Mon.Aug 01, 2022

4 Tips to Design a Visually Compelling Strategic Plan

Education Elements

You have just spent months engaging your community, identifying your priorities and getting your wording just right. It feels like you are inches from the finish line as you think about rolling out your final plan to the community.

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Social-emotional Learning Part II: Self-management

Catlin Tucker

In my last blog post , I said self-awareness is a foundational social-emotional learning skill. If students are unable to identify their emotions, thoughts, and values and recognize how they influence their behaviors, it will be challenging for them to develop the other SEL core competencies.

Reaching the 4Cs with 3D and virtual reality

eSchool News

I thought I was ahead of the times when I acquired virtual reality headsets and other mixed reality technology via a grant award in late 2019. The pandemic shutdowns halted my plans to use the acquired virtual reality headsets for virtual field trips and other STEM investigations.

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.

NASA’s 6 Top Tools for Teaching About the James Webb Space Telescope


NASA has a wealth of resources for educators looking to use the James Webb Space Telescope to teach STEM


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Teaching About the James Webb Space Telescope


The James Webb Space Telescope provides lots of opportunities for teachers to engage and inspire their students


PowerSchool to Launch Connected Intelligence, First Fully Managed Data-as-a-Service Platform for K-12 Schools

eSchool News

FOLSOM, Calif — PowerSchool (NYSE: PWSC), the leading provider of cloud-based software for K-12 education in North America, today announced it has launched Connected Intelligence by PowerSchool®.

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Getting Your College Degree in Prison


The Second Chance Pell pilot program has permitted more than 28,000 students in prison to access Pell Grants in order to pursue higher education while imprisoned. The program will soon expand to all incarcerated individuals

Can You Trust Your EdTech Apps?

BYOT Network

With the continual influx of digital applications available to support teaching and learning experiences in a variety of contexts and at all levels, educators have to be committed to providing a safe environment that protects students.

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!

Back to School: Cultivating a Culture of Curiosity


Cultivating a Culture of Curiosity. As we head back into our classrooms, there are lots of things that we must consider. How do we set up a classroom learning environment to best support students? What are some ways that we can build relationships and get to know one another?

Best Comic Maker Apps for Students

Educators Technology

The purpose of today's post is to share with you this collection of comic maker apps that you can use with kids and students to create and share comic strips.

What’s New ~ August 2022


It sure is hot out there, isn’t it? Depending where you are of, of course.). The summer heat doesn’t stop the myViewBoard team, though. We’re here again to tell you what’s new in August 2022. Manager Update and New Look.

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Relationships Matter in Student Affairs — But So Do Data and Strategy

ED Surge

I grew up as a self-described math and science nerd. I took Calculus I, II, and III in high school at the local college, and when I enrolled at the University of Virginia, my courses included honors chemistry and physics for physics majors—although I did not major in physics.

6 Tips for EdTech Evaluation by Adult Learning Institutions

Many continuing adult education institutions have turned to technology used by higher ed with the following benefits: elevates teaching and learning, scales to address changes in staffing, enrollment and budget, and protects student and institutional data.

A Lesson in Leadership from the Covid Years


When DeAnna Miller became assistant principal in 2019, she could never have anticipated the challenges pandemic schooling would bring. Looking back now, she identifies her most important lesson learned: “Real leadership is recognizing that we must serve the people we lead.”.

OPINION: Hiring more college mental health counselors is not the only or the best answer for today’s struggling students

The Hechinger Report

College students are demanding access to more mental health counselors. Even before the pandemic, students were struggling with a range of mental health issues.

How Would You Like It To Be?

The Thinking Stick

The Port Townsend School District Website for the 2022 Salish Coast Elementary Children’s Film Festival. This year the Library/STEM program at Salish Coast Elementary hosted the 2022 SC Children’s Film Festival!

PROOF POINTS: Early data on ‘high-dosage’ tutoring shows schools are sometimes finding it tough to deliver even low doses

The Hechinger Report

Schools report that students are receiving more tutoring sessions when they’re scheduled during the school day without competing instructional activities at the same time. Credit: Lillian Mongeau/The Hechinger Report.

6 Strategies for Using Actionable Data to Impact Student Success

Educators need effective tools to drive student success. The trend to use actionable, comprehensive data—like attendance, assessments, grades, and more—is an effective way to give teachers the visibility they need to make a difference. Videri gives teachers and administrators access to comprehensive, integrated data so they can easily filter, drill down, and analyze data—to get the information that they really need, when they need it, and improve student outcomes. Download the eBook today!