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Mitigating #EdTech Issues in the Classroom

A Principal's Reflections

With all the promise that educational technology holds, several pitfalls are always on the minds of educators. The top two issues that commonly come up in my talks with educators are the technology (Internet, hardware, devices, apps) not working or off-task behavior on the part of students.

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Social-Emotional Learning and Technology: Friends or Foes?

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Students today are coming to school with more trauma, more fears, more anxiety, and generally more needs than ever before

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Digital Learning Theories and Frameworks For Future Ready Classrooms

Teacher Reboot Camp

Part of the December 2019 STEM Resources Digital Calendar ! Technology impacts every aspect of our students’ lives and will continue to play an important role in their lives.

The Answer for Schools Is Not More Technology. It’s Teachers and Human Connection.

Edsurge

This op-ed is part of a series of reflections on the past decade in education technology. Danielle Arnold-Schwartz is a teacher of elementary gifted students with experience teaching grades K-9 in public school settings.

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.

Happy Holiday!

Ask a Tech Teacher

I’ll be taking a few weeks off–until after the New Year–to edit/format my website, work on projects with a deadline, prioritize life, and wish my two adult military children could come home to visit.

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Help Students Soar! Social and Emotional Learning Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

Part of the December 2019 STEM Resources Digital Calendar ! We want to inspire our students to transform the world with their ideas, creativity, and knowledge. Innovation is a difficult journey.

My List of Best Education Videos – 2019

User Generated Education

Here is my annual list of best education videos. Youth Voice. As you’ll notice the first several are youth voices. “The power of youth is the common wealth of the entire world… No segment in society can match the power, idealism, enthusiasm and courage of young people.”

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Tapping Into “Endless Possibilities” With Verizon Innovative Learning Schools

Digital Promise

Rollout is an exciting time for the Verizon Innovative Learning Schools community, as students receive their devices for the school year.

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Smart speakers are invading Higher Education internationally

Neo LMS

A version of this post was originally published on October 23, 2019 in Education Technology. We live in a smart world. Our cars are smart, our watches are smart, our phones are smart, and even our fridges are the same.

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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).

Video Project Ideas, Resources, and Tools

Teacher Reboot Camp

Part of the December 2019 STEM Resources Digital Calendar ! Students of all ages enjoy producing their own videos. Each year I meet younger and younger learners who have their own YouTube Channels.

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The Season For Giving

Education Elements

Just a few weeks ago I found myself in the North Pole. No, seriously, this nice Jewish girl found herself up in the North Pole because when we say Education Elements supports districts across the country, we mean it. So in the middle of November, I found myself at 101 St.

5 Ways To Pretty Up Google Drive

Teacher Tech

Make Google Drive Pretty Every single day it is a constant “Mom, I can’t find my shoes.” ” Thankfully, thumb drives have fallen by the wayside and I don’t have to try to help my kids find a small stick of their school work. Get it in Drive!

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How Do We Identify Gifted English Learners?

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Cultural constructs and limited school resources can impact our ability to discover gifted and talented English learners. Despite these barriers, determined teachers can help close the EL representation gap in gifted programs. Specialist Valentina Gonzalez offers her ideas.

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.

Digital Learning Theories and Frameworks For Future Ready Classrooms

Teacher Reboot Camp

Part of the December 2019 STEM Resources Digital Calendar ! Technology impacts every aspect of our students’ lives and will continue to play an important role in their lives.

Most English lessons on Teachers Pay Teachers and other sites are ‘mediocre’ or ‘not worth using,’ study finds

The Hechinger Report

A Thomas B. Fordham Institute study reviewed popular English lessons on Teachers Pay Teachers and two other sites and found that most weren’t good.

APPROVED!! TEMPLATETAB

Teacher Tech

TemplateTab Copies a Graphic Organizer Per Student TemplateTab is one of the first things I ever coded, and I think one of the best things I’ve coded. Special thanks to Alicia Williams and John McGowan for helping me get this published to the G Suite Marketplace.

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Teach Your Students About The Weather With Our FREE Google Slides Weather Forecast Template

TeacherCast

Would you like your students to create a weather forecast video? Are you looking for an interactive activity that will give your students confidence in giving presentations online?

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.

Help Students Soar! Social and Emotional Learning Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

Part of the December 2019 STEM Resources Digital Calendar ! We want to inspire our students to transform the world with their ideas, creativity, and knowledge. Innovation is a difficult journey.

Fighting Fake News in the Classroom

Edsurge

PISA scores were recently released , and results of the international test revealed that only 14 percent of U.S. students were able to reliably distinguish between fact and opinion.

Google Docs: Change Background Color

Teacher Tech

Why Be Boring? The default background in Google Docs is white. But why not be more colorful! See this activity in a Google Doc where I changed the background to brown. alicekeeler.com/eatabrownie Page Setup Use the File menu in your Google Doc to choose “Page Setup.”

Formative Assessment Tools and Apps

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Below is a list of free web tools and apps to quickly assess your students on a regular basis

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!

Video Project Ideas, Resources, and Tools

Teacher Reboot Camp

Part of the December 2019 STEM Resources Digital Calendar ! Students of all ages enjoy producing their own videos. Each year I meet younger and younger learners who have their own YouTube Channels.

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Introducing Level Up! New to Spring CUE 2020

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Spring CUE attendees who select “Level Up” during the registration process will now enjoy a paid workshop and select benefits for just $20. Best of all, when members Level Up, they are helping to financially support their local affiliate!

A Decade of Expensive Video Lessons for K-16 Math Entrepreneurs

Edsurge

This op-ed is part of a series of reflections on the past decade in education technology. Dan Meyer is chief academic officer at Desmos, and was previously a high school math teacher. He frequently shares his musings and insights on math education on his popular blog.

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Find Your Google Sites

Teacher Tech

Google Sites Save to Google Drive Google Sites is an easy way to make websites. Why do I make things in Google Sites as opposed to other website building tools? Integration with Google Drive! Double click to insert text or items in your Google Drive. Super easy.

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.

Ways to Learn with Technology

Teacher Reboot Camp

Part of the December 2019 STEM Resources Digital Calendar ! Technology surrounds our students and gives them a platform to share with a global audience. Technology is how our students learn, communicate, entertain themselves, collaborate, and seek advice.

4 Online Ideas for Civics and Current Events

MiddleWeb

For social studies teachers, incorporating civics and current events is an important part of the job, says teacher and civics blogger Brian Rock. Your task is, ultimately, to help grow and develop the next generation of citizens.” He suggests four helpful online resources.

A STE(A)M Professional Development Course

User Generated Education

I had the privilege of teaching a STE(A)M graduate course for Antioch University [New England]. I thought other teachers might benefit from access to a few of my project assignments and resources as well as example projects that teachers in the course produced. Course Description.

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