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June 18, 2018
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What’s on the horizon at ISTE 2018?
For almost 40 years, the ISTE Conference and Expo has brought the best and brightest in edtech front and center. This year in Chicago (June 24-27) will be no different. Whatever role you play, whether in the classroom or in administration, there are always compelling things to learn and real-world…
3 ways to promote grit via literacy instruction
J.K. Rowling. Bill Gates. Oprah Winfrey. These are no doubt names that most students recognize as successful. But what often goes overlooked is the perseverance needed to achieve success, and that successful people—including these household names—often overcome great obstacles. To that end, the conversation in schools has shifted to resilience…
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App of the Week: Stack the States 2
Ed. note: App of the Week picks are now being curated by the editors of Common Sense Education, which helps educators find the best ed-tech tools, learn best practices for teaching with tech, and equip students with the skills they need to use technology safely and responsibly. Click here to read the full…
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10 ways we made our school happier
After the recession hit in 2013, it was evident that something was off at Mashburn Elementary School (part of Forsyth County Schools in Georgia). I watched teachers being laid off, and it was draining to witness. We had bigger class numbers than ever before, and our school culture and employee…
7 tips to better define personalized learning
Personalized learning is a pretty well-known term, but educators have different definitions for personalized learning, making for a sometimes-confusing approach to its implementation. Now, a new report seeks to apply a common definition to personalized learning and outline best practices for educators to advocate for the practice in their districts.…
8 classroom grants for STEM and literacy
School leaders consistently identify high costs and shrinking budgets as a top barrier to implementing new technology tools and programs. Budget challenges won’t improve right away, but school districts can boost their available funds with grants that are targeted to different areas of need. Want to support innovative educactors and…
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