Sat.Jun 06, 2020 - Fri.Jun 12, 2020

How to Build a Summer Reading List for Your Incoming Students

Waterford

School may be out, but it’s still important to keep students reading and learning over the break. Assigning a summer reading list to your incoming students can be a helpful way to prepare kids for the next school year and limit literacy-related summer learning loss.

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10 Popular Educational Trends and What You Need to Know

Waterford

The COVID-19 crisis is changing the educational landscape, often in unpredictable ways.

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Are Schools Ready for What Comes Next?

A Principal's Reflections

At the beginning of 2020, no one could have foreseen the impact of the pandemic. In the face of a myriad of obstacles, educators have stepped up to implement remote learning to get through the remainder of the academic year.

Assessment and Grading in Distance Learning – How to Get Better

The CoolCatTeacher

Thomas Guskey shares insight on assessments From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Assessment expert Dr. Thomas Guskey reflects on the positives and negatives of assessments during distance learning.

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.

3 Considerations for Managing Remote Learning Data in Higher Education

Kajeet

As remote learning becomes a go-to method of instruction in colleges and institutions of higher education across the world for the foreseeable future, connectivity has become a key topic of discussion.

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What a famed historian got right (and wrong) about the global response to COVID-19

The Christensen Institute

In a recent piece for the Wall Street Journal, famed American historian Jared Diamond writes that, “Covid-19 may thus increase inequality within and between countries.”. Diamond is right.

How Student Agency Can Ease the Pain of Remote Learning and Teaching

Edsurge

With summer and fall planning top of mind for educators across the country, one stubborn challenge is students’ online attendance and engagement—or, precisely, the lack of it. In many schools and districts, half or less of their students participate in remote learning.

Why diversity is essential to school innovation

The Christensen Institute

Research, build, test, scale. That’s the fundamental recipe for innovation, the one so many hopes for change in education are pinned on. If we can try new ideas, identify what works, and scale it, we’ll move the needle on better and more equitable student outcomes.

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Racism, Consumerism, and a Conversation With My Son About the Future of Diversity

Edsurge

My wife and I made a vow before becoming parents to be strategic and intentional with the images, songs and information our children were exposed to.

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.

What Educational Leadership Looks Like Today with Dr. Joe Sanfelippo

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Leadership in this season is difficult. Dr. Joe Sanfelippo talks about partnering with parents, the message he’s sending to his community, and how we move forward from this challenging time towards the fall.

In Love with Space? Here are Great Websites to Take You There

Ask a Tech Teacher

Space units are always exciting. Part of it’s the history, but a lot is that space is our final frontier, a wild untamed land that man knows so little about.

7 Online teaching hacks instructors need to know

Neo LMS

The global pandemic has impacted the way instructors teach and communicate with their students. E-learning has now become the primary source of instruction — but this is new territory for a number of teachers. The sudden pivot to digital learning has thrown the education system into flux.

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Guest Post: Raising Expectations and Addressing Inequities in Edtech

Digital Promise

Following nationwide protests over the death of George Floyd and others at the hands of police, I have received a slew of emails from edtech companies containing statements of solidarity and inclusion, explaining that the company supports diversity and does not tolerate racism.

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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.

Mastery Learning Excellence at a Distance

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Rae Hughart gives fantastic ideas for tracking student learning mastery. She shares how she has applied these techniques as she has taught sixth grade math to 150 students at a distance.

Looking for Summer Activities? Try These

Ask a Tech Teacher

This summer will be different than other summers. COVID has changed how we address summer PD so I’ve collected the most popular AATT articles on how to spend your education time this summer. Pick the ones that suit your purposes: 6 Must-reads for This Summer–2020 edition.

How to S.T.E.A.M. up distance learning

Neo LMS

For schools where traditional learning has been the norm, the transfer from the classroom to emergency remote learning has presented many practical challenges.

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A mis niños y niñas especiales: To my special students

User Generated Education

This is a love letter to you, my special, smart, and beautiful students. You have touched my heart so deeply and profoundly that words cannot adequately convey how much you mean to me. I write this note, so you know the hopes and dreams I have for you.

EdTech at School

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

Learning Continuity, Education's Biggest Challenge and Opportunity

Education Elements

The COVID-19 pandemic has made clear the need to redesign school to ensure that meaningful learning can continue even if our brick and mortar school buildings close. Most schools and districts had only days to prepare to close school buildings and move learning to students’ homes.

169 Tech Tip #93 Shortkey for Find

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.

How to ensure inequality isn’t a lasting consequence of the pandemic

The Christensen Institute

The novel coronavirus has made the global economy sick. While the economic costs of the pandemic are certainly secondary to its tragic toll in loss of human life, the financial downturn has nonetheless been devastating for billions suffering from reduced or lost livelihoods around the globe.

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Coronavirus Chronicles 030 – Fannie Lou Hamer Freedom High 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 check-ins with educators all over. Episode 030 is below.

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.

Virtual Recruitment Through COVID-19 and Beyond

Education Elements

The worldwide response to COVID-19 is creating unforeseen challenges and virtual changes for every aspect of our education system. Long-standing pillars such as curriculum and instruction, operations, and accountability, among others, are all being tested under the weight of the pandemic response.

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3 Reflections and Considerations For Teaching and Learning In 2020

The Web20Classroom

In March 2020 nearly the entire world’s education systems were thrown into the unknown when the COVID-19 Global Pandemic shuttered schools and teaching and learning moved to remote means. Still to this day in many parts of the world schools are shut down for the foreseeable future.

A gap year shouldn’t be just for the privileged, especially now

The Christensen Institute

With COVID-19 leading many colleges to create novel arrangements for schooling in the fall, students are reportedly considering taking gap years at record rates.

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Coronavirus Chronicles 032 – Futures Lab

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 check-ins with educators all over. Episode 032 is below.

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.