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How Schools and Districts are Supporting Digital Equity

Digital Promise

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K-12 staffing shortages threaten reading instruction–AI can help

eSchool News

The challenges facing K-12 leaders as they start the new school year are enormous.

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Student Tech Teams: 5 Tips for Having Students Work and Learn on the Job

techlearning

Members of student tech teams provide their districts with much-needed tech assistance and gain valuable real-world experience in the process

10 Amazing ideas for celebrating World Teachers’ Day 2022

Neo LMS

Adopted after the 1966 International Labor Organization and UNESCO’s Recommendation concerning the Status of Teachers, World Teachers’ Day 2022 is celebrated on the 5th of October and emphasizes teachers’ rights and responsibilities.

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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.

Can Brain Fitness be Education’s Moon Shot?

EdNews Daily

By Betsy Hill and Roger Stark During global Brain Awareness Week, some seven years ago in March 2015, The Kennedy Forum convened experts at the Kennedy compound in Hyannis Port, MA to consider perspectives and review (then) recent findings on brain research.

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Vector Solutions Adds Cybersecurity Awareness Courses to its Suite of Online Training Programs for Schools

eSchool News

Tampa, FL – More than 100 school districts are victimized by cyber criminals each year.

When your disability gets you sent home from school

The Hechinger Report

The phone call from her son’s school was alarming. The assistant principal told her to come to the school immediately. This story also appeared in The Associated Press. But when Lisa Manwell arrived at Pioneer Middle School in Plymouth, Michigan, her son wasn’t sick or injured.

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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 Problem with Education’s Problems: (Part 3) Achievement Loss

EdNews Daily

By LeiLani Cauthen Editor’s Note: This three-part series seeks to identify the problem to act on, rather than approach each challenge as isolated. In part one, we addressed the teacher shortage and found that it is not the problem, it is a challenge.

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).

Humble Leadership

A Principal's Reflections

Suppose you were to research or Google the qualities of effective leaders. In that case, all you would come up with are the typical characteristics such as good communication, ability to make difficult decisions, having a vision, models, and listening intently, to name a few.

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Addressing the needs of all learners at Wolf Creek Public Schools

Hapara

Wolf Creek Public Schools faced many challenges in their expansive division, including achievement level gaps and high student needs. So, they decided to make a change to address the needs of all learners. .

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Essentials of Effective Math Instruction for English Learners

Digital Promise

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Video: NY/NJ Learning Leadership Symposium

EdNews Daily

If you have been to one of the Learning Counsel’s Learning Leadership Symposiums, you know there is something very special about the Guest Administrator Panel Discussions.

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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.

Halloween Magnetic Poetry with Google Drawings!

The Shake Up Learning Blog

The post Halloween Magnetic Poetry with Google Drawings! appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Who’s ready for a little Halloween fun? Try Halloween Magnetic Poetry with Google Drawings!

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Momentum builds for helping students adapt to college by nixing freshman grades

The Hechinger Report

SANTA CRUZ, Calif. — Joy Malak floundered through her freshman year in college. This story also appeared in National Public Radio. “I I had to learn how to balance my finances. I had to learn how to balance work and school and the relationship I’m in.”

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How Improving IT Efficiency Can Better Support Education

EdTech Magazine

Smith Vocational and Agricultural High School is not a typical K–12 campus.

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Matters of Principal: Supporting Staff

EdNews Daily

By Jamie Bricker and Jack Barclay In our previous column, The Pillars of Principalship, we stressed the importance of establishing foundational pieces that will provide the underlying support and structure for all stakeholders and all day-to-day school operations.

Keeping Students Safe and Productive on Devices

Speaker: Aaron Webb, Jamf

In our webinar, we’ll explore the full range of Jamf education products to protect students, including quick and easy tools for IT admins, powerful apps for teachers to ensure student safety anywhere, and parental engagement tools.

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.

In a demanding era, using new tools and sharpening old ones

Javeria Salman, Jill Barshay, Sara Hutchinson...

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

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Using Telepresence Robots in School

techlearning

Telepresence robots can bring students who cannot attend school into the classroom in a more immersive manner than video conferencing

When it Comes to Wanting Nothing, Timing is Everything

EdNews Daily

By Charles Sosnik I read a piece in one of the weekly education publications; a superintendent had been quoted warning of the funding cliff coming in two years. This supe seemed to be making the best of it, not spending his stimulus money so he could avoid the unavoidable cliff.

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!

4 tips to build a strong classroom culture this year

eSchool News

The past two years have been immensely difficult for our nation’s students and teachers. In the wake of the isolation and trauma of the COVID-19 pandemic, mental health and behavioral challenges are on the rise as students continue to process unprecedented amounts of stress, anxiety, and grief.

Fakebook- Create Imaginary Profiles for Teaching Purposes

Educators Technology

Fakebook is a tool from Classtools.net which allows users to create unreal Facebook profiles. Fakebook is an awesome tool to use with students in class.

What Is a Metaversity? What You Need to Know

techlearning

A metaversity may be part of the next wave of Metaverse-education. Here’s what you need to know

4 Tips for Supporting Students’ Mental Health in an MTSS Framework

EdNews Daily

By Essie Sutton Educators are becoming increasingly concerned about their students’ mental health and well-being. Research has shown that isolation and loneliness were often associated with psychological symptoms across childhood and adolescence even before the pandemic.

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The Best Ways to Use Managed Apple IDs at Your School

Speaker: Aaron Webb, Jamf

In our webinar, How to Best Use Managed Apple IDs at Your School, hear the real-world experience of Steven Palomo, IT Director at Beverly Public Schools, regarding how he successfully managed his entire tech stack.

It’s time to permanently increase education funding–ESSER spending proves it

eSchool News

In the last two years, an unprecedented increase in funding has flooded into schools around the country courtesy of the Elementary and Secondary Schools Emergency Relief (ESSER) package.

Best Venn Diagram Makers for Non-designers

Educators Technology

A venn diagram is a visual organizer composed of two or more overlapping circles. Venn Diagrams, named after their inventor John Venn, are especially used to contrast or compare a set of elements, ideas, concepts, items, etc with the purpose of drawing out similarities or differences.

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!