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Help parents engage in their child’s learning with a free printable handout of 17 parent conversation starters. We know that students perform better at school when their parents are actively involved in their education. Encouraging parents to comment on their child’s digital portfolio is a great way to reinforce learning and increase growth. Through ongoing […]

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Surrey School District’s Karen Fadum delivered her talk, “an Invitation for Change” to the audience of TEDxLangley. Karen takes us through the journey of meeting a student who changed the way that she thought about teaching and learning as well as challenges. Watch the video to learn how Karen used FreshGrade to have a conversation […]

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No teacher today questions the importance of critical thinking as a focus for teaching. Likewise, problem-solving. No surprise then that problem-based learning and inquiry-based learning play an increasing role in the kinds of learning tasks that teachers set for their students. Yet it is only a small minority of the teachers I meet who feel […]

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The award-winning portfolio and assessment platform company will participate in the exhibition’s Technology Innovation Showcase Workshop. FreshGrade announced today that the company has been chosen to participate in the 2017 National School Boards Association (NSBA) Technology Innovation Showcase. A panel of former “20 to Watch” educators chosen by NSBA made the selection for the participants [...]
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FreshGrade announced today that they have agreed to join Digital Promise as a new Corporate Partner, specifically supporting the organization’s League of Innovative Schools. The move comes on the heels of FreshGrade sending representatives to the League of Innovative Schools Fall 2016 meeting in Baltimore in November. FreshGrade was recently recognized with a Companies-to-Watch Award […]

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Julie Petersen, independent writer, and editor in the education space, sat down with Rod Berger to discuss the impact of technology on student assessment. Petersen points out how the future of assessment looks promising as the emphasis is diverted away from “top-down” testing and replaced by greater day-to-day, individual student analysis. Insightfully, Petersen examines how technological […]

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Matt Renwick, Principal and notable writer on literacy, leadership, and technology answered Rod Berger’s questions on modeling for success in schools. Renwick shares his experiences as an administrator and educator in creating an environment of trust inside schools, reinforced by a positive community culture. Renwick adds detail to his learner vision in his recent article, […]

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Sarah Rich, NBC10’s Golden Apple award recipient and 2nd Grade teacher at Paul Cuffee Charter School, Rhode Island, recently sat down to answer Rod Berger’s questions on the subject of Parent Engagement. Rich shares how digital portfolio technology has helped communicate student progress more efficiently and effectively. In an accelerated world where parents are busier than ever, […]

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FreshGrade was recognized with a Companies-to-Watch Award, as part of the Deloitte’s Technology Fast 50™ Awards for its innovative technology, leadership, and early stage growth. “We are proud to receive the Deloitte Technology Fast50™ award. It speaks to the hard work of our team, our supporters, teachers, parents, educational leaders, and change-makers who are making a […]

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Matt Renwick, Principal and notable writer on literacy, leadership, and technology answered Rod Berger’s questions on modeling for success in schools. Renwick shares his experiences as an administrator and educator in creating an environment of trust inside schools, reinforced by a positive community culture. Renwick adds detail to his learner vision in his recent article, […]

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