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How Can AI Systems Support Teachers: 5 Big Ideas from the Learning Sciences

Digital Promise

The post How Can AI Systems Support Teachers: 5 Big Ideas from the Learning Sciences appeared first on Digital Promise. Blog Educators Learning Sciences Researchers

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Encourage Creativity in the Classroom

Ask a Tech Teacher

“Eighty-seven percent of teachers and 77% of parents agree teaching that inspires creativity has a bigger payoff for students” This according to Gallup research (To read more of the report, click here ). No one is surprised by this.

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Will gamification replace paper tests?

eSchool News

Nearly everyone remembers the stress of taking a test in school. In-class exams have the power to make even the most dedicated of students quake with fear, not to mention the damage they can do to the egos of struggling learners.

10 end of year templates to help students thrive

Ditch That Textbook

The end of the year is a great time for student reflection. This post shares templates you can give students that'll help! At the end of the year, it's easy to get focused on all of our to-do's. Take tests. Do projects. Wrap up all those last lessons. Grade things and submit those grades.

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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.

Efficacy-Based Practices

A Principal's Reflections

The pursuit of improvement is a never-ending journey. With all the disruption we have and will continue to see, changes to how we educate kids must be considered. We often see a great deal of investment in an array of ideas, strategies, and solutions with the goal of improving learning for all kids.

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Teacher Appreciation Week 2022 ideas: 22 ways to celebrate the teachers in your life

Neo LMS

Teachers have always been at the core of society. They prepare students for their lives and careers, having a direct impact on what the future will look like. Educators work long hours and go the extra mile whenever possible, so a little gesture of appreciation now and then goes a long way.

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Bringing Students from the Edge to the Forefront of Edtech

Digital Promise

The post Bringing Students from the Edge to the Forefront of Edtech appeared first on Digital Promise. asu+gsv Blog Developers Education Innovation Clusters Educator Micro-credentials Educators Entrepreneurs From the CEO Researchers Students

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Solving Curricular Challenges: Driving Change through a Clear Vision

Education Elements

In our work with districts across the country, we frequently hear questions about instructional materials–from how to select high quality programs that match their needs, to building processes that are inclusive of key stakeholders, to developing sustainable processes for regularly reviewing and refining curriculum, just to name a few.

What You Might Have Missed in April–What’s up in May

Ask a Tech Teacher

Here are the most-read posts for the month of April. National Library Week April 3-9. Preparing for College or Career. Long-Term Benefits of Bilingual Education. How to Become a Tech Teacher. Tech Tools for Reading Fluency. Assistive Technology in Colleges. Resources to Teach Taxes.

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 Find Free Books for Your School or Classroom Library

Waterford

Building a school or classroom library can be difficult, especially if your school’s funding is low. Before you spend your own money on books, look into organizations that provide teachers with free classroom books.

A Summer Family Guide to ST Math at Home

MIND Research Institute

Did your child use ST Math at school this year? If so, their teacher may assign ST Math games for summer practice. In ST Math, the puzzles start off simple and then get more challenging as the student progresses. When they reach a challenging problem, your child may ask for your help.

Google Classroom Announce Missing Assignments

Teacher Tech

Quickly post missing assignments lists to the Stream of Google Classroom. If your students do not have email or do not check email you can post announcements to the Stream, one per student, with their missing assignments list.

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#CUE22 and Trending Edtech

Ask a Tech Teacher

If you attend edtech conferences, you know how motivating, energizing, and forward-thinking they are. I always come away feeling ready to use the latest and best edtech tools in my lesson plans. Ask a Tech Teacher contributor, Christian Miraglia, attended Spring CUE 22 in Palm Springs, California.

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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.

Lighten Your Leadership Load

Adjusting Course

It happens every year. Like clockwork. I know it's coming.so you'd think I'd be better prepared. Every Summer (and sometimes into the Fall) I find myself wracking my brain about what picture books I'll read to classrooms as part of the monthly principal read alouds we offer in our school.

