Six Strategies for Equitable Education Systems

Digital Promise

How can school districts create more equitable opportunities and dismantle systemic barriers facing many students, families, and educators? If we want to live in a society where everyone can flourish, what role does the school system play?”

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Building Stronger Data Systems for the Future

Digital Promise

As a result, Golden Plains’ priorities quickly shifted to understanding how to get students engaged online, which prompted the district to reflect on its internal data systems and join the Data Ready 2021 cohort.

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The impact of digital fatigue in the educational system

Neo LMS

However, after months of screen time, a new phenomenon emerged in the educational system, called digital fatigue. The impact of digital fatigue in the educational system. The post The impact of digital fatigue in the educational system appeared first on NEO BLOG.

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Using Systems Thinking to Deepen Understanding

MiddleWeb

In her school, writes Megan Kelly, as students acquire ‘systems thinking’ skills, they begin to discover interconnectedness everywhere they look. The post Using Systems Thinking to Deepen Understanding first appeared on MiddleWeb.

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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.

How Faculty Database Systems Are Streamlining Your Schools — And Your Educator’s Lives

EdTech4Beginners

With the pandemic creating shifts in the systems, we’ve relied on for decades, technologies aim to facilitate better systems for those who guide us. While many of these systems aim to make our lives easier, some only seem to complicate and frustrate. While this can prove to benefit students and institutions, teachers need a more efficient system of reporting and engaging with their institutions— one that doesn’t eat up what precious free time they are allowed.

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Podcast: New Answers to Systemic Inequity of Language Learning

EdNews Daily

New digital delivery mechanisms make way for learning scaffolding that is culturally responsive to empower educators to lead bi-lingual learners in systems without built-in prejudices. The post Podcast: New Answers to Systemic Inequity of Language Learning first appeared on EdNews Daily.

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Ozobot launches new learning management system

Educational Technology Guy

Ozobot Classroom is also the first learning management system that allows educators to get powerful real-time insights into student progress for both on-screen and off-screen activities.

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Best VR and AR Systems for Schools

techlearning

Get the best augmented reality or virtual reality system to enhance your school experience

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Designing School Systems of the Future - Today

Education Elements

Designing innovative structures and systems takes a similarly innovative approach, otherwise, we’d design the same systems we already have all over again. How do we design the schools of the future, today? In a series of blog posts, we have described the steps to creating a responsive strategic plan. We’ve taught you how to assemble a superhero team and how to identify and collect data from your stakeholders.

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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.

All Systems Go – How We Went to Distance Learning without Missing a Day

The CoolCatTeacher

” The post All Systems Go – How We Went to Distance Learning without Missing a Day appeared first on Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis @coolcatteacher helping educators be excellent every day.

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The Best K-12 Learning Management Systems 2020

techlearning

There are dozens of Learning Management Systems in the K-12 market. Here are some of the best

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How to Simplify Cybersecurity Systems in K-12 Schools

EdTech Magazine

Complex systems are hard, if not impossible, to secure. If there’s one principle to remember about cybersecurity, it’s that complexity is its greatest enemy.

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Enhancing Cybersecurity in Our Education Systems

EdTech4Beginners

Education has drastically changed with the emergence of technology. Approximately 80% of children now have access to a computer at home and start using the Internet at an early age. While this has its benefits in developing future skills that will be vital to them later on, it also has its dangers. Lauren Naylor of Grapevine, Texas warns that it could be a gateway to cyberbullying––an epidemic that affects close to 43% of children, with repeated attacks in one in four cases.

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LMS Comparison: What Learning Solution is the Best Fit for Your Business?

Explore this detailed guide to see how traditional Learning Management Systems compare to an advanced online learning platform, and find out which type of solution is best suited to meet your learning program needs.

Alma Announces System Upgrades to its Student Information System

eSchool News

August 12, 2021) – Alma Student Information System (SIS) has updated its award-winning SIS platform with several new features to support schools and families this school year. Portland, Ore.

Ways to Simplify Cybersecurity Systems in K-12 Schools

EdTech Magazine

Complex systems are hard, if not impossible, to secure. If there’s one principle to remember about cybersecurity, it’s that complexity is its greatest enemy.

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How to Reopen: Spaces, Schedules and Systems

MiddleWeb

Pandemic The Unstoppable EL Teacher Covid 19 pandemic reopening school safety schedules spaces systems Tan Huynh Unstoppable EL Teacher

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How will the edtech boom transform the existing education system?

eSchool News

Highlighted by the coronavirus shutdowns, edtech has emerged as a viable–arguably superior–alternative to traditional education systems. The question is, what does the future of edtech look like, and how will this boom fit into our existing education system?

