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Dangerously Irrelevant

As a history major in college and former Social Studies teacher, I am aware of the racial abuses that have permeated our nation’s history and continue to be present.

Living Our Mission – Equity and Equality

CUE

A Message from CUE Executive Director Pam Gildersleeve-Hernandez Dear CUE Members, The past week has brought the spotlight to racial injustices that often go unseen. We are all impacted by the events unfolding around us and share in the range of emotions being felt across our nation and the world.

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The Next Pandemic: Mental Health

Edsurge

“The pandemic has been a challenge I never expected … My emotions are all over the place. I am always on edge. This is the most overwhelmed I’ve ever felt in my life.

7 Ways to Pick PD that Fits Your Personal Plan this Summer

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Summer 2020 will need to be one of healing and rest but it is also a summer where we need to learn and level up.

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Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

When Reopening Schools Safety Must Come First

A Principal's Reflections

As more and more states and countries reopen their respective economies, schools will soon follow. Early lessons can be learned on how to do this successfully where this has already happened abroad.

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Racial Injustice: Teaching Resources

Catlin Tucker

Teachers have a unique opportunity to engage students in exploring the complex issue of racial injustice. Students need a space to explore their feelings and reflect on what is happening, why it is happening, and what they can do to create positive change.

8 New Productivity Tools & Tips for Working from Home

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Working at home changes us. It has undoubtedly changed me as has the time away from the physical presence of my students and colleagues.

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Exploring new ideas: Student-driven remote learning

Neo LMS

For many schools, it has been nearly two months of remote learning. Many schools around the world are facilitating remote learning for the remainder of this academic year and possibly longer, and we can take this as an opportunity to try new ideas.

What You Might Have Missed in May

Ask a Tech Teacher

Here are the most-read posts for the month of May: Subscriber Special: May. World Password Day — It’s Coming! Teacher Appreciation Week Gifts for the Tech Teacher in Your Life. Last Chance for this Online College-credit Classes–DigCit and Tech Tools for Writing. Tech Tools for Specials.

5 Costly Inventory Management Mistakes Schools Should Avoid

If your school is like most, inventory and/or asset management plays a critical role in daily operations.

New 360? Guide Showcases 27 Stories from Around the World

Digital Promise

Since 2016, Digital Promise’s 360° Story Lab has supported people in using emerging and interactive technologies to create media that goes beyond the frame of traditional media and journalism.

If all we offer is uninspiring learning, we?re in trouble

Dangerously Irrelevant

Our students come to school for a variety of reasons: to see their friends; to participate in electives, extracurricular activities, and athletics; to interact with and get support from caring teachers; to get a credential for college, career, or the military; because their parents need child care; because state law requires them to attend; etc.

Best practices for supporting parents with remote learning

Neo LMS

With schools under lockdown, parents have taken on the role of teachers, in addition to being caregivers and workers. In these uncertain times, it’s hard to say when things will go back to “normal”. This situation has elicited all kinds of responses from parents. Many have praised teachers for their dedication while others feel ambivalent about remote learning. The truth is that, given the circumstances, these feelings are normal and no parent should feel bad for not being able to do it all.

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Subscriber Special: June

Ask a Tech Teacher

Every month, subscribers to our newsletter get a free/discounted resource to help their tech teaching. Subscribe to our newsletter, sign up here. Get 10% off your next purchase and monthly discounts after that. Questions? Email askatechteacher@gmail.com.

6 eLearning Trends in Custom eLearning Solutions

Most digital learning trends focus too much on the "digital" and not enough on the "learning". It is not enough that content builders master available tools. We need a return to core learning fundamentals. Get Inno-Versity's eBook for 6 of the most important trends coming to digital learning.

Black Math Teachers Are Good For More Than Race Stuff

The Jose Vilson

This #Blackout era has provided some of us with a quixotic yet prosperous platform to center our experiences without apology.

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We Stand With the Movement for Black Lives

Education Elements

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Coronavirus Chronicles 029 ? Burlington Public Schools

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 029 is below.

Here’s a Preview of June

Ask a Tech Teacher

Here’s a preview of some of the articles that are coming up on Ask a Tech Teacher in June: Subscriber Special. Internet Safety Month. Tech Tips. Tech Ed Resources. How to Motivate Summer School Students. Jacqui Murray has been teaching K-18 technology for 30 years. She is the editor/author of over a hundred tech ed resources including a K-12 technology curriculum , K-8 keyboard curriculum, K-8 Digital Citizenship curriculum.

EdTech at School

This E-book is designed to support educators with case studies of education technology use at school.

Racial Injustice: Teaching Complex Issues

Catlin Tucker

Teachers have a unique opportunity to engage students in exploring the complex issue of racial injustice. Students need a space to explore their feelings and reflect on what is happening, why it is happening, and what they can do to create positive change.

Blending Art and Algorithms, Desmos Sets Out to Reimagine Math Curriculum

Edsurge

It’s an art competition unlike most others. Contestants must use a graphing calculator and “draw” every line, curve, shade and highlight with an equation. One entry looks like an animation straight from a video game. Another is a recreation of Vincent Van Gogh’s famous “Starry Night.”

Coronavirus Chronicles 028 – Heritage High School

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 10- to 15-minute check-ins with educators all over. Episode 028 is below.

30 Reflection Prompts For Teacher Well-Being

TeachThought - Learn better.

30 Reflection Prompts For Teacher Well-Being. by TeachThought Staff. Reflection prompts are usually for students so reflection prompts for teachers aren’t something you see every day.

Custom eLearning: What to Consider as an L&D Manager

A custom eLearning project is an exciting opportunity, but any L&D Manager will also tell you it can be challenging. Inno-versity shares 5 points to consider before kicking off your project. These concepts are critical to addressing the most common pain points which, IF addressed, will ensure success.

A college where the graduation rate for black students has been 0 percent — for years

The Hechinger Report

ASHTABULA, Ohio — Alexis Turner listened carefully as the administrators at the freshman orientation for Kent State University at Ashtabula ticked through the student groups she could join on campus that fall: English Society, Psychology Club, Student Veterans Association.

What My School District — And Yours — Can Do to Pursue Justice for All

Edsurge

The following is adapted from a letter Dr. Ayindé Rudolph, superintendent of Mountain View Whisman School District, sent to his school community in Mountain View, Calif.

Rocketbook has an exciting new education product (that I love)

Educational Technology Guy

Rocketbook , in partnership with Think Board, is launching the Think Board X2. Designed for students, teachers, and working professionals, the Think Board X2 is a reusable peel-and-stick whiteboard with built-in Rocketbook Beacons.

10 Tips to Support Mental Health in Online Learning Environments

techlearning

Advice for educators to help support positive mental health during remote learning, including during times of crisis

Teachers’ Guide to Plagiarism

This article provides teachers with a step-by-step guide on how to handle plagiarism in the classroom: it examines the definition of the term "plagiarism" and its types with examples, describes common reasons students plagiarize, and provides tips for teachers to detect and prevent plagiarism among students.