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How Challenge Based Learning Transformed My Classroom and Boosted Students’ Confidence

Digital Promise

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6 Ways to Help Students Master Media Fluency

Middle Web

As disinformation proliferates, schools need a better solution than perfunctory media literacy education, say these digital citizenship advocates. When students achieve full “media fluency,” they will not only understand disinformation exists but have the tools to outflank it.

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Tech Tip #167–How to Evaluate Apps

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.

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Taking Learners Deeper with Reflection

A Principal's Reflections

“ We do not learn from experience. We learn from reflecting on experience.” – John Dewey The quote above from Dewey has always resonated with me, especially when I am outside doing yardwork in Texas. In the past, I used to often get stung by bees and wasps.

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.

Why More States Are Requiring Computer Science Classes

techlearning

More and more states are requiring computer science classes be offered at all schools

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PROOF POINTS: Black and white teachers from HBCUs are better math instructors, study finds

The Hechinger Report

Black elementary students in North Carolina tended to score higher on annual math tests when they were taught by an HBCU-trained teacher, but not necessarily a Black teacher, according to an unpublished study from a Stanford University graduate student.

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New Report: Equity, Cybersecurity Top List of State Education Technology Priorities

eSchool News

As students return to another school-year impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, a new report sheds light on how state education agencies and policy-makers are adapting to an increasingly digital, post-pandemic world.

Why E-rate is critical for school technology access

eSchool News

Every year, schools and libraries have access to billions of dollars of funding through the FCC’s E-rate program. Unfortunately, many don’t take advantage, oftentimes because of confusion over who is eligible and what services are available.

The Promise of LER Technology for Digital Equity

Digital Promise

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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).

Family Physical Education Week

Ask a Tech Teacher

Family PE Week is October 3rd through 7th this year. I was traveling during this event, but thought I’d share some website resources to help in this endeavor: BracketMaker. Final Kick –app; simulates kicking that final soccer kick (with Google Cardboard). GoNoodle –fitness videos.

How to Start a High School Esports Team & Benefit Your School

ViewSonic Education

High school esports is a growing phenomenon offering a whole new group of students amazing opportunities for personal and professional growth.

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Success Story: Securing Academic Integrity with NEO LMS and Turnitin

Neo LMS

The axiom “less is more” is confirmed daily in our Information Age. In education, the abundance of novel tools, opportunities, and concepts runs the risk of overburdening already stretched teachers and processes.

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7 Mistakes to Avoid When Implementing a School Survey

Education Elements

Feedback has the ability to strengthen your new initiative or culture. But give a lousy survey, and you can set your school or district back in terms of trust, and you may lose the ability to gather important input in the future. Don’t turn a positive opportunity into a negative.

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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.

Should You Unschool?

Ask a Tech Teacher

The first time I read about Unschooling , I ignored it. Surely, it was a fad that would go away. When I read about it a thousand more times, I dug into it.

Blue Light Filters & Eye Strain – What You Need to Know

ViewSonic Education

Have you ever had trouble falling asleep or gotten itchy eyes after a long day at the computer? As you probably know, all modern screens emit blue light, which can affect eye health and cause sleeping problems. But no need to panic!

Classroom Communication Strategy: A Guide for Modern Classrooms

EdNews Daily

By John Allen While many of us will have grown up with a lot of different teaching styles, both at school and depicted on television, it’s one thing to see other people teach, and another thing entirely to understand what tools they’re employing day-to-day.

5 steps to gamify your Canvas classroom

Ditch That Textbook

This post was written by Sarah Stef, an educator in Indiana. She spent 6 years teaching High School Math, and 4 years as a Digital Integration Specialist for the South Bend Community School Corporation. Sarah is currently a Coordinator of Curriculum & Instruction in Washington, MO.

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.

Photomath is NOT Cheating

Teacher Tech

Photomath is NOT cheating. It is time to stop burying out heads in the sand and pretending that students are not going to use Photomath. The post Photomath is NOT Cheating appeared first on Teacher Tech. Math edtech math

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How to Select a Complete Digital Education Solution Provider

ViewSonic Education

Finding the correct digital education and EdTech solution provider can be challenging, but choosing the best fit for you will save you time and money, and help you avoid frustration.

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What is Universal Design for Learning (UDL)?

techlearning

The Universal Design for Learning framework seeks to engage all students with accessible, relevant, and meaningful learning

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Don’t wait: The importance of early dyslexia intervention

eSchool News

A learning disorder that can impact a child’s ability to read or interpret words, letters, and other symbols—but that doesn’t affect general intelligence—dyslexia often goes unnoticed until a student displays significant struggles with reading and/or writing.

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!

Creative Fabrica Offers Tons of Stunning Fonts and Graphics to Use in Your Teaching

Educators Technology

Creative Fabrica is the hub of choice for creative minds. It offers tons of free and premium fonts, graphics, embroidery, crafts, and tools. Creative Fabrica is accessible in 8 languages namely English, French, Italian, Dutch, Portuguese, Spanish, German, and Polish.

Jumpstart Engagement With Interactive Whiteboard Classroom Technology

ViewSonic Education

Interactive whiteboards are a technological leap similar to the leap to the first blackboard, and is set to revolutionize education. A new era of teaching that integrates multiple media and information sources has begun.

OPINION: It’s time to expand our thinking about what works in education reform

The Hechinger Report

For decades, education reform around the world has been dominated by the rhetoric that we should use experimental research to figure out “what works.”. If we can just find the most effective solutions using science, the thinking goes, then the best policies can and should be widely used.

3 Strategies to Boost Civics Education

EdTechTeacher

by Tom Driscoll , EdTechTeacher CEO and Shawn McCusker , Authors of Becoming Active Citizens: Practices to Engage Students in Civics Education Across the Curriculum. This post was originally published on Edutopia, linked here ].

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 Are Some Very Good Word Cloud Generators for Teachers and Students

Educators Technology

The purpose of today's post is to share with you this collection featuring some very good tools to help you create beautiful word clouds.

5 ways to use ESSER funds to create cleaner environments

eSchool News

Funding is often schools’ biggest obstacle when it comes to enhancing the learning environment beyond the basics. The Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) fund is providing a significant influx of resources for schools across the nation.

Tulsa study offers more evidence of pre-K’s benefits into adulthood

The Hechinger Report

Many people might think the main benefit of a high-quality preschool program is the academic boost it gives young children when they enter elementary school. But the strongest positive effects may show up years, and even decades, later and have little to do with test scores and grades.