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The latest K-12 edtech news from the nation’s capital, including studying the impact of tech on students, bolstering E-rate support and increasing children’s online privacy.
Biometric identification uses automated methods of recognizing a person based on a physiological or behavioral characteristic, including face, fingerprint, hand geometry, handwriting, iris, retina and voice.
Avoiding the most common challenges to technology in schools can save district leaders time, ensure seamless integration and generate buy-in from all stakeholders, says Lenny Schad, former Houston ISD chief information officer.
Videos and apps bring more interaction, says Robert Dillon, director of innovative learning at The School District of University City in Missouri.
Many U.S. states are enacting biometric information privacy laws. These rules will have important implications for companies that collect biometric information as well as for public schools that adopt the […]
The ever-increasing need for school safety and surveillance, as well as a desire for more accurate record-keeping, is driving wider adoption of biometric technology in school districts.
The national movement is accelerating the creation and sharing of open educational resources (OER) by educators.
In some districts, school safety relies on threat assessments that allow educators to intervene and ward off emergencies.
Sal Khan, founder of Khan Academy and keynote speaker at the recent 2019 Future of Education Technology Conference in Orlando, discusses how technology will impact education in the years ahead.
Videos and apps bring more interaction, says Eujon Anderson, technology director of Troy City Schools in Alabama.
Administrators increasingly accept that boosting school safety may rely on realistic active shooter drills that can upset staff and students
More frequent and intense natural disasters require school leadership to address trauma and prepare for extended disruptions.
Albuquerque Public Schools, the Albuquerque Teachers Federation and the University of New Mexico’s College of Education launched a mentoring program in 2004 with nine tenets.
District leaders looking to enhance their teacher PD can find more information on the following K12 education programs.
Today’s mentoring programs go beyond the basics of helping new teachers acclimate to the classroom. The one-on-one coaching model can serve as a boot camp for new teachers and a reboot for veterans.
Whether school system leaders realize it or not, voice-activated, artificial intelligence devices such as Alexa and Google Home are becoming a part of classrooms. “I know of a lot of […]
Matthew Joseph led the first 1-to-1 device rollout in a public school in Massachusetts more than a decade ago, and also spent 11 years as an elementary school principal. Now […]
Today’s most progressive language instruction covers more than speech. Educators now work to build students’ fluency in the culture behind the words. Global competency, also called “interculturality” has emerged as […]
Resources: Native Knowledge 360¬∞ is the National Museum of the American Indian’s national initiative, which includes lesson plans for all grade levels. www.nmai.si.edu/nk360 American Indians In American Literature blog, written […]
American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages 2018 Nov. 16-18 New Orleans actfl.org LINK TO MAIN ARTICLE: K12 curriculum roundup: More than words National Council for the Social Studies […]