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Can mental health training for teachers reduce preschool suspensions?

The Hechinger Report

It’s help teachers need: In 2016 , about 50,000 preschoolers were suspended at least once, and at least 17,000 were expelled, according to the Center for American Progress, a Washington-based liberal research and advocacy institute, which arrived at the estimate based on data from the 2016 National Survey of Children’s Health. The Kidango-Ryan Center is located in an elementary school in San Jose. The post Can mental health training for teachers reduce preschool suspensions?

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

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That’s what career training is about today, giving students skills that will make them more flexible and resilient as workers.”. That’s what career training is about today, giving students skills that will make them more flexible and resilient as workers.”.

Five Steps to Closing the Homework Gap

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All students need to have the same access to WiFi, and thus the ability to use the device, whether they are at school or not. Kelley, Superintendent of Oak Park Elementary School District 97, IL, explained, this isn’t about deciding what technology a district uses.

In Puerto Rico, the odds are against high school grads who want to go to college

The Hechinger Report

The only way I know that this can be changed is when there’s access to higher education.”. The only way I know that this can be changed is when there’s access to higher education.”. It impedes access to institutions they might be qualified for, because it’s not being accepted.”.

Come for the computers, stay for the books

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based education advocacy group. “It That effort began by having Vancouver’s librarians get trained in new software purchased by the district, so that they could train their school colleagues in turn. Columnists K-12 Tech Smart online learning Technology access

Not all towns are created equal, digitally

The Hechinger Report

Third grade students at Meeker Elementary school share an iPad in a blended learning class in Greeley, Colorado. The school district is working to raise money for more computers and technology training, hoping to better prepare its students for an increasingly digitized economy.

States Are Adopting More Computer Science Policies. Are High Schools Keeping Up?

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But when it comes to policy that expands access to computer science education, legislators tend to be interested and in agreement. That, plus rapid tech adoption by schools and a major push from advocacy organizations, explains why nearly every U.S. Since the nonprofit Code.org began its advocacy work five years ago, the number of states with one or more computer science policies in place increased from 14 to 44.

How Schools Struggle to Serve Gifted Students with Disabilities

MindShift

Before elementary school, the boy was diagnosed with autism, ADHD and anxiety, and in kindergarten he was placed in a small, self-contained class for kids with disabilities. Some groups are trying to spread access to private evaluations to low-income families.

5 Ways to Bring Financial Literacy into Any School

The CoolCatTeacher

He’s dedicated to providing training throughout the country. He just had a national conference in San Francisco that was entirely sponsored and had 110 teachers in to provide three days of training.

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The messy reality of personalized learning

The Hechinger Report

In tiny Foster, Rhode Island, teachers at Captain Isaac Paine Elementary School use high-tech methods to teach a largely rural, off-the-grid population. Down Route 6, not far from the Shady Acres Restaurant and Dairy, is Captain Isaac Paine Elementary School.

16 Great NonProfits Working to Support EdTech in Schools

Tom Murray

Prior to my role as the Director of Innovation for Future Ready Schools ® , I spent 14 years in a public school in Pennsylvania as an elementary and middle school teacher, middle school and elementary principal, and district level technology director. Created in 2013, Code.org ® is an educational non-profit with a mission to expand access to computer science, and increase participation by women and underrepresented students of color.

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Transgender Students Are Still at Risk, But Schools Can Help

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Now a board member for the National Center for Transgender Equality , she's sharing hers and 8-year-old Ellie’s story at conferences, teacher trainings and in outlets like the Washington Post. A gender-neutral bathroom is a really critical bathroom that students should have access to.

The potential, promise and pitfalls of blended learning in India

The Hechinger Report

Yet throughout India, a number of digital initiatives are underway aimed at improving education in areas that lack sufficient trained and experienced teachers.

Should we test all 2-year-olds for autism?

The Hechinger Report

She became an educator in 2007 and has spent most of her career teaching special needs students at a majority-Hispanic public elementary school in the Bronx. The nonprofit offers workshops, one-to-one advocacy, and a monthly Spanish-speaking support group for families.

Is repeating third grade — again and again — good for kids?

The Hechinger Report

Thousands of Mississippi’s third graders will sit in front of computers later this month to take the statewide reading test, but the eyes of teachers and administrators at Finch Elementary School will be intensely focused on a dozen students at this Wilkinson County school.

