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How K-12 IT leaders can protect schools from ransomware

eSchool News

Cyberattacks on public schools are becoming more common and more severe every year. Between 2020 and 2021, more than 56 percent of K-12 education organizations suffered ransomware attacks with an average cost of $268,000.

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15 Online Coloring Apps

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How Making an Impact Can Help Motivate Students

Digital Promise

The post How Making an Impact Can Help Motivate Students appeared first on Digital Promise. Blog Challenge Based Learning Educators Learning Experience Design Uncategorized

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Faculty are Losing Interest in Adopting OER

Iterating Toward Openness

I missed this when it was first published, but a few months ago Ithaka S+R shared the results of their Ithaka S+R US Faculty Survey 2021. The survey went out to 145,099 randomly selected faculty members across the US and over 5% of invitees responded.

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Contact vs. Company Intent Signal Data

Intent signal data comes in two types: either companies or individuals signaling interest in products like yours. Which kind of data delivers more advantages to B2B marketers? It depends. Get this infographic to learn about the advantages of intent-based leads and how you can most effectively use both types of data.

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Carnegie Learning Recognized as Global Innovator on 2023 GSV 150 List

eSchool News

Pittsburgh, PA – Carnegie Learning , a leader in artificial intelligence for K-12 education and formative assessment, announced today it has been selected for the GSV (Global Silicon Valley) 150, a list of the world’s most transformative private companies in education.

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What Improves Learning Over Teaching Methods from the 1990’s?

Teacher Tech

The end goal is student learning. What Improves Learning Over Teaching Methods from the 1990's? It is not using advanced technologies to do the same old thing. The post What Improves Learning Over Teaching Methods from the 1990’s? appeared first on Teacher Tech. EdTech Tool

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Navigating Recruitment and Retention With Jack and Jana Part III: A District Leader's Guide to Hiring

Insight Education Group

As the new year begins your school district may be attempting to get ahead of the curve and fill current and future vacancies over these next very important months. You may feel the urge to grab the best candidates before your neighboring districts snatch them up.

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Racism is a subtle, silent enemy of STEM classrooms

eSchool News

When you think of racism in our classrooms and schools, what immediately comes to your mind? Signs that say “Whites Only” or Confederate flags hoisted on flag poles?

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AI Tools Like ChatGPT May Reshape Teaching Materials — And Possibly Substitute Teach

ED Surge

This summer, a coding class offered by a private school in Austin, Texas, was led by an unusual teacher. The PreK-8 school, Paragon Prep, offered a series of optional, self-paced, video lessons that were automatically generated from a textbook.

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Exploring Tech-Enhanced Civics with the EduTech Guys

EdTechTeacher

Post by Tom Driscoll With FETC 2023 coming up, I was reflecting on the amazing experience I had at last year’s event. One of the best was my conversation with the EduTech Guys!

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You Can't Teach Without Eye Contact

Millions of us choose – or have to choose – to learn remotely. As interactions become increasingly rooted in digital experiences, what are we actually losing besides the proximity of people? What are the risks of this loss and are they avoidable?

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MackinVIA Receives Its 7th Consecutive Modern Library Award From LibraryWorks, Winning The Distinctive Platinum Award

eSchool News

Burnsville, MN – Mackin , a leading provider of print and digital fiction and nonfiction books for PK-12, is pleased to announce it is a multiyear honoree, winning another Platinum Award in LibraryWorks’ ninth annual Modern Library Awards (MLAs).

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Assessment That Aligns with SEL Skills and Goals

Middle Web

Star Sackstein’s Assessing for Respect is about focusing on meeting students’ SEL needs and how that allows us to work with them on greater academic achievements. She effectively discusses the theory of CASEL competencies and their implementation, writes NBCT Megan Balduf.

