Mon.Sep 13, 2021

Does Mindfulness Make Your Class Better?

Ask a Tech Teacher

District Administration recently published an interesting article on how mindfulness creates kinder classrooms and reduces problematic behaviors by 18%. Click the link and check out their thoughts. If you’d like background on Mindfulness, check our article published earlier on.

Shifting from Time-Consuming Teacher-led Workflows to Sustainable Student-led Workflows

Catlin Tucker

I had the pleasure of chatting with Matt Miller this week for my podcast, The Balance. During our conversation, we explored aspects of the teaching profession that are time-consuming and create work-life imbalance.

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Personalizing Learning: Flexible Pace & Path

Education Elements

In 2014, Education Elements promoted the notion of "Integrated Digital Content" as a core component of blended learning. In 2017 we changed this term to “Flexible Content and Tools,” recognizing that both online and offline content have an important role to play when personalizing learning.

How Toxic Positivity Demoralizes Teachers and Hurts Schools

Edsurge

Several years ago, during her first year teaching at a new school, Rachel cried a lot. Under the thumb of a relentlessly upbeat administrator, Rachel, an educator and librarian in New Jersey, was pressed to be happy all the time.

Success Starts with Heart: How Chicago Public Schools Centered Identity, Relationships, and Community to Welcome Back Students This School Year

Education Elements

Every first day of school is a new opportunity for a fresh start. As the first day of the 2021-2022 school year approached, teachers across the country were grappling with the question: How do I start fresh when faced with so much uncertainty? Social and Emotional Learning District Leadership

STUDENT VOICE: Mental health is a big, important issue for student parents

The Hechinger Report

At the age of 18, I welcomed a beautiful baby boy into the world and became a single parent. During that time, I was still learning, growing and healing, not yet aware of how mental health and the stigma of being a single mother would impact my overall well-being and future.

Can Artificial Intelligence Help Prevent Teacher Burnout?

EmergingEdTech

A study by the University of Pennsylvania reports that 44% of teachers leave the profession in the first five years. Teachers spend hours each day teaching, grading, and providing emotional support. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post.

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ESOL Students: 6 Tips For Empowering Their Educations

techlearning

Holding ESOL students to high standards while providing them with a culturally responsive education is crucial

PROOF POINTS: Can making music remake the mind?

The Hechinger Report

Music education advocates have been fighting back against school budget cuts by claiming that that learning music makes kids better at learning other things.

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Best Free Constitution Day Lessons and Activities

techlearning

These free Constitution Day lessons and activities will inspire students to understand, question, and debate the most important issues of our day

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McGraw Hill Announces New Version of its Wonders K-5 English Language Arts Curriculum

eSchool News

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Blackboard to Merge With Anthology, Forming a New Edtech Giant

Edsurge

Today one of the largest providers of course-management software for colleges and schools, Blackboard, announced that it plans to merge with Anthology, a company formed last year from the combination of three other edtech companies.

Best Ereaders for Students and Teachers

techlearning

Get the best ereader for class to make digital words easy to access in a paper-free setup

3 key considerations for the future of assessments

eSchool News

The cancellation of summative assessments in the spring of 2020, coupled with the variability of the spring 2021 testing season, has significantly impacted the K–12 assessment landscape.

Google Classroom: 5 Things to Do with Schoolytics.com

Teacher Tech

Google Classroom users can do more by using a free teacher account for schoolytics.com. The post Google Classroom: 5 Things to Do with Schoolytics.com appeared first on Teacher Tech. Classroom Google Schoolytics classroom google Google Classroom

COVID didn’t delay this school’s STEAM pathways program

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.

With an Eye Toward the Future, This Program Connects Students to Tech Careers

Edsurge

One of the most common concerns in education, especially at the secondary level, is the need to connect students to careers. Many schools address this through career technical education, work-based learning and college/career counseling.

How Geoscience Students Are Saving Lives Globally

techlearning

Geoscientists Without Borders works with researchers and their students globally to help solve humanitarian crises

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FEV Tutor Named 2021 Tech Edvocate Award Winner for Best Tutoring/Test Prep App or Tool

eSchool News

WOBURN, MA. 13, 2021) – FEV Tutor, the most comprehensive virtual tutoring solution in K-12, has been named a 2021 Tech Edvocate Award winner in the Best Tutoring/Test Prep App or Tool category.

TeachingBooks Offers Resources That Bring Books to Life

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Teaching Books is an educational platform that offers tons of reading resources to use with students in class. Its library hosts over 260.000 resources about children's and young adult's books. You.read more. Reading websites

Digital Storytelling: An Exciting Teaching Tool!

MiddleWeb

Digital storytelling lets student writers share their own characters who come to life, engage in dialogue, and move around the setting. Best of all, it helps middle grades teachers reach all types of learners. Sam Weigle and Katie Caprino offer examples and suggested tools.

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How Parents Can Have Conversations That Motivate Teens

MindShift

After the release of his bestselling book “ The Self-Driven Child ,” clinical neuropsychologist William Stixrud got a request: make it even easier for parents to apply the research in the book. So Stixrud and his co-author Ned Johnson wrote “ What Do You Say?

7 Educational iPad Apps free Today

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Today's apps gone free series features 7 good educational iPad apps that are free today and only for a limited period of time. Some of the things you can do with these apps include: a smarter timer.read more. Apps gone free

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THRIVE! Webinar Tomorrow: "Mental Strength for Educators Who are Starting a New Year" with Angela Maiers

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

You Matter: Mental Strength for Educators Who are Starting a New Year Part of the LearningRevolution.com “Survive and Thrive!” Series OVERVIEW : Teacher stress, I believe, is the biggest crisis facing our schools. We have had so many challenges in education.