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Busy week? We’re here to help. Here’s our roundup of top educational stories from the past seven days: Prep students for the world, not tests. Preparing students for standardized tests is important, but that prep time should be measured in hours, not days or weeks, to avoid student (and teacher) fatigue. Randi Weingarten, president of the […]

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Busy week? We’re here to help. Here’s our roundup of top educational stories from the past seven days: Innovation in education represents a significant challenge for educators, curriculum providers, technology providers and governments alike. A research scientist shares their focus on core concepts to innovation that go beyond just a new approach. At its most […]

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Dr. S. Dallas Dance is a highly respected and influential superintendent making a difference inside today’s educational space. As Superintendent of Baltimore County Public Schools (BCPS), Dance has leveraged the power of his large district to push ahead on technological and communication improvements that can be used as examples for other districts. The State of [...]
Freshgrade In Kindergarten

I started using FreshGrade in January 2015 in our Kindergarten class when I came across a post on Twitter. We all know that there are hundreds of apps out there to document student’s learning, but FreshGrade really enticed me. I approached my teaching partner about using FreshGrade, and she said, “We should give it a […]

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Busy week? We’re here to help. Here’s our roundup of top educational stories from the past seven days: Listen to TW Williamson and Annette Lang discuss 5 ways to connect your classroom and build trust and global collaboration with colleagues around the world. Putting students in control of their own learning results in better content […]

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Dr. Rod Berger spent time with Dr. Jeanice Kerr Swift at this year’s AASA conference in New Orleans to learn about the unique advantage of running a public school district that resides alongside one of our nation’s most prominent universities. The University of Michigan provides the district of Ann Arbor with rich partnerships that lift […]

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Learning Coach, Nathan McEntee shares his learning journey with implementing student-led conferences and digital portfolios.

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Busy week? We’re here to help. Here’s our roundup of top educational stories from the past seven days: Family engagement is a key factor in students’ success and has shown to boost grades, attendance, literacy acquisition, and more. Read Elizabeth Breese’s tips on how to reduce barriers between families and schools. Current global events have […]

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Why teachers need training on the cognitive skills of students BY NANCY WEINSTEIN There is a high-demand for research-backed educational curriculum. As one recent Mind/Shift article analogizes, “You wouldn’t take medicine that hasn’t been tested.” The logic follows that you wouldn’t take a prescription from a doctor who hasn’t been trained. Fortunately, all medical school [...]
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Busy week? We’re here to help. Here’s our roundup of top educational stories from the past seven days: “We know that young women thrive when given the chance to choose how and what they learn, while at the same time being supported by a community that believes they can succeed, regardless of gender.” Alyssa Tormala […]

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