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5 Ways to Unleash Your Leadership Potential

A Principal's Reflections

Leading is not easy. I am a believer that leaders are not born but instead develop over time based on both the environment and learned experiences. No matter where you are on your journey, there is the opportunity to grow and evolve. Your potential is not set in stone.

Connecting with students in the online classroom

Neo LMS

Online learning has been on the rise for a while, but it became the norm for almost everyone at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic. While most students have returned to in-person learning, many have remained in the online classroom. Some kids who homeschool also solely attend classes online.

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Build Empathy Among Students

Ask a Tech Teacher

It used to surprise me that it became the school’s job to teach empathy. Shouldn’t parents do that? The truth is it doesn’t always happen in homes. Since children spend much of their daylight hours in school, it is a logical place to reinforce empathy as a life skill.

Hubs: A Digital Learning Research Strategy to Reach Millions

Digital Promise

The post Hubs: A Digital Learning Research Strategy to Reach Millions appeared first on Digital Promise. Blog CIRCLS Developers Educators Learning Sciences Research Researchers

Transform Your Classroom with Apple

Speaker: Aaron Webb, Jamf

Apple empowers educators and students by design. In our webinar, we’ll explain how to make the best use of Apple devices in your classroom, and the tools and resources you need for success.

Paper Bobsled: STE(A)M Olympics-Related Lesson

User Generated Education

I’ve discussed experiential learning in The Imperative of Experiential and Hands-On Learning and the lesson I describe in this post meets the characteristics I described in that blog post: In an effort to engage students both in a STEM activity and learn more about the Olympics, I created a lesson on bobsledding. Standards Addressed.

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Winter Websites

Ask a Tech Teacher

Here are some Winter activities to share the joy of winter: 5 Videos to teach about winter. Animal Winter Games. Winter Facts and Worksheets. The Winter Solstice, from PBS–a video for youngers. Winter Vocabulary –a video. What is a Solstice, from National Geographic–a video.

4 Tips for Reigniting Creativity in the Classroom

Digital Promise

How can teachers develop a practice of creativity and stay inspired in their classrooms? During a recent webinar, HP Teaching Fellows Brent Christensen , Vickie Morgado , Teena Hine , and Amanda Brace shared tips for igniting creativity in their teaching and learning practice.

Using Local History to Increase Student Engagement

Education Elements

Erin Conklin’s eyes light up when she talks about the primary and secondary source student book she created for Duval County Public School’s African American Studies elective. Personalized Learning Curriculum Strategy & Adoption

Meet NEO at FETC 2022!

Neo LMS

Helping students continue their education during the pandemic has been a topic of concern since the very beginning. It’s safe to say that it’s still a critical issue and one that needs all of our attention, especially when it comes to choosing the best edtech to teach and engage students.

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.

Classroom Travels with Twitter: An Evolution

Ask a Tech Teacher

Most teachers I know have used Twitter in their classes either to communicate with parents, share homework with students, for group study, to research on a topic, crowd source ideas with colleagues, or a myriad of other purposes ( click here for more ideas ).

Scaling Small K–12 IT Teams Through People, Technology, Processes and Partners

EdTech Magazine

While IT departments provide essential day-to-day services, sometimes students, teachers and even other staff may not realize the huge feats these teams accomplish with a relatively small group.

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Relevant content makes personalizing learning easier

Education Elements

When I was a teacher in Washington, D.C. I taught a class on local history. Students got to learn about places they had visited and people they had heard about. I’ve never taught a class where students were more deeply engaged in the actual content of the class.

Does Your District Have a Plan for Creating Positive Coaching Relationships?

TeacherCast

This post was originally created and posted on the website TeacherCast Educational Network. The only place to read this as the original content is [link].

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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.

Managing Difficult Parents

Ask a Tech Teacher

Student success depends mightily on three pieces: student, teacher, parent. But there are times as teachers we wonder if we are communicating effectively with parents. Teaching Channel addresses this in this fascinating article: 10 Ways to Manage Difficult Families.

Schools Share Strong Measures That Protect Student Data

EdTech Magazine

At the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, Jun Kim, technology director for Moore Public Schools in Oklahoma, watched as teachers began expanding their use of free digital resources.

