5 news literacy resources for students

Key points: News literacy skills are of paramount importance in today’s world, and are especially key for students, who must be able to critically assess information sources and vet resources effectively. As AI becomes more advanced, and as it becomes easier to doctor or fake online images, social media posts, and sound clips, students must

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5 education insights from LAUSD’s Alberto Carvalho

Key points: Alberto Carvalho leads the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD)–the nation’s second-largest district. Carvalho, whose strategic plan for the district aims to revolutionize teaching and learning, recently announced an innovative AI-fueled learning acceleration platform named Ed. Recently, I caught up with Carvalho at the AESA Conference in Anaheim, CA, to hear what’s on his

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Amid burnout, teachers are ready to embrace AI

Key points: As the 2023-2024 school year comes to an end, K-12 teachers in the U.S. are widely experiencing strain at work, with 35 percent of U.S. educators reporting burnout on most days, leading to absenteeism and a decline in instructional quality as consequences.  That’s according to new data from Canva, a visual communication platform

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How AI tutoring personalizes learning for students

Key points: Emerging artificial intelligence (AI) is becoming a powerful driving force behind educational technology, fundamentally shifting educational dynamics and how students learn and receive support. AI tutoring systems spearhead this learning revolution by reimagining the tutoring concept, offering interactive and adaptive learning experiences customized to each individual’s learning capabilities. AI tutoring can change students’

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Crunch the numbers—The latest and greatest data on edtech

Alongside, a clinician-powered and AI-enabled mental health solution, recently announced its first annual Pulling Back the Curtain on Youth Mental Health Report. The inaugural report aims to uncover timely factors contributing to the current teen mental health crisis as described by the app’s users—middle and high school students. The study utilizes anonymized data from over

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Friday 5: Personalized learning

Key points: A one-size-fits-all classroom is a thing of the past. Now, personalized learning is infused into learning in order to meet students where they are, tailoring programs and experiences to students’ needs. Schools can connect students with personalized and differentiated learning experiences in myriad ways, ensuring students meet important learning milestones as they’re engaged

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Community is Key to Saving Schools

While not a new concept, the importance of building a sense of community within school districts has never been more apparent, especially in the wake of the pandemic. In a recent survey by the Education Advisory Board, 80% of superintendents reported that student behavior has worsened over the last four years, and 74% reported that

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Hatch Early Learning Unveils IgnitePanel

Winston-Salem, NC — Hatch Early Learning, the leading provider of comprehensive early childhood education solutions, introduces a newly enhanced IgnitePanel, an interactive touch screen display designed specifically for young learners paired with innovative, device-agnostic software. Featuring thousands of standards-aligned activities, teachers can seamlessly create and deliver fun, engaging small-group and whole-class instruction. “Every day, teachers

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Taking stock of student mental health

Key points: After the COVID-19 pandemic shone a spotlight on youth mental health, much attention continues to be paid to the topic, with everyone from mental health experts and educators to parents and policymakers pointing to alarming statistics about the state of young people’s emotions and mindsets. But was youth mental health in a great

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