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Gale Introduces Gale In Context: For Educators

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 21:10
Educators can work independently, share their planning with others or work collaboratively to build classroom resources.

Renaissance Acquires Differentiation Platform Freckle Education

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 20:51
“We chose Freckle for its innovative approach to student-centered practice, instructional design and teacher tools,” said Todd Brekhus, chief product officer at Renaissance.

Comprehensive Quiz and Poll Classroom Tool Top Rated by Teachers

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 06:06
This assessment tool allows teachers to create rich quiz-type content and engage all students through quick formative assessment questions or healthy team competitions.

5 Questions to Ask Yourself to Make Accessible Social Media Photos

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 06:00
Below are five questions to ask yourself when creating alt text:

Kennedy Center: Jazz in Time

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 06:00
Celebrate International Jazz Day by teaching the history of jazz.

12 Awesome Ideas for Ending the School Year

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 05:29
The activities below will motivate your students to reflect, help others, move and learn, and think creatively

BACK OFFICE BUSINESS: Nearly 1,200 Districts Renew Partnerships with Gaggle

Sat, 05/18/2019 - 21:49
Gaggle has retained the majority of its subscribers, with 92 percent of districts renewing their Gaggle partnership year after year.

TCEA Announces 2020 Closing Keynote Speaker

Sat, 05/18/2019 - 15:16
An encouraging speaker, Brooks has spoken to educational groups all around the nation.

ChromeTools by Securly Launches New Feature: Schoology Integration

Sat, 05/18/2019 - 15:00
Securly’s ChromeTools solution integrates with Schoology to allow teachers to integrate their class rosters.

BACK OFFICE BUSINESS: Ohio DOE Approves i-Ready Diagnostic for 2019-2020

Sat, 05/18/2019 - 14:36
“The ODE approvals...underscore the impact of i-Ready Diagnostic in the classroom,” said Rob Waldron, CEO of Curriculum Associates.

Tech & Learning Live @ Austin is Back!

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 16:30
Tech & Learning Live - the popular conference for edtech professionals - is back in Austin on September 20.

Motivating Reluctant STEAM Learners: Changing how you assess can inspire students

Wed, 05/15/2019 - 15:47
In the Innovation Lab, my makerspace for 4th and 5th graders, I see students once a week for the entire school year. To help students focus on the process of creation and iteration, I changed the way I assess their work. 

Using Tech to Give Students Agency Over Their Own Learning

Wed, 05/15/2019 - 14:41
As an educator with several years of experience, I've always believed in one major principle above all others: Students need to be able to trust their teachers.

Three Steps to Get Ready for Change

Wed, 05/15/2019 - 14:10
Located in southeastern Massachusetts approximately halfway between Boston and Providence, Rhode Island, the North Attleborough Public Schools is dedicated to partnering with families and the community to provide a respectful, caring, safe, and supportive environment that actively engages and challenges our students and staff to reach their full potential.  In the spring of 2017, the North Attleborough Public School District embarked on three distinct, yet connected initiatives aimed at supporting that goal.  While these initiatives are still underway, they provide a solid base from which we can undertake shifts in teaching and learning. 

Create and Access Interactive Games With TinyTap

Wed, 05/15/2019 - 07:02
TinyTap is both a tool for creating interactive games and books and a vast library of precreated games and content.

Moving from Dioramas to Dynamic Projects

Wed, 05/15/2019 - 06:51
A dynamic project should have a balance of static and interactive elements as well as individual work and cooperation.

A Framework for Teaching American Slavery – from Teaching Tolerance

Tue, 05/14/2019 - 06:00
If we are to understand the United State and the world today, we must understand slavery’s history and continuing impact.

Learning Impact Leadership Institute Online Registration Ends May 15

Mon, 05/13/2019 - 21:17
IMS Global Learning Consortium's 13th annual Learning Impact Leadership Institute will be held in San Diego, California, May 20-23, 2019.

Test Drive

Mon, 05/13/2019 - 10:39
The 13.3-inch Dell Latitude 3300 for Education laptop

Let's Get Personal

Mon, 05/13/2019 - 10:02
One educator explains how she makes it work.