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Introducing career experts to students can inspire them

September 5, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Having students hear from real-world professionals can give them a chance to see how their education may impact their lives after school. Children get more than just excited when parents come to Career Day; they also see what they could […]


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How Do We Know If Technology Is the Solution or the Problem?

September 4, 2018

Via: Ed Surge

Has a more hotly debated or wholly unanswerable question ever been posed? One can easily imagine an Epic Rap Battle of History between the Luddites and Futurists on this very topic. And nowhere is that seemingly innocuous question more likely […]


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How can teachers spice up lesson plans on core subjects?

August 29, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Innovative classroom furnishings, themed or not, have been proven to boost collaboration and encourage students and teachers to be more creative. It’s not just about the students here, either: Giving teachers the flexibility to create an environment that they enjoy […]


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Arizona State online biology students getting hands-on experience in virtual labs

August 28, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Similar labs are planned for the University of Texas at San Antonio and McMaster University in Canada, according to a blog post from Google, which partnered with the ed-tech company Labster to create the virtual labs. In addition, virtual labs […]


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5 Back-to-School Tech Tips for Teachers

August 20, 2018

Via: Free Technology for Teachers

The new school year has now started for almost everyone. And if it hasn’t started in your area, it will be starting soon. In the last few days before school starts take some time to make sure that your tech […]


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Survey shows trend toward more self-directed professional learning

August 16, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Knowing where teachers’ heads are at when it comes to professional development options and strategies can help administrators better provide options that will show the most results in student outcomes. On the Speak Up Survey, teachers’ PD wish lists included […]


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Leading a project-based learning focus requires new approaches

August 15, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Some say that project-based learning is the leading new form of pedagogy while others claim it is just a revamping of a much older educational framework. New or old, project-based learning seems here to stay, and now entire schools are […]


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Building bonds with students can be boon to engagement, learning

August 14, 2018

Via: Education Dive

While the benefits of classroom teachers forging strong bonds with students are many, less attention is given to principals and superintendents making those types of connections. But certainly, today’s schools are complex environments, and every player has a role in […]


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Online learning to melt snow days in 5 South Carolina districts

August 10, 2018

Via: Education Dive

As technology and 1:1 device programs become more commonplace in schools nationwide, the snow day will increasingly become a fabled event of the past, with the youth of tomorrow unable to comprehend their parents’ recounting of the excitement of waking […]


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Report: Most elementary, special ed teachers not required to show they can teach reading

August 9, 2018

Via: Education Dive

The report comes at a time when courts are being asked to consider whether children have a constitutional right to literacy. Learning to read encompasses the five skills of phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary and comprehension. But to help students […]