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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.

Students are the Heart of Education: How are They Guiding Innovative Solutions?

Digital Promise

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Reinvent the Classroom Welcomes the Tulsa HP Teaching Fellows Cohort!

Digital Promise

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Embracing an Evolved Thought Process

A Principal's Reflections

It is quite hard to keep up with all the exponential changes we are experiencing. Take technology for example. We get used to a device or app and before we know it there has been a huge update that alters the experience or it’s gone and replaced by something else.

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10 Ways to provide differentiation in professional development for teachers

Neo LMS

Student generations come and go, and the needs of today’s students aren’t the same as they were ten years ago. Similarly, there has to be a differentiation in professional development for teachers if we want them to keep up, adapt and find innovative ways to engage their students. .

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Three simple steps for creating lesson plans

Hapara

Creating effective lesson plans is the cornerstone of successful teaching and learning.

Teacher-Authors: What’s Happening on my Writer’s Blog

Ask a Tech Teacher

A lot of teacher-authors read my WordDreams blog. In this monthly column, I share the most popular post from the past month on that blog: Tech Tips for Writers is an occasional post on overcoming Tech Dread. I’ll cover issues that friends, both real-time and virtual, have shared.

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3 Ways to Deliver Feedback that Drives Change

Education Elements

"Feedback is a gift." Most of us have heard this common phrase as educators, coaches, and professionals. But if feedback is a gift, why does receiving it sometimes trigger uneasiness, anxiety, and stress? Teachers District Leadership School Leadership

Station Rotation Model Mini-Course Now Available!

Catlin Tucker

This school year has been intense! Teachers are eager to rest, recharge, and hit the reset button! Many teachers use the summer break to take stock of the year and reflect on what they want to do differently in the year ahead.

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10 ways to foster deeper learning in the classroom with technology

Hapara

In order to prepare students to become successful future global citizens, they need to engage in deeper learning. This form of education helps teach students the critical collaboration and analytical skills they will need to succeed in the future workplace and society.

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Tech Tip #27: Does MS Word Have ‘Research’?

Ask a Tech Teacher

In these 169 tech-centric situations, you get an overview of pedagogy—the tech topics most important to your teaching—as well as practical strategies to address most classroom tech situations, how to scaffold these to learning, and where they provide the subtext to daily tech-infused education.

Building the Themes of Digital Citizenship into Instruction and Business Planning

EdTech Magazine

K–12 students today have grown up as digital natives, but they still have much to learn about the online world.

The Difference Between A Good Question And A Bad Question

TeachThought - Learn better.

A question is only a strategy (for inquiry) and must therefore have a purpose if we want to evaluate its quality. The post The Difference Between A Good Question And A Bad Question appeared first on TeachThought. Critical Thinking Assessment Resources For Teachers Inquiry Terry Heick

7 facts about the state of edtech in schools

eSchool News

School networks are getting faster and more modern, but school IT leaders and IT departments struggle to keep up with the demand for remote access and support, according to an annual CoSN survey.

7 Ways To Use Technology For Exam Prep

Ask a Tech Teacher

As an educator, I’m always looking for new and innovative ways to help my students prepare for exams. And when it comes to exam prep, there’s no reason you can’t use technology to make the process more engaging for your students.

So you want to create an online class independent of a school

Bryan Alexander

What’s the best service or tool for creating and hosting an online class by oneself? A client asked me this question last week, and I really didn’t have a solid answer ready to hand, since most of my work to date has involved institutions.

3 Insights to Share with Your School on Data Protection in the Cloud

EdTech Magazine

Working in the cloud comes with many benefits for K–12 schools. Educators can provide feedback in real time, students can work together from anywhere and cloud technologies even help declutter classrooms.

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Is Your Mathematics Curriculum Meeting the Needs of ALL Your Students?

TeacherCast

This post was originally created and posted on the website TeacherCast Educational Network. The only place to read this as the original content is [link]. Is your school district looking to increase students knowledge of core mathematics concepts?

Is the education system working?

eSchool News

PISA , the OECD’s Programme for International Student Assessment, measures 15-year-olds’ ability to use their reading, mathematics, and science knowledge and skills to meet real-life challenges.

Something Fun for the End of the Year

Teacher Tech

What is something fun for students to do at the end of the year? While there are many choices, a fun word search can give students something to do while other students are finishing a task. Try my template! The post Something Fun for the End of the Year appeared first on Teacher Tech.

