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Exploring Tech-Enhanced Civics with the EduTech Guys

EdTechTeacher

Post by Tom Driscoll With FETC 2023 coming up, I was reflecting on the amazing experience I had at last year’s event. One of the best was my conversation with the EduTech Guys!

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10 Tech Skills Every Student Should Have

techlearning

Every student should have these basic tech skills in order to be successful during their education and beyond

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Racism is a subtle, silent enemy of STEM classrooms

eSchool News

When you think of racism in our classrooms and schools, what immediately comes to your mind? Signs that say “Whites Only” or Confederate flags hoisted on flag poles?

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Robot Olympic: A Simplified Robotics Experience for New Learners

Cycles of Learning

Over the past two weeks I had the opportunity to develop and teach an elective class to expose students with no prior knowledge in Robotics to basic engineering and program via the Intersession program at my school.

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Contact vs. Company Intent Signal Data

Intent signal data comes in two types: either companies or individuals signaling interest in products like yours. Which kind of data delivers more advantages to B2B marketers? It depends. Get this infographic to learn about the advantages of intent-based leads and how you can most effectively use both types of data.

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JavaScript for Kids: A Beginner’s Guide to Programming

EdTech4Beginners

JavaScript is considered the language of the web. Virtually every website you visit uses it in some capacity to improve the user experience. Coders use it to create interactive websites, games, and apps.

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FETC 2023: Technology Opens the Door to New Innovations in K–12 Education

EdTech Magazine

The Future of Education Technology Conference invites administrators, IT leaders, educators, library media specialists and ed tech coaches to convene for four days of sharing and learning.

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10 Great Typing Games for Kids

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Looking for some fun typing games for kids (as well as adults)? The collection below has you covered. In it I feature what I think are some of the best online typing games to use with your kids to help them improve their typing skills and become fast typists.

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How To Teach Tech-Savvy Students Using Metaverse Avatars

ViewSonic Education

G iving students an opport unity to use digital avatars with the metaverse fo r learning is a relatively new phenomenon, but one with tremendous potential.

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What Improves Learning Over Teaching Methods from the 1990’s?

Teacher Tech

The end goal is student learning. What Improves Learning Over Teaching Methods from the 1990's? It is not using advanced technologies to do the same old thing. The post What Improves Learning Over Teaching Methods from the 1990’s? appeared first on Teacher Tech. EdTech Tool

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Know Computer Hardware

Ask a Tech Teacher

Learning computers starts in kindergarten with understanding hardware. This lesson plan (#103 in the lesson plan book noted below) includes three pages. Introduce less with K, more each year until by sixth grade, students are good hardware problem solvers because they understand the basics.

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You Can't Teach Without Eye Contact

Millions of us choose – or have to choose – to learn remotely. As interactions become increasingly rooted in digital experiences, what are we actually losing besides the proximity of people? What are the risks of this loss and are they avoidable?

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Why Are Schools Underreporting Cyberattacks?

EdTech Magazine

Despite more government interest in K–12 organizations’ cybersecurity infrastructure, not to mention higher thresholds for cyber insurance, an Emsisoft report found a 15 percent increase in attacks against educational institutions in which data was exfiltrated.

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How Making an Impact Can Help Motivate Students

Digital Promise

The post How Making an Impact Can Help Motivate Students appeared first on Digital Promise. Blog Challenge Based Learning Educators Learning Experience Design Uncategorized

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The Art of Self-Pacing: How to Build Playlists that Keep Students on Track

Catlin Tucker

The playlist, or individual rotation model, is a highly effective blended learning model that empowers students to take ownership of their learning by giving them control over the pace and path of their learning.

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15 Online Coloring Apps

Ask a Tech Teacher

Good websites and apps, some for kids, some for adults.

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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.

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Teachers on TikTok: What K–12 IT Departments Need to Know

EdTech Magazine

Social media, an integral part of life for people of all ages, is finding new ways into the K–12 classroom. Many educators are on TikTok, the popular social media app where users share livestreams and short videos.

