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3 collaborative strategies to bolster cybersecurity

eSchool News

In the fall of 2021, the Center for Internet Security’s Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center ( MS-ISAC ) reported an expected 86 percent increase in cybersecurity incidents targeting K-12 school systems over the course of one year.

Data literacy skills: what they are and how do we teach them to our students?


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Hear from Our Expert: How to Accelerate Literacy Learning


Despite the challenges of the last two years, there are many reasons to feel hopeful about the future

How to Showcase Your Skills when Applying for Your First Job

Ask a Tech Teacher

This article is for recent graduates, either from high school or college, ready to look for a first job.

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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.

Learner Paths are Rarely the Same

A Principal's Reflections

At times I find myself claiming that I am a visual learner. Hence, I try to have an original image to go along with most blog posts I write. While text adds needed details and depth, the accompanying visuals provide more context.

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Social-emotional Learning Part II: Self-management

Catlin Tucker

In my last blog post , I said self-awareness is a foundational social-emotional learning skill. If students are unable to identify their emotions, thoughts, and values and recognize how they influence their behaviors, it will be challenging for them to develop the other SEL core competencies.

What You Might Have Missed in July–What’s up in August

Ask a Tech Teacher

Here are the most-read posts for the month of July: 9 Ways to Add Tech to your Lessons Without Adding Time to Your Day. Tech Ed Resources–Lesson Plans. 25 Websites for Lesson Planning. Tech Ed Resources for your Class–K-8 Keyboard Curriculum. 40 Websites to Teach Keyboarding.

Sleep and Cognitive Functioning

EdNews Daily

By Betsy Hill and Roger Stark As the new school year begins, it is important to review some recent research about sleep and cognition. New information makes it even more clear how important sleep is to learning and memory, brain health, alertness and much more.

Spiraling rents are wreaking havoc on college students seeking housing for the fall

The Hechinger Report

BERKELEY, Calif. When she transferred to the University of California, Berkeley, JoLynn Kelly split a bunk bed in a tiny loft apartment — and the $2,800 a month it cost to rent. This story also appeared in USA Today. “I

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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.

Reaching the 4Cs with 3D and virtual reality

eSchool News

I thought I was ahead of the times when I acquired virtual reality headsets and other mixed reality technology via a grant award in late 2019. The pandemic shutdowns halted my plans to use the acquired virtual reality headsets for virtual field trips and other STEM investigations.

Subscriber Special: Great Deal on Coaching

Ask a Tech Teacher

Every month, subscribers to our newsletter get a free/discounted resource to help their tech teaching. August 2-7th: Coaching or Mentoring. BOGO — Buy one month; get the second free. Do any of these sound like you?

Reach for Responsiveness: Strengthening MTSS/RTI Efforts with a More Responsive Approach

EdNews Daily

By Brooklin Trover Everyone knows the RTI Triangle with the red/yellow/green shading because it basically appears on every type of instructional resource. Unfortunately, the prominence of the triangle itself hasn’t been enough to provide educators with a deeper understanding of its intention.

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How to Schedule Assignments for Multiple Classes in Google Classroom

Teacher Tech

How to Schedule Assignments for Multiple Classes in Google Classroom by using the built in features in Google Classroom. The post How to Schedule Assignments for Multiple Classes in Google Classroom appeared first on Teacher Tech. Classroom Google classroom google Google Classroom

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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!

Technology Allows Mentors to Meet with K–12 Students

EdTech Magazine

The pathway to careers in science, technology, engineering and math isn’t always clear for students. This is especially true for women, who make up only 28 percent of the STEM workforce. That stat is even worse for our women of color,” says Kendall Latham, education strategist at Dell.

Tech Ed Resources–Online Classes and Coaching

Ask a Tech Teacher

I get a lot of questions from readers about what tech ed resources I use in my classroom so I’m going to take a few days this summer to review them with you. Some are edited and/or written by members of the Ask a Tech Teacher crew. Others, by tech teachers who work with the same publisher I do.

Network of Expo Achievement Schools – Horizon Room Open Mic Sessions

EdNews Daily

The Horizon Room, hosted by the Learning Counsel, is a space for educators to come together to share challenges, solutions and innovations, or just bounce ideas off other like-minded professionals. Basically, it’s about everything on the immediate horizon for schools…hence the name.

NASA’s 6 Top Tools for Teaching About the James Webb Space Telescope


NASA has a wealth of resources for educators looking to use the James Webb Space Telescope to teach STEM


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.

ClassTag Awards $10,000 Community Engagement Grant

eSchool News

August 2, 2022 – NEW YORK: As schools and families prepare for back-to-school, ClassTag is announcing the winning district of its Community Engagement Grant , who received $10,000 in funding.

What Do K–12 IT Leaders Need to Know About Cyber Liability Insurance for School Districts?

EdTech Magazine

As cyberattacks against K–12 districts become more frequent and more sophisticated, school leaders are paying the price in the form of cyber liability insurance premium hikes.

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3 Tools to Help Develop the Talents in Every Kid


Rather than label just some kids talented, we need a new approach that serves all children, writes performance coach Lee Hancock. Among his strategies: embracing failure as progress, spending time in deep practice, and fostering in kids a love for their own special interests.

What is OER Commons and How Can it Be Used to Teach? Tips & Tricks


OER Commons is an open source of free resources for educators to use as they need

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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!

COVID crushed engagement–is student-centered learning the solution?

eSchool News

In a new survey of thousands of U.S. educators, teachers validate concerns over student engagement due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but believe that technology and student-centered approaches to teaching can help to reinvigorate students in the fall.

50+ Top Coaching Statistics You Need to Know in 2022

Sell Courses Online

Coaching is a huge industry worth over $15 billion. This vast ecosystem comprises tens of thousands of businesses and individuals … 50+ Top Coaching Statistics You Need to Know in 2022 Read More ?. Online Coaching Coaching Statistics

Exploring pathways to impact

Perry Hewitt

I’m always curious how people end up in the careers they do. My own trajectory has been far from a straight line narrative, going back and forth between digital strategy and marketing roles, private and nonprofit sectors.

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Getting Your College Degree in Prison


The Second Chance Pell pilot program has permitted more than 28,000 students in prison to access Pell Grants in order to pursue higher education while imprisoned. The program will soon expand to all incarcerated individuals

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.

Discovery Education’s Augmented Reality App Earns Spaces4Learning New Product Award

eSchool News

Silver Spring, MD (Tuesday, August 2, 2022) – Discovery Education—the worldwide edtech leader whose state-of-the-art digital platform supports learning wherever it takes place—recently earned the Spaces4Learning New Product Award in the K-12 Remote Learning Technology category for its Sandbox AR app.

Rocking Mathematics at CAMT 2022

MIND Research Institute

Our ST Math team was excited to be face-to-face with Texas educators again at this year’s Conference for the Advancement of Mathematics Teaching Conference (CAMT) which was held July 13-15 in San Antonio, Texas.

Will You Still Be Teaching Next Year?

TeachThought - Learn better.

Ask yourself if teaching is good for you. Healthy. Sustainable. What you want to do and be. A lot has changed in education. A lot. The post Will You Still Be Teaching Next Year? appeared first on TeachThought. Teaching New Teacher Terry Heick