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Metaverse Education: What’s Next for Virtual Learning?

ViewSonic Education

The term metaverse dates back to 1992, but the realized potential of the metaverse is relatively recent with metaverse education still in its infancy. Naturally, this means educators will have questions about where this technology is heading and what comes next for virtual learning.

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Which Blended Learning Model Should I Use?

Catlin Tucker

I get this question all the time in coaching and training sessions! First, let’s be clear about the definition of blended learning.

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Worksheet to WOW: 10 ways to upgrade your worksheet

Ditch That Textbook

Worksheets have been embedded in classrooms for years. For decades. FOREVER. The reasons we use them are pretty clear. We want students to get repetitions with new content. Repetitions make permanent, right?

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How EdTech Can Encourage Healthy and Professional Social Media Use in Teens

EmergingEdTech

Image Source: Pexels. Today’s teens have never known a world without social media. It’s an established – and growing – part of everyday life, from the professional to the personal.

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Contact vs. Company Intent Signal Data

Intent signal data comes in two types: either companies or individuals signaling interest in products like yours. Which kind of data delivers more advantages to B2B marketers? It depends. Get this infographic to learn about the advantages of intent-based leads and how you can most effectively use both types of data.

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How to Bring Students’ Lived Experiences into the Classroom and Spark Authentic Learning

Digital Promise

The post How to Bring Students’ Lived Experiences into the Classroom and Spark Authentic Learning appeared first on Digital Promise

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A Chess Class for Elementary Students (with a DIY micro:bit -Driven Chess Clock)

User Generated Education

Each week a master math teacher from Math Amigos comes to my GT classroom for an hour to present conceptual math problems. High ability math students from 4th through 6th grades attend. A few weeks ago he presented a problem that included chess knight moves.

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What Example Do You Set?

A Principal's Reflections

While there are some exceptions, most people do not like to be told what to do, especially when it comes to change. Not only does this often lead to resentment, but it can also inhibit people from doing their best work.

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Learning, Relationships, and Power: Attending to Each Moment of Teaching as Pedagogical Possibility Toward Equity

Digital Promise

The post Learning, Relationships, and Power: Attending to Each Moment of Teaching as Pedagogical Possibility Toward Equity appeared first on Digital Promise

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OLED vs LED Monitor: Which One to Choose? 

ViewSonic Education

The OLED vs LED monitor debate is real. These competing flat-panel display technologies both have unique qualities, and some potential drawbacks. How to choose which one will suit your needs?

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CITE 2022: Where Should Schools Start When Building an Esports Program?

EdTech Magazine

Esports is growing in schools around the country, and organizations are working with districts to build this activity into curricula and after-school programs. “We’re

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You Can't Teach Without Eye Contact

Millions of us choose – or have to choose – to learn remotely. As interactions become increasingly rooted in digital experiences, what are we actually losing besides the proximity of people? What are the risks of this loss and are they avoidable?

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Learning Ideas That Just Won’t Die: Let’s Bury Them Anyway

EdNews Daily

By Betsy Hill and Roger Stark One of the positive things to come out of the pandemic is our newfound ability to look an outdated concept in the eye and say, “Enough!”

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Book Review: Annotation

Dangerously Irrelevant

I finally had a chance to read Annotation by Remi Kalir and Antero Garcia. Although I’ve never met Antero, Remi is my faculty colleague here at the University of Colorado Denver. Remi tells fascinating stories about annotation (no, really!), so I was excited to read his thoughts in print.

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5 ways to prep students for online learning success

eSchool News

Students who attend online school today range from homeschoolers, to those seeking an alternative to in-person public schools, to learners who want to mix virtual schooling with in-person learning. Also, some districts have decided to keep an online option open for students who choose that method.

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CITE 2022: IT Leadership Hinges on Good Communication

EdTech Magazine

Sessions at this year’s California IT in Education conference highlighted the importance of communication, internally and externally, as a facet of IT leadership. District leaders shared how they made various changes to improve their image, strategies and leadership styles.

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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.

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Focusing on 5 E’s to Create a Positive Mental Health Mindset for Educators and Learners

EdNews Daily

By Kevin Dougherty Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, teacher shortages and leadership turnover have plagued school districts across the U.S.

