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5 Quick and easy instructional video ideas for teachers


The move to asynchronous learning can have a steep learning curve, but it’s so important to have engaging materials for online-only classrooms. It goes without saying that blended classrooms also use instructional videos a lot.

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On Self-Care and Leadership

Education Elements

With summer break already in progress for most school districts, leaders can finally plan a week or two to step away from the daily grind and have a chance just to be. But if you are like me, this is not as easy as it sounds.


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Educators: Returning to 2019 is a Mistake


As pressure mounts to get back to normalcy, some educators stress that we need to remember the lessons of the pandemic

Happy Independence Day!

Ask a Tech Teacher

It’s America’s birthday and I’m celebrating. My Army Staff Sergeant son is still in Japan–Okinawa. My Navy LT CDR daughter’s still in the DC area in the next of her long line of Navy jobs. They do not leave her in one position for long!

The Digital Experience Insights Report

You don’t need to feel your way around in the dark anymore. Download this groundbreaking report to shine a light on the invisible opportunities your team is missing — and discover what they’re ultimately costing your business.

Getting started with learning about Artificial Intelligence


Summer is always a good opportunity to explore new ideas, particularly ideas for boosting student engagement or perhaps taking some risks with trying something a bit different in our classrooms.

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Not all charity is created equal: 3 questions charitable organizations need to ask themselves

The Christensen Institute

Despite the financial setbacks faced by many in 2020, charitable giving rose to an all-time high. Global giving statistics aren’t collected, but in the United States people donated a record $471 billion dollars to charitable organizations, the equivalent of 2.25% of the county’s GDP for that year.

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Tech Tip #63: Reset Default Font

Ask a Tech Teacher

In these 169 tech-centric situations, you get an overview of pedagogy—the tech topics most important to your teaching—as well as practical strategies to address most classroom tech situations, how to scaffold these to learning, and where they provide the subtext to daily tech-infused education.

Communication Keeps Families Engaged with Students’ Schooling

EdTech Magazine

One of the first aspects of remote and hybrid education that Mariel Milano noticed last year was the increase in parent involvement. Parents became co-pilots in their children’s education, says Milano, director of digital curriculum for Florida’s Orange County Public Schools.

Embrace Flexibility with Universally Designed Blended Learning

Catlin Tucker

The variety of humans in a classroom is remarkable. Their needs, skills, interests, pacing, preferences, and language proficiencies are incredibly diverse. As educators, we have the challenge and honor to teach a dynamic and unique group of students each time a class period begins.

3 Templates for Uncomplicating Your Product Management Process

In this workbook, you’ll find a comprehensive set of templates product development and cross-functional teams can adopt to better leverage your existing skills and your data.

Assessments don’t always translate outside the classroom, but students’ networks do

The Christensen Institute

Before COVID, an “ epidemic of untapped potential ” was emerging. Year after year, many of Boston’s best and brightest were successfully completing high school only to face obstacles that thwarted their ability to reach their potential.

Tech Ed Resources–Mentoring and Coaching

Ask a Tech Teacher

I get a lot of questions from readers about what tech ed resources I use in my classroom so I’m going to take a few days this summer to review them with you. Some are edited and/or written by members of the Ask a Tech Teacher crew. Others, by tech teachers who work with the same publisher I do.

K–12 Leaders Look to Innovate the Future of Learning

EdTech Magazine

Before the pandemic, the way we delivered education hadn’t changed much in 100 years. But March 2020 became a turning point almost overnight, not just for the world, but for education as we know it.

30 Examples Of Technology In Education

TeachThought - Learn better.

Examples of education technology include mobile devices, adaptive learning algorithms, the cloud, podcasting, and virtual reality. The post 30 Examples Of Technology In Education appeared first on TeachThought. Technology Fundamentals Terry Heick

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.

6 necessary steps to move K-12 education forward in 2021

eSchool News

Six key K-12 education trends, including teachers and parents becoming more open to new ways to teach and learn, and finding value in technology to stay connected, will be necessary to move education forward in the coming months.

Revealed: The Secrets to Studying Success

Ask a Tech Teacher

Studying used to mean memorizing–flash cards, rote drills, worksheets, repeat. Now, we know a lot more about learning. One of our Ask a Tech Teacher contributing writers has some great suggestions on the secrets to successful studying. Revealed: The Secrets to Studying Success.

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Cloud Computing in Education and the Impact on K–12 Classrooms

EdTech Magazine

With more than 300 million COVID-19 vaccines distributed, life across the U.S. is slowly shifting toward the next, new normal. For many K–12 schools, this means a return to in-person classes in the fall that are less disrupted by pandemic pressures.

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Five ways you can help ease kids’ stress from the last year

The Hechinger Report

Two weeks ago, I wrote about the many families with young children who are still struggling to make ends meet.

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.

5 ways IT leaders can inspire digital transformation post-pandemic

eSchool News

The past year propelled IT teams and leadership into the spotlight with never-before-seen digital transformation and multi-year technology plans executed practically overnight.

How Do You Teach Social-Emotional Learning?

TeachThought - Learn better.

Social-emotional learning is part of the bedrock of critical literacy: helping them care enough to change themselves. The post How Do You Teach Social-Emotional Learning? appeared first on TeachThought. Teaching Social Emotional Terry Heick

Why Connectivity Is Key to Inclusive Technology Options for Students

EdTech Magazine

Technology’s role during the pandemic was critical and apparent. From its wide adoption and use, many students discovered a more inclusive learning environment.

COLUMN: Student debt cancellation isn’t regressive, it’s anti-racist

The Hechinger Report

Today, student debt is a larger source of household indebtedness than credit cards or automobiles, and is surpassed only by home mortgages. From 1993 to 2012, the share of students taking out loans to finance their degrees rose from roughly half to over two-thirds.

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2021 Trends in College Career and Employment Planning

In this second annual report, part of the research series, 624 business leaders shared how their companies and organizations currently recruit and hire college students from both online and campus-based programs.

The Case for Embracing Messy Leadership in Schools


Leadership has always been a bit messy, especially in schools, where leaders have always had to navigate ambiguity and complexity. But prior to 2020 much of the messiness was hidden.

Bring the World into Your Classroom

Teacher Tech

All grade levels and subjects check out the resources available on National Geographic. The post Bring the World into Your Classroom appeared first on Teacher Tech. Lesson Design

Cybersecurity Tops CoSN’s Annual Ed Tech Leadership Report

EdTech Magazine

On May 26, the Consortium for School Networking released its annual EdTech Leadership Survey Report. This year’s report highlights the struggles that educators faced during the pandemic and will help the organization focus its efforts for the coming year.

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How to Reduce Teacher Stress


A Rand Corporation report found that one in four teachers expected to leave their jobs this summer, highlighting the need for more SEL initiatives targeted at educators

2021 Online Education Trends Report

Higher education embraced widespread online learning over the past year, discovering benefits and challenges along the way. Gain insight from this annual report from which surveyed online and remote (due to COVID-19) students, and program administrators.