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Mental Health in K–12 Schools: How Tech Can Help

EdTech Magazine

Growing up is hard enough, but kids today live with the added pressure of social media and the aftermath of a global pandemic. “We are seeing an increase in mental health challenges among our younger students, starting in elementary school. We are also seeing an increase in the number of students exhibiting signs of depression and anxiety compared to past years,” says Priti Avantsa, coordinator of mental health and social work services for Fort Bend Independent School District in Texas.

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What do Parents Ask About Technology in Education?

Ask a Tech Teacher

I have written in the past about parent questions concerning technology in education , but always from the perspective of a teacher at the classroom. Now, I teach grad school classes online to practicing teachers and want to see if those questions are the same. So I asked my grad school students: What questions do parents ask you about technology and education ?

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How a High Schooler in Rural North Carolina Overcame Math Anxiety

American Consortium for Equity in Education

By Carter Buhler Some people are just born good at math. For some, like my older sister, it’s their favorite subject in school. However, for a lot of people — myself included — math isn’t something that is easy for Keep Reading How a High Schooler in Rural North Carolina Overcame Math Anxiety The post How a High Schooler in Rural North Carolina <br>Overcame Math Anxiety appeared first on Equity in Education.

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An AI to-do list for educators

eSchool News

Key points: Schools should integrate conversations around AI into professional learning opportunities A basic understanding of AI’s potential for learning can help educators become more comfortable using it for teaching and learning See related article: More students are seeking an AI-powered school year The AI revolution is here, and educators are feeling the impact.

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Behind the Bell: The Underlying Impact of Tardiness in K-12 Schools

Managing a K-12 campus with constant pressure to meet performance metrics is challenging. And tardiness can significantly limit a school from reaching these goals. Learn more about why chronic lateness matters, and key strategies to address the following impacts: Data errors caused by manual processes Low attendance and graduation rates that affect a school’s reputation Classroom disruption, which leads to poor academic performance High staff attrition and “The Teacher Exodus” Unmet LCAP goals t

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Unlocking Operational Excellence: A Guide to Streamlining Workflows in Private Schools


Managing a successful educational institution involves a plethora of responsibilities. This is particularly true for private schools, where the complexities of administrative and educational workflows can become overwhelming. In this article, we’ll explore actionable solutions for reducing workload and increasing efficiency in private schools.

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“Ambitious growth” is needed to accelerate learning recovery

eSchool News

Key points: Students who follow ambitious yet attainable pathways to grade-level proficiency that go beyond typical learning trajectory can recover learning Learning loss is still profoundly felt even as schools move back to a “post-pandemic normal” See related article: Finding the learning loss data needed to drive learning recovery A new report from Curriculum Associates demonstrates what happens when educators set ambitious targets for students–and what happens when they mee

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Top 25 Educational Research Journals Every Educator and Researcher Should Read

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Educational Research Journals are the topic of our blog post today! Navigating the world of educational research can feel like an endless treasure hunt, filled with hidden gems that can illuminate your understanding of teacher education, pedagogical methods, educational psychology, among several other concepts. With educational technology shaping the future and assessment literacy becoming a focal point of discussions, keeping up with scholarly articles and findings is not just a good-to-have—it

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The End of ESSER: What Educators Need to Know


With the end of ESSER funding coming soon, educators need to plan accordingly

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Uniforms, Dress Codes and Embracing Diverse Identities in Public Schools

Saving Socrates

It happened again. Some well-intentioned person on a Facebook Group I am a member of in my community posted about how our local district should have school uniforms. I couldn't help but chime in. I feel them. I get it. The parent is tired of spending large amounts of money every fall on clothes kids outgrow, don't end up wearing, or destroy. They are looking for a cheaper solution and think for a minute that this might be it.

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Strengthening Teacher Collaboration: Reflect Before (and After!) You Connect


A version of this post about teacher collaboration originally appeared in the February 2023 edition of Language Magazine. There are many adages about teaching being a team effort. What’s happening for students in one classroom is interconnected with what’s happening for students in other classrooms. Collaborating with colleagues and instructional coaches is key for teachers developing a shared professional vision for student success as well as finding ways to continually increase their own effec

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Enhancing HyFlex Education through the PowerTeaching Framework

This whitepaper explores integrating the PowerTeaching pedagogical approach within a HyFlex (Hybrid Flexible) educational model, focusing on employing cooperative learning strategies and efficient classroom management techniques.

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Gaggle Earns iKeepSafe Privacy FERPA Badge

American Consortium for Equity in Education

Gaggle, a leader in student safety management, earns the iKeepSafe FERPA privacy badge, highlighting their dedication to student safety and data security. iKeepSafe has awarded a FERPA privacy badge to Gaggle, a recognized leader in helping K-12 districts manage student safety Keep Reading Gaggle Earns iKeepSafe Privacy FERPA Badge The post Gaggle Earns iKeepSafe Privacy FERPA Badge appeared first on Equity in Education.

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Simple Assessment Highlights the Importance of BEAD Challenge Process to Affordable MDUs

Education Superhighway

20-25% of the digital divide is concentrated in affordable multi-dwelling units (MDUs). EducationSuperHighway conducted a desktop assessment in Colorado that highlighted the importance of states following NTIA’s guidance to go beyond the FCC National Broadband Map to determine the connectivity status of MDUs that could benefit from Broadband Equity, Access, and Deployment (BEAD) funding.

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SJSU iSchool Online Event - "Latinos: Contributing to the Fabric of the Nation" (September 19th, 2023)

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The School of Information at San José State University is the founding sponsor of the Library 2.0 conference series, a partnership we have had for 13 years. Please consider attending this free event next week. Latinos: Contributing to the Fabric of the Nation Hispanic Heritage Month Symposium SEPTEMBER 19, 2023 - 10:00AM - 12:00PM LOIDA GARCIA-FEBO DAVID LOPEZ ELISA ANAIS GARCIA MARCELO RODRÍGUEZ ISABEL ESPINAL National Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated from September 15 to October 15.