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ParentSquare Joins Access 4 Learning Student Data Privacy Consortium

Amid a growing call by cybersecurity experts and privacy advocates for tighter student data protection measures, and two big data breaches in recent months compromising the personal information of millions of students, unified school-home engagement provider ParentSquare has joined the nonprofit Access for Learning Community’s Student Data Privacy Consortium, the company said this week.

Five Steps to Creating a Winning Esports Space At Any School

An esports expert shares five key steps to creating a school esports space for an engaged esports team and to ensure your program is successful at instilling social-emotional learning, technical skills and STEM skills in participating students.

Two More Districts, in California & Washington, Add 22K to Number of Students Impacted by Illuminate Breach

Two more school districts, Waterford USD in California and Renton in Washington state, have filed state-mandated notification letters with their respective state Attorney Generals revealing that their students — a combined total of at least 22,000 — were among the millions across the country impacted by the Illuminate Education breach of private student data.

New National Partnership for Student Success Aims to Grow Tutoring & Mentoring Programs, Boost Student Recovery

The U.S. Department of Education today launched the National Partnership for Student Success, a coalition with education and service organizations formed to help the nation’s public schools implement and improve high-impact tutoring, mentoring, and similar programs to boost pandemic learning loss recovery efforts and better support student well-being.

How to Reframe MTSS to Help Close the Education Achievement Gap

An educator and researcher explains how a simple shift in how educators understand and implement the Multi-Tiered System of Supports (MTSS) pyramid can help close the achievement gap in K-12 classrooms, schools, and districts.

How the PowerSchool Dashboards Work in Unified Insights, Unified Curriculum & Instruction: Ed Tech Chat from ISTE Live 2022

From #ISTELive22, Sam Sale showed THE Journal readers how the educator dashboard of two PowerSchool K–12 software solutions bring together multiple sources of data to simplify real-time interventions and lesson decision-making for teachers and administrators: Unified Insights with MTSS and Unified Classroom Curriculum and Instruction.

How ParentSquare Simplifies & Improves Parent-Teacher Communications: Ed Tech Chat from ISTE Live 2022

THE Journal's ISTELive2022 ed tech chat with ParentSquare Chief Strategy Officer Chad Stevens, who explains what ParentSquare does and how it simplifies and improves parent-teacher communications.

Intro to FEV Tutor's Platform & the Latest Research on Impact: Ed Tech Chat from ISTE Live 2022

THE Journal's ISTELive2022 ed tech chat with FEV Tutor's Daniel Hebert, with a quick overview of the FEV Tutor platform and the latest research showing the impact that 1:1 high-impact tutoring is having on student outcomes.

Abbas Manjee Explains Kiddom’s New Lesson Launch Feature: Ed Tech Chat from ISTE Live 2022

THE Journal's ISTELive2022 ed tech chat with Kiddom Co-Founder & Chief Academic Officer Abbas Manjee: how the platform's new Lesson Launch feature for synchronous instruction turns Kiddom into a "complete command center" for K–12 teachers, helping maximize student-teacher interaction in class.

See a Quick Introduction to AVerMedia's Audio Solutions for Classrooms: Ed Tech Chat from ISTE Live 2022

THE Journal's ISTELive2022 ed tech chat with AVerMedia's Jacky Chen, who offers a quick overview of AVerMedia's top-selling audio solutions and equipment built for K–12 classrooms.

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