Districts and schools across America face no lack of challenges. In addition to navigating a shortage of teachers and school counselors, as well as rising student mental health concerns, they’re also doing their best to support a growing number of English language learners (ELLs). An estimated 5.12 million students in the U.S. are ELLs. Of … Continue reading How K-12 Schools Support the Safety and Wellness of Spanish ELL Students
At a time when student mental health is in a state of crisis, student safety and wellness must be a critical priority for K-12 educators. With teacher burnout also at an all-time high, districts and schools need simple but effective tools that help them be most successful with the resources they have today. Securly and … Continue reading Securly and Eduspire Solutions Partner to Help K-12 Schools Support Student Safety and Wellness
As technology becomes an ever-present part of our lives, so do concerns about privacy. Given the increase in personal information being shared and stored digitally, these concerns are valid and have prompted critical policy discussions. Regulations including the California Online Privacy Protection Act of 2003 and the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) were enacted … Continue reading Student Activity Monitoring and Analysis: Student Privacy Threat or Potentially Lifesaving Intervention?
Artificial intelligence (AI) has become a part of our everyday lives, whether we realize it or not. It’s the technology that powers everything from the recommendations we see in our Netflix and Spotify accounts, to the apps we rely on for navigation, like Google Maps and Waze. You may not realize that AI is at … Continue reading Can’t Hire Enough School Counselors? How AI Helps Schools Support Student Mental Health
Student wellness encompasses the overall health of a student, including their social, mental, physical, behavioral, and emotional health. Student wellness speaks to the way young people perceive themselves and their life in general. A student’s enjoyment and satisfaction with life are directly tied to their wellness, as is their academic performance. But sadly, many students … Continue reading Tackling the Student Mental Health Crisis: Can Technology Be the Problem and the Solution?