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Busy week? We’re here to help. Here’s our roundup of top educational stories from the past seven days: “I believe that a continued emphasis and focus on effective integration of social-emotional learning is our greatest opportunity for improving school culture and climate,” says Melissa Jaggers, President, and CEO of Alignment Nashville. Read why she says SEL efforts […]

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Busy week? We’re here to help.Here’s our roundup of top educational stories from the past seven days: How do you help struggling students? It may seem counter-intuitive, but English teacher, Jennifer Bartell argues that self-directed learning is critical. Hamilton County School officials announced the pilot of four community school models this fall in Opportunity Zone schools. But […]

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Busy week? We’re here to help. Here’s our roundup of top educational stories from the past seven days: How can we bring project-based learning to life? Bob Lenz shares a new framework. A Virginia based Elementary school reveals what service-learning and global goals taught them (and their students) about promoting the greater good. How can we […]

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Busy week? We’re here to help. Here’s our roundup of top educational stories from the past seven days: The Washington Post examines whether parent-teacher organizations who raise massive amounts of money should be required to share it with other public schools in need. U.S. Congress rejects much of Betsy DeVos’ agenda in $1.3 trillion spending bill […]

Karen Fadum

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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Busy week? We’re here to help. Here’s our roundup of top educational stories from the past seven days: The New York Times shares some great tips and apps for helping parents to preserve “refrigerator-door masterpieces.” “The skills I was building back then were valuable—for life and, who knows, potentially a career. My hope now for […]

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Busy week? We’re here to help. Here’s our roundup of top educational stories from the past seven days: “The problem is that there are parents, politicians, lawmakers, and even some educators who continue to promote an educational model and prepare students for a world that no longer exists.” Reinventing education for today’s digital learners, via edCircuit. EdSurge […]

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Busy week? We’re here to help. Here’s our roundup of top educational stories from the past seven days: EdSurge asks “Does current K-12 education equip every student with the requisite skills to become innovators and problem-solvers, or even informed citizens, to succeed in this world with pervasive computing?” Read their argument for making computational thinking […]

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Busy week? We’re here to help. Here’s our roundup of top educational stories from the past seven days: “It’s important to frame best practices for afterschool providers in terms of engagement and participation in the world, not simply proficiency with computers and the Internet. It’s not about having a laptop or a smart phone, it’s […]

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Busy week? We’re here to help. Here’s our roundup of top educational stories from the past seven days: “I can’t sit back and repeat the same stale lessons year after year because it’s tradition. My students deserve more.” AJ Bianco describes why taking risks in the classroom pays off for both students and teachers. Some educators […]

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