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8 Ways to Engage Every Learner [Free Webinar on Demand]

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From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. As we prepare for school, learning the current best practices and edtech apps is a great way to get excited (and save time.)

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5 tips to promote equity in the classroom through a focus on students’ relationships

The Christensen Institute

For as long as schools have existed, educators have been well-aware of the importance of supporting the whole child. This means that students’ access to caring, trusting relationships— who they know —is as imperative for their learning and wellbeing as what they know.

Tech Ed Resources–Lesson Plans

Ask a Tech Teacher

I get a lot of questions from readers about what tech ed resources I use in my classroom so I’m taking a few days this summer to review them with you. Some are from members of the Ask a Tech Teacher crew. Others, from tech teachers who work with the same publisher I do.

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.

Blended Learning: What It Is and What It Is Not

Catlin Tucker

The pandemic has elevated the phrase “blended learning.” ” When schools closed or shifted to hybrid schedules, many institutions turned to blended learning to navigate the new demands placed on teachers and educational institutions.

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Blending with the Station Rotation Model

A Principal's Reflections

Blended learning is something that is near and dear to my heart. For me, the journey began back in 2011 when we first introduced the flipped approach at New Milford High School, where I was principal, with resounding success.

9 Websites for Comics in Teaching

Ask a Tech Teacher

Here are a few of the popular resources teachers are using to teach writing and storytelling with comics: Book Creator –(iOS/Android) templates to create digital comic books and graphic novels. Canva –for templates. Friendstrip. MakeBeliefsComix.

Going back to school face-to-face: 10 tips

Ditch That Textbook

After enduring remote learning, teachers and students are heading back to the classroom. Here are some things to keep in mind.

Solving the curation equation: Efficient methods for collecting teaching resources

Neo LMS

Let’s face it. Most physical textbooks have limitations: they aren’t current, tend to be dry, and focus on giving information without necessarily offering the best pedagogical methods for helping students learn.

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!

Why I Joined the Ed Elements Team

Education Elements

In my 22 years in the K-12 education profession, I have worked for, and led organizations that run the gamut - from those that are very process and compliance driven, to those that multiply and engage creativity.

Tech Tip #44: Computer Safety

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.

Getting started with learning stations in middle school

Ditch That Textbook

This post is written by James Hunt, a 6th grade science and geography teacher in Southeast Missouri. James was selected as Teacher of the Year at his building in 2019. You can connect with him on Twitter at @Mr_JamesHunt. Have you ever tried stations in your classroom before?

8 Ways in which edtech supports Vocational Education

Neo LMS

Vocational training looks different in various countries. For example, in Germany, vocational school graduates are more likely to be employed than their traditional education counterparts.

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White Paper: Enabling digital creativity with Augmented Reality in K12 education

We have conducted 2 research projects on teaching with AR. This research has been conducted with the UiO and the UiS. The resulting white paper is an in-depth look at the state of creative learning through the use of 3D modeling and exploration in AR.

Leveraging Candidate Profiles to Improve Teacher Retention in 4 Steps

Education Elements

A recent survey of more than 1,000 districts found that nearly two-thirds of districts are reporting teacher shortages heading into the 2021-2022 school year.

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5 (free) Posters on Teaching I

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: . –for an entire collection of 65 posters, click here. Jacqui Murray has been teaching K-18 technology for 30 years.

Comeback Time: Remote Learning Research and Solutions to Support Students

EdTech Magazine

The time to get ready is now. After more than a year of remote and hybrid learning, many parents, teachers and administrators are worried about student performance come fall. But dwelling on the challenges imposed by the pandemic won’t help students.

Leadership for Deeper Learning: Excerpt 03

Dangerously Irrelevant

[To celebrate our upcoming book, Leadership for Deeper Learning , I am publishing an excerpt each day for a week before its release. We interviewed leaders at 30 different ‘deeper learning’ schools around the world in 2019 and 2020.

2021 Trends in Online Student Demographics

BestColleges.com’s second annual report on online student demographics explores the characteristics of today’s online students and their insights on college decision-making and the online learning experience amid the challenges of COVID-19.

Tract: Learning Pathways For Students Created By Students

Catlin Tucker

As educators, we must strive to place students at the center of the learning experience, encourage them to learn through a lens of interest, and enjoy opportunities to pursue their passions. However, inviting students to choose their learning “path” in the classroom may feel daunting.

FREE Flipgrid Discovery Page To Use Immediately!

Teacher Tech

Educator and Blogger, Marcia Carrillo, invites you to check out Flipgrid's amazing Discovery Library! Save yourself time and discover topics ready for you to apply and add to your own group! The post FREE Flipgrid Discovery Page To Use Immediately! appeared first on Teacher Tech.

The Pros and Cons of Requiring Students to Turn On Their Cameras

EdTech Magazine

Across the nation, schools plan to open buildings for the return of full-time, in-person learning come fall. Students and teachers will be able to see one another outside of the tiny windows they’ve grown used to on Zoom. That is, if they really ever saw one another at all.

4 great questions about new teacher onboarding

Dangerously Irrelevant

Here are 4 great questions from my principal licensure students about how we do new teacher onboarding in our schools and districts: Has no one asked new hires what could be done differently to make them feel more welcomed and comfortable?

Why Genentech Is Transforming the Employee Experience for Mental Health Leave

Speaker: Deborah Olson, Lead Strategist, Genentech, a member of the Roche Group & Smita Das, MD, PhD, MPH, Medical Director, Lyra Health

Employees with the greatest mental health needs often find themselves navigating a complex disability system. Streamlining their mental health leave and recovery time leads to an overall more productive workforce. In this Lyra webinar, hear how Genentech is changing the employee experience to provide fast access to care for members who are suffering from severe mental health needs.

The child tax credit, not charter schools, was the reform we needed to help kids succeed

The Hechinger Report

When I was a charter school leader, I constantly heard reformers justify district takeovers, teacher firings, ineffective voucher programs and abusive “no excuse” discipline policies by saying, “It’s all about the kids.”

Magically Convert Google Docs to Slides

Teacher Tech

Like magic take any of your Google Docs and convert them to Google Slides!! This is going to be your new favorite Google Add-on. The post Magically Convert Google Docs to Slides appeared first on Teacher Tech. Apps Apps Script Docs Google Slides google slides

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How Partnerships Drive Innovation and Success for This K–12 District

EdTech Magazine

When 2020 began, who could have predicted the number and scale of changes we’d experience with how and where we work? The pandemic — and IT decisions made in response to it — sent students and educators home almost overnight.

Leadership for Deeper Learning: Excerpt 01

Dangerously Irrelevant

[To celebrate our upcoming book, Leadership for Deeper Learning , I am publishing an excerpt each day for a week before its release. We interviewed leaders at 30 different ‘deeper learning’ schools around the world in 2019 and 2020.

3 Templates for Uncomplicating Your Product Management Process

In this workbook, you’ll find a comprehensive set of templates product development and cross-functional teams can adopt to better leverage your existing skills and your data.