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15 Websites to Teach Financial Literacy

Ask a Tech Teacher

When kids read that America’s $23 trillion+ debt is accepted by many experts as ‘business as usual’, I wonder how that news will affect their future personal finance decisions. Do they understand the consequences of unbalanced budgets? The quandary of infinite wants vs. finite dollars?

10 Remote Learning Practices to Avoid

A Principal's Reflections

Educators, schools, and districts have earnestly rolled out remote learning plans to support students and fill in gaps as a result of extended closures.

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Novel HyperDocs: 25 ready to use units for your class

Ditch That Textbook

Novel HyperDocs take the old curriculum guides we know and turn them into engaging blended learning units of study. Here are 25 ready to use novel HyperDocs for your class.

Offline Choice Boards: How Are You Integrating Offline Learning into Your Online Class?

Catlin Tucker

Schools in California will not reopen this year. Teachers are scrambling to move their offline courses online to ensure that students continue learning for the remainder of the school year.

5 Costly Inventory Management Mistakes Schools Should Avoid

If your school is like most, inventory and/or asset management plays a critical role in daily operations.

#CoronaVirus–This Week’s Inbox

Ask a Tech Teacher

Most of us are only a few weeks into teaching remotely. It’s still chaotic, messy, but we’re trying to make it work. We have the will, just need the way. Lots of education companies are stepping up to make that possible.

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On Disaster Distance Learning in New York City

The Jose Vilson

The New York Times recently did a study on confirmed coronavirus cases across the city and found that COVID-19 cases are hitting lower-income neighborhoods the hardest. Some people have taken it to mean that we need to make more concerted efforts to keep these neighborhoods at home. (In

Health and Wellness Choice Boards for Teachers and Students

Catlin Tucker

On Saturday, I wrote a blog sharing an offline choice board teachers can use to blend offline activities into their online classes. On Twitter, Barbara McInnes suggested teachers add a wellness activity to their offline choice boards.

Subscriber Special: April–Free Lesson Plan

Ask a Tech Teacher

Every month, subscribers to our newsletter get a free/discounted resource to help their tech teaching. April. Free Lesson Plan. Click this link; apply code FREELESSONPLAN. Do something fun with students in this challenging educational environment! Questions? Email askatechteacher@gmail.com.

Leading Through Change: An Interview with a District Coach

Education Elements

The ability to navigate ambiguity is a top skill of effective leaders, and there has never been a more urgent need for this skill, while simultaneously leading others through uncertainty and change.

6 eLearning Trends in Custom eLearning Solutions

Most digital learning trends focus too much on the "digital" and not enough on the "learning". It is not enough that content builders master available tools. We need a return to core learning fundamentals. Get Inno-Versity's eBook for 6 of the most important trends coming to digital learning.

Coronavirus Chronicles 011 – Liberty Public Schools

Dangerously Irrelevant

I am talking with schools to see how they’re responding in the wake of this global pandemic. I invite you to join me for the Coronavirus Chronicles , a series of 10-minute check-ins with educators all over. Episode 011 is below.

4 Communication Tips For #RemoteLearning Educators

The Web20Classroom

This is the third in a series of posts I am doing while many of us are facing an unprecedented time of isolation. The first was about reducing stress and anxiety and the second about building community, even at a distance.

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The Definition Of Blended Learning

TeachThought - Learn better.

The Definition Of Blended Learning by TeachThought Staff This post was originally published in 2012 and updated in April 2020 Blended education. Hybrid learning. Flipping the classroom.

EdTech startups launch "Learn From Home Club" offering free resources to students and teachers

Educational Technology Guy

Self-serve learning platforms Codecademy, Duolingo, Quizlet, Skillshare, and Brainly have teamed up to create the Learn From Home Club - a joint offering of free learning resources for teachers and students impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic (offer details for each company are available at the link provided).

EdTech at School

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

Why You Should Care about the Cares Act

EdNews Daily

By Charles Sosnik $30.75 Billion. That sounds like a lot of money. Included in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act that Congress passed, approximately $30,750,000,000.000 was appropriated for education. See how big it looks when you write it out?

