Sat.Mar 06, 2021 - Fri.Mar 12, 2021

Making the Case for Transforming Summer School

Education Elements

For most of us, summer school was a punishment for not passing a class. Sure, plenty of teachers (including myself) framed it as a second opportunity or a chance for more individual support.

3 Ways to Set Students Up for Success in the Digital Age

EdTech Magazine

The past year proved that digital transformation is no longer just important — it’s absolutely essential.

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Self-Regulation in Blended Learning Environments

Catlin Tucker

“Students don’t do the asynchronous work.” ” “Students don’t work unless I am monitoring them.” ” “Students will only do the work if I grade it.” ” I hear statements like this every week.

5 Ways Ed-tech Can Enhance Social Studies Lessons

Ask a Tech Teacher

As is my habit, I spend a lot of time exploring new ways to teach old subjects. Lately, I’ve concentrated on social studies.

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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.

Digitally-Enhanced Exit Tickets

A Principal's Reflections

I love coaching as it provides a lens to see how teachers and administrators act on feedback to grow and improve. It also provides evidence that strategies aligned to research and sound instructional design are implemented in practical ways.

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How to Partner with Parents During Pandemic Learning

The CoolCatTeacher

Taylor shares how schools can better connect with parents From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Some schools need to reset their relationships with parents. Others want to make it stronger as they transition to a different form of learning.

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Celebrate Pi Day with all things 3.14

Ask a Tech Teacher

Two math celebrations are coming up this month: Pi Day. World Maths Day. Pi Day. Pi Day is an annual celebration commemorating the mathematical constant ? (pi). Pi Day is observed on March 14 since 3, 1, and 4 are the three most significant digits of ? in the decimal form.

Understanding, Teaching, and Reaching Digital Native Students—and Digital Native Caregivers


Over the past couple of decades, teachers have seen a new generation of students: those who have never known a world without the Internet. Many of them grew up immersed in a digital world. They are the digital natives. The earliest digital natives are now sending their own children to school.

Practice vs. research in education? Why teachers need to do both


Here’s a riddle for you: What came first: the practice or the research? You might say, “practice, of course!” The first teachers didn’t just sit around to collect data about everything under the sun. They had to teach others valuable lessons, such as Survival 101.

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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).

Horse and Buggy Classrooms

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Why don’t more people drive a horse and buggy to school? They got the job done. They took us where we wanted to go — just slow. Sure, we had to feed the horses. And we had to live nearer to the schoolhouse.

Celebrate our (re)Newed Website with us!

Ask a Tech Teacher

Visit our brand new website. Get a 20% discount! We’ve updated the Structured Learning education website to be easier to use on desktops and a snap on mobile devices. Come check it out. Find something you like, use this code: kzj8mbnv. …and get. 20% discount. . ends 3/12/21.

The Hidden Costs of a Special Needs Misdiagnosis

EdNews Daily

By Devishobha Chandramouli Parenting is tough, but parenting a special needs child definitely needs a complete reset in the way we do everything. Interestingly, there is an alarming rise in the number of misdiagnosis incidents of special needs.

Pandemic Pedagogy in Culturally Responsive Education


How are we bridging digital equity and culturally responsive education in Pre K–12 and beyond? How are vital educators leveraging new ongoing modern pandemic pedagogy practices to rethink the status quo? We are not going back to pre-COVID pedagogy. Are we?

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.

Pop Out Your Google Classroom Roster

Teacher Tech

I love Google Classroom yet there are a few things I find odd that you can not do in Google Classroom. One is that you can not easily get a roster of the students in your class… in Google Sheets. Pretty much every day I want to check something off. Template Reuse Google Classroom I […].

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Tech Tip #66–How to Add Accents

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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22 Strategies For Learning Through Conversation

TeachThought - Learn better.

22 Strategies For Learning Through Conversation. by Terry Heick. 22 Strategies For Learning Through Conversation. The title is self-explanatory enough: Let’s look at some ways for students to learn from one another in physical or digital classroom.

PROOF POINTS: Four new studies bolster the case for project-based learning

The Hechinger Report

Four new studies on project-based learning. 3rd grade science. Developer: Michigan State University Research. Curriculum. 2nd grade social studies. Developer: University of Michigan and Michigan State University Research. Curriculum. Related 2018 Hechinger coverage. 6th grade science.

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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.

How education data helps optimize hybrid learning

eSchool News

Schools worldwide face difficult choices as they try to balance student and staff safety with their educational mission during the pandemic.

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What It Takes to Get Hybrid Instruction Right

EdTech Magazine

When school districts went fully remote in response to COVID-19, the need for immediate technology — any technology — often superseded the need to choose the right long-term technology.

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Essential EdTech Tools for Future-Ready Teachers of ELLs


Did you know there are nearly 5 million English language learners (ELLs) in U.S. public schools today? In California alone, there are over 2,280,000 Ever-ELs and over 175,000 Newcomers and it is projected that by 2025, 1 in 4 students in the U.S. will be identified as an ELL.

OPINION: Here’s why chronically underfunded HBCUs are needed now more than ever

The Hechinger Report

A recent online meme had a striking message: “A year at an HBCU can undo a K-12 experience.”. We’ve seen firsthand just how true this statement is at Benedict College, our small, historically Black college in Columbia, South Carolina.

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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!

5 tips for inclusive STEM learning experiences

eSchool News

Preparing students for STEM careers and advanced learning opportunities is about more than just teaching math, science, engineering, coding, and computer science to the youngsters who want to dabble or specialize in complex subjects.

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7 Principles Of Sustainable Learning: An Agrarian Learning Model

TeachThought - Learn better.

7 Principles Of Sustainable Learning: An Agrarian Learning Model. by Terry Heick. This post has been updated and republished. What would the opposite of the industrial learning model–the existing vision of most public education systems worldwide in the 21st century–look like?

Thinking About Teaching with @CaseyJ_edu & @Mjmcalliwrites

Teacher Tech

Guest Post by Melody McAllister BookChat with Dr. Casey Jakubowski Recently, I sat down for a bookchat with Educator and Author, Dr. Casey Jakubowski!

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OPINION: When it comes to reopening schools, it’s time for leaders to listen to Black families

The Hechinger Report

Chicago Public Schools CEO Janice Jackson had a blunt message last month for anyone following the city’s charged debate about reopening schools. “If

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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.

Debunking myths and supporting older struggling readers

eSchool News

The reasons that students remain struggling readers in middle and high school are frequently based on myths and misconceptions. The first big myth, based on reading assessment measures, is that comprehension is the problem.

Providing Constructive Feedback to Teachers


For Ron Williamson and Barbara Blackburn the most important work principals can do is practice instructional leadership. Principals who invest time and attention on improving teaching can significantly impact student learning. See their 7 keys to constructive feedback.

How Co-Teaching Helped Our New Teachers Support Students, In-Person and Online


“I hope it works, I hope it works,” I muttered to myself as Tonja, the student teacher in our classroom, logged into Zoom to reach the remote learners in our class. As the program started, I couldn’t help but think how different her experience as a preservice teacher was from my own.