Skyward Appoints Scott Glinski as CEO Beginning in 2019

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August 7, 2018) ­– Skyward announced the appointments of a new chief executive officer (CEO) and president effective January 1, 2019. The company’s board of directors have selected Scott Glinski, current president, as Skyward’s next CEO. STEVENS POINT, Wis.

Skyward’s Communication Portal Connects Parents to the Learning Process

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But, according to a Gallup poll , only 20% of parents are fully engaged in their child’s education while a staggering 23% are actively disengaged. Leaders at the company say using their communication portal is helping districts be more effective in the education experience.

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Illuminate to Sunset Student Information System in 2021

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Illuminate Education will stop support for its student information system in two years, before the 2021 school year. In an email sent Tuesday morning, the company notified customers to plan for a replacement for the Illuminate Student Information product, also known as ISI.

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Partnerships strengthen computer science movement

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Programs between the education, business communities help students become engaged in computer science courses from a younger age. Skyward has provided mentors to the district and brings industry perspective to the district.

I Moved a Drone With My Mind. Soon Your Students Will Too.

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Hovering here and there and lurching around a bit but most certainly skyward. The drone was part of a demonstration of the powerful technology that the neuroinfomatics company EMOTIV offered at a conference on the power of technology and education. The company is one of a number of organizations that have been working on ways for people to control everyday objects with their minds, including cars. I recently moved a drone with my mind.

In the marketplace: Measuring student progress, new digital solutions, personalized learning, and more

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Tech-savvy educators know they must stay on top of the myriad changes and trends in education to learn how teaching and learning can best benefit from technology’s near-constant change.