Microsoft has created a number of special education and accessibility resources for educators and support staff to help assist with remote learning.
The pandemic provides the perfect backdrop for that age-old game of isolation, Solitaire. The Notable Women in Tech organization has created a created a deck of cards for that premiere solitaire destination, Solitaired, showcasing prominent women in computing.
The United Nations has released a policy brief, Education During COVID-19 and Beyond. This comprehensive 26-page paper outlines this historic disruption in education, and the ripples it sends out into every corner of society.
Initiating and managing a remote learning strategy to support virutal, online, and hybrid instruction is a challenging task. This resource includes a collection of tips and strategies to help keep instruction steady and minimize disruption.
Reunite, Renew, and Thrive: Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) Roadmap for Reopening School is a free, downloadable roadmap to help renew school communities through relationship-building and authentic partnerships.
Implementing data security procedures for a school or district should be a dynamic and ever-evolving process. Moreover, incorporating powerful hardware solutions, strategic infrastructure countermeasures and—above all—comprehensive faculty training are just some of the cybersecurity actions school leaders must take to deal with this insidious and highly-sophisticated assault against sensitive school data.
EdSurge set up a Zoom call with two new Zoom employees to discuss how the company views education as the key to its success.
Selecting the right device for online and virtual learning requires an understanding of not only the features and capabilities of the learning device's operating system but also an understanding of the context of learning. This report, commissioned by Intel, evaluates how the most common operating systems used in K-12 education perform for students without persistent connectivity to the internet.
The pandemic has disturbed all sectors of society and revealed its fault lines—especially in our education systems. But Covid-19 has ironically opened up radical possibilities for transforming modern learning.
During the summer of 2020, Intel commissioned the team at Clarity Innovations to evaluate how well four different Chromebooks from leading manufacturers were able to complete typical educator and student learning scenarios. Specifically, the study explores how processor performance effects educator professional development, high school content creation, and middle school design tasks.