2023

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57+ Kindergarten Websites That Tie into Classroom Lessons

Ask a Tech Teacher

Here’s the list of Kindergarten websites I use most often during the school year.

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ChatGPT with My Students

User Generated Education

I love educational technology.

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Building Better Rubrics: Empowering Learners Through Effective Rubric Design

Catlin Tucker

Why should teachers use rubrics to assess student work? Rubrics are valuable assessment tools that provide clear and transparent expectations about what constitutes quality work.

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Generative AI, Chat GPT, and Learning

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter So, I’ve spent this week looking at and testing many AI tools. I know I’m a total beginner, but then again, I guess everyone is a beginner right now.

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LIVE DEMO: Using PowerPoint to Create Compelling Presentations for Virtual Training

Speaker: Richard Goring, Director at BrightCarbon

In this webinar you will get a live demo on how to create unique, dynamic, and engaging powerpoints.

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15 Google Forms templates you can use in class tomorrow

Ditch That Textbook

If you have been reading the Ditch That Textbook blog for awhile now you know that we love to use familiar tools in new and exciting ways. Google Forms is no exception.

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A Framework for Learning Through the Purposeful Use of Technology

A Principal's Reflections

Technology has the potential to transform teaching and learning in a number of ways. One way it can be used to transform teaching and learning is by providing students with access to a wealth of information, including multimedia resources, educational apps, and online databases.

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K–12 Schools View Technology as a Guardrail for Good Digital Citizenship

EdTech Magazine

Jefferson County Public Schools, a one-to-one district in the diverse city of Louisville, Ky., is on a mission to bridge the digital divide and train a generation to become good digital citizens.

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Crowdsourcing Your K-12 Innovations: Three Lessons Learned During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Digital Promise

This 3-part blog series, featuring guest authors from Michigan Virtual , describes the formation of the Learning Continuity Workgroup and how it has supported their edtech procurement and decision-making processes.

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How Will the Use of AI in Education Impact the Roles of Teachers?

EdNews Daily

By Aaron Rafferty Artificial intelligence (AI) is rapidly becoming a more prominent component of several global industries, including education. But in some industries, it has reached a point where workers are now concerned about whether or not their jobs are safe.

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5 tips for using Canva

EdTech4Beginners

Have you tried Canva? It is my favourite publishing tool! Because it is so easy-to-use and it makes everything look so good! Click here to get the app, or visit Canva.com.

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How to Apply the Concepts of Neuroscience to Create a Thriving Learning Culture

Speaker: Margie Meacham, Founder and Chief Freedom Officer at LearningToGo

In this webinar, Margie Meacham, CEO of Learningtogo and a neuroscience expert, will show you how to create a training program that promotes psychological safety and uses neuroscience to create a workplace culture where people flourish, connect, and perform at their best.

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5 Tips to Simplify Tech

Ask a Tech Teacher

Ask a Tech Teacher has a book of 169 tech tips to energize your classroom. We’ve added about ten more since publication. Here are some of the tips educators find most useful. The heading will click through to a more detailed article on the tip: Tech Tip #167–How to Evaluate Apps.

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Student and Teacher Motivational Needs in the School Setting

User Generated Education

Motivation is not only important in its own right; it is also an important predictor of learning and achievement. Students who are more motivated to learn persist longer, produce higher quality effort, learn more deeply, and perform better in classes and on standardized tests.

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What Matters Is What Learners Do

Catlin Tucker

What makes an educator – or a class, or a lesson – great? I’ve been fortunate, throughout my life, to observe many amazing educators in action. First, I had great teachers when I was in school.

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Practical AI Ideas for the Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a hot topic in schools around the country.

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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).

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15 AI tools for the classroom

Ditch That Textbook

Artificial intelligence is growing by leaps and bounds. It's no longer science fiction anymore! Lots of AI tools can serve as our own personal assistants -- answering questions, helping us write text, create images, speak more effectively, and more. Time has always been a barrier in the classroom.

