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Ditch That Textbook

This post is written by Dr. LaMarcus Norman. Dr. Norman is the Assistant Professor at Delta State University, Educational Administration and Supervision. Before joining Delta State University, Dr. Norman spent 12 years of service as a public-school administrator and teacher in Mississippi.

Want to Shape the Future? Support Emerging Scholars!

Digital Promise

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Online Learning and Mental Health: the XYZ generations

Neo LMS

Today’s generation of students and teachers are battling more weighted issues than previous ones. We live in a society that now holds people to higher standards and is much more fast-paced and demanding than it used to be, which can put a lot of stress on those in education in particular.

Ask a Tech Teacher is Traveling

Ask a Tech Teacher

April 25th-30th. My wonderful sister is visiting from Marion, Indiana. She is uncomfortable flying, hasn’t been back here since my mother’s funeral. I can’t overstate how excited I am to see her.

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Transform Your Classroom with Apple

Speaker: Aaron Webb, Jamf

Apple empowers educators and students by design. In our webinar, we’ll explain how to make the best use of Apple devices in your classroom, and the tools and resources you need for success.

9 Ways to Recognize and Appreciate Teachers

Education Elements

Next week is Teacher Appreciation Week. Although we at Education Elements believe that teachers should be celebrated on any day that ends in a “y”, we also are excited to join in the Nationwide celebrations next week.

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Disrupting Your Practice

A Principal's Reflections

Last week I shared the news that Disruptive Thinking in Our Classrooms: Preparing Learners for Their Future was published a year ago. While I am proud of all the books that I have been honored to write, this one was a bit more special.

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How to Implement the Hybrid Workplace Model in Your Company

ViewSonic Education

For many businesses, the hybrid workplace model is the new way of work, while for many others, it represents the future. Already adopted by multiple industry-leading firms, the hybrid work model is able to merge company objectives with the rising demand for more flexible work arrangements.

Top 10 Teacher Superpowers that Put the Marvel Superheroes to Shame

Education Elements

If you’ve ever watched a superhero movie, you’ve probably wondered which superpower you would like to embody. Super strength or super flexibility? Invisibility or the power to fly? It may surprise you to learn that superheroes live among us and go about their lives, often unnoticed.

It’s in the Design: Learning and Employment Records for Greater Equity

Digital Promise

Learning and Employment Records (LERs) are comprehensive digital records of an individual’s skills, competencies, credentials, and employment history that may be able to show a complete picture of an individual’s education and work experiences.

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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.

The Gmail survival guide for busy teachers

Ditch That Textbook

Email can consume our lives. With some strategies, though, we can minimize the impact it has. Here are some tips to help with email overwhelm. Does it feel like email consumes your life — or too much of your time at school or at home?I

The Benefits and Challenges of a Hybrid Work Model

ViewSonic Education

Hybrid work has evolved from a model born out of necessity to a fundamental mainstay of corporate culture. In a hybrid work model, employees divide their time between working in the office and working from home.

Supporting Diverse Learners using Chrome Features and Extensions for Accessibility

EdTechTeacher

As educators, we are always working to discover ways to support the vast learner variability in our classrooms. Universal Design for Learning (UDL) is a framework focused on responding to learner diversity by designing flexible pathways to engage, represent, and express knowledge.

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Exciting teaching job opportunities!

EdTech4Beginners

Hi readers, The company I work for are looking for teachers in their schools in China. It is a great place to live and the salary and benefits are very generous.

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.

The Digital Transformation of Note Taking

EdTech Magazine

The evidence is clear: Learning to take notes effectively is an essential skill for student success in K–12 classes, higher education and beyond. Research shows that note taking supports learners in synthesizing knowledge.

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Why girls need more STEM role models

eSchool News

This story was originally published by Chalkbeat. Sign up for their newsletters at ckbe.at/newsletters. newsletters. My Advanced Placement computer science course is half girls and half boys.

