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What My School District — And Yours — Can Do to Pursue Justice for All

Edsurge

The following is adapted from a letter Dr. Ayindé Rudolph, superintendent of Mountain View Whisman School District, sent to his school community in Mountain View, Calif.

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A college where the graduation rate for black students has been 0 percent — for years

The Hechinger Report

ASHTABULA, Ohio — Alexis Turner listened carefully as the administrators at the freshman orientation for Kent State University at Ashtabula ticked through the student groups she could join on campus that fall: English Society, Psychology Club, Student Veterans Association.

Black Teachers Matter. Black Students Matter. Black Lives Matter.

Edsurge

We’re in the midst of an uprising, a global pandemic and an economic depression. Meanwhile, schools have been closed since March. Teachers, you’re frontline workers too. And I see you. Exhausted. Overwhelmed. Marching on.

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

STUDENT VOICE: ‘College students like me were stopped in their car by police and subsequently tased and beaten for trying to get home’

The Hechinger Report

It starts with the tightening of my chest. Then, the quickening of my pulse, the tensing of my shoulders, the welling of my eyes and, finally, the airless scream that intends to be a roar but amounts only to a whimper. It’s a paralysis like no other.

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Promoting digital citizenship during a pandemic

eSchool News

When the coronavirus pandemic forced school closures and stay-at-home orders across the country, the internet became a social and academic lifeline for young people. Students are now engaging in distance learning daily.

Tops 3 Tools for Creating Educational Screencasts

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Now that almost all of your teaching is done remotely (at least temporarily) you are probably thinking about alternative ways to enhance students learning and create optimal learning experiences for.read more. 2020 Distance learning Screencasting tools

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How to Screenshot on Chromebook

techlearning

Grab a screenshot on a Chromebook with this easy method

Anti-Racism Lessons & Videos

The Innovative Educator

Educators who want to engage with students about the death of Geo rge Floyd and racism in America, may find helpful these resources compiled by The New York City Department of Education.

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5 Costly Inventory Management Mistakes Schools Should Avoid

If your school is like most, inventory and/or asset management plays a critical role in daily operations.

10 ways administrators can collaborate with librarians–even remotely

eSchool News

Whether a principal, superintendent, head of technology, or head of curriculum, there is likely a gem of a resource among your staff who could push your Future Ready agenda forward–school librarians.

Three Big Ideas for Implementing Effective SEL Strategies

edWeb.net

WATCH THE EDWEBINAR RECORDING. Dr. Stephanie Jones emphasizes that when implementing effective social and emotional learning (SEL) strategies, educators, practitioners, and administrators need to think about the what, the why, and the how of the essential skills of SEL.

Discovery Education Review

techlearning

Add a rich selection of media to digital teaching for lots of subjects to make online teaching smarter

4 Great Remote Teamwork Tools for Teachers and Educators

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Below are some very good platforms you can use to enhance your remote teamwork. These platforms are not free, they are subscription-based. They offer a wide variety of features to foster your.read more. 2020 Distance learning Remote team work tools

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EdTech at School

This E-book is designed to support educators with case studies of education technology use at school.

How Indigenous, Black and POC Educators Envision a Better School Experience

MindShift

When most of the nation’s schools closed in March due to COVID-19, educators turned to whatever methods they could to keep learning going — from online classes to phone calls to drive-by packet pick-ups.

Three SOS Instructional Strategies for Supporting Social Emotional Learning with New Resources from Discover Your Happy

Discovery Education

The social and emotional wellbeing of students continues to be a top priority in schools, districts and communities around the country.

How K–12 Schools Can Measure Ed Tech ROI

EdTech Magazine

The COVID-inspired rush to distance learning is putting pressure on already-strained IT budgets in school districts nationwide as educators strive to provide students with needed devices and online tools. That comes on top of the $13 billion districts already spend on ed tech tools each year.

Inside a Special Education Company’s $27 Million Fundraising Round

Marketplace K-12

PresenceLearning, which has provided teletherapy to special education students for more than 10 years, is positioned to serve more school districts with the infusion of funds. The post Inside a Special Education Company’s $27 Million Fundraising Round appeared first on Market Brief.

6 eLearning Trends in Custom eLearning Solutions

Most digital learning trends focus too much on the "digital" and not enough on the "learning". It is not enough that content builders master available tools. We need a return to core learning fundamentals. Get Inno-Versity's eBook for 6 of the most important trends coming to digital learning.

How K–12 Schools Can Measure Ed Tech ROI

EdTech Magazine

The COVID-inspired rush to distance learning is putting pressure on already-strained IT budgets in school districts nationwide as educators strive to provide students with needed devices and online tools. That comes on top of the $13 billion districts already spend on ed tech tools each year.

Inside the Digital Transformation – Part 1

BYOT Network

How Interoperability Supports Your Transition to Digital Learning. by Monica Watts and Dr. Tim Clark.

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June’s Top 5 Education Book Releases

Where Learning Clicks

With so many great books to choose from, we picked a few of June’s top books on education that you won’t want to miss! The post June’s Top 5 Education Book Releases appeared first on Where Learning Clicks.

How Our Education Company Organized a Virtual Event — In Only 3 Weeks

Marketplace K-12

Many education organizations are scrambling to organize virtual events. A company founder talks offers tips based on her experience having to get one of those forums up and running quickly.

Teachers’ Guide to Plagiarism

This article provides teachers with a step-by-step guide on how to handle plagiarism in the classroom: it examines the definition of the term "plagiarism" and its types with examples, describes common reasons students plagiarize, and provides tips for teachers to detect and prevent plagiarism among students.

How to Provide Immersive Learning Experiences Remotely

EdTech Magazine

When schools across the country rapidly shifted to remote learning, educators were concerned about how they would keep students engaged outside a classroom setting. According to a recent report released by the Association of American Educators, 56 percent of 1,030 educators surveyed said that inadequate student participation and attendance, plus students’ lack of technology or parental support, were major obstacles to remote learning.

Facebook Now Allows You to Delete Your Old Posts in Bulk

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Facebook has recently introduced a new feature called Manage Activity which will allow you to either archive or trash your old posts. The great thing about this feature is that it lets you delete.read more. 2020 facebook tips

CoSN2020: Seeing the Bigger Picture of Digital Equity

EdTech Magazine

As K–12 administrators work to improve digital equity for their students, they must ensure students have the devices and internet connections needed to continue learning outside of school buildings. But, experts say, the conversation doesn’t go far enough if it starts and stops with access. “We We have all now realized the critical importance of making sure that every single student has access to these pieces, not just at school but also outside of school for the opportunities of 24/7 learning.

Data and analytics help make informed decisions

eSchool News

PowerSchool announced its new Unified Insights Student Learning release , a first – of – its – kind tool, giving educators a holistic view into data they’ll need to help ensure all students can stay on track following the shift to distance learning.

Custom eLearning: What to Consider as an L&D Manager

A custom eLearning project is an exciting opportunity, but any L&D Manager will also tell you it can be challenging. Inno-versity shares 5 points to consider before kicking off your project. These concepts are critical to addressing the most common pain points which, IF addressed, will ensure success.