Sat.Jan 11, 2020

Mississippi’s new governor made bold commitments to increasing teacher pay. Could this be a game changer?

The Hechinger Report

When I dropped by Mississippi’s Capitol this week, it looked like move-in day at my college dorm. From the fresh coats of paint, it was apparent that lawmakers were still getting settled in. Expect a ramp-up soon.

Preparing for An Author Visit with Nathan Hale

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

One of the biggest blessings of having an award-winning independent bookshop in your community is having authors and illustrators visit our school as they tour to promote new books.

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What K–12 School Districts Need to Know About DRaaS

EdTech Magazine

There are countless potential threats to the volumes of data K–12 school districts collect: Almost daily cyberattack attempts. Natural disasters. Human error or system failures. The errors could delay crucial operations such as payroll — or even force schools or districts to temporarily close if there is no way to quickly recover any lost data. It’s important that K–12 IT leaders and other administrators are able to quickly recover any lost information, and a simple backup isn’t enough.

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Educational iPad Apps for Social Studies Class

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

To those of you asking about social studies apps to use with elementary students, the visual below has you covered. These apps, curated from iTunes App Collections, cover the following themes: read more

5 Costly Inventory Management Mistakes Schools Should Avoid

If your school is like most, inventory and/or asset management plays a critical role in daily operations.

FETC 2020 Touts Esports, Experts and Future of Education

EdTech Magazine

The 40th annual Future of Education Technology Conference is once again offering an opportunity to start the new year learning about the latest educational technology as well as related trends, strategies and best practices related to teaching and learning. . This year, the event will be held Jan. 14 to 17 in Miami.