Secondary Traumatic Stress for Educators: Understanding and Mitigating the Effects

MindShift

In response, educators often find themselves having to take on the role of counselors, supporting the emotional healing of their students, not just their academic growth. The condition has numerous names: secondary traumatic stress (STS), vicarious trauma, compassion fatigue.

Mentoring 2.0 tackles college access

The Christensen Institute

In order to ensure that all students know how to navigate both their high school careers and the sea of post-secondary options available, schools need to focus on filling these gaps. This is the fifth post in the #WhoYouKnow blog series on the overlap of social capital, EdTech, and innovation.

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Nine New Lawsuits Target ?Inclusive Access? Textbook Programs, Alleging Antitrust Violations

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Nine lawsuits filed in March, April and May against major textbook companies and retailers take aim at their bulk deals with colleges to offer online course materials, sometimes referred to as “inclusive access” programs. Education Technology Higher Education Textbooks and Course Materials

Targeting ‘Inclusive Access’ Deals, College Bookstores Sue Textbook Publishers and Retailers

Edsurge

At the heart of the case are so-called “inclusive access” programs. Named in the suit are Barnes & Noble Education Inc., McGraw-Hill Global Education Holdings, Pearson Education Inc., Follett Higher Education Group Inc.,

If We Talked About the Internet Like We Talk About OER: The Cost Trap and Inclusive Access

Iterating Toward Openness

Yesterday IHE published an article about the “ inclusive access ” programs offered by most major textbook publishers. ” What problem does the inclusive access model purport to solve? And obviously, both inclusive access and OER are about solving the cost problem.

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Transition to Digital: Improving Access, Affordability and Achievement in Higher Education

EmergingEdTech

With the increasing cost of a post-secondary education, many students opt to delay or completely forego purchase of required. Original Image Source … and important steps to help you get there!

Buncee: Versatility and Accessibility for Remote Learning

Buncee

During this uncertain time, we need to turn to online educational tools that offer us versatility, ease of use, and accessibility for all students. I have been a professor of education for over 6 years.

The Challenges of Broadband Access in Rural Schools

edWeb.net

Rural school districts face many unique trials, and access to educational technology is no different. First, the presenters agreed that while there are multiple potential uses for school technology, their main goal is to provide students with a competitive education.

Accessibility, Audio Texts, and the Persistence of Print

ProfHacker

[ This is a guest post by Michelle Morgan, who is Assistant Director of Educational Technology at Yale University and Adjunct Professor of American Studies at Connecticut College. I made my syllabus accessible , and I’m thinking way more about the forms my materials take.

How online teaching improves inclusivity in education

Neo LMS

The promise of education in the 21st century is for no child to be left behind. In particular, resources for teaching online can and should be deployed to make sure that education materials reach every child, especially those that would not otherwise be included in mainstream classrooms.

Access State-Reviewed Instructional Materials with SETDA’s Dashboard

edWeb.net

Now education decision makers across America can see detailed reviews compiled in multiple states, to facilitate the evaluation and purchase of print and digital materials for students and teachers. Christine’s background includes experience in education and consulting.

Equity in Education, Even During the Pandemic

edWeb.net

As the COVID-19 crisis has forced schools to close their buildings and move online, inequities in access to technology, books, and even food have become more apparent. This edWeb broadcast was sponsored by Scholastic Education, Digital Solutions. WATCH THE EDWEBINAR RECORDING.

Education technology and the future of Higher Ed leadership

Neo LMS

Education is a constantly evolving sphere, but the introduction and integration of technology have changed it forever. To quote a study on Evolllution , “60 percent of respondents said technology has fundamentally changed post-secondary teaching and learning.

Three Digital Equity Leaders Call to Action for Students Without Home Internet Access

techlearning

The CoSN Meeting the Needs of Students Without Home Internet Access webinar on September 19, 2018 reflects the growing concern and call to action for school districts, business communities and state and federal government to address what has been termed as the homework gap.

Using Single Sign-On to Streamline Edtech Access

edWeb.net

Digital educational materials have provided many benefits for K-12 educators and students from computer adaptive assessments to tools that allow students to collaborate and communicate 24/7. Educators won’t want access to a limited number of tools and instructional resources.

9 Good Collections of Videos for Education

Ask a Tech Teacher

Now there are dozens of online free educational videos that address most every academic topic imaginable. And they’re put out by recognized names in education — Khan Academy, BBC, Microsoft, Teacher Tube, as well as textbook providers like Origo. education_com.

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Celebrating Innovative Middle and High School Educators

Digital Promise

Educators who design learning experiences that are personal and accessible , authentic and challenging , collaborative and connected , and inquisitive and reflective create deeper, more meaningful learning experiences for their students. Educators Learning Experience Design

From prison to dean’s list: How Danielle Metz got an education after incarceration

The Hechinger Report

To Danielle — There’s so many things we can’t get in here, but knowledge and education can’t be kept out by walls.”. Related: Will thousands of prison inmates lose access to college? By 1998, fewer than 4 percent of incarcerated people were taking post-secondary courses.

