9 Web Tools for Creating Digital Magazines

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My sisters and I spent several days creating various publications with construction paper and markers, including magazines. Now, creating a digital magazine is much easier. Class Magazine. Create a class magazine with this Time Magazine Google Slides template.

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Rotten Journalism: 4 Ways Time Magazine Misrepresents Teachers

Brilliant or Insane

Wait just a second, Time Magazine. Maybe you think educators will simply forgive and forget how you called them “Rotten Apples” and that you confused the general public with your lazy reporting and elementary writing (apologies to the many [.]. Issues Opinion edchat Time Magazine

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9 Web Tools for Creating Digital Magazines

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My sisters and I spent several days creating various publications with construction paper and markers, including magazines. Now, creating a digital magazine is much easier. Create a class magazine with this Time Magazine Google Slides template.

Social Studies, Advertising, And Persuasion: Student Travel Magazines Sell Tourism

ASIDE

Essentially, it encouraged teachers and students to get away from the mundane use of facts as reporting mechanisms. The state magazine covers in this post required research, creative writing, and media literacy to do just that.

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Scholastic News Kid Reporters

eSchool News

The Scholastic News Kids Press Corps is a group of talented young reporters, ages 10–14, from across the country. For more than 17 years, Scholastic News Kid Reporters have covered “news for kids, by kids.” ” Their stories appear online at the Scholastic News Kids Press Corps website and in select issues of Scholastic classroom magazines, which reach more than 25 million students in classrooms nationwide.

A true gift from SHEG: DIY digital literacy assessments and tools for historical thinking

NeverEndingSearch

You may remember Stanford History Education Group (SHEG) for its groundbreaking and utterly depressing report, Evaluating Information: The Cornerstone of Online Civic Reasoning.

Resources for Teachers & Instructional Coaches – May 2019

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Even so, she reports that the experience was still highly valuable because it cut through the sometimes indirect feedback one receives after an observation. Read more on The Teacher Magazine : What you might Learn From Watching Yourself Teach.

May 2018

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AV TECH GETS CREATIVE By Sascha Zuger IT’S TIME TO MAKE STUDENT PRIVACY A PRIORITY By Sophia Cope and Nate Cardozo This report from the Electronic Frontier Foundation details their concerns about the privacy risks of edtech. Magazine

March 2018

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A Report on the BETT Show in London ? Magazine

Technology and the Classroom—The Users’ Perspective

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New research from NewBay’s AV Technology and Tech & Learning magazines—from a poll of more than 200 users of educational technology in K–12 and higher education—shows how technology leads to increased engagement and more use of online resources, thereby improving educational outcomes.

6 Ways to Avoid Those Social Media Landmines

The Daring Librarian

This article is planned to be published in the May issue of NEA Today Magazine (sadly, without my nifty custom graphic) but it's already online ! If you saw suspicious behavior in the hallway, same rules apply, you would have to report it.”

Close the Attitude Gap – Build a Bond from Day One

The CoolCatTeacher

News and World Report Magazine as one of America’s best high schools. Baruti Kafele on episode From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter He didn’t like school.

5 Really Good Online Newspaper Makers

EdTech4Beginners

My class are studying coasts this term and I asked them to make a newspaper report about a hotel that fell in to the sea due to erosion. Ownzee (create a magazine).

60 Teacher Quotes Every Educator Should Read

Prodigy

But whether it be writing report cards or managing the classroom, daily stresses can make it hard to keep that inspiration alive. We’ve dug through dozens of books, teacher magazines, Pinterest boards, and other blogs to find 60 of our favorite […].

60 Teaching Quotes Every Educator Should Read

Prodigy

But whether it be writing report cards or managing the classroom, daily stresses can make it hard to keep that inspiration alive. We’ve dug through dozens of books, teacher magazines, Pinterest boards, and other blogs to find 60 of our favorite […].

U.S. News Rankings Add Consideration of How Well Colleges Serve First-Generation Students

Edsurge

News and World Report now take into account how well institutions serve first-generation students. This is the 35th year of the magazine’s ranking of colleges, which has become a powerful and controversial force shaping American higher education.

Understanding The Deep Fake: A Troubling Trend

The CoolCatTeacher

Wesley Fryer on episode 572 From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Deep fake videos are now possible. In this disturbing trend, convincing videos, audio, and photos are viewed and shared by those who somehow think you can trust what you see and hear.

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Drones take flight as latest K–12 learning tool

FETC Converge

The New Media Consortium , which publishes its annual “Horizon Report for K-12” previewing the technologies likely to impact education in the coming five years, forecast back in 2015 that by 2019, we would see drones playing a role in education. Read more at Ed Tech Magazine. Predicting the future is notoriously difficult.

20 Ways to Have a Summer That Matters

The CoolCatTeacher

Now that we have screentime reported to us on many phones, track it and work to spend less time looking at your mobile device. Tweak Your Tablet for Learning My favorite way to read blogs, magazines and such is Flipboard.

