Thu.Aug 04, 2022

What Do K–12 IT Leaders Need to Know About Cyber Liability Insurance for School Districts?

EdTech Magazine

As cyberattacks against K–12 districts become more frequent and more sophisticated, school leaders are paying the price in the form of cyber liability insurance premium hikes.

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How to Showcase Your Skills when Applying for Your First Job

Ask a Tech Teacher

This article is for recent graduates, either from high school or college, ready to look for a first job.

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3 collaborative strategies to bolster cybersecurity

eSchool News

In the fall of 2021, the Center for Internet Security’s Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center ( MS-ISAC ) reported an expected 86 percent increase in cybersecurity incidents targeting K-12 school systems over the course of one year.

How to Convert your Podcast into an eBook?

Kitaboo on EdTech

Do you have a successful podcast ? In today’s digital environment, it’s possible to easily turn your podcast and its episodes into profitable eBooks. You can increase the traffic to your podcast by leveraging these eBooks, which in turn can generate better profits for your venture.

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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.

Phenix City Schools Awarded Cognia STEM Certification

eSchool News

Phenix City, Ala. August 4, 2022) — Phenix City Schools (PCS) are now STEM certified, becoming the largest and fourth district in the nation. Every school in the PCS system earned Cognia’s STEM Certification in June.

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How to ensure both security and accessibility in your district’s IT strategy

eSchool News

Keeping student and educator information safe and protected is a top priority, particularly now in the wake of skyrocketing cyberattacks. When it comes to fighting cyberattacks, schools need versatile solutions that update, adapt, and scale to support everyone, in and out of the classroom.

Aligning How You Lead with Who You Are

MiddleWeb

Engaging with What’s Your Leadership Story? by Gretchen Oltman and Vicki Bautista will help leaders – especially newer ones – articulate their purpose and bring their whole selves to school each day. School leader Sarah Cooper appreciates the book’s practical honesty.

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Teachers Know Students Need Social Emotional Learning, Face Challenges Delivering Support, According to New Survey From ReadTheory

eSchool News

WILMINGTON, DE – August 4, 2022 – A new survey reveals that while teachers know their students need help developing social emotional skills, they rarely have time or adequate training to focus on them in the classroom.

8 Reasons to Attend the #NYCSchoolsTech Summit on August 17th in Manhattan

The Innovative Educator

Any New York City teacher can register to attend the 10th annual #NYCSchoolsTech Summit which will be back in-person on Wednesday, August 17 at LaGuardia High School in Manhattan. At the Summit, you’ll find dozens of thought-provoking sessions, hear best instructional practices, gain ed tech insights, learn about new technologies and strategies, and network with colleagues. There are lots of other reasons to attend the Tech Summit.

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.

What a Homework Help Site’s Move to Host Open Educational Resources Could Mean

ED Surge

In May, the homework-help site that relies on student-generated content, Course Hero, dipped its toes into freely available, openly licensed alternatives known as Open Educational Resources, or OER, course materials.

K-12 Dealmaking: Digital Promise Acquires Two Asia Society Programs; Finnish Startup Raises €1M

Marketplace K-12

In an expansion of its global reach, the nonprofit Digital Promise scooped up two assets from the Asia Society. The post K-12 Dealmaking: Digital Promise Acquires Two Asia Society Programs; Finnish Startup Raises €1M appeared first on Market Brief.

Dr. Steve Albrecht's Library 2.0 Podcast: "Vendor Oversight At Your Library" | Webinar: "Librarians as Mandated Reporters"

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We've just posted a new Dr. Albrecht podcast in our " Library Service, Safety, & Security " section of Library 2.0 : "Vendor Oversight At Your Library." "I I want to talk about vendors and vendor relationships with the library.

Dallas parents flocking to schools that pull students from both rich and poor parts of town

The Hechinger Report

DALLAS — When Lauren McKinnon heard a new public elementary school was opening close to her home in Dallas, it was good news; but when she learned the school would offer an all-girls education format with a focus on STEM, she was excited, knowing inequities often exist for girls – like her daughters – in math and science.

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).