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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

Neo LMS

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.

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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.

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.

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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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.

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.

Here’s a Preview of October

Ask a Tech Teacher

Here’s a preview of what’s coming up on Ask a Tech Teacher in October: Tract–new peer-to-peer learning platform. National Bullying Prevention Month. Subscriber Special. Special Education. Dyslexia Awareness Month. Google Earth Lesson Plans. Apps for Curious Students. Free Posters.

How edtech helps students demonstrate learning in more than one way

Neo LMS

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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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).

Podcast: New Answers to Systemic Inequity of Language Learning

EdNews Daily

In this episode of the EduJedi Report Age-old instructional methods for language learning have had structures that predispose them to English-language only delivery models.

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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.

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.

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

Edsurge

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.

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.

What’s Needed in Today’s Pandemic Era: Effective Neuroscience Intervention for Title I Students

EdNews Daily

By Betsy Hill and Roger Stark First – A History Lesson Title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 was intended to narrow the educational achievement gap for children from families with low socio-economic status (SES).

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.

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The Do's and Dont's of Online Safety- Practical Tips for Teachers and Students

Educators Technology

Undoubtedly, digitality has radically transformed almost every facet of our life for the better (or at least that is what I hope is the case). For us in education, our dependence on the services.read more. internet safety tools

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

Edsurge

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.

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.

Courage in the Face of Uncertainty

EdNews Daily

By Tamara Fyke For some of us, school is just beginning. For others, we have been back at school for over a month. For all, we must agree that this academic year is already not what we had expected. We are staring down another surge of COVID. The uncertainty can be tough to deal with.

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.

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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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6 high-impact, low-burnout strategies to differentiate your lessons for neurodivergent kids

The Cornerstone for Teachers

This article is written by Truth for Teachers writer Dr. Laura Fitzpatrick. I’ll never forget walking into a fellow teacher’s classroom where every student was doing something different. Each of the thirty children had their own lesson with differentiated processes and products.

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!

The Plentiful Pitfalls of Personally Identifiable Information

EdNews Daily

By Robert Iskander It is hard to overstate the gravity of personally identifiable information as it relates to any and all student and minor populations. By definition, personally identifiable information (PII) is a clear and present danger to every school and every district.

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PROOF POINTS: What almost 150 studies say about how to motivate students

The Hechinger Report

An unmotivated student is unlikely to learn much at school. But there’s a wide range of opinion on what parents and teachers can do to instill that motivation. Some swear by rewards and prizes. Others lavish praise or dole it out judiciously.

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Shifting the TikTok Trend: Students Have the Power! 

Teacher Tech

Eductor and Leader, Carly Spina, shares a resource to counteract the latest TikTok trends and a way to help students use social media in positive ways. FREE RESOURCES included! The post Shifting the TikTok Trend: Students Have the Power! appeared first on Teacher Tech. Google digital citizenship

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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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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.

Include Relevant Goals to Ensure an Effective Plan for Remote Learning

EdNews Daily

By Renae Abboud One of the many challenges districts are facing as they go back to school this fall is the development of remote and distance learning plans that will allow them to define, measure, and demonstrate success for their students.

OPINION: Teachers need our help in tough times like these, so let’s give it to them

The Hechinger Report

Frustrated. Overwhelmed. Stressed. Tired. Those are four of the top five emotions K-12 teachers reported feeling back in 2017 — well before the pandemic and 18 months of unfinished learning, trauma and economic instability.

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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.

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