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Why We Need Elements of Leadership

Education Elements

This past September, Education Elements conducted a Leadership Pulse Check Survey of school leaders throughout the country.

Experience Can Be the Best Teacher

A Principal's Reflections

The earliest known version of the proverb that serves as the title for this post is attributed to Julius Caesar. You might have noticed that I tweaked it a little bit by replacing “is” with “can” to prove a point in a little bit.

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What Does the Future of Content Filtering Look Like for K–12 Education?

EdTech Magazine

All K–12 school districts have some variation of content filtering in place. They have to, to comply with the Children’s Internet Protection Act.

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How to create media-rich, interactive maps for deeper learning

Ditch That Textbook

Google MyMaps lets students create maps with custom-pinned location. The magic, though, is in what you put in those pins. If we want to use technology in the classroom, we can’t just do the same kind of learning we did before it. Technology should improve the learning. Kick the lesson up a notch.

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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.

12 Ways to Use Videos for Learning in the Classroom

ViewSonic Education

Using video for learning in the classroom has been around for decades, but with the growth of digital technology in recent years, the range of opportunities is now greater than ever before.

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Happy Thanksgiving Week to All!

Ask a Tech Teacher

I’m taking next week off. I’ll be preparing for my daughter’s holiday visit from her home in DC and my son who’s visiting virtually from Okinawa Japan. I am so excited to see both of them! I’ll be back November 29th.

20 Creative Writing Activities for Elementary Students

Waterford

Did you know that November is National Novel Writing Month? While your young learners are probably not ready to write an entire book, this month is a great time to practice creative writing skills with your students.

Video Conferencing Monitors – 4 Useful Benefits for Education

ViewSonic Education

As remote and hybrid learning models become more common and necessary, the popularity of dedicated video conferencing monitors is also increasing.

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Why building school-community partnerships is the way forward

Neo LMS

Collaboration in schools is essential and a big component of learning. At the same time, when we think about collaboration, we mainly refer to student-student collaboration, teachers collaborating among themselves, or even whole school collaboration for different projects.

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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).

Kahoot Guide to Creating Engaging and Fun Learning Games

Educators Technology

Kahoot is a game-based learning website that allows teachers and students to create, explore, and play a wide variety of educational games. Kahoot uses the learning principles of gamification to.read more. game-based learning tools Gaming in education Kahoot

Sketchnotes Help Kids Grow Their Mindsets

MiddleWeb

Sketchnotes give kids the chance to express themselves with an assignment that falls in the gray area between 'correct' and 'incorrect.' Sixth grade teacher Kelly Owens explains how she and her co-teaching colleague use sketchnoting as a technique to promote growth mindset.

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Video Conferencing Monitors – 4 Productive Uses for Businesses

ViewSonic Education

Video conferencing monitors are becoming a more common feature in business settings because demand for remote communication technology is growing, and companies want easy-to-use, reliable solutions.

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Making Lemonade—Finding Edtech Best Practices From Pandemic Pivots

eSchool News

In this week’s Getting There: Innovations in Education, Editor at Large Kevin Hogan explores how education leaders are identifying the best practices that emerged from their COVID learning plans.

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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.

Artificial Intelligence in Schools Demands Real-World Responsibility

Edsurge

In this day and age, almost every aspect of our lives is influenced in some way by artificial intelligence. AI powers everything from which video plays next when you’re watching YouTube to whether your job application is accepted or your insurance claim is approved.

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PROOF POINTS: The number of college graduates in the humanities drops for the eighth consecutive year

The Hechinger Report

The drop in college graduates who majored in humanities ranges between 16 percent and 29 percent since 2012. The last time colleges produced this few humanities graduates was in 2002. Credit: Meenakshi Van Zee for The Hechinger Report.

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Free OTIS Webinar: Better Progress Reports

Teacher Tech

Join Alice Keeler December 9th, or watch the recording afterwards, for a FREE OTIS webinar on better progress reports in Google Classroom. The post Free OTIS Webinar: Better Progress Reports appeared first on Teacher Tech. Google

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3 approaches to help students become responsible cyber citizens

eSchool News

Children are getting more screen time than ever—a side effect of the pandemic’s impact on our usual routines. It’s not just the pandemic, however. Kids’ media preferences are changing as new apps and sleeker technology make it easier to stay connected (and be entertained) wherever they go.

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.

Promoting Social-Emotional Learning in Digital Life

techlearning

Social-emotional learning continues to be a key aspect of digital citizenship

How This Tool Ended Teachers’ Tech Fears and Addressed Students’ Social-Emotional Needs

Edsurge

Josh Davis spent 14 years teaching high school special education and middle school history, so he’s well aware of a few classroom constants.

Prisons are training inmates for the next generation of in-demand jobs

The Hechinger Report

COTTONWOOD, Idaho — Steven Hanson, 39, straddled Clyde the calf, ready to tag her ear. Clyde is a life-size model, and Hanson stood in a classroom, not a farmyard. Nevertheless, he rubbed her plush neck to soothe her nerves. He was restraining her, he explained, “just enough.”.

What will it take to protect schools’ digital landscape?

eSchool News

Malicious actors have been turning their attention to the nation’s schools in a significant and unwelcome way.

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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!

Chronic Absenteeism: Why It’s On The Rise and How to Overcome It

techlearning

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to increase rates of chronic absenteeism, but there are proven strategies for improving attendance

More Engaging Ideas for Calendar Celebrations

MiddleWeb

Anne Anderson has added read-alouds and other picture books to her calendar celebrations – an engaging collection of odd information, birthdays of the famous and not-so-famous, and lesser-known holidays. See the Fantastic Flying Books and other top picks for December, January and February!

The Microlearning Moment in Workplace Learning

Edsurge

Just as formal education systems made a dramatic shift to digital since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, on-the-job training is changing as well.

Why unstructured free play is a key remedy to bullying

eSchool News

October was National Bullying Prevention Month , and in my decade of teaching in high-poverty public elementary schools, I’ve seen strategy after strategy and initiative after initiative implemented to decrease bullying.

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.

How to Create a Robot Library

techlearning

Gilbert Public Schools district has created a robot library that features kits that can be borrowed by schools and come complete with lessons tied to standards

Some Great Free Graphic Organizer Templates

Educators Technology

In today's post I am sharing with you a collection of educational resources where you can download and print free graphic organizer templates to use with your students in class. Graphic organizers.read more

A Librarian's Death Left Her Life's Work in Limbo. Here's How It Found a New Home

Edsurge

How do you put a price on a free resource that serves low-income students? And how do you create a business model to keep that database going while protecting the privacy of the students who rely on it?