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Cool Tool | Performance Matters

Over the last year, a growing number of states, including New York, Florida, Ohio, Maryland and New Jersey, have enacted laws specifying that student achievement will comprise a percentage of teacher and principal evaluations. For classes where there are no state … Continue reading

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Concept Mastery

In today’s digital world, students read, examine, manipulate and interact on their device. GUEST COLUMN |by Jim Bowler As I travel around the country visiting schools, I observe one noticeable absence in many classrooms―no textbooks. Increasingly, teachers are turning to … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | The EDvantage

A new online resource from the Institute for Humane Studies at George Mason University, The EDvantage is a free, online curriculum hub that searches the realm of online content, collecting high-quality and creative resources that educators can incorporate into instruction. The content is curated from educational videos, articles … Continue reading

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Turning on the Quadcopter

Boy, there must be a better way to teach math and science! GUEST COLUMN | by Elad Inbar Victoria is a 10th grader at a school in Austin Independent Schools in Texas. Some of her fellow students have already had babies, which they … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | Smart Sparrow

Finally, an adaptive eLearning platform built specifically with the teacher in mind. Most adaptive learning platforms are based on multiple choice questions and the content is limited. Today, teachers want to be in control of the content they teach with and are … Continue reading

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