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

06/01/2021

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

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

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4 Hacks to Balance Teaching and Self-Care

04/30/2021

Topics: Online learning

The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic has left teachers, parents and students exhausted and weary. Yet, every teacher I’ve had the privilege to speak with wears their superhero cape and mentions wanting to be…

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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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NASA Keeps the STEM Lessons Going From Home

12/20/2020

Topics: coronavirus, COVID-19, NASA, Online learning, STEM

From launching simple paper rockets to learning how to read satellite images, NASA has assembled a rich collection of STEM activities for students from kindergarten through high school to do on their own at…

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