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Keeping It Simple: 10 Timeless Fundamentals Of Teaching

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Cost remains the top barrier to higher education

eSchool News

The cost of college, including the expense of living and the cost of tuition and course materials, is the biggest barrier to post-secondary education for students.


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What is contract cheating? What does it have to do with academic integrity?


In this blog post we define contract cheating and how it impacts student work and the educational journey

Artificial Intelligence in Education: Anecdotal Evidence

Ask a Tech Teacher

Artificial Intelligence has made its way into our classrooms. Good or bad, only time will tell but some early reports say there are some real positives about using AI-powered program to boost literacy.

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.

Watching Them Learn

User Generated Education

I have been very intentional in the public school teaching jobs I have chosen. First I was a PE teacher, now I am a gifted education teacher. I chose these jobs because I believe in active, hands-on, and joyful learning.

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Efficacy in Professional Learning

A Principal's Reflections

There are countless ways to grow and improve. At the individual level, intrinsic motivation drives educators to actively seek opportunities that support their diverse learning interests and needs.

Using Tech Wisely in your Classroom

Ask a Tech Teacher

With everything going on–remote and hybrid teaching, worries about COVID safety, stress of adapting to seminal changes in education–it’s easy to forget that technology is a huge plus. The challenge is to keep it simple, safe, and sane.

5 Reasons to include micro learning in your teaching strategy


A version of this post was originally published in Education Technology , on April 17, 2021. Researchers and educators have always tried to optimize how we consume knowledge by looking at the realities of the learning brain.

15 Classroom Activities, Books, and Resources for Native American Heritage Month


November is National Native American Heritage Month! Declared a federal event in 1990 , this awareness month is a great reminder to make sure your curriculum includes Indigenous history, current events, and culture.

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).

Passing Heroes and Thoughts for a New Generation

EdNews Daily

By Charles Sosnik My heroes have always been cowboys And they still are, it seems Sadly, in search of, but one step in back of Themselves and their slow-movin’ dreams –Willie Nelson America lost a hero this week, and I lost one of my personal heroes.

Getting up to Speed: Teacher Prep and Technology Integration

Ask a Tech Teacher

We know technology is a challenge for veteran teachers. It wasn’t part of their teacher training program so they rely on school PD to fill the many holes in blending tech with education.

4 Digital tools for creating animated videos for students


They say a picture is worth a thousand words, but how about a video? Images have always been used to convey meaning and make information easier to remember. Since videos are chains of images more or less animated, we can safely say they are more so full of meaning.

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PROOF POINTS: What research tells us about gifted education

The Hechinger Report

New York City is overhauling its gifted and talented program. Existing programs across the nation tend to admit few Black and Latino students and they often don’t show evidence of helping students learn more. Credit: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images).

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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.

Poster – Google Keep Keyboard Shortcuts

Teacher Tech

Print out this keyboard shortcuts poster for Google Keep to help you Keep your ideas even faster. The post Poster – Google Keep Keyboard Shortcuts appeared first on Teacher Tech. Google Keep Keyboard Shortcuts google google keep GoogleEDU keytips

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Remote Learning Varies Around the Country

Ask a Tech Teacher

Remote learning used to be for snow days or virtual schools–alternatives to the traditional. Now, all public schools are coming up with remote learning plans. But they vary.

How Districts Are Using Data Equity to Drive Decisions and Improvements

Digital Promise

As districts address unfinished learning, evaluate student growth, and re-engage school communities during the 2021-2022 school year, data equity can highlight where support is needed and help schools better support students’ experiences and needs.

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OPINION: Why school ratings can backfire

The Hechinger Report

Last week, U.S. News & World Report released its first-ever rankings of public elementary and middle schools in the United States.

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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.

Embedding a Google Form In CANVAS LMS

Teacher Tech

Use the Canvas LMS to embed Google Forms. The post Embedding a Google Form In CANVAS LMS appeared first on Teacher Tech. Canvas Canvas Intermediate Forms

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A New Era of #SpecialEducation–a video

Ask a Tech Teacher

Illuminate Education has an interesting video (on-demand) about Navigating a New Era of Special Education. Here’s a preview: Research shows that more students will not meet grade-level benchmarks this fall due to COVID learning disruptions.

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3 activities that will turn classroom robots into SEL power tools

eSchool News

If I had one teaching tool at my disposal in a classroom besides pencils, papers, and books, it would be an educational robot. A robot is the single most engaging learning tool I’ve used with students.

420,000 homeless kids went missing from schools’ rolls last year. They may never be found

The Hechinger Report

GEORGE, Utah — A week before school started in this sunny desert city, Mike Carr waited at the front desk of the only emergency youth shelter in this southern Utah county. This story also appeared in Deseret News.

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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!

Trigger An Action from Google Sheets

Teacher Tech

Automate tasks you do in Google Sheets, Docs, Slides, Forms, etc. Setting a trigger is the easy part! The post Trigger An Action from Google Sheets appeared first on Teacher Tech. Apps Script Google google Google Sheets GoogleEDU spreadsheets

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3 Ways To Foster Digital Citizenship in Schools

Ask a Tech Teacher

#ISTE had an interesting discussion on how to foster digital citizenship in schools. This is especially critical because students are spending so much more time than ever before online.

10 Great Halloween Books for Kids

Educators Technology

The Halloween season is a time for 'spooktacular' fun. Our kids and students love to celebrate it their own way but as teachers and educators we also have our own way to create out of more. Halloween resources

How immersive learning will revolutionize education

eSchool News

Immersive learning experiences are a new type of educational experience that can be used in place of traditional lectures and classrooms. Immersive learning is meant to mimic the real world by providing students with an environment that is as close to reality as possible.

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.

Seating Chart Slides by Schoolytics

Teacher Tech

Create a seating chart in Google Slides by importing your roster from a Google Doc. This free Add-on Seating Chart Slides by Schoolytics automates this. The post Seating Chart Slides by Schoolytics appeared first on Teacher Tech.

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Literacy Activities That Boost Content Learning


In classes like social studies and science, students are expected to do complex nonfiction reading. How can we ensure they'll process and retain the content for future use? History/ELA teacher Megan Kelly shares fun activities to help kids think more deeply about information text.

10 Effective Ways Students Can Use Google Arts & Culture to Enhance Their Cultural Literacy

Educators Technology

Google Arts & Culture is an interactive platform that explores the intersection of art and culture with history, science, and technology. The potential of Google Arts & Culture in more. Cultural diversity resources Cultural literacy Google Arts & Culture