Yes, school resources are limited—but don’t ignore what students can offer

The Christensen Institute

Trauma, anxiety, and potential learning loss are all top of mind for educators and parents supporting young people. There’s also Embark Education , a new experiential middle school in Denver where students learn in part through their contributions to operating a café and a bike shop. Education BlogStudents are struggling during COVID-19.

Time Is the Greatest Challenge to Teaching STEM. Families Can Help.


Elementary science instruction often takes a back seat to math and reading and receives little time in the school day. In fact, the 2018 National Study of Science and Mathematics Education reported that many elementary school teachers do not even provide science instruction every week. This past school year, my organization, PowerMyLearning, partnered with NYSCI to “learn from the best” how to develop standards-aligned Family Playlists. Education Technology STEM

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Five Steps to Ensure Accessibility for All

While the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) was last reauthorized in 2004, with amendments in 2015, and the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) were updated back in 2008, the demand for accessibility and equality in education continues to grow. Educators still need to constantly evaluate the effectiveness of accessibility initiatives, advocate for resources for their students, and anticipate where they need to go next.

Essential Elements for Moving to a 1:1 Environment

She guided both the educational technology and IT departments to support district and site personnel to plan and complete all iPad deployments and the Mobile Learning Initiative. Michelle’s professional background also includes her tenure at the Hesperia Unified School District as a teacher, assistant principal, principal, and finalist for CA Elementary Principal of the Year. She is a frequent presenter at state, national and international education conferences.

Empowering Superintendents to Connect Technology and Learning

School leaders should encourage educators to use edtech that promotes skills like creativity and problem-solving, which will serve the student no matter what profession they choose. Rather than viewing them as tool for punitive measures, assessments are just another tool that allows educators to figure out how to improve teaching and learning. She is a frequent presenter at state, national and international education conferences.