December 4, 2020
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Reopening Rollercoaster: Stay Open, Go Home, Come Back?
As coronavirus cases surge across the U.S., school districts have had to respond quickly, from going completely virtual to only closing affected schools to shutting down for a few days and reopening for certain students. As plan are constantly in flux, the only certainty continues to be uncertainty.
Full Story: Tech & Learning (12/3) 
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Beyond Covid Event Series: Register Now
Join us on December 9 for a 3-part series to build a deeper understanding of moving beyond crisis response, and begin laying the foundations for the road ahead in education. From the best practices of teaching and learning flexibly to professional development needed, these events are not to be missed. Register Now
Remote Learning
For the most part educators say things related to remote learning have improved since last spring. But they are close to burnout, with only a patchwork of support. The heart of the job right now is getting students connected with school and keeping them that way -- both technologically and even more importantly, emotionally.
Full Story: National Public Radio (12/4) 
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Powerful Leadership Through Coaching: Principles, Practices, and Tools for Leaders and Managers at Every Level ($15.00 Value) FREE for a Limited Time. Each chapter includes a series of powerful and provocative coaching questions for any leader or manager to use immediately in the workplace. Download now.
Learning Management and Edtech Tools
If you're new to teaching or considering bringing in digital tools such as Google Classroom, Minecraft, Animoto, or Flipgrid--and all the related apps and resources--here's where to get started, including the basics plus tips and advice to get the most out of each one.
Full Story: Tech & Learning (10/1) 
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Higher Ed
100,000 Mentors Can't Be Wrong
To help boost equity in this new virtual world, the 100k Mentor Challenge matches underserved college students with Fortune 500 mentors to learn about networking and other job-ready skills. Created by ProMazo, the program features a free app that students can download, and then be connected with professionals from corporations such as Best Buy, NBC, Pepsi, CDW, and Neiman Marcus.
Full Story: Tech & Learning (12/4) 
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Improving Student Engagement for Equity & Impact
The first part of this free three-part webinar series sponsored by Intel provides information to help districts fine tune their implementations to obtain long-term gains while continuing to manage the COVID landscape. Register here
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Leveling Up: The Esports & Education Conference & Expo
Leveling Up: The Esports & Education Conference & Expo
Leveling Up is today, Friday, December 4!  This one-day virtual conference for K-12, higher education, and pro AV professionals will offer sessions that explore the tools, trends, and experiences of esports and education. And it's not too late to participate. Register here now!
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