Six Strategies for Equitable Education Systems

Digital Promise

How can school districts create more equitable opportunities and dismantle systemic barriers facing many students, families, and educators? If we want to live in a society where everyone can flourish, what role does the school system play?”

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The impact of digital fatigue in the educational system

Neo LMS

However, after months of screen time, a new phenomenon emerged in the educational system, called digital fatigue. The impact of digital fatigue in the educational system. The post The impact of digital fatigue in the educational system appeared first on NEO BLOG.

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Building Stronger Data Systems for the Future

Digital Promise

As a result, Golden Plains’ priorities quickly shifted to understanding how to get students engaged online, which prompted the district to reflect on its internal data systems and join the Data Ready 2021 cohort.

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Using Systems Thinking to Deepen Understanding

MiddleWeb

In her school, writes Megan Kelly, as students acquire ‘systems thinking’ skills, they begin to discover interconnectedness everywhere they look. The post Using Systems Thinking to Deepen Understanding first appeared on MiddleWeb.

All Systems Go – How We Went to Distance Learning without Missing a Day

The CoolCatTeacher

” The post All Systems Go – How We Went to Distance Learning without Missing a Day appeared first on Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis @coolcatteacher helping educators be excellent every day.

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Designing School Systems of the Future - Today

Education Elements

Designing innovative structures and systems takes a similarly innovative approach, otherwise, we’d design the same systems we already have all over again. How do we design the schools of the future, today? In a series of blog posts, we have described the steps to creating a responsive strategic plan. We’ve taught you how to assemble a superhero team and how to identify and collect data from your stakeholders.

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Ways to Simplify Cybersecurity Systems in K-12 Schools

EdTech Magazine

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

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Learning management systems 101

Neo LMS

Today we’re going back to the beginning to discuss one of the basics tools in e-learning which is the learning management system, LMS, learning platform or whatever you like to call it. A learning management system is totally different from the usual school-based learning. Most learning management systems today require users to log in (teachers, administrators and students) to gain access to full LMS features, such as lessons and assessments.

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Unpacking our educators’ belief systems

Dangerously Irrelevant

Everyone brings their own lenses and belief systems to the work. And that means unpacking their lenses and belief systems so that we can connect with their side of the conversation and their side of the thinking process. Recently I shared some stories of youth using technology in amazing, empowered ways with a group of educators. One of them asked me: So you believe that students should be on computers all the time in school? I was taken aback for a second.

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How to Reopen: Spaces, Schedules and Systems

MiddleWeb

Pandemic The Unstoppable EL Teacher Covid 19 pandemic reopening school safety schedules spaces systems Tan Huynh Unstoppable EL Teacher

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How to Simplify Cybersecurity Systems in K-12 Schools

EdTech Magazine

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

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Enhancing Cybersecurity in Our Education Systems

EdTech4Beginners

Education has drastically changed with the emergence of technology. Approximately 80% of children now have access to a computer at home and start using the Internet at an early age. While this has its benefits in developing future skills that will be vital to them later on, it also has its dangers. Lauren Naylor of Grapevine, Texas warns that it could be a gateway to cyberbullying––an epidemic that affects close to 43% of children, with repeated attacks in one in four cases.

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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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How The English Language Learning System Is Failing in America

TeachThought - Learn better.

How The English Language Learning System Is Failing in America. Many of the children coming into the Baltimore County system are natives of El Salvador, Honduras, Nigeria, Guatemala, and Pakistan. Support Your ELL in a Flawed System.

Is this the moment in history when K–12 school systems get disrupted?

The Christensen Institute

When the pandemic ends, most families are going to say “good riddance” to their COVID-19 stop-gaps and go back to the incumbent system they’ve long relied on. The post Is this the moment in history when K–12 school systems get disrupted?

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Four ways to rebuild a better early ed system

The Hechinger Report

Covid just showed how flimsy all of our systems are,” said Shantel Meek, founding director of the Children’s Equity Project at Arizona State University. “It These settings, the report states, “have historically had less access to systemic resources.”.

Best VR and AR Systems for Schools

techlearning

Get the best augmented reality or virtual reality system to enhance your school experience

Online Proctoring System – Know about its features and Pros & Cons!

Think Exam

An online proctoring system is an advanced AI integrated tool that has been created for ensuring a cheat-proof test environment when the candidate is attempting an online test from a remote location. The post Online Proctoring System – Know about its features and Pros & Cons!

Ozobot Classroom - STEAM learning management system coming this Fall

Educational Technology Guy

Ozobot , makers of robots that empower coding and STEAM education for grades K–12, recently unveiled its new Ozobot Classroom learning management system. As the only learning management system that provides insights for screen-free activities, teachers can keep up with their students' progress in real time. learning management system robotics STEM

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“Systems Thinking” and “Systems Doing”

The Principal of Change

Systems thinkers” are essential to the growth of an organization. A vision that is created by stepping back and looking at the system as a whole is necessary if we are going to move from “pockets of innovation” to a “culture of innovation” They see beyond any single classroom and help with widespread change. It is important to challenge the system and ask questions, but if leaders have no answers as well, they lose credibility.

Ditch the clips: Create a behavior management system that works

Ditch That Textbook

Did you have one of those systems where your teacher rated your day using colored cards, moving clips, or some other form of points? Think back to your time in elementary school. Do you remember having to move that clip? Do you remember having it marked in your folder? What about a prize box? Did […]. Guest Blog Teaching behavior management creative teaching relationships teaching

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Reflections on Situated Learning vs. The Traditional School System

Catlin Tucker

In an attempt to teach students information and skills, society has created an artificial system, school, in which the information and skills students learn are largely disconnected from the actual contexts in which they will need to be applied. The more I learn about situated learning theory, developed by Jean Lave and Etienne Wenger, the more I find myself reflecting on the sharp contrast between authentic learning and the design of traditional schools and curriculum.

