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7 Essential Characteristics of an IB Learner


The International Baccalaureate Programme, or IB for short, is a continuum of global educational programs for primary school, middle school, and high school students that is currently being implemented in 159 countries. To date, more than 7,000 international schools offer the program, and more than 1.95 million students are presently full-fledged IB learners.

Culturally Responsive Education: Evidence to Influence Practice

Digital Promise

“The educators who had the greatest impact on me as a youth recognized my personhood by actively developing a relationship with me, challenged their explicit and implicit biases in visible ways, and valued multiple perspectives within their classroom.” – Maima Chea Simmons, Black Girls’ Literacies.


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Halftime for your Strategic Plan

Education Elements

This upcoming Sunday, many Americans will extend the yearly tradition of watching the last two NFL teams compete for the coveted Vince Lombardi Trophy. As a loyal Philadelphia Eagles fan myself, I am not too interested in the game this year, since it features the LA Rams and the Cincinnati Bengals.

Model Teaching–How Today’s Educators Learn

Ask a Tech Teacher

Thousands of teachers every year take education classes to renew their license, move up to the next salary range at their school (I did that–often), or learn teaching skills they didn’t get in their degree program (like remote teaching or in-depth technology).

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.

Exploring Virtual Reality learning experiences in the classroom


With the start of a new year, it is always a great time to explore new ideas or try some new methods that may be a bit different from what we have traditionally done. I always think it is a great opportunity to stretch ourselves professionally, especially after a break or during the spring months.

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Is student note-taking relevant in classes today?

Ditch That Textbook

Students have taken notes for ages. Is note-taking still helpful? Here's how we can get more out of student note-taking. "I I want my students to take notes. But they just don't take them, or they fight me on them. How can I make my students take notes?"


14 Valentine Sites For Students

Ask a Tech Teacher

Here are some fun Valentine sites to fill those few minutes betwixt and between lessons, projects, bathroom breaks, lunch, and everything else: Apps for Valentine’s Day. Drag-and-drop games. Google Drawings Magnetic Poetry from Ctrl Alt Achieve. Games and puzzles. Games and stories.

5 Must-have LMS reports for schools


As a teacher or school administrator, you need to stay informed about many class and student-related aspects. Doing this in an old-fashioned manner by talking to each student or manually checking attendance sheets and grades can be extremely time-consuming. .

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The Business Benefits of Video Conferencing

ViewSonic Education

Video conferencing (VC) is a major part of doing business in the 21st century. It facilitates visual communication with clients and colleagues anywhere and anytime. Moreover, a video call can save energy, money, and reduce environmental impact in some surprising (but significant) ways.

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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).

How to engage learners with a combination of STEM and SEL


Blog series: Spotlighting SEL in the H?para-supported para-supported classroom. This blog series is designed to provide educators with examples from the classroom of how the H?para para Instructional Suite can be used to support social and emotional learning (SEL).

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

Ask a Tech Teacher

update. A lot of teacher-authors read my WordDreams blog. In this monthly column, I share the most popular post from the past month here on my education blog, Ask a Tech Teacher. . 7 Writing Hacks.

Strategies for Teaching Reading Comprehension in Your Classroom


Want More Science of Reading? Check out our seven-part Science of Reading webinar series. Explore how the brain learns to read and get tips for effective, researched-based classroom instruction. Download previous recordings or register for our next session here. We’d love to see you there!

What We Learned from the Edcamp Design for Learning Series

Digital Promise

The post What We Learned from the Edcamp Design for Learning Series appeared first on Digital Promise. Blog Edcamp Educators Researchers

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.

Beyond connectivity: using technology to support learner equity and access


Internet connectivity is a big deal for learner equity and access. Unfortunately, between 15 and 16 million K — 12 learners and 400,000 educators in the United States lacked adequate connectivity , a device or both in 2020.

Tech Tip #172: Translate Webpages In a Second

Ask a Tech Teacher

This is not part of the 169 tech tips for your class book but it will be when I update the ebook: Tech Tip #172: Translate Webpages in a Second. Over the years, I get more and more views on this blog from non-English-speaking nations.

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Personalizing within the Curriculum: High Quality Instructional Materials as a Lever for Student-Centered Learning

Education Elements

Over the last 10 years, we have seen a significant shift in how educators access and leverage instructional materials to guide instruction.

Virtual Collaboration: 7 Best Practices for Hybrid Teams

ViewSonic Education

The rise of hybrid working models has created a need for teams to be able to collaborate and share ideas, regardless of their physical location. The good news is, this can be achieved through virtual collaboration.

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.

Books I read in January 2022

Dangerously Irrelevant

Books I finished reading (or rereading) in January 2022… Escape Pod , Mur Lafferty & S.B. Divya (Eds.) (sci sci fi). Lord of Chaos , Robert Jordan (fantasy). A Crown of Swords , Robert Jordan (fantasy). The Bone Ships , RJ Barker (fantasy). A King’s Bargain , J. Rosell (fantasy).


Learning Counsel Offers Free Digital Learning Reference Guide

EdNews Daily

The last couple of years have seen remarkable changes in the entire education landscape. One thing that has yet to be done, however, is to come together with a clear strategy predicated on the actual tech transformation destination.

A Word About The Work We Must Do

The Jose Vilson

About five years ago, the Teacher Activist Group in Boston, MA invited me to speak at their 7th annual Boston-Area Education for Social Justice Conference.

Best Science YouTube Channels

Educators Technology

Science is all about exploring (and enjoying) the wonders of the world around us. Videos make this exploratory experience even engaging and fun. Through videos science is brought to more. Science resources YouTube Channels for Teachers

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 edtech opportunities that will emerge in 2022

eSchool News

There is a certain perspective that comes from being in the edtech industry for over 30 years, and while I thought I had seen it all, nothing could have prepared me (or anyone else) for a global pandemic.

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Learners: Happier, Healthier, Here’s How

EdNews Daily

By Betsy Hill and Roger Stark The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the need to better understand and address mental health in more effective ways. According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, “The COVID-19 pandemic has presented many challenges to students, educators, and parents.

Prepare K–12 Students for a Digital Future

EdTech Magazine

Technology planning can be challenging, even during the best of times and in stable environments. Given the ever-changing circumstances of the pandemic, it can feel nearly impossible to think very far ahead at all.

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More students are dropping out of college during Covid — and it could get worse

The Hechinger Report

College took a back seat the moment Izzy B. called the suicide hotline. This story also appeared in The Guardian. Izzy, 18, had spent her senior year of high school online. Then she’d gone straight to online summer school at a local community college near Denver.

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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.

When edtech concepts become practical classroom realities

eSchool News

In this week’s episode of Getting There: Innovations in Education , host Kevin Hogan explores the following: Bringing the world to life through augmented reality 3 wireless technology trends to track in 2022 How artificial intelligence can transform professional development for teachers.

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Lightspeed Systems Acquires CatchOn: What You Need to Know


Lightspeed Systems recently announced its acquisition of CatchOn. Here’s what that means for both companies and for educators

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@PodcastPD: ‘Tech with Heart’ with Stacey Roshan – PPD113 @AJBianco @mrnesi #TechWithHeart #edtech #podcastedu


I had a chance to join AJ Bianco and Chris Nesi to talk all things Tech with Heart on episode 113 of Podcast PD.

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