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3 ways to improve science literacy

eSchool News

While teachers often experience the same year or course again and again, students and their families can really see how students change over the years in school. Families can see that what students learn each year builds on what has come before.

Tech Tools for Reading Fluency

Ask a Tech Teacher

SmartBrief has an excellent article worth your time to read: Top 5 tech tools to maximize reading fluency.

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An Inclusive Approach to Designing Learning and Employment Records

Digital Promise

What is a Learning and Employment Record (LER) and how might we design them to create equitable and inclusive systems of work? How might we ensure we include workers and learners in the development of these emerging systems throughout the design process?

A STEM-Driven Marble Run Using Instructables and Tinkercad

User Generated Education

STEM lessons are a strong focus in my 4th-6th grade gifted classes. I teach at two Title 1 schools with primarily Hispanic students. Our district works to identify students often underrepresented in gifted education programs.

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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.

Shifting Our Practice

A Principal's Reflections

In my previous post , I dove into the concept of shifting our focus from “what” to “who” in order to set the stage for personalization. The premise is as simple as it is powerful, with the goal being to provide all learners with what they need, when and where they need it, to become life ready.

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What does an OER lesson plan look like?

Hapara

K-12 schools and districts turn to open educational resources (OER) for their flexibility. They are a cost-effective choice and make differentiating instruction and personalizing learning easier.

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Go Slow to Go Fast: Blended Learning at John F Kennedy High School

Education Elements

“ When you drive up to John F Kennedy High School in Cleveland, OH, you are immediately taken by the sheer scale of the building. Set against a backdrop of single-family historic homes, JFK is an imposing and beautiful modern structure.

Choose Your READING Path Adventure

Catlin Tucker

“Why do we have to read so much in here?” ” I have fielded this question from students several times over the years. By the time my students reached high school, many were disillusioned with reading. They found it tedious, challenging, or boring.

Tech Tip #53: How to Make a Program Easy to Find

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.

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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).

Create Google Slides comics to add some elements of fun to your lessons and enhance student engagement

Hapara

Incorporating the use of comics into your classroom activities can be a fun way to help engage students in academic content, develop their technological competency and enhance their understanding of the learning objectives.

Grading for Equity: One School’s Approach to Increasing Student Ownership and Success

Education Elements

This school year, Portland Public Schools (PPS) launched a multi-year strategic plan for educational equity, inclusion, and excellence with the core belief that the student experience needs to be reimagined.

A New Model for OER Sustainability and Continuous Improvement

Iterating Toward Openness

I’ve been interested in sustainability models for OER for decades.

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Assistive Technology in Colleges

Ask a Tech Teacher

With technology, it is so much easier to offer students the assistive technology they need to pursue their education dreams.

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.

H?para receives international recognition for excellence in leadership and student-centered digital solutions

Hapara

Chicago, IL: April 5, 2022. For immediate release. . This month the winners of the EdTech Awards were announced and H?para para was singled out for the global leadership of its CEO, Wayne Poncia and once again for its innovation of student-centered technologies. . CEO of H?para,

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7 Best financial literacy games for students to try out in April

Neo LMS

Financial Literacy Month takes place in April and many educators look for ways to provide opportunities for their students to learn about what it means to be financially literate.

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CoSN2022: 5 Ways Schools Can Prepare for Cybersecurity Insurance Risk Assessments

EdTech Magazine

As devices and online applications become more robust, cybersecurity becomes more important. Because of this, it also becomes more expensive to insure.

18 Easter Websites and Apps

Ask a Tech Teacher

Many Christians celebrate Jesus Christ’s resurrection on Easter Sunday. To non-Christians (or non-traditional Christians), that event signifies a rebirth of spring that is filled with joy and gifts — and chocolate! Overall, it is America’s most-popular holiday with Christmas a close second.

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.

Three Reasons You Need THIS Webcam in Your Classroom

TeacherCast

This post was originally created and posted on the website TeacherCast Educational Network. The only place to read this as the original content is [link].

How to increase the number of early ed teachers? Free college, transportation— and intense support

The Hechinger Report

MILWAUKEE, Wis. — In a dimly-lit classroom in downtown Milwaukee, nine aspiring early childhood teachers scribbled notes as they watched a video about the capabilities of 4-month-olds. This story also appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

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Celebrate JiJi Day 2022

MIND Research Institute

JiJi Day is almost here again! Go ahead and mark your calendars for Friday, April 29. Who is JiJi? JiJi is the penguin who guides students through their ST Math journey. JiJi is a constant as students think through, attempt and solve challenging mathematical puzzles.

How K–12 Schools Are Bringing Classroom Technology to Outdoor Learning

EdTech Magazine

If you stumble across a group of K–12 school students outside using laptops to track soil levels and search for monarch eggs or observing birdhouses with video cameras, you may have discovered an outdoor learning space.

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!

3 critical elements of a K-12 cybersecurity strategy

eSchool News

Technology has significantly changed the classroom experience over the last decade, with the ubiquity of the IoT, mobile apps, and teleconferencing ushering in a new era of instruction and learning.

Black women are uniquely burdened by student debt, report finds

The Hechinger Report

While Brittani Williams was busy working toward her bachelor’s degree, the student loan debt she was quickly accruing rarely crossed her mind. Her focus was on her coursework.

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What is Codementum and How Can It Be Used for Teaching? Tips and Tricks

techlearning

Codementum is a coding learning tool for teachers and students that is curriculum focused

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Shifting Focus From Ideas To The Effects Of Those Ideas

TeachThought - Learn better.

The quality of an idea and the collective quality of the effects of that idea are two very different things. The post Shifting Focus From Ideas To The Effects Of Those Ideas appeared first on TeachThought. Education Terry Heick Veteran Teacher

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 SEL helps students build life readiness

eSchool News

Social and emotional learning (SEL) may still be new to some educators, but the skills it teaches are the same we have been trying to help young people develop for decades.

PROOF POINTS: Study finds guaranteed free tuition lures low-income students

The Hechinger Report

Low-income students who were offered an upfront guarantee of free tuition at the University of Michigan were far more likely to apply and enroll than students who were told they would likely qualify for free tuition. Credit: Oleg Albinsky/Getty Images.

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Mindfulness Training Shows Promise for Teachers in New Study

techlearning

A randomized control trial found teachers who received mindfulness training had less job-related stress and anxiety