Fri.May 13, 2022

Designing Powerful Professional Learning Experiences for Making

Digital Promise

In 2021, six educators representing community-based organizations, libraries, public schools, and the Digital Promise Maker Learning team embarked on a journey to increase opportunities for virtual and remote maker learning.

Tech Tip #147: 5 Ways to Involve Parents

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.

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Side-by-Side Assessments: Grading With Students

Catlin Tucker

After years of coaching and working with teachers, there are two things I consistently encounter that cause imbalance in the classroom and beyond. First, teachers spend significant time at the front of the room talking.

5 Reliable K–12 Cybersecurity Resources

EdTech Magazine

Cybersecurity is a high priority in K–12 schools, now more than ever. IT administrators can easily become overwhelmed as they search for feasible solutions to combat the rising number cyberattacks against K–12 education.

Population booms overwhelm schools in the West: ‘Someone’s gonna get left behind’

The Hechinger Report

BELGRADE, Mont. Nearly every classroom at Story Creek Elementary School offers sweeping views of the snow-capped Rocky Mountains that surround the Gallatin Valley here in southwest Montana. This story also appeared in The Washington Post.

How Robots Connect Students, Families, and Educators

techlearning

In Idaho, placing robots in libraries is a playful, hands-on strategy to introduce families to key foundational concepts that create strong learning supports for young children

How to fund your CTE program

eSchool News

Career and Technical Education ( CTE ) programs provide students with relevant tools and skills that set them up for success in life and their careers, including those not typically part of traditional academic programs.

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What Does the Metaverse Mean for Education?

EdNews Daily

By Lance Huang The last two years have accelerated the evolution of our digital lives – to the point that life in the digital world and life in the physical world are one in the same. Educators and students meet for virtual lessons. Professionals in nearly all industries have learned to collaborate and succeed virtually.

Major equity gaps persist in access to AP science learning

eSchool News

Hybrid Learning and Lesson Design: 5 Tips for Efficiency

EdNews Daily

By Zach Vander Veen One day students are there. The next, they’re not. This is the year of constant school emails, texts, and calls detailing absences, COVID and quarantine rates, and school building closures. For educators, 2022 requires instructional flexibility on an epic scale. Flexibility, and techniques for a manageable work schedule. Teaching right now is challenging.

Collaborate with Students – reuse TemplateTab

Teacher Tech

Reuse TemplateTab to collaborate with students and have less paperwork to grade. The post Collaborate with Students – reuse TemplateTab appeared first on Teacher Tech. Add-Ons Google Sheets Add-on google Google Sheets GoogleEDU sheets spreadsheets

Common myths about language learning

Brainscape

If I had a dollar for every time I made “Learn French” a New Year’s resolution, I’d have about $12 … Okay, that might not sound like a lot of money, particularly in this economy, but 12 years is a long time to keep fumbling for a goal.

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Aligning Video Coaching to Instructional Vision? Here are Hartford Schools’ 5 Key Learnings

Edthena

Hartford Public Schools, a Connecticut district with 39 schools, uses district-wide video coaching aligned to their larger instructional vision. Video-based professional learning helps support Hartford’s District Model for Excellence, the district’s strategic operating plan.

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How to vet edtech tools to promote success at school for all learners

Hapara

Wondering how to reduce barriers your students with special needs may encounter as they work digitally? Do you understand how to prepare our learners’ digital learning environment so every individual has the elements they need to flexibly accomplish their learning objectives?

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Fresh Perspective: The Value of Investing in Yourself as a Leader

Mindspark Learning

by Davis Turner "It’s what you learn after you know it all that counts.” - John Wooden Have you ever received professional development to better yourself as a coach? Did you choose the topics or areas that you were interested in learning about? Was it mandated? Who paid for it?

Dino Tracker

SpeechTechie

Dino Tracker is a fictionalized interactive website that has been released as a promotion for Jurassic World Dominion, an upcoming film in the series. The premise of this film is that dinosaurs are no longer confined to Isla Nublar but living (and hunting) alongside humans.

Being a Better Coach: A Verdict on Professional Development

Mindspark Learning

Have you ever received professional development to better yourself as a coach? Did you choose the topics or areas that you were interested in learning about? Was it mandated? Who paid for it?

3 Ways You & Your Students Can Use Microproductivity

techlearning

Practicing microproductivity by breaking large tasks down into smaller, easier-to-complete ones, can save time and help educators and students tackle daunting projects

Being a Better Coach: A Verdict on Professional Development

Mindspark Learning

Have you ever received professional development to better yourself as a coach? Did you choose the topics or areas that you were interested in learning about? Was it mandated? Who paid for it?