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The Ever-Changing, Ever-Evolving, Ever-Growing Definition of Today’s Teacher

EdNews Daily

By LeiLani Cauthen Are you a teacher? If so, are you also a classroom work foreman, logistics manager, guide, drill sergeant, discipliner, cheerleader, data entry clerk, cultural advocate, or analyst? Maybe you are all these things and more.

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5 Tech tools every student should have


Most young adults and older professionals today rely heavily on technology. In an increasingly digital world, there is almost no way to escape tech in its many forms and applications—and rightly so, as it is incredibly useful and can help us improve our capabilities and achieve greater things.

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Leading When You Don't Have the Answers

A Principal's Reflections

There is no shortage of advice on how to lead effectively. The simple fact, though, is that the process is rarely easy. Decisions must always be made, and sometimes delegation and consensus—both powerful elements in building a positive culture—are not suitable courses of action.

HS Financial Training Classes

Ask a Tech Teacher

Such an important topic, especially as we see kids aren’t graduating with basic knowledge of budgeting, paying bills, and more.

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.

Educators Need Each Other to Thrive: Why Educator Networks Matter

Digital Promise

“Changes come from the power of many, but only when the many come together to form that which is invincible… the power of one.” – Bryce Courtenay, The Power of One. Educators are a resourceful bunch.

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What is a Digitizer?

ViewSonic Education

What is a d igitizer? In its broadest definition , a digitizer refers to any accessory that converts analog information (touch, light, sound…) into a digital signal.

Tech Ed Resources for your Class–Digital Citizenship

Ask a Tech Teacher

I get a lot of questions from readers about what tech ed resources I use in my classroom so I’m going to take a few days this summer to review them with you. Some are edited and/or written by members of the Ask a Tech Teacher crew. Others, by tech teachers who work with the same publisher I do.

What are you hiring for?

Dangerously Irrelevant

I completed a reference check for one of my former students today. They were applying for a teaching job. These are the check boxes that I had to complete: Clearly this school district is NOT hiring for innovation…. What are you hiring for? What messages are you sending your applicants?

Lip Syncing Characters Using micro:bits and Hummingbirds

User Generated Education

I am quite fond of facilitating physical computing activities with my learners as I’ve discussed in Scratch and Makey Makey Across the Curriculum. For that post I created the following graphic to represent the benefits of physical computing.

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 Promote Family Engagement During the First Weeks of School


One of the best ways to set up students for lifelong success is by involving their families in their educational journey. When family involvement is a priority in class, student achievement, self-confidence, and motivation all improve.[1,2].

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EdTech’s Top Blogs to Follow–Yep, We’re On It

Ask a Tech Teacher

EdTech Review’s EdTech Blogs You Must Follow is a comprehensive review of the top blogs that will keep you plugged into everything happening in the education technology world. Among their recommendations– Ask a Tech Teacher (that’s us). Education Technology and Mobile Learning. 19 more. Click here for the complete list and details. etr_in. Jacqui Murray has been teaching K-18 technology for 30 years.

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3 Keys to Building Individual Learning Capacity

EdNews Daily

By Betsy Hill and Roger Stark Doesn’t everyone have the ability to learn? Of course. Learning is what our brains do. As we interact with the environment, the neurons in our brains make connections. Those connections are strengthened with practice and may be pruned away if they are not used.

10 Years and 200 Episodes … What Have I Learned as an Instructional Coach?


This post was originally created and posted on the website TeacherCast Educational Network. The only place to read this as the original content is [link]. For the last few weeks, I have been in quite a reflective mood.

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.

How Esports Is Helping Students Improve Their Grades and Build Leadership Skills

EdTech Magazine

“If you play video games, you are welcome,” says Jacob Dees, instructional technology and esports coach for Apollo Junior High School in Richardson, Texas.

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Best Navigation Apps for People with Visual Impairment

Educators Technology

The purpose of this post is to share with you this collection of some of the best navigation apps to use with students or anyone with visual impairment. The apps are designed to help these individuals navigate their surroundings in a more accessible and comfortable way.

Simulation of Hybrid Logistics to Combat Learning Loss and the Teacher Shortage

EdNews Daily

By Chris McMurray Over 200 school representatives played a specially hosted simulation of “uberized” learning at ISTE 2022 in New Orleans June 26-29th.

Learn about 70 of the Best Chrome Extensions that Instructional Coaches are Using This Year!


This post was originally created and posted on the website TeacherCast Educational Network. The only place to read this as the original content is [link]. Do you have a favorite Chrome Extension? . I'm sure you do.

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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.

Why Silver Bullet Solutions Persist in Education


The quick-fix solutions promised by silver bullet interventions can distract from the more localized and complicated solutions schools really need, say experts

ReadWorks Review for Teachers and Students

Educators Technology

ReadWorks is a learning website that helps students develop key reading comprehension skills. It offers a wide range of free K-12 reading materials and online assignments. ReadWorks resources can be used to supplement the reading practice done in class.

Each Year a New Beginning

EdNews Daily

By Christy S. Martin, Ed.D. It is almost time for school to start again. It is like a renewal every year. As a retired educator, I remember well the way there was always a freshness with each school year beginning.

K–12 Schools Implement Connectivity Solutions to Narrow the Homework Gap

EdTech Magazine

It was several weeks into school closures caused by the COVID-19 pandemic when Dave Peterson looked out his office window at Washington’s Sunnyside School District and saw something unusual: A young man was sitting outside his house, trying to connect to Zoom over a smartphone hotspot so he could sign in to class.

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!

Powerful strategies to motivate girls in STEM

eSchool News

The history of STEM is filled with amazing women who revolutionized our understanding of science. Take Grace Hopper, one of the first computer programmers who went on to become a rear admiral in the United States Navy.

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Interactive Google Slides – Audience Participator by Alice Keeler

Teacher Tech

An interactive way to have participation with your Google Slides™. Try Alice Keeler's Add-on Audience Participator for an innovative way to incorporate your audience into your presentation.

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Does Your Learner Struggle with Reading Comprehension Issues?

EdNews Daily

By Betsy Hill and Roger Stark We often hear from parents that their child struggles with reading comprehension. Their child can “read” a text, but then can’t remember what they read or answer questions or do anything with the information from the text.

Google’s Adaptive Learning Technologies Help Amplify Educators’ Instruction

EdTech Magazine

The average U.S. high school class has 30 students, according to research from the National Council on Teacher Quality, and while each student learns in their own way, practice and specific feedback are repeatedly shown to be effective in modern classrooms.

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 I use technology to keep PE relevant in the 21st century

eSchool News

The days of rolling the ball out and playing sports in PE are changing. With the advancement of technology and shift towards collaborative work in the classroom, physical education teachers are finding more and more ways to keep PE relevant in the collaborative and technology-filled 21st century.

OPINION: We need reading instruction that starts later and continues far, far longer

The Hechinger Report

There’s no shortage of “solutions” to mend the cracks in our broken education system. Pay disinterested kids to learn. Pay exceptional teachers to stay. Incorporate more technology. Incorporateless technology. Change educator prep programs. Change district administration.

Here’s What To Look For When Evaluating An EdTech Resource

EdNews Daily

Did you know that in 2021, the global edtech market was valued at USD 106.46 billion? Furthermore, the annual growth rate in education technology is expected to grow by over 16.5% from 2022 to 2030. Over at Summit K12, we talk about EdTech quite a bit in education, but what does it mean to the average person? What Is EdTech? EdTech is a combination of both education and technology.

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