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AR is here. Is your classroom onboard?

Neo LMS

Augmented Reality (AR) is more and more present in a variety of domains. Education is one of them. And this is not surprising since the current generation of students have lived all their lives surrounded by technology and always in contact with it.

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“That’s Not Fair!” The Myth About Assistive Technology

Ditch That Textbook

Some label assistive technology as unfair. We hold onto myths about it. In this post, Catherine Day identifies and dispels some of those myths. This post is written by Catherine Day a graduate student at Edinboro University currently majoring in Reading and Literacy. Day currently resides in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. You can connect with her […]. The post “That’s Not Fair!” The Myth About Assistive Technology appeared first on Ditch That Textbook. Guest Blog Teaching

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What Does Teacher Agency Look Like in a School?

Education Elements

One of the beautiful things about having a career in education is that you have something in common with everyone.

How Online Learning Can Improve Your Teaching

Ask a Tech Teacher

Online learning has become not only a common alternative to physical classes, but a well-regarded change maker in the education ecosystem.

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.

How It's Done: Using Blended Learning to Close Achievement Gap

techlearning

By adopting blended learning, Dayton Public Schools has successfully recalibrated its tools and strategies in its core instruction program

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How to Encourage Girls in Your Classroom to Get Involved in STEM

Waterford

Did you know that despite similar interests and abilities in STEM subjects (defined here as science, technology, engineering, and math), women are considerably less likely to end up in STEM careers?

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How One Teacher Found Innovative Solutions to ELL Issues

Ask a Tech Teacher

I met Dr. Bill Morgan through a shared interest in keyboarding for youngers (see this article on A Conversation About Keyboarding and this article on Preparing Young Students for Home Row Keyboarding: An Unplugged Approach ).

5 Reasons Using Test Scores to Evaluate Teachers is a Bad Idea

The CoolCatTeacher

Jody Stallings shares the facts From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Some districts and schools use test scores to hold teachers “accountable.” ” But what if this practice is hurting the very kids it is trying to help.

Improve Student Engagement and Learning with Technology Coaching

Digital Promise

At Emerald STEAM Magnet Middle School in El Cajon, California, a digital simulation of the annex where Anne Frank lived in hiding brought history to life and allowed students to develop a better contextual understanding of the play they were reading. “I

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).

Bookend Pedagogy

A Principal's Reflections

As I work with more and more schools in a coaching role, I am beginning to see specific trends emerge. Now, before I go any further, it goes without saying that I see fantastic examples of sound pedagogical practice and innovative strategies that are leading to improved learning outcomes.

169 Tech Tip #36: The Internet Toolbar Disappeared

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.

What Really Engages Students

The CoolCatTeacher

Heather Wolpert-Gawron talks about current research From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Heather Wolpert-Gawron surveyed over two thousand students from every US state and type of school to find out what engages them in learning.

Innovation Study Tours Explore Equity in Diverse Settings

Digital Promise

Often, the most powerful learning happens when students explore different perspectives, step outside of their typical environments, and are exposed to new ways of doing and thinking.

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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.

Why an LMS is a great tool for an EFL flipped classroom

Neo LMS

Flipped classrooms have been here for a while and a considerable amount of research shows that this pedagogical method can be used for a wide range of subjects (from biology to computer science), with K12 and university students.

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How to implement STEAM curriculum that makes an impact

EdNews Daily

By Jamie Turner. More than 75 percent of all jobs will require some expertise in STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering Arts Math) within the next decade. But there’s a problem. Only 10 percent of US teachers feel confident in teaching high-level technology skills.

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Take the LEAP – Don’t Sit and Stick

The CoolCatTeacher

Elisabeth Bostwick encourages us to make progress From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Creating the culture in your classroom can help you be a better and happier teacher and can help your students learn better and be happier too.

The Anatomy of a Great Professional Development Music Playlist

Education Elements

I walk in, dragging my feet a bit, set down my coffee, click on the speaker and with the first few notes of “Midnight Train to Georgia,” I get energy in my feet. I start to glide around the room as I spread out my Sharpies, hang the large Post-Its, and set out the candy.

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.

12 social media-inspired hooks for class

Ditch That Textbook

Each social media platform grabs our attention in different ways. Here are some ways to use those hooks to engage students. The post 12 social media-inspired hooks for class appeared first on Ditch That Textbook. Creativity Ed Tech Student engagement

Communication: Facilitating and Assessing the 21st Century Skills in Education

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

It would like to address the important skill of Communication.If you liked my past posts on Collaboration, Critical Thinking, and Creativity, then you are sure to like this post.

Organic Edtech Coaching

The CoolCatTeacher

Adam Juarez on successful edtech coaching From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Edtech coaching can be improved with “walkarounds” and interaction between edtech coaches and teachers.

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The State of K-12 Cybersecurity: 2019 Year in Review

Doug Levin

Cross-posted at the K-12 Cybersecurity Resource Center: [link].

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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!

Infusing Social Emotional Learning into CTE

EdNews Daily

By Edgar Blunt . . When am I EVER going to use this?” is the classic question that drives teachers crazy.

Tips and Tricks for Spring CUE: Know Before You Go

CUE

Last year, I attended my first Spring CUE Conference in Palm Springs. Although I had heard about the spring conference for several years prior to my first attending, I didn’t know what it was really about until I stood there in the lobby of the convention center last year, soaking it all in.

Smart Risk Taking in Education

The CoolCatTeacher

Kristen Nan talks about risk taking that makes sense in education From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Take risks in education to build relationships, have difficult conversations, and make progress.

Doing Too Much Is Not Enough

The Jose Vilson

Last week, I had the privilege of doing a mini-residency as part of the Las Vegas Public Education Foundation Teacher Leadership Academy.

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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.

Arizona’s Buckeye Union High School District Takes Fun and Excitement to the Nth Degree

EdNews Daily

If excitement and enthusiasm can rev up learning, then the students at Buckeye Union High School District are learning in overdrive. By any measure, this Arizona district is driving learning as well as any district in the country.

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Common Sense Media at Spring CUE

CUE

Common Sense Media will be taking Spring CUE by storm this year, with three sessions organized by the agency to get the word out about digital citizenship.

What the research says about the best way to engage parents

The Hechinger Report

School Psychologist Dani Roquett greets Anne and James Hutt with their daughters, Ellison, 5, and Quinn, 10 months, at the “Zone Check-In” at the GET Together family educational event in January. Photo: Caralee Adams for The Hechinger Report. LOVELAND, Colo.

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