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School innovation in a challenging year
School innovation in a challenging year

Across the country, redefining the status quo has become the status quo for K–12 schools. Wide-scale remote and hybrid learning, mask-wearing culture, and “pods” all fall outside the bounds of…


Unpacking research on COVID learning loss
Unpacking research on COVID learning loss

According to an Education Week survey, classroom teachers spent the first six weeks after school closures troubleshooting connectivity and software issues, resulting in a 75 percent drop in instruction. Even…


How COVID put a spotlight on equity
How COVID put a spotlight on equity

For Todd Dugan, superintendent of Bunker Hill CUSD #8, a small, remote district in southern Illinois, issues surrounding back-to-school COVID-19 style are not abstract but all too real. Some of…


Strategies for teaching SEL skills during virtual learning
Strategies for teaching SEL skills during virtual learning

Why did you go into education? I bet it was because you love teaching and inspiring young minds. However, these days teachers are faced with an increased focus on academic…


Schell Games’ Virtual Reality Educational Tool HistoryMaker VR Now Available For Free
Schell Games’ Virtual Reality Educational Tool HistoryMaker VR Now Available For Free

With a majority of schools participating in distance learning this year, Schell Games announced its virtual reality education tool HistoryMaker VR is now available for free on Steam for all…


Class Solver Reduces COVID-19 Outbreaks through Class List Management
Class Solver Reduces COVID-19 Outbreaks through Class List Management

Class Solver the most flexible program for creating and managing class lists, has developed an algorithm that’s been proven to reduce COVID-19 outbreaks in schools by 36 percent. The feature builds upon Class…


CVS Health and Discovery Education Team Up for Substance Misuse Prevention Day of Learning
CVS Health and Discovery Education Team Up for Substance Misuse Prevention Day of Learning

CVS Health and Discovery Education are coming together to present a Day of Learning on October 27, 2020. This event occurs during Red Ribbon Week, the largest drug-use prevention campaign…


Deledao announces innovative Zoom and Meet bombing solution
Deledao announces innovative Zoom and Meet bombing solution

Providing added safety measures and control of K12 distance and hybrid learning instructional models, Silicon Valley based-Deledao (www.deledao.com), has announced a powerful new feature to its industry-recognized AI filtering capabilities.  With…


Curriculum Associates Launches New Resource Kits to Support Schools
Curriculum Associates Launches New Resource Kits to Support Schools

As part of its continued support of educators during this unique school year, Curriculum Associates has launched two new resource kits for both school leaders and teachers. The Teaching and Learning in 2020…


The new role of the school CIO
The new role of the school CIO

This year’s return to school stands in stark contrast to every school year that’s come before. The usual excitement that marks a new fall semester and the typical scenes of…


Restoring learning at scale in a remote environment
Restoring learning at scale in a remote environment

Disruption in learning caused by COVID-19 is the reality that school districts face this school year. K-12 education is evolving from a brick-and-mortar learning environment to learning both in person…


Parents plead for better online instruction
Parents plead for better online instruction

The majority of America’s public school students are learning exclusively online, according to a new national poll of their parents — and most of those parents want school officials to…


Super Duper Digital Library is selected as a Winner by Two Prestigious Family Awards Programs
Super Duper Digital Library is selected as a Winner by Two Prestigious Family Awards Programs

The Super Duper Digital Library, a collection of hundreds of online cards, games, and worksheets to support reading and literacy skills for children in Pre-K – Grade 5, recently won…


Research Shows the Need for More Support to Protect Privacy and Advance Digital Equity
Research Shows the Need for More Support to Protect Privacy and Advance Digital Equity

The Center for Democracy and Technology (CDT) today released a new report — with accompanying survey findings — that reflect the urgent need to provide improved student privacy support to…


Digital signage offers teachers the tools they need to succeed
Digital signage offers teachers the tools they need to succeed

Many of us can recall scratchy, static-muddled murmurs of elementary and high school administrators making announcements over the public address system, accepting such antiquated technologies as the norm. Fortunately, a…


Virtual learning can’t succeed without digital skills training
Virtual learning can’t succeed without digital skills training

As we enter into a new school year, two things are certain. First, the experience for every member of the extended school community – students, educators, families, school officials, and…


Using data to strengthen writing instruction
Using data to strengthen writing instruction

Writing is often difficult for educators to teach, challenging for students to do, and hard for administrators to monitor and evaluate. Yet writing well—and the high-quality writing instruction behind it--has…


Trox Launches New SHIELD Protection Program for Chromebooks and Other Mobile Devices
Trox Launches New SHIELD Protection Program for Chromebooks and Other Mobile Devices

Trox, a leading North American provider of education technology and collaboration solutions, today announced the launch of its new proprietary Trox SHIELDSM Protection Program for Chromebooks and other mobile devices.…


Vernier Software & Technology Takes Science to the Next Level
Vernier Software & Technology Takes Science to the Next Level

To further support collaborative STEM learning, Vernier Software & Technology recently launched LabQuest 3. This standalone data-collection platform takes the award-winning LabQuest interface and enhances it with a robust set…


2020 Green-Garner Award Recognizing Outstanding Leadership
2020 Green-Garner Award Recognizing Outstanding Leadership

As part of its support of urban education, Curriculum Associates has partnered with the Council of the Great City Schools (CGCS) as a sponsor of the 31st annual Green-Garner Award.…


Aircuity Celebrates National Energy Awareness Month
Aircuity Celebrates National Energy Awareness Month

Aircuity (www.aircuity.com), the indoor air quality company, today celebrated National Energy Awareness Month by recognizing the work done by Aircuity’s cutting-edge clients to reduce their energy impact in the laboratory,…


5 simple ways to integrate STEAM education into elementary classrooms
5 simple ways to integrate STEAM education into elementary classrooms

As educators, our goal is to shape our students’ lives by teaching them in ways that produce well rounded individuals. Whether STEAM education is new to you or you’re already…


How school librarians are getting creative in a pandemic
How school librarians are getting creative in a pandemic

New questions from school librarians… Will ultra violet disinfectant devices damage books? How long should I quarantine a book before circulating it again? How can I use technology to coordinate…


‘Forest schools’ grow in popularity during distance learning
‘Forest schools’ grow in popularity during distance learning

Stomping through puddles, scrambling over fallen logs and digging in the dirt with sticks may not sound like traditional educational activities, but they are core parts of the curriculum in…


Rave Mobile Safety Launches Rave Collaborate for Tactical Incident Collaboration
Rave Mobile Safety Launches Rave Collaborate for Tactical Incident Collaboration

Rave Mobile Safety (Rave), the critical communication and collaboration platform customers count on when it matters most, announced the launch of Rave Collaborate™, a new solution for Tactical Incident Collaboration. Rave…

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