The Plentiful Pitfalls of Personally Identifiable Information

EdNews Daily

By Robert Iskander It is hard to overstate the gravity of personally identifiable information as it relates to any and all student and minor populations. By definition, personally identifiable information (PII) is a clear and present danger to every school and every district.

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The importance of social studies and information literacy

Dangerously Irrelevant

Yeah, that was probably a big mistake… Superintendents and principals, are you ready yet to pay more attention to information literacy throughout your P-12 curricula? Law, Policy, and Ethics Leadership and Vision News and Events information literacy policy social studies vision

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Current Research and 4 Trauma-Informed Principles to Help Students Now

The CoolCatTeacher

Eric Rossen from NASP shares From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Current Research and 4 Trauma-Informed Principles to Help Students Now with Dr Eric Rossen Students experiencing the coronavirus crisis are experiencing trauma.

Facilitating the Journey to Informed Citizenry

EdNews Daily

To an educator, these are opportunities for cognitive growth for their students and to assist them on their journey to being informed citizens. The post Facilitating the Journey to Informed Citizenry first appeared on EdNews Daily. By Christy Martin Ed.D.

K-12 Private School Student Information System Buying Guide

Too many private schools are still using clunky, outdated systems, causing unnecessary stress and wasted time. That’s why it’s vital for them to invest in modern products and services purposefully designed for private K-12 education.

Cultivating Informed Citizens with Listenwise

Catlin Tucker

The more informed our students are about the world around them, the less likely they’ll be duped by fake news stories. The audio recordings effectively weave the information into a story that is both interesting and informative. It’s so important for students, who are constantly consuming information in the form of audio, to really think about what they are hearing.

On information privilege and information equity

NeverEndingSearch

Access to an effective school library program is one example of information privilege. The absence of access is one symptom of information poverty. Visiting honors students, seniors from a Philadelphia school less than a mile away, were faced with a stark realization when they compared their nearly non-existent access to high-quality, paywall-protected information and communication tools to the access afforded, and largely taken for granted, by many of my own students.

10 Trauma Informed Principles for Educators During the Coronavirus with Dr. Eric Rossen

The CoolCatTeacher

Listen to Trauma-Informed Best Practices During this Time Dr. Eric Rossen Dr. Eric Rossen is a Nationally Certified School Psychologist, a licensed psychologist in Maryland, and a credentialed National Register Health Service psychologist.

3 Questions We Can Ask about Informational Texts

MiddleWeb

Asking three basic questions can help middle grades readers connect with informational texts and make sense of their meaning. Literacy consultant Sunday Cummins describes several classroom-tested steps that can aid students in identifying and analyzing new information in nonfiction material.

What Your School Needs to Know About Trauma-Informed Practices

Waterford

Then, we’ll discuss the importance of implementing trauma-informed practices in all schools. How Trauma-Informed Practice in Schools Can Help Students Heal. Because there are many children at every school who have experienced trauma, it’s important for districts to implement trauma-informed practices.[5] 5] But what is trauma-informed care? Trauma-informed practices can be a crucial way to help students who might otherwise struggle in class because of trauma.

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6 Strategies for Using Actionable Data to Impact Student Success

Educators need effective tools to drive student success. The trend to use actionable, comprehensive data—like attendance, assessments, grades, and more—is an effective way to give teachers the visibility they need to make a difference. Videri gives teachers and administrators access to comprehensive, integrated data so they can easily filter, drill down, and analyze data—to get the information that they really need, when they need it, and improve student outcomes. Download the eBook today!

Why Our Trauma-Informed Teaching Must Be More Culturally Responsive

Edsurge

That research paper was the beginning of my relationship with what most educators know as “trauma-informed practices,” a term used for acknowledging the widespread effects of trauma, and started me on my journey of advocating for Native youth through education.

3 familiar tools that enable trauma-informed teaching

eSchool News

While the awareness of trauma-informed teaching has been a concept I have grappled with, teaching amidst the COVID-19 pandemic has moved this concept to the forefront in terms of how to be effective as a trauma-informed educator in the virtual classroom.

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Inspiring & Informing Through Affective Leadership

EdNews Daily

The post Inspiring & Informing Through Affective Leadership first appeared on EdNews Daily. By Jamie Bricker Editor’s Note: This is the second article in a monthly series on the impact of Affective Leadership in the school system. Affective leadership is all about working with people, rather than trying to work through them or simply going around them. All stakeholders become far more invested in the school, when they feel genuinely valued, respected, and heard by administration.

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Informal economies leave workers vulnerable; new markets help businesses make the leap

The Christensen Institute

2020 has been a tough year for most people, but the world’s two billion informal workers and their families have been hardest hit. Informal economies exist everywhere, but an estimated 93% of the world’s informal workers live in emerging economies.

8 Reasons to Invest in a New Student Information System

If your school’s SIS has limited functions, only works on campus or breaks down more than you would like, it might time to invest in a new one.

Information Sharing at the 2019 Nonprofit Technology Conference

Digital Promise

In the past decade, organizations have turned to online learning to create informed trainings and reach more people. The post Information Sharing at the 2019 Nonprofit Technology Conference appeared first on Digital Promise. Like many folks in today’s workforce, I spend a significant amount of time in front of a computer screen with my smartphone close by, responding to a flurry of emails, calls, texts, and calendar invitations.

Use Print and TV Ads as Informational Texts

MiddleWeb

Baker has the tools and ideas you need to blend this high engagement topic into standards-based lessons on analyzing informational text. Close Reading the Media Informational Text advertising commercials Frank Baker Frank W.

