Virtual book clubs: Connecting students, educators and authors
Shannon McClintock Miller, innovation director for Iowa’s Van Meter Community School District and a featured speaker for FETC, offers startup tips for districts, and discusses how the successful effort moved from one fifth-grade class to middle and high school classes, too.
How to add coding to remote learning
District leaders and educators can consider a variety of tools to engage young learners, while building problem-solving skills and fostering peer collaboration—at home or at school, says DA guest columnist, veteran teacher and FETC featured speaker Rachelle Dene Poth.
Last Chance to Submit a Proposal for FETC 2021
The call for session and workshop presentations is currently open for submission until Sunday, May 31, at midnight. There are six tracks to meet the needs of all FETC attendees: Administration, Assistive Technology and Special Education, Ed Tech Coaches, Library Media Specialists, Information Technologists, and Educators.
Preparing for online summer reading programs
Shannon McClintock Miller, innovation director for Iowa’s Van Meter Community School District and a featured speaker for FETC, offers resources and tips to help districts connect young students and their families with reading, learning and creative experiences this summer.
What schools can do to protect against rising cybersecurity threats
Scammers have been taking advantage of districts with phishing attacks as they transition to and maintain online learning. And as more solutions continue to flood the market during this time, K-12 leaders need to ensure faculty and staff are adhering to their data privacy policies to keep information secure.
How educators can prioritize self-care now
Taking care of ourselves cannot take a back seat, say DA guest columnists Christine Ravesi-Weinstein and Matthew X. Joseph, who is also a featured speaker for FETC. They share five self-care strategies for educators, from educators, including staying connected and leading with heart.