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Use these 4 apps for phonics, art exploration, and more

Use these 4 apps for phonics, art exploration, and more

This round-up ensures you won’t miss any of our weekly highlighted appsEach week, we feature a new App of the Week on our website and in our newsletters. These apps are for students or educators and offer a range of uses.But one thing is certain: educators and students are using...

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High schools need to weld academics with practical skills

High schools need to weld academics with practical skills

When students leave high school, do they have skills that will help them in real-life situations?I'd like to propose a sweeping overhaul of the United States public education…

How important is informal learning?

How important is informal learning?

As learning becomes more self-directed, informal learning is gaining popularityLearning is changing. It is moving from a primarily school-based, formal process to include more informal opportunities. Learning is…

Using flipped learning to boost engagement

Using flipped learning to boost engagement

Flipped learning, a growing instructional model, helps educators personalize instruction for studentsSupporters of flipped learning have proven that the instructional model is more than just a fad. As…

4 tech tools that met a district’s top goals

4 tech tools that met a district’s top goals

Napa County Office of Education made ed-tech integration a top priorityThe Napa County Office of Education (NCOE) is on a mission to use technology to prepare all students…

Effectiveness of teacher preparation under scrutiny

Effectiveness of teacher preparation under scrutiny

NCTQ's rankings of teacher preparation programs have generated much debateI honestly can’t remember a single lesson that really stuck out to me in Ms. Leslie’s first grade class.…

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One-stop privacy shop just in time for the new school year

One-stop privacy shop just in time for the new school year

A new site offers a one-stop-shop for privacy concerns and informationAs schools increasingly rely on data to improve education, and as teachers increasingly rely on technology in the…

Explore new and free ed funding options

Explore new and free ed funding options

Free learning community offers funding resources, tipsCDW-G, a provider of technology solutions to education, government, and healthcare, and edWeb.net, a professional learning and social network for the education…

Try a subject-agnostic role-playing game for your class

Try a subject-agnostic role-playing game for your class

Game layers on top of existing lesson plans to teach real-world skillsClasscraft is a free online educational role-playing game that teachers and students play together in the classroom.…

Common Core assessments just got a little easier

Common Core assessments just got a little easier

Educators have a new assessment resources for Common Core implementationA new free solution directly addresses the Common Core implementation challenges looming ahead for K-12 schools and districts around…

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Don’t make these mistakes with flipped learning

Don’t make these mistakes with flipped learning

From stale practices to no accountability, even flipped learning can fail studentsFlipped learning has taken off in classrooms across the country, but what many educators are realizing is…

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…

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…

Managing the Machines: How to Have Effective Tech on a Tight Budget

Managing the Machines: How to Have Effective Tech on a Tight Budget

In this latest STAR (School Technology Action Report), “Managing the Machines: How to Have Effective Tech on a Tight Budget,” the editors of eSchool Media Inc.—with support from…

STAR: School Technology Action Report

STAR: School Technology Action Report

Stay on top of the key developments affecting education technology. Become a star in your classroom, school, district, college, or university with the STAR series—carefully selected reports composed…

Empowering Education with Video

Empowering Education with Video

Communication has changed, and students and educators are increasingly using video technologies in all aspects of education. Knowing how to produce, edit, and distribute video gives high school and…

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