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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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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.

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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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.

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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.

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.

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.

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).

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.

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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.

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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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.

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.

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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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.

Podcast ? Digital Instructional Design is Different and Getting More Different

EdNews Daily

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.

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.

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.

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.

We Stand With the Movement for Black Lives

Education Elements

An Open Letter to America?s Educators

EdNews Daily

By Charles Sosnik Relax. You are okay. Everything is going to be okay. We know these are uncertain times. As the people who are responsible for delivering education to the children of our nation, you have been carrying quite a burden.

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!

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.”

Books I read in May 2020

Dangerously Irrelevant

Books I finished reading (or rereading) in May 2020… New York 2140 , Kim Stanley Robinson [sci fi]. The Mysterious Affair at Styles , Agatha Christie [mystery]. Staked , Kevin Hearne [fantasy]. Oberon’s Meaty Mysteries , Kevin Hearne [fantasy]. Besieged , Kevin Hearne [fantasy].

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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.

Working through the Challenges of Virtual STEM: A State-of-the-Art Discussion

EdNews Daily

Learning is at a crossroads, and the decisions we make today may well set the course for the coming years in educational instruction.

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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.

Being ?Non-Racist? Is Not Enough. Let?s Talk About Being Actively Anti-Racist.

Edsurge

Memorial Day weekend for some meant taking the space to acknowledge and mourn fellow battle buddies.

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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.

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Here’s the biggest mistake educators are making with remote learning

eSchool News

Education thought leader Alan November isn’t shy about discussing what he believes is a key misstep that many educators are making in shifting to web-based instruction during the pandemic.