New research shows teenagers think social media distracts them, but makes them happier
By Laura Ascione, Managing Editor, Content Services, @eSN_Laura
September 18th, 2018
Teenagers' social media use has doubled in recent years, from 34 percent who reported using social media multiple times a day in 2012 to 70 percent reporting the same today, according to research from Common Sense. Sixteen percent of surveyed…
By Julia Freeland Fisher, director of education research at the Christensen Institute
August 28th, 2018
I’m excited to share a tool that my colleagues and I have been working on for the past few years: a market map of what we’re calling Edtech that Connects. We’ve captured a wide range of edtech tools that are…
As education continues to evolve, the use of technology is a crucial element for success and growth. However, technology brings with it many e-safety concerns and new ways for students to become distracted. LanSchool and LanSchool Air put control back in the hands of educators, making it easy for them to manage devices and digital activities in the classroom. We invite you to explore how classroom management software can help your school further learning through technology.
Schools are moving to mobile-first digital learning environments. Wi-Fi and network infrastructure that were designed for coverage and connectivity are woefully inadequate to connect every student, device and classroom.
Explore these resources to discover how Aruba solutions deliver the scale, reliability and intelligence needed to promote mobile learning in Primary Education Schools.
The Houghton Mifflin Harcourt® vision of English Language Arts (ELA) is to provide a comprehensive definition of what it means to be a literate person in the 21st-century. Our goal is to help administrators, educators, parents, and students achieve that vision.
Explore this resource center to learn how HMH ELA programs can help ensure that every student has the critical reading and writing skills that are necessary to meet the demands of college and career life in our complex digital age.
The ability to speak more than one language opens up a world of opportunity...for access to higher learning, career advancement, cross-cultural insights and explorations, and even, as research has shown, to enhanced brain power. Explore this Leveraging Biliteracy resource center to discover the dynamic, relevant learning environments HMH provides that will enable all language learners to communicate effectively in a second language.
The importance of a positive, high-performing school culture cannot be overstated. It is the number one factor in attracting a talented team, delivering an effective learning environment, and building a stronger community.
Are you keeping up with the needs of the modern workforce? Are your students getting the best possible education from the most skilled and passionate people? It may be time to rethink the K-12 career experience. Explore these resources to learn how you can help foster a better culture in your school and district.
We work with money every day, but where do we learn to become financially literate? For many, it results through trial and error as adults. A new program by Junior Achievement, supported by American Honda Finance, called JA Personal Finance has been demonstrated to not only improve students understanding of financial concepts, but also influences behaviors related to responsible money management.
We invite you to explore the Featured White Paper and additional resources below which provide an insight to the critical need for financial literacy education.
It takes an entire community working toward the same goal to make any K-12 technology initiative successful. Explore this paper to discover top considerations and best practices for creating and executing a shared, learner-focused vision that leverages technology to support learning, including:
Checklist for a successful student 1-to-1 learning initiative
How to empower educators to facilitate learning
Creating spaces that encourage learning
Technology that enhances learning
Ways to protect your data and prevent threats
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In the blink of an eye, your organization’s data can be lost, stolen, or simply damaged beyond repair. Discover what threats to watch for as well as how you can leverage cloud solutions to prevent your organization from experiencing its own data disaster.
Your Complete Guide to Balanced Assessment Systems
September 5, 2018
This eBook will help you understand the components of a comprehensive balanced district assessment program, as well as outline the steps to creating an efficient and cost-effective system of assessments that can enhance student outcomes at all levels.
Five Keys to Keeping Your District’s Digital Services Up and Running
August 30, 2018
School districts rely on digital services for everything from teaching to administration. When things go wrong and they lose availability to their data, schools must be able to restore lost data and get their services back up fast—at a price they can afford.
Read this white paper to learn the five keys that will ensure your school district can maintain its business continuity and weather a disaster—be it fire, flood, hurricane, human error, or a malware attack.
Leaders in digital education use ebooks and audiobooks in innovative ways to deepen the student reading and learning experience. Discover how four educators are using digital to maximize student agency, personalization, integration and engagement.
How DMI’s EndZone for Education application is taking school safety to new levels.
The President of Cathedral High School in Indianapolis, IN, is leading the implementation of EndZone for Education at his school, & discusses how the application is being used to increase school safety, & calming fears in students, educators, & parents.