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Classroom Technology Research About Educational Technology Needs a More Critical and Useful Lens
The changing ed-tech landscape in K-12 schools demands more and better research.
Lauraine Langreo, June 29, 2022
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Teacher Preparation How Teacher-Prep Programs Should Help Future Educators Adapt to Crisis and Change
The pandemic threw teachers into chaos and asked them to make sense of it for students.
Mark Lieberman, June 29, 2022
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Science How to Close the STEM Achievement Gap for Indigenous Students: Feature Local Culture
Study examines factors that will positively impact Indigenous students' STEM proficiency.
Lauraine Langreo, June 28, 2022
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Student Well-Being What Is the Right Age for a Kid to Get a Cellphone?
Children are acquiring them at younger and younger ages.
Apoorvaa Mandar Bichu, June 28, 2022
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Classroom Technology What Schools Really Learned From Remote Learning
A new report looks back at the 2020-21 school year to draw conclusions.
Mark Lieberman, June 27, 2022
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Student Achievement Want to Accelerate Students' Learning? Don't Forget About Wraparound Services
Food, transportation, and mental health supports are critical for academic recovery.
Alyson Klein, June 27, 2022
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Classroom Technology What Are the Barriers to Better Use of Technology in Special Education?
Researchers identify what special education teachers need to use technology more effectively.
Lauraine Langreo, June 27, 2022
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School Climate & Safety From Our Research Center What Would Make Schools Safer? Here's What Educators Say
Respondents to a national survey of educators said measures like red flag laws, more school counselors are key to any school safety law.
Evie Blad, June 24, 2022
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Teacher Preparation Student Teachers Are Learning Outdated Tech in Prep Programs
Most teacher preparation programs aren't keeping up with advances in technology, concludes a report scheduled to be discussed at ISTE.
Alyson Klein, June 24, 2022
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Julian Gresham, 12, left, works in a group to program a Bee-Bot while in their fifth grade summer school class Monday, June 14, 2021, at Goliad Elementary School. Bee-bots and are new to Ector County Independent School District and help to teach students basic programming skills like sequencing, estimation and problem-solving.
Students work in a group to program a Bee-Bot while in their summer school class at Goliad Elementary School in Odessa, Texas.
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Early Childhood Get a Very Early Start on Teaching Coding Skills. Pilot Study Suggests Trying Robotic Toys
The study found that coding exercises enhanced the preschoolers’ problem-solving skills, creativity, and determination.
Lauraine Langreo, June 24, 2022
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Student Well-Being What the Research Says Are Children Getting to Bed on Time? Here's What New Data Show
A CDC study finds that more than 1 in 4 children in poverty don't have set bedtimes on school nights.
Sarah D. Sparks, June 23, 2022
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School Climate & Safety From Our Research Center 'The World Feels Less Stable': Educators' Sense of School Safety Right Now
6 in 10 educators said a mass shooting by a student or outsider was their biggest source of fear.
Catherine Gewertz, June 23, 2022
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Equity & Diversity State Policies Set Up Incarcerated Students to Fail, Report Finds
When students are in juvenile justice centers, they often lose access to high-quality education.
Eesha Pendharkar, June 22, 2022
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