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Learning to Be Smart

EdNews Daily

By Betsy Hill and Roger Stark Back in 2011, researchers at University College London offered dramatic, direct evidence that intelligence can change after early childhood. The study was characterized as providing “new hope for boosting the brain’s abilities.”

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Faculty are Losing Interest in Adopting OER

Iterating Toward Openness

I missed this when it was first published, but a few months ago Ithaka S+R shared the results of their Ithaka S+R US Faculty Survey 2021. The survey went out to 145,099 randomly selected faculty members across the US and over 5% of invitees responded.

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How to Keep a Timecard in Excel

Ask a Tech Teacher

This project (#70 in the collection of #110) hides a spreadsheet’s power behind a template you create and students fill out at home. If they’re older and more familiar with spreadsheets, involve them in creating the template.

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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).

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Watch & Learn: Network Upgrades Connect Students to Immersive Experiences

EdTech Magazine

Interactive and immersive technologies, like augmented and virtual reality and esports, are trending in K–12 schools. Educators and IT teams are working together to bring these elements to students as a way to engage them in learning and prepare them for future STEM careers.

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Four Ways to Support Learning Coaches More Effectively

EdNews Daily

By John Willis As we approach the three-year mark since schools in North America closed their doors to slow the spread of COVID-19, a lot of attention is being given (and rightfully so) to supporting the mental health not only of students, but also of teachers and principals.

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In cybersecurity, balancing vigilance with access

eSchool News

Cybersecurity is at the forefront of IT issues to be addressed over the next year. Nearly every list of major IT or educational technology issues for 2023 includes the need to further harden educational systems and infrastructure.

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Free MLK Lesson Plans

Ask a Tech Teacher

In honor of Martin Luther King: The 19-page two-lesson plan bundle to teach about Martin Luther King (click for more information) is Free through Jan. 17, 2023. Lesson plans include: an Event Chain of Dr. King’s impact on American history. interpreting his words with a visual organizer.

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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.

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10  Powerful Benefits of Digital Storytelling

EdTechTeacher

In recent years 70% said that anxiety and depression are a major problem among their peers.(1) 1) Post pandemic statistics now show that figure closer to 80%.

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Podcast: Learning Recovery Starts with Seeing and Hearing A.I.

EdNews Daily

Schools now have a big worry about lack of learning because students just can’t see or hear well, either because of masks and plexiglass everywhere on site or from a distance over video feeds.

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Carnegie Learning Recognized as Global Innovator on 2023 GSV 150 List

eSchool News

Pittsburgh, PA – Carnegie Learning , a leader in artificial intelligence for K-12 education and formative assessment, announced today it has been selected for the GSV (Global Silicon Valley) 150, a list of the world’s most transformative private companies in education.

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Tech Tip #182: Easy Speech-to-Text–and Free

Ask a Tech Teacher

Tech Tips for Writers is an occasional post on overcoming Tech Dread among teacher-authors. I’ll cover issues that writer friends, both real-time and virtual, have shared. Feel free to post a comment about a question you have. I’ll cover it in a future tip.

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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.

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How to Use Your iPad as an Extended Monitor

Teacher Tech

If you have an iPad and a Mac you can use the iPad as an extended display. This means you can move your window to your iPad but keep using your Macbook. How to Use Your iPad as an Extended Monitor is the solution for this.

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K-12 Education Expectations for 2023

EdNews Daily

By Trenton Goble As we enter the much-needed holiday break in districts across the country, we’re also marking the half-way point of our first “normal” academic year since the pandemic.

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3 innovative ways to help teachers feel engaged and valued

eSchool News

As research reveals that relational trust leads to engagement and success, we are reminded that teachers hold our students’ stories and hopes—and here’s how school leaders can lay the foundation for relational trust so that school communities flourish.

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Column: Pop quiz: What state just banned an AP African American studies course?

The Hechinger Report

Earlier this week, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis stood before an audience at a private, Christian all-boys school, ostensibly to celebrate the life of slain civil rights hero Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.

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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!