Sat.May 09, 2020 - Fri.May 15, 2020

Meeting the Educational Challenges of COVID-19 Together

MIND Research Institute

The recent school closures due to COVID-19 mean that most students will not be returning to the classroom for several months. This situation has sparked a lot of conversation across the education landscape about how student learning will be impacted.

Engage Students with Authentic Learning at Home

Digital Promise

As schools and districts across the country transition to remote learning, educators are seeking new ways to engage their students in powerful learning experiences at home.


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The Vital Role of Digital Leadership in Transforming Education

A Principal's Reflections

Education will not be the same. Now before you think that this is a “doom and gloom” outlook, let me elaborate. The COVID19 pandemic has fundamentally changed our world more than we could have ever imagined.

How distance learning fosters global collaboration


Faced with a pandemic that has dramatically altered the way we do practically everything in a matter of weeks, teachers, in particular, have been tossed outside of their comfort zones as schools remain closed and educators are asked to teach remotely.

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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.

What Schools Reopen, It Shouldn’t Be Business as Usual


Even amid the uncertainty of what the school year will look like in the fall, teachers are itching to get back to some semblance of normalcy.

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What else can I do with Google Classroom?


Tips and tricks for Google Classroom to help you get the most out of the teaching platform

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The Building Blocks of an Online Lesson

Catlin Tucker

Even though teaching online may feel like a different animal than teaching face-to-face, there are many similarities in terms of the building blocks of a lesson. The tools teachers use to engage students online are indeed different.

5 Ways to Build Effective Social Emotional Learning Environments Online

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter The current education climate has created unique social emotional challenges for students, parents, and teachers alike.

169 Tech Tip #51 Find Public Domain Images

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.

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).

30+ FREE PowerPoint education templates + how to make them

Ditch That Textbook

PowerPoint education templates create meaningful interactive activities for students. Find free templates and how to make your own. Templates are productivity boosters. They can help us get more done in less time. They're also great lesson design frameworks.

How to Prevent Data Collection Disasters in Education

Digital Promise

How can educational researchers ensure continued data collection in the wake of COVID-19?

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Absolutely Essential SEL Skills We Need During the Pandemic

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Students, parents, and teachers have social emotional learning skills that are needed in today’s climate.

College or Career? Check out These

Ask a Tech Teacher

Choosing what to do after high school used to be simple for those who had good grades: Apply to college. Now, not so much. For one thing, college has become increasingly more expensive and students are asking whether there’s enough value in what they get to offset the costs.

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.

12 of the Best School and Classroom Grants and How to Apply: A Guide for Educators


School funding issues have been both brought to light and exacerbated due to the COVID-19 crisis. As schools adapt to teaching in these new circumstances, many educators are in need of resources to make their lessons accessible online.

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20 ways Google tools can make the end of the year ROCK

Ditch That Textbook

The end of the year is unique. Google tools can help! Here are 20 ways to use them in class.?When When the end of the school year is in sight, it's a time of excitement coupled with the importance of finishing the year STRONG.The end of the year is a time unlike any other.State tests are […].

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Why Kids Never Stop Moving: Neuroscience and a Student?s Need to Move

The CoolCatTeacher

Neuroscience and a Student's Need to Move From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Have you ever wondered why kids never stop moving? Suzanne Cresswell shares the neuroscience behind student’s need for movement.

What’s next? Lessons from the lockdown on traditional education


At this point, you’ve probably heard enough of the recent changes brought about by the pandemic. While it’s important to discuss what is happening right now, we’ve had enough time to also think about the future. Specifically, many teachers are wondering: What’s in store for the future of education?

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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.

Free STEM Curriculum Distance Learning Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

Distance learning is a crazy time for many, but we can celebrate the way various companies are offering very cool and engaging tools, resources, and activities for free.

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How to Prevent the Summer Slide and Help Reduce Educational Inequality


School’s out, and it’s time for both teachers and students to relax before preparing for next year. But even over summer break, students still need educational opportunities so they can return to school strong and ready to learn more.

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How PBL in Math Class Can Make Projects Unforgettable

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter In these times, part of being a teacher is to have meaningful online projects with engagement. PBL can create memorable learning with projects, and Lauren Harris uses projects to teach math.

The Balance with Catlin Tucker: Featuring Rachelle Dene Poth

Catlin Tucker

In this episode of The Balance , I chat with Rachelle Dene Poth. Rachelle is a Spanish and STEAM teacher, presenter, author, and lawyer! In 2019, Rachelle received the Making IT Happen Award and a Presidential Gold Award for volunteer service in education.

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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!

Teacher Zen During Distance Learning

Teacher Reboot Camp

“Zen-Relaxed and not worrying about things that you cannot change.” ” – Cambridge Dictionary. Distance learning has transformed the routines and lives of all stakeholders- students, families, and educators. How do we reduce the stress and find some peace and balance?

Google launches new Distance Learning resource for Educators

Educational Technology Guy

Google has been announcing a lot of things to support educators, students and families with remote learning. The newest is a Distance Learning specific resource and course for Educators. The course goes through a variety of topics and how to utilize G Suite for Education tools in each area.

Three Dimensions of Distance Learning in Action

Education Elements

"Resilience doesn’t just mean getting back to normal after facing a difficult situation. It means learning from the process in order to become stronger and better at tackling the next challenge.”. Quote by Donna Volpitta shared in Inside the Box by George Couros.

Coronavirus Chronicles 024 – Edina Public Schools

Dangerously Irrelevant

I am talking with schools to see how they’re responding in the wake of this global pandemic. I invite you to join me for the Coronavirus Chronicles , a series of 10-minute check-ins with educators all over. Episode 024 is below.

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.

Narrowing the Gap in Home Connectivity

EdNews Daily

By Charles Sosnik E-rate may still be the answer if Congress and the FCC can work together In the Learning Counsel’s National Survey, schools and districts from across America are weighing in on key issues related to teaching and learning.

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Maintaining Student Engagement with Pear Deck During Distance Learning


By Jena Montgomery The transition to distance learning has been really hard on some but for others like Mallory Trevino, a teacher at North Mesquite High School in Mesquite, Texas, it’s not been so bad. What’s the key to her success?

Leading Through The Certainties Of Uncertainty

Education Elements

Every summer, I look forward to seeing the Little League World Series prominently displayed on ESPN. Over the past few years, we could see more and more of the journey teams would go through as they play their way to their final destination in Williamsburg, Pennsylvania.