Sat.Jun 20, 2020 - Fri.Jun 26, 2020

Moving to a Hybrid Learning Model

A Principal's Reflections

We don’t know for sure what education will look like in the future, but one thing is for sure, and that is the need to adapt and evolve. The pandemic shuttered schools across the globe, and lessons, some of which were very hard, were learned.

Even Teachers Fail: How to Embrace Mistakes as an Educator

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Being able to embrace mistakes as an educator can provide opportunity to improve

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20 Sites and Apps for Special Education

techlearning

Sites and apps for special education that are designed to for teachers, families, and students

How to Make Passion Projects During Distance Learning

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Don Goble created a passion project for him and his students during distance learning.

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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.

5 (free) Keyboarding 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: Keyboarding. –for the entire collection of 65 posters, click here. Jacqui Murray has been teaching K-18 technology for 30 years.

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The Six Competencies that Every Leader Should Model Through COVID-19

Education Elements

There is something about this crisis that has brought out the baker in many. Even the two of us, people who have tried elimination protocols to reduce our gluten intake, have made a few attempts at biscuit and sourdough making. And it’s not just us!

4 Creative Projects to Make Using Google Tools

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Eric Curts shares how we can use docs, sheets, drawings, and slides with creative classroom projects.

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

Ask a Tech Teacher

MTI 557: Building Digital Citizens. starts Monday, June 29, 2020 . Click to sign up. If students use the internet, they must be familiar with the rights and responsibilities required to be good digital citizens.

Innovators Creating Prosperity: MAX

The Christensen Institute

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

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.

Upskilling and Reskilling for the ‘New Normal’ of Education

Education Elements

The abrupt shift to distance learning directly challenged the knowledge, mindsets, and skills of our teacher workforce this Spring.

Mathematical Modeling on Trial and the Maths Fix

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter The mathematics curriculum of today was created before computers. Conrad Wolfram has written a book, The Math(s) Fix and how AI can be part of this process of learning new math.

Tech Tip #111 Quick Browser Fix

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.

A New Way for Coaches to Strengthen Their Practice

Digital Promise

This post originally appeared on The Keyword. Read the original article here. Educators around the world have been increasingly relying on technology for distance learning. For many, this transition wasn’t easy, and is a reminder that professional development is critical.

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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.

3 ways to design for equity in distance learning this fall

The Christensen Institute

More than nine million students lack internet access. And at some schools, less than half of students participate in remote learning. These startling statistics reveal just how wide the gaps are in equitable learning experiences for all students.

What’s Hot About YouTube in Education

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Tyler Daniel Tarver shares some surprising new ways to use Youtube in education. Now YouTube in the class can be a good thing! Sponsor: Welcome TGR Foundation and Discovery Education as a sponsor to my podcast.

Using the GEER Fund to Provide Student Connectivity and Devices

Kajeet

As of June 8, 2020, the last day of the extended deadline, all 50 states as well as the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia had applied for and received their allocation of the Governor’s Emergency Education Relief Fund or GEER Fund, according to Education Dive.

8 Goal-Setting Tips for Teachers to Prepare for an Uncertain School Year

Waterford

Last week, we provided you with an overview on the importance of setting goals for the school year and how to set SMART goals as a part of your professional development.

EdTech at School

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

Authentic learning and edtech: A match made in heaven

Neo LMS

Authentic learning is one of the new kids on the block in the field of education.

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Excellent Free STEM Strategies from TGR Foundation and Discovery

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter STEM can level up and it must begin to include underrepresented communities of women and minorities. Summer is a great time to learn how to do that as you prepare for fall and back to school.

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The Balance with Catlin Tucker: Featuring Dr. Maria Hersey

Catlin Tucker

Maria Hersey is a global educator with extensive experience in educational leadership, international education, social-emotional learning (SEL), curriculum design, and global- mindedness. Currently, Dr. Hersey is the Principal Advisor for Global Education Advisors.

The promise of a jobs guarantee depends on CBE

The Christensen Institute

COVID-19 and the recent wave of demonstrations have served up raw reminders that the American labor market is lined with deep, inequitable fissures. Even as the month of May saw the astoundingly high jobless rate lower by 1.4%

Custom eLearning: What to Consider as an L&D Manager

A custom eLearning project is an exciting opportunity, but any L&D Manager will also tell you it can be challenging. Inno-versity shares 5 points to consider before kicking off your project. These concepts are critical to addressing the most common pain points which, IF addressed, will ensure success.

College Leaders Must Explain Why—Not Just How—to Return to Campus

Edsurge

Like most people working in or near higher education, I have closely monitored institutions’ plans for the fall semester and waited with bated breath as details about my own university’s plans trickled in. You might say that my interest has bordered on the obsessive.

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Amazing Educational Resources - free website for teachers and parents to find free resources during Covid-19

Educational Technology Guy

Amazing Educational Resources is a free website for teachers and parents to find free resources during Covid-19. It started as a google doc on Facebook that was passed around and added to by thousands of parents and teachers at the start of the Covid-19 pandemic.

S3: A Holistic Framework for Evaluating the Impact of Educational Innovations (Including OER)

Iterating Toward Openness

This fall I’m once again teaching IPT 531: Introduction to Open Education at BYU (check it out – it’s designed so anyone can participate) and today I’m beginning a pilot run-through of the course redesign with a small number of students.

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Tech Ed Resources–Certificate/College Credit Classes

Ask a Tech Teacher

I get a lot of questions from readers about what tech ed resources I use in my classroom so I’m going to take a few days this summer to review them with you. Some are edited and/or written by members of the Ask a Tech Teacher crew. Others, by tech teachers who work with the same publisher I do.

Teachers’ Guide to Plagiarism

This article provides teachers with a step-by-step guide on how to handle plagiarism in the classroom: it examines the definition of the term "plagiarism" and its types with examples, describes common reasons students plagiarize, and provides tips for teachers to detect and prevent plagiarism among students.