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Essentials of Effective Math Instruction for English Learners

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A sampling of Hechinger reporting for The New York Times’s Learning section

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There Is a Heightened Awareness Around Student Data Privacy. Here’s What Schools Are Doing About It

Digital Promise

During the throes of the COVID-19 pandemic, many school districts were quick to send devices home with students and to provide digital resources that may have been engaging, but may not have been as “data safe” as districts thought.

The 8 Elements of Critical Thinking

Educators Technology

We live in a world that is increasingly inundated with all types of information. From the moment we open our eyes in the morning till we go to bed at night, our minds are incessantly stimulated and a big part of this stimulation stems from our digital devices.

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.

Here’s how you can fix teacher shortages in your district

eSchool News

As schools opened their doors this fall, one of the biggest challenges on school leaders’ minds: filling teaching vacancies and addressing teacher shortages. School districts nationwide are facing unprecedented teacher shortages, with thousands of classrooms unstaffed as the school year begins.

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8 ways to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

eSchool News

Hispanic Heritage Month , from September 15–October 15, starts in the middle of the month because that day that marks the independence of Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua from Spain. Mexico celebrates its independence from Spain on September 16, and Chile on September 18.

How can we improve early science education? New report offers clues

The Hechinger Report

Editor’s note: This story led off this week’s Early Childhood newsletter, which is delivered free to subscribers’ inboxes every other Wednesday with trends and top stories about early learning. Subscribe today!

What’s A KWHLAQ Chart? Like A KWL Chart But Better

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What’s A KWHLAQ Chart? Like A KWL Chart But Better by TeachThought Staff What’s A KWL Chart? A KWL Chart … What’s A KWHLAQ Chart? Like A KWL Chart But Better Read More. The post What’s A KWHLAQ Chart? Like A KWL Chart But Better appeared first on TeachThought.

To fight teacher shortages, some states are looking to community colleges to train a new generation of educators

The Hechinger Report

In her second-grade classroom outside Seattle, Fatima Nuñez Ardon often tells her students stories about everyday people realizing their dreams. One day, for example, she talked about Salvadoran American NASA astronaut Francisco Rubio and his journey to the International Space Station.

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.

More of Today’s Parent-Teacher Meetings are Happening Virtually

EdTech Magazine

A teacher stands in front of a screen in a north central Texas schoolroom. A few miles away, the mother of a middle school student sits down at her kitchen table, pulls out her laptop, clicks on a meeting link and is soon getting updates from her son’s teacher without ever leaving her home.

Struggling small colleges are joining the ’sharing economy’ — teaming up to share courses and majors

The Hechinger Report

Dylan Smith went to high school just two miles from Adrian College, but wasn’t interested in applying to the Michigan liberal arts school of about 1,600 undergraduates. As much as he liked the idea of a small campus, he didn’t think a liberal arts degree would do much to help him land a job.

Analyzing ROI Helps IT Leaders Make Decisions Ahead of the Funding Cliff

EdTech Magazine

The coming years are set to see a slowdown — if not an outright stop — in the emergency government funding that supported many K–12 school districts throughout the pandemic and beyond.

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What researchers learned about online higher education during the pandemic

The Hechinger Report

Kameshwari Shankar watched for years as college and university courses were increasingly taught online instead of face to face, but without a definitive way of understanding which students benefited the most from them, or what if anything they learned. This story also appeared in The New York Times.

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).

Poptential™ Expands Bell Ringer Content in Free Social Studies Curriculum

eSchool News

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. Poptential , an award-winning family of free social studies course packages, has expanded and enhanced its Bell Ringer content with the goal of providing a bell ringer for every day of the school year. Click to tweet.

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Are You Prepared for the Next Cyber Attack?

edWeb.net

Watch the Recording Listen to the Podcast. Labor Day 2022—instead of the usual beginning-of-the-school-year exercises, Los Angeles Unified School District administrators had to deal with a ransomware attack that shut down its computer systems.

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Inventing a Job-Skills Machine

ED Surge

The problem with infrastructure is that it tends to be expensive. And slow to build. And hard to maintain. Oh, and also kind of boring. Most people only notice it when it collapses, like an old bridge. People with typical imaginations have trouble envisioning new infrastructure before it exists.

2022 Annual CASE Conference

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9–11 Join us in Salt Lake City, UT to learn about our collaborative IEP development solution. Conference Events CASE 2022 Event inspire Polaris Total Solution Unique Learning System

Unlock the Power of Formative Assessment

Learn how a thoughtful formative assessment approach can help teachers understand where students are in their learning, inform instruction, and in turn, positively impact student learning outcomes. Get the guide today!

Emotions Come and Go in Waves. We Can Teach Our Students How to Surf Them.

ED Surge

Imagine 9-year-old Alejandra who listens quietly for gun shots in the hall after seeing the news about the Uvalde school shooting. Her teacher notices she has difficulty staying focused in class. Or imagine 14-year-old Kai whose mother is suffering from the lingering effects of coronavirus.

EdXchange: High-Leverage Practices

N2Y

25 @ 5 pm Eastern Implement HLPs in the classroom and raise student outcomes to new heights. EdXchange Webinars Event inspire Total Solution Webinar

Stepping Up Professional Learning and Educator Support this School Year

edWeb.net

Each new school year brings a promise of growth in students and teachers, as well as in professional learning. Teachers and administrators across the country prepare for the new school year by designing professional learning that is meaningful and engaging for their staff.