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Groundbreaking digital citizenship

Most districts teach digital citizenship to show students how to behave responsibly online. We want to hear about the most innovative approaches that alert students to cyberbullying, internet predators and sharing posts that won't ruin their chances of getting into college. Please follow the link to connect with us.

A home-like center to address suicide in K12

There’s a new tool in the battle against student depression, anxiety and suicide—the in-school wellness center.

School district destination: Deeper learning

Today’s deeper learning proponents urge schools to master rigorous academic content; think critically and solve problems; work collaboratively; communicate effectively; direct one’s own learning; and develop an academic mindset.

Education in ABCs and density

Preschool math performance predicts future academic achievement more consistently than reading or attention skills, according to new research from New America and the Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Sesame Workshop.

Getting a school’s message across in the new media landscape

While the news media environment has changed, our goal as communications professionals hasn’t—create a simple, accurate and relevant message for quick delivery to parents, employees, students and community.

Corporate cooperation in education

School districts are focusing more attention on manufacturing as the need for middle-skill jobs increases.

Putting a positive spin on school discipline

Our goal with this column is not to imply that school administrators should take on the role of mental health professionals, but instead it is to impart information on strategies, based on the principles of cognitive behavior therapy, or CBT.

Closing the pre-K math education gap for Latino students

When beginning kindergarten, Latino students are three months behind in math literacy when compared to their white peers, says a 2017 study conducted by Child Trends.

School district destination: Deeper learning

Today’s deeper learning proponents urge schools to master rigorous academic content; think critically and solve problems; work collaboratively; communicate effectively; direct one’s own learning; and develop an academic mindset. 

Digital accessibility should be a K12 goal from the start

Districts must provide learning materials that are accessible to all students. The consequences of failing to do so can be significant.