Articles by tag: SEL
New U.S. Oil Auctions Say “Nothing” About Short-Term Drilling. U.S. Energy Policy is Still Shy on New Oil Leasing.
U.S. oil auctions are back…sort of. In a significant move since the passage of President Joe Biden’s landmark climate change law, the U.S. held its first sale of oil and gas drilling rights on federal lands in late May, attracting over $78 million in high bids. This auction of 19 parcels in New Mexico, […]
Zillow’s Not a Real Estate Agent. Don’t Rely On It To Find Your Home Valuation
In the dynamic landscape of real estate, home valuation is a delicate process requiring not just data, but a deep understanding of unique property features and market trends. Platforms like Zillow offer a numerical estimate based on comps or square footage but can fail to capture the essence of a home, from interior renovations […]
Can You Find Your Home Sweet Home in This Unpredictable Housing Market?
In the fluctuating landscape of the current unpredictable housing market, potential homebuyers are navigating high mortgage rates, volatile economic conditions, housing changes and a tightening inventory. Home prices have shown a slight decline with the median existing-home sales price dropping 0.9% to $375,700 in March compared to a year ago. It’s the second month […]
How Social Emotional Learning (SEL) Went From Maybe to Must Have
While the idea of providing mental health assessment and services for all students was a nice thought for most districts up until March, 2020, it wasn’t always a central focus. As with so many other aspects of education post-pandemic, that concept has been turned inside out. On this episode of EdTech Today, Christine Nicodemus, co-founder […]
How New Learning Platforms Can Bust EdTech Myths
The best education enterprise software should constantly improve, even during a pandemic. For Marcy Daniel, Chief Product Officer at PowerSchool, that means better teacher agency, stronger data protections, and greater parent inclusion. On this episode of EdTech Today, Marcy details the latest launch particulars of PowerSchool Unified Classroom 2021 and lays out the potential for better experiences for teachers, […]
How SEL Needs to Work in Everyday Teaching and Learning
Lupita Knittel believes that before we get back normal, whatever that is, education needs to build a new foundation. Forget curricula and assessments, and metrics, the importance of emotional health, for both students and teachers, needs to be the new priority. On this episode of EdTech Today, host Kevin Hogan sits down with Knittel to […]
The Critical Role of Schools in Mental Health
Student mental health incident rates and severity were already on the rise before the pandemic. COVID-19 has placed new strains on school districts to support students, with both new problems and opportunities. 20-year education veteran and VP of District Partnerships for Effective School Solutions (ESS), Michael Roseman joins the Voices of eLearning podcast to […]
What Can Your Business Learn from Classrooms?
COVID-19 has presented us with the largest beta test in history when it comes to remote work and learning. UNESCO estimates more than 1.37 billion students in 138 countries, representing more than 3 out of 4 children worldwide, were sent home from school and forced to “Zoom it in” for the rest of the year. […]
Helping Teachers Lead Through Crisis: Remote Success with Social Emotional Learning
The majority of students in the United States are learning from home through online education due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This change is an adjustment for kids and parents from both a technological and emotional standpoint. How can educators achieve success during such a transition? Dr. Jane Moore, Regional PD Lead and Coordinator for […]