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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.

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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.

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

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.

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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.

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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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.

How to get every student a device and access to the internet

The Christensen Institute

As we enter summer and close the books on the 2019-20 school year—one sure to be more than a footnote in history texts in the future—there’s a new consensus that all students should have the technology they need to stay connected to learning.

5 Costly Inventory Management Mistakes Schools Should Avoid

If your school is like most, inventory and/or asset management plays a critical role in daily operations.

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.

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.

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.

It’s time to reconsider how to fight poverty

The Christensen Institute

Many people who have spent time doing humanitarian work are likely familiar with Loren Eiseley’s story, “The Star Thrower.” It begins with the narrator walking along a beach littered with starfish that have become stranded after the recession of high tide.

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6 eLearning Trends in Custom eLearning Solutions

Most digital learning trends focus too much on the "digital" and not enough on the "learning". It is not enough that content builders master available tools. We need a return to core learning fundamentals. Get Inno-Versity's eBook for 6 of the most important trends coming to digital learning.

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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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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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.

EdTech at School

This E-book is designed to support educators with case studies of education technology use at school.

Advancing equity through innovation: a choice, not a guarantee

The Christensen Institute

The events of the last few weeks have brought the issue of racial justice for Black Americans front and center in our national and global conscientiousness.

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.

Ideas for Project-Based Learning at the Elementary Level

EdTechTeacher

By Tom Driscoll ( @TomDriscollEDU ). This post includes updated content from a previous blog post on Tom Driscoll EDU. For the original post, click here. In February, I had the opportunity to work with an incredible group of elementary educators from Nauset Schools on Cape Cod.

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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Custom eLearning: What to Consider as an L&D Manager

A custom eLearning project is an exciting opportunity, but any L&D Manager will also tell you it can be challenging. Inno-versity shares 5 points to consider before kicking off your project. These concepts are critical to addressing the most common pain points which, IF addressed, will ensure success.

For seniors, integration is crucial to telemedicine’s success

The Christensen Institute

With patients at home and providers unable to book appointments for non-emergency issues, telemedicine is providing a vital service during the pandemic. As a result, telemedicine appointments are skyrocketing, with patients and providers alike finding online appointments beneficial.

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.

15 Educational Sites and Apps for Preschoolers

techlearning

Digital resources for the youngest learners

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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Teachers’ Guide to Plagiarism

This article provides teachers with a step-by-step guide on how to handle plagiarism in the classroom: it examines the definition of the term "plagiarism" and its types with examples, describes common reasons students plagiarize, and provides tips for teachers to detect and prevent plagiarism among students.