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Positive student-teacher relationships: 8 Ways to build stronger connections in the classroom


Every teacher was once a student. When remembering those years on the other side of the teacher’s desk, we know that students don’t learn when they don’t like their teachers.

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25 Websites for Lesson Planning

Ask a Tech Teacher

Here are a few of the popular resources teachers are using for lesson planning: Organize/Create lesson plans. Alma –create standards-based lessons and gradebook, with analytics. BlendSpace –blend a variety of digital materials into one canvas for students.


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Preparing Leaders for the Upcoming School Year

Education Elements

Across the country, educators and educational leaders have celebrated their graduations, held their end-of-year promotion ceremonies, and cleaned out their classrooms. After another unpredictable year, many are eager to get some well-deserved time away this summer.

Monitor Ports and USB-C: A Comparison of Display Connections

ViewSonic Education

Monitor ports have changed over the years. Not only can they carry increasingly complex data, but they can also charge and power the devices that they connect. Like any technology, monitor ports are undergoing a continuing evolution to improve image quality and power efficiency. .

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.

Transitioning to a Transformational Mindset

A Principal's Reflections

The concept of how one’s mindset plays a crucial role in growth and change is nothing new. However, there are different ways to look beyond just fixed vs. growth.

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Social-Emotional Learning Series: Cultivating Skills All Students Need to Thrive ?

Catlin Tucker

The focus on learning loss and getting kids “caught up” after two years of online, concurrent, and hybrid learning distracted educators from the critical work of developing the skills students needed to be part of a thriving learning community.

What to Consider When Rolling Out 1:1 Devices

Digital Promise

A year ago, the American Rescue Plan provided billions of dollars in federal relief for K-12 education. Many districts used these funds to purchase devices for every student.

What is a Stylus Pen?

ViewSonic Education

What is a stylus pen? If you’re the proud owner of a touchscreen device, you’ve probably found yourself asking this question. And you’re certainly not the only one! Stylus pens have been around for millennia and their new variants keep emerging.

Tech Tip #129: Top Ten PC Shortkeys

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.

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).

Build a Culture of Cybersecurity Awareness in K–12 Schools

EdTech Magazine

Before St. Vrain Valley Schools began closely examining its cybersecurity posture, its staff didn’t have the best cyber hygiene.

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Create Your Own STAR WARS Animations using Google Slides


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]. Are you looking to do something pretty wild with your students this year?

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School libraries are disappearing when students need them most

eSchool News

This story was originally published by Chalkbeat. Sign up for their newsletters at newsletters. In 2014, I got my first teaching job at a brand new high school in Detroit. The building had once been an elementary school with a fully functioning library.

40 Websites to Teach Keyboarding

Ask a Tech Teacher

Here are a few of the popular resources teachers are using to teach keyboarding. For more keyboarding websites, software, typing tests, special needs, and more, click Ask a Tech Teacher’s Keyboarding Page: Lesson Plans. 4 lesson plans–bundled. Homeschool Keyboarding Kit. K-5 Curriculum.

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.

PROOF POINTS: The paradox of “good” teaching

The Hechinger Report

What is “good” teaching? Ask 10 people and you’ll get 10 different answers. Hollywood celebrates teachers who believe in their students and help them to achieve their dreams.

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A Lesson in Bitmoji

Teacher Tech

Many teachers love using Bitmoji, it makes your digital interactions more personal. However, how do you get started? Check out this lesson in Bitmoji for a Bitmoji tutorial for teachers. The post A Lesson in Bitmoji appeared first on Teacher Tech. EdTech Tool edtech google Google Slides

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The State of the Digital Divide


Despite progress closing the digital divide, millions of students remain on the wrong side of it. Advocates say the solution is more funding that includes digital knowledge education

Tech Ed Resources–Lesson Plans

Ask a Tech Teacher

I get a lot of questions from readers about what tech ed resources I use in my classroom so I’m taking a few days this summer to review them with you. Some are from members of the Ask a Tech Teacher crew. Others, from tech teachers who work with the same publisher I do.

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.

SmartMusic- Music Learning Website for Teachers and Students

Educators Technology

SmartMusic is an educational platform that provides teachers and students with a wide variety of resources to enhance music education. SmartMusic library features a huge collection of predefined practice exercises and sight-reading assignments with automatic scoring and instant feedback.

Here’s What To Look For When Buying An EdTech Solution

EdNews Daily

Did you know that in 2021, the global edtech market was valued at USD 106.46 billion? Furthermore, the annual growth rate in education technology is expected to grow by over 16.5% from 2022 to 2030. We talk about EdTech quite a bit in the education field, but what does it mean to the average person? What Is EdTech?

How to Lock Areas of a Google Doc

Teacher Tech

You want to restrict editing on PART of a Google Doc. This step by step guide will show you a hack for how to lock areas of a google doc. The post How to Lock Areas of a Google Doc appeared first on Teacher Tech. Docs Google Sheets google Google Docs Google Sheets GoogleEDU spreadsheets

Managing Teacher Email


Managing teacher email more efficiently advice from online teaching professionals and an etiquette expert


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!

Bouncy Balls: A Good Tool for Managing Classroom Noise

Educators Technology

Bouncy Balls is a free web tool that helps you manage your classroom noise. Bouncy Balls has an integrated noise meter that automatically detects different noise levels in more. Classroom management tools

Is it time to double down on digital citizenship training?

eSchool News

About a week ago, my 5-year-old daughter asked me a question I was not quite prepared for. As we were walking back to our house from the neighborhood park, she asked, “Daddy, when am I going to get a cell phone?”. She went on to explain the specific ways in which a cell phone would benefit her life.

OPINION: Why ‘test-optional’ admissions are not a game-changer for equity after all

The Hechinger Report

In response to the pandemic, many selective colleges and universities across the nation temporarily dropped testing requirements for admission.

Digital Math Manipulatives with Mathigon

Teacher Tech

Digital Math Manipulatives are free and easy. Check out how to provide students with the digital tools they need to explore mathematical concepts. The post Digital Math Manipulatives with Mathigon appeared first on Teacher Tech. EdTech Tool Math edtech math

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.

Studying Slavery’s Legacy in Education


The Universities Studying Slavery consortium has brought together nearly 100 colleges and universities in the U.S. and internationally, along with a handful of private K-12 schools

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5 steps to an engaging online elementary program

eSchool News

Elementary education is the foundation for early learning, providing students with the skills and community they need for future success in school and life. Thanks to today’s technology, helping them start on the right foot is easier than ever – especially with online learning opportunities.

Districts Bet on Tech and Physical Classrooms to Boost Online Learning Quality

EdTech Magazine

Today, as districts get back to in-person classes after a pandemic that saw online learning thrust upon teachers and students, K–12 schools are again taking up the virtual mantle, establishing full-time programs designed as a permanent alternative to in-person learning.

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