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Neo LMS

Finding time to engage in professional learning can present a challenge for educators.

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End of Year Maintenance: 11 Ways to Update Your Online Presence

Ask a Tech Teacher

This week, I’ll post my updated suggestions for three holiday activities that will get your computers and technology ready for the blitz of teaching that starts after the New Year.

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Comic Creation Tools to Engage Learners

Teacher Reboot Camp

Part of the December 2019 STEM Resources Digital Calendar ! Students of all ages enjoy learning with comics and creating comics. When students create comics they use props, scenery, dialogue, text, and characters to visualize and contextualize vocabulary and knowledge.

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30 interactive Google Slides activities for classroom excitement

Ditch That Textbook

Google Slides isn't just for delivering presentations to an audience. Here are 30 activities that bring interactive learning to students.So often, people think of presentation slides as just that: a visual aid for delivering a presentation in front of an audience. But these slide apps (like Google Slides and PowerPoint in Office 365) really are powerful tools […]. The post 30 interactive Google Slides activities for classroom excitement appeared first on Ditch That Textbook.

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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.

Empowering Community Perspectives in Evaluation Research

Digital Promise

What is equitable evaluation? As funders, government agencies, and service providers become increasingly focused on program evaluation results to make evidence-based decisions, evaluators and other researchers seek to answer this question.

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Tools to Inspire Collaborative Discussions

Teacher Reboot Camp

Part of the December 2019 STEM Resources Digital Calendar ! More important than the learning that transpires in our classrooms is the learning we inspire beyond our classroom walls.

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Considering Collaboration? Answer These 4 Questions First

Education Elements

A few years ago I found myself in the middle of an aisle at the home improvement store acquiring some tools I needed for a job around the house. In the moment, I didn’t make the connection to my classroom, but I later realized how I don’t usually go to the store to buy tools that I don’t need.

Embarking on the Verizon Innovative Learning Schools Journey

Digital Promise

Rollout is an exciting time for the Verizon Innovative Learning Schools community, as students receive their devices for the school year.

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End-of-Year Maintenance: 16 Steps To A Speedier Computer

Ask a Tech Teacher

This week, I’ll post my updated suggestions for three holiday activities that will get your computers and technology ready for the blitz of teaching that starts after the New Year.

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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).

Document Learning in a Digital Portfolio

Teacher Reboot Camp

Part of the December 2019 STEM Resources Digital Calendar ! Digital portfolios are powerful learning tools for students of all ages. A digital portfolio allows students to upload and keep a record of work over time and share this work with family members and school staff regularly.

Model What You Preach: Pedagogy at the Heart of Professional Learning

A Principal's Reflections

When I began speaking ten years ago, almost all of my keynotes and presentations consisted of me just speaking at the audience. I was still a high school principal and not a trained speaker and presenter.

How Can Districts Set Up Classroom Coaching for Success?

Digital Promise

Districts are increasingly investing in coaching programs to improve teacher practice and student outcomes. However, merely providing schools with the funding for a coaching position is not enough.

End-of-year Maintenance: Image and Back-up Devices

Ask a Tech Teacher

This week, I’ll post my updated suggestions for three holiday activities that will get your computers and technology ready for the blitz of teaching that starts after the New Year.

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.

Recommended Hashtags to Discover Top Edtech Tools and Apps

Teacher Reboot Camp

Part of the December 2019 STEM Resources Digital Calendar ! Many people ask me how I keep up with the latest technology trends and find so many free resources to share on Twitter ( @ShellTerrell ) and on this blog.

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How Teachers Can Learn Awesome Things Every Day

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Kelly Christopherson has taught for twenty-five years and has been helping educators use to level up their learning for most of that time.

Congratulations, Dr. Sobel!

Dangerously Irrelevant

I graduated another doctoral advisee this past Saturday. Woo hoo! A hearty congratulations to Dr. Sobel – and thanks for maybe being my easiest doc student ever! Go forth and (continue to) do amazing things! No related posts. Miscellaneous graduation

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ADHD in the Classroom: How to Teach and Support Students with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

Waterford

A survey of educators found that the majority lack enough information and classroom management strategies for students with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and that they don’t feel capable to help them.[2]

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.

Formative Assessment Tools and Apps

Teacher Reboot Camp

Part of the December 2019 STEM Resources Digital Calendar ! Ongoing assessment is necessary for student success. These assessments provide data on our learners’ progress and knowledge of the content.

How to Help Everybody Do Math

The CoolCatTeacher

Vanessa Vakharia gives us the language to help kids overcome adversity in learning From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Learning can be hard. Many students struggle.

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Good News from Our Nation’s Capital

EdNews Daily

By Charles Sosnik. It’s not often that we get good news from Washington D.C. As the seat of our nation’s government, we are inundated with stories about in-fighting and partisan politics. Even the school system, D.C.

To Manage Stress, Teachers Need to Prioritize Themselves. Start With Self-Care.

Edsurge

I always thought that I was an organized, well put together, “work smarter, not harder” person who took things in stride, was optimistic and calm in stressful situations. That is, until this past May.

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!

Motivate Students with Digital Badges

Teacher Reboot Camp

Part of the December 2019 STEM Resources Digital Calendar ! Motivate students with digital badges. The Mac Arthur Foundation defines a digital badge as “an assessment and credentialing mechanism that is housed and managed online.

How to Talk to Your Students About the Deep Fake

The CoolCatTeacher

Teacher Chelsey Greer shares her technique From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Videos can be faked just like pictures can be faked. Understanding this disturbing phenomenon is vital to the future of any stable country.

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The Uberization of Learning

EdNews Daily

By LeiLani Cauthen. What might dynamic pairings of people and learning content do for education? This is the question I am posing as I gather my thoughts and the material for my new book. .

For effective learning, teach students how to learn

Neo LMS

I have this recurring dream in which I need to take my final high school exams again. The clock is ticking, my mind is blank, and the words on paper don’t make any sense. I am now in my late twenties! We can all empathize with the many students sitting through exams today.

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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.

The Thinking and Creativity That Goes Into Game Design

Teacher Reboot Camp

Part of the December 2019 STEM Resources Digital Calendar ! Students can design a game in any subject to assess their peers. When students design games they use a lot of creativity and critical thinking skills.

5 Random Teacher Hacks to Revv Up Your Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

David Sladkey, 32-year teacher gives us 5 cool teacher hacks to improve our classrooms From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter David Sladkey has been teaching for over thirty-two years. Today, he shares five random but very helpful teacher hacks.

Top School & District Innovator Awardees 2019

EdNews Daily

By Doug Cauthen. The Learning Counsel, a leading education research institute and news media hub, announced this year’s National Digital Transition Survey Award winners at its 2019 National Gathering held in Dallas, TX.

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