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What is Digital Accessibility? (And Why It’s Crucial at Schools)

ViewSonic Education

What is digital accessibility – this simple question is, actually, fundamental in the technologically advanced era we’re in. This matter is important in all aspects of life and it’s especially valid in education. Schools shape how we see the world and pave the way for growth.

Strategies for Trauma-Informed Care in School

Digital Promise

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8 best Grammar checker tools for beginners

EdTech4Beginners

The growing demand for written content has made the use of correct grammar more important than ever before. Due to the growing competition on digital platforms, bloggers and influencers with proper grammar skills are preferred by both audiences and brands. The importance of grammar can be seen equally in both universities and workplaces.

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How to Clean Up Google Classroom for the Summer

Ask a Tech Teacher

As you end your school year, there are lots of details that must be taken care of. If you use Google Classroom, here’s a list, created by Ask a Tech Teacher contributor, Scott Winstead: How to Clean Up Google Classroom for the Summer.

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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!

Stop Motion Animations: A Fun and Engaging Language Arts-Educational Technology Integration

User Generated Education

One of my favorite things to do as an educator is to create lessons plans that help students address content standards through authentic learning activities and develop transferrable skills. For the stop motion animations, both English Language Arts Common Core and ISTE Standards were addressed.

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How students can safely search the internet

Hapara

Many of us remember heading to the library to gather books and printed articles for our school projects. Libraries, of course, still hold a wealth of information, but now learners can go beyond the library walls.

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Reliable Turnitin alternatives for K12

Ask a Tech Teacher

Turnitin has long been the go-to resource for uncovering plagiarism in student work, but there are reasons why that may not be a good choice for you or your students.

Lessons from Sesame Workshop: Leveraging Research and Learner Testing for Powerful Edtech

Digital Promise

The post Lessons from Sesame Workshop: Leveraging Research and Learner Testing for Powerful Edtech appeared first on Digital Promise. Blog Developers Entrepreneurs Marketplace Case Studies Deeper Learning

Improvement is Always Possible

A Principal's Reflections

We have been made to think certain things are absolute truths for most of our lives. Take, for example, the saying that practice makes perfect. While this sounds great in theory and can be a great motivation to pursue growth opportunities, an underlying fallacy is embedded in this message.

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.

How LMS groups enable student collaboration for better learning outcomes

Neo LMS

Student collaboration has become increasingly important over the past years. Teachers are encouraged to promote collaboration in the classroom to achieve better learning outcomes.

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Kiddom’s Newest Feature–Lesson Launch

Ask a Tech Teacher

If you’re not familiar with Kiddom , you should be, especially in the changing environment of today’s classroom.

Toy Take Apart and Repurposing: A Creative Problem-Solving Lesson

User Generated Education

Toy Take Apart and Repurposing is always a great favorite both with my gifted students and with my campers during my summer Toy Hacking and Making camp. I purchase battery-operated toys from ebay and thrift stores.

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10 Tips for Managing Hybrid Teams

ViewSonic Education

Hybrid teams, comprised of both remote workers and those physically present in the workplace, can help businesses lower costs, increase productivity, and become more agile during times of adversity.

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.

From School Strategic Plan to Action: Reflections from a Superintendent

Education Elements

It's been a year since the school district surrounding Columbus, Indiana started their strategic planning process. The district team partnered with Education Elements, and during a time of increased uncertainty, chose to set a clear direction.

Memorial Day Websites and Projects

Ask a Tech Teacher

Memorial Day (May 30, 2022) is the time we remember all of those soldiers who gave their lives in the defense of American freedom. In war and peace, they made the ultimate sacrifice and because of them we are privileged to live the American Dream.

Best Classroom Podcasting Microphones: Summer 2022 Edition

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]. Are you searching for the best equipment for your podcasting studio or classroom audio/video club?

3 Things to Consider When Making Over School Networks for Post-Pandemic Learning

EdTech Magazine

Located about two hours southeast of Dallas, Troup Independent School District is one of many K–12 school districts planning a network makeover this summer to better support post-pandemic learning in the fall.

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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.

One university has a new college specifically to re-enroll adults who had dropped out

The Hechinger Report

Robin Golden drifted through high school without making much of an effort. After graduating in the spring of 1981, she planned to forgo college and head straight to the job market.

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5 ways technology can help you combat teacher burnout

eSchool News

Teachers are balancing a lot every day, and that pressure has increased since the start of the pandemic.

Help! I Am Moving Schools. How Do I Move Google Drive Files?

Teacher Tech

How do you copy or move Google Drive files? If you are retiring or moving schools or simply want a backup of your school files here are 5 ways you can move Google Drive files. The post Help! I Am Moving Schools. How Do I Move Google Drive Files? appeared first on Teacher Tech.

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These Essential Networking Finds Boost Digital Equity, School Capacity and Speed

EdTech Magazine

Responding to the challenges of the pandemic, many school IT teams have been assessing how to best deliver network services to meet the needs of all students, teachers and staff.

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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.

PROOF POINTS: Lessons from college dropouts who came back

The Hechinger Report

In 2020, there were 39 million or one out of every five American adults under 65 who had dropped out of college and never finished their degrees, according to the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center. Credit: NICOLAS TUCAT/AFP via Getty Images.

Three simple steps for creating lesson plans

Hapara

Creating effective lesson plans is the cornerstone of successful teaching and learning. When learning objectives are clear, and students are allowed to engage in organized and meaningful activities to help them become proficient at a targeted skill, it will lead to a productive classroom where learners are focused on achieving academic goals. Well-planned, creative lessons increase student achievement and help teachers create a more manageable classroom.

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What are your reasons to celebrate this school year?

eSchool News

We can all agree that the challenges we’ve seen in the last two years are unprecedented. However, when we consider all that’s happened and all that we’ve learned, there is also much to celebrate. We can celebrate because students are back in school.

Veteran K–12 CTO Shares His Tips for Designing the School Network of Your Dreams

EdTech Magazine

Taking on a K–12 school network transformation can be expensive, complicated, time-consuming and — if you make the wrong move — disappointing to thousands of end users.

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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.

Award Badges to Your Students with Certify’em

Teacher Tech

Gamification works! Use Google Forms to award students badges using the Forms Add-on Certify'em. The post Award Badges to Your Students with Certify’em appeared first on Teacher Tech. Forms Gamification Google

OPINION: With college enrollment tumbling, new strategies are urgently needed

The Hechinger Report

college enrollments have declined by 3 million students over the past decade. While the decrease has been concentrated in community colleges, it’s coming soon to many four-year institutions.

Public Satisfaction With Schools is High Despite What Teachers May Feel

techlearning

Polling to measure public satisfaction with schools throughout the pandemic has shown a majority of Americans support the job their local schools are doing

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