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Top 5 Reasons Why Kids Should Learn Python

Ask a Tech Teacher

At a time when coding careers continue to flourish – despite the Covid19 pandemic and its adverse effect on the world economy – it is not surprising to see kids learning programming at an early age.

44 Years as a Kindergarten Teacher

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Teaching kindergarten has never been easy, but could you imagine doing it for forty-four years? Mrs. Sharon Howard has done just that.

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What Type of Facilitator Are You? Understanding Your Strengths to Improve Professional Development

Education Elements

There’s a line from You’ve Got Mail (yes, I’ve seen it hundreds of times) where Tom Hanks says, “Don’t you just love New York in the Fall? It makes me want to buy school supplies. I would send you a bouquet of newly sharpened pencils if I knew your name and address.”.

Leadership for Deeper Learning: Excerpt 06

Dangerously Irrelevant

[To celebrate our upcoming book, Leadership for Deeper Learning , I am publishing an excerpt each day for a week before its release. We interviewed leaders at 30 different ‘deeper learning’ schools around the world in 2019 and 2020.

3 Templates for Uncomplicating Your Product Management Process

In this workbook, you’ll find a comprehensive set of templates product development and cross-functional teams can adopt to better leverage your existing skills and your data.

The Change Leader

A Principal's Reflections

Everyone seems to want change. While this, in essence, is a good thing, the reality is that many people don't want to actually go through the complex process. If this wasn't challenging enough, the individuals needed to lead it is even less.

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Why Should You Buy a Gaming Chair?

EdTech4Beginners

The gaming industry has significantly advanced over the last decade. And one of the advancements that many people appreciate is in the technology used in designing gaming equipment like a mouse, keyboards, pads, etc. But, one gaming tool that has improved is the gaming chair.

These Virtual Learning Pranks Showcase Students’ Tech Skills

EdTech Magazine

The switch to online learning was a difficult transition for many students and educators. In the past year, however, many have gotten more comfortable with using Zoom, Microsoft Teams and other videoconferencing platforms as their classroom.

A post-mortem on online internships: Lots of hype or signs of hope?

The Christensen Institute

The past year thrust one of the most-celebrated (yet understudied) onramps to the world of work online: internships. What did this experiment in online and hybrid internships teach us? Who thrived and who floundered?

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Bob Moses and The Enduring Education Injustice

The Jose Vilson

When I first met Bob Moses, I was potentially too eager to meet him.

The SaaS Guide to Conversion Rate Optimization

Every SaaS business has a strategic responsibility to improve Conversion Rate Optimization across their product or site. Learn 7 detailed steps to infuse data into your process, surface customer drop-off points, and generate ideas to drive conversion.

Leadership for Deeper Learning: Excerpt 07

Dangerously Irrelevant

[To celebrate our upcoming book, Leadership for Deeper Learning , I am publishing an excerpt each day for a week before its release. We interviewed leaders at 30 different ‘deeper learning’ schools around the world in 2019 and 2020.

How To Make A Video Syllabus For Your Classroom

TeachThought - Learn better.

A video syllabus is a version of your syllabus in video form. It can be a simple slideshow or a creative framing of your course. The post How To Make A Video Syllabus For Your Classroom appeared first on TeachThought. Technology How-To

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A new normal worth pursuing: Why COVID created the conditions to solve pervasive problems like poverty

The Christensen Institute

While COVID continues to upend economic, social, and health systems in many parts of the world, in other regions life seems to be slowly returning back to normal. Meetups with friends may no longer need to be distanced, dining may be possible indoors, and masks might even be left at home.

Pediatrician Group Calls for Universal School Masking: What You Need to Know

techlearning

The American Academy of Pediatrics recently released new COVID-19 guidance that breaks with the CDC by urging universal masking regardless of vaccination status

Wireless Projecting with Google Meet

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

Leadership for Deeper Learning: Excerpt 04

Dangerously Irrelevant

[To celebrate our upcoming book, Leadership for Deeper Learning , I am publishing an excerpt each day for a week before its release. We interviewed leaders at 30 different ‘deeper learning’ schools around the world in 2019 and 2020.

Schools Must Connect Learning to Real-World Experience. Service Learning Can Help.

Edsurge

As communities across the country prepare for the upcoming school year, there is cause for long-awaited optimism. Many students will be returning to the classroom with different kinds of skills and relationships built during an incredibly difficult year.

PROOF POINTS: A study suggests an instructive way to talk to little crawlers

The Hechinger Report

A small study finds that crawling babies whose parents directed them to play with a toy had larger vocabularies than babies whose parents didn’t talk to them this way. Photo by Lisa Wiltse/Corbis via Getty Images).

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How to Encourage Transgender Students to Pursue STEM Careers

techlearning

Engage transgender students in STEM classes with awareness of pronouns, inclusivity, kindness, and representation, among other practices

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Develop A Feature-Rich App for Any Virtual Classroom

Building an e-learning platform? Download the solution brief to learn how you can create a customized, feature-rich, interactive classroom for an enhanced learning experience.

Leadership for Deeper Learning: Excerpt 05

Dangerously Irrelevant

[To celebrate our upcoming book, Leadership for Deeper Learning , I am publishing an excerpt each day for a week before its release. We interviewed leaders at 30 different ‘deeper learning’ schools around the world in 2019 and 2020.

Online Tutoring in China Was Booming. Then Came a Dramatic Shift in Regulations.

Edsurge

China’s ballooning edtech market is suddenly deflating thanks to new government restrictions on lucrative private tutoring companies that serve millions of the country’s children.

OPINION: How best do we teach kids about Holocaust horrors? Show them what it was like

The Hechinger Report

Though the past year has put a spotlight on the limits and possibilities of using technology for teaching and learning, we began exploring the utility of using virtual reality as a medium for Holocaust education before the pandemic reshaped the educational landscape.

What is Listenwise and How Does It Work? Best Tips and Tricks

techlearning

Listenwise lets students listen and read while learning at the same time

The Ultimate Guide to Conversion Rate Optimization

Every business has a strategic responsibility to improve Conversion Rate Optimization across their product or site. Learn 7 detailed steps to infuse data into your process, surface customer drop-off points, and generate ideas to drive conversion.

Three Laptop Charging Cart Challenges and How to Solve Them

EdTech Magazine

In the days before K–12 one-to-one device programs, device carts served as a mobile computer lab. Devices could be brought to classrooms when tech-savvy teachers had online lessons for students. Schools might have had enough laptops for one class.

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Do You Know Your District’s True Digital Story? This Tool Can Help

Edsurge

Matt Frey is a data guy. As Executive Director of Instructional Technology at Plano ISD in Texas, he often slips into his district’s sea of digital usage data to understand student engagement, direct budget planning, find power users and more.

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How the 4 Cs prepare students for the real world

eSchool News

As our world continues to become more connected through technology, today’s students have boundless access to a wealth of information. But, to effectively leverage these resources, students need to be able to make meaning of them.

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A Thought About School Opening Recommendations For COVID

TeachThought - Learn better.

We should consider using this challenging time to continue to develop and refine learning models that can adapt to a rapidly-changing world. The post A Thought About School Opening Recommendations For COVID appeared first on TeachThought. Education

8 Reasons to Invest in a New Student Information System

If your school’s SIS has limited functions, only works on campus or breaks down more than you would like, it might time to invest in a new one.