September, 2022

Digital Citizenship–a Life Skill

Ask a Tech Teacher

I’m a staunch believer that Digital Citizenship should be taught early and often. Education Week seems to agree. They have a great article on this topic you want to check out: Educators: Teach digital citizenship early. Digital citizenship lessons should begin early, educators say.

Announcing the 2022 Cohort of HP Teaching Fellows

Digital Promise

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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.

Blue Light Filters & Eye Strain – What You Need to Know

ViewSonic Education

Have you ever had trouble falling asleep or gotten itchy eyes after a long day at the computer? As you probably know, all modern screens emit blue light, which can affect eye health and cause sleeping problems. But no need to panic!

Building the Foundation for a Modern K-12 Classroom

K-12 looks different these days. But one thing remains the same: you need a reliable learning platform that serves as the foundation for teaching and learning––for all students, in a variety of learning experiences.

Taking Learners Deeper with Reflection

A Principal's Reflections

“ We do not learn from experience. We learn from reflecting on experience.” – John Dewey The quote above from Dewey has always resonated with me, especially when I am outside doing yardwork in Texas. In the past, I used to often get stung by bees and wasps.

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50+ Websites on Keyboarding

Ask a Tech Teacher

Here are a wide variety of resources that teach keyboarding–from games to drills to everything in between: ABCYa–Keyboard challenge—grade level. Alphabet rain game. Alpha Quick –how quickly can a student type the alphabet? Barracuda game. Big Brown Bear. Bubbles game.

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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10 Ways To Keep Your Mobile App Protected

EdTech4Beginners

Mobile devices are rapidly becoming the most common method for people all over the world to engage with the web, and the vast bulk of these consumers do so via mobile applications. However, because we rely so heavily on our cell phones, a security compromise may be disastrous to the user.

How to Start a High School Esports Team & Benefit Your School

ViewSonic Education

High school esports is a growing phenomenon offering a whole new group of students amazing opportunities for personal and professional growth.

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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.

Rethinking Normal

A Principal's Reflections

It always amazes me that we possess such vivid memories of some experiences yet tend to forget others. As the years' pass, I am always trying to retain as many as possible from my childhood. One that sticks out goes way back to my pre-school years.

Success Story: Securing Academic Integrity with NEO LMS and Turnitin

Neo LMS

The axiom “less is more” is confirmed daily in our Information Age. In education, the abundance of novel tools, opportunities, and concepts runs the risk of overburdening already stretched teachers and processes.

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Keyboarding Basics Part 2

Ask a Tech Teacher

Keyboarding is a topic that most parents want their children to learn and many schools don’t have time to teach. Of all topics on Ask a Tech Teacher, keyboarding articles are the most visited.

How to Engage Students with Computational Thinking Practices in Math

Digital Promise

The post How to Engage Students with Computational Thinking Practices in Math appeared first on Digital Promise. Blog Computational Thinking Educators computational thinking

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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!

Increasing Teacher Agency Leads to Better Decisions & Happier Teachers

Education Elements

As students across the county prepare for the start of a new school year, conversations about how to address our national teacher shortage are becoming more frequent and urgent.

How to Select a Complete Digital Education Solution Provider

ViewSonic Education

Finding the correct digital education and EdTech solution provider can be challenging, but choosing the best fit for you will save you time and money, and help you avoid frustration.

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3 Ways to Create a Culture of Belonging

A Principal's Reflections

Everyone wants to feel that they belong where they work. A culture of acceptance and respect can reap the rewards for all stakeholders. Hence, we have seen an increased emphasis on workplace diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) initiatives.

What Are Hyflex Classes? The Evolution of Higher Education

Neo LMS

The concept of hyflex classes gained popularity as pandemic lockdowns started to ease. More people wanted to go out in public, while others felt it was too soon. Like many other organizations, schools had to figure out how to provide a balanced solution.

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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.

Teach Critical Thinking

Ask a Tech Teacher

There’s a reason why the brain uses 25% of the calories you eat: Thinking is hard work.

Help Inspire the Next Generation of Creators and Change Makers

Digital Promise

The post Help Inspire the Next Generation of Creators and Change Makers appeared first on Digital Promise. Educators

Classroom Routines Eliminate Chaos and Confusion

Catlin Tucker

Classrooms with clear systems, routines, expectations, and workflows run more smoothly, eliminating behaviors that can derail a class. Our work as educators is not simply to teach students content and skills related to our subject areas.

7 Mistakes to Avoid When Implementing a School Survey

Education Elements

Feedback has the ability to strengthen your new initiative or culture. But give a lousy survey, and you can set your school or district back in terms of trust, and you may lose the ability to gather important input in the future. Don’t turn a positive opportunity into a negative.

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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!

The Siri and Alexa Test

A Principal's Reflections

I absolutely love being at home. Having an intense travel schedule makes you cherish the little things that help alleviate stress and relax. One of my favorite pastimes is taking advantage of being outside any chance I get.

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8 Exciting International Literacy Day activities for students

Neo LMS

International Literacy Day activities take place annually on 8 September. It’s a perfect opportunity to spend extra time engaging students and motivating them to elevate their reading and writing skills. This year, its need feels all the more urgent.

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Back To School Websites

Ask a Tech Teacher

Here are a few of the popular resources teachers are using to. BTS resources. BTS resources from Microsoft. Make a class photo in Pixton EDU. We write about back to school often on Ask a Tech Teacher.

How I Help Students Create Purposeful Media Projects that Matter to Them

Digital Promise

The post How I Help Students Create Purposeful Media Projects that Matter to Them appeared first on Digital Promise. Challenge Based Learning Learning Experience Design Uncategorized

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.

Social-Emotional Learning Part V: Social Awareness

Catlin Tucker

This is the final blog in this social-emotional learning (SEL) series designed to create clarity about the five SEL core competencies identified in the CASEL Framework and how to develop these skills in your classroom.

Dennis Bonnen Discusses The Importance Of Education

EdTech4Beginners

Education is one of the essential things in life. It opens up doors to opportunities that would otherwise be unavailable. It allows people to achieve their dreams and aspirations. That is why everyone needs access to education, regardless of their socioeconomic status or location.

A Simple Guide to Adopting a New Curriculum

Education Elements

As more and more high-quality instructional materials (HQIM) become available, we have noticed a tension with districts across the country between being excited about the opportunities for new, rigorous materials, and the concern about when and how to get started.