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Artificial Intelligence: Chatbot Activities for Students

User Generated Education

My gifted students, grades 4th-6th, selected Artificial Intelligence, as their elective during Spring, 2022 semester. For more about this see Offering Electives to Elementary Students.)

7+ Websites to Teach Financial Literacy

Ask a Tech Teacher

When kids read that America’s $30 trillion+ debt is accepted by many experts as ‘business as usual’, I wonder how that news will affect their future personal finance decisions. Do they understand the consequences of unbalanced budgets? The quandary of infinite wants vs. finite dollars?

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How to get the most out of USB-C cables and accessories? 

ViewSonic Education

We’re all familiar with USB-A and B, and the quirks of these older technologies, but how to get the most out of USB-C? This mighty cable brings the prospect of true universality much closer, offering greater power, versatility, and data throughput than its predecessors. .

Designing Pathways for Rural Learners Using Micro-credentials: Four Case Studies

Digital Promise

In our latest publication, Micro-credentials for Social Mobility in Rural Postsecondary Communities: A Landscape Report , Digital Promise conducted four in-depth case studies to explore how postsecondary institutions are using micro-credentials to create real-time career pathways for rural learners.

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.

Fun formative assessment: 12 easy, no-tech ideas you can use tomorrow

Ditch That Textbook

Formative assessment means providing students with opportunities to show you what they are learning while you are teaching it. These assessments inform your instruction and help you make those little tweaks to your lessons that meet the needs of your students.

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Change Begins with You

A Principal's Reflections

When we do things a certain way, we often become comfortable, especially if we are satisfied with the result. While this might seem perfectly fine on the surface, the truth is that progress can become stagnant.

How to write SMART learning objectives in your LMS

Neo LMS

Creating goals is not an option but a must if you’re a teacher. You ensure long-lasting results by having a clear view of what you want to achieve in your classroom. The purpose of teaching goes far beyond passing on theoretical knowledge.

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Draw, choose, write or say: Fantastic formative assessments

Ditch That Textbook

Formative assessment can be fantastic! Here are options for letting students draw, choose, write and say as a formative assessment tool.Formative assessment can be drudgery. When students are doing the same quizzes and the same practice questions all day long, it can be less than stimulating.Or

Coping with COVID in the Classroom

Ask a Tech Teacher

A lot of teachers are also authors. In an effort to spotlight their two hats, I feature teacher-authors on both my writing and education blogs. Guests can write about any topic they’d like as long as it revolves around those skills.

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).

Facilitating Next Generation Learning Research with SEERNet

Digital Promise

The post Facilitating Next Generation Learning Research with SEERNet appeared first on Digital Promise. Developers Educators Entrepreneurs Learning Experience Design Learning Sciences Researchers Uncategorized

Classroom Management: Creating a Positive and Productive Learning Community

Catlin Tucker

“Are we going to talk about classroom management?” ” Several of my graduate students asked this question last week as we prepared to enter the final month of our methods course.

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Evernote - new and improved and a great app for Education (and more)

Educational Technology Guy

I am a huge Evernote user and fan. I started using Evernote back in 2009, have been an Evernote trainer, used the beta of Evernote for Education with my students in 2011, and am an Evernote Expert.

World Backup Day–March 31st

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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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 Micro-credentials Can Support Social Mobility in Rural Communities

Digital Promise

In a rapidly changing economy, micro-credentialing has emerged as a time-saving and cost-effective method to help learners gain recognition for their skills. Micro-credentials are digital certifications that verify an individual’s competence with a skill or set of skills.

EduProtocols to improve student learning outcomes and engagement

Hapara

Join Rich Dixon and Jon Corippo, author of the EduProtocols Field Guide for a discussion on how to develop meaningful, relevant instruction and break free from textbooks and worksheets.

Podcast: The Educational Epoch Change You Didn’t Know Happened

EdNews Daily

Don’t miss this episode of the EduJedi Report As we write our new epic and talk about the age of the Age of Knowledge and the Age of Technology, and then into the Age of Experience, we’ll see we used our knowledge in a scaffolded way to aim for the perfect life.

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Subscriber Special: Group Discount on Summer PD

Ask a Tech Teacher

Every month, subscribers to our newsletter get a free/discounted resource to help their tech teaching. April 4th-6th: 20% discount on Early Bird sign-up for online professional development offered on your schedule: 20 Webtools in 20 Days. with coupon code KZJ8MBNV. Click to view slideshow.

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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.

Cultivating Leadership Effectiveness & Wellness

Education Elements

Every teacher has a purpose. Every teacher has a reason that they entered the classroom. For some, that purpose originated when they were a student in school. For others, it was an unbridled passion for their content area.

Standardized tests in their current format are ‘incredibly antiquated’

The Hechinger Report

Editor’s note: This story led off this week’s Future of Learning newsletter, which is delivered free to subscribers’ inboxes every other Wednesday with trends and top stories about education innovation. Subscribe today! Robert Sternberg is frustrated. Really frustrated.

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Cognitive Approach to Addressing the Impact of Covid-19 on Students

EdNews Daily

By Betsy Hill and Roger Stark Schools are exploring new ways to address the impact that Covid-19 has had and continues to have on students.

Countdown to Assessment with Spaces

Teacher Tech

Educator Melody McAllister shares how you can use the Spaces platform to create conversation, clear up misconceptions, and continue to build classroom community around learning targets that need to be revisited in preparation for assessments.

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!

Teaching Critical Thinking Starts With The Student

TeachThought - Learn better.

Out of all of the ideas and circumstances and knowledge and information that you encounter on a daily basis, what's worth understanding? The post Teaching Critical Thinking Starts With The Student appeared first on TeachThought. Critical Thinking Experienced Teacher Terry Heick

We need support and empathy to prevent teacher burnout

eSchool News

COVID-19 has had an unprecedented impact on the world. Its impact on the educational profession, though, is unique. Every educator has an impact on children–the future adults. In a time of fear and uncertainty, our students turn to us; we are the moms, dads, and guardians away from home.

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Helping Students through Trauma

EdNews Daily

By Franklin Schargel “One out of every four children attending school has been exposed to a traumatic event that can affect learning and/or behavior.”

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Why A Docker Container Registry Is Important for Scalable Applications

EdTech4Beginners

The future-oriented organizations comprehend the importance of containers and leverage them to modernize their legacy apps, streamline infrastructures, and enable them to market their innovations faster. According to Research and Markets, over 3.5 million applications have been placed in Docker containers, and over 37 billion containerized applications downloaded were spotted.

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.

When Students Lack Confidence: Always Separate The Student From The Performance

TeachThought - Learn better.

Believing in students' isn't enough--they have to have sufficient knowledge or experience with ideas and skills to 'do well in school.'. The post When Students Lack Confidence: Always Separate The Student From The Performance appeared first on TeachThought. Teaching Student Engagement Terry Heick

Google Docs: Pinning Table Headers

Teacher Tech

New feature in Google Docs is the ability to pin rows in a table. Why would you be pinning table rows in google docs? To bring more clarity to your printed documents. The post Google Docs: Pinning Table Headers appeared first on Teacher Tech. Docs Google Advanced google Google Docs

Understanding Mindsets-Based Social Emotional Learning

EdNews Daily

By Jeff Waller If there is one thing the pandemic has taught us, it’s that we really have no idea what the future holds. Yet, we find ourselves teaching our children how to thrive in the world we live in, or as it once was, rather than preparing them for a world we don’t understand.