchool News

Recently, my colleagues and I attended a summer camp where we introduced students to some fantastic STEM activities. Kids learned how to create their own lava lamps out of everyday kitchen materials. They programed Sphero robots and used them to make cooperative artwork.

The Reality of School Starting: No More Free Lunches?

EdNews Daily

By Christy S. Martin, Ed.D. School starts early here in East Tennessee and this week was its beginning. While school has barely started in my community, one thing is evident. There are no free lunches.

OPINION: Community schools promote equity: We need more of them

The Hechinger Report

For those of us in the trenches of the community school movement, an increased federal focus on community schools couldn’t come at a better time. City leaders and others are increasingly aware of the power of community schools as an equity strategy.

New Zoom Features Enhance Communication in K–12 Education

EdTech Magazine

Ahead of the coming school year, Zoom is rolling out new features intended to benefit students and educators.

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.

Why digital formative assessment is critical in today’s classrooms

eSchool News

The accelerated digitization of today’s classroom impacts every aspect of instruction–from attendance to summative assessment and everything in between. As educators have shifted to the hybrid environment, they have had to make significant changes in the way they approach formative assessment.

Best Sites for Genius Hour/Passion Projects

techlearning

These top Genius Hour/Passion Project websites provide expert guidance to educators interested in implementing Genius Hour in their classrooms

RTI White Paper

N2Y

Learn how targeted interventions boost student success in the classroom and beyond! White Paper White Papers and eBooks Guides and eBooks inspire Total Solution

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