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Welcome to the Istation Blog

Andi Diaz

Andi Diaz, a Digital Content Specialist at Istation, started with the company in 2015 as a Business Development Associate. Prior to joining the Istation family, she spent 9 years in the classroom as an elementary and middle school reading teacher. Andi is passionate about educational technology and how it adds to student's learning. She and her family live in the Dallas area.
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Recent Posts

Podcast: Moving The Needle With Progress Monitoring

Accelerate Learning and Get Growth with Progress Monitoring

With schools back in full swing, educators are doing their best to make up for lost instructional time and learning loss due to the pandemic. Rapid recovery requires harnessing strategies that get to growth fast!

Podcast: 3 Keys to Creating a Learning Culture for Teachers

How to Create a Learning Culture for Your School’s Teachers

While creating a learning environment is essential for students, it’s also necessary for teachers. It is often an arduous task, with teachers being so busy and having small budgets. Over the past year, they’ve had to adapt and learn on their feet as they switched to online learning. So how do schools create time and space for teacher learning?

Podcast: 3 Steps to Accelerate Learning and Reimagine Intervention

Get 3 Steps to Accelerate Learning and Reimagine Intervention for Your School

The COVID-19 pandemic has been extremely disruptive to students’ learning. Even for students who could adequately access online and hybrid programs, wide and varied learning gaps emerged that will take time and effort to overcome.

Podcast: The Importance of Oral Reading Fluency

Learn Why Measuring Oral Reading Fluency Is So Important

In today’s rapidly changing education landscape, leaders in the industry are embracing both technology and data to support educators and students in many ways. One of the basics of education is literacy, and oral reading fluency (ORF) is key to improving it. But why does this metric matter?

Podcast: How to Use Federal Education Funds to Combat Learning Loss

Learn How to Get the Most out of Your ESSER Funds

A recent study by Istation found that learning loss in the past two years has been significant and unprecedented.

Podcast: Achieving Hands-On Learning in Distance-Learning Environments

Discover Ways to Achieve Hands-On Learning in Distance-Learning Environments

Micah Copeland, Elementary Principal at North Carolina Cyber Academy (NCCA), knows that the biggest success of virtual education is the genuine relationships between teachers and students.

Podcast: How to Keep Students Engaged During Remote Learning

How to Keep Students Engaged During Remote Learning

Educators face unique challenges when it comes to keeping students engaged during virtual learning. There are countless distractions, mental fatigue, and more thrown into the mix while learning from a distance. It’s no wonder student engagement overall is difficult to maintain.

Podcast: Helping English Language Learners Stay Engaged and Motivated During COVID-19 and Beyond

Helping English Learners Stay Engaged and Motivated During COVID-19 and Beyond

Distance learning for non-native English-language speakers poses significant challenges during COVID-19, especially in communication. 

Podcast: How to Boost Teacher Morale During COVID-19

How to Boost Teacher Morale During COVID-19

Teaching is a challenging enough profession without an unprecedented pandemic making things more difficult for faculty, staff and students alike. How do you boost teacher morale during COVID-19 — a pandemic that’s gone on longer than anyone expected? To answer that question, host Shelby Skrhak sat down with Dr. Andra Penny for this episode of the Education Technology Podcast, brought to you by Istation.

Podcast: Professional Development Gives Educators an Immersive, Engaging Experience

Professional Development Gives Educators an Immersive, Engaging Experience

Today’s educators face more challenges than ever before. With the pandemic adding new layers of complexity to teaching, are our educators sacrificing their professional development to get through this time of socially distanced learning?