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Bridging Education Gaps through Teletherapy
April 12, 2021
There are over seven million disabled children in the U.S. public education system who are required to be served by speech therapy, occupational therapy, or other types of counseling through their schools, explains Kate Eberle Walker, but a lot of those needs have been going unmet.
Reimagining Schools As Remote Employers
April 5, 2021
If schools want to retain employees, rethinking the idea of the physical workspace—and making remote work more widespread—is key.
“Will technology reshape the field of education? Not completely; there’s no replacement for the value of in-person connections. But technology solutions are changing the way educators do their work, and the way they make those connections with their students,” writes Kate Eberle Walker, CEO of PresenceLearning, in the first article in a new, bimonthly series she is contributing to eSchool News.
How to Be a Good Boss
March 24, 2021
Kate Eberle Walker is the CEO of Presence Learning and the author of the new book The Good Boss: Nine Ways Every Manager Can Support Women at Work. She returns to the show to talk to Mike Palmer about the rules in the book that draw from Kate’s experiences, those of other leaders and managers across industries and other relevant statistics and research.
Compensatory Services in Three Steps
March 15, 2021
At the end of the day, recovering every hour lost during the pandemic, while also providing regular services, may prove challenging (if not impossible) for schools. School leadership, in partnership with their special education director and team, will need to make individual decisions based upon where each student is.
Special Education Success, Even During a Pandemic
March 2, 2021
When it comes to integrating technology into the day-to-day workings of special education, even during rolling lockdowns and remote instruction, there is no longer a question of either/or when it comes to using tech, says Tarrence (Tarry) McGovern, director of special education for Kershaw County School District, a school partner of PresenceLearning.
In this podcast with eSchool News, McGovern talks about some of the innovations in special education and how they can be applied to education in general.
Tech & Learning Names the Winners of the 2021 Best Remote & Blended Learning Tools
March 1, 2021
PresenceLearning’s Teletherapy Essentials has been awarded Tech & Learning’s winner of the 2021″ Best Remote & Blended Learning Tools for Primary (K-6).”
Looking to June: Top 5 Priorities for Superintendents
March 2, 2021
This article is the first in a series, developed in partnership with Dr. Avossa, to help schools address pressing issues for their students now—and plan for ongoing uncertainty (and maybe even some opportunities) in the upcoming school year. Avossa is a former superintendent and founder of K-12 Leadership Matters, LLC.
CooleyED Virtual Event: COVID-19’s Impact on Edtech in K-12; Lessons for the Future
February 3, 2021
Listen in as Kate Eberle Walker, CEO of PresenceLearning, joins a panel of investors and entrepreneurs in discussing the impact they saw from virtual learning on edtech companies and investment in the space, as well as the long-term effects when students return to the classroom.
Telepractice Today: Stephanie Taylor Discusses Tele-Assessments
January 19, 2021
On the latest episode of the podcast, “Telepractice Today,” Stephanie Taylor, EdS, NCSP, clinical director of psychoeducational services at PresenceLearning, offered insights from the field and strategies for making tele-assessment successful with students.
District Administration Top Product: Teletherapy Essentials from PresenceLearning
January 15, 2020
District Administration® and FETC®’s Top EdTech Products of the Year contest spotlights the most innovative new solutions on the market that are helping school leaders meet the ever-evolving education technology needs of their districts and schools. PresenceLearning’s Teletherapy Essentials is among the winners. Find out why in the detailed explanation.