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#EDvice: Closing Learning Gaps with Rotational Models

A Principal's Reflections

Education is still reeling from the impacts of COVID-19. The rapid shift to virtual learning was a necessity and, like always, educators rose to the occasion like they always do even though training in this area didn’t really exist at scale.

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Pretending at support for technology integration

Dangerously Irrelevant

I saw this post a while back in an educational technology forum: I have been given roughly an hour for PD on January 4th to work with teachers on anything that I’d like. I rotate between 7 sites pre-k to 12th grade, but I will be working with 4th grade-12th grade teachers on this date.

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CoSN2023: 5 Themes You Won’t Want to Miss at This Year’s K–12 IT Event

EdTech Magazine

Four days of networking, learning and innovating await attendees of this year’s Consortium for School Networking conference. Bringing educators, administrators and other IT leaders together in Austin, Texas, CoSN2023 invites participants to “Reimagine. Redesign. Renew.”

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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.

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How We’re Becoming Rural Historians to Inspire Project Based Learning

Digital Promise

The post How We’re Becoming Rural Historians to Inspire Project Based Learning appeared first on Digital Promise. Uncategorized computational thinking Learning Sciences Research

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No Longer a Luxury, Coding is Now Core

EdNews Daily

By Chris McMurray One of the most valuable skillsets we can teach our students is the ability to code. Not only does it enhance their writing and math skills, but it also gives them a valuable mindset for future life and employment situations.

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JavaScript for Kids: A Beginner’s Guide to Programming

EdTech4Beginners

JavaScript is considered the language of the web. Virtually every website you visit uses it in some capacity to improve the user experience. Coders use it to create interactive websites, games, and apps.

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You Know You’re a Techy Teacher When…

Ask a Tech Teacher

I have to reblog this wonderful post by my efriend, Lisa. How many of these fit you? Can you add to this list? You Know You’re a Techy Teacher When… You can’t remember the last time you printed a classroom document.

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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.

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Gardening Program with SAGE Elementary Students

User Generated Education

Our Title 1 school is lucky enough to have a decent size outdoor garden that is overseen by community volunteers. One of their goals is to teach our students about the garden. Because of the that, I offered gardening as a possible elective for my GT (gifted and talented students).

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Shifting From Whole Group Teacher-led to Small Group Student-led Discussions

Catlin Tucker

Discussions are a powerful tool for making meaning. Engaging in academic discourse allows students to test their ideas, ask questions, make connections, and learn from their peers.

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12 AR Apps and Tips for Awesome Classrooms with Jaime Donally

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Using your smartphone, you can now scan a human. In this episode of the 10 Minute Teacher podcast, I speak with AR expert Jaime Donally about practical ways to use augmented reality in the classroom.

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Growing authors: 15 ways to use Book Creator to publish student writing

Ditch That Textbook

How can we help students do deep, meaningful learning? For one, let's help them think and work like authors. Learn 10 ways to help students publish their work -- and how Book Creator can help.Post sponsored by Book Creator Some students in your classroom probably dream of being an author.

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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.

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Self-Regulation in the Personalized Classroom

A Principal's Reflections

One of the best and most gratifying aspects of my job is getting into classrooms and providing feedback to leaders, who, in turn, help their teachers grow. Most of my blog ideas materialize during these times of bliss.

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Six Ways Instructional Leaders Can Support Curriculum Implementation

Education Elements

As we start the calendar year, many of us have the desire to set ambitious goals to change how we work to make it more fulfilling and sustainable.

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K-12 Schools Share Their Strategies for Addressing the Coming Federal Funding Cliff

EdTech Magazine

The COVID-19 pandemic essentially ended the conversation about whether school districts should embrace one-to-one programs that put a computing device into the hands of every student.

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SEE Something, Say Something: Speak Up and Join the Conversation

Digital Promise

Time is running out so think fast! Have you heard that expression before? If you have, what does that mean to you? To me, it means to act fast, to get involved, and to be present. History and the now are impacting students like me so much.

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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.