Category Archives: "Schools"
Supporting teachers: Where Does Tutoring Fit in Your District’s Support Structure?
With districts facing unprecedented staffing shortages, hiring professional tutoring services help districts support teachers and students.
5 Educational Technology Trends School Districts Should Consider
With the technology available now thanks to the CARES Act and ESSER funds, here are the top EdTech trends for districts to consider.
Supporting Students’ Emotional and Mental Health: 6 Benefits for Academic Success
Supporting students emotionally and mentally when they are back in school this fall is at the top of the list for educators. Keeping students engaged can do wonders for their academic success.
How Funding Has Accelerated Changes in Equitable Education
In response to COVID-19 closures, government funding has made it possible for schools to provide more technology for students in their districts, effectively making significant progress toward more equitable education. However, the key in access to equitable education is not only access to the devices and programs themselves but also to the internet to use those devices.
An Optimal Intervention to Mitigate Summer Learning Loss
An enduring challenge for K-12 administrators and teachers alike already looms even as the school year wraps up.
Educators are likely looking ahead to the start of the coming school year and pondering how to best help students recoup learning lost over the summer.
Summer Slide + COVID Slide: An Intertwining Challenge in K-12 Education
As the period of the pandemic lockdown appears more fully in the rearview mirror for many, educators are faced with yet another unprecedented equation:
Summer Slide + COVID Slide = ???
Will these intertwining elements associated with learning loss create more of a challenge for K-12 students and educators in the upcoming school year?
Building Students Back Up After a Difficult Year
With most schools now open to in-person teaching, the academic fall-out resulting from over 12 months of shuttered schools is now apparent. It’s been a difficult year for students. Low test scores, especially in math and literacy, have highlighted how the overnight shift to 100% remote learning left many students across the nation without the support
Educator’s Guide to Protecting Student Data Privacy
Protecting student privacy is a major concern for educators. Since the start of the pandemic, 55% of schools have purchased laptops for their students. Another 42% have purchased other devices for all of their students. This means that educators have access to more student data than ever before. As a result of the increase in
Ways US schools can use their K-12 government funding
The federal government recently announced plans to significantly increase spending on K-12 school programs for the 2022 fiscal year. This is great news for LEA’s and schools, who need the government distributed title funds to support disadvantaged students, provide professional development opportunities for staff, and assist underperforming schools. There are five primary title funds: Title
How to ease the transition back to school post-pandemic for K-12 students
Last year, the pandemic disrupted education on a global scale, with shuttered schools impacting more than 1.6 billion students. In the U.S., all 50 states closed schools to in-person teaching for at least part of the academic year as state governments struggled to implement a nationwide switch to remote learning that no one could have