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5 Learning Gains Made During the Pandemic


Despite the challenges, there have been useful learning gains made during the pandemic

How to Make Learning Stick

A Principal's Reflections

It is no secret how we retain information, construct new knowledge, and develop competencies critical for success in the world of work and, more importantly, life.

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3 ways COVID has changed education for the better

eSchool News

As millions more Americans are vaccinated against COVID-19 every day, many are now wondering what society will look like in a post-COVID world. While the virus may stay with us in some form, many things will go back to normal.

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Artificial Intelligence 101: Covering the Basics for Educators

Digital Promise

The reality of AI integration into classrooms is closer than ever. With companies like Google planning to invest more into how AI is integrated into the classroom, millions of teachers across all subject areas could be impacted in just a few short years.

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.

What You Might Have Missed in May

Ask a Tech Teacher

Here are the most-read posts for the month of May. Teacher Appreciation Week–Gifts for the Tech Teacher. Kids’ Computer Posture Explored. 10 Digital Platforms to Teach Remotely. 5 (free) Posters to Mainstream Tech Ed. What to Know Before Moving From High School Teacher to College Professor.

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How to get started with hybrid teaching


Having taught the majority of the school year in a hybrid environment, it took time to adjust to teaching online and deciding which methods or tools to use.

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A Year of Digital Learning with Verizon Innovative Learning Schools

Digital Promise

When the COVID-19 pandemic forced schools to shutter and educators and students rapidly shifted to distance learning, those in Verizon Innovative Learning Schools program had the advantage of already knowing how to use devices and apps for learning.

Here’s a Preview of June

Ask a Tech Teacher

Here’s a preview of what’s coming up on Ask a Tech Teacher in June: What is Genius Hour and Why Should I Love it? Internet Safety Month. How to Motivate Summer School Students. Tech Tips. Coding Vocabulary. Online PD. 5 Steps to Personal Privacy. Free Posters.

What Teachers and Students Need to Know about Learner Variability

EdNews Daily

By Betsy Hill and Roger Stark Teachers and students have known since the time of Socrates that learners are different from each other, with different perspectives and aptitudes.

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).

Built with Good Intentions: What a bridge in Honduras can teach us about coming back from the pandemic

Education Elements

There’s a bridge in Choluteca, Honduras. It spans nearly 500 meters long, but it isn’t well known for its size or even because it is one of the only replicas of the Golden Gate bridge still in existence. Nor is it known for its importance in connecting traffic in Central America.

UDL and Blended Learning: Thriving in Flexible Learning Landscapes (has arrived!)

Catlin Tucker

Today is the official launch of my newest book UDL and Blended Learning: Thriving in Flexible Learning Landscapes ! I had the pleasure of collaborating with Dr. Katie Novak on this project.

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Happy Memorial Day

Ask a Tech Teacher

I’m taking the day to honor our all soldiers on America’s Memorial Day. Without their sacrifice, where would we be? I tried to keep the videos to three and failed miserably. Once I got started watching, I got lost. Jacqui Murray has been teaching K-18 technology for 30 years.

10 Digital tools for creating 3D learning experiences


The use of Augmented Reality in teaching is increasingly becoming an integral part of lessons in general. With the plethora of tools and resources available online, teachers can provide interactive learning experiences and give students the opportunity to create their own.

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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.

Books I read in May 2021

Dangerously Irrelevant

Books I finished reading (or rereading) in May 2021… The Power of Place , Tom Vander Ark, Emily Liebtag, & Nate McClennen [education]. Learning by Heart: An Unconventional Education , Tony Wagner [education].

Our Collective Lesson Plan [On Teachers of Color In This Moment]

The Jose Vilson

After last summer, this is the way it had to go down. In recent weeks, conservatives have waged an all-out assault on their rendition of critical race theory via state and local legislation in recent months.

Websites that add sparkle to spring

Ask a Tech Teacher

Last year was a boom year for edtech web tools. There were so many, I couldn’t keep up.

Who Packed Your Parachute?

EdNews Daily

By Franklin Schargel In honor of Memorial Day, I am sharing this to honor the heroes in our armed forces who have given so much and continue to give. Thank you for making a difference. Charles Plumb was a US Navy jet pilot in Vietnam.

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.

LeRoy Finkel Award Winner Takes on Local History, STEM and More for Her Students


Lisa Chavez is not just your average third grade teacher. Nope — she’s a creative problem solver, STEM inspiring role model, newly elected IA CUE Board Member, and the newest winner of the LeRoy Finkel Fellowship (LeRoy’s Big Idea).

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Free guide to STEM resources on the web

Educational Technology Guy

STEM careers are highly lucrative and in-demand - yet females and minority students are drastically underrepresented in the historically male-dominated field of STEM. To support this underrepresented group, are providing access to supplemental resources.

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Subscriber Special: June

Ask a Tech Teacher

Every month, subscribers to our newsletter get a free/discounted resource to help their tech teaching. Sign up for our newsletter. Then get 10% off your next purchase! First Name. Last Name. Special Interest: Email Format.

How to Get Your District Started with Micro-Credentials

EdNews Daily

By Adam Geller As a district leader, it’s important to help educators stay motivated and feel acknowledged, especially after a challenging year like this one. Introducing micro-credentials is one way to do this. What exactly is a micro-credential?

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!

How a teacher uses comics to teach social justice

eSchool News

As a social studies teacher who spends a lot of class time poring over comic books with students, it’s been gratifying to see the attitude about comics in education shifting over the last decade or so. Years ago, it wasn’t uncommon to get a bit of side-eye when I talked about teaching with comics.

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3 Education Trends to Watch for the Upcoming School Year


Education trends in the year ahead include micro lessons, integrated whole classrooms, and reconsidering assessments

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Nation’s skeletal school mental health network will be severely tested

The Hechinger Report

In February 2020, Caden McKnight was elected student body president of his high school in Las Vegas. This story also appeared in USA Today.

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How COVID May Have Changed Our Priorities

EdNews Daily

By Christy Martin, Ed.D. We are now beginning to look at the COVID-19 Pandemic as history. It has been a long road and one that has transitioned our thinking as communities saw its effect, and as a nation looking at the broader view.

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.

Free – Google Classroom Cleaning Up to be Ready for Next Year

Teacher Tech

Join Alice Keeler for cleaning up your Google Classroom at the end of the school year. The post Free – Google Classroom Cleaning Up to be Ready for Next Year appeared first on Teacher Tech. Classroom Google Intermediate classroom G Suite google Google Classroom

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Technology Made Special Education Parents Better Advocates During the Pandemic


As schools let out for summer, there are undoubtedly aspects of the past year that teachers and parents alike are ready to leave behind. But then there are the benefits that some are hoping stick around.

Public colleges shock students by sending them to costly debt collection agencies

The Hechinger Report

Richard Fishburn never imagined he’d one day be facing down debt collectors — all because he decided to return to college. This story also appeared in NBC News. An Army veteran who had worked his whole life, Fishburn enrolled at Cleveland State University in Ohio in 2016.

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