Monthly Archives: April 2013

Trends | Redefining College and Career Readiness

Career and college readiness has become an important topic of conversation across the nation. Policymakers, educators, community leaders, and business professionals are looking for ways to ensure all students are prepared to succeed after high school, whether their next step … Continue reading

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Smart Spaces

Why our learning environments must be re-invented INTERVIEW | by Victor Rivero Sean Corcorran is General Manager of Steelcase Education Solutions, a division of Steelcase, Inc., a global furnishings company designing modern and sustainable environments for workplace and academic settings. … Continue reading

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Trends | Making Searches Easier

As educators across the U.S. move toward implementing the Common Core State Standards, the Association of Educational Publishers (AEP) and Creative Commons have been working on a project that will make it easier for teachers to zero in on content … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | VersaMate

Learning fractions is often a struggle for elementary aged students who are faced with the material for the first time. The concept of fractions is more abstract than other math problems they have been introduced to, so many students have … Continue reading

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Son of a Teacher Man

GUEST COLUMN | by David Siminoff For students seeking online help to guide them through their schoolwork, there are plenty of resources readily available. But what about teachers? Don’t they get any love? You betcha. Shmoop, a publisher of digital … Continue reading

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