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Transform Learning with Dual Language Programs

Middle Web

A culturally sustaining and relevant pedagogy for multilingual students assures grade-level academic progress, strengthens first-language usage and sustains cultural connections. Dual language programs are the best path forward, writes language specialist Tan Huynh.

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With little federal support for families, states are stepping up  

The Hechinger Report

Editor’s note: This story led off this week’s Early Childhood newsletter, which is delivered free to subscribers’ inboxes every other Wednesday with trends and top stories about early learning.? Subscribe today!

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CITE 2022: Women Boldly Approach Tech and Leadership Roles

EdTech Magazine

This year, California IT in Education had a record number of female attendees at its CITE conference, panelists said in Wednesday’s “Every Role is a Starring Role for Women in Technology” session.

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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).

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Spring Forward to Better Learning Opportunities

EdNews Daily

By Charles Sosnik No sooner does it seem like we have fallen back for Fall, then it is time to Spring forward for the Learning Counsel’s Spring events.

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ParentSquare Named Excellence in Equity Award Winner

eSchool News

Santa Barbara, CA — ParentSquare, provider of the premier leading unified school-home communications platform for K-12 education, announced their selection as a winner in the inaugural Excellence in Equity Awards program presented by the American Consortium for Equity in Education.

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OPINION: Parents say enough with the strawmen, fix reading education based on the science

The Hechinger Report

Re OPINION: “ A call for rejecting the newest reading war ” (Nov. 18, 2022). For decades, parents like us have witnessed how our children were not successfully taught to read or write within education systems using curriculums written and supported by signers of the Nov. 18 letter to the editor.

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CITE 2022: Overcome Common Cybersecurity Challenges and Prepare for 2023’s Growing Threats

EdTech Magazine

K–12 schools are facing high stakes when it comes to cybersecurity. Cyberattacks not only put student and staff data at risk, but they’re also expensive and can threaten a district’s reputation.

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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.

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Podcast: Lessons from a Peanut Butter Cup: Teaching and Tech Must Go Hand in Hand

EdNews Daily

On this episode of the Horizon Room The Horizon Room is a concept born out of the need for a national forum to tackle important issues in education.

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Our district is battling a loneliness epidemic

eSchool News

Whether talking in-person or virtually, even small conversations play an important role in creating the connections students need. But it can be challenging to carve out time in our busy schedules to focus on building these relationships.

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18 Inconvenient Truths About Assessment Of Learning

TeachThought - Learn better.

It's an extraordinary amount of work to design precise and personalized assessments that illuminate pathways forward for individual students. The post 18 Inconvenient Truths About Assessment Of Learning appeared first on TeachThought.

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6 Features of Mobile Google Docs

Teacher Tech

When I am away from home I rely heavily on using Google Apps from my phone. You want to install the Google apps if you do not already have them: Docs, Sheets, Slides, Keep, Classroom. Note there is not a Google Forms app. Here are 6 features of mobile Google Docs: 1. Works Offline When.

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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.

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Video: Dr. Ehsan Kattoula: How Cobb County Approached Digital Transformation

EdNews Daily

Throughout his career, Dr. Ehsan Kattoula, Assistant Superintendent for Accountability in Cobb County, has asked the tough questions. For example, in the state of Georgia, there was the Georgia high school graduation test and the science part was one of the most difficult to pass.

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Understanding historical trends and patterns in student data

eSchool News

Educators, students, and families weathered historic interruptions in learning over the past few years due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Student achievement, predicted to slide in the ongoing chaos, revealed its fragile nature in the NAEP’s recently released Long-Term Trend results from 2020–2022.

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What Is The Purpose Of Assessment?

TeachThought - Learn better.

In a perfect world, all assessment would be formative--an ongoing loop of learning, feedback, revision, and learning again. The post What Is The Purpose Of Assessment? appeared first on TeachThought. Teaching Assessment Resources For Teachers Terry Heick

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Factor Puzzles for Math by Pam Harris

Teacher Tech

Get students thinking about math and factors! Check out these factor puzzles from Pam Harris. Use the Add-on to add to Google Slides anytime! The post Factor Puzzles for Math by Pam Harris appeared first on Teacher Tech. Add-Ons Google Math Slides Add-on google GoogleEDU math slides

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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!