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The Remote Work Series: Harness the Flow, Let Information Go

Education Elements

Distributing information in an organization can sometimes feel like playing telephone. When we need to share information with teammates, it can be easy to start small, by having side conversations with colleagues sitting nearby.

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AVer Information Launches Dream Classroom Giveaway Contest

eSchool News

AVer Information Inc., About AVer Information Inc. the award-winning provider of video collaboration solutions and education technology solutions, announced today the launch of the AVer Dream Classroom Giveaway Contest where four classroom makeovers will be awarded.

A CHRO’s Perspective on Substance Use in the Workplace: Supportive Strategies to Help Your Workforce Thrive

Speaker: Smita Das, MD, PhD, MPH, Medical Director, Psychiatry and Naj Wright, MBA, C-Suite HR Executive

Through advances in technology and access to care, managers can be empowered to serve as the front line of defense to help identify employee AUD and SUD concerns before they escalate. Understanding AUD and SUD, and providing tools for your workforce to overcome the challenges that they pose, is key to fostering strong mental health at work. Join us for this important how-to discussion.

How Liberty 53 Integrates Trauma-Informed Practices

Digital Promise

To support these students, education professionals are turning to trauma-informed practices. One district thoughtfully embedding trauma-informed practices into their everyday work is Liberty 53 School District in Missouri. Finally, being trauma-informed can involve rethinking discipline. Bring a Trauma-Informed Approach to Your District. For more research-informed tips, check out the Trauma Featured Topic Page on the Digital Promise Research Map.

How Schools Can Respond To The Age Of Information

TeachThought - Learn better.

How Schools Can Respond To The Age Of Information. The information used to be here, and there, and over there. Now it’s moving, from a singular there, to a plural everywhere –very much a new age of information and information access. Information Sources.

9 new podcasts to inform and inspire educators

eSchool News

The pandemic’s challenges for the education community are no secret, but we’ve also seen how it has pushed innovation in many areas. One such area is in podcasting, as the past year-plus has been fertile ground for new podcasts to launch, develop, and sustain.

4 key pillars of a trauma-informed approach during COVID-19

eSchool News

A trauma-informed approach means teachers, administrators, staff, students and families recognize the behavioral, emotional, relational and academic impact of trauma, and address the impact through developing skills and providing specific trauma-informed supports.

The Digital Experience Insights Report

You don’t need to feel your way around in the dark anymore. Download this groundbreaking report to shine a light on the invisible opportunities your team is missing — and discover what they’re ultimately costing your business.

PROOF POINTS: What happens when private student information leaks

The Hechinger Report

In a report publicly released in October 2020 , the Government Accountability Office (GAO) counted 99 school data breaches over the past four years, from July 2016 to May 2020, that compromised the personal information of thousands of students in kindergarten through high school.

Information Processing Theory

Fractus Learning

You have heard the saying that your brain is like a computer. Many may agree, but some would disagree, stating that you cannot compare the two because a human brain can do things computers cannot, like [.]. Learning Theories

4 Vocab Steps Help Kids Grasp Information Text

MiddleWeb

Britany Harris and Sunday Cummins share a four-step process to introduce a few new vocabulary words before reading an information text and then focus on them as kids read, talk and write. Articles Vocabulary Britany Harris informational sources strategies Sunday Cummins unfamiliar vocabulary

CoSN2021: How Remote Learning Informs the Future of Education Infrastructure

EdTech Magazine

At the onset of the pandemic, remote, online and hybrid learning were treated as temporary emergency measures. In recent months, however, it’s grown clear that these models will persist in some form even after COVID-19 begins to subside.

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Beyond Finding Information

The Principal of Change

This is a short and funny video to help discussion on the type of learning we are seeing in our world today: What I stress about the video is that it is less about finding information and more about what you do with it. The idea that technology gets rid of the “basics” is ridiculous; it is more about going beyond those basics and doing more than you could without access to endless information.

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3 Websites Where You Can Find Complex Informational Texts

Catlin Tucker

As many teachers shift to the Common Core Standards, they are attempting to incorporate more complex texts and more informational/nonfiction texts into their curriculum. Many teachers are discovering that there are a range of websites that offer informational texts available at various Lexile levels. If you have additional online resources you use to find complex informational texts, please post a comment and share them!

10 tips for teaching critical thinking + information literacy

The Cornerstone for Teachers

Back in episode 216, I spoke with Peter Adams of the News Literacy Project about how educators can be informed media consumers and advocates for truth. Now we’re ready to do a deeper exploration into how we can support students in information literacy.

How data-informed instruction impacts every lesson

eSchool News

Whether classroom resources are digital or not, educators can collect data every day to inform their instruction. Teachers from previous decades may have focused on “What did I teach?,” but the new focus is “What did the students learn?”

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How Research-Informed Games May Result in Deep Learning Experiences

Edsurge

SplashLearn’s game-based learning platform—available in 150+ countries and already used by more than 40 million children—features thousands of research-informed games aimed at instructing young learners in English language arts and math.

Data-informed instruction can affect every lesson; here’s how

eSchool News

Whether classroom resources are digital or not, educators can collect data every day to inform their instruction. Although the majority of teachers now use some form of data-driven learning, Haggen and Lucas reminded attendees that both formal and informal data are essential to informing instruction. A place for data-informed instruction. However, teachers could also look at shared interests and other informal data to develop the groupings.

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