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5 Reasons Why Your Edtech Product Is Sitting On A Classroom Shelf

EdNews Daily

A few months ago, I attended a digital learning conference among other education colleagues here in Chicago.

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4 Tips for using accessibility features to promote inclusion

Neo LMS

Inclusion is an important topic of discussion within special education. Within inclusion settings, all students are placed in the same room to learn alongside each other, as opposed to removing students with disabilities to a separate space. Read more: How AI is changing special education.

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The Stages of Innovative Change

A Principal's Reflections

Change isn't coming as it is already on our doorstep. Granted, this has been the case for thousands of years thanks to either discoveries such as fire and cultivated crops or inventions that led to the creation of electricity, manufacturing, and expeditious travel.

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How to Leverage Your Classroom Tech for Project-Based Learning

EdTech Magazine

How to Leverage Your Classroom Tech for Project-Based Learning. shailaja.neela…. Wed, 11/27/2019 - 11:27. Project-based learning isn’t a new concept for K–12 education.

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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.

6 Novel ways in which educators can teach creativity in the classroom

Neo LMS

Read any article about the future of the workplace. Not even that, any article about the future in general. It seems that everyone agrees that innovation is the most important asset that we have to deal with present and future challenges.

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How to Create a Classroom That’s a Safe Space for Failure

Edsurge

Bycraft, our robot goes backward!” my students informed me, running over after their latest test. “Is Is it supposed to go that way?” I asked, smiling. “No!” they said in unison, smiling back. Well, I guess you’d better go fix it then.”

The Power of Listening: Remake Learning Days Across America

Digital Promise

There is true power in listening—listening not just to hear, but to understand. This kind of listening has been a pivotal part of how Digital Promise, our partners, and educators across the country have been working to accelerate innovation in education, working with and not just for communities.

10 Unusual Projects for Hour of Code

Ask a Tech Teacher

Coding–that geeky subject that confounds students and frightens teachers. Yet, kids who can code are better at logical thinking and problem solving, more independent and self-assured, and more likely to find a job when they graduate.

3 ways to support your students with Immersive Reader

Ditch That Textbook

Immersive Reader supports students who struggle to read in a non-stigmatizing way. Students can use it for free in several ways.Picture your classroom full of students. Now, realize that, on average, one out of every five of them has some form of reading disorder. Now, imagine being one of those students. You need help, but you […]. The post 3 ways to support your students with Immersive Reader appeared first on Ditch That Textbook.

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).

micro:bits for good

User Generated Education

At the beginning of November, 2019, I had the opportunity to travel to Singapore to attend and present at Edutech Asia 2019. During that time, I had the opportunity to hear about their initiative to use micro:bits to help students learn technology in authentic ways.

Learning Comes to Life in Verizon Innovative Learning Labs

Digital Promise

It’s not every day that a top executive from a Fortune 500 company visits a middle school located more than 600 miles from the company’s headquarters.

Giving Thanks To Teams

Education Elements

As Thanksgiving approaches and 2019 nears an end, I’m taking some time to reflect on what I’m grateful for this year. When I zoom out and think about the past 11 months, I realize that I am especially grateful for all the ways that teams have shown up in my life this year. Team Habits

10 ideas for an unforgettable classroom transformation

Ditch That Textbook

Transforming your classroom into an experience might be a lot of work but the end results are worth it. Here are 10 ideas to consider when planning your classroom transformation. This post is written by Kathrina Mendez a 4/5th grade teacher from San Diego, California. You can connect with her on Twitter @kathrina_mendez. Was it […]. The post 10 ideas for an unforgettable classroom transformation appeared first on Ditch That Textbook.

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.

25 Simple Google Search Tips For Teachers

TeachThought - Learn better.

Before getting too specific or complex, start with a simple search like "What is transfer?" or "Define project-based learning.". The post 25 Simple Google Search Tips For Teachers appeared first on TeachThought. Technology Google Education Tools For The Classroom

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Up to 3.6 million students should be labeled gifted, but aren’t

The Hechinger Report

A poster from the recent annual convention of the National Association for Gifted Children promotes finding more gifted children of color. Photo: Danielle Dreilinger for The Hechinger Report. ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — As many as 3.6 million gifted children are being overlooked in school — more than the 3.3

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Four ways to transform your school culture

eSchool News

An effective school culture is a positive environment that supports learning for each and every student. In a healthy school culture, there’s a belief that every student holds unique gifts and talents, and has the innate ability to be successful.

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Here’s How Head Start Parents Are Building Careers As Early Childhood Educators

Edsurge

Dorothy Fredrick first heard of Head Start in the 1990s from a teacher whose children she was babysitting. At the time, Fredrick lived in Ellicott, Colo., a rural community about an hour outside Colorado Springs.

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.

Design Your Tests with English Learners in Mind

MiddleWeb

Wondering how to differentiate the format of the standard paper-and-pencil summative assessment to meet the needs of English learners? Tan Huynh shows how word banks, visuals, single-task questions, sentence starters, and synonyms can help ELs convey what they know.

As diagnoses rise, more colleges add services for students with autism

The Hechinger Report

Jared Jellicorse with his mother, Marla. The Jellicorses chose the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga because of Mosaic, a comprehensive support program for students with autism. He’s now a third-year student there. Photo: Eric England for The Hechinger Report. CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.

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5 reasons to integrate STEM into online learning

eSchool News

STEM fields—science, technology, engineering, and mathematics—are highly technical, which is one reason that the education system is changing to further incorporate these subjects into the curriculum.

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LinkedIn Pauses Changes to Lynda.com After Libraries Raise Privacy Concerns

Edsurge

LinkedIn has temporarily delayed planned changes to Lynda.com, a popular education-video library the company bought in 2015 for $1.5 billion, after libraries around the country raised privacy concerns.

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!

Helping Kids See How Math Mistakes Can Help

MiddleWeb

It can be hard to convince students that math mistakes are a good thing, when they are punished on standardized testing for every single error. But our intrepid math blogger Michelle Russell is coming up with ways to help her classes turn math missteps into better performance.

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How one country with close parallels to the United States has made college free

The Hechinger Report

Pilar Vega Martinez, a nursing student at the University of Chile, benefited from free tuition in Chile — until she got sick and missed classes. Now the perk will run out for her before she finishes her education. Photo Elissa Nadworny.

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How academic teaming put this school on track for success

eSchool News

What does it take to turn around a chronically under-performing school? If you ask educators at Moseley Elementary School, it takes determined school leaders and teachers with the ability to give students a purpose each day–and a strategy called academic teaming. William D.

‘Academic Capitalism’ Is Reshaping Faculty Life. What Does That Mean?

Edsurge

Professors have long savored their position outside of commercial systems.

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.

3 Ways To Support Teachers Through Unexpected Challenges in Technology Integration

TeacherCast

Welcome to the TeacherCast Educational Network. Is Your Tech Coach Doing These Three Simple Things To Help Improve Tech Integration Skills In Your Teachers?

What is it like to be a male teacher in early ed?

The Hechinger Report

A male educator works with students at a pre-K center in the Bronx. Nationwide, male teachers are rare in early education programs. Photo: The Hechinger Report. One early childhood educator said he wanted to be a male role model for children. Others were drawn to teaching after becoming fathers.

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16 educators share their digital learning strategies

eSchool News

Digital learning tools are invaluable when they’re used by confident educators. In fact, when used appropriately, digital and mobile learning resources engage students–and they can even help boost achievement.