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8 Elements of Effective Coaching

A Principal's Reflections

I absolutely love coaching educators in small groups. During these sessions, I get to see firsthand how they are implementing ideas and strategies into practice to grow.

How edtech strengthens parental engagement in online learning

Neo LMS

Education is a continuous process that starts even before a child goes to school. It starts at home: the first teachers a child has are their parents.

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50 Fun Virtual Activities for Elementary School Students

Waterford

Teachers, we know how hard it can be to plan remote activities that are engaging and educational. Luckily, there are plenty of Internet resources available at your fingertips—with options for both synchronous and asynchronous learning-based classrooms.

4 Social Emotional Learning Strategies to Use in the Classroom Now

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. We know that to teach students, we must relate to educate and one of the first things we must relate to is their emotions in that moment.

SplashLearn Makes Learning Fun and Creates Fearless Learners

Loved by more than 30 million kids, SplashLearn is a game-based learning program that creates engaging learning experiences to nurture a generation of fearless learners. SplashLearn is the fastest growing elementary school math program in the US, used by more than 440,000 teachers in about 77,000 schools across the United States.

10 St. Patrick’s Day Resources For Your Class

Ask a Tech Teacher

Getting ready for St. Patrick’s Day? Try these fun websites with activities for different grade levels, different classes: Puzzle–St. Pat’s Puzzle. Puzzle–St. Pat’s drag-and-drop puzzle. Puzzle–St. Pat’s slide puzzle. Puzzles and games. Physical Education St.

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New MY World 360° Playlist Premiering at Global Festival of Action

Digital Promise

Leading up to the SDG Global Festival of Action , we’re thrilled to announce a new MY World 360 ° playlist featuring immersive storytelling and design projects from across the globe. Since launching in March 2018, MY World 360 ° has screened 31 immersive stories at UN events around the world.

How to Create Massive Multiplayer Kahoot Games

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Did you know that you can play massive Kahoot games with many students as players?

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4 Ways HS Students Develop the IT Skills for Higher Education

Ask a Tech Teacher

There’s still time this school year to help high school students learn the skills they’ll require to thrive in Higher Education.

Choosing Not to Grade Student Work

User Generated Education

I wear many hats as an educator. I teach graduate courses in education and counseling. I am a seminar facilitator for student teachers, and I teach gifted education at three Title 1 elementary schools. I have said for decades that I love teaching but I hate grading.

5 Costly Inventory Management Mistakes Schools Should Avoid

If your school is like most, inventory and/or asset management plays a critical role in daily operations.

Hybrid Hangups: What Teachers Struggle with Most in Hybrid Instruction

EdTech Magazine

K–12 education in the U.S. is all over the board: Some districts are fully online, some are fully in-person, and many have implemented a hybrid model.

Practice Makes Purposeful Habits: Three Essential Practices for Lasting Change

Education Elements

Leading change, whether systemic or individual, requires strong habits.

Tech Tip #133: 10 Favorite Mac Shortkeys

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.

Too many schools have marshaled a “threat rigidity” response to COVID

The Christensen Institute

In the wake of COVID-19 shattering the traditional routines and plans of so many schools nationwide, I have lamented that schools haven’t done nearly enough to create more compelling learning experiences for each student.

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Wireless Projecting with Google Meet

Wireless projecting using Google Meet to replace the Google Cast for Education extension!

The role of the LMS in enhancing the education experience

Neo LMS

A version of this post was originally published on February 22, 2021, in eSchool News. The global pandemic has changed the education experience as we continue to live in an extraordinary age of mass school closures and distance learning.

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Planning for Change with Data: Lessons Learned from Spring Break

Education Elements

I’m writing this blog during a 17-hour road trip that was supposed to be a 2-hour flight. My husband and I wanted to take our two boys skiing for spring break and have spent the last several months meticulously planning the perfect trip.

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Resources to Teach Taxes

Ask a Tech Teacher

As a passionate Economics major in college (which grew into an MBA), I find Econ at the root of much of the world around us. It starts with counting coins in first and second grade and grows up to a peek into NASDAQ and other adult subjects in middle school. In the US, tax day is April 15th.

How Cajon Valley Union School District Bridged the Communication Gap

EdTech Magazine

When the Cajon Valley Union School District had to close K–12 classrooms in response to the coronavirus pandemic, we grappled with the same challenges faced by schools around the nation: How could we provide educational continuity and support students’ progress with distance learning?

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Develop A Feature-Rich App for Any Virtual Classroom

Building an e-learning platform? Download the solution brief to learn how you can create a customized, feature-rich, interactive classroom for an enhanced learning experience.

Juggling ‘Roomers’ and ‘Zoomers’? How Teachers Make Hybrid Learning Work

Edsurge

After making a major shift to remote learning at the beginning of the pandemic, some teachers had to adjust to another unfamiliar environment when their school buildings reopened: teaching students online and in-person at the same time.

5 ways edtech builds cross-curricular connections to STEM content

eSchool News

Cross-curricular connections throughout different subject and content areas help to make lessons more meaningful and relevant for students.

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IT’s BACK! Google Jamboard Version History

Teacher Tech

Remember new features roll out over 2 weeks so if you do not have a feature wait a little bit. Version history finally comes to Google Jamboard!! 3 Dots Menu To find the version history use the 3 dots menu in the upper right.

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12 Strategies To Build Relationships With Students

TeachThought - Learn better.

12 Strategies To Build Relationships With Students. by Terry Heick. Student engagement is one of the most fundamental requirements of learning. Without an engaged mind, everything else–no matter the quality of the pedagogy or the cleverness of the technology–is futile.

8 Reasons to Invest in a New Student Information System

If your school’s SIS has limited functions, only works on campus or breaks down more than you would like, it might time to invest in a new one.

AI Is Changing the Workforce. At This District, It’s Changing the Curriculum Too.

Edsurge

Over the last few years, artificial intelligence (AI) has been delivering competitive advantage to businesses across a wide spectrum of industries.

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8 tips for teaching SEL in hybrid classrooms

eSchool News

As I navigate this school year, I am keenly aware of the ever-present power of change. Each day seems to bring a new challenge, a new policy, a new online platform, a new protocol, a new expectation, and at times, new quarantines.

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PROOF POINTS: Research evidence increases for intensive tutoring

The Hechinger Report

A March 2021 study found that high school students learned two to three times as much math as their peers from a daily dose of tutoring at school. Credit: Michael Dougherty for The Hechinger Report.

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CoSN2021: How Students Feel About Their Remote Learning Experience

EdTech Magazine

When the pandemic hit in February and March last year, many schools had little room to develop meaningful alternative learning plans or models.

6 eLearning Trends in Custom eLearning Solutions

Most digital learning trends focus too much on the "digital" and not enough on the "learning". It is not enough that content builders master available tools. We need a return to core learning fundamentals. Get Inno-Versity's eBook for 6 of the most important trends coming to digital learning.