Thu.Nov 17, 2022

The Role of Cognitive Remediation in Special Education

EdNews Daily

By Betsy Hill and Roger Stark The percentage of students classified as “special ed” across the country is currently about 13 percent. We have come across schools where the proportion of students receiving specialized services is as high as 30 percent or more.

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Play is crucial for middle schoolers, too

The Hechinger Report

CHANTILLY, Va. – In Fairfax County, Virginia, thousands of middle school students experience what most of their peers leave behind in elementary school — recess. This story also appeared in Mind/Shift. The break is only 15 minutes long.

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This Year, I am Truly Grateful for… Everything

EdNews Daily

By Charles Sosnik Next week we welcome another Turkey Thursday. Another Gobble Fest. Another opportunity to be truly thankful. For those of you that don’t know me, I am on the elder side of whoever happens to be in the room. I’m not really sure how that happened.

Let’s Play Greedy Pig Game

Teacher Tech

Play games for learning! Games build classroom culture and help students to practice math skills. The Greedy Pig game is great for playing with students of all ages. Use Dice Slides by Alice Keeler to play Greedy Pig in Google Slides.

Intent Signal Data 101

Intent signal data helps B2B marketers engage with buyers sooner in the sales cycle. But there are many confusing terms used to describe intent data. Read this infographic to better understand three common areas of confusion.

Podcast: Accelerating Math Learning through the Science of Math

EdNews Daily

In this episode of the Learning Leadership Society Podcast, Host LeiLani Cauthen speaks with Nigel Nisbet, Vice President of Content Creation at the MIND Research Institute. Nisbet shifts the question from ‘How should I teach,’ to ‘How do they learn?’

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Video: Dr. David Miyashiro, Superintendent at Cajon Valley Union School District

EdNews Daily

The Truth is Out There. Let’s Just Make Sure This Time the Kids Win. Enjoy this video, taken at the Orange County Learning Leadership Symposium, presented by the Learning Counsel. Dr. David Miyashiro may not be your typical school superintendent. For one thing, he speaks his mind. Unabashedly.

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6 Strategies for Boosting Online Class Retention


Stephanie McSpirit reduced the drop-fail-withdrawal rate in her social statistics class by 50 percent. Here’s how

Video: Orange County Panel Discussion

EdNews Daily

Speaking to Lessons Learned According to many of the people who attend the Learning Counsel’s Learning Leadership Symposia, the Administrator Panel Discussion is the icing on the cake, a chance for some of the area’s most distinguished administrators to let their hair down and let the ideas fly.

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White Paper: Literacy Instruction


Learn how evidence-based practices improve reading skills and meet student needs. White Paper White Papers and eBooks Academic Best Practices Academic Intervention Resources Guides and eBooks inspire Total Solution Unique Learning System

Increasing Equity and Access: A Canvas Case Study of Virtual Arkansas K-12

Virtual Arkansas, a fully online school, had a mission to provide high-quality courses in rural and urban areas throughout the state. How would they simplify content creation while enhancing learning? Discover 3 key insights to transform your classrooms.

8 Biggest Reasons Why Teachers Prefer eBooks in Classrooms

Kitaboo on EdTech

We live in an age where we can’t ignore the presence of technology around us. Over the last ten years, eBooks in classrooms have become an indispensable part of the education system. Educational institutes are introducing eLearning to improve students’ overall learning experience.

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Arne Duncan: College completion–not simply access–critical to nation’s future

eSchool News

Making higher education the norm for everyone in the nation—and ensuring that people have not just access to higher education, but also the support to complete that education—is paramount to the nation’s future success, said Arne Duncan, former U.S.

What Is Backup as a Service (BaaS), and Should K–12 Schools Consider It?

EdTech Magazine

Every 11 seconds, bad actors use ransomware to attack the data-rich education sector, targeting school districts nationwide.

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Learn how to modernize your K-12 financial operations

eSchool News

Over the past several years, K-12 school districts experienced the limitations of legacy systems. With the recent government funding available for pandemic recovery, a window of opportunity opens for K-12 schools to modernize and bring resilience to their spend management systems.

The Guide to Accessible Learning for Associations

Speaker: Dan Streeter, Vice President of Learning Strategy & Development at Blue Sky eLearn

In this 45-minute webinar, we’ll share real-world accessibility solutions and hidden tools in the applications you use every day such as Zoom, Microsoft Suite, Adobe Acrobat (PDF), Articulate Storyline 360, and Articulate Rise 360. This webinar will help you evaluate the accessibility of your current learning efforts and learn about the tools needed to ensure your eLearning is in alignment with the latest Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (proposed WCAG 2.2).

Bring Language Patterns Alive for Young Writers

Middle Web

Patterns of Power for grades 6 – 8 is a teacher-friendly, easy-to-navigate book that uses the invitation process to help students move beyond the traditional study of grammar so they can appreciate the patterns of language and conventions, writes consultant Anne Anderson.

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Evidence-Based Practices in Special Education


Discover evidence-based instructional practices that boost students’ academic and lifelong success. Blog Differentiated Instruction Academic Best Practices Blog Post Total Solution Unique Learning System

Can a Group of MIT Professors Turn a White Paper Into a New Kind of College?

ED Surge

A group of professors at Massachusetts Institute of Technology dropped a provocative white paper in September that proposed a new kind of college that would address some of the growing public skepticism of higher education.

EdTech Evidence Exchange, Innovate EDU Merge With Focus on Products and Evidence

Marketplace K-12

The two organizations share an interest in improving the use of research in ed tech, and making sure products are implemented effectively. The post EdTech Evidence Exchange, Innovate EDU Merge With Focus on Products and Evidence appeared first on Market Brief.

Unlock the Power of Formative Assessment

Learn how a thoughtful formative assessment approach can help teachers understand where students are in their learning, inform instruction, and in turn, positively impact student learning outcomes. Get the guide today!

You Are The Historian- First Thanksgiving


Museums appealing to children are often a great source of interactive websites. I liked this website years ago ( see the blast from the past ) and the now Plimoth-Pawtuxet Museum has redesigned it with a modern look and perspective.

A holistic approach to security: Identity and Access Management

Jamf on EdTech

Identity and Access Management (IAM) extends far beyond the simple notion of authenticating users.

Infographic: Evidence-Based Literacy


Reading instruction centered on evidence-based practices ensures all students have opportunities to become successful, lifelong readers. Review four components of literacy instruction and tips for teaching them in this infographic.

Infographic: Direct Instruction


Check out our overview to streamline the planning and scheduling of direct instruction in 3 settings. Blog Infographic Academic Best Practices Blog Post Total Solution Unique Learning System

Keeping Students Safe and Productive on Devices

Speaker: Aaron Webb, Jamf

In our webinar, we’ll explore the full range of Jamf education products to protect students, including quick and easy tools for IT admins, powerful apps for teachers to ensure student safety anywhere, and parental engagement tools.