KICKBOARD AND OVERCOMING RACISM PARTNER TO INTRODUCE ADVANCING RACIAL EQUITY IN EDUCATION PROGRAM

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To help K-12 districts and schools achieve equity and create environments that are safe and conducive to learning for all students, Kickboard has partnered with Overcoming Racism to develop a new professional development program called Advancing Racial Equity in Education.

Kickboard and Aperture Education Partner to Help Schools Use Student Behavior Data to Measure Social Emotional Learning

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The DESSA, which is published by Aperture Education, measures students’ social emotional competencies while the Kickboard platform allows teachers to record and analyze student behavior in real time. Charlotte N.C.

?On the Hotseat: 7 Questions for Kickboard’s New CEO, Stefan Kohler

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But at Kickboard , an online school culture system management system, it’s a straight dive in for Stefan Kohler, a former teacher and executive at companies including Scholastic and Pearson. What’s really excited me about each and every job over the past 20 years has been the opportunity to go into schools, talk with educators, and see first-hand the impact our solutions were having in the classroom. What got you interested in Kickboard?

The Behavior Battle: High- and Low-Tech Solutions

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Jim Paterson Classroom Management While programs like Kickboard, PBIS World, and ClassDojo can help track and identify student behavior issues, so can lower-tech practices like focused observation, simplified reporting, and team input

Why we love our SEL tools

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When we first started using Kickboard , we wondered if our high schoolers would care about things like character traits. With Kickboard, they actually do. They care a great deal about what their balance is and where they stand in Kickboard.

Study Finds Data Analytics Help Lower Rates of Disciplinary Action in K–12

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In order to address classroom equity concerns among education leaders, schools are looking to adopt new, more information-based practices to keep students engaged in their studies and support those who are having difficulties.

Guide covers how to improve school culture

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To help school and district leaders create a more positive culture and kickstart their journey toward improved school performance, Kickboard has published a new how-to guide titled, “ Quick School Culture Tips for School & District Leaders.”.

Teaching tricks: Better data strategies to ease teacher workload

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But these analyses are not always useful to teachers in the classroom, or in fact parents. Activate for more broad-based data capture that reflects not only test scores, but classroom culture. We need to talk about teacher stress and workload.

Why the State of Surveillance in Schools Might Lead to the Next Equifax Disaster

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Blaine scans his ID and enters the classroom. Other similar technologies include Kickboard and LiveSchool. And cameras have moved from hallways to classrooms, with technology and security companies actively marketing them to schools. They hope that technology can offer the classroom insights and data that humans cannot capture. Blaine is a student in a suburban town. He wakes up at 7 am and brushes his teeth before wolfing down a bowl of cereal.

The Business of Education Technology

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Jen Medbery stepped down as CEO of Kickboard. “Apple, Microsoft, Amazon and Google Are Fighting a War for the Classroom,” Edutechnica wrote in June , with a look at how many colleges have adopted their competing “pseudo-LMSes.” ” The “war” extends beyond the productivity suite of tech tools and it extends beyond operating system in the classroom. This is part three of my annual review of the year in ed-tech.

Hack Education Weekly News

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John Bel Edwards has agreed to a mandate that cursive writing must be taught in Louisiana ’s public school classrooms.” ” “ Kickboard Looking for New CEO,” Edsurge reports. “ ALEX Wants to Fill Classrooms Like Airbnb Fills Beds ” is an actual headline, and apparently ALEX is an actual startup. Education Politics. “ Education Department Proposes New Regulations to Protect Students and Taxpayers from Predatory Institutions.”