Secondary Traumatic Stress for Educators: Understanding and Mitigating the Effects

MindShift

The condition has numerous names: secondary traumatic stress (STS), vicarious trauma, compassion fatigue. One of the handful of studies of STS in schools found that more than 200 staff surveyed from across six schools reported very high levels of STS. How Schools Can Acknowledge Secondary Trauma. Learn about additional individual and organization strategies for addressing secondary traumatic stress, compiled by the U.S.

Free Download: Learner Profile Survey

iLearn Technology

Our Learner Profile is made up of six parts: The Learner Profile Survey (student’s interests/passions). Today, I’m sharing the first piece: the Learner Profile Survey. To download this resource for FREE , just enter your information below and you’ll receive an email with the Learner Profile Survey PDF! FREE Learner Profile Survey Download. At Anastasis Academy , our year begins by building a Learner Profile for every student.

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Survey: Teachers could improve their content knowledge

eSchool News

High school teachers may not be getting sufficient opportunities and training to learn the very subjects they are teaching–and students are taking notice–according to new findings from YouthTruth Student Survey and a new analysis on education colleges conducted by the National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ). Additionally, only 59 percent of surveyed students reported that their homework assignments help them understand the subject.

Remote Learning Is Here to Stay, Raising Concerns About Teacher Training and Data Privacy

Edsurge

The survey, conducted of RAND’s nationally representative American School District Panel from September through November 2020, included more than 375 K-12 public school districts and charter management organizations. Online learning efforts may remain even when the pandemic fades away.

Remote Work May Transform Higher Education. But Will Printers and Alexa Undermine Its Privacy?

Edsurge

A new survey from the State Higher Education Executive Officers Association (SHEEO) finds that in 2020, agencies in 43 states currently or plan to link their postsecondary data to K-12 data, up from 15 states in 2010. Postsecondary and Secondary Credentials ” report.

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‘It’s OK to not be OK:’ How One High School Saved Lives with a 34-Question Survey

MindShift

In classrooms around the building, the school’s ninth-graders whizzed through an online mental health survey that would soon deliver real-time data to the group in the conference room. A statewide student health survey given every two years reveals just how prevalent thoughts of suicide are among Colorado youth. The district chose a 34-question screening survey called the BIMAS-2. Cañon City high-schoolers took the survey for the first time last October.

Channeling the anti-testing fervor

The Christensen Institute

Federally mandated testing has been one of the major points of discussion in Congress’s efforts this year to reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA). And a few weeks ago, an article on a survey conducted by the Oregon teachers union last spring to learn Oregon teachers’ opinions regarding annual state assessments observed that, “[s]urvey respondents were overwhelmingly extremely negative in their response to every question.”.

BombBomb is hands down the best way to upgrade your email game

iLearn Technology

Each day we were in remote learning, I sent a daily email with a video message for the community, links to all of our teacher’s daily plans, links to tech-support, and a daily check-in survey so parents could share how remote learning was going in their house.

Barriers to innovation?

Learning with 'e's

Image from Pxhere In March I posted a survey question as a part of my ongoing research into the adoption of new technologies in learning. Secondary schools and universities/colleges would lag behind, largely because high stakes assessment was an important consideration in these sectors. The survey question was really a way to confirm whether or not my hypothesis was sound.

How teacher voice can improve professional development

eSchool News

At Farmington, we have collected feedback from students, families, teachers and staff using stakeholder surveys for many years. We are constantly looking for ways to strengthen partnerships among all stakeholder groups, and surveys are an invaluable source of information that has an influence on district practice. By gathering survey data first, we knew where to focus our discussion and our efforts. We know that anecdotally and from stakeholder surveys.

3 practices of resilient teachers during COVID-19

eSchool News

Our team of researchers, all former elementary and secondary teachers who are now teacher educators, saw this as a moment in educational history that had to be captured–and so we asked teachers these questions: What are your top 5 issues? Our survey was open from May 4-May 31, 2020.

