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7 tips for a strong remote learning strategy

eSchool News

Each year, we share our 10 most-read stories. Not surprisingly, many of this year’s Top 10 focused on student engagement and online or hybrid learning strategies related to pandemic teaching. This year’s 9th most-read story focuses on strategies for impactful remote learning.

IoT in Education: Tech Makes Gains in K–12 Schools

EdTech Magazine

The Internet of Things is the connection of devices — beyond tools such as computers — to the internet. IoT refers to technology, such as fitness wearables and smart home devices, that have sensors and software for exchanging data with other devices or systems via a network connection.

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Making a Family Story Video For A School Project

Ask a Tech Teacher

Working on a school project could be fun if you’re making it together with your kid. If they need to create footage to tell a story of your family. One of our Ask a Tech Teacher crew has some tips on how to make it properly. What Is A Family Story Video?

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Teacher Engagement Part I: Understanging Cognitive Engagement in Blended Learning Environments

Catlin Tucker

What do teachers find mentally stimulating about their work? What causes teachers to invest their mental energy and time resources in a task? What aspects of a teacher’s work lead them to engage in problem-solving, critical thinking, and reflection?

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.

A Systematic Approach to Social and Emotional Support

A Principal's Reflections

It goes without saying that the COVID-19 pandemic has wreaked havoc on youth across the world. While learning recovery remains a needed area of focus, virtually every educator I come in contact with explains that students are a year or two behind socially.

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See you January 3rd!

Ask a Tech Teacher

I’ll be taking a few weeks off–December 19-January 3rd–to edit/format my website, work on projects with a deadline, prioritize life, and wish my two adult military children could come home to visit.

3 Before Me: A Teaching method that boosts student independence and raises team players

Neo LMS

Most parents and educators strive to find the right balance in education between the ability to cooperate and independence. Both are essential at school and in life. As social beings, we must learn to collaborate with our peers if we want to be part of major projects that require teamwork.

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24 of the Best Children’s Books by Age

Waterford

Knowing a book’s recommended grade level can help you find books that best fit children where they are in their literacy development. Not all children in a classroom will read at the same level. But suggested grade levels can help you find books that will strengthen specific reading skills.

2021 Reflections: Looking Back and Harnessing Powerful Possibilities

Digital Promise

In the report “Healing, Community, and Humanity: How Students and Teachers Want to Reinvent Schools Post-COVID,” Justin Reich and Jal Mehta consider that one of education’s biggest challenges in the years ahead will be to harness “the experience and urgency for change” and apply that energy to the sustained improvement of schools.

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).

How To Become The Best Student While Learning Remotely

EdTech4Beginners

Due to the difficult epidemiological situation, the dominant part of universities, colleges, and schools have switched to distance learning. It’s a common practice around the world and is helping to reduce the incidence of Covid-19.

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To increase and maintain teacher diversity, listen to teachers of color

The Hechinger Report

PHOENIX, Ariz. — When Sandra Jenkins started teaching at Betty H. Fairfax High School in Phoenix 14 years ago, she had three Master’s degrees and four teaching certificates.

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Building a Culture of Digital Innovation in Education with Student Devices

EdTech Magazine

In a world where digital natives are now sending their own children to school, technology in the classroom should no longer be optional. I’ve spent the past few years as an instructional coach showing teachers how to integrate technology into the curriculum.

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7 of The Best Web Conferencing Tools for Teachers

Educators Technology

The future of education is hybrid education, a fact that is now more evident than in any time before. The large scale disruptions caused by the current pandemic resulted in a mass electronic exodus.read more. web conferencing tools

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 to Add Audio to Google Slides

Teacher Tech

How to add audio to Google Slides is fun and easy! The post How to Add Audio to Google Slides appeared first on Teacher Tech. Google Slides google Google Slides GoogleEDU slides

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A little-known program could be a model for how to spend billions in federal money on childcare

The Hechinger Report

BRUSH, Colo. Donna Araujo has been a fixture in this rural community for two decades.

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21 great tools for AR and VR in the classroom

eSchool News

Each year, we share our 10 most-read stories. Not surprisingly, many of this year’s Top 10 focused on student engagement and online or hybrid learning strategies related to pandemic teaching. This year’s 10th most-read story focuses on engaging AR and VR tools to use in the classroom.

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Roundtable: Is Digital Equity Attainable in K–12 Education?

EdTech Magazine

Families throughout the nation faced digital inequities before the pandemic became a factor in the spring of 2020. However, with the shift to remote learning, the conversation around the digital divide became impossible to ignore.

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.

Game-Based Learning Is Set To Be The Next Big Thing In U.S. Classrooms

TeachThought - Learn better.

One form of edtech that has shown significant and impactful growth in recent months, with no signs of slowing down is game-based learning. The post Game-Based Learning Is Set To Be The Next Big Thing In U.S. Classrooms appeared first on TeachThought.

Credential chaos: Growing “maze” of education credentials is confusing consumers and employers

The Hechinger Report

When Nate Tsang gets a resume from a job applicant to his company, WallStreetZen, he often sees credentials he’s never heard of. This story also appeared in The Washington Post.

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8 virtual field trips for STEM education

eSchool News

Each year, we share our 10 most-read stories. Not surprisingly, many of this year’s Top 10 focused on student engagement and online or hybrid learning strategies related to pandemic teaching.

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How to Write in Plain Language for Teaching

techlearning

Using plain language for school websites and family communication is an effective way to assure understanding, especially when translation is involved

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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!

Google Classroom: Grading with Drive’s Preview Mode

Teacher Tech

Preview student files in Google Drive for a faster experience to review student work. The post Google Classroom: Grading with Drive’s Preview Mode appeared first on Teacher Tech. Classroom Drive Google Grading classroom drive google Google Classroom Google Drive GoogleEDU grading

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How to do online learning well? A California district has some answers.

The Hechinger Report

LINDSAY, Calif. — On a morning this fall at Washington Elementary, a young boy, sitting at a table with five of his peers, held a tablet while he built a digital snowman — a cool proposition given the 85-degree heat just outside his air-conditioned classroom.

Authentic Project Based Learning, Santa Believes in PBL… How about You?

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Did you know that Santa believes in Project Based Learning? It’s true… in fact, I have worked quite hard at finding evidence that supports this conclusion. Upon further reflection, it occurred to me that not only does Santa believe in PBL, he practices many of its positive attributes at his workshop.

Understanding the link between digital literacy, gaming and safety

Neo LMS

Students are spending more time online than ever before. Forty-four percent of children under the age of 18 use electronics for more than four hours a day, and the average average 8 to 12-year-old child spends four to six hours using or watching screens per day.

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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.

Drawing Slides

Teacher Tech

What are Drawing Slides? How to get drawing into Google Slides. The post Drawing Slides appeared first on Teacher Tech. Draw Google Jamboard Slides draw google Google Draw Google Jamboard Google Slides GoogleEDU jamboard slides

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OPINION: Why college majors are another form of implicit bias in higher education

The Hechinger Report

What if higher education isn’t the “great equalizer” after all? According to a new analysis of Federal Reserve data, higher education may not only reflect but also exacerbate racial inequities.

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How technology impacts literacy

eSchool News

Each year, we share our 10 most-read stories. Not surprisingly, many of this year’s Top 10 focused on student engagement and online or hybrid learning strategies related to pandemic teaching.