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4 Tips for a Super Password

4 Tips for a Super Password | Education Today and Tomorrow | Scoop.it
From my blog post: www.thedaringlibrarian.com/2011/12/have-super-geeky-aware...

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This superhero-style comic has some important reminders for students - and educators - about the importance of having strong passwords and changing them frequently.

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4 Tips for a Really Super Password COMIC INFOGRAPHIC

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This superhero-style comic has some important reminders for all of us about the importance of having strong passwords and changing them frequently.

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What Are The Education Soft Skills That Can Change Everything?

What Are The Education Soft Skills That Can Change Everything? | Education Today and Tomorrow | Scoop.it

"One way to say it is that education soft skills encompass non-curricular emotionally-based skills that are not generally measurable. They have more to do with how we connect with each other, and with the world around us. In many ways they’re also about building relationships."

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Texas A&M study recommends 'standing desks' in elementary schools citing health benefits

Texas A&M study recommends 'standing desks' in elementary schools citing health benefits | Education Today and Tomorrow | Scoop.it
According to a recently published study it would behoove some schools to introduce desks that allow for children to stand during the school day, citing statistics that indicate the desks could reduce body mass numbers. 
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Finding a fit for wearable tech in education

Finding a fit for wearable tech in education | Education Today and Tomorrow | Scoop.it
Virtual reality gives students the ability to take a field trip to ancient ruins or “to hold an element from the periodic table in their hands,” adds Samantha Adams Becker, senior director of publications and communications at The New Media Consortium, an international community edtech expert.
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18 Digital Tools and Strategies That Support Students’ Reading and Writing

18 Digital Tools and Strategies That Support Students’ Reading and Writing | Education Today and Tomorrow | Scoop.it
The tech team in Littleton, Colorado is trying to build self-sufficiency in students by compiling digital tools for reading and writing that students can choose
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This article is very interesting due to the fact that shows different tools and strategies in which students can improve reading and writing skills. There are many digital tools that can support students to achieve a successful learning, but teachers need to be aware about that students have different learning styles and for that reason they need tools that fit to it. This article show how a teacher provides different tools and strategies in each student in order to improve their reading and writing skills and had a successful result. Also provide different tools that teachers can use in order to give students a toolbox they can continually return to both in school and in life beyond its doors.
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Teaching About the 1963 March on Washington

Teaching About the 1963 March on Washington | Education Today and Tomorrow | Scoop.it
August 28 marks the 53rd anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs & Freedom. Examine the March with these lessons, background resources, audios, and videos.
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VR, PBL, and OERs: Four High Hopes for Learning with Edtech in the New School Year (EdSurge News)

VR, PBL, and OERs: Four High Hopes for Learning with Edtech in the New School Year (EdSurge News) | Education Today and Tomorrow | Scoop.it
Using technology in schools is no longer just about preparing our students for college and career. Not only do they need the skills to navigate and utilize technology, but they need to understand how technology can connect them with people, places, and resources that were previously unreachable.
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Conference focuses on Teaching About the 2016 Elections

Conference focuses on Teaching About the 2016 Elections | Education Today and Tomorrow | Scoop.it
Teaching about elections is one of the best opportunities educators have to prepare young people for political engagement. Yet, we know that teachers are often unsure about how to teach about electoral politics in a way that is engaging, respectful to all points of view, and draws upon the best and most current information. The Teaching About the 2016 Elections Conference - presented by the University of Wisconsin School of Education - is an exciting opportunity for K-12 teachers: to learn about important election related issues; to receive training in effective learning strategies; to be introduced to national civic education programs and their curricula.
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8 Challenges for the New School Year

8 Challenges for the New School Year | Education Today and Tomorrow | Scoop.it

Eight of the biggest challenges you'll face in the new school year and a few strategies on meeting them.

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One way Denver Public Schools is addressing race and culture in the classroom

One way Denver Public Schools is addressing race and culture in the classroom | Education Today and Tomorrow | Scoop.it
“If you’re really working with culturally responsive pedagogy, you don’t frame kids and families in terms of deficits,” Sleeter said. Instead, she said, teachers should think about the barriers that schools may be unintentionally presenting to those families.
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How high school students are transformed by study abroad

How high school students are transformed by study abroad | Education Today and Tomorrow | Scoop.it
By doing so, these teens come out on the proverbial "other side" as changed people, having undergone a very real but almost indescribable transformation.
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Ideas for welcoming students to the classroom

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All students want to feel part of their classroom community. Here are four activities to help them feel welcomed and comfortable.
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Tour of Ten Key ESSA Issues, From Teachers to Tests, Provided in New Report - Politics K-12 - Education Week

Tour of Ten Key ESSA Issues, From Teachers to Tests, Provided in New Report - Politics K-12 - Education Week | Education Today and Tomorrow | Scoop.it
Still studying up on important policy changes made by the Every Student Succeeds Act? The Education Commission of the States has put out short overviews of ten important issues that state education departments and others will face as they shift to the new federal education law. 

