3 steps to implementing an ecosystem of phonics-based learning

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According to the new law, Florida districts aren’t required to provide state-approved literacy resources until 2021.

St. Lucie Public Schools Purchases Reading Horizons to Improve Reading Performance


Lucie Public Schools in Florida has purchased Reading Horizons , a leading provider of literacy solutions, for all 26 of its elementary schools for this school year. (Port St. Lucie, FL) September 11, 2018 — St.

How cities are convincing voters to pay higher taxes for public preschool

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In Seattle, preschool teachers in the city program can qualify for higher pay at the same rate as elementary teachers, but they must first get their bachelor’s degrees, unless they have many years of experience and demonstrated success.

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How rising teacher pension costs hurt school districts

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Glenn Gustafson, CFO of the Colorado Springs School District, talks to Christina Butcher, the interim principal of Queen Palmer Elementary School. Teachers will have to contribute another 2 percent of their pay to pensions, or 10 percent total, by 2021.

Tech for tots and teachers: promoting STEM learning in preK-3 classrooms

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That’s largely because teachers aren’t comfortable with introducing young children to science, according to a group of educators committed to helping elementary school teachers become better at teaching STEM subjects – science, technology, engineering and math – in the early grades.


As the race to expand STEM education enters its next lap, here are three ways to recruit and train more teachers

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As a first-year teacher at Antheil Elementary School in Ewing, New Jersey, one of Linda Hoffman’s favorite moments is when her third grade students have an “aha” moment. But if all we do is train 100,000 STEM teachers by 2021, we will have met the goal but failed the mission.

How to help struggling young readers

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The program is currently working in 32 schools in the Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens and Manhattan, with plans to expand to 62 schools by 2021. Rosy Taveras, a kindergarten teacher at P.S. 218 in the Bronx, models fluent and expressive reading. Photo: Sarah Gonser for The Hechinger Report.

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 16 Edition)

Doug Levin

By 2021, most of the student body should be in the system." " Tagged on: April 18, 2017 Privacy & Student Data: Companion Learning Tools | Digital Literacy Resource Platform → The Companion Learning Tools present five fictional yet realistic privacy-related scenarios of edtech adoption in public elementary, middle, and high schools, along with questions to guide discussion of the opportunities and challenges embodied in each scenario.

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Hack Education Weekly News

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” Gotta love a quote like this, from a story in Edsurge profiling McComb, Mississippi ’s Summit Elementary School: “We are learning how to mitigate between policy and trying to be as innovative as possible without breaking state laws.” According to Research and Markets’ latest forecast , “the artificial intelligence market in the US education sector to grow at a CAGR of 47.50% during the period 2017–2021.” percent from 2017 to 2021.”

How to Prepare Students in the Early Years to Read at Grade Level


The program is currently working in 32 schools in the Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens and Manhattan, with plans to expand to 62 schools by 2021. This story was produced by The Hechinger Report , a nonprofit, independent news organization focused on inequality and innovation in education.

Buffalo shows turnaround of urban schools is possible, but it takes a lot more than just money

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But in May, sitting in the office of her school’s family support specialist, Joell Stubbe, Karolina talked excitedly about going to Buffalo State university, where she’s been accepted into the class of 2021.

Hack Education Weekly News

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Via The New York Times : “ New York to Shorten Standardized Tests in Elementary and Middle Schools.” ” Via Campus Technology : “ IoT to Represent More Than Half of Connected Device Landscape by 2021.” (National) Education Politics. “To Understand Betsy DeVos ’s Educational Views, View Her Education,” says The New York Times. Via The Chronicle of Higher Education : “A Task Force With Falwell Is Happening, White House Says.”

How little is too little money for schools?

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And, beginning with the graduating class of 2021, the district has added an additional challenge, a program it refers to collectively as Diploma+. KANSAS CITY, Kan. —