The child care system is facing collapse. Could unionizing help bring the industry back from the brink?

The Hechinger Report

I even bought a new computer so if theirs aren’t working, they have another one to use,” said Sanders, a licensed child care provider who has worked in the industry for more than 30 years. But a union can only go so far in alleviating many of the challenges facing the child care industry.

Teacher Reader Responses, Vol. 1: On Literacy

TeachThought - Learn better.

Reading comprehension strategies (RCS) are simply a “bag of tricks” that although are useful to teach because they are quick and easy to learn, do not provide specific guidelines on how to connect sentences. Industry Interest teachers teachthought Teacher Reader Responses, Vol. 1: On Literacy. by TeachThought Staff.

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Schools Will Never Return to Business as Usual. Here’s How They Can Make the Most of Our New Reality.

Edsurge

Elected officials are making decisions contrary to recommended guidelines that can leave school leaders in an impossible situation of shouldering accountability for health and safety while lacking the control to do so.

How to measure edtech impact in the ESSA era

eSchool News

The Education Technology Industry Network (ETIN) and Empirical Education Inc. recently released the Guidelines for Conducting and Reporting EdTech Impact research in U.S. These guidelines help clarify how research is conducted and how information is presented to users of edtech products based on the changes brought by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). In “ Measuring Edtech Impact in the ESSA Era ,” experts delved into the details of the guidelines.

SDI, Inc. Launches ‘PPE As-a-Service’ for K-12 to Address Demand for PPE and Essential Materials

eSchool News

To support districts in meeting these guidelines, SDI conducts quantitative and qualitative research, and analyzes historic spend data to understand each district’s unique needs and identify how much inventory is needed.

Inside Our MIND Podcast: A New Paradigm for EdTech Evaluation

MIND Research Institute

Ed Tech Industry Network: Guidelines for Conducting and Reporting EdTech Impact Research in U.S. Today, MIND is excited to announce the launch of our flagship podcast, Inside Our MIND. With each episode of Inside Our MIND, we'll be taking a look at issues and challenges facing education that we are working to address through research, technology and strategic initiatives.

Improving Ed-Tech Purchasing

Digital Promise

“ Improving Ed-Tech Purchasing ” is a new report from Digital Promise and the Education Industry Association that identifies the key obstacles and potential solutions for the procurement of K-12 personalized learning tools. Several recommendations emerged from the results of these surveys: Better guidelines for conducting needs assessments and including end users in the process.

6 Factors Community Colleges Should Consider in Their COVID-19 Response

Edsurge

He added that the group will look two its regional workforce board and an industry advisory council to plan its offerings. To do this, they’ll need to lead in technology rather than lag behind industry, and help define the new technologies they need to help students succeed. The displacement of more than 40 million American workers from the employment ranks creates an unprecedented challenge.

Conducting Edtech Impact Research in the ESSA Era

edWeb.net

The Education Technology Industry Network (ETIN) and Empirical Education Inc. have recently released the Guidelines for Conducting and Reporting EdTech Impact Research in U.S. These guidelines help clarify how research is conducted and how information is presented to users of edtech products based on the changes brought by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). In “ Measuring Edtech Impact in the ESSA Era ,” experts delved into the details of the guidelines.

When Essential Workers Need Child Care, Child Care Becomes Essential

Edsurge

In fact, it’s the reality for all but a handful of industries that are deemed “essential,” including health care professionals, food service workers and first responders. Industries deemed essential, according to the U.S. And then within that, Girn says, the organization prioritizes the families of nurses, doctors, emergency medical staff and first responders before those working in industries such as food and agriculture, engineering, IT and military.

10 Tips for teachers to make the most of ISTE

Neo LMS

Edtech conferences are a great opportunity for everyone activating in the education sector to connect and network with fellow like-minded people and take the pulse of the industry. Follow our guidelines to make the most of your ISTE experience! Depending on the exact type of the event, there is something for everyone: kindergarten teachers, K-12 educators, university professors, librarians, edtech specialists, school management, you name it.

Merge Releases Hand-Held Digital Teaching Aids

eSchool News

But the official CDC guidelines to lower the risk of spreading COVID-19 in classrooms advises against sharing objects like classroom resources, materials or supplies.

When kids go back to school, who’s going to drive the bus?

