Finalists and winners for The EdTech Awards 2021 have been announced to a worldwide audience of educators, technologists, students, parents, and policymakers interested in building a better future for learners and leaders in the education and workforce sectors.
“We know that there’s learning loss. Everyone is going to have learning loss,” says Chief Academic Officer Patty Cooper. “But we don’t want to make excuses.”
“One must know where they have been before they can know where they are going,” shares eighth-grade math teacher Sharra Jones. February is Black History Month and in celebration, we asked SchoolStatus educators to tell us about how they highlight Black History in their classrooms and schools.
SchoolStatus, the K12 edtech company that harnesses student data insight to power teacher conversations, today announced the hiring of a new Vice President of Sales, Marcus Kingsley. Kingsley is a technology sales leader with more than fifteen years of experience in international sales and marketing.
Wayne Rodolfich wants to get to know you. And your mom and dad, too. In fact, Wayne Rodolfich might be stopping by your house to say a quick hello and find out if there is anything you need.
In late September, the Texas Education Agency began requiring schools to submit information about COVID-19 cases via an online form each Monday. The form is to be used by Texas Local Education Agency (LEA) staff to report test-confirmed cases in public schools. Antibody testing does not need to be reported. TEA will link to the data from their COVID-19 website.
Starting Monday, October 12th, all K12 school districts in Michigan will be required to provide a public notice detailing COVID-affected buildings or locations to the school community in a highly visible location on the school’s website. In addition, direct notification to persons who were in close contact with the infected individuals will need to take place.
Communicating with parents can be a challenge. You want to keep parents informed about what is going on in the classroom as well as provide them the tools or advice they need to support their children at home. Creating relationships with parents takes considerable effort and dedication from teachers as well as administrators.
DeSoto County School District's Michelle Cummings is the technology coach you dream of having. Thrilled by a puzzle, she delights in helping teachers find solutions that will work in a real classroom and prove helpful to real students.
“Clear communication is essential, particularly during school interruptions,” states the Louisiana Department of Education’s Guidance on Communicating During School Interruptions. As districts across the state ease into the third and final phase of school reopening,