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School Systems Lack Capacity to Support Data Driven Decision Making, National Survey Finds
Data can be a powerful tool for education improvement, but school systems need help to ensure that educators and administrators have access to timely, accurate, and actionable data, as well as the analytical skills needed to leverage it in meaningful ways. The Project Unicorn coalition is working to ensure that the promise of education data is not a myth, but an everyday reality.
My Class Climbed a 14,000-Foot Mountain: How to Empower Students and Provide New Pathways to Learning
Narissa Stahl Holmgreen shares her class' 14,000-foot mountain journey as a healing action after George Floyd’s murder.
What Happens When AI Doesn’t Understand Students? An example for creative and equitable AI policy in education
Artificial Intelligence (AI) bias is a challenge for the broad adoption of AI-based solutions in the classroom. Speech recognition technologies offer a specific example of where we can start crafting specific policy and solutions for developing effective and equitable education technologies to support teachers and improve student outcomes.
Can Edtech Be Used to Better Serve Daydreamers?
We want our students to be dreamers, but ensuring that they absorb the necessary information will enable and equip them to be “doers” as well.
Addressing The Anxiety Wave In Schools
Students are looking to us, the adults, to show them how to deal with the feelings they are having. It comes down to modeling.
Looking Behind the Screen: Critical Media Literacy Gives Us Tools to Understand How Media Shapes Our Perception of Others and the World
Critical Media Literacy seeks to equip people with the tools to be independent media users, free from oppression or restrictions by others.
Delivering on the Promise of Digital Equity
A new white paper, Delivering on the Promise of Digital Equity, explores how state and local leaders can work to close the digital divide in their communities.
On To Greener Pathways: The Future of Work Has New Opportunities for Students
Schools should not only expose students to basic green skills, they should also highlight the various pathways students might take to employ these skills in the workplace and grow their capacity to have a tremendous impact on their communities and the world.
Educators Field Guide to Preparing for Web3: 3 Steps You Can Take Today, to be Ready for Tomorrow
Though web3 is still in its infancy, there are trends emerging that can help guide us towards practices that can help us prepare young people for the next generation of the web.
Three Keys to Making Game-Based Learning Student-Centered
There is a wide array of resources available that support learning through digital games and established approaches for integrating games into the school curriculum. Some fit easily into existing teaching practices and have seen widespread adoption, including platforms like Kahoot!