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Make the Case for IT Managed Services in Your K–12 School

EdTech Magazine

The most highly sought-after services in K–12 education today represent the staffing gaps in school systems across the country. Full-time cybersecurity professionals are nearly impossible to hire and retain in K–12 organizations due to high demand for these talents and budget constraints. Instructional technology positions are also disappearing, as some district leaders are quick to cut professional development and instructional tech budgets.

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Navigating the AI Landscape in Education: Balancing Technology with Personal Touch

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter I do get pretty angry as I go on forums about Artificial Intelligence in Education. It seems often that the attitude is one of “gotcha” in terms of “catching” students using AI to “give them the answers.” The problem with this is that we're missing the whole point of AI.

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E-Books and Online Libraries in Modern College Education

Ask a Tech Teacher

E-Books and Online Libraries in Modern College Education One of the most significant archives of human knowledge and learning’s quiet companions, libraries have made an undeniable impact. As far back as history reaches, they played a vital role in helping students. We wouldn’t be where we are without them. Their shelves are stacked with the wisdom of civilizations, offering a passage through time for anyone willing to explore them.

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The Three Principles of Effective Implementation

Education Elements

In a previous blog, “Implementing the Best in Imperfect Conditions” Chelle Minnihan and I skimmed the surface of three essential conditions for effective implementation. Now, we venture deeper into these crucial aspects and how they can help you achieve your district’s goals.

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Can Brain Science Actually Help Make Your Training & Teaching Stick?

Speaker: Andrew Cohen, Founder & CEO of Brainscape

The instructor’s PPT slides are brilliant. You’ve splurged on the expensive interactive courseware. Student engagement is stellar. So… why are half of your students still forgetting everything they learned in just a matter of weeks? It's likely a matter of cognitive science! With so much material to "teach" these days, we often forget to incorporate key proven principles into our curricula — namely active recall, metacognition, spaced repetition, and interleaving practice.

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How We Champion Environmental Education with the Next Generation

Digital Promise

The post How We Champion Environmental Education with the Next Generation appeared first on Digital Promise.

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How Teacher Prep Programs Are Stepping Up Efforts to Recruit Students

Edsurge

Earlier this month, the U.S. Department of Education launched an unusual marketing blitz. It includes a TV ad that encourages people to go into teaching, especially to promote more diversity in the teaching profession. “Experience the unique joy of helping students thrive,” the public service announcement says as it depicts a range of people working with students.

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Schools have struggled to add learning time after COVID–here’s how one district did it

eSchool News

This story was originally published by Chalkbeat. Sign up for their newsletters at ckbe.at/newsletters. It was just after 2:30 p.m. on a recent Wednesday, and the school stage hadn’t yet transformed into a reading room. Christopher VanderKuyl, an assistant principal in Chicago’s west suburbs, hurriedly dragged brown folding chairs across the wood floor.

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How our  ACP Contact Center Supports Enrollment

Education Superhighway

In today’s digital age, access to the internet is more critical than ever. It’s not just a luxury; it’s a necessity for education, job opportunities, and overall well-being. 51.6 million U.S. households are eligible for the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP), but millions have yet to apply. The EducationSuperHighway Contact Center plays a pivotal role in removing obstacles from the application process for hundreds of eligible households each month, ensuring they can reap the

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4 thought-provoking videos about education

eSchool News

Key points: Innovators are questioning certain mainstays about U.S. education See related article: 10 TED-Ed Lessons to get students thinking For more news on education trends, visit eSN’s Innovative Teaching page In education, there is no shortage of debate. Conversations around proficiency, assessments, grading systems, and professional development are all too familiar.

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UNLEASHING THE POWER OF TEACHER DESIGN TEAMS

American Consortium for Equity in Education

All about the South Carolina DEN STAR Teacher Design Team.We’ll be talking to Niesha Butler who is a team partcipant and an Instructional Designer at Richland School District #2 in South Carolina … and also from Discovery Ed, Angela Lance Keep Reading UNLEASHING THE POWER OF TEACHER DESIGN TEAMS The post UNLEASHING THE POWER OF TEACHER DESIGN TEAMS appeared first on American Consortium for Equity in Education.

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Reimagining Chickering & Gamson's Principles Post-Pandemic: Technology's Central Role in Modern Edu

This white paper examines and proposes revisions to the "Seven Principles for Good Practice in Undergraduate Education" introduced by Arthur Chickering and Zelda Gamson in 1987 for today's technology-driven world.

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National Association for Independent School’s #NewViewEDU Podcast: The View from the Classroom

techieMusings

It was an absolute honor to be a guest alongside Howard Levin on the National Association for Independent Schools’ #NewViewEDU Podcast, hosted by Tim Fish.

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ParentPowered PBC Appoints new Chairman of the Board: Luis Duarte, Partner at Imaginable Futures, as Company Ushers in the Next Phase of Growth

eSchool News

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – ParentPowered PBC , an education technology company that provides Ready4K research-based digital family engagement programs, today announced the appointment of Luis Duarte as the Company’s Chairman of the Board. A Director on ParentPowered’s Board since 2020, Duarte’s appointment to Chairman recognizes his entrepreneurial and impact investing experience, significant Company contributions, and commitment to the continued growth of ParentPowered.

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Navigating Biases, Beliefs, and Behaviors in Ourselves and Others

American Consortium for Equity in Education

By Brian Heyward “During a hot afternoon in the living room of an old Victorian mansion, the 7-foot window is open and the curtains are blowing in the breeze generated by the thunderstorm that just passed through the area. On Keep Reading Navigating Biases, Beliefs, and Behaviors in Ourselves and Others The post Navigating Biases, Beliefs, and Behaviors in Ourselves and Others appeared first on American Consortium for Equity in Education.

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Podcast Praise: Connecting Teachers and Community

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Behind the Bell: The Underlying Impact of Tardiness in K-12 Schools

Managing a K-12 campus with constant pressure to meet performance metrics is challenging. And tardiness can significantly limit a school from reaching these goals. Learn more about why chronic lateness matters, and key strategies to address the following impacts: Data errors caused by manual processes Low attendance and graduation rates that affect a school’s reputation Classroom disruption, which leads to poor academic performance High staff attrition and “The Teacher Exodus” Unmet LCAP goals t

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Discovery Education Launches New, Core Instructional Curriculum for Texas in Spanish and English

American Consortium for Equity in Education

Discovery Education, the worldwide edtech leader, today announced that the Spanish and English versions of Science Techbook for Texas by Discovery Education for K-8 and Biology students is now available for use in classrooms statewide. This dynamic core instructional curriculum Keep Reading Discovery Education Launches New, Core Instructional Curriculum for Texas in Spanish and English The post Discovery Education Launches New, Core Instructional Curriculum for Texas in Spanish and English appea

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Do Child Care Solutions Stand a Chance in Congress?

Edsurge

This story was originally published by The 19th. In September, when billions of dollars in child care funding were about to expire, a Senate subcommittee convened to discuss solutions. It was there that Sen. John Kennedy laid out the partisan tension at the heart of what’s billed as a bipartisan issue. He agreed that child care was an investment in the current and future workforce.

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