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Teaching Online During COVID-19

Ask a Tech Teacher

Teaching during the COVID-19 pandemic is challenging. We educators understand online learning, probably have taken classes this way, but we haven’t yet wrapped our brains around how to make it work in OUR classes.

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Moving the Needle on the Customer Experience


Turnitin has launched the Technical Support Center, which provides an environment for self-service


Online higher education isn’t winning over students forced off campus by the coronavirus

The Hechinger Report

Students on the quad at the University of Washington, one of the first institutions to shift classes online because of the coronavirus. The vice provost promises instruction online will improve. Photo: Sy Bean for The Hechinger Report.

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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.

How a Pandemic Could Change Higher Education


The COVID-19 pandemic has cast a cloud of uncertainty over higher education. Colleges around the country have shut down and moved teaching online, and no one knows when it will be safe to reopen and resume normal operations.

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Building Community Even From A Distance

The Web20Classroom

This is the second in a series of videos I want to do while many of us are facing an unprecedented time of isolation. The first was about reducing stress and anxiety. If you have an idea for something you want me to talk about, academic or not, let me know on Twitter, @web20classroom.

COVID-19’s Long-Term Impacts on Education in 2020 and Beyond


As COVID-19 spreads around the globe and the threat of a recession materializes, most people are focused properly on the immediate task at hand—preparing to teach and support students remotely. Beyond that, there will also be significant longer term impacts.

Tips for Engaging Families in Remote Learning

A Principal's Reflections

Throughout my #remotelearning series , I have tried to provide practical ideas and strategies that can be used now. One aspect that needs more attention, at least in my opinion, is how we can assist parents throughout this ordeal.

3 Ways to Use Video Conferencing with Students Learning Remotely

Catlin Tucker

Thank goodness for Zoom and Google Hangouts! During this time of social isolation and remote learning, these video conferencing tools are lifesavers. They make it possible for teachers to maintain a human connection with their students and guide their learning from a distance.

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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).

Civic Engagement for Young People During Social Distancing

User Generated Education

Many of us feel a bit helpless to help others out during these coronavirus social distancing and isolation times. This also true for kids and young people. There are actions they can take as part of their home schooling. They can participate in civic engagement and activism activities.

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Collaborative Learning in the Age of Social-Distancing

Digital Promise

As schools rapidly shift instruction to a learn-from-home situation, we’re thinking about how to integrate core learning sciences principles in this new context: What do we know improves learning? How can we implement these strategies with students at home?

5 Practical tips for online teaching in times of disasters


In just a few days, we’ve seen schools closing their doors temporarily all around the world. The confusion that ensued is normal, given the uncertainty we’re all facing head-on. However, there’s another side to this story.

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Britannica LaunchdPacks free of charge to US Schools

Ask a Tech Teacher

T here are lots of companies stepping up to help the need to move learning online. The latest is Britannica: Britannica’s LaunchPacks ® offered free of charge to all US schools.

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.

8 Non-Digital Remote Learning Ideas

A Principal's Reflections

Before our eyes, we are watching districts and schools valiantly roll out remote learning plans to support all students during extended closures. Equally as important have been the many innovative ways to make food available to our most disadvantaged children. I cannot commend their efforts enough. Throughout this ordeal, we must be patient, understanding, and flexible as teachers and administrators, with little to no training in this area, do their best to provide an education to students.

How To Be Kind In #covid19

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter We can separate in physical distance, but we don’t have to be apart in heart.

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How to use Google Meet for elearning, online learning

Ditch That Textbook

When students are learning from home, Google Meet can be the connection you need with them. Here are ideas for using it.When students and teachers can't physically meet face to face, that doesn't mean they can't do it through video. When doing elearning / distance learning / remote learning, video has lots of benefits:It gives that […]. The post How to use Google Meet for elearning, online learning appeared first on Ditch That Textbook. Ed Tech eLearning Video in the classroom

Vrain Waves: Coping with Covid–Catlin Tucker on Teaching During a Quarantine

Catlin Tucker

This Sunday, I spoke with Benjamin Kalb and Becky Peters about coping with Covid-19. In this episode , we talk about the impact of school closures on families, students, and teachers. I share my coping strategies as a parent.

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.

Why Teach Poetry?

Ask a Tech Teacher

April is National Poetry Month. For thirty days, we celebrate the value and joy that poetry brings to our world. According to the Academy of American Poets , the goals are: Highlight the extraordinary legacy and ongoing achievement of American poets.

Responding to COVID-19: How Are the Children?

Digital Promise

The African Maasai are famed for their strength and mental acuity. Yet, their greeting to one another carries a message about what truly makes them heroic: “ Kasserian Ingera.” Translation: “And, how are the children?”. It’s a greeting we should all be asking today as our students face a new normal of “shelter in place.”

10 tips to support students with slow internet

Ditch That Textbook

Slow internet is a way of life for many families. We can minimize internet limitations by using some of these tips. It's a fact at my house. The internet is slow sometimes. I live in very rural west central Indiana. We have two neighbors in a mile radius of our house. The internet is OK but not […]. The post 10 tips to support students with slow internet appeared first on Ditch That Textbook. eLearning Screencasts Video in the classroom

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Creating Interactive Lessons Through App Smashing

A Principal's Reflections

Remote learning has been thrust upon school districts. The result has been disruptive change like we have never seen before. In a previous post, I shared some broader ideas to help navigate these uncharted waters.

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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!

Britannica LaunchPacks free of charge to US Schools

Ask a Tech Teacher

T here are lots of companies stepping up to help the need to move learning online. The latest is Britannica: Britannica’s LaunchPacks ® offered free of charge to all US schools.

Silver Lining for Learning – Episode 01

Dangerously Irrelevant

Episode 01 of Silver Lining for Learning is now available for viewing. Please visit our website to learn more about this initiative and our chief instigators. We also are looking for guest bloggers. Next week our guest will be Sugata Mitra ! Related Posts. A new adventure: Silver Lining for Learning.

Adopting the asynchronous mindset for better online learning


The spread of the coronavirus these past few days and weeks is affecting the lives of people worldwide and we are all confronted with great challenges. Schools may have their gates closed, but education must continue. Students of all ages still need to learn, even during these hard times.

What Are Kids Reading? A Surprising Amount of Nonfiction

EdNews Daily

By Gene Kerns Over the last several years, good news about student literacy trends has been hard to come by. Nevertheless, in this year’s What Kids Are Reading report, the largest annual survey of student reading habits, we find cause for hope when it comes to nonfiction reading—along with some useful insights to help educators encourage reading among their students. With a dataset of more than 271 million books read by 7.6

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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.

Here’s a Preview of April

Ask a Tech Teacher

Here’s a preview of what’s coming up on Ask a Tech Teacher in August: #AtoZ Challenge–Genres: A is for…. Armed Forces Day. AuthorToolboxBlogHop. Cover Reveal–Mateo’s Law. Tech Tips for Writers. More NetGalley ARCs I loved. Teacher-Authors–a callout. How I’m Doing on Against All Odds. Jacqui Murray has been teaching K-18 technology for 30 years.

Google Forms magic ? with pre-filled links

Ditch That Textbook

This post is written by Craig Klement, an RTI facilitator, working with teachers and struggling students from Garland, Texas. You can connect with Craig on Twitter @CraigKlement and check out his blog at Have you ever had a student type in their name or ID number incorrectly into a Google Form? Or select the wrong teacher or […]. The post Google Forms magic ? with pre-filled links appeared first on Ditch That Textbook. Google Forms Guest Blog

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Coronavirus Chronicles 005 – Mabel Rush Elementary School

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 005 is below.