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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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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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