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Improve Student Engagement and Learning with Technology Coaching

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When technology makes information more accessible, students are more engaged. Students reported that they enjoyed using technology to transform abstract ideas into something more tangible, and to search for information to help fill gaps in understanding.

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Overcoming security and privacy concerns with e-learning


More students than ever before now have access to a quality education, no matter where they live. It’s important to note that those impressive numbers don’t include remote students at the elementary or high school level.

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A Teacher’s Guide to Toxic Stress in the Classroom


6] Students who are characterized as “difficult” or “bad-mannered” may be overwhelmed with toxic stress and unable to access the support they need because of the way others view them. In fact, one-fifth of all children report that they worry a lot.[14]

COVID-19 Education Innovations Solution Spotlight in New York, Florida and Free Internet Access


Several internet providers are offering free internet and Wi-Fi access to homes with K-12 or college students in an effort to help with distance learning. Also, many communities , including Palm Beach in Florida , are partnering with local companies to get more than 11,000 digital devices into the hands of students who need them to participate in online classes, as reported by WPEC on March 20. . Elementary school students will have a 2.5-

Diverse future of the Midwest has already arrived in one Iowan school

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Photo: Lillian Mongeau/The Hechinger Report. And yet the immigrant experience is still an unusual one in Iowa — a state that holds enormous sway over the 2020 election but looks quite unlike the rest of the U.S. Photo: Lillian Mongeau/The Hechinger Report. “I

Coronavirus is poised to inflame inequality in schools

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Unequal internet access is just the tip of the iceberg of a massive equity crisis facing U.S. About 17 percent of adults access the internet from home through a smartphone only. If entire K-12 districts move online, what can schools expect of early elementary schoolers?

Planning ahead to catch up students when school reopens after coronavirus

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Ideally, Noguera said, kids would also have access to after school programming providing enrichment activities like art or robotics to balance out ramped-up instruction. The post Planning ahead to catch up students when school reopens after coronavirus appeared first on The Hechinger Report.

Four things you need to know about the new reading wars

The Hechinger Report

A child reads a book at an elementary school in Mississippi. Photo: Terrell Clark for The Hechinger Report. My news organization, The Hechinger Report, recognized the importance of Hanford’s reporting and immediately republished a print version of the story.

Why aren’t more school counselors trained in helping students apply to college?

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Photo: Yunuen Bonaparte for The Hechinger Report. Photo: Yunuen Bonaparte for The Hechinger Report. High school counselors also study alongside middle school and elementary counselors for whom college and career planning is less of a priority.

‘It feels a little hopeless’: Parents of kids with disabilities worry coronavirus quarantine will mean regression

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She learned to walk and talk, and after spending preschool with kids with severe disabilities, she entered general education classes in elementary and flourished. Credit: Photo: Terrell Clark for The Hechinger Report.

Another way to quantify inequality inside colleges

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caption here Chart from "Understanding Equity Gaps in College Graduation," Urban Institute, January 2020. “ Understanding Equity Gaps in College Graduation ” was written by Erica Blom and Tomas Monarrez at the Urban Institute and published in January 2020.

Double whammy? State allegedly misspends funds for Mississippi’s poorest, now COVID-19 closes schools

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Only six out of every 100 Mississippi families with children in poverty have access to cash through the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families , compared to a national average of 22 per 100, according to an analysis from the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities released this month.

Can hands-on career and tech programs go online during school shutdowns?

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Credit: Oliver Parini for The Hechinger Report. Jordan Chesek, an elementary education major at Roger Williams University, in Rhode Island, had been spending two hours a week in a kindergarten classroom as part of a student teaching requirement. appeared first on The Hechinger Report.

Home Visits Are Effective. Here’s Why They Still Make Some Teachers Uneasy.


In the past few years, her concerns about staff safety during home visits have increased as she has heard more reports of violent crime in the rural county. Edwards also works for a Head Start agency where she has access to more safety training than many educators. “Sit near the door.

Some colleges start to confront a surprising reason students fail: Too many choices

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Photo: Maria Alejandra Cardona for The Hechinger Report. These students are increasingly the children of parents who helicoptered them through elementary, middle and high school or who didn’t go to college themselves and can’t provide much help with it.

Yeehaw! JiJi Shares New ST Math with Texas Educators

MIND Research Institute

JiJi—ST Math’s lovable penguin mascot—was so excited to join Texas educators during the week of February 3rd at TCEA 2020 , one of the nation’s leading edtech conferences. February 4, 2020. February 4, 2020. February 4, 2020.

Where education systems stumble, grassroots groups step in to raise success rates

The Hechinger Report

Photo: Fred Salinas for The Hechinger Report. We didn’t look at college graduation rates until business and industry started saying, ‘This isn’t working for us.’ ” Photo: Fred Salinas for The Hechinger Report. Photo: Fred Salinas for The Hechinger Report.

