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Teach Critical Thinking

Ask a Tech Teacher

There’s a reason why the brain uses 25% of the calories you eat: Thinking is hard work.

Best Monitors for Teachers: How to Use Pen Devices to Deliver Lessons 

ViewSonic Education

The best monitors for teachers solve an important dilemma in today’s digital age: how to keep handwriting alive while implementing EdTech classrooms? Contrary to many people’s fears, using digital touchscreens offers greater flexibility for teachers while driving student engagement.

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Genius Hour: 3 Strategies for Incorporating it in Your Class

techlearning

Educators Vicki Davis and John Spencer share tips for effectively incorporating genius hour into the classroom

Help Inspire the Next Generation of Creators and Change Makers

Digital Promise

The post Help Inspire the Next Generation of Creators and Change Makers appeared first on Digital Promise. Educators

Building the Foundation for a Modern K-12 Classroom

K-12 looks different these days. But one thing remains the same: you need a reliable learning platform that serves as the foundation for teaching and learning––for all students, in a variety of learning experiences.

The Siri and Alexa Test

A Principal's Reflections

I absolutely love being at home. Having an intense travel schedule makes you cherish the little things that help alleviate stress and relax. One of my favorite pastimes is taking advantage of being outside any chance I get.

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Dennis Bonnen Discusses The Importance Of Education

EdTech4Beginners

Education is one of the essential things in life. It opens up doors to opportunities that would otherwise be unavailable. It allows people to achieve their dreams and aspirations. That is why everyone needs access to education, regardless of their socioeconomic status or location.

Social-Emotional Learning Part V: Social Awareness

Catlin Tucker

This is the final blog in this social-emotional learning (SEL) series designed to create clarity about the five SEL core competencies identified in the CASEL Framework and how to develop these skills in your classroom.

How to Make Math Class Student Centered

Middle Web

Fresh teaching ideas engulf math teachers each fall. Which strategies take priority as we seek to help students have the best year ever? Teacher and coach Mona Iehl recommends three: build classroom community, review and augment resources, and select engaging lesson formats.

Abbott Elementary: 5 Lessons for Teachers

techlearning

The popular sitcom Abbott Elementary provides laughs–and teaching lessons

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.

Back To School Websites

Ask a Tech Teacher

Here are a few of the popular resources teachers are using to. BTS resources. BTS resources from Microsoft. Make a class photo in Pixton EDU. We write about back to school often on Ask a Tech Teacher.

10 Ways To Keep Your Mobile App Protected

EdTech4Beginners

Mobile devices are rapidly becoming the most common method for people all over the world to engage with the web, and the vast bulk of these consumers do so via mobile applications. However, because we rely so heavily on our cell phones, a security compromise may be disastrous to the user.

Maximize the benefits of Social Emotional Learning in your Classrooms

EdNews Daily

By Kim Bollesen After attending a recent principals’ conference, I came back to my school with resolve, knowing exactly what needed to be done in the SEL arena to work with our single, onsite counselor.

Add-on the Fun with BookWidgets

Teacher Tech

Add-on the fun in Google Classroom with BookWidgets. Easy to use for any teacher and student. Use the new Add-on to add directly to Google Classroom or add BookWidgets using the Chrome extension or sharing link. The post Add-on the Fun with BookWidgets appeared first on Teacher Tech.

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!

Quiet Quitting in Education

techlearning

The term quiet quitting has spread across social media recently. The concept has important implications for education, say school leaders

OPINION: Our education system is not setting up students for success

The Hechinger Report

With nerves and excitement, millions of young Americans are back in school after years of pandemic disruption. At the same time, questions of effectiveness and inclusion across our education system reveal deep cause for concern.

Is it Too Little: Or Too Late?

EdNews Daily

By Charles Sosnik Tick Toc. Approximately 13,800 district superintendents are staring down the barrel of a September 30 deadline. That’s the date that all those ESSER funds must be committed.

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My Classroom or OUR Classroom??

Teacher Tech

If you are striving for a student centered classroom does your syllabus indicate that this is MY class or OUR class? Are students afraid to deviate from the directions? Do they think they can advocate for their own learning or are restricted to following the directions?

6 Tips for EdTech Evaluation by Adult Learning Institutions

Many continuing adult education institutions have turned to technology used by higher ed with the following benefits: elevates teaching and learning, scales to address changes in staffing, enrollment and budget, and protects student and institutional data.

4 Best Practices for Improving Digital Learning Instruction in Your School Community

EdTech Magazine

Imagine this scenario: An office at the state or district level distributes a lengthy instructional guide to school-level educators and leaders. The resource is chock-full of sound, research-backed advice for effective teaching and learning with digital devices. The only problem?

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Take a Break–it’s Labor Day!

Ask a Tech Teacher

Labor Day is annually held on the first Monday of September (this year, September 5th). It was originally organized to celebrate various labor associations’ strengths of and contributions to the United States economy. It is largely a day of rest in modern times.

OPINION: Former middle school teacher says older students aren’t getting the reading help they need

The Hechinger Report

It’s been years since I was a Los Angeles middle school teacher, but I still remember my students as if they were in my classroom yesterday.

How to ensure clear communication with your paraprofessionals

eSchool News

As back-to-school commences this fall, in addition to the students and teachers returning to school buildings, somewhere between 160,000 and 250,000–or more–folks will be joining those students and teachers.

6 Strategies for Using Actionable Data to Impact Student Success

Educators need effective tools to drive student success. The trend to use actionable, comprehensive data—like attendance, assessments, grades, and more—is an effective way to give teachers the visibility they need to make a difference. Videri gives teachers and administrators access to comprehensive, integrated data so they can easily filter, drill down, and analyze data—to get the information that they really need, when they need it, and improve student outcomes. Download the eBook today!

A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words: Emojis

Gaggle Speaks

In the fall I had a group of mothers approach me after a seminar to ask me about what they were calling ‘picture texting’ as a cause for concern that their children were losing their grasp on the English language.

Are Colleges Ready to BeReal? 

Josie Ahlquist

If there is anything constant in social media — it is the rise and fall of platforms. You may have tried one of these in the last decade. Peach, Clubhouse, Meerkat, Vine, Ello. I could go on.

EdXchange: Using Data to Travel Toward Student Achievement

N2Y

27 @ 5 pm Eastern Join us to see how data can make this school year a smooth one. EdXchange Webinars Event Polaris Unique Learning System Webinar

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Immediate solutions to teacher shortages

eSchool News

School districts nationwide are facing unprecedented teacher shortages, with thousands of classrooms unstaffed as the school year begins. Filling these vacancies with certified teachers is a critical need.

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.

Untether Tech in the Modern K–12 Environment

EdTech Magazine

The focus in K­–12 districts has long been on flexible learning spaces, but modern classroom designs are adapting now that most students are equipped with one-to-one devices. Many schools are conceptualizing configurations that move the traditional focus from the front of the classroom.

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The Educator’s Guide to Time Management

Middle Web

The first step to taking control of your time is making the effort, and educator Frank Buck’s “Get Organized Digitally!” provides the rungs of the ladder to get you there. Department chair Stephanie Choate says Buck inserts educator success stories in just the right places. Highly recommended.

5 Ways Technology is Being Used in Phys Ed

techlearning

Personalized learning means different things to different educators, finds a new survey, but that may not be a bad thing