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K-12 staffing shortages threaten reading instruction–AI can help

eSchool News

The challenges facing K-12 leaders as they start the new school year are enormous.

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How Schools and Districts are Supporting Digital Equity

Digital Promise

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Can Brain Fitness be Education’s Moon Shot?

EdNews Daily

By Betsy Hill and Roger Stark During global Brain Awareness Week, some seven years ago in March 2015, The Kennedy Forum convened experts at the Kennedy compound in Hyannis Port, MA to consider perspectives and review (then) recent findings on brain research.

Addressing the needs of all learners at Wolf Creek Public Schools

Hapara

Wolf Creek Public Schools faced many challenges in their expansive division, including achievement level gaps and high student needs. So, they decided to make a change to address the needs of all learners. .

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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.

Matters of Principal: Supporting Staff

EdNews Daily

By Jamie Bricker and Jack Barclay In our previous column, The Pillars of Principalship, we stressed the importance of establishing foundational pieces that will provide the underlying support and structure for all stakeholders and all day-to-day school operations.

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The Problem with Education’s Problems: (Part 3) Achievement Loss

EdNews Daily

By LeiLani Cauthen Editor’s Note: This three-part series seeks to identify the problem to act on, rather than approach each challenge as isolated. In part one, we addressed the teacher shortage and found that it is not the problem, it is a challenge.

Fun Math Games to Help Students Practice Math Concepts and Skills

Educators Technology

We all know that games and fun learning activities are more conducive to meaningful learning experiences and a higher level of students engagement and participation. This is even so with subjects that are notoriously known for being dry and boring such as math.

When it Comes to Wanting Nothing, Timing is Everything

EdNews Daily

By Charles Sosnik I read a piece in one of the weekly education publications; a superintendent had been quoted warning of the funding cliff coming in two years. This supe seemed to be making the best of it, not spending his stimulus money so he could avoid the unavoidable cliff.

How schools can become air quality champions this year

eSchool News

The COVID-19 pandemic affected every aspect of our lives for more than two years, but perhaps the hardest hit population were children who suddenly found themselves unable to go to school. This was disruptive not only from an educational standpoint, but socially, as well.

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.

How K–12 Schools Can Overcome Common One-to-One Device Hurdles

EdTech Magazine

School-issued laptops became a valuable bridge to learning and community when schools switched to remote learning during the pandemic lockdown.

Senators call for stronger rules to reduce off-the-books suspensions

The Hechinger Report

WASHINGTON (AP) – Two Democratic senators urged the Department of Education to strengthen regulations against excluding schoolchildren from class because of behaviors related to a disability – a practice known as informal removal. This story also appeared in The Associated Press.

Give Us More Tools to Make Sense of K-12 Data, School Superintendents Say

Marketplace K-12

Superintendents are looking for tools or technology that help them make better use of data, according to a new survey from the Data Quality Campaign. The post Give Us More Tools to Make Sense of K-12 Data, School Superintendents Say appeared first on Market Brief.

MIND Research Institute Debuts InsightMath, a Neuroscience-Based Elementary Curriculum

eSchool News

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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).

Google Classroom Student Selector (Digital Popsicle Sticks!)

Shake Up Learning

The post Google Classroom Student Selector (Digital Popsicle Sticks!) appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Remember using popsicle sticks with students’ names to randomly call on students in class? Did you know there is a random student selector in the Google Classroom mobile app?

SkriLab Receives ISTE Seal of Alignment

eSchool News

(Warsaw, Poland) – Skriware, an international edtech company providing schools with equipment and lesson plans that enable practical and hands-on education in the spirit of STEAM, earned the Seal of Alignment from the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) for its educational laboratory, SkriLab.

Yes, Schools Need to Hire More Counselors. But They Also Need to Work on Themselves.

ED Surge

Since 2019, I’ve worked with students in the metro Detroit area to advocate for sanctuary schools through an organization called MIStudentsDream.

The ultimate guide to authentically creating a secondary classroom where students feel safe, welcome, & whole

The Cornerstone for Teachers

SEL can sometimes feel like “one more thing” we have to do, and can sometimes feel inauthentic to students. This is especially true for secondary students.

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!

What Should Colleges Do to Help Students Find Jobs?

ED Surge

What should the college career center look like in this moment of seismic shifts in the job market and the economy—and growing skepticism of whether going to college pays off? Colleges have been rethinking how they provide career services, especially since the pandemic forced more services online.

"Hispanic Heritage Month Symposium" - Tuesday, October 11th, an SJSU iSchool Online Event

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The School of Information at San José State University is the founding sponsor of the Library 2.0 conference series, a partnership we have had for 12 years. Please consider attending their free upcoming symposium.

Engaging Animal Sounds!

SpeechTechie

Try this Google Earth "quiz" on animal sounds from NPR's Science Friday to engage your students! I have mentioned before and on the Talking with Tech podcast that quiz-like activities can be a great way to build semantic knowledge and structure a conversation.