2022

13 Websites That Provide Lots of Digital Books for Summer Reading

Ask a Tech Teacher

At the beginning of the 21st century, the definition of digital equity revolved around the provision of a digital device to every student. Usually, that meant desktop computers, iPads, and laptops, either in small groups or 1:1.

Announcing the 2022 Cohort of HP Teaching Fellows

Digital Promise

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Benefits of Using Board Games in the Classroom

User Generated Education

As a kid growing up, I loved board games. loved playing The Game of Life , Clue , and Sorry with my friends as a preteen and then Backgammon throughout my undergraduate years. I definitely liked the thrill of winning but equally so interacting with my friends while we played the games.

4 Trends to Watch in Education

Catlin Tucker

Last month, I delivered a keynote on the future of education. It’s a vast topic, so I focused on four trends likely to impact our work as educators. Continued growth in blended and online learning. Districts confront record-high teacher turnover.

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Intent Signal Data 101

Intent signal data helps B2B marketers engage with buyers sooner in the sales cycle. But there are many confusing terms used to describe intent data. Read this infographic to better understand three common areas of confusion.

Exploring Virtual Reality learning experiences in the classroom

Neo LMS

With the start of a new year, it is always a great time to explore new ideas or try some new methods that may be a bit different from what we have traditionally done. I always think it is a great opportunity to stretch ourselves professionally, especially after a break or during the spring months.

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Do You Know the Best Positioning for Your Computer Screen?

ViewSonic Education

If you’re experiencing any pain after sitting in front of the computer, you may need to adjust the ergonomics of your workspace. And you can start with the best positioning for your computer screen.

How Family Engagement Leads to Student Success

Waterford

What is one of the proven predictors of academic achievement? Studies show that a family’s engagement has a direct positive impact on a child’s learning success.

7 strategies for students who struggle with executive functioning

Ditch That Textbook

Executive functioning helps students get tasks done and work through their day. Here's how you can support students who struggle.

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.

The Guide to Accessible Learning for Associations

Speaker: Dan Streeter, Vice President of Learning Strategy & Development at Blue Sky eLearn

In this 45-minute webinar, we’ll share real-world accessibility solutions and hidden tools in the applications you use every day such as Zoom, Microsoft Suite, Adobe Acrobat (PDF), Articulate Storyline 360, and Articulate Rise 360. This webinar will help you evaluate the accessibility of your current learning efforts and learn about the tools needed to ensure your eLearning is in alignment with the latest Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (proposed WCAG 2.2).

Community Schools: Lessons Learned/Lessons Shared

EdNews Daily

By James Stoffer and Zach Vander Veen Editor’s Note: This is the fifth and final installment of this series. For previous installments, see one, two, three and four Community Schools are a time whose idea has come, a solution that was waiting for the perfect storm – and the perfect storm is here.

6 Tech Activities for Your Summer School Program

Ask a Tech Teacher

With the growing interest in tech comes a call for summer school programs that supersize student enthusiasm for technology. If you’ve been tasked (or voluntold) to run this activity, here are six activities that will tech-infuse participants: Debate.

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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A Chess Class for Elementary Students (with a DIY micro:bit -Driven Chess Clock)

User Generated Education

Each week a master math teacher from Math Amigos comes to my GT classroom for an hour to present conceptual math problems. High ability math students from 4th through 6th grades attend. A few weeks ago he presented a problem that included chess knight moves.

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.

Could Doing Less in Education Give Everyone More?

Catlin Tucker

While listening to Shankar Vedantam’s podcast Hidden Brain episode titled “ Do Less ,” I kept thinking YES! We need to do less in education!

How to build a classroom escape room to spark curiosity in learning

Neo LMS

Are you looking for a new activity to challenge students to learn in a new way? ? Students spend a large amount of their school day sitting in their seats and may have few opportunities to move and interact with their classmates.

