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3 things that will improve your teachers’ school experience

eSchool News

With growing concerns over health and safety, staff shortages and more, teachers are feeling the pressure.

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How Family Engagement Leads to Student Success

Waterford

What is one of the proven predictors of academic achievement? Studies show that a family’s engagement has a direct positive impact on a child’s learning success.

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Teachers Partnering with Artificial Intelligence: Augmentation and Automation

Digital Promise

The post Teachers Partnering with Artificial Intelligence: Augmentation and Automation appeared first on Digital Promise

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9 Ways to Add Tech to your Lessons Without Adding Time to Your Day

Ask a Tech Teacher

I update these suggestions every few years to remind teachers there are easy ways to techify your lessons even on a tight schedule.

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.

The Joy of Watching a Lesson Come Alive

User Generated Education

Number one on my love list of teaching is spending time with my fantastic students. High on my list is also my love of designing and creating learning activities for my students. I get such joy of seeing my designs come to life in the hands of my learners.

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Curved vs. Flat Monitors: What Are the Benefits of Curved Monitors?

ViewSonic Education

Curved monitors are relatively new technology, but they are quickly overtaking flat monitors among discerning users. Why make the upgrade? There are a number of benefits to curved monitors unique to their design, including reduced eye strain and better field of view.

July 4th Celebrations and Activities

Ask a Tech Teacher

It’s America’s birthday and I’m celebrating. My Army Sergeant son is in Japan–Okinawa. My Navy LT CDR daughter’s in the DC area. I thank both of them and all those soldiers who fought for America’s uncertain future so long ago. God be with all of us.

Methods and tools to strengthen teacher collaboration and raise student achievement

Neo LMS

Teacher collaboration has always been essential, but even more so during the past two school years as we faced new challenges in our practice. With all of us experiencing transitioning learning environments, we had to be flexible in our practice and open to new possibilities.

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6 Strategies to Create a Staff Culture of Listening - Starting with Surveys

Education Elements

Addressing the staffing shortage in public schools may seem like running a marathon barefoot, uphill, and in the sweltering sun. When faced with an ever-expanding school and district improvement checklist, it’s human nature to pick the seemingly more manageable task first.

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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).

Windows and Mirrors: A Framework for Inclusive Curriculum

Waterford

Windows offer new views, while mirrors offer reflections. This metaphor is the heart of the Windows and Mirrors learning framework, which recognizes the importance of both perspectives.

What You Might Have Missed in June–What’s up in July

Ask a Tech Teacher

Here are the most-read posts for the month of June. June is Internet Safety Month. World Environment Day: Living Responsibly with Nature. Tech Tip #91: Rollback Windows Updates. What you Need to Know about Evaluating Apps. 6 Tech Activities for Your Summer School Program.

Another reason to end the SAT: Future Entrepreneurs

EdNews Daily

By Margot Machol Bisnow Among the many arguments out there about why it’s time for the SAT, ACT, and any other college admissions tests to go, there’s one that barely gets any airtime: These tests do nothing to help select the future trailblazers who will think outside the box, create disruptive companies and nonprofits, and shake up the world.

How We Grow When Times Are Challenging

Education Elements

To meet the needs of an ever-changing tomorrow , school districts must continue to grow and evolve. At its most desired state, a classroom is a laboratory of innovation and its teacher, a "mad" scientist - working everyday to make connections between students and the content.

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.

Top 5 Things Teachers are doing RIGHT NOW … While on Covid Quarantine

TeacherCast

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A Teacher’s Best Evaluator

Ask a Tech Teacher

It’s always a challenge to evaluate teachers. I’ve been through many systems, often different each year, and honestly, none seems better than the other. But Christian Miraglia, Education Consultant and part of the Ask a Tech Teacher crew, suggests asking students to evaluate the teacher.

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The Mindsets of Hope and Optimism in the Aftermath of the Pandemic

EdNews Daily

By Jeff Waller In times of great uncertainty, unrest, and even fear, much can be learned from our history. Great men and women have given us a model for how to not only survive but use adversity as a catalyst for personal and collective growth.

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The Difference Between Logical Fallacies And Cognitive Biases

TeachThought - Learn better.

The difference between fallacies and biases is fallacies are real-time thinking errors while biases are pre-dispositions for future errors. The post The Difference Between Logical Fallacies And Cognitive Biases appeared first on TeachThought. Critical Thinking Definitions Terry Heick

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.

Best Presentation Tools for Teachers and Students

Educators Technology

The purpose of today's post is to share with you some of the best tools you can use to create engaging presentations without the need for any graphic design knowledge. All of these platforms.read more. free presentation tools

6 tips to begin an elementary esports program in your school

eSchool News

The benefits of esports are well documented. A significant body of research has found that students who participate in scholastic esports programs benefit from increased emotional regulation, academic achievement, and graduation rates.

Our Sweet, Sweet Land of Liberty!

EdNews Daily

By Charles Sosnik My country, ’tis of thee, Sweet land of liberty, Of thee I sing; Land where my fathers died, Land of the pilgrims’ pride, From ev’ry mountainside Let freedom ring! If you grew up in the United States, chances are you used to sing this song, “America,” regularly.

Teaching Financial Literacy

techlearning

More states are adopting financial literacy requirements for students. Here are tips for teaching the topic

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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!

Best Platforms to Create A Classroom Website and Blog

Educators Technology

Creating a digital presence for your class is now a required pedagogical investment to help you boost your teaching and enhance students learning. Now that the world is going digital, having a.read more. Using blogs in teaching

Tech-Savvy School Librarians Provide Value to Modern Learners

EdTech Magazine

Ask librarians how technology has changed their work in recent years, and you’re likely to be kindly yet firmly corrected. School librarians have always been at the forefront of technology in our schools,” says Jennisen Lucas, president of the American Association of School Librarians. “A

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The Particularly Pleasing Power of Neuroplasticity

EdNews Daily

By Betsy Hill and Roger Stark As the scientific community’s understanding of the brain increases, the knowledge reaching outside the research community does too. One concept that has strong scientific consensus and is starting to be embraced more broadly in the classroom is “Neuroplasticity.”

The new labor market: No bachelor’s required?

The Hechinger Report

Troy Groom, of Hyattsville, Maryland, was browsing social media this spring when he read something that made him perk up: Gov. Larry Hogan announced in March that the state government would strip bachelor’s degree requirements from thousands of job listings.

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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.

Reading Bear: Free Phonics and Vocab Lessons to Help Kids Learn to Read

Educators Technology

Reading Bear, an educational project of WatchKnowLearn.org, helps kids develop reading and vocabulary skills through presentations, review activities, and quizzes. The site contains over 50.read more. reading apps

46 edtech innovations at ISTELive 22

eSchool News

It was fantastic to gather in person at ISTELive 22 in New Orleans. Here’s a sample of the newest edtech innovations, products, and solutions eSchool News learned about during the show. 3M and Discovery Education announced 31 State Merit Winners in the 2022 3M Young Scientist Challenge.

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How COVID Changed Higher Education Forever

EdNews Daily

By Ryan Lufkin Prior to the pandemic, online courses were most often viewed as “less than”…lacking in sound pedagogy and without measurable and pedigreed outcomes. The subpar offerings of for-profit online institutions were frequently referred to as diploma-mills.

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