Category: Secondary Education

Educational Stages, Secondary Education

K-12 education needs a cybersecurity overhaul

April 12, 2021

Via: eSchool News

The 2019-2020 school year faced unprecedented challenges with the abrupt shift to remote learning brought about by the pandemic. But while schools struggled to adapt to these changes, there was another troubling trend on the rise: a surge in cybersecurity […]

Educational Stages, News, Secondary Education

6 strategies for better K-12 cybersecurity

April 8, 2021

Via: eSchool News

The education sector has had to rapidly adopt and scale new technologies to enable remote and hybrid learning as a result of the pandemic. This has created an expanded threat landscape, and malicious actors have taken this opportunity to target […]

Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Pluralism Is Growing in K-12 Education

March 30, 2021

Via: Education Next

After surveying 1,000 public and private school parents on how Covid-19 affected their view of schools, longtime pollster Frank Luntz of FIL Inc. expressed surprise: “Never in my lifetime have so many parents been so eager for so much educational […]

Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Using comics across the curriculum

March 25, 2021

Via: eSchool News

These days, we’re all pretty accustomed to seeing Marvel dominate the box office. But when I tell people that comics also dominate my classroom, they’re often taken a little aback–especially if they know I teach geography. Comics are a fantastic […]

Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Key ways to transform the college admissions process

March 18, 2021

Via: eCampus News

The lasting impact of the pandemic on higher education is undeniable. The number of high school graduates going straight to college decreased by 22 percent this fall, and higher ed lost about 400,000 students in the US. An upside to […]

Educational Stages, Secondary Education

PBL students excel compared to peers in typical classrooms

March 15, 2021

Via: eSchool News

Students in project-based learning (PBL) classrooms across the United States significantly outperform students in typical classrooms, according to four studies released from Lucas Education Research, a division of the George Lucas Educational Foundation (GLEF), along with researchers from five major […]

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SchooLinks Raises $7M to Take on a Giant in K-12 College and Career Planning

March 9, 2021

Via: Ed Surge

Going after an industry giant in K-12 college and career planning wasn’t what Katie Fang originally had in mind when she started SchooLinks in 2015. Back then, it was a website where high school students and parents could research college […]

Education Tech, Educational Stages, Higher Education, Secondary Education

Owl Labs Unveils New Product Suite That Will Enhance Hybrid Learning in K-12 And University Classrooms

March 4, 2021

Via: eSchool News

Owl Labs, the collaborative tech company revolutionizing how the world communicates with its inclusive and immersive video experiences, today announced a new suite of features that will support the needs of educators leveraging the Meeting Owl (the company’s flagship 360-degree […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education, Secondary Education

A New SEL Program Finds Its ‘Way’ to Schools, Survival and $1.5M in Seed Funding

March 3, 2021

Via: Ed Surge

Patrick Cook-Deegan once wanted to build a school, one focused on helping high school students find purpose through attending to their mental health and well-being. It would be based in Palo Alto, Calif., which was rattled by clusters of suicides […]

Educational Stages, News, Secondary Education

Oregon Is Vaccinating Teachers. It Might Not Be Enough to Reopen Schools.

February 17, 2021

Via: NY Times

Shortly before Christmas, as Oregon schools faced their 10th month under some of the nation’s sternest coronavirus restrictions, Gov. Kate Brown began a major push to reopen classrooms. She relaxed certain standards for restarting in-person teaching. She offered to help […]