Why student safety tools are essential during a pandemic
November 25th, 2020

Interventions into student safety, prompted by technology used to help school leaders prevent students from harming themselves or others, increased dramatically after COVID-19 landed in the U.S. and caused schools…


4 pathways to help school leaders make critical decisions
November 16th, 2020

The U.S. is grappling with a global health pandemic, economic uncertainties, increased awareness of racial and social injustice, divisive politics, and natural disasters--all in 2020. School leaders are at the…


Computer science education still not in majority of schools
November 13th, 2020

Although U.S. schools have made progress with computer science education, new research shows that fewer than half of schools are teaching computer science. 2020 State of Computer Science Education: Illuminating…


3D printing, STEAM are on the rise in classrooms
November 10th, 2020

3D printing is becoming an increasingly important part of educators' interactive and engaging STEAM learning strategies, a new survey reveals. As teaching methods progress from more traditional learning environments to…


Could two pandemics (yes, two) change schools forever?
November 6th, 2020

Schools across the globe pivoted to online learning within days as the COVID-19 pandemic swept across countries, shuttered physical learning spaces, and shed light on learning inequities. But a second…


E-rate report reveals dire need for off-campus internet
November 5th, 2020

While E-rate remains a crucial program for schools and libraries to ensure connectivity, the COVID-19 pandemic brought attention to the need for increased flexibility and funds for off-campus learning. In…


The gender gap persists in computer science education
October 29th, 2020

K-12 educators and parents still hold computer science education in high esteem and believe it is a core component of students' future success, according to the latest research from Gallup…


6 engaging digital learning tools
October 16th, 2020

Digital learning tools have proved themselves invaluable as classrooms across the globe made the abrupt change to online learning in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Even now, as some schools…


10 policy recommendations for educator preparation programs
October 15th, 2020

Ten new recommendations from the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) address critical state policy changes necessary to support innovative improvement in educator preparation programs and education during…


Bringing equity to STEM learning
October 14th, 2020

As an unprecedented school year begins this fall, how do we make sure that high school students can develop relevant and applicable knowledge in STEM learning and effectively prepare our…