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How Companies Can Support Bilingual and Multilingual Children

Ed Tech from the Ground Up

There are steps that organizations can take to build their cultural awareness in helping bilingual and multilingual students, explains Emily Guo, who is working with Cognitive ToyBox. The post How Companies Can Support Bilingual and Multilingual Children appeared first on Market Brief.

Digital Promise Partnering with Five Rural Communities Using Micro-credentials

Digital Promise

Digital Promise is thrilled to partner with five of today’s most innovative postsecondary institutions that are using micro-credentials to create real-time pathways to social mobility for adult learners in rural communities.

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5 (free) Posters to Mainstream Tech Ed

Ask a Tech Teacher

Every month, we’ll share five themed posters that you can share on your website (with attribution), post on your walls, or simply be inspired. This month: Internet and Websites 1. –for the entire collection of 65 posters, click here.

Blended Learning: Designing with Balance in Mind

Catlin Tucker

I am concerned about the impact that the imbalances in education have on teacher engagement and job satisfaction. I know firsthand the toll that the imbalances caused by traditional workflows in education can have on a teacher. Those unrealistic workflows almost drove me out of education.

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.

Making spider web discussions work in synchronous online classes

Neo LMS

Student engagement in online classes seems to be a never-ending quest for teachers. That’s because building a classroom culture is harder to do in an online environment if you’ve never done that before. Consequently, it shows when it comes to classroom discussions.

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The Role of Kits in Maker Education and STEM Learning

User Generated Education

There has been a fair amount of criticism leveraged against “paint-by-numbers” types of STEM and maker kits. This criticism revolves around the stifling of the creativity of learners. I contend that learners need foundational skills so that they can be freed up to be creative.

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What to Know Before Moving From High School Teacher to College Professor

Ask a Tech Teacher

A logical step for many teachers is to progress from teaching High School to College. But that is more complicated than it sounds.

Tackling the Status Quo

A Principal's Reflections

We often hear about companies who are either unwilling or afraid to change and ultimately pay the price. Blockbuster is one that often comes to mind, but many others have become victims of the status quo.

Inviting Teachers to Reflect on Their Use of Technology During COVID-19

Digital Promise

What a difficult school year it has been for teachers. Thank you for your work on the front lines to ensure our children and youth’s health and education were sustained throughout this difficult year.

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).

How Teachers Can Be Intentional About Self Care

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. We teachers need to take care of ourselves.

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11 Digital Platforms to Teach Remotely

Ask a Tech Teacher

There are more options for digital learning than Zoom. Check out these: Big Blue Button –great conference app but embedded in LMS (not standalone). Canvas –with their Conference option (Big Blue Button). Draw Chat –virtual meeting with a whiteboard. FaceTime –from Apple. Google Hangouts.

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The 6 principles of mastery-based learning

Neo LMS

Innovation in education is a must if we want to keep up with technology and global advancements. The traditional teaching methods no longer serve today’s learners. There has to be a paradigm shift in our approach to education.

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Three Types of Leaders Every Learning Organization Should Have

Education Elements

One of the best things about living your professional life in education is the assumption implicit in the field that everyone has something valuable to contribute, and there is always an opportunity to level up.

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.

6 Easy Steps to Create Virtual Teacher Reward Stickers + Free Download

EdNews Daily

By James Sanders In a pre-COVID world, one of the best things about grading was undoubtedly the reward stickers involved. The designs were fun AND motivated students who might’ve struggled in the classroom.

Tech Tip ##113: Backup Your Blog

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.

Renowned Author and Educational Researcher BOLDly Disrupts

CUE

Sonny Magana may be new to BOLD this year, but he has been studying and working the educational realm for the last 40 years.

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Congrats, Dr. Augillard and Dr. Grant!

Dangerously Irrelevant

The University of Colorado Denver had a ‘Walk Across the Quad’ event today to celebrate our doctoral graduates. It was a wonderful opportunity to celebrate our students’ resilience and persistence, even during a deadly pandemic.

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.

Laying the Foundation for Sustainable Success

EdNews Daily

By Jamie Bricker Principals should be highly commended for navigating the tidal wave of pandemic-related issues that have swept across the education system over the past twelve months. Hopefully, this fall will bring much calmer waters for all concerned.

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8 High School Classroom Management Strategies That Empower Students

TeachThought - Learn better.

Exchange perspectives: Ask them to explain a situation from your perspective and you explain it from theirs. The post 8 High School Classroom Management Strategies That Empower Students appeared first on TeachThought. Education Classroom Management Student Engagement

Five Healthy Screen Time Habits for Distance Learning

MIND Research Institute

Children are surrounded by screens. They carry them in their pockets, wear them around their wrists, and many have had to rely on them exclusively for schoolwork during distance learning.

EOY Cleanup – Keep Your School Files

Teacher Tech

Move files in your Google Drive from one account to another Google Drive account. The post EOY Cleanup – Keep Your School Files appeared first on Teacher Tech. Advanced Drive Google

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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!

Leadership: What We Can Learn from Sailing

EdNews Daily

By Mac Bogert I have saltwater flowing through my veins. I absorbed it through surfing, scuba diving, snorkeling, water skiing, and most of all, sailing. I can remember water before I can remember school.

10 Research-Based Keys To Effective School Leadership

TeachThought - Learn better.

From emphasizing adult learning to teaming teachers, here are 10 research-based strategies for effective school leadership. The post 10 Research-Based Keys To Effective School Leadership appeared first on TeachThought. Education Admin

PROOF POINTS: Why reading comprehension is deteriorating

The Hechinger Report

The number of eighth graders who said they read 30 minutes or more a day, besides homework, declined by 4 percentage points between 2017 and 2019. Credit: Photo by Allison Shelley for EDUimages. Before the pandemic, eighth graders’ reading comprehension declined substantially.

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Google Classroom: Get Out of Suggestion Mode

Teacher Tech

When using Google Classroom the default for feedback is suggestion mode in a Google Doc. Switch to Edit mode. The post Google Classroom: Get Out of Suggestion Mode appeared first on Teacher Tech. Advanced Classroom Google classroom Docs G Suite google Google Classroom

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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.

Podcast: Secure your Investment, Manage Risk

EdNews Daily

Protect Your Student and Staff Data In this edisode of the Learning Counsel’s EduJedi Report, we’ll hear from a technical expert on K12 school security about the big picture on information security.

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14 Of The Best Tools For Educational Research

TeachThought - Learn better.

14 Of The Best Tools For Educational Research by TeachThought Staff Dl/rdrct: [link] In Search Engines For Academic Research, we shared … 14 Of The Best Tools For Educational Research Read More. The post 14 Of The Best Tools For Educational Research appeared first on TeachThought. Education

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Social-Emotional Learning in the Context of Digital Equity

EdTech Magazine

These days, social-emotional learning has become a buzzword, joining the likes of “growth mindset” and “grit.” The real meaning of SEL sometimes gets lost when districts try to incorporate it into lesson plans.

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