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5 K–12 Ed Tech Trends to Watch in 2022

EdTech Magazine

Educational technology trends for 2022 look a bit different. In 2020 and 2021, educators pioneered ed tech tools for their classrooms at an overwhelming pace.

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Time is the Best Resource You Have

A Principal's Reflections

These are challenging times, and I cannot express my gratitude enough to dedicated and resilient educators who continue to show up for kids and each other.


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The Best Learning Strategies for Teaching Online


In the wake of the coronavirus, remote working and distance learning are concepts that are undoubtedly here to stay. However, the pandemic merely accelerated these tech-led trends, which have been driven by innovation and advancement throughout the digital age.

15 Unusual Projects for Hour of Code

Ask a Tech Teacher

Over the next week, I’ll share ideas that will get you ready for Hour of Code. This includes (links won’t work until the articles are posted) : Hour of Code? Here’s why you should participate. Long list of websites by grade. 15 Unusual Projects.

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.

12 Tools to explore during Computer Science Week


The Hour of Code takes place annually during Computer Science Education Week. The week is in recognition of the birthday of Admiral Grace Murray Hopper, a computing pioneer.

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How to win the war on malaria once and for all

The Christensen Institute

“This is now four or five years in which we’re simply stuck.

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What is ‘Technical Math’?

Ask a Tech Teacher

The difficulties with engaging children in math learning grows each year. I have several articles coming up next week that discuss that issue (links won’t work until publication date): What is ‘Technical Math’ –December 10, 2021 (this article).

5 Ways to mix education and entertainment in the classroom


A version of this post was originally published in FutureScot , on October 5, 2021. Life is all about learning, no matter how young or old you are. If you close your eyes for a second and think back to your school years, you most likely remember the fun classes.

How to Build Phonological Awareness Skills in Your Classroom


Want more Science of Reading? Check out our seven-part Science of Reading webinar series. Learn how the brain learns to read and get tips for effective, researched-based classroom instruction. Download previous recordings or register for our next session here. We’d love to see you there!

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 AI Trends to Watch in K–12 Educational Technology for 2022

EdTech Magazine

Editor’s note: To help IT leaders prepare for the year ahead, EdTech is pulling together the biggest tech trends for K–12 districts in 2022. You can find our overall top trends here, and be sure to check out our trends in cloud technology and asynchronous learning.

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The Easiest No-coding Way to Build an Education App

Ask a Tech Teacher

What could be more organic during Hour of Code than creating your own app? There are a lot of ways to do that, often expensive, time-consuming, and coding-intensive. There’s a new online option available that’s none of those.

To improve individual lives, a top-down approach won’t work (Part 2)

The Christensen Institute

In Part 1 of this series, I explored the need to reframe our approach around “social determinants of health.” In order to improve individual lives, our approach must look at risk factors, and it must include a mechanism to uncover what matters most to the individual.

Top 3 Strategies for Emergency Preparedness During the Age of Remote Learning

EdNews Daily

Prior to the pandemic, at-home and virtual learning were mainly reserved for homeschooled children or those with medical conditions that prevented them from attending a traditional school.

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.

How K–12 Schools Can Use Artificial Intelligence in Education

EdTech Magazine

What role will artificial intelligence play in the future of education? For educators, AI can feel like an exciting development — or a terrifying unknown. AI technology is advancing quickly and creating solutions once thought impossible.

Coding Websites/Webtools by Grade

Ask a Tech Teacher

Over the next week, I’ll share ideas that will get you ready for your Hour of Code. This includes (links won’t work until the articles are posted) : Hour of Code? Here’s why you should participate. Long list of websites by grade. 15 Unusual Projects.

How an asset-based approach to building students’ networks can expand their opportunities

The Christensen Institute

In recent years, the term “asset-based” has become increasingly popular in youth development and education lexicons.

The Difference Between an Informational Resource and an Educational Resource

Iterating Toward Openness

Recently I’ve been thinking about the difference between an informational resource and an educational resource.

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.

A surprising reason keeping students from finishing college: A lack of transportation

The Hechinger Report

When 18-year-old Ernesto Rubio graduated from high school in June, he knew what he wanted to do next: take a summer class in the basics of becoming an emergency medical technician, the first step toward his dream job as a paramedic. This story also appeared in The Washington Post. The challenge?

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26 Books That Disrupt Traditional Perspectives & Practices in Education

TeachThought - Learn better.

These books seek to disrupt traditional perspectives & practices in education by making adjustments that support students in the best ways. The post 26 Books That Disrupt Traditional Perspectives & Practices in Education appeared first on TeachThought.

Press release: New survey reveals specific challenges US K–12 teachers are still facing in their return to in-person teaching

The Christensen Institute

OAKLAND, CA, UNITED STATES, December 7, 2021 / /— Bay View Analytics and its partner, the Clayton Christensen Institute , today announced the publication of new factsheets, Reaching toward Recovery.

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The Humanities May Be Declining at Universities — But They’re Thriving on Zoom


The stranger keeps his secrets close. When he arrives at the Phaeacian court, he finds hosts that are generous—and curious about his identity. The king wonders if he's a god. The queen inquires where he found his fine clothes.

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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.

“You can’t staff for that”: Chaos looming for millions restarting their student loan payments

The Hechinger Report

On February 1, 2022, barring one last extension, nearly 43 million people with federal student loans will have to start making payments on them again, following a pause during the Covid pandemic. As the deadline looms, advocates are raising alarms that the loan system is not ready for the pressure.

Cloud Technology Continues to Trend in K–12

EdTech Magazine

Software as a Service permeated classrooms before the pandemic, but the popularity of the technology exploded with the shift to remote learning.

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3 ways to get the most out of a digital classroom

eSchool News

Recent Food and Drug Administration approval of the COVID-19 vaccine for 5- to 11-year-olds means that thousands of children who have continued to learn from home will dust off their lunch boxes and climb onto the school bus, destined for in-person instruction once again.

10 Winter Math Activities To Ring in the New Year

MIND Research Institute

Warm up this winter with our cheery and educational math activities! Well educators, we've made it to December. Cue the lights, don the ugliest sweater you can find, and take a load off on the couch with a cup of cocoa and a bad made-for-tv movie. You deserve it!

2021 Trends in College Career and Employment Planning

In this second annual report, part of the research series, 624 business leaders shared how their companies and organizations currently recruit and hire college students from both online and campus-based programs.