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4 Question Types for Deeper Learning

A Principal's Reflections

There are many strategies out there that an educator can use to empower learners. Possibly one of the most powerful is questioning techniques. They comprise the core of any meaningful learning experience and are at the heart of virtually every type of pedagogical approach.

How to close learning gaps with the help of an intelligent learning platform

Neo LMS

Even if schools strived to offer the best support and equitable distance learning opportunities, this was not always possible. Not all educational institutions could properly equip all their teachers with technology to ensure a smooth remote teaching experience.

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How to use digital textbooks in the K-12 classroom

Hapara

Digital textbooks are cost-effective and create equitable, engaging and flexible learning experiences. What’s not to love? There are many advantages to using digital textbooks in the K-12 classroom for schools and districts.

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Cultivating Digital Literacy through Real World Learning

Digital Promise

The post Cultivating Digital Literacy through Real World Learning appeared first on Digital Promise. Blog Educators Learning Experience Design

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!

Music for Armed Forces Day

Ask a Tech Teacher

Many Americans celebrate Armed Forces Day annually on the third Saturday of May. It is a day to pay tribute to men and women who serve the United States’ armed forces. Armed Forces Day is also part of Armed Forces Week, which begins on the second Saturday of May.

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Best Monitor Calibration Tool: Hardware vs Software Calibration

ViewSonic Education

C olor accuracy is critical for all digital artists, and monitor calibration is the only way to ensure that the color displayed on your screen will be the one on paper or on screen when published. In general, the tools can be divided into software calibration and hardware calibration.

Designing Powerful Professional Learning Experiences for Making

Digital Promise

In 2021, six educators representing community-based organizations, libraries, public schools, and the Digital Promise Maker Learning team embarked on a journey to increase opportunities for virtual and remote maker learning.

How to Raise a Computer-Savvy Generation

Ask a Tech Teacher

Raising computer-savvy children is complicated, whether you are a geek or a luddite. If you don’t pay attention, they teach themselves and not always the right way.

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How to block websites in K-12 schools

Hapara

Across schools, students use devices like Chromebooks for learning because it has many advantages. But how do we protect learners while they are working online? It’s essential for schools to keep private information secure and block content that gets in the way of learning.

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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.

Purchasing a USB-C Monitor – What to Bear in Mind

ViewSonic Education

A USB-C monitor uses the highly versatile – but super-fast – USB-C cable to connect to your device. As devices move towards a universal connection type, it’s useful to have the broad functionality of a USB-C connection on your display.

EdTechTeacher Ownership Transition Announcement from Co-Founder Tom Daccord

EdTechTeacher

I am happy to announce that I have sold EdTechTeacher Inc. to Tom Driscoll , who has now assumed the role of EdTechTeacher CEO. Tom is the consummate professional, a person of high integrity, and a leader of enormous abilities with an inspiring vision of student learning.

12 Tech Tasks To End the School Year

Ask a Tech Teacher

I posted this a few years ago, skipped the topic with all the craziness of the pandemic, and am updating it this year in articles about how to wrap up your school year.: Wrapping up your school technology for the summer is as complicated as setting it up in September.

Can’t miss sessions at ISTELIVE 22

Hapara

Thrilled does not even begin to cover how excited we are to return to ISTE in June and, more importantly, to see everyone in person. But, of course, we also can’t wait to see all of the incredible sessions that will take place in New Orleans this year.

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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.

4 Ways to Weave Teacher Appreciation Throughout the Year

Education Elements

We all know that teachers should feel appreciated every day. As a former high school science teacher, I was filled up by the positive notes from students, small gifts, and verbal affirmations received during teacher appreciation week.

24 ideas for creating a discussion-rich classroom

Ditch That Textbook

Discussion can engage students and help them to see different perspectives. Here are strategies you can use to create a discussion-rich classroom. "I

Tech Tip #147: 5 Ways to Involve Parents

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.

