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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.

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.

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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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!

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.

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

TeacherCast

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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.

6 Tips for EdTech Evaluation by Adult Learning Institutions

Many continuing adult education institutions have turned to technology used by higher ed with the following benefits: elevates teaching and learning, scales to address changes in staffing, enrollment and budget, and protects student and institutional data.

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.

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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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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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.

6 Strategies for Using Actionable Data to Impact Student Success

Educators need effective tools to drive student success. The trend to use actionable, comprehensive data—like attendance, assessments, grades, and more—is an effective way to give teachers the visibility they need to make a difference. Videri gives teachers and administrators access to comprehensive, integrated data so they can easily filter, drill down, and analyze data—to get the information that they really need, when they need it, and improve student outcomes. Download the eBook today!

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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Teaching Financial Literacy

techlearning

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

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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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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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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.

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.

Q&A: Former District CTO Pushes for Digital Equity in Leadership and Learning

EdTech Magazine

As someone who was born in Thailand, grew up on a Wisconsin farm and then rose through the ranks to become CTO/CIO of the Green Bay Area Public School District when few others looked like her, Diane W. Doersch knows a thing or two about pushing past digital inequity.

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OPINION: Students are coming to college less prepared during the pandemic. They need our help

The Hechinger Report

By June, many U.S. colleges and universities have traditionally stopped accepting applications for admission and have a good sense of who will be in their incoming classes in the fall. Not this year.

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5 Features of Google Keep You Are Not Using

Teacher Tech

Google Keep is a tool I use daily, can not live without it. Here are 5 Features of Google Keep You Are Not Using. The post 5 Features of Google Keep You Are Not Using appeared first on Teacher Tech. Google Keep google google keep GoogleEDU

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.

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.”

How to ensure digital equity in online testing

eSchool News

The SAT will be moving online for students in the United States beginning in 2024. The State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) exam will be taken entirely online next year.

What is Swift Playgrounds and How Can it Be Used to Teach? Tips & Tricks

techlearning

Swift Playgrounds is the Apple specific coding platform for learning and building