Thu.Sep 15, 2022

5 Ways K-12 IT Teams Can Help Teachers Save Time and Focus on Instruction

EdTech Magazine

Having to work long hours is a significant contributing factor to teacher burnout and the resulting teacher shortages dominating news headlines. The spring 2022 Merrimack College Teacher Survey found that a typical teacher works 54 hours per week, with only 25 hours spent teaching students.

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Educator retention hinges on these 3 things

eSchool News

Confidence in the education profession has dropped for the second year in a row, according to the 2022 Educator Confidence Report from learning technology company HMH.

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Few State Officials Believe Their Cybersecurity Funding Is Keeping Up With Threats

Marketplace K-12

A survey of top state officials who oversee technology reveals a gap between their schools' vulnerabilities to cyberattacks and how much their states are spending to combat it. The post Few State Officials Believe Their Cybersecurity Funding Is Keeping Up With Threats appeared first on Market Brief.

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Chicago students can take up to 5 mental health days

eSchool News

This story was originally published by Chalkbeat. Sign up for their newsletters at newsletters. This story was produced as part of the Medill Media Teens journalism program for Chicago Public School students at Northwestern University.

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.

Professional Learning Communities (PLCs): What You Need to Know


Professional learning communities (PLCs) help teachers thrive, which ultimately increases teacher morale and retention. Here’s how it works

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Implementing Effective MTSS Programs for Student Success

Watch the Recording Listen to the Podcast. For any educator or administrator looking to build a comprehensive support system for students, the edLeader Panel, “ MTSS: Taking Efficacy from Good to Great ,” is a must-watch discussion.

Incident IQ Releases Integration With ClassLink Single Sign-on

eSchool News

ATLANTA (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Incident IQ, the workflow management platform built for school districts, released an integration with ClassLink—a global education provider of access and analytics products that create more time for learning and help schools better understand digital engagement.

KyEdRPG, Part Two: The Power of a D & D Club

Adam Watson Edtech Elixirs

This is Part Two of a three part series to kick off a new website, KyEdRPG , and how role playing games can positively impact student learning. In Part One , we celebrated the launch of the website itself.

With Rising Concerns About Dyslexia in Young Learners, Riverside Insights Introduces First-of-its Kind Playbook to Streamline Evaluations

eSchool News

ITASCA, Ill. Riverside Insights ®, a leading developer of research-based assessments and analytics, today debuted a new Assessment Playbook focused on streamlining the evaluation of dyslexia, the most common learning disability, affecting 20% of the population.

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.

Let’s Change Financial Aid to Help Students Who Pay Their Own Way Through College

ED Surge

Ever since middle school, I knew that it would be up to me to find a way to pay for college. My parents have always supported my academic ambitions while also prioritizing their own financial goals, such as saving vigilantly for retirement.

Nevada Department of Education Renews Partnership with Nevada Gold Mines and Discovery Education Providing High-Quality Digital Content to Students and Educators Statewide

eSchool News

The Teachers' Classroom App - By PeacheyPublications

Nik Peachey

The Teachers' Classroom App - By PeacheyPublications This app has been designed to help teachers in the physical and remote classroom. The app is a combination of teaching and teacher development tool.

Loudoun County Public Schools Partners with to Provide 24/7 Unlimited Tutoring for K-12 Students

eSchool News

NEW YORK/PRNewswire/ — , one of the world’s largest online tutoring services, announced today that it has been selected by Loudoun County Public Schools (LCPS), the third-largest school division in Virginia, to provide 24/7 online tutoring for every K–12 student in the division.

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).

Education Company Employees Overwhelmingly Prefer Remote Work. How Are Organizations Responding?

Marketplace K-12

An EdWeek Market Brief survey of more than 400 education company employees finds that three-quarters of them want to want to work out of their offices. The post Education Company Employees Overwhelmingly Prefer Remote Work. How Are Organizations Responding? appeared first on Market Brief.

AhaSlides- Create Engaging Presentations Using Live Quizzes, Polls, and Q&A

Educators Technology

AhaSlides is a presentation tool that allows you to create interactive and immersive presentations. It makes use of numerous interactive features such as live quizzes, polls, Q&A, scale ratings, word clouds, and spinner wheels to engage participants and creating immersive learning experiences.

Interactive eBooks: The Reinvention of Reading and Interactivity

Kitaboo on EdTech

The days of textbooks have not looked bright since the digitalization of education. Online learning has become the norm now, with digital books and interactive eBooks are the ones that make learning possible.

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