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18 Questions To Ask Students About Their Day Remote Learning

TeachThought - Learn better.

18 Questions To Ask Students About Their Day Remote Learning. by Terry Heick.

Why flipping the classroom just makes sense

Neo LMS

A version of this post was originally published in Education World , in March 2021. Covid-19 has impacted the world in many ways, but it has also laid the foundations for astonishing transformation in education.

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Innovation isn’t about breakthrough tech—it’s about breaking down barriers

The Christensen Institute

In the early 2000s, a group of young Estonians who were fed up with the high cost of long-distance phone calls developed software that enabled them to talk to each other on video through their computers.

The Opportunities to Have Disruptive Thinking in the Classroom with Eric Sheninger

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. We all have undergone disrupted thinking because of our disrupted society due to the pandemic. But many of us hope we don’t go back to business as usual.

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.

Leadership During Crisis: Lessons and Learnings from the League of Innovative Schools

Digital Promise

The COVID-19 pandemic may have disrupted traditional classroom instruction, but it has not stopped schools from fostering meaningful connections and engaging in robust, student-centered teaching and learning.

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Post-Pandemic Possibilities for School

Education Elements

About a year ago, we dealt with one of the largest supply shortages we've faced as a modern country. While toilet paper was certainly in high demand, it was actually active dry yeast that had people scrambling.

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How a Student Held a Virtual Summer Camp in Summer 2020

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Sophia is a student in Oman. During the 2020 shut down, Sophia wanted to help the children in her neighborhood have a fun learning experience — so she created a virtual summer camp online.

Leveling Up Computer Science Teaching through Micro-credentials

Digital Promise

As teachers, we are trained to encourage higher-level thinking skills, including meta-cognition, in our students. We teachers should also engage in that same exercise to strengthen our teaching practice.

Here’s a Preview of May

Ask a Tech Teacher

Here’s a preview of what’s coming up on Ask a Tech Teacher in May: More. Comments are closed but feel free to contact me via Twitter (@askatechteacher). Jacqui Murray has been teaching K-18 technology for 30 years.

SplashLearn Makes Learning Fun and Creates Fearless Learners

Loved by more than 30 million kids, SplashLearn is a game-based learning program that creates engaging learning experiences to nurture a generation of fearless learners. SplashLearn is the fastest growing elementary school math program in the US, used by more than 440,000 teachers in about 77,000 schools across the United States.

Peer Feedback: Making It Meaningful

Catlin Tucker

Feedback is how students feel seen and supported. It is also how we communicate to our students that we value the process over the product. When we give feedback as students work, we signal that the work they are doing is important, and we care about their progress.

Text historical, book characters with this Google Slides/PowerPoint template

Ditch That Textbook

Students can show what they've learned by creating interactive text conversations between two people. Here's how. What if you had Harry Potter's cell phone number?Or Or Alexander Hamilton's? Or the President of the United States?Imagining Imagining those conversations can be a lot of fun.

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Why self-compassion is important for teachers

Neo LMS

Teaching is, in its essence, a caregiving profession. We all have that one teacher who inspired us to aim higher, choose a certain career path, or simply discover our passions. This role comes with many satisfactions, but also the pressure to hold yourself to a higher standard.

JotForm Approvals–Great Way to Manage Workflow

Ask a Tech Teacher

You may know JotForm as one of the most popular tools in the form builder category, recognized for its simplicity and sophistication in what could otherwise be the complicated process of collecting and analyzing data.

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.

Is Virtual Learning Here to Stay for K–12?

EdTech Magazine

Last year’s mass shift to virtual learning altered the landscape for K–12 education. Districts fast-tracked long-term plans for upgraded technology and teacher training.

10+ FREE EduProtocol templates + ideas for using them

Ditch That Textbook

What teacher doesn’t want to save themselves time and teach better? It’s finding those low-prep, high-return activities that we can use right away that can be challenging. That’s where EduProtocols come in.

Disruptive Thinking in Our Classrooms: Preparing Students for Their Future

A Principal's Reflections

The pandemic gave many of us a great deal of time to engage in projects both personally and professionally. For me, in the case of the latter, that was writing a new book.

Tech Tip #103: 16 Spring Cleaning Steps for Computers

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.

5 Costly Inventory Management Mistakes Schools Should Avoid

If your school is like most, inventory and/or asset management plays a critical role in daily operations.

EdTech Essentials: 3 Language Teachers Share Their Top Tools

EdTech Magazine

¿Cómo se dice EdTech en español? To get the answer, you might turn to Laura Boyd or Alberto and Mario Herraez. All three teach Spanish to middle school students, but their independent classrooms are unique. Boyd teaches Spanish to fifth through eighth graders at Poplar Grove Middle School.

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Celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month in Your Classroom

Waterford

“Where are you from?”. Here.”. “OK, OK, but where are you from ?”. This short conversation is common, even in today’s world, and it reinforces that some Americans don’t consider Asian American or Pacific Islander (AAPI) children as completely American.

Behind the new face of education philanthropy

The Christensen Institute

Philanthropy is in the midst of a significant shift.

The Real Solution to Learning Loss: Valuing Teachers and the Teaching Profession

Edsurge

The phrase “learning loss” has become as widespread as “you’re on mute” in the era of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Wireless Projecting with Google Meet

Wireless projecting using Google Meet to replace the Google Cast for Education extension!

25 Social Emotional Learning Resources For Teachers

TeachThought - Learn better.

25 Social Emotional Learning Resources For Teachers. by TeachThought Staff.

PROOF POINTS: Later school start time gave small boost to grades but big boost to sleep, new study finds

The Hechinger Report

A Minnesota study of 18,000 students whose schools switched to a later start time found kids slept more but posted only slightly higher grades. Credit: Thom Lang/Getty Images. The physical and mental health benefits of getting a good night’s sleep are indisputable.

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Could mobile clinics disrupt brick-and-mortar care?

The Christensen Institute

Over the past several months, health organizations have ramped up efforts to accelerate COVID vaccinations, particularly in underserved communities.

A Popular Study Found That Taking Notes By Hand Is Better Than By Laptop. But Is It?

Edsurge

A 2014 research study with a catchy title is often pointed to by those who worry that technology is having unexpected downsides in the classroom.

Develop A Feature-Rich App for Any Virtual Classroom

Building an e-learning platform? Download the solution brief to learn how you can create a customized, feature-rich, interactive classroom for an enhanced learning experience.