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The digital divide still exists, but has shown signs of narrowing over the past six years, according to a recent study of media use by students under 8 years old […]
Many things threaten to keep a public education leader up at night. With some issues, it’s because they stir excitement and inspiration; but with others, not so much. To bring […]
School districts are elevating physical education standards and expanding athletic activities beyond traditional sports to provide a more well-rounded education as required by the Every Student Succeeds Act. Instead of […]
Nevada recently launched an online reporting system for parents and students, joining a handful of other states and districts in efforts to combat bullying. Colorado was first to create an […]
A lack of PD for teachers and principals hinders schools from achieving the full benefits of personalized learning, according to an analysis by MAPLE, the Massachusetts Personalized Learning Edtech Consortium. […]
Across K12 education, the roles of educators are shifting as instructional practices advance, schools more actively support the social-emotional development of students, and new technology is integrated into the classroom. […]
With districts facing a shortage of bilingual teachers, paraprofessionals present a rich source of candidates. They often have strong ties to the community and already know students and parents, says […]
Teachers now promote physical movement almost as purposefully as they strive for mental leaps and bounds. Accordingly, some of the latest models of nontraditional furniture rolling into schools feature sit-stand […]
Until recently, the quality of classroom instruction relied almost entirely on a teacher’s resourcefulness, motivation and intelligence. Soon, it will also depend on artificial intelligence—with lessons based more on what […]
The Virginia Department of Education has added Renaissance’s Star Reading, Math and Early Literacy to its Student Growth Assessments list to help teachers lead students toward mastering Virginia’s Standards of […]
How can administrators prepare staff with best practices and reasonable emergency plans? How can you communicate safety to your parents in a social media world on digital steroids?
In the wake of the hurricanes that pounded the Southeast last fall, many local public school facilities served as emergency shelters. In Florida, however, only three of the state’s 654 […]