Innovating Beyond Avoidable K-12 Crises

EdNews Daily

The post Innovating Beyond Avoidable K-12 Crises first appeared on EdNews Daily. By Amy Valentine There’s always a crisis in education. Covid-19 is the most recent and most significant, and it has challenged our education system in innumerable ways.

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Starting a K-12 classroom drone program

eSchool News

More K-12 schools are introducing drones into the classroom as educators discover how useful unattended vehicles can be to teach and strengthen science, technology, art, engineering, and mathematics (STEAM) skills.

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K-12 education needs a cybersecurity overhaul

eSchool News

This statistic underscores that the K-12 sector is increasingly becoming a prime target for attack. COVID-19 Update District Management eSchool Media Featured on eSchool News IT Management challenges day Education IT K-12 K-12 education k12 leaders learning school

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6 strategies for better K-12 cybersecurity

eSchool News

K-12 schools and colleges alike had to rapidly transition to remote, socially distanced in-person, or hybrid learning. COVID-19 Update District Management eSchool Media Featured on eSchool News IT Management better Education FBI hybrid hybrid learning K-12 learning states Technologies

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Can you teach K-12 students to become entrepreneurs?

Neo LMS

The school system as a whole has a problem on their hands: that’s a lot of people who intend to be freelancers or business owners in the not so distant future, yet we don’t teach them how to, at least not at a K-12 level. The post Can you teach K-12 students to become entrepreneurs?

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Digital humanities in the K-12 classroom

Neo LMS

Today, I’d like to look at ways the K-12 teacher can utilize some of the very exciting techniques and tools of digital humanities in their classrooms. The post Digital humanities in the K-12 classroom appeared first on NEO BLOG. In my previous post we explored the origins and definitions of digital humanities and covered a few examples of how the techniques are being applied in higher education.

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Top 5 LMS benefits for K-12 Students

Neo LMS

5 LMS benefits for K-12 Students. The post Top 5 LMS benefits for K-12 Students appeared first on NEO BLOG. K-12 LMSAnother year has flown by and stores everywhere are yet again full of school supplies, one more useful (or eccentric) than others. The back-to-school season is a stressful season, for students, parents and teachers alike.

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Focus on 21st-century skills: 3 Digital trends in K-12 education

Neo LMS

3 Digital trends in K-12 education. The concept of open content started with universities, which were among the first educational institutions to put some of their courses online, but it might become the new thing in K-12 education as well.

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The State of K-12 Cybersecurity: 2019 Year in Review

Doug Levin

Cross-posted at the K-12 Cybersecurity Resource Center: [link]. Data for the report is drawn from publicly disclosed incidents cataloged on the K-12 Cyber Incident Map. The K-12 Cyber Incident Map has identified over 775 school cybersecurity incidents since 2016.

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Tech Ed Resources for your Class–K-12 Tech Curriculum

Ask a Tech Teacher

Today: K-12 Technology Curriculum. The K-12 Technology Curriculum is Common Core and ISTE aligned, and outlines what should be taught when so students have the necessary scaffolding to use tech in the pursuit of grade level state standards and school curriculum.

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Creative Coding Across the K-12 Curriculum

Digital Promise

The post Creative Coding Across the K-12 Curriculum appeared first on Digital Promise. As a former classroom teacher, I understand the feeling of wanting to be the teacher who introduces her students to computer science (CS) and coding. How incredible would it be to pique students’ interest in what could become a new passion or even a future profession? But where would I start? With little to no CS experience, it can be daunting.

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Two Important Lessons About Digital Transformation From Outside Of K-12

The Journal

We have commented before on the Digital Transformation (DT) happening inside and outside of K-12. In this week’s blog post, then, we point out two lessons from DT outside of K-12 from which that those in K-12 might well learn Well, sports fans, it’s DT time again!

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Silver linings in K-12 online learning

eSchool News

No one could have imagined the impact a global pandemic would have on the education landscape. Educators were asked to pivot and teach online with almost no notice.

Managing Student Devices in K-12

Kajeet

market experienced a 10 percent year-over-year growth in mobile devices sold to K-12 schools, according to THE Journal. At the start of 2018, the U.S. From tablets to laptops to smartphones, mobile devices have taken over education. Digital Learning Technology Insight 1 to 1 BYOD MDM

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29 K-12 edtech predictions for 2021

eSchool News

However, the struggle will be to expand innovation in core subjects and beyond, including integrating technology into ancillary K-12 areas such as CTE, music, physical education, health, and the arts.