The Hechinger Report

Morton wipes the handrails after each student boards, and uses an industrial disinfectant on most of the bus once its empty. “I’m Similar to scaled-back guidelines from the federal government, the state board’s criteria for reopening schools make no mention of bus drivers or student transportation. Some states have released more explicit guidelines that may help superintendents and transportation directors plan ahead.

Enough With the Screen Time Scare! How to Be Sensible About Children’s Device Use

Edsurge

When the American Academy of Pediatrics released its most recent set of guidelines for children’s media use, much of the list reflected the organization’s long-standing recommendations of limiting digital play time for toddlers to maintain a “healthy media diet.” The new guidelines not only recognize the increasing ubiquity of these apps and their use in connecting classrooms and families, but also that all screen time is not created equal.

A ‘Learning Ecosystem’ Approach to Ed-Tech Acquisition

Digital Promise

As an industry, we don’t know enough about how these tensions will play out to fully proscribe best practices for acquiring personalized learning technology and resources. As state and district guidelines for instructional materials spending began expanding to include technology, we initially saw a pattern of early adopters diverting most or all available dollars toward devices. The tensions we face in a changing industry aren’t necessarily prohibitive.

College-Level Cybersecurity Ed Gets Formal Makeover

Leadership Lounge

A two-year effort to develop curriculum guidelines for cybersecurity education was released last week, two months after a report with the details was published by a joint task force. Michigan already allows people with relevant business or industry experience to work as teachers in vocational programs without requiring them to have teaching credentials, provided they eventually get certified. College-Level Cybersecurity Ed Gets Formal Makeover.

Which Customer Is King? Why Multi-Stakeholder Marketing Is Essential in K-12 Education

Edsurge

In this kind of multi-stakeholder environment, a laser-focus on “the customer”—a best practice in most industries—can prove to be a startup’s undoing. History guidelines, it came under fire from many conservatives who believed the guidelines inaccurately reflected some aspects of America’s past. Ultimately the College Board revised the guidelines to address these criticisms—issuing new guidelines for 2015.

?Major Publishers Dismiss Lawsuit Against Follett Corporation

Edsurge

Follett Corporation, a textbook distribution company, announced this week that it has agreed to adopt a set of “ Anti-Counterfeit Best Practices ,” a list of guidelines co-developed and endorsed by four major textbook publishers. I think this sends a message to others in the industry to what the expectation is now.

K–12 Schools Work to Incorporate Computer Science into Curriculums

EdTech Magazine

The new guidelines encourage teachers to move beyond a lecture-style pedagogy to teach computer science, and instead find creative ways to show students how computational thinking can be used in vastly different ways across a wide spectrum of topics.

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An argument for technical education

Neo LMS

To their credit P21 offers a number of guidelines and resources to achieve them. T-Levels will carry the same weight as the more academic A-Level matric, and have been developed in partnership with employers and industry. We hear them so often: Creativity, Collaboration, Communication and Critical Thinking, that they can become a slightly redundant refrain, muffled by an already crammed education discourse.

The Problem With How We Teach History

Edsurge

The men looked straight into the camera, their bodies unmoving, monuments to the age of industrialization that they were meant to represent. This is one of the visual sources that former high school world history teacher Amy Ernenwein used in a “gallery walk” to introduce a unit on industrialization. A graphic organizer that introduces the Industrial Revolution through sources. This article is part of our upcoming guide, Social Studies: It's Time to ReInvest.

International Code Council releases recommended practices for remote virtual inspections

eSchool News

– The International Code Council recently published “Recommended Practices for Remote Virtual Inspections,” a guideline document that governmental jurisdictions should consider for an effective and consistent remote virtual inspections program.

Education Is the New Healthcare, and Other Trends Shaping Edtech Investing

Edsurge

Recently updated federal guidelines have also raised the bar for efficacy evidence that educational services should demonstrate before public funds can be used to purchase them. Edtech providers are as vulnerable as their peers in other industries. Private equity and venture funds have invested record sums into the global education sector—$30 billion in the past five years across K-12 and workplace learning.

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Benetech, Macmillan Pioneer Effort to Make All Digital Books ‘Born Accessible’

Edsurge

publishing industry put out 339,000 new books. To earn the GCA certification, publishers must submit e-book files to a Benetech content architect, who checks to see if the content conforms to accessibility guidelines. There are more than 711,000 books—and counting—in Bookshare , a digital reading platform for people with reading barriers including dyslexia, blindness or cerebral palsy.

