Skyward’s Communication Portal Connects Parents to the Learning Process


But, according to a Gallup poll , only 20% of parents are fully engaged in their child’s education while a staggering 23% are actively disengaged. Skyward, a leading K-12 administrative software provider, helps districts create new levels of parent engagement while increasing transparency, collaboration, and accountability. Leaders at the company say using their communication portal is helping districts be more effective in the education experience. STEVENS POINT, Wis.

Partnerships strengthen computer science movement

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Programs between the education, business communities help students become engaged in computer science courses from a younger age. Computer science education is enjoying more prominence thanks to awareness efforts such as the Hour of Code, as well as states’ efforts to put more weight behind Advanced Placement computer science course credits. Skyward has provided mentors to the district and brings industry perspective to the district.

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


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?