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20 Great Websites to Inspire 2nd Graders

Ask a Tech Teacher

Here’s a great list of age-appropriate, safe websites that will inspire 2nd graders whether they’re in your classroom or at home: Edutainment with BBC. Games that make you think. Puzzle of student pic–create. Plant games. Plant life cycle. Computer basics. Computer puzzle.

10 Google Tips for Remote Learning

Shake Up Learning

The post 10 Google Tips for Remote Learning appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Remote learning has sent teachers and schools into high gear! We are all trying to figure out what works. In this post, I’m going to show you 10 Google Tips for Remote Learning.

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Nine Tips for Success with Virtual Learning

Where Learning Clicks

Struggling with how to prepare your virtual classroom? We share some best practices from our team of educators who have been teaching remotely for years. The post Nine Tips for Success with Virtual Learning appeared first on Where Learning Clicks.

Research on Returning to School After Natural Disasters with Dr. Brianna Kurtz

The CoolCatTeacher

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6 Tips for EdTech Evaluation by Adult Learning Institutions

Many continuing adult education institutions have turned to technology used by higher ed with the following benefits: elevates teaching and learning, scales to address changes in staffing, enrollment and budget, and protects student and institutional data.

Tech Tip #2–The PrintScreen Key

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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How to create Google Meet breakout rooms for differentiated learning

Ditch That Textbook

This post is written by Esther Park. Esther is a high school English as a New Language teacher in Northern Virginia. You can connect with her on Twitter @MrsParkShine or on her website: mrspark.org Using breakout rooms completely changed the way I teach remotely.

Developing SEL Competencies Through Technology

A Principal's Reflections

The COVID-19 unleashed an array of challenges that resulted in schools being closed for in-person instruction for many months. As I write this post, many have begun the year with remote learning, while others have opted for a hybrid model where a certain amount of kids are still learning at home.

Here’s a Preview of October

Ask a Tech Teacher

Here’s a preview of what’s coming up on Ask a Tech Teacher in October: National Bullying Prevention Month resources. NaNoWriMo and Young Writers. Election resources. Dyslexia Awareness Month resources. Digital Citizenship Week resources. Long List of Shortkeys . Shortkey Posters. Great Websites for Special Needs. Apps that Inspire Students. Tech Tips. A Geek is asked, “Who are you?” ” Halloween Projects, Websites, Apps, Books, and a Costume.

Using Hybrid and Blended Learning to Promote Student-Centered Classrooms

Waterford

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to progress, many classrooms remain online in some capacity. Now is a particularly helpful time to consider implementing blended or hybrid learning, two strategies that allow for independent or remote learning.

6 Strategies for Using Actionable Data to Impact Student Success

Educators need effective tools to drive student success. The trend to use actionable, comprehensive data—like attendance, assessments, grades, and more—is an effective way to give teachers the visibility they need to make a difference. Videri gives teachers and administrators access to comprehensive, integrated data so they can easily filter, drill down, and analyze data—to get the information that they really need, when they need it, and improve student outcomes. Download the eBook today!

How to make a Top 10 video on Flipgrid

Ditch That Textbook

A Top 10 video is a fun way for students to show what they know in a way that's fun to watch! Here are step-by-step instructions with tips and tricks. David Letterman was the one who put the Top 10 list on my radar. During his show, "Late Night with David Letterman," he would share […]. The post How to make a Top 10 video on Flipgrid appeared first on Ditch That Textbook. Ed Tech Tech Like A Pirate Video in the classroom top 10 video

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Professional Development for Parents and Other Caregivers During COVID-19

Ed Tech from the Ground Up

Education companies now need to include caregivers in their technical support, professional development, and implementation processes. The post Professional Development for Parents and Other Caregivers During COVID-19 appeared first on Market Brief. Marketplace K-12 The Startup Blog Parent Engagement social-emotional learning Startups

Tech Ed Resources for your Class–Digital Citizenship

Ask a Tech Teacher

I get a lot of questions from readers about what tech ed resources I use in my classroom so I’m going to take a few days this summer to review them with you. Some are edited and/or written by members of the Ask a Tech Teacher crew. Others, by tech teachers who work with the same publisher I do.

