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Data Analytics Tools Show Ed Tech’s Impact

EdTech Magazine

Many K–12 districts are not using data analytics tools, which is not to say they shouldn’t be. Good data analytics solutions don’t simply churn out data for IT leaders to analyze and interpret, they give IT administrators visibility into their systems.

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Model What You Expect

A Principal's Reflections

One of the most powerful teaching and leadership strategies is the act of modeling. It goes beyond just telling people what to do by instead showing them how to do it as a means to either support learning or change.


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How To Teach Like An Influencer


Teach like an influencer to make sure you're digitally available to students with these top tech tips

Simulations as a Teaching Strategy

Ask a Tech Teacher

Simulations and games have grown from rote drills using a computer to challenging learning experiences for students that hone problem-solving and critical thinking skills. They are fun for students, keep them engaged, and teach the foundational pieces of a lesson.

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.

Benefits of Using Board Games in the Classroom

User Generated Education

As a kid growing up, I loved board games. loved playing The Game of Life , Clue , and Sorry with my friends as a preteen and then Backgammon throughout my undergraduate years. I definitely liked the thrill of winning but equally so interacting with my friends while we played the games.

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How to manage slow-working students in your classroom


Students experience learning differently. Some may be able or willing to solve tasks on time, but others may struggle to do so.

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#WorldReadAloudDay February 2

Ask a Tech Teacher

On Feb. 2, 2022, World Read Aloud Day celebrates the pure joy of oral reading with kids of all ages.

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10 things you didn’t know you could do with Google Arts and Culture

Ditch That Textbook

Google Arts and Culture is a massive collection of videos and images of cultural artifacts from over 2,000 museums around the world. But virtually visiting art exhibits is just one of the many things you can do with Google Arts and Culture.

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Understanding and Teaching Reading Fluency in Your Classroom


Want More Science of Reading? Check out our seven-part Science of Reading webinar series. Learn how the brain learns to read and get tips for effective, researched-based classroom instruction. Download previous recordings or register for our next session here. We’d love to see you there!

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 to create a supportive classroom environment


One thing about teaching that everyone learns sooner or later is that you can’t follow a cookie-cutter approach. You might get a few insights from your fellow teachers or remember useful strategies from your former educators, but you always need to be prepared for all sorts of situations.

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What You Might Have Missed in January–What’s up in February

Ask a Tech Teacher

Here are the most-read posts for the month of January. Public Domain Day and Happy New Year! How to Change the Dynamics of Peer-to-peer Learning with Tract. Top 10 Hits and Misses for 2021. Ready To Go Back To School? 7 Fun Lesson Ideas To Start The New Year. 4 (free) Posters About Reading.

EdTech Top of Mind for 2022: Skills Certifications, Security Compliance and Student Data Privacy!

EdNews Daily

By Robert Iskander When they close the book on this era, 2020 will be remembered as the year of COVID.

Eight challenges keeping students engaged during remote learning (and how to help)


K-12 schools and districts are turning to remote learning again as they head into the new semester. Winter storms and the Omicron variant of COVID-19 are pausing in-person classes. With these extended school closings, educational leaders are making the choice to transition back to virtual learning.

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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.

Using Blogs in Teaching- A Helpful Framework for Teachers

Educators Technology

Blogging is a digital activity with immense pedagogical benefits for students. Besides developing a number of key multimedia literacy skills essential for thriving in the 21st century classroom,read more. Using blogs in teaching

Groundhog Day and the 100th Day of School

Ask a Tech Teacher

Here are some activities for Groundhog Day–February 2nd: Free Printables and Worksheets. Fun Facts About Groundhogs –video. Groundhog Day Digital Activities –grades 3-5. Groundhog Day for Kids –a video. Groundhog Day Games. Groundhog Day Teaching Resources.

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The new homeschoolers: More diverse, very committed

The Hechinger Report

In the 1970s and 80s, groups of primarily white, Christian fundamentalists drove a surge in the number of home-schooling families around the country.

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10 of the best K-12 sources for digital textbooks online


K-12 schools and districts are turning to digital textbooks for in-person, hybrid and remote learning. While textbook publishing companies now offer digital versions, you can also find open textbook options online. These open textbooks are free for schools and districts to use and distribute.

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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.

Best Super Bowl Lessons and Activities


This Sunday's Super Bowl is an opportunity to kickoff some fun learning

Subscriber Special: February

Ask a Tech Teacher

Every month, subscribers to our newsletter get a free/discounted resource to help their tech teaching: February 5th-8th: Group Professional Development. Pick a topic: Tech infused Teacher/Classroom. Writing With Tech. Building Digital Citizens. 20 Webtools in 20 Days. Differentiation.

25 digital tools and edtech resources from FETC

eSchool News

As aspects of pre-pandemic life slowly emerge from nearly two years of masking, testing, and social distancing, educators are once again gathering at edtech conferences to experience the latest and greatest solutions, digital tools, and professional learning opportunities.

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12 Principles Of Modern Learning: From Inquiry To Social Learning

TeachThought - Learn better.

One principle of modern learning is Opportunity, which enables modern learners to use self-generated data to assess and make decisions on future actions. The post 12 Principles Of Modern Learning: From Inquiry To Social Learning appeared first on TeachThought.

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!

OPINION: It’s time. Let’s use different ways of teaching children to read

The Hechinger Report

More than one-third of American children cannot read by fourth grade. And while the pandemic has certainly exacerbated the nation’s literacy crisis, these struggles predated Covid. The answer, I believe, is with the “science of reading.”.

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A Teacher’s Guide to Genius Hour: How to Perfectly Implement it in Your Class


Image source One of the hardest things to do as a teacher is integrating students’ individual interests with a strict curriculum. We learn best when we’re engaged with a topic. That’s true whether. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post.

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5 reasons to partner with an online learning provider

eSchool News

In 2020 and 2021, the pandemic changed the way we used online learning with our 1,200 students. We had an online learning platform in place but were suddenly facing a pandemic-driven switch to remote learning and the need to offer both hybrid (i.e.,

Best Coding Games for Kids

Educators Technology

Coding, as Scratch Jr stated, is the new literacy. It is the buzzword in education and beyond. There is now an increasing emphasis on incorporating computer science classes in elementary more. coding games Coding resources

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.

The Evolution of Technology in K–12 Classrooms: 1659 to Today

EdTech Magazine

In the 21st century, it can feel like advanced technology is changing the K–12 classroom in ways we’ve never seen before. But the truth is, technology and education have a long history of evolving together to dramatically change how students learn.

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We struggle to measure quality child care — and even more to fund it

The Hechinger Report

When Sasha Shunk first opened a child care center in her Maine home nearly 20 years ago, she knew she would have to stand out among the nearly 3,000 other home-based child care providers operating in the state at the time. This story also appeared in Mind/Shift. “I

Edtech tactics for both success and failure

eSchool News

In this episode of Getting There: Innovation in Education, with Kevin Hogan: How a more equitable school-home communication system helped one district 3 ways to better engage remote students Exclusive interview with Carl Hooker on his new book Ready, Set, Fail!

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