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Three simple steps for creating lesson plans

Hapara

Creating effective lesson plans is the cornerstone of successful teaching and learning.

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3 Ways to Deliver Feedback that Drives Change

Education Elements

"Feedback is a gift." Most of us have heard this common phrase as educators, coaches, and professionals. But if feedback is a gift, why does receiving it sometimes trigger uneasiness, anxiety, and stress? Teachers District Leadership School Leadership

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7 facts about the state of edtech in schools

eSchool News

School networks are getting faster and more modern, but school IT leaders and IT departments struggle to keep up with the demand for remote access and support, according to an annual CoSN survey.

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13 Websites That Provide Lots of Digital Books for Summer Reading

Ask a Tech Teacher

At the beginning of the 21st century, the definition of digital equity revolved around the provision of a digital device to every student. Usually, that meant desktop computers, iPads, and laptops, either in small groups or 1:1.

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!

Reinvent the Classroom Welcomes the Tulsa HP Teaching Fellows Cohort!

Digital Promise

The post Reinvent the Classroom Welcomes the Tulsa HP Teaching Fellows Cohort! appeared first on Digital Promise. Educators

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10 Ways to provide differentiation in professional development for teachers

Neo LMS

Student generations come and go, and the needs of today’s students aren’t the same as they were ten years ago. Similarly, there has to be a differentiation in professional development for teachers if we want them to keep up, adapt and find innovative ways to engage their students. .

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Teacher-Authors: What’s Happening on my Writer’s Blog

Ask a Tech Teacher

A lot of teacher-authors read my WordDreams blog. In this monthly column, I share the most popular post from the past month on that blog: Tech Tips for Writers is an occasional post on overcoming Tech Dread. I’ll cover issues that friends, both real-time and virtual, have shared.

Students are the Heart of Education: How are They Guiding Innovative Solutions?

Digital Promise

The post Students are the Heart of Education: How are They Guiding Innovative Solutions? appeared first on Digital Promise

Station Rotation Model Mini-Course Now Available!

Catlin Tucker

This school year has been intense! Teachers are eager to rest, recharge, and hit the reset button! Many teachers use the summer break to take stock of the year and reflect on what they want to do differently in the year ahead.

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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.

Can Administrators Ensure the Ethical Use of AI in K–12 Education?

EdTech Magazine

As with many technologies used in K–12 learning environments, school leaders must guarantee that artificial intelligence is safe.

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Tech Tip #27: Does MS Word Have ‘Research’?

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.

Digital Promise Launches New Learning Community of End Users of Learning and Employment Records

Digital Promise

Learning and Employment Records (LERs)—also referred to as digital wallets or verifiable credentials wallets—offer learners and workers the tools to communicate the totality of their skills and abilities to employers.

10 ways to foster deeper learning in the classroom with technology

Hapara

In order to prepare students to become successful future global citizens, they need to engage in deeper learning. This form of education helps teach students the critical collaboration and analytical skills they will need to succeed in the future workplace and society.

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6 Tips for EdTech Evaluation by Adult Learning Institutions

Many continuing adult education institutions have turned to technology used by higher ed with the following benefits: elevates teaching and learning, scales to address changes in staffing, enrollment and budget, and protects student and institutional data.

Is Your Mathematics Curriculum Meeting the Needs of ALL Your Students?

TeacherCast

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]. Is your school district looking to increase students knowledge of core mathematics concepts?

7 Ways To Use Technology For Exam Prep

Ask a Tech Teacher

As an educator, I’m always looking for new and innovative ways to help my students prepare for exams. And when it comes to exam prep, there’s no reason you can’t use technology to make the process more engaging for your students.

Building the Themes of Digital Citizenship into Instruction and Business Planning

EdTech Magazine

K–12 students today have grown up as digital natives, but they still have much to learn about the online world.

The Difference Between A Good Question And A Bad Question

TeachThought - Learn better.

A question is only a strategy (for inquiry) and must therefore have a purpose if we want to evaluate its quality. The post The Difference Between A Good Question And A Bad Question appeared first on TeachThought. Critical Thinking Assessment Resources For Teachers Inquiry Terry Heick

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.

How to Get Students to Read for Fun

techlearning

Parents and teachers can get students to read for fun by encouraging them to choose what they read or listen to and by helping them build other positive reading habits

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So you want to create an online class independent of a school

Bryan Alexander

What’s the best service or tool for creating and hosting an online class by oneself? A client asked me this question last week, and I really didn’t have a solid answer ready to hand, since most of my work to date has involved institutions.

Assets That Can Make or Break the Case for Esports in K–12 Schools

EdTech Magazine

To justify an investment in esports, the school board and other high-level administrators will need to approve the formation of a K–12 team. Despite the growth of esports at the K–12 level, when it comes to starting a team, some stakeholders are harder to convince.

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PROOF POINTS: New evidence of high school grade inflation

The Hechinger Report

Close up of an illustration from the cover of a May 2022 study on high school grade inflation by ACT, a maker of college admissions tests. The ACT study found that high school grades rose between 2010 and 2022 while scores on the ACT fell. Credit: ACT Inc.

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.

Student well-being is critical–here’s how to support it

eSchool News

Student well-being has a direct impact on student motivation, engagement, and learning. In short, their social and emotional well-being has a long-term impact. It is absolutely critical that educators learn to support student well-being.

Communication & Support for Families with Google for EDU?

EdTechTeacher

Now, more than ever, families need help deciphering the world of technology. From social media concerns to navigating digital environments, it can be a complex world. There are powerful ways that educators can leverage digital technologies and resources to help support families.

3 Insights to Share with Your School on Data Protection in the Cloud

EdTech Magazine

Working in the cloud comes with many benefits for K–12 schools. Educators can provide feedback in real time, students can work together from anywhere and cloud technologies even help declutter classrooms.

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Best Free Virtual Escape Rooms for Schools

techlearning

Virtual escape rooms incorporate riddles, puzzles, math, logic, and literacy skills to create an exciting adventure in education

Technology to Support and Empower Users With Disabilities

There is an increasing global focus on accessibility for students in school. When combined with a device management system such as Jamf Pro or Jamf School, the sky’s the limit. Learn how Apple and Jamf can support disabled users in your school.

OPINION: Here’s a solution for attracting more Black, Latino and Indigenous talent to STEM — Start early

The Hechinger Report

In the movie “ Stand and Deliver, ” teacher Jaime Escalante tells his largely minority and low-income students: “You already have two strikes against you: your name and your complexion. Because of these two strikes, there are some people in this world who will assume you know less than you do.”.

5 tips to retain your educators during school staff shortages

eSchool News

The past two years of pandemic-related stresses and uncertainty have left educators exhausted, even as school districts are returning to a sense of normalcy.

Something Fun for the End of the Year

Teacher Tech

What is something fun for students to do at the end of the year? While there are many choices, a fun word search can give students something to do while other students are finishing a task. Try my template! The post Something Fun for the End of the Year appeared first on Teacher Tech.