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7 Resources for Teachers looking to Incorporate Technology into the Classroom


The options for teachers looking to incorporate technology into the classroom are endless. Every new program and gadget has the potential to be a great tool, but it’s easy to get overwhelmed. So how do you know what’s really worth it? This article is here to help. We’ll cover the benefits of incorporating tech tools in the classroom, where to start, and some of the best resources. What are the benefits of incorporating tech tools into the classroom?

The 4 Rs Model: Gen Z’s expectations about education


The fact that education is undergoing systemic changes is no news. Some of these changes are due to globalization, but the main “culprit” is technology, with its disruptive effects in all aspects of our lives.

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Who Wants a Bell Curve? The Strong Case for Mastery Learning in Math


Sarah never smiled in my classroom. At least not with her eyes. She spoke under her breath. Whispers of words I couldn’t usually hear.

Halloween Projects, Websites, Apps, Books, and a Costume

Ask a Tech Teacher

Three holidays are fast-approaching–Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas. If you’re a teacher, that means lots of tie-ins to make school festive and relevant to students.

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.

20 Canva templates to use in class tomorrow

Ditch That Textbook

This post is written by Karly Moura, a teacher on special assignment (TOSA) in Mount Diablo USD in Concord, California. This post was originally published on her blog, Teaching, Tech and Twitter, at

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Blended Learning: Design a Mini-playlist that Allows Students to Control the Pace of Their Learning

Catlin Tucker

After reading Catlin Tucker’s blog post, 5 Strategies to Engage Learners Around Flipped Instruction , I was inspired to reflect on and revise a mini-unit I designed focusing on the short film Alike by Daniel Martinez Lara and Rafa Cano Méndez.

I’m Traveling

Ask a Tech Teacher

October 24th – November 7th. My wonderful son is changing his duty station from Okinawa Japan to Fort Dietrich Maryland.


The Gold Medalist’s Guide for Incorporating Reflection in your Strategic Plan

Education Elements

“The twisties”. Growing up in the competitive cheerleading circuit, I was familiar with the term (and even had a former coach experience them once and never attempt certain gymnastics passes again), but I had never heard the term outside of that space.until this year’s Summer Olympics.

My interview with Big Blue Button

Dangerously Irrelevant

I recently had a chance to keynote Big Blue Button’s first-ever Global Conference. Afterward, I sat down (virtually) with Robert Hocking and we chatted about some deeper learning concepts that I had mentioned in my talk. The half-hour video on ‘ major shifts in education ‘ is below.

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).

Using Cultural Appreciation to Promote SEL in K-12

EdNews Daily

By Jonathan Powell How we’re using our social-emotional learning curriculum to put relationships into focus, create strong bonds with students, and gauge what’s really going on in the classroom.

The Station Rotation Model

Catlin Tucker

I have a soft spot for the station rotation model. It was one of the first models, along with the flipped classroom, that I could employ in my low-tech classroom.

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Esports Thrives in K–12 Schools for Reasons Other than Gameplay

EdTech Magazine

After launching Magnolia High School’s innovative Magnolia Cybersecurity Institute at Anaheim Union High School District, English Teacher Lindsay Paananen soon realized that participating students loved hardcore gaming as much as they loved tech – so much so that it was coming through in their writing.

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8 Great Chrome Accessibility Extensions for Students

Educators Technology

In this post, I am sharing with you 8 great Chrome accessibility extensions to use with students in class. The purpose is to enhance digital equity and make learning accessible to all students. more. Accessibility tools Chrome extensions

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.

Cognitive Training: Questions Frequently Asked by Skeptics

EdNews Daily

By Betsy Hill and Roger Stark There continues to be controversy regarding cognitive training (sometimes called brain training) programs, and there continue to be many skeptics. Skepticism is generally a healthy attitude, particularly when health and wellbeing are involved.

4 simple steps to help students build resilience and confidence

eSchool News

We’ve all heard the expression “we’re in the same boat”–however, I heartily agree with those who are brave enough to argue no–we are all in different boats in the same storm. I’d extend that metaphor for the gradual return to in-person instruction.

Vocabulary Sort with Google Slides

Teacher Tech

Sort vocabulary words in Google Slides with this Free Add-on to take your list from Google Docs to individual text boxes in Google Slides. The post Vocabulary Sort with Google Slides appeared first on Teacher Tech. Ad-Ons Docs Google Slides Add-on google Google Docs Google Slides GoogleEDU slides

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10 Great Chrome Tips for Teachers and Educators (2021)

Educators Technology

Below is a collection of some useful Chrome tips to help enhance your productivity while browsing the web. I particularly compiled the tips with teachers and educators in mind but these can more. Chrome tips

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.

Why Some Reading Intervention Programs Don’t Help Striving Readers Learn Grammar

EdNews Daily

By Andrew Ordover What we know about learning (what we’ve known at least since the National Research Council’s, How People Learn) is that when information is contextualized, it is understood and remembered better.

We know how to help young kids cope with the trauma of the last year — but will we do it?

The Hechinger Report

At the beginning of 2020, Brisandi Ruiz was hopeful about the year ahead. Her two-year-old was enrolled in a high-quality preschool program near their home in Greenbelt, Maryland.

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At Your Google Doc

Teacher Tech

New feature in Google Docs let's you get at the features quickly! The post At Your Google Doc appeared first on Teacher Tech. Docs Google google Google Docs GoogleEDU

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Districts Partner with Businesses to Train Tomorrow’s IT Workforce

EdTech Magazine

By 2025, an estimated 80 percent of living-wage jobs in Tennessee’s Hamilton County will require a degree or technical credential, according to the report “Chattanooga 2.0: Helping To Shape The Future Of The Workforce.”

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!

6 Steps to Remove Social Security Numbers from Student Data


By removing social security numbers from student data, Greeneville City School District has increased security by making itself less of a target

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The racist and sexist roots of child care in America explain why the system is in shambles

The Hechinger Report

MEDFORD, Mass. — A year later, Roxana Contreras would say she didn’t know what she was thinking. But in the early spring of 2020, her business in shambles and bills to pay, she decided that she had no choice but to sell her house.

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As Facebook Changes Name to Meta, Company Wants to Pull Education Into Its 'Metaverse'


Facebook changed its corporate name to Meta yesterday, as part of CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s sweeping vision of creating a next-generation “embodied” internet inspired by science fiction, where users, as he described it , will be “in the experience, not just looking at it.”

How schools can take cybersecurity to the next level

eSchool News

In early March, 15 schools in the United Kingdom reported they were made incapable of delivering online learning for students after a cyberattack forced the education trust to shut down all systems to investigate whether the cybercriminals accessed the central network infrastructure.

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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.

4 Things to Check in Google Contacts

Teacher Tech

I bet you have not checked out Google Contacts in awhile. It is streamlined and has some great features worth checking out. The post 4 Things to Check in Google Contacts appeared first on Teacher Tech. Gmail Google gmail google GoogleEDU

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10 ways for schools to gain traction with social-emotional learning programs

The Hechinger Report

Editor’s note: This story led off this week’s Future of Learning newsletter, which is delivered free to subscribers’ inboxes every other Wednesday with trends and top stories about education innovation. Subscribe today!

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Schools Can Change, But Only When Leaders Learn How to Listen


Nicole Furlonge is perhaps best at helping us to forget what we think we know about listening and leadership. A professor and director of the Klingenstein Center at the Teachers College Columbia University, Furlonge’s work centers on how to become a better listener, and by extension, a better leader.

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