How we turned around our scheduling methods

eSchool News

We decided to adopt arena scheduling because it allowed students to have control over their own educational path—with input from parents and counselors, of course. Skyward , our student information system (SIS), paired very well with arena scheduling—offering our students and staff the best possible registration experience. We have had 700 students hit Skyward the first minute registration opens, and we have yet to crash.

I Moved a Drone With My Mind. Soon Your Students Will Too.

Edsurge

Hovering here and there and lurching around a bit but most certainly skyward. The drone was part of a demonstration of the powerful technology that the neuroinfomatics company EMOTIV offered at a conference on the power of technology and education. There is increasing interest in the role of meditation and mindfulness training in education. The first question I asked myself was where should the education community try to be leapfrogging to?

In the marketplace: Measuring student progress, new digital solutions, personalized learning, and more

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Tech-savvy educators know they must stay on top of the myriad changes and trends in education to learn how teaching and learning can best benefit from technology’s near-constant change. Check below for the latest marketplace news to keep you up-to-date on product developments, teaching and learning initiatives, and new trends in education. Skyward has launched Qmlativ Education Management System, the next evolution of the company’s SIS and ERP technology.