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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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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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STEAM — the approach to learning that uses Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts, and Mathematics to guide student inquiry, discussion, and critical thinking — is a relatively new movement that is being adopted by many educators to ensure a prosperous future for their students. With many employers struggling to fill technical and science-related roles with local talent, […]

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At FreshGrade we are always working to tell the stories of our incredible community of educators, students, parents, and leaders. We recently had the chance to sit down with members of the School District of Elmbrook, just outside of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. We spoke with CIO Chris Thompson and a number of teachers across the district […]

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Busy week? We’re here to help. Here’s our roundup of top educational stories from the past seven days: Miss out on #SXSWedu2017? Don’t worry — catch up on the conference from a leadership perspective and hear the latest about design thinking, innovation and issues of equality. Read what EdTech Update has to say about increasing engagement at […]

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We are making improvements to Summary Reports and have just launched the first of these updates. The most significant update is the ability to print draft reports to paper, or as a PDF, so that your teachers can share them with their stakeholders for review before they are posted to portfolios. “We saw a number […]

Great books for women's history month

Busy week? We’re here to help. Here’s our roundup of top educational stories from the past seven days: March is Women’s History Month and We Are Teachers has a reading list full of stories and poems that celebrate the accomplishments of amazing girls and women throughout history. Pi Day is almost here! Celebrate the infinite […]

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Matt Utterback, the winner of The School Superintendents Association (AASA) National Superintendent of the Year award took time out of his busy post-award celebration to chat with Dr. Rod Berger at the AASA National Conference in New Orleans. Utterback expressed a great deal of humility in his acceptance of the award, believing wholeheartedly that it […]

Teaching Law with FreshGrade

I teach Grade 12 law and economics in a one-to-one school, so my classes tend to combine project-based learning, flipped lessons, blended learning, and mastery learning on a regular basis. My general motto when developing lessons for my classes could be summed up like this: Every class involves something to learn, something to do, and […]

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Busy week? We’re here to help. Here’s our roundup of top educational stories from the past seven days: Coding definitely teaches students tech skills, but that’s just the beginning. We Are Teachers share 10 surprising skills kids learn through coding. Inspired by Don Wettrick’s Innovation Class, in which his students take on projects that connect […]

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