How Young Is Too Young to Learn to Read?

Waterford

The key to lasting success in school is teaching academic skills as soon as a child is ready to learn. But how do we know when they’re ready? Is it ever too early to instill a love of reading ? When Do Children Learn to Read?

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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.

Game-Based Learning Prepares K–12 Students for a Digital Future

EdTech Magazine

As educators seek tools for online environments, one of the solutions they’re increasingly turning to is game-based learning. One of the best ways for students to learn is through play, and growing up in a digital world, they are already playing video games outside the classroom

Student well-being and pedagogy by making learning contextual: Tapping into students’ life experience for learning

Hapara

Join H?para’s para’s Senior Director of Innovation, Rich Dixon and Shayla Adams-Stafford as they discuss how providing students with a sense of belonging, keeping them feeling safe and including culturally relevant material is critical for their success as learners.

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Subscriber Special: Discount Summer Tech Camp

Ask a Tech Teacher

Every month, subscribers to our newsletter get a free/discounted resource to help their tech teaching. May 9-11th. Summer Tech Camp Survival Kit. From Ask a Tech Teacher. Are you teaching a Summer Tech Camp to Kids? We have the solution: Build Your Own Adventure. 230 value for $179.

Inquiry & Reflection: History is a Verb?

EdTechTeacher

EdTechTeacher is so thrilled to welcome Dr. Catherine Atkinson to our team of summer instructors. Catherine Atkinson is an experienced classroom teacher, curriculum designer, presenter, and technology coach.

White Paper: Enabling digital creativity with Augmented Reality in K12 education

We have conducted 2 research projects on teaching with AR. This research has been conducted with the UiO and the UiS. The resulting white paper is an in-depth look at the state of creative learning through the use of 3D modeling and exploration in AR.

5 Reliable K–12 Cybersecurity Resources

EdTech Magazine

Cybersecurity is a high priority in K–12 schools, now more than ever. IT administrators can easily become overwhelmed as they search for feasible solutions to combat the rising number cyberattacks against K–12 education.

From digital citizenship to digital leadership in a South Carolina elementary school

Hapara

Where we started . Technology is present in kids’ worlds now more than ever before. Whether it be social media, school use or gaming, students are almost always on some sort of digital application.

Why Improving Student Learning is So Hard

Iterating Toward Openness

Here are a few brief thoughts about why improving student learning is so hard to do. Improving student learning requires changing student behavior – changing the things students do in order to learn.

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Domains of Digital Learning??

EdTechTeacher

EdTechTeacher is so thrilled to welcome Jed Stefanowicz to our team of summer instructors. Jed Stefanowicz is a Digital Learning Coach in Walpole, MA, providing job-embedded professional learning and coaching for academic technology.

Technology to Support and Empower Users With Disabilities

There is an increasing global focus on accessibility for students in school. When combined with a device management system such as Jamf Pro or Jamf School, the sky’s the limit. Learn how Apple and Jamf can support disabled users in your school.

5 Chrome Extensions that Make Google Classroom Even More Awesome!

The Shake Up Learning Blog

The post 5 Chrome Extensions that Make Google Classroom Even More Awesome! appeared first on Shake Up Learning. In this post and podcast episode, I’m going to share 5 Chrome Extensions that Make Google Classroom Even More Awesome! Google Classroom + Chrome = Match Made in Heaven!

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New resources target STEM via aerospace education

eSchool News

The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA), Estes Industries, and the National Science Teaching Association (NSTA) have joined together to inspire the next generation of scientists and engineers through a new, multi-year initiative that will bring research-based aerospace education to thousands of classrooms nationwide.

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Legacy Technology and Systems Open the Door for Cybercriminals

EdTech Magazine

Legacy devices and legacy systems commonly provide opportunities for cyberthreats to enter the school’s network in two instances: when they are not or cannot be updated. Frequently in K–12 settings, and across many industries, end users choose not to shut down their computers.

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