2022

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4 Trends to Watch in Education

Catlin Tucker

Last month, I delivered a keynote on the future of education. It’s a vast topic, so I focused on four trends likely to impact our work as educators. Continued growth in blended and online learning. Districts confront record-high teacher turnover.

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Guest Post: The Papert Test: A Filter for Picking Powerful Edtech

Digital Promise

The post Guest Post: The Papert Test: A Filter for Picking Powerful Edtech appeared first on Digital Promise. Blog Developers Educators Entrepreneurs Marketplace

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Uses for Audiovisual Technology Beyond Remote Learning

EdTech Magazine

K–12 school districts invested in many remote learning devices for teachers and students to ensure continued education during the pandemic. Districts rolled out one-to-one device programs and opted for peripherals that supported remote learning.

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ChatGPT, Chatbots and Artificial Intelligence in Education

Ditch That Textbook

AI just stormed into the classroom with the emergence of ChatGPT. How do we teach now that it exists? How can we use it? Here are some ideas. ChatGPT is an artificial intelligence chatbot.

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Contact vs. Company Intent Signal Data

Intent signal data comes in two types: either companies or individuals signaling interest in products like yours. Which kind of data delivers more advantages to B2B marketers? It depends. Get this infographic to learn about the advantages of intent-based leads and how you can most effectively use both types of data.

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Artificial Intelligence: Machine Learning Activities

User Generated Education

My gifted students, grades 4th-6th, selected Artificial Intelligence, as their elective during Spring, 2022 semester. For more about this see Offering Electives to Elementary Students.) The machine learning activities I describe below are part of their larger Artificial Intelligence elective.

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6 Tech Activities for Your Summer School Program

Ask a Tech Teacher

With the growing interest in tech comes a call for summer school programs that supersize student enthusiasm for technology. If you’ve been tasked (or voluntold) to run this activity, here are six activities that will tech-infuse participants: Debate.

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The Metaverse Is Already Here, and K–12 Schools Are Using It for Education

EdTech Magazine

Even in its infancy, the metaverse has become a buzzword that remains a bit difficult to pin down. So, what exactly is the metaverse, and why is it such a big deal?

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Game On: How to Empower Students to Learn and Play through Gaming

Digital Promise

The post Game On: How to Empower Students to Learn and Play through Gaming appeared first on Digital Promise. Blog Educators Reinvent the Classroom

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Exploring Virtual Reality learning experiences in the classroom

Neo LMS

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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How Family Engagement Leads to Student Success

Waterford

What is one of the proven predictors of academic achievement? Studies show that a family’s engagement has a direct positive impact on a child’s learning success.

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You Can't Teach Without Eye Contact

Millions of us choose – or have to choose – to learn remotely. As interactions become increasingly rooted in digital experiences, what are we actually losing besides the proximity of people? What are the risks of this loss and are they avoidable?

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Moving Beyond SAMR with the Rigor Relevance Framework

A Principal's Reflections

While there are many different frameworks to choose from when it comes to the effective integration of technology, SAMR is typically the one that most people and schools leverage.

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Do You Know the Best Positioning for Your Computer Screen?

ViewSonic Education

If you’re experiencing any pain after sitting in front of the computer, you may need to adjust the ergonomics of your workspace. And you can start with the best positioning for your computer screen.

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The Undeniable Value of Life Skills — and Why They Aren’t Widely Taught in the Classroom

EdTech4Beginners

81% of recent college graduates wish they were taught more life skills before graduation, according to one survey conducted by OnePoll on behalf of Experian Boost.

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Worksheet to WOW: 10 ways to upgrade your worksheet

Ditch That Textbook

Worksheets have been embedded in classrooms for years. For decades. FOREVER. The reasons we use them are pretty clear. We want students to get repetitions with new content. Repetitions make permanent, right?

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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.

