What is Accessible Education? Equality vs Equity in Inclusive Learning

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Equality vs equity: which one is more important in achieving accessible education? Educators and academic institutions already know this and aspire to provide s tudents with access to the best possible high-quality education regardless of their background and characteristics.

Stop Motion Animations: A Fun and Engaging Language Arts-Educational Technology Integration

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One of my favorite things to do as an educator is to create lessons plans that help students address content standards through authentic learning activities and develop transferrable skills.

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Education in Kosovo

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I had an opportunity to chat with Doruntina Alshiqi about the education system in Kosova. Primary education is provided for students here. The second component of education is the lower secondary educational system, which is usually for teens around 12 to 15 years of age.

Is Education Due for a Reset

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Throughout my career in education, teaching has been prodded, pushed, tweaked, nudged, and reformed. Education is focused on college and career with tech an organic, transformative tool. Cardona Pushes Total Reimagining of Education. 14 Education Advancements in a Year.

Apple Educational Technology Essentials for K-12

When used effectively, technology elevates the educational experience. This eBook creates a vision for your school’s educational ecosystem, shows how schools have found success with technology, and provides resources for a harmonious educational environment.

Artificial Intelligence in Education: Anecdotal Evidence

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Here’s an article from Hechinger Report , a national nonprofit newsroom that reports only on education, that’s pretty interesting: Can an AI tutor teach your child to read? Education reform AIArtificial Intelligence has made its way into our classrooms.

The Importance of Civics Education

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Now that I am a teacher of gifted education, I believe it is important for my students, for all students to participate in civics education. The Center on American Progress stated in The State of Civics Education : Civic knowledge and public engagement is at an all-time low.

International Education During the Pandemic

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Ask a Tech Teacher contributor, Christian Miraglia, a passionate educational consultant for T4Edtech, traveled to Italy and surrounding areas and has some interesting insights into their education efforts during the pandemic: From An Italian Train: Education during the Pandemic.

Transforming Education through the Ingenuity of Communities

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The post Transforming Education through the Ingenuity of Communities appeared first on Digital Promise. Blog Inclusive Innovation

Model Teaching–How Today’s Educators Learn

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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).

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.

How Does the Metaverse Fit into Education?

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Learning hit a bump in the education road as it attempted to adapt traditional and proven in-person schooling to remote environments during a worldwide pandemic. Here is Go Student’s discussion on metaverse’s future in education: How Does Metaverse Have a Place in Education.

Culturally Responsive Education: Evidence to Influence Practice

Digital Promise

Culturally responsive education is not a one-size-fits-all approach. It requires educators to learn deeply about the intersectional identities of their students to move beyond simplified or tokenized acts of diversity and inclusion.

3 Opportunities for education during the pandemic

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I want to focus on this evolution, highlighting how the pandemic has offered opportunities for education to change for the better. When schools closed, education had to go on. The pandemic triggered some beneficial changes for education, which will surely last beyond this period.

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The Role of Kits in Maker Education and STEM Learning

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Education Maker Education hands on learning maker education maker movement STEAM STEM student-centric learrningThere has been a fair amount of criticism leveraged against “paint-by-numbers” types of STEM and maker kits.

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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.

Video Conferencing Monitors – 4 Useful Benefits for Education

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However, many educators, as well as students and their parents, are still unaware of some of the potential benefits of investing in a monitor with the core video conferencing features built in. Read on to find out more about the benefits of video conferencing monitors for education purposes.

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Reimagining Education: A Call for Action

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Many of us have been discussing educational reform for decades. Given the unprecedented time of COVID19 and its effect on education, it is a perfect time to revisit and reimagine the purpose, operations, and skills related to a powerful education. ” Education Education 3.0

Maker Education Card Game

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One of my current educational interests is maker education. As such, I have begun creating games for maker education – see my first one, a board game, at Reflecting on the Making Process. The educator and makers can choose whether it is a “blind” pick or one in which the makers see their options. Maker Education 21st century skills disrupting education experiential learning game-based learning maker education

Is the education system working?

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Its league table of results suggests which of the 90 participating countries have been able to improve their education system and student performance. It was these constraints of today’s education system that ignited my interest in THINK Global School’s (TGS) way of learning.

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.

Stem Education in 2020

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Ask a Tech Teacher contributor, Brianna, has some general observations about STEM education in 2020: Stem Education in 2020. ” The world’s workforce lacked a lot of science specialists, that is why STEM education became more popular. So, what is STEM education?

