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Tag: K-12


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

California must prioritize science education to stay competitive

September 8, 2022

Via: EdSource

Living through a global pandemic while facing the consequences of climate change has underscored the need for science literacy. What’s more, robust and equitable science education is not only essential to a fully functioning democracy, it is crucial for preparing […]


Educational Forms, Informal learning

Special education students need a whole child approach

September 2, 2022

Via: eSchool News

In early 2020, 7.3 million students received special education services as required by the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), according to the National Center for Education Statistics. That’s 14% of K–12 students in public schools in the United States […]


News

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 […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

One district’s push to help students feel like they belong

August 19, 2022

Via: eSchool News

Bullying is prevalent in high schools and can lead to a lack of a sense of belonging. According to a new study, 51 percent of high school students say they have witnessed bullying at their school. When it comes to […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

State Gag Order Bills Increase for Higher Ed

August 17, 2022

Via: Inside Higher Ed

State legislative proposals to restrict the freedom to teach and learn have increased by 250 percent in 2022 compared to last year, according to a report released today by PEN America, the free expression and literary organization. Most of the […]


Education Tech

New Zoom Features Enhance Communication in K–12 Education

August 17, 2022

Via: EdTech Magazine

Ahead of the coming school year, Zoom is rolling out new features intended to benefit students and educators. The company is seeking to introduce functions teachers and administrators need for sustained remote learning, a model many districts are considering as […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

New research shows slight rebound in post-pandemic learning

August 10, 2022

Via: eSchool News

NWEA, a nonprofit, research and educational services organization serving K-12 students, has released new research highlighting the latest data on achievement during the pandemic. Key findings from this third school year impacted by COVID-19 suggest early signs of rebounding offering […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

How to Make College More Affordable? Try the Charter School Model

July 21, 2022

Via: Education Next

For those looking at college as a path to a career rather than a four-year pit stop, the lack of inexpensive, speedy options is a big problem. For huge numbers of high schoolers, it can be a deal breaker. Moreover, […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Data Science Is No Panacea for High-School Math Education

July 12, 2022

Via: Education Next

Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics are the fastest-growing fields in terms of both student interest and job opportunities. For example, in California, the number of bachelor’s STEM degrees increased at a rate more than triple that of other degrees between […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Business Leaders Say Computer Science Needs to Be A Core Subject

July 12, 2022

Via: Ed Surge

Today, a collection of more than 500 prominent business, education and nonprofit leaders called on states to update their K-12 curriculum to make computer science a core subject. In a letter sent to governors from all fifty states, they write, […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

3 things that will improve your teachers’ school experience

July 7, 2022

Via: eSchool News

With growing concerns over health and safety, staff shortages and more, teachers are feeling the pressure. As a matter of fact, 90 percent of the educator-members of the National Education Association say that feeling burnt out is a serious problem–which […]


Education Tech

How to block school security threats now–and in the future

June 22, 2022

Via: eSchool News

The typical K-12 school system has the same basic security needs as any modern university campus: centralized management and control of security systems and procedures, and a strategy for staying ahead of threats while protecting earlier investments. In both cases, […]


Education Tech

6 tools to help kids learn coding and robotics

June 20, 2022

Via: eSchool News

Introducing students to coding and robotics gives them early exposure to STEM in general. This early exposure, according to research, is key to the future of the workforce. Aside from the cool factor K-12 coding and robotics offers, students will […]


News

Are Schools Disproportionately Surveilling Students Who Rely on School-Owned Devices?

June 15, 2022

Via: Ed Surge

Monitoring student activity online has become a hot button issue for districts, schools and parents alike in the digital age, where information is often shared freely and copiously via email, social media and other channels. In response to these trends, […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

The Case for Making Classrooms Phone-Free

June 6, 2022

Via: Ed Surge

Two years ago, I was a champion for phones in the classroom. I was part of the team that was like, “These are incredible! Let’s bring them in and use them for learning!” I’ve recently changed my stance. Next year […]


News

Riverside Insights Acquires Aperture Education

June 2, 2022

Via: eSchool News

Riverside Insights, a leading developer of research-based assessments and analytics, today announced its acquisition of Aperture Education, the leading provider of research-based social and emotional learning (SEL) assessments for K-12 schools. With more than 65 years of combined research and […]


Education Tech

How K–12 School Districts Can Prevent DDoS Attacks

May 31, 2022

Via: EdTech Magazine

Distributed denial of service attacks against K–12 school districts have risen sharply over the past two years. The attacks come from outside actors and, increasingly, from students who discover they can buy a DDoS attack as a service online, as […]


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

New Education Policy Roadmap Aims to Ensure High School Graduates in Every State are ‘Future-Ready’

May 9, 2022

Via: eSchool News

Parents and educators agree that a key goal of K-12 education is to ensure that students are “future-ready”—with the knowledge, skills, and drive to navigate their careers and lives. Americans look to the education system to equip young people to […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

4 Simple Ways K–12 Teachers Can Practice Digital Self-Care

May 2, 2022

Via: EdTech Magazine

Back when I was a campus principal, everyone knew that my professional “love language” was both giving and receiving gifts. Find me a snack cake, and I can spout a rhyme that can be attached and distributed to our team. […]