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Live @ ISTE – Digital Curriculum that is more Human

LeiLani Cauthen of Learning Counsel News stopped to interview David Cisneros, the National Director or Content and Implementation at Curriculum Associates during ISTE. Cauthen mentioned tha...

LC Staff

Innovation

Untethering Teachers

LeiLani Cauthen of Learning Counsel News stopped to interview Remi Del Mar, Senior Product Manager for K-12 Projectors at Epson America during ISTE. While the video didn’t all come out great...

LC Staff

Innovation

Live @ ISTE – 1st Educational Virtual Reality Theme Park

LeiLani Cauthen of Learning Counsel News met with Chris Klein, Head of Education at Avantis during ISTE. Imagine someplace called Avantis World and being able to take your students to the moon,...

LC Staff

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Live @ ISTE – Smarter Digital Hall Passes

While roaming the hallways of the ISTE conference, there appeared SmartPass, a brand new app for hall passes with a unique workflow. “Let’s say the student wants to go to the bathroom,” said...

LC Staff

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Live @ ISTE – What 576 Billion Data Points Said about EdTech

LeiLani Cauthen of Learning Counsel News met up with Karl Rectanus, SVP, K12 Strategy at Learn Platform, which is newly a part of Instructure. Rectanus discussed the findings of a recent st...

LC Staff

Perspective

How AI Can Help Improve Test Scores

Test scores in the US are trending downward. In September 2022, the National Assessment of Education Progress (NEAP) revealed that math and reading scores among 9-year-olds had reached hi...

Joseph Wilson

Ideas

Ensuring School Safety: The Importance of Comprehensive Protocols

In recent years, school safety has become a paramount concern for educators, parents, and students alike. At The Harley School, an independent Nursery through Grade 12 school in Rochester NY,...

Brandon Haskell

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Live @ ISTE – Bringing Order to School Communications

Today’s parents are quite use to constant texting and communications with their families and have huge expectations of frequent communications with the schools where their children are enrolled...

Doug Cauthen

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Live @ ISTE – Even for the Smallest Schools

Often overlooked by school leaders, help desks and workflow are a critical part of smooth-running operations.  LeiLani Cauthen met with Mark Horne, Chief Revenue Officer at Incident IQ at ISTE...

Doug Cauthen

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Live @ ISTE – K-12 Computer Sciences

LeiLani Cauthen interviews Dr. Whitney Dove, CEO, Ellipsis Education and Sena Hineline, VP of Product and Operations about their fully online digital curriculum for K-12 Computer Science in th...

Doug Cauthen

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Live @ ISTE – Helping Schools Dream the Right Edtech

Go ahead, dream about what you really want for edtech.  At ISTE, LeiLani Cauthen of Learning Counsel chatted with Olivia Lara-Gresty, Sales Associate at Magic EdTech about their tech service...

Doug Cauthen

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Live @ ISTE – Real Help with Teacher Shortage

Learning Counsel’s LeiLani Cauthen interviewed Rick Perkins, Vice President, Innovative Instructional Models at Stride Learning Solutions at ISTE.   “We’re at a crossroads in education, a te...

Doug Cauthen

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Live @ ISTE – New Digital Strategies at Renaissance

LeiLani Cauthen of Learning Counsel News chatted with Gene Kerns, the Chief Academic Officer of Renaissance.  Kerns first mentions that Renaissance has had a lot of growth, some eight acquisit...

Doug Cauthen

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Live @ ISTE – An IWB from Classin with Space for Everything

LeiLani Cauthen of Learning Counsel News stopped to interview Ted Mo Chen, the VP Globalization at Classin, a new Interactive Whiteboard company at ISTE. This is not your grandfathers IWB.  ...

Doug Cauthen

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Live @ ISTE – Causing Connectedness…and Perpetual Digital Licensing

Listen in as LeiLani Cauthen of Learning Counsel meets with John Costilla, Chief Mktg & Innovation Officer, at Capstone. The biggest news here is that Capstone solutions can provide a “per...

Doug Cauthen

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Live @ ISTE – Age-Appropriate Headsets & Ergonomic Pens

Does your school pay attention to headsets being used in schools?   A quick visit with Madelaine Mortimore, Global Education & Research Lead of Logitech by Learning Counsel’s LeiLani Cau...

Doug Cauthen

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Live @ ISTE – School Robot Guides

Imagine if you did change the logistics of your learning delivery and suddenly students were on self-paced paths just like the vision of Hybrid Logistics .  This means a disaggregation of w...

Doug Cauthen

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Live @ ISTE – New Digital Equity Module & AI Management for Classrooms

These Edtech Heroes were at ISTE promoting their new classroom management user interface and talking about a new module for digital equity. LeiLani Cauthen of Learning Counsel News chatted w...

Doug Cauthen

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Live @ ISTE – Digital Paint by Numbers and Hands-on Student Puzzles

Meet a way to create engagement with students co-working on digital puzzles to find the answer in the image!  Also, hands-on sticker-puzzles.   LeiLani Cauthen of Learning Counsel News visit...

Doug Cauthen

Thoughts

New Strategies to Reverse Declining Math Scores

On June 21st, the U.S. Department of Education released the latest findings from the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) Long-Term Trends assessment of math performance among...

Ben Grimley


Featured Papers

The Learning Counsel presents journals, papers and briefs on critical topics in Digital Education.

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Three Near-Term Innovation Areas for K12
K12 human resources are crucial to utilizing the cloud successfully. Roles and responsibilities have all changed dramatically since the start of the pandemic, and a new trend to move to core co...
An Essential Audio Ingredient in Today’s Accessible Learning Environments
Today’s learning environments have changed markedly from just a couple years ago, prior to the pandemic. Tech devices are comprehensively in both the student and teacher hands, but are they missin...
The Gaps Remaining for District Digital Transition
Most administrators know there are still gaps remaining in their school or district’s digital transition. Recent studies including the 2021 Digital Transition Surveys for Administrators and Teache...
5 Steps to Fixing the Hidden Traffic of Records Management Overwhelming Schools
How come digital processes seem easier but are often harder to manage? A major shift to digital teaching and learning in schools has developed an additional digital traffic load for teachers and f...
From Chaos to Learning Recovery: Going from Manual-Digital All the Way to Efficiency
Seeing the Levels of Chaos Helps Anchor Bringing Order Schools and districts that recently lost 4 percent of students to alternatives continued to lose students in 2021 at an accelerated pace (no...
Hybrid Logistics Security
Your district is a brand, and your network security helps power its reputation. With the accelerated move to hybrid learning environments over the past year, school districts across the nation are...