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An Innovative Learning Model: How To Sync Your Classroom

TeachThought - Learn better.

Learning in a synced classroom requires the ability to engage the same core material and the ability to engage the material independently. The post An Innovative Learning Model: How To Sync Your Classroom appeared first on TeachThought. The Future Of Learning How-To Our Best Veteran Teacher

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Don’t forget social, emotional health for district IT staff

eSchool News

During all the tumult of the last two years of schooling, from remote to hybrid to masked in-person, educators prioritized the social and emotional needs of students.

Tech Teacher Appreciation Week

Ask a Tech Teacher

I posted this article last year, got lots of reads, so am republishing with some updates. I’ve included information about: How tech teachers are different than other teachers. Why tech and the teacher who manages it in your school has become more important than ever.

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.

OPINION: Too many Black and Latino students are ‘academically alone’ in advanced classes

The Hechinger Report

In high school, I was the only student of color in all but one of my advanced classes. Except for my time on the basketball team and some joyful moments in study hall, I didn’t see my friends from the neighborhood at school. I created a term to describe this experience: “academically alone.”.

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Cognitive Skills and Wellbeing: The Relationship

EdNews Daily

By Betsy Hill and Roger Stark Editor’s Note: This is part one in a three-part series Wellbeing is the word that is on the tip of everyone’s tongue these days. And for good reason. It is that single, intangible state that allows for so many other states we deem desirable: happiness, healthfulness, productiveness, gratitude, contentment, enjoyment, optimism, and more. Wellbeing is also a state that is currently elusive for both students and teachers – indeed, for many of us.

4 Simple Ways K–12 Teachers Can Practice Digital Self-Care

EdTech Magazine

Back when I was a campus principal, everyone knew that my professional “love language” was both giving and receiving gifts. Find me a snack cake, and I can spout a rhyme that can be attached and distributed to our team.

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The Superintendent Shuffle

techlearning

Finding a qualified school superintendent is a major challenge for school districts, now more than ever

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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!

OPINION: It may be time to rethink the emphasis on taking calculus in high school

The Hechinger Report

I took calculus as a high school senior. It was the ultimate destination on the advanced math track. Only 20 or so students at the large Catholic all-girls school I attended in Chicago were in the class. Back then, there was a four-year sequence: algebra, geometry, trigonometry, then calculus.

How to Build Champions in the Classroom by Optimizing the Mind-Body Connection

EdNews Daily

By Nadine Levitt We know that athletes who are successful at any level focus on optimizing both their body and their mind. They focus on caring for their bodies with a balanced and nourishing diet, proper hydration, and good sleep hygiene. They develop their athletic skills and care for their bodies with precise exercise routines that include stretching, recovery and targeted conditioning.

Weaving SEL into curriculum doesn’t have to be hard

eSchool News

As an educator and curriculum content creator, I’m always seeking to develop lessons that offer students opportunities to express complex emotions and share personal experiences.

Best Practices for Blending SEL and Technology

techlearning

Blending technology with solid pedagogy and social-emotional learning needs

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.

Many certificate programs don’t pay off, but colleges want to keep offering them anyway

The Hechinger Report

Vanessa Valenciano had high hopes for the certificate she earned at public Aims Community College in Colorado. After all, colleges have been advertising these kinds of credentials as the next best thing to a degree. This story also appeared in The Washington Post.

This Is How AI Is Gaining Pace in Corporate Learning

EdNews Daily

By Stefano Brusoni The Education Technology (EdTech) market has been steadily growing for many years. In fact, within the next 5 years the EdTech market is projected to grow by 40% to over $20 billion. Artificial Intelligence (AI) will be at the forefront of development. Popular examples already in use are the language-learning app Duolingo, and peer-to-peer collaboration platform Brainly (that also uses Machine Learning (ML) to analyze student responses.

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An introduction to the hybrid learning method

Linways Technologies

Hybrid learning is the teaching method in which some students attend the classroom physically while others join virtually through online classes. This method is best for institutions with countless classes and majors.