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It’s Time to Re-Evaluate K-12 Assessments

11/10/2020

Topics: Assessment, Online learning

Like many aspects of education, assessments have looked the same for a long time. Typically they take the form of an end-of-unit test or something more immediate, like a quiz using a digital platform like…

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4 ways to support educator professional development during remote learning

09/17/2020

Topics: Online learning, Professional development

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5 Hacks to Balance Teaching and Self-Care

08/31/2020

Topics: Online learning

As the school year begins, the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic has left teachers, parents and students exhausted and weary. Yet, most kids (and parents!) are eager for school to start, and every teacher I’ve…

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3 Ways Teachers Can Integrate SEL Into Online Learning

07/08/2020

Topics: Online learning, SEL

The coronavirus crisis has compelled educators everywhere to make new pedagogical shifts to meet the demands of online teaching. Teachers will continue to be challenged to use education technology to…

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Edtech Students Help K-12 Educators With Online Teaching During Pandemic

07/07/2020

Topics: ISTE Certification, ISTE Standards for Educators, Online learning

When the coronavirus pandemic hit and schools closed, students in Sarah Schroeder’s educational technology classes at the University of Cincinnati suddenly…

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ISTE Certified Educator Shares 4 Tips for Teaching With Tech

03/22/2021

Topics: Coding & robotics, Online learning

Two weeks before school started, the iPads arrived. Sixth-grade English teacher Laurie Guyon, who had never touched the device before, suddenly found herself in the midst of an exploratory 1:1 pilot. Her…

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People-power fuels launch of district’s remote learning

06/15/2020

Topics: Online learning

For the Greece Central School District in New York, getting remote learning up and running was as much a people-focused undertaking as a technical one.

Sure, there were Chromebooks to be…

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Education Leaders: Get Federal Funding for Your District!

01/03/2021

Topics: Funding, Online learning

As school building closures extend into 2021, states and districts continue to leverage online and blended learning models to cope with the COVID-19 pandemic. In order to do so effectively, strategic…

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Design authentic distance learning experiences with PowerPoint

05/27/2020

Topics: COVID-19, Online learning

The Innovator Solutions section includes contributions from corporate sponsors and advertisers representing education organizations, businesses, policy-making bodies and other influencers dedicated to…

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COVID-19: Support urgent federal funding for effective edtech use

05/19/2020

Topics: coronavirus, COVID-19, Online learning

With school closures likely to extend into the 2020-21 school year, educator readiness remains a large…

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