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Tag: education technologies


Educational Forms, Informal learning

4 ways to keep your school resilient during distance learning 2.0

September 18, 2020

Via: eSchool News

The first phase of distance learning shocked education systems across the nation as schools were forced to migrate students and staff to distance learning in a week’s time, leaving many struggling to simply “make it work.” Fast forward six months […]


News

IBM plans $100M investment in HBCU computing program

September 17, 2020

Via: Education Dive

The programs are “very specifically targeted” to help develop talent among students and research faculty at HBCUs, said Kayla Lee, growth product manager at IBM Quantum and Qiskit. A research-focused effort, the IBM-HBCU Quantum Center, led by Howard University, will […]


Educational Stages, News, Secondary Education

Districts’ approaches to accommodating high-risk educators a mixed bag

September 8, 2020

Via: Education Dive

The decision to return to work is a challenging one for many teachers. Those over 65 make up 18% of the educator workforce in the U.S., while 27% of principals are over the age of 65. Earlier this year, the […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

6 strategies for teaching SEL remotely

September 8, 2020

Via: eSchool News

The COVID-19 pandemic has fundamentally changed the work of teachers across the world. Educators’ access to students, technology use, and instructional priorities shifted seismically in spring 2020. As the pandemic continued, social-emotional learning (SEL) took center stage as many educators […]


Educational Forms, Informal learning

Online proctoring keeps remote exams secure but raises privacy questions

September 4, 2020

Via: eCampus News

The shift to remote learning amid the COVID-19 pandemic has brought many challenges, and a key question in particular is how campus leaders can ensure the integrity of student work during exams. To answer this question, many colleges and universities […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Funding for school facility improvements a requirement for safe reopening

August 13, 2020

Via: Education Dive

Before the pandemic, the U.S. Government Accountability Office estimated a stunning 41% of America’s school districts needed to replace or update heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems in at least half of their schools — representing 36,000 schools nationwide. During […]


Education Tech

3 ways educational data helped this district improve outcomes

August 13, 2020

Via: eSchool News

In the Wilson County School District, using educational data to inform our decisions has reinvented the way students learn, and it has given educators a newfound confidence in their teaching practices. In August, we were recognized by the state as […]


Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary, Secondary Education

Gallup: ‘Fragile’ communities don’t think local schools build on student strengths

August 6, 2020

Via: Education Dive

Vulnerable populations already considered at-risk prior to the onset of the coronavirus pandemic are now stretched even thinner by job losses, illness, lack of access to affordable healthcare, disruptions to the academic year and lack of access to resources that […]


Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary

Getting young students to wear masks is challenging — but not impossible

August 6, 2020

Via: Education Dive

When it comes to social distancing and mask protocols in schools, getting compliance from the youngest students may be one of the greatest challenges. Elementary students are often curious, restless and lack boundaries by nature, so discouraging them from touching […]


News

Why Self-Compassion and Emotion Regulation Are Key to Coping with COVID-19

August 3, 2020

Via: Ed Surge

Every emotional response is a unique experience. What triggers an unpleasant emotion today may not even register tomorrow. Perhaps right now you are at home with your family for what seems like an eternity and you feel like losing it. […]