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10 K-12 cybersecurity must-dos

eSchool News

Cybersecurity has always been a high priority for K-12 administrators and staff, but with the rapid push to remote learning brought on by COVID-19, school leadership has had to consider how to educate through the lens of cybersecurity.

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Toward the Digital Transformation of K-12

The Journal

In this blog post — Part 1 of a two part series — we explore the what, why, and how of digital transformation outside of K-12 Digital transformation — where organizations move from analog, paper-and-pencil processes, to fundamentally new processes enabled by digital technologies — is happening in virtually every industry.

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Why School Bus WiFi is Growing in K-12

Kajeet

Digital Divide Bus WiFi WiFi for Students SmartBus distance learning

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The Internet of Things in K-12

Kajeet

From smart toys and clothing to smart homes and cities, the Internet of Things (IoT) is quickly becoming integrated into all aspects of our lives, and its influence and reach are only going to keep expanding. Gartner predicted that spending on IoT worldwide would reach $1.5 billion in 2018, while Statista estimates that there will be close to 31 billion connected smartphones, wearables, smart watches, cars, and other devices by the end of 2020. Mobile Broadband Technology Insight Data and Trend

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Advancing Computational Thinking Across K-12 Education

Digital Promise

Thanks to the successes of campaigns like the Hour of Code and this week’s Computer Science Education Week, educators, policymakers, and families around the country are realizing the value of coding and computer science in K-12 education. The implications of computational thinking stands to impact learning across ages and disciplines in K-12 education. The post Advancing Computational Thinking Across K-12 Education appeared first on Digital Promise.

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The Best K-12 Learning Management Systems 2020

techlearning

There are dozens of Learning Management Systems in the K-12 market. Here are some of the best

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Ways to Simplify Cybersecurity Systems in K-12 Schools

EdTech Magazine

If there’s one principle to remember about cybersecurity, it’s that complexity is its greatest enemy. Complex systems are hard, if not impossible, to secure.

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K-12 Funding in the American Rescue Plan

MIND Research Institute

President Biden has signed the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 , providing more funding relief for K-12 education than the previous CARES and CRRSA Acts combined. ESSER Funding Breakdown for K-12. The American Rescue Plan: What’s in it for K-12 Schools? -

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An Open Letter to the K-12 Community and a Love Letter for Education Elements

Education Elements

Dear K-12 Education Community, Leadership

K-12 Needs Social Learning!

The Journal

So is K-12’s current love affair with “personalized learning” a mistake? “Social” as an adjective — as in social gaming, social media and social networks — is everywhere these days, and for good reason! We constantly engage in social learning: learning from and with each other.

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California State Parks Experience Goes Virtual for K-12 Students

CUE

The new “passPORTS” program aims to create blended access to California State Parks for K-12 students that provide meaningful learning experiences. The post California State Parks Experience Goes Virtual for K-12 Students appeared first on CUE, Inc.

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How One K-12 Startup Is Harnessing the Podcasting Wave

Ed Tech from the Ground Up

The post How One K-12 Startup Is Harnessing the Podcasting Wave appeared first on Market Brief. The founder of Listenwise realized her pubic radio experience gave her unique experience to offer educators and students a new service. The Startup Blog Educational Technology/Ed-Tech Entrepreneurship Podcasting Professional Development

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Global Demand for K-12 Devices Outstrips Supply, Creating More Delays for Schools

Marketplace K-12

Demand to equip K-12 students with laptops and tablets continues to soar globally and outstrip manufacturing capacity, according to a new analysis of the market by Futuresource Consulting. Marketplace K-12 chromebooks Coronavirus devices Global / International Markets iPads Market Research

20 Seesaw ideas with Chromebooks for K-12 classes

Ditch That Textbook

Creating is memorable. When students learn something and then can create something with it — a digital project, a story, a video — that’s something they can be proud of. Sharing what you’ve created enhances the experience. Who wants to work hard on something that no one else sees? Creating and sharing, all in one […].