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Benefits of Using Board Games in the Classroom

User Generated Education

As a kid growing up, I loved board games. loved playing The Game of Life , Clue , and Sorry with my friends as a preteen and then Backgammon throughout my undergraduate years. I definitely liked the thrill of winning but equally so interacting with my friends while we played the games.

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13 Websites That Provide Lots of Digital Books for Summer Reading

Ask a Tech Teacher

At the beginning of the 21st century, the definition of digital equity revolved around the provision of a digital device to every student. Usually, that meant desktop computers, iPads, and laptops, either in small groups or 1:1.

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Could Doing Less in Education Give Everyone More?

Catlin Tucker

While listening to Shankar Vedantam’s podcast Hidden Brain episode titled “ Do Less ,” I kept thinking YES! We need to do less in education!

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30 K–12 IT Influencers to Follow in 2022

EdTech Magazine

There is no innovation without innovators. This year, EdTech sought out the IT innovators and collaborators who are making meaningful changes in K–12 education. Their work is driving the next iteration of educational technology and digital transformation.

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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).

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Announcing the 2022-2023 Cohort of the League of Innovative Schools

Digital Promise

Digital Promise is thrilled to announce that 28 districts are joining the ranks of the League of Innovative Schools for the 2022-2023 school year. This new cohort extends the network’s reach to more than 150 districts across 38 states and expands its cumulative impact to 4.4

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STEM vs. STEAM: The importance of the Arts

Neo LMS

We live in a world increasingly enhanced by and reliant upon advanced technology. It has a core presence in many areas of our lives and there are few industries not using it in some way.

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5 Major K-12 Education Predictions for 2023

Education Elements

I don’t know about you, but I definitely feel a shift in how we live in this world. Day-to-day life feels a bit slower. Receiving Amazon deliveries the next day seems the norm, and whether or not your favorite restaurant will be closed due to staffing or delivery limitations is increasingly common.

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Developing Resilience in Learners

A Principal's Reflections

The pandemic leveled down an array of lessons that should pave the way for future success. One that sticks out to me as the most critical is how resilience got us through one of the most disruptive events we have ever experienced.

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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.

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10 edtech experts you should follow

Hapara

Integrating technology into instruction and learning is a way of life for educators today. But it can be a struggle to understand how to use classroom technology in meaningful ways.

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Community Schools: Lessons Learned/Lessons Shared

EdNews Daily

By James Stoffer and Zach Vander Veen Editor’s Note: This is the fifth and final installment of this series. For previous installments, see one, two, three and four Community Schools are a time whose idea has come, a solution that was waiting for the perfect storm – and the perfect storm is here.

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7 strategies for students who struggle with executive functioning

Ditch That Textbook

Executive functioning helps students get tasks done and work through their day. Here's how you can support students who struggle.

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Beginning the School Year with “Who I Am” Projects

User Generated Education

It’s the start of a new school year. I am often baffled why teachers (all levels including college) jump right into covering content when the students are in a state of disequilibrium. wondering about the other students, the teacher, and the classroom climate.

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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.

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7 websites to teach fake news

Ask a Tech Teacher

We wrote about fake news earlier this week ( How to defeat fake news–one teacher’s ideas ). Here are additional resources you’ll find helpful in teaching about this topic: Fake News game — from BBC. How to spot fake news — a video. Interview with a fake news creator.

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3 Strategies That Position Students to Take Responsibility for Their Progress and Behavior

Catlin Tucker

The final stretch of the school year between spring break and the last day of class presents unique challenges. The sunshine and spring weather impacts the students’ ability to focus. Teachers and students are exhausted and ready for a break.

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Build a Culture of Cybersecurity Awareness in K–12 Schools

EdTech Magazine

Before St. Vrain Valley Schools began closely examining its cybersecurity posture, its staff didn’t have the best cyber hygiene.

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Announcing the 2022 Cohort of HP Teaching Fellows

Digital Promise

The post Announcing the 2022 Cohort of HP Teaching Fellows appeared first on Digital Promise

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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!