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‘Talking Out of School Podcast’: Closing the digital access divide

Educators think that 1:1 implementation during the pandemic solved this issue, but there's more work to be done, says InnovateEDU founder and CEO Erin Mote.

[PODCAST] Focus on Fluency: The Neglected Goal of Reading Instruction

Date & Time: Monday, June 17 at 12pm ET

In this podcast, literacy expert, author, researcher, and consultant Dr. Lynne Kulich will discuss the many aspects of fluency, why it is too often the most neglected goal of reading instruction, and why fluency is so essential to achieving reading comprehension and proficiency.

‘Talking Out of School’ podcast: How to reframe the teen brain

Tiffany Shlain's new documentary, "The Teen Brain," looks through the lens of neuroscience to help teens—and their parents and teachers—better understand the upsides of an intense period of growth and development.

Ten AI-Powered Tools to Use With Students to Engage All Learners

Date & Time: Thursday, June 20th at 2 pm ET

The landscape of educational technology has transformed dramatically in the last year, exploding with the rise of AI tools. As classrooms increasingly integrate digital tools, understanding these AI tools for student use is crucial. AI-powered tools facilitate personalized learning, productivity and efficiency, content creation, assessment, knowledge building, content review, tutoring, collaboration, communication, and developing technology skills for the future. It offers instant feedback, real-time support, and deeper understanding through interaction.

Sandy Hook Promise: How to spot students who need more support

"It's really about how do you help someone months, weeks or even years before they ever reach the point of thinking about hurting themselves or hurting someone else," Sandy Hook Promise co-founder and CEO Nicole Hockley says on the latest episode of District Administration's "Talking Out of School" podcast.

School Renewal: Accessing New Funding for Facilities and Energy Projects

Date & Time: Tuesday, June 11th at 2 pm ET

In this 20-minute DA Ed Talk, an advisor from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of State and Community Energy Programs and an education facilities expert from Trane will discuss how to access and use newly available funding from the federal government to finance much-needed school facilities improvements in any district.

‘Talking Out of School’ podcast: Educating tomorrow’s superintendents

Pamela Shetley and Doug Anthony head the University of Maryland's Education in School System Leadership Ed.D. program, which challenges aspiring superintendents to take on a district’s real-time wicked problem, diagnose its root causes and find the solution.

Practical Strategies to Support Newcomer Students

Date & Time: Thursday, June 6th at 2 pm ET

In this 20-minute DA Ed Talk, two bilingual education experts will outline some practical, evidence-based strategies for building inclusive, supportive learning environments to ensure the academic and social success of newcomer students—those born outside the U.S. and who have recently arrived in the country.

‘Talking Out of School’ podcast: Fixing shortages and academics at the same time

Recruiting more aspiring educators of color will not only fill teacher vacancies but also propel student achievement and improve school climate, says this week's podcast guest, Javaid Siddiqi, the president and CEO of The Hunt Institute.

AI, People, and Policies: Leadership Strategies for the New Threats Facing K-12

Date & Time: Wednesday, June 5th at 2 pm ET

Attend this DA webinar for an insightful discussion with a former superintendent, District Administration’s CIO-in-Residence, and a cybersecurity expert about new threats to security and privacy in K12 posed by AI, which emerging trends to prepare for, and how to approach AI from a policy, security, and leadership perspective.