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The Letter Project: Spreading good to girls through handwritten letters

iLearn Technology

To request letters, just fill out a short survey about the girl you are requesting for. Character Education Classroom Management For Teachers inspiration Middle/High School Primary Elementary Secondary Elementary Teacher Resources Websites anxiety counseling depressed divorce encouragement girls handwritten letters letters lonely looks nervous not for profit request letters sad struggle the letter project trouble finding friends women

How esports boosts teamwork, communication skills

eSchool News

Teamwork and communication are the top skills employers are looking for, a new survey of hiring managers reveals.

Teacher resilience: 3 practices of teachers who toughed it out during remote learning

eSchool News

Our team of researchers, all former elementary and secondary teachers who are now teacher educators, saw this as a moment in educational history that had to be captured–and so we asked teachers these questions: What are your top 5 issues? Our survey was open from May 4-May 31, 2020.

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How High School Students Feel About College After the Pandemic

EdTech Magazine

The coronavirus pandemic not only transformed what learning looks like for high school students today, but also changed their post-secondary education plans. In June, Adobe surveyed 1,000 high school students and 250 high school college placement counselors to gauge their sentiments about school and their plans after graduation. The survey revealed that even high school students who are postponing college still plan to attend in the near future.

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A true gift from SHEG: DIY digital literacy assessments and tools for historical thinking

NeverEndingSearch

SHEG currently offers three impressive curricula that may be put to immediate use in secondary classrooms and libraries. You may remember Stanford History Education Group (SHEG) for its groundbreaking and utterly depressing report, Evaluating Information: The Cornerstone of Online Civic Reasoning. In the November 2016 Executive Summary , the researchers shared: When thousands of students respond to dozens of tasks there are endless variations.

Modernizing student evaluation in 3 steps

eSchool News

The Algoma District School Board (ADSB), located in Ontario, Canada, serves a diverse group of 9,400 students across 39 elementary and 10 secondary schools. In October 2017, we conducted a district-wide (SEF) survey among teachers, and results found that the most urgent learning need was support on assessments. Through our strategic priorities of achievement, well-being and engagement, we seek to graduate confident learners, caring citizens.

Poll: How has technology impacted the future of work?

eSchool News

The new poll from OZY and SurveyMonkey tracks how technology is impacting post-secondary education and the workforce in the U.S. It also gauges how survey participants feel about free public higher education, online learning, classroom teachers, and more. Next page: How many would strongly support free post-secondary education and tax increases to cover the cost?). A majority of Americans would like to see technology companies take a more active role in improving U.S.

What Will the Workforce Look Like for Gen Z?

EdTech Magazine

But today’s students may not be ready for these up-and-coming careers, according to a recent survey conducted by IBM and Morning Consult. The survey asked 300 U.S. secondary school students age 14 to 18 about their interest in and knowledge of emerging technology skills and fields. The future of work is rapidly evolving.

Panel Presentations: Connect Students with a Real Audience

Catlin Tucker

When I send home the parent survey (via Google Form) at the start of the school year, I always ask parents if they are interested in lending their expertise and time to be on a panel or assess student work. I find it interesting that most teachers at the secondary level do not ask parents to come into the classroom to help out. Secondary teachers are juggling so many students that it’s challenging to provide meaningful and timely feedback all by ourselves.

What Will the Workforce Look Like for Gen Z?

EdTech Magazine

But today’s students may not be ready for these up-and-coming careers, according to a recent survey conducted by IBM and Morning Consult. The survey asked 300 U.S. secondary school students age 14 to 18 about their interest in and knowledge of emerging technology skills and fields. The future of work is rapidly evolving.

What Will the Workforce Look Like for Gen Z?

EdTech Magazine

But today’s students may not be ready for these up-and-coming careers, according to a recent survey conducted by IBM and Morning Consult. The survey asked 300 U.S. secondary school students age 14 to 18 about their interest in and knowledge of emerging technology skills and fields. The future of work is rapidly evolving.

What Will the Workforce Look Like for Gen Z?

EdTech Magazine

But today’s students may not be ready for these up-and-coming careers, according to a recent survey conducted by IBM and Morning Consult. The survey asked 300 U.S. secondary school students age 14 to 18 about their interest in and knowledge of emerging technology skills and fields. The future of work is rapidly evolving.

