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7 Strategies to Develop Student Executive Functioning Skills for Remote Learning

Education Elements

The first time I tried to cook a meal in my own place was a disaster. Within 10 minutes, my kitchen was a disaster. Within an hour, my house smelled charred, and I had abandoned all efforts to cook myself dinner. I called my mom frustrated: what went wrong?

Asking the WHY of Curriculum

EdTechTeacher

The following post is an excerpt from EdTechTeacher CEO Tom Daccord’s blog, Leading Innovations in Schools: From Someday to Monday.

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How to Encourage Gender Equity and Equality in the Classroom

Waterford

As an elementary school teacher, you may think your students are too young for discussions about gender. But did you know that children as young as four years old already express discriminatory beliefs based on gender?

10 Jamboard Templates for Distance Learning

Ditch That Textbook

This post has 10 engaging ideas for using Jamboard in your class that will get your students working together, even though they may not be face to face. This post is written by Kris Szajner, a tech integration specialist and former kindergarten teacher Prior Lake, Minnesota.

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 Ed Resources for your Class–K-12 Tech Curriculum

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.

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Anti-Racist Activities for Upper Elementary and Middle School Students

User Generated Education

I am planning to do anti-racist activities with my elementary students (5th and 6th graders) this coming fall. When you’re essentially [teaching] a kid to be anti-racist, you’re deliberately encouraging them to talk about race and Racism.

Purchasing Devices Does Not Equate to Learning

A Principal's Reflections

The COVID19 pandemic unearthed many harsh realities for education across the globe. One of the more glaring issues was the vast digital divide that still exists in many places, especially the United States.

30 activities for any Depth of Knowledge level

Ditch That Textbook

Webb’s Depth of Knowledge model is a useful tool for evaluating our lessons. What are the best strategies or activities to help students at each DOK level?

Nurturing Relationships and Teacher Needs During COVID-19

Digital Promise

“Learning to live with ambiguity is learning to live with how life really is, full of complexities and strange surprises.” – James Hollis ( What Matters Most: Living a Considered Life ). Now more than ever, educators are learning to live with ambiguity.

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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).

We Landed on the Moon July 20 1969

Ask a Tech Teacher

On July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong was the first man to place foot on the moon. Commemorate that this year with an exciting collection of websites and apps that take your students to the Moon. Here are some you’ll like: Apollo 11: Countdown to Launch via Google Earth. Apollo 11 VR.

Courageous Conversations: Let’s Talk about Fighting Racism

The CoolCatTeacher

with Dr. Andrea Dozier and Vicki Davis From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Today, the topic of racism has brought about discussions of not only organizational reform but also reform in our personal perceptions.

Avoid magical thinking: ‘Design for online’ this fall

Dangerously Irrelevant

As coronavirus cases continue to increase across the country, numerous school districts are reluctantly announcing that they will be doing ‘remote learning’ again this fall.

Applying Universal Design for Learning in remote classrooms

Neo LMS

As schools were compelled to implement distance learning during this year’s pandemic, it became clear that emergency remote learning widened many gaps that already existed within the walls of brick and mortar schools.

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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.

169 Tech Tip #84 Browser Problem? Switch Browsers

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.

Introducing the Instructional Coaching Playbook

Digital Promise

Three years ago, as part of the Dynamic Learning Project pilot (DLP) , we set out to better understand how teacher coaching could move us closer to bridging the digital use divide in the classroom.

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Teacher PD Logistics Now

EdNews Daily

Second Chance: View the Virtual Discussion Perhaps more than any time in history, our teachers and administrators need professional development to help guide them through the transition to an upcoming virtual/hybrid system of education.

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Focus on 21st-century skills: 3 Digital trends in K-12 education

Neo LMS

With technology so widespread at work, at school, and at home, being able to efficiently interact with it is an essential skill for everyone — adults, teenagers, and children.

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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.

Coronavirus Chronicles 042 – Mansfield ISD

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 042 is below.

The Pandemic's Toll on School Leaders Is Palpable. Here’s What's Needed for a Successful School Year.

Edsurge

In early May, when what seemed like the worst of the pandemic was behind us, the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence (YCEI), in collaboration with the Council of School Supervisors and Administrators (CSA) in New York City, conducted a survey to understand how urban school leaders were feeling during the COVID-19 crisis.

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Remember: The Only Thing We Have to Fear is…

EdNews Daily

By Charles Sosnik “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” –George Santayana This is one of my favorite quotes, but with so many variables happening today, I am finding it difficult to place things into context.

Rocketbook Partners with Panda to Launch The First Reusable Planner, the Rocketbook Panda Planner

Educational Technology Guy

Rocketbook Partners with Panda to Launch The First Reusable Planner, the Rocketbook Panda Planner Rocketbook , maker of Amazon’s best-selling notebook, is pleased to introduce, in partnership with Panda Planner, the Rocketbook Panda Planner.

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!

Over 200 Free Google Slides and PowerPoint's Templates to Use in Your Presentations

Educators Technology

SlidesMania is a platform that provides access to a wide variety of pre-made templates that you can use on your Google Slides and PowerPoint. I have spent sometime going through its content and.read more. 2020 Google Slides PowerPoint templates

Becoming the Teacher Virtual Students Need

MiddleWeb

In March, when her physical classroom vanished, NBCT Kathie Palmieri knew she had to embrace her career-long passion for professional growth. Here’s how she tapped into best practice research and her own skill set to design online learning that kept kids and parents engaged.

Maybe it is Time to Rethink Scheduling

EdNews Daily

By Christy Martin, Ed.D. COVID-19 has changed the way the world looks at things but nowhere has the world changed more than in schools. While the plague of this century ravages, educators must step up and change more than just their technology learning platforms.

OPINION: When Black parents benefit from school choice, it doesn’t perpetuate racism

The Hechinger Report

The time has come for the very foundations of our country, good and bad, to face a reckoning; we’re dealing with long-standing racial disparities and injustices while trying to attain equity and equality, and the educational system is where it starts.

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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.

5 Common Uses Of Technology In The Classroom Today

TeachThought - Learn better.

Common uses of technology in the classroom include reading programs, assessment tools, and a range of learning management systems. The post 5 Common Uses Of Technology In The Classroom Today appeared first on TeachThought. Technology Admin Experienced Teacher

FREE – pushSlides to Update Student Slides in Google Classroom

Teacher Tech

How to Update Student Google Sides If you have a Google Slides PER STUDENT in an assignment in Google Classroom you may want to update the students slides. You could open each students slides and copy paste new slides.

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5 Ways Online Learning Coordinators Can Support Remote Learning

EdNews Daily

By Xuan You The role of the online learning coordinator has never been more critical than right now, in the middle of a global pandemic.