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The Remote Work Series: Planning for Change, Not Perfection

Education Elements

Not too long ago, you may have found yourself wondering if 5 minutes was enough time for you to grab lunch near your office before your next meeting. Similarly, now, you may be worried about filling up your entire day with back-to-back, hour-long virtual meetings.

Vernier Software & Technology Offers Free Remote Learning Resources for STEM

Educational Technology Guy

To keep students engaged in STEM learning during school closures, Vernier Software & Technology is offering a robust collection of free remote learning solutions for teachers and students.

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21 Tools I Use to Manage Distance Learning

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Today I share the tool kit and tips that have helped streamline distance learning at my school.

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3 Strategies for Personalizing Feedback Online

Catlin Tucker

Feedback is one of the most powerful tools teachers have in their “teaching toolbelts” for guiding learners toward mastery. Without feedback, students do not have a clear sense of what they are doing well, what they need to focus on, and what they can do to improve.

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.

Leading in a Remote Learning World

A Principal's Reflections

It goes without saying that our teachers have done an incredible job when it comes to adapting to a remote learning world. With little to no training, they are finding ways to make it work for their kids while overcoming a myriad of challenges in the process.

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Five Ways Mindfulness Can Support Educators During a Crisis

Edsurge

We are all grappling with an unprecedented environment these days. As we search for ways to navigate this often-challenging new context, it’s been encouraging to see that professionals across the early childhood field are increasingly exploring mindfulness as a tool to do just that.

The Remote Work Series: Build Trust and Allow Authority to Spread

Education Elements

Working with colleagues in-person may provide more many opportunities to build trust with your team, but it isn’t impossible in a virtual environment.

Use Explore Explain Apply to plan remote learning lessons

Ditch That Textbook

Put learning in the hands of your students. Use the Explore Explain Apply method to guide your remote learning lesson planning. Here's how.Post by Karly Moura (@KarlyMoura) and Matt Miller (@jmattmiller) Have you ever had someone tell you, "I'm going to teach you a lesson"?

3 Apps That Energize Learning

Ask a Tech Teacher

Let’s face it. Teachers juggle an exhausting schedule of parent conferences, administrative tasks, and specialized student needs.

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).

All Systems Go – How We Went to Distance Learning without Missing a Day

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter On a Friday, we had school in our physical building. By Monday, we had more students in our online school that we had on the previous Friday.

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Partnership with LINCspring: Balance with Blended Learning

Catlin Tucker

Now, you and your PLC can learn together online at a time, place, and pace that works for you! Explore how blended learning can help you partner with students to reimagine learning and find a realistic work-life balance!

10 #RemoteLearning Ideas.No #Edtech Required

The Web20Classroom

Remote Learning. What the we as the the collective group of educators need to realize is that no matter how well we plan lessons and learning in virtual environments it just won't be enough for our most vulnerable learners. Nor will it meet the differentiated needs of our students with special needs.

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10 Tips for Teaching Remotely

Ask a Tech Teacher

I’ve been working from home for years but most people haven’t. I posted this article about a year ago but have updated it for the challenges we now face with #covid19. Truth is, life often interferes with work.

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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.

10 Awesome Courses To Improve Your Online Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Teaching online and blending classrooms is a hot topic, but there’s always room for improvement. As teachers, we need to constantly refresh and update topics to improve our distance learning skills.

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Powerful Learning at Home with Edcamp

Digital Promise

As schools and districts across the country transition to distance learning, educators are seeking new ways to engage their students in powerful learning experiences at home.

The Remote Work Series: Remote Work Routines

Education Elements

Remote work is a hot topic right now, and if you are not used to working remotely, it can be very difficult to adjust, particularly in these very special circumstances where schools are closed, kids are around, etc etc.

Why Earth Day May be the Most Important Event at School

Ask a Tech Teacher

Every year, the world celebrates Earth Day on April 22nd, a day the United Nations recognizes as International Mother Earth Day. It is a day to remind ourselves of the importance of clean air, fresh water, and unlittered land.

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.

6 Super Parent and Teacher Resources to Promote Social Emotional Learning at Home

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Children need social and emotional learning skills to cope. But how do we integrate SEL into remote lesson plans? In this post, I’ll share how we can help students volunteer from home.

It’s Time to Release Control in Education

EdNews Daily

By Tamara Fyke For years we have debated the role of technology in education. Given the pandemic, we are inarguably here, embracing a new reality of K-12 education. Districts have been scrambling to provide devices for their students.

Coronavirus Chronicles 021 – San Diego County Office of Education

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 021 is below.

169 Tech Tip #73 7 tips for Netiquette

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.

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!

The Covid-19 Education Question: Is this Really Learning?

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter On this show, the topic is — what are kids really learning? Here’s the thing, every situation is a learning opportunity.

3D Printing Safety 101: How schools can safely use 3D printers in the classroom

EdNews Daily

By Dr. Marilyn Black 3D printers have become a valuable tool in K-12 classrooms because they inspire creativity and problem-solving by bringing students’ ideas and designs to life.

About Mystery Skypes and why we need more

Ditch That Textbook

Mystery Skypes can break down a classroom's walls and open students up to the world. They're easy to set up and can be transformational.?One

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Silver Lining for Learning, Episode 05: Will Richardson

Dangerously Irrelevant

I was fortunate to be the primary host for Episode 05 of Silver Lining for Learning yesterday. Our guest was Will Richardson and we had a fantastic discussion. Will has been talking about how to rethink learning, teaching, and schooling for decades.

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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.

SplashLearn - a game based learning program free for teachers and schools to use

Educational Technology Guy

SplashLearn is a game based learning program that is loved by over 33 million kids worldwide!! This program is free for teachers and schools to use.

The Remote Work Series: Organizations Grow When People Grow

Education Elements

To close out this series on how to get your organization primed for remote work, I’d like to explore some pitfalls of working remotely and share tips for avoiding them.

The Importance of Mental and Emotional Awareness

EdNews Daily

By Jill Brown Now that the initial shock of a health crisis ravaging our nation has set in, it is time to consider a sweeping change in the way we support our school communities in mental and emotional wellness. Most school districts have acknowledged the impact SEL has on their students.

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