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15+ Websites to Teach Financial Literacy

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Financial Literacy Month is recognized annually in Canada in November, [1] and National Financial Literacy Month was recognized in the United States in April 2004, [2] in an effort to highlight the importance of financial literacy and teach citizens how to establish and maintain healthy financial habits.

Learning Recovery Through Acceleration

A Principal's Reflections

There is an emerging sense of relief amongst educators as more and more schools are welcoming back students or that the most difficult year is finally coming to an end.


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RISE UP Coalition to Address the Compound Inequity Facing Black and Brown Students

Digital Promise

The ripple effects of historically inequitable institutions—from education to healthcare to housing and beyond—are resulting in severe and long-lasting impacts on our students and families of color.

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10 ways to improve students’ long-term learning

Ditch That Textbook

Research has a lot to say about improving students' long-term memory. Here are 10 ideas you can use in class. Long-term memory and recall are important throughout the school year. But at state testing time, they get a LOT of attention. How can students remember some things for the rest of their lives. but other […]. The post 10 ways to improve students’ long-term learning appeared first on Ditch That Textbook.

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.

Invention Convention? 8 Websites to Teach Inventions

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Invention Convention Worldwide is a global K-12 invention education curricular program mapped to national and state educational standards that teaches students problem-identification, problem-solving, entrepreneurship and creativity skills and builds confidence in invention, innovation and entrepreneurship for life.

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Adding a Computational Boost to Your K-8 Lessons

Digital Promise

How can K-8 teachers integrate computer science (CS) and computational thinking (CT) into classrooms? Are there teacher-friendly examples and professional development to support such work?

Kidz Type – a great website to learn touch-typing skills


KidzType is a great website which has lots of fun, engaging games for all ages! When you enter the site, the main option is Dance Mat Typing. Level 1 starts you off with individual letters and spaces, and when you reach Level 4, you will be challenged to use semi-colons and the shift key.

Tech Tip #85: Backup Your Computer Often

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.

50 Ways to Teach Using Music in Your Classroom


Music has the power to calm minds, inspire joy, and help people process tough emotions all at once. But did you know that teaching children about music can boost school performance?

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).

Building a culture of academic integrity in a remote learning environment


If you’re worried about academic integrity while teaching remotely, you’re not alone. A recent survey indicates that 93% of teachers believe students are more likely to cheat if attending school online.

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Books I read in March 2021

Dangerously Irrelevant

Books I finished reading (or rereading) in March 2021… The Sand Sea , Michael McClellan [fantasy]. Deathmarked , David Estes [fantasy]. Lifemarked , David Estes [fantasy]. The Widowmaker Unleashed , Mike Resnick [sci fi]. Hope you’re reading something fun too! Related Posts.


Subscriber Special: April

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Every month, subscribers to our newsletter get a free/discounted resource to help their tech teaching. April. Sign up for our newsletter. Then get 10% off your next purchase! Subscribe. indicates required. Email Address *. First Name. Last Name. Special Interest: Email Format.

What is Schooling Loss – and How Will You Approach it?

Education Elements

Our team has spent months discussing the best term to use to describe the challenge education currently faces. We brought it up in team meetings, shared it with district partners, and sought out recent publications on the subject.

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.

Expanding Social and Emotional Development: Why Now?

EdNews Daily

By Lane Jabaay Editor’s Note: This is part one in a series about how solutions from Applied Educational Neuroscience are necessary to improve our approach to the social and emotional development of children. The mission of schools and school districts has always been to educate students.

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Students Are Struggling. They’re Asking Us to Slow Down and Focus on Relationships.


A little more than a year ago, I remember sitting in meetings trying to figure out how we might do remote learning for a week or so to contain the novel coronavirus. I cringe now realizing that we were so incredibly short-sighted. Of course, hindsight is often crystal clear.

Modern Learning Strategies: 6 Channels Of 21st Century Learning

TeachThought - Learn better.

Modern Learning Strategies: 6 Channels Of 21st Century Learning. by Terry Heick. This post has been updated and republished from a 2013 post by Terry Heick. Teachers often wrestle with two big questions: How do people learn, and how can they do it better in a constantly evolving context?

OPINION: If you really want more equitable schools, you must first ask some questions

The Hechinger Report

For nearly a decade, I have made a living navigating an incredibly convoluted ecosystem called educational leadership. Like many fields, it has its own unique structure, governance and jargon.

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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.

Teachers Prove They Really Are Heroes

EdNews Daily

By Christy Martin, Ed.D. It is no secret that I think teachers are heroes. I live in a mid-size town in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains. Teachers here have been on the job in person and online all year, proving their motto, “Dedicated to the Service of Children.”

Blooklet- Enhance Classroom Engagement Using Games

Educators Technology

Blooklet is a platform that gamifies education and helps students make the best of their learning in fun and engaging ways. Blooklet draws on the learning principles of games (e.g the systems more

5 Strategies For Creating A Genius Mindset In Students

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How Can We Help Every Student Tap Their Inner Genius? contributed by Zacc Dukowitz. When we hear the word genius, certain people come immediately to mind—Albert Einstein in mathematics, or Warren Buffett in investing—but what exactly sets these people apart?

Researchers say AI will ‘greatly impact’ the future of education

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!

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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!

Unlocking the Ten Keys to Affective School Leadership – Part 2

EdNews Daily

By Jamie Bricker Last month’s article, Unlocking the Ten Keys to Affective School Leadership – Part 1, explored the first five steps principals should follow to ensure that they are both establishing and constantly nurturing an affective school culture.

6 strategies for better K-12 cybersecurity

eSchool News

The education sector has had to rapidly adopt and scale new technologies to enable remote and hybrid learning as a result of the pandemic. This has created an expanded threat landscape, and malicious actors have taken this opportunity to target academic institutions to an even greater extent.

What Is An Asynchronous Learning Community?

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What Is An Asynchronous Learning Community? by Terry Heick. What Is Asynchronous Learning? An Asynchronous Learning Community is one where students learn together bound by some component–often a goal, topic, or learning space–rather than time (i.e., at the same time).

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When typical middle school antics mean suspensions, handcuffs or jail

The Hechinger Report

Pep rallies are supposed to be joyful, loud and unabashed. Having just turned 12 in the fall of 2017, Alan bubbled over with excitement ahead of his first rally at Deming Intermediate School in Deming, New Mexico, a small city near the Mexican border. This story also appeared in USA Today.

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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.

Programming Language: How Apps and Digital Tools Are Supporting Language Study

EdNews Daily

By Regina Wheeler Access to mobile devices is changing the way we learn. With phones and tablets within constant reach, engaging apps can encourage users to spend a few minutes here and there reinforcing the language skills they’re working on, or introduce new concepts in fascinating ways.

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Jamboard: Making a Perfect Circle

Teacher Tech

Today my lesson involved circles so I wanted the student to model their math with circles not ellipses. The problem is, when you use the shape tool on Jamboard and click and drag you’ll end up with an elipse. Single Click The trick to getting an actual circle on Jamboard is to just click.

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What Is 3 Before Me? A Teaching Strategy To Build Capacity In Students

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What Is 3 Before Me? A Teaching Strategy To Build Capacity In Students. by TeachThought Staff. What is ‘3 Before Me’?