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Moving Beyond SAMR with the Rigor Relevance Framework

A Principal's Reflections

While there are many different frameworks to choose from when it comes to the effective integration of technology, SAMR is typically the one that most people and schools leverage.

10 edtech experts you should follow

Hapara

Integrating technology into instruction and learning is a way of life for educators today. But it can be a struggle to understand how to use classroom technology in meaningful ways.

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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.

Metaverse Education: What’s Next for Virtual Learning?

ViewSonic Education

The term metaverse dates back to 1992, but the realized potential of the metaverse is relatively recent with metaverse education still in its infancy. Naturally, this means educators will have questions about where this technology is heading and what comes next for virtual learning.

8 time-saving tips to be a more efficient administrator

Ditch That Textbook

This post is written by Dr. LaMarcus Norman. Dr. Norman is the Assistant Professor at Delta State University, Educational Administration and Supervision. Before joining Delta State University, Dr. Norman spent 12 years of service as a public-school administrator and teacher in Mississippi.

Diversify your classroom!

EdTech4Beginners

As Reading Curriculum Leader, one of my main focuses is to diversify the books we use in the classroom and school library. This is so important for many reasons, but essentially because representation matters.

5 Reasons Why Investing in School Leaders will Retain Teachers

Education Elements

Teacher turnover is an issue that has impacted school districts all across the country. Teachers are leaving the profession in record numbers while not enough are entering it. Therefore school districts are scrambling to fill vacancies with qualified educators.

White Paper: Enabling digital creativity with Augmented Reality in K12 education

We have conducted 2 research projects on teaching with AR. This research has been conducted with the UiO and the UiS. The resulting white paper is an in-depth look at the state of creative learning through the use of 3D modeling and exploration in AR.

Lessons Learned My First 5 Years Of Teaching

Ask a Tech Teacher

It’s always interesting to find out what new teachers learned in their early teaching that affected their later years.

MacKenzie Scott Makes Transformational $20 Million Gift to Digital Promise

Digital Promise

Digital Promise has received a $20 million gift, the single largest unrestricted gift in the organization’s history, from MacKenzie Scott.

Artificial Intelligence: Machine Learning Activities

User Generated Education

My gifted students, grades 4th-6th, selected Artificial Intelligence, as their elective during Spring, 2022 semester. For more about this see Offering Electives to Elementary Students.) The machine learning activities I describe below are part of their larger Artificial Intelligence elective.

3 Strategies That Position Students to Take Responsibility for Their Progress and Behavior

Catlin Tucker

The final stretch of the school year between spring break and the last day of class presents unique challenges. The sunshine and spring weather impacts the students’ ability to focus. Teachers and students are exhausted and ready for a break.

Why Genentech Is Transforming the Employee Experience for Mental Health Leave

Speaker: Deborah Olson, Lead Strategist, Genentech, a member of the Roche Group & Smita Das, MD, PhD, MPH, Medical Director, Lyra Health

Employees with the greatest mental health needs often find themselves navigating a complex disability system. Streamlining their mental health leave and recovery time leads to an overall more productive workforce. In this Lyra webinar, hear how Genentech is changing the employee experience to provide fast access to care for members who are suffering from severe mental health needs.

7 Digital tools for student engagement across all grade levels

Neo LMS

As we head into the spring, we may notice a decrease in student engagement. For some students, there have been midterm exams, extended school breaks, or we find ourselves in the middle of standardized testing season.

Your Ticket to More Effective Lessons

A Principal's Reflections

During my training to become a teacher, I was immersed in the work of Madeline Hunter when it came to lesson plan design. Her Instructional Theory into Practice (ITIP) model helped me identify the strategies I would use on a daily basis to help my students learn.

Transitioning to a better solution: How one NJ district is switching to H?para for the benefit of all

Hapara

Never has Jillian Raleigh seen such a wide variance in where her learners are socially, technology-wise and academically than now. Raleigh is a fourth grade teacher in Tabernacle, New Jersey, a small town considered a suburb of Philadelphia.

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