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Ring in the new year with some exciting Highlights updates!

Hapara

Happy New Year from H?para!

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Neuroscience, the Pandemic and the U.S. Education System

EdNews Daily

By Betsy Hill and Roger Stark “We stand on the threshold of important new advances in neuroscience that will yield increased understanding of brain functioning and the way we learn. How we use this new information to teach our children may well be the most important question of our lifetime.”

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Technology to Support and Empower Users With Disabilities

There is an increasing global focus on accessibility for students in school. When combined with a device management system such as Jamf Pro or Jamf School, the sky’s the limit. Learn how Apple and Jamf can support disabled users in your school.

Digital Literacy–Too Important to Skip

Ask a Tech Teacher

When testing moved online, it became painfully apparent to teachers how little students knew about using digital devices other than the internet, some apps, and iPads. The focus on online learning, thanks to COVID, has made that even more critical. IT Pro has an interesting article discussing the importance of digital literacy: Digital literacy is as important as reading and writing, Vodafone claims.

How Professional Development Improves Teacher Confidence in Technology Transformation

EdTech Magazine

“A digital learning day on steroids.” That’s how Emily Bell, Fulton County Schools CIO, recalls the day in mid-March 2020 when the Georgia district closed its doors and launched into remote instruction in response to the novel coronavirus.

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How to Teach With Wordle

techlearning

The viral word game Wordle can be used in the classroom to promote problem-solving and other skills

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Turn Your Docs into Forms and Slides

Teacher Tech

How to turn a Google Doc into a Form. Use Document Outline by Schoolytics Add-on to quickly turn your Google Docs into Forms, Slides, or Sheets. The post Turn Your Docs into Forms and Slides appeared first on Teacher Tech. Google

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Maximize the Power of Multiple Technology Ecosystems

Schools invested in Google education tools or considering these services can achieve strong benefits by blending the best of Google services on Apple hardware, opening the door to a wealth of educational possibilities for students, teachers, and parents.

9 social-emotional learning strategies to use in the new year

eSchool News

Following the 2020-2021 school year, educators can look back with pride–and exhaustion–on all we have learned. We have learned to teach in brand new modalities like remote and hybrid learning, foster more student independence, and adapt instruction to a huge variety of learning needs.

Some kids have returned to in-person learning only to be kicked right back out

The Hechinger Report

Kesi Hatten’s daughter received her first suspension in sixth grade. She was being bullied, and the bullying escalated into a fight, Hatten said.

Tech & Learning Magazine Names the Winners of the Best of 2021

techlearning

Tech & Learning's judges deemed these products as standouts for supporting teaching and learning in 2021

9 Google Forms Formative Assessment Tips

Teacher Tech

Want to use Google Forms as a formative assessment quiz? Check out these 9 tips. Google Forms Formative Assessment. The post 9 Google Forms Formative Assessment Tips appeared first on Teacher Tech. Forms Google Sheets google Google Forms Google Sheets GoogleEDU sheets spreadsheets

6 Tips for EdTech Evaluation by Adult Learning Institutions

Many continuing adult education institutions have turned to technology used by higher ed with the following benefits: elevates teaching and learning, scales to address changes in staffing, enrollment and budget, and protects student and institutional data.

13 Study Strategies To Help Students Retain New Learning

TeachThought - Learn better.

Studying is often viewed as a means to an end. We hope these study strategies help learners realize that it is a powerful & empowering tool. The post 13 Study Strategies To Help Students Retain New Learning appeared first on TeachThought.

PROOF POINTS: Combining remote and in-person learning led to chaos, study finds

The Hechinger Report

Teachers described their challenges in combining in-person and remote teaching in a University of California, Santa Cruz, study published in January 2022. Credit: Lillian Mongeau/The Hechinger Report.

How not to write about HyFlex or online learning

Bryan Alexander

As higher ed slides into year three of the pandemic, some of us reflect on what we’ve learned from the experience. These reflections are important and can be useful, but too many repeat popular mistakes and don’t help us as we work and plan ahead.