Sat.Mar 28, 2020 - Fri.Apr 03, 2020

What is Remote Learning?

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This article explains remote learning and the elements necessary for its success, and includes resources for schools and higher education institutions to get started today

The Week that Changed Everything

MIND Research Institute

In this series, MIND Research Institute CEO Brett Woudenberg reflects on what brought him to the organization and how MIND’s mission to mathematically equip all students to solve the world’s most challenging problems holds resonance for him.

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What is a good history major?

The Hechinger Report

The number of college students choosing to major in history has dropped dramatically over the past decade. Students are choosing disciplines like business, economics and computer science – subjects they believe are better suited to the modern job market.

Coronavirus Chronicles 008 – Shanghai American School

Dangerously Irrelevant

I am talking with schools to see how they’re responding in the wake of this global pandemic. I invite you to join me for the Coronavirus Chronicles , a series of 10-minute check-ins with educators all over. Episode 008 is below.

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.

8 Ways to Use Technology to Engage Students in Distance Learning

TeacherCast

With covid-19 upending all aspects of society, across the world, schools are just one of many settings thrown out of their routine. For educators and students, this presents many challenges.

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Books I read in March 2020

Dangerously Irrelevant

Books I finished reading (or rereading) in March 2020… Personal and Authentic: Designing Learning Experiences That Impact a Lifetime , Tom Murray [education]. Culturize , Jimmy Casas [education]. Smart Baseball , Keith Law [baseball]. A Plague of Giants , Kevin Hearne [fantasy].

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Remote Learning in Action: Putnam County School System, Tennessee

techlearning

Having a detailed remote learning instructional plan in place before starting to teach is essential to success

COVID-19 Is a Health Crisis. So Why Is Health Education Missing From Schoolwork?

Edsurge

Nearly all the world’s students—a full 90 percent of them —have now been impacted by COVID-19 related school closures. There are 188 countries in the world that have closed schools and universities due to the novel coronavirus pandemic as of early April.

What Students Are Doing Is Remote Learning, Not Online Learning. There’s a Difference.

Edsurge

Having worked at the intersection of education and technology for over 20 years, I never would have predicted that the first excitement at home over learning online would be the result of a teacher yelling at my 5th grader to stop using Zoom’s virtual background function to turn his shirt into a forest fire.

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).

Closed Schools Shine Light on the Value of Edtech Coaches

Digital Promise

With the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic closing schools across the country, districts are scrambling for ways to teach children who might be home until the end of summer. Moving instruction online and preparing teachers to use technology in their teaching is a massive undertaking.

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5 Tips for Teaching Online

Catlin Tucker

As teachers embrace their new roles as designers, instructors, and facilitators of online learning, many are grappling the details associated with teaching remotely.

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In Times of Crisis Self-Care is More Important Than Ever

A Principal's Reflections

The majority of us did not see the COVID-19 pandemic coming. Up until this point, our lives were dominated by both professional and personal routines.

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10 Trauma Informed Principles for Educators During the Coronavirus with Dr. Eric Rossen

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Students experiencing the coronavirus crisis are experiencing trauma. So are teachers and parents.

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.

How to Manage Student Devices for Remote Learning

Digital Promise

As schools across the country have rapidly shifted to distance learning due to school closures brought about by the coronavirus (COVID-19), students have been sent home with school-issued devices like laptops or tablets so they can continue their learning from home.

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15 Activities, Teaching Strategies, and Resources for Teaching Children with Autism

Waterford

Because approximately 1 in 59 students are diagnosed with autism, learning how to help students with this disorder in the classroom is so important.[1]

10 no-internet remote learning activities

Ditch That Textbook

When students don't have reliable access to internet at home, what can they do to keep learning going? Here are 10 no-internet activities. When schools turned to remote learning all across the world, it only further pointed out a stark reality. Not all students have reliable internet access.Some students have devices -- school-provided or otherwise -- […]. The post 10 no-internet remote learning activities appeared first on Ditch That Textbook. Creativity eLearning Teaching

10 Essential Online Learning Best Practices – Free Webinar

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter We took our school from a physical school on a Friday to a distance learning campus by Monday. We didn’t miss a day – not yet. And the learning continues.

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 Work/Life/Learning Balance Looks Like in a Pandemic

Digital Promise

In the wake of a pandemic, what’s the best way to manage a household, professional work, and children’s learning? That is a question on many parents and caregivers’ minds, including those of Digital Promise team members.

3 Strategies to Engage Students Remotely with StudySync Using Google Classroom

Catlin Tucker

English teachers using StudySync have a wealth of online resources they can use to keep students learning remotely.

Why College Matters for a Successful Career in Tech

Ask a Tech Teacher

There is a lot of conversation about college vs. career–the pros and cons of each weighed against the needs of individual students.

How to Teach Students Effective Learning in an Online Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter How I teach students to be effective learners in an online classroom. This episode is an audio version of my presentation to students about how to be effective learners in an online classroom.

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!

What are the benefits of investing in online education?

Neo LMS

Most people consider the traditional brick and mortar classroom as the best way of educating children. Back in the day, traditional learning in a classroom with face to face interaction with the teacher was seen as the best choice for educating children. Today, however, the narrative is changing.

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Cultivating Resilience through Daily Wellness Practices

Education Elements

During this time of uncertainty and rapid change, the students, families, educators, and broader communities that we support and belong to need our strength, encouragement, and bold leadership more than ever.

Teaching Online During COVID-19–More from my Inbox

Ask a Tech Teacher

I am so proud of how the education community has stepped up to the challenge teachers face to continue the learning despite apocalyptic changes in the delivery system.

How to Quickly Translate Your Live Session in Multiple Languages and Other Google Meet Must-Haves!

Teacher Reboot Camp

If you are using Google Meet for connecting with students then the links below will help you make this a more accessible and engaging experience. Please note that some of these tips and tricks work for GSuite Edu accounts.

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.

Nurturing a media literate next generation

Neo LMS

As parents and educators, we have a daunting task ahead of us: to equip children with the skills and knowledge they need to learn, develop, thrive and stay safe in this digital age. So how do we prepare the future generation for such an age? We arm them!

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Coronavirus Chronicles 007 – Mendon-Upton Regional School District

Dangerously Irrelevant

I am talking with schools to see how they’re responding in the wake of this global pandemic. I invite you to join me for the Coronavirus Chronicles , a series of 10-minute check-ins with educators all over. Episode 007 is below.

World Backup Day–Once a Year

Ask a Tech Teacher

March 31st is called World Backup Day. At least once a year, backup your data files to an external drive (like a flash drive). This is one that isn’t connected to your local computer so can’t be compromised if you get a virus.

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