The interruption of in-person learning environments due to COVID-19 impacted everyone, but it particularly challenged those with specific learning needs.
In fact, equity became one of the top issues as the pandemic spread across the globe. Educators in every building acknowledged the continuing need to create more equitable education environments.
Students deserve the resources and support they need to fully engage in learning, and when you design for inclusion, everyone benefits.
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This collection of CoSN resources can help guide K-12 edtech leaders through the beginning of a new school year.
The importance of effective home-school communications has never been higher. Families expect to be kept informed of their child’s activities, academic progress, and expectations.
Educators won’t find all the critical student data they need in one place in most districts. Everything is siloed. Nothing is centralized. Access is limited. They can react to problems in the rear-view mirror, but not necessarily respond, thoughtfully, in real-time.
Educators are optimistic about implementing new edtech tools, including AI and gamified learning, and are prioritizing student engagement as the new school year gets underway, according to a new survey from GoGuardian.
As teachers, we know that the back to school season is a time full of excitement and big emotions about what the year ahead will bring. And we’re not just speaking to our own experiences.
The AFT and Educators Thriving for a yearlong study culminating in a new report, “Beyond Burnout,” which details research-based solutions to improve the chronic levels of stress and burnout.
After Covid-era shutdowns and rocky transitions to virtual education, we’re facing a crisis in education. The past three years erased decades of improvements in math and reading literacy across K-12 students.
Students with disabilities are often bullied and socially excluded in school at a far greater rate than their classmates. Researchers at the University of Missouri collaborated to develop an evidence-based, online professional development curriculum.
Innovations that have transformed education have often been met with skepticism. Just look at Sesame Street, which was once considered a wild, controversial experiment leveraging television for learning
Since OpenAI’s ChatGPT launch in November 2022, it continues to bother teachers. No wonder: The tool has a fascinating ability to craft texts that look like a human wrote them. Influencing the education niche, it’s a game-changer in the classroom.
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