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. Overcoming Racism and Kickboard are working to address equity issues in our educational system at the source,” said Matthew Kincaid, founder of Overcoming Racism.

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


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


Many new CEOs face a learning curve when they enter the edtech industry. 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. The reason I chose to move to Kickboard was the opportunity to focus on school climate and culture, which I believe is a vitally important area that doesn’t receive the attention it should.

Why we love our SEL tools

eSchool News

Social and emotional learning (SEL) is an increasingly important part of the curriculum in many schools—and for good reason. When students learn self-management and social awareness, they’re automatically set up for more success, academically, personally, and professionally. Social emotional learning programs. “We executive director of social-emotional Learning and student services, Barnstable (MA) Public Schools. With Kickboard, they actually do.

K-12 Dealmaking: Springboard, Asteria Education Make Acquisitions

Marketplace K-12

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. Marketplace K-12 Educational Technology/Ed-Tech Investment / Venture Capital K-12 Dealmaking Mergers and Acquisitions Public-Private Education Partnerships social-emotional learningSpringboard Education has acquired Kids’ Adventures, a provider of before- and after-school programs.

Guide covers how to improve school culture

eSchool News

The research is clear: the culture of a school can have a direct impact on student learning and achievement. To help school and district leaders create a more positive culture and kickstart their journey toward improved school performance, Kickboard has published a new how-to guide titled, “ Quick School Culture Tips for School & District Leaders.”. When Dawn Love became principal of the Title I school, she knew student behavior was impeding learning.

How to Provide Help

Digital Promise

They can provide students with general help resources; offer help that addresses specific concerns; and make individualized review and revision an integral part of the learning experience. That approach centers on establishing three tiers of help resources, says Rhonda Bondie , a learning and teaching expert whose new book is Differentiated Instruction Made Practical: Engaging the Extremes through Classroom Routines.

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

EdTech Magazine

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. These are the core principles of the approach: Every child can learn proper behavior. Study Finds Data Analytics Help Lower Rates of Disciplinary Action in K–12. eli.zimmerman_9856. Tue, 11/20/2018 - 11:39.

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


Marissa's passion for education came early in her career when she was producing "edutainment" CD-ROM products for The Learning Company. Higher education institutions, edtechs and learning companies are using Alexa to enhance experiences for students.

How our high-poverty school reduced suspensions by 97%

eSchool News

Even just one student who is misbehaving can affect how much and how well an entire class is learning. Here are five important steps we have taken to change our school’s culture—and a few lessons we’ve learned along the way. While establishing and communicating student-behavior expectations were important first steps, we learned that ew needed to do a better job tracking and reinforcing those behaviors—particularly for students who struggled.

Teaching tricks: Better data strategies to ease teacher workload


Tracking the right learning data. 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. Powerful, accredited learning management systems will always permit a degree if what is called “interoperability”, which simply means that that one program can “talk with” another (at times a competing program from a different vendor).

Top 9 Pool Floats for Kids Who Love To Get Wet

Fractus Learning

The Speedo Begin to Swim Classic Kids Swim Vest is perfect for kids who are just at the age where they want to learn to swim. Sunny Patch Dart Dolphin Kickboard. The Melissa & Doug Sunny Patch Dart Dolphin Kickboard is the perfect learn-to-swim accessory for kids. Beginner swimmers can use the kickboard to help them stay afloat in the water and swimmers that are more proficient can use it to improve their stroke.

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


Let’s follow Blaine throughout the rest of the day—and learn how his experiences mirror what happens in real life. Other similar technologies include Kickboard and LiveSchool. Blaine is a student in a suburban town. He wakes up at 7 am and brushes his teeth before wolfing down a bowl of cereal. After putting on his high-top sneakers, he races out the door to the street corner, where he waits for the school bus. As he steps on the yellow ride, Blaine panics.

The Business of Education Technology

Hack Education

Jen Medbery stepped down as CEO of Kickboard. Here are the areas that have seen the most ed-tech investment activity so far this year: Learning to code : Investments include Galvanize ($45,000,000), Codecademy ($30,000,000), Andela ($24,000,000), Wonder Workshop ($20,000,000), Revature ($20,000,000). But the rationale for choosing a certain type of computing device is almost always about testing , not about any other benefit the device might offer teaching and learning.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” “ Kickboard Looking for New CEO,” Edsurge reports. Here’s What We Learned” by Jawwad Siddiqui , founder of SharpScholar. Via Apple : “ Swift Playgrounds App Makes Learning to Code Easy & Fun.” ” Can people please read Seymour Papert before launching their learn-to-code product and/or writing PR for it? Education Politics.