School of Me: Letting students study what they want, when they want is the latest education trend

The Hechinger Report

They gave each student access to technology that helps teachers customize their lessons. The enthusiasm to be in on the latest and greatest thing in education can lead schools to try splashy programs that fail to take into account teacher training and valid research into how students learn.

Is teacher preparation failing students with disabilities?

The Hechinger Report

Although she earned a bachelor’s degree and teaching certificate in math instruction for both elementary and middle school, she never had to take a class about students with disabilities. But training programs are doing little to prepare teachers; Fair’s experience is typical.

Georgia program for children with disabilities: ‘Separate and unequal’ education?

The Hechinger Report

At the meeting, a special education teacher had recommended taking the boy out of Martin Elementary School, in a town 10 miles southwest, and placing him in Georgia’s Network for Educational and Therapeutic Support, or GNETS, a statewide system for children with “emotional and behavioral disorders.”.

Tipping point: Can Summit put personalized learning over the top?

The Hechinger Report

For the last two years, Summit has set out to replicate its success, not by opening more Summit schools, but by offering other schools free tools, training and support to transform themselves.

Could we improve America by treating 2-year-olds better?

The Hechinger Report

Parents dread the terrible twos, but what makes the year so tough for many families isn’t just tantrums in supermarket aisles or toilet-training disasters. But next to nothing is done to provide access to child care for 2-year-olds or to regulate it.

The Growing Role of Technology in Personalized Learning

MindShift

They gave each student access to technology that helps teachers customize their lessons. I am overwhelmed with joy for my students because I know now they each stand a better chance of being a successful student,” said Regina Trout, who teaches the second-year kindergarteners at Maple Hill Elementary School in Middletown. based education reform advocacy group. By NICHOLE DOBO, The Hechinger Report.

2014 Global Education Conference - Day Two!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We had a great opening day of sessions and keynotes, and the recordings of any sessions that have taken place are accessible on the conference recordings page. Join the movement to all children everywhere access to education. Kolleen Bouchane, Policy and Advocacy Director Turning Interests into Insights: Using Data Visualizations to Teach Global Issues - Ann Marie Gleeson, Ph.D., Tuesday, November 18th, is day two of the fifth annual Global Education Conference.

Hack Education Weekly News

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Via Chalkbeat’s Colorado news desk : “$35 million for school safety will go toward training, but not hiring, of school resource officers.” Via Inside Higher Ed : “The governor of Virginia has approved a bill requiring all public higher education institutions in the state to take steps to adopt open educational resources – freely accessible and openly copyrighted educational materials.” ” The Business of Job Training.

Education Technology and 'Fake News'

Hack Education

Google’s motto , remember, is to “organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful.” Facebook said it would work with the ed-tech advocacy group Digital Promise to teach digital skills.

The Business of 'Ed-Tech Trends'

Hack Education

” She posits gaming as the new site for “modern learning,” with an emphasis on skills training and data-driven self-improvement. EverFi (“critical skills” training) –- $190 million. EverFi (“critical skills” training) – $251 million. Pluralsight (skills training) – $192.5 Udemy (skills training) – $173 million. Udacity (skills training) – $160 million.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” Via DelawareOnline : “The first step to reducing violence among young people is to have police officers assigned to elementary and middle schools, says a coalition of state officials, education administrators and police.” Now the group will be called Career Education Colleges and Universities , to reflect its focus on career training.” Former Secretary of Education Arne Duncan has joined the Board of Directors of the skills training company Pluralsight. (He’s

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STEMxCon - Today Is the Final Deadline for Proposals; Great Keynotes + Sessions; Need Volunteers!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Karla Pobke Coordinator Personalised Learning Born Accessible STEM: Making Sure Accessibility is Not Just an Afterthought - Anh Bui Director of Product Strategy for Global Literacy Project-Based Learning: You''re almost doing it already!

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Passionate About Second Language Acquisition: Meet Inkeri, English Teacher at 51Talk

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The company’s mission is to make quality education accessible and affordable, and through an online platform. In 2003-2004, I taught a first grade English immersion classroom for the City of Espoo’s Jalavapuisto elementary school.