8 Home Learning Tips: How Teachers Can Help Parents Adjust to Remote or Hybrid Learning

Waterford

As remote or hybrid learning continues across the country, establishing home learning routines is more crucial than ever. Educators understandably continue to worry about learning gaps caused by COVID-19, but bringing parents into the conversation can be an excellent way to improve outcomes for students who are learning at home. When families learn how to support their children from home—especially during the early learning years—students can develop stronger reading and vocabulary skills.[1]

White Paper: Enabling digital creativity with Augmented Reality in K12 education

We have conducted 2 research projects on teaching with AR. This research has been conducted with the UiO and the UiS. The resulting white paper is an in-depth look at the state of creative learning through the use of 3D modeling and exploration in AR.

Guest Post: 4 Reasons Why Minecraft is great for teaching coding for kids

EdTech4Beginners

Albert Einstein once said: “Education is not the learning of facts, but the training of the mind to think.” ” The saying is true, especially when kids who are 7 to 10 years old are starting to create interests in learning new things like coding in online games. Such thought is supported by Jean Piaget, a Swiss psychologist who developed the Cognitive Development Theory.

During commotion, finding a way forward with teacher PD

The Christensen Institute

Essayist Jessie Glenn recently wrote the early-reader book What’s all the commotion? to help her twin five-year-olds understand social distancing. The word “commotion” in the title is well-chosen. Commotion is defined as a state of noisy confusion, social upheaval, or tumultuous agitation.

Using adaptive learning to personalize learning experiences

Neo LMS

A version of this post was originally published on August 13, 2020, in Open Access Government.

Reliable Learning Models for Hectic Times in Schools

Education Elements

School boards across the country are experiencing marathon meetings as they listen to hours and hours of public comment, review guidance from local health officials, and review plans for what it will look like to bring students back to buildings and on what timeline.

2021 Trends in Online Student Demographics

BestColleges.com’s second annual report on online student demographics explores the characteristics of today’s online students and their insights on college decision-making and the online learning experience amid the challenges of COVID-19.

4 MVPs of Blended and Remote Learning

CUE

Guest Blog Post by Virtual Fall CUE Featured Speaker Jake Miller I cannot believe that I get to be a part of Fall CUE this year! I have been hearing about the awesomeness that is CUE for years and, until now, have not had the opportunity to be a part of it.

5 insights from our research on innovation during a pandemic

The Christensen Institute

As researchers at a think tank, we concern ourselves with questions of causality: What causes prosperity to take root, and how can it be engendered in impoverished communities? These are the guiding questions that have driven our Global Prosperity research since launching the team in 2016.

A parent-led effort to close the digital divide

The Hechinger Report

Two students who received laptops because of a parent-led effort to close the digital divide for Spanish-speaking families in Clark County, Nevada. Credit: Courtesy of Valeria Gurr.

Making Your Next Pivot? Decide Deliberately and Communicate Effectively

Education Elements

Typically in times of uncertainty, organizations tend to shift their focus to getting results fast, maintaining order, and ensuring safety.

Why Genentech Is Transforming the Employee Experience for Mental Health Leave

Speaker: Deborah Olson, Lead Strategist, Genentech, a member of the Roche Group & Smita Das, MD, PhD, MPH, Medical Director, Lyra Health

Employees with the greatest mental health needs often find themselves navigating a complex disability system. Streamlining their mental health leave and recovery time leads to an overall more productive workforce. In this Lyra webinar, hear how Genentech is changing the employee experience to provide fast access to care for members who are suffering from severe mental health needs.

20 Ways To Bring The Joy Back To Your Classroom

TeachThought - Learn better.

The potential for new learning spaces and dynamics represents an opportunity for a different kind of resonance--and hopefully, joy. The post 20 Ways To Bring The Joy Back To Your Classroom appeared first on TeachThought. Teaching Whole Child Whole Teacher

Your Google Drive is a Hot Mess

Teacher Tech

Let’s be honest, we have not from the beginning of our use of Google Drive been diligent about organizing it and now it’s a hot mess! Here are a few steps to help clean it up. Create a Hot Mess Folder Let’s start fresh!!!

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Reading is Still the Golden Elixir

EdNews Daily

By Christy S. Martin, Ed.D. Many experts are saying we will not be out of the woods with COVID-19 for many months. It is an instructional year that is of concern to teachers, parents, communities and even the youth. One thing we can do to promote academic maturity in our youth is to continue to promote reading. Many adults have used the pandemic to read more, something that requires little effort, and is an activity we can do while socially distanced masked and in online and hybrid formats.

3 Digital Tools for Remote Music Education

techlearning

You can't stop the music, and districts are using these digital tools for remote music education so the beat goes on

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3 Templates for Uncomplicating Your Product Management Process

In this workbook, you’ll find a comprehensive set of templates product development and cross-functional teams can adopt to better leverage your existing skills and your data.