Sat.May 16, 2020 - Fri.May 22, 2020

How to Promote Authentic STEM Learning for Families

Digital Promise

Schools want to support families around science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) subjects because these domains are engaging and capitalize on how kids naturally want to learn. But many families feel unprepared to support STEM learning.

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Professional Learning in a Pandemic

Digital Promise

With schools closed and social distancing orders in place due to COVID-19, micro-credentials —which are online and on-demand—allow educators to continue their professional learning without leaving their homes.

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Best Mic Options For Teachers

EdTechTeacher

An edtech gear post by Tom Driscoll. Teachers across the world are attending virtual meetings, hosting live classes and creating instructional videos. When engaging in this new reality of teaching, you may have realized that your computer’s built-in microphone just isn’t cutting it.

How to overcome resistance to online education in Higher Ed

Neo LMS

Embraced by some, considered by others only a back-up solution during these exceptional times brought by the global pandemic — that forced many universities across the globe to carry on their activities remotely — online learning has, in fact, its pedagogical consistency and social relevance.

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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.

Why Second and Third Chances Matter for Kids

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter New Hampshire State Teacher of the Year 2020, Kim Piper, works within the prison population of the state.

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Awesome teacher summer: PD bingo choice board

Ditch That Textbook

Summer is a great time to learn what YOU want to learn. This PD bingo choice board gives you LOTS of options! ?Summer Summer is a time for rejuvenation and relaxation. It’s a time to focus on our lives outside of education and recharge.

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8 Key Focus Areas for Developing a Re-Entry Plan

A Principal's Reflections

The COVID19 pandemic has radically disrupted both society and education as we know it. The chances of many things going back to the way they were are slim. I can say with confidence that a mentality of TTWWADI (that’s the way we’ve always done it) will not serve many people well going forward.

Scenario Planning to Develop a Responsive School Return Plan

Education Elements

When I was younger, my mother and I would sit for hours playing the game Mastermind. It’s a game of logic, where one person sets a code using a pattern of six colors, and the other tries to guess the code.

How to Evaluate Programs You’ve Never Used in Less Than Seven Minutes

Ask a Tech Teacher

Ready or not, it’s time to go back to school. If you’re like me, you spent the summer attending webinars, seminars, and conferences. You chatted with colleagues on Twitter and Facebook about learning tools they loved.

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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).

End of the Year Project: What Are YOU Curious About?

Catlin Tucker

The last couple of months have been exhausting on a lot of levels as teachers and students shift to online learning. I would venture to guess that everyone is ready for a much-deserved summer break.

Remaking Learning: Today’s Crisis and Tomorrow’s Promise

Digital Promise

The COVID-19 pandemic has shed light on systemic inequities and tested the resilience of schools and communities across the country. But these unprecedented circumstances have also shown the power of local education networks to respond with new ideas, partnerships, and resources.

Sustainability Spotlight: How to Empower Students to Tackle Sustainability Issues

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter We can tackle sustainability issues by empowering students. I would also think that this could apply to helping students be part of the solution for health in their communities and schools.

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Music for Armed Forces Day 2020

Ask a Tech Teacher

Many Americans celebrate Armed Forces Day annually on the third Saturday of May. It is a day to pay tribute to men and women who serve the United States’ armed forces. Armed Forces Day is also part of Armed Forces Week, which begins on the second Saturday of May. Holidays

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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.

Education technology and the future of Higher Ed leadership

Neo LMS

Education is a constantly evolving sphere, but the introduction and integration of technology have changed it forever. Learning” now takes on a different meaning, with technology redefining who can learn, who can teach, and how each can do it differently.

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Design Amazing Online Learning Experiences Quickly with These Choice Menu Templates

Teacher Reboot Camp

Design is especially important in online learning and one key to student motivation and engagement. Designing an engaging online experience doesn’t have to take a lot of time. If you are new to distance learning, then templates are the way to go!

Boom Cards: Engagement for Learning from a Distance

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter During distance learning, some teachers have found a new way to engage students — Boom Cards. Mary Howard is one of those teachers.

169 Tech Tip #48 Quickly Switch Between Windows

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.

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.

Coronavirus Chronicles 025 – International School of Amsterdam

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 025 is below.

How to Quickly Translate Your Live Session in Multiple Languages and Other Google Meet Must-Haves!

Teacher Reboot Camp

If you are using Google Meet for connecting with students then the links below will help you make this a more accessible and engaging experience. Please note that some of these tips and tricks work for GSuite Edu accounts.

5 Major Elements of a STEAM Mindset

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math comprise STEAM learning. However, there is more to a true STEM mindset than just the content.

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17 Memorial Day Websites for Students

Ask a Tech Teacher

Memorial Day (May 25, 2020) is the time we remember soldiers who gave their lives in the defense of American freedom. In war and peace, they made the ultimate sacrifice and because of them we are privileged to live the American Dream.

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!

5 End of the Year #RemoteLearning Celebration Ideas

The Web20Classroom

This school year has been anything but normal. Many educators have settled into a grove of creating the best learning experiences they can for their students while still providing some meaning during distance learning.

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How Do We Encourage More Young Women to Innovate and Transform the World

Teacher Reboot Camp

“Well-behaved women seldom make history.” ” – Laurel Thatcher Ulrich. I am the mother of a 3 year-old girl. Each day I think of ways to help her develop into an intelligent, independent, unapologetic, brave, creative, compassionate, and resilient human being.

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Grades Fail at Motivating Students. Intrinsic Motivation Works Better.

Edsurge

We are approaching the two month mark since schools shut their doors in response to COVID-19, and we are now entering a new phase in the learning process. Despite an optimistic start, educators and students alike are realizing that remote learning is not all that it’s cracked up to be.

13 Teaching Strategies to Shake up Your Remote Teaching

Ask a Tech Teacher

As we struggle with adapting our classes to remote learning, I know lots of teachers who are realizing that their normal approach isn’t suited for remote teaching.

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.

With higher ed in limbo, students are switching to community colleges

The Hechinger Report

Chris Smith wasn’t planning to spend the summer at a community college. He was going to sublet an apartment in Tallahassee and take classes at Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, where he just completed his first year. This story also appeared in NBC News.

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Paper vs. Screens by Christine McDonnell, CEO at Codelicious

Teacher Reboot Camp

Guest post by Christine McDonnell , CEO at Codelicious. Subscribe for FREE to receive regular updates!

Smarter eLearning: Promoting Higher-Leveling Thinking In Online Courses 

TeachThought - Learn better.

Smarter eLearning: Promoting Higher-Leveling Thinking In Online Courses . contributed by Rosa Fattahi , WizIQ. Since the ancient days of philosopher Socrates, asking questions has been a critical part of the teaching and learning process.

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