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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.

The SaaS Guide to Conversion Rate Optimization

Every SaaS business has a strategic responsibility to improve Conversion Rate Optimization across their product or site. Learn 7 detailed steps to infuse data into your process, surface customer drop-off points, and generate ideas to drive conversion.

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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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.

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.

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.

SplashLearn Makes Learning Fun and Creates Fearless Learners

Loved by more than 30 million kids, SplashLearn is a game-based learning program that creates engaging learning experiences to nurture a generation of fearless learners. SplashLearn is the fastest growing elementary school math program in the US, used by more than 440,000 teachers in about 77,000 schools across the United States.

Is it the government’s job to build infrastructure? It depends.

The Christensen Institute

In March, the Biden administration announced a behemoth infrastructure package. The more than $2 trillion plan is designed to create jobs, boost America’s productivity by building or upgrading the nation’s infrastructure, and position the United States as a leader in clean energy.

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.

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 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.

The Ultimate Guide to Conversion Rate Optimization

Every business has a strategic responsibility to improve Conversion Rate Optimization across their product or site. Learn 7 detailed steps to infuse data into your process, surface customer drop-off points, and generate ideas to drive conversion.

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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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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If schools want to serve students equitably, getting the metrics right is everything

The Christensen Institute

COVID-19 has not impacted all communities to the same degree. Rather, some communities are disproportionately impacted.

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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.

Why Jo Boaler Believes This Math Curriculum Is the Key to Promoting Growth Mindset

Edsurge

When Dr. Jo Boaler started her teaching career in inner-city London—in a culturally diverse school population with roughly 250 different languages spoken—she was tasked with teaching math to students assigned to the bottom track.

Celebrate JiJi Day 2021 with ST Math Activities

MIND Research Institute

JiJi Day is an opportunity to celebrate and foster a positive school culture around mathematics, perseverance, and growth mindset. JiJi is the penguin featured in ST Math!

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.

The newest threat to health equity: digital access

The Christensen Institute

Over the last several months, we’ve explored the importance of addressing the social determinants of health in order to advance health equity.

Wireless Projecting with Google Meet

Wireless projecting using Google Meet to replace the Google Cast for Education extension!

Kindergarten Transitions Are Never Easy. But the Pandemic Has Made Them Harder.

Edsurge

In an ordinary year, a child’s entrance into kindergarten is a major milestone for students and their families. The transition can be filled with trepidation, anticipation, eagerness and uncertainty.

Review: Level Up with Lenovo’s 2nd Gen 100e Chromebook

EdTech Magazine

In today’s hybrid educational environment, Chromebooks have made learning more mobile and accessible for K–12 students. Lenovo’s 2nd generation 100e Chromebook blends practicality, affordability and ruggedness into a truly compelling package.

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How this Texas district prioritizes SEL

eSchool News

The Covid-19 pandemic may be on everyone’s minds right now, but school districts grappled with another pandemic before the virus changed our world. School violence incidents such as the Parkland School shooting were increasing, and students’ physical and mental well-being were at critical levels.

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Want to remake assessment? Think disruptively.

The Christensen Institute

The K–12 world is in the midst of another heated debate over testing. Last spring, states were given a reprieve from implementing federally-mandated standardized tests due to COVID.

Develop A Feature-Rich App for Any Virtual Classroom

Building an e-learning platform? Download the solution brief to learn how you can create a customized, feature-rich, interactive classroom for an enhanced learning experience.