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What are Schools Getting Right at the Start of Another Year in COVID Education?

Digital Promise

Schools have, for the most part, opened, which has been a monumental lift for districts, schools, and most of all, teachers. I have three kids in school, coached in school districts with tens of thousands of students, and supported programs running in schools across the country.

What Every Student Needs to Know About Money

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Financial literacy is a must-teach topic for students, a topic Kailen Stover has been teaching for years. In this show, she shares what every student needs to know and how to teach them. Money matters.

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Accelerated Learning (AL) — a solution in times of pandemic

Neo LMS

Schools worldwide have faced the many consequences of the pandemic. In these conditions, educators have pursued a journey of analysis and discovery to find the best solutions to help learners move forward despite all challenges and reach their learning goals.

A Book New–and Veteran–Teachers Will Want to Read

Ask a Tech Teacher

They Call Me Mom. by Pete Springer. Pete Springer’s memoir They Call Me Mom (Outskirts Press 2019) about his first years teaching will delight new teachers and have experienced educators nodding along with him.

WW2 to COVID-19: How Remote Tools Help Reinforce Development Post-Program eLearning

Speaker: Pat D'Amico, Founder and CEO of About-Face Development

In a world where virtual learning is here to stay, answering the question of “What now?” requires us to thoughtfully evaluate how we got here and how we can leverage the knowledge gained during the pandemic to address one of trainings greatest historical challenges – how we reinforce learning to move from knowledge to behavior change. Join Pat D'Amico, Founder and CEO of About-Face Development, LLC, for this illuminating discussion on how to keep the gears turning

Center & Empower Educator Voice in Edtech Market: A Collaborative Vision

Digital Promise

Let’s center educator voice in the design and selection of edtech tools. Over the last year and a half, the level of urgency to find flexible tools that support educators and learners in creating powerful learning experiences increased tenfold, with edtech application use nearly doubling in one year.

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Standard-aligned Rubrics: Assessing Progress Toward Firm Goals While Allowing for Flexible Means

Catlin Tucker

In our book UDL and Blended Learning , Dr. Katie Novak and I encourage teachers to work toward firm, often standards-aligned, goals. We also stress the importance of providing students with flexible means.

SEL in Your Classroom

Ask a Tech Teacher

SmartBrief, news on technology in education, recently published an article, Uniting technology and SEL to teach the whole child, on the importance of SEL (Social-Emotional Learning) in an educational landscape shaped by COVID-19.

Reimagining and Conquering COVID Limitations with Verizon Innovative Learning Schools

Digital Promise

This new school year welcomes a much-needed paradigm shift in the education world.

Battling Blended Learning Burnout and Finding Balance

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Tiffany Wycoff, the co-author of the bestselling book, Blended Learning in Action , talks about the state of blended learning today.

LMS Comparison: What Learning Solution is the Best Fit for Your Business?

Explore this detailed guide to see how traditional Learning Management Systems compare to an advanced online learning platform, and find out which type of solution is best suited to meet your learning program needs.

How online learning contributes to a more inclusive HE experience

Neo LMS

Students with special educational needs and/or disabilities are often overlooked in the grand scheme of education. However, they are part of the student population, on college campuses, taking courses with their peers, mostly online lately.

Tech Tip #3: Turn an Address into a Link

Ask a Tech Teacher

In these 169 tech-centric situations, you get an overview of pedagogy—the tech topics most important to your teaching—as well as practical strategies to address most classroom tech situations, how to scaffold these to learning, and where they provide the subtext to daily tech-infused education.

How Leaders Can Prioritize Hiring For Equity In This Moment

Education Elements

As a 25 year veteran in education leadership, I can't remember when hiring has never not been a thing. Every year brings sometimes significant turnover in teaching staff, and leaders come and go as superintendencies shift. But as is true in so many other domains, this year is markedly different.

SEL Spotlight: Dr. Marc Brackett – How Kids Learn Right Now

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

White Paper: Enabling digital creativity with Augmented Reality in K12 education

We have conducted 2 research projects on teaching with AR. This research has been conducted with the UiO and the UiS. The resulting white paper is an in-depth look at the state of creative learning through the use of 3D modeling and exploration in AR.

