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6 strategies for teaching SEL remotely

eSchool News

The COVID-19 pandemic has fundamentally changed the work of teachers across the world. Educators’ access to students, technology use, and instructional priorities shifted seismically in spring 2020.

How to Use the Google Data Studio

EdTechTeam

This blog post is sponsored by Acer Education, a partner of EdTechTeam. Google Data Studio is a free product that is part of the Google Marketing Platform. The program allows you to analyze any data from a range of sources, including Google Sheets, without needing to code.

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What Teachers Need in the Era of COVID-19

Digital Promise

Unprecedented. This is the word that has been buzzing around our nation for months as we battle the COVID-19 pandemic. Many businesses, services, and entities have had to rethink how to operate, even reinventing themselves.

A Pedagogical Framework for Managing Face-to-Face and Remote Learners at the Same Time

A Principal's Reflections

It's has been great to be back in schools working shoulder to shoulder with teachers and administrators as I kicked off year two with the Corinth School District in Mississippi. Until this point, most of my interactions with educators have been through virtual presentations, workshops, and coaching.

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.

Universal Design for Learning and Blended Learning: Engagement

Catlin Tucker

Universal Design for Learning (UDL) is a framework that is based on a scientific understanding of how people learn. The goal of UDL is to design “barrier-free, instructionally rich learning environments and lessons that provide access to all students” (Nelson, 2).

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Starting the year: Ideas for anywhere learning

Neo LMS

As schools across the country are still deciding on how to safely return to school, I have been slowly working through some new ideas, trying to plan around what may be a year full of transitions into and out of our classrooms. Where to start?

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Embracing Our Inner Makers: Hands-On Learning During COVID-19 and Beyond

Digital Promise

Maker Learning is Powerful Learning.

A Glimpse of the Front Lines of the First Wave of a Journey to the Barest Hint of Normalcy

EdNews Daily

By Christy S. Martin, Ed.D A recent plea on social media the other day caught my eye. A teacher was pouring her heart out.

What You Might Have Missed in August

Ask a Tech Teacher

Here are the most-read posts for the month of August: 13 Tips for using an iPad. The Most Important Skill Students Need. Energize Remote Learning with JotForm Reports. Free Tech Safety Posters. Typing Timesavers for iPads. Great Kindergarten Websites. Top 10 iPad Shortkeys. Teacher-Authors.

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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).

Feedback Tips for Blended and Online Learning

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Feedback is important. But how do teachers give it frequently and in ways that help students learn? How can teachers have time and get this done with all that is going on this Fall 2020?

New Micro-credentials for Back-to-School Professional Learning

Digital Promise

As part of our robust micro-credential ecosystem, we proudly partner with organizations to provide opportunities for on-demand, personalized professional learning.

Formative Assessment During #RemoteLearning

The Web20Classroom

In an ongoing effort to support Educators during the COVID-19 Pandemic Shaelynn Farnsworth and I continue to look for ways to use research-based instruction during remote, hybrid or face-to-face instruction.

We Remember…

Ask a Tech Teacher

America, we love you. History

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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.

Hands On Ecology at a Distance

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter As you adapt lesson plans for distance learning, ecology offers great opportunities for backyard learning and learning at a distance.

Reflecting on my work: Google Scholar v. Google Analytics

Dangerously Irrelevant

Just leaving these two tables here as I reflect on the impact of my work and where I choose to put it. The scale isn’t even close. And this doesn’t even factor in interactivity… (e.g., my 80 blog posts that have received at least 30 comments, including one that has received 618 !). Over 4.4

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7 Important People to Teach Students About During Hispanic Heritage Month

Waterford

Teachers, September is Hispanic Heritage Month! It’s always important to make sure your curriculum includes figures from many cultures and backgrounds. And now is a great time to highlight some of the Hispanic people who have made history.

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Teacher-Authors–Writing and Labor Day Go Well Together

Ask a Tech Teacher

Labor Day, the first Monday in September , is an American holiday (though with different names throughout the world) dedicated to the achievements of American workers. Take today to think about it. Me, I’ll take it literally–labor!

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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.

Changing Tack to Sail Into the Wind as We Start a School Year That is Like No Other

Education Elements

In February, my husband and I bought our first home in Pasadena, Maryland, right on a creek that leads into the Chesapeake Bay.

Achieving Equity: Knowing the Right Questions to Ask

EdNews Daily

By Betsy Hill and Roger Stark Editor’s Note: This is part one of a five-part series As the 2020-21 school year begins with remote learning as the norm for most students in the U.S., educators across the nation are talking more about equity than ever before.

Propelling Educators to the Next Level

CUE

Guest Blog Post by Virtual Fall CUE Featured Speaker Vernon Wright Hello everyone! I just wanted to say to all of you across the United States and the globe how happy I am to be part of the CUE family with you! I have to share that from day one of becoming part of CUE, […].

Schools Drop Acellus Learning Platform Over ‘Glaring’ Offensive Content

Edsurge

As a new school year begins, a number of district leaders are scrambling to address concerns from parents and staff that their chosen online learning platform features content that is racist, sexist or inappropriate for children.

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!

Helping students develop job skills through the use of edtech

Neo LMS

Education lies at the core of any society. It has a crucial role in shaping people to become strong pillars of society, capable of sustaining development in every domain. With all the changes that the digital era has brought about, it is imperious to adapt the teaching approach to suit new needs.

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5 Ways to Develop Teacher Agency and Advance Student Learning

EdNews Daily

By Katherine E. Bihr, Ed.D and Susanne H. Thompson The COVID-19 pandemic hasn’t only exposed the vast gap in educational equity for students, it has revealed gaps for teachers as well.

OPINION: Distrust of science in the coronavirus era reminds us why we must boost elementary science education

The Hechinger Report

PALO ALTO, Calif. — At this moment in history, we must acknowledge that the United States has not risen to the great challenges brought about by the coronavirus pandemic.

The Secret to Learning Any New Language May Be Your Motivation

Edsurge

If you want to effortlessly become an expert in a new language, you’re probably too late. That’s an opportunity largely reserved for children. And yet, adults regularly set out to study a second (or third, or fourth) language. They embark on the difficult journey for different reasons.

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.

School librarians can save democracy

eSchool News

Regardless of one’s political views, there seems to be consensus on one political reality: America is dangerously polarized.

New EduJedi Dictionary Gives Meaning to the Language of EdTech

EdNews Daily

By Learning Counsel Staff Reports The power and depth of digital curriculum and its ability to reach and engage students continues to evolve. There are tens of millions of digital learning objects including massive numbers of items that are in the free and open education resources sites.

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Hotspots no silver bullet for rural remote learning

The Hechinger Report

Back in April, as schools across the country shifted to online instruction to slow the spread of the coronavirus, Scott Muri saw firsthand just how damaging lack of internet access can be for students and families.

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