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10 Ways Any Teacher Can (and Should) Use Technology

Ask a Tech Teacher

Common Core tells us: New technologies have broadened and expanded the role that speaking and listening play in acquiring and sharing knowledge and have tightened their link to other forms of communication.

Back to school but not back to normal

eSchool News

Subscribe: Google Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | iTunes In Getting There: Innovation in Education, Editor at Large Kevin Hogan sits down with K-12 educators, thought leaders, and innovators to highlight the latest in an ever-changing school year.


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Eco-education: From eco-schools to eco-citizens


Theodore Roosevelt famously said : To waste, to destroy our natural resources, to skin and exhaust the land instead of using it to increase its usefulness, will result in undermining in the days of our children the very prosperity which we ought by right to hand down to them amplified and developed.

Announcing the 2021-2022 League of Innovative Schools Cohort

Digital Promise

Digital Promise is thrilled to announce 37 districts—including 26 new districts and 11 returning districts—will join the ranks of the League of Innovative Schools for the 2021-2022 school year.

WW2 to COVID-19: How Remote Tools Help Reinforce Development Post-Program eLearning

Speaker: Pat D'Amico, Founder and CEO of About-Face Development

In a world where virtual learning is here to stay, answering the question of “What now?” requires us to thoughtfully evaluate how we got here and how we can leverage the knowledge gained during the pandemic to address one of trainings greatest historical challenges – how we reinforce learning to move from knowledge to behavior change. Join Pat D'Amico, Founder and CEO of About-Face Development, LLC, for this illuminating discussion on how to keep the gears turning

Blended Learning Best Practices During the Pandemic with Thomas Arnett

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Thomas Arnett from the Christensen Institute Shares What the Insitute has learned from administrators and teachers about best practices for teaching during the pandemic. Sponsor: Screencastify.

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3 Strategies for Ed. Companies to Reach Teachers Through Social Media

Ed Tech from the Ground Up

Cognitive ToyBox conducted an experiment to find out which forms of advertising via social media are most effective in reaching educators. The post 3 Strategies for Ed. Companies to Reach Teachers Through Social Media appeared first on Market Brief.

Personalizing Learning: Targeted Instruction

Education Elements

In our earlier versions of our Core Four of Personalized Learning, targeted instruction was primarily a teacher action separated from another Core Four element, data driven decision making.

Are you an upset teacher? How to understand what is wrong.

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. These are challenging times, but what if you're trying to find some normalcy amidst the challenges?

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Comics–an underused tool to boost SEL skills

Ask a Tech Teacher

Comics have long been considered not just to gamify education but to teach writing skills that are challenging for some students. SmartBrief Education tells Dan Ryder’s story, How comics curriculum boosts SEL.

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LMS Comparison: What Learning Solution is the Best Fit for Your Business?

Explore this detailed guide to see how traditional Learning Management Systems compare to an advanced online learning platform, and find out which type of solution is best suited to meet your learning program needs.

A Five-Step Process for Resolving Conflict

A Principal's Reflections

When it comes to a thriving school culture, many factors can derail progress.

Leading with Equity: How to Take the First Steps

Education Elements

I believe that ALL students, especially Black and Brown students, deserve an academically rigorous education that affords them opportunities and experiences that will prepare them to lead a successful life.

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Why-and How-large corporations should invest in market-creating innovations

The Christensen Institute

This piece was co-authored by Christimara Garcia, a volunteer at the Christensen Institute and founder of Catalyze Innovations Initiative, a Brazilian market-creating innovation action tank.

What You Might Have Missed in September

Ask a Tech Teacher

Here are the most-read posts for the month of September. Lesson Plan: Online Art Sites. 19 Ed Websites to Fill Spare Classroom Time. Creative Options for Remote Learning. 9/11… We Remember. Does Mindfulness Make Your Class Better? 16 Websites and 5 Posters to Teach Mouse Skills.