Educators, Organizations Develop K-12 Computer Science Framework

Edsurge

Now a coalition of industry and education organizations have created guidelines to help educators teach the discipline. The group picked its wording with care to ensure the guidelines did not inadvertently leave out either certain students or even computer science subjects. Business and government leaders, including President Barack Obama, have been drawing attention — and investments — to support computer science education.

Changes at the National Science Foundation Raise Objections From Education Startups

Edsurge

Every year about 400 companies across a range of industries receive NSF SBIR funding, which is awarded across different stages. It is not in the spirit of NSF’s own guidelines or mission.” There is no such thing as free money.

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The Value of Usage Data as the First Step in Edtech Research

edWeb.net

Dr. Denis Newman, lead author of the software industry’s guidelines for research on edtech impact, is the CEO of both Empirical Education Inc. Kylene Chinsio Shen brings more than 18 years of experience in the education industry to her role as VP of Marketing for Evidentally, Inc. At first, educators could count the number of edtech programs in their school on one hand—and the number of users wasn’t too much more.

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9 App Features That Developers Should Consider When Creating EdTech Apps By @SamPatue

TeacherCast

Guidelines for meaningful learning both at home and in a classroom, what can parents and teachers do to support learning and reflection. Industry standard to share/save/export/ or archive student work and progress in the app. Tweet. I believe in the power of play in education and the last 2 years spent teaching tech in grades K-5 have really cemented the belief that there are at least 9 app features that should be considered before it enters the classroom environment.

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State-Sanctioned Esports Events Are on the Rise. Here’s Why It Matters

EdTech Magazine

The esports market became a $1 billion industry this year. Guidelines could be developed, for example, concerning the playing of first-person shooter games. Competitive esports leagues exploded in K–12 schools in recent years. Colleges dole out more than $17 million in esports scholarships for students. More people watched the 2019 North America League of Legends World Final than the Super Bowl, according to CNBC. .

State-Sanctioned Esports Events Are on the Rise. Here’s Why It Matters

EdTech Magazine

The esports market became a $1 billion industry this year. Guidelines could be developed, for example, concerning the playing of first-person shooter games. Competitive esports leagues exploded in K–12 schools in recent years. Colleges dole out more than $17 million in esports scholarships for students. More people watched the 2019 North America League of Legends World Final than the Super Bowl, according to CNBC. .

Some steps to improve efficiency of an academic institution

Linways Technologies

Educational Administration: Educational administration is an agency which lays down the aims, policies and guidelines of the institution for it’s day-to-day working. This doesn’t mean just the academic research, which your faculty should follow, but analysing the industry trends, student prospects, market, etc. It should have a brand strategy Make no mistake, despite being in the education industry, there’s always competition.

State-Sanctioned Esports Events Are on the Rise. Here’s Why It Matters

EdTech Magazine

The esports market became a $1 billion industry this year. Guidelines could be developed, for example, concerning the playing of first-person shooter games. Competitive esports leagues exploded in K–12 schools in recent years. Colleges dole out more than $17 million in esports scholarships for students. More people watched the 2019 North America League of Legends World Final than the Super Bowl, according to CNBC. .

State-Sanctioned Esports Events Are on the Rise. Here’s Why It Matters

EdTech Magazine

The esports market became a $1 billion industry this year. Guidelines could be developed, for example, concerning the playing of first-person shooter games. Competitive esports leagues exploded in K–12 schools in recent years. Colleges dole out more than $17 million in esports scholarships for students. More people watched the 2019 North America League of Legends World Final than the Super Bowl, according to CNBC. .

State-Sanctioned Esports Events Are on the Rise. Here’s Why It Matters

EdTech Magazine

The esports market became a $1 billion industry this year. Guidelines could be developed, for example, concerning the playing of first-person shooter games. Competitive esports leagues exploded in K–12 schools in recent years. Colleges dole out more than $17 million in esports scholarships for students. More people watched the 2019 North America League of Legends World Final than the Super Bowl, according to CNBC. .

State-Sanctioned Esports Events Are on the Rise. Here’s Why It Matters

EdTech Magazine

The esports market became a $1 billion industry this year. Guidelines could be developed, for example, concerning the playing of first-person shooter games. Competitive esports leagues exploded in K–12 schools in recent years. Colleges dole out more than $17 million in esports scholarships for students. More people watched the 2019 North America League of Legends World Final than the Super Bowl, according to CNBC. .