Closing the Digital Divide with an Emphasis on Learning

A Principal's Reflections

Sponsored post Bridging the digital divide is a monumental task. It begins with providing learners with access to devices and high-quality Internet. For all the challenges it has placed on school systems, the pandemic managed to close the gap in this area significantly.

Do you need a career coach?

Ask a Tech Teacher

Now more than ever, teachers are struggling with more questions about teaching than they can find answers for. Let’s start with those you may have about running your classroom. Maybe your school doesn’t offer mentors that will answer these on a daily basis.

Personalizing Learning: Collaboration & Creativity

Education Elements

Two common misconceptions about personalized learning are that it requires technology and that it must involve significantly more independent work.

Taiwan created a space for innovation and reaped the benefits. Other economies should take note.

The Christensen Institute

Why do many waves of innovation come to North America from Asia? Late Harvard Business School Professor Clayton Christensen reflected upon this question in a conversation with Shih Chintay, then dean of the National Taiwan Sport University College of Technology Management, in 2010.

2021 Trends in Online Student Demographics

BestColleges.com’s second annual report on online student demographics explores the characteristics of today’s online students and their insights on college decision-making and the online learning experience amid the challenges of COVID-19.

Tech Tips For Teachers To Make Distance Learning Easy

EdNews Daily

Technology Tips For Teachers To Make Distance Learning Easy Guest article by: Lauren Schneider for XSplit Remote learning has become the new norm in many education settings. School is back in session, with many districts welcoming students back into the classroom.

September is National Preparedness Month - “Prepare to Protect. Preparing for disasters is protecting everyone you love.”

Educational Technology Guy

September is National Preparedness Month , which serves as a reminder that we all must take action to prepare, now and throughout the year, for the types of emergencies that could affect us where we live, work, and visit. The 2021 theme is “Prepare to Protect.

25 tips for connecting families with the classroom

Ditch That Textbook

Family engagement plays a huge role in the success of our students. How can we effectively connect families with the classroom? And what tools and resources are available to help increase communication between home and school? Family engagement plays a huge role in the success of our students.

Virtual Tours with Google for EDU

EdTechTeacher

Post by EdTechTeacher Instructor Tom Driscoll ( @TomDriscollEDU ). As part of our EdTechTeacher Back to School webinar series, I recently led a “Virtual Tours with Google for EDU” session. When we hear about VR (virtual reality), many of us think of expensive headsets and software.

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Why Genentech Is Transforming the Employee Experience for Mental Health Leave

Speaker: Deborah Olson, Lead Strategist, Genentech, a member of the Roche Group & Smita Das, MD, PhD, MPH, Medical Director, Lyra Health

Employees with the greatest mental health needs often find themselves navigating a complex disability system. Streamlining their mental health leave and recovery time leads to an overall more productive workforce. In this Lyra webinar, hear how Genentech is changing the employee experience to provide fast access to care for members who are suffering from severe mental health needs.

College degree doesn’t pay off as well for first-generation grads

The Hechinger Report

Christelle Louis’s single mother, a Haitian immigrant and certified nursing assistant at a nursing home, never went to college. But she always pushed her daughter to go and get the education she needed to end up in a good job — maybe as a doctor or an engineer. This story also appeared in Wired.

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Asynchronous Learning Gains Popularity Following Pandemic Education Adjustments

EdTech Magazine

A year and a half of online and hybrid learning showed the nation that there is more than one way to learn. Many students found that online education suited their learning style and opted to stick with it even after classrooms reopened their doors.

7 Strategies For Using Context Clues In Reading

TeachThought - Learn better.

Strategies for using context clues in reading including word parts, definition--> explanation, examples, antonyms, and analogies. The post 7 Strategies For Using Context Clues In Reading appeared first on TeachThought. Literacy Random

Adding Private Mote Comments to the Comment Bank in Google Classroom

EdTechTeacher

Mote is a powerful Google Chrome Extension that allows audio recordings to be seamlessly included in a variety of Google environments including: the comments of Google Docs or Sheets, Google Slides, Google Forms, and Google Classroom.

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3 Templates for Uncomplicating Your Product Management Process

In this workbook, you’ll find a comprehensive set of templates product development and cross-functional teams can adopt to better leverage your existing skills and your data.