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How to overcome digital fatigue as a teacher

Neo LMS

Teachers have a saying: There’s no tired like teacher-tired. Being a teacher has always been a tough job that can drain the last ounce of energy out of you regularly.

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Differentiating in the Personalized Classroom

A Principal's Reflections

I love visiting classrooms around the country to not only support but to see educators in action. In my opinion, I learn just as much, if not more, from them as they hopefully do from me.

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What’s compelling changes in K–12 schools this year? Hint: it’s not (just) COVID.

The Christensen Institute

Schools from Washington to New York, and everywhere in between, are welcoming students back to school buildings, heralding a much-desired return to some form of normalcy for many families.

Augmented Reality Lessons You Can Use Now

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Do you need safe, fun ways for students to connect and learn while keeping their distance in the classroom? Augmented reality apps might be for you!

SplashLearn Makes Learning Fun and Creates Fearless Learners

Loved by more than 30 million kids, SplashLearn is a game-based learning program that creates engaging learning experiences to nurture a generation of fearless learners. SplashLearn is the fastest growing elementary school math program in the US, used by more than 440,000 teachers in about 77,000 schools across the United States.

5 (free) Research Posters to Mainstream Tech Ed

Ask a Tech Teacher

Every month, we’ll share five themed posters that you can share on your website (with attribution), post on your walls, or simply be inspired. . This month: Research. –for the entire collection of 65 posters, click here. Jacqui Murray has been teaching K-18 technology for 30 years.

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Blended Learning: The Whole Group Rotation

Catlin Tucker

When I work with teachers who are new to blended learning, there is often a knee-jerk concern about the time required to design a lesson that strategically blends active, engaged learning online with active, engaged learning offline.

Using the school LMS to provide emotional support in remote learning

Neo LMS

If there’s anything we have learned from the past year’s events, it’s that well-being is now more important than ever. In truth, we can’t ask students to do great in any circumstances.

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Education in Kosovo

Ask a Tech Teacher

I had an opportunity to chat with Doruntina Alshiqi about the education system in Kosova. I love hearing how learning is accomplished around the world. It reminds me that we live in a bubble, thinking our approach is great but often, other systems work just as well.

4 powerful ways to embed media on your Canvas homepage

Ditch That Textbook

This post is written by Jon Kelley, bacon and coffee-loving educator in Delaware, Ohio, and 2019 Canvas National Educator of the Year. Jon is a Teaching and Learning Coach for Delaware City Schools. You can connect with Jon on Twitter @MrKelley64.

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5 Costly Inventory Management Mistakes Schools Should Avoid

If your school is like most, inventory and/or asset management plays a critical role in daily operations.

How a Two-Generation Approach Can Build Success for Students and Families

Waterford

One of the most important factors in a child’s school success, even more so than economic or social status, is parental or family empowerment. How involved caregivers are with a child’s education is the major factor in academic achievement.

Will pandemic shift to online classes speed progress toward student-centered learning?

The Christensen Institute

It goes without saying that schools, educators and students have confronted a number of instructional hurdles this past year. But will the forced adoption of online learning accelerate innovation in K-12 education and its transformation toward more student-centered learning?

Tech Tip #43: Backup Your Work 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.

Opportunity, Growth and Equity Drive Computer Science Education at Aberdeen High

EdTech Magazine

In late February 2020, Maj. Allen Williams and a handful of his colleagues from Aberdeen High School returned home to Mississippi, feeling revved up about the Computer Science for All training they’d just attended in Washington, D.C.

Wireless Projecting with Google Meet

Wireless projecting using Google Meet to replace the Google Cast for Education extension!

More Employers Are Awarding Credentials. Is A Parallel Higher Education System Emerging?

Edsurge

As the acceptance of new types of credentials grows, a number of employers have become learning providers in their own right, in a way that could shake up the broader higher education landscape.

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Innovators Creating Prosperity: Mintor

The Christensen Institute

Welcome to our Innovators Creating Prosperity series, spotlighting organizations across the globe that are positively impacting economic development.

College Credit Classes in Remote Teaching/Blended Learning

Ask a Tech Teacher

Through the Midwest Teachers Institute , I offer four college-credit classes that teach how to blend technology with traditional lesson plans. They include all the ebooks, videos, and other resources required so you don’t spend any more than what is required to register for the class.

Hybrid Helpers: School Districts Successfully Navigate the New Normal

EdTech Magazine

After nearly a full year of remote learning, the Los Gatos Union School District in California reopened its schools in February with a hybrid learning model: Half the students attend school for in-class instruction, while the other half join live through videoconferencing, allowing teachers to teach both groups simultaneously.

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Develop A Feature-Rich App for Any Virtual Classroom

Building an e-learning platform? Download the solution brief to learn how you can create a customized, feature-rich, interactive classroom for an enhanced learning experience.

Sent home early: Lost learning in special education

The Hechinger Report

Near the end of Delilah McBride’s second month of kindergarten in Taylor, Michigan, her family received jarring news from her principal: Delilah would be allowed to come to school only in the morning.

How These Districts Prioritized Relationships and Social-Emotional Support During the Pandemic

Edsurge

When schools shuttered suddenly more than a year ago, teachers and staff scrambled to recreate their school communities as best they could in a virtual environment.

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What Is Bloom’s Revised Taxonomy?

TeachThought - Learn better.

What Is Bloom’s Revised Taxonomy? by TeachThought Staff. The Definition Of Bloom’s Taxonomy , I said, “In one sentence, Bloom’s Taxonomy is a hierarchical ordering of cognitive skills that can, among countless other uses, help teachers teach and students learn.”

Streamlining One-to-One Computing Deployments in the Era of Remote Learning

EdTech Magazine

At North Canton City Schools in Ohio, supporting a one-to-one deployment of devices to students represents a daunting physical task that can overwhelm the district’s small tech team as it’s left to the time-consuming work of unboxing, configuring and preparing as many as 1,500 devices. “I’ve

8 Reasons to Invest in a New Student Information System

If your school’s SIS has limited functions, only works on campus or breaks down more than you would like, it might time to invest in a new one.

STUDENT VOICE: A year later, I’m still learning in my bedroom — and really, really tired of it

The Hechinger Report

When New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio shuttered the nation’s largest public school system last March, I had a feeling the pandemic wasn’t going to be over quickly. My friends assumed schools would be closed for a couple of weeks, maybe a month.

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#SELday Read Alouds By @mjmcalliwrites

Teacher Tech

Guest Post by Melody McAllister Today is #SELday, but celebrating social emotional learning can happen any and every day! Here are some of my favorite authors sharing their SEL stories. Share them with your class today or any day and may wonderful conversations ensue! Not an elementary teacher?

6 steps to a culturally responsive classroom

eSchool News

The U.S. reached an important milestone several years ago—minority students now comprise the largest demographic group in our nation’s public schools.

AI-Powered Content Filtering Adds New Protection Powers

EdTech Magazine

Schools are responsible for protecting students from harmful internet content, which requires K–12 IT teams to figure out how to keep the bad out and let through only material that is safe and educational. But past efforts have often fallen short.

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6 eLearning Trends in Custom eLearning Solutions

Most digital learning trends focus too much on the "digital" and not enough on the "learning". It is not enough that content builders master available tools. We need a return to core learning fundamentals. Get Inno-Versity's eBook for 6 of the most important trends coming to digital learning.