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How to Assess Digital Literacy

Ask a Tech Teacher

On my blog, Ask a Tech Teacher , I run a column called Dear Otto where I answer teacher questions about how to integrate technology into their classes. Of late, the most common question is, “How to I assess student digital literacy?”

Lessons from COVID-19 on solving poverty

The Christensen Institute

New York City has been unusually quiet during the COVID-19 pandemic, but every night at 7:00 pm that changes for a few short minutes.

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Teaching During COVID-19

Ask a Tech Teacher

Articles on #CoronaVirus you won’t want to miss: Resources You Need During #COVID19. Teaching Online During #COVID19. Teaching Online During #COVID19–More from my Inbox. CoronaVirus–This Week’s Inbox. Teaching During #CoronaVirus–An Old Strategy That’s Perfect.

US Edtech Policy Conversations Amidst Coronavirus Concerns with Tom Murray

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter What is happening at the US policy level with the coronavirus health crisis?

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

COVID-19 Forces Science Labs Online and in Homes

Edsurge

School closures under COVID-19 presented a big problem for the biology faculty at Moraine Valley Community College, located in the Chicago suburbs. The challenge: how students can complete lab work without access to a science lab.

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Coronavirus Chronicles 015 – Jeffco Public Schools

Dangerously Irrelevant

I am talking with schools to see how they’re responding in the wake of this global pandemic. I invite you to join me for the Coronavirus Chronicles , a series of 10-minute check-ins with educators all over. Episode 015 is below.

Yes, school resources are limited—but don’t ignore what students can offer

The Christensen Institute

Students are struggling during COVID-19. Trauma, anxiety, and potential learning loss are all top of mind for educators and parents supporting young people.

Community and #RemoteLearning Conversations with Brad Currie

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter How do teachers share information quickly as they have had to move to distance learning amid coronavirus school closures?

An Update on Digital Promise’s COVID-19 Response

Digital Promise

For more than six years, we’ve worked to close the homework gap , ensuring that all students have equitable access to the internet and technology for powerful learning opportunities outside of the classroom, augmenting what is available in school.

Need Remote Learning ASAP? Don’t Pick Your Next LMS Before Reading This!

Need to go remote or move your training programs online? Download this guide to identify and overcome the biggest eLearning challenges so you can pick the perfect LMS without wasting time, money, and effort, even if you are just starting your eLearning journey.

4 Cyberhygiene Practices for Secure Remote Learning

EdTech Magazine

District leaders have a lot to think about when it comes to implementing and navigating remote learning during school closures. But they must not forget about how crucial it is to have cybersecurity measures in place before rolling out their e-learning plans.

Using School Bus WiFi to Provide Internet Access for Distance Learning

Kajeet

As many districts transition to distance learning for the remainder of the 2019 – 2020 school year , digital equity for students has become more imp erative than ever. For students without Internet at home , accessing and completing online assignments can be very challenging.

How to Use Wizer to Create Digital Worksheets that Differentiate Instruction

The CoolCatTeacher

An Interview and Demo Interview with Nira Sheleg From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Teachers who want to upload “packets” and make them easy for self grading will find a friend in Wizer.me.

10 online whiteboard options for remote learning

Ditch That Textbook

Whiteboards are a staple of face-to-face classrooms. During remote learning, you can still recreate that experience. Here are 10 ideas to get you started. Let's face it. When you're not present in your classroom, you miss your whiteboard. It's convenient. Everyone in the room can see it.

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.

Stem Education in 2020

Ask a Tech Teacher

A growing focus of schools is STEM. Ask a Tech Teacher contributor, Brianna, has some general observations about STEM education in 2020: Stem Education in 2020. About two decades ago, the sciences were not so popular among younger generations.

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For the Love of Kids

A Principal's Reflections

There is no better time than now to observe and then reflect. The actions of teachers, administrators, coaches, technology integrationists, and other support staff have provided us all with a lens to look more deeply at the profession of education and its vital role in the world.

What Montana State Teacher of the Year Dylan Huisken Says Is Happening There

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Montana State Teacher of the Year, Dylan Huisken talks about online distance education learning.

Microsoft Teams Education: How to manage video meetings like a pro

Ditch That Textbook

Microsoft Teams Education is your classroom management hub if your students use Microsoft tools. Learn how to manage Teams like a pro. If your school is using Microsoft, then Microsoft Teams Education can be your go-to communication hub. It keeps you organized. It helps you get messages out.

Need Remote Learning NOW? Get Online Quickly & Easily With This Can’t-Miss Guide

Remote learning is becoming more important than ever. Whether you’re scrambling to get your eLearning launched, or need to upgrade to meet increased demand, this guide will eliminate the guesswork so you can find your perfect LMS!

3 Trends in the Next Phase of Remote Learning as COVID-19 Extends School Closures

Education Elements

Much of the initial planning around remote learning was based on the assumption that these were emergency measures; actions that would support students and teachers for a month or so. As of April 14th, twenty-one states have closed school for the remainder of the academic year.

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How COVID-19 Has Temporarily Transformed the Education Landscape

Kajeet

The COVID-19 pandemic has significantly disrupted K-12 education in the United States, forcing schools across the country to close as district leaders prioritize the health and safety of their communities. Here’s a map of school closures across the country, as compiled by Edweek.org.

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Helping Kids Be Healthy and Whole While Learning from Home

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Students can sense and even internalize the emotions their teachers are feeling, especially stress, depression, and worry.

The Teacher of Color Shortage: Addressing a Pressing Problem

Digital Promise

It’s not a secret: The teacher workforce does not reflect the demographics of our student population. Today, 54 percent of students are of-color while only 18 percent of teachers are of-color. Historically, the teacher of color workforce was decimated with the passing of Brown v. Board of Education.

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EdTech at School

This E-book is designed to support educators with case studies of education technology use at school.

Increase Engagement in Video Conferencing Sessions with Mentimeter

Catlin Tucker

Last night I had the opportunity to be a guest lecturer for students in the credential program at UC Riverside. As I was planning my presentation, I knew I wanted to engage the group attending my lecture.

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4 Tips for making the transition to remote learning a smooth one

Neo LMS

As the new coronavirus becomes an increasingly integral aspect of daily life, the onset of an extended remote learning platform looms near. While the remote learning format may be a temporary solution, whether the recent pandemic will necessitate ongoing learning from home is ultimately uncertain.

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Free Ideas for Teaching Middle School Math Online #RemoteLearning

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Math can be taught online. In today’s show, Noelle Pickering shares free ideas for teaching middle school math online. These ideas will help you teach math no matter where you or your students are online.

Micro-credentials and COVID-19: Supporting Professional Learning When Schools are Closed

Digital Promise

Micro-credential COVID-19 Library. In the last month, our teaching and learning environment has been upended.

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.