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Course Access policies focus on equitable learning

Course Access policies focus on equitable learning

iNACOL report offers recommendations to implement policies that help students build college- and career-ready skillsThe answer to ensuring that all students have equitable access to the courses that will prepare them to be college- and career-ready could be found in a state policy known as Course Access, according to a...

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School groups team up to help with digital transformation

School groups team up to help with digital transformation

‘Leading the Digital Leap’ initiative from AASA, NSBA, and CoSN aims to help school districts take digital learning to a whole new levelMany educators across the United States…

Two ways to advocate for school libraries

If school librarians want to make a case for library funding, they must learn to demonstrate how they help students learn and how they build collaborative isntructional partnerships…

Four ways to advocate for school libraries

Four ways to advocate for school libraries

Libraries and librarians are essential to teacher and student learning--here's how to support themIf school librarians want to make a case for library funding, they must demonstrate how…

With no internet at home, kids crowd libraries for online homework

With no internet at home, kids crowd libraries for online homework

School and public libraries play an integral role in student learning and internet useOnce again, Christina Morua found herself in the South Dade library longer than she would…

Wanted: Immersive gaming in K-8 classrooms

Wanted: Immersive gaming in K-8 classrooms

Report reveals that teachers are increasingly incorporating digital games into instruction Stefano Tinti / Shutterstock.comSeventy-four percent of K-8 teachers in a recent report said they use digital games…

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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…

Connect students, teachers to engineering

Connect students, teachers to engineering

eGFI connected teachers with tools to help boost students' math and science skills. It also includes resources around engineering and computer science.The site features lesson plans, class activities,…

Become a Connected Educator in October

Become a Connected Educator in October

Connected Educator Month (CEM) kicked off on Oct. 1, and there are several weeks left of events, seminars, webinars, and more.Participation is free, and topics range from classroom…

Discovery Ed hosts virtual field trip on Oct. 3

Discovery Ed hosts virtual field trip on Oct. 3

The Alcoa Foundation and Discovery Education, a provider of digital content and professional development for K-12 classrooms, will celebrate National Manufacturing Day on Oct. 3, 2014, with an…

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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…

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…

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… casino

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…

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