Strategies for changing challenging behaviors of students with autism|eSchool News

“Every individual should be able to access things that they like,” said Monica Fisher, M.Ed., BCBA/COBA, director of the behavior department at Monarch Center for Autism during an edWebinar. “It is our right to engage in preferred activities, spend time with family, and connect with the community. If there are behaviors that you are seeing in […]

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5 ways edtech tools can support small group reading instruction|edscoop

“While we (teachers) are not always comfortable with technology, we need to think about students first and work through our challenges to make things better for them.” These were the words of Sharon Plante, the director of technology for the Southport School in Southport, Connecticut, who spoke in a recent webinar hosted by edWeb.net. She says student […]

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Driving District Master Schedules by Putting Students First|edscoop

School districts should embrace student-centered scheduling to ensure all students get the classes they want and need, a panel of experts said in a recent webinar. As scheduling for the various members of a school district — from faculty to students to staff — gets more complex, it is critical for districts to create a […]

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Ed Tech Leaders Take on the Digital Equity Divide|TL Magazine

In Denver Colorado, there are 300 days of sunshine, golf balls go 10% farther and Elvis Presley once flew to Denver Stapleton Airport just for a sandwich. This city, nicknamed the Mile-High City, welcomed 50 edtech leaders from across the country for the October 2018 Tech & Learning Leadership Summit. This invitation-only event focused on […]

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District Leaders Take on the New Reality of Cyber Security in Schools|TL Advisor Blog

The third in the Super-Connected: Empowering Superintendents & District Leaders CoSN and edWeb.net  series,  “Cyber Security: A Critical School District Priority” took place on November 12, 2018. Moderated by Ann McMullan, Project Director, CoSN Empowered Superintendent Program, this webinar spotlighted the cybersecurity concerns that are rapidly becoming part of the school district’s daily operations. According to CoSN, the fastest growing […]

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District Leaders Navigate Student Data Privacy Laws to Champion for Students|TL Advisor Blog

The second in the Super-Connected: Empowering Superintendents & District Leaders CoSN and edWeb.net  series,  “Student Data Privacy: A Priority and Essential Commitment” took place on October 8, 2018. Moderated by Anne McMullan, Project Director, CoSN Empowered Superintendent Program, this webinar spotlighted  the critical guidelines developed by CoSN for ensuring student data privacy in school districts. Anne McMullan said […]

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Three Digital Equity Leaders Call to Action for Students Without Home Internet Access |TL Advisor Blog

The CoSN Meeting the Needs of Students Without Home Internet Access webinar on September 19, 2018, reflects the growing concern and call to action for school districts, business communities, and state and federal government to address what has been termed as the homework gap. The Student Access to Digital Learning Resources Outside the Classroom Report, by the Department of […]

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