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I’m a Teacher, Will Artificial Intelligence Help Me?

Digital Promise

Artificial Intelligence (AI) systems are becoming more prevalent everywhere, including in education spaces. Educators may sometimes wonder, “What is AI?” and, “What can AI do?” Let’s address these questions and then discuss why and how YOU should be involved!

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7 Digital tools for student engagement across all grade levels

Neo LMS

As we head into the spring, we may notice a decrease in student engagement. For some students, there have been midterm exams, extended school breaks, or we find ourselves in the middle of standardized testing season.

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Virtual Learning Done Right

A Principal's Reflections

Through adversity, we rise to the occasion. So many important lessons were learned during the pandemic that can be used to not only improve our practice but also to pave the way for a brighter future.

Using VR to Visualize Complex Information

Ask a Tech Teacher

Virtual Reality is one of the hottest newish education strategies that keeps getting better. Here’s an excellent article from eSchool News about using VR to better understand topics traditionally considered complex: VR helps students visualize complex information.

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.

Announcing the Ciena Solutions Challenge Sustainability Awards

Digital Promise

Since launching in 2021, more than 200 teachers from schools and youth organizations across 48 countries have engaged with the Ciena Solutions Challenge , a global design challenge launched by Digital Promise and Ciena that invites middle and high school students globally to design solutions that address the U.N.

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Prioritizing Teacher Voice to Recruit and Retain High-Quality Teachers

Education Elements

The staffing crisis in K-12 education continues to zap time, energy, and resources for districts that are already stretched thin, exhausted, and steadfast in their commitment to ensuring students receive high-quality learning experiences.

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.

Meet the CYPHER LEARNING team at Bett 2022

Neo LMS

The conference season is in full swing, with many opportunities for connecting with like-minded education technology enthusiasts around the world.

Teacher Engagement Part IV: Social Engagement with Colleagues

Catlin Tucker

How does a teacher’s relationships with their colleagues impact their energy levels or exhaustion? How can a teacher build strong relationships with their colleagues to make this work more enjoyable and rewarding?

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).

Activity: High Tech High and ‘Why PBL?’

Dangerously Irrelevant

Here’s an activity to do with your educators… 1. Watch this video (maybe 3 times?). Try to answer the following questions about the video (one focal question per viewing?). What are students doing? they’re building something, they’re cooking, they’re designing).

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College or Career? The answer isn’t what you’d expect for males

Ask a Tech Teacher

I read an interesting article in the Wall Street Journal discussing the dramatic decline in men applying for and graduating from two and four-year colleges.

Pi Day: An Example of an Interdisciplinary, Engaging Lesson

User Generated Education

I have the privilege of teaching my gifted elementary students at two Title 1 schools for multiple years. Each year I have special thematic days for which the students get very excited, e.g., Halloween and Day of the Dead “Wars,” Valentines Day, Book Celebrations, and Pi Day.

A school created a homeless shelter in the gym and it paid off in the classroom

The Hechinger Report

SAN FRANCISCO — On a Friday evening in the fall of 2019, Maria Flores stood waiting with her “crazy heavy” duffel bag and her teenage son outside the office of a man whose home she cleans. A friend of hers had told him that Flores had been evicted from the apartment she had lived in for 16 years.

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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.

Inquiry within spaces of control and compliance

Dangerously Irrelevant

Here are a pair of tweets for ya. So true… Related Posts. Technological change is destined to be resisted by the teachers unions. School is tests and credits. Learning is ‘getting it.’ ’ The President is calling.

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Tech Tip #33: My Desktop Icons are Messed Up

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.

The Extended Mind: The Power of Thinking Outside the Brain by Annie Murphy Paul (A Guide for Educators)

User Generated Education

As an educator who. began my career as an outdoor and experiential-based counselor; loves and studies educational trends; and teaches elementary students, and pre-service and in-service teachers; I believe good teachers naturally do what’s best for their students.

20 Ideas For Students Who Finish Their Work Early

TeachThought - Learn better.

When students finish early, help them by naturally funneling them toward extending and improving the work they've already done. The post 20 Ideas For Students Who Finish Their Work Early appeared first on TeachThought. Teaching Ideas Student Engagement

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.

PROOF POINTS: College students often don’t know when they’re learning

The Hechinger Report

The research evidence is clear. Learning by trying something yourself is superior to passively listening to lectures, especially in science. It’s puzzling why more university professors don’t teach in this more hands-on, interactive way.

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23 Websites on Biomes, Habitats, Landforms

Ask a Tech Teacher

Here are a few of the popular resources teachers are using to teach about Biomes, Habitats, and Landforms: Antarctice Environ—find the animals. Biomes of the World. Breathing earth–the environment. Ocean Currents—video from NASA. Rainforest Websites Videos. Rainforest—3 games.

Bulk Send Missing Assignments List for Google Classroom

Teacher Tech

For Google Classroom you can bulk send missing assignments using Schoolytics.com. This is free for teachers and a huge time saver! The post Bulk Send Missing Assignments List for Google Classroom appeared first on Teacher Tech. Classroom Google Schoolytics classroom google Google Classroom

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What Is A KWL Chart?

TeachThought - Learn better.

A KWL chart is a graphic organizers that students use before, during, and after learning to activate prior knowledge and reflect on learning. The post What Is A KWL Chart? appeared first on TeachThought. Learning Definitions Resources

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!

Explaining SEL to Parents

techlearning

SEL has become a flashpoint in the education wars. However, when parents understand what SEL is, they rarely oppose it

A Roundup of Mathematical Pie Activities to Celebrate Pi Day

MIND Research Institute

March 14, Pi Day, has always been one of my favorite days of the year. Occasionally celebrated in my elementary school classes, but a much bigger deal once I reached middle and high school grades.

How Upgraded Technology Supports Teachers in the Classroom

EdTech Magazine

As a sixth grade English language arts teacher at Aldine Independent School District in Texas, I use technology from bell to bell.

Translating a quarter of a million text messages for families

The Hechinger Report

Editor’s note: This story led off this week’s Future of Learning newsletter, which is delivered free to subscribers’ inboxes every other Wednesday with trends and top stories about education innovation. Subscribe today!

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.

3 edtech trends to watch in 2022

eSchool News

It is impossible to exaggerate how much the edtech sector is growing – in fact, exploding might be a better word! The edtech market in the UK is now estimated to be £3.2bn following growth during 2020 of more than 70 percent.

Blast the Boring out of Book Reports with Spaces Edu!

Teacher Tech

Guest Blogger, Melody McAlliser uses Spaces with her students because it allows for voice and choice, teachers can tag curriculum standards to learning artifacts, and students can build their digital portfolio without leaving the platform. Blast the Boring out of Book Reports with Spaces Edu!

Is Dated Technology Contributing to the Great Teacher Resignation?

EdTech Magazine

Could upgrading the technology teachers use every day in their classrooms help make their work easier — and stem the tide of educators leaving school districts? According to some educational technology experts, it certainly can’t hurt. At Bay District Schools in Panama City, Fla.,

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