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13 Virtual School Activities that Students & Educators Love


Virtual school activities are a great way to engage students in learning. However, virtual activities do not always have to be reserved only for homeschooled students.

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Technology for the purpose of WHAT?

Dangerously Irrelevant

This year I am serving as both an ISTE Ambassador and an ISTE Community Leader (in addition to some other ISTE volunteer work). Recently I had the pleasure of publishing a post on ISTE’s blog titled Before Using School Technology, Know Your EdTech Purpose.


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Your Ticket to More Effective Lessons

A Principal's Reflections

During my training to become a teacher, I was immersed in the work of Madeline Hunter when it came to lesson plan design. Her Instructional Theory into Practice (ITIP) model helped me identify the strategies I would use on a daily basis to help my students learn.

Personalized Learning - From start-up to fully scaled

Education Elements

Learning loss. Interventions. All of those words represent important topics that existed pre-pandemic yet were magnified when students returned to in-person instruction. But in true educator fashion, resilience prevailed.

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.

As Digital Transformation in Schools Continues, the Need for Enterprising IT Leaders Grows

EdTech Magazine

For many years, regardless of the industry, IT was siloed. K–12 education was no exception.

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How Classroom Circles Help Us Build Community

Middle Web

The life skills students learn in our classes prepare them to thrive in the real world. Middle grades teacher Laleh Ghotbi shares some lessons from her effort to use weekly community-building circles in her classroom to help students learn to respect their differences and focus on common values.

A Helping Hand: Assistive Technology Tools for Writing

Ask a Tech Teacher

I don’t write enough about special needs so when Rose contacted me with an article idea, I was thrilled. Rose Scott is a literary teacher with a goal of making education comfortable for students with special needs. Her dream is to help students explore their talents and abilities.

17 Hero Awards finalists demonstrate their commitment to education

eSchool News

The eSchool News K-12 Hero Awards recognize the dedicated efforts of education professionals across K-12 departments, including IT, curriculum, instruction and administration.

Virtual ASL Interpreters: 5 Tips for Using Technology to Improve Accessibility


Live streaming virtual ASL interpreters can help schools overcome a shortage in ASL educators. Here are some best practices

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).

7 Games to Play in the Classroom with an Interactive Whiteboard 

ViewSonic Education

Finding the right games to play in the classroom is an effort worth making. After all, the stakes are high: better lesson quality and improved student engagement.

Digital Citizenship Week–Oct. 17-21 2022–Here’s What You Need

Ask a Tech Teacher

Information that will help you teach digital citizenship to your students. Below, you’ll find everything from a full year-long curriculum to professional development for teachers: Resources: Digital Citizenship: What to Teach When (a video). Curricula: K-8 Digital Citizenship Curriculum.

Personalized Learning - From start-up to fully scaled

Education Elements

Learning loss. Interventions. All of those words represent important topics that existed pre-pandemic yet were magnified when students returned to in-person instruction. But in true educator fashion, resilience prevailed.

Time for Your Mid-point Check-in

EdNews Daily

By Tamara Fyke For many districts in the country, it is Fall Break, which marks the halfway point in the semester and a perfect time for a check-in. Perhaps, check-ins are new for you.

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.

Fickett Elementary School: Making a Difference thorough Innovation and Collaboration


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100+ Websites on Digital Citizenship

Ask a Tech Teacher

Here are popular resources teachers are using to teach about digital citizenship. Click the titles for more links: Avatars. Copyrights and Digital Laws. Curriculum. Applied Digital Skills –all tech skills. Google’s Be Internet Awesome –abbreviated course.

We’re back in school. Did we lean into care or compliance?

Dangerously Irrelevant

Most schools here in the U.S. now have been back for a month or two. And I’m hearing from educators that things are … ‘better.’ Which has me wondering, “How are we defining better ?”

No Limit to What We Can Accomplish with AI

EdNews Daily

By Sal Gerardo “A student is not a container you have to fill, but a torch you have to light up.” — Albert Einstein Education has challenges, some of which were brought on by the pandemic, and some that were brought on because education has been painfully slow to change and move with the rest of the world and the rest of the world’s industries.

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.

What Are Literature Circles?

TeachThought - Learn better.

Literature Circles are a way for students to assume a specific role in the study of something (usually a text). The post What Are Literature Circles? appeared first on TeachThought. Literacy Definitions ela

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October is Dyslexia Awareness Month

Ask a Tech Teacher

Surprisingly, 15-20% of the population has a language-based learning disability and over 65% of those are deficits in reading. Often, these go undiagnosed as students, parents, and teachers simply think the child is not a good reader, is lazy, or is disinterested.

Congratulations, Silver Lining for Learning!

Dangerously Irrelevant

In March 2020, some world-renowned university faculty invited me to help launch a new website and podcast initiative, Silver Lining for Learning. Although I eventually bowed out due to other time commitments, the weekly live conversations and guest posts were super fun and informative.

Video: Big Discussion in Little Rock

EdNews Daily

Learning Leadership Symposium: Little Rock Administrator Panel If you are familiar with the Learning Counsel’s Learning Leadership Symposia, you may know that the high point of the day is generally the Administrative Panel Discussion, a high-stakes, high-yield discussion from the finest education minds in the region.

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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!

PROOF POINTS: Colleges that ditched test scores for admissions find it’s harder to be fair in choosing students, researcher says

The Hechinger Report

One college admissions officer at a large public university described how test-optional admissions had spurred more disagreements in his office. A third reader on an application was often called in to break a tie when one staffer said ‘yes’ and another said ‘no.’

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3 Ways To Foster Digital Citizenship in Schools

Ask a Tech Teacher

#ISTE had an interesting discussion on how to foster digital citizenship in schools. This is especially critical because students are spending so much more time than ever before online. Here’s a peak at their conversation and then a link to the rest: 3 Ways To Foster Digital Citizenship in Schools.

Google Docs Draftback to See Typing History

Teacher Tech

When students are using Google Docs you can use the Draftback Chrome extension to review their edits on the document like a movie. You can use this to view student progress or to detect plagiarism in Google Docs. The post Google Docs Draftback to See Typing History appeared first on Teacher Tech.

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Podcast: Learning Loss and Acceleration

EdNews Daily

In this episode of the Learning Leadership Society Podcast, your host LeiLani Cauthen, CEO of the Learning Counsel News Media and Research, speaks with Dr. Tiffany Hogan, MGH Institute of Health Professions, and Dr. Liz Brooke, Chief Learning Officer at Lexia Learning, about what the post-pandemic research is showing us on learning loss.

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.

What is Pear Deck and How Does It Work? Tips and Tricks


Pear Deck uses video to get students engaged while helping educators track progress

History Teachers: Check out This Freebie!

Ask a Tech Teacher

To celebrate the launch of Natural Selection , Book 3 in the Dawn of Humanity trilogy, the ebook of Book 1– Born in a Treacherous Time –is FREE on Amazon Kindle October 15th-October 19th.

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How Schools Are Working to Reduce the STEM Divide for Black Students

EdTech Magazine

The darkened classroom glows with multicolored LED string lights and lighted keyboards. Unlike your average classroom, this one looks ready for a gaming competition; that is, until you notice a young student pull up a split screen and begin to code.

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