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Is Education Due for a Reset

Ask a Tech Teacher

Throughout my career in education, teaching has been prodded, pushed, tweaked, nudged, and reformed. I author a K-12 Technology Curriculum. Each time I update it, I include a list of what has changed since the last update, something like: Windows updated its platform—twice.

New Practitioner Advisory Board to Consider AI in the Classroom

Digital Promise

Through an educator-industry partnership between Digital Promise and Merlyn Mind, seven practitioners have the opportunity to share feedback on cutting edge technology and engage in critical conversations on the broader use of artificial intelligence (AI) in the classroom.

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5 Best Security Practices for Working Remotely

ViewSonic Education

Establishing security practices for working remotely is critical when working from home. There are many things to consider when onboarding a new employee or reviewing proper security protocols with existing staff.

Artificial Intelligence: Machine Learning Activities

User Generated Education

My gifted students, grades 4th-6th, selected Artificial Intelligence, as their elective during Spring, 2022 semester. For more about this see Offering Electives to Elementary Students.) The machine learning activities I describe below are part of their larger Artificial Intelligence elective.

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.

7 websites to teach fake news

Ask a Tech Teacher

We wrote about fake news earlier this week ( How to defeat fake news–one teacher’s ideas ). Here are additional resources you’ll find helpful in teaching about this topic: Fake News game — from BBC. How to spot fake news — a video. Interview with a fake news creator.

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Chaula Gupta Joins Digital Promise as Vice President and Chief Program Officer

Digital Promise

Digital Promise announced today that Chaula Gupta has been named the organization’s Vice President and Chief Program Officer.

Balance Instruction and Feedback with Blended Learning

Catlin Tucker

Teachers have three primary roles – designer, instructor, and facilitator. When I facilitate blended learning workshops, I ask participants to think about these three roles and identify the role they spend the most time and energy in. The responses always yield the same results.

5 (free) Posters on Teaching II

Ask a Tech Teacher

Every month, we’ll share five themed posters that you can share on your website (with attribution), post on your walls, or simply be inspired. This month: Teaching II. –for an entire collection of 65 posters, click here. Jacqui Murray has been teaching K-18 technology for 30 years.

What are the benefits of interdisciplinary teaching?

Neo LMS

Education is and has always been the field that autoregulates in order to provide students the tools to live, adapt, contribute, develop and create better outcomes for themselves and generations to come.

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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).

Leveraging Students’ Strengths to Develop Student Leaders

Education Elements

Kate Sanders, Teacher: How do I empower more student leaders? This question had been circling my brain for months.

Level Up Your Leadership

A Principal's Reflections

Like most kids, past, and present, I loved playing video games. During my very early years, Atari was the best and only option. My parents eventually bought an Apple IIe where we needed to use floppy disks to load any meaningful content, which added to our gaming experience.

Teacher-Authors: What’s Happening on my Writer’s Blog

Ask a Tech Teacher

A lot of teacher-authors read my WordDreams blog. In this monthly column, I share the most popular post from the past month on my writer’s blog, WordDreams : . Tech Tips for Writers is an occasional post on overcoming Tech Dread.

20 ways to use OrbitNote for PDFs in the classroom

Ditch That Textbook

PDF files are a helpful classroom tool. Use OrbitNote to give your students' PDF files new superpowers and level up learning.This post is sponsored by Texthelp. PDF files still make the world go round. We read from them. We send documents as PDFs.

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.

Front and center in our schools, right?

Dangerously Irrelevant

So these are front and center in our schools, right? Not content, right? . Image credit: World Economic Forum, 2020. Related Posts. Top 50 P-12 Edublogs? – June 2008. Avoid magical thinking: ‘Design for online’ this fall. Photos! guest post]. The Death of Subjective Values.

Thank You Nintendo: Lessons learned that can help your strategic planning initiatives stick

Education Elements

As a product of the 90s I spent my late elementary school years like many of my contemporaries: playing Super Nintendo. I grew up with a large group of cousins and whenever we got together we approached video games as a group project.

How to defeat fake news–one teacher’s ideas

Ask a Tech Teacher

Differentiating between reliable websites, books, information has always been a topic in classrooms. Kids tend to think if a site is at the top of the Google hit list, it is the most reliable. It requires teaching to explain why that isn’t true.

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Celebrating the Ciena Solutions Challenge Model Schools

Digital Promise

When students are empowered to act on issues they are passionate about, they have the opportunity to positively change their communities and the world around them.

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.

Podcast: Heritage Relevant Digital Learning Design

EdNews Daily

In this episode of the EduJedi Report podcast, Host and Learning Counsel CEO LeiLani Cauthen talks with Kristie Shelley, Senior Director of Emergent Bilingual Curriculum at Lexia Learning about digital learning design that is heritage-relevant.

Kids can learn more from guided play than from direct instruction, report finds

The Hechinger Report

What happens when you stop teaching young children via direct instruction and instead set up purposeful opportunities to play?

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Finally! Schedule to Multiple Classes in Google Classroom

Teacher Tech

If you teach multiple sections in Google Classroom you need the ability to schedule assignments for multiple classes. Prior to the recent announcement, the “Schedule” option was greyed out if you selected multiple classes. Wait no more.

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50 Of The Best Podcasts For High School Students

TeachThought - Learn better.

50 Of The Best Podcasts For High School Students by Dennis Lee, StudyPug.com High school is perhaps one of the … 50 Of The Best Podcasts For High School Students Read More. The post 50 Of The Best Podcasts For High School Students appeared first on TeachThought.

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!

5 Highly-Rated Self-Care Books for Educators

EdNews Daily

By Chelsea Buchanan According to a 2021 State of the U.S. Teacher Survey, more than 75 percent of teachers reported frequent job-related stress. Educators have always experienced stress in their profession, but the pandemic has been a significant factor in increased teacher stress.

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With tenure under attack, professors join forces with a powerful teachers’ union

The Hechinger Report

On paper, Asia Leeds had the perfect career. An assistant professor at Spelman College in Atlanta, she could focus on her passion of studying Afro-Latin American culture. This story also appeared in The Washington Post.

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7 tips for teacher mental health

eSchool News

When COVID struck, schools and teachers had to pivot quickly, adapting to lockdowns and online classes on the fly. Naturally, there were a lot of stumbles.

50 Learning Reflection Questions For Students

TeachThought - Learn better.

Were you an active or a passive learner? Of what you learned today, what are you most comfortable with and what is still 'iffy'? The post 50 Learning Reflection Questions For Students appeared first on TeachThought. Learning Questioning

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.

Preventing Youth Suicide

EdNews Daily

By Franklin Schargel Although the national suicide rate declined in 2020, (NY Times, September 10, 2021,) the suicide rate for the nation’s youth increased dramatically. Youth suicide (ages 10-24) increased nearly 60 percent between 2007 and 2018.

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Listen Without Guilt: Audiobooks Offer Similar Comprehension As Reading

techlearning

Kids and adults learned a similar amount if they read text or had it read to them, according to new research

OPINION: We can longer afford to neglect child care providers and our littlest learners

The Hechinger Report

In January, the U.S. Census Bureau released national data showing that nearly 40 percent of parents with children younger than age 5 had experienced disruption in child care in recent weeks.

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