Category: Student Growth

Article Sep, 2017

How to Use Technology to Prepare K-12 Students for College Success

Graduation rates may be increasing, but not all graduates are ready for college. Education technology can better prepare students for college success.

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September, 2017

How to Use Technology to Prepare K-12 Students for College Success

Graduation rates may be increasing, but not all graduates are ready for college. Education technology can better prepare students for college success.

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September, 2017

How to Beat High-Tech Cheating

Tech tools make cheating easier for students, but technology can also help limit cheating opportunities. Choosing the right assessment solution can help.

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September, 2017

Teamwork is Key in Educational Technology Buy-In and Integration

Getting educators and administrative staff to embrace new technology solutions is difficult. Learn how three districts have integrated technology successfully.

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September, 2017

The New Digital Divide: Teacher Effectiveness

Teacher training may create a digital divide worth noting. Teachers play a critical role in shaping the quality of instruction. How instruction integrates technology does too.

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September, 2017

Research Says These Are the Best EdTech Strategies for Driving Student Learning

We dive into results of a major research project that has been studying digital learning initiatives for seven years. Its latest findings describe which education technology strategies have proven most effective in moving the needle on student learning, and the most important factor seems to be the effective use of formative assessment data to drive instruction.

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August, 2017

PowerSchool brings together California, civic, tech and education leaders to look at how to improve K-12 experience

PowerSchool gathered Central California’s civic leaders, educators, and education technology professionals at its Folsom campus to discuss how to improve K-12 education.

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August, 2017

PowerSchool’s Dogged Passion for Education

PowerSchool CEO Hardeep Gulati discusses the company’s passion for learning and the community and introduces the company’s upcoming middle school and high school internship program.

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August, 2017

Continuing the original vision of PowerSchool founder, Greg Porter

PowerSchool’s original founder, Greg Porter, visited the company and shared his original vision of improving K-12 education through technology.

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August, 2017

The Plausibility of Personalized Learning to Shift the Structure of Schooling

Personalized learning classrooms are entirely different from traditional classrooms. Learn what your peers are doing to make personalized learning possible.

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August, 2017

5 Reasons Why Teachers Love PowerSchool SIS

We asked teachers why they love about PowerSchool SIS and they responded: it improves instruction, efficiency, and parent engagement, saves time, offers flexibility in grading styles, drives student growth, and provides a customizable experience to best fit their needs.

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August, 2017

What is the Unified Classroom?

As technology in the classroom changes, grows, and consolidates, many might be wondering what is the unified classroom? PowerSchool’s Unified Classroom is a comprehensive software solution that eliminates traditional technology silos (teacher’s gradebook, learning management system [LMS], and assessment solution), empowering teachers to manage the entire instructional process more efficiently. Most classrooms and teachers currently operate […]

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Technology in Special Education
August, 2017

Six Ways Technology Can Improve Special Education Outcomes

Every day, technology continues to improve the way educators manage student data, provide instruction, and streamline workflows throughout departments. Technology revolutionizes classrooms and learning styles, enables communication and collaboration, and improves efficiencies that lead to more valuable time spent with students. Since 2011, the number of U.S. special education students has grown steadily. Currently, 5.83 […]

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relevancy gaps
August, 2017

Four School Relevancy Gaps—and How to Close Them

While 75% of fifth graders say they are engaged in school, only 34% of 12th graders feel that way. According to education researcher Phillip Schlechty, there are five ways that students respond to school-related activities.

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