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What is Accessible Education? Equality vs Equity in Inclusive Learning

ViewSonic Education

Equality vs equity: which one is more important in achieving accessible education? The answer is both. The two concepts sound similar but mean two different things and you can’t have inclusive learning if you’re lacking one of them.

Path to Digital Equity: Why We Need to Address the Digital Divide with Solutions Around Adoption

Digital Promise

Imagine creating conditions where every learner and community can fully access and leverage the technology needed for full participation in learning, the economy, and society at large.

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4 Long-Term Benefits of Bilingual Education

Ask a Tech Teacher

This is such a great article on the benefits of bi-lingual education. Sure, we intuitively know what these are, but what are the real metrics? From an educator with a passion for her calling, see if you have any reasons you’d add: 4 Long-Term Benefits of Bilingual Education.

H?para helps North Dakota district realize its mission of putting students first

Hapara

Neither the pandemic nor a recent district merger has kept Williston Basin School District #7 from continuously strengthening its commitment to putting students first.

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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.

An example EduProtocols unit that supports UDL, SEL

Ditch That Textbook

EduProtocols activities can be used again and again to engage and teach. Here's how they look in a full unit. This post is written by Kim Voge, an educator, instructional coach, adjunct professor, and ed tech consultant from California.

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How to Become a Tech Teacher

Ask a Tech Teacher

I know from personal experience that tech teachers are in short supply. It’s not unusual for a school to transfer the PE teacher or 2nd grade teacher into the Tech Teacher job because they can’t find anyone else for that position.

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What is an intelligent learning platform for schools and universities?

Neo LMS

An intelligent learning platform (ILP) for schools and universities might be the tool you’ll start using soon if you’re a teacher, academic institution leader, student, or parent. Schools and universities have been leveraging the power of edtech for quite a while now.

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Exciting new updates for H?para Highlights

Hapara

April showers bring… Highlights updates! In the coming weeks, you may notice some small changes to Highlights that will make it a lot easier to see what your students are doing online and provide them with feedback.

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Personalizing Learning: Getting it Right

Education Elements

I can’t remember how many times I have been asked “Am I doing it right?” I’ve heard this question so many times in my support of over 150 schools as they implement personalized learning that I no longer count. Teachers and leaders want to know, am I “doing” personalized learning right.

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).

Preparing for College or Career

Ask a Tech Teacher

Preparing students for college or career is arguably the biggest goal for High School. I like the focus of this particular principal, spotlighted in an article in The 74 Million : Principal’s View: To Prepare Students to Enter a Tech-Focused Business World, Create Schools With the Workplace in Mind.

Artificial Intelligence: Generative AI

User Generated Education

My gifted students, grades 4th-6th, selected Artificial Intelligence, as their elective during Spring, 2022 semester. For more about this see Offering Electives to Elementary Students.)

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Do Not Let Them Be a Helicopter, but Rather a Responsive or Open-to-Learning Parent

EdNews Daily

By John Hattie and Kyle Hattie It did not take us long after becoming parents to stop criticizing other parents, as we learned we could not always control our own kids. They can say the darnedest things. Art Linkletter was a US personality who probably was one of the first to host a reality show.

What Is Maslow’s Hierarchy Of Needs?

TeachThought - Learn better.

Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs is a theoretical framework comprising a tiered model of human needs often depicted as a pyramid. The post What Is Maslow’s Hierarchy Of Needs? appeared first on TeachThought. Learning Definitions Equity Whole Child Whole Teacher

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.

National Library Week April 3-9

Ask a Tech Teacher

National Library Week is April 3-9, 2022. It allows us to promote our local libraries and their workers. Find more about here at the American Library Association. Because I know most of you online only, I thought I’d share my favorite online libraries with you: For Children.

Support Pedagogy in the Classroom with Educational Technology

EdTech Magazine

When schools transitioned to remote learning two years ago, tech took on a new role in educational instruction.

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Russian Cyber Criminals Leveraging Personal Identifiable Information (PII) to Target Education Sector

EdNews Daily

By Rob Shavell War in Ukraine may be thousands of miles away, but state-sponsored cybercrime is likely to put US schools at risk.

After the pandemic disrupted their high school educations, students are arriving at college unprepared

The Hechinger Report

Andrea Hernandez studied the multiplication table nearly every day during the summer between her third and fourth grade years. Sitting at her family’s kitchen table in Dallas while her mother prepared dinner, she printed the arithmetic over and over in a yellow, spiral-bound notebook.

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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.

What You Might Have Missed in March–What’s up in April

Ask a Tech Teacher

Here are the most-read posts for the month of March. Social Media or COVID: Which is more dangerous to students? 5 (free) Posters about Learning. Websites that add sparkle (and learning) to Spring. Guiding Students through the Crisis in Ukraine. A Lesson Plan for Addressing What’s in the News.

Students with Disabilities Develop Technology Skills to Expand Career Options

EdTech Magazine

At San Andreas High School in San Bernardino, Calif., students use advanced sensors and software to manage and monitor a state-of-the-art hydroponic growing facility and greenhouse. They document their processes using smartphones, tablets and video editing software.

Technology Transforms a School into a Community

EdNews Daily

By James Stoffer and Zach Vander Veen Editor’s Note: This is part three of a five-part series. Click to read part one and part two) This may be the first time in history that the technology exists to make true community schooling a reality. Here’s what you need to know.

OPINION: Data matters, but only if it leads to effective teaching action

The Hechinger Report

A recent Hechinger Report article highlighted how data analysis has not significantly improved student outcomes since the No Child Left Behind Act ramped up national data collection. Data — even high quality data— is of no value if it isn’t used effectively.

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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!

All about edtech bots

eSchool News

In this week’s episode of Innovations in Education , hosted by Kevin Hogan: 3 ways chatbots can support mental health in schools How AI chatbots can help students navigate college admissions When will bots be in the classroom?

VR in Education: Potential and Barriers for Effective Use

techlearning

Children’s use of virtual reality (VR) seemed to increase during lockdown but was most effective when incorporated with supporting materials that contextualized the VR experience

Connected STEM Classrooms Break Down Learning Silos for K–12 Students

EdTech Magazine

When it comes to preparing students for the science, technology, engineering and math jobs of the future, some school districts are getting a head start today. According to the U.S.

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Tight labor market hits after school

The Hechinger Report

The last bell of the school day is when the work truly begins for staff at the Wisconsin Youth Company. But in the last few months, that work has been complicated by staffing challenges.

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 educators can leverage videos

eSchool News

As Covid-19’s Omicron variant is pushing some school districts back into distance learning, teachers may be frustrated at the return of video meetings. However, imagine if video wasn’t as ubiquitous as it is today.

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Best Free Earth Day Lessons & Activities

techlearning

These free Earth Day lessons and activities will help teachers explore this crucial subject with K-12 students in an engaging, age-appropriate way

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Seating Chart Slides by Alice Keeler

Teacher Tech

Seating Chart Slides by Alice Keeler takes a list of student names in a Google Doc™ and sends each name to a tile in Google Slides™. This collects no user data. No PII. Link to Privacy Policy Link to Terms of Service. The post Seating Chart Slides by Alice Keeler appeared first on Teacher Tech.