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Innovative educators know the importance of family outreach. They also understand that to build a strong relationship with parents, there needs to be plenty of positive and useful contact made for busy families.To help with that has created . These short videos focus on key topics related to early childhood learning and raising children. Each video page contains shareable tips and facts, as well as links to more FREE resources and information. Here are some of the topics:There are currently 12 videos which makes them perfect to send out with a monthly text or newsletter home to families.
Pages Sunday, March 17, 2019 Simple Guide to Analyzing Media with Key Questions from @MediaLiteracyEd Innovative educators know media literacy is important. Common Sense Education : What innovative educators may not know is how to get started with teaching students about media literacy. Key question resource grid The National Association of Media Literacy Educators (NAMLE) has a useful to help teachers get started. The grid provides questions in three categories, each with subcategories. Tips to Consider Media literate people learn to ask themselves questions in each category.
Pages Sunday, March 10, 2019 Easy Peasy Guide to Capturing & Sharing Links to Screenshots Innovative Educators often pursue certifications to let others understand skills and areas of expertise. Here are some easy ways to capture and share screenshots of accomplishments. Here is how to do this: Step 1: Select Print Step 2: Select Save to Google Drive Step 3: Right click and select "Get shareable link." Step 4: Copy link and ensure "Anyone with the link can view" Step 5: Paste link The last step is to paste the link in the appropriate space.
Communication has changed in the digital age. Today the rules are different. Ringers are off and educators no longer make or take calls unless a time has specifically been set to do so. Instead, if they want to get a message to someone they send a text.Here's why:When a person sends a text instead of a call, the recipient can find an appropriate time to respond to the text. If necessary, they can schedule mutually good time for a call.If you are answering calls while you are at work or with others, don't do it.
There is technology that allows you to take a photo of a poster, book, page from a magazine, etc. then convert it to text. From there it can be read aloud, translated, and read aloud in the translated language. It can also be brought into a word processing program for editing in the translated language to increase accuracy.Here are some ways this technology makes content accessible to learners: How To:Here is how this works:First, on your phone, take the photo in . Then save it to .Next, go to your computer and open .