What is Accessible Education? Equality vs Equity in Inclusive Learning

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Equality vs equity: which one is more important in achieving accessible education? Educators and academic institutions already know this and aspire to provide s tudents with access to the best possible high-quality education regardless of their background and characteristics.

Is Education Due for a Reset

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Throughout my career in education, teaching has been prodded, pushed, tweaked, nudged, and reformed. Education is focused on college and career with tech an organic, transformative tool. Cardona Pushes Total Reimagining of Education. 14 Education Advancements in a Year.

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Education in Kosovo

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I had an opportunity to chat with Doruntina Alshiqi about the education system in Kosova. Primary education is provided for students here. The second component of education is the lower secondary educational system, which is usually for teens around 12 to 15 years of age.

4 Long-Term Benefits of Bilingual Education

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This is such a great article on the benefits of bi-lingual education. From an educator with a passion for her calling, see if you have any reasons you’d add: 4 Long-Term Benefits of Bilingual Education.

Artificial Intelligence in Education: Anecdotal Evidence

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Here’s an article from Hechinger Report , a national nonprofit newsroom that reports only on education, that’s pretty interesting: Can an AI tutor teach your child to read? Education reform AIArtificial Intelligence has made its way into our classrooms.

Transforming Education through the Ingenuity of Communities

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The post Transforming Education through the Ingenuity of Communities appeared first on Digital Promise. Blog Inclusive Innovation

International Education During the Pandemic

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Ask a Tech Teacher contributor, Christian Miraglia, a passionate educational consultant for T4Edtech, traveled to Italy and surrounding areas and has some interesting insights into their education efforts during the pandemic: From An Italian Train: Education during the Pandemic.

Model Teaching–How Today’s Educators Learn

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Thousands of teachers every year take education classes to renew their license, move up to the next salary range at their school (I did that–often), or learn teaching skills they didn’t get in their degree program (like remote teaching or in-depth technology).

Culturally Responsive Education: Evidence to Influence Practice

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Culturally responsive education is not a one-size-fits-all approach. It requires educators to learn deeply about the intersectional identities of their students to move beyond simplified or tokenized acts of diversity and inclusion.

How Does the Metaverse Fit into Education?

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Learning hit a bump in the education road as it attempted to adapt traditional and proven in-person schooling to remote environments during a worldwide pandemic. Here is Go Student’s discussion on metaverse’s future in education: How Does Metaverse Have a Place in Education.

3 Opportunities for education during the pandemic

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I want to focus on this evolution, highlighting how the pandemic has offered opportunities for education to change for the better. When schools closed, education had to go on. The pandemic triggered some beneficial changes for education, which will surely last beyond this period.

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The Role of Kits in Maker Education and STEM Learning

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Education Maker Education hands on learning maker education maker movement STEAM STEM student-centric learrningThere has been a fair amount of criticism leveraged against “paint-by-numbers” types of STEM and maker kits.

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New resources target STEM via aerospace education

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Launched in April, Exploration Generation (ExGen) will provide K-12 educators with free lesson plans and curriculum storylines to help guide students as they explore various concepts in aerospace, engineering, and rocketry.

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Video Conferencing Monitors – 4 Useful Benefits for Education

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However, many educators, as well as students and their parents, are still unaware of some of the potential benefits of investing in a monitor with the core video conferencing features built in. Read on to find out more about the benefits of video conferencing monitors for education purposes.

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Reimagining Education: A Call for Action

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Many of us have been discussing educational reform for decades. Given the unprecedented time of COVID19 and its effect on education, it is a perfect time to revisit and reimagine the purpose, operations, and skills related to a powerful education. ” Education Education 3.0

Maker Education Card Game

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One of my current educational interests is maker education. As such, I have begun creating games for maker education – see my first one, a board game, at Reflecting on the Making Process. The educator and makers can choose whether it is a “blind” pick or one in which the makers see their options. Maker Education 21st century skills disrupting education experiential learning game-based learning maker education

How staff absences impact educator burnout

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The average day in a K-12 school has little margin for error; educators have perfected the art of stretching resources. Yet the typical day rarely goes as planned.

Stem Education in 2020

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Ask a Tech Teacher contributor, Brianna, has some general observations about STEM education in 2020: Stem Education in 2020. ” The world’s workforce lacked a lot of science specialists, that is why STEM education became more popular. So, what is STEM education?

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Artificial Intelligence 101: Covering the Basics for Educators

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As an educator, understanding AI and its ethical implications is critical to making sure the new technologies introduced to classrooms ultimately help your students. What should educators know about AI? What questions should educators ask about AI?

The Power of Networks in Education Innovation

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For the past six years, Digital Promise has convened a national network of Education Innovation Clusters (EdClusters)—leaders working to collaborate outside the traditional silos of sector and institution to design and implement transformative learning tools and programs in their communities.

The Importance of Civics Education

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Now that I am a teacher of gifted education, I believe it is important for my students, for all students to participate in civics education. The Center on American Progress stated in The State of Civics Education : Civic knowledge and public engagement is at an all-time low. Educators and schools have a unique opportunity and responsibility to ensure that young people become engaged and knowledgeable citizens.

My Educational Learning Plan for the Coronavirus-Induced Hiatus

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I am sharing my plan of activities, which are almost all free, as it may give other educators some ideas. CUE Spring Conference – Computer-Using Educators (CUE) is a California-based non-profit that offers a premiere educational technology conference each spring.

Using edtech to personalize education for all students

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A version of this post was originally published in Education Today , on August 31, 2021. The global pandemic has required many teachers, students, and parents to adjust to many changes in the education system — and do so quickly. E-learning education technology learning experience

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Education Predictions for an Unpredictable 2021

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I got started with this tradition of predictions in 2010 after reading Disrupting Class, a book by Clayton Christensen and Michael Horn. In their book, they predicted that by 2019, 50% of all high school courses will be online in some blended learning model.

