KICKBOARD AND OVERCOMING RACISM PARTNER TO INTRODUCE ADVANCING RACIAL EQUITY IN EDUCATION PROGRAM

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Educational equity means that identifiers like race, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, and class no longer predict outcomes for students’ educational pursuits. To help K-12 districts and schools achieve equity and create environments that are safe and conducive to learning for all students, Kickboard has partnered with Overcoming Racism to develop a new professional development program called Advancing Racial Equity in Education.

Kickboard and Aperture Education Partner to Help Schools Use Student Behavior Data to Measure Social Emotional Learning

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28, 2018) — Social-emotional learning (SEL) company Aperture Education and Kickboard, which provides technology and coaching for school culture initiatives, have partnered to help schools collect, monitor and analyze data on 40 student behaviors that tie to the Devereux Student Strengths Assessment (the DESSA) core SEL competencies. The DESSA SEL Inventory is available exclusively on Kickboard’s platform and is free to Kickboard customers. Charlotte N.C.

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?On the Hotseat: 7 Questions for Kickboard’s New CEO, Stefan Kohler

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But at Kickboard , an online school culture system management system, it’s a straight dive in for Stefan Kohler, a former teacher and executive at companies including Scholastic and Pearson. What’s been your involvement in education in the past? Kohler: Aside from being a student, a high school teacher and coach, and having my Superintendent’s License, for the past 20 years I’ve worked for and led companies that serve and support K-12 education.

K-12 Dealmaking: Springboard, Asteria Education Make Acquisitions

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Springboard Education has acquired Kids’ Adventures, a provider of before- and after-school programs. Also, Asteria Education has acquired ECS Learning Systems and Aperture Education and Kickboard are partnering to assist schools as they collect, monitor and analyze data on student behavior. The post K-12 Dealmaking: Springboard, Asteria Education Make Acquisitions appeared first on Market Brief.

How Voice-Enabled Technology is Changing the Contours of Higher Education

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Marissa Mierow It’s no secret that voice-enabled technology is taking off in the domestic sphere, but how is this increasingly robust technology impacting education? Have you seen the same kind of adoption in education?

Why we love our SEL tools

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That’s why we asked educators to share their favorite SEL tools and talk a little bit about why they like the tool and its offerings. We selected the Devereux Student Strengths Assessment (DESSA) from Aperture Education as our social-emotional learning assessment because it is easy to administer, is strengths-based, has a track record, and is aligned with our SEL curriculum. With Kickboard, they actually do.

March 28, 2018 Webinar Shows Schools How to Use SEL and PBIS Programs Together

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Social-emotional learning company Aperture Education and Kickboard, which provides technology and coaching for school culture initiatives, will host a webinar at 3 p.m. Some schools may want to do both, but aren’t sure how,” said Jessica Adamson, CEO of Aperture Education. The webinar will feature: Marc Kirsch, Director of Sales & Business Development, of Aperture Education. Jolynn Greene, Data-Driven Leadership Coach at Kickboard. Charlotte N.C.

Study Finds Data Analytics Help Lower Rates of Disciplinary Action in K–12

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At 70 public schools in Louisiana, in partnership with Tulane University, a new program using data analytics to monitor student behavior has reduced the number of disciplinary incidents by 72 percent , according to a new study released by Tulane’s Education Research Alliance. . To test the impact of data analytics on student behavior management, researchers provided participating schools with Kickboard analytics software , designed to track students’ positive and negative behavior.

Teaching tricks: Better data strategies to ease teacher workload

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It’s a serious, and not very well publicized, crisis that is bleeding the education system of some of its brightest lights. This trend is not only affecting teachers already qualified, but is in fact affecting whether or not candidates choose to become educators at all. Read this truly interesting article about tracking and quantifying classroom culture, that also profiles two great tech resources to track behaviors and responses in your students: ClassDojo and Kickboard.

How to Provide Help

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One solution to these dilemmas is for educators to weave “help” into the fabric of their classrooms. Educators can weave “help” into the fabric of their classrooms. Think of a kickboard: It allows swimmers to rest their arms as they focus on kicking. Find out more about Bondie’s Professional Education course, Differentiated Instruction Made Practical . Understanding the appropriate way to seek out help is not a skill every student has.

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Why the State of Surveillance in Schools Might Lead to the Next Equifax Disaster

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According to the National Center for Education Statistics , in 2013-14 school year, an average of 75 percent of public schools reported using security cameras to monitor their buildings. There have been a few court cases where judges ruled that video footage obtained by school officials or other district contractors were not considered education records and were, therefore, not the right of students or parents to access. Other similar technologies include Kickboard and LiveSchool.

The Business of Education Technology

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Jen Medbery stepped down as CEO of Kickboard. In fairness, startups weren’t the only education companies experiencing this sort of upheaval this year: Amplify, News Corps’ education division, continued to sell off various parts of its failed business. DeVry Education Group got a new CEO." You can find stock market data about publicly-traded education companies at funding.hackeducation.com. Unbundling the Culture of Public Education.

Hack Education Weekly News

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Education Politics. “ Education Department Proposes New Regulations to Protect Students and Taxpayers from Predatory Institutions.” ” From the Times Higher Education by way of Inside Higher Ed : “Poll of faculty members and administrators in British higher education finds they want their country to remain in E.U. Isn’t Liberia outsourcing its education system to a Gates and Zuckerberg-backed startup , Bridge International Academies ?