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Improve K–12 Literacy with Next-Gen Reading Tools

EdTech Magazine

Learning to read and improving literacy once hinged on traditional hard-copy books, but in 21st-century learning, there are far more tools at educators’ disposal.

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3 Tips for Easily Implementing Social-Emotional Learning – by John Gamba

ViewSonic Education

Social-emotional learning is a growing need for schools across the United States. However, teachers do not always have the time, resources, and proper training needed to really help students develop sustainable coping skills.

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We can teach math better–here’s how

eSchool News

In 1997, the National Reading Panel issued a report on the findings of dozens of studies looking into the most effective methods of teaching and learning reading.

100s of Websites on STEM-STEAM

Ask a Tech Teacher

After you’ve checked out our favorite STEAM resources , here are some of those that teachers use to teach STEM and STEAM: Science. Technology. Engineering. stem #steameducation #elemed. Copyright ©2022 worddreams.wordpress.com – All rights reserved.

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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.

Diversify your classroom!

EdTech4Beginners

As Reading Curriculum Leader, one of my main focuses is to diversify the books we use in the classroom and school library. This is so important for many reasons, but essentially because representation matters.

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5 Ways Science Encourages A Love For Learning

EdNews Daily

Do you remember a favorite Science teacher or Science class you had in high school or college? I have fond memories of different teachers who taught Science in a fun, witty, and engaging manner.

The 3 C’s to Survive and Thrive in Disruptive Times

A Principal's Reflections

We blink, and things change. While disruption is not new in any sense, it is happening at a more frenetic pace for a variety of reasons.

How to Communicate Student Data Privacy Protections to Families More Effectively

EdTech Magazine

Parents and guardians of K–12 students are rather aware and concerned about student data privacy, but a majority are lacking specific information from their schools.

3 ways educators can embrace and enable inclusive programming

eSchool News

While the effects of COVID-19 may have diminished for many thanks to widespread vaccine- and infection-induced immunity , the pandemic continues to have a significant systemwide impact and exacerbate social gaps.

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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).

Tech Tip #169: What is Digital Literacy?

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 League Meets the West Coast: A Look Into the Fall 2022 League Convening

Digital Promise

On October 19-21, the League of Innovative Schools convened in Los Angeles, California, for their biannual League meeting, which was hosted alongside Compton Unified School District and El Segundo Unified School District.

Five Ways to Center Equity when Celebrating the Holidays in Your School or District

Education Elements

And just like that, summer has ended, and pumpkin spice lattes are back. It’s that time of year: the Winter Holidays are among us! Like other times during the year, this is a great moment to pause and be intentional about centering educational equity in your school and district.

The 7 Core 21st Century Teacher Competencies

Ditch That Textbook

This post is written by Sam Kary, Founder and CEO of New EdTech Classroom, a teacher-led professional development startup dedicated to helping educators design innovative classrooms with technology.

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.

The 4 Shifts Protocol in Kentucky

Dangerously Irrelevant

The Commonwealth of Kentucky has leaned hard into the 4 Shifts Protocol to support its schools’ technology integration and instructional redesign work. Over 650(!)

Leveraging the Village for Community Science Learning

Digital Promise

The post Leveraging the Village for Community Science Learning appeared first on Digital Promise

Sing Around the World: Teaching Reading and Mindset Skills through Music

Waterford

Written by Marika Ismail. Director of Inclusive Curriculum at Waterford.org. My 4-year-old son Niko recently started transitional kindergarten at our local elementary school. It’s been a rough time for us, with a few tears. Some days he tells me he’s scared and misses his friends from preschool.

Take My Crutches. Please

EdNews Daily

By Betsy Hill and Roger Stark A 17-year-old high-school student recently walked into a high-stakes test without the accommodations that he had received for years. This was not an arbitrary administrative decision; it was his choice.

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.

One state mandates teaching climate change in almost all subjects – even PE

The Hechinger Report

PENNINGTON, N.J. There was one minute left on Suzanne Horsley’s stopwatch and the atmosphere remained thick with carbon dioxide, despite the energetic efforts of her class of third graders to clear the air. This story also appeared in The Washington Post.

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When Students Use Social Media As A Source

techlearning

Use of social media as a research tool among students continues to increase

How edtech is embedded in Society 5.0

eSchool News

The pandemic saw countless education institutes scramble in a bid to offer remote learning, which just highlighted how ill-prepared they were for future learning.

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5 Ways for Rural Schools to Get the Most out of a Districtwide Communications Platform

EdNews Daily

By Stephanie Hinds Our rural school district operates from a single campus, but that doesn’t make school-home communications any easier. With 1,500 students across grades K-12, we were previously using a blend of different tools to sync up our teachers, students, and families.

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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!

PROOF POINTS: Many schools are buying on-demand tutoring but a study finds that few students are using it

The Hechinger Report

In the fall of 2020, educators at Aspire Public Schools – a network of 36 charter schools in California that are privately run but taxpayer funded – were worried. As with other schools around the country, pandemic era learning wasn’t going smoothly.

Teaching Using News Articles: Helpful Tips and Resources for Teachers

Educators Technology

Our students live in a world saturated with all kinds of news. Unfortunately, a sizable portion of online news stories, especially those circulating on social media sites are fake news, false information, disinformation, misinformation, or downright propaganda.

How digital equity enhances cybersecurity in schools

eSchool News

Digital equity in the classroom goes far beyond the need to deliver internet connectivity and devices. All students need and deserve a safe, reliable, and adaptable edtech ecosystem to support and nurture their learning experience.

From TTHWADI to HLLC, thanks in part to NBPNSPP: All to benefit TTTWCS

EdNews Daily

By Charles Sosnik It is hard to believe this school year is almost half over. It feels as though it is literally flying by. After next week, we have Thanksgiving week. And then two more weeks after that, we pull out for the holidays and say goodbye to 2022 (we hardly knew ye).

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: Parents and students need more information about pathways to college and careers

The Hechinger Report

In the heart of Louisville, Kentucky, Rikaiya Long recently stood at the front of the courtroom, presenting oral arguments from the law brief she’d authored a week prior. Legal scholars listened intently while she defended her position in the case of strict liability.

DOGO News- A Good Social Studies Website for Kids and Students

Educators Technology

DOGO News is a good news website for students. It offers kids friendly news stories covering current events in the world.

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Some Schools Use 2,000 Apps. Here’s How One District Protects Data Privacy

techlearning

Data privacy is a priority at Lafayette Public Schools. Jim Farmer, the chief technology officer, discusses how the district made that happen

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