A Maker Education PD Workshop

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I had the privilege of presenting a day long maker education workshop at Edutech Asia on November 7, 2019. To reflect on this making segment, they were introduced to several types of online educational technology creation tools to use for their reflective piece. and here are the slides provided to the participants: Education Maker Education cooperative learning maker education makerspace professional development STEAM STEM

Educators as Active Listeners

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I have a few sayings I often use in my teacher education courses and PD workshops for teachers related to active listening. One of the biggest gifts we, as educators, can give to our learners is to be truly present for them; to deeply listen to what they have to say. Listening Skills for Educators. Educator`s Guide to Active Listening – [link] erTip57.html. Education active listening communication listening professional development

How to Prioritize Relationships to Retain Educators For Equity

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Hiring is often perceived as a heavy lift; and retaining and engaging great educators is proving to be a challenge. And, while administrators are focused on how to handle the needs and matters for all students, there is a tendency to forget and even overlook the needs of the staff.

How Micro-credentials Are Changing Professional Development for Educators for the Better

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These micro-credentials are developed, assessed, and awarded by more than 50 partner organizations, ranging from institutes of higher education to non-profit organizations. Professional development is one of the most influential practices in education. Jasmyn, 1st Grade Educator.

Educator Self-Care

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What I find ironic about myself is that I haven’t discussed self-care of educators. I should know better as I wholeheartedly believe that in case of an emergency such as the COVID pandemic, educators need to practice. Here is a 21 days journal I created for educators to use.

The Extended Mind: The Power of Thinking Outside the Brain by Annie Murphy Paul (A Guide for Educators)

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As an educator who. began my career as an outdoor and experiential-based counselor; loves and studies educational trends; and teaches elementary students, and pre-service and in-service teachers; I believe good teachers naturally do what’s best for their students.

6 Essential educational trends to look out for in 2022

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While there were some disruptions in the educational sector, technology managed to keep many boats afloat. Educators can guide students through their materials, help when they struggle, and make sure they achieve a higher level of understanding.

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Center & Empower Educator Voice in Edtech Market: A Collaborative Vision

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Let’s center educator voice in the design and selection of edtech tools. More than ever, the edtech industry needs to respond to the ever-changing needs of educators and learners. Blog Developers Educators Entrepreneurs Marketplace

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 8 Strategies for increasing student self-efficacy in online education

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As an educator, you need to find the best ways to increase student self-efficacy and implement those strategies in your classes. Today, most teachers are more comfortable with online education. So, it’s essential to research what makes students thrive in online education.

Redesign Learning Experiences by Rethinking Time with Competency-Based Education

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Competency-Based Education School LeadershipTime is weird right now. Hours can feel like months, weeks can feel like days, and a year into a global pandemic feels both like an eon and a few seconds at the same time.

Special Education (SPED) and Remote Learning

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One aspect I did not address that keeps coming up here in the United States is how to address special education students as per the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). Thus, I decided to reach out to some educators in my home state of New Jersey.

Emerging ideas for education

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In this week’s episode of Innovations in Education , hosted by Kevin Hogan: 2 years after COVID, remote learning lessons are clear Transforming education through the ingenuity of communities Why you should focus on esports–experts share their advice.

How Does Artificial Intelligence Fit into the Future of Education?

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People should always play a leading role in education, and AI systems should not replace teachers, ever. Educators, AI, and the Future of Learning Webinars. How can educators be sure their students’ data is safe, and that AI systems don’t act with bias?

Learning in the Making: The Role of the Educator as a Maker Educator

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Below is an except – Chapter 5: The Role of the Educator as a Maker Educator. The process of bringing maker education into formal and informal educational settings involves different approaches and strategies than in a more traditional educational setting. As such, the roles of the educator as a maker educator are also different. Maker Educator as a Lead Learner. An educator’s role as safe environment manager is a two-pronged one.

Six Strategies for Equitable Education Systems

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How can school districts create more equitable opportunities and dismantle systemic barriers facing many students, families, and educators? They recently reflected on their learning, and six strategies for advancing educational equity emerged.

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The future-proof educator

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Guest Blog Teaching edtech educational technology future of education future-proof educator timeless teaching practicesThe rise of computers and the Internet has changed the way we consume. From automated checkouts to online banking, every industry has been disrupted. Let’s take a look at the salesperson. I remember as a child having the door-to-door vacuum salesperson come to sell a Kirby vacuum to my parents. Now, unless you are a […].

Bob Moses and The Enduring Education Injustice

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Not only did I have the privilege of meeting civil rights and Black liberation activists who were living legends like Angela Davis, Bobby Seale, and Felipe Luciano, I also found tutelage in educational giants like Pedro Noguera, Linda Darling-Hammond, and Karen Lewis.

Assessing Maker Education Projects

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Institutionalized education has given assessment a bad reputation; often leaves a sour taste in the mouths of many teachers, students, and laypeople. Educators should be clear about why they include assessment in their instruction; be strategic and intentional in its use. Maker Education and Assessment. As maker education infiltrates more formal educational settings, there’s been and will continue to be efforts to include assessment as part of its implementation.

Educational Technology Trends to Look Out For in 2022

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There’s no doubt that education technology or ‘EdTech’ is an important and fast-evolving entity in the digital age, and one that is having a dramatic impact on the quality of students’ learning. In this post, we’ll look at the most seminal EdTech trends for 2022, while asking why they’re likely to be so influential for educators and students alike. #1. On a similar note, educational technologies are adaptable to the needs of students. education edtech teaching trends

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