Sun.Dec 12, 2021

Unlocking the Potential of Students

A Principal's Reflections

What are you good at and why? I am sure a list of things comes to mind. Now think about how this list of items plays out in your daily life. We all have strengths, and a common reaction is to leverage these as much as possible. I see this a great deal in my work coaching leaders.


Why school might look a little different these days

Dangerously Irrelevant

Below is a 15-minute video that I made for a school district’s families and community members. The first 3.5 minutes will sound familiar to those of you who’ve watched my TEDxDesMoines talk. After that, I branch into some new directions… Hope this is useful to you. Happy viewing!


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Student & Teacher Perception Surveys: Elevating Stakeholder Voice for 20 Years

Education Elements

In the fall of 2005, I sat down at my desk in Mr. Powers’ 11th-grade history class and was asked to complete a survey. This was an interesting and surprising development, as no one in my 12 years of schooling had thought to ask my opinion about anything.


College, Career, Or Whatever Readiness

The Jose Vilson

In recent times, the term “college and career ready” has come back into trend. It’s a term that first saw a spotlight during the Obama administration, when then-Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and company wanted to integrate the Common Core State Standards into our schools.


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.

7 Teacher Supports During Stressful Times


Educators are exhausted and under attack, and faculty and staff need school leaders to take their frontline challenges seriously, write Ron Williamson and Barbara Blackburn. The leadership authors detail seven steps principals can take to offer real help and support.


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Wendell Berry And Preparing Students For ‘Good Work’

TeachThought - Learn better.

What is the effect of your work? Did you choose your work, or are you doing it under compulsion as the way to earn money? The post Wendell Berry And Preparing Students For ‘Good Work’ appeared first on TeachThought. Education Terry Heick Wendell Berry


Ozobot Brings Learning to Life with MetaBot™ — the First Free Educational Augmented Reality Robot

eSchool News

REDONDO BEACH, CA – December 8, 2021 – Ozobot, global leader of programmable robotics and STEAM-based learning solutions for K-12 education that empower the next generation of creators, today unveiled its newest innovation – MetaBot – the first free augmented reality (AR) robot for education.


Federal relief money boosted community colleges, but now it’s going away

The Hechinger Report

Earlier this year, Raritan Valley Community College in New Jersey made a move it had considered but never pulled off for lack of money. Its students, like those at most community colleges, are up against a host of life challenges, among them food and housing.


Savvas Introduces Experience Physics, a New Program that Uses Phenomena-Based, Experiential Learning to Drive Students’ Real-World Inquiry

eSchool News

PARAMUS, NEW JERSEY — December 7, 2021 — Savvas Learning Company , a K-12 next-generation learning solutions leader, today announced the release of Experience Physics , a brand-new phenomena-driven curriculum that focuses on the student experience through engaging hands-on and virtual inquiry activities.


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.

Rebound: How Do Schools Bounce Back after the Pandemic?

Cool Cat Teacher

Acceleration Research with Dr. Douglas Fisher From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Acceleration research can teach us how to accelerate learning.


Lightspeed Wins a T.H.E. Journal 2021 New Product Award

eSchool News

TUALATIN, ORE. PRWEB) DECEMBER 09, 2021– Lightspeed , a leading provider of powerful instructional audio solutions, announces the company’s Topcat instructional audio system wins a T.H.E.


EDpuzzle Originals

Technology Tidbits

EDpuzzle the leading digital video platform for education just got better w/ the introduction of "EDpuzzle Originals". EDpuzzle Originals are professional made curated videos by educators that cover a wide range of subjects such as: Social Studies, science, Math, and more.


GoGuardian Appoints Former Google Executive Jenny Zhao as Chief Technology Officer

eSchool News

LOS ANGELES–( BUSINESS WIRE )– GoGuardian , the leading education technology company helping K-12 schools maximize the learning potential of every student, today announced the appointment of former Google executive Jenny Zhao as GoGuardian’s Chief Technology Officer.


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).

PresenceLearning Acquires Global Teletherapy and Propels Next Phase of Growth with Majority Investment from Spectrum Equity and TPG’s Rise Fund

eSchool News