Education Insights

Stacks of coins

Mitigating learning loss. Declining enrollments. Ensuring student social and emotional health. Managing increased parental involvement. Providing a safe learning environment. These concerns are just the top of the laundry list of challenges that education leaders face in 2023. Plus, they face the looming September 2024 deadline to allocate Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund […]

ChatGPT illustration

By Guest Contributor Lisa Wolfe You’ve probably read the headlines about ChatGPT both in mainstream and education media. From the January 12, 2023, New York Times: “Don’t Ban ChatGPT in Schools. Teach With It.” or Education Week on January 4, 2023: “New York City Blocks ChatGPT at Schools. Should Other Districts Follow?” Launched in November […]

Business Colleagues

By Guest Contributor Lisa Wolfe The fourth quarter of 2022 was a little bit quieter for the education marketplace than earlier in the year, but there was still a lot of activity. ISTE and ASCD Merge One of the top pieces of news from this fall was the announcement that the International Society for Technology […]

Teacher planning lessons

One of the expectations for teachers in recent years has been to educate students on important topics that fall outside of their traditional curriculum content. Unfortunately, many educators say they don’t feel prepared to teach these topics. According to MDR’s report “Educator Perspectives on the State of the Teaching Profession, 2022,” teachers rated the following topics […]

young boy struggling with math problem

It’s no surprise that the disruption of COVID-19 school closings had an impact on student learning, but assessments are now showing that the learning loss may be graver than anyone anticipated. And recent results of the 2022 National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP)—dubbed the “Nation’s Report Card”—revealed that there has been no greater impact than […]

happy students solving math problem

By Guest Contributor Dr. Angelica Gonzalez, Sr. Data Scientist at McGraw Hill  It’s no secret that STEM careers are in high demand, and will likely remain in high demand for some time. The road to a fruitful STEM-centric future is likely to include adversity — and for many learners, particularly underprivileged groups, the path to a rewarding career in […]

Overwhelmed Teacher

As the headlines are declaring, the U.S. is in the midst of a national teacher shortage. In fact, the National Center for Education Statistics’ (NCES) latest survey results on public school experiences with COVID-19 shows that, 53 percent of all public schools felt understaffed entering the 2022-2023 school year, and 69 percent reported too few […]

Dr Sylvia Diaz Interview

The First “Superintendent in Residence” at McGraw Hill By Guest Contributor, McGraw Hill This interview was originally published here. Dr. Sylvia Diaz has recently joined McGraw Hill as the company’s first Superintendent in Residence. In this new role, Dr. Diaz will champion the voices of educators and district leaders, identifying and forming relationships with forward-thinking […]