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NSTA Teacher Awards, with $60K in Prizes, Accepting Nominations till Dec. 21, 2022

The National Science Teaching Association is accepting nominations through Dec. 21, 2022, for its annual teacher awards, with grant prizes totaling over $60,000. The awards recognize informal and classroom educators, researchers, new teachers, longtime teachers, and more.

7 Questions About Discovery Education's Ready-To-Use Resources with SVP Lance Rougeux

This installment of THE Journal’s “7 Questions: Ed Tech Explainer” series gives Discovery Education Senior Vice President Lance Rougeux an opportunity to summarize Discovery Education's new Ready-To-Use Resources for teachers, how they help in the classroom, and what's planned for these kinds of instructional materials.

These DisplayNote Solutions Enable Wireless Screencasting on Any Connected Devices: Ed Tech Chat from ISTE Live 2022

In this June 28 video interview from ISTE Live 2022 in New Orleans, Ed Morgan illustrates how DisplayNote's Montage software solution helps K–12 teachers who want to wirelessly share any device's screen to the main display in a classroom and how the Broadcast solution lets a teacher screencast to up to 40 students in real-time.

How the PowerSchool Dashboards Work in Unified Insights, Unified Curriculum & Instruction: Ed Tech Chat from ISTE Live 2022

From #ISTELive22, Sam Sale showed THE Journal readers how the educator dashboard of two PowerSchool K–12 software solutions bring together multiple sources of data to simplify real-time interventions and lesson decision-making for teachers and administrators: Unified Insights with MTSS and Unified Classroom Curriculum and Instruction.

How a Pen Tablet Offers Teachers More Freedom in a Digital Classroom: Ed Tech Chat from ISTE Live 2022

Wacom technology provider brought its education pen tablets and pen displays to ISTE Live 2022 and illustrated how its wireless pen tablets make teaching in a digital classroom easier and allow educators to mark up documents shown on a screen while they move around a classroom.

This Computer Science Curriculum is Built to Integrate with Existing K–12 Instruction: Ed Tech Chat from ISTE Live 2022

From ISTE Live 2022 this week in New Orleans, take a sneak peek into the Codelicious K–12 computer science curriculum, built to be easily integrated into existing instruction and across subjects — and accessible to all teachers regardless of their familiarity with computer science principles.

Take a Sneak Peek at the New Eduverse VR Platform from Avantis: Ed Tech Chat from ISTE Live 2022

Avantis Education debuted its new Eduverse, dubbed as an educational metaverse for K–12 teachers and students, at ISTE Live 2022 in New Orleans on June 27, and Chris Klein gave THE Journal readers a quick walk-through via video interview, below.

How to Start Teaching Coding with No Experience & No Equipment: Ed Tech Chat from ISTE Live 2022

From ISTE Live 2022 this week in New Orleans, Ashlynn Schindler-Kota introduces THE Journal readers to CoderZ’s game-based coding education platform that teaches kids ages 8+ coding, STEM, computer science, and critical life skills — and why even teachers with no computer science experience can teach coding using CoderZ.

Watch a Quick Demo of Promethean's New ActivPanel 9 Display: Ed Tech Chat at ISTE Live 2022

Watch a thorough 4-minute overview of Promethean's new ActivPanel 9 Interactive Display for Education, unveiled on June 27 at ISTE Live 2022 in New Orleans in this video demo live from the expo hall.

Applications Now Open for ClassTag's $10K Community Engagement Grant

K–12 community engagement platform ClassTag has opened applications for its Community Engagement Grant, which will recognize a U.S. school district for engaging with families, staff, and the community in “the most creative ways,” the company said.

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