Digital Learning Resources for April 2020

techlearning

If you are like us, your school is in virtual learning and teaching mode. If your colleagues are asking for ideas or you are looking for ways to stay in touch we offer the following

Stripped of graduation and end-of-year rituals, new generation of college seniors instead face dismal job market

The Hechinger Report

Kaitlin Hughes after being inducted into a Jesuit honors society at Georgetown University, with her parents, Kathy and David Hughes. Kaitlin has a job lined up for July. Credit: Photo by Arianna Hughes. NEW YORK — Kaitlin Hughes is a college senior with something many classmates envy: a job offer.

Some great add-ons for Hangouts Meet to help teachers

Educational Technology Guy

With schools closed, teachers are using a variety of tools to work remotely with their students. Google Hangouts Meet is one of them. Google recently announced a variety of updates to it to enhance the experience for schools and to provide more controls.

Custom eLearning: What to Consider as an L&D Manager

A custom eLearning project is an exciting opportunity, but any L&D Manager will also tell you it can be challenging. Inno-versity shares 5 points to consider before kicking off your project. These concepts are critical to addressing the most common pain points which, IF addressed, will ensure success.

6 Crucial Strategies for a Successful Virtual Summit

EdNews Daily

By Devishobha Chandramouli Virtual events have been rising in popularity steadily over the last few years, but the COVID crisis seems to have skyrocketed the popularity of virtual conferences, with several companies even canceling their annual place-based conferences and switching to virtual conferences.

Remotely: Push Slides to Students Slides

Teacher Tech

Using Google Slides for Remote Learning is a great idea!! I have seen a ton of people posting choice boards and agendas using Google Slides. You can create ONE Google Slides and share the link to that. Update your Slides (new ones at the TOP) and automatically everyone gets the update.

Virtual Learning Leadership Roundtable

EdTechTeacher

Webinar Archive: Audio & Video. EdTechTeacher was proud to host a free roundtable discussion with educational leaders from across the country who provided perspectives on virtual teaching and learning in the face of extended school closings prompted by the coranavirus.

10 Google Classroom Tips for Remote Learning

Shake Up Learning

The post 10 Google Classroom Tips for Remote Learning appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Many teachers are jumping on board with Google Classroom right now, sink or swim! So in this post, I am going to give you 10 Google Classroom tips for remote learning.

Teachers’ Guide to Plagiarism

This article provides teachers with a step-by-step guide on how to handle plagiarism in the classroom: it examines the definition of the term "plagiarism" and its types with examples, describes common reasons students plagiarize, and provides tips for teachers to detect and prevent plagiarism among students.

How to Help Students Overcome Test Anxiety

EdNews Daily

By Carol Henry Historically, standardized testing has always been a widely used tool in schools around the world. However, this method isn’t exactly perfect, and states such as Georgia have began lowering the number of tests due to the overwhelming pressure it causes among students.

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Google Classroom: Reuse Multiple Assignments at once

Teacher Tech

Creating copies creates a giant mess of your Google Drive. I understand the reason we copy an entire Google Classroom class but I warn you this is a BAD IDEA. This copies EVERYTHING in every assignment, including videos, directions documents, things you are collaborating on.

Our fragile child care ‘system’ may be about to shatter

The Hechinger Report

A boy plays with blocks at The Children’s Place and Parent Education Center in Concord, New Hampshire. The center is currently closed due to the coronavirus crisis, and MaryLou Beaver, the executive director, does not know when it will reopen. Credit: Photo courtesy MaryLou Beaver.

Zoom’s Out for Remote Learning

techlearning

Following reports of hackers breaking into lessons with racist, pornographic and harassing interruptions, several large districts are moving away from Zoom

Key Elements for Successful eLearning Projects

Discover how this rapid development process creates engaging, custom learning solutions on a timeline that works for you, why a strong learning culture is important, and how to showcase your Return on Learning (ROL) using data to tell the story.