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Study demonstrates math program’s impact on students

Study demonstrates math program’s impact on students

Test scores see a boost among students using MIND Research Institute's ST MathJust one year of education technology in classrooms can move a school that was performing at the 50th percentile in the state up to the 66th percentile in the state, according to a study released by the independent...

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‘Let it Code’ with Frozen-inspired coding

‘Let it Code’ with Frozen-inspired coding

Hour of Code initiative aims to help students, especially girls, get coding with real-world examplesOn Nov. 19, Code.org unveiled a computer science tutorial featuring heroines Anna and Elsa…

8 special education communication apps

8 special education communication apps

These apps are intended to help special-needs students build communication skillsTechnology facilitates faster and easier communication for everyone, and it plays a unique role in helping students with…

New York Times launches in-school, K-12 subscriptions

New York Times launches in-school, K-12 subscriptions

Students will have access to articles from devices in their school's IP rangeThe New York Times recently launched NYTimes.com In-School Access, a new digital subscription offering for K-12…

Multi-state K-12 collaborative seeks proposals for OER

Multi-state K-12 collaborative seeks proposals for OER

Request for developers to create free, openly-licensed mathematics and English language arts content aligned with state standardsThe K–12 OER Collaborative, an initiative led by a group of 11…

4 ways to create a successful hybrid school

4 ways to create a successful hybrid school

Heather Hiebsch, principal at Poudre School District Global Academy, shares four lessons for creating a successful hybrid schoolSeveral of our high schools in Poudre School District (PSD), Fort Collins, Colo.,…

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Nov. 13 virtual field trip highlights copper mining

Nov. 13 virtual field trip highlights copper mining

Discovery Education, a provider of digital content and professional development for K-12 classrooms, and Freeport-McMoRan, an international natural resource company, will host an interactive live virtual field trip…

Access 23 free Common Core iTunes U courses

Access 23 free Common Core iTunes U courses

ASCD has debuted the Common Core Resources Project on iTunes U. The Common Core Resources Project is a curation of instructional resources and assessment sample items that will…

13 free assistive technology resources

13 free assistive technology resources

A limited budget doesn’t have to stop you or your child from getting some of the best assistive technology available to help people with LD. These free resources…

All-day virtual professional development event set for Oct. 25

All-day virtual professional development event set for Oct. 25

On October 25, Discovery Education will be hosting the eighth annual Discovery Education Streamathon, a live, day-long virtual professional learning event.This is one of Discovery Education's annual community…

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Transforming Instruction Using Video

Video is a powerful tool to help students learn—and a growing number of educators are integrating video into their instruction, either by using pre-existing video assets or by…

10 must-watch videos for flipped learning

10 must-watch videos for flipped learning

From STEM videos to history lessons, YouTube can be a one-stop shop for flipped learning If must-implement educational trends were narrowed down to a small group, flipped learning…

With flipped learning, how to make sure students are doing the work

With flipped learning, how to make sure students are doing the work

Stacey Roshan has found that flipping her math class leads to more powerful classroom interactions.In the three years that my advanced math classes have been flipped, I…

Try these free resources for the flipped classroom

Try these free resources for the flipped classroom

The flipped classroom is an education trend that has generated a lot of buzz, but some educators have struggled to create or find videos that are both short…

Teachers: Involve parents in the flipped classroom, too

At the beginning of each semester I spend time speaking to my students about what the flipped classroom is: a significant change over the way students have previously…

How TED-Ed is helping to amplify instruction

Technology can extend a talented teacher’s reach to thousands or even millions of kids around the world, said Chris Anderson, curator of the nonprofit TED project—and during an…

The truth about flipped learning

A flipped classroom is all about watching videos at home and then doing worksheets in class, right? Wrong! Consider carefully the assumptions and sources behind this oversimplified description.…

How to implement the ‘flipped classroom’

(Editor’s note: Flipped learning, in which students watch instructional videos for homework and use class time to practice what they’ve learned, is catching on in many schools. This…

How to make videos your students will love

(Editor’s note: Flipped learning, in which students watch instructional videos for homework and use class time to practice what they’ve learned, is catching on in many schools. This…

Why Khan Academy is so popular—and why teachers shouldn’t feel threatened

Why Khan Academy is so popular—and why teachers shouldn’t feel threatened

Sal Khan, whose online Khan Academy serves up video tutorials to more than 6 million students worldwide each month, wants to reassure teachers that the free educational service…

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