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4 Great examples of edtech that eases parent-teacher communication

Neo LMS

Schools have always pleaded for parental involvement in the educational process and the teacher-parent relationship as the ground for academic development and emotional balance of students.

The Change Leader

A Principal's Reflections

Everyone seems to want change. While this, in essence, is a good thing, the reality is that many people don't want to actually go through the complex process. If this wasn't challenging enough, the individuals needed to lead it is even less.

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What Type of Facilitator Are You? Understanding Your Strengths to Improve Professional Development

Education Elements

There’s a line from You’ve Got Mail (yes, I’ve seen it hundreds of times) where Tom Hanks says, “Don’t you just love New York in the Fall? It makes me want to buy school supplies. I would send you a bouquet of newly sharpened pencils if I knew your name and address.”.

44 Years as a Kindergarten Teacher

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Teaching kindergarten has never been easy, but could you imagine doing it for forty-four years? Mrs. Sharon Howard has done just that.

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.

Top 5 Reasons Why Kids Should Learn Python

Ask a Tech Teacher

At a time when coding careers continue to flourish – despite the Covid19 pandemic and its adverse effect on the world economy – it is not surprising to see kids learning programming at an early age.

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Employers have a simple tool in the war for talent: Stop requiring degrees

The Christensen Institute

As companies enter a fierce war for talent , they have one simple tactic at their disposal that could help unlock vast pools of potential talent: eliminate the degree requirement for open jobs.

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How to Have Deeper Learning and Better Schools

The CoolCatTeacher

Jal Mehta from the Harvard School of Education Shares How From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Deeper Learning can happen as we work to connect with students and transform them into critical thinkers as well as knowledgeable about our content areas.

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What is the best video editing software?

Ask a Tech Teacher

If you’re teaching high school videography, you want your students to use the programs that will be required in the job they end up in after graduation. You don’t want an ‘easy’ program. You want one that demonstrates the student’s expertise at an interview.

Boxlight Releases New Big STEM Guide Volume 3 (free)

Educational Technology Guy

Boxlight Releases New Big STEM Guide Volume 3 Lawrenceville, GA, July 28, 2021 – Boxlight Corporation (Nasdaq: BOXL), a leading provider of interactive technology, digital signage, and software solutions, today announced the release of The Big STEM Guide Volume 3.

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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!

Teachers’ pandemic experiences reveal the shortcomings of compliance culture

The Christensen Institute

“Hardest year since my first year. I feel like I failed my students this year.” This year has been very hard on all teachers, we work too much and get paid very little.” This has been the hardest year ever and I hope to return to some type of normalcy again soon.”.

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Bob Moses and The Enduring Education Injustice

The Jose Vilson

When I first met Bob Moses, I was potentially too eager to meet him.

Tech Tip #54: How to Auto Forward a Slideshow

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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CoSN Awards TLE Seal to Rural Virginia District

EdTech Magazine

In June, the Consortium for School Networking announced it had awarded Rockingham County Public Schools, a rural Virginia district, the Trusted Learning Environment Seal.

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.

A post-mortem on online internships: Lots of hype or signs of hope?

The Christensen Institute

The past year thrust one of the most-celebrated (yet understudied) onramps to the world of work online: internships. What did this experiment in online and hybrid internships teach us? Who thrived and who floundered?

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Prepare For Fall: Universal Design for Learning (UDL) and Blended Learning Self-paced Online Course

Catlin Tucker

Katie Novak and I wrote UDL and Blended Learning: Thriving in Flexible Learning Landscapes to support teachers in developing a mindset, skill set, and toolset nimble enough to traverse any teaching and learning landscape with confidence.

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Here’s a Preview of August

Ask a Tech Teacher

Here’s a preview of what’s coming up on Ask a Tech Teacher in August: More. Comments are closed but feel free to contact me via Twitter (@askatechteacher). Jacqui Murray has been teaching K-18 technology for 30 years.

Why Should You Buy a Gaming Chair?

EdTech4Beginners

The gaming industry has significantly advanced over the last decade. And one of the advancements that many people appreciate is in the technology used in designing gaming equipment like a mouse, keyboards, pads, etc. But, one gaming tool that has improved is the gaming chair.

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.

Leadership for Deeper Learning: Excerpt 04

Dangerously Irrelevant

[To celebrate our upcoming book, Leadership for Deeper Learning , I am publishing an excerpt each day for a week before its release. We interviewed leaders at 30 different ‘deeper learning’ schools around the world in 2019 and 2020.

These Virtual Learning Pranks Showcase Students’ Tech Skills

EdTech Magazine

The switch to online learning was a difficult transition for many students and educators. In the past year, however, many have gotten more comfortable with using Zoom, Microsoft Teams and other videoconferencing platforms as their classroom.

Burnout symptoms increasing among college students

The Hechinger Report

Students returning to college campuses this fall may experience a transition similar to what astronauts go through when they return to Earth after a mission in outer space. The shift can be dramatic, even after a short trip. The longer the mission, the longer it takes to reacclimate.

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5 reasons to set up a coding program in your district

eSchool News

At Everett Public Schools, we’ve always had a robotics team at the elementary and secondary levels. Last year we were up to 50 robotics teams within the FIRST organization.

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.

Leadership for Deeper Learning: Excerpt 07

Dangerously Irrelevant

[To celebrate our upcoming book, Leadership for Deeper Learning , I am publishing an excerpt each day for a week before its release. We interviewed leaders at 30 different ‘deeper learning’ schools around the world in 2019 and 2020.

Proactive Planning Helped California School to Open

EdTech Magazine

Last year, Napa Valley Unified School District had 17,000 students, 28 campuses and a pathway to reopen for hybrid learning. In fall 2020, this California district was one of the first of its size to open its doors for hybrid instruction.

OPINION: Using critical race theory to understand the backlash against it

The Hechinger Report

“When the devil is at your front door” is a popular idiom used in many Black communities to warn against waiting till it’s too late to worry about a problem. We take this idiom seriously amid the current moral panic over critical race theory. The devil is at our front door right now.

Math Teachers – Graspable Math is for YOU!

Teacher Tech

Use Graspable Math for developing procedural fluency with students. The post Math Teachers – Graspable Math is for YOU! appeared first on Teacher Tech. Google

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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.