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How to Make a Rubric with Multiple Choice Grid in Google Forms

Teacher Tech

How to Make a Rubric with Multiple Choice Grid in Google Forms. Rubrics are great tools for evaluating student learning, Google Forms makes rubrics even better. The post How to Make a Rubric with Multiple Choice Grid in Google Forms appeared first on Teacher Tech.

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‘More than a warm body’: Schools try long-term solutions to substitute teacher shortage

The Hechinger Report

EVERETT, Wash. Over the past few months, Nathan Roberts has witnessed dozens of substitute teachers stumble through their first days at Penny Creek Elementary School. This story also appeared in The Seattle Times.

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Technology to Support and Empower Users With Disabilities

There is an increasing global focus on accessibility for students in school. When combined with a device management system such as Jamf Pro or Jamf School, the sky’s the limit. Learn how Apple and Jamf can support disabled users in your school.

Pandemic-Era Tech Continues to Add Value to K–12 Classrooms

EdTech Magazine

Educational technology saw an explosion of growth and innovation over the past two years as companies worked to meet schools’ needs in the wake of the pandemic. Existing companies built new solutions and updated old favorites, while new companies entered the playing field with creative innovations.

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How to create a multi-layered approach to ADHD treatment

eSchool News

According to the CDC, 9.4 percent of children have ADHD. Teachers are often familiar with the associated behaviors of ADHD. Each child’s presentation of ADHD is unique.

Richard Yu Explains Why online education is expected to grow in 2022

EdTech4Beginners

Did you know that online education is expected to grow by 22% in 2022? This number is staggering, and it’s a clear indication that online education is the future of learning. In this blog post, Richard Yu will discuss the reasons why online education is growing so rapidly. He will also explore some of the benefits of online education compared to traditional education. If you’re thinking about getting your degree online, read on! You won’t regret it.

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A day in the life of a school social worker

The Hechinger Report

SCHENECTADY, N.Y. Just before 7:20 a.m. on the day before February break, the black Ford SUV was the first vehicle to pull into the school parking lot.

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Maximize the Power of Multiple Technology Ecosystems

Schools invested in Google education tools or considering these services can achieve strong benefits by blending the best of Google services on Apple hardware, opening the door to a wealth of educational possibilities for students, teachers, and parents.

Understanding FERPA, CIPA and Other K–12 Student Data Privacy Laws

EdTech Magazine

To effectively address student data privacy, K–12 IT leaders need to understand the legal requirements. As districts shift operations to the cloud — and with bad actors increasingly targeting schools — IT teams need to ensure they are meeting both the letter and the spirit of the law.

How to flip the classroom and create avid learners

eSchool News

The traditional sequence of teaching using lectures, discussion, projects, and testing was upended during the pandemic as teachers adapted to digital classrooms and students took on more responsibility for their learning.

Does Growth Mindset Work?

techlearning

Does growth mindset really help students? The research has shown yes and no

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The future of work starts early in this California school district — just ask a fifth grader?

The Hechinger Report

Editor’s note: This story led off this week’s Future of Learning newsletter, which is delivered free to subscribers’ inboxes every other Wednesday with trends and top stories about education innovation. Subscribe today!

6 Tips for EdTech Evaluation by Adult Learning Institutions

Many continuing adult education institutions have turned to technology used by higher ed with the following benefits: elevates teaching and learning, scales to address changes in staffing, enrollment and budget, and protects student and institutional data.

Trends in K–12 Esports Arenas

EdTech Magazine

School esports arenas are popping up across the country as competitive gaming teams grow in K–12 districts. Schools, administrators and communities have begun to see the value esports provides to students and districts.

2 years after COVID, remote learning lessons are clear

eSchool News

While many American parents and students say they are now ready to move on from the COVID-19 pandemic – 77 percent of the U.S.

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How Robots Can Clean Schools and Help Ease Staff Shortages

techlearning

Robots are playing an increasing role in facilities work at schools, which can boost efficiency and help ease staffing issues