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4 Ways My Teaching Has Changed Because of Remote Learning

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The pandemic has changed my teaching  

Today’s Innovations are Tomorrow’s Practices: Adapting Learning to Meet Students

Digital Promise

When COVID closed the door on in-person schooling in spring 2020, one of the biggest concerns for school districts was how to address the needs of students who experience cognitive learning challenges and/or physical disabilities.

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Remote learning a bust? Some families consider having their child repeat kindergarten

The Hechinger Report

On April 20, Kentwood Elementary in Los Angeles opened its doors to students. It was news Lauren Phillips, 37, had been waiting for. After months of schooling on a screen, her daughter Lola, 6, would get the real kindergarten experience.

How to Turn Ideas Into Action (with a Free Download)

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

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The Digital Experience Insights Report

You don’t need to feel your way around in the dark anymore. Download this groundbreaking report to shine a light on the invisible opportunities your team is missing — and discover what they’re ultimately costing your business.

Be Featured on Ask a Tech Teacher

Ask a Tech Teacher

I get thousands of visitors a day–over a million since I started. The most common reason why you-all drop by is for resources.

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Planning for Technology Sustainability with COVID-19 Relief Funds

Digital Promise

The COVID-19 pandemic appears to finally be waning in America. Kudos to district leaders for guiding their school districts through the ins and out of technology integration and remote learning for more than a year.

3 Products from Logitech to Help Reach Every Student

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Sometimes devices just help us. They improve something we already do in powerful ways. In this post, I’ll highlight three such items.

Tech Tip #57: How to Create a Chart Really Fast

Ask a Tech Teacher

In these 169 tech-centric situations, you get an overview of pedagogy—the tech topics most important to your teaching—as well as practical strategies to address most classroom tech situations, how to scaffold these to learning, and where they provide the subtext to daily tech-infused education.

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UDL and Blended Learning: Removing Barriers with Design

Catlin Tucker

I like to compare the teacher’s work designing learning experiences to the work of an architect. In my new book with Dr. Katie Novak, UDL and Blended Learning , I share a story about working with an architect to design a new home after my family lost our house in the Tubbs Fire in 2017.

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3 Templates for Uncomplicating Your Product Management Process

In this workbook, you’ll find a comprehensive set of templates product development and cross-functional teams can adopt to better leverage your existing skills and your data.

Three Ideas to Find Edtech that Will Transform the Future of Learning

Digital Promise

Many educators are asking, “How do I find the tools that we can leverage to achieve our vision for the 2021-22 school year?”. Public education is seeing an unprecedented investment from the CARES Act and CRRSA to support equitable instruction and learning acceleration.

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Outlier Practices Make or Break the Learning Experience

A Principal's Reflections

We learn, and remember for that matter, from experience. Thus, it is critical that the culture in your classroom and school positively impacts learners while adequately preparing them for their future, not our past.

Tech Ed Resources for your Class–K-8 Keyboard Curriculum

Ask a Tech Teacher

I get a lot of questions from readers about what tech ed resources I use in my classroom so I’m going to take a few days this summer to review them with you. Some are edited and/or written by members of the Ask a Tech Teacher crew. Others, by tech teachers who work with the same publisher I do.

Could libraries become the newest healthcare hotspot?

The Christensen Institute

As is the case for many others, the library has played an instrumental role in my life.

The SaaS Guide to Conversion Rate Optimization

Every SaaS business has a strategic responsibility to improve Conversion Rate Optimization across their product or site. Learn 7 detailed steps to infuse data into your process, surface customer drop-off points, and generate ideas to drive conversion.

6 Steps that prove any teacher can create educational videos

Neo LMS

Student engagement is a big part of independent learning. We want students to actively interact with the learning material, no matter where they are and how they’re learning. As such, educational videos are nothing new, especially in the world of asynchronous and blended learning.

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How Tech Is Reinventing Arts Education

EdTech Magazine

First, his students learned to make a meal. Later, they figured out how to build low-poly houses. But what about in the not-too-distant future, when they move on to college or begin their careers?

5 (free) Posters on College and Career

Ask a Tech Teacher

Every month, we’ll share five themed posters that you can share on your website (with attribution), post on your walls, or simply be inspired. This month: College and Career. –for the entire collection of 65 posters, click here.

What the Pandemic Showed Us: Lessons About Curriculum, Equity, Family, and More

Waterford

The COVID-19 pandemic forced educators across the country to pivot on the fly and adjust their style of teaching. The disruption was unprecedented, stressful, scary, and physically and mentally taxing for teachers and students.

The Ultimate Guide to Conversion Rate Optimization

Every business has a strategic responsibility to improve Conversion Rate Optimization across their product or site. Learn 7 detailed steps to infuse data into your process, surface customer drop-off points, and generate ideas to drive conversion.

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Dangerously Irrelevant

Some faculty members are like race horses out of the gate.

Pandemic Aid Helps Narrow Mississippi’s Digital Divide

EdTech Magazine

During Black History Month, Aberdeen High School Principal Dana Bullard invited some former students to speak to her current students at the Mississippi school about their careers.

8 Strategies For Using TikTok For Learning

TeachThought - Learn better.

Just as teaching with video games might be 'controversial,' so is teaching with what on the surface seems to be a superficial distraction. The post 8 Strategies For Using TikTok For Learning appeared first on TeachThought. Technology

How to Help Families Find Necessary Resources Over the Summer

Waterford

For many students, summer vacation means a leisurely and relaxing break from school. But it can also present challenges—academic and beyond. Educators know summer learning loss is a real issue, and it contributes to achievement gaps for all kinds of learners.

2021 Trends in College Career and Employment Planning

In this second annual report, part of the BestColleges.com research series, 624 business leaders shared how their companies and organizations currently recruit and hire college students from both online and campus-based programs.

3 water and sanitation innovations that could be game changers in advancing global health

The Christensen Institute

Imagine the population of Seattle dying each year from an entirely preventable and fixable problem. That’s roughly the number of people that die each year from not having access to safe water and sanitation services. Globally, 2 billion people drink water from a contaminated source, and 4.5

Bridging the Connectivity Divide in K–12 School Districts

EdTech Magazine

Despite widespread efforts to bridge the digital divide through one-to-one device programs, connectivity challenges continue to leave millions of students and teachers trapped in the slow lane of the information superhighway. DISCOVER: Pandemic aid helps narrow Mississippi's digital divide.

Using The 3-2-1 Learning Strategy For Critical Thinking

TeachThought - Learn better.

The 3-2-1 strategy is a simple way to frame a topic or task, making it useful for anything from discussion prompts to inquiry learning. The post Using The 3-2-1 Learning Strategy For Critical Thinking appeared first on TeachThought. Critical Thinking Fundamentals Terry Heick

Intellectual and Emotional Obstacles to Adopting Evidence-based Teaching Practices

Iterating Toward Openness

Helping people adopt evidence-based practices is notoriously difficult. Even in matters of life and death, evidence-based practices frequently go unadopted or take an incredibly long time to enter widespread use. As Bauer, et al.

2021 Online Education Trends Report

Higher education embraced widespread online learning over the past year, discovering benefits and challenges along the way. Gain insight from this annual report from BestColleges.com which surveyed online and remote (due to COVID-19) students, and program administrators.