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Why Genentech Is Transforming the Employee Experience for Mental Health Leave

Speaker: Deborah Olson, Lead Strategist, Genentech, a member of the Roche Group & Smita Das, MD, PhD, MPH, Medical Director, Lyra Health

Employees with the greatest mental health needs often find themselves navigating a complex disability system. Streamlining their mental health leave and recovery time leads to an overall more productive workforce. In this Lyra webinar, hear how Genentech is changing the employee experience to provide fast access to care for members who are suffering from severe mental health needs.

Best Gaming Systems for School Esports Programs

techlearning

Get the best gaming system for your school to make sure students get the most out of esports

Learning management systems 101

Neo LMS

Today we’re going back to the beginning to discuss one of the basics tools in e-learning which is the learning management system, LMS, learning platform or whatever you like to call it. A learning management system is totally different from the usual school-based learning. Most learning management systems today require users to log in (teachers, administrators and students) to gain access to full LMS features, such as lessons and assessments.

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Unpacking our educators’ belief systems

Dangerously Irrelevant

Everyone brings their own lenses and belief systems to the work. And that means unpacking their lenses and belief systems so that we can connect with their side of the conversation and their side of the thinking process. Recently I shared some stories of youth using technology in amazing, empowered ways with a group of educators. One of them asked me: So you believe that students should be on computers all the time in school? I was taken aback for a second.

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Is this the moment in history when K–12 school systems get disrupted?

The Christensen Institute

When the pandemic ends, most families are going to say “good riddance” to their COVID-19 stop-gaps and go back to the incumbent system they’ve long relied on. The post Is this the moment in history when K–12 school systems get disrupted?

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Q&A: Lithium-Ion UPS System Benefits for K–12 Districts

EdTech Magazine

The uninterruptible power supply system ensures districts experience safe, smooth and continuous operations. In the event of a power outage or disruption, the UPS system’s battery allows networks to continue running or shut down properly.

Online Proctoring System – Know about its features and Pros & Cons!

Think Exam

An online proctoring system is an advanced AI integrated tool that has been created for ensuring a cheat-proof test environment when the candidate is attempting an online test from a remote location. The post Online Proctoring System – Know about its features and Pros & Cons!

Ozobot Classroom - STEAM learning management system coming this Fall

Educational Technology Guy

Ozobot , makers of robots that empower coding and STEAM education for grades K–12, recently unveiled its new Ozobot Classroom learning management system. As the only learning management system that provides insights for screen-free activities, teachers can keep up with their students' progress in real time. learning management system robotics STEM

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Clint ISD’s communication system proved invaluable during virtual learning

eSchool News

Opting to use FrontRow’s campus communication platform, Conductor , along with ezRoom classroom communication systems, as well as cameras in each classroom for safety and professional development, the district revolutionized how it communicates.

Dive into Summer Learning with Unique Learning System

N2Y

n2y offers a complimentary three-month summer unit within Unique Learning System that combines a fun summer theme with the rigor and engagement needed to keep students on the continuum of learning and promote learning recovery. The Search for Consistent and Structured Summer Learning.

Reflections on Situated Learning vs. The Traditional School System

Catlin Tucker

In an attempt to teach students information and skills, society has created an artificial system, school, in which the information and skills students learn are largely disconnected from the actual contexts in which they will need to be applied. The more I learn about situated learning theory, developed by Jean Lave and Etienne Wenger, the more I find myself reflecting on the sharp contrast between authentic learning and the design of traditional schools and curriculum.

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Geddit - web based student response system

Educational Technology Guy

Geddit is a free, web based student response system, available on any device, that allows teachers to quickly gauge student understanding. assessment student response system Students use the app and indicate their level of understanding on a 1-5 scale. This formative assessment lets teachers know if they can move on or not. Feedback is private and real time. You can also use multiple choice and short answer assessments.

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‘We’re aides, not maids.’ How one high-demand job shows education system’s failings

The Hechinger Report

It will take a complete and substantial change in the training system, career pipeline, pay and work conditions of home health aides, experts and advocates say. How one high-demand job shows education system’s failings appeared first on The Hechinger Report.

“Systems Thinking” and “Systems Doing”

The Principal of Change

Systems thinkers” are essential to the growth of an organization. A vision that is created by stepping back and looking at the system as a whole is necessary if we are going to move from “pockets of innovation” to a “culture of innovation” They see beyond any single classroom and help with widespread change. It is important to challenge the system and ask questions, but if leaders have no answers as well, they lose credibility.

Five Questions K–12 Leaders Can Ask When Choosing a New Learning Management System

EdTech Magazine

The learning management system is education’s Swiss Army knife, created to address a series of administrative challenges. Start with these questions: What Is a Learning Management System?

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Turning Learning On Its Head

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