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Article - Jun, 2017

PowerSchool Unveils New Innovations in the Unified Classroom Designed to Transform K-12 Education

PowerSchool’s Unified Classroom Summer Release 2017 introduces a new classroom experience never seen before in K-12 education. Its student-centric technology connects the classroom and home in one unified solution — from improved data-driven instruction to a 360-degree view of students.

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spotlight
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

How Social Media Plays An Integral Role In 21st Century K-12 Leadership

Meeting Stakeholders And Communities Where They Are Is The First Step To Effective Engagement William Blake, Ed.D. AASA The School Superintendents Association Urban Superintendents Academy Let me set the record straight. My passion for social media and its use in instruction, learning and overall audience engagement runs deep and true. For nearly nine years, I […]

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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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August, 2017

5 Tips For School Districts To Improve Parent Engagement

For as long as teachers have been educating young minds, they have seen the true and lasting value of engaging with the parents of their students — from the traditional phone call home, parent-teacher conference, and mailed paper report card to mobile apps, social media discourse, and text alerts of today. Methods may change over […]

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August, 2017

How one school district uses visual analytics to quickly track student progress and personalize instruction

Flexibility and adaptability in teaching allows educators to adjust instruction based on student learning, ultimately resulting in an improved K-12 education experience for the student. Iowa’s New London Community School District has been able to adapt its teaching based on real-time data, resulting in adjusted instruction to better meet its student needs. New London Community […]

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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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school budgeting
August, 2017

Five Keys to Smarter School Budgeting

School systems should use powerful information systems to develop data-driven budgets that directly connect spending with educational goals, and yet examples of this school budgeting practice are rare, says the Rennie Center for Education Research & Policy.

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Making of the Unified Classroom
July, 2017

From Geek to Fatherhood: Why Education and the Unified Classroom Are So Important to Me

by Hardeep Gulati, Chief Executive Officer, PowerSchool At this year’s ISTE 2017 in San Antonio, PowerSchool was proud to launch major updates to the Unified Classroom, a revolutionary education technology solution that epitomizes what this company has been built upon for the past 20 years: empowering teachers, driving student growth, and improving K-12 education. Growing up, […]

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leadership
July, 2017

Educational Technology Leadership Today: Advocacy, Planning, Communication and Empowerment

Leadership in today’s 21st-century education technology departments is a fast-paced, continuously evolving enterprise. The effective education technology leader must be capable of leading others to support school district needs effectively.

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dillingham city school district
July, 2017

Dillingham City School District realizes significant ROI with PowerSchool Special Education

For Dillingham City School District, real, quantifiable ROI was easy — and quick — to determine once implementing PowerSchool Special Education.

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special education
July, 2017

Reasons Why Special Education Enrollment is Increasing

The enrollment of special education students continued to grow in 2015-16, marking the fourth year in a row that the number has increased for students age 6-21. Find out the reasons behind this increase.

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ERDI
July, 2017

ERDI 2017 Recap

PowerSchool had the opportunity to meet with superintendents from North Carolina, Virginia, and Wisconsin. They asked great questions about our Unified Classroom product and made valuable suggestions on how PowerSchool might refine and enhance the Unified Classroom moving forward.

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