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Music, Academics, and Keyboarding–Transferrable Skills

Ask a Tech Teacher

Bill Morgan is a frequent contributer to Ask a Tech Teacher. Today, he is sharing his experience and research on how keyboarding skills benefit other topics I found this every interesting: Finger Dexterity. Transferable Keyboarding Skills. Dr. Bill Morgan, Ph.D.

Asynchronous vs. Synchronous: How to Design for Each Type of Learning

Catlin Tucker

This school year will look very different for most teachers. Some are beginning entirely online and others are returning to school on a modified schedule where they will only see students in person a couple of days a week.

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Strategies to Foster Discourse and Collaboration in Remote Learning Environments

A Principal's Reflections

The past couple of months have been challenging for educators, to say the least. However, in the midst of it all, there have been opportunities to take a critical lens to practice in the efforts to effectively pivot to a remote world and successfully implement hybrid learning models in the near term.

Facing the Disconnect: College Students and Online Learning

Digital Promise

This past spring, college courses were forced online due to the COVID-19 pandemic. How did this sudden transition affect students’ satisfaction and engagement with their courses?

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.

Tech Tip #118–Top 10 iPad Shortkeys

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.

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A 4 Part Distance Learning Instructional Framework that Works

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Doug Fisher has some great ideas about how to schedule break-out rooms, practice time, and other hard-to-manage areas of distance learning. Sponsor: This show is sponsored by Advancement Courses.

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What To Do When There's Not One Right Answer?

Education Elements

Educators across the country, and around the world, have found themselves in a whole new normal.

How to Center Equity in Undergraduate Digital Learning

Digital Promise

The COVID-19 pandemic caused postsecondary institutions to abruptly transition many of their spring 2020 courses to digital learning. While we know the seemingly overnight shift from in-person to remote classes was unplanned and unprecedented, it was also unequal.

The Remote Learning Checklist: Tools, tips and ideas

Ditch That Textbook

When the coronavirus pandemic hit, many teachers were sent scrambling. How do I teach? What do I assign? How do I do this remotely? What a difference it makes to have a summer to prepare. Setting up your classroom to succeed remotely can rely on a lot.

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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).

5 Benefits of online learning for educators


Online learning utilizes technology to connect students and educators. Research and Markets predicted that the online education market will reach $230 billion by 2025 , and it’s possible that COVID-19 will further increase the popularity of online learning.

How Can Teachers Support Student Mental Health During COVID-19?

Education Elements

As teachers everywhere gear up to go back to school in various settings this Fall, one thing is for certain: they need to be prepared to deal with a number of issues caused by the coronavirus pandemic, chief among them being impacts to student mental health.

Teacher-Authors–Do You Write Fiction?

Ask a Tech Teacher

Teacher-authors–do you write fiction? And it feeds my soul in the same way that teaching does. Click to view slideshow. Two of my novels– To Hunt a Sub and Twenty-four Days –are tech thrillers so fit well into my geeky tech-teacher world.

FSI Global Online School Is Hiring Innovate Educators Now

EdNews Daily

Finnish Schools International, A Global Online School is calling for innovative teachers to co-design, co-teach, and co-own their new online school. FSI GO is a Global Online School that provides world-class education to children around the world at an affordable price.

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.

4 Focus Areas For Successful Remote Leading

The Web20Classroom

The whole reason we are even talking about remote learning is because science tells us the way we stay safe is to stay home.

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"It keeps us all safe" and Other Lies Used to Spirit Murder Black and Brown Children

Education Elements

What a time to be alive. Many of us, particularly educators, are wearing hats we never even thought to try on before. I think of the everyday woman who now has multiple full-time jobs: her actual job, parenting, and remote learning management of her children.

God’s Plan (A Requiem for Wendy Menard)

The Jose Vilson

On November 29, 2016, we had a Single Session workshop for the entire Math for America community entitled “A Continuing Conversation: Race, Equity, and STEM Education.”

EcoMOD: Computational modeling and virtual worlds for 3rd grade ecosystems science

Dangerously Irrelevant

Chris Dede , esteemed faculty member at Harvard University and one of my co-hosts at Silver Lining for Learning , has a project that is a finalist for a STEM DIVE award. Check out the video below.

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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 edtech plays a big role in future-proofing education


A version of this post was originally published on August 3, 2020, in Right Strat Online. After many weeks of lockdown, schools around the world are now caught up in what feels like endless discussions regarding their reopening.

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How Leaders Can Create a Sense of Belonging for Teachers Returning to School

Education Elements

Welcome back, educators and leaders, to a school year like none we’ve encountered before!

Building Flexible Classrooms that Conform to Learners (Not the Other Way Around)

EdNews Daily

By Dr. Christina Counts Here’s how a new career-focused high school used flexible furniture and other modular elements to transform a 180,000 sf building into a modern learning space.

How To Grade Assignments In Google Classroom

TeachThought - Learn better.

In Google Classroom, you can give a numeric grade, leave comment-only feedback, or do both. You can also return assignments without grades. The post How To Grade Assignments In Google Classroom appeared first on TeachThought. Technology Google Classroom Resources How-To

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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!

Google Classrooms for Beginners: We Got You!

Teacher Tech

If you have ever felt your eyes glaze over when excited techy teachers get into deep conversations about Google Classroom, I suggest this book to you! The post Google Classrooms for Beginners: We Got You! appeared first on Teacher Tech. Beginner Classroom Google

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Making the Leap: A Strategy for Continuous Online Distance Learning in Rural Schools

Education Elements

Planning Amidst Change. Aim small, shoot small,” is an old saying that many of us who occasionally enjoy a round of target practice embrace. But in our case, planning small for how to serve kids during this pandemic, simply was not going to work long-term.

Let’s Take the Learning Outside: The Air is Fine

EdNews Daily

By Christy Martin, Ed.D. Last week, Dr. Anthony Fauci suggested that students should learn outside as much as possible. To some educators that are relying on technology, that scenario may seem impossible. Others say students will be too distracted. Not so, say many of the experts.

20 Of The Best Zoom Tools For Teachers

TeachThought - Learn better.

Zoom is a great platform but that doesn't mean it can't be extended and improved. Here are 20+ of the best Zoom tools for teachers. The post 20 Of The Best Zoom Tools For Teachers appeared first on TeachThought. Technology Remote Teaching Zoom

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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.

COLUMN: Education needs more ambitious women

The Hechinger Report

Many men reacted to the choice of Sen. Kamala Harris as the Democratic vice-presidential nominee too predictably. Former U.S. Education Secretary Bill Bennett told Fox News she was “rough” and “vicious.” One of her most notable faults was being “a very ambitious person.”.

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What Do Students Need Right Now?

Education Elements

In an effort to reconnect with students to truly understand their experience with virtual learning and what they will need from their teachers going forward in an educational landscape irrevocably impacted by this year’s events, we decided to embark upon a two-week long empathy interview tour with students themselves.

Podcast – Looking Back Before Looking Forward

EdNews Daily

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