Tue.Oct 26, 2021

Esports Thrives in K–12 Schools for Reasons Other than Gameplay

EdTech Magazine

After launching Magnolia High School’s innovative Magnolia Cybersecurity Institute at Anaheim Union High School District, English Teacher Lindsay Paananen soon realized that participating students loved hardcore gaming as much as they loved tech – so much so that it was coming through in their writing.

Conversations with the Experts: Innovation Connection Speaker Playlist

EdTechTeacher

Post by EdTechTeacher Instructor Tom Driscoll. In the lead-up to our live Innovation Connection event on November 1st , EdTechTeacher’s Tom Daccord, Avra Robinson and Tom Driscoll had the opportunity to engage in fascinating discussions with nine of our featured presenters.

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How schools can take cybersecurity to the next level

eSchool News

In early March, 15 schools in the United Kingdom reported they were made incapable of delivering online learning for students after a cyberattack forced the education trust to shut down all systems to investigate whether the cybercriminals accessed the central network infrastructure.

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The racist and sexist roots of child care in America explain why the system is in shambles

The Hechinger Report

MEDFORD, Mass. — A year later, Roxana Contreras would say she didn’t know what she was thinking. But in the early spring of 2020, her business in shambles and bills to pay, she decided that she had no choice but to sell her house.

How social and emotional competence leads to educational equity

eSchool News

Educational equity is achieved by equipping students with tools to overcome some of the pre-existing barriers that impede their ability to succeed in school and thrive.

At Your Google Doc

Teacher Tech

New feature in Google Docs let's you get at the features quickly! The post At Your Google Doc appeared first on Teacher Tech. Docs Google google Google Docs GoogleEDU

Defining a Digital Curriculum

techlearning

Defining and implementing a digital curriculum is necessary as as learning has evolved

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Who Wants a Bell Curve? The Strong Case for Mastery Learning in Math

Edsurge

Sarah never smiled in my classroom. At least not with her eyes. She spoke under her breath. Whispers of words I couldn’t usually hear.

Meeting the needs of Gen Z students with visual learning

Neo LMS

Generation Z, also known as zoomers, is the first cohort of true digital natives — basically younger than Google. They have strong learning preferences and different ways of processing and assimilating information.

What I Learned as a School Principal and Relearned as a Pandemic Parent

Edsurge

Almost 10 years ago, I served as the principal of a blended learning pilot school. We were a tiny, K-8 Oakland charter, operating mostly on heart and scrappiness. Then, rather unexpectedly, we were awarded a big grant to test out a hot new topic: personalized learning.

30+ Ways to Use FREE Templates from Canva in Your Classroom (Part 1) – SULS0132

Shake Up Learning

The post 30+ Ways to Use FREE Templates from Canva in Your Classroom (Part 1) – SULS0132 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Canva is FREE for teachers and students , and their templates are beautiful, user-friendly, and great for the classroom!

Are Upstart Online Providers Getting Better at Teaching Than Traditional Colleges?

Edsurge

A decade ago, large-scale online courses known as MOOCs were all the rage, touted as a possible alternative to traditional college and celebrated in the popular press. These days you don’t hear much about them, but they never went away—in fact they’ve boomed since the pandemic.

The American Rescue Plan: Encouraging Transformation, Impact, and Longevity

edWeb.net

Blog post by Michele Israel based on this edLeader Panel. Schools and districts can continue to benefit from the federal government’s stimulus dollars through the American Rescue Plan (ARP) of 2021, the third iteration of the Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund (ESSER).

How a Network Breach Led to This Robust Solution for Security and Student Engagement

Edsurge

Since education technology first arrived in classrooms, security has been a primary concern. How do we protect our children from harmful material and distracting non-academic content while embracing the many educational benefits that technology can provide?

@Canva Video: Video Editor + Screen Recorder #CanvaForEducation #edtech

techieMusings

Canva has just launched a new VIDEO EDITOR tool !

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Top 7 Halloween Apps for Students

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Time for some spooktacular fun during this Halloween season! Here are 7 good Halloween apps to use with kids and young learners to engage them in immersive Halloween-inspired learning experiences.read more. Halloween resources iPad halloween apps

Explore Interactive Resources to Ignite Critical Conversations During Red Ribbon Week 

Discovery Education

Red Ribbon Week ?takes takes place each year from October 23 rd ?to to 31 st ?and and is dedicated to raising student awareness about the dangers of substance misuse through hands-on learning opportunities. Discovery Education and CVS Health are partnering to host as part of the?

Learning Latina: Celebrating Latino/a Heritage and Hope

MIND Research Institute

"One of the greatest things you have in life is that no one has the authority to tell you what you want to be. You're the one who'll decide what you want to be. Respect yourself and respect the integrity of others as well.

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57 Of The Best Experience Gifts For Kids To Give Instead Of Toys

Fractus Learning

Between Christmas, Hanukkah, birthdays, and more, it seems like we’re always buying something for our kids. While most kids always want the latest toy, experience gifts for kids will be much more meaningful and memorable. Also keep in mind – 2021 is (hopefully) a special year.

Giving Grace While Modelling Change

The Principal of Change

This is a short snippet from a longer podcast that I recorded titled “ 5 Ways We Can Drive Meaningful Change in Education. “ One of the things I discuss in the video is how we give grace to people on their own journeys of learning in a myriad of endeavors.

Here Is A Great App To Copy Text from the Uncopyable (PDFs, Images, Videos, Presentations, Screenshots.)

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

TextSniper is an excellent app that I discovered in Apple's Copy the Uncopyable. TextSniper, as its name insinuates, allows you to copy text anywhere it is found: in photos, PDFs, screenshots,read more. OCR apps

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Why CBT test is better for conducting Exams?

Think Exam

The computer-based test has rapidly increased in many stages of education, such as classroom exams to competitive exams. It has made exam authorities conduct exams for the mass students. From primary to tertiary education, an[.].

Dr. Albrecht Friday Webinar on "Team Success" | New Podcast on "The Value and Power of Staff Meetings"

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

This coming Friday is another in the series of Dr. Steve Albrecht's webinars, " Team Success: Better Results Through Focused Team Building, Internal Support, Clear Communication, and Conflict Resolution. More information can be found below or online here.

New Age Remote Proctoring Features For Cheat Proof Exam

Think Exam

Remote Proctoring has changed the conventional assessment landscape. It has come up with innovative technology and anti-cheat features for maintaining the authenticity of the exam. Academics worldwide are witnessing the development and reviewing their examination structure.