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5 Strategies to Engage Learners Around Flipped Instruction

Catlin Tucker

Teachers got a crash course in creating video content when schools shifted online. They relied on videos out of necessity to explain concepts and model strategies while students learned from home. As teachers transitioned back into classrooms, many abandoned video in favor of live instruction.

How Tech-savvy Teachers Do It

Ask a Tech Teacher

Education Week had a great article on how teachers are expanding their use of technology in the classroom. Here’s a peak: 5 Practices of Truly Tech-savvy Teachers.

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What Should Your EdTech Integration Plan Look Like?

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]. Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four hours sharpening the axe.”- Unknown.

Progressive choice boards: Provide choice without overwhelming

Ditch That Textbook

Choice boards give students options for activities they do, but they can also be overwhelming. Here's a better option. Once, when teaching high school Spanish, my students and I had finished covering a new verb tense. We practiced it. They were getting the hang of it.

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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.

Educator Micro-credentials Policy Map Provides an Update of State and District Use of Micro-credentials

Digital Promise

Digital Promise first launched our Micro-credential Policy Map in January 2020 to share valuable information on how states and districts across the U.S. were engaging with micro-credentials. Since then, micro-credential interest, earning, and pathways have only increased.

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Seeking Out Feedback

A Principal's Reflections

Growth is a never-ending journey. While there is no one best way to get better at what we do, I think we can all agree that feedback is a necessity no matter the path taken. For it to impact practice, it should be practical, specific, timely, and facilitated in a positive fashion.

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13 ways to connect music and lyrics to class

Ditch That Textbook

Songs can embed themselves deeply in our minds and our memories. Can you remember a specific song that immediately takes you back to a place and time in your past?For

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Retrieval practice, CBE, and what we value regarding student learning

Dangerously Irrelevant

A number of educators across the country are finding great value in ‘learning science’ books such as Powerful Teaching: Unleash the Science of Learning. In Powerful Teaching , the authors focus on the potential of: Retrieval practice – “pulling information out of students’ heads (e.g.,

4 ways to use Tract in the classroom

Ask a Tech Teacher

If you haven’t heard of Tract, it’s a new way to inspire students to become lifelong learners. The platform focuses on student growth and learning rather than state or international standards (it does meet them–just don’t look for that in the detail).

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).

5 Strategies for a more eco-friendly classroom

Neo LMS

Global warming, endangered species, water pollution, and overwhelmingly full landfills are just a few of the reasons why people are considering going green. Only in the US, 46% of lakes are too polluted for fishing or swimming.

Core Four of Personalizing Learning

Education Elements

In 2014 Education Elements first introduced the Core Four, later publishing the “Core Four of Personalized Learning: The Elements You Need to Succeed” in 2016. Since its publication, this white paper has been downloaded over 3,000 times by educators across the world.

Instagram, adolescent girls, and the importance of evidence

Dangerously Irrelevant

I’ve written on this blog before about irresponsible fearmongering when it comes to technology. It’s one thing to judiciously weigh the pros and cons when it comes to technology and our children. It’s a whole ‘nother to just throw claims out there that lack evidence.

Tech to Help With Masks

Ask a Tech Teacher

The pandemic has changed teaching in many ways–remove vs. in-person vs. hybrid for one, the need for internet access in homes for another. Schools struggle to find the right technology to address these many changing needs.

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.

How Verizon Innovative Learning Schools Impacted Entire School Districts During COVID

Digital Promise

As school districts nationwide are re-envisioning learning and applying lessons learned from rapid technology integration during the pandemic, superintendents from the Verizon Innovative Learning Schools network are leading the way.

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6 Classroom resources that help students become digital citizens

Neo LMS

October has become the month where educators participate in events focused on digital citizenship.

EdTech Execs Spot Successful Trends

EdNews Daily

By Rebecca Salem As the educational sector moves into a new era of learning and collaboration, educators are facing new challenges every day. With this shift emerging, collaborative learning tools and innovative solutions are being developed and deployed.

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5 Kinds of Nonfiction Students Love to Read

MiddleWeb

Teachers across the curriculum will welcome this post by nonfiction expert Marlene Correia and Melissa Stewart, author of 180+ nonfiction books for kids. Learn why today's five categories of children's nonfiction not only excite and engage but are what students say they want to read most.

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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.

100 Essential EdTech Tools By Category [Updated 2021]

TeachThought - Learn better.

Technology and education are pretty intertwined these days and nearly every teacher has a few favorite tech tools that make … 100 Essential EdTech Tools By Category [Updated 2021] Read More. The post 100 Essential EdTech Tools By Category [Updated 2021] appeared first on TeachThought.

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The Shift to Digital in K–12

EdTech Magazine

Although some schools were starting to adopt digital and online tools before COVID-19, a national survey of 2,168 K–12 administrators and educators conducted in March by Bay View Analytics found that the shift to remote learning has caused significant changes in the classroom.

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Good Day, Good Evening and Good Night

EdNews Daily

By Betsy Hill and Roger Stark A lot is being written about our youngsters not getting enough sleep, particularly our high school students. In fact, many high schools have raised the time for their opening bells, hoping to give our juniors and seniors another hour in which to sleep.

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??Why white students are 250% more likely to graduate than Black students at public universities

The Hechinger Report

When Diamante Hare stepped onto Northeastern Illinois University’s campus in Chicago for the first time in 2018, he was gambling with thousands of dollars of grants, scholarships and loans — and his future. As gambling tends to go, the odds were against him. This story also appeared in NBC News.

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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!

12 Things to Start with in Google Classroom

Teacher Tech

12 things to get started with using Google Classroom. The post 12 Things to Start with in Google Classroom appeared first on Teacher Tech. Classroom GC-Beginner Google classroom google

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How 3D tech can help overcome learning hurdles

eSchool News

Over the past year, virtual learning proved to be a mixed bag of success. Some students adapted; but for others, learn-from-home was a gargantuan hurdle.

Understanding the Pedagogy of a Learning Science to Nurture an Inclusive Learning Culture

EdNews Daily

By Kathleen McClaskey Editor’s Note: This is part one of a three-part series “How do we create an inclusive learning culture with equity at the center?” Creating a culture of learning and inclusivity, a non-negotiable for competency-based schools, is a tall order for most K-12 public school systems.

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Most college students don’t graduate in four years, so college and the government count six years as “success”

The Hechinger Report

Millions of college freshmen are settling into college this fall, and 9 out of 10 of those pursuing bachelor’s degrees are confident they’ll finish in four years or less. If history holds true, however, fewer than half of them actually will.

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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.

3 Settings to Try in Google Sites

Teacher Tech

Google Sites are super easy websites to make. Check out these 3 settings that will help you to make your website awesome. The post 3 Settings to Try in Google Sites appeared first on Teacher Tech. Google Sites google Google Sites GoogleEDU sites

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Teachers Have Reached a Breaking Point. But Remedies Do Exist.

Edsurge

Burned out, tired, demoralized, at a breaking point. Spend time with teachers these days, and phrases such as these will come up often. It's not a new narrative, but it’s certainly an accurate one for many, as the pandemic continues to radically reshape the education landscape.

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Student Mental Health is a Puzzle: Here’s How to Make the Pieces Fit Together

EdNews Daily

By Kevin Dorsey and Zach Vander Veen Where does Social Emotional Learning (SEL) fit in? Through the framework of SEL, students can develop skills in self-awareness, self-control, and interpersonal relationships to better prepare themselves for school, work, and life success.

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