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Best Gaming Systems for School Esports Programs

techlearning

Get the best gaming system for your school to make sure students get the most out of esports

Dive into Summer Learning with Unique Learning System

N2Y

n2y offers a complimentary three-month summer unit within Unique Learning System that combines a fun summer theme with the rigor and engagement needed to keep students on the continuum of learning and promote learning recovery. The Search for Consistent and Structured Summer Learning.

Gaming the System: EscapEDX

Knowledge Avatars

And we're now running national education systems where mistakes are the worst thing you can make. Is it any surprise that our test-driven educational system relies so heavily on multiple-choice, fill-in-the-blank, one-possible-answer assessments? By Jeremy Royster.

Picking A Corporate Learning Management System : Features You Should Compare

EmergingEdTech

Those of us working education can easily forget the we're not the only ones who use Learning Management Systems. Learning Management & Course Management SystemsThough this guest post might be helpful to anyone in the corporate world looking to.

Optimize your system

Turning Learning On Its Head

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Capture the Opportunity: Steps to Redesign School-Level Systems for Equity

Education Elements

These are just a handful of instances in which the biases and beliefs of my teachers and the underlying systems within my school failed to serve me as a student of color. At the age of five, my shyness was taken for lack of understanding and I was tested for English as a Second Language (ESL).

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Geddit - web based student response system

Educational Technology Guy

Geddit is a free, web based student response system, available on any device, that allows teachers to quickly gauge student understanding. assessment student response system Students use the app and indicate their level of understanding on a 1-5 scale. This formative assessment lets teachers know if they can move on or not. Feedback is private and real time. You can also use multiple choice and short answer assessments.

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Learning 2.0: Creating a hybrid, resilient education system

eSchool News

At the hand of a global health crisis, many education systems around the world were forced to conduct the largest remote learning trial we’ve ever seen. The education sector is in the midst of significant evolution.

Systemic Change Means Rethinking College and Career Prep. We’ve Done It Before.

Edsurge

to invest heavily in its public education system, and to the passage of the National Defense Education Act of 1958 (NDEA). Climate change is impacting every system of our planet. The only way to achieve another revolution in innovation is through complete transformation of our system.

EdTech that connects: Learning relationship management systems

The Christensen Institute

Over the past few years, a new category of EdTech platform has popped up across K–12 and higher education called the learning relationship management system (LRM). LRMs join a larger wave of student-centered, next-generation infrastructure tools that put individual students—rather than instructors, courses, or compliance-driven data collection—at the center of learning systems architecture.

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Creating a positive-sum education system could stop students from running a rat race to nowhere

The Christensen Institute

People from The New York Times ’ Frank Bruni to Harvard’s Michael Sandel have offered observations on the current system and raised questions about how healthy this is—for the individuals themselves as well as for society writ large. “Our

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More Employers Are Awarding Credentials. Is A Parallel Higher Education System Emerging?

Edsurge

credentialing landscape will look like if employer-offered credentialing becomes institutionalized as a new and potentially separate educational “system.”

6 Learning Management Systems For Your Consideration

TeacherCast

Learning management systems (LMS) has made it easier for educators and learners to manage their tasks. A good learning management system is a combination of various collaborative features and functionalities. Moreover, they provide teachers a smart way to communicate with students through various communication functionalities, such… Friends of TeacherCast Learning Management Systems

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How Learning Management Systems Can Benefit Teachers, Students, And Parents

EdNews Daily

Learning management systems (LMS) like Blackboard or Moodle can benefit teachers, students, and parents in numerous ways. Learning management systems benefit teachers in a number of ways. Open-source learning management systems are typically budget-friendly.

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What every adaptive learning system should have

Neo LMS

Adaptive learning is an ambitious objective of advanced pedagogical ideas and systems, and describes the ability of a learning system (in most cases digital) to adapt to the learning differences across individual students, as well as adapt to changes within the learning trajectory of individuals. Adaptive learning systems are part of quality learning management systems , and respond to subtle changes in a student’s comprehension of a subject.

Introduction of Online Examination System: How does it work, its pros & cons?

Think Exam

An online examination system is the complete agenda of an online based test which has got multiple features and functionalities. The online examination system uses online exam software through which the tests are created, conducted and also evaluated.

SXSWEDU 2018 Wrap-up: Systems Change for Adult Learners?

Digital Promise

for Higher Education & Workforce Development , during which each panelist pointed to one key thing they thought should characterize future philanthropic funding: systems change. So I thought more about those prevailing themes I was hearing at SXSWEDU, and reflected on what it would mean to take a systems view. Public and private sector efforts in education, health care, and workforce placement are the result of the partnerships forged by this systems view.

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An alternative Operating System

techlearning

ElementaryOS—Free and Secure

5 Strategies to Improve Your Learning Management System

Kitaboo on EdTech

As more and more educational institutions and corporate entities rely on e-learning, especially in the wake of a global pandemic, the need for the perfect learning management system rises. A simple learning management system example can transform into a huge headache.

How to Redesign Our Educational System for Lifelong Learning

Edsurge

As we end 2020, a lot of people are out of work. And even those who aren’t, are looking ahead to a time of unprecedented uncertainty. It’s likely that all this means that many workers will be looking to education to get new skills or degrees to switch careers or get ahead in the careers they have.

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COLUMN: Higher education is the key to the new infrastructure system we need

The Hechinger Report

Sustainable careers go hand in hand with a sustainable infrastructure system. The post COLUMN: Higher education is the key to the new infrastructure system we need appeared first on The Hechinger Report.