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New resources target STEM via aerospace education

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Launched in April, Exploration Generation (ExGen) will provide K-12 educators with free lesson plans and curriculum storylines to help guide students as they explore various concepts in aerospace, engineering, and rocketry.

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Artificial Intelligence 101: Covering the Basics for Educators

Digital Promise

As an educator, understanding AI and its ethical implications is critical to making sure the new technologies introduced to classrooms ultimately help your students. What should educators know about AI? What questions should educators ask about AI?

The Importance of Civics Education

User Generated Education

Now that I am a teacher of gifted education, I believe it is important for my students, for all students to participate in civics education. The Center on American Progress stated in The State of Civics Education : Civic knowledge and public engagement is at an all-time low. Educators and schools have a unique opportunity and responsibility to ensure that young people become engaged and knowledgeable citizens.

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.

My Educational Learning Plan for the Coronavirus-Induced Hiatus

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I am sharing my plan of activities, which are almost all free, as it may give other educators some ideas. CUE Spring Conference – Computer-Using Educators (CUE) is a California-based non-profit that offers a premiere educational technology conference each spring.

The Power of Networks in Education Innovation

Digital Promise

For the past six years, Digital Promise has convened a national network of Education Innovation Clusters (EdClusters)—leaders working to collaborate outside the traditional silos of sector and institution to design and implement transformative learning tools and programs in their communities.

Using edtech to personalize education for all students

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A version of this post was originally published in Education Today , on August 31, 2021. The global pandemic has required many teachers, students, and parents to adjust to many changes in the education system — and do so quickly. E-learning education technology learning experience

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A Maker Education PD Workshop

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I had the privilege of presenting a day long maker education workshop at Edutech Asia on November 7, 2019. To reflect on this making segment, they were introduced to several types of online educational technology creation tools to use for their reflective piece. and here are the slides provided to the participants: Education Maker Education cooperative learning maker education makerspace professional development STEAM STEM

EdTech at School

This E-book is designed to support educators with case studies of education technology use at school.

Students are the Heart of Education: How are They Guiding Innovative Solutions?

Digital Promise

The post Students are the Heart of Education: How are They Guiding Innovative Solutions? appeared first on Digital Promise

Educators as Active Listeners

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I have a few sayings I often use in my teacher education courses and PD workshops for teachers related to active listening. One of the biggest gifts we, as educators, can give to our learners is to be truly present for them; to deeply listen to what they have to say. Listening Skills for Educators. Educator`s Guide to Active Listening – [link] erTip57.html. Education active listening communication listening professional development

Education Predictions for an Unpredictable 2021

Education Elements

I got started with this tradition of predictions in 2010 after reading Disrupting Class, a book by Clayton Christensen and Michael Horn. In their book, they predicted that by 2019, 50% of all high school courses will be online in some blended learning model.

Educator Self-Care

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What I find ironic about myself is that I haven’t discussed self-care of educators. I should know better as I wholeheartedly believe that in case of an emergency such as the COVID pandemic, educators need to practice. Here is a 21 days journal I created for educators to use.

6 Strategies for Using Actionable Data to Impact Student Success

Educators need effective tools to drive student success. The trend to use actionable, comprehensive data—like attendance, assessments, grades, and more—is an effective way to give teachers the visibility they need to make a difference. Videri gives teachers and administrators access to comprehensive, integrated data so they can easily filter, drill down, and analyze data—to get the information that they really need, when they need it, and improve student outcomes. Download the eBook today!

How to Prioritize Relationships to Retain Educators For Equity

Education Elements

Hiring is often perceived as a heavy lift; and retaining and engaging great educators is proving to be a challenge. And, while administrators are focused on how to handle the needs and matters for all students, there is a tendency to forget and even overlook the needs of the staff.

How staff absences impact educator burnout

eSchool News

The average day in a K-12 school has little margin for error; educators have perfected the art of stretching resources. Yet the typical day rarely goes as planned.

6 Essential educational trends to look out for in 2022

Neo LMS

While there were some disruptions in the educational sector, technology managed to keep many boats afloat. Educators can guide students through their materials, help when they struggle, and make sure they achieve a higher level of understanding.

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How Micro-credentials Are Changing Professional Development for Educators for the Better

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These micro-credentials are developed, assessed, and awarded by more than 50 partner organizations, ranging from institutes of higher education to non-profit organizations. Professional development is one of the most influential practices in education. Jasmyn, 1st Grade Educator.

Wireless Projecting with Google Meet

Wireless projecting using Google Meet to replace the Google Cast for Education extension!