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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

Neo LMS

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.

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.

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.

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!

How to Promote Family Engagement During the First Weeks of School

Waterford

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

TeacherCast

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.

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.

6 Tips for EdTech Evaluation by Adult Learning Institutions

Many continuing adult education institutions have turned to technology used by higher ed with the following benefits: elevates teaching and learning, scales to address changes in staffing, enrollment and budget, and protects student and institutional data.

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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Why Silver Bullet Solutions Persist in Education

techlearning

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

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

TeacherCast

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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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.

6 Strategies for Using Actionable Data to Impact Student Success

Educators need effective tools to drive student success. The trend to use actionable, comprehensive data—like attendance, assessments, grades, and more—is an effective way to give teachers the visibility they need to make a difference. Videri gives teachers and administrators access to comprehensive, integrated data so they can easily filter, drill down, and analyze data—to get the information that they really need, when they need it, and improve student outcomes. Download the eBook today!

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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What Does It Take for Women in K–12 IT to Make It to the Top?

EdTech Magazine

When it comes to technology roles in K–12, women have traditionally been under-represented in leadership positions. But that gender disparity appears to be shifting. According to the Consortium for School Networking, 36 percent of K–12 IT leaders who took its 2022 leadership survey are women.

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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.

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 Benefits of International Esports for Students

techlearning

Students who participate in international esports get a chance to compete with their peers in other countries, learn about different cultures, and develop leadership skills

How I use PowerPoint to make learning more engaging

eSchool News

In my role as a 5th grade teacher, I’ve come to believe that one of the best ways to integrate technology into the classroom is to start with the lesson itself. Lessons can be turned digital, and formatted in a PowerPoint. I teach using PowerPoint or Google Slides.

Streamable Learning

Adam Watson Edtech Elixirs

Streamable Learning is new to me, and something that I'm excited our district is launching this fall. I would consider it less a digital platform and more of an opportunity to connect with dozens of experts from institutes and museums not just across the United States, but around the globe!