Coding in STEM Education: Making off

| March 5, 2019

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At the 'Coding in STEM Education' porject of Science on Stage 23 teachers from seven European countries. As part of the project 'Coding in STEM Education.

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The mission of the Arizona K12 Center is to improve teaching and learning in Arizona's schools through high quality professional development and teacher leadership.Facilitate and provide quality teacher leadership and professional development opportunities that are focused on building leadership and school capacity that improve student learning and teacher retention.Develop partnerships with schools, districts, higher education, and other entities, with a priority on high need schools, which are focused on improving instructional practice and student success using collaborative and reflective processes.

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Why Shawnee Mission Schools Chose Lightspeed Systems For Virtual Learning

Article | July 29, 2020

Like many districts and schools this summer, Kansas-based Shawnee Mission School District is making back to school plans and gearing up for the possibility of continued virtual learning. To prepare for their new normal, Shawnee Mission is adjusting their district calendar for more professional learning, installing sanitizing stations in schools, and purchasing a filtering solution to facilitate safe learning—on and off campus.

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Can Online Learning Mitigate Rural Schools’ Biggest Challenges?

Article | February 15, 2020

Online learning may not be new, but its applications in K-12 education aren’t just numerous and wide-ranging. You could say they’re ‘far-flung’ as well. Virtual instruction has been employed over the past decade in a variety of contexts. It’s been used by university educators during natural disasters and in periods of unrest such as the Arab Spring, among other circumstances. It follows suit that in the face of an epidemic, it would prove useful for all levels of education—see China’s latest education experiment since the country’s devastating coronavirus outbreak, where leaders of traditional brick-and-mortar schools are exploring temporary online options.

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Making remote learning effective and engaging with Microsoft Education resources

Article | March 12, 2020

In the weeks since the COVID-19 outbreak first hit China, our education customers in the region have done amazing things to keep students learning while they transition to learning remotely. From eLearning innovations to keeping students’ spirits high with photo and cooking challenges, teachers and students have shown extraordinary resilience during this difficult time. Now, as countries around the world take steps to contain the virus, many schools and universities globally are moving classes online. However, teaching and learning from home is a big change for most students and Educators. Without a physical classroom, how can you check that students are engaged and progressing? How do Educators and faculty stay connected?

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Beacon-Based Educational Solutions: Secure Students And Assets

Article | March 4, 2020

What seemed impossible once is all happening today, thanks to one little device that is doing wonders in each arena. Beacons and proximity marketing have revolutionized the way organizations work, be it any size, any segment. The very competency of beacons to communicate information to nearby mobile devices based on their location and proximity to other beacons is the key to their success. It helps decrease the virtual distance between physical objects. One such domain that has been enjoying the wonderful advantages that beacons offer is the education domain. As it is, it's an arena of happenings with lots of newer advancements coming up and, hence, the right place to leverage the potential of beacons.

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The mission of the Arizona K12 Center is to improve teaching and learning in Arizona's schools through high quality professional development and teacher leadership.Facilitate and provide quality teacher leadership and professional development opportunities that are focused on building leadership and school capacity that improve student learning and teacher retention.Develop partnerships with schools, districts, higher education, and other entities, with a priority on high need schools, which are focused on improving instructional practice and student success using collaborative and reflective processes.

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