The ECS report touches on topics such as how to improve struggling schools, the thorny issue of testing opt-outs, and other matters. 
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Rookie Mistakes You Shouldn’t Make

Rookie Mistakes You Shouldn’t Make | Education Today and Tomorrow | Scoop.it
Attention New Teachers! Just when you think you can't make it through another day...you CAN! And this educator's tips will guide you with some survival scenarios you may have never considered before.
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Create A+ Days That Last all Year! A Back-to-School Guide

Create A+ Days That Last all Year! A Back-to-School Guide | Education Today and Tomorrow | Scoop.it
As they head back to school, educators share ideas on welcoming students, managing your classroom, and how to begin advocating for your students.
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Should second-graders get homework? Maybe not, says Texas teacher.

Should second-graders get homework? Maybe not, says Texas teacher. | Education Today and Tomorrow | Scoop.it
A letter from a Texas teacher explaining why she won't be assigning homework to her students has gone viral on social media, reflecting a growing pushback against what many parents perceive as excessive homework.
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The Complete List of 82 Teacher Discounts

The Complete List of 82 Teacher Discounts | Education Today and Tomorrow | Scoop.it
For the hard work teachers do, they deserve a little extra. Luckily you can take advantage of these 81 teacher discounts.
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7 Ways Teachers Are Connecting and Collaborating Online

7 Ways Teachers Are Connecting and Collaborating Online | Education Today and Tomorrow | Scoop.it
By Carina Wong - Teachers are connecting and collaborating on online platforms like Teacher2Teacher to transform and improve their practice and profession.
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Labor Day Curriculum Resources

Labor Day Curriculum Resources | Education Today and Tomorrow | Scoop.it
Here are some Labor Day Resources to help you and your students honor our working men and women.
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How to Be More Efficient in Integrating Digital Tools Into the Classroom - Education Week Teacher

How to Be More Efficient in Integrating Digital Tools Into the Classroom - Education Week Teacher | Education Today and Tomorrow | Scoop.it
Time is not the only reason teachers avoid technology integration. Some of us consider ourselves to be technology-impaired. Others simply don’t see technology as a requirement for good teaching or learning. Still others struggle with implementing digital learning effectively because of a lack of training. But whatever the reasons, our avoidance of digital tools for learning is costing our students.
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Amid budget cuts, teachers scrimp for student supplies

Amid budget cuts, teachers scrimp for student supplies | Education Today and Tomorrow | Scoop.it
Teachers in the U.S. have long reached into their own pockets to help cover the cost of school supplies. But that financial burden is getting heavier amid funding cuts around the country for public education.
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A Teachers' Guide for Suggesting Educational Apps for Families

A Teachers' Guide for Suggesting Educational Apps for Families | Education Today and Tomorrow | Scoop.it

"This list will help you strategize the resources you'll be sharing with families throughout the school year."

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SU student-run music camp gives kids with disabilities chance to record music

SU student-run music camp gives kids with disabilities chance to record music | Education Today and Tomorrow | Scoop.it
"We started to see at a certain point, students with varying disabilities tend to lose their ability to be included in many of the fine arts, especially music. It's presented as they can't take lessons or do this or that. In a lot of cases, students have intuitive talent, they really do. We started to say hey, we can make an impact."
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3 ways the flipped classroom leads to better subject mastery

3 ways the flipped classroom leads to better subject mastery | Education Today and Tomorrow | Scoop.it
Much of the conversation about flipping has focused on using teacher-created video as an instructional tool, but the real benefit of flipping the classroom does not come from video. The true benefit comes from using videos as a teaching tool to deliver direct instruction at home so teachers are free to reinvent classroom time.
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5 Classroom Tech Priorities for the Coming School Year

5 Classroom Tech Priorities for the Coming School Year | Education Today and Tomorrow | Scoop.it

As the academic year approaches, school districts will want to add valuable technologies to improve the student experience.

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