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5 things you can do right now to prepare for Common Core assessments

Helping your students become ready for deeper skills assessment isn't as hard as you think; here are five places to start.…

Opinion
How ‘productive struggle’ can lead to deeper learning

Students can experience "productive struggle" when given a task slightly beyond their abilities. As educators provide support for tackling a challenging problem through different approaches, they can help their students…

Opinion
Why a flexible SIS is a key to mobile learning success

When we started planning the Mobile Minds initiative, a majority of our time was spent discussing and evaluating learning management systems and mobile device managers. Ultimately, we could come to…

How-to
6 ways texting can improve school communications

Students touch their cell phones 43 times a day and send about 60 texts, showing that mobile technology is the best way to reach them. And with 91 percent of…

Opinion
Vocational education is making a comeback

Vocational education often was deemed a second-tier educational choice for those who could not go to college. Today, however, vocational education is making a comeback.…

How-to
How to avoid eRate rule violations

The FCC is investing millions of dollars to remove eRate waste, fraud, and abuse. Here's how to make sure you're not caught in its net.…

Resource
4 tech tools that met a district’s top goals

The Napa County Office of Education (NCOE) is on a mission to use technology to prepare all students for academic and career success. We have implemented several initiatives that span…

News
Effectiveness of teacher preparation under scrutiny

Current attempts to measure teacher quality have resulted in controversy, and a ranking of teacher preparation programs by the National Council on Teacher Quality is one example.…

News
Digital storytelling enhances K-12 classrooms

With initiatives like the Common Core emphasizing creative thinking, many teachers are looking at unique ways to deliver information. Bernard Robin, Ph.D., saw that an age-old technique could be the…

How-to
5 stimulating web apps that will engage K-5 students

Sheree Schulson, a second and third grade teacher at Parkside Elementary School in Coral Springs, Fla., shares five interactive apps for K-5 students.…