What Will the Workforce Look Like for Gen Z?

EdTech Magazine

But today’s students may not be ready for these up-and-coming careers, according to a recent survey conducted by IBM and Morning Consult. The survey asked 300 U.S. secondary school students age 14 to 18 about their interest in and knowledge of emerging technology skills and fields. The future of work is rapidly evolving.

Today’s Meet is Closed. What are your Alternatives?

Ask a Tech Teacher

polls, forms, or surveys. It is a robust, intuitive tool that makes forms and surveys easy to create for teachers and a snap to join for students (for example, no login required — just a class code). Polls, forms, and surveys. Polls, forms, and surveys are great options when teachers need to create sign-up sheets, push out formative assessments, auto-grade quizzes, and more. Survey Monkey. Survey Monkey can also be used as a warmup/exit ticket.

How district administrators can drive student success in the COVID “tech rush”

eSchool News

However, the critical process of integrating all of these into one unified virtual learning environment might not have been in place since they were secondary to in-classroom learning. In fact, a 2020 report that surveyed 1,200 U.S.

Building a culture of academic integrity in a remote learning environment

Neo LMS

A recent survey indicates that 93% of teachers believe students are more likely to cheat if attending school online. If you’re worried about academic integrity while teaching remotely, you’re not alone.

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SCALE-UP Classroom Technology: Supporting The Learning Environment

ViewSonic Education

As more schools begin adopting SCALE-UP and other more collaborative teaching models, IT professionals in secondary and higher education must be ready to support them, providing the technology needed to help students perform their best in these new environments. SCALE-UP students themselves have indicated in surveys that whiteboards have enhanced their learning experiences.

Research-backed Success with Social-Emotional Learning

Digital Promise

After taking a deep dive into the California Healthy Kids Survey , we saw alarming results—a trend of students with increased anxiety, students not feeling a sense of belonging, and an increase in chronic sadness. Data also shows an increase in chronic absenteeism resulting from anxiety, most notably at the secondary levels. How do you measure success in the classroom? Is it through grades and test scores, or something more like social-emotional learning?

Top School & District Innovator Awardees 2019

EdNews Daily

The Learning Counsel, a leading education research institute and news media hub, announced this year’s National Digital Transition Survey Award winners at its 2019 National Gathering held in Dallas, TX. Key takeaways from the 2019 national survey include: The U.S. By Doug Cauthen.

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What Kinds of College Graduates Value Their Education the Most?

Edsurge

College graduates who see clear connections between their coursework and their later employment place the highest value on their college education, a new large-scale consumer survey found. The survey, conducted by Gallup in conjunction with Strada Education Network, which focuses on pathways between education and employment, included data from interviews with nearly 100,000 people who have completed college in the past two decades.

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Teaching AP Students Remotely: What Does It Look Like?

EdTechTeacher

On any given day students can participate in these mobile friendly classes covering AP topics such as: Tonicization through Secondary Dominant Chords, Voting Rights and Models of Voting Behavior, and Introduction to Acids and Bases. A guest post by Dr. Courtney Pepe.

How Differentiated Instruction Can Help You Reach Every Student in Class

Waterford

In a survey from the International Journal of Education, 97% of teachers reported never or seldom using a flexible curriculum for their students.[2] Guidelines to assist the implementation of differentiated learning activities in South African secondary schools.

Can technology decentralize the hospital?

The Christensen Institute

A July 2020 survey found that patient satisfaction with virtual care is so high, many hope that it remains available post-COVID. . For years, we have written about the need to decentralize the healthcare system to improve access, cost, and quality. The general hospital’s model of providing all healthcare needs under one roof overcomplicates care delivery, resulting in worsened care outcomes for patients and exorbitant hospitalization costs.

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COLUMN: Education needs more ambitious women

The Hechinger Report

Based on a survey of nearly 2,000 school superintendents across the United States, the decennial study examines national trends in demographics, professional development, equity and other factors related to superintendents’ working lives. Many men reacted to the choice of Sen.

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