Tag: K-12 education


3 simple things you can do to start an esports program

August 25, 2022

Via: eSchool News

Esports is a hot topic in higher education, from recruiting esports athletes, to helping to prepare the future workforce for a multitude of jobs in this more than $1 billion industry. Esports has pretty much exploded on college campuses in […]

Education Tech

4 tools to help students build post-COVID research skills

June 16, 2022

Via: eSchool News

As an educator with 21 years of experience in teaching and learning, I have had the opportunity to work with students of differing abilities and learning backgrounds. During a typical school year, meeting the varied needs of my students makes […]

Education Tech

5 Reliable K–12 Cybersecurity Resources

May 13, 2022

Via: EdTech Magazine

Cybersecurity is a high priority in K–12 schools, now more than ever. IT administrators can easily become overwhelmed as they search for feasible solutions to combat the rising number cyberattacks against K–12 education. There’s advice coming from every direction, corporate […]

Educational Stages, Secondary Education

6 key trends shaping the future of K-12 assessment

February 15, 2022

Via: eSchool News

Most educators are concerned that summative assessments cause students undue anxiety, adding to growing concerns over the state of K-12 assessments and how they’re created, delivered, and interpreted. State of Assessment in K-12 Education, a new report from Instructure, the […]

Continuous Development, Educational Forms

College Isn’t For Everyone

January 31, 2022

Via: Education Next

One of the biggest shifts in education reform in recent years has been widening acknowledgment that the “college for all” mantra was misguided. Almost everyone now admits that college, as traditionally defined, is not going to be for everyone, and […]

Educational Stages, Secondary Education

A call for civility in K-12 education

November 5, 2021

Via: K-12 Dive

In this time of division and crisis, we, as school leaders, cannot sit quietly by. Volatile and violent debates threaten to erode our hallways and undermine our solemn promise to America’s students — to provide them with high-quality education in […]

Education Tech

Can Evidence-Based Chatbots Prevent Educator Burnout?

November 1, 2021

Via: Ed Surge

Burnout—it’s a single word but a constant theme in my conversations with educators who, this year more than any other, feel beaten down by ballooning workloads and unceasing pandemic-related stress. A survey by the Rand Corporation confirms this trend. In […]

Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Supporting social emotional learning to help enable student recovery

September 30, 2021

Via: K-12 Dive

Throughout the chaos and uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic, educators and students have had their lives uprooted in deeply traumatic, systemic, and individual ways. The mental health needs of students and educators have increased, and the need for social emotional […]

Educational Stages, Secondary Education

5 skills for future success–and how to help students develop them

August 11, 2021

Via: eSchool News

From the classroom to the district director level, and eventually my own desk in the principal’s office, I have served in many different roles in K-12 education. However, in the midst of my career, I left public education to spend […]

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 […]

Education Tech, News

The Edtech Company Formerly Known as AltSchool Sold Its Tech. So What’s Left?

January 15, 2021

Via: Ed Surge

A learning management system developed by one of the most high-profile, highly funded and overhyped K-12 education startups has found a new home. First, a recap: In 2019, AltSchool, a San Francisco-based startup that simultaneously developed a network of “microschools” […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

New Maryland education funding formulas delayed

December 20, 2018

Via: Education Week

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A Maryland commission won’t finish recommendations on new funding formulas for K-12 education in time for legislative action next year, delaying a major effort to increase the formulas for the first time since 2002 and disappointing […]

Educational Stages, Secondary Education

A new conversation about online schools

October 3, 2018

Via: Education Dive

As our world, workforce, and culture continue to transform with more equitable access to technology and tools, so, too, must education systems transform in order to prepare a new generation of scholars, leaders, and colleagues. When it comes to supporting […]

Education Tech

8 apps and tools for classroom SEL

May 3, 2018

Via: eSchool News

Social and emotional learning (SEL) has quickly become a cornerstone of K-12 education, because it helps students regulate their own emotions and teaches them to respond kindly to their peers. SEL helps students build intrapersonal and interpersonal competencies. When students […]