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Pandemic May (Finally) Push Online Education Into Teacher Prep Programs

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On an ordinary June morning, kids descend on the campus of Auburn University to try science experiments at the college of education’s annual STEM camp. But education students still need to work on lesson plans, and kids still need summer activities.

Math Modeling: Why are We Missing it in High School?

EdNews Daily

Most do not have access to a high-level laboratory such as the ones used for the winning contestants, creating a high visible barrier of entry to research for the average high school student. The accessibility of the topic allows ANYONE to produce meaningful results and impact the world.

Test prep to get into vocational education? Yup, it’s a thing

The Hechinger Report

This story is a part of our Map to the Middle Class project, where readers ask questions about educational pathways to financial stability and then we investigate. Andy Smarick, director of civil society, education and work for the nonprofit think-tank R Street.

21st Century School — How Technology Is Changing Education

Ask a Tech Teacher

The technological advances of the past two decades have changed the world, and education is no exception. Today’s students have access to far more knowledge than their parents once found in encyclopedias and on maps. Higher Education Has Changed, Too. Education reform Guest pos

The push for “free” universal education in Africa often falls short—here’s a better way

The Christensen Institute

But even for most who are desperately poor, education is highly valued as a majority of children—more than 70% —attend primary school and nearly half attend secondary school. Many also go on to attain higher education degrees. Connecting education to local markets.

Reflections on Supporting Refugee Education in Jordan

Digital Promise

Through HP’s commitment to refugee education and Digital Promise Global’s commitment to improving learning opportunities for all, the global network of Learning Studios is expanding to include three new sites in both Jordan and Lebanon.

After net neutrality: how should educators respond?

Bryan Alexander

How should the education world respond to the demise of net neutrality? When I say “education” I’m thinking of the American education system, including primary and secondary schools, colleges and universities, libraries, and museums. Assuming the Democrats uniformly support the previous policy, could educators focus our energies on several key senators and representatives, in order to crack those majorities? Should educators support this?

Schools in Three States Establish or Expand Student Access to Courses from The Virtual High School

techlearning

a Massachusetts-based non-profit organization helping schools provide their students with a variety of online and blended learning programs, has spurred institutions in Rhode Island and Vermont to give their students greater access to the wide array of VHS core and elective courses.

Making the College Admissions Process Work for All Students

Edsurge

Last month, the higher education landscape was rocked with a widespread college admissions scandal involving wealthy families cheating to gain admission to college for their children. Provide access to free tools and resources.

Books to Africa and A Personal Transformation to a Global Educator

The CoolCatTeacher

Learn about her transformation into a global educator because her students got excited and led the way. Books to Africa and My Personal Transformation to a Global Educator. All Children Should Have Equal Access To Education.

Report on AP Courses Shows Need for Preparation, Access

K-12 Schools - Education News

The Advanced Placement program is offered across the United States, with students looking to participate because earning credits can offer additional post-secondary opportunities as well as college credits.

Research on early college high schools indicates they may pay for themselves in the long run

The Hechinger Report

Some solutions in education are expensive. Higher Education. Department of Education. In Utah, where the average per student expenditure is just $7,000 a year, that adds more than 14 percent to the public cost of providing a high school education.

Massachusetts Community Foundation Awards $22,500 Grant to The Virtual High School For Student Access to Online Summer Courses

techlearning

We’re thrilled that middle and high school students in the area will have access to this enriching and engaging summer program, so they can be better prepared for college, careers, and beyond.” Since 1996, the organization has set the standard for quality online education.

Flipping the higher ed new normal: from synchronous to asynchronous education

Bryan Alexander

Screenshots of students and faculty in their Hollywood Square boxes are the emerging icons of the new post-secondary order. I don’t have good enough stats to know what Zoom’s market share actually is in higher education.). coronavirus education and technology

7 Ways Data-Fueled PLCs Are Transforming Education

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Professional Learning Communities (PLCs) have long supported teachers in their career development, but with the help of technology, they’re now transforming education itself. This anytime, anywhere access to information speeds up collaboration between meetings.

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Why Aren’t We Paying Early Childhood Educators What They’re Worth?

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In 2015, the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) had just embarked on its first research project to understand the attitudes, perceptions and beliefs of likely voters about early childhood education, and specifically the role of early childhood educators.

SEL Can Help Special Educators Address Rapidly Evolving Remote Learning Requirements

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Reactions have never been best practice in education. We previously shared how teachers are leveraging SEL to adapt student services and promote accessibility for their students during this unprecedented time.