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Knowing Technology Resources2021-03-23T01:37:18-08:00

Creating an Educational Continuity Plan

As schools are preparing for possible closures in response to growing concerns about the spread of COVID-19, a wide variety of resources have been created and shared within teaching communities. But despite the wealth of tool-based support in the educational community, not all schools have been able to create an instructional-based response, should the crisis force closure of the school. For this reason, Knowing [...]

Creating a safer technology workspace

With the threat of COVID-19 being present in schools, we are implementing new procedures to reduce the opportunity for the virus to spread because of behaviors common in technology support. Both students and teachers frequent the support desk, and we usually provide service that includes our handling of the device presented. We recommend you consider the following changes in procedures too. STAY HOME if [...]

Consider doing these things now

Preparing for an appropriate, phased emergency response can take quite a bit of time. As you develop those plans, consider these actions to be taken immediately. Acquire and learn a video meeting tool that could be used by all faculty at the same time. One popular choice is Zoom, who has special pricing for schools. For families with students who will need online access [...]

March 8, 2020|COVID General, For Administrators|

Create the essential COVID-19 response plans for your school

Developing these 5 plans will help you to be better prepared for school emergencies, thinking through the contingencies while the stress levels are relatively low. The idea is not to make a perfect plan, but to create a foundation of preparation that give you the confidence and flexibility to adapt when the reality of an actual emergency require new ideas.The Communication Plan is essential [...]

March 5, 2020|COVID General, For Administrators|

Building a Culture of Professional Learning at Mercy Burlingame

Lauren Conklin is the Assistant Head of School for Academics at Mercy Burlingame, an all-girls Catholic school in Burlingame, CA founded in 1931 and sponsored by the Mercy Education System of the Americas. The school enrolls about 400 young women in grades 9-12 and aims to prepare its students to become compassionate and successful leaders driven by intellectual curiosity, critical thinking abilities, and self-confidence. [...]

November 15, 2018|All, For Administrators, For Educators|
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