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Embracing an Evolved Thought Process

A Principal's Reflections

It is quite hard to keep up with all the exponential changes we are experiencing. Take technology for example. We get used to a device or app and before we know it there has been a huge update that alters the experience or it’s gone and replaced by something else.

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Station Rotation Model Mini-Course Now Available!

Catlin Tucker

This school year has been intense! Teachers are eager to rest, recharge, and hit the reset button! Many teachers use the summer break to take stock of the year and reflect on what they want to do differently in the year ahead.

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3 Ways to Deliver Feedback that Drives Change

Education Elements

"Feedback is a gift." Most of us have heard this common phrase as educators, coaches, and professionals. But if feedback is a gift, why does receiving it sometimes trigger uneasiness, anxiety, and stress? Teachers District Leadership School Leadership

Building the Themes of Digital Citizenship into Instruction and Business Planning

EdTech Magazine

K–12 students today have grown up as digital natives, but they still have much to learn about the online world.

Communication & Support for Families with Google for EDU

EdTechTeacher

Now, more than ever, families need help deciphering the world of technology. From social media concerns to navigating digital environments, it can be a complex world. There are powerful ways that educators can leverage digital technologies and resources to help support families.

How to Get Students to Read for Fun

techlearning

Parents and teachers can get students to read for fun by encouraging them to choose what they read or listen to and by helping them build other positive reading habits

PROOF POINTS: New evidence of high school grade inflation

The Hechinger Report

Close up of an illustration from the cover of a May 2022 study on high school grade inflation by ACT, a maker of college admissions tests. The ACT study found that high school grades rose between 2010 and 2022 while scores on the ACT fell. Credit: ACT Inc.

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Something Fun for the End of the Year

Teacher Tech

What is something fun for students to do at the end of the year? While there are many choices, a fun word search can give students something to do while other students are finishing a task. Try my template! The post Something Fun for the End of the Year appeared first on Teacher Tech.

Best Free Virtual Escape Rooms for Schools

techlearning

Virtual escape rooms incorporate riddles, puzzles, math, logic, and literacy skills to create an exciting adventure in education

OPINION: Here’s a solution for attracting more Black, Latino and Indigenous talent to STEM — Start early

The Hechinger Report

In the movie “ Stand and Deliver, ” teacher Jaime Escalante tells his largely minority and low-income students: “You already have two strikes against you: your name and your complexion. Because of these two strikes, there are some people in this world who will assume you know less than you do.”.

Trane Technologies and Discovery Education Launch a New National STEM Education Initiative to Inspire Students to be Climate Innovators

eSchool News

Davidson, NC and Silver Spring, MD (Monday, May 16, 2022) — Today, Trane Technologies (NYSE: TT), a global climate innovator, and Discovery Education, a worldwide edtech leader, announce they have teamed up to launch a multimedia Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) education experience for students in grades 5 to 10.

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How to study at home: Top mental strategies

Brainscape

For many people, home is the place we go when the school, college, or work day is done. It’s where we dump our bags, kick off our shoes, and fling ourselves onto the couch to recover from a long day of thinking, doing, and general productivity.

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Storybird Lesson Plan

techlearning

This Storybird Lesson Plan is designed to help educators utilize a digital learning platform to support teaching and learning

Decoding the price of college: Complexity of figuring out costs holds students back

The Hechinger Report

College costs differ for almost everyone, just like airline tickets.

PowerMyLearning Honors Student, Family, and Teacher at 2022 Innovative Learning Awards

eSchool News

NEW YORK (PRWEB) MAY 16, 2022 — PowerMyLearning , a K-12 nonprofit that unlocks the power of collaboration between families, teachers and students, recognized Brooklyn Landmark Elementary for exemplary resilience throughout the pandemic.

Remembering Jonathan Haber, Who Taught So Many to Think Critically

ED Surge

Earnest. Decent. Unassuming. When I think of Jonathan Haber, who died unexpectedly of a heart attack last week, those are the first words that come to mind. Jonathan, who wrote columns for EdSurge among his many pursuits, was a wonderful thinker, in education and in life.

13 Websites on Architecture/Engineering

Ask a Tech Teacher

Here are a few of the popular resources teachers are using for Architecture and Engineering: Architecture. ASCEville –Civil engineering jobs, activities. Autodesk HomeDesigner –free; for olders or HS. Classroom Architect. The Geometry of Sustainable Architecture –in Google Earth. Design.

K-12 Dealmaking: International Private School Provider Receives $1 Billion

Marketplace K-12

New York-based private equity firm, Stonepeak, is investing more than $1 billion in an international private school provider, while Linewize is making its fourth acquisition this year. The post K-12 Dealmaking: International Private School Provider Receives $1 Billion appeared first on Market Brief.

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Savvas Learning Company’s Experience Chemistry Wins Gold Stevie Award, Its Fourth EdTech Industry Honor Since the Product’s Launch

eSchool News

ACT Says Grade Inflation Is a Serious Problem. It’s Probably Not.

ED Surge

The ACT has seen the writing on the wall—and it doesn’t look good. At a time when more colleges and universities are taking tentative steps away from standardized tests , ACT is not only recognizing the threat, but urging caution. Its reasoning?

iPad and Showbie: personalized feedback and impactful learning

Jamf on EdTech

Chris Lawson, Assistant Headteacher at Parbold Douglas CE Academy, shows how to deliver richer feedback for more impactful learning by demonstrating key Showbie features used in a 1:1 iPad classroom

Survive (and Enjoy) the End of the School Year

MiddleWeb

Covid or not, ending school is always hard. To quell the stress and fatigue felt by her math students and herself, Michelle Russell is taking more time for quick fun activities. Students have enjoyed documenting the year, preparing tips for next year’s students, and playing math games.

5 ways to support students’ access to diverse books

eSchool News

Access to diverse books positively impacts children as readers and as people.

Practical Ways to Develop School Leaders Now

Cool Cat Teacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. School leadership is more challenging than ever.

Here Is How to Edit, Crop,and Add Borders to Images in Google Slides

Educators Technology

Back in 2014 Google Slides introduced a number of interesting editing features such as cropping, applying masks, and adding borders and Fast Forward to 2022 these features have.read more. Google presentation tools

Relationship Building with Dialogue Journals

MiddleWeb

A strengths-based approach to teaching multilinguals means understanding what students bring to schools. We can use dialogue journals to invite students to have a conversation with us about their strengths. Tan Huynh shares how he implements the weekly exchange of notes.

Thursday's Microschool Summit - Stories of Starting Schools | Schedule Announced

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Our first 2022 LearningRevolution.com mini-conference: " The Microschool Summit - Changing education, one small school at a time! " is being held online (and for free) this Thursday, May 19th, 2022. The focus for this event will be the actual starting of small schools.

Lumio: Making Review and Practice Easy

Cool Cat Teacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Lumio has become my go-to exam review tool. I can quickly add review materials, create quick practice problems and work, and give students a way to practice without me.

Ten Security Myths That Every Librarian Needs to Know Are Wrong - and Exactly Why

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

"Ten Security Myths That Every Librarian Needs to Know Are Wrong - and Exactly Why" Part of the Library 2.0 Essential Librarian" Series with Dr. Steve Albrecht OVERVIEW : A 60-minute training webinar presented by Library 2.0