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8 Digital tools for engaging classroom presentations

Neo LMS

Whether online or face-to-face, teachers are always looking for ways to create engaging learning experiences. Integrating presentations in teaching is an accessible way to bring technology to the classroom and make the best digital tools available.

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New Teachers–From Pandemic to the Classroom

Ask a Tech Teacher

This is a great article for new teachers who might not have seen the traditional classroom experience. One teacher offers tips to help new starters who did their training in lockdown to feel at home in their classroom: New Teachers: 10 Ways to Claim Your Classroom Space.

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Getting started with STEM in your classroom!

Neo LMS

There is a growing need for STEM skills in the workplace, as it has been reported that there will be 3.5 million jobs available by 2025 that require STEM skills.

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Curiosity: The Ultimate Learning Trigger

A Principal's Reflections

When I reflect on my childhood there were numerous profound experiences that impacted my trajectory. I still vividly remember spending my summers in Ocean City, NJ where one set of my grandparents resided. To this day there is just something magical about the beach.

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.

Student-Created Review: Engage Your Learners and Save Time!

Catlin Tucker

While coaching teachers this month, several expressed a desire to include review and practice activities in their station rotation lessons to help students prepare for end-of-the-semester assessments. Helping students review for an exam often takes the form of a study guide or review game.

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What Bonsai Trees and Wildflowers Teach us about Personalized Learning

Education Elements

To many in the gardening and plant world, bonsais are among the most impressive trees. Bonsai is seen as a blend of gardening and art – a way to create living sculptures.

The Science of Reading: How to Understand and Apply the Basics

Waterford

Teaching students to read is so much more than sitting them down in front of a book. It takes an intentional mix of explicit classroom lessons, individualized support, and family engagement to help children develop strong reading skills. But, how do we know what strategies will work best?

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Transform Learning through Engagement

EdNews Daily

By Robert Iskander In the world of remote and hybrid learning, measuring student engagement is the key. Virtual and hybrid learning have been like a dream for many students, thriving on these new learning models.

International Education During the Pandemic

Ask a Tech Teacher

Ask a Tech Teacher contributor, Christian Miraglia, a passionate educational consultant for T4Edtech, traveled to Italy and surrounding areas and has some interesting insights into their education efforts during the pandemic: From An Italian Train: Education during the Pandemic.

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).

Lessons of Youth Activism, Climate Change, and Climate Justice

The Jose Vilson

“Yeah, so first of all, I just want to give a little context. So Shell and Siccar Point Energy are trying to push a new oil field on the UK Parliament, the Cambo oil field, which is gonna be off the coast of Scotland, which obviously is my home.

??Librarians Fight Book Bans With Twitter Takeover

Edsurge

Texas has become a battleground over book banning. A state representative is investigating which school districts carry titles that could cause students “discomfort.” The governor has accused school libraries of carrying pornography and demanded a review of their stacks.

Trauma-Afflicted Students Re-Author Their Narratives

EdNews Daily

By John Barnett “It’s about changing your lens to assign new meaning to an old story so you can re-author to serve you better in the future.” ?

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An Update on Digital Storytelling

Ask a Tech Teacher

An Exercise in Digital Storytelling. To engage my 11th-grade English students during the 2020–21 school year, I created a digital storytelling unit. Whether they attended school in person or remotely, it was a success.

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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.

COLUMN: Surrounded by pandemic angst, what do middle schoolers want? A welcoming, safe place to learn

The Hechinger Report

To understand the pandemic’s impact on middle schoolers, picture the pain of lunchtime. A bunch of uncomfortable adolescents are navigating social distancing rules while figuring out when and if to take down their masks. It’s not going well.

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5 Lessons For Teachers From Ted Lasso

techlearning

Hopefully, Ted Lasso is not all that you get, but the optimistic soccer coach does model some good behavior for teachers

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New Executives Appointed to GG4L Leadership Team

EdNews Daily

Retired IBM EdTech Executive and Former President of ScholarChip Join Global Grid for Learning’s Executive Team Global Grid for Learning (GG4L) announces the appointment of Michael King as a Director on the Board and President.

16 Sites, 3 Apps, 2 Projects for Thanksgiving

Ask a Tech Teacher

Need a few websites and apps to fill in sponge time? Here are Thanksgiving websites that will keep students busy and still teach them: Berenstein Bears Give Thanks (app). Canadian Thanksgiving. Online/Offline Thanksgiving activities. Plimoth Plantation –a field trip of a Pilgrim’s life.

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.

‘The Reading Year’: First grade is critical for reading skills, but kids coming from disrupted kindergarten experiences are way behind

The Hechinger Report

AUSTIN, Texas — Most years, by the third week of first grade, Heather Miller is working with her class on writing the beginning, middle and end of simple words. This year, she had to backtrack — all the way to the letter “H.”. This story also appeared in USA Today. “Do

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How to Create Google Slides Games

Teacher Tech

Free Game templates for Google Slides that use Dice. Install Dice Slides by Schoolytics to have Google Dice. The post How to Create Google Slides Games appeared first on Teacher Tech. Ad-Ons Gamification Google Slides

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Empathy Is a Crucial Skill. Here is How We Are Teaching It to Our Students.

Edsurge

I had to use the bathroom. Badly. Yet, there were 22 students sitting in my classroom finishing their independent reading activity. The timer went off. Twenty-two heads snapped up to attention. One boy raised his hand—the same boy who always does after silent sustained reading—to ask, “Ms.

6 Alternatives To Bloom’s Taxonomy For Teachers

TeachThought - Learn better.

Why might you need alternatives to Bloom's Taxonomy? While wonderful, it neglects important ideas that see the whole child. The post 6 Alternatives To Bloom’s Taxonomy For Teachers appeared first on TeachThought. Critical Thinking Bloom's Taxonomy Essential

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!

With teacher wellness “hanging by a thread,” one district tries walking and smoothies

The Hechinger Report

TAOS, N.M. — On a sunny day in early November, teacher Trish Curran wasn’t corralling elementary phys ed students as she normally would be. Instead, she was educating her colleagues at Taos Municipal Schools on the benefits of walking. “If

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3 Google Sites Things to Try

Teacher Tech

Google Sites is a great way to provide students tutorial documents. Try these 3 features to customize your Google Sites pages. The post 3 Google Sites Things to Try appeared first on Teacher Tech. Google Sites

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Help Students Become Adept Media Evaluators

MiddleWeb

Students are constant targets of advertisers and influencers, writes author–consultant Frank Baker. Introduce kids to seven key media literacy questions that can boost their critical thinking skills and get them in the habit of always asking “What’s really going on?”.

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The 45 Best Websites For Taking A Virtual Field Trip

TeachThought - Learn better.

What Are The Best Websites For Taking A Virtual Field Trip? Don’t have the budget for a field trip to … The 45 Best Websites For Taking A Virtual Field Trip Read More. The post The 45 Best Websites For Taking A Virtual Field Trip appeared first on TeachThought.

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.

TEACHER VOICE: Why we can’t get ed-tech right without teachers

The Hechinger Report

As a second grade teacher at a public school in Memphis, I’ve had a front-row seat to everything we’ve learned in the 20 months since the pandemic began. That means I can see all the things we’re still getting wrong as the new school year continues.

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How online education serves special needs students

eSchool News

Over the past few years, the pandemic made online education the de-facto schooling format for nearly all Americans.

GoFormative Full Tutorial for Teachers

Educators Technology

GoFormative is an educational platform that allows teachers to create various types of assignments that students can interact with in real time and across different devices. Teachers can view.read more. Assessment Assessment tools Formative assessment GoFormative