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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

EdTech4Beginners

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.

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.

12 Tools to explore during Computer Science Week

Neo LMS

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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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.

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

Neo LMS

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.

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How to Build Phonological Awareness Skills in Your Classroom

Waterford

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!

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).

EduJedi Leadership Society Celebrates Attainment Level Awards

EdNews Daily

EduJedi Leadership Society Celebrates Attainment Level Awards at the Learning Counsel’s 2021 National Gathering With the pandemic as the backdrop the last two years, two major national surveys showed teachers, school and district leaders have taken major steps in digital transition.

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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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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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“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.

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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.

Top 38 Teacher Movies of All Time (2021 list)

Educators Technology

Top teacher movies is a list I compiled based on ratings from various authority sites such as Amazon Prime Video, Show Times, Ranker, among others (see the list of sources at the bottom of this.read more. Teacher movies teaching with movies

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.

2 Key Math Strategies for Students with Disabilities

MiddleWeb

Bradley Witzel and Barbara Blackburn share research-supported strategies proven effective for students with special needs and mathematics challenges. They model the concrete-visual-abstract sequence of instruction (CVA) and schema-based instruction (SBI) for word problems.

What Are The Best Education Blogs For Teachers?

TeachThought - Learn better.

Written by parents, CEOs, teachers, and admin, these best of the best education blogs stand out with their unique style & excellent content. The post What Are The Best Education Blogs For Teachers? appeared first on TeachThought. Teaching Networking & Collaboration New Teacher Resources

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!

What is Quizlet and How to Use it to Create Interactive Flashcards and Quizzes?

Educators Technology

Quizlet is a web tool and a mobile app that boosts students learning through a number of study tools that include flashcards and game-based quizzes. As a teacher, you can create your own class on.read more. game-based learning tools Quizlet

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.

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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!

Google Classroom: Free Students Log Into Progress Reports

Teacher Tech

Free students can access their Google Classroom progress reports, missing assignments, and see upcoming assignments in one place for all classes at schoolytics.com. The post Google Classroom: Free Students Log Into Progress Reports appeared first on Teacher Tech.

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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.

What is Jamboard and How to Use it In Your Teaching?

Educators Technology

Google Jamboard is a collaborative whiteboard platform with huge educational potential. Since its introduction a few years ago, more and more teachers and educators are using it within educational.read more. collaboratve whiteboards Jamboard

Using Virtual Environments & Other Edtech to Foster Inclusivity

techlearning

Professor Kathryn J. Biacindo at Fresno State finds students working in virtual environments with inclusive content learn more in less time

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Cybersecurity learning standards offer a new look at a consistent threat

eSchool News

CYBER.ORG has released the nation’s first voluntary K-12 cybersecurity learning standards to be used to in schools and districts around the country.