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Transition to Digital Learning with Micro-credentials

Digital Promise

Lauren Williams, a fifth grade teacher in California, works in a predominantly Latinx and Black K-5 elementary school, where almost half of the students are designated as English Learners (ELs).

What Does Next Level Teaching Look like Now?

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Jonathan Alsheimer is a high energy teacher who, admittedly says he isn’t so great with technology. He also teaches in a school with kids who don’t have access to a lot of technology.

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How to Practice and Promote a Culture of Learning

Education Elements

In times of uncertainty, organizations tend to shift their focus to getting results, maintaining order, and ensuring safety.

The Lesson of COVID-19: Learning at School and Learning at Home Must Be Seamless

The Journal

The COVID-19 disruption caught K-12 unprepared and issuing packets of paper, the March solution, won’t work in the Fall. Learning must be continuous, seamless, regardless of location. Time for schools to join the 21st century and use digital curricula.

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.

How an LMS can support a school’s edtech strategy

Neo LMS

A version of this post was origianlly published on April 14, 2020, on FE News. Schools have a lot of data to manage. The problem is, many schools still rely on legacy systems and even paper-based processes to manage their administrative and student data, which is time-consuming and costly.

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Last Chance: The Tech-infused Teacher (MTI 562)

Ask a Tech Teacher

MTI 562: The Tech-infused Teacher. MTI 562 starts Monday, June 22, 2020 . Click to sign up. The 21st century lesson blends technology with teaching to build a collaborative, differentiated, and shared learning environment.

New Micro-credentials for Summer Professional Learning

Digital Promise

As part of our robust micro-credential ecosystem, we proudly partner with organizations to provide opportunities for personalized professional learning.

Opinion: When Schools Reopen, Will Teachers Return?

EdNews Daily

By Franklin Schargel When schools reopen a significant portion of the teaching workforce, in addition to children could be a risk.

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Upgrading Family Communications

A Principal's Reflections

As technology continues to evolve, it will continue to become an even more embedded component of society. With that being said, it is essential for school leaders to meet their stakeholders where they are at and engage them in two-way communications.

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).

169 Tech Tip #95 Open a Program Maximized

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.

Coronavirus Chronicles 033 – NIST

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 check-ins with educators all over. Episode 033 is below.

Lessons Learned from Remote Programs for Continuity of Learning

Education Elements

Research matters! When developing your Continuity of Learning (CoL) plans there are many things that feel logical and natural.

How an LMS can supports a school’s edtech strategy

Neo LMS

A version of this post was origianlly published on April 14, 2020, on FE News. Schools have a lot of data to manage. The problem is, many schools still rely on legacy systems and even paper-based processes to manage their administrative and student data, which is time-consuming and costly.

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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.

Tech Ed Resources–K-8 Keyboard Curriculum

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.

Coronavirus Chronicles 034 – Highland Park Elementary

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 check-ins with educators all over. Episode 034 is below. Thank you, Nancy Flynn, for sharing how Highland Park Elementary in St.

Setting SMART Teaching Goals for Next School Year

Waterford

Summer can be a useful time to reflect on the previous school year and make a plan for changes or improvements you want to see next year. But determining where to start and what accomplishments you’d like to reach can be tough—especially if you’ve never set specific teaching goals.

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Rocketbook Releases Their Latest Reusable Notebook Design, the Flip

Educational Technology Guy

Rocketbook is launching their latest reusable notebook, the Flip. The Flip mimics the design of a traditional steno pad with a top-bound spiral design, instead of the usual side bound spiral, offering wrist space for lefties, and making this the world’s first reusable ambidextrous notebook.

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.

Student Stress: Compounding the COVID-19 Crisis

EdNews Daily

By Ellen Yan We don’t have to think twice about protecting children from physical harm. Our natural instinct kicks in to help keep kids away from dangers like a hot stove or busy street. But how best to maintain our children’s mental health isn’t quite so intuitive.

Coronavirus Chronicles 036 – Lake Trail Middle School

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 check-ins with educators all over. Episode 036 is below.

Antiracism in Social-Emotional Learning: Why It’s Not Enough to Talk the Talk

Edsurge

If there’s one thing Americans are doing right now, it’s talking. Talking even more than usual when schools are out and many are still working from home. Every day, new stories of discrimination and violence emerge that prompt new conversations.

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Middle school is often difficult. Try experiencing it under quarantine.

The Hechinger Report

Leah Hampton, an eighth grader at Falling Creek Middle School in Virginia, likes to joke that without her friends, she’d sleep through school. Seeing them was “the best part of the day,” she said. They woke me up before my classes.”. This story also appeared in The Washington Post.

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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!

Making the Most of Your CARES Act Funding for Educational Technology

EdNews Daily

By Cheryl Miller and Steve Halliwell The World Economic Forum reported that more than 1.2 billion students were learning outside of the classroom globally in late April. As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, teaching has gone remote, taking place on digital platforms. Increasingly, U.S.

Coronavirus Chronicles 037 – Van Meter 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 check-ins with educators all over. Episode 037 is below.

What Learning Python Taught Me About Computer Science Education for Young Children

Edsurge

This past semester, I took an introductory Python course with roughly fifty undergraduate and a handful of graduate peers. The course—“COMP 10: Computer Science For All”—was designed specifically for non-computer science majors.

The Definition Of Synchronous Learning

TeachThought - Learn better.

What's the definition of synchronous learning? In Short, synchronous learning occurs when students learn the same thing at the same time. The post The Definition Of Synchronous Learning appeared first on TeachThought. Technology Definitions eLearning

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.

Video – Surviving the Aftermath of COVID-19: Continued Caution Ahead

EdNews Daily

There is no magic bullet for schools to successfully navigate the aftermath of COVID-19. Even our nation’s best education minds are feeling their way through, combining technology with a generous dose of caution as they plan their Autumn returns.

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Coronavirus Chronicles 035 – San Diego Met

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 check-ins with educators all over. Episode 035 is below.

Massive Study of Online Teaching Ends With Surprising — and ‘Deflating’ — Result

Edsurge

MIT professor Justin Reich and several colleagues just completed one of the largest-ever research studies exploring teaching techniques in online higher education, involving nearly 250,000 students from nearly every nation on the planet.

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