How to Get Students to Read for Fun

techlearning

Parents and teachers can get students to read for fun by encouraging them to choose what they read or listen to and by helping them build other positive reading habits

Can Administrators Ensure the Ethical Use of AI in K–12 Education?

EdTech Magazine

As with many technologies used in K–12 learning environments, school leaders must guarantee that artificial intelligence is safe.

20 Questions To Clarify Your Teaching For 2023

TeachThought - Learn better.

How is education changing? From blended learning to social justice, here are 20 questions to clarify your teaching for 2023. The post 20 Questions To Clarify Your Teaching For 2023 appeared first on TeachThought. The Future Of Learning Critical Literacy Terry Heick

Student well-being is critical–here’s how to support it

eSchool News

Student well-being has a direct impact on student motivation, engagement, and learning. In short, their social and emotional well-being has a long-term impact. It is absolutely critical that educators learn to support student well-being.

BETTER – Print Google Form Quiz

Teacher Tech

Have more control over how your Google Form™ Quiz prints. Sometimes you need your Google Form on paper and this solution will help you to do it better! Print Google Form Quiz to a Google Doc and customize! The post BETTER – Print Google Form Quiz appeared first on Teacher Tech.

Take Another Look at Financial Literacy for Our Youth

EdNews Daily

By Christy S. Martin, Ed.D. Financial Literacy is a subject that is currently little taught, but much needed in our schools. With the advent of digital transactions and the inability of school age children to see the relation to money and goods, the financial knowledge imbedded in life activities has been lost to many of our current generation.

Assets That Can Make or Break the Case for Esports in K–12 Schools

EdTech Magazine

To justify an investment in esports, the school board and other high-level administrators will need to approve the formation of a K–12 team. Despite the growth of esports at the K–12 level, when it comes to starting a team, some stakeholders are harder to convince.

Students Less Likely to Be Suspended by Teacher of Same Race

techlearning

New research finds that Black, Latino, and Asian-American students in New York City were about 3 percent less likely to be suspended if their teachers shared their racial or ethnic background

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3 keys to supporting students during a mental health crisis

eSchool News

A January 2022 study published in JAMA Pediatrics confirmed what many educators, administrators, and support staff already knew: School closures, disrupted learning, and a pandemic year have coalesced to create an alarming mental health crisis among teenagers.

Communication & Support for Families with Google for EDU?

EdTechTeacher

Now, more than ever, families need help deciphering the world of technology. From social media concerns to navigating digital environments, it can be a complex world. There are powerful ways that educators can leverage digital technologies and resources to help support families.

Experience Hybrid Logistics at ISTE

EdNews Daily

By Charles Sosnik For more than four decades, the ISTE conference has been recognized as one of the world’s largest education events. It’s where educators and education leaders gather to engage in hands-on learning, share best practices, and hear ideas from leading thinkers. This year at ISTE, the Leaning Counsel is teaming up with Cisco to drive awareness and curiosity around hybrid logistics.

Decoding the price of college: Complexity of figuring out costs holds students back

The Hechinger Report

College costs differ for almost everyone, just like airline tickets.

Custom Drop-Down Menus in Google Docs

Shake Up Learning

The post Custom Drop-Down Menus in Google Docs appeared first on Shake Up Learning. A NEW feature alert! You can now insert drop-down menus in Google Docs. This is a great way to indicate the status of projects, writing drafts, ask questions, track PBL, and more! Watch the video below to learn how!

Schools amplify inequity with failed solutions to teacher shortage

eSchool News

We’re racing against a ticking clock to resolve the teacher shortage for our students’ futures as the number of unfilled positions at schools and districts hits record levels.

What Is Duolingo And How Does It Work? Tips & Tricks

techlearning

Duolingo makes learning a language fun for students and useful for teachers

Podcast: Towards Real Transformation

EdNews Daily

In this episode of the Learning Leadership Society Report, your Host LeiLani Cauthen speaks with Chris McMurray, the Learning Counsel’s new Chief Academic Officer. As the Learning Counsel begins direct engagements with schools and school districts, Chris McMurray will take the point and help guide them towards real transformation. According to Cauthen, “There’s a new future being built. First, there’s a teacher shortage and almost every single district is talking about that.

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PROOF POINTS: New evidence of high school grade inflation

The Hechinger Report

Close up of an illustration from the cover of a May 2022 study on high school grade inflation by ACT, a maker of college admissions tests. The ACT study found that high school grades rose between 2010 and 2022 while scores on the ACT fell. Credit: ACT Inc.