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K–12 Students Are Using Cyberattacks to Shut Down Schools

EdTech Magazine

Along with a rise in ransomware attacks and phishing scams, school districts are facing a new threat: distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks. These cyberthreats halt districts’ ability to perform functions online by flooding the target systems with a high volume of requests simultaneously.

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Balance the Delivery

Ask a Tech Teacher

Four to six hours in front of a computer for instruction. Unaccounted time for social media and gaming usage. Sounds like too much screen time? Some parents are beginning to see the fatigue in their children.

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7 Reasons to Buy an LED Classroom Projector

ViewSonic Education

An LED classroom projector is arguably one of the most convenient ways for a teacher to display visual content. Although this new type of projectors has only been around for a few years, it’s steadily winning over the familiar lamp projectors.

Podcast: The Right Now Imperative is Learning Logistics

EdNews Daily

What is logistics as it relates to education and learning? In this episode of the Learning Leadership Society Podcast, Logistics are defined and then Host LeiLani Cauthen takes it a step further.

Building the Foundation for a Modern K-12 Classroom

K-12 looks different these days. But one thing remains the same: you need a reliable learning platform that serves as the foundation for teaching and learning––for all students, in a variety of learning experiences.

Tech Tip: How to update a PDF in Google Drive without changing the link


The situation: You have a PDF that is stored in Google Drive and shared with others via a link you have distributed. The problem: You need to modify the contents of the PDF but don’t want to have to send out a new link. The solution: Don’t delete the outdated PDF!

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“Summer melt” was bad during the pandemic, and experts fear it could get even worse

The Hechinger Report

When J. McCaskey High School held its graduation ceremony in June, students were all smiles. A sea of black and red robes, the event was the finale of an adolescence marred for many by the pandemic and its attendant solitude, financial insecurity and stress.

4 ways to support ELLs in post-pandemic learning

eSchool News

There’s no question that the COVID-19 pandemic impacted learning in ways educators and policymakers are still working to understand.

Innovation in Education


Sustaining a culture of innovation at your school or district involves more than just coming up with new ideas

Twilight of income-share agreements to pay for college?

The Hechinger Report

In 2016 Purdue University announced an income-share agreement program as a new guinea pig experiment in which students could get money for college in exchange for a share of their future earnings. Back a Boiler,” it was called, in a nod to the school’s Boilermaker nickname.

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 to remotely Powerwash (Factory reset) your Chromebook fleet


Powerwash is Google’s term for Factory reset. Powerwashing is a good option when Chromebooks are assigned at the start of the school year, or if a Chromebook has performance issues.

Pearson Exploring NFTs’ Potential in the Textbook Market

Marketplace K-12

The textbook publisher has expressed interest in looking into blockchain technology to get a cut of secondhand textbook sales. The post Pearson Exploring NFTs’ Potential in the Textbook Market appeared first on Market Brief.

Back to School Resources from Shake Up Learning

Shake Up Learning

The post Back to School Resources from Shake Up Learning appeared first on Shake Up Learning. All of the Shake Up Learning Back-to-School-related posts and resources. Free lesson plans, templates, tips and ideas to rock the back-to-school season! Shake Up Learning 2022.

Aspen Institute’s Newest Ascend Fellows Represent a Tightening Focus on Early Childhood

ED Surge

This week, the Aspen Institute announced its 2022 Ascend fellows, a cohort of 22 individuals hailing from a range of disciplines including medicine, research, entrepreneurship, government and policy, and nonprofit leadership and advocacy.

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!

4 Excellent Tools to Create Interactive Posters and Visuals

Educators Technology

Interactive posters are great learning and teaching materials that you can use for a wide variety of educational purposes. From breaking down difficult processes to visual brainstorming, interactive posters are a good way to communicate visually and boost comprehension.