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Mass. teacher finds success with flipped model

The flipped instructional model, though not yet mainstream, is still gaining fans in classrooms across the country, some stakeholders say At Memorial Middle School in Fitchburg, Mass., science teacher Christopher Landry spends most of his time crouching down like a catcher, talking to his students one-on-one, instead of standing in front of the board. For the  [ Read More ]...

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edWeb, Games4Ed launch game-based learning initiative

edWeb.net, a professional learning and social network for the education community, is partnering with Games4Ed, a new organization recently established to further the use of games and other…

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When students become entrepreneurs, real learning happens

Some are embracing their entrepreneurial spirit right at school, engaging in a style of project-based learning that helps make lessons come alive and touches on almost every aspect…

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PBS KIDS launches game-creation tool and online world

PBS KIDS has launched Kart Kingdom, the children’s media brand’s first-ever online world. Now available at pbskids.org/kartkingdom, Kart Kingdom features a collection of fun, curriculum-based games that help…

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Ontario district implements cloud-based LMS Edsby

Edsby, a cloud-based education engagement platform that connects K-12 students, teachers, and parents using smartphones, tablets, and the web, has been selected by Kawartha Pine Ridge District School…

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Science, math, art valued more than technology in poll

Providing computers to public school students is important to California voters, but not as crucial as other factors affecting education, including a more intense focus on math, science…

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Scholastic opens Summer Reading Challenge

Scholastic has launched student pre-registration (K-8th grades) for its 2015 Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge at scholastic.com/summer. Now in its ninth year, this free, global reading program motivates children to…

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5 steps for creating a custom makerspace

No two makerspaces are exactly alike, according to one media specialist who offers up her top recommendation for tailoring the space, materials, and activities to goals based on…

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New tool aids game-based learning integration

RGS, a business unit of Avnet, Inc., has introduced the RGS Classroom Game Server (CGS), a new high-performance digital learning system designed to enable school districts to affordably…

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Faster learning progress seen in first Common Core state

Results from the first state to adopt the Common Core State Standards—Kentucky—show that students with more exposure to the standards “made faster progress in learning” than peers who…

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7 innovative 3D printers for the classroom

We recently rounded up seven 3D printers targeted toward educators and students, from big to tabletop-size, from pricey to affordable.…

Educator Resource Centers

Mac to School

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Districts across the nation are facing a dilemma: How can you keep up with the changing landscape of expensive educational technology when budgets are tighter than ever? The…

Navigating the New E-rate

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In a series of moves that mark the biggest changes to the E-rate in its 17-year history, the Federal Communications Commission has updated the nation’s school wiring program…

Successful Tips to Accelerate English Language Learning (ELL)

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English language learners (ELLs) face many obstacles compared to native English speakers. How can educators respond to significant challenges facing schools? Here’s what you need to know…

Transforming Today’s Math Education

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Math can be a challenging subject for many middle and high school students—and schools and districts often struggle to find ways to improve math proficiency while sustaining student…

Complete Classroom Management for Any Environment

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Many solutions claim to be “multi-platform”, but with dedicated versions from Windows to ChromeOS, Android to iOS, Mac to Linux, all backed by a wealth of best practice…

Teaching Essential 21st Century Skills

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Today’s students need more than just instruction in the core topic areas. They also need to learn key 21st-century skills that will serve them well in a globally…