We Are Hyped About Our Upcoming Fall Release - Here's What They Are!

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Did you hear what you can do with our service this Fall? Here's a sneak peek into what new features we are developing for the coming school year! Create your own questions This Fall we are launching a new feature for teachers called MyQuestions. It will let you compose your own questions and pick questions from a curated question library....

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School Day Named to The GSV Cup Elite 200 - Will Compete for $1 Million in Prizes in World’s Largest Pitch Competition for EdTech Startups 

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Helsinki, Finland (May 12, 2021) -- School Day has been selected as a semifinalist among 200 leading pre-seed and seed education technology startups competing to win the GSV Cup, with a prize purse valued at $1 million. Semifinalists are recognized as top innovators in the EdTech sector, disrupting the way people teach and learn worldwide. School D...

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Our August Release is Out!

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Summertime is nearing its end here in Finland, and for the last couple of months, we have been working with some great new features! Some have been rolled out already during the summer. Some are just fresh out of the dev team oven. I'll give you some insights into the latest changes in this post. Check out all the schools in your district When you ...

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The Year of the Teacher

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With one of the undoubtedly toughest years within education behind us, schools are in dire need of Social-Emotional Learning solutions that can help them rebuild the wellbeing of their students and create a sense of inclusiveness and security. Solutions that work both in the classroom and remotely. For us at School Day, this year is about supportin...

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School Day Partners with PowerSchool to Support Student Wellbeing

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School Day is teaming up with PowerSchool, a leading provider of K-12 education application technology supporting over 45 million students in over 70 countries. PowerSchool helps schools and districts efficiently manage instruction, learning, grading, attendance, assessment, analytics, state reporting, special education, student regi...

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School Day Is a Holistic Support System for Schools

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Forbes magazine listed Marc Brackett's book Permission to Feel as one of the must-reads of 2019. In his book, Brackett lists four essential features for effective SEL (social and emotional learning) strategies. As School Day also includes SEL, we can't resist comparing our service to Brackett's list. "The best SEL approaches are systematic, no...

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Student Wellbeing and Academic Achievement

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School performance and student wellbeing have been widely studied in education and psychology, but most often separately or individually in connection to other factors in learning. Little is known about their reciprocal effect. School Day focuses on the effect of wellbeing on learning. We give voice to students so that their wellbeing status b...

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Positive Development in Student Wellbeing

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It is a pleasure to write about student wellbeing when there is something positive to report, and now there is! The wellbeing of middle school students has improved in many ways during the last ten years. This was discovered in a longitudinal study (Konu & Lintonen 2019) in which middle school students were asked questions about four areas of t...

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School Day Is the First Finnish Company at SXSW Edu!

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The South by Southwest (SXSW) Education Conference & Festival is an annual event that celebrates groundbreaking work in education. It fosters innovation in learning through competitions, which serve as a vehicle to showcase fresh ideas and solutions and ultimately connect these ideas to the community for impact. School Day has been shortlisted ...

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School Day Travels in Europe and the US

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This autumn School Day has traveled in Europe and the US discussing wellbeing with students, educators, tech developers and researchers. In Ireland we visited VSWare to discuss partnership and co-operation. In the US we have traveled both West Coast and East Coast meeting Superintendents, school and district leaders, potential partners and cre...

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School Day Collaborates with Helsinki University

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To kick off the fall term School Day team had a meeting with a group of wellbeing scientists at Helsinki University. Together with Katariina Salmela-Aro (Professor of Education at Helsinki University) and Ming-Te Wang (Professor of Education from the Motivation Center of the University of Pittsburgh) among others, we discussed the wellbeing phenome...

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School Day at Dare to Learn - Festival for Rethinking Education

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At Dare to Learn Festival this month School Day competed for GESAwards. Global EdTech Startup Awards is the world's largest EdTech startup competition with more than 2,500 applications from startups around the world, out of which a group of leading education innovation organizations will identify, showcase and recognize the world's most promising E...

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School Day Is Now One of the Top10 EdTech Startups in Europe!

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During the summer we have developed our wellbeing model further, both in content and in functionality. It now has hundreds of wellbeing questions for the students, and it includes altogether five wellbeing categories ranging from physical surroundings to social-emotional skills. Our AI is able to analyze the data effectively to support the schools ...

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School Day Will Be Pitching at Slush!

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We couldn't be more excited! We have been selected to participate in the First Round of the Slush 100 Pitching Competition! Slush is the leading startup event in the world bringing together 25,000 curious minds, including 4,000 startups and 2,000 investors. As far as we know, we are the only EdTech company among the 100 startups that will pitch tha...

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School Day Pitch at Slush

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Slush is the leading startup event in the world bringing together 25,000 people to Helsinki annually. This year we had a chance to present our unique AI-backed wellbeing solution at Slush Pitching Competition. In just three minutes Sampo explains what we can do to help schools around the world. 

School Day and Eduscape Partner

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School Day boosts its presence in the US by partnering with Eduscape. We have now signed a strategic business development and reseller partnership to jointly build awareness and offer solutions for solving wellbeing issues at schools in North America. With our help you can make sure that your students are feeling well and ready to learn. Tools for ...

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Principal View Now Available!

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 As I mentioned in the blog post regarding our September release, we have been working also with a new feature called "Principal View". Now our quality control persons are also happy, so here it is, our new feature "Principal View" is now out! Just select your school on the Insights the main page, and you will see the Principal View -butt...

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Celebrating Inspiring Education Innovations Around the World

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I am a product of the Finnish education system and recognize how fortunate I have been to grow up and learn in a globally known system based on freedom, trust, and wellbeing. As the CEO of School Day, I have continuously used these tenets to foster the purpose and vision of School Day. Having a strong shared purpose among the team has helped us bui...

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The Value of Student Voice for School Leaders and Teachers | Webinar

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We are super excited to join our partner Eduscape in this upcoming webinar on The Value of Student Voice in Social-Emotional Learning. When: Monday, October 26, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDTLink to register: https://www.anymeeting.com/AccountManager/RegEv.aspx?PIID=EF56DD87844639 Joining this webinar you can expect to learn about topics, such as: Ho...

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Book An Online Demo!

You can now book an online demo!

Are you interested in school wellbeing? Would you like to know more about the School Day Wellbeing solution? Now you can book a free 30 minute online-demo from School Day! In the demo we will tell you more about our approach, and how that could benefit your schools.   Want to hear more? Book a free online-demo! You can book a free online-...

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