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What’s edtech got to do with growth mindset?

Neo LMS

I remember it as if it was yesterday. It was the first week of fifth grade and I was so ready to learn History. I had spent the previous summer poring over an Ancient Egypt book so it had to become my favorite subject.

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Leadership Requires Relationship Technology

EdNews Daily

By Mac Bogert. TANSTAAFL. The industrial revolutions—mid 18 th century, again in the early 19 th century— arrived on waves of new technology. The invention of the steam engine and the sewing machine transformed work, but that’s not all—the technological bounce affected everything.

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Dear teacher overwhelmed by technology …

Ditch That Textbook

It's easy to get overwhelmed by all the apps and sites and digital tools. Here are some tips to getting control and moving forward. New apps. New websites. New digital tools. Tech companies keep creating new stuff for us to use. They add new updates to the stuff we're already using. It's helpful. Until it isn't. Teaching is […]. The post Dear teacher overwhelmed by technology … appeared first on Ditch That Textbook. Ed Tech Teaching

Knowing Where We Are Paves the Way for Change: The Impact of Coaching

A Principal's Reflections

I often tell audiences during keynotes and workshops that my role isn’t to tell anyone what to do, but instead to get educators to think critically about what they do.

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.

Universal Skills for Learners: Increasing School Relevancy

User Generated Education

Kids are learning – but for way too many it occurs outside of the school environment rather than during school.

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10 Great Virtual Reality Apps

Ask a Tech Teacher

The potential impact of Virtual Reality (VR) in the classroom can’t be overstated. It has become the most exciting education device in a decade, enticing students to become engaged in pretty much any topic that includes a VR overlay.

Anyone Can Be an Artist with Technology

Digital Promise

Hammocks MS student’s award-winning holiday card.

20 free Google Slides and PowerPoint themes for teachers

Ditch That Textbook

This post is by Paula Martínez, the creator of Slides Mania. Paula has a 9 to 5 job that has nothing to do with design or creativity or education! Making presentation templates has become a fun hobby that allows her to express her creativity. This led to SlidesMania being born. You can connect with Paula […]. The post 20 free Google Slides and PowerPoint themes for teachers appeared first on Ditch That Textbook. Google Slides Templates

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Social-Emotional Learning (SEL): Helping teachers to address their children’s emotional needs

The Journal

Continuing with our blogs that investigate SEL (social and emotional learning), in this week’s post, we explore the role that the classroom teacher can play in helping our children develop those critically important social and emotional skills and habits.

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).

Last Chance for this College-credit Class (MTI 557)

Ask a Tech Teacher

MTI 557: Building Digital Citizens. Starts Monday, February 24th! Last chance to sign up. Click this link ; scroll down to MTI 557. Click for more information and to sign up.

5 Ways to Boost Middle School Science with Challenge Based Learning

Digital Promise

Science teachers are often encouraged to let go of some control to allow students to have a significant degree of choice and autonomy over their learning. But how can educators give up this control while being intentional about learning taking place in their classrooms?

Why I #LoveTeaching – Vicki Davis

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter As part of #LoveTeaching week, I recorded some thoughts on why I love teaching. But I also have to share some of my heart about teaching, our future, and all of the amazing things our profession does for the future.

The Balance with Catlin Tucker: Featuring Travis Lape

Catlin Tucker

In this episode, I talk with Travis Lape a father, husband, and Innovative Programs Director at Harrisburg School District. In 2015, Travis was named TIE Technology Leader of the Year, which recognized his work integrating technology into his classroom.

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.

169 Tech Tip #70 Visit Foreign Language Google Search

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.

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I Love Teaching, Even When It Doesn’t Love Me Back

The Jose Vilson

At 2:45 pm, the students have already left the classroom. The door is slightly ajar, just open enough to let the teenage energy dissipate from this great green room. A whiteboard displays equations, diagrams, and words in different color markers.

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How to Know You Make a Difference #LoveTeaching

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter In this heartwarming episode, Christie shares one of the stories of how she knows she is making a difference. She also shares encouragement for the days when teachers fall short.

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Overcoming security and privacy concerns with e-learning

Neo LMS

Few of us can argue that the internet and its connected technology has changed the global educational landscape for the better. More students than ever before now have access to a quality education, no matter where they live.

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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.

How Learning Management Systems Can Benefit Teachers, Students, And Parents

EdNews Daily

Learning management systems (LMS) like Blackboard or Moodle can benefit teachers, students, and parents in numerous ways. These online tools provide a central location for all parties to meet, learn, and communicate. .

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Teacher Leaders Creating Change in Kenai

Education Elements

The team was sitting together after the final workshop for the final wave of schools jovially enjoying the moment with a sense of accomplishment. We did it. Teams and plans are in place and the momentum is palpable.

Powerful Student Voices: Helping the World Understand Kids

The CoolCatTeacher

Leah Juelke helps refugee students tell their stories From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Leah Juelke, 2018 North Dakota State Teacher of the Year, works with EL English and Speech in Fargo, North Dakota.

Why aren’t more school counselors trained in helping students apply to college?

The Hechinger Report

Felicida Barajas, a counselor at Jurupa Valley High School, is passionate about helping students get to college. She often shares her own story of navigating higher education as a first-generation student. “I I knew I wanted to go to college but I didn’t know how,” she said.

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!

Close the Achievement Gap: 5 Specific Strategies

EdNews Daily

By Barbara Blackburn and Ron Williamson. A key facet of instructional leadership is addressing and closing the achievement gap. There are two reasons that principals should lead the charge to close the achievement gap. First, it is the right thing to do. Every single child who enters our buildings deserves the right to learn and have the opportunity to succeed. Second, we are held accountable for closing the gap by the No Child Left Behind Act and by every state achievement initiative.

I Have Found My People – at the National Leadership Institutes!

Education Elements

“I found my people!” This is like church!” “I I feel so energized!” “Can Can we do this in our district?” These are just a few of the exclamations we heard at our National Leadership Institutes in 2019.

5 Ideas for Building Staff Morale

The CoolCatTeacher

Brad Shreffler shares his ideas From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter How do you build staff morale? Brad Shreffler has five ideas to help us as you work to build bridges of trust and relationship with your colleagues at school.

8 tips to launch an esports program in your district

eSchool News

It may lack sweat equity, but it’s up there with even the most physically demanding of sports. Esports, the competitive side of video gaming, is exploding. And K-12 schools are buying in, because esports is not only fun, but also a viable educational tool!

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.

Education’s Destruction or Salvation? The Real Truth about Artificial Intelligence

EdNews Daily

You may know what artificial intelligence (AI) is. Then again, you may only think you know. Education futurists and technology experts have been heralding its arrival in your classrooms for years.

Black college presidents matter; we should lead from the top

The Hechinger Report

On February 12, Darryll Pines, the longstanding dean of the School of Engineering at the University of Maryland, College Park, was appointed president of the entire university.

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Teaching Fireworks: Why Zest Simmons Loves Teaching #LoveTeaching

The CoolCatTeacher

Zest Simmons on episode 626 From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Zest Simmons is an award-winning AP English recognized for how she helps diverse students achieve excellence. In this episode, she tells her story for #LoveTeaching week.