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Certell’s Poptential™ Free American History Curriculum Highlights Legacy of African Americans for Black History Month

eSchool News

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. Poptential , a family of free, award-winning social studies course packages that infuse lessons with digital storytelling, offers an array of engaging content about the Civil Rights Movement for instruction during Black History Month. Click to tweet.

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247: Are we creating opportunities to explore our relationship with social media?

The Thinking Stick

In this episode, Tricia and Jeff are talking about our relationships with social media, misinformation, disinformation and the role schools must play when leading for media literacy. This conversation was inspired by this recent article in the New York Times by Jenny Gross.

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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.

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Using Conferences to Grow Mathematicians

Middle Web

Gina Picha’s book offers advice, examples and resources for brief math conferences that focus on listening and observing, naming students’ strengths, and encouraging them to share ideas. Fifth grade math teacher Kathie Palmieri finds it a practical, easy-to-implement guide.

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How K-12 IT leaders can protect schools from ransomware

eSchool News

Cyberattacks on public schools are becoming more common and more severe every year. Between 2020 and 2021, more than 56 percent of K-12 education organizations suffered ransomware attacks with an average cost of $268,000.

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How One U.S.-based Education Organization is Working in Developing African Markets

Marketplace K-12

Luminos Fund CEO Caitlin Baron talks about finding success as a U.S.-based based organization working in Africa. The post How One U.S.-based based Education Organization is Working in Developing African Markets appeared first on Market Brief.

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Racism is a subtle, silent enemy of STEM classrooms

eSchool News

When you think of racism in our classrooms and schools, what immediately comes to your mind? Signs that say “Whites Only” or Confederate flags hoisted on flag poles?

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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.

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Ask Dr. Steve: "Body Cameras for Security Officers at the Library?"

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We've just posted a new "Ask Dr. Steve" blog post by Dr. Albrecht in our " Library Service, Safety, & Security " section of Library 2.0 : "Body Cameras for Security Officers at the Library?" Here is the question that was submitted: I am a security officer for a library.

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Mississippi Principal Named Curriculum Associates’ 2023 Inspire Award Winner

eSchool News

NORTH BILLERICA, Mass.— Dr. Kiana Pendleton, principal of Laurel Magnet School of the Arts in the Laurel School District in Laurel, MS, was recently named the winner of Curriculum Associates’ 2023 Inspire Award.

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MackinVIA Receives Its 7th Consecutive Modern Library Award From LibraryWorks, Winning The Distinctive Platinum Award

eSchool News

Burnsville, MN – Mackin , a leading provider of print and digital fiction and nonfiction books for PK-12, is pleased to announce it is a multiyear honoree, winning another Platinum Award in LibraryWorks’ ninth annual Modern Library Awards (MLAs).

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Gale Receives Platinum and Gold in 2023 Modern Library Awards from LibraryWorks for the Second Consecutive

eSchool News

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. Gale , part of Cengage Group, is pleased to announce that it has received five platinum awards, one gold and an honorable mention award in LibraryWorks’ ninth annual Modern Library Awards (MLAs).

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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).

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Carnegie Learning Recognized as Global Innovator on 2023 GSV 150 List

eSchool News

Pittsburgh, PA – Carnegie Learning , a leader in artificial intelligence for K-12 education and formative assessment, announced today it has been selected for the GSV (Global Silicon Valley) 150, a list of the world’s most transformative private companies in education.

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Certell’s Poptential™ Free American History Curriculum Highlights Legacy of African Americans for Black History Month

eSchool News

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. Poptential , a family of free, award-winning social studies course packages that infuse lessons with digital storytelling, offers an array of engaging content about the Civil Rights Movement for instruction during Black History Month. Click to tweet.

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Gale Receives Platinum and Gold in 2023 Modern Library Awards from LibraryWorks for the Second Consecutive

eSchool News

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. Gale , part of Cengage Group, is pleased to announce that it has received five platinum awards, one gold and an honorable mention award in LibraryWorks’ ninth annual Modern Library Awards (MLAs).