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Eye Opening! Harvard Researchers Say Data Isn’t Improving Student Outcomes

Cool Cat Teacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

What is Refresh Rate?

ViewSonic Education

If you are searching for a monitor or any other kind of display hardware, there is going to be a lot of jargon to contend with, but one of your biggest questions is likely to be ‘what is refresh rate?’

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5 (free) Posters about Learning

Ask a Tech Teacher

Every month, we’ll share five themed posters that you can share on your website (with attribution), post on your walls, or simply be inspired. This month: Learning. –for the entire collection of 65 posters, click here. Jacqui Murray has been teaching K-18 technology for 30 years.

The Role of a Leader in Building Capacity

A Principal's Reflections

When it comes to leadership, there is no one right way or quick fix. Just like with learning, it's a process, not an event. Another given is that no matter where your practice lies, or that of your staff, there are always areas to improve.

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.

Transmedia, Digital Storytelling Project

User Generated Education

As someone who, for years, has been using educational technology, I have said the often stated quote, Technology won’t replace teachers, but teachers who don’t use technology will be replaced.

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 8 Strategies for increasing student self-efficacy in online education

Neo LMS

Teachers want their students to be confident in their ability to reach their goals. The concept that best describes this confidence is student self-efficacy. Students with higher levels of self-efficacy are very likely to remain motivated even when faced with difficult situations.

Developing a classroom culture of resilience with H?para Highlights

Hapara

Blog series: Spotlighting SEL in the H?para-supported para-supported classroom. This blog series is designed to provide educators with examples from the classroom of how the H?para para Instructional Suite can be used to support social and emotional learning (SEL).

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Doing the same thing over and over again…

Dangerously Irrelevant

Hechinger Report just published an article on how having teachers study student data doesn’t actually result in better student learning outcomes. Think about that for a minute. That finding is pretty counterintuitive, right?

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What Is a Digital Whiteboard?

ViewSonic Education

You’ve known analog whiteboards for years and already used interactive whiteboards, but chances are you still wonder: what is a digital whiteboard? Think of it as a solution that offers a fantastic opportunity to modernize classrooms and workplaces.

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).

The Importance of the DEI Survey

Education Elements

In late May of 2020, as our country battled the coronavirus, the murder of George Floyd sent shockwaves through many communities, across the United States.

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Video: Digital Transition Event Panel Discussion

EdNews Daily

Perhaps the favorite part of The Learning Counsel’s Digital Transition Discussion events is the Guest Administrator Panel Discussion, and for good reason.

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Books I read in February 2022

Dangerously Irrelevant

Books I finished reading (or rereading) in February 2022… The World Becomes What We Teach , Zoe Weil (education). The Path of Daggers , Robert Jordan (fantasy). Winter’s Heart , Robert Jordan (fantasy). Crossroads of Twilight , Robert Jordan (fantasy). Santiago , Mike Resnick (sci fi).

Why USB-C Monitors Are Perfect for Teachers

ViewSonic Education

USB-C monitors for teachers mean an incredible work upgrade for entire schools. Let’s be honest, sophisticated digital display devices are becoming a mainstay in classrooms. How connect them all together, though? The answer is simple: a USB-C cable.

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.

Digital versus physical textbooks

Hapara

Has your K-12 school district taken advantage of digital textbooks yet? While college and university students were the first to swap physical textbooks for digital versions, K-12 schools are now joining the movement. Are digital textbooks better, though? Which do learners prefer and why?

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Gamification in Education: Fostering a Growth Mindset

EdNews Daily

By Betsy Hill and Roger Stark When the term “gamification” comes up in the context of education, it is usually introduced as a way to improve student engagement and motivation. Given the dismal state of student engagement in school work, maybe that by itself would be enough.

Busting The Myth of Learning Styles

techlearning

The idea that different students have different learning styles pervades education, but cognitive scientists say there is no evidence learning styles exist

PROOF POINTS: Researchers blast data analysis for teachers to help students 

The Hechinger Report

T he numbers were supposed to shed light on what was happening in public schools. That was the idea behind the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001. It mandated that every third through eighth grade student had to take an annual test to see who was performing at grade level.

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.

10 Things To Try Before Quitting Teaching

TeachThought - Learn better.

If you would've told me that rather than quitting teaching, I should 'try counseling,' I probably would not have responded favorably. The post 10 Things To Try Before Quitting Teaching appeared first on TeachThought. Teaching Whole Teacher

Phoenix, AZ 2022, The Briefing: National Digital Transition Survey Results

EdNews Daily

At 8:30 sharp, as the enthusiastic crowd was gathering their coffee and heading for their seats, the Phoenix Digital Transition Discussion rolled into high gear.

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10 cool AR and VR tools for the classroom

eSchool News

We all know that augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) are super fun, but AR and VR tools can also be incredibly powerful when integrated into classroom learning. What’s the difference?

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OPINION: If we don’t act quickly, the student loan default system could plunge more families into poverty

The Hechinger Report

For too long, the dream of pursuing a college degree has turned into a nightmare of loan default for millions of students.

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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!

Tech Leads the Way to Equitable Education for K–12 Students

EdTech Magazine

The recent rise in educational technology has allowed K–12 students to become more connected than ever before, despite being physically farther apart.

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Books vs Google: The Benefits Of Researching Via Physical Text

TeachThought - Learn better.

The kinetics of circling, drawing arrows, and taking notes in margins while reading help can improve long-term memory retention. The post Books vs Google: The Benefits Of Researching Via Physical Text appeared first on TeachThought. Learning

Everything You Need to Know About Differentiated Instruction (Plus Actionable Strategies)

EmergingEdTech

Image Source The more we learn about education, the more we realize the limitations of the traditional “one size fits all” teaching and learning model. Studies have shown that “passive” lectures are. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post.

TEACHER VOICE: Social and emotional learning is helping close equity gaps at my school

The Hechinger Report

As an educator, one of the most annoying things you can hear a student say is, “This is stupid,” or, “Why are we learning this?”.

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.

Where do IEPs stand two years into COVID?

eSchool News

There’s no doubt that every student lost valuable in-person school time over the last two school years. But students with IEPs faced additional challenges keeping pace during remote or hybrid learning.

How A Director of Technology Keeps Students Connected

techlearning

Adam A. Phyall, III worked diligently during the pandemic to help provide access to devices for all students within his district but says more work needs to be done to eliminate tech disparities

5 Creative Ways to Use Google Slides

Teacher Tech

5 Creative Ways to Use Google Slides. Join me for ways to get more out of Google Slides. Here are also 7 tips for Google Slides. The post 5 Creative Ways to Use Google Slides appeared first on Teacher Tech. Google Slides google Google Slides GoogleEDU slides