White Paper: Enabling digital creativity with Augmented Reality in K12 education

We have conducted 2 research projects on teaching with AR. This research has been conducted with the UiO and the UiS. The resulting white paper is an in-depth look at the state of creative learning through the use of 3D modeling and exploration in AR.

3 Ways that OKIOCAM Can Help Teachers And Students Create Dynamic Digital Learning Spaces This Year!


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How edtech helps students demonstrate learning in more than one way


As educators, we must provide a variety of options for students to develop their content area knowledge and skills in ways that meet their interests and needs.

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We Need to Make Schools Human Again. That Means Treating Teachers With Respect.


The first thing I noticed when we returned to school after remote learning was that my conversations with teachers got real deep real fast. As an instructional coach, the most important role I have is as a listener.

Q&A: Susan Bearden Pushes Ed Tech Users to Implement Interoperability Standards

EdTech Magazine

Consumers expect their apps and gadgets to work together seamlessly, but in K–12 education, it’s often a battle of the brands. Susan Bearden, director of digital programs for InnovateEDU and their Project Unicorn lead, is focused on helping schools build a more harmonious future for their technology.

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2021 Trends in Online Student Demographics’s second annual report on online student demographics explores the characteristics of today’s online students and their insights on college decision-making and the online learning experience amid the challenges of COVID-19.

OPINION: Struggling readers need standards and structure based on the science of reading

The Hechinger Report

Our lives are heavily influenced by our ability to read. Yet across the country, millions of kids are struggling to learn this vital skill.

How Project-Based Learning Can Nurture Student Autonomy

TeachThought - Learn better.

Project-based learning can nurture student autonomy by requiring students to make authentic decisions about what they learn and do. The post How Project-Based Learning Can Nurture Student Autonomy appeared first on TeachThought. Project-Based Learning

Higher Ed, We’ve Got a Morale Problem. — And a Free T-Shirt Won’t Fix It


Let’s say, hypothetically, that it’s been a difficult start to the fall semester for many of us who work as staff and faculty on college campuses in America.

Why STEM literacy is critical for our students

eSchool News

Providing an engaging and equitable STEM education is an important step in helping to develop more scientists and engineers while increasing race and gender diversity in the field–both of which are much needed in today’s world. Education in STEM can also help develop a STEM-literate citizenry.

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Why Genentech Is Transforming the Employee Experience for Mental Health Leave

Speaker: Deborah Olson, Lead Strategist, Genentech, a member of the Roche Group & Smita Das, MD, PhD, MPH, Medical Director, Lyra Health

Employees with the greatest mental health needs often find themselves navigating a complex disability system. Streamlining their mental health leave and recovery time leads to an overall more productive workforce. In this Lyra webinar, hear how Genentech is changing the employee experience to provide fast access to care for members who are suffering from severe mental health needs.

With competition up, enrollment down, colleges are spending billions on marketing and advertising

The Hechinger Report

WASHINGTON — It was the personalized emails that got Jadyn Turner to consider Catholic University when she was choosing a college. This story also appeared in The Washington Post.

Decoding patient healthcare choices

The Christensen Institute

The pattern is familiar: go to the doctor, sit through an exam, discuss any health concerns, and then listen to the doctor’s recommendations. Conventional thought says that people make health decisions solely based on whether they will benefit their health status.

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Expanding Educational Formats for Students Can Lead to Better Experiences

EdTech Magazine

As I prepared for the 2021-2022 school year, I kept hearing from educators across the nation that we must get our kids back to in-person learning. For some districts, “back to normal” meant in-person only learning was the best and only option for all students.

Best Free Indigenous Peoples Day Lessons and Activities


Best lessons and activities to incorporate Indigenous history and culture into your curriculum


3 Templates for Uncomplicating Your Product Management Process

In this workbook, you’ll find a comprehensive set of templates product development and cross-functional teams can adopt to better leverage your existing skills and your data.