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How Do You Teach in a Pandemic? Focus on Core Values

Edsurge

For many years, I listened regularly to the This I Believe podcast, which showcased people from all walks of life sharing the core values that guide their daily lives. Though it has been off the air for quite some time, I still think back to these stories and their poignant reflections.

Tips for incentivizing your teachers team while working remotely

Ask a Tech Teacher

This is a how-to article from an Ask a Tech Teacher contributor describing clever ways to make remote teaching work. A recommended read if your remote program isn’t working as you’d hoped: Tips for incentivizing your teachers team while working remotely.

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Benefits Of Taking An Online High School Courses

EdTech4Beginners

If you have ever wondered if there was a good reason to take your high school education away from the big buildings and into the comfort of your own home, then now is the best time to consider all of the benefits of taking classes online. While there was a time when students all had to do their studies the same as everyone else, now you can reap the benefits of new technology that might make for a better fit for your lifestyle. Take a look at these examples to make the right decision for you. .

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Announcing the 2021 Cohort of HP Teaching Fellows

Digital Promise

We’re excited to announce the 2021 cohort of HP Teaching Fellows! The new cohort includes 26 educators from across the United States and Canada, selected for their excellence in powerful teaching and learning with technology. HP Teaching Fellows Exemplify Powerful Learning.

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.

Will Existing Mental Models Threaten Post-pandemic Progress in Education?

Catlin Tucker

Over the last 14 months, people have asked me, “What do you hope the silver lining of this tough year will be?” ” I hope educators and educational institutions use this year and the lessons learned to reimagine “school” and how we design and facilitate learning.

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Podcast pedagogy: Leveraging audio programs for learning

Neo LMS

It was probably over ten years ago when our after-school multi-media club began creating podcasts for our school using GarageBand on our MacBook Pro.

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Teacher Tech Tok: Seeking out opportunities for micro PD

Ditch That Textbook

This post is written by Lindsay Zilly. Lindsay is the Director of Professional Learning for Illinois Digital Educators Alliance. She is a Google Certified Educator, Apple Learning Specialist, Microsoft Innovative Educator, Seesaw Ambassador and Apple Teacher 2016.

Using Math (and a Remarkable App) to Privately Combat Covid19

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Combatting the coronavirus with apps is a challenge. With privacy and tracking concerns being an issue, how can it be done?

Need math resources? Have students try these

Ask a Tech Teacher

Struggling with helping students learn math when you can’t be at their side? Try these videos ( check here for updates to links ): Bright Storm math videos. Khan Academy –online progressive math program; free. Math Class with Terry V. Math DrBob . Math Videos. Math videos –clean, nice.

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).

New iCoachTEAM Partnership Sets out to Improve Equity in Middle School Math

Digital Promise

Mathematics achievement is a national challenge, with persistent inequities across K-12 student subpopulations. Only 41 percent of fourth graders—and worse, 34 percent of eighth graders—are proficient in math.

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Organize, Streamline, and Empower Learning with H?para

A Principal's Reflections

The world has radically changed in unprecedented ways. Educators navigate uncharted waters that continually fluctuate as a result of COVID-19 and the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

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10 Ways to Move Forward: Learning Gaps and Post Pandemic Learning [Free Webinar]

The CoolCatTeacher

Tuesday, April 20 at 7 pm ET join us for the free webinar From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. It is time to move forward in education. As we do this, we want to examine the research and apply it to what we are doing in schools now.

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Using VR in Schools

Ask a Tech Teacher

Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR) are buzzwords that every educator wants to know more about. They are two distinct functions.

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.

Navigating a Year of Distance Learning as an Instructional Coach

Digital Promise

After a year of 100 percent remote learning, an affirmation I practice with my teachers is: “We are still here in this work for our students and community.” Some days it feels like we’re trudging through, but we take time to celebrate the bright spots and hold space for each other.

Taking a closer look at IoT’s transformative potential in education

Neo LMS

Starting as a connection of non-standard devices to the Internet, such as smart thermostats, lighting, locks, or speakers, the Internet of Things (IoT) has had applications in various domains with the purpose of making our lives easier.

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5 Essential Screen Sharing Tips for Teachers

EdNews Daily

By James Sanders It’s easy to forget that when you’re sharing your screen with your online class, your students will see EVERYTHING that you’re sharing. And we mean everything.

Hybrid Teaching Begins for Many After Spring Break

CUE

Many teachers return from Spring Break this week and will begin a new chapter in teaching as they return to in-person learning for the first time in over a year. One learning model that is being embraced by many districts in California is the hybrid learning model.

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.

Voice Type Your Math

Teacher Tech

EquatIO works with Google Docs, Sheets, Forms, Slides, Jamboard, and more to add math to these products. It is FREE for teachers. You will need to install the Chrome extension and fill out the form to make your free trial into a free premium subscription. You can VERBALLY type your math!

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How Covid Is Improving My Teaching Practice

MiddleWeb

With her students facing so many pandemic challenges, Michelle Russell decided to say ‘yes’ to as many requests as possible, whether it was late papers, school supplies, or a quick review minutes before a test. Here's what she’s discovered about the value of answering YES.

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The Emergency Connectivity Fund has potential to narrow the Homework Gap: Here’s how

EdNews Daily

By John Harrington Insufficient access to reliable Internet connections and devices remains a significant issue in communities across the United States.

12 Smart Apps For Collaborative Learning In The Classroom

TeachThought - Learn better.

12 Smart iPad Apps For Collaborative Learning. by TeachThought Staff. Using the iPad for collaborative learning isn’t the most seamless thing in the world.

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!

Create a Badge in Google Drawings

Teacher Tech

Design your own badges in Google Drawings. The post Create a Badge in Google Drawings appeared first on Teacher Tech. Advanced Draw Gamification Google draw gamification google GoogleEDU

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Colleges now produce fewer Black graduates in math and engineering

The Hechinger Report

A junior who is studying bioengineering, Amida Koroma has been a fixture on the dean’s list at the University of Maryland. Yet Koroma, who is Black, said she feels as if many of her white peers dismiss her as less capable.

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Podcast: Access and Engaging the Student

EdNews Daily

In this episode of the Learning Counsel’s EduJedi Podcast, Host LeiLani Cauthen speaks with Dr. Lance Ford, Chief Technology Officer from Howe County Schools in Oklahoma.

How AI is revolutionizing education

eSchool News

Artificial intelligence will accelerate the evolution of teaching and learning. Overall, AI should allow students to get personalized instruction and teachers to have more free time to prepare classes and update their information.

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.

Gamification: Badge Game Template

Teacher Tech

Free Gamification template for students to have choice and level up. The post Gamification: Badge Game Template appeared first on Teacher Tech. Advanced Gamification Google Sheets gamification

OPINION: Let’s change our approach to traditionally overlooked students

The Hechinger Report

Understandably, reports indicating that higher education is heading toward a looming enrollment cliff have university administrators nervous.

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5 Ways Educators & Parents Can Encourage Student Interest in STEM

EdNews Daily

By Nhon Ma Perhaps even more than any other field, STEM sectors have a bright future ahead. While the US job market is projected to grow by 3.7% between 2019 and 2029, this rate is nearly double for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. With the world being constantly shaped by innovation, students have naturally gravitated towards STEM, and the notorious, timeless classroom question of “Where are we ever going to use it?” is slowly losing its relevance.

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