Tue.Jun 30, 2020

A Cross-sector Business Incubator in Taos, New Mexico: Building Networks for Frontline Talent Development

Digital Promise

In a honey bee hive, each bee performs a uniquely indispensable role that contributes to the overall health of the colony.

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CARES Act for Remote or Distance Learning


As part of the government’s efforts to ease some of the burden brought on by the pandemic, the CARES Act funding bill was passed, which, in total, made approximately $30.75 billion available to provide relief for educational institutions under the Education Stabilization Fund (ESF).

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Urban Adult Literacy Collaboration in Nashville: Building Networks for Frontline Talent Development

Digital Promise

In early 2020, Nashville boasted unprecedented job growth and low unemployment—good news for residents of Tennessee’s largest city.

How online teaching improves inclusivity in education


The promise of education in the 21st century is for no child to be left behind.

Rural Healthcare Preparation Pipeline in Pennsylvania: Building Networks for Frontline Talent Development

Digital Promise

“We all compete sometimes for the same funding. We’re all trying to show that we can do good work.

How a School Psychologist Is Supporting Students From a Distance During COVID-19

Education Elements

As we look toward reimagining schools, we encourage leaders to keep in mind that communities and families have been impacted by an unprecedented time and will continue to feel the impact into the next school year, and perhaps beyond.


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How to effectively support struggling readers during distance learning

eSchool News

Parents who might be uncomfortable with continuing their role of teacher this fall can find solace in this fact: authentic teachable moments happen outside the classroom all the time.

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Are History Textbooks Worth Using Anymore? Maybe Not, Some Teachers Say


Among contemporary education critics, the textbook is a classic and perennial foil—perhaps because its very construction is essentially a compromise between experts and politicians, groups with sometimes competing agendas.

Coronavirus Chronicles 039 – Immaculate Conception School

Dangerously Irrelevant

I am talking with schools to see how they’re responding in the wake of this global pandemic. I invite you to join me for the Coronavirus Chronicles , a series of check-ins with educators all over. Episode 039 is below.

Data vs. COVID-19: How one district runs the numbers

eSchool News

When Mark Finstrom, Chief Technology Officer for Highline Public Schools (WA), first integrated data analytic mapping software into his district’s digital toolbox a few years ago, it was to better visualize his district’s data to consider things like potential new school construction or bus routes for approximately 20,000 students.

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Potential Uses for Chatbots and Instant Messaging Apps in Teaching and Learning


Introduction Instant messaging is already an integral part of the average student’s life, and it can also have many uses to boost their education. Additionally, advances in technology mean chatbots. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post.

Podcast: Redefining Assessment in an Age of Remote Learning


In this episode, Tom Daccord and Caitlin McLemore discuss how assessment and grading are being redefined in an age of remote learning.

Free Photo Sources to Use in Your Class

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Looking for some good places where students can access public domain and free images? The collection below has you covered. This is a curated list of some useful websites that provide free photos.read more

The Perfect Planning Tool for School This Fall


As we consider what school will look like this fall, teaching coach Elizabeth Stein shows how the Universal Design for Learning gives educators flexibility to teach effectively within and without any learning space – fully in person, fully remote, or using a hybrid model.

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Booms Taxonomy "Walk Around" Inquiry Model

Cycles of Learning

Since the start of summer I have the opportunity to work with a myriad of teachers and schools as they prepare for the the inevitable chaos of developing new and meaningful systems/schools in the context of the even changing COVID-19 Pandemic landscape.

K-12 Demand for Mobile Devices ‘Skyrocketing’ Due to COVID-19 Remote Learning

Marketplace K-12

The K-12 mobile device market is booming. A new report from market research firm FutureSource Consulting forecasts that shipments of laptops, tablets and Chromebooks to the U.S.

Spreading Positivity with Buncee


It’s been a challenging past few months, and during this time, we’ve all had to find new ways to spread positivity and keep our community inspired and motivated.

Do Selective Colleges Favor the Rich and Work Against the American Dream?


Education plays a more important role in social mobility than ever in this country. But Anthony Carnevale, director of Georgetown University’s Center on Education and the Workforce, argues that higher education is not doing enough to make the American dream possible for low-income students.

Empowering Students Through Individual Goal Accountability

MIND Research Institute

This article features contributions from MIND Research Institute's Director of Product, Twana Young , and Senior User Experience Researcher, Alesha Arp. Individual vs Group Goals. I learned the value of individual goal setting as a high school cross-country and track runner.

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Byju’s Becomes an Edtech ‘Decacorn’ After Fundraise from Mary Meeker’s Bond Capital


What comes after a unicorn? Indian online education startup Byju’s, which already reached the billion-dollar valuation from private investors in 2018, can now claim a new distinction: “decacorn.” That’s the industry lingo for companies valued at $10 billion or more.

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Face the Unknowns of a New School Year with Planning and Prep

EdTech Magazine

Late summer is usually an exciting time for K–12 schools. It’s when the new school year is on the horizon, bringing with it the thrill of a fresh start and reconnection.

Reopening Schools Safely: The Feature Your School May Be Missing Out On

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Many school administrators are deciding how to safely reopen their schools for the upcoming school year. There are discussions of reducing class sizes, students eating lunch at their desks, going.read more. sponsored posts

Face the Unknowns of a New School Year with Planning and Prep

EdTech Magazine

Late summer is usually an exciting time for K–12 schools. It’s when the new school year is on the horizon, bringing with it the thrill of a fresh start and reconnection.

Another Step Toward Equity


In 2018, Montana Supreme Court struck down a tax-credit funded scholarship program that allowed low-income students to access private schools.

The Great Feast Reimagined #engaginglitminds

Reading By Example

Philadelphia has many neighborhoods considered “food deserts,” defined by the USDA as “areas in the United States where people have limited access to a variety of healthy and affordable food” (www.ers.usda.gov).

The Impact of COVID-19 on Higher Education: What Will 2020-2021 Look Like?


how to plan for the upcoming terms and beyond and a snapshot of what education at higher education institutions might look like in the coming term

Q&A: Evan Marwell, CEO of EducationSuperHighway, on the Home Access Gap

EdTech Magazine

The homework gap, characterized by the technological barriers and disparities students face when doing schoolwork at home, is a long-standing issue in education. It impacts millions of students nationwide, particularly black and Latino students and those who come from low-income families. When the coronavirus pandemic hit, those pre-existing inequities were magnified for the most vulnerable students.

Three strategies for making your videos more accessible


Captions are important. Why caption? They are especially important with so many of us reaching our learning community remotely. As we gear up for a September filled with unknowns, it might be a good idea to develop some agile strategies for addressing and enhancing our flipped or hybrid options.

E-Learning Struggles Prepare Districts for What’s Next

EdTech Magazine

Sometimes the best approach to dealing with the biggest problems involves taking a deep breath and diving in headfirst. That’s the way it was facing the coronavirus pandemic, says Peter Cevenini, CTO at Montgomery County Public Schools in Maryland. The situation evolved so fast,” he says, “everything we did kind of happened simultaneously.”.

Global Training Services and Playware team win Innovplus Flame Award

Playware Studios

Congratulations to our team with the winning design from our Senior Learning Designer Sean McMenamin who won the S$200K Innovplus 2020 Grant organized by In.Lab Singapore an initiative by Institute for Adult Learning Singapore.