Better Teacher Retention: Better Onboarding

| May 25, 2019

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Better teacher retention starts with better onboarding. See the stats and read the research to uncover the true cost of high turnover and discover the steps your K-12 district can take to build a strong onboarding program that could boost your retention to 93% and save thousands each year.

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Coastline Community College

Coastline is one of 113 community colleges statewide, and one of three colleges in the Coast Community College District. The college and its programs are accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). At Coastline, you can complete your courses online or on-site at one of our three state-of-the-art campuses located in Newport Beach, Garden Grove, or Westminster.

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ASSESS AND IMPROVE DIGITAL LEARNING

Article | February 13, 2020

Digital learning may be the latest and greatest trend in education. It has allowed for creative instructional practices, like flipped classrooms and individualized instruction. Many teachers report that their students are more engaged than ever. But do you know if digital learning is useful in helping your students learn? How can you tell? You assess it, and that should be easy. Schools are in the business of assessment. They routinely evaluate teacher efficacy and student learning, so assessing the quality and impact of digital learning should be easy. Are your digital learning assessment practices up to par? If not, what can you do to correct them? The simple act of observation can tell you a lot about the effectiveness of digital learning in your classroom.

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What the Shift to Virtual Learning Could Mean for the Future of Higher Ed

Article | March 31, 2020

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Article | March 2, 2020

There’s no denying that video surveillance is a big part of physical safety on campuses. Today, this technology is a security program staple for universities across the country. A 2019 survey by Campus Safety magazine found that 96 percent of respondents in the higher education, K–12 and healthcare sectors have security cameras installed on their campuses. Most universities have adopted network security cameras, which convert video signals into IP packets broadcast over a LAN or the internet, because they boost security. Schools are also utilizing tools, such as AI-based video analytics software, that enable public safety staff to monitor activity on campus without needing to be at their posts at all times.

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Coastline Community College

Coastline is one of 113 community colleges statewide, and one of three colleges in the Coast Community College District. The college and its programs are accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). At Coastline, you can complete your courses online or on-site at one of our three state-of-the-art campuses located in Newport Beach, Garden Grove, or Westminster.

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