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June 19, 2021

Build expertise this summer to prepare for SY 2021-22

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Building on Your Expertise for 2021-22

As you head into summer, you’ll be looking to “build muscle” for a successful fall. Use this 4-part series of in-depth reports to prepare:

Summer 2021: How Schools Can Make the Most of It  (April 28)
Showcases strategies for summer learning, PD, and decisionmaking that students, teachers, and school and district leaders can use to restore, retool, and recharge for the year ahead.
How to Help Students Recover From a Broken Year (May 25)
Tactics to help staff and students bounce back from a disrupted year, re-acclimate to a formal school environment, and provide social-emotional support.
Instructional Priorities (June 23)
Best practices on setting clear teaching and learning goals after more than a year of interrupted instruction.
The Ed-Tech Evolution (July 22)
A look at what’s next for remote learning when schools are able to fully return, and the takeaways for a less crisis-driven, post-pandemic environment.

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June 16, 2021

Top Stories on Growth Mindset

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Some items from the folks at Education Week.

Here’s what is important to know about growth mindset right now. View as a webpage.
 
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Education Week helps you make sense of the issues around the “growth mindset.”
The concept of the “growth mindset” has gained a foothold in many schools, whereby teachers emphasize that intelligence can be encouraged and developed and that students don’t enter school with a set of pre-determined strengths and weaknesses. Read more about the theory and the practice – as well as the controversy – in these selected stories and opinion pieces.

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Carol Dweck on Nurturing Students’ Growth Mindsets Through Protest and Pandemic
With the pandemic warping the school year and ongoing protests over issues of racial justice and police violence, how can growth mindset be applied to the challenges schools and students are facing today?
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Interview with Peter DeWitt and Carol Dweck: Challenging a Growth Mindset in the Time of COVID-19
In this episode of a Seat at the Table, Carol Dweck and Peter DeWitt will discuss the nuances of the growth mindset, arguably one of the most familiar phrases and focal points of educational research. Join the conversation to explore why her research is sometimes misunderstood and how to get it right.
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Why a Growth Mindset Won’t Work
To learn more about educators’ experiences and views regarding growth mindset, the Education Week Research Center developed an original survey and administered it to a national sample of more than 600 K-12 teachers in May 2016.
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Why Leaders Need to Develop Their Own Growth Mindset
Three Teacher-Tested Ways to Encourage a Growth Mindset
Stress Can Lead to Student Failure. New Research Offers a Path for Success
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June 15, 2021

Curriculum, Mathematics, Science

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June 12, 2021

Top Stories on Technology In Education

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Several reports and items from the folks at Education Week.

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The use of technology in education, and changes required for distance teaching, are on the forefront of every educator’s mind. Education Week covers this day in and day out, so we prepared a primer and some of the top stories on this topic right now. Subscribe to read the entire library of coverage on this and many other topics.
How Effective Is Online Learning? What the Research Does and Doesn’t Tell Us
The times have dictated school closings and the rapid expansion of online education. Can online lessons replace in-school time?
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How Pandemic Tech Use Is Shaping K-12 Education
Educators have pushed their technology skills to the next level over the past year. How will that change teaching and learning?
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Technology in Education: An Overview
From personalized learning to online testing, and from OER to 1-to-1 computing, we explain the terms, outline the controversy, and give you the context you need.
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Teachers Are Watching Students’ Screens During Remote Learning. Is That Invasion of Privacy?
The tools help teachers keep remote students on track and pinpoint who needs help. Some parents and students worry about over-surveillance.
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Low-Income Children Less Likely to Experience ‘Live’ Contact With Teachers, Analysis Finds
Cybersecurity Training for Educators Lagging Behind Rising Risk of Cyberattacks
The Big Pandemic Tech Challenge: Reliable, High-Quality Internet Experiences for All
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June 7, 2021

[Spotlights] Curated Collections On The Big Issues Impacting You

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An item from the folks at Education Week that may be of interest.

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Our Spotlights contain essential news and commentary on the big issues impacting your life as an educator. For a limited time, you can download these curated collections at no cost. We highlight the insights for you below.
  • Post-Pandemic Communications — The pandemic helped to shed light on several troubling situations students and educators face. Read this Spotlight to evaluate what can be done to address those situations.
  • Instructional Tech — As the pandemic continues, instructional technology has become a vital resource for educators. Download this Spotlight to discover key information on what to expect next.
  • The American Rescue Plan — A new normal has started but the pandemic continues. This Spotlight will help you understand what can be done to support the most vulnerable among us.
  • What We Now Know: Literacy — As the world advances with technology students need different skills. Save this Spotlight to review ways students may struggle when tech intertwines with literacy.
  • Online Student Safety —The number of attacks on schools’ networks and viral classrooms have seen significant increases. The information in this Spotlight will help you gain insights on how to keep your students and their data safe.
  • Blended Learning — Since the pandemic, blended learning has taken on new meanings. Download this Spotlight and evaluate where the disconnects are in your programs.
  • Literacy & Language Education —The past year has helped to shed light on the needs of English-language learners and differently-abled students. Reading this Spotlight can help you to uncover how simple things can make a big difference.
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