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20 Canva templates to use in class tomorrow

Ditch That Textbook

This post is written by Karly Moura, a teacher on special assignment (TOSA) in Mount Diablo USD in Concord, California. This post was originally published on her blog, Teaching, Tech and Twitter, at KarlyMoura.blogspot.com.

Districts Partner with Businesses to Train Tomorrow’s IT Workforce

EdTech Magazine

By 2025, an estimated 80 percent of living-wage jobs in Tennessee’s Hamilton County will require a degree or technical credential, according to the report “Chattanooga 2.0: Helping To Shape The Future Of The Workforce.”

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How gaps in social capital research are holding us back, and what to do about it

The Christensen Institute

Anna Arsenault, research project manager for education, co-authored this piece. As COVID wears on, “relationships matter” can feel like a tired cliche.

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7 Resources for Teachers looking to Incorporate Technology into the Classroom

EdTech4Beginners

The options for teachers looking to incorporate technology into the classroom are endless. Every new program and gadget has the potential to be a great tool, but it’s easy to get overwhelmed. So how do you know what’s really worth it? This article is here to help. We’ll cover the benefits of incorporating tech tools in the classroom, where to start, and some of the best resources. What are the benefits of incorporating tech tools into the classroom?

5 ways bullying changed during the pandemic

eSchool News

Throughout my career as a school counselor, I’ve worked with students in a variety of educational settings. This includes alternative and charter schools, traditional brick-and-mortar settings, and online school.

Using Cultural Appreciation to Promote SEL in K-12

EdNews Daily

By Jonathan Powell How we’re using our social-emotional learning curriculum to put relationships into focus, create strong bonds with students, and gauge what’s really going on in the classroom.

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An unnoticed result of the decline of men in college: It’s harder for women to get in

The Hechinger Report

When Shayna Medley worked as an admissions officer at Brandeis University nearly a decade ago, she said, the message from above was clear: Find more men.

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What is NaNoWriMo and How Can It Be Used to Teach Writing?

techlearning

November is National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) and there are plenty of ways to have your class participate and learn in the process

Why Some Reading Intervention Programs Don’t Help Striving Readers Learn Grammar

EdNews Daily

By Andrew Ordover What we know about learning (what we’ve known at least since the National Research Council’s, How People Learn) is that when information is contextualized, it is understood and remembered better.

The Pandemic Pushed Colleges to Record Lectures. The Practice May Be Here to Stay.

Edsurge

On March 12 and 13, 2020, the University of Michigan cancelled class to prepare the whole campus for emergency remote teaching starting on March 16.

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

techlearning

Anchor is a podcast creation tool that is easy to use and works well for students and teachers

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Learn how this IT team increased teacher support and Google visibility

eSchool News

The COVID-19 pandemic is far from over, and that means educators across the globe are still finding inventive and innovative ways to support and teach students in classrooms, during hybrid instruction, and in virtual settings.

Early Childhood Education Is at an Inflection Point. We’re Doubling Down on Our Coverage of the Field.

Edsurge

The early childhood education system in the United States is fundamentally broken. In a sector that rarely sees quality, affordability and availability offered in the same place, that is more a statement of fact than it is a subjective viewpoint.

10 Great Chrome Tips for Teachers and Educators (2021)

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Below is a collection of some useful Chrome tips to help enhance your productivity while browsing the web. I particularly compiled the tips with teachers and educators in mind but these can work.read more. Chrome tips

OPINION: The pandemic has dashed and deferred too many college dreams

The Hechinger Report

High school students tend to dream big. According to the national nonprofit YouthTruth , in 2015 and 2016, over 84 percent of high school students reported wanting to go to college. But data from the past 18 months tells a sobering story.

Industry-Leading Charging Cart Company Launches new Caddy to Support Classroom Technology

eSchool News

To provide safety to children and their technology in classrooms across the United States, an industry leader in charging solutions launches two new carts with device caddy compatibility on October 4.

Need an easier way to personalize learning & differentiate lessons? Try these 4 tools.

The Cornerstone for Teachers

This article is written by Truth for Teachers writer Tia Butts. In the fall, it will be best to return with a mindset that focuses on building relationships and finding different ways to support students. Since many of the students have been out of the classroom for over a year (yikes!)

JNUC 2021 | Deploying macOS Monterey

Jamf on EdTech

Learn about platform changes introduced with macOS Monterey, dive into updates for deployment and programs, managed software updates and cover additional resources for a successful Mac deployment in your environment

Need an easier way to personalize learning & differentiate lessons? Try these 4 tools.

The Cornerstone for Teachers

This article is written by Truth for Teachers writer Tia Butts. In the fall, it will be best to return with a mindset that focuses on building relationships and finding different ways to support students. Since many of the students have been out of the classroom for over a year (yikes!)

Teaching Life Lessons: Finding Our ‘View.Point’

MiddleWeb

Getting in touch with emotions, especially as a middle schooler, has become a critical component to classroom success. It’s also an essential life skill. Award-winning social studies teacher Jennifer Ingold shares some ways she helps students raise their emotional awareness. The post Teaching Life Lessons: Finding Our ‘View.Point’ first appeared on MiddleWeb. Articles Social Emotional Learning emotional connections guidance Jennifer Ingold SEL lessons social studies Teaching SEL

What Is Halloween? 4 Explanatory Videos for Students

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Kids are getting more and more excited as trick-and-treating season is just around the corner. Halloween is back to bring some happiness and fun, things we have missed so much during a tough.read more. Halloween resources

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Need an easier way to personalize learning & differentiate lessons? Try these 4 tools.

The Cornerstone for Teachers

This article is written by Truth for Teachers writer Tia Butts. In the fall, it will be best to return with a mindset that focuses on building relationships and finding different ways to support students. Since many of the students have been out of the classroom for over a year (yikes!)

How to ensure fair and accurate end-to-end assessment

Turnitin

A closer look at upholding academic integrity within assessments and bolster student learning outcomes

Need an easier way to personalize learning & differentiate lessons? Try these 4 tools.

The Cornerstone for Teachers

Kalysta title: 4 tools that make it easier to personalize learning & differentiate lessons. Social media caption: Technology platforms that differentiate and personalize your lesson plans. This article is written by Truth for Teachers writer Tia Butts.

Thrive! Webinar: "How to Win at the Game of School: a Survival Guide for Students and their Parents and Teachers"

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

How to Win at the Game of School: a Survival Guide for Students and their Parents and Teachers Part of the LearningRevolution.com “Survive and Thrive!”

How to Optimize Images for the Web

Nick's Picks for Educational Technology

Why You Need an Image Optimizer If your website or LMS loads slowly, it’s could be due to the size of image files. You probably know that high-quality images tend to load slowly, but what you might not know is that you can fix this by reducing the file size of your image while maintaining high.

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