‘You can’t help but to wonder’: Crumbling schools, less money, and dismal outcomes in the county that was supposed to change everything for black children in the South

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Photo: Rory Doyle for The Hechinger Report. White students account for less than 5 percent of enrollment in these districts, according to a Hechinger Report analysis of state data. Photo: Rory Doyle for The Hechinger Report. Photo: Rory Doyle for The Hechinger Report.

This College Program Wants to Help Schools Use Technology With Intention


schools accessing high-speed broadband, and devices all but ubiquitous in the classroom, the question is no longer whether teachers and students are using technology, but how. Teachers themselves report a lack of confidence using technology tools in the classroom.

The ultimate guide to Bloom’s Taxonomy

Linways Technologies

elementary modules to draw connections between ideas and utilize. Break down knowledge into it’s elementary modules to draw connections. In fact, such an immediate access to the. reports, etc. What is Bloom’s taxonomy?

The Secret to Chromebook Management for Schools


However, some elementary schools prefer that homeroom teachers hand out the Chromebooks in class. As a result, only some grades or classes have access to the devices. Reading Time: 5 minutes Chromebooks are widely popular in the Education Sector.

Television as #RemoteLearning Tool During School Closures

The Innovative Educator

Elementary Students Read reviews to ensure you are choosing the right shows. Activities There are lots of activities you can do while watching a program such as taking the role of reporter or journalist, reenacting what you saw, and thinking like a producer.

‘We’re stronger than we’ve ever been’: A Mississippi district shows that integrated schools pay off

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It’s evident that student achievement here has been boosted by access to strong schools in which teachers regularly earn national board certification. When Pearl launched, students were initially zoned for elementary school according to their neighborhood.

2 Big Teachers Unions Call For Rethinking Student Involvement In Lockdown Drills


” There are reports, Watts says, of drills getting “over the top” with things like teachers being shot with pellet guns. And yet, the school security industry is worth a reported $3 billion. ” Copyright 2020 NPR.

#AskExcelinEd: What do families want for their children’s education?


And disallowing private school children access to public schools could be unconstitutional. However, there are some large hurdles that may prevent states from providing equal access to public and private education—one of them being Blaine Amendments.

COVID-19 Education Innovations: Solution Spotlights in Florida, South Carolina and Massachusetts


The South Carolina Department of Education plans on stationing 3,000 school buses with Wi-Fi access across the state for student use, starting March 23 when the first full week of remote learning begins. Rural and high-poverty districts with limited Wi-Fi access will be prioritized. WLTX Report. WGBH Report.

Social and Cultural Literacy Resources for Classrooms

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S ocial Justice Books (by Teaching for Change): A highly recommended resource for preschool and elementary school educators, this list of books intersects with all kinds of important cultural and social issues and will help students build perspective.

High school graduation rates for one important group are starting to get better

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Photo: Iris Schneider for The Hechinger Report. By 2020, two-thirds of all jobs will require postsecondary education , according to the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce. Photo: Iris Schneider for The Hechinger Report.

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What does ‘career readiness’ look like in middle school?

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Photo: Stephanie Strom for The Hechinger Report. South Carolina’s Charleston County School District is among the many school districts around the country now working to modify and extend those programs to its middle and elementary schools. “It’s In 2020, the C.E.

Creating a Vision for Your School and Getting Buy In from Stakeholders

The CoolCatTeacher

But Lynn, right now, you’re excited about what you’re calling TL 2020. What is TL 2020? TL 2020 is our teaching and learning initiative in Salisbury Township School District. We spent quite a bit of time visioning for TL 2020, and continuing to evolve our vision.

Top 5 new EdTech tools that you might use in your university


According to the report, the EdTech industry will reach a global value of $252 billion by 2020. The Kudan Elementary School in downtown Tokyo organized the first robot teacher testing as far back as 2009.

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OPINION: When a low census count hurts children’s well-being

The Hechinger Report

The 2020 census is mired in challenges that could shortchange the official count by 1.5 million children younger than age 5, a recent report cautions. But the 2020 census stands to amplify the problem of under-counting in very significant ways.

OPINION: “Having a parent who excels at local public-school politics shouldn’t be a precondition for a child to get a good teacher”

The Hechinger Report

At the recent public education forum, the leading Democratic presidential candidates all called for more equitable access to high-quality public education. For example, Elizabeth Warren reiterated her education plan’s focus on equity issues : “every kid in America should have the same access to a high-quality public education — no matter where they live, the color of their skin, or how much money their parents make.”.

To boost black students, we should give free college to students who don’t need it

The Hechinger Report

trillion, the student debt crisis in the United States has exploded in recent years and has become a key electoral issue in the run-up to the 2020 presidential elections.