3 Great ideas on how to teach empathy to K-12 students

Neo LMS

3 Great ideas on how to teach empathy to K-12 students. In K-12 education, teaching empathy might help students deal with their insecurities, improve their self-esteem and boost their abilities to make friends.

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K-12 Dealmaking: Achieve3000, Frontline Education Make Acquisitions

Marketplace K-12

Frontline Education, a provider of K-12 administrative software, has acquired SuccessEd, which tracks compliance and services offered to students in special education. The post K-12 Dealmaking: Achieve3000, Frontline Education Make Acquisitions appeared first on Market Brief.

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Edsby K-12 LMS incorporates Microsoft Teams and Zoom real-time video, chat and whiteboarding

eSchool News

New EdsbyLive capability makes synchronous learning easier and safer for K-12 students and educators. About Edsby Edsby is a next generation K-12 learning management system (LMS) with the broadest set of capabilities available in a single application made just for the specific needs of K-12.

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Here’s what helps–and hinders–K-12 innovation

eSchool News

A personalized, learner-centered educational experience is one of the main drivers of K-12 innovation and extraordinary student outcomes, according to CoSN’s annual innovation survey. Accelerators of K-12 innovation include: 1.

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How to Simplify Cybersecurity Systems in K-12 Schools

EdTech Magazine

If there’s one principle to remember about cybersecurity, it’s that complexity is its greatest enemy. Complex systems are hard, if not impossible, to secure.

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Rhode Island Approves IXL for K-12 Blended Learning and Assessment

eSchool News

IXL Learning , the K-12 personalized learning platform used by 11 million students, has been approved by the Rhode Island Department of Education (RIDE) for use under two statewide initiatives.

Michigan Adopts K-12 Computer Science Standards: What's Next?

The Journal

In May 2019, Michigan became the 32nd state to adopt standards for computer science in K-12. In this week’s blog post, we describe those standards, unpack the adoption process, look to the future now the "easy bit" — standards definition and adoption — is done. There is much to learn from Michigan’s efforts

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The State of K-12 Cybersecurity: 2018 Year in Review

Doug Levin

Cross-posted at the K-12 Cybersecurity Resource Center: [link]. Yet, with the embrace of technology, K-12 cybersecurity incidents are growing both more common and more significant. So concludes “ The State of K-12 Cybersecurity: 2018 Year in Review ,” a first-of-its-kind report focused solely on the misuse and abuse of educational technology in U.S. Public schools are relying on technology for teaching, learning, and school operations like never before.

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5 benefits K-12 esports gave this district

eSchool News

Esports is booming, from K-12 right on up to college and at the professional level. As more districts start K-12 esports leagues of their own, the academic and social-emotional benefits become increasingly clear.

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K-12 Education in the Post-COVID Era

Kitaboo on EdTech

Institutions need to start thinking about the impact of this pandemic and the resulting disruption on K-12 education globally. The Impact on K-12. Suggested Read: How to Create and Deliver the Best K-12 Learning Solutions. We will never look at disaster movies the same again.

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K-12 Cybersecurity: The End of Innocence

Doug Levin

I partnered with EdSurge to write an end-of-the-year commentary on the present and future of K-12 cybersecurity (based on my experiences in producing the K-12 Cyber Incident Map ). Blog Security cyber EdSurge K-12 Cyber Incident MapBe sure to check it out.

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8 emerging K-12 classroom trends

eSchool News

Today’s educators are preparing students for jobs of the future–jobs that don’t necessarily exist today–and a new Google Education report takes a look at the K-12 classroom trends driving learning.

Two ways to integrate visual storytelling in K-12 instruction

Neo LMS

The post Two ways to integrate visual storytelling in K-12 instruction appeared first on NEO BLOG. E-learning Gamification K-12 TeachersThis piece originally appeared on edtechdigest.com. The first pop-up children’s book I ever touched was Little Red Riding Hood. I was a high school senior and I had thought I was over the fairy tales phase age. Yet I was super impressed with the pop-up Little Red Riding Hood. The story was the same. Except that it wasn’t.

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K-12 Library & Media Technology Guide

eSchool News

eSchool News Library & Media Technology Guide. Everything You Need to Know. Everyone You Need to Reach. • Why school librarians are tech integration pioneers. Librarians are more important than ever—here’s why. Leveraging a Future Ready Library opportunity.