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Everything your school needs to know about CARES Act funding

May 6, 2020 12:00:00 PM / by Rebecca Ellis posted in Education Technology, Professional Development

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The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act was written into law on March 27 to provide economic assistance during the COVID-19 pandemic. One of the provisions set forth by the act, the Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund, provides $13 billion of funding to K-12 schools to support their response to the coronavirus. However, some confusion remains about how exactly these funds can be spent.

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Online learning requires teachers to make a virtual connection

Apr 8, 2020 12:00:00 PM / by Rebecca Ellis posted in Science, Math & Computer Science, STEM Learning Methodologies, Technology, Education Technology, Professional Development

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The online learning environment provides obstacles for students and teachers alike. Students still need to feel like they have a relationship with their teachers and are in an environment where they can take risks and ask questions, despite being on an online platform, so teachers must adapt to foster this type of environment for their students.

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Maintaining communication across a digital school corporation

Mar 27, 2020 3:00:00 PM / by Rebecca Ellis posted in Technology, Education Technology, Professional Development

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With a flood of information rushing the public daily about the latest updates surrounding COVID-19, it is important that school information reach all members within a school corporation.

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