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Digital Equity: How Far Have We Come?

EdTech Magazine

That disparity, known as the homework gap, is increasingly a concern for districts, according to 95 percent of IT leaders who responded to the Consortium for School Networking’s 2019 K-12 IT Leadership Survey Report. He is a regular contributor to the CDW family of technology magazines

STUDENT VOICES: Transfer schools offer a second chance to graduate high school

The Hechinger Report

I met Gaweda while reporting on transfer high schools for the Miseducation podcast. Good Shepherd was working in Red Hook in the 1990s, during a time when Life magazine called it the “crack capital of America.”.

K–12 Educators Embrace Ingenuity and Adaptation to Prepare Students for the Future

EdTech Magazine

One interesting finding from the WEF’s “ The Future of Jobs Report 2018 ” is that future workers may put a premium on different skills. Ryan has been a magazine and newspaper editor for 18 years, with the last 12 covering a variety of bases for CDW’s family of tech magazines.

IT Fortifies Physical Security to Protect K–12 Communities

EdTech Magazine

With horrific school shootings too often in the news and an increased focus on issues such as bullying, districts are installing IP cameras and web-based alert and reporting systems , and they’re exploring the use of facial recognition and artificial intelligence to boost physical security. .

Are we turning off millenial employees?

Dangerously Irrelevant

Jen LaMaster said: I’ve been reading this post … from EdTech Magazine about how millennials use technology. Could some of our reported teacher shortage be related to a lack of willingness to embrace a generation who uses technology outside our control boundaries?

Teaching (Digital) Literacy: Driving Students to the Intersection of Reading, Writing, & Discussion

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teens report reading a book, magazine or newspaper daily for pleasure, while more than 80 percent say they use social media every day." Furthermore, “Compared with previous generations, teens in the 2010s spent more time online and less time with traditional media, such as books, magazines and television,” said lead author Jean M.

3 Levels of Connectivity K–12 Schools Should Consider

EdTech Magazine

Teachers and students can upload images easily or interact with the display through their personal devices,” the The Tech Edvocate reports. “By He is a contributor to the CDW family of technology magazines 3 Levels of Connectivity K–12 Schools Should Consider. eli.zimmerman_9856.

STEM Helps Students Launch into the Future

EdTech Magazine

In fact, according to a 2017 report by Dell , 85 percent of the jobs that will exist in 2030 haven’t even been invented yet. Ryan has been a magazine and newspaper editor for 18 years, with the last 12 covering a variety of bases for CDW’s family of tech magazines.

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How to Help Kids Innovate From an Early Age

Digital Promise

And these are just some of the benefits teachers are reporting. As the founder of MAKE magazine Dale Dougherty states in his 2011 TED Talk: “ We are all makers. ”. Collaboration was one of the most highly reported competencies developed across all schools. “In

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Tapping into the potential of AI smart speakers to boost parental engagement

Neo LMS

A version of this post was originally published in Teach Secondary Magazine , July 2019. According to The Smart Audio Report from NPR and Edison Research from 2018, more than two in 10 American consumers own an Amazon Echo.

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The Week’s Classroom Education Program

The Cornerstone for Teachers

The Week now has a Classroom Education Program, which is designed to make it easy for educators to bring the discussion of current events into the classroom by providing them with the magazine and a matching Lesson Guide. Do you incorporate current events in your instruction?

Today's Newsletter - Curriculum & IT: Can This Marriage Be Saved?

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In a recent report by Innovative Educator Lisa Nielsen, she writes, “Successful adoption of technology into the curriculum requires a happy marriage between curriculum and technology. Read LIsa’s full report HERE.) The world of learning has evolved rapidly in the past decade.

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Study: The U.S. isn’t doing enough to prepare students for the automation age

The Hechinger Report

Automation will boost demand for science-and-tech skills as well as soft skills such as critical thinking, according to a report from the Economist Intelligence Unit. Gretchen Ertl for The Hechinger Report.

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K-12 Districts Keep Students Safe with Web Filters and Monitors

EdTech Magazine

The cloud-based platform makes it easy to filter inappropriate content on all devices , Dover says, and to receive detailed reports on student searches and site visits. Usually, this monitoring occurs in the background , and reports are delivered only when a teacher or parent requests them.

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12 Tech Tasks To End the School Year

Ask a Tech Teacher

If you get reports on Twitter usage or Google Adwords, schedule those weekly. Like the recycle bin, when you start up, your computer must bring up all those fonts that you collected for particular newsletters and magazines.

Study Says College Accountability Efforts Have ‘Backfired’

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She noted that in recent years colleges are collecting and reporting more data than ever about student outcomes, to satisfy rankings from U.S. News and World Report and other